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The Army of the Night
Price: Free! Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
It’s 1813. Napoleon’s army has to retreat from Spain to France, but the main pass across the Pyrenees is within reach of the British forces. In his search for an alternative route, Alaine Bellanger discovers more than just an ancient mountain trail. High in a cleft between two peaks, he finds something very strange — and someone even stranger. But who can he tell? And who would believe him?
Wellington Walking Tour
Series: Walking Tours. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Walk through the capital city of New Zealand, also known as the ‘Windy City’, on the foreshore of Wellington Harbor and ringed by mountains, providing the scenic home of many of New Zealand’s national arts and cultural attractions.
Working Holiday New Zealand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Fjords, volcanos and vineyards - what's not to love about New Zealand? This guide tells you everything you'll need to know for your working holiday in New Zealand and beyond: - what to do before you leave home - arriving and getting set up - tax ID, bank and phone - find work and accommodation - travel in New Zealand - where to go and how to get there - how to claim your tax back - staying longer
The Battle of Talavera 1809
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,160. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
At Talavera a British army under Sir Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) tried to link up with a Spanish army under General Cuesta to ambush a French corps under Marshal Victor. But things went wrong and the British had to fight their way to safety.
The Sieges of Gerona 1808 / 1809
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
At Gerona in 1808 the French for the first time ran into a Spanish army that neither ran away nor surrendered. The epic defence of Gerona lasted for over a year and saw the French throw everything that they had at the old walls around the city. The Spanish fought back gallantly, using their bare hands when they ran out of ammunition.
The Madrid Uprising 1808
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
On 2 May 1808 the Spanish capital of Mardrid erupted into savage violence. The citizens of Madrid had had enough of the French army in thier city and were rising up to throw them out. Artillery blasted down narrow streets, cavalry charged across the plazas and infantry slaughtered each other in the narrow alleys. The Peninsular War had begun.
Felicity's Folly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,970. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
When beautiful but independent Felicity Rhoades turns her late husband's manor home into a country boarding house, she is unprepared for the unusual assortment of guests who show up, especially the one who arrives declaring he was chased by a headless horseman! Does the handsome earl have windmills in his head, or has he truly gone around the bend? This paranormal Regency is loads of fun!
The Battle of Vimeiro
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,140. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
It was the Battle of Vimeiro that established the reputation of Sir Arthur Wellesley, later to be the Duke of Wellington.
Avalanche of Spirits: The Ghosts of Wellington
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,690. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
The true story of the 1910 avalanche at Wellington, Washington that claimed 96 lives, as well as the story of the spirits that remain at Wellington, nearly 100 years later.
San Sebastian 1813
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
By the summer of 1813 the Peninsular War had reached a crisis. The Port of San Sebastian had to be captured, and captured fast if Wellington’s British armies were to avoid a humiliating retreat due to lack of supplies. But in San Sebastian was the wily French commander Louis Rey. The scene was set for a classic siege campaign.