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The Pistoleer - Bristol 1643
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,600. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
The last week of July 1643 brought disastrous losses to the rebellion against Charles I. In a panic, London’s propaganda sheets made heroes out of two unknown militia officers for standing fast when vastly outnumbered by royalist cavalry. Captain Robert Blake in Bristol and Colonel Oliver Cromwell in Gainsborough. The military reputations of both men were made – and then so was history.
The Pistoleer - Brentford
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,140. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Late in 1642, two armies gathered near London to decide who would rule the kingdom ... the king or parliament. The 'Devil Prince' Rupert was leading the king's flying army and he made a fateful mistake ... he slaughtered the suburb of Brentford. The next day the two armies were joined by a third ... a mob of thousands of London tradesmen who had come seeking vengeance against Rupert.
The Pistoleer - Edgehill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,800. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In 1638 two English friends, Daniel Vanderus and Robert Blake, sailed home from the war-torn Dutch Republic. The two had met while riding as pistoleers in the Dutch Militia. Pistoleers were mounted skirmishers who targetted the Empire's officers. As their ship rowed up the River Great Ouse towards Ely, a girl's call for help linked their futures to Oliver, the tithe collector of Ely.
A Tale of Two Ships: The Inside Passage Then and Now
Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
(5.00 from 1 review)
This richly illustrated travel book recounts a sea-voyage that the author made along British Columbia's fabled Inside Passage: To Wales Island Cannery in the spring of 1947 on the Union Steamship Cardena. Board the legendary Cardena now for a nostalgic, 60-hour journey in time as the ship travels up the rugged BC coast from Vancouver to the Nass River salmon cannery.
The Sieges of Leicester 943 & 1645
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book dedicated to the three sieges of Leicester in 943 and in the summer of 1645, events that saw much of the medieval city razed to the ground and hundreds of citizens killed.
The Sieges of Newark 1643/6
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book dedicated to the four sieges of Newark during the English Civil War, the last of which marked the collapse of Royalist power in the Midlands.
The Black Madonna
Series: Roundheads & Cavaliers, Book 2. Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 217,590. Language: British English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
An epic saga of love and revenge, in which the English Civil War and the crucial years leading up to it are seen through the eyes of the Maxwell family and also master-goldsmith and money-lender, Luciano Falcieri del Santi … a man with a hidden agenda. From the power-struggle in Parliament to bloody battlefields, The Black Madonna is a historically-detailed story of intrigue and love.
A Splendid Defiance
Series: Roundheads & Cavaliers, Book 1. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 124,530. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
Banbury, 1644. The Cavaliers hold the Castle, the Roundheads want it back and the town is full of Puritans. Consequently, the gulf between Captain Justin Ambrose and Abigail Radford appears unbridgeable. The key to their fate and that of the Castle is defiance. But is it enough? An enchanting story of forbidden love - and also the true account of one English castle during the Civil War.
The Marigold Chain
Price: $5.60 USD. Words: 105,480. Language: British English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Marigold Chain is a richly-woven tapestry of treachery, danger and love set in Restoration England during the year expected to be Doomsday. In January 1666, Charles 11's Court is in exile from plague-stricken London; by the spring, England is at war with the Dutch; and in September, London is devastated by the Great Fire. Amidst all the turmoil, two people find love.
It Started With Angus
Series: Pacific Waterfront Romances, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,880. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010 by vanessago. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
With her job as harbormaster, Maggie had finally made a new life for herself, her daughter Dixie, and Angus MacAvoy, her grandfatherly neighbor. When Angus's son Michael arrived to take Angus home with him, insisting he couldn't survive another winter on the boat, Maggie's defense of Angus caused sparks between them. Even worse, Michael made her feel again and that terrified Maggie.