Historical Fiction Stories

Hannelore

It's 1926, and Hannelore Bauer is an English girl of German descent, who must battle through the prejudice and discrimination from the left over tensions of The Great War to fulfill her dream of becoming a dancer and moving to Paris. This is a story of forbidden love, loss of the things that matter most, holding on to your dreams with a vice-like grip and overcoming everything to dance.

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Hannelore
Hannelore
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Blood Will Have Blood

For the Historical Fiction Competition - based on the Vikings sacking Lindisfarne Monastery in 793 Cover by Secrets Unfold

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Blood Will Have Blood
Deliver Us From Evil

*Completed* 1930 Ireland St John’s Reformatory School for Boys and Wayward Girls has a distinctive but operative way of treating the insubordinate adolescents in their care. Collaborating the two genders together in one school is a fascinating and new-fangled method, permitting them only to interconnect at dine times, the progenies give the impression to be making advancement in communication abilities and refining their education. The new idea of transporting girls

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Deliver Us From Evil
Christmas at Auschwitz

Ever wondered hat it would be like to track through the snow, walking next to a metal barbed wire fence which held millions of souls between its harsh grip? The SS know, they lived it. Guns on their belts, whips in their hands, Caps on their heads. They were told to do this by their leader. Will they do it?

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Christmas at Auschwitz
Over the Hills and Far Away

For the Salvage Comp XD Enjoy. Cover by Secrets Unfold

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Over the Hills and Far Away
Evelyn

Evelyn is a young woman finding her way in Victorian Britain, her wealthy father has had her life planned out for her since she was a babe in arms, but now she is older and can make her own decisions is what daddy wants what's best for? Evelyn is not one to follow tradition and so embarks on a mission to find the perfect man with the correct social standing to keep her father happy, even if this means lying a little more often than she should...

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Evelyn
Curable

Sick. Vile. Gross. Disgusting. Repellent. Stomach-churning... Gay {I don't know if you'll work it out, so I may as well explain it. This isn't an idea I thought up whilst in that terrifyingly lucid state between sleep and waking. This isn't some kind of sci-fi adventure about how the good guys will stop the bad guys and save the innocent. This happened. This was happening less than a hundred years ago, in dear, sweet, glorious England, and in

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Curable
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The Lie tree

The Lie Tree is a deliciously creepy novel by Frances Hardinge, award-winning author of Cuckoo Song and Fly By Night. Faith's father has been found dead under mysterious circumstances, and as she is searching through his belongings for clues she discovers a strange tree. The tree only grows healthy and bears fruit if you whisper a lie to it. The fruit of the tree, when eaten, will deliver a hidden truth to the person who consumes it. The bigger the lie, the more people

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The Lie tree
At Somerton: Secrets & Sapphires

One house, two worlds, dark secrets...The year is 1910. For the past decade, the Averley family has lived a life of luxury in India, but now they must return to Lord Averley's ancestral estate, the sprawling, majestically beautiful Somerton Court. As the household staff hastily prepare for the family's arrival, they receive shocking news: Lord Averley is bringing back a fiancee with three children of her own, and on top of that, there are rumours of a terrible scandal

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At Somerton: Secrets & Sapphires
An Egyptian Manipulation

At only 18 years old Cleopatra ascended to the throne. With 'unsurpassed' beauty and conquests of some of the most renown male historical figures of her time, Cleopatra certainly has a story to tell. A story of manipulation, politics, love and murder, the Egyptian life is about told. (Entry for the Historical Fiction competition) Not historically accurate.

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An Egyptian Manipulation
The Glass Bottle

Wealth does not mean happiness. In 18th Century England, being an aristocrat certainly is not all gold. When Duke Aubrey de Clare's secret is discovered, both husband and wife will go to any lengths to make sure revenge is sweet.

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The Glass Bottle
The Quietness

When fifteen-year-old Queenie escapes from the squalid slums of nineteenth-century London, she has no idea about the dangers of the dark world she is about to become embroiled in. Initially thrilled at being taken on as a maid for the seemingly respectable Waters sisters, Queenie comes to realise that something is very wrong with the dozens of strangely silent babies being 'adopted' into the household. Meanwhile, lonely and unloved sixteen-year-old Ellen is delighted

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The Quietness