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Twenty men with a past
Price: Free! Words: 17,800. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A free collection of articles published during 2011 in the online biographical magazine, Egopendium. Twenty men of today assessed, not always sympathetically, by great figures from the past who had similar talents or achievements.
Short Story - Natural Selection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » General
"They're watching me! Even when I have my back to them I know they're watching me. It's just jealousy. They don't understand! I'm the one who understands. Their puny minds just don't understand genius. I've studied genius. They say that a hairsbreadth is the dividing line between madness and genius." A disturbing first-person exploration of insanity masquerading as genius. Read on..
Trafalgar Dispatches
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,460. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
What was it like to fight at Trafalgar? How would the modern media report the greatest sea battle of the Georgian era which still resonates today? A victory against all odds which secured the pre-eminence of the Royal Navy and heralded Pax Britannica, Britain's dominance of the seas for a hundred years; a victory which etched the name of a fallen hero, Admiral Nelson deep into the nation's psyche.
The Army of the Night
Price: Free! Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
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It’s 1813. Napoleon’s army has to retreat from Spain to France, but the main pass across the Pyrenees is within reach of the British forces. In his search for an alternative route, Alaine Bellanger discovers more than just an ancient mountain trail. High in a cleft between two peaks, he finds something very strange — and someone even stranger. But who can he tell? And who would believe him?
Louis Napoleon: Courting Princess Beatrice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Louis Napoleon, Emperor Napoleon III's heir, longs for Princess Beatrice, Queen Victoria’s youngest daughter. He is determined to spend time alone with her, but has to contend with his parents, watchful chaperones, and the irascible Bertie, Prince of Wales. Based on events reported in court circulars and newspaper articles from February 1872. Short story 4000 words approx.
Hangings, Sinkings and Trust in God: Life and Death onboard British Warships in the 1700’s and 1800’s
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 44,850. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Hangings, Sinkings and Trust in God: The fascinating first hand experiences of an English sailor who enlisted with the Royal Navy from 1793 till 1837. Learn in vivid detail of the lives and deaths of men who served during the age of glory of the most formidable fleet ever to sail. Meet amongst others Nelson, Hood, Rodney and Canadian Admiral Sir Provo Wallace who served for 96 years.
Great Commanders: Seven Leaders Who Changed the World - Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Napoleon Bonaparte, Admiral Horatio Nelson, John Pershing, Erwin Rommel "The Desert Fox", Curtis LeMay
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,630. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume begins with Alexander the Great, who wielded perhaps the finest army ever to wage war prior to the advent of gunpowder, and whose tactical and operational prowess bordered on genius.
Brandywine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,450. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A forced groom. A switched bride. And a lot of lies. Lord Gillian Tremayne has everything. Society embraces him. Women love him. Men emulate him. He's rich. Intelligent. Eligible. Tall. Incredibly handsome. Charming. And trapped. There's nothing worse than marriage to Helen Bingham - a black-mailing, evil-spirited woman with a soiled reputation... Except the woman behind the wedding veil.
Napoleon and the Bridge at Arcole
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Louis Bonaparte serves as his brother Napoleon’s aide-de-camp (ADC) in the Italian campaign of 1796. A fellow aide-de-camp asks Louis ‘Is your brother a genius, or a madman with the luck of the devil?’ In the bloody battle for the bridge at Arcole, Napoleon almost dies, Louis finds an answer to the question, but they both lose a friend.
366 Squared Volume 3: March
Series: 366 Squared. Price: Free! Words: 13,140. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This volume was published out of sequence. The reasons for that were explained in Volume 4. We are more than a year late. But we have three billion years before the sun expands into a red giant, swallows the Earth, and all this will be moot anyway. So, relax, pour yourself a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster and enjoy this collection of brand new 366-word flash fiction stories.