Books tagged: scottish history

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Henrietta Taylor: Scottish Historian and First World War Nurse
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Henrietta Tayler, (1869-1951), was a remarkable woman. She was born into the Scottish gentry and might have lived a life of ease. Instead, she devoted herself to scholarship and helping others.
Avenging Steel 1: The Fall of Edinburgh
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: 13,460. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
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: $9.99 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.
Let's Go Ahead, Then!
Price: Free! Words: 4,150. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A free ebook selection from the author's previous seven books.
Broken Promises Scottish Breach of Promise Cases
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 56,250. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
The lives, loves and personal tragedies of people whom history has forgotten are brought under the searchlight through a study of 19th and early 20th century breach of promise of marriage cases. From legal records, newspaper reports and birth, marriage and death and census records, the author has brought back to life the personal stories of women, who felt betrayed and deserted.
Hostage in the Highlands
Series: Wallace Boys, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,100. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
This is the ninth in the Wallace Boys series. Following their adventure in London and Cornwall, the boys go to the far north-west of Scotland. They meet up with Richard Hannay, a boy of their own age, the grandson of the famous John Buchan character in 'The Thirty-nine Steps'. They also encounter a desperate band of IRA terrorists!
Hidden Scotland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,010. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Hidden Scotland takes the reader on a marvellous tour of the little known gems Scotland has to offer. Often overlooked in tour guides, these areas of immense beauty and packed with a rich history are left unspoiled by vast numbers of tourists. Readers are given a detailed description into each destination which is accompanied by stunning illustrative pictures.
Blue Bells of Scotland: Blue Bells Trilogy One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,000. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
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Shawn Kleiner has it all, fame, money, beautiful women. Until the night his girlfriend has enough and abandons him in a Scottish castle tower. He wakes in medieval Scotland, mistaken for Niall Campbell, devout Highland warrior, with the fate of Scotland riding on his selfish, womanizing shoulders. Tasting Shawn’s modern luxuries, will Niall want to switch back?