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Dair Devil: A Georgian Historical Romance
By Lucinda Brant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,750. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014 by Sprigleaf. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Opposites attract. Appearances can deceive. A dashing and rugged façade hides the vulnerable man within. She will risk everything for love. The attraction is immediate, the consequences profound… London and Hampshire, 1777: The story of Alisdair ‘Dair’ Fitzstuart; nobleman, ex-soldier, rogue, and Aurora ‘Rory’ Talbot; spinster, pineapple fancier, granddaughter of England’s Spymaster General.
The Gym Show
By Kelly Springer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,270. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
'The Gym Show' tells the story of a high school principal who, amid the turmoil 60s and 70s, faces a troubling situation between two of his students. But the story only begins there. 'The Gym Show' highlights seven months of the 1969-1970 school year when Principal Jim Adamson discovers an uncommon evil threatening the entire school community and finds an even more uncommon way to end it.
Billy Penland book one The Early Years
By marylou stewart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
At the age of twelve, Billy Penland began helping Texas ranchers kill off the rustlers who threatened their way of life. His father died and Billy became provider for his little brother and sister. The stress of having to function as an adult at such a young age caused Billy to turn to alcohol. He met and wanted to marry Rhoda, but felt that he could not because of his responsibilities.
Her Code Name Was Madeleine
By Darrell Egbert
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,520. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by Publisher's Place. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Her code name was Madeleine. She was beautiful, daring and a member of the notorious French Maquis. Before she was 18 she had eliminated more than a dozen German officers. Now as a spy for the allies she’s pared with shadowy unknowns to turn the tide of war on the German submarine wolf packs.
Mordecai
By W.M. Shockley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Mordecai Beam leads a simple existence, taking care of his place and his invalid wife. But Mordecai has a bloody past, and it has just caught up with him…
Spirit Elk
By Stephen Thorn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The Speaker of Legends gathers the tribe’s children around the campfire to tell them a story from the old times –about their people’s greatest hunter, and about the origin of the great Spirit Elk that haunts the forests still…
Look at my Bones - Poems of King Richard III
By Martin Litherland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by SSP Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
What would Richard III feel about his resting place beneath a car park and his subsequent exhumation? What actually happened to the Princes in the Tower? Was Richard really the dastardly character portrayed by Shakespeare? These issues and more are discussed in these intriguing poems about the life, death and exhumation of King Richard III. Not to be missed by poetry- and history-lovers alike.
The Shadow of the Lie
By Dig
Series: Adventures in Time and Magic, Book 2. Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 153,730. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The main protagonist, the five boys and Merdlyn the wizard are approached by a Magi from ancient Persia who claims that the Persian Empire is actually under the control of the Demon Aesma and that it is Merdlyn and the boys who must save the world from his domination of the world.
Fire Answers Fire
By R.D. Mumma
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,250. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
What if you found evidence your grandfather was a terrorist? A mysterious letter from 1939 leads to a trail of documents pointing to a favorite relative's complete change of identity and his connection to one of the most well-documented disasters of the 20th Century, the burning of the Hindenburg.
The Dead Past (Puddledown Mysteries, #1)
By Kate Aaron
Series: Puddledown Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 49,230. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by Croft House. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Puddledown, England, 1948. Hugo Wainwright has been denying his attraction to men his whole life. When he stumbles over a murdered body in the woods, the ensuing investigation throws him in with Tommy Granger, the police inspector’s prime suspect. Certain of Tommy’s innocence, Hugo vows to clear the name of the man he’s falling for, but Tommy has his own secrets; secrets with deadly consequences.
On a May Day
By Keith McGowan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,050. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
When NATO tries to stop ethnic cleansing in Kosovo, an American pilot finds himself dumped into a cauldron of irrational ethnic hatred. As he tries to find his way home, he must sort out odd cultural beliefs that have lethal consequences. A young Kosovar girl flees from a Serb neighbor seeking revenge. A Serb priest seeks peace while a Kosovar responds to Serb brutality with violence of his own.
Through The Storm
By Brenda Taylor
Series: The Wades of Crawford County, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Wade family saga continues in Through The Storm, a work of historical fiction set in post-Civil War Missouri. Love reigns in the home of Leann and Ralph Wade, although tested many times during the course of their marriage. Leann and Ralph struggle to overcome the storms of life through faith, courage, and commitment to each other.
Love's Sorrow
By Terri Rochenski
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,330. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by Roane Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Hired as a nanny for her cousin’s children, Anne Tearle finds security and a loving family. The children are a dream, but London society is a world of its own, one where a displaced farm girl has no business being. But, wealthy rake, Gavin MacKay, helps her to see associating with the upper class might not be as horrid as she first assumed. But, like all things worthwhile, love comes at a price.
Zhougong: The Duke of Zhou
By Don A. Hoyt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,380. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Approximately 1050 BCE the ruler of an independent province on the frontier of ancient China named Ji Fa defeated the reigning Emperor Di Xin's vast forces to found China's 3rd dynasty, the Zhou. The rise of the Zhou with their military, scientific, cultural, and economic superiority and their triumph over the Shang dynasty is the subject of this novel.
Plague Sally
By Paul McDermott
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,370. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by Whimsical Publications. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Sally, of the Brigantes tribe, is a renowned healer. At the same time, she is feared and misunderstood and accused of witchcraft. When she becomes ill with Plague then manages to cure herself, she is forced to flee. Unknowingly, she has become a carrier of the plague. Now her services are sorely needed at the court of the High King at Tara, in the hopes that she will be able to cure him.
The Lake War: Kinkaid with the Inland Fleet
By Michael Winston
Series: Jonathan Kinkaid, Book 6. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,970. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
This prequel takes us back to Kinkaid's first assignment as a Continental naval officer, when he is sent up to the New York woods to advise Arnold in the building and fighting of an inland fleet of gunboats to stop the British advance.
The Treasure Ship: Kinkaid and the Alliance
By Michael Winston
Series: Jonathan Kinkaid, Book 5. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,110. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
In this fifth volume of the series, our intrepid captain is given command of America's premier warship, one of the finest ships ever produced during the Revolutionary War, the large and powerful 40-gun frigate Alliance, her mission to deliver 100,000 Spanish milled dollars from the Caribbean port of Havana, Cuba to the coffers of Congress.
Tidings of Victory: Kinkaid in Europe
By Michael Winston
Series: Jonathan Kinkaid, Book 4. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,540. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
"Tidings of Victory: Kinkaid in Europe," is the fourth volume in the Jonathan Kinkaid nautical/historical fiction series, where our daring American Navy Captain and his seagoing patriots take the news of our great victory over the British at Saratoga to Benjamin Franklin in Paris.
Soldiers in the Sun: Sgt. Smith in the Campaign for Sicily
By Michael Winston
Series: Sgt. Smith World War II, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,490. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In this second volume of the Sgt. Smith World War II trilogy, we find First Squad on the hot and rocky island of Sicily as the Allies plan to take and hold the island in order to better control shipping in the Mediterranean and as a jumping off point for the invasion of Italy. Based on fact and stories my father told me.
Baptism of Fire: Sgt. Smith in the North African Campaign
By Michael Winston
Series: Sgt. Smith World War II, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,520. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This first volume in the Sgt. Smith WWII trilogy follows a squad of First Infantry Division soldiers to the Tunisian desert of North Africa in their first experience of war. As members of the "Big Red One," the most famous division in the American army, they do battle with Rommel's Africa Corps, as well as the 10th and 21st Panzer Divisions. Based on fact and stories my father told me.