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The Battle Honours of the Royal Hampshire Regiment
By Rupert Matthews
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,990. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
Men from Hampshire have for generations fought in the ranks of the Royal Hampshire Regiment, or its predecessors. All 160 Battle Honours of the regiment are featured in this book, including Blenheim, Minden, Barrosa, Kabul, Paardeburg, Mons, The Somme, Mesopotamia, Ypres, Passchendaele, Dunkirk, North Africa, Sicily, D-Day and Rhine Crossing.
A Regimental Murder (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #2)
By Ashley Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,520. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
London 1816 After rescuing a lovely woman from an attempted robbery, Captain Lacey discovers that she's the widow of a colonel who had been accused of murdering an English officer during the recent war. Lydia declares that her husband was innocent and that she knows the true culprits' identities. Intrigued, Lacey begins to investigate, and soon finds himself mired in scandals past and present.
A Covent Garden Mystery (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #6)
By Ashley Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,200. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
June, 1817 When Captain Lacey's latest investigation (the disappearance of "game girls" from Covent Garden) puts his own daughter in danger, Lacey's crusade turns personal. He will do anything, and call in any favor from anyone, in order to protect his Gabriella, the daughter he's not seen in fifteen years. Book 6 of the Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries.
The Sometime Bride
By Blair Bancroft
Series: Regency Warriors, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 146,110. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction
At the end of the Peninsular War, Catherine Audley, daughter of Britain's spymaster on the Iberian Peninsula, has a problem. Is she now the widow of a man who never existed? Is she the well-rewarded, but discarded mistress of her father's protégé, the enigmatic Englishman known as Blas the Bastard? Or is she a beloved wife whose only rival is her husband's determined expediency in a time of war?
My Favorite Major (Regency Romance Book 1)
By Ava Stone
Series: Scandalous, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,450. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Fiction
Amelia Pritchard learns her fiancé is not the noble, upstanding gentleman she’s always believed. She breaks their betrothal and flees to London to start her life over and put the past behind her. * Major Philip Moore is intrigued by the lovely Miss Pritchard, and more than just his honor urges him to protect the lady when her nefarious ex-beau arrives in Town with the most wicked of intentions.
The Battle of Talavera 1809
By Oliver Hayes
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,160. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
At Talavera a British army under Sir Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) tried to link up with a Spanish army under General Cuesta to ambush a French corps under Marshal Victor. But things went wrong and the British had to fight their way to safety.
The Sieges of Gerona 1808 / 1809
By Oliver Hayes
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
At Gerona in 1808 the French for the first time ran into a Spanish army that neither ran away nor surrendered. The epic defence of Gerona lasted for over a year and saw the French throw everything that they had at the old walls around the city. The Spanish fought back gallantly, using their bare hands when they ran out of ammunition.
The Madrid Uprising 1808
By Oliver Hayes
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
On 2 May 1808 the Spanish capital of Mardrid erupted into savage violence. The citizens of Madrid had had enough of the French army in thier city and were rising up to throw them out. Artillery blasted down narrow streets, cavalry charged across the plazas and infantry slaughtered each other in the narrow alleys. The Peninsular War had begun.
San Sebastian 1813
By Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
By the summer of 1813 the Peninsular War had reached a crisis. The Port of San Sebastian had to be captured, and captured fast if Wellington’s British armies were to avoid a humiliating retreat due to lack of supplies. But in San Sebastian was the wily French commander Louis Rey. The scene was set for a classic siege campaign.
The Pyrenees - 1813
By Oliver Hayes
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,490. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
By the summer of 1813 the Peninsular War had reached a crisis. The British army under Wellington was poised to invade France, but he was faced by the towering Pyrenees mountains and the cunning French Marshal Soult. What followed was a classic campaign of mountain fighting.