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Fiction » Historical » General
Some Sunny Day by Helen Carey
Series: LAVENDER ROAD, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 166,790. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
It is 1940 and the people of Lavender Road are living through the Blitz. 'Funny, poignant, emotional, unputdownable, Some Sunny Day rips along, taking you into wartime London and the lives of these engaging and varied characters.' ‘An exciting, action-packed book, which makes a very enjoyable, satisfying read as the women begin to make their way in a male-dominated world.’ Western Telegraph
A Family Institution by Howard Reiss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,410. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Based on an event from the author's life, this is a story about a mid-life crisis triggered by the discovery of an aunt who was mistreated for mental illness in the 1940’s and 1950’s. Coming to terms with his own family history leads to a journey of self-discovery that tests not only current relationships, but new ones as well. This novel about secrets and revenge is told with a comic touch.
The VASE with the MANY COLOURED MARBLES by Jacob Singer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,400. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The name of Nelson Mandela is familiar to many, as a warrior against the injustices of apartheid in South Africa. But there were many South Africans who worked just as hard to break the power of the Verwoerd Government who were not members of the Black African community, but were Whites, Coloureds and Indians, both English and Afrikaans speaking. This book a story about a few of those people.
Battle Kiss by O'Neil De Noux
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 321,240. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
An historically accurate epic novel, BATTLE KISS chronicles the tumultuous events surrounding The Battle of New Orleans as the daughters of two Creole families realize their growing affection for several young men caught in the battle, young men vying for their love yet willing to sacrifice their lives for their new country.
Kleine Leviathan by Jan J.B. Kuipers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,920. Language: Dutch. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Johannes Kamerinks neergang wordt een drama van mythische proporties en alomvattende betekenis. Kleine Leviathan is gebaseerd op de lotgevallen van Abraham Mag(g)aris, een historische figuur.
The Bells of Autumn by James Hufferd
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,910. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011 by ePublishPartners.com. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Bells of Autumn tells of a young boy growing up with an older, adoptive father, a partly Indian-raised pariah, in a Wyoming town trying to leave its violent past. On another level, it explores white-Indian relations in the American psyche. The story devolves around the harsh banishment of the Lakota and the generation-later Battle of Lightning Creek (1903), a surprising minor rematch.
The White House by Meredith Stoddard
Price: Free! Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Two women reach for happiness amid the dangers of an eighteenth century colony. Annie Simpson is captured by Blackbeard and taken to an inn called The White House. There she meets Lizzie Poole, the innkeeper's daughter who longs for happiness of her own. Based on the legend of the Hammock House in Beaufort, North Carolina.
The Mobled Queen by Mojo Place
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 115,850. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011 by Purple Ducks Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Literature » War
It begins with the terrifying nightmare of a young woman, pregnant with her second child. It ends, nearly forty years later, with an old widow, a former queen, crawling amidst the wreckage of her city—her family butchered, an old age of slavery and abasement ahead.
Two for the South by Larry Brasington
You set the price! Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A daring fictional attempt by Union forces on the Mississippi River to capture the Rebel ironclad CSS Arkansas is the first short story. Our second feature is a dispatch rider attempting to pass through the lines. Total length 4100 words.
The Archer Prism: reflecting Sir John Harington by Will Coe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,670. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Fictional autobiography of an important, little known Elizabethan. John Harington regards Jeffrey Archer, bestselling novelist & peer, as his modern counterpart. By comparing Jeffrey's extraordinary life with his own, he seeks to understand his own actions and relationships. Sir John was Queen Elizabeth's favourite & sauciest Godson. A famous, controversial writer, he invented the flush toilet.
Caledonii: Birth of a Nation. (Part One: The Great Gather) by Ian Hall
Series: Caledonii: Birth of a Nation, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,080. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Under the cloud of imminent Roman invasion, the northern druids gather the clan leaders. Calach is the 15 yo eldest son of the chief of the Caledonii Clan, and is cast into clan politics for the first time. Destined to be chief one day, and knowing the importance of the gathering, he is bewildered by the chief’s antipathy to each other. He begins to plot on his own. Thus begins Calach’s story.
The Chronicles of Heaven's War: Sisters of the Bloodwind by Ava D. Dohn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 261,450. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Where to begin a tale filled with closely guarded secrets of demons, gods and men that has for the Ages been hidden from all searching eyes… This our Quest…a long and twisting road to Destiny drawing us into the past, then flinging us into an uncertain future, opening a door to a mystical world… Dare you take this dangerous journey of discovery to uncover the truth of all matters...?
Jerusalem Imperilled by Harry Freedman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,910. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
The year is 66 AD. Jerusalem is in the grip of the corrupt, venal Procurator, Gessius Florus. Political and revolutionary groups struggle for dominance, religious sects quarrel, the Procurator’s iron grip overshadows all. A Jewish slave in the port of Ostia, where the boats from Judea dock, chronicles the conflicts, conspiracies and intrigues that threaten to overwhelm his homeland.
Lizzie Borden by Elizabeth Engstrom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,370. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Imagination Fully Dilated Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Did she do it? In Elizabeth Engstrom’s brilliant novel, the dark psychology of the Borden household is laid bare. Lizzie, her sister Emma and their parents Andrew and Abby Borden, are sharply illuminated—as are the paranoia and concealed hatred that secretly ruled the family. Domestic violence and dysfunctional families are not inventions of modern times.
Strategos: Born in the Borderlands (Strategos 1) by Gordon Doherty
Series: Strategos, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,610. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
When the falcon has flown, the mountain lion will charge from the east, and all Byzantium will quake. Only one man can save the empire . . . the Haga!
The Watchmaker by Caroline Misner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Wilhelm Plum, a mild mannered shopkeeper, has turned a blind eye to the growing anti-Semitism in his country, naively believing that no harm will come to his brilliant young business partner, Ruben Geller. But as tension mounts throughout the fall of 1938, he can no longer ignore the danger.
As Good As Anybody And Better Than Most by Diana Mellor
Price: Free! Words: 51,630. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » General(4.75 from 8 reviews)
My book is part fact, part fiction, based on my family history. Although times have been hard for my family, for generations there have been tales of royal connections. Riches to rags you might say, because there have certainly been rags. Methodism and socialism helped bring about a high family moral code.
The Scribe's Family by Don Jacobson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,480. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
An historical novel of unprecedented scope, a family saga enacted on an evolving stage of ten settings, ten eras, ten Golden Ages, spanning five millennia. gilded by a fascinating variety of customs, mores and taboos, trades and religions, traditions and temptations to cunningly beguile the scribe's lively, growing family.