- African American fiction
- Children’s books
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Fiction » Historical » General
Dragon Puppet master by Tom Wild
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,570. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The red dragon has been there as a witness or puppet master from before Gengis Karn's reign of terror ended in 1227 down through violent history to todays turbulent times. A new round of conflict reignited in Australia's new land as the puppet master once again deadly ambition among old world rulers and their impatient young opposition.
La señora Wang y las tres rosas de jade by César García Muñoz
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: Spanish. Published: May 21, 2015 by Fernando Trujillo. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
⎯Juro que si nace una niña, la mataré ⎯dijo Yin, blandiendo un cuchillo herrumbroso. La señora Wang sintió un pinchazo helado en el estómago y se estremeció. Sabía, sin lugar a dudas, que su hijo decía la verdad. La mujer de Yin estaba en el cuartucho de al lado, a punto de dar a luz. Si traía una hija al mundo, la pequeña estaría condenada. Estaba segura. La señora Wang era capaz de reconocer, co
Silent Service by Zach Neal
Price: Free! Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » General
Lieutenant-Commander Oliver Dunbar and the crew of E-17, thirty men and boys in a steel cylinder a hundred and eighty feet long, must penetrate the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus and get into the Black Sea. The inland sea has been an Ottoman lake for hundreds of years. It’s their job to sink the ships that sustain the Empire, in support of an imminent campaign on the Turkish mainland.
War Secrets: A Short Story by Libby Fischer Hellmann
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This short story takes place in the 1930s in Leipzig, Germany. The Nazis are in power, but the war has not yet begun. A young physics student and an older German scientist must work together to find a way to split the atom. But both men have secrets that could put the other in mortal danger. Originally published in the 2013 MWA Anthology THE MYSTERY BOX, edited by Brad Meltzer.
The Slave Factory by Julian Darius
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Sequart Organization. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
This historical short story focuses on the intersecting lives at a slave factory, Porto de Maria. By Julian Darius. From Martian Lit.
Barn Dance by Jules Radcliffe
Price: Free! Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by eXcessica Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » General
After months of furtive assignations that leave Ash cold and unsatisfied, his lover leaves him for a life of riches and respectability. Angry and heartbroken, Ash has noone to confide in until neighboring farmers Seth and Dougal discover his secret love. In their passionate embraces, Ash learns that love which uses and manipulates is not true love.
The Cavalier of the Apocalypse by Susanne Alleyn
Series: Aristide Ravel Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 86,160. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
In seething 1786 Paris, penniless writer Aristide Ravel, already suspected of subversion, must clear his name of murder. But his search for answers—with the aid of friends who may not be all that they seem—leads him into a tangle of conspiracy, secret societies, royal scandal, and imminent revolution, which grows only more complex when the corpse disappears. "Superb." (Publishers Weekly)
Laggiù scorreva il fiume by Antonella Mattei
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: Italian. Published: April 29, 2015 by ZeugmaPad. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Una storia di amicizia oltre lo spazio e il tempo. Due ragazzi, deportati ad Auschwhitz nell'ultima retata del ghetto di Roma, si ritrovano nelle vesti di vittima e carnefice. Il racconto esplora il mondo sotterraneo e tremendo dei Sonderkommando, prigionieri costretti a bruciare i loro stessi compagni. La storia dolce e struggente, malgrado il contesto tragico, all'alba della liberazione.
Boriken by Donald H Sullivan
Price: $2.35 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This is about Anoki, a young Taino boy who grows up in Boriken (Pre Columbian PuertoRico). He learns the ways of the Taino. He experiences raids by the fierce Carib warriors. He sees the arrival af the Spaniards. He and his bride-to-be endure many hardships and dangers.
Suzanne's Peace by Verity Blethyn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: British English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
It's June 1918 and 15 year old Suzanne is waiting in exile for the war to finish and to return home to battle-scarred Ypres in Belgium. Join her in her journey through grief and dread towards discovery and hope, finding unexpected opportunities and characters amongst the chaos and destruction.
Fight and Flight - From "Short Cuts", a short story collection by Erik Boman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
In Kyoto, a modern-day businessman and a despairing samurai are separated by centuries – but joined by ancestry and a mutual watershed moment… _____________________________________________________________ Erik Boman is a writer from Oxford. He is the author of "Short Cuts" and was awarded the A.M. Heath literary prize in 2011.
La Segunda Guerra Mundial, la novela by Javier Cosnava
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 240,170. Language: Spanish. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » War
En esta saga se narrará la historia novelada de la segunda guerra mundial, con sus pasiones, sus amores y desamores, sus traiciones, sus batallas y sus protagonistas a través de los ojos de un oficial alemán, Otto Weilern, durante toda la campaña, entre los 17 y los 23 años. Este primer volumen se centra en el estallido de la guerra, la campaña de Polonia, la de Noruega y la de Francia.
Begraven in het Verleden by D.E. Haggerty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,540. Language: Dutch. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Skylar Dewitt is haar hele leven verstoten vanwege haar grootvaders bekende sympathie voor de Nazi’s. Nu is haar grootvaders lichaam gevonden in Nederland, in een gebied wat bekend staat als een executie veld van de Nazi’s. Skylar vliegt naar Nederland opzoek naar antwoorden omtrent haar grootvaders lot. Haar zoektocht leidt tot verloren familie, maar kan ze het mysterie ontrafelen?
El Joven Hitler 2 (Hitler adolescente) by Javier Cosnava
Series: El Joven Hitler. Price: $1.04 USD. Words: 36,590. Language: Spanish. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Te hayas, lector, ante la novela que narra la infancia y primeros años de adolescencia de Adolf Hitler. Conocerás a Alois, un padre violento y alcohólico, a su hermanos, a sus profesores y un misterio, el de los demonios de la mente, que el pequeño Adolf deberá enfrentar para salvar su vida y mostrar su verdadera personalidad.
Baroness's Heart by Emanuel Grigoras
You set the price! Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General
There is war, social structures that disappear and people who lived in those times. Of these people, some have followed their dreams by building a life just as they wanted it, ignoring history.
The Perfect Lady Worthe by Rose Gordon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,350. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Parchment & Plume, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » General
The last thing Jane Cavanaugh would ever expect is to be married—she is an invalid, after all—but that doesn’t mean she can’t help with her sister’s husband hunt! (Even if it is with a wee bit of reluctance.) The last thing Gareth, Lord Worthe would ever want to do is to fall in love with his closest friend’s younger sister. But fate just might have something else in store for these two…
Le couronnement de Mademoiselle Pascal by Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 40. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: French. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
La Star academy, The voice, et plus anciennement les radio crochets ne sont pas des nouveautés. Dans la Normandie du XVIIème siècle, il exista des festivités permettant de détecter de nouveaux talents, bien que le cadre, alors, était fort différent. Ce fut le cas des Puys aux Palinods que l’on organisait chaque année, principalement à Rouen, lors de la fête aux Normands.
The Bricklayer by Robert T. Belie
Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Sanders was a bricklayer by trade and a good one at that. His latest project would involve crafting a fireplace on a mountaintop estate for an elusive owner. Although he had done hundreds of similar jobs before, this one could very well be his last if he fails to comprehend the true value of a few toy soldiers.
The Woodcarver's Secret by Connie Shelton
Series: The Samantha Sweet Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 112,660. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » General
For John Carver, a 12th century Celtic woodworker, life is a struggle. Then one summer day, as he walks past a near-dead alder tree, lightning strikes. Carver recovers and takes the usable pieces of the tree to his workshop. From the shards John creates three boxes. Then the unexplained happens—shortly after handling one of them, John’s touch brings his young son back from the brink of death.
Vienna by Sarah Parker
You set the price! Words: 191,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Vienna was only a child of nine when she decided to pursue theater only to find that the cast were men only. See to it as she discover the meaning of love, friendship and family with the help of the dashing actor Alana and slaveboy Samuel.