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Yeshua - Personal Memoir of the Missing Years of Jesus
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Series: Historical Fiction, Book 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 79,040. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2010 by Inhousepress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(4.95 from 19 reviews)
Satia, the son of a wealthy caravan owner meets the 12-year-old Yeshua (Jesus) as the latter flees in rebellion from his Essene teachers. The two become fast friends and stay that way for the 18 years not covered in the Bible — the years between the finding of Jesus in the Temple and the beginning of his short ministry. "One of the most enjoyable reads I have had…" (H. Walford, Vancouver)
A Perfect Madness
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Price: Free! Words: 111,330. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Brandylane Publishers. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.67 from 9 reviews)
It is the autumn of 1938 when Julia Kaufmann meets Erich Schmidt while studying medicine at the German University in Prague. With Hitler’s army soon to invade the city and the terror of World War II looming, it is the worst of times for a Jew and a German to fall in love.
Jewels of Historical Romance
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Price: Free! Words: 55,260. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Sprigleaf. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Have you ever longed to ask your favorite author which of her scenes she loves best? Now twelve internationally bestselling, award-winning historical romance authors, all Jewels, have selected their favorite scenes to share with you in this special volume.
The Third Lost Tale of Mercia: Aydith the Aetheling
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Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
“The Lost Tales of Mercia” are ten short stories that can be enjoyed as quick glimpses into the swashbuckling history of ancient England or read in addendum to the novel, "Eadric the Grasper." Aydith is a young aetheling whose distrust of the Norsemen often gets dismissed. With the encouragement of a kind hearth companion named Hastings, she might find another way to aid her country.
Thieves Emporium
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 115,490. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.64 from 11 reviews)
A novel of technology, economics, and death in the age of the surveillance state. What price freedom when the government knows all our secrets?
Three Treasures
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Price: Free! Words: 74,820. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Young apothecary Micah Judd is caught up in the stirring events of 1643 when the Civil War comes to Dorchester and deadly adventure seeks him out. Set against the background of real events in those wild times, Three Treasures will appeal to all who enjoy a story of adventure, intrigue and love, and which brings to life the places and people of long ago and the deadly struggle which divided them.
The Second Lost Tale of Mercia: Ethelred the King
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Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
"The Lost Tales of Mercia" are ten short tales that can be enjoyed as quick glimpses into the swashbuckling history of ancient England or read alongside the full-length novel, "Eadric the Grasper." Young Ethelred wants little more than to impress his half-brother, Edward. But when a conspiracy develops against Edward's future reign, Ethelred finds himself at the center of its success.
Journal of a Civil War Nurse
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Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
This short story is based on letters written by Cornelia Hancock, Civil War nurse. Author Georgiann Baldino dramatizes what it took to survive the inhumane conditions. Women who served as nurses came from many different backgrounds, but most served well behind the front. Cornelia Hancock was one of a few who served in field hospitals. Her presence reminded soldiers why they were fighting.
Shadows in the Night
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Price: Free! Words: 54,840. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2010 by Heather Mackay. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The violent world of smuggling is seen through the eyes of Julia, a spirited young woman who leaves the court of George III to live with her great-uncle in the country town of Winchelsea. How many people are hiding secrets? Can she risk losing her heart to the dashing Mr Hamilton who she suspects of leading a double life? In dangerous encounters she learns the truth about those she trusted.
The Battlefield
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Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Billy rubbed his hand along the smooth woodwork of the rifle slung over his shoulder. “Do you think we’ll get to fight at last.” For most of the new men their greatest fear had always been that the fighting would finish before they had their chance to join in.
Place of Peace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,440. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Christian » Romance
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Genny Romayne is determined not to marry the man her father has chosen for her.Her pursuit of independence leads her to a man she will come to love and hate, and sets them both on a quest for truth that may cost them their lives...This novel journeys through one of the most perilous times in the post-Civil War South, and tells of a love between two people that-try as they might-neither can resist.
Homefront
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Homefront...takes on the Iraq War and the complicity of the common citizen. Set in the United States, the story is told through the words and thoughts of one family and some members of their circle. A year after losing their son during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the novel presents the family’s questions and doubts." -Ron Jacobs, Counterpunch
The First Wife: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Meliva Maric received little fan fare or recognition as Albert Einstein's first wife during her lifetime. Although she was known, it was not until the release of the couple's love letters following Einstein's death that the world began to stand up and take notice. This is a fictionalized account of Mileva and her life.
The Amber Treasure
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Series: Northern Crown, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,230. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
“I will take care of the body of my lord and you can carry the sword, story teller. For all good stories are about a sword.” Cerdic, the nephew of a warrior, dreams of the glories of battle. When war comes for real, his sister is kidnapped, his family betrayed and his uncle's legendary sword stolen. Cerdic is thrown into the struggles that will determine the future of 6th century Britain.
The Girl in the Lighthouse (Arrington Saga, book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 92,450. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
ARRINGTON book #1 2nd edition Not since V.C. Andrews gothic novel Flowers in the Attic has there been a series of books so shocking and immersed in dark family secrets. Author Roxane Tepfer Sanford has captured a strikingly similar gothic fiction style in her debut novel, The Girl in the Lighthouse. A recommended read for every V.C. Andrews fan.
The President Elect: Book One - Joseph Smith the Prophet
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Price: Free! Words: 86,940. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a book about what might have been. What if Joseph Smith had survived Carthage Jail and had gone on to run for President of the United States? In Book One, Joseph Smith recovers from his wounds and begins his campaign for the Presidency. Joseph is thrown in jail in New York City but escapes. He revisits the Hill Cumorah, where he learns about his mission and ultimate destiny.
Other Tales: Stories from The Ballad of Gregoire Darcy
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Price: Free! Words: 69,710. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Three short stories related to Altman's Pride and Prejudice series of books.
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.
The Longing (Grayson Brothers)
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Series: Grayson Brothers, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,340. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Romantic Times 4-1/2 Star Top Pick! A marriage of convenience…and intoxicating desire. He would show her every shade of love.
The Lucky One
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Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
A Prize Winning Short Story. An elderly woman is haunted by memories of her escape from the holocaust. But how reliable are painful memories that have been kept at bay for over sixty years? And at her time of life, what exactly is she searching for?