An anthology of essays from the second year of the English Historical Fiction Authors blog, this book transports the listener across the centuries from prehistoric to 20th-century Britain. Nearly 50 different authors share the stories, incidents, and insights discovered while doing research for their own historical novels. From medieval law and literature to Tudor queens and courtiers, from Stuart royals and rebels to Regency soldiers and social calls, experience the panorama of Britain´s yesteryear. Explore the history behind the fiction and discover the true tales surrounding Britain´s castles, customs, and kings. Volume two is a stand-alone book of essays that does not need to be heard in conjunction with volume one. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ruth Golding. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/066862/bk_acx0_066862_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The English In Canada Historical 3-Book Bundle:Planters, Paupers, and Pioneers / Seeking a Better Future / Ignored but not Forgotten The English In Canada Historical 3-Book Bundle Lucille H. Campey
The final audiobook in the Claybourne Trilogy. Spanning the years 1925-1945, Lily Claybourne, the Countess of Gloucester, forges her path in the post-World War I era. Despite difficulties with her marriage, her dreams remain intact, and she strives to make them a reality. She enters into a tumultuous time in her life, filled with great achievement and heartbreaking loss. Through it all, Lily continues to grow and refuses to let misfortune block her way. This is the engaging finale to the much-loved trilogy, which began in 1914, at the beginning of the Great War. Lily moves through the 1930s and ´40s with renewed purpose and strength. In the end, the listener learns what becomes of each character, with whom they have become intimately acquainted, in this engrossing chronicle of a British family´s life in the first half of the 20th century. About the author: Mary Christian Payne is an accomplished businesswoman who has held high-ranking management positions with Fortune 500 companies in New York, New York; St. Louis, Missouri; Orlando, Florida; and Tulsa, Oklahoma. She is a recipient of the Mayor´s Pinnacle Award in Tulsa, which she received for directing a highly successful program at the Women´s Resource Center at the University of Tulsa. All of these positions involved significant amounts of writing. She has also acted as a speech writer for high-profile political figures and for executives of major corporations. Mary Christian is now a retired career psychologist. She was the founder and president of Transitions Counseling Center, in partnership with her father, the retired CEO of a four billion dollar retail organization. She has taught seminars throughout Oklahoma. Mary Christian is a world traveler and has spent extensive time in England, thus creating an excellent foundation for writing novels set in Great Britain. The era of World War II has always held tremendous appeal for her. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lesley Parkin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/036165/bk_acx0_036165_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Sir Nigel Anstruthers comes to New York in search of an heiress, as he no longer has enough money to keep up his estate, Stornham Court. He marries the pretty and cosseted Rosalie Vanderpoel, the daughter of an American millionaire. But on their return to England, Nigel and his mother isolate Rosalie from her family. Many years later, Rosalie´s now-grown up sister Bettina, who has spent a decade wondering why Rosy has lost contact with the family, arrives at Stornham Court to investigate. She discovers Rosalie and her son Ughtred, physically and emotionally fragile, living in the ruined estate. Bettina, who is both beautiful and made of considerably stronger stuff than her sister, begins to restore both Rosalie´s health and spirits and the building and grounds of Stornham Court in Nigel´s absence. Bettina, as an attractive heiress, attracts the attention of the local gentry and re-integrates her sister into society, and she also makes the acquaintance of another impoverished English nobleman, Lord Mount Dunstan.
She will fight for her freedom. He will fight for her life.Mila might be slave-born, but she has no intention of remaining a slave. Impatient for her freedom, the 19-year-old takes matters into her own hands. Armed with the combat skills her half-brother taught her, Mila ignores the pleas of her family and takes to the arena. She is prepared to do whatever is necessary, prepared for anything - except Remus Latinius.Raised inside the greatest gladiator school in Rome, Remus fought hard for his freedom. He earned it the only way he knew how - in the arena. Now he is content training others to do the fighting - or so he thought. Something changes the night he meets a slave girl desperate to prove herself. He should walk away, but the gods have other plans.This is the first book in the historical action romance series Roman Hearts. If you enjoy a moving love story with strong female characters, then you will love A Gladiator’s Oath. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Lee. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/131477/bk_acx0_131477_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
He thought he’d found a quiet life....Cash Coulter settled into a life far removed from his days of fighting for the South and crossing the country as a bounty hunter. Now a deputy sheriff, Cash wants nothing more than to buy some land, raise cattle, and build a simple life in the frontier town of Splendor, Montana. But his whole world shifts when his gaze lands on the most captivating woman he’s ever seen. Survivor Pass is book five in the Redemption Mountain historical western romance series. It is a full-length novel with an HEA and no cliffhanger. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Roberto Scarlato. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/129708/bk_acx0_129708_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
For fans of All the Light We Cannot See, Beneath a Scarlet Sky, and The Nightingale comes a historical novel about one woman’s gallant, fearless search for war-crimes evidence during the most terrible times of World War II. May 1940 - Paris. On the eve of her 18th birthday, Claire hears the devastating news: the German army has invaded her homeland, and her beloved Paris has fallen. Within months, her life is turned upside-down. She takes in an orphaned Jewish toddler only days before her beloved German-born husband Remy is forcibly conscripted into the Nazi army. In desperation she connects with other young members of the French Resistance, determined to fight back in whatever way she can. Armed only with her wits and her 35mm camera, she looks for the one photograph that will expose the Nazi horror for what it is. When her rebellion is discovered and Claire is sent to Auschwitz, she knows her moment has arrived. A Nazi officer, hiding in the shadows of Auschwitz, commits an unspeakable atrocity, a war crime. Can Claire help bring down the beast who emerged from Auschwitz? Or will her secret evidence die with her as the SS hunts her down? The Point of Light is part of the Historical Fiction series, a collection of John Ellsworth wartime novels. If you love thrills, clandestine plotting and a dash of romance, dive into these books today! From USA Today best-seller John Ellsworth. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Adam Verner. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/149768/bk_acx0_149768_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Luke Pelletier is settling into his new life as a rancher and occasional Pinkerton Agent, leaving his past as an ex-Confederate major and Texas Ranger far behind. He wants nothing more than to work the ranch, charm the ladies, and live a life of carefree bachelorhood. Ginny Sorensen has accepted her responsibility as the sole provider for herself and young sister. The desire to continue their journey to Oregon is crushed when the need for food and shelter keeps them in the growing frontier town of Splendor, Montana, forcing Ginny to accept work as a server in the local saloon. Luke has never met a woman as lovely and unspoiled as Ginny. He longs to know her, yet fears his wild ways and unsettled nature aren’t what she deserves. She’s a girl you marry, but that is nowhere in Luke’s plans. Complicating their tenuous friendship, a twist in circumstances forces Ginny closer to the man she most wants to avoid - the man who can destroy her dreams, and who’s captured her heart.Believing his bachelor status firm, Luke moves from danger to adventure, never dreaming each step he takes brings him closer to his true destiny and a life much different from what he imagines. Wildfire Creek, book two in the Redemption Mountain Historical Western Romance series, is a full-length novel with an HEA and no cliffhanger. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Roberto Scarlato. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/126627/bk_acx0_126627_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A past he’d give anything to forget. A haunting guilt he can never make right.The one woman who held the power to heal his injured soul.Angel Peak, Book 12, Redemption Mountain Historical Western Romance SeriesCaleb Covington promised to find and kill the men who’d murdered his fiancée. Seeking peace upon leaving the Union Army to become a Texas Ranger, he turned to bounty hunting after Regina’s death. After months of dogged pursuit, killing two of the three men, he’d grown weary of the chase, accepting a deputy job in Splendor, Montana. The peace he sought didn’t last long.May Bacon left the scandal and rumors behind, choosing to become a mail order bride rather than live as a spinster in her New Jersey hometown. Although marriage was her dream, she refused to settle for a union of convenience. Her desire for the tall, charming deputy had her body trembling with excitement, and his request to court her gave May a chance at a future. Her joy didn’t last long.The appearance of a young boy not only stalled Caleb’s plan for a future with a woman he cared a great deal about, it brought forth the memory of a past he’d never put behind him. But his past wasn’t all that stood between them.Unusual happenings and dangerous strangers stalk the streets, presenting a risk to more than Caleb and May.Will the menace sweeping the town push them further apart, leaving their friendship beyond repair, or will it bring them closer as they search for the source of the peril?Angel Peak, book 12 in the Redemption Mountain Historical Western Romance series, is a full-length novel with an HEA and no cliff-hanger. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Roberto Scarlato. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/151224/bk_acx0_151224_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.