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Presenting Lady Gus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,800. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Augusta Brenville needs a wealthy husband to save her beloved estate, a seemingly impossible task when her suitors keep dying. Until a seasoned captain arrives, a tad uncivilized for her liking but alive and willing. Can Rolf thwart an assassin with a penchant for poison, fire, and arrows, keeping himself and Augusta alive until their wedding day?
A Doctrine Reader: The Navies of United States, Great Britain, France, Italy, and Spain - Doctrine and Fleet Tactics in the Royal Navy, Paradigm Shifts and Doctrine, Naval Doctrine Command
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,740. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book informs us that naval and navy doctrine is not new and there is value today in reviewing the lessons of past doctrinal development experiences.
Crimean War Victoria Crosses: A Selection of Significant Awards
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The Crimean campaign produced a number of firsts and superlatives concerning the Victoria Cross. Among them are the first deed to be rewarded with the medal, the first man to be gazetted and the first to wear it, the most Victoria Crosses for a single action, and one of the most famous actions in British military history.
When Ship Bells Ring
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Lily longs for the day when her true love returns home from war, but as months go by without a letter, she loses hope that her happily ever after will come true. When his ship arrives, she must choose between her dignity and her heart's desire.
The King's Ships
Series: A Reluctant Warrior, Volume 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,840. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This book, Volume Two, continues Ranulf's story as he oversees the preparation of the King’s fleet of warships that becomes the embryo of our modern day Royal Navy. It should have been a straightforward task, but it became mired in the politics and greed of the King’s councillors, something that would never have happened if the King had been in residence.
Pirates!
Series: A Reluctant Warrior, Volume 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,590. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Pirates! This word often brings to mind the popular image of swashbuckling heroes such as “Blackbeard” and his contemporaries, but some of the earliest known Pirates were women and one of them was none other than King Alfred the Great’s daughter; the Princess Aethelflaed. After the King’s death, the Princess took control of the embryo Royal Navy and took up the cause of ridding the British shores.
You're In The Navy Now
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 23,850. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
When Alan Higgins joined the Royal Navy at the outbreak of World War II, he was not yet sixteen years old. But his youth could not save him from the horrors of war and he was soon serving aboard the cruiser HMS Edinburgh. On May 1st 1942, HMS Edinburgh was sunk by a German U-Boat in the icy Barents Sea but Alan miraculously survived.
The King,Our Men at Sea.
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 55,480. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A young Piglet is drafted to a frigate serving in the Atlantic and then the Mediterranean during WWII. Missions to Crete, Malta and Gibraltar. Being wounded and befriending a Seaman who has lost everything.
A Very Able Seaman
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 106,280. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
I was 19 when I joined the Royal Navy as a ‘Hostilities Only’ Able Seaman in 1938 and sent to H.M.S. Ganges in Suffolk for my basic training. This lasted approximately 10 weeks; but as WWII was looming we could be sent to a sea-going ship at any time. When we arrived at HMS Ganges we were shown to our new home our mess, where we were supposed to spend the next 10 weeks.
Under the Old Railway Clock: Reminiscences of a time, a place, and a very dear brother, William Marshall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
UNDER THE OLD RAILWAY CLOCK deftly illuminates for readers a time and place - England from the 1930S through to 2007. William Marshall was a sailor, hero, husband, father, gambler, coin collector, cook, flirt with the ladies... and a very dear brother.