Books tagged: english history

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Bridget Rose Dugdale, The IRA and the Great Art Theft Wicklow, Ireland 1974
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » History » European
It was the biggest art theft ever with 19 paintings by master artists, valued at 20 million British pounds. The thieves, led by Rose Dugdale entered the private home of a millionaire South African gold miner near Wicklow, Ireland. The date was April 26, 1974. Rose made sure that her four male accomplices stole the most valuable paintings including the only privately held work by Johannes Vermeer.
The Trinity Crown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 361,100. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
From the author of The Lion and the Rose and The Aetheling's Bride series comes The Trinity Crown, leading us into the world of one of the most famous -- and controversial -- kings in English history: Richard the Lionheart. It continues the story of William the Conqueror's legacy and his descendants, the dynamic, talented, and fatally flawed Plantagenets.
King Richard: The Lion-Hearted King
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015 by Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Medieval
Richard Plantagenet, King of England, was a brave soldier and a great Crusader. He won many battles against the Muslims in the Holy Land. He earned the name “Lionheart”, but he was not a good king. He didn’t like England. He spent about six months there during his ten year reign. He sold the country’s lands to the highest bidder to raise money for the Crusades. Learn more in this short biography.
The Conqueror's Bane
Series: The Aetheling's Bride, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 163,990. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Sequel to The Outlander King, The Conqueror's Bane chronicles the last chapters of the life of William the Conqueror, and the entwined stories of two remarkable women: Aislinn and Selma. Aislinn must face new challenges and struggle to forgive her enemies, while Selma must uncover the full truth of Aislinn's manuscript and face her own dark past.
Condor: Flying in Drake's Wake
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,080. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Condor is a young man who is in love with the sea, but his twin brother, Hugh, does not share his passion. Thirst for adventure puts the two young men on a ship with Francis Drake. When his brother mysteriously disappears, Condor risks the wrath of Drake on several occasions while he seeks his brother both in Panama and Europe. This is a story of brotherly devotion, greed, cruelty and revenge.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,990. Language: British English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
England 1381: The people of England are suffering under the greed of the nobility and the weakness of the king. But one man is willing to stand against their tyranny. A man of common birth who nevertheless rises up to become one of England's greatest heroes.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,840. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Murder followed Albert around the world, from one concert stage to another, like a string of blood-red pearls, forcing him out of his academic womb, naked and exposed, trailing him to the edge of the abyss. Now, in Oxburgh Hall - more a place of the past than the present - he'd finally found a place where death couldn't find him. Then it did
The Lion and the Rose, Book One: William Rising
Series: The Lion and the Rose, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,840. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
William of Normandy: visionary, ambitious, indomitable, cunning. . . the man who would change the destinies of England and France forever. William Rising tells his story as never before, from crippling childhood loss, political treachery, and adolescent betrayal, to the making of a conqueror.
Soaring Falcons, Falling Doves
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,450. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Forty years had not dimmed the sound of the thudding axe when Sir Walter Raleigh's handsome head was severed, his life's blood spurting upon the straw. Recalling that day brought a surge of bile to Lady Glorian's throat, for more heads were to fall; one that of an anointed King of England.
Of Dove And Falcon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,510. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The marriage of Anglican, Edward FitzStephen, to Joan Farles is arranged to gain favor with Queen Mary Tudor, and preserve the wealthy family’s manors. Love grows for Joan and Edward even when Edward’s Anglican prelate uncle is burned at stake. Can they save themselves and their families from further violence?