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Flashman's Waterloo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 137,520. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
It provides a unique insight into how Napoleon returned to power, the treachery and intrigues around his hundred day rule and how he was robbed of victory. It includes the return of old friends and enemies from both sides of the conflict and is a fitting climax to Thomas Flashman’s Napoleonic adventures.
Dancing in the Time of War
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by White & MacLean Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Alasdair White looks at the social side of the Battle of Waterloo and tells us why there were so many expatriates in Brussels at the time, attending the numerous balls, dinners and picnics on offer to the social elite. The Duchess of Richmond’s Ball is famous the world over because this is where Wellington received confirmation that Napoleon and his army had entered the Province of Belgium.
New Zealand Photo Journal #13: Visiting Wellington Harbor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Come join me for this 50-image photo journal as I cycle and hike across New Zealand. In this 13th volume I'll be enjoying the capitol city of Wellington. I'll start by taking a train into the downtown station and discovering the sculptures along the harbor. Next, I'll take a cable car up to the planetarium and then touring the Te Papa Museum. I hope you enjoy these images and travel thoughts.
The Road to Waterloo - a concise history of the 1815 campaign
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,960. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by White & MacLean Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
From the disastrous invasion of Russia in 1812 to his defeat on the battlefield of Waterloo three years later, Napoleon's fall has a certain inevitability about it. Alasdair White explores the events of 1815 and sets them in perspective, showing how close Napoleon came to an improbable victory despite his many failings.
Price: Free! Words: 25,660. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Ten years in the New Zealand Police dealing with societies dregs has finally taken its toll on Nate Roman. The cracks are beginning to show and after a violent encounter, what remaining faith he had left in the system has now all but dried up.
Flashman's Escape
Series: Thomas Flashman Adventures, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,350. Language: British English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency
This book covers the second half of Thomas Flashman's experiences in the Peninsular War and follows on from Flashman in the Peninsular. Having lost his role as a staff officer, Flashman finds himself commanding a company in an infantry battalion. In between cuckolding his soldiers and annoying his superiors, he finds himself at the heart of the two bloodiest actions of the war.
Flashman in the Peninsula
Series: Thomas Flashman Adventures, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,980. Language: British English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency
This is the third instalment in the memoirs of the Georgian Englishman Thomas Flashman. It includes new accounts of famous battles, but also incredible incidents and characters almost forgotten by history. This is an account made more astonishing as the key facts are confirmed by various historical sources
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,700. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The planet has been torn apart by a massively destructive storm for over a decade. The only way to survive was to go underground...Now after all that time 16 year old Arvid and his friends are forced to move out.
The Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo was a savage affair, fought as part of the Peninsular War that pitched Britain’s Duke of Wellington against Napoleon’s French Marshals.
The Peninsular War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,930. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The Peninsular War was a savage war fought as part of the Napoleonic Wars that convulsed Europe for more than a decade. They saw set piece battles, guerrilla campaigns, sieges and every form of warfare known to the early 19th century.