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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.
Pray for Reign
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,750. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
As Anne Boleyn forges her way into a married man's heart and onto England's throne, she convinces herself that the resulting bloodshed and religious upheaval is a necessary price for the country to pay. But how will she reconcile the letting of her brother's blood when he is accused with her of incest?
The Uprisers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,440. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
After eleven years of brutal communist leadership, a young girl and her brother join a grass roots campaign to end oppression in Hungary. Only the girl survives and will go on to America for safety, where she will learn what freedom really means.
A Winter's Tail
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Series: The Hansen Series, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This deleted scene from "A Woman of Choice" first appeared in the Holiday Anthology 2010: Tales & Tails by Penni Ferry. Re-published with permission. Nicolas Hansen rescues a nearly-frozen dog and grows closer to his son, Stefan.
Mackenzie Breakup
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 110,600. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This novel was written by Jean Kadmon, who worked on the Canol Project during World War II as a girl fresh from school. As one of a handful of women working among 8,000 men, she experienced the excitement and social upheavals of the war years, both the loneliness and the camaraderie of camp life, and most of all, "The North" in all of its moods.
Riding to Sundown
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,480. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Retired lawman, Luke Temple, has seen it all, and become a living legend along the way. Now, he must come out of retirement to face his greatest challenge. With his oldest friends by his side, he trails the vicious Thaw gang to an outlaw stronghold where he almost died forty years before. Will the mountainous fortress called Sundown be Luke Temple's redemption, or his final defeat?
The Spartacus Prophecy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,130. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The real life of Spartacus was far more complex than Hollywood would have you believe. There really was a Spartacus & a prophecy and no body of the gladiator was ever found. The story covers an epic journey of one man’s struggle against oppression. Spanning two continents, the fight, flight, love and betrayal across the ancient landscapes, form the backdrop to this compelling novel.
The Cause
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Left in the middle of a divided nation, Emily Garnett MacKinnon quickly learns what it means to be impartial during the American Civil War. Nine months with the "enemy" shows her the true meaning of loyalty--and brings to light who really cares for her--and who wants her out of the way.
The Longing (Grayson Brothers)
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Series: Grayson Brothers, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,340. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Romantic Times 4-1/2 Star Top Pick! A marriage of convenience…and intoxicating desire. He would show her every shade of love.
The Prodigy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,700. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Aubrey Swann catapults onto the concert stage at age four and soon becomes the world's musical darling. Much later, during his transition to mature artist, Aubrey composes his own survival. How does life history shape the creative process? How does art shape an artist? Baldino explores tough questions from a child's point of view.
Redcoat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,270. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
1873...A landslide at a diamond mine in Africa leaves a British army major crippled. He holds a young lieutenant responsible and wants him court-martialed. A soldier is killed when the army try to arrest the lieutenant on his wedding day in England. But he escapes and so begins a ruthless worldwide manhunt, throughout the U.S. Canada and Australia until eventually the hunted becomes the hunter.
The Blackwell Claim
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Series: Blackwell Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
GOLD... Seeking a fortune from a pile of rocks or out of a streambed. Men from all walks of life are digging and panning for gold in the West and the Blackwell brothers are no different. But along with gold mining comes rough towns like Grizzly Gulch, fighting the elements, and claim jumpers. Raised tough in the hills of Tennessee, are the Blackwell brothers up to the challenges of prospecting?
Someday Soon
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,950. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The bombing of Darwin by the Japanese in 1942 was Australia's Pearl Harbor.Faith and her brother,Joe,escape the carnage aboard Joe's ketch Faraway,along with Koko,an Australian born Japanese fleeing internment.They are soon separated by the fortunes of war and face their own personal battles against espionage and injustice,Joe as a soldier,Koko as a POW and Faith as the lover of a U.S.army pilot.
Looking For Jamie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,210. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A young boy, found bedraggled and starving, all he knows is his name, Jamie. He is taken in by the household of The Grange who soon come to love him as their own, especially the master David Dalton. Some months later Tillie Raven is released from prison where she had been sent for stealing a loaf. Now she has to find her son, not knowing if he is still alive, but where should she look first?
The Light Horseman's Daughter
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,550. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
While resisting eviction from the Queensland family property during the Great Depression Emma's father is shot dead. But left destitute, with her crippled mother and young twin brothers to care for, Emma fights back. In her struggle to survive she must overcome, ruthless wealthy relatives, racial bigotry, child abuse, corrupt financiers and choose between the love of two very different men.
Crestmont
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,070. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Star Publish LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Gracie Antes leaves an unhappy home to pursue her singing career dream. Big city bound, she accepts a housemaid job at the bustling Crestmont Inn. There, Gracie encounters opera singer Rosa Ponselle and finds family she never imagined could be hers. Step back into the 1920s and experience life at The Crestmont Inn. Discover with Gracie that sometimes we must trade loss for happiness.