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Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

Viking Thunder: a steamy alpha warrior romance (Viking Warriors Book 1)

by de Maupassant, Emmanuelle

'We all struggle. We all desire.'Northman Eirik is a leader who lets nothing stand in his way.Elswyth cannot deny her sexual attraction and, ultimately, the satisfaction she finds in Eirik's bed.Can Eirik offer her more?Where does her happiness lie? As Elswyth explores her true identity, she is torn in her loyalty. If she returns with the Northmen to their distant lands, what dark secrets await?...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, World Literature, British, Romance, Historical Romance, Series, European, Norse & Icelandic, Historical
Size: 76 pages
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Rating: 3.30 / 5
3 reviews

His Brother's Bride (Highland Love Book 1)

by Eve Jordan

Two years ago, Devan MacArthur's plans to marry Isobel MacGregor were pushed aside when a feud broke out between their clans and he's been trying to repair the relationship ever since.

But his plans are thwarted once again when his brother announces his betrothal to Isobel. Devastated, he knows he should let her go. But his good intentions go awry when he sees her again and decides that he'll stop at nothing to have her.

Approx. 4,500 words (18 pages)...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance, Historical Romance, Women's Fiction
Size: 20 pages
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Rating: 3.20 / 5
3 reviews

Miss. Greenstone: Holiday Mail Order Bride

by Mercy Levy

After the death of her husband, Melanie Greenstone leaves Atlanta, Georgia, before the 'War Between the States' began. Choosing to start a new life in Sacramento, California, she travels west with the desire and hope to somehow find happiness and peace. But when a strange card player and a snow storm causes her trouble, she ends up stuck in a small town in Nevada. Unknown to Melanie, the town is filled with hidden secrets that are kept silent by a dangerous man.When Melanie meets John, a man who is half-Paiute and half-white, she soon learns that he is a man tortured inside of his heart. Taking a leap of faith, Melanie decides to wrap her heart around John and soon learns the source of his misery and anger. Convincing John to escape to Sacramento with her, Melanie creates a risky plan to...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, New Adult & College
Size: 85 pages
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The Burmese Hustle

by Ricardo Santillán

In 2015, Myanmar was preparing for a defining Democratic Election. The crossroad between almost 40 years of isolation and opening up to the rest of the World, this was a long awaited period of change. But was it what everyone really wanted?There were powers at play in the background and everyone was pensive.Would there indeed be change? Would the ex-Military be ready to hand over the reins? Would the elections be marred by violence? No one really knew.This is a tale of a dramatic event that happened right before the election. Something swept under the rug in a national news blackout. It spelled untold danger for the participants in what was a harrowing experience for the few expats who were caught in the thick of it, yet had to maintain a semblance of innocence in a land that was still ...

Genre: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Satire, Genre Fiction, Historical Fiction, Humor, Asian, Satire
Size: 153 pages
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The Ranger's Tale: Tales from the Settlement of Northern New Hampshire

by David Hawkins

In 1761 the last of the French and Indian Wars were nealy over with, only sporadic fighting was flaring up. Enoch Hapgood received his discharge papers shortly after the capture of Fort Detroit. He chose to walk home to Concord New Hampshire. As one of Rodger's Rangers he knew he could make better time walking than riding a horse through the wilderness. Besides the British Army wasn't inclined to provide horses for civilians. From Fort Detroit he traveled to Fort Niagara, then Fort Oswego in New York Province. Then down the Mohawk River to the Hudson River and across the New Hampshire Grants to his home in Concord. Once home, he went to work in his father's sawmill. He was ready to settle down and lead a peaceful life. He was also determined to have nothing more to to with the Brit...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, United States
Size: 47 pages
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The Returning: Redeemed by Grace: Book Two

by Stacey DeMichael

A colonial American doctor, Marshall Vore, has spent the better part of the last decade running from his past, and with good reason. Unable to live any longer bearing the weight of soul-grinding guilt, Marshall returns to Arcadia to finally accept the punishment due him at the hands of the one he has most sinned against. Through his journey, Marshall weighs the significance of repentance through the eyes of the one woman with the least reason to forgive him. All the while, Rosalee has suffered too. The doctor’s unexpected return to Arcadia burns her life to the ground for a second time, and yet her survival, and the survival of those dearest to her, rest on this doctor so crushed by his own guilt that he no longer cares if he lives or dies. Rosalee must decide whether she can truly f...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Religious, Religious & Inspirational Fiction, Romance
Size: 436 pages
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THE LOST ECLIPSES: Unlock the hidden story behind the chart-topping historical thriller TOTALITY

by Ed Bowie

Can you unravel the deeper mystery?Since its release in 2012, thousands of readers have enjoyed the chart-topping* historical thriller TOTALITY, completely unaware that, in its original form it told a darker, hidden story contained in the historical symbols and references that permeate the book.With the re-introduction of the two Lost Eclipses, that story can now be told.* UK promotional charts: Historical Fiction (2012), Historical Thriller (2015)...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Size: 85 pages
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Portia's Inspirational Journey: Army Romance

by Mercy Levy

Portia lost her family when they were killed in an Indian raid years ago. When her guardian tells her she has to answer a mail-order-bride advertisement, she finds herself out west again, faced with marrying a man so handsome it’s sinful.When Corbin arrived in Wildwood with his wife-to-be, he never imagined that she’d leave him for a cowboy and he’d be all alone on the land they’d picked out together. Now he wants a woman who will take care of his home and not be tempted by a faster lifestyle. Portia’s sweet, shy nature convinces him to give her a chance, and he’s saddened by her belief that she’s ugly and ordinary. When his ex-fiancé comes back, worn out and abandoned, Portia quickly packs her things and leaves, certain that her husband would never choose a woman who looks ...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Action & Adventure, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, New Adult & College, Romance
Size: 98 pages
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Ogla's Inspirational Journey: Mail Order Bride Romance

by Sandee Keegan

Olga Petrov is a young girl struggling to make ends meet in the heart of New York City. She and her parents left Russian for a new life in America, but her mother had fallen ill during the journey and had not survived. Heartbroken, her father became an angry and bitter alcoholic.When he suddenly returns to Russia, Olga is alone in the world. Desperate, she begins a correspondence with a handsome rancher in Montana. She falls in love and agrees to once again travel thousands of miles – but this time, she is alone.When she arrives in Montana, she quickly realizes her rancher is drastically different to the man she had fallen in love with through letters; Olga feels cheated. Something suspicious is going on, but she is unable to find out what.With the wedding only days away, Olga must make ...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Action & Adventure, New Adult & College, Romance
Size: 79 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Lische

by Wynn Johnson

Lische, the second book by Wynn Johnson, reads like a novel but the people we meet and the events that take place were very real.The author relates in detail how his ancestor, Lische, establishes his farm after staking his claim in the wild lands of Kentucky in 1857. He marries his childhood sweetheart, Sally, in 1858 and, almost against his original idea of leading a simple, self-sufficient farming life, becomes the patriarch of a very successful family where their businesses make them very wealthy.Lische retains the love of a simple life on a farm in a spectacular setting but he is unable to resist the requirements and ambitions of a developing country and he has to succumb to the new ways in order to survive....

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction
Size: 262 pages
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Rating: 4.70 / 5
5 reviews

Loving the Horseman: The Cañon City Chronicles - Book 1

by Davalynn Spencer

Sweet Historical Western Romance BookNever in all her seventeen years had she dreamed she'd wake up in a barn.Loving the Horseman – The Cañon City Chronicles – Book 1The Hutton family is back—two generations of adventurous men and courageous women carving out a life in the Old West.Annie Whitaker refuses to wait for some man to come along and make her life better when she can do that herself. And then Caleb Hutton rides into town.Revised second edition, first published in 2014 as The Cowboy Takes a Wife.Copper-haired Annie Whitaker follows her father to mine-supply town Cañon City where they open their mercantile in the wake of the Pikes Peak gold rush. While serving her “potbellied biscuits” to mercantile customers, she falls under the lustful eye of the local hotel and saloon...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Historical Fiction, Westerns, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity, Religious & Inspirational Fiction, Religious, Romance, Teen & Young Adult, Christian, Inspirational
Size: 166 pages
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Rating: 4.60 / 5
5 reviews

Feather of Hawk: Book One of the war series. Epic historical fiction. Military fantasy - set in ancient Caledonia, Scotland. (The Celts 1)

by Dave Michael

NEW HISTORICAL FICTION BASED ON A TRUE STORYAncient Scotland. Two thousand years ago.A land ravaged by Roman invaders.One man would defy the mightof the Empire.His name wasCalach the Swordsman.This is his story…ONE MAN AGAINSTTHE MIGHT OF ROME‘Feather Of Hawk – Rebellion,’ is the story of an ordinary man whose love for family and tribe drives him to a ruthless quest for revenge. Calach sips from the poisonous cup of hatred, but will this make him no better that the vile beast of Rome? Or will the Feather of Hawk, a mysterious gift from a young warrior woman, offer a new way forward in a world where blood and tears are sacrificed on the altar of war? A devastating winter invasion destroys everything Calach loves and drives the warrior on a course of bloody revenge. Calach has to fa...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Mythology & Folk Tales, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Metaphysical, British, European, Scottish, Literary Fiction, British & Irish
Size: 153 pages
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Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

An Unwelcome Proposal: A Regency Romance (A Forbidden Love Novella Series Book 4)

by Bree Wolf

He proposed.She said no.Will she regret her answer?All his life, Wesley Everett has watched other men fall in love. Now, when he finally does find a woman who brings a flutter to his heart, she could not be less interested.Christine Dansby does not believe in marriage. She has a family she adores, friends who adore her, and a wardrobe that would put the queen herself to shame. What would she need a husband for? After all, life is far too exhilarating!Will Wesley take 'no' for an answer? Or will he be able to convince Christine that marriage is far from boring?*Although each novella can be read as a stand-alone, 1 & 2 as well as 3 & 4 form a pair, following the search for love of two siblings. Therefore, I'd advise against reading them out of order.A Forbidden Love Novella Series#1 The Wron...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Classics, Historical Fiction, World Literature, British, Romance, Historical Romance, Series, Holidays, Inspirational, Regency, Historical
Size: 143 pages
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Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

Northwest Passage: The First Three Novels

by John A. Heldt

In John A. Heldt’s celebrated Northwest Passage series, an abandoned mine, a haunted house, and a theater restroom are not just curiosities. They are portals to the past. Step into each portal and see the twentieth century through twenty-first century eyes.In THE MINE, a cavalier college senior explores a dusty adit in 2000 and emerges in 1941 as a world war approaches. In THE JOURNEY, a recent widow tries to reconnect with her past at her thirtieth reunion and finds herself in 1979 and her senior year of high school. In THE SHOW, a jilted young woman from 1941 seeks answers in 2000 but finds them in 1918, the time of her parents’ courtship.Trapped in the corridors of time, three resourceful individuals, victims of fate and circumstance, find romance and redemption in the not-so-distan...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance, Time Travel
Size: 776 pages
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Rating: 3.00 / 5
3 reviews

Torn Apart

by David Arrowsmith

Charlie, like thousands of others, leaves home to take on the Germans. Thrown straight into the first action of World War 1, it was a battle they could never win and their fate was sealed. Hiding behind enemy lines, survival was a day to day, cat and mouse game. Danger lurked everywhere. Every contact was a potential traitor and bonds between fellow fugitives draw tighter. Charlie meets and falls in love with Leonie but can love survive in WW1, the most barbaric war ever witnessed by mankind? Rosengarten was an evil, cruel man who ruled with an iron fist. He had the power to abuse whoever he chose and he chose many; German, French or British, it did not matter. He was a fully-paid up member of the glorious Teutonic race and an ambitious bully in the ruthless German fighting regime. Torn Ap...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Historical Fiction, War, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Size: 237 pages
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Rating: 2.60 / 5
3 reviews

Charlene's Unforgettable Journey: An Army Romance

by Mercy Levy

Charlene Whitfield is a brave nurse serving in the Confederate army. She is also a woman fighting her own personal war. One day, after a horrible battle, she hears a Union soldier crying out for help. Against her will, she goes to the dying soldier, who asks her to deliver a message to his brother in Nevada. Charlene agrees to deliver the message. Following her heart, she leaves the war and arrives in Nevada, only to find herself immediately thrust into a different kind of war involving a deadly man who is being eaten alive by guilt and self-hatred. When Charlene realizes the deadly man is the brother of the dying soldier, she delivers the message given to her by the dying soldier and prepares to leave. However, Charlene finds that she can’t leave the deadly man. For some reason she fe...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Short Stories, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity, Religious & Inspirational Fiction, Romance, Christian, Women's Fiction, Holidays, Inspirational, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, New Adult & College
Size: 1319 pages
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John Ford's "The Broken Heart": A Retelling

by David Bruce

This is an easy-to-read retelling of John Ford's THE BROKEN HEART. According to Charles Lamb, "Ford was of the first order of poets. He sought for sublimity, not by parcels in metaphors or visible images, but directly where she has her full residence in the heart of man; in the actions and sufferings of the greatest minds."...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical
Size: 154 pages
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Hotel by the sea: Jonathan’s story

by John S Moxon

Most of us are soon forgotten our bodies turned to dust and our lives and memories lost in time. Jonathan was an elderly resident in a hotel by the sea. His generation witnessed two World Wars and experienced a century of breathtaking change. It was a time when ordinary people lived extraordinary lives. We should remember them and Jonathan lives on in the pages of this book.Jonathan has led a rich and varied life shaped by the death of his father in the Great War. He was a fighter pilot in World War 2 and a vicar in later life. For years, Jonathan lived in the same seaside hotel, but rarely spoke. It was only much later in life that he became friends with Emily, another of the hotel residents, and they shared their memories and experiences....

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Historical Fiction, Biographical
Size: Unknown
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Miss. Greenstone: Holiday Mail Order Bride

by Mercy Levy

After the death of her husband, Melanie Greenstone leaves Atlanta, Georgia, before the 'War Between the States' began. Choosing to start a new life in Sacramento, California, she travels west with the desire and hope to somehow find happiness and peace. But when a strange card player and a snow storm causes her trouble, she ends up stuck in a small town in Nevada. Unknown to Melanie, the town is filled with hidden secrets that are kept silent by a dangerous man.When Melanie meets John, a man who is half-Paiute and half-white, she soon learns that he is a man tortured inside of his heart. Taking a leap of faith, Melanie decides to wrap her heart around John and soon learns the source of his misery and anger. Convincing John to escape to Sacramento with her, Melanie creates a risky plan to...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction
Size: 85 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Family Shadows (The Delahass Legacy Book 3)

by Jacie Middlemann

Within the home that Jeremy Delahass built for his family and all those to come after him is a secret room few know of. Within it is housed what for centuries only the privileged have held in their hands. The generation of Delahass cousins who currently live at Nolbeloir House have come to realize that it also holds some of the answers to the secrets Jeremy Delahass left hidden for them to find. And it is not the only room in Nolbeloir House to hold Jeremy’s long hidden answers to the questions that have never before been asked.David Delahass is searching for some of those answers. In his efforts, he remembers a room in Nolbeloir House. A room that is rarely entered and never used as it once was. In it he finds more than he was looking for. He finds answers to the kind of man his ...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Religious & Inspirational Fiction, Women's Fiction, Literary, Historical, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Sagas, Christian
Size: 141 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Wyvern of Wessex (Sons of Kings Book 3)

by Millie Thom

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Genre: Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Voyage of the Sandpiper (The Seabirds Book 1)

by Jessica Glasner

"Your life will never be exciting if you're afraid to risk becoming cold and wet. You and I, we throw caution to the wind! We swim to the greatest depths! We face the sea!" Summer, 1939. When fifteen-year-old Agatha's mother falls gravely ill, she is shipped off to the coast of Maine to live with her aunt, Edith Philipa Gordan, an eccentric writer who hasn't finished a novel in decades and paints birds obsessively. What begins as a dull summer immediately takes a turn towards adventure with the arrival of Edie's old beau, Horatio Macleay, and his handsome nephew. With WWII looming on the horizon, Agatha and her new group of friends race against time and across continents to complete their mission before it is too late. Along the way, Agatha learns the importance of trusting in the perfect ...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Genre Fiction, Coming of Age
Size: 384 pages
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Rating: 4.90 / 5
5 reviews

Time Lapse

by Kurt Zimmerman

In this hard-to-put-down novelette, Pulitzer Prize winning Photojournalist Thomas Atwood is on a spellbinding quest that leads him from 1940's war-torn England to a modern-day mystery woman with a key to the past. His brush with the supernatural on abandoned RAF airfields across England leads him on a shocking and deeply personal journey of discovery. A heart-warming story of love and sacrifice that transcends time....

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Horror, Occult, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fantasy, Teen & Young Adult, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Size: 28 pages
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Rating: 4.90 / 5
5 reviews

Holy Bible for Children

by Ross Kramer

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Genre: Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Bible & Other Sacred Texts, Christianity, Religious & Inspirational Fiction, Religious, Christian
Size: 142 pages
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Rating: 4.70 / 5
5 reviews

A Lady for the Forsaken Earl: A Historical Regency Romance Book

by Bridget Barton

Madelene is on the run. She refuses to become an Earl's forced bride merely to settle her uncle's gambling debt. Using her only means of escape, a male disguise, she flees to London, where she will board a ship to her freedom. But her plans go askew when a run-in with bandits brings her face-to-face with the very last man she wanted to meet. Young Madelene finds the Earl intriguing, but her guard is up. As a new danger grows imminent, will Madelene be captured and forced into an unwanted marriage, or will the man she once feared be the one to rescue her?Lord Hugh Trentham has returned from the war with an injury on his leg and the title of Earl of Scarbrough waiting for him. This title though does not come free of guilt! Hurt and betrayed from his late wife, he finds himself winning the ha...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, World Literature, British, Religion & Spirituality, Religious & Inspirational Fiction, Religious, Romance, Historical Romance, Women's Fiction, Inspirational
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 4.50 / 5
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Sons of the Wolf

by Paula Lofting

Sons of the Wolf by Paula LoftingOn the battlefield, Wulfhere fights for his life but elsewhere the enemy is closer to home, sinister and shadowy and far more dangerous than any war.1054, pious King Edward sits on the throne, spending his days hunting, sleeping and praying, leaving the security of his kingdom to his more capable brother-in-law Harold Godwinson, the powerful Earl of Wessex. Against this backdrop we meet Wulfhere, a Sussex thegn who, as the sun sets over the wild forest of Andredesweald, is returning home victoriously from a great battle in the north. Holding his lands directly from the King, his position demands loyalty to Edward himself, but Wulfhere is duty-bound to also serve Harold, a bond forged within Wulfhere's family heritage and borne of the ancient Teutonic ideolo...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Historical Fiction, War
Size: 396 pages
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Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

Into the Americas (A novel based on a true story)

by Lance Morcan

INTO THE AMERICAS (A novel based on a true story) is a gritty, real-life adventure based on one of history’s greatest survival stories. It was inspired by the diary entries of young English blacksmith John Jewitt during his time aboard the brigantine The Boston and also during his sojourn at Nootka Sound, on North America's western seaboard, from 1802 to 1805.

Written by father-and-son writing team Lance & James Morcan (authors of The World Duology and The Orphan Trilogy), INTO THE AMERICAS is a tale of two vastly different cultures – Indigenous North American and European civilization – colliding head on. It is also a Romeo and Juliet story set in the wilderness.

Nineteen year-old blacksmith John Jewitt is one of only two survivors after his crewmates clash...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, United States, Native American, Men's Adventure, Romance, Sea Adventures, Travel, War & Military, Biographical, Regency, British, European
Size: 509 pages
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Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

AN UNACCEPTABLE COMPROMISE: A Story of The Troubles

by Clare O'Brien

An Unacceptable Compromise tells the story of three young women who lived during the sectarian conflict that erupted in Northern Ireland in the late 1960s at the beginning of the period that became known as The Troubles....

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Historical Fiction, United States, Women's Fiction, Irish
Size: 280 pages
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Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

London's Burning

by Anthony J Bird

London, 1940.

The German Luftwaffe are about to start a bombing raid that will last for 57 consecutive nights.

A rag tag group of freshly-trained firemen, unfit to join the army, have assembled in the East End to contribute to the war effort.

Young Tom Sedgwick finds himself thrown into a unit with five other men, including the Jewish watchmaker’s son David Schwartkopf, and Sid Patterson, an ambitious boy who aims to prove himself to his father and on-off girlfriend Doris.

After just six weeks of training and the occasional household fire to deal with, the first of the bombings begins and the firemen do everything they can to keep the fire at bay.

Shift patterns go out the window as they find themselves working through th...

Genre: History, Military, Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction
Size: 372 pages
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Rating: 3.80 / 5
4 reviews

Cease Firing

by Mary Johnston

The acclaimed sequel to The Long Roll vividly dramatizes the final years of the Civil War A Confederate artilleryman from Virginia, Richard Cleave was in Chancellorsville when Stonewall Jackson lost an arm—and eventually his life—to a bullet fired by one of his own men. Now, Cleave is on hand for the long and devastating siege of Vicksburg, a major turning point in the war. When Lee loses his confrontation with Grant at Gettysburg and the Army of Northern Virginia begins its tortuous retreat south, all appears lost for the Confederacy. But there is still fighting and dying in store for the men on the road to Appomattox: The bloody fields of Chickamauga, the Wilderness, and Spotsylvania await Cleave and his compatriots in gray.   Based in part on actual Civil War memoirs and transcrip...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Classics, Genre Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, War, Historical
Size: 457 pages
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