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1 Anthony Carter and the Admiral’s Daughter

When 18-year-old Anthony Carter, lowly second mate in a small schooner, and Harriet Lambert, the young, arrogant daughter of a Royal Navy admiral, barely survive a shipwreck, they recognise each other's mettles. A short-lived romance ensues, but it takes years and great perils and pains for them to find happiness together. A romance set during the Napoleonic Wars.
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Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Romance, Drama, Politics, Violence, Historical, War
Downloads: 5601 | Votes: 122 | Score: 8.33
Size: 769KB | 142,395 words | Posted: Concluded:

2 Bente the Collier

Bente is a collier known for the quality of his coal, but he is held in little regard by the other villagers. Only Lotta, the smith's beautiful daughter, is friendly to him, inciting a hopeless love in the lonely young man. Hopeless? Take one dark crusader, six ruthless soldiers, and a wounded nobleman. Then mix with vigour and enjoy a happy ending!
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Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Romance, Violence, Historical, Knights
Downloads: 5177 | Votes: 481 | Score: 8.41
Size: 83KB | 15,745 words | Posted:

3 His Lucky Charm

After losing his beloved fiancé to a dishonourable rival and being wounded in the Crimean War, Captain James Tremayne leaves England as a bitter man. He heads for the Western Territories of the United States and eventually becomes a digger during the Pike's Peak Gold Rush. 'Baltimore Rose' Donegal is a saloon girl and convict who crosses his path in Fort Laramie. Read how she of all women becomes His Lucky Charm and much more.
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Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Romance, Historical, Western, Military
Downloads: 20159 | Votes: 625 | Score: 8.71
Size: 766KB | 140,229 words | Posted: Concluded:

4 One Gold Eagle

Max Wagner, former carpenter, lives on the streets of San Francisco. His only goal is the next mug of moonshine. Fate intervenes in the persons of a famous singer and a friendly young widow, but then Max has to prove himself in the face of a catastrophe.
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Romance, Drama, Historical
Downloads: 4594 | Votes: 503 | Score: 8.82
Size: 33KB | 6,430 words | Posted:

5 Rough Waters

Anthony Carter is back! Now a senior captain and married to Harriet, he faces challenges in his professional and private live, encountering Caribbean pirates, arrogant colonial officers, Irish traitors, French soldiers, a lunatic admiral, and a pitched naval battle in the Bay of Biscay. In all this, he and Harriet must realise that married life is no endless honeymoon. Rough waters indeed. Book 2 (of 3) in the Anthony Carter Sea Adventures covers the years 1806 to 1810 in Tony's life.
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Romance, Drama, Politics, Violence, Historical, War, Military
Downloads: 3614 | Votes: 68 | Score: 8.77
Size: 633KB | 115,079 words | Posted: in progress Updated:

6 Witch Eyes

Luke Braun, computer hacker and prankster, meets Katie, his dream girl, during a night of trick and treating. One of his pranks backfires, and he loses contact to her. At another Halloween seven years later, she shows up at his door with a trick of her own that turns his life upside down. This is a decaffeinated and extended version of the 2011 Halloween Story Contest winner.
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Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Crime, Humor, Halloween
Downloads: 9513 | Votes: 550 | Score: 8.89
Size: 127KB | 23,776 words | Posted: Concluded:
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