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No Kiss For A Killer
Series: Swan River, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,030. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2008 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: 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.
Homefront
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
"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
স্বপ্ন স্মৃতি বাস্তব
Price: Free! Words: 34,290. Language: Bengali. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
এই উপন্যাসটির বিষয়বস্তু ১৯৬০-৭০ সালের ভারতের রাজ্য পশ্চিমবঙ্গের নকসালবাড়ি আন্দোলন ও পশ্চিমবঙ্গের অর্থনীতি, রাজনীতি ও সংস্কৃতির উপর তার প্রভাব । কলকাতার প্রেসিডেন্সি কলেজের ছাত্র আন্দোলন দিয়ে এই উপন্যাসের শুরু এবং নকসাল আন্দোলনের বিফলতা ও তআর পরবর্তী স্বপ্ন ভঙ্গের মধ্যে এই উপন্যাসের পরিসমাপ্তি।
Ambrose, Prince of Wessex; Trader of Kiev.
Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,550. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: 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.
The Girl in the Lighthouse (Arrington Saga, book 1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,450. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Categories: 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 Art of Candle Dipping
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Categories: 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.
Amateur Rebel
Series: Swan River, 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2008 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: 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!
Jacob's Courage: A Holocaust Love Story
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 283,840. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jacob's Courage is a tender coming of age love story of two young adults during the Holocaust. This historical novel explores the dazzling beauty of passionate love and enduring bravery in a lurid world where the innocent are murdered. From despair, to unforgettable moments of chaste beauty, Jacob’s Courage examines a constellation of emotions during a time of incomprehensible brutality.
This Time
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » 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
The Eighth Lost Tale of Mercia: Canute the Viking
Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
As a teenager, Canute struggles to find his place among differing religions. An unexpected relationship with another Jomsviking, forbidden by the Christians, may force him to choose a god. The Lost Tales are ten short stories set in Viking Age England (and related areas). They introduce the characters of the novel, "Eadric the Grasper," but each story stands alone.
For Honor: An Adventure of What Might Have Been
Series: For Honor, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,450. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » 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 Comfort of the Shriek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » 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...
The Ninth Lost Tale of Mercia: Runa the Wife
Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 9. Price: Free! Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Runa expects to live her entire life isolated in the woods until she meets Thorkell the Tall. She tries to conform to society through a traditional marriage, but at a very high cost to them both. The Lost Tales are ten short stories set in Viking Age England (and related areas). They introduce the characters of the novel, "Eadric the Grasper," but each story stands alone.
The Tenth Lost Tale of Mercia: Edmund the Aetheling
Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In the final Lost Tale, prince Edmund suspects a plot against his father's life. He turns to his siblings, Aydith and Aethelstan, for help, but King Ethelred heeds none of them. Will they ever find someone they can trust? “The Lost Tales of Mercia” are ten short stories set in Viking Age England. They introduce the characters of the novel, "Eadric the Grasper," but each story stands alone.
To End All Others: A Great War Trio
Price: Free! Words: 13,390. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » General
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.
Spring House: Book 1 in the Westward Sagas
Series: Westward Sagas. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,870. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2009. Categories: 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.
The Sixth Lost Tale of Mercia: Hastings the Hearth Companion
Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
“The Lost Tales of Mercia” are ten short stories set in England near the end of the Viking Age. These swashbuckling tales, based heavily on true events, educate and entertain simultaneously. In the Sixth Tale, a royal retainer named Hastings fights for his country and the Golden Cross, but entertains unrealistic notions of how his mistress, Aetheling Aydith, might reward him.
The Fourth Lost Tale of Mercia: Athelward the Historian
Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
“The Lost Tales of Mercia” is a series of ten short stories set in England near the end of the Viking Age. These swashbuckling tales educate and entertain simultaneously. In this tale, Lord Athelward, an ealdorman who also wants to write history, finds his peace of mind disturbed when a strange woman named Golde and her young son Eadric show up on his doorstep with a ridiculous proposal.
Annalea, a Princess in Exile
Series: Annalea, Book 2 · Annalea, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,860. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » 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.
Allies: Anaconda
Price: Free! Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
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.