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Read Into History: A Roman Tale of 123 B. C. E.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2010 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Moving to the city is terrible mistake Paulus knows but what can he do when Father comes back from war and wants to take the whole family to Rome? They have to plan their future (which for us is the ancient past). In Roman Tales you can see what life must have been like.
Lakeland Lily
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 137,440. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Lily Thorpe is a spirited, ambitious fisherman’s daughter, desperate to escape the poverty of her Lakeland home. When the rich Clermont-Read family spoils her plans, Lily embarks on a personal quest for revenge and marries their only son, Bertie, a handsome indolent charmer. A twist of fate brings her the freedom she craves, but the price Lily must pay is high.
The Bobbin Girls
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 123,770. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Alena Townsen wants to spend the rest of her life with her childhood sweetheart, Rob, but James Hollinthwaite, a wealthy landowner, has other ideas for his son and forces the two to part. To win him back she must resolve a tragic secret. Dolly Sutton has more intimate problems, while shy Sandra Myers finds herself an unlikely campaigner against Hollinthwaite’s destructive plans for the village.
Luckpenny Land
Series: Luckpenny Land, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,380. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Meg Turner lives on a lonely farm in the bleak but beautiful mountains of the English Lake District with a bully of a father. She loves Jack, with his dark good looks but loyalties are threatened as World War Two approaches and Meg realises that the only thing she can count on is her passion for the land she loves. Until a stranger arrives in the dale and her world changes for ever.
Storm Clouds Over Broombank
Series: Luckpenny Land, Book 2. Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 84,390. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Meg Turner is finding life as a sheep farmer -unusual for a woman even in war time - tougher than she expected. With her loyalties divided she fears losing the one man she truly loves. And dare she allow herself to love baby Lissa when her mother may return to claim her at any time? Kath is facing new challenges in the WAAF, but can she ever get over the guilt of leaving her child behind?
Wishing Water
Series: Luckpenny Land, Book 3. Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 130,100. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Pretty Lissa Turner has devoted parents and a beautiful home in the Lake District. But her real mother abandoned Lissa when she was a baby, and feelings of confusion and vulnerability persist. She takes a job in Carreckwater, a lively village in the heart of Lakeland, where she makes many new friends. But lack of faith in herself leads her into a marriage with disastrous consequences.
Larkrigg Fell
Series: Luckpenny Land, Book 4. Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 128,060. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Brandon twins are unalike in every way except in their love of their home, Larkrigg Hall. Beth is the romantic one with dreams of an idyllic life in rural Lakeland. Sarah is willing to take risks to achieve the life style she craves. But jealousy and greed mar their uncertain relationship so that when tragedy strikes both sisters are forced to come to terms with a very different situation.
The Painted Lady
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,120. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2010 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Roman historians in their accounts about the Celtic Queen, Boadicea, emphasized only her ultimate failure in battle, and the atrocities that she is alleged to have committed. This exciting tale gives Queen Boadicea a place of birth, a private life, skeletons in her cupboard, romance and courage.
The Black Castle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,150. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010 by Bob Booth. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
The Black Castle is a fast-moving tale of battle between brothers. One is seen as evil because he is a vampire, while the other is perceived as good because he is a man of God. But the vampire only does what he has to do to survive while the churchman, an Inquisitor, inflicts pain for the power it confers upon him. Which is the greater evil? And who will win the soul (and body) of a pretty witch.
Beneath a Black Hat
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General
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Not everything is as it seems for Josephine Parker. She finds herself caught up in a web of lies and hidden agendas, with a menace threatening her and her family; a mysterious thief who prowls their property, stealing their cattle and terrifying them. If Josephine follows her heart, will it lead her directly to the man most dangerous to her? Would she be able to resist him even if it did?