Books tagged: scottish history

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The First Blast of the Trumpet
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 142,790. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2018 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Plunged into the political maelstrom and religious turmoil of the early Scottish Reformation, Elizabeth Hepburn's life there is hardly one of quiet contemplation. Strong-willed and independent, she clashes with those who question her unorthodox regime at St. Mary's, including Cardinal David Beaton and her rival, Sister Maryoth Hay.
John Brown of Priesthill: Historic Heroism in an Ordinary Scottish Life
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,350. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2018 by Nordskog Publishing Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
We love our popular heroes—tough, strong, adventuring fellows, with lives full of daring exploits. The obscure Scottish Covenanter John Brown of Priesthill is a hero of a different kind. Like the early Christian martyrs of the Roman Empire who would rather suffer and die than deny their God, John Brown stood firmly for the life and liberty found only in the Lord Jesus Christ.
The Jamie Leith Chronicles 4: Captain Kidd's Treasure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,060. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Coming of age
Edinburgh 1698... Scotland's hopes for continued independence from England rest on a secret mission to the Caribbean. Five ships hold the purse and the lifeblood of the Scottish nation; they are to colonize Panama, and cut the trade route to the Far East... Alternative History? NO. This spectacular voyage actually happened. "Captain Kidd's Treasure" finds the Scots sadly leaving the colony.
The Jamie Leith Chronicles 3: Sold For English Gold
Series: The Lamie Leith Chronicles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Coming of age
Edinburgh 1698... Scotland's hopes for continued independence from England rest on a secret mission to the Caribbean. Five ships hold the purse and the lifeblood of the Scottish nation; they are to colonize Panama, and cut the trade route to the Far East... Alternative History? NO. This spectacular voyage actually happened. "Sold For English Gold" tells the story of the first months in Panama.
The Jamie Leith Chronicles 1: The Accidental Stowaway
Series: The Lamie Leith Chronicles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,740. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Edinburgh 1698... Scotland's hopes for continued independence from England rest on a secret mission to the Caribbean. Five ships hold the purse and the lifeblood of the Scottish nation; they are to colonize Panama, and cut the trade route to the Far East... Alternative History? NO. This spectacular voyage actually happened... The Jamie Leith Chronicles begin... look out for further installments.
Avenging Steel 5: The Man From Camp X
Series: Avenging Steel. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,630. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
October 1941... German troops have held Britain for over a year. James Baird, a 21 year old student has joined the SOE and has proven his worth in the resistance against the Germans in Edinburgh. It's time to expand his training; the SOE are sending him to Canada's Camp X. For the first time in his life; he's going overseas. Avenging Steel 5 is the latest in the saga of James Baird, Secret Agent.
Avenging Steel 1: The Fall of Edinburgh
Series: Avenging Steel. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,580. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
October 1940... When German troops march triumphantly along the streets of Edinburgh, James Baird feels drawn to watch. The high ramparts of Edinburgh Castle are festooned with garish red swastika banners. Sickened by the music and swaggering Nazis, James takes refuge in Edinburgh University, determined to fight the new oppressors. Thus begins, Avenging Steel, a new Alternative History series.
An Ancient Calling
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,810. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
On her sixteenth birthday, Marian is given a letter from her deceased father and a small, ancient box that contains a set of earrings and a knife—triggering her desire to learn of her lineage. But when she marries a man who is also of Scottish descent, their mutual past ties them in unexpected ways as the piece of jewelry cries out to be discovered.
Season 2 Finale - Calum's Dilemma
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,670. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Clan: Season 2, Season Finale. An extended Bitesize Read. Dutronc has one more throw of the dice. A daring, suicidal gambit that will see him return to France the hero. If it succeeds. Calum won’t stand by and let the man who hanged his friend walk away to a hero’s welcome. Dutronc is a murderer, but he is a swordsman without equal. Calum knows he is in the fight of his life.
Scotland: Stunning, Strange, and Secret: A Guide to Hidden Scotland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Do you find yourself drawn to the magic of Scotland? Would you like to see places beyond the typical tourist traps? Come, join me on a journey through the mists of legend, into the hidden places of mystery. Immerse yourself in the legends and myths, the history that has made this island precious in the hearts and minds of millions.