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The Torn Flag
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,510. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Sometimes the simplest of choices can have the most devastating of consequences. Sometimes falling in love can be a curse. Sometimes being the hard man is the hardest job. Set against the violent backdrop of revolution, ‘The Torn Flag’ is a tale of people caught in the machinations of history, where the choices you make determine your fate. Historical fiction with drama and heart.
My Brother the Enemy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,570. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Fear on the streets. Death on every corner. But the real enemy is the brother at his side. A short, heart-wrenching historical novella on a large canvas from the founder of History In An Hour. My Brother the Enemy is a story of jealousy, sibling rivalry and betrayal against a backdrop of the Cold War, Soviet oppression, violence and a desperate bid for freedom.
The Black Maria
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,030. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
When love becomes your greatest enemy Moscow, 1935. Stalin is in power. People live in constant fear – fear of each other, fear of being denounced, and fear of Stalin’s secret police, the NKVD. Ordinary citizens live behind a mask – a public face that enables them to toe the Party line and conceal their true feelings and personal thoughts.
This Time Tomorrow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,230. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Two brothers. One woman. A nation at war. A compelling story of war, brotherly love, romance and betrayal during World War One. "I would say this novel is far superior to Pat Barker's Regeneration." Vast in scope and intimate in the portrayal of three lives swept along by circumstances, 'This Time Tomorrow' moves from the drawing rooms of Edwardian London to the trenches of the Western Front.
Remembrance Part One: A Time For War
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A brutally honest holocaust story as seen through the eyes of a Jewish teenage girl in occupied Poland. Anna witnesses the murder of her family,but still finds the strength to survive, scrounging out a life with Jewish Partisans in the forests. Here Anna experiences her first love, and amazingly finds beauty among the ravages of war, despite her wavering faith.
La noche que Himmler conoció a Borges
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Price: Free! Words: 76,520. Language: Spanish. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Heinrich Himmler, Comandante en Jefe de las SS y mano derecha del Führer, es capturado al finalizar la guerra mundial. Tras la revisión médica en el cuartel general de Lüneburg, donde está retenido, aparece en una celda. Allí recibirá una visita inesperada.
Cousin Elk: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Cousin Elk is a short story of a man named Elk who had a vicious temper that led to troubling times in the lives of the Woodward family and the Young family. Based on a true story, Cousin Elk will transport you back to a time when life was much simpler and slower. Though it is a tale of reminiscence, there are twists and turns throughout the story that lead to an unexpected ending.
Solomos
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,760. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A biographical novel about the life and work of Dionysios Solomos, national poet of Greece.
Ripples of Blood
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,470. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The book is about Nigeria civil war and the culture that defined the moment for one family. To hunt snake is forbidden in some part of eastern Nigeria. At the peak of the warfare,communities ran out of food and had to eat what ever they saw. The result was a fierce arguement about what offends the gods, survival and culture. At the end, culture had to pave way for survival.
Tales From Key West
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,650. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Historical fiction about Key West covering the years from late 1500's to the present. Take a trip through time about many of the aspects of life in Key West and the Keys. Experience the adventure of pirates, wreckers, and travel the railroad to Key West. Sail through the Keys. Experience Key West like never before.
The royal enigma
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You set the price! Words: 48,270. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
The unsettling politics of India and Nepal as a backdrop, where the popular leaders have to be assassinated mostly, Nawin lives through the Maoist-war in the country, bearing the hardship it caused to the ordinary people like him. Also is described the rule of monarchy in Nepal, when it held the absolute power, and the royal massacre, which eliminated the entire family of the king.
Nega. I racconti e i disegni dei prigionieri della Santa Inquisizione a Palermo
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Price: Free! Words: 6,070. Language: Italian. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Una documentazione storica di grande valore e forza. Sette storie accompagnate da immagini, descrizioni, approfondimenti e audio per dar voce a disegni e scritte dolorose. Un viaggio unico e indimenticabile dentro un edificio maestoso e terribile. Presentato in anteprima durante il Workshop: BookAlive. Biblioteche e libri: il Futuro fra Tecnica e Innovazione. Steri, 11 Novembre 2014.
La Rosa e la Croce - Estratto
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Price: Free! Words: 30,830. Language: Italian. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Liguria Occidentale, Anno Domini 1261. La piccola Contea di Ventimiglia è assoggettata al potere della Repubblica di Genova. La popolazione è allo sbando. Il cavaliere templare Oberto Apronio è fuggito alla prigionia dopo aver partecipato alla Settima Crociata. Con la complicità di una parte della nobiltà progetta un’offensiva per liberare Ventimiglia. Il Conte Apronio è detentore di un segreto...
Beware of the Dragon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,310. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When Laura Ansell arrives in Peking as a young bride in 1899 tension is already building at the British Legation with rumours of unrest among the local Chinese population. As the months pass and summer temperatures rise, the Boxer rebels lay siege to the Legation with bitter fighting. But inside the barricades Laura is also under siege from dashing Russian Prince Sergei.
The Hillbrow Election, 1987
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a first hand account of how the election in Hillbrow was fought in 1987, paying for the privilege with a criminal record.
A Year Without Summer
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Series: THE ENSOMO SERIES. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
"The wicked man who destroys the earth won’t last long, and he will eventually be swallowed by the earth," Engineer Timothy Muller, the Operations Chief of the Bechtel Corporation, said as he addressed more than fifty people that day. The crowd was mainly composed of engineers and firefighters hired by the company to help put out the flames coming from the oil wells and refineries in Kuwait.
Book 14- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The year is 1901 during the Anglo-Boer war. A small town in the Northern Cape is under siege by the Boers. Food in the town is in short supply. Officially, the indigenous black and brown population are not involved in the war. It is a white man’s war. However, food shortages affect everyone. Bullets and shells kill indiscriminately. Can one really say it is a white man’s war?
Worth a Thousand Words
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
When the spoils of war are paid with blood, will the ghost of one soldier's daughter save him from the limbos of the afterlife?
The Burning Of The Fields
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Series: THE ENSOMO SERIES. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,300. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
AUGUST 2, 1990. Iraq’s Army invaded the oil-rich nation of Kuwait today. President Saddam Hussein of Iraq justified the invasion of Kuwait by saying that Kuwait historically belongs to Iraq. Saddam said that Kuwait is the birthplace of Nabopollasar, the father of Nebuchadnezzar. Nebuchadnezzar is the founder of the Babylonian Empire. Babylon is today’s modern Iraq.
If Words Could Tell
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Price: Free! Words: 83,650. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
William Shakespeare on his 450th anniversary has lost all patience with the level of speculation surrounding his authorship and is determined to meet it head on, He is helped by a chance event when a graduate actor dosses down for the night in a condemned inn that dates back to his time. Ben is familiar with the controversy so assents to the writers' plea he agrees to accompany him to his own time