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The Pyrenees - 1813
By Oliver Hayes
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,490. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
By the summer of 1813 the Peninsular War had reached a crisis. The British army under Wellington was poised to invade France, but he was faced by the towering Pyrenees mountains and the cunning French Marshal Soult. What followed was a classic campaign of mountain fighting.
Toulouse - 1814
By Oliver Hayes
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,600. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
By the spring of 1814 the Peninsular War was nearing its climax. The British army under Wellington was invading southern France, but they were faced by a larage French army under the cunning French Marshal Soult. Wellington’s attack on Toulouse was to prove to be one of his hardest fought actions.
The Battle of Albuera 1811
By Oliver Hayes
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 20. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,600. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
Key note: The Battle of Albuera was one of the bloodiest, and yet least decisive of the battles fought in the Peninsular War.
The Battle of Barrosa
By Oliver Hayes
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 22. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
The Battle of Barrosa was an unexpected British victory in the Peninsular War. Caught strung out on the march on a mountain road by a superior French army, the British should have been annihilated, but instead gained a stunning victory.
Oporto 1809
By Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
The Battle of Oporto was key early British victory in the Peninsular War that ensured that the troops commanded by Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) would not be driven out by the French any time soon.
Salamanca 1812
By Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
For six weeks in the spring of 1812 Wellingston’s Anglo-Spanish army marched and countermarched across western Spain as it sought to find away past the French army of Marshal Marmont. Their chance came at Salamanca.
The Siege of Badajoz 1812
By Oliver Hayes
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 23. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,970. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
The bloodiest siege of the Napoleonic Wars was the 1812 attack on Badajoz by Wellington’s British army in the Peninsular War. Not only were the casualties among combatants heavy, but the subsequent sack of the city saw brutality, murder and rape on an unprecedented scale.
Wellington as a Smart City
By Ian Apperley
Price: Free! Words: 16,540. Language: British English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Wellington as a Smart City is a short book that examines how Wellington, New Zealand, could become a Smart City. While it focusses on Wellington, the "Middle of Middle Earth" home to Peter Jackson and the "Lord of the Rings" movies along with one of the wildest airports in the world, it is also relevant for any city that wants to start the journey toward being Smart.
Leopardkill - A Cavalry Tale
By Jonathan Hopkins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,810. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Fiction
A thrilling war novel set against the dramatic backdrop of the Peninsular War that saw a small British force pitched against Napoleon’s Grande Armee.
Equinoctial Gales
By rosemary mercer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,130. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction
Equinoctial Gales is set in Wellington, New Zealand in 1939. The story spans the six weeks between the Spring Equinox and Guy Fawkes day in the suburb of Kelburn. It portrays a neighbourhood of people who, like the plants in their gardens on the steep hills and against the wind, are each struggling to become established in some way.