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Dinner With Charles Darwin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,850. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Iconic scientist Charles Darwin invites a young American protégé to his home in the village of Downe, near London, England, where the two compare notes on Darwin’s theories of evolution, and survival of the fittest.
A Life Once Had
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Price: Free! Words: 101,740. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
After losing his wife and daughter: oppressed by the political climate and worried he may be conscripted by the Nazis, Doctor Thomas Friedrich Schmidt enlists in the Wehrmacht Medical Corps at the start of World War II. His main focus in life is to care for the wounded troops, but is unable to come to terms with what is happening around him.
Um amor em perigo - Historical Dreams 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,730. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 19, 2014 by Candice Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Sterling observava o mar com o semblante fechado. Sua viagem a Bali era o castigo imposto pela rainha por sua estupidez. Porém, o destino fez Sterling encontrar ali o amor no qual não acreditava. Danielle, a jovem que cativou seu coração estava em perigo e ele teria que protegê-la... pois não suportaria perdê-la!
Dia Linn - IV - Le Livre de Neve (Une Bealach)
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Series: Dia Linn, Livre 4. Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 98,210. Language: French. Published: December 19, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Le tome IV de Dia Linn, Une Bealach, est la fin d’un monde. Les O’Callaghan et leurs proches – ceux qui survivront aux batailles, aux flambées de haine du Ku Klux Klan, aux premiers soubresauts de révolte de la vieille Irlande après la Famine, aux guerres indiennes… – ceux-là ne pourront, peut-être, pas échapper à une autre sorte de violence.
A New Beginning
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 166,240. Language: British English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
1946 brought about a new era. It was also the year the cold-war began. But there was another battle closer to home: the proposed Bill for a National Health Service. The Bill, when passed, would, for the first time, give free medical care to each and every man, woman and child in Britain.
Kayle
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 34,420. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Kayle meets Caesar a Tiny Little White Mouse on her travels to save two lost girls.
The Plot
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,780. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by WingSpan Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An action filled drama of the Ottoman Empire and Sultan Abdulhamid II's pan-Islamic movement to counter the designs of European colonialism in Turkey.
Impimpi
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,600. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Apartheid South Africa (1950–1976) provides the context in which an Eastern Cape boy grapples with mean­ing in an environment of superstition, religion, tradi­tion, war, racism, broken relationships and betrayal. Impimpi echoes our contemporary world: morality and justice continue to be corrupted by cultural zealots and religious extremists, love is still blind, and betrayal remains omnipresent.
Unspoken Valor
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,220. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014 by Regina Williams. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Sometimes heroism is lost to history. Jack and Charlie are two of the millions of farm boys who drop their bales of hay and join the Army or Navy in 1943 because it was the right thing to do. The lifelong friends served together in basic training, but are separated to pursue additional military training that fit their individual talents.
Good for One Ride
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Price: $8.25 USD. Words: 31,400. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by Editions Dedicaces. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
I’m forty-five years from The Tet Offensive in Vietnam, but I remember it as if the bodies in the streets of Hue were still warm. I’ve read hundreds of books about that war and written several more, but the one thing that most often eludes these stories, my own included, is the terrifying sense of anticipation that every soldier carries through every day...
Crossing the Lake and Other Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,850. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by PetrelPublications. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Eight historical short stories set between the fourth century and WWII. Stories of rebellion, the London Blitz, William Shakespeare, The Irish rebellion, the Rebellion of Upper Canada in 1837 and more.
Twilight of the Banks
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 32,320. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
In this contemporary novel a marshal in Italy's Tax Police sets in motion a Euro 420 billion assessment against 10 big banks for their foreign exchange trading in Italy, which is deemed a form of bookmaking and so subject to the country's Unified Gambling Tax.
Jericho Man
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,760. Language: American English. Published: December 12, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An orphaned American boy wounded by Vietnam, used by Mossad and the CIA… ‘They will try to turn you into a machine. Don’t let them do that!’ The chilling biographical novel based on the life, loyalties, loves and hates of KENT LINES – one-time wartime sniper and trained assassin!
Teresa's War
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Price: $8.70 USD. Words: 51,090. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Editions Dedicaces. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The story is based on a scrap of information the author was recent told. The extraordinary story is a previous unrecorded, and unconfirmed, story of bravery during WW2.
Smiley's Resurrection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,770. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Young Smiley, the focus of a dark family secret, makes a painful decision with lifetime consequences. Was it the right one? With the help of a recovering alcoholic and a disillusioned call-girl, he finds the answer. This is a tale of uncommon courage, renewed faith, and resilience of the human spirit.
A Dance With Carlos
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 68,630. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The third novel in a trilogy, "A Dance With Carlos" highlights an amazing insurance scam against the backdrop of the New Orleans Mafia boss returning from exile with vengeance on his mind. Inspired by real people and real events, the novel documents exciting assassination attempts.
Dancing With The Mafia
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A sequel to "A Political Dance," this novel explores the influence exerted by the Mafia on Louisiana elections. A young Assistant Attorney General risks his life to expose corrupt practices with state leases and stumbles onto a much bigger scam. All of this against the backdrop of the Civil Rights unrest.
Shaolin Iron Coffin
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 9, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The man tries frantically to break free from inside a dark and claustrophobic confinement, his heavy breathing and panting echoing inside the four walls. The closed latch on the outside begins to loosen. Exhausted, he makes one final strike with his bleeding knuckles. The lid springs open and he pulls his torso quickly out of the large steel box. … the Iron Coffin
Decade of Drama — Diamonds, Murder and Intrigue
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,810. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Civil War veteran and engineer Jack Tarboro is smitten with diva Eleanora Rizzo from the moment he sees her and she returns his feelings, but their relationship is not destined to be easy. The final ingredient to this tumultuous tale is a business arrangement involving Jack, Andre, the Boers, the South African slave trade, diamonds and guns.
Omphalos
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,080. Language: British English. Published: December 4, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
SIX EPOCHS, TEN LIVES INTERSECTING. 2013: Al Cohen, an American in search of his European heritage. 1944-1946: Friedrich Werner, an officer of the Wehrmacht and later prisoner of war. 1799: Suzanne de Beaubigny, a royalist refugee from revolutionary France. 1517: Richard Mabon, a Catholic priest on pilgrimage. 1160: Raoul de Paisnel, a knight with a dark secret. 4000 BC: Egrasté, a sorceress.