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Alt Hist Issue 3: The Magazine of Historical Fiction and Alternate History
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Series: Alt Hist, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by Alt Hist Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
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Alt Hist is the leading biannual magazine dedicated to publishing the very best short stories from the historical fiction and alternate history genres. The third issue of Alt Hist includes two stories about the American Civil War, one about the great Tesla, a tale of post-war revenge set in Dublin, and a compelling story about the early years of the space race.
Virginian Lover
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,900. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Bella, exiled to Jamestown, Virginia, in the seventeenth century, seeks to escape from her abusive husband. Marina Oliver has published over fifty novels and several non-fiction books. Many of her historical novels, twentieth-century sagas, contemporary romances and crime books are now available as e-books. Previously published as "Forbiddeen Love" under the pseudonym Donna Hunt.
Courtesan of the Saints
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Series: 17th Century, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,200. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Spies and counter-spies plot during the years of the Parliament of the Saints in the mid-1650s. Marina Oliver has published over fifty novels and several non-fiction books. Many of her historical novels, twentieth-century sagas, contemporary romances and crime books are now available as e-books.
The Wet Nurse
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"A distaff does not rule like a sword."
A Second in Time
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,990. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
A Second in Time takes the reader on a roller coaster of emotion from the Spanish Civil War of the 1930s to the austerity of Cold War 1950s. An epic odyssey of love, obsession, jealousy, hatred and betrayal as the lives of three ordinary people are changed by decisions and events beyond their control.
For Viktor. The story of Mussorgsky's 'Pictures at an Exhibition'.
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You set the price! Words: 7,490. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on fact, and historically accurate, 'For Viktor' is written in Modest Mussorgsky’s own voice as he guides a young companion around the picture exhibition held in honour of his friend Viktor Hartman at the Academy of Artists in Saint Petersburg, Russia, in 1874. It was this exhibition which inspired Mussorgsky to write the suite of music he called 'Pictures at an Exhibition'.
The Sometime Bride
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Series: Regency Warriors, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 146,110. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
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At the end of the Peninsular War, Catherine Audley, daughter of Britain's spymaster on the Iberian Peninsula, has a problem. Is she now the widow of a man who never existed? Is she the well-rewarded, but discarded mistress of her father's protégé, the enigmatic Englishman known as Blas the Bastard? Or is she a beloved wife whose only rival is her husband's determined expediency in a time of war?
Rising Son
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,040. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Did Ulysses S. Grant unwittingly cause the bombing of Hawaii that precipitated U.S. entry into WWII? Rising Son is the second in a trilogy of novels speculating on that idea.
The Amarnan Kings, Book 3: Scarab - Tutankhamen
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Series: The Amarnan Kings, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 180,560. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Scarab and her brother Smenkhkare are in exile in Nubia, but are gathering an army to wrest control of Egypt from the boy king Tutankhamen and his controlling uncle, Ay. Meanwhile, the kingdoms are beset by internal troubles and the Amorites are pressing hard against the northern borders. Generals Horemheb and Paramessu must fight a war on two fronts while deciding where their loyalties lie...
The Family Affair
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,160. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Diamond River Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
After the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto in 1943, Anna Adler, then known as Rosa Feurmann, infiltrated the Hotel Polski. The Nazis lured Jews there by promising exit visas from Poland. After thirty years, Anna’s memories of the Hotel Polski remain conflicted by sorrow, guilt and passion. The Family Affair explores Anna's explosive relationships that divide and unite her family.
American Goliath
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,890. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The story of America's greatest hoax, "the Cardiff Giant"—shows up even the legendary. P.T.Barnum! All with a fantastical twist from award-winning author Harvey Jacobs. "An inspired novel." —TIME Magazine. "A masterpiece...arguably this year's best novel." —Kirkus Reviews.
Zapata
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,260. Language: Spanish. Published: October 25, 2011 by Crabapps Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Esta es la historia de un hombre, no la de un héroe de cartón. Por vez primera se novela integra la vida de Emiliano Zapata y se le presenta al lector el complejo caleidoscopio de sus hazanas, sus dudas, sus batallas. Zapata es una novela histórica de impecable factura en la que valiéndose de la estructura y la noción de verdad y de historia del corrido mexicano.
In The Shadow of the Alamo: Short Story Collection
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,790. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This interesting Short Story Collection was written by Clara Driscoll in 1906. All of her stories in this collection take place in the vicinity of the Alamo, a place Clara Driscoll was very passionate about. The daughter of a wealthy Texas rancher and businessman, she became known as the "Savior of the Alamo," in her efforts to save the Alamo.
Waiting for Grace
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Based on a TRUE story Finally, she speaks … After three hundred years of silence, Virginia’s only convicted witch finally speaks! And the story she tells varies substantially from the rumors and wild speculation that have passed for truth concerning Grace Sherwood’s famous 1703 witchcraft trial.
The Guard House and Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Knuckledown Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
This collection of short-short stories carries readers back in time to the post-Civil War era and to the short-lived military post Fort Stevenson, which stood on the frontier near the banks of the Missouri River in Dakota Territory. This work was produced under the Artist-in-Residency Program with the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department and the North Dakota Council on the Arts.
The Flame Of Freedom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,790. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Gabriel Murray. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The untold story of the first American flag and the women's war during the American Revolution.
The Seventh Secret
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,180. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Armed only with a dentist's letter, her notes, and the determination to finish her father's book, Emily Ashcroft heads to Berlin. She is joined by a Russian museum curator, an American architect, and a Mossad agent, posing as a reporter. Together they uncover what may be the greatest hoax ever perpetrated – the faked death of Hitler and the plot to return the Nazi Party to power.
The Kingdom of the Rose
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 179,410. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is the story of the last century told through the life of one woman, Eglantine Thorpe who first appeared as Nell’s aunt in Snow in Winter. Born in 1896, she was a great disappointment to her mother who predicted that she would never make a good marriage as she was plain and – even worse – she was clever.
The Champ Escapes
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Series: The All Nations Team. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
As if newly promoted coach George Grunion's job wasn't hard enough... He has a team of men (and one woman) from around the world, from all nationalities, and they're barely scraping by in the early years of the first world war. And then, the team faces off against Jack Johnson, the heavyweight champ of the world, in a winner-takes-all baseball game. Part of The All Nations Team (also an ebook).
Sarah & Eleanor
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Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 90,190. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
When two well-born women run away from their homes in Kilkenny to live together, the genteel world of 18th century Ireland is scandalised. Based on a true story, Sarah & Eleanor is a tale of betrayal, seduction, loneliness and desire. But mostly, it is a story of a love that endures through hardships and scandal, and leaves a legacy of achievement still admired today.