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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 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
(4.00 from 1 review)
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...
The Real Jesse James
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Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 153,260. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jesse James eluded Union soldiers, railroad agents, Pinkerton detectives, federal marshals, local sheriffs and bounty hunters. In so doing, he became one of America's most accomplished and controversial bandits. For over a century Jesse James has been both praised and vilified in print and legend as a common criminal and a Confederate "Robin Hood. In real life, he was all these things and more.
El Maestro Envenador
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,420. Language: Spanish. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
En 1473, con la ayuda de Leonardo Da Vinci, Ghezzo Bardi entra como aprendiz en el taller del maestro Verrochio, al tiempo que ambos jóvenes trabajan juntos como camareros en la famosa taberna de "Los Tres Caracoles", donde el padre de Ghezzo es cocinero. Tras la muerte por envenenamiento de todos los cocineros Leonardo es ascendido a jefe de cocina mientras en Ghezzo nace una oscura sospecha.
Eadric the Grasper
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Series: Sons of Mercia, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 146,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This action-adventure laced with romance follows the “worst Briton of the 11th century” (BBC History Magazine), Eadric Streona, through his journey from poverty to power. Eadric will do anything to achieve a peaceful life for himself and his true love—even betray his country and put a Viking on the English throne. But what if his greatest opponent is the same person he wishes to save?
Strangers
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011 by Fontaine Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Nigel Gray is an author acclaimed for his honesty and his compassion as well as for the clarity and elegance of his prose. He has breathed new life into an almost extinct literary form, the epistolatory novel. ‘Everything of Nigel Gray’s I have read is humane, wise and linguistically melodic.’ - Kurt Vonnegut
Night Dancer [a short story]
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In the winter of 1891, ex-soldier Virgil Dean, broken by life, leads a solitary, nomadic existence with only a bottle of whiskey for company. One night a young stranger appears in the shadows beyond Virgil's camp. Virgil believes the man simply wants to share the warmth of the fire, but guilt and sorrow call more than just men out of the dark, lonely night.
Spring Blossom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,460. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A Heart-warming Romance from the Heart of America. Maggie... As a spirited girl of fifteen, she fell head over heels in love with a handsome stranger...a love she was too young to understand. Hunter... Part Indian, and all gentleman, he was touched by young Maggie's charms and secretly vowed to ask for her hand when she was of marrying age. He did return to her years later...
Give Me Your Name
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 86,350. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
After Julia Hamilton's placid life is changed by a horrifying encounter with a runaway slave, she becomes a covert to the abolitionist cause. Her parents send her away from Boston to a girl's school in Charleston but they can't get her to change her mind about slavery. Friends in Bleeding Kansas and a young man convince her to go west for the cause.