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El secreto de las estrellas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
El secreto de las estrellas, obra de ficción histórica, se compone de dos cuentos y un relato breve.
Bombay, Decoded
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,180. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other
A world War II novella for young adults... An adrenaline filled excursion of hidden clues dating back to the WWII, of Nazi spies, of decoys and secret passages, and above all a deathly hidden secret in the heart of Mumbai that may change the world as we know it!
The Oath
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 122,230. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Oath tracks the intertwined lives of Dr. Katz and SS Doktor Bloch, who both survive Auschwitz and the war to practice medicine in the United States, never losing the stains upon their souls.
Land Of Broken Promises - Maftur
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,450. Language: British English. Published: January 9, 2015 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Maftur knows she wants to marry the boy next door. Before settling down as a wife and mother, however, she aims to become a glamorous secretary and prove she can earn her own living. She is also fiercely patriotic and cannot stand by while Palestine, the country of her birth, is threatened with a takeover. She sets about attempting to rectify the political situation in a non-violent fashion.
Wolf Hook
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,270. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Jim Heydrich is the nephew of a Gestapo leader. Raised in Canada, he finds himself back in Germany during the war. Resisting an invitation to join the Nazis, he instead finds himself a member of an English-language theater troupe working in Occupied Europe. Unbeknownst to Jim, the leaders of the theater troupe are members of the British Secret Service, using the theater troupe to recruit spies.
Sendependaj homoj (romantraduko en Esperanto)
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Price: $8.45 USD. Words: 187,210. Language: Esperanto (original orthography with diacritics). Published: January 8, 2015 by Mondial. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Nobelpremiita romano, tradukita el la islanda al Esperanto de Baldur Ragnarsson. -- La epika romano (1934-35) rakontas pri la kulturaj kredoj kaj vivoj de islandaj kamparanoj komence de la 20-a jarcento ĝis iom post la unua mondmilito. Ĝi temas pri Bjartur, evoluinta de farmlaboristo al fiera posedanto de propra ŝaf-farmo, pri lia lukto kontraŭ la detruaj fortoj de naturo kaj moderna socio...
The Fall
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Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: January 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
On December 4, 1981, Delhi heard that Qutub Minar had “burst”. It was a misunderstanding, but the outcome could not have been worse had the Minar really collapsed. A stampede inside the tower had left 45 dead and 24 injured. It was the most terrible accident in the Minar’s 800-year history, and one of the blackest days in post-Independence Delhi. This is a fictionalized account of the tragedy.
SS-Hans-Krüger-de la leibstandarte-AH
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: French. Published: January 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
SS-Hans Krüger de la LAH, est un roman historique illustré avec des photos d'époque inédites. 1945 un Berlin en feu, un troisième Reich en ruine, un peuple en déroute, des responsables politiques qui tirent la couverture vers eux,multiplient les tentatives de récupération du pouvoir, c'est la toile de fond de ce roman historique.
Balzac in Brazil
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 57,430. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015 by The Seashell Books. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
In post-revolutionary France of the early 1830’s, the elite combats dissent and opposition through a network of censors, and unofficial deputies. As modes of surveillance, the police also set up businesses, including brothels, publishers and cabarets, enterprises that affect not only the targeted population but entertainers, actors and authors, among them Honore Balzac and Henri Beyle.
Zanzibar Uhuru
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 117,230. Language: British English. Published: January 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Two girls, Fatima, an Arab Zanzibari, and Elizabeth, colonial British, are caught up in the 1964 Zanzibar Revolution. The turmoil destroys lives and sets in place events that will take almost 50 years to resolve. Fatima has to survive years of despotic rule on the spice islands. Elizabeth returns to Zanzibar to fulfil her father’s final request. The link between them is the day of the Revolution.
Condor, Flying in Drake's Wake
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,080. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Condor is a young man who is in love with the sea, but his twin brother, Hugh, does not share his passion. Thirst for adventure puts the two young men on a ship with Francis Drake. When his brother mysteriously disappears, Condor risks the wrath of Drake on several occasions while he seeks his brother both in Panama and Europe. This is a story of brotherly devotion, greed, cruelty and revenge.
Interludes
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 46,550. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mashups
Ideal quick reads for those with limited time—perfect pauses for busy people.
The Milgram Victim
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,680. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Pearl Weber's short marriage with Fritz, an immigrant, ended when he disappeared in Europe shortly after World War II ended. It became the task of Pearl’s grandson Paul to reveal the gripping story of his grandfather’s life. Paul eventually puts together the pieces of the puzzle. But throughout his quest, the reader remains uncertain whether the trail is that of a victim or a predator.
Patriot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 590. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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An Irish role in the Mexican American war that is still celebrated today. Forgotten in America, the events described in this fictionalized tale are still celebrated as a regional Mexican holiday.
Literature Companion: One Day In the Life of Ivan Denisovich
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“One Day In the Life of Ivan Denisovich” by Aleksander Solzhenitsyn was first published in 1962. It was first published in the form of a story in the Soviet literary magazine “Novy Mir” (New World).
The Prophet from Pedras
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Price: $6.45 USD. Words: 59,600. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014 by Mondial. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
At the beginning of the 1930's, when the Brazilian version of fascism - the movement of the green shirts and the sigma symbol of the socalled "integralists" - appear in Southern Brazil, Ludvig Kapstein, a non-practicing Jew, decides to leave his city and move far away. He is nicknamed "Prophet" because of his long beard, his wisdom and his free spirit...
The Alamo - Almost A Hero
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,300. Language: American English. Published: December 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Alamo - 180 years of mystery - We all know who won, but what were the last few minutes like? Who was the first Texan Killed? Did Davy Crockett surrender? Who was the last Texan out of the Alamo? Read the exciting novel of Thomas Bilbrey, he was "Almost A Hero!"
Lady Arabella
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,910. Language: British English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Dr.s William and Eloise Cairnby embark on an historical research visit to Bouchart abbey, hoping to uncover more of the truth behind its demise. Following a freak storm lasting two days, William ventures into the abbey and encounters Lady Arabella, who takes him somewhere he thought it was impossible to go. Can he survive the shock and fulfil Lady Arabella’s hopes for eternal rest?
Dinner With Charles Darwin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,850. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Iconic scientist Charles Darwin invites a young American protégé to his home in the village of Downe, near London, England, where the two compare notes on Darwin’s theories of evolution, and survival of the fittest.
A Life Once Had
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,740. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
After losing his wife and daughter: oppressed by the political climate and worried he may be conscripted by the Nazis, Doctor Thomas Friedrich Schmidt enlists in the Wehrmacht Medical Corps at the start of World War II. His main focus in life is to care for the wounded troops, but is unable to come to terms with what is happening around him.