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The Pendulum of God
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You set the price! Words: 149,820. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
"It has been a long time since I have enjoyed myself so much with a literary work." - Albert Salvadó, author. "The scene of the eruption of Vesuvius is a master piece!" - Marlene Moleon, author and editor. "If there was such a thing as a six star ranking, I'd give The Pendulum of God six stars" - Joan P. Ashley, author. "Awesome, awesome, awesome!" - By Richard D. Reader
Push Not the River (The Poland Trilogy, Book 1)
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Series: The Poland Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 174,580. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
PUSH NOT THE RIVER is based on the true eighteenth century diary of Anna Maria Berezowska, a Polish countess who lived through the rise and fall of the historic Third of May Constitution. Vivid, romantic, and thrillingly paced, it paints the emotional and unforgettable story of the metamorphosis of a nation--and of a proud and resilient young woman.
Sword-Lily - The Last days of the Knights of Malta 1798
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 108,840. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is De Kermainguy’s third and last novel about the Knights of Malta in which he tells the tragic story of Sword-Lily and her love for a young French nobleman who came to Malta from Brittany to become a knight. First published in 1843.
Land of Broken Promises - Patsy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,000. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2014 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Patsy’s plans to study for a career in palaeontology are thwarted as the outbreak of WW2 maroons her in Palestine, the land of her childhood. When Rommel’s army is poised to invade Palestine, she joins a British-organized network of Palestinian Jews set up to defy the Germans should they succeed in invading the country she loves.
Beloved: In Another Time, Another Place
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,120. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by Itoh Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Enslavement of their spirits was not an option. Sophya Blackwell almost lets her destructive marriage cripple her emotionally. Her wish comes true when she and her sister, Anya, are sent back in time to witness life during the Civil War. What they happen upon-- the dark side of slavery-- amazes them.
Collage
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,210. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by James Snow. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An intriguing tale spanning centuries and continents woven together in thirteen novelettes as a young professor traces his family roots and the mystery of what really happened to Hitler. Family secrets are revealed as the story progresses from the 1600's Poland across war torn Europe, African dictators, Middle East dangers and CIA involvement.
Not By A Mine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,920. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A mix of alternate historical fiction and pieces from alternate historical biographies.
The Quadrant: Landfall
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 159,160. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Quadrant: Landfall is the last in a 3-volume narrative journey set in 19th century New England and on the high seas. In this continuation of Vol. I (At the Mother of Waters) and Vol. II (At the Crossroads of Anjier), Maine native Capt. Ben Melchett and Welsh Romany seaman James Robertson face the crisis of separation on the Pacific.
The Only Blue Door
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,160. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
September 1940 - Maggie and her young siblings are living in the East End of London with their mother, who goes into hospital to have a baby, leaving them with a neighbour. In a bombing raid their home is destroyed and the neighbour is killed. The children wander the streets until they are taken in by some nuns. But their problems are not over - they are sent as child migrants to Australia.
Spanish Lavender
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,570. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
SPANISH LAVENDER is a love story set in the Spanish Civil War. When a young English girl gets trapped in Spain during the civil war she doesn't realise that it will change her life forever. 70 years later Kate, her granddaughter tries to find out what happened to her grandmother at that time and opens a Pandora´s box of secrets and lies which she can only unravel by returning to Spain.
Ballad of Liberty
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You set the price! Words: 111,390. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on historical events related to the life of anarchist Nestor Makhno, who, during the Russian Revolution and Civil War, headed a widespread libertarian movement, providing an effective political and military alternative to the left and right-wing supporters of centralized state: liberals, nationalists, the Whites, and the Bolsheviks, changing the course of history.
Ascension
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 157,160. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Konrad must face what it means to be a Jew and fight for survival. He has friends on the outside, a wife and a lawyer, but will they be enough to counter the might of the Nazi machine?
Five Flowers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,410. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013 by Katmoran Publications. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Five Flowers is the story of five women who find themselves drawn together through several lifetimes. The challenges they face deal with love, betrayal and finding their way to personal independence.
In Guards We Trust
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Price: Free! Words: 140,520. Language: British English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Uprisings in France have prompted the peasants of neighbouring Montuga to lay siege to the palace of King Julien III. The king has 500 armed royal guards at his disposal, but using them to end the siege risks retaliation by French Republicans. Can the Garibaldis save their kingdom from the gathering storm as revolution threatens to destroy the monarchy in France?
King Juba's Chest
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 148,250. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
King Juba's Chest is a thundering, spellbinding, globetrotting American saga on the raw and dirty side of the tracks. An improbable young illegal Mexican immigrant eludes the ruthless Zetas cartel, claws her way through a collapsing smuggler's tunnel, survives the ICE raids of the rat-infested colonias, finally, rising up from the ashes of poverty to become CEO of a major American corporation.
The Star Command
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Series: The Life and Times of the Great Gunner, Grant August Elik, Volume Two. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,420. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Second volume of the critical biographical quartet relating the Life and Times of Grant August Elik, popularly known as 'the Great Gunner,' whose revolutionary action in the Interstellar Armed Fleet gained him sway in the Outer Worlds of the system later in the millennium --an account already gaining some acceptance for its use of ironic humour in the adventurous sf literature.
The House on the Beach
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,890. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
'The House on the Beach' is set in Spain in the 50s and 60s when the country was ruled by the dictator, Franco and the Church. It is the story of Rocio and Inma, who meet as children and become close friends. Their differences in social class do not matter at first but when Inma becomes pregnant, things take a sinister turn and her actions have a devastating affect on Rocio and her family.
The Paddy Field Tigers
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Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 131,030. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
John Montigue is a spy for the British government. On Christmas Day, 1941 the Japanese army invades Burma. With his boyhood friend, head of the secret Golden Triangle, he has to evacuate his family yet stay behind to destroy anything of use to the enemy. Before he can escape he finds himself having to flee on foot thru 1,800 miles of jungle to India with 25,000 women, children, and elderly.
Memento Mori: A Collection of Short Fiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,370. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 by ND3 Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Memento Mori (Latin for Reminder of Death) contains 36 of Angeline Hawkes’s speculative fiction stories. Take a journey to Tudor England, run through the wilds of Scotland, hop aboard a spaceship to Mars -- but, wherever you venture, make sure you say your prayers and check behind you for vampires, ghosts and witches, because they’re all out there lurking ... waiting to remind you of death.
The Pearl of Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,340. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012 by TWB Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
If money is the root of all evil, then the Pearl of Allah is the judge, jury and executioner. Based on a true story, follow Timoteo Matito, his family scattered by war, on an epic journey from the Philippines to America in search of a pearl that caused his father’s death in the jaws of a giant clam while pearl diving off the coast of Palawan.