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Room for the Dreamer by Laurie Kiel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,480. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Western, Fiction » Christian » Western
“There is no room for the dreamer, not any more. Dreams are dangerous, dreams can kill.” Despite this warning, Nathan follows his dream of joining his reporter uncle in Deadwood. He barely arrives before his uncle is murdered. With everyone including his new love Molly believing the murder a suicide and the uncle an opium ring leader, Nathan must somehow stay alive long enough to find the truth.
Slave to Grace by Joyce Fox
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 54,300. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by Calomar, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Sold into slavery to pay for his father’s foolishly wasteful spending, Onesimus finds life as a slave especially hard. When he is falsely accused of theft and cannot prove his innocence,he can’t believe his punishment will be any less than what he would have meted out in his own household.
Hold the Faith by Susan Preston
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,260. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
There was no 'Plan B'! Jesus was God's plan of salvation. After His crucifixion, His disciples, still growing in faith and understanding were all that remained to continue the truth. Sixty years later most of the original disciples had been martyred. Had the plan been overthrown? Far from it! Living in Ephesus was the apostle John... teaching, travelling, writing. God's plan was in good hands.
Hannah Rose by Louise M. Gouge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,400. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Christian » Romance
Captain Ahab is dead, the victim of his own pride. Hannah, his widow, and their son flee Nantucket to escape the infamy of his maniacal behavior. Visiting old friends in Boston, Hannah meets kind and warm Captain Lazarus and the dashing Captain Longwood. But before she can consider remarrying, Hannah has another encounter that shakes the very foundation of all she believes, slavery.
Ahab's Bride by Louise M. Gouge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,580. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Christian » Romance
Before Captain Ahab encounters Moby Dick, his heart is captured by Hannah Oldweiler, a woman with a spirit and determination to match his own. But when he is wounded by the white whale, he becomes obsessed with revenge, even to the point of defying God. Left to raise their son alone and praying for her husband’s safe return, Hannah begins her own quest for peace to fill the emptiness in her heart.
The Story of Jesus and Us: A Love Story in the Shadow of the Cross by David L Wetzell
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 47,710. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Christian » Romance
A love story with Jesus as its' heart, based on a "riddle" in the Gospels of John and Luke!
Celebrity Roast by Hank Gross
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,640. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
God throws a surprise birthday party for his son, and invites the bigshots of history to attend. The devil, down in his workshop, learns of this and sends up his own team of history's lemons to sign up the souls he missed the first time around. Much fun on Christmas Eve in New York City, as the celebrities roast each other and end with a rousing climax at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel.
Guia de Leitura para o Livro 1 de "O Seculário de um Judeu Errante" by Paulo Barata
Price: Free! Words: 29,490. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Um Guia de Leitura para facilitar a compreensão das crónicas do Judeu Errante, sumariando através das Linhas do Tempo os acontecimentos mais relevantes dos diferentes períodos que cada livro abrange. Da mesma forma, a grande maioria dos personagens históricos que integram cada uma das épocas são também identificados, assim como as respetivas nomenclaturas e geografias de cada era.
Beginnings: The First Book of the Genesis Chronicles by Michael Register
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,140. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Jessica’s world is about to expand beyond what she could have ever imagined. As a University Archeology teacher her life has taken on a dull rhythm. Tasked with interpreting a timeless scroll, she enters a world of mystery, intrique, and certain danger. Follow along as she unveils a long forgotten truth, a truth her newly discovered enemies will do anything to keep hidden.
Rebecca's Redemption by Erin Heitzmann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,600. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Christian » Romance(5.00 from 1 review)
The year is 1798 and England is in the midst of fighting the war with Napoleon Bonaparte's France. Rebecca Halloway, a young woman of eighteen, discovers her faith is about to be tested when she is abducted and stolen away from her home. She finds herself aboard a British ship of war, at the mercy of a strict commander with little tolerance for women and who's only desire is to see her gone.
Names by Francis W. Porretto
Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
A Christmas gift to my readers and colleagues here at Smashwords. May the joy of His Nativity illuminate your Christmas season and be yours throughout the coming New Year.
In Their Own Words: An Eyewitness Account Of Christmas by Flip van der Merwe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Historical(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Just imagine...What would happen if we could go back to that first Christmas, and have the characters tell their own stories? "In Their Own Eyes: An Eyewitness Account of Christmas" takes you back to that long-ago night, and the people who were there. Meet the characters everybody knows and also a few unknowns like Mary’s father, the innkeeper, and the little boy with no name.
Kirtland 1833-a Jack Robertson novel by Gary Reed
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Jack Robertson has come to Kirtland Ohio to be of service to the Mormon Prophet, Joseph Smith. His first challenge is finding an eternal companion, not once, but twice. Jack finds the American frontier to be a dangerous place as he deals with anti-Mormon mobs and ex-Mormon apostates. Jack's family is forever changed by the Haun's Mill massacre and by James Jesse Strang the King of Beaver Island.
Close to His Heart by Leonora Pruner
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 121,140. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 by Nordskog Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Historical romance in 18th century England. The longing for a loving, faith-minded spouse is shattered unless they can forgive each other. Leaves readers with a sense of joyful hope.
Daughter of the King by Carlene Havel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,250. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 by Prism Book Group. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Historical
A heartwarming story about the resilience of true love, inspired by a biblical account of greatness, courage, and foretold prophecy...
Cruz & Ficcion : El problema de la Cruz by Sebastián Jarré, Sr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Este libro que tiene en su poder no es para cualquiera. Si es creyente, mejor no lo lea. Apunta a desmoronar los cimientos de la Iglesia y lo logra, pese a ser una novela documentada sobre lo que en realidad sucedió en la Cruz con Jesús.
A Voice from New Mill Creek: The Methodists by Tony Alan Grayson
Series: A Voice from New Mill Creek, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 155,350. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Historical(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A powerful Protestant religion rose in 18th century England to spread throughout the world by the passionate efforts of extraordinary men and women of God. A Voice from New Mill Creek: The Methodists, is a fictional account of the early days of Methodism in the American colony of Virginia.
The Innkeepers by Russ Durbin
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Inspirational(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Abigail and Simon are innkeepers in the tiny town of Bethlehem. They are expecting an important guest who has rented all their rooms. But Simon wants to allow a couple of young travelers to stay because the girl is pregnant. Abigail won't hear of it, but Simon finds a way.
Forty Nights: The Tides Below by Ellie Volpi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,790. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Historical
A worldwide catastrophe. Only eight people remain. Now they must learn to live together if they are to survive, imprisoned on the boat which will be their salvation or their doom. Based on research of the era as it was and the human heart as it has always been, this offers a glimpse into what life might have been for all those captive to the redemption aboard the fabled ark of Noah.
Peter and Paul by Stan I.S. Law
Series: Historical Fiction, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 85,940. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by Inhousepress. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Historical(5.00 from 10 reviews)
Peter and Paul is a natural sequel to my historical novel Yeshûa—Personal Memoir of the Missing Years of Jesus. The two journeys, which Peter and Paul took, illustrate the contrasting views of the essence of the scriptural teaching, each necessary for the fulfillment of its intent. The lives of the two apostles show that there are many ways to the Kingdom of Heaven.