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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.
Retreat From Rostov Part Two
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,560. Language: English. Published: August 14, 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.
The Good Harvest
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,870. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(4.00 from 1 review)
It's 1814 in London, and Harold Hammonds has come a long way in his 24 years. He's second officer aboard the merchant vessel "The Good Harvest", bound for Sydney with a cargo of settlers goods, topped off with a parcel of transported convicts. It's a hell voyage, ending with a storm that wrecks them on an island off the west coast of New Zealand. Should he stay? Will he claim this grand place?
The Blazing Glen
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Series: Highland Tales, Book 1 ยท 18th & 19th Century, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,240. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Janet Mackay dislikes Englishmen, especially the Marquess of Sutherland who will evict them to make way for sheep. So when Alastair Fenton arrives, she is far from friendly. After the eviction grandmother Mary dies. Janet will go to Canada to join her brother, who fled after the '45, but on the way to Glasgow disaster strikes. Janet accepts Alastair's help, rejecting Murdo who wants to marry her.
Jack The Theorist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,730. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Follow Professor Wolf, the world’s first Ripperologist, on his delusional journey into the world of the Ripper.
Whistling at a Deaf Horse - A whimsical look at things from the past and present which concern us all
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,720. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A collection of 57 essays from one to 2 pages in length, which poke fun at trendy people and high moguls, and takes a nostalgic look back at how we used to live and what made us what we are today. The stories are just clean fun and apply to everyone, regardless of age, but particularly to your parents, grandparents, and favorite aunts.
Into Pieces
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
"All the king's horses and all the king's men, couldn't put Humpty together again." This take on an old nursery rhyme finds Prince Uptree trying to decide between love and his brother's kingdom. How can he disappear with the love of his life when he has yet to apprehend a child murderer?
Down Jasper Lane
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,640. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In 1904 Ellen Copley and her father leave the rail yards of Glasgow for a new life in Vermont. Yet within weeks of her arrival Ellen is abandoned by her father, unhappy and alone. When her aunt invites her to Ontario, Ellen begins to carve a place for herself in a new and increasingly turbulent world. By USA Today bestselling author Kate Hewitt, the first in the Amherst Island trilogy.
The Last Heavenly King
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Price: $4.65 USD. Words: 21,390. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In this first part of Triptych of Times Hong Kuiyuan tells his personal story of the collapse, in 1864, of the Christian theocracy established by his uncle, the first Heavenly King, during 'the Taiping Rebellion' in China. His relatives, including the new King, are killed by the imperial Qing, but the sixteen-year-old Kuiyuan manages to survive. Later in life he will write this historical novella.
A Question of Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,560. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The princess is determined to discover the name of the man in the tower. She climbs up the ivy into the tower to find out who he is, but does not realize this folly could cost her life. How could one rose make a difference to the question of love?
Helga's Story: A Child of NAZI Germany
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,380. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Living history through the eyes of a young German Girl Although fiction, Helga's Story is based on recollections of the real Helga, who barely survived the near total destruction of her native Germany.
Unto the Breach
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Price: Free! Words: 690. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A world where humans are separated into four factions, each faction based off of a historical figure. They battle using the tools and skills inspired by their historical mascot. The two featured in this short story are the factions of Shakespeare and Beethoven. Please rate and review!
Heartbreak and Heaven
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 161,000. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
A frontier-period historical novel and love story, based on the life of a military post trader, and exemplifies "the resilient frontier spirit,” the tenacity and fortitude to overcome challenges on the frontier.
The Yellowstone, Forever!
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 144,740. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
How the fabric of history pulled five men together to explore and helped found our first national park.