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Colors of a Lady
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,640. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Lady Emma Wren has never felt at home among the London elite. Despite being born and raised into an affluent household, she finds her brown skin sets her apart from the lily-white ton. To her surprise, she is to marry the eligible Lord Thomas Hartwell, long-time friend and beau to her elder sister. Her step into the forefront of English society causes backlash and unburies many long dead secrets.
Battle Scars: A Collection of Short Stories Volume I
Price: Free! Words: 44,240. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A collection of ten short stories of heroism and tragedy set during the long years of war between 1793-1815.
Peninsular Spy
Series: Archie Dexter, Napoleonic War secret agent, Book 2 ยท Archie Dexter, Napoleonic War secret agent, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,810. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It is 1808 and Archie Dexter a British secret agent fights a series of deadly battles from London to the Iberian Peninsular to catch a traitor who plots with the French to give Napoleon an unstoppable military advantage. With the future of Europe in the balance, no price is too high to defeat the treachery at the heart of the British Army.
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.
The Peninsular War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,930. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The Peninsular War was a savage war fought as part of the Napoleonic Wars that convulsed Europe for more than a decade. They saw set piece battles, guerrilla campaigns, sieges and every form of warfare known to the early 19th century.
Salamanca 1812
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
For six weeks in the spring of 1812 Wellingston’s Anglo-Spanish army marched and countermarched across western Spain as it sought to find away past the French army of Marshal Marmont. Their chance came at Salamanca.
Oporto 1809
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The Battle of Oporto was key early British victory in the Peninsular War that ensured that the troops commanded by Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) would not be driven out by the French any time soon.
Truth, Love and Lies
Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 31,200. Language: British English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Florence Swan escapes before she is forced to work in a cotton mill. Naïve and ambitious, she ventures out into the world alone. Major Luke Stainbridge has been a prisoner of Napoleon. He returns to his beloved estate in England only to discover he has been replaced by an imposter. Two lives in chaos. Two destinies combine. Will the love of truth be enough to destroy a sinister network of lies?
The Captain's Creek
Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 26,710. Language: British English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Maggie Chase discovers an injured stranger fleeing for his life on the beach. Her father, Captain Chase is away at sea. Maggie is living in their cottage on her own. Trusting her instincts, she helps Montgomery to evade capture. Little does Maggie realise that this rash act will jeopardise her plans to open up a village school, for the handsome stranger is a man led by his own private ambition.
Surviving Borodino
Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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The slaughter at Borodino saw at least 50,000 dead soldiers and 30,000 dead horses. The carnage from the artillery was at a grotesque level. After the battle the Russians fell back and the French pushed on to Moscow. Left behind were hundreds of badly wounded and dying men. A handful survived living off the wasteland amidst all the dead for weeks as winter approached - This is their story.