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The Twins of Torsh
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,160. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The story of identical twin brothers, born Celts at the time of the Roman conquest of England. Jason becomes a competent engineer for the Romans, traveling to Masada and Rome, while his brother, Julius, stays home and farms. In the end the differences in their lives makes them very different in appearance, beliefs and happiness.
Jigsaw Island
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,250. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
At the height of the Great Depression in 1932, two strangers arrive on Maine’s Jigsaw Island. For each, Jigsaw Island will be a place of new beginnings and discoveries.In the midst of the worst economic disaster of the twentieth century, the newcomers will have to establish new ties in a beautiful, but alien landscape.
The Kidron Bible
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,290. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011 by The Electronic Book Company. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The core of the book factually recounts the diplomatic history of Hashemite and Zionist relations with the victorious Powers in 1919, the year in which Arab hopes of nationhood were dashed and Jewish hopes were raised in the promise of a homeland in Palestine. Part factual, part fictional, the book explains why Palestinian hopes, raised by the recent “Arab Spring”, may again be dashed.
Little Dove, Lakota Ancestor
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,010. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A mix of family history, historical fiction and intuitively received material, it's a journey into other times and places. With her village destroyed by the Cavalry she went from tipi life to a fort, to her marriage and a plantation, survived the Civil War and toured Europe. Rich in humor, romance and Native wisdom teachings it gives one a profound feeling for the Native American spirit.
Brothers 4: King Richard Lion Heart and King John Lackland
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,430. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This thoroughly researched historical novel contrasts King Richard I, poet and warrior, and the political schemes of his brother King John, which led to Runnemede, Magna Carta, and eventually to civil war and loss of the crown jewels in the Wash. The kings are profiled through conversation, letters and journals by four Irish men - 2 warriors and 2 scholars - who served under both kings.
An Irishman’s Revenge
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,390. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This story is based on the dramatic changes in the lives of the people living in England under Norman rule. They went from free men to virtual slaves and serfs overnight. Skel, whose family had been sold into slavery from Ireland by the Romans, becomes a master stone mason and later is sent on Crusade to Jerusalem. All the while, he plots his revenge.
Edward’s Right Hand
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,290. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Many adventures lie in the path of Justin who is right hand man to King Edward I. Things get complicated when Justin secretly marries a Jewess at a time when King Edward is persecuting the Jews. There are many battles with the Scots and Welsh and much consternation when Edward forces Justin to marry a French harlot because he thinks that Justin is unmarried. Then things get interesting.
St. Luke and the Smile of the Madonna
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,350. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
When Abbess Katrina dies under suspicious circumstances and an antique preparatory drawing of a famous Renaissance painting is discovered in her desk,the police search for a possible murderer, while art-historian Irma van Doern seeks answers to questions about the drawing: who was the model for the Madonna? did the painter himself model as the saint? what happened between painter and model?
White Sands
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,810. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A sweeping action adventure from a dangerous but forgotten era... an inventive first time novel spun from one of America's most notorious unsolved crimes.
The Last Pahvant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,040. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An astonishing prodigy is raised in a squatters' camp on the Colorado River during the Great Depression. An orphan, she flashes to world acclaim when discovered by The New York Times. Searing loss and heartbreak follows.
Tales Of Mystery In The Gales Of History
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tales of the past lie obscured in the shadows of history. The lack of historical evidence is what makes them attractive, and our desire to uncover them leads us to the world of fiction. There, the gaps can be filled to offer us the chance for an exciting trip back to times gone by.
The Girl in the Lighthouse (Arrington Saga, book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 92,450. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
ARRINGTON book #1 2nd edition Not since V.C. Andrews gothic novel Flowers in the Attic has there been a series of books so shocking and immersed in dark family secrets. Author Roxane Tepfer Sanford has captured a strikingly similar gothic fiction style in her debut novel, The Girl in the Lighthouse. A recommended read for every V.C. Andrews fan.
Starlight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ulf, a farmer in Anglo-Saxon England, starts a new life after a Viking raid. Short story.
An Irish Nurse in Africa
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 154,300. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Historical novel during Boer War of 1899 in South Africa. An Irish Nurse, Frances O'Driscoll, is serving with the British Royal Army Medical Corps in the Colony of Natal when war breaks out. She has many adventures, including capture by the Boers. Frances meets her older runaway brother who leads a Boer Commando. A tale of divided loyalty, a feisty young woman making her way in a man's world.
Pearces' Ocean
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,540. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011 by Bev Robitai. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Author Tony Pearce uses his own family legends as a base for this rollicking tale. Simon Pearce, born in poverty on the Isles of Scilly in Cornwall, England, escapes a dangerous life of smuggling to rise up through the ranks and eventually captain his own ship. He marries a beautiful Portuguese woman, starting a family dynasty that flourishes through the excitements of the 18th century.
Rush To Destiny
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Series: Western, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,330. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Edward Fitzgerald Beale was the quintessential western man, eclipsing John Fremont and even Kit Carson in adventure and accomplishment. No one did more for Manifest Destiny. This is not only an exciting and fascinating tale...but a true one. Don't miss Rush To Destiny, if you love history and the American west.
Will's War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,380. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A young-American relies on others when making important decisions. Before WW2, he studies German, during the war, he interrogates German POWs. He agrees to help Partisans in Yugoslavia by impersonating a German officer. Things goes wrong, and he finds himself inside Nazi Germany, an officer, but constantly in fear of discovery. Escape plans are complicated when he falls in love with a war widow.
Loyalty's Haven - Victoria Chronicles Trilogy, Book 3
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Series: Victoria Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 116,500. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Whitlands Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the final chapter of this popular family saga, new challenges await as Nancy continues her charity work in Victoria. In 1918 as the war comes to an end, tragedy strikes in the form of the deadly Spanish Influenza Epidemic. Whittle's extensive research dispels any thoughts that the Pacific Northwest was not affected by this dreaded disease - then happy news boosts morale in the Brown household.
The Stone-Worker's Tale
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Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Simon the sculptor had been truly touched by God's gift. He saw beauty that others could not and brought it to life through his craft. But Simon also saw the beauty of Elyn. Clandestine meetings have given way to sinful lust, and now the two lovers have vanished. But Frevisse alone suspects there may be some darker truth behind the midnight vanishing...
Loyalty's Reward - Victoria Chronicles Trilogy, Book 2
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Series: Victoria Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 147,740. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Whitlands Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
With the beginning of WW1, Nancy and Dan find their plans temporarily altered as Meg and Jeb become special friends. Meanwhile, Dan fights off pressure to enlist in the army due to other commitments. Nancy discovers the war effort is beckoning as Seattle friends provide her with an exciting opportunity.