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Cafeneaua Coanei Europa, Vol.II
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: Romanian. Published: August 2, 2015 by EdDigitala. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Historical » General
Ca și precedentul, volum, cartea de față ”Cafeneaua Coanei Europa”, îi invită pe cititori să afle detalii din politica internațională europeană, dar și evoluții românești contemporane, expuse într-un stil plăcut, ”de cafenea”, de forum de discuții, fără a se depărta însă de o expunere exactă și științifică a conceptelor analizate, a implicațiilor multiple ale evenimentelor dezbătute.
Hamelin
Price: Free! Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Seven hundred years after the events described in the folktale of the Pied Piper, the town of Hamelin is celebrating the anniversary of the original story. But what if the story is true? What if the Pied Piper is real? And what if he came back?
Muggins Rules
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Canada
It's 1944 in France, over a month after the bloody D-Day landings. Allied armies are engaged in a life and death struggle against a determined German army. The outcome of the war hangs in the balance.
Celeste Ng's Everything I Never Told You Summary & Analysis
You set the price! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
This companion to Everything I Never Told You also includes the following: • Book Review • Story Setting Analysis • Story elements you may have missed as we decipher the novel • Details of Characters & Key Character Analysis • Summary of the text, with some analytical comments interspersed • Discussion & Analysis of Themes, Symbols… • And Much More!
The Death of Helena
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Imagine being dragged from your bed in the darkest, coldest hours of the night, and taken to a place you believed only existed in nightmares.
Bataille à Cherbourg
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 43. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,830. Language: French. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
En ce dimanche où l’on devait fêter la Sainte Trinité, la journée s’annonçait printanière à Cherbourg et l’humeur aurait été plutôt festive en raison de la fête patronale, en ce 1er juin, s’il n’y avait eu, les jours précédents, bataille à Barfleur...
Sounds That Angels Make
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Inspirational
During World War II a desperate struggle took place in the skies over Europe to free the people from an oppressive Nazi regime bent on murder and conquest. This story tells the tale of one man who fought in those skies nearly losing his life had it not been for his personal angel. Inspired by a remarkable true story of a Halifax bomber tail gunner who survived being shot down seven times.
Batu
Price: Free! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Batu is a short story about a Mongolian sheep herder who is drafted in the Soviet People’s Army. Batu and other Mongols fight under General Belov in the battles of Moscow and Kiev.
Silent Service
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » General
Lieutenant-Commander Oliver Dunbar and the crew of E-17, thirty men and boys in a steel cylinder a hundred and eighty feet long, must penetrate the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus and get into the Black Sea. The inland sea has been an Ottoman lake for hundreds of years. It’s their job to sink the ships that sustain the Empire, in support of an imminent campaign on the Turkish mainland.
War Secrets: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This short story takes place in the 1930s in Leipzig, Germany. The Nazis are in power, but the war has not yet begun. A young physics student and an older German scientist must work together to find a way to split the atom. But both men have secrets that could put the other in mortal danger. Originally published in the 2013 MWA Anthology THE MYSTERY BOX, edited by Brad Meltzer.
The Slave Factory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Sequart Organization. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
This historical short story focuses on the intersecting lives at a slave factory, Porto de Maria. By Julian Darius. From Martian Lit.
Barn Dance
Price: Free! Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by eXcessica Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After months of furtive assignations that leave Ash cold and unsatisfied, his lover leaves him for a life of riches and respectability. Angry and heartbroken, Ash has noone to confide in until neighboring farmers Seth and Dougal discover his secret love. In their passionate embraces, Ash learns that love which uses and manipulates is not true love.
Laggiù scorreva il fiume
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: Italian. Published: April 29, 2015 by ZeugmaPad. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Una storia di amicizia oltre lo spazio e il tempo. Due ragazzi, deportati ad Auschwhitz nell'ultima retata del ghetto di Roma, si ritrovano nelle vesti di vittima e carnefice. Il racconto esplora il mondo sotterraneo e tremendo dei Sonderkommando, prigionieri costretti a bruciare i loro stessi compagni. La storia dolce e struggente, malgrado il contesto tragico, all'alba della liberazione.
Boriken
Price: $2.35 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This is about Anoki, a young Taino boy who grows up in Boriken (Pre Columbian PuertoRico). He learns the ways of the Taino. He experiences raids by the fierce Carib warriors. He sees the arrival af the Spaniards. He and his bride-to-be endure many hardships and dangers.
Fight and Flight - From "Short Cuts", a short story collection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
In Kyoto, a modern-day businessman and a despairing samurai are separated by centuries – but joined by ancestry and a mutual watershed moment… _____________________________________________________________ Erik Boman is a writer from Oxford. He is the author of "Short Cuts" and was awarded the A.M. Heath literary prize in 2011.
Baroness's Heart
You set the price! Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General
There is war, social structures that disappear and people who lived in those times. Of these people, some have followed their dreams by building a life just as they wanted it, ignoring history.
Le couronnement de Mademoiselle Pascal
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 40. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: French. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
La Star academy, The voice, et plus anciennement les radio crochets ne sont pas des nouveautés. Dans la Normandie du XVIIème siècle, il exista des festivités permettant de détecter de nouveaux talents, bien que le cadre, alors, était fort différent. Ce fut le cas des Puys aux Palinods que l’on organisait chaque année, principalement à Rouen, lors de la fête aux Normands.
Poisoned Arrows
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
After Igneri-Arawak beauty, Barbe, and Xamba--the beautiful pubescent daughter of an Igneri-Arawak chief--are kidnapped from their West Indian village by Kalinago warriors, their lives become a series of island hoppings. Both fall in love with English settlers and unwittingly become triggers to the English-led massacres of thousands of Kalinagos on St Kitts and Antigua. Is there a curse at play?
The Bricklayer
Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Sanders was a bricklayer by trade and a good one at that. His latest project would involve crafting a fireplace on a mountaintop estate for an elusive owner. Although he had done hundreds of similar jobs before, this one could very well be his last if he fails to comprehend the true value of a few toy soldiers.
Dreams of the Negev
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A short story written by L. Todd Wood while covering the Israeli/Hamas Gaza Conflict in the summer of 2014.