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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 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?
Ambrose, Prince of Wessex; Trader of Kiev.
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Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,550. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A young prince of Wessex is captured by Viking raiders. He and his friends manage to escape captivity in Denmark, and begin an epic journey to Norway and then Sweden. The rest of the story is loosely based on the Primary Russian Chronicles. There, they join a Viking expedition to conquer Novgorod, and, within a year, they travel down the mighty Dnieper river to settle in Kiev.
Even The Grass Bleeds
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Price: Free! Words: 26,590. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
On July 16, 1990, the most devastating earthquake in Philippine history takes place. Daniel, an engineering student is trapped beneath the rubble of the Hyatt Terraces Hotel. Rose, his girlfriend, is an OFW in Hong Kong. She awaits news of his situation.
Reminiscence
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Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
As the sun sets and night creeps into the grounds, an old gentleman prepares for dinner. That evening he receives a visit from an old acquaintance, whose visit changes both their lives forever. A gripping story of love, nostalgia, ambition and betrayal, Reminiscence is the latest story from the 'Forgotten Tales' saga by Jake Murphy.
The Comfort of the Shriek
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
When President Lincoln is shot dead, an apocalyptic cult worshiping in the swamps of Louisiana fears the end of days is near. When they find the apocalypse's angel buried in mud, they know it. One of them, though, has decided the angel is not theirs to fawn over, it's his. And he'll do anything at all to keep it...
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
For Honor: An Adventure of What Might Have Been
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Series: For Honor, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,450. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Escape to the intrigue and adventure of 1638 France where the musketeers uncover an insidious plot to overthrow King Louis XIII and divide the country. Fight with the musketeers; ride with them and find the spies. Try to stay alive, and just accept that Lady Laurel's fencing skills are needed. She's good, surprisingly good—-and beautiful. Enter a battle where honor is more valued than life.
The Art of Candle Dipping
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Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story based on an actual incident in the 1880s in North Texas, when Comanches threatened a family. The mother was dipping candles and used hot wax to protect her children.
Spring House: Book 1 in the Westward Sagas
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Series: Westward Sagas. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,390. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Mitchells just wanted to be left alone to farm their land, practice their faith, and raise their family. But their response to the extraordinary circumstances of frontier life, politics, and war made heroes of these ordinary citizens. Adam fought the British, while his mother, wife, and children endured deprivation and danger on the family farm in the midst of the battle.
Amateur Rebel
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Series: Swan River, 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2008 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Maggie, an interpreter, believes justice can’t be achieved without just rulers, so she fights corrupt despots of an 1830s British Colony. And tries not to fall in love with Jeremy, her hot-headed foolish ally. Magistrates commit murder, the natives mistake a missionary as an incarnation of the Rainbow Serpent come to evict white settlers, and Maggie could lose her head - literally!
No Kiss For A Killer
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Series: Swan River, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,030. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2008 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Skilled swordsman Jeremy Hanwell vows to avenge his father’s murder. Then he falls in love – with a woman who’ll reject him if he performs this sacred duty. Romance rides a thorny trail in an 1830s British Colony.
1929
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Price: Free! Words: 185,010. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
As Black Thursday triggers financial despondency, three young couples in New York City must trade their lives of luxury for poverty, tragedy, and setbacks. When Jonathan Garrett’s brokerage firm collapses on the day of the Stock Market Crash, he unites with his closest friends (and former business partners), Aryl and Caleb, to relocate, track down a low-paying job, and cultivate a new life.
Happy Is The Bride
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,860. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
New cover, sweet romantic comedy Beth Pendleton is tired of the gossip her three failed engagements--each arranged by her pompous father--have created. Mason Whittaker never believed he’d be able to marry her. Her proposal astonished and pleased him. But wait...did she mention love? Murphy’s Law is working overtime as Beth and Mason battle outside forces to create their happily ever after.
Annalea, a Princess in Exile
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Series: Annalea, Book 2 ยท Annalea, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,860. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you read ANNALEA, PRINCESS OF NEMUSMAR? Then prepare to continue the journey, as old friends, familiar enemies and intriguing new characters bring to life the hardships and adventures of the child who came to womanhood while living among slaves, former slaves, slavers, merchants, colonists, American Indians, seamen, harlots and pirates. The saga expands in volume 2 of the Annalea series.
To End All Others: A Great War Trio
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Price: Free! Words: 13,390. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
The soiled rain of putrid trenches drips further and further into the mud. The dew droplets of a French bi-plane awake to the rising sun. A father lies awake at night, knowing that somewhere, his son is facing a hell on Earth. This is the Great War, and the terrors, struggles, sacrifices, and tears of that conflict remain with us. Into that tragic world, this collection offers a brief window.
A Bucket of Ashes (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 6)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,760. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Governess Nell Sweeney and wounded battle surgeon Will Hewitt reunite on Cape Cod to investigate the death of Nell’s long-lost brother--who may or may not have murdered a woman in cold blood--in Book #6 of P.B. Ryan’s bestselling historical mystery series, A Bucket of Ashes. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime.
The President Elect: Book Two - Joseph Smith the Candidate
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Price: Free! Words: 71,330. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a book about what might have been. In Book Two, Joseph completes his campaign through the eastern states. He meets Abraham Lincoln and returns to Carthage as a trial witness. The national election is held, and Joseph and his shadow cabinet travel to Washington City as the Southern states begin to secede from the Union. Joseph makes preparations to move the Saints to the Upper California.
Allies: Anaconda
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Price: Free! Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
(4.00 from 1 review)
This prequel to Allies: The Inquiry introduces American Phil Sambrook and Canadian Kurt Richter, two officers during the factual events of Operation ANACONDA: America’s first conventional battle against al-Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan that came within a hairsbreadth of disaster. Allies: Anaconda tells the story of the crucible of fire that forged the bond that unites its main characters.
The Red Gate
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Series: The Gatekeepers Saga, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,910. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Ireland, 1911. County Mayo. For a reclusive Irish sheep farming family, a chain of unexpected events leads them to uncover ancient secrets about themselves and their place in the greater world. As the greed and ambition of an unfolding, devious plan begins to threaten their land and very lives, what will become of their home and it’s hidden legacy? What will become of their sheep?