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Dawn of Avalon
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Price: Free! Words: 25,400. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
He would become the most powerful wizard in the history of Britain—Merlin. She would become Britain's most storied sorceress—Morgan le Fay. But before they were legends, they were young. And they were lovers. Together, in the sunlight of one day long ago, they saved a kingdom. Dawn of Avalon. A stand-alone story from the universe of Anna Elliott’s Twilight of Avalon.
Ice King
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 119,960. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
William King, son of a Liverpool slave trader, sickened by what he experienced aboard a Spanish slaver, was one of the few who spoke out against the Slave Trade. This epic has generational change, moral wickedness, greed, romance and the fortunes of war woven through the lives of King & Son, Liverpool traders. Father and son are caught up in the turmoil that preceded the British Trade Act of 1807
Shared
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 157,210. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Seeking help from colleagues around the globe, Victorian physician, Dr. Liam Gilbert, is desperate to discover what is wrong with little Rachel Ellingswood. The child has faints that bring her near to death without warning. Only child; heiress to a huge fortune in Devon, England, four year old Rachel will not survive without some miracle of discovery. Yet, Gilbert does not believe in miracles.
The Cigar Maker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 148,160. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Cigar City. The year is 1898. Young Cuban rebel Salvador Ortiz and his family have escaped the hardship of war-torn Cuba, but the union halls, cigar factories, and dark alleys of Tampa are filled with violence and vendetta. Salvador must defy constant labor strife and deadly corruption in a one-industry town known for cockfights, street thugs, late-night abductions and the world's best cigars.
The Ash Spear
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Series: Storyteller, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,810. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
In 6th century Wales, the ash spear was a symbol of warfare and of manhood, but it also stood for awen, the poetic inspiration of the bards. As war comes to North Wales, bardic apprentice Gwernin must master all three of its meanings in order to keep himself and his friends alive. The Ash Spear follows him in the thrilling conclusion of this first trilogy in the Storyteller series.
Flight of the Hawk
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Series: Storyteller, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,170. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
In the second book of the Storyteller series, bardic apprentice Gwernin and his friend Neirin mab Dwywei, the Poet-Prince who some call "Taliesin's Hawk", are sent on a diplomatic mission to the North of Britain. But some of the natives aren't too friendly...
Storyteller
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Series: Storyteller, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,450. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.13 from 8 reviews)
“Blood and fire, gold and steel and poetry, a river’s voice in the silence of the night, and the shining strings of a harp – all these and more I have known in my time.” As a wandering storyteller and would-be bard in 6th century Britain, young Gwernin encounters enemies both human and supernatural, finds love and friendship, and learns the true meaning of a Bard’s profession.
The Gatekeepers
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Series: The Gatekeepers Saga, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Finn’s growing family has protected their ancient secret from the world for ten years. Their peaceful life faces new upheaval as lost family returns to the remote Co. Mayo farm from America. The Irish Civil War, raging in the cities, is also threatening to pull them into its violent grasp of reprisal. Whom can they trust, now that new threats lurk in even familiar doorways?
Generations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,730. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Reaching deeply into his southern roots the author tells a horrifying tale of racial injustice and murder as multiple generations of white and black families cross paths repeatedly throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries. Sympathizers and members of the Klan square off, slaves revolt, and winning at any cost is the only goal for all involved. This is not a story for the weak of heart or mind.
Threads: The Reincarnation of Anne Boleyn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,660. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Threads, a reincarnation fantasy, opens with the death of Anne Boleyn, whose execution appears upon first sight to have resulted from her inability to produce a son for the king. As Anne reviews her life, and several previous lifetimes, she learns about the true depth of her relationship with Henry VIII. Furthermore, she learns that she has been given a hard task: to forgive him.
The All Nations Team
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Series: The All Nations Team. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,160. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
The All Nations Team tells the story of the first fully integrated, "post-racial" baseball team, very loosely based on an actual team that played in the years before World War I. Haunted by the ghost of their white, former head coach, George must hold the All Nations together, or he'll miss his chance to reunite with his estranged family. If he doesn't score this final run, he loses everything.
Il Mercante
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,380. Language: Italian. Published: September 3, 2010 by Karma Studio. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Una grande lapide nella chiesa dell’Ascensione, nel quartiere Chiaia e una stradina, via Conte di Mola che, penetrando i Quartieri Spagnoli, si arrampica, a pochi passi da via Toledo, lambendo l’antico Palazzo Vaaz diventato Berio, verso la collina dominata da Castel Sant’Elmo.
The Shepherd King, Book One: Foundation Stone
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,610. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Who's your hero? Before all the heroes of legend and lore. There was one man, one hero, who inspired them all ... This is the true story of the man, the legend, the hero: King David. Foundation Stone is the first novel in the series about the life and legend of Dawid (King David). This first installment begins with his ancestors and culminates in the famous battle with Goliyath.
Yesterdays
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 117,480. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010 by Whitlands Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An eclectic mix of 19 stories from this popular author's hidden collection ... autobiographical, historical, historical/fantasy, WW2, contemporary,etc. From his own hilarious experiences around the world, one of an unusual street person, or a western with a surprising spin ... you'll find yourself involved in each story as if it was a full novel. Whittle also has 3 bestselling historical novels.
The Wind-Sphere Ship
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Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Heron of Alexandria, in the 1st Century A.D., invented a primitive steam engine he called an aeolipile, or “wind-sphere.” Persuaded by his friend Praxiteles, he used this engine to propel a ship. If his steam-ship could beat a man-rowed galley in a race, could Heron bring about the Industrial Revolution 1700 years early?
The Tree Line
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Tree Line is a about a melancholy Confederate captain who is struggling with the perilous combina-tion of war and alcohol addiction. The cruelty of the American Civil War not only affects the captain, but it also affects the emotional state of his deteriorating wife who resides in Union-occupied New Orleans. In desperation, the wife asks her husband to make a promise.
The Virgin King
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,870. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(3.00 from 8 reviews)
What if King Henry VIII didn't die, but was sent into secret exile? What if he escaped back to England along with a bastard son, only to be captured by his brilliant daughter, Queen Elizabeth? THE VIRGIN KING tells the story of a completely unadulterated knave named William, who was raised by the vainglorious and half-mad King Henry VIII, only to become the plaything of Queen Elizabeth I.
All I Want
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Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(4.85 from 20 reviews)
A short story. In the wake of the Great War, a soldier and his bride turn a wasteland into a home. A tale of hope and sorrow; of loss and enduring love.
The Moghul
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Price: Free! Words: 218,600. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Doubleday 1983 Reviewers called it the best novel on India since Kipling. An immediate European bestseller, optioned by Indian/German producers who commissioned a six-hour mini-series, then Canadian producers with BBC. Based on real people (ca. 1620) – an English “sea dog” shoots his way through Portuguese gallons and into an Indian port to open trade. Once on land, there’re tiger hun
A Hearing for Jim Thorpe, An Exercise in Frustration
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 37,810. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A Hearing for Jim Thorpe: An Exercise in Frustration by Michael Sheaffer follows a sports reporter assigned to cover a hearing designed to determine if the famous Olympic champion Jim Thorpe should keep the gold medals he won at the 1912 Stockholm Summer Games. Thorpe’s legacy, and the future of his reputation are out of his hands as five days of witnesses, and legal experts debate his future.