- African American fiction
- Children’s books
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Fiction » Historical » General
Lizzie : Lethal Innocence - Lizzie Series, Book 1 by J. Robert Whittle
Series: Lizzie, Book 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 77,160. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 13, 2011 by Whitlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(2.00 from 1 review)
Lizzie, a spunky nine-year-old street waif manages to escape the clutches of the law while her friends are deported for stealing food. Later, wandering the streets, she aids an old man and starts selling bread on the street to feed them. Thus begins her life as a budding entrepreneur in London during the Napoleonic Wars, and a chain of events which will change the face of dockland forever
Voices from the Past by Peter Alan Orchard
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, 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 by Margaret Frazer
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, 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 by Cristian B. Hotnoga
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Categories: 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...
A Miracle in Shreveport by Michael Jasper
Series: The All Nations Team. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, 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 by James Clay
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 23,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Oestara Publishing. Categories: 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 by Peter Alan Orchard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,630. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, 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 by J. Daniel Sawyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by AWP Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, 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 by Jacob Magnus
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: 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 by Raymond Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,560. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Categories: 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 by R. Scot Johns
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,030. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, 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 by Max Terman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: 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 by Eva Maria Knabenbauer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: German. Published: March 31, 2011 by Amolibros. Categories: 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 Leaven Of The Pharisees by Katie Hanrahan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,250. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011 by Newcastlewest Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Molly knows nothing about her late father's past but when she steps off the plane in Dublin Airport, she steps into another world---a world where children were taken from parents and locked away by the State and the Catholic Church. Her journey to bury her father's ashes will take her far from her destination.
Harem by Asli Sancar
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,610. Language: Turkish. Published: March 29, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Harem, yıllarca “Fantastik, egzotik, baştan çıkarıcı…” gibi yaftalamalara maruz kaldı… Harem, Osmanlı’da Kadın üzerine araştırmalarıyla ABD’de Benjamin Franklin ödülüne layık görülen Aslı Sancar’ın kalemi ve hakiki yüzüyle ilk defa bir romana konu oluyor.
The Hawk Ring by Yowann Byghan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,450. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A historical novel set in Britain under the Roman occupation, based on the revolt led by the Celtic Cadhweloenau (Catuvellauni) tribe and their king Caratacos (Caractacus). The story's main character, Colen, joins the retinue of Caratacos's druid Llygadog, and together they are involved in many adventures, battles and intrigues, until the king faces his final crisis at the hands of the Romans.
Alexander's Odyssey by Steven R. Southard
Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
If the legends are true, Alexander the Great descended under water in a glass-windowed barrel. But how would the sea-god Poseidon react to that?