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  • Cleopatra Selene: We the Conquered Shall Conquer

    S.F. Chandler

    Following her public humiliation, Cleopatra Selene is torn from the arms of her Roman lover and exported from Italy as an imperial pawn to enhance an alliance between the Emperor Augustus and King Juba of Mauritania. The past misdeeds of the Egyptian princess cast a threatening shadow over her precarious future as King Juba's wife. An unforeseen act of betrayal sets Selene's feet on a path of ven


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  • Betty

    J.C. Smith

    We meet Betty at the tender age of sixteen when she is helping a neighbour on a fairground stall. The year is 1912. She briefly meets a boy but misses the chance to see him again. Fate, however, brings them together when she is working as a kitchen maid at a manor house. The narrative becomes darker with the onset of the Great War, which everyone optimistically believes will be over ‘by Christmas&#


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  • Where Crimson Poppies Grow

    Michael Conway

    The story begins at Magdalen College Oxford, 1911. First-year student James Stratton's life was gloriously comprised of lectures, debates, rowing, laughter, girls and learning to fly. England was at her height in naval power and benignly ruled the seas. Then, on a warm summer day in June 1914, the peace was shattered by the royal murder in Sarajevo. Massive armies mobilized and the world went to war.


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  • Baltimore

    Tony Bryan

    At the Southern tip of Ireland, the inhabitants of coastal village Baltimore are slow to rise from the dreamy euphoria of a long day of festivities. The inhabitants are suddenly wakened by the screams and splintered crashes of battle as Moorish raiders mercilessly plunder and destroy. The young and able are taken and most of those remaining are brutishly slaughtered. Among the captives, torn from the arm


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  • The Golden Amulet

    Rita Annandale

    How many secrets can one treasured piece of family jewellery hold? Could the intricate and unusual necklace Joan Kroon has held onto as a memento of her late mother shed some light on the family she never knew? When Joan is contacted by a probate researcher for Heir Hunters hoping to link her to a wealthy family estate, she could never have imagined the deep, dark and rich history she was about to uncover. With a


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  • The Group Commander

    C.S. McLean

    In a crippled B-17 Flying Fortress hurtling towards the earth after a one-sided aerial battle with the cream of the Luftwaffe, Frank Banner, Brigadier General, AAF, shouldn't even have been there. He'd only come along to observe the troubled group's performance as a favour to his friend. Should he somehow survive, he knows capture and interrogat


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  • Lake Pontchartrain: A Novel of Love and Betrayal

    Thomas Grant

    "He came for me," she said. "All that way on horseback. To Lake Pontchartrain."   With these words, whispered from the lips of a frail old woman, begins a search for their meaning that leads to a tale of passion, honor and loss that opens in the Reconstruction South and ends only with a final truth revealed in the years following World


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  • The Autumn Murders

    S.J. Ridgway

    Autumn 1888, the time of the Whitechapel Murders when five women, all prostitutes, are murdered in a similar manner, and in some cases, their bodies mutilated. It is the most unsolved murder mystery with the serial killer responsible being given the name of Jack the Ripper. The file on the murders remain dormant for over a hundred years. That is, until Detective Superintendent Cadema Sharma sends DC Marr


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  • Sea of Deception

    A.D. Burlace

    Set in the early eighteenth century, this tale of loss, love, betrayal and revenge follows the journey of Jack Leighton. As a young boy from Hastings, his fateful meeting with the infamous pirate Red Beard sets him on a path of no return. Full of twists, turns and bloody battles, this is a swashbuckling adventure set primarily on the high seas.


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  • Lady Leah of Lygeton

    Christie Moore

    Can a woman be a knight? For that matter, how long can any woman fend for herself in medieval times without a father, husband or brother? Times when other women are only too glad to take her castle, lands and livelihood from her? Yet before Lady Leah of Lygeton's father died, he taught her how to fight. Lady Leah has the steel and the steed to stand her ground. Yet does she have t


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  • A Smuggler's Tale

    Andy Clancy

    After fighting for their country and their lives at Waterloo in 1815, Sergeant Major Daniel Sibson and his lifelong friend Corporal Ralph Masters return to their hometown of Hastings hoping for a heroes' welcome. However, they return to find a very different Hastings from the one they had left. In their absence, smugglers now ruled the town and everyone was in on it, except the resident magistrate, S


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  • Catelina

    Judy Rankin

    The loyalty of a once-proud nation exploited by a pact it must honour; a war that divides families, friends and communities. Catelina Marés, a stubborn, beautiful and fiercely proud Catalan woman must fight for all she loves and holds dear while the twists of history and fate intervene. Will she find what her heart cries out for?   And what of her childhood friend, grown into a man


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