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The Adventures of Leftenant Rundel (book 4 of 9 of the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,250. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Ben and his friend Tom learn to sail a bomb boat and end up spending some stressful time in Italy. They fight at Killala Bay and Quiberon Bay and later deal with some traitors. Ben succeeds when the Admiralty sends him to Panama in search of a treasure ship. He learns about fire ships and the language of the native drums in the Caribbean. Adventure follows him like his shadow.
Midshipman Rundel (book 2 of 9 in the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,760. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Ben is transferred at the age of 15 to a most unhappy ship. He is forced into the position of ‘acting surgeon’ because he is the only one with medical training. When he is freed from that duty, he is shanghaied aboard a slaver and later he and ten of his men are captured by pirates and forced to serve. His clever escape leaves he and his crew with three ships to sail.
Mediterranean Madness (book 3 of 9 of the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 165,550. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The English fleet sails through the French fleet in a dense fog. Ben fights at the Battle of St. Vincent and later Tenerife. He is sent to rescue an unwilling Italian lady from the French. At Camperdown, he is forced to take over control of the ship when his captain panics. That leads to his assignment to a mutinous ship. After much suffering he returns to Barbados and later fights at Aboukir Bay.
Downton: 7000 years of an English village
Price: Free! Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Much more than just a history of one old Wiltshire village this is the story - all 7000 years of it - of rural England from its beginnings to the present. People lived in Downton when Stonehenge was built and probably helped. Today it is a busy, happy home for their descendants.
Dueling Misfits
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,030. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This is the story of King Stephen and Queen Matilda who fought for control of the English crown for nearly nineteen years. Their battles caused pain to millions of English men and women and hundreds of thousands died either from starvation, the sword, or torture.
Haunted England: True Ghost Stories Part II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,050. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural, Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
Discover English history with fascinating ghosts of medieval era including the forthright Anne Boleyn who took death in her stride only to return as a spooky headless woman who never rests and of the Borley Rectory nun who still walks till this day. Then check out what Catherine Howard did to get her head chopped off and the many other ghostly tales which lie within this collection..
Shield of Honor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,880. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing/ Sky Warrior Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The only thing standing between you and home are 30,000 angry French knights. Young Edward De Clopton is the sole surviving heir to his family's wealth and position in England, but he doesn't want the job. His father thinks he's a bumbling idiot. His enemies think he's the last obstacle to power and wealth.
The Cotswolds - Not Just a Pretty Place
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 49,210. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » European
The Cotswolds is a region in the west of England famed for its wonderful scenery and gorgeous villages. This book is out of the ordinary because it describes in depth a selection of the most interesting places, many of which are unknown except to the conoscenti. It is the only written companion you need to get the best out of the area.
The Flesh of the Gods at Kv62
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On November 4, 1922 the Tomb of Tutankhamun is discovered. A magical realist story inspired by Jorge Luis Borges.
Children of Clun
Price: Free! Words: 116,370. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
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1421. Henry IV of England is at war, but planning a bright new future for his kingdom, with justice and mercy for all. In the remote Welsh Borderlands, however, the old ways and the old enemies don't yield easily. And the children of Clun, both young and ancient, are set to ensure that the future is not solely in the hands of kings.