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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 ....
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Real Jesse James
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Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 153,260. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jesse James eluded Union soldiers, railroad agents, Pinkerton detectives, federal marshals, local sheriffs and bounty hunters. In so doing, he became one of America's most accomplished and controversial bandits. For over a century Jesse James has been both praised and vilified in print and legend as a common criminal and a Confederate "Robin Hood. In real life, he was all these things and more.
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.
The Ash Spear
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Series: Storyteller, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,810. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
In 6th century Wales, the ash spear was a symbol of warfare and of manhood, but it also stood for awen, the poetic inspiration of the bards. As war comes to North Wales, bardic apprentice Gwernin must master all three of its meanings in order to keep himself and his friends alive. The Ash Spear follows him in the thrilling conclusion of this first trilogy in the Storyteller series.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Green Grow the Rushes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 214,380. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010 by Anthemion. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In the summer of 1900, a group of young people are brought together in the decaying splendour of the Quarro, a Scottish country house owned by the down-at-heel Lennox family. As their lives touch, new alliances are formed - some doomed to failure and bitter despair, others that will endure against the odds to bring lasting happiness.
Forcing the Hand of God
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 102,320. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2009 by Danforth Book Distribution. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A World War II Fighter Pilot Wagers Love, Family and Honor For those who love history, family, and honor, Forcing the Hand of God is engaging from the first page to the last. Author Jacquie Ream does an amazing job of intertwining love, longing, and family complexities into a compelling tale of a military fighter pilot and the internal decisions he must make for himself and others.
Spring Blossom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,460. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A Heart-warming Romance from the Heart of America. Maggie... As a spirited girl of fifteen, she fell head over heels in love with a handsome stranger...a love she was too young to understand. Hunter... Part Indian, and all gentleman, he was touched by young Maggie's charms and secretly vowed to ask for her hand when she was of marrying age. He did return to her years later...