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Fiction » Historical » General
Kuchen by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Lawyer F. Reed Hamlin has everything—money, success, a small amount of fame. But he doesn’t have close relationships. He doesn’t have family. Until he hears on the news that police have caught a Vietnam protester who bombed a munitions site. An anti-war radical who has hidden for twenty years. An anti-war radical who just happens to be Reed’s mother.
Five Jaguar by Richard C. Rogers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
In the capital of the Aztecs, powerful Tenochtitlan, young men are raised to be warriors. Huemac hopes to prove his courage and skill on the battlefield, to find love and honor and respect. When his brother returns from war with recognition and fame, how can Huemac escape his shadow? Pride and ambition may come between brothers when Huemac fears he will lose all he desires to the hero Five Jaguar.
The Beginning Thoughts and Recollections of Terry Dactyl by Brian Leo Lee
Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A short story of the past. How much can you remember? Do you want to remember? Terry makes the effort and surprises himself. He tells the tale of how he saw the world through the eyes of a growing child in the 1940s.
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: Free! 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.
Season of Regret by Brenda B. Dawson
Price: $2.99 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.
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.