[Free eBook] Shelter by Marguerite Steen [Vintage WWII Literary Novel]

Shelter by the late English author Marguerite Steen, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature whose works enjoyed a period of popularity in the 1930s and 1940s, is a standalone vintage literary fiction novel with f/m romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ The Odyssey Press imprint.

This was originally published in 1942 by Sun Dial Press.

The story was written contemporary to and takes place during WWII on the British homefront, set in 1940s London near the beginning of the Blitz, and is a domestic drama centred around the shifting relationship between two women caught up together in the war and connected by particular circumstances whether they like it or not.

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[Free eBook] Brothers in Arms by Philip McCormac [Western]

Brothers in Arms by Philip McCormac is a western historical action adventure novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Pioneering Press imprint.

This was originally published in 2007 by Robert Hale as part of their Black Horse Western line under the title Massacre at Empire Fastness, credited as by P. McCormac.

The story stars two former prisoners who are the only survivors of a massacre that killed the inhabitants of the local town holding the jail cells which hid them from the marauding outlaws, whom they vow to track down even as they find themselves being accused of the murders.

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[Free eBook] The Natchez Trace by John Glasby [Western]

The Natchez Trace by the late British author John Glasby is a western historical action adventure novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Pioneering Press imprint.

This was originally published in 1964 by Robert Hale under the title The Landbreakers using the pseudonym Chuck Adams, and was later reprinted by Linford as part of their Linford Western Library line using the pseudonym Alan Roberts.

The story stars a young woman out for revenge against the man who murdered her newspaper editor father, who had fearlessly been exposing the corruption of the ruthless rancher out to dominate the historical Natchez Trace route (now a US heritage hiking trail) which led settlers from East to West and who now threatens her life as well.

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[Free eBook] Dead Man’s Hand by Christopher Kenworthy [Western]

Dead Man’s Hand by British author Christopher Kenworthy is a western historical action adventure novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Pioneering Press imprint.

This was originally published in 2007 by Robert Hale as part of their Black Horse Western line under the title Sidewinder Flats using the pseudonym Walt Masterson.

The story stars a man whose cabin and horses have been looted setting out on a mission of revenge against the thieves, only to find himself losing the trail and taking a detour in a town taken over by bandits, whose leader offers him the position of sheriff as long as he turns a blind eye to their doings, while he secretly strives to free the locals from their domination.

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[Free eBook] El Diablo by John Glasby [Western]

El Diablo by the late British author John Glasby is his vintage standalone western historical action adventure novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Pioneering imprint.

This was originally published in 1963 by John Spencer under the title The Peacemakers using the pseudonym Tex Bradley and was later reprinted by Robert Hale as part of their Black Horse Western line using the pseudonym William B. Carter.

The story stars a man who discovers that an old friend has been framed for a crime and killed, and adopts a vigilante alter ego to obtain revenge upon the culprit he holds responsible, a powerful man against whom he’ll need all the allies he can get.

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[Free eBook] Winter’s Fairytale by Maxine Morrey [Cozy Contemporary Fiction with Romance]

Winter’s Fairytale by British author Maxine Morrey is her standalone festive heartwarming literary/women’s fiction novel with strong f/m romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher HarperCollins’ Mills & Boon acquisition’s Carina UK imprint for digital-first publications in non-primarily-romance-dedicated genres.

This was the featured Free Book of the Week in the iTunes UK store, and the full blurb says it was the winner of publisher Carina UK’s #WriteChristmas competition.

The story is set during the lead-up to the Christmas holidays, when a chance meeting brings two estranged former acquaintances—a jilted bride and the best man who delivered the news of her fiancé’s abandonment at her would-be wedding—together for the holidays for a possible friendly reconciliation and maybe more.

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[Free eBook] The Proud Rebel by John Glasby [Western]

The Proud Rebel by the late British author John Glasby is his vintage standalone western historical action adventure novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Pioneering imprint.

This was originally published in 1967 by John Spencer using the pseudonym Chuck Adams and was later reprinted by Robert Hale as part of their Black Horse Western line using the pseudonym Michael Stansfield.

The story stars a man returning home after the US Civil War to find his family dead and the killers out to kill him, too, putting him on the obligatory mission of survival and revenge.

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[Free eBook] Dakota Manhunt by John Glasby [Western]

Dakota Manhunt by the late British author John Glasby is his vintage standalone western historical action adventure novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Pioneering imprint.

This was originally published in 1965 by John Spencer using the pseudonym Chuck Adams and was later reprinted by Robert Hale as part of their Black Horse Western line using the pseudonym Alan T. Leacroft.

The story stars an embittered man hardened by his past, who reluctantly takes on a town sheriff job and rapidly becomes fed up with it, but must keep things from becoming personal as criminal incidents escalate.

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[Free eBook] Prodigal Gun by Stephen Wade [Western]

Prodigal Gun by Stephen Wade is his standalone western historical action adventure novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Pioneering imprint.

The story stars a young man out to avenge the murder of his father by a minion of the town tyrant who has corrupted the local law, but must gather allies in secret to overthrow him after being forced to go on the run after witnessing another murder and robbery performed by a local deputy.

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[Free eBook] The Butchers of Berlin by Chris Petit [WWII Historical Murder Mystery]

The Butchers of Berlin by English author Chris Petit is the 1st novel in his Schlegel & Morgen series of historical murder mystery/crime thrillers, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Simon & Schuster UK.

This was last week’s featured Free Book of the Week selection in the iTunes UK store and was apparently made free to promote the newly-released 2nd in series, Pale Horse Riding. The series is set in Germany during World War II, investigating crimes taking place domestically within the country, starring a civilian investigator and an SS officer.

This story begins their unusual partnership with an odd string of murders which leads the investigator, who normally pursues financial crimes, to be assigned to a homicide case which becomes ever more mysterious as they delve deeper into whatever’s really going on.

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