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Last Tales of Mercia 2: Richard the Norman
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
When King Edward calls on his allies for military support, the Norman lord Richard FitzScrob must take drastic measures to make his Saxon subjects obedient. 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 Miracle of Bean's Bullion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,160. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012 by Derwent Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Whilst camping in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, Canada ‘Bird’ Doggley is spirited through time from 1962 to the present day. In his new world he encounters the grandchildren of his best friend, Bobby Bean who are on holiday from England. With their help and that of the mysterious Jonny Eagle they attempt to solve a local mystery of stolen gold bullion.
Voices
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,170. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » General
Chris Deacon: a man who survived the horror of a bomb attack only to learn he has been robbed of the ability to speak. A man plagued by strange phantoms; a man who hears Voices in his head. You can't escape what is in your head.
Longshanks
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,040. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012 by Martian Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Robert Hood seemed destined to a life of hard labor until a stroke of genius put him in the role of a simpleton. The role had a few drawbacks, so he planned a ruse to reverse the condition when the Lord Edward "Longshanks", heir to the throne of England, purchases him as a gift to the King of Spain. He is "found out" by the Prince and he fast talks to save his skin. Edward sees using him as a spy.
A Christmas Wager - A Regency Romance Novelette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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London rakehell, Gerard Windham, Viscount Knowles, tired of his debauched life, escapes to the countryside and his cousin’s family for the Christmas season in the hope of avoiding another night in his cups. But during the festivities, he cannot resist the temptation of a wager—that he can seduce any woman in the room. His friends pounce on the chance of easy money and select a dour old maid....
Last Tales of Mercia 1: Emma the Queen
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
To prove her innocence of crimes against her own son, King Edward, Emma of Normandy must walk barefoot over nine scalding ploughshares and come out unscathed. 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.
Abandoned Unknowingly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A fictional short story set in the time period of 1940 during the evacuation of children from the island of Guernsey before the occupation of the German troops.
Unsinkable Vampire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,830. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Charlotte Covington is leaving her family's ruin behind to embark on the Titanic for a journey to a new life in America. Haunted by losing her father, Charlotte struggles to find love and live in death's shadow. Little does she realize the lives of all on board save one are hanging in the balance of the coming tragedy. Unsinkable Vampire is a 68 page short novel, first in Begotten Bloods Series.
Berwick's Battle Against Drink 1830-1900
Series: Drink and Berwick upon Tweed, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » European
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The backlash against the drink culture in nineteenth-century Berwick-upon- Tweed which has parallels with stories in the media today. How the Victorians dealt with the problem. The rise of the Temperance Movement and the influence of Scotland on this English town. Print version published 2010.
Never Forget
Series: Never Forget, Book 1. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 130,310. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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1912 and on-board the Titanic, two very different women are embarking on journeys that will change the rest of their lives. Alice is the poor, pregnant girl running away with her criminal boyfriend. Nesta is the wealthy but barren wife of a cruel man who is threatening to divorce her. When the mighty ship sinks, a terrible crime is committed which means these women's lives are entwined forever.