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All Shook Up: Bury FC's Amazing Cup Story - FA Cup Winners 1900 & 1903
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,930. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Empire Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This is the incredible true story of the Lancashire team who dominated the world's first cup competition at the beginning of the 20th century. Bury FC, FA Cup winners in 1900 and 1903, won the famous competition before Manchester United were formed and 65 years before Liverpool finally triumphed.
Secrets and Sensibilities
Series: The Lady Emily Capers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,260. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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When art instructor Hannah Alexander agrees to accompany four of her students on a country house visit before Easter, she never dreams of entering into a dalliance with the owner David Tenant, the handsome new Earl of Brentfield. But one moment in his company and she’s in danger of losing her heart, and soon her very life. Previously published as A Dangerous Dalliance.
Divorced, Beheaded, Died; Divorced, Beheaded, Outlived: Playing Devil's Advocate
Series: The Tudor Dynasty, Book 2. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
In this book in my series of history books, I look into the six wives of Henry VIII and play Devil's advocate. Did Anne Boleyn have an affair? Was Catherine Parr simply lucky to have outlived Henry? The book covers each of Henry's six wives in detail.
Wars, Reformations and Illegitimate Heirs: How the Tudor Dynasty Changed England
Series: The Tudor Dynasty, Book 1. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
The Tudor Dynasty covers 118 years. During those years, there were a number of changes, including religious reformations and the creation of the Act of Succession. Find out more about the monarchs and those who shaped England during 1485 and 1603 in this short eBook. This eBook also offers the author's thoughts and speculations throughout and is a great starting place for Tudor history.
Alfred the Great; King's Revenge
Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,700. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
After seven years of hard-won peace, a Viking army lands in Wessex. With traitors within, and two Viking kings to his north, Alfred the Great nevertheless drives out the invaders, but antagonizes the powerful Viking king just across the Thames River. The West Saxons cross the Thames, take London, and prepare for the battle which will decide the fate of all Britain.
Fitzroy: The Boy Who Would be King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,650. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Henry Fitzroy is the bastard son of Henry VIII, this is his story from his birth to his tragic death.
Cybertours: Walking Fleet Street, London
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The simple idea behind CyberTours is using Google imagery to look at an area and this guide to make the visit more interesting. This time we're visiting Fleet Street. Find out how Benjamin Franklin and King George III had an argument about electricity, why wedding cakes are the shape they are and where Tudor England's silicon valley was.
Admiral Rundel (book 9 of 9 of the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,030. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
British Port Admiral Benjamin Rundel struggles to maintain his sanity amongst piles of papers and petitioners. He finds a short release by getting command of the ship that takes Napoleon to St. Helena. Ben asks the little emperor some pointed questions at supper, getting some unexpected answers. When he retires, he builds a new life with friends and continues to find adventure on land and at sea.
Captain Rundel III - Bend on a Sail and Watch Me Fly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,410. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In this historical novel of the British Navy in the 1800s, Captain Benjamin Rundel is sent to the White Sea to meet an informant with news on the progress of Napoleon’s army in Russia. When the informant fails to show and brigands waylay him in the night, he has to struggle hundreds of miles overland to his ship which is fast freezing into the White Sea. Book 8 of 9 in the Rundel series.
Humble Launching, A Story of a Little Boy Growing Up at Sea (Book 1 of 9 in the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,230. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This is the story of an orphaned young English boy growing up at sea in the 18th century and facing many challenges from the four terrible ship’s boys to a vindictive leftenant. We experience the Napoleonic Wars through his eyes and those of his friend, Thomas Murphy. It is pumped with action and still shows the challenges that will make Benji a fine captain under often near impossible odds.