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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
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
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
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.
The Unsinkable Supernatant
Series: Tales of the Haunted Titanic, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In this Tale of the Haunted Titanic, a bankrupt aristocrat follows a dark trail of revenge to the Boiler Room Number 6 on the grand ship. What he doesn't know is that something even darker is trailing after him. Commemorating the 100th observance of the sinking of the RMS Titanic.
British Cookbook - Great British Recipes
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 29,060. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Springwood Emedia. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » English, Scottish & Welsh
This eCookbook has a selection of some of Britain's favourite recipes. The book has sections on Breakfast, Lunch Time Recipes, Tea Time Recipes- British Tea culture - including sandwiches and cakes/pastries, Dinner Time Recipes - Meat and Fish and Deserts. A Great cookbook full of British Culture.
Letters from an Expatriate in Europe
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 21,490. Language: American English. Published: April 2, 2012 by A. Datta. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Tagore wrote these letters nearly three decades before becoming the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. They give an in-depth view of Victorian England through the eyes of an Indian and a Bengali. The author drew flak from his own critics for his dissections of the Anglo-Bengali and English psyches. His words are as relevant and enjoyable now as they were then …