Books tagged: history 1700s

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Walking Tour of Cheltenham, The Most Beautiful Regency Town in England
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,880. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017 by Murni. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » European
It is a delightful town, full of wonderful architectural gems, all of which have interesting stories to tell. It was a fashionable place to visit in Georgian and Regency England at a time of momentous change, when foreign kings ruled the country. It was when Britain successfully fought to be the leading player on the world stage, becoming modern and global in the process.
HUMAN PREDICAMENT IN THE NOVELS OF THOMAS HARDY
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 62,400. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The criterion of happiness is not success, and success is not an absolute term."To have strength to roll a stone weighing a hundred weightto the top of the mountain is a success, and to have the strength to roll a stone of a ten hundred weight only half- way up that mount is a failure. But the latter is two or three times as strong a deed", says Hardy. Therefore, a man with many worldly failures c
The Reluctant Rapparee
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,070. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2017 by Excalibur Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Fantasy » General
1743, County Downe Ireland. When a band of feckless outlaws are chased into a haunted wood, their troubles have only begun! Murder, mayhem, horror and downright hilarity ensue as the boys struggle through an extraordinary landscape, where the physical world overlaps with the realm of spirits. Hold on to your tricorner hat, the 18th century is about to get messy!
Seditious Things: the Songs of Joseph Mather - Sheffield's Georgian Punk Poet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Mather was one of Sheffield's greats. His was the voice of the common man in the turbulent, revolutionary times of the late 18th century. His songs, composed to the rhythm of his file-cutter's hammer, were hollered out in the streets and pubs of the town on a Saturday night. This was the 18th century jukebox, karaoke and alternative comedy.
The Tercentennial Baron
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,470. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
When fearsome spirits warn that his Scottish town is in danger, 13-year-old Percival Dunbar sets out to uncover the truth. However, his search leads him into the path of the legendary Tercentennial Baron, who’s been appearing at scenes of battle for 300 years. Now Percival must join with the Baron and learn his story so they can discover what evil force is approaching, before it’s too late.
Sakira
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,550. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Sakira is a story that talks about the times of slavery and how this girl summons courage and refuse to be a prisoner to slavery. With help from Dave an English young man, they both work together to fight against challenges, understanding what Love really is and bringing together different cultures and traditions to show the unity in mankind.
Ottoman Fermans
Series: History. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 870. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017 by ACE Publication INC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
The word Ferman is derived from a Persian infinitive meaning to command, to order and denotes a degree, edict or a sovereign’s sign. As a term, Ferman is a written command bearing a sultanic tu─čra (cipher) issued in connection with the awarding by the ruler of an appointment or position and an indication of the accompanying duties and responsibilities.
The Jamie Leith Chronicles 1: The Accidental Stowaway
Series: The Lamie Leith Chronicles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,740. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Edinburgh 1698... Scotland's hopes for continued independence from England rest on a secret mission to the Caribbean. Five ships hold the purse and the lifeblood of the Scottish nation; they are to colonize Panama, and cut the trade route to the Far East... Alternative History? NO. This spectacular voyage actually happened... The Jamie Leith Chronicles begin... look out for further installments.
Midnight Liberty League - Part I
Price: Free! Words: 91,970. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
William should be excited, he just met Ben Franklin. Instead, he’s terrified, because this isn’t 1776, it’s 2017. Where literature’s greatest quest always ends, his story begins…at the first sip.
PhD. (A Time Traveler's Search for Bacon)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 156,150. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
An historical novel about a physicist whose time machine malfunctions, placing him in 18th century France, weeks before the French Revolution. He travels to Paris hoping that members of the Royal Academy of Science can assist him. Federal agents in the 21st century search for his machine as pursues a solution to return to the present and the identity of the person who seeks to destroy him in 1789.