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The Parthian
Series: The Parthian Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 233,780. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The story of Pacorus, a prince of the Parthian Empire who is captured by the Romans and sent to Italy to live out the rest of his days as a slave. But fate intervenes and he is freed by a gang of runaway gladiators led by a man named Spartacus. This is the epic tale of the Spartacus slave revolt, as told by the man who fought by his side.
Celtic Dawn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Britain, 400 BC. The High King is dead, and he leaves two sons, Brennos and Belinos, who are both supported by rival tribal factions. One of the brothers is destined to be High King, the other to be banished. And yet his deeds in exile will resound down the centuries when the savage Celtic tribes burst down from the Alps to sack the nascent city-state of Rome...
Tanrının Çorbasını İçmiştik
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,060. Language: Turkish. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Gazeteci-yazar Recep Genel, İthaki Yayınevi tarafından basılan “Tanrının Çorbasını İçmiştik” adlı ikinci romanında 1930 yıllarda Kayseri’de başlayıp İstanbul’a uzanan bir öykü ekseninde Anadolu'ya yerleşen Çerkeslerin öyküsünü anlatırken, etnik grupların gözünden Cumhuriyetin azınlık politikalarını da eleştiriyor.
Bilmiyorumkadın
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,340. Language: Turkish. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Scala Yayınevi tarafından yayımlanan Bilmiyorumkadın; 90'lı yıllarda Türkiye’de yaşanan politik karmaşanın orta yerinde, kendi açmazlarını, acılarını bir girdap gibi yanında taşıyanların romanı... Recep Genel, romanda Behiye ve Talat'ın 'olmaz', 'onmaz' aşkları ekseninde, geçmiş ve gelecekle olan bağlarını kaybeden insanların hayata tutunma mücadelesini anlatıyor.
Dust on His Soul
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,300. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Inspired by the life and times of Stephen Biko an apartheid activist arguably as important as Mandela. This novel is a fictional account of such a character. A story of sacrifice, suffering but ultimately redemption. Set in apartheid South Africa during the 1970s and 1980s, the dark days of South Africa's history also bred an incredible thirst for justice. A triumph of the human spirit.
Loyalty Binds Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,650. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
LOYALTY BINDS ME is the 2nd book about Richard III in the 21st-century by award winning author, Joan Szechtman. A year after THIS TIME (1st book)ends Richard III has arrived in London with his combined family--21st-century wife and two daughters, and 15th-century son, when he is arrested for a 500 year-old murder. Richard must now defend himself without revealing his true identity.
Forever Leftenant Rundel (book 5 of 9 of the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,880. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Benjamin Rundel is first leftenant aboard the Gadfly, which is under the command of the son of an M.P. who has bought his son’s commission. But the young captain is a frustrated actor who is addicted to opium and has no idea of the duties of captain. Ben must face charges of mutiny in order to safeguard the ship as he assumes the captain's duties. This is book 5 of 9 in Stark's Rundel series.
Rolf 'The Red' MacCanna
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,220. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The anguish suffered by a man who has lived with three different religions and many different gods powers this book. Rolf wants to be a Christian, but can’t shake the old Druid ways. The story plays out the feelings that many of our ancestors must have felt when the Vikings were knocking at their doors and the old Druid ways were being suppressed by the advance of Christianity.
The Twins of Torsh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,160. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The story of identical twin brothers, born Celts at the time of the Roman conquest of England. Jason becomes a competent engineer for the Romans, traveling to Masada and Rome, while his brother, Julius, stays home and farms. In the end the differences in their lives makes them very different in appearance, beliefs and happiness.
Jigsaw Island
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,250. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
At the height of the Great Depression in 1932, two strangers arrive on Maine’s Jigsaw Island. For each, Jigsaw Island will be a place of new beginnings and discoveries.In the midst of the worst economic disaster of the twentieth century, the newcomers will have to establish new ties in a beautiful, but alien landscape.
The Kidron Bible
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,290. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011 by The Electronic Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The core of the book factually recounts the diplomatic history of Hashemite and Zionist relations with the victorious Powers in 1919, the year in which Arab hopes of nationhood were dashed and Jewish hopes were raised in the promise of a homeland in Palestine. Part factual, part fictional, the book explains why Palestinian hopes, raised by the recent “Arab Spring”, may again be dashed.
Little Dove, Lakota Ancestor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,010. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A mix of family history, historical fiction and intuitively received material, it's a journey into other times and places. With her village destroyed by the Cavalry she went from tipi life to a fort, to her marriage and a plantation, survived the Civil War and toured Europe. Rich in humor, romance and Native wisdom teachings it gives one a profound feeling for the Native American spirit.
Brothers 4: King Richard Lion Heart and King John Lackland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,430. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This thoroughly researched historical novel contrasts King Richard I, poet and warrior, and the political schemes of his brother King John, which led to Runnemede, Magna Carta, and eventually to civil war and loss of the crown jewels in the Wash. The kings are profiled through conversation, letters and journals by four Irish men - 2 warriors and 2 scholars - who served under both kings.
An Irishman’s Revenge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,390. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This story is based on the dramatic changes in the lives of the people living in England under Norman rule. They went from free men to virtual slaves and serfs overnight. Skel, whose family had been sold into slavery from Ireland by the Romans, becomes a master stone mason and later is sent on Crusade to Jerusalem. All the while, he plots his revenge.
Edward’s Right Hand
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,290. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Many adventures lie in the path of Justin who is right hand man to King Edward I. Things get complicated when Justin secretly marries a Jewess at a time when King Edward is persecuting the Jews. There are many battles with the Scots and Welsh and much consternation when Edward forces Justin to marry a French harlot because he thinks that Justin is unmarried. Then things get interesting.
St. Luke and the Smile of the Madonna
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,350. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
When Abbess Katrina dies under suspicious circumstances and an antique preparatory drawing of a famous Renaissance painting is discovered in her desk,the police search for a possible murderer, while art-historian Irma van Doern seeks answers to questions about the drawing: who was the model for the Madonna? did the painter himself model as the saint? what happened between painter and model?
White Sands
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,810. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A sweeping action adventure from a dangerous but forgotten era... an inventive first time novel spun from one of America's most notorious unsolved crimes.
The Last Pahvant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,040. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
An astonishing prodigy is raised in a squatters' camp on the Colorado River during the Great Depression. An orphan, she flashes to world acclaim when discovered by The New York Times. Searing loss and heartbreak follows.
The Girl in the Lighthouse (Arrington Saga, book 1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,450. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
ARRINGTON book #1 2nd edition Not since V.C. Andrews gothic novel Flowers in the Attic has there been a series of books so shocking and immersed in dark family secrets. Author Roxane Tepfer Sanford has captured a strikingly similar gothic fiction style in her debut novel, The Girl in the Lighthouse. A recommended read for every V.C. Andrews fan.
Starlight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ulf, a farmer in Anglo-Saxon England, starts a new life after a Viking raid. Short story.