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A Cold Coming
Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: British English. Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
A young couple arrives in England from the Low Countries, fleeing persecution. The apprentices of the city are on strike for the right to a Christmas holiday. The snow is coming. And a baby is on the way...
Mathew Hopkins, Witchfinder General.
Series: Educational Books. · All Of My Books. · History Books.. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: British English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca, Nonfiction » History » European
Mathew Hopkins, Witchfinder General. Matthew Hopkins is perhaps the most notorious name in the history of English witchcraft, more commonly he was known as “The Witch-Finder General”. Throughout his reign of terror 1645-1646, Hopkins acquired a feared and evil reputation as a ‘fingerman’ (informer), paid by local authorities to commit perjury. Find out his story here.
The Silver Well
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,910. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2017 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
People have always come to wish at the Silver Well: in Pagan times and Christian, revolution and war. When Rosie arrives in the village of Cerne Abbas with a broken heart, she becomes connected across the centuries with others who have yearned for something. Seven stories, set in seven time periods, reveal the deepest longings of the human heart. *Publishers Weekly Starred Review*
History of Jersey Island, Pre-History, (Volume 11): Historical Sites and leftover
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,140. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017 by Jean Marc Bertrand. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
History of Jersey, Pre-History. Historical Sites and leftover. A Book on Jersey. In the year of grace 1462, being the third year of the reign of Edward IV, King of England, sir Richard Harliston, vice-admiral of the said kingdom, being in the island of Guernsey, and with a certain number of the king's ships, having heard told how the lord of St Owen, named Philippe de Carteret.
Series: Anarchy: England 1120-1180, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,180. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Alfraed is now the Earl of Cleveland but his new position throws him into a world of intrigue. There are plots and coups as the enemies of England try to wrest the land from King Henry. The Earl has to fight the Scots, the Welsh and Vikings before he travels to Normandy to fight with the king. Filled with knightly combat the novel reflects the chaotic times before the first English Civil War.
The Richest Girl in England
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Katherine Manners was the richest girl in England, a Catholic, and wife to the notorious George Villiers, the Duke of Buckingham. George's reputation spiralled until his bloody assassination. Kate's second marriage to Randal, Earl of Antrim, lead to her participation in the 1638 rebellions against the king. She was a woman behind great men, and this is her definitive biography.
The Courage of Your Faith, Volume 1
Series: Courage of Your Faith, Book 1. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 54,300. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
The US is what it is today because of men and women from our past who had the courage to take a stand for what they believed to be true. Courage of Your Faith is a collection of twelve short stories from our Baptist history. Each story sets the stage for a Bible study on an issue as relevant today as it was then. You will be challenged and surprised by what stands our forefathers took.
The Unknown Soldier
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Every year on the anniversary of the first battle of the English Civil War, the dead gather. But who remembers the names of ordinary soldiers?
Friends and Enemies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,560. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Mathew Fletcher finishes his apprenticeship as a surgeon and plans to marry Elizabeth, the daughter of the local apothecary. Mathew's dreams of the future are shattered. Hull falls under siege by the Royalists, but with the aid of Captain Overton, a Parliamentarian Officer, Mathew's skills are put to use in a way he could never have envisage only weeks earlier.
Lament for a Siege Town
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 105,360. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Based on one of the most harrowing episodes in the history of Colchester and the English Civil Wars, this is a story of human endurance and the cruel consequences of conflict, for victor and vanquished alike. This well-researched novel vividly brings to life the terrible realities of a dramatic and devastating summer in Colchester in 1648.