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A History of Ireland - The Plantation of Ulster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book clears up and answers some of the myths generated by those who oppose the link with Britain and who are trying to re-write Irish history. Who were the original planters in Ulster? Were the native Irish driven off their lands, as is supposed? Were the planters only Protestants? Read this new book and find out for yourself the truth of the matter, and much, much more.
Control:Escape
Series: The Grange. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,190. Language: British English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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More than ten years had passed since Steve Arkwright jumped the firewall and found himself staring at a bleak future. The men in suits knocked on his door gave him a choice and with only one answer. Sign here and you are ours. He had chosen the gilded cage instead of the prison cell, but every cage has bars and when the gilding wears off, the bars are still there. Now he wants out!
Last Tales of Mercia 9: Sigurd the Gleeman
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 9. Price: Free! Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Sigurd, once a minstrel and royal courtier, struggles to determine the nature of his relationship with Thegn Godric when Lord Alfric enters his life. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
The Homeward Heart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,390. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Beautiful, strong-willed Rorie Shelbourne dreamed of adventure and a life beyond the confines of her small English village. From the moment Cameron Deveraux, the darkly handsome and seductive sea captain from the colonies enters her life, she is thrown into a world of danger and intrigue where nothing is what it seems and she is forced to choose between love and pride.
Heather
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,410. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In the Summer of 1914 the sun shone, the British Empire prospered and every Englishman knew his station in the social order. Little did Heather dream how her life would be turned upside down as a savage war tore her world apart.
Iceline
Series: The Grange. Price: Free! Words: 106,780. Language: British English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Smuggling, skulduggery and scuba diving in Scotland. Steel disappeared and turned up weeks later bruised, bloody and alive, dumped high in the mountains. Relief is mixed with anger, confusion and a determination to uncover what he had stumbled upon. He had crossed a line, not his own, this time the line was his, and he was ready for whatever stepped over it.
Black Country Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,980. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A collection of 12 short stories based in a small area of modern day England called the Black Country by new author Carl Owen.
The Prioress' Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Under the harsh hand of its newly elected prioress, St. Frideswide's has become a place of deadly sin. The corruption has found fertile soil in the rage and greed of Domina Alys, who has turned the priory into a boarding house for her relatives, the Godfreys. If Frevisse cannot save the nunnery from itself, then St. Frideswide's may be no more... NOMINATED FOR THE 1998 EDGAR AWARD
Snapshots of a War Bride's Life
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 41,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by Joy A. Beebe. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A 1940s account of a young English girl and her family living and working during WWII. After an eternity of scary bomb sounds, sleeping under a table, and watching London burn, 22-year-old Joy marries American soldier Carl and leaves Britain behind. Traveling first by troop ship, then by train the couple arrives in Salem with $10 to their name and a two-year-old son to begin their life in America.
Finding Daisy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,100. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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January 1936. Sarah, a young executive at a Yorkshire mill returns home to attend her grandfather's funeral, blissfully unaware of the shock that awaits her when his will is read. The twists and turns in the next few weeks see her meeting an old flame and find her striving to unravel the mystery of a long-hidden family secret. But what of Daisy, the terrified child she meets on the train?