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Fiction » Historical » General
Retreat From Rostov Part One by Paul Hughes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,920. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » General
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.
Some Mother's Son by Joyce Freese
Series: Adult Bible Stories, Book 7. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 500. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » General
A short story dedicated to all who have known the loss of innocence and the personal sadness of war. Please review the short story. Thanks
The Life and Times of Young Sonny Tompkins, Part 2 by Michael E. Benson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,580. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1943, at the age of eighteen, Sonny Tompkins enlisted in the United States Army. He soon discovered that he had a remarkable special ability which the Army was eager to exploit. A whirlwind of events found him a Captain in the O.S.S. by age 20 and killing Nazis behind the lines in occupied Belgium and France. Follow his life and loves in this historical
The Principal of Rivington Street by Henry Mazel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story of Jewish fiction that takes place in 1920s New york. The entertainers are actual vaudeville characters. Both serious and humorous, the protagonist attempts to change his destiny.
The Amarnan Kings, Book 2: Scarab – Smenkhkare by Max Overton
Series: The Amarnan Kings, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 177,160. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Scarab – Smenkhkare follows on from the first book in this series as King Akhenaten, distraught at the rebellion and exile of his beloved wife Nefertiti, withdraws from public life, content to leave the affairs of Egypt in the hands of his younger half-brother Smenkhkare. When Smenkhkare disappears on a hunting expedition, his sister Beketaten, known as Scarab, is forced to flee for her life.
In The Time Of Famine by Michael Grant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,360. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1845 a blight of unknown origin destroyed the potato crop in Ireland triggering a series of events that would change forever the course of Ireland’s history. The British government called the famine an act of God. The Irish called it genocide.
Mùa Biển Động - Tập II: Bão Nổi by Nguyễn Mộng Giác
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,000. Language: Vietnamese. Published: July 26, 2011 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Historical » General
Nguyễn Mộng Giác Mùa Biển Động tiểu thuyết lịch sử Tập 2 – Bão Nổi Copyrighted by Nguyễn Mộng Giác Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center 2011 Smashwords edition ISBN: 978-1-4524-6852-5
India Minus-A Journey of Unfulfilled Dreams by Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 13. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 20,580. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A story inspired by real life incidents! A saga that covers more than five decades. A story that will move you.
Throwing Clay Shadows by Thea Atkinson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,260. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
On the Isle of Eigg, in 1807, four-year old Maggie believes she has killed her mother by saying bad things, and now she won’t say a word. Throwing Clay Shadows is a 2012 B.R.A.G. Medallion(TM) Honoree
Threads of Darkness by J.R. Leckman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,320. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Historical » General
This eBook is just over 30,000 words long. A collection of short horror stories, Threads examines the nature of darkness in four original tales by J.R. Leckman. Starting with the existence of ghosts in "They Don't Exist," Threads examines the mysteries of the "Anasazi," the end of the world in "Bucketheads," and ends with an Old West style ode to H.P Lovecraft with "The Quick and the Unholy."
Dark Streets of Whitechapel: A Jack The Ripper Mystery by R. Barri Flowers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,660. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » General
This is a heart-pounding historical thriller featuring Jack the Ripper. In New York City in 1888, Dr. Jack Lewiston, a respected surgeon and madman, escapes from custody and flees to London. Detective Henry Marboro is brought out of retirement and heads to London to find the doctor and bring him back to America--dead or alive--hopefully before any more prostitutes are murdered.
The Scandalous Miss Lydia Bennet by Patti Wigington
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Lydia Bennet is well known to readers of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" as Lizzie's foolish and scandalous younger sister. But what if Lydia's outrageous behavior is all a disguise? Join Lydia as she dances her way into the heart of Mr. Wickham, laughing all the way, in this short story. Perhaps, indeed, there is far more to Lydia than anyone ever suspected.
Season of Regret by Brenda B. Dawson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,400. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011 by 2fires Publishing Co.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 5 reviews)
The bride wore black: severe, sedate, sorrowful black. A spirited teenager, Gillian Heinrich is pregnant and abandoned by her one-time lover. Fearing the disdain for his child in their 1950’s small town, her father bribes his ranch hand, Charlie Barnes, to wed his rebellious and unwilling daughter. Charlie readily agrees, never realizing he’s sealed his own fate in the Season of Regret.
Sophronismos - The Rise of Alcibiades by Allen Hansen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,890. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Fiction » Historical » General
A book about philosophy and historical fiction that explores the life of Socrates and his associates during the middle period of his life. It was during this time that Athens and all of Greece was in turmoil, and the father of western philosphy underwent a significant transformation.
The Chooser by Henry Mazel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A delightfully quirky novelette with a Jewish flavor set in the 1950s. The Chooser is a story of a journeyman magician seeking a new trick to boost his sagging career. An old illusionist and his young protégé offer some magical assistance.
American Smile by Cody Young
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,300. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Emma’s on the rebound. So when she meets a cute aircraft mechanic she wants to get close to him and fast. But Tyler’s got his own agenda - he’s a guy who needs to get the whole story before he leaps into bed, boots and all. Together, they uncover a family secret kept safe since world war two, and follow the trail blazed by a reckless GI and his girl. And all the while they're falling in love..
The Golden Road by Marina Oliver
Series: 20th Century Sagas, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 122,460. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
When her stepfather dies, Josie and her mother Dora have to face being poor. Her stepbrother Leo, owner of a jewellery factory, gives Josie a job. He introduces her to Motor Rallying, but when Josie is accused of theft she leaves. Unable to find a job, rejected by her aunt Phoebe, Josie and Dora are forced to live in a slum. Her dream of competing the Monte Carlo Rally seems hopeless.
The Glowing Hours by Marina Oliver
Series: 20th Century Sagas, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 124,670. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Three girls, escaping from difficult homes, meet because of their love of dancing. Nell, Gwyneth and Kitty join chorus lines in 1920s Music Halls, and dance all over the English Midlands. Then they have the chance of appearing at Paris's Folies Bergère, but malign fate intervenes before they can go. And there is Andrew, Kitty's cousin, Timothy, languid aristocrat, and Paul, charismatic doctor.