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A Second Chance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 167,880. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(4.89 from 56 reviews)
Amy uses the second chance she had hardly dared dream of to make up for the wasted years. But a familiar face from long ago makes an unwelcome reappearance, threatening her new-found happiness. Payback has more than one meaning, and sometimes people get what they deserve. "A Second Chance" is the sequel to the three-volume work "Promises to Keep"
Flower of Iowa
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 238,070. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Flower of Iowa takes place against the turbulent backdrop of World War I. In France during the final months of the war in 1918, young American Tommy Flowers juggles the challenges of life in the trenches with an unexpected attraction to British soldier David Pearson. The men must navigate this revelation as the war reaches a crescendo. Flower of Iowa is a tale of love, bravery and tragedy.
Sky Lark
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,270. Language: British English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Summer 1914 Irish Nurse Emily Halpin marries Charles Eyre. He enlists with Emily’s brother Tom and friend William bound for France. Soon Tom is killed, followed by the disappearance of Charles. Frantic with worry and determined to find Charles, Emily and best friend Jane join the Nursing Corps. Her efforts to protect the men in her care irrespective of their nationality almost led to disaster...
Beneath Gray Skies
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Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 110,280. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2010 by j-views. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Beneath Gray Skies describes a 1920s world that might have been, had the American Civil War never been fought. The new Nazi party in Germany, Confederates, and British and American intelligence services engage in intrigue and treachery, as the giant Bismarck–the largest Zeppelin yet constructed–crosses the Atlantic carrying a priceless gift from the Old World to the New.
A Concubine For the Family
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,460. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
kirkus review: “an adept stylist and storyteller, author weaves this tale of upper- class china in upheaval(1937-41). an engaging family saga by a talented storyteller.” this “book-fragrant” family's harrowing experiences highlight feminine solidarity and heroism, including dramatic events in an opium den, foot binding, acupuncture and raising silkworms. lisa see: “I really enjoy the story."
A Queer Kind of Justice: Prison Tales Across Time
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,350. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
A diverse cast of lesbian, bi, and trans women, on both sides of the bars and through the centuries, find life-changing moments of love, hope, fear, excitement, passion, desperation, and inspiration. Prison. The very word sends shivers of fear through the soul. A place of gloom and shadows, where freedom is taken, humanity is lost.
Malamu vin, unu la alian (Originala romano en Esperanto)
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 71,090. Language: Esperanto (original orthography with diacritics). Published: November 17, 2013 by Mondial. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Per tiu ĉi mozaika romano, Manuel de Seabra prezentas sian plej novan prozan verkon - retrorigardon al 72 jaroj de ofte aventura vivo, ĉefe en Portugalio, de 1932 ĝis 2004.
Palla di fucile
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Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 39,810. Language: Italian. Published: November 27, 2014 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Francia, metà del 900. La vita di Beppe, un venticinquenne emigrato italiano impiegato come bracciante in una fattoria, si svolge placida e tranquilla. Sarà un fatto di sangue e sesso a rompere l’equilibrio statico della sua vita e a costringerlo a un disperato tentativo di far ritorno in Italia.
The Secret Valley
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 174,190. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Secret Valley . . . Rumors of an ancient Buddhist Relic, long thought lost, have emerged from the mists of time. Forces are gathering, each seeking to claim this Relic, reputed to give its possessor dominion over the earth. So starts an unexpected journey that takes us not only to the Secret Valley, but on an inner journey where the real treasure that lives in every heart will be revealed.
The Hawk Ring
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,450. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A historical novel set in Britain under the Roman occupation, based on the revolt led by the Celtic Cadhweloenau (Catuvellauni) tribe and their king Caratacos (Caractacus). The story's main character, Colen, joins the retinue of Caratacos's druid Llygadog, and together they are involved in many adventures, battles and intrigues, until the king faces his final crisis at the hands of the Romans.
Daughters of the Dragon - A Comfort Woman's Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,060. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A 2014 IPPY AWARD WINNER DURING WORLD WAR II, the Japanese forced 200,000 young Korean women to be sex slaves or “comfort women” for their soldiers. This is one woman’s riveting story of strength, courage and promises kept.
La Virada Por La Estela de la Adversidad: El Cuarto Viaje Desafortunado De Cristóbal Colón
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
This dual-language book about the calamitous fourth voyage of Christoper Columbus is designed for English-Speakers studying Spanish. The Spanish text is shown in boldface followed immediately by the English translation in italics. One can easily read the book in Spanish as one normally would or quickly check the translation to see how good their comprehension is.
India Fortunes: A Novel of Rajasthan and Northern India through Past Centuries
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 273,760. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In this award winning companion to India Treasures, a hunt through an ancient fortress for a maharaja's treasure links seven novellas of earlier times. Experience building the Taj Mahal; the legendary Shivaji battling the Mughal Empire; the founding of the Sikh religion; a famous queen fighting the British; Gandhi, Nehru, and the struggles for freedom and survival at Independence and Partition.
Cooperatism
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 175,300. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In this fictitious, historical account of the world in the 21st century, a historian from centuries into the future, writes a work of history recounting the events, people, and writings that lead humanity to attempt to shed its dependence on the universal money system. We follow along as a new system develops, causing people to reconsider their allegiance to a controlling, dominant, money system.
Red Wheels Turning
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,030. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by j-views. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Red Wheels Turning tells the story of British Secret Service agent Brian Finch-Malloy in Tsarist Russia, as he works to prevent the Russian secret war-winning weapons from falling into the hands of the Bolshevik henchman, Kolinski, who makes his way across Europe, leaving a trail of blood and corpses behind him. From the author of the acclaimed alternate history novel, Beneath Gray Skies.
Bold Conquest
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,240. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Guy de Montgomery's Norman invaders sweep across the English countryside to claim Godstone Hall and its fairest prize of war, Lillyth. She is irresistibly drawn to this virile conqueror who woos her to a sensuous surrender. Bold Conquest is a classic tale of loyalty and passion that sizzles with white-hot intensity.
The Tide Mill
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,280. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In 13th-century Sussex, an illicit love-affair and ruthless power-politics find focus in a masterwork of medieval engineering.
This Time
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
This Time rediscovers the fifteenth century Richard III as he attempts to unravel the mysteries of the twenty-first century. Not only must Richard III acclimate himself to this whole new world—to sometimes comic effect—he must try to undo the damage done to his reputation through 500 years of history. "This Time" named General Fiction Finalist in the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Awards
Yesterdays
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 117,480. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010 by Whitlands Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An eclectic mix of 19 stories from this popular author's hidden collection ... autobiographical, historical, historical/fantasy, WW2, contemporary,etc. From his own hilarious experiences around the world, one of an unusual street person, or a western with a surprising spin ... you'll find yourself involved in each story as if it was a full novel. Whittle also has 3 bestselling historical novels.
Unico Indizio: un Filo d'Oro (le Indagini di Lady Costantine, Torino 1806)
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Series: Le indagini di Lady Costantine (Torino 1806), Book 1. Price: $3.78 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: Italian. Published: September 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Torino, 1806: il Piemonte è stato annesso all’Impero, unico territorio italiano a farne parte. Napoleone I è all’apice del potere. Torino è scossa da un’orrenda serie di delitti, opera apparente di uno squilibrato. Il Governatore non può permettere che l’ordine costituito venga minato ed ordina che il colpevole sia scovato a tutti i costi.