- African American fiction
- Children’s books
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
General | Western & American frontier | USA | Medieval | United Kingdom | Ancient | Regency | Victorian | Paranormal | Classical Greece & Rome | Colonial America | Australia & New Zealand | All sub-categories >>Ancient | Australia & New Zealand | Canada | Classical Greece & Rome | Colonial America | General | Medieval | Paranormal | Regency | Renaissance | United Kingdom | USA | Victorian | Western & American frontier | << Top sub-categories
Sentence of Marriage (Promises to Keep: Book 1) by Shayne Parkinson
Series: Promises To Keep, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 150,690. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(4.79 from 70 reviews)
In 19th Century New Zealand, there are few choices for a farm girl like Amy. Her life seems mapped out for her by the time she is twelve. Amy dreams of an exciting life in the world beyond her narrow boundaries. But it is the two people who come to the farm from outside the valley who change her life forever, and Amy learns the high cost of making the wrong choice. Book 1 of "Promises to Keep".
The Wild One by Danelle Harmon
Series: The de Montforte Brothers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 112,450. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.67 from 6 reviews)
"The bluest of blood, the boldest of hearts; the de Montforte brothers will take your breath away." England, 1776: When Lord Gareth de Montforte thwarts a stagecoach robbery, he unwittingly finds himself inheriting his dead brother's fiancee and infant baby in this breathtaking first book in the De Montforte Brothers series by critically acclaimed author Danelle Harmon.
The Three Musketeers For All by Alexandra Dumas
Price: Free! Words: 232,360. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010 by Jekkara Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(2.00 from 1 review)
A D'Artagnyn story. A young Gascon woman goes to Paris, with little more than her mother’s sword, a letter of introduction and a burning desire to be a musketeer. That is if the Three Inseparables Athys, Porthys and Armays don’t kill her in duels first. Kings to save, plotting cardinals to counter, killers to catch, battles to win—for all! A Gender Switch Adventure.
Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
Price: Free! Words: 166,180. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America(4.67 from 3 reviews)
(Doubleday, 1985) 'Action-crammed, historically factual novel . . . is a rousing read, ably researched by Hoover” Publishers Weekly Barbados and Jamaica 1648. The lush and deadly Caribbean paradise, domain of rebels and slaveholders, of bawds and buccaneers. Colonists fight a wishful war for freedom against England. Idea points: Slavery, slaves, Caribbean, sugar, sugar mill, bu
Midnight Marriage: A Georgian Historical Romance by Lucinda Brant
Series: Roxton, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 107,000. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency(4.50 from 16 reviews)
Twelve-year-old Deborah is married off at midnight to sixteen-year-old Julian, the handsome but volatile heir to the Roxton Dukedom, who then disappears from her life. Nine years later, Julian returns incognito to consummate his marriage before Deborah can be seduced by Julian’s nemesis and half-brother. Can Deborah forgive Julian’s cruel deception? Sequel to the prizewinning NOBLE SATYR
Woman of Sin by Debra Diaz
Series: Woman of Sin, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,360. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Alysia is taken from her home and sold into slavery during the turbulent reign of Tiberius Caesar. She is purchased by Paulus Maximus, a Roman legate who pierces through her determination to hate her captors. When trouble caused by his jealous stepbrother forces her to run away, she finds herself in the battle-torn land of Palestine, where she meets another man who will change her life forever.
Settling the Account (Promises to Keep: Book 3) by Shayne Parkinson
Series: Promises To Keep, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 218,480. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(4.90 from 70 reviews)
Amy watches in growing fear the worsening confrontation between her husband and her son, until she realises that only one of them can survive it. How long can she keep them apart? The final volume in "Promises to Keep". It follows directly on from Book Two, "Mud and Gold".
The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
Price: Free! Words: 218,600. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Doubleday 1983 Reviewers called it the best novel on India since Kipling. An immediate European bestseller, optioned by Indian/German producers who commissioned a six-hour mini-series, then Canadian producers with BBC. Based on real people (ca. 1620) – an English “sea dog” shoots his way through Portuguese gallons and into an Indian port to open trade. Once on land, there’re tiger hun
A Second Chance by Shayne Parkinson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 167,880. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » General(4.89 from 56 reviews)
Amy uses the second chance she had hardly dared dream of to make up for the wasted years. But a familiar face from long ago makes an unwelcome reappearance, threatening her new-found happiness. Payback has more than one meaning, and sometimes people get what they deserve. "A Second Chance" is the sequel to the three-volume work "Promises to Keep"
Edward - Interactive by Mike Voyce
Price: Free! Words: 115,990. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(5.00 from 10 reviews)
The events of Edward came to light in 1990; it is now time to admit they are biographical. The events around Edward in the 1480s and 1490s changed World history; if only he had made different choices we would live in a kinder World, only he could have ended the Tudor tyranny. With the rediscovery of King Richard III it is time to follow the cup, the sword and druid glass offered in this story.
Rhuddlan by Nancy Gebel
Price: Free! Words: 249,130. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
William Longsword, illegitimate son of Henry II of England, has been sent into exile in northern Wales. His nemesis, Earl Hugh of Chester, has retreated to a manor in Wales after a disastrous defeat at Henry's hands. The two resume their rivalry on this foreign ground, a conflict which expands to involve wives, lovers, local chiefs and a neighboring abbey.
Salt Bride: A Georgian Historical Romance by Lucinda Brant
Series: Salt Hendon, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,800. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency(4.29 from 7 reviews)
2014 edition: Revised, re-edited, re-covered Set in the opulent world of the aristocracy, Lucinda Brant delivers another delicious 18th century romantic experience. High drama, witty prose, a deft palette of historical detail, and a weave of subplots will keep you mesmerized from beginning to end. Salt Hendon series book 2 Non explicit: Mild sensuality Story length 123,000 words
Noble Satyr: A Georgian Historical Romance by Lucinda Brant
Series: Roxton, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,880. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency(4.14 from 7 reviews)
France and England in the age of hedonism and enlightenment. A green-eyed beauty is abandoned at the court of Versailles. The predatory Comte de Salvan plots her seduction. An all-powerful adversary snatches her to safety. But is he noble savior or a satyr most despicable? -- Classic romance in the tradition of Georgette Heyer, winner of the $10,000 Woman's Day/Random House Romantic Fiction Prize.
Huckleberry Finn by Dave Mckay
Price: Free! Words: 110,640. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 13 reviews)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first printed in 1884, eight years after Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It starts up where the other story finished, and the two books together are believed to be the best that Mark Twain ever wrote. Huck travels down the Mississippi on a raft, facing many dangers on the way, and learning about life and what it means to be a friend.
An Ever Fixed Mark by Jessie Olson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 153,930. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Lizzie Watson ran away from a broken heart into a new dress size. She runs right into Ben Cottingham and finds he isn’t just the boy who pined after her friend in high school. In fact he wasn’t a boy at all, but something entirely different. A different type of human that never ages, never gets ill, and needs the blood of another human to stay that way.
Touch the Sun (Rakes & Rebels, Book 3) by Cynthia Wright
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,270. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In 1789, on the eve of the first Presidential inauguration, charismatic Lion Hampshire aspires to a seat in Congress. To improve his rakish reputation, he agrees to an arranged marriage with Virginia-bred Priscilla Wade. However, his fiancée's headstrong lady's maid, Meagan, is not who she seems to be and Lion's plans may be undone by his passion for the wrong woman...
A Perfect Madness by Frank H. Marsh
Price: Free! Words: 111,330. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Brandylane Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish(4.67 from 9 reviews)
It is the autumn of 1938 when Julia Kaufmann meets Erich Schmidt while studying medicine at the German University in Prague. With Hitler’s army soon to invade the city and the terror of World War II looming, it is the worst of times for a Jew and a German to fall in love.
Two Horizons by Hank Lawson
Price: Free! Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Biographical(5.00 from 1 review)
Great Pyramid, rival priests, romance with a harem (perhaps royal) woman, and jealous Queen prey on God-king Khufu. In parallel to Khufu’s labors, Mehi labors to absolve his family’s crime by self-sacrifice as a pyramid worker. The crime also burdens his love for An-khi, a governor’s daughter who aspires to be governor herself. Will Mehi save Khufu from his enemies, including Mehi’s own brother?
CHILDREN OF DOLHINOV: A SMALL TOWN IN THE MIDST AND MIST OF HISTORY by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 145,130. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » USA(3.00 from 1 review)
The story is told that long after he left Dolhinov and became a distinguished rabbi in America, Yakov Kaminetsky was one day sitting in a doctor’s waiting room when he spotted a Jewish boy who was obviously not religious. He grabbed a ball and began to play with the young boy. His assistant was amazed and later asked the rabbi why he had done that.
The White Passage by Kassandra Alvarado
Price: Free! Words: 166,300. Language: American English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 1 review)
Sent away to recover from the horrors of putting down civilian insurrection, Kate Allen’s journey takes her far beyond the limits of the future into the distant past where her fate seems inexplicably entangled with that of the doomed 1845 Franklin Expedition.