The Inspector and Mrs. Jeffries (Mrs.Jeffries Mysteries, Book 1)

Author: Emily Brightwell

Category: Historical Fiction

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The first novel in the beloved New York Times bestselling Victorian mystery series featuring Inspector Witherspoon and his housekeeper, Mrs. Jeffries—two of the most charming characters to ever crack a case!She keeps house for Inspector Witherspoon...and keeps him on his toes. Everyone's awed by his Scotland Yard successes—but they don't know about his secret weapon. No matter how messy the murder or how dirty the deed, Mrs. Jeffries's polished detection skills are up to the task...proving that behind every great man there's a great woman—and that a crime-solver's work is never done.

The Settler

Author: Orit Arfa

Category: Historical Fiction

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In August 2005, Sarah Dakar didn't lose only the home she loved in Gush Katif, a Jewish settlement in Gaza, she lost her faith: in God, in the State of Israel, and in mankind. How could God have mercilessly allowed her own army to drag her out of her home?

A college freshman in Tel Aviv, this "good girl" now seeks to indulge in the hip city's pleasures to escape her loss. The deliverance she never thought possible comes to her in the form of Tel Aviv's hottest nightclub, Atlantis, and its charismatic owner, Ziv Harel.

But how far will Sarah go to question who she is - and at what cost?

The Crown in the Heather (The Bruce Trilogy, Book 1)

Author: N. Sasson

Category: Historical Fiction

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Love and loyalty. Betrayal and murder. What is the cost of a crown?In 1290, Scotland is without a king. Two families - the Bruces and the Balliols - vie for the throne.Robert the Bruce is in love with Elizabeth de Burgh, the daughter of an adherent of the ruthless Longshanks, King of England. In order to marry her and not give up his chances of someday becoming King of Scots, Robert must abandon his rebel ways and bide his time as Longshanks' vassal.But Edward, Longshanks' heir, doesn't trust the opportunistic Scotsman and vows to one day destroy him. While quietly plotting his rebellion, Robert is betrayed by one of his own and must flee Longshanks' vengeance. Aided by the unlikely brilliance of the soft-spoken young nobleman, James Douglas, Robert battles for his throne.Victory, though, is never certain and Robert soon learns that keeping his crown may mean giving up that which he loves most-his beloved Elizabeth.

1914 (The War Years, Book 1)

Author: James Farner

Category: Historical Fiction

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It’s 1914 and the great powers of Europe are on the brink of war. In Holbeck, Leeds, the Keeton family struggles to get by on their meagre wages. The six Keeton brothers couldn’t be more different, but the outbreak of World War I puts their lives on hold and sets them on a course of destruction.Danny Keeton drags his identical twin brother Charlie off to war with the idea that this will be one great adventure. At the tender age of fourteen, he soon discovers war is no place for boys. With the sadistic Sergeant Archibald Braddock and the tender Corporal Nathan Dettmer alongside them, the only goal is to stay alive long enough to make it back home.But how many of the brothers will survive the first brutal year of the bloodiest conflict in human history?***Remember to check out my original Made in Yorkshire series, where you can meet the offspring of many of the characters featured here. It all starts with 1964 (Made in Yorkshire Book 1), which you can own for free today!

By Eastern Windows (The Macquarie Series, Book 1)

Author: Gretta Browne

Category: Historical Fiction

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From the award-winning Bestselling Author of "Tread Softly On My Dreams."***"Showing tremendous skill as an author and historian, Browne crafts an epic and multilayered love story set against the backdrop of British India.The novel's exploration of its moment in history is graceful and uncommon, while the story's drama is engrossing. Her female characters are drawn with a particularly organic and seamless touch." --- THE BOOKLIFE PRIZE ***THE TRUE STORY OF A YOUNG BRITISH OFFICER, IN LOVE, IN INDIA, WHO WENT ON TO BECOME ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT MEN OF HIS TIME.Set in the beauty of Scotland, the magic of India, and the hostility of China, peopled with memorable characters of all races, By Eastern Windows is the story of a Lieutenant Lachlan Macquarie, posted to India where he meets Jane Jarvis, a young girl from the Caribbean – beautiful, different and exciting – who becomes the greatest love, and the greatest tragedy, of his life.It is also the story of the young men who travelled with him, far from home, serving their King in a country they came to love, while coping with the complex differences between East and West.“Fabulous, exotic, engrossing … fresh and authentic in every detail … it has to be the best book I have read about the British in India since M. M. Kaye’s "The Far Pavilions" – Dr Aileen Keegan."Another wonderful book by Gretta Curran Browne. She not only captures the times but the emotions of the characters flawlessly." -- Sharon StarkNot at all what I expected, this delightful book weaves an intricate tale of the young Scots soldier , an intense romance, heartbreak and just a bit of war. In exotic places, in long ago times, I enjoyed every skilfully crafted word. -- Doris S. Sanders"If authors such as this one could bottle their writing formula and sell it they'd make millions. From the opening pages I was hooked." -- Garth R. Mailman. A complete stand-alone novel - and also the first in "The Macquarie Series".

The Watchmaker’s Daughter (Glass and Steele, Book 1)

Author: C.J. Archer

Category: Historical Fiction

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REVIEWS"What an absolutely fun read! This story had me captivated from beginning to end and eagerly awaiting the next book! Loved it! Mystery, and magic, with another great female lead!" ????? Amazon Reviewer Tjuliannev"A plot that works on all cylinders, a sassy heroine, a hero with some morals...This author knows how to write." ????? Amazon Reviewer Theresa May"I love the intriguing plot laid out from the beginning to the end...If you want a story with tension and mystery, this is a must read." ????? Amazon Reviewer Liz McCutcheonDESCRIPTIONIndia Steele is desperate. Her father is dead, her fiancé took her inheritance, and no one will employ her, despite years working for her watchmaker father. Indeed, the other London watchmakers seem frightened of her. Alone, poor, and at the end of her tether, India takes employment with the only person who'll accept her - an enigmatic and mysterious man from America. A man who possesses a strange watch that rejuvenates him when he's ill.Matthew Glass must find a particular watchmaker, but he won't tell India why any old one won't do. Nor will he tell her what he does back home, and how he can afford to stay in a house in one of London's best streets. So when she reads about an American outlaw known as the Dark Rider arriving in England, she suspects Mr. Glass is the fugitive. When danger comes to their door, she's certain of it. But if she notifies the authorities, she'll find herself unemployed and homeless again - and she will have betrayed the man who saved her life.With a cast of quirky characters, an intriguing mystery, and a dash of romance, THE WATCHMAKER'S DAUGHTER is the start of a thrilling new historical fantasy series from the author of the bestselling Ministry of Curiosities, Freak House, and Emily Chambers Spirit Medium books.