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Annalea, Princess of Nemusmar
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Series: Annalea, Book 1 ยท Annalea, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 92,810. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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After reading the first paragraph, you may conclude that this is a book about pirates. This is not a book about pirates. Okay, there are a few pirates in the book. (Okay, there are quite a few pirates in the book.) But this is not a book that is just about pirates. It provides intimate familiarity with strong characters and a sense of sharing in their lives and adventures.
Minos
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You set the price! Words: 290,620. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Follow Minos and his descendants, the kings of the island of Crete, as they lead the Minoan civilization out of Neolithic times to an age of discovery, enlightenment, scientific knowledge, industrialization, and enterprise. Their saga takes them around the Mediterranean and influences surrounding civilizations. You will wonder, and will learn, why we didn't have the 20th Century 3000 years ago.
The Moghul
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Price: Free! Words: 218,600. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Doubleday 1983 Reviewers called it the best novel on India since Kipling. An immediate European bestseller, optioned by Indian/German producers who commissioned a six-hour mini-series, then Canadian producers with BBC. Based on real people (ca. 1620) – an English “sea dog” shoots his way through Portuguese gallons and into an Indian port to open trade. Once on land, there’re tiger hun
The History of Rock and Roll in 99 tweets
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You set the price! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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A twitter novel. Follow Harry as he rampages through six decades of romance, rock and roll, and mayhem. A story constructed in 99 short chapters, each one 140 characters or less. Harry's story weaves along like a getaway driver from a smash and grab, with the radio blaring. The soundtrack to his life throbs away in the background as you wonder what can possibly happen to Harry next...
Reminiscence
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Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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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.
Mighty Fortress
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You set the price! Words: 4,940. Language: American English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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An Austrian pastor helps a Jewish family escape the Nazis, but their elderly grandmother must stay behind. He hides her in the church, caring for her and learning from her, until one fateful Christmas Eve.
Letters to Mrs Hernandez
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Price: Free! Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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It is 1942 and young Ben Hutchinson has found himself uprooted from wartime England to the Pampas of Argentina. There he finds a sense of belonging and an unlikely love in the beautiful and headstrong Setsu. As the war pulls them apart, only the letters that travel across the miles can sustain them over time as they strive to reunite at the war's end.
Messiah
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Price: Free! Words: 98,570. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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A "nonfictional novel" about the life of Christ. The events recorded in the four "Synoptic Gospels" plus various secular sources are integrated into one continuous, exciting narrative. The familiar characters—Jesus of Nazareth, John the Baptist, the Apostle Peter, etc.—come to life in this realistic presentation. The tale is told with subtle humor, inspiring insight, and historical realism.
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.
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
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“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.
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
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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.
An Okinawan Affair
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Price: Free! Words: 88,970. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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An Okinawan Affair was written partly as a memoir and partly to tell about the people of Okinawa and what had happened on the island before repatriation back to Japan. And about the Americans who were stationed there in the military or chose to live on the island as civilians. Most of the characters are profiles of real people or composites of several people the author knew on the island.
Clare: A Novel
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You set the price! Words: 237,880. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011 by Alcuin Communications, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Clare Keane is fourteen years old when her mother dies of pneumonia in the tenement room they share in turn-of-the-century Cork, Ireland. Left with two younger brothers, her closest family thousands of miles away in St. Paul, Minnesota, Clare begins a dangerous journey that takes her from Cork through the port of Queenstown to Ellis Island, New York, and finally St. Paul.
Rhuddlan
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Price: Free! Words: 249,130. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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William Longsword, illegitimate son of Henry II of England, has been sent into exile in northern Wales. His nemesis, Earl Hugh of Chester, has retreated to a manor in Wales after a disastrous defeat at Henry's hands. The two resume their rivalry on this foreign ground, a conflict which expands to involve wives, lovers, local chiefs and a neighboring abbey.
The White House
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Price: Free! Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Two women reach for happiness amid the dangers of an eighteenth century colony. Annie Simpson is captured by Blackbeard and taken to an inn called The White House. There she meets Lizzie Poole, the innkeeper's daughter who longs for happiness of her own. Based on the legend of the Hammock House in Beaufort, North Carolina.
Danny Boy and Tennie
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 5 . Price: Free! Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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TWO AMERICAN FRONTIER SHORT STORIES in the 1800S Danny Boy Whimsical and humorous, a riverbank tavern is the setting for pioneers quenching their thirst after a long wagon train journey to Indiana. It’s a roaring good time until knives are pulled. Tennie Storms on the plains are dangerously evil as the wagon train seeks shelter. Chris must work fast to save his Tennie. A love story with action.
An Unspoken Truth
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Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Two experiences weave together to reveal an unspoken truth, a story never told. A teenager journeys to the site of an unfathomable atrocity, with a survivor in tow. Sixty years earlier, a small village comes together in the face of danger, to solidify an act of pure love. An Unspoken Truth reminds us of the human cost of war and its far reaching affects on future generations.
James Joyce has a Really Good Day
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Price: Free! Words: 330. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Isn't the title self evident? A day in the life of James Joyce.
Prayer Cycle : Protect The Human
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Price: Free! Words: 30. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013 by CARNIVAL COMICS. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Graphic novel
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Prayer Cycle : Protect The Human Created by Jazan Wild and Jonathan Elias The international best-seller (Atomic Dreams: The Lost Journal of J. Robert Oppenheimer) was released on July 4th 2009. The dream laced story of the race to build the first atomic bomb was the 1st graphic novel to be downloaded in over 200 countries on smart phones around the globe. Now read the unreleased original story.
The Culann Chronicles, Book 2, Picts' Plight
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Series: The Culann Chronicles, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 49,970. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Exciting historical novel set in 7th century Caledonia and Northern Britain. We follow the adventures of a gallant Irish warrior monk, an intrepid Irish Princess who joins the Celtic Church and a daring young Pict.