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Tristan of Dintagell and The Tristan Stone appendix
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Price: Free! Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Helpful pronunciation guide to those tricky Celtic names. A brief glossary of some of those dark age places, people and terms. Free for the taking!
All I Want
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Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(4.85 from 20 reviews)
A short story. In the wake of the Great War, a soldier and his bride turn a wasteland into a home. A tale of hope and sorrow; of loss and enduring love.
El Perro Negro
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Price: Free! Words: 13,100. Language: Spanish. Published: April 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
El viejo soldado tiene una historia que contar. Una historia que comenzó en el horror de la Segunda Guerra Mundial pero que ahora viaja a través del tiempo, buscándole, reclamándole una vieja deuda. Paul, el joven enfermero del sanatorio, es su único amigo y confesor.
Luciano di Samosata. Autobiografia non autorizzata
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Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: Italian. Published: March 16, 2010 by Area51 Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
“Scrivo dunque di cose che non vidi, non mi capitarono, non seppi da nessuno, e che per di più non esistono affatto, né a priori possono accadere. Chi si trovi a leggerle, non ci deve assolutamente credere.” (Luciano di Samosata, Storia vera) La storia vera di un uomo che ha fatto della sua immaginazione l'unica realtà.
The First Lost Tale of Mercia: Golde the Mother
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Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
"The Lost Tales of Mercia" are ten short tales that can be enjoyed as quick glimpses into the swashbuckling history of ancient England or read alongside the full-length novel, "Eadric the Grasper." In the First Lost Tale, the resolve of Eadric's mother is put to the test when a dangerous but powerful man appears on her doorstep.
The Third Lost Tale of Mercia: Aydith the Aetheling
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Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
“The Lost Tales of Mercia” are ten short stories that can be enjoyed as quick glimpses into the swashbuckling history of ancient England or read in addendum to the novel, "Eadric the Grasper." Aydith is a young aetheling whose distrust of the Norsemen often gets dismissed. With the encouragement of a kind hearth companion named Hastings, she might find another way to aid her country.
The Second Lost Tale of Mercia: Ethelred the King
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Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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"The Lost Tales of Mercia" are ten short tales that can be enjoyed as quick glimpses into the swashbuckling history of ancient England or read alongside the full-length novel, "Eadric the Grasper." Young Ethelred wants little more than to impress his half-brother, Edward. But when a conspiracy develops against Edward's future reign, Ethelred finds himself at the center of its success.
Journal of a Civil War Nurse
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Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
This short story is based on letters written by Cornelia Hancock, Civil War nurse. Author Georgiann Baldino dramatizes what it took to survive the inhumane conditions. Women who served as nurses came from many different backgrounds, but most served well behind the front. Cornelia Hancock was one of a few who served in field hospitals. Her presence reminded soldiers why they were fighting.
The Battlefield
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Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Billy rubbed his hand along the smooth woodwork of the rifle slung over his shoulder. “Do you think we’ll get to fight at last.” For most of the new men their greatest fear had always been that the fighting would finish before they had their chance to join in.
The First Wife: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Meliva Maric received little fan fare or recognition as Albert Einstein's first wife during her lifetime. Although she was known, it was not until the release of the couple's love letters following Einstein's death that the world began to stand up and take notice. This is a fictionalized account of Mileva and her life.
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?
The Comfort of the Shriek
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Price: Free! 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...
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 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.
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.
When I Met Crazy in the Morning: Mae's Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Short story based on the characters in the novel Josephine: Red Dirt and Whiskey. Told from the point of view of Mae, Josephine's neighbor, who tries to determine if Josephine is dead or alive the morning after her wreck.
My Last Train Ride
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Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story of the last train ride a Jewish person takes until their arrival at a death camp.
The Billionaire of Aspen Estates (The Concord Series #1)
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Series: The Concord, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 18,450. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by Porterlance Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Jonas is a pre-teen boy living happily in an orphanage when his long-lost Uncle comes for him. He is transferred to a world of wealth and riches and finally gets to learn all about his mother. But, all is not as it seems. Soon he is running for his life and must find a way to stop those that wish him dead.
Vermilion Wanted to Go to the Movies
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Price: Free! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
Peter loves to watch his wife walk down the sidewalks of New York saying "How do you do?" and he loves the way she shines against the gray backdrop of the city. He hates to tell her that they can't afford movies every week and then watches anxiously as his friend Jake flirts with her. This tale, full of psychological intrigue, shows how an ordinary but clever man fights for his wife's respect.
Tales Of Mystery In The Gales Of History
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Tales of the past lie obscured in the shadows of history. The lack of historical evidence is what makes them attractive, and our desire to uncover them leads us to the world of fiction. There, the gaps can be filled to offer us the chance for an exciting trip back to times gone by.