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The Valkyrie Series - The First Fleet

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Publisher : LionheART Publishing House
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ISBN 10 : 9781910115534
Pages : 478 pages
Rating : 4.5/5 (155 downloads)

Download The Valkyrie Series - The First Fleet PDF Full Free by Karen Perkins and published by LionheART Publishing House. This book was released on 101-01-01 with total page 478 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Seafaring historical adventure, perfect for fans of Julian Stockwin, Patrick O’Brian and Bernard Cornwell, “A real adventure story, the like of which I have not read in many a year. Suspend reality, hold on & enjoy the adventure” – R.P. Smith, Amazon reviewer. *** Look Sharpe!: Henry Sharpe is a recently bereaved and bankrupt English earl who travels to the Caribbean to help his uncle run his sugar plantation. When he arrives, he finds his uncle has given up on that idea to lead a more exciting life as a privateer, earning a fearsome reputation as Captain Tarr. Ill Wind: Gabriella Berryngton is an unhappy and oppressed fourteen-year-old girl living in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1683. She dreams of escaping her bitter, ambitious stepfather and sailing off into the unknown. Her dreams come true when her stepfather sells her into marriage. Dead Reckoning: Leo is born in Spanish Panama in 1659. When he is twelve years old he witnesses the violent rape and murder of his mother by three of the Caribbean's most feared pirates: Tarr, Blake and Hornigold, and swears revenge at all costs. Then he meets Gabriella van Ecken. *** Karen Perkins grew up in and around boats and competed in her Contender dinghy, The Ride of the Valkyrie, at national and European level, taking the ladies title in both championships in 1995. What readers say about Karen Perkins: “Ms Perkins is a true artist of the spoken word” – Author JJ Toner ”Karen Perkins is truly a master of words, emotion, and craft” - Author Linda George “A must read for anyone who loves stories of high adventure, privateers, and romance on the open seas" – Amazon reviewer “Karen Perkins is a real gem of a writer!” – Amazon reviewer “I love Karen Perkins style of writing and her connecting tales.” – Amazon reviewer “Your books are like a binge watch on Netflix because once you start you can’t put it down” - Instagram review


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Divided by Witchcraft

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ISBN 10 : 9781912842339
Pages : 51 pages
Rating : 4.2/5 (423 downloads)

Download Divided by Witchcraft PDF Full Free by Karen Perkins and published by LionheART Publishing House. This book was released on with total page 51 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A TRUE PENDLE WITCH SHORT STORY Lancashire, 1612: Fourteen-year-old Grace Sowerbutts is at a dangerous crossroads, caught between the righteous might of the local Pendle Protestants, the fury of their Catholic neighbours, and the insidious threat of witchcraft. Inspired by the true story of the Samlesbury Witches Desperate to do the right thing, Grace's family is torn apart as the local Jesuit priest in hiding – Father Christopher Southworth of Samlesbury Hall – uses her to further his personal vendetta against his nephew’s widow, Jane Southworth. Jane’s crime? To reject his Catholic faith and join her parish church. Therefore, she must be a witch. Now all he has to do is prove it... *** Inspired by the treacherous true events surrounding the Pendle Witch Trials, Divided by Witchcraft is a gripping historical short story, written with honesty and "audacious humour". Perfect for fans of Katherine Clements, Stacey Halls, Kiran Millwood Hargrave and Caroline Lea. “The queen of this era, bar none” – Timothy Smith, amazon reviewer *** What readers are saying about Karen Perkins: "I love your books!" - Rowan Coleman/Bella Ellis, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Diabolical Bones and The Girl at the Window "Love your books so much, have all on Kindle and paperback" - Carole Mortimer, USA Today Bestselling Author of over 260 novels. “Great book!” – Kathleen McGurl, author of The Forgotten Gift “Ms Perkins is a true artist of the spoken word” – JJ Toner, author of The Black Orchestra “Fantastically creepy ghost story” – Lee Franklin, author of Nang Tani


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Thores-Cross

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Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
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ISBN 10 : 9781481928175
Pages : 238 pages
Rating : 4.8/5 (281 downloads)

Download Thores-Cross PDF Full Free by Karen Perkins and published by Createspace Independent Pub. This book was released on 2013-05-23 with total page 238 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: #1 Bestseller - British Horror, Amazon.comA haunting novel set in the North Yorkshire Moors about isolation, superstition and persecution. Thores-Cross follows the stories of Emma, a present day writer, and Jennet, an eighteenth century witch.Emma Moorcroft is still grieving after a late miscarriage and moves to her dream house at Thruscross Reservoir with her husband, Dave. Both Emma and Dave hope that moving into their new home signifies a fresh start, but life is not that simple. Emma has nightmares about the reservoir and the drowned village that lies beneath the water, and is further disturbed by the sound of church bells – from a church that no longer exists.Jennet is fifteen and lives in the isolated community of Thores-Cross, where life revolves about the sheep on which they depend. Following the sudden loss of both her parents, she is seduced by the local wool merchant, Richard Ramsgill. She becomes pregnant and is shunned not only by Ramsgill, but by the entire village. Lonely and embittered, Jennet's problems escalate, leading to tragic consequences which continue to have an effect through the centuries. Emma becomes fixated on Jennet, neglecting herself, her beloved dogs and her husband to the point where her marriage may not survive. As Jennet and Emma's lives become further entwined, Emma's obsession deepens and she realises that the curse Jennet inflicted on the Ramsgill family over two hundred years ago is still claiming lives. Emma is the only one who can stop Jennet killing again, but will her efforts be enough?'The writing is near flawless. Your voice is crisp and natural, carrying the reader into lives of the characters and the world you have created seamlessly.' – Lauren Grey, author of 'Threads of Time'.'I love your historicals. They feel so real. I can already tell this one is excellent. The back and forth between Emma's modern life and Jennet's 18th century life is tantalizing.' - Laura Emmons, author of 'Seeing Magic' and 'Healing Hands'.'…a wonderful piece of writing.' - Lin Churchill, author of 'Pride'.'Overall I can see this attracting readers of both contemporary and historical fiction. It seems that it will gravitate around characters and relationships so perhaps it may have more appeal to women. It was a pleasure to read, Karen and it's setting up the connection between past and present very well' - Lesa Clarke, author of 'The Glass House'.'Wow, I've never been into ghost stories before, but this is great!' – Lesley Taylor, author of 'Heart-Brother' and 'Changeling'.'Startling but extremely accurate use of language . . . Very emotive and skilfully handled . . . I found your writing fluid and accurate but more importantly, completely enthralling.' – R.M.A., author of 'The Snow Lily'.'This is terrific.' - Chris Bostic, author of 'Game Changer' and 'Fugitives From Northwoods''As always, your writing is impressive and so is your knowledge of boats. You have clearly taken the time to research the area, the herbs and other various concepts within your book, and it shows and makes the story that much stronger throughout. I really enjoyed this book, truly, and I'm glad I had the opportunity to read it. Well done.'– Claire C Riley, author of 'Limerence''I love the way you handle your characters and the way you blend them into the book from the word go but in such a clever way... There is a really nice narrative here coupled with a brilliant flow and pace to it. You have done well and I like this a lot.' – Sean Connolly, author of. British Army on the Rampage. (B.A.O.R)'Very well crafted… a fantastic read' – Annabel Watkinson, author of 'The Year of Us''This is an excellent example of the timeslip genre. Both Jennet's and Emma's voices are realistic and representative of the two different timeframes.' – Lynne Jones author of The Bon Ton Club


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