Books tagged: british history

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The Lion and the Rose, Book One: William Rising
Series: The Lion and the Rose, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,840. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
William of Normandy: visionary, ambitious, indomitable, cunning. . . the man who would change the destinies of England and France forever. William Rising tells his story as never before, from crippling childhood loss, political treachery, and adolescent betrayal, to the making of a conqueror.
Butterworth's Brigade
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 87,750. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe, Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
A 1990s book is designed to inform the reader of details of ’The Second World War.’ Butterworth’s Brigade is a story within a story about the education of children who rebel in the classroom and in particular, how a mad-cap Brigadier positively affects their life and attitudes when he engineers their compulsory education in which the action of ’The ‘Second World War’ is played out daily.
The Somerley Portrait: A Portrait Of Catherine Carey By Levina Teerlinc.
Price: Free! Words: 32,380. Language: British English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
'The Somerley Portrait: A Portrait Of Catherine Carey By Levina Teerlinc' is an historical essay considering the origin and purchase of a little known Tudor contemporary portrait owned by the Earls of Normanton, known popularly as "The Somerley Portrait".
Strongbow's Wife
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,040. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
She was 14 when her father gave her in marriage to a foreign warrior in return for the restoration of his kingdom. Her daughter would marry a man who served three English kings and ended his life as Regent. What was it like to be Strongbow's wife and, later, his widow? Could she forgive her father or his arch-enemy O'Rourke? What became of her after Strongbow's death?
Don Cockell Heavyweight Boxing Contender From England
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
World heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano fought British Empire champion Don Cockell on May 16, 1955 at San Francisco's old Kezar Stadium. The bout was not regarded as much of a test for Marciano in the pre-fight newspapers leading up to the event. It was the American's 5th title defense. Even British commentators failed to anticipate the highly competitive contest that was about to be staged.
Timeline Repair: Attack on America
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 46,490. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
This work is the first in a series that rationalizes the historical detritus resulting from timeline tampering and necessarily imperfect repairs. Three such episodes are described: "Benedict Arnold and the Second Revolutionary War;" "King George and the German Empire; and "Richelieu, the Huguenots and New France."
The Sieges of Newark 1643/6
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book dedicated to the four sieges of Newark during the English Civil War, the last of which marked the collapse of Royalist power in the Midlands.
Dark Under the Cover of Night
Price: Free! Words: 64,090. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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THEIR LOVE IS FORBIDDEN—BUT IT WILL NOT BE DENIED. In Dark Ages Britain, a king's daughter must decide what matters more: love or duty.
Squire Bidecombe's Tree
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A new short story from the pen of the continually difficult to classify pen of Michael White. A historical / humorous tale in which nothing is quite as it seems!
Falmouth Packet History
Price: $55.05 USD. Words: 107,870. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A brief history of the Falmouth packet communication system that once helped the United Kingdom to its position of dominance. This is a scholarly work.