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Eadric the Grasper
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Series: Sons of Mercia, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 146,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This action-adventure laced with romance follows the “worst Briton of the 11th century” (BBC History Magazine), Eadric Streona, through his journey from poverty to power. Eadric will do anything to achieve a peaceful life for himself and his true love—even betray his country and put a Viking on the English throne. But what if his greatest opponent is the same person he wishes to save?
Night Dancer [a short story]
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In the winter of 1891, ex-soldier Virgil Dean, broken by life, leads a solitary, nomadic existence with only a bottle of whiskey for company. One night a young stranger appears in the shadows beyond Virgil's camp. Virgil believes the man simply wants to share the warmth of the fire, but guilt and sorrow call more than just men out of the dark, lonely night.
The Prodigy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,700. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Aubrey Swann catapults onto the concert stage at age four and soon becomes the world's musical darling. Much later, during his transition to mature artist, Aubrey composes his own survival. How does life history shape the creative process? How does art shape an artist? Baldino explores tough questions from a child's point of view.
The Blackwell Claim
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Series: Blackwell Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
GOLD... Seeking a fortune from a pile of rocks or out of a streambed. Men from all walks of life are digging and panning for gold in the West and the Blackwell brothers are no different. But along with gold mining comes rough towns like Grizzly Gulch, fighting the elements, and claim jumpers. Raised tough in the hills of Tennessee, are the Blackwell brothers up to the challenges of prospecting?
Looking For Jamie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,210. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A young boy, found bedraggled and starving, all he knows is his name, Jamie. He is taken in by the household of The Grange who soon come to love him as their own, especially the master David Dalton. Some months later Tillie Raven is released from prison where she had been sent for stealing a loaf. Now she has to find her son, not knowing if he is still alive, but where should she look first?
Crestmont
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,070. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Star Publish LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Gracie Antes leaves an unhappy home to pursue her singing career dream. Big city bound, she accepts a housemaid job at the bustling Crestmont Inn. There, Gracie encounters opera singer Rosa Ponselle and finds family she never imagined could be hers. Step back into the 1920s and experience life at The Crestmont Inn. Discover with Gracie that sometimes we must trade loss for happiness.
Don't Murder Maria
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 110,060. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Mark Kendal believes developing the cure for HIV is good; but not if it means murdering Maria Quiteria Campos for her DNA. Maria Quiteria is the ancestor of his lover and friends who died saving his life. But Mark learns that his employer Jedediah Strang and his frankengene pharmaceutical conglomerate wants Mark to travel back to 1839 Brazil to harvest Maria’s DNA for their next wonder drug.
The Dawn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"The door opened with an ear-splitting screech. Already? It was barely the crack of dawn. Through the tiny window high above my head I could see the stars blending into the brightening skies. The last day of my life had started." What did Giordano Bruno think about on the day he was burnt at stake?
Walls of Jericho - A Cavalry Tale
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Series: Cavalry Tales, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,920. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Farrier's apprentice Joshua Lock saves a boy from a swirling winter torrent, unwittingly beginning an unlikely friendship despite the conflicts which will force both to face their differences head-on. And soon duty pitches them into a bitter battle against Napoleon's army, where both must find a way to save their regiment from destruction in the first great cavalry charge of the Peninsular War
The Bride of Blackbeard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,690. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Constanza Smythe becomes a governess in the Colonies—only to capture the attention of two men. When she meets Edward Teache, the infamous pirate known as Blackbeard decides to do anything—legal or not—to make her his bride. When when the ship wrecks near North Carolina’s Outer Banks, a simple farmer pulls her to safety. Will either win her heart?
Blood on the Tartan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,850. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Catherine Ross rallies her neighbors to resist the mass evictions, which empty the glens of people and replace them with sheep. Duty conflicts with love. There’s only one woman for Constable Ian MacGregor - Catherine. However, he is torn by that love and his sense of honor. Will Ian become her greatest adversary, or will they both perish in the Highland Clearances?
Grant Me Timely Grace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,860. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Union Major Russell Johns wonders why he wasn’t courts-martialed. He's being played by Confederate spy and confidant of Lincoln’s cabinet Gerard Chantier. Gerard’s plans will end with Washington’s capture by JEB Stuart, Lincoln’s kidnapping and win the war for the South. Can Russell use Chantier’s daughter to get to Gerard? He must face a daunting moral challenge he's ill-prepared for.
The Chance of a Storm
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,040. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Warm and humid with the chance of a storm. That was the weather forecast for Christmas Eve in 1974. Oh and there was a cyclone warning for coastal waters around Darwin. But we'd had cyclone warnings before so why should we let Cyclone Tracy spoil Christmas?
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.
Song of the River
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,650. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Wonnangatta Station lies deep in the mountain country of northeastern Victoria on the Wonnangatta River, one of two branches of the upper section of the Mitchell River in Gippsland. Officially unsolved, the murders of station manager James Barclay and his cook/helper have been the object of much speculation for more than 80 years.
Subtle Fluids
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Suffragettes are being murdered. Did Reverend Driscoll's fiery sermons incite the violence? What kind of predator hides behind a clerical collar?
Journal of a Civil War Nurse
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Price: Free! Words: 1,800. 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.
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.
Transforming Oracle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
During the Greek Dark Ages, Oreste and his brother, Teris, approach the remote village of Delphi looking for a day's labor. They are surprised to learn the priestess of Delphi's oracle's, Aellai, wreaks havoc in the lives of locals through her interpretations of the nightly snake dance rituals. Oreste could just as easily be destroyed by Aellai's divining as transformed in Delphi.
Der Fluch der Schwarzen Natter - Flucht ins Ungewisse (Teil 1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,450. Language: German. Published: October 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An einem Abend im Herbst 1940 flüchtet Eva Weissmann mit Ihrem Mann und ihrer Tochter Hanna vor den zunehmenden Repressionen der Nazis. Unterwegs gerät sie in die Fänge des erbarmungslosen SS-Obersturmführers Max Riedle. Gemeinsam mit ihrer Tochter gelingt ihr die Flucht vor ihrem Peiniger – der «Schwarzen Natter». Es beginnt eine aberwitzige Jagd mit vielen unerwarteten Wendungen.