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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
(4.00)
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?
Walking Tour of Rye, the most beautiful town in England
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,830. Language: British English. Published: August 3, 2012 by Murni. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » European
Rye, 70 miles south of London, is a small town, rich in history and numerous well-preserved buildings. The town is just the right size to go on a walking tour. This guide explains every important building and directs you to the next one. There are stories of French raids, piracy, murder, plague and Royal visits. Brief history lessons to read on the tour or at home. There are over 100 photographs.
Kingmaker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,050. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Ellie Winters thought her life was normal... until her parents were murdered and she discovered their secret. Her parents had carried her across the dimensions and their killers had followed. The only way she can get justice is to follow the killers back. What she finds is a civil war and her desire for vengence wars with her hopes to help create a better world.
Community Organizing for Mercenaries
Series: Mercenaries, Book 3. Price: $3.95 $1.98 USD. (50% off!) Words: 54,520. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.50)
Times are still unsettled for our heroes and heroines. Conflict is brewing in many spots. Join up for another tour of duty, and see if you can't help us straighten-out the situation. Believe me, it's not going to be easy, because new enemies keep cropping up... and they seem to be getting smarter.
Last Tales of Mercia 8: Audrey the Slave
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Audrey schemes to escape from slavery at Lord Richard's castle. But the cruel knight Geoffrey keeps a close watch on her every move. 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 and each other, they can be read independently.
Fleshing the Bones
Price: Free! Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Tips on how to write an engaging memoir or family history with examples from the family history, Moonrakers at Peace and War.
Ellen A Woman Of Spirit
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 43,910. Language: Australian English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Network Creative Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
'Ellen: a woman of spirit' by Noelene Allen is the extraordinary true story of a woman whose life journey is told with sympathy, compassion and above all honesty. The strength of the women of the Kelly family becomes clear as the reader shares many previously untold anecdotes of the life of the mother of Australia’s most famous bushranger, Ned Kelly.