Books tagged: raj

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The Hills of Happiness
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,530. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Author Way Limited. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » General
India in the late days of the raj, England in the great slump of the 1930’s; these are the settings of this story of family interaction and decline. James and Dorothy Martinmas appear to inhabit a sort of Garden of Eden in the green hills of souther India. But there are serpents: in the past and in the present.
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj
You set the price! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When the British ruled India, four Victorian women find themselves in a disturbing land, experiencing extremes of decadence amid crushing poverty. Emily Eden, Charlotte Canning, Edith Lytton and Mary Curzon followed husbands or a brother who were appointed Viceroys. In this compelling slice of colonial history we see how India marked them with its heat, mutinies and lascivious secrets.
Gentleman's Debt
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Under what circumstances would a British gentleman engage a lowly Sepoy in a duel on the streets? And what Sepoy would dare to flaunt social conventions in such a manner? Only one already celebrated in song. Afterward everyone said the Sahib Adrian struck first. They didn't know how right they were...
The Battle of Kabul (1879) - part of the Bretwalda Battles series
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
With British & American troops again in Afghanistan, this book looks back to a previous conflict when Islamic fundamentalists again sought to overthrow the government of Afghanistan and British troops went in to pacify the area.
Brat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The big human comedy fuels the writing of Bryce McBryce. This title was first published in paperback in 2006 as Wee Charlie’s World. In a far fortress of the British Raj on the eve of World War 2, the Colonel trembles in his rage; the nuns pray; while an innocent army child strives to understand that baffling species, the Adult. He is a bigger problem than militant Japan.
Dinner with the Dead: A Ghost Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,810. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Sami Ullah, an Indian executive, feels mysteriously drawn to the ruined mansion. His move to Purfiza plunges him into a complex political mess outside his doors, and a bewitching romance within. A shape-shifting ghost claims him as her own lost love, drawing him inexorably into a drama of greed, passion, betrayal, and violence that has been waiting for him for more than 150 years.
The Questionable Tales: A Steampunk Quintet
Price: Free! Words: 19,520. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Adventure » General
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The Questionable is Queen Victoria's favorite airship, and for good reason. Posh, exclusive, noble: the ship is everything a rich passenger should desire. But as these five Steampunk stories show, not everything is peaceful up in the clouds.
The Last Resident: The Love Story of a British Official and an Indian Princess
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
British diplomat Nigel loves India and Muslim culture, but not his spoiled wife Pamela. He falls in love with the married Muslim princess of the state where he serves. When Pamela is murdered, Nigel has an obvious motive, but did he do it? His only hope for exoneration lies with the state's Jewish prime minister who is in prison for treason. Surprising twists in a love story of India and empire.
Wee Charlie's World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,250. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In the twilight of the British Raj, this precocious brat is a bigger problem than militant Japan. Delightfully nostalgic and humorous: a literary gem.
The Coolie's Sweetheart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Black and comely is she, but disaster swoops when love poems fall into the wrong hands. This is a spoof on the British Raj at its peak in the Far East.