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Japanese Magnolia
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,630. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The true forbidden love story of two men, a samurai and a peasant in Edo Japan. Can a Japanese samurai of impeccable lineage in Edo period Japan get away with being gay? Can he break all the rules of society and get away with it?
Butterfly in the Wind
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,650. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is the true story of the tragic life of Okichi Saito who became the pawn to placate Townsend Harris, the first American Consul to Japan in the turbulent mid 1800's . This poignant story takes place during a period in history when the "Black Ships" arrived in Japan and changed many lives, especially those of Okichi and her fiancé and lover, Tsurumatsu.
A Note from Ichiyo
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Behind every face is a life and a story… The Japanese 5,000 yen note circulates round the world and changes hands every minute but has anyone really stopped to look at the face on this note? Take a closer look and you will see the face of a young Meiji era Japanese woman looking serenely out at a 21st century world she has never known nor ever dreamt she would be a part of someday.
The Last Jeep to Baclaran
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,570. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
When Vietnam vet Steve Conway, takes a position as hotel manager in Manila to seek peace and overcome a personal tragedy instead of tranquility, he finds a country in throes of revolution. The Marcos regime is tottering and “People Power” is about to show the world that love of country transcends all.
Like a Willow Tree
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,240. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A willow tree, soft and flowy on the outside, unbreakable and strong on the inside, left to brave the lashings and extremities of wind and storm but never quite breaking Hanako Ishigaki was just 9 years old when her father decided to uproot the family from traditional and beautiful Kyoto and migrate to Hawaii. “You are not uprooting this family to some strange outlandish place where we will
To Sense Worth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,970. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Orphaned by the devastating earthquake of 1906, a young girl stumbles upon a simple copper coin that will forever change her destiny. What is it about a seemingly insignificant penny that sustains Elizabeth Sullivan through the most tumultuous events of the 20th century?
Voices from the Past
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Nine short tales set in the ancient and medieval past, ranging from the Bronze Age Mediterranean to a vineyard in ancient Rome and a medieval monastery.
The Bishop's Tale
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
"MAY GOD STRIKE ME DOWN WITHIN THE HOUR!" To the guests at the mourning feast for Thomas Chaucer, the last words of the detested Sir Clement Sharpe had been enough to damn him in the eyes of God. But the crafty Dame Frevisse and cunning Bishop Beaufort suspect that there may be an all-too-mortal hand at work in Sir Clement's death...
The Serpent's Curse - Sarmizegetusa
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Serpent's Curse encloses pages of lively ancient realities, mixed together with real life and emotions. The action of the novel takes place between years 106-108 A.D., in the newly established Roman province Dacia Felix, and has the Roman tribune Titus Avitius Germanus, a cohort commander, as its main character. The tribune finds himself caught up having to decide between the upright orders...
My Last Train Ride
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Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story of the last train ride a Jewish person takes until their arrival at a death camp.
A Miracle in Shreveport
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Series: The All Nations Team. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
"We were lucky to make it out of Shreveport alive on that early spring day in 1917." A story of the first truly integrated baseball team, decades before Jackie Robinson, set during the early years of World War I. Magic, miracles, and more... Part of the historical baseball novel, The All Nations Team (also an ebook).
The Joshua Machine
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 23,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Oestara Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the first half of the 1800's in Truro Massachussetts, the mysterious John Rills built a wind chime that he claimed would only sound in a wind higher than a hurricane. But John's best friend Justin has other matters on his mind, for his uncle Antrim has stolen his ship. Besides, Justin knows that there is no wind greater than that of a hurricane. "a little gem of a book." Kathryn Yelinek
A Pig in the Roses
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,630. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Athens is a city living on its nerves, a city on the verge of war with Sparta. When Diokles - merchant, family man, inquisitive, loyal and a terrible lyre player - finds his wife’s uncle Makron accused of murder, it is his duty to defend him. But this is no simple killing, and Diokles must not only smoke out the truth but risk his own life to protect his wife and children.
Cold Duty: Selected Readings from the Diary of a Gelusian Repairman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Manchester, 1860. Jamie Broadman is ripped from his comfortable life in the stables and inducted into the family business: protecting the secrets of the royal family while building a stronger Britain. Britain would never be the same. Courtesy of the British Museum and the Broadman Estate, these are the edited diaries of the man who single-handedly created the modern world...by accident.
Babylon's Thirst
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You set the price! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The baking sun condemns Enkidu's family to a slow death. To save them he must get water, but to do that, he must defy the king. A short story of ancient Babylon.
Hannah
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,560. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Hannah is based on the life story of a convict woman Hannah Stanley, convicted of Granbd Theft in England and transported to New South Wales. She works in the military hospital in Sydney, marries a seaman and survives to bear 12 children and share many adventures wiuth her husband in the Australian bush.
The Saga of Beowulf, Part Two: The Land of Ice & Fire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 181,030. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The Saga continues as the Nordic hero Beowulf returns home from his epic adventures in Dane-land, only to be horrified at what he finds. Clans will rise and kings will fall as history is carved in blood upon the cold hard barren lands of northern shores. He has overcome horrendous Ogres, defeated hideous Witch-Hags and toppled monstrous Trolls. Now he must confront the hardest battle of his life.
Hiram's Honor: Reliving Private Terman's Civil War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Written by an accomplished author and a direct descendant, Hiram's Honor is a riveting true story about a Civil War soldier captured at Gettysburg and sent to Belle Island and Andersonville. He miraculously survived 17 months! Written in the first person, this meticulously researched story is highly praised by the Civil War community and experts at Gettysburg, Manassas, and Andersonville.
Die Eine und der Andere
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: German. Published: March 31, 2011 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Nachdem Alexander in der Nacht zuvor entführt worden war, erlangt er sein Bewusstsein zurück und stellt mit Schrecken fest, dass er gefesselt in einem kalten, düsteren Keller gefangengehalten wird. Er wehrt sich gegen die aufkommende Panik und fragt sich:Warum?
The Grace
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You set the price! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The armies of Assyria hound Nabopolassar to Babylon. Can he save the city…and himself?