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Viking Sword Saxon Shield
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the year 988 vast Viking armies in fleets of Longships are threatening the Saxon port of Maldon on the Essex coast of England. The Vikings lured there by the horde of silver in King Aethelred's mint situated in the Burh, the fortified town.
Un uomo che verra'
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Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 89,440. Language: Italian. Published: February 11, 2011 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
I personaggi di Un uomo che verrà sono vicinissimi a noi. Come se il tempo non fosse mai passato, sebbene si parli di avvenimenti che vanno dall’Età Giolittiana alla Seconda Guerra Mondiale. Quel bambino prima, Tony, inizia la sua ascesa, la sua formazione fra le vicende più terribili.
The Saint and the Sea Monster
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,070. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
(3.00 from 1 review)
In 1250 Yorkshire England: A monk, a friar and a sailor, each harboring a deep secret, find themselves unexpected companions in close quarters. As the evening wears on and the mead flows from the keg, they wrestle with legends, lies and the fickleness of fate.
High Ground
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 166,500. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
High Ground portrays the legal, political and moral conflict preceding the American Civil War; and the disillusionment and devastation of war as seen through the through the eyes of an idealistic army lawyer and the daughter of an American diplomat.
The Ruby Tear Catcher
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 91,880. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Ruby Tear Catcher is the heartwarming story of an Iranian woman whose life is uprooted during the Islamic Revolution in Iran in the 1970s and 1980s. While jailed in a Tehran for her father's alleged crimes, Leila tells her story in flashback, describing her childhood in Tehran, college in the US and return to Iran post-revolution, where she experiences radical changes, particularly for women.
Shuri Gate
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Price: Free! Words: 89,170. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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SHURI GATE is the second book written about Okinawa and its people by the author. It was written as a memoir and to tell about the Americans who were stationed there in the military and their relationships with the Okinawan people. Most of the characters are profiles of real people or composites of several people the author knew on the island.
The King of Silk
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,520. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Michael Patriate thinks he has it all. Fate decides to teach him a lesson. Welcome to the 15th Century.
The Mercenary's Price ( Historical Romance Novella)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,510. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011 by Oz Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Being a national treasure wouldn't be such a curse if she only knew she could trust him.
The Smoke That Thunders
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Price: Free! Words: 109,020. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
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"Africa held the promise of changed hearts and souls. This Africa would offer renewed hope and the possibility of love. It would define their destinies. Yet, at any moment, this Africa could rob them of hope, love, and destiny. Chad and Peter were to be tested and refined in ways they dare not imagine."
The Iron Snake
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,410. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011 by Brandylane Publishers. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
It's 1897, a period marred by unrest in colonial Africa. Back in Britain, stories abound about the wild nature of the African railroad line. The tabloid term, 'Lunatic Express,' seems to fit. Join the spirited Alice McConnell, the Honorable Geoffrey Stanford and a host of fascinating characters as they witness Africa's first steps into the modern era and the transformation of their own lives.
The Art of Candle Dipping
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Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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A short story based on an actual incident in the 1880s in North Texas, when Comanches threatened a family. The mother was dipping candles and used hot wax to protect her children.
Out From The Woods
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140,760. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1956, four men dug up the grave of the legendary Canadian artist Tom Thomson only to discover the bones of an anonymous Indian. This mysterious discovery unravels in the 1960’s as we follow the Ontario summers of Alex Cutler, a camper who comes under the spell of a beautiful wild child from Buffalo and the tutelage of Thomas Tucker – canoe guide, artist and keeper of Tom Thomson's secrets.
John Paul Jones: Finding the Forgotten Patriot
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 81,960. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
You don't need to be a history or nautical buff to truly enjoy the fascinating characters in this historical novel. The astonishing life of John Paul Jones has been forgotten through the ages. He is but a footnote; seldom mentioned as a respectable peer among the honored land generals of the Revolutionary War.
Houdini's Last Illusion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Steven Savile. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Harry Houdini is a haunted man. Haunted by success; his emotions; and now by some of his compatriots: famed and feted illusionists like himself. The only problem is that they are dead. Houdini knows that time is running out, and before he is ready to die he must perform one final trick, the greatest illusion of his life...
A Court Lady
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
In the excitement of Emperor Napoleon and Empress Josephine's reign, Corisande becomes a valued member of Court under Josephine's protection, and has no end of suitors. Sebastian is a confidente of the Emperor and an expert military strategist. Napoleon suggests strongly it is time for Sebastian to wed, even though he prefers not. Will he find the lady to change his mind at Court?
The Galvanized Yankees of Company D
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Series: Blackwell Chronicles, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Several Confederate POWs were offered a choice, prison or go West to fill ranks on the frontier. Joe Evans and several Rebs from his captured outfit opted for the frontier and became 'Galvanized Yankees'. Their duties should have been endless patrols and drills with very little real Indian fighting. Trouble was someone forgot to tell the Indians.
Pilgrims of War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,880. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
It's 1941, the Japanese have just attacked Pearl Harbor and immigrants are being sent to US internment camps. Amid this upheaval is Doctor Magdalena Russo, an Italian doctor on a passenger ship caught in the conflict. She would spend the next three years in internment camps. Her struggle to get back to her homeland takes her on a voyage of confinement, loneliness, fear and sometimes love.
The Ship in the Hill
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,560. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on the true story of a Viking burial ship unearthed on a Norwegian farm in 1904, this historical novel alternates chapters between the archeologists and the Viking queen who sailed the ship a thousand years earlier.
An Okinawan Affair
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Price: Free! Words: 88,970. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
An Okinawan Affair was written partly as a memoir and partly to tell about the people of Okinawa and what had happened on the island before repatriation back to Japan. And about the Americans who were stationed there in the military or chose to live on the island as civilians. Most of the characters are profiles of real people or composites of several people the author knew on the island.
Das Kind von Ereignissen
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Price: Free! Words: 67,640. Language: German. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Screenplays » Action Adventure
'Das Kind von Ereignissen ist ein Roman, der die Geschichte eines unerwünschten Baby-Jungen aufgegeben von seinen Eltern in der Periode des ersten Weltkriegs erzählt, die während der gestörten Jahre des russischen Bürgerkriegs aufwuchsen...