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The Origin of Sorrow
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 224,130. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011 by Combustoica. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the 1770s, the Jews of Frankfurt are trapped, both physically by the walls of the ghetto within which they must dwell, and in a larger sense by the rules of a society in which they are outcasts, legally debased and barely suffered to live. And yet within those confines they find life, in all its glories and tragedies. This rich novel is filled with real emotion, history, and characters.
Hangman's Point
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 175,260. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Hong Kong and southern China in 1857. An action-filled exotic world of crinolines and top hats; opium dens and clipper ships; betrayal and sudden death. Rich in detail, Hangman's Point brings to life a shocking murder, a sensational trial, a mass poisoning, a cruel slave trade and the desperate schemes of Chinese trying to the hated "foreign devils."
The Night the Stars Fell
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,440. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Someone is murdering the men she loves. Throughout it all, the one thing Catharine "Cat" Taylor can depend on is the friendship of her lifelong companion Lizzie, a plantation slave. Then Lizzie is sold. Now Cat must decide - do nothing, or risk everything to save her friend and to bring a murderer to justice. Either way, the decision may cost Cat her life.
The Girl in the Lighthouse/All That is Beautiful
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 211,960. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Value eBook combines the first two books in the Arrington series. Now available on Kindle and Nook. This option is perfect for readers who don't especially enjoy cliffhagers (as in book 1).
A Terrible Beauty
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 115,850. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011 by Newcastlewest Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The penal colony in Western Australia is escape-proof...but that is about to change. Sentenced to seven years transportation, Mary Claire O'Dwyer is determined to free the Fenian rebels whose support has landed her on a prison ship bound for the end of the earth. She will find allies in a foreign land where a Royal Marine's scarlet coat can be another deception.
Asenath
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,140. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011 by Imajin Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Two Destinies...One Journey of Love In a humble fishing village on the shores of the Nile lives Asenath, a fisherman's daughter who has everything she could want. Until her perfect world is shattered. Is Asenath doomed to a lifetime of losing everything and everyone she loves?
The Last Sigh of the Moor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011 by Camden Park Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
There is a place, outside the walls of Granada, and in the shadow of the mighty Alhambra, where history tells us the city's last caliph turned and wept at the sight of his beautiful, lost city... and, perhaps, at the loss of the friend who betrayed her.
Enter Freely
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Many years after their pursuit and killing of Count Dracula, Dr. John Seward receives a letter from his former professor, Van Helsing, asking him to visit. But from the moment Seward arrives in Van Helsing’s Amsterdam, he begins to feel that something terrible is afoot, and that the adventure he and the professor shared so long ago is not over yet.
Immortal War The Tears of Lillith
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,110. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Lilith stood upon the great mountain Atlen as she looked down upon those who served her. For a thousand years she had endured the cruel treatment of Enlil after he had created the bounty that lay below her. Her rage grew as Lilith gazed angrily at those he loved above all others, those he adored more than his own kind. The Immortal War loomed in the distance and Lilith could not stop it.
Rhuddlan
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Price: Free! Words: 249,130. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
William Longsword, illegitimate son of Henry II of England, has been sent into exile in northern Wales. His nemesis, Earl Hugh of Chester, has retreated to a manor in Wales after a disastrous defeat at Henry's hands. The two resume their rivalry on this foreign ground, a conflict which expands to involve wives, lovers, local chiefs and a neighboring abbey.
Three Treasures
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Price: Free! Words: 74,820. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Young apothecary Micah Judd is caught up in the stirring events of 1643 when the Civil War comes to Dorchester and deadly adventure seeks him out. Set against the background of real events in those wild times, Three Treasures will appeal to all who enjoy a story of adventure, intrigue and love, and which brings to life the places and people of long ago and the deadly struggle which divided them.
Vermilion Wanted to Go to the Movies
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Price: Free! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
Peter loves to watch his wife walk down the sidewalks of New York saying "How do you do?" and he loves the way she shines against the gray backdrop of the city. He hates to tell her that they can't afford movies every week and then watches anxiously as his friend Jake flirts with her. This tale, full of psychological intrigue, shows how an ordinary but clever man fights for his wife's respect.
Leopold's Assassin
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,200. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The 1903 assassination of King Leopold II of Belgium in Dinard, France by an Italian anarchist and his flight to South America pursued by the Belgian Secret Service.
Hardship and Hardtack
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011 by Diana Hunter. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Richard Bassett leaves his farm, his wife and two little boys to join the army in order to preserve the Union, not knowing that four weeks into his service, he'll be a prisoner of war and unfairly branded a coward. Based on the letters the very real Richard sent home to his wife during his first year of service, HARDSHIP AND HARDTACK details his struggle to survive in a time of turmoil.
Mr. Wallace Takes a Wife
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.60 from 5 reviews)
A small English community is shocked when the local eccentric announces his plans to marry a woman no one has ever seen. Is his intended a real person, or is she a figment of his imagination?
Paths of Exile
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 131,490. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Trifolium Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
When his homeland is defeated by a predatory neighbouring kingdom, Eadwine finds himself on the run for his life. Homeless, penniless and friendless, literally with a price on his head, he must evade his enemies, avenge his brother's murder and rescue his betrothed. Along the way, he will lose his heart to another woman and discover a shattering secret that challenges all the ideals he holds dear.
Son of Saul
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 135,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The testament of Jonathan, son of Israel's first king. A hero of Israel's war to throw off Philistine domination, Jonathan lives an agony of divided loyalties: between his conscience and the ferocious decrees of the prophet Samuel; between his marriage and a forbidden friendship with a beautiful Canaanite priestess; between his father and the charismatic David, destined to take the throne.
Parts: A Steampunk Tale - Part 1: Egg
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Professor Grey was invited to the mechanical biology symposium, he thought he had finally gained the respect of his peers. In truth, his colleagues simply could not be bothered. Their loss, for that was where the professor met the brilliant (and by all accounts sociopathic) Doctor Ileana Winthrop, and his mechanomorphosis began.
Retreat From Rostov Part Three
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,060. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by UCS PRESS. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Here is how a feature in TIME Magazine described Retreat From Rostov: The novel was a Russian rodeo of heroes, heroines, Nazi villains, Don Cossacks, foreign correspondents, soldiers, civilians, enough snow to bury an army, enough melodrama to burn out every fuse in Hollywood. This epic World War II novel was inspired by the first battle in which Hitler's armies suffered defeat
Devil’s Battalion II: Hitler’s Treasure
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,350. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
More bloody adventures of Sonderbattalion Kurz, brutal SS partisan hunters and looters. Hitler commands the theft of a Christian relic, believed to have been touched by Jesus Christ. To steal it, the SS platoon must again infiltrate enemy lines, this time the target is Moscow itself. Their enemy is the Red Army, the Gestapo & the Church.A full-bodied gut-wrenching 150 page novella length read.