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Redcoat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,270. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
1873...A landslide at a diamond mine in Africa leaves a British army major crippled. He holds a young lieutenant responsible and wants him court-martialed. A soldier is killed when the army try to arrest the lieutenant on his wedding day in England. But he escapes and so begins a ruthless worldwide manhunt, throughout the U.S. Canada and Australia until eventually the hunted becomes the hunter.
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.
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.
Storyteller
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Series: Storyteller, Book 1. Price: $2.99 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.
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 ....
Blue Bells of Scotland: Blue Bells Trilogy One
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,000. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Shawn Kleiner has it all, fame, money, beautiful women. Until the night his girlfriend has enough and abandons him in a Scottish castle tower. He wakes in medieval Scotland, mistaken for Niall Campbell, devout Highland warrior, with the fate of Scotland riding on his selfish, womanizing shoulders. Tasting Shawn’s modern luxuries, will Niall want to switch back?
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 Ashgrove
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 128,920. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Eight ash trees were planted in 1921 as a memorial to those men from the village of Charlton Ambrose who were killed in World War One. Rachel Elliott, reporter on the Belcaster Chronicle, is intrigued by the whole story and she decides to find out more. But there is a mystery, the Ashgrove includes a mysterious ninth tree, never officially planted—in whose memory is this tree and who planted it?
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.
Nor the Years Condemn
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 111,370. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
At the beginning of World War 2, Britain was in the deepest trouble imaginable. 5 minutes flying time away crouched a monster. Alone against it, Britain called out to her Empire. For pilots. From all corners of that Empire, they volunteered. Only the best & brightest were chosen. Daniel Quinn was one of these young men who came to fly against the monster. They had a 1-in-3 chance of survival.
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.
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.
Laughter's Echo (Espionage Thriller / Mystery / Historical)
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Series: The Koniotis Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,230. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010 by Cyberworld Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Koniotis Mysteries Book One. In the early 1990's Caitlyn Spencer arrives in Mediterranean Cyprus to help excavate the Chalcolithic era site at Kaliana. Suddenly her “visions” become more vivid and real. It’s almost as if she has lived there before. Darker and more sinister than her visions--she becomes embroiled in drug trafficking and arms dealing. And she has no idea who she can trust.
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.
The Gatekeepers
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Series: The Gatekeepers Saga, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,940. 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?
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 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.
The Ash Spear
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Series: Storyteller, Book 3. Price: $2.99 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.
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.
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.