Free Kindle books - Saturday 24 March 2012

Discussion in 'The Book Club' started by Auld-Yin, Mar 24, 2012.

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  1. Auld-Yin

    Auld-Yin LE Reviewer Book Reviewer Reviews Editor

    Two more free books from Endeavour Press. Not sure how long these will be available but usually it is only for a day or so.

    The books are:

    We have two great books to give away this weekend.
    'Sanctuary& Other Ghiost Stories' is a fabulously spooky collection of shortstories by Tom Kasey.
    And 'Britain'sGreatest Naval Battle' by Richard Freeman is a brilliant
    tonaval history.
     
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  2. Cheers A-Y downloaded for later perusal.
     
  3. Cheers for that. Downloaded.
     
  4. thanks a y, done.
     
  5. Cheers for the Freeman book.
     
  6. Thanks for the heads up, will enjoy scaring myself shitless.
     
  7. Cheers A-Y, Downloaded..
     
  8. Wordsmith

    Wordsmith LE Book Reviewer

    Thanks for the info - but I'd have to say that the research in the Naval History Kindle is seriously lacking. To give but a single example - it states that no British battleship was torpedoed at Jutland. In fact HMS Marlborough took one in the ribs.

    Iron Duke Class battleship - HMS Marlborough - SN Guides

    On a quick skim through, I spotted many similar errors; most of which could have been found by the author if he'd read the correct source material.

    So - at the risk of looking a gift horse in the mouth: it might be free, but its not accurate.

    Wordsmith
     
  9. yet again cheers A Y downloaded to peruse at a later date
     
  10. Have a look at this:


    The Harwich Naval Forces Their Part in the Great War eBook: E. F. (Edward Frederick) Knight: Amazon.co.uk: Books


    Types of Naval Officers Drawn from the History of the British Navy eBook: A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store


    Between the Lines Secret Service Stories Told Fifty Years After eBook: Henry Bascom Smith: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store


    The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865 eBook: Leander Stillwell: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store


    Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman With Custer's Michigan Cavalry Brigade in the Civil War eBook: James Harvey Kidd: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store


    From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life eBook: A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store


    At Ypres with Best-Dunkley eBook: Thomas Hope Floyd: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store


    "Over There" with the Australians eBook: R. Hugh (Reginald Hugh) Knyvett: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store


    http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B004UIZYFY/?tag=armrumser-21


    The Afghan Wars 1839-42 and 1878-80 eBook: Archibald Forbes: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store


    The Relief of Mafeking How it Was Accomplished by Mahon's Flying Column; with an Account of Some Earlier Episodes in the Boer War of 1899-1900 eBook: Filson Young: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store


    http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B004TPFQNS/?tag=armrumser-21


    The Great Boer War eBook: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store


    Springhaven : a Tale of the Great War eBook: R. D. (Richard Doddridge) Blackmore: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store


    At the Point of the Bayonet A Tale of the Mahratta War eBook: G. A. (George Alfred) Henty: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store


    The Tiger of Mysore A Story of the War with Tippoo Saib eBook: G. A. (George Alfred) Henty: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store


    A Journey Through France in War Time eBook: Joseph G. (Joseph Green) Butler: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store


    Forging the Blades A Tale of the Zulu Rebellion eBook: Bertram Mitford: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store


    Napoleon's Campaign in Russia Anno 1812 eBook: Achilles Rose: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store


    One of the 28th A Tale of Waterloo eBook: G. A. (George Alfred) Henty: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store


    Flying for France eBook: James R. (James Rogers) McConnell: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store


    http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B000JQV6IK/?tag=armrumser-21


    http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B004UJ08MW/?tag=armrumser-21


    Campaigning with Crook and Stories of Army Life eBook: Charles King: Amazon.co.uk: Books


    Ahead of the Army eBook: William Osborn Stoddard, C. Chase Emerson: Amazon.co.uk: Books


    http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B000JQU87A/?tag=armrumser-21


    http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B000JQU1VS/?tag=armrumser-21


    All these books are free.
     
  11. Kingo'd.
     
  12. If you want to find free ebooks on amazon type in the name or subject you're looking for. i.e. 'history' 'british' or 'army'. Then sort by lowest price first. If you're lucky you'll get a few with £0.00 on the pricetag. when you click on the free book you want to dl check further down the screen too, there'll be a sub heading 'customers also brought' and there'll be more books of a similar nature which are free to dl too.
     
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  13. Got the first part but how do you sort by price?
     
  14. IIRC: Sort by Relevance
     
  15. Wordsmith

    Wordsmith LE Book Reviewer

    How to...

    1) At the top of the page, set the search type to 'Books', enter your search term and click the Go button.

    2) The list of books matching the search will come up. At the top left of the page there's an option called Format. Click on Kindle Books.

    3) The search results will now just include Kindle books. There is a Sort By option to the top right of the page. Set it to Price: Low to High.

    4) All Zero Price books should now be top of the list.

    5) Select a book for to see more detail. A little further down the page, you'll see a Customers Who Brought This Item Also Brought option. There may be more Zero Price books in this list.

    Wordsmith