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The Gatekeepers
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Series: The Gatekeepers Saga, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,390. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Finn’s growing family has protected their ancient secret from the world for ten years. Their peaceful life faces new upheaval as lost family returns to the remote Co. Mayo farm from America. The Irish Civil War, raging in the cities, is also threatening to pull them into its violent grasp of reprisal. Whom can they trust, now that new threats lurk in even familiar doorways?
A Childs War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2009 by M-y Books. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
In the 1940 London blitz, George Ryland, a skilled engineer, and his wife Edna lose the style of life it took them years of struggle to obtain when they are bombed out of the house they own in a pleasant suburb. The nostalgic story of their small son Alex is set in the apparent calm of Oxford. Alex reacts with a mixture of hope and anxiety coloured by a selfpreserving humour ....
Journey to Rhyolite
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,000. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2009 by NorLightsPress. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Nathaniel had his reasons for his journey to Rhyolite, the greatest boom town in the west. He hoped to find what the snallygaster had been taken from him. Some believed it was simply an old legend, this snallygaster that could snatch away those you loved. Nathanial knew better. It had taken Annabelle, the love of his life, and he had reason to believe she might be there.
Last of the Ninth
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,620. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Can the dead hold sway among the living? A Roman legion has been annihilated and an imperial agent has vanished. Malorix, "the Emperor's assassin", follows their trail eastward. Led on his journey by the ghosts of a dark present and a darker past, he moves inexorably toward a final confrontation with the Reaper, the terrible spectre that haunts the last survivors of Rome's infamous Spanish Legion.
Storyteller
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Series: Storyteller, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,450. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.13 from 8 reviews)
“Blood and fire, gold and steel and poetry, a river’s voice in the silence of the night, and the shining strings of a harp – all these and more I have known in my time.” As a wandering storyteller and would-be bard in 6th century Britain, young Gwernin encounters enemies both human and supernatural, finds love and friendship, and learns the true meaning of a Bard’s profession.
Paris 1934: Victory in Retreat
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Series: European Political Novels, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,810. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
In Depression-era France, Sorbonne student Sandrine works with American reporters covering momentous political battles raging on the streets of Paris. In summer, she pursues amorous adventures of her own during the festive Bastille Day celebrations. Destinies intersect in October 1934 when a Yugoslav king arrives in France for an important state visit and a historically startling climax.
Like a Man
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,220. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Czech paratroopers make a night-drop into their Nazi-occupied homeland during WW II. Their objective? To kill the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany. They accomplish their mission against insurmountable odds, then seek safety in the catacombs of an ancient church. When confronted by an entire SS regiment, their chances of escape are slim to none.
Mysterious Destiny Bright Lights and Thunder Part II
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Price: Free! Words: 69,560. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
At the end of his journey in the time portal, Gray Wolf finds himself on a Caribbean beach in the middle of a group of pirates. His destiny changes as he begins to live life as he never knew that it could be lived. As a young boy his parents were honest and loving; now he would become a full fledged pirate under the tutelage of the famous, ruthless Caribbean pirate, Black Beard.
The Polski Affair
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2010 by Diamond River Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Award-Winning Finalist in the Historical Fiction category of the 2010 International Book Awards! This is a fictionalised account of the role played by the Hotel Polski during the Nazi occupation of Warsaw. Rosa Feurmann, a Jewish partisan, infiltrates the hotel. She is detected and comes under the personal control of the Hotel’s Nazi Commandant. The experience haunts her later life.
The Cruellest Month
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Series: A Mrs. Mallory Mystery, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 56,040. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Sheila Malory's godson finds Ms. Richmond, a librarian in Oxford’s New Bodleian library, crushed under collapsed bookshelves, Mrs. Malory probes the victim’s past in search of answers. Could Gwen, who had many enemies, have been murdered for blackmail? Holt's civilized and tantalizing mystery explores both modern Oxford and rural wartime England. Book 2 in Holt’s Mrs. Malory series.
The Light Horseman's Daughter
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,550. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
While resisting eviction from the Queensland family property during the Great Depression Emma's father is shot dead. But left destitute, with her crippled mother and young twin brothers to care for, Emma fights back. In her struggle to survive she must overcome, ruthless wealthy relatives, racial bigotry, child abuse, corrupt financiers and choose between the love of two very different men.
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.
Belle Starr: A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,420. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
In the borderland of Arkansas and Oklahoma stories are still told about Belle Starr. When she was young an outlaw seduced her, got her pregnant, and abandoned her. Dressing in plumes and Stetson, she took on the role of a fallen woman, yet in the manner of all true rebels, she took on part of the role and rejected part, evolving a style of living that sparked the imagination of later generations.
Harriet Murphy: A Little Bit of Something
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009 by Casa de Snapdragon. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Come in, enjoy a cup of coffee, and sit a spell with Harriet Murphy as she regales you with her tales of family, life, and love in the early 1900s in the former gold mining town of Old Pine near Lake Tahoe in Northern California.
Sabará 18
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,610. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A novel set in Colonial Minas Gerais, Brazil, 18th century. In Portuguese only. Everything happens in Vila Real de Nossa Senhora da Conceição do Sabará. A minor event, a Saint Joseph's statue was stolen from within a Catholic church, turns itself into a big mistery, along with a priest murder and some other strange occurrences.
Crossroads at Isca
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,380. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Roman Britain in 2AD. Poet and musician, Faine, is attracted to the young Roman tribune, Titus Antoninus, and fights her attraction for him. Marella, her cousin, wants to dance. She is determined to use Tribune Lucius Acilius to further her ambitions. But Faine and Marella have to overcome the plans of Ceomin, their uncle, who plots to use his nieces to further his own ambitions.
Treachery and Treason in Canada's Sealing Fleet
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,650. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010 by Diamond River Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is an epic love story in a period when Vancouver Island was not part of British Columbia, not part of Canada and not part of the USA, though that was an option. The hardy residents fell under the administration of the Hudson's Bay Company. This is a rivalry between two `sea dogs' played out on the sealing grounds of the Pacific North West.
Patrick Tracy: Abandoned
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Price: Free! Words: 60,910. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Book One - A historical adventure about the author's actual 5th great grandfather, Patrick Tracy, who was born in 1711 on a farm in Ireland. Orphaned at the age of ten after his parents died, Patrick went to live with his uncle. Wanting nothing to do with the boy, Uncle Robert sent his nephew on a one-way ticket aboard a cargo ship bound for Boston and told never to return. This is his story.
The Severan Prophecies
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 141,740. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
When the Roman emperor Caracalla was assassinated, his family gave the task of safeguarding their dynasty to the questor Marcellus Decimus, the narrator of this story. How he led a young boy named Varius in a race against death that culminated in the restoration of the dynasty is one of the more remarkable episodes in the chaotic and violent history of Rome.
Crestmont
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,070. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Star Publish LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Gracie Antes leaves an unhappy home to pursue her singing career dream. Big city bound, she accepts a housemaid job at the bustling Crestmont Inn. There, Gracie encounters opera singer Rosa Ponselle and finds family she never imagined could be hers. Step back into the 1920s and experience life at The Crestmont Inn. Discover with Gracie that sometimes we must trade loss for happiness.