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Winter Hunt
By Allen Makepeace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,330. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction
In a bleak winter. a young girl and a cashiered army officer are sought by a fearsome criminal gang. The author, a historian, takes readers into sordid inns, dank prisons, workhouses and squalid tenements and introduces them to the many colourful characters who people this adventure tale: law-breakers and law-makers, quack doctors, actors and that coolest of killers, the monstrous Teddy Kellett.
London Workhouse, Slums to South Oxhey
By Terry Trainor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,170. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
London has managed to keep much of its character over time although much of its luster has been lost. The Victorians did more damage than the Great Fire of Lodon 1066, and the town planners, the village idiots, of the 1960s destroyed more of London, than the bombs in the Blitz.
The Widow's End
By Lee Ann Sontheimer Murphy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction
When widow Katie Lafferty arrives at the Pythian House, a home for widows and orphans, she has little hope for the future. And there's more grueling work than she could have imagined. One of the few bright spots in her drudgery is Latin Master Everett Brown at the school across the street. As Katie struggles to conform to the rules and settle into her new life, can Everett Brown be her knight?
Workhouse Porridge
By Lynne Freeman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,090. Language: British English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Fiction
This is based on a true story. My mother-in-law's family were put into the workhouse in Kirkham, Lancashire, when the head of the household became too ill to work. The book tells of their strength of character during the hard times. Their friendships and sense of humour saw them through.
Ever His Bride
By Linda Needham
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,910. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Fiction
Available for the first time as an eBook--from USA Today bestselling author, Linda Needham -- EVER HIS BRIDE. "The plot twists... are refreshingly different from other historical romances, and Claybourne is a fascinating hero." USA TODAY