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Book: Three Seasons - Three Stories of England in the Eighties by Mike Robbins
Three Seasons is a book of three novellas, unconnected with each other, but all set in the south of England in the 1980s. In Spring, a middle-aged Hull trawler skipper, his great days gone, has one last throw of the dice a South Coast port. In Summer, an ambitious young man makes his way in the booming Thames Valley property market, unconcerned with the damage he does to others. In Autumn, the [...]
 
Book: Caterina di Valois (Italian Edition) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
La principessa francese dimenticata il cui coraggio ha creato la dinastia Tudor. La guerra l'ha fatta regina d'Inghilterra. Il suo amore per un uomo del Galles l'ha resa immortale. Meglio conosciuta come la sposa di Agincourt di Enrico V nell'opera di Shakespeare "Enrico V ", Caterina de Valois fu una straordinaria donna dotata di fede, coraggio e convinzione in un'epoca di donne politicamente [...]
 
Book: Nothing Left Sacred by Daniel Diehl
A nail-biting epic of greed, revenge and political corruption. In 1525 England's King Henry VIII was outraged when Pope Clement VII refused to grant him a divorce from his wife of 18 years, Katherine of Aragon. The result of Henry's fury was a decade-long war against the church and his own people which led to the destruction of England's entire religious structure and claimed the lives of 150,000 [...]
 
Book: Elizabeth and Essex - A Tragic History by Marciano Guerrero
Torrid, tortured, and notorious as romances go indisputably was the affair between Elizabeth I, Queen of England, and Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex. It started in 1587, when she was fifty-three and he was merely nineteen. The affair lasted five years. Essex was beheaded for treason in 1601. The book brilliantly exposes the details that led to Essex's demise. A master of the English language, [...]
 
Book: In the Shadow of Salem by Donna Gawell
She began life as the bastard child of a prosperous landowner and his indentured servant. Now her stepmother despises the girl and views her as cursed by God. For Mehitabel Braybrooke, life in Puritan New England becomes unbearable when her orphan cousin arrives to live with her family. Jealousy and lies result in Mehitabel being "sent out" as a servant to a neighbor's home. There, foolishness [...]
 
Book: Boudicca - Britain's Queen of the Iceni (The Legendary Women of World History Book 1) (Chinese Edition) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
" " 43 Now you can read Boudicca, Britain's Queen of the Iceni in Chinese language edition! In the year 43 CE Roman rule in Britain seemed absolutely certain -- until a runaway slave of royal descent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul met King Prasutagus of the Iceni to change history forever. Rise up for liberty with the true story of Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni and discover one of the most [...]
 
Book: Catherine de Valois (The Legendary Women of World History Book 2) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
War made her queen of England. Her love for a Welshman made her immortal. Best known as Henry V's Agincourt bride from Shakespeare's "Henry V," Catherine de Valois was an extraordinary woman of faith, courage, and conviction in an age of politically powerful women. A younger daughter to King Charles VI of France terrorized by his mental illness, Princess Catherine survived the ravages of his [...]
 
Book: 100 Things You Didn't Know About Ireland - A Guide To Irish History and Civilization by Brighid O'Sullivan
Do you love history and learning new things but don't have time for a long book? Are you a fan of Ireland or have Irish roots? What if you could learn tons of facts and be entertained at the same time? This is a fun read and not meant to be an extensive concise book of history. The information is short, suitable for young and old. If you're looking to learn more about Ireland, this is the right [...]
 
Book: Boudicca - Britain's Queen of the Iceni (Legendary Women of World History) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Why is The Morrigan's raven crying? Only Britons with hearts for true liberty know! In 43 CE Roman conquest of Britannia seems all but certain -- until a chance meeting between King Prasutagus of the Iceni and a runaway slave of royal descent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul changes the fate of the British islands forever. Rise up for liberty with the true story of Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the [...]
 
Book: Forsythia - A Memoir of Lost Generations by Peter Longley
Encased within the drama of John Galsworthy's 'The Forsyte Saga ,' Peter Hovenden Longley weaves an autobiographical reminiscence of his own English family from the 1880s to the 1960s. Brought up in the last days of 'Forsythia', a world of the 3 percent born in privilege to serve the British Empire, Longley celebrates his family's lost generations. Nothing--neither the abdication of the king and [...]
 
Book: Eva Gore Booth, The Other Sister - The Remarkable Sybling of Constance Markievicz by Brighid O'Sullivan
Why would a wealthy Anglo/Irish woman choose to leave the splendor of her large exquisite family home nestled in the lush green hills of Ireland, her own private gardens, and a fairy tale palace where everyone loved her, to live in the slums of Manchester? By the late 19th century, Europe was not only a battlefield, but living conditions of many European cities were only slightly better to those [...]
 
Book: Queen Elizabeth Tudor - Journey to Gloriana (The Legendary Women of World History Book 4) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
"I am by your Council from you commanded to go to the Tower, a place more wanted for a false traitor than a true subject, which though I know I desire it not, yet in the face of all this realm it appears proved," wrote Princess Elizabeth Tudor in her eleventh-hour letter to sister Queen Mary as guards waited to transport her to the prison at the Tower of London. Queen Elizabeth is perhaps the [...]
 
Book: Catherine de Valois - A Play in Three Acts (The Legendary Women of World History Book 2) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
War made her queen of England. Her love for a Welshman made her immortal. Adapted from the narrative biography of the same name, Catherine de Valois tells the story of one of the 15th century's most fascinating queens, taking audiences beyond Henry V and Agincourt to discover the real woman you thought you knew from Shakespeare's "Henry V."
 
Book: The Last English Village by James Ignizio
The Last English Village - On 22 December 1943 the Susan Rae, an American B17 Flying Fortress, is lost. The aircraft is reported to have crashed into the English Channel. There are no survivors and no bodies are recovered. Records of the incident mysteriously go missing. The Susan Rae and its crew vanish, committed to the dustbin of history. On the day the Susan Rae disappears, the English [...]
 
Book: The Opinionists by Richard French
A Team of Film-makers: A 17th Century Controversy and the Woman at the Center of it - This novel takes place in two time periods - the mid-20th century and almost 300 years before in a fictional English colony in the new world called Sagadac. The veteran director Vincent Adair hopes to reinvigorate his career by making a movie about a theological controversy that spread through Sagadac in the [...]
 
Book: From a Foreign Shore - Stories of History and Alternate History by Andrew Knighton
What if someone had conquered the Vikings, someone claiming to be their gods? What if King Arthur's knights met a very different metal-clad warrior? What if you were ordered to execute a statue, and hanging just didn't seem to work? These short stories explore different aspects of history, some of them grounded in reality, some alternative takes on the past as we know it. Stories of daring and [...]
 
Book: A Kid's Guide to England by Jack L. Roberts
From castles and crowns to monuments and monarchs, "A Kid's Guide to England" takes young readers (ages 9-12) on an exciting adventure to this fascinating land that makes up the largest part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Within the pages of this easy-to-read book with dozens of full-color photographs, young readers will meet the Beefeaters at Buckingham Palace, [...]
 
Book: Sergeant Goldsby and the 10th Cavalry - The Worm Turns by Fred Staff
This fast paced, action packed historical novel follows the true life story of George Goldsby. He was born a slave and lived in Alabama until the Civil War broke out and was forced to work for his master in the war effort. He was at Picket's Charge and escaped during the battle at Gettysburg. He served in the Union Army until the end of the war and then returned home to find his life in as bad a [...]
 
Book: The Bride's Trunk - A Story of War and Reconciliation by Ingrid Dixon
Do you like books that bring history to life? Then you'll love The Bride's Trunk , because it's a page-turner, a true story of love and reconciliation in the aftermath of World War 2. Beautifully told, it stays with you long after the last page is sadly turned. Imagine you must decide the rest of your life in one evening. This is the momentous choice facing Minny, a young woman who has grown up [...]
 
Book: Beyond Acts by Paul R. Finch
Beyond Acts is a scholarly research study that intends to explain why the Book of Acts in the New Testament was never completed. Most of the Apostles were still alive when the Book of Acts abruptly breaks off without finishing the story of their last day's work. Nevertheless, there are many internal and external clues that help was fill in story. This book also addresses the chronology of the [...]
 
Book: The Casebook of Inspector Armstrong - Volume 2 by Martin Daley
'The Bells and Plate Fix' is set against Cumberland's biggest horse races, the Carlisle Racing Bells and the Cumberland Plate. When a bookie's clerk is found face down in the River Eden, Inspector Armstrong believes there is more to his death than meets the eye. In 'The Kaiser's Assassin', Armstrong's holiday in the Lake District is disrupted when he is invited to meet Kaiser Wilhelm, who is [...]
 
Book: Magda - A Darkly Disturbing Occult Horror Trilogy - Book 3 by Sarah England
Best-Selling Occult Horror Series: 'One of the most disturbing and truly terrifying books I've ever read...' Book 1 - 'Father of Lies' Book 2 - 'Tanners Dell' Book 3 - 'Magda' 'This final part was outstanding. Everything ties together in such a frightening conclusion. Worth every penny and every minute of reading. Brilliant!' 'Absolutely brilliant - scared the bejesus out of me - a 5 star [...]
 
Book: Boudicca - A Play in Three Acts (The Legendary Women of World History) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
As the western world fell to Rome's mighty legions, one woman dared fight for English liberty. Adapted from the creative non-fiction biography "Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni," Boudicca tells the story of ancient Britain's greatest and most legendary ruler in a format accessible to readers of all ages and productions of all budgets. Production notes include detailed historical information [...]
 
Book: Cat and Mouse by Tim Vicary
Cat and Mouse is the gripping story of two sisters fighting for women's rights in the turbulent months before the outbreak of war in 1914. Winner of the BRAG Medallion 2018 When Sarah Becket, a militant suffragette, discovers that her own husband, a respected Liberal MP, is involved in a scandalous prostitution racket, she takes a knife from her kitchen and goes out into London's West End, [...]
 
Book: St George and the Dragons - The Making of English Identity by Michael Collins
St George's Day has become a topic of debate as more and more organizations promote celebrations on 23 April and more people wave the flag of St George to proclaim their allegiance and identity. But who was St George? How did this Near Eastern martyr become England's patron saint and an icon of English culture? And what is his relevance for today's secular, multicultural England? New research [...]
 
Book: Ulf of Leystoke - Short Stories set in Anglo-Saxon England by Peter Alan Orchard
Ulf is a farmer in the Anglo-Saxon village of Leystoke in England. When Vikings raid the village, he is seriously injured and his wife is killed. Distraught, both legs broken and imperfectly healed, he leaves his children in the care of his sister's family and he travels to the nearby town to take up a new trade - that of ironsmith. After a long apprenticeship, he returns to Leystoke - but soon [...]
 
Book: A King Under Siege - Book One of The Plantagenet Legacy by Mercedes Rochelle
2019 B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree. Richard II found himself under siege not once, but twice in his minority. Crowned king at age ten, he was only fourteen when the Peasants' Revolt terrorized London. But he proved himself every bit the Plantagenet successor, facing Wat Tyler and the rebels when all seemed lost. Alas, his triumph was short-lived, and for the next ten years he struggled to assert [...]
 
Book: Stoking the Embers of War by Jerry Genesio
Stoking the Embers of War is a historical novel set in Portland, District of Maine, Massachusetts, 1789-90. The Treaty of Paris, which officially ended the American Revolutionary War, was signed less than seven years earlier, in 1783, and though all that remained of the war's inferno was little more than smoldering embers in the memories of those who survived, passions ignited by the conflict [...]
 
Book: Rasputin and The Jews - A Reversal of History by Delin Colón
This book is an account of Rasputin as a healer, equal rights activist and man of God, and why he was so vilified by the aristocracy that their libelous and slanderous rumors became accepted as history. For nearly a century, Grigory Rasputin, spiritual advisor to Russia's last Tsar and Tsarina, has been unjustly maligned simply because history is written by the politically powerful and not by the [...]
 
Book: The Republic by Peter O'Lalor
This is a student's guide to the The Never Realized Republic published in print, (2004) and a Kindle rewrite, (March of 2012). Since the book covers a lot of history it also explains what makes history non-fiction and explains the history of the written word. It is a lesson in scholarship as well as a lesson not only in history, but what history the American Founders were most familiar with. For [...]
 
Book: Slave - Escaping The Chains of Freedom by Jacqueline Malcolm
It's 18th Century New York and the slave trade continues amidst an historical political upheaval. Hezekiah Thomas, born the son of a white General and his black enslaved mother, suddenly finds himself a free man. But what is freedom without money? Through a concoction of chance and opportunities, Hezekiah is faced with the decision to go against all of his convictions and become an owner of [...]
 
Book: Hadrian's Wall Path - Walking into History (Woman on Her Way Book 2) by Jane V. Blanchard
Recipient of the prestigious 2015 President's Award from the Florida Authors & Publisher's Association in the adult, non-fiction category. Wouldn't you love to go on an adventure and find that it was more than what you expected? That's what happened to Jane V. Blanchard when she walked the Hadrian's Wall Path, and what she wants to share with you in this book. Join her as she walks eighty-four [...]
 
Book: Bittersweet by p.d.r. lindsay
Bryce Ackerman returns home from a business trip to Vienna expecting to marry his beloved Aimee. But she is pregnant. This is 1872 and Bryce is a Victorian gentleman who doesn't believe in sex before marriage. Aimee is distraught. So-called officers and gentlemen, on leave, visitors to her home, have been making a game of rape. They have been running a competition to see which regiment's junior [...]
 
Book: The Never Realized Republic - Political Economy and Republican Virtue by Peter O'Lalor
European and early American; social, political, and economic history. Focusing on Constitutional interpretation, and the precedents that were established, during the early 1790s. It is as well, a critique of present scholarship, which has altered the perception of America's federal role and its relationship with State governments' sovereignty.
 
Book: Empress Wu Zetian (The Legendary Women of World History Book 5) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
The most hated woman in Chinese history! Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, Empress Wu was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary [...]
 


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