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Immortal War The Tears of Lillith
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,110. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Lilith stood upon the great mountain Atlen as she looked down upon those who served her. For a thousand years she had endured the cruel treatment of Enlil after he had created the bounty that lay below her. Her rage grew as Lilith gazed angrily at those he loved above all others, those he adored more than his own kind. The Immortal War loomed in the distance and Lilith could not stop it.
Rhuddlan
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Price: Free! Words: 249,130. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Three Treasures
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Price: Free! Words: 74,820. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Young apothecary Micah Judd is caught up in the stirring events of 1643 when the Civil War comes to Dorchester and deadly adventure seeks him out. Set against the background of real events in those wild times, Three Treasures will appeal to all who enjoy a story of adventure, intrigue and love, and which brings to life the places and people of long ago and the deadly struggle which divided them.
The Keystone: A Novel of the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,510. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
History is made in the unlikeliest of places by the unlikeliest of people. Before July 1, 1863, very few Americans had ever heard of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. After July 3, 1863, very few Americans had not heard that word: Gettysburg... where the keystone of American liberty was finally put into place, by the sacrifices of 51,000 brave men, and a President who refused to let the world forget them.
Vermilion Wanted to Go to the Movies
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Price: Free! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
Peter loves to watch his wife walk down the sidewalks of New York saying "How do you do?" and he loves the way she shines against the gray backdrop of the city. He hates to tell her that they can't afford movies every week and then watches anxiously as his friend Jake flirts with her. This tale, full of psychological intrigue, shows how an ordinary but clever man fights for his wife's respect.
Leopold's Assassin
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,200. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The 1903 assassination of King Leopold II of Belgium in Dinard, France by an Italian anarchist and his flight to South America pursued by the Belgian Secret Service.
Hardship and Hardtack
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011 by Diana Hunter. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Richard Bassett leaves his farm, his wife and two little boys to join the army in order to preserve the Union, not knowing that four weeks into his service, he'll be a prisoner of war and unfairly branded a coward. Based on the letters the very real Richard sent home to his wife during his first year of service, HARDSHIP AND HARDTACK details his struggle to survive in a time of turmoil.
Mr. Wallace Takes a Wife
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.60 from 5 reviews)
A small English community is shocked when the local eccentric announces his plans to marry a woman no one has ever seen. Is his intended a real person, or is she a figment of his imagination?
Paths of Exile
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 131,490. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Trifolium Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
When his homeland is defeated by a predatory neighbouring kingdom, Eadwine finds himself on the run for his life. Homeless, penniless and friendless, literally with a price on his head, he must evade his enemies, avenge his brother's murder and rescue his betrothed. Along the way, he will lose his heart to another woman and discover a shattering secret that challenges all the ideals he holds dear.
Son of Saul
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 135,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The testament of Jonathan, son of Israel's first king. A hero of Israel's war to throw off Philistine domination, Jonathan lives an agony of divided loyalties: between his conscience and the ferocious decrees of the prophet Samuel; between his marriage and a forbidden friendship with a beautiful Canaanite priestess; between his father and the charismatic David, destined to take the throne.
Parts: A Steampunk Tale - Part 1: Egg
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Professor Grey was invited to the mechanical biology symposium, he thought he had finally gained the respect of his peers. In truth, his colleagues simply could not be bothered. Their loss, for that was where the professor met the brilliant (and by all accounts sociopathic) Doctor Ileana Winthrop, and his mechanomorphosis began.
Retreat From Rostov Part Three
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,060. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by UCS PRESS. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Here is how a feature in TIME Magazine described Retreat From Rostov: The novel was a Russian rodeo of heroes, heroines, Nazi villains, Don Cossacks, foreign correspondents, soldiers, civilians, enough snow to bury an army, enough melodrama to burn out every fuse in Hollywood. This epic World War II novel was inspired by the first battle in which Hitler's armies suffered defeat
Devil’s Battalion II: Hitler’s Treasure
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,350. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
More bloody adventures of Sonderbattalion Kurz, brutal SS partisan hunters and looters. Hitler commands the theft of a Christian relic, believed to have been touched by Jesus Christ. To steal it, the SS platoon must again infiltrate enemy lines, this time the target is Moscow itself. Their enemy is the Red Army, the Gestapo & the Church.A full-bodied gut-wrenching 150 page novella length read.
Retreat From Rostov Part Two
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,560. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011 by UCS PRESS. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Here is how a feature in TIME magazine described Retreat From Rostov: The novel was a Russian rodeo of heroes, heroines, Nazi villains, Don Cossacks, foreign correspondents, soldiers, civilians, enough snow to bury an army, enough melodrama to burn out every fuse in Hollywood. This epic World War II novel was inspired by the first battle in which Hitler's armies suffered defeat.
The Good Harvest
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,870. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
(4.00 from 1 review)
It's 1814 in London, and Harold Hammonds has come a long way in his 24 years. He's second officer aboard the merchant vessel "The Good Harvest", bound for Sydney with a cargo of settlers goods, topped off with a parcel of transported convicts. It's a hell voyage, ending with a storm that wrecks them on an island off the west coast of New Zealand. Should he stay? Will he claim this grand place?
The Blazing Glen
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Series: Highland Tales, Book 1 ยท 18th & 19th Century, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,240. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Janet Mackay dislikes Englishmen, especially the Marquess of Sutherland who will evict them to make way for sheep. So when Alastair Fenton arrives, she is far from friendly. After the eviction grandmother Mary dies. Janet will go to Canada to join her brother, who fled after the '45, but on the way to Glasgow disaster strikes. Janet accepts Alastair's help, rejecting Murdo who wants to marry her.
Jack The Theorist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,730. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Follow Professor Wolf, the world’s first Ripperologist, on his delusional journey into the world of the Ripper.
Whistling at a Deaf Horse - A whimsical look at things from the past and present which concern us all
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,720. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A collection of 57 essays from one to 2 pages in length, which poke fun at trendy people and high moguls, and takes a nostalgic look back at how we used to live and what made us what we are today. The stories are just clean fun and apply to everyone, regardless of age, but particularly to your parents, grandparents, and favorite aunts.
Into Pieces
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
"All the king's horses and all the king's men, couldn't put Humpty together again." This take on an old nursery rhyme finds Prince Uptree trying to decide between love and his brother's kingdom. How can he disappear with the love of his life when he has yet to apprehend a child murderer?
Down Jasper Lane
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,640. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In 1904 Ellen Copley and her father leave the rail yards of Glasgow for a new life in Vermont. Yet within weeks of her arrival Ellen is abandoned by her father, unhappy and alone. When her aunt invites her to Ontario, Ellen begins to carve a place for herself in a new and increasingly turbulent world. By USA Today bestselling author Kate Hewitt, the first in the Amherst Island trilogy.