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The Work of The Devil by Ken Hudson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,950. Language: British English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 4 reviews)
London 1641: The first revolution by the people for the people is about to begin. Patrick Growsby, a printer's devil soon finds himself embroiled in a series of murders while the crown tries to muzzle him as he begins the very first investigative journalism. A romp in the spirit of the times through the sounds, sights and smells of a ribald city about to explode into open rebellion.
Japanese Magnolia by Rei Kimura
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,630. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The true forbidden love story of two men, a samurai and a peasant in Edo Japan. Can a Japanese samurai of impeccable lineage in Edo period Japan get away with being gay? Can he break all the rules of society and get away with it?
Death on D Street by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
D Street—the closest thing Hope’s Pass has to a red light district. Three whorehouses and a few independents to service the miners. When someone murders a prostitute, Will, the mayor, must fill in for the drunken sheriff and investigate the crime. Only the crime has deep roots—roots that will touch Will’s entire family and make him question everything he has ever known.
Rules for Engagements by Laura Briggs & Sarah Burgess
Series: The Regency Rules, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,710. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency
How much trouble can one little book on matters of the heart cause? The answer: PLENTY! True, Flora only wishes to earn a living as she pens the anonymous guide to winning a man’s heart. And her plan seems to work as copies fly off the shelves of London bookstores. But Flora’s heart is the one in danger when she must apply her own advice to save a friend from a fortune hunter.
Three Brothers in Arms by Georgiann Baldino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
In the American Civil War soldiers joined regiments with family and friends. Men went into battle surrounded by fellows they knew, trusted and loved. But in battles like Shiloh, which is depicted in this story, some units lost a third of their men. This story gives a personal account of what it was like for these "Brothers in Arms."
The Republican Coin by Pamela Lamb
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: Australian English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In the dying days of the Roman republic, Marcus drops a coin on the ramparts of a hill fort in south west Britannia. Why is he there 80 years before Britannia is invaded by the troops of the Emperor Claudius? In 1966 the coin is found by Lynette, volunteering on a dig in her summer holidays. The coin could rewrite the history of Britain but, for Lynette, it holds memories she’d rather forget.
A River Between Them by Amanda Bretz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,030. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Two generations. Two love stories, intertwined… What if a piece of furniture could change your life? As the story of two star-crossed lovers unfold through letters found in an old trunk, another love story takes form between two strangers thrown together by fate.
Stupor Mundi: The Life in Death of Frederick II by Mark Lord
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A ghost from his past has come back to haunt the dreams of the great Holy Roman Emperor, the Stupor Mundi—Wonder of the World, Frederick II. The ghost is bitter. He has not been treated well by the Emperor. But he does not seek vengeance. He comes offering redemption for the Emperor, if he will only listen.
Un uomo che verra' by Rocco Cantafio
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 89,440. Language: Italian. Published: February 11, 2011 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
I personaggi di Un uomo che verrà sono vicinissimi a noi. Come se il tempo non fosse mai passato, sebbene si parli di avvenimenti che vanno dall’Età Giolittiana alla Seconda Guerra Mondiale. Quel bambino prima, Tony, inizia la sua ascesa, la sua formazione fra le vicende più terribili.
Tan - A Story of Exile, Betrayal and Revenge by David Lawlor
Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 90,610. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
It’s 1914 and Liam Mannion is forced to flee Ireland over a crime he didn’t commit. He enlists and endures the hell of trench warfare. Five years later he returns to his home town as a Black and Tan - specialist troops who become notorious for their brutality. Liam is torn between loyalty to the Army and to his childhood friends, who are now fighting alongside the rebels to overthrow British rule.
Always the Music by Elizabeth Elson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,350. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Always the Music is based on the life of Cosima, Franz Liszt’s illegitimate daughter. Burdened by life in the shadow of three musical geniuses, Cosima decides to embrace happiness, a plan which scandalizes Paris and Berlin salons. How she succeeds and how her decision affects the world of music is a compelling tale of one woman’s courage and love.
Daughter of the Guillotine by Linden Salter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,540. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Can the executioner's daughter save France's greatest scientist from her father's blade?
Black Medicine Thunder and the Sons of Chaos by Aaron Polson
Series: Sons of Chaos, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Greenhorn lawman Sam Isherwood must confront the thundering horrors of Broughton's Hollow on his initial assignment as Federal Marshal. First there are the trampled bodies, the traumatized townspeople, and hints of black magic... As if it’s not enough, with allies like Abraham Reaver, who needs enemies? Follow along as Marshal Isherwood confronts wild west monsters and the insidious Sons of Chaos.
Sensible Advice by Erin E.M. Hatton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Short Victorian Romance - A school teacher is the town's most confirmed spinster, much to the chagrin of her mother. When her mother's friend plots to set her up with her bachelor brother-in-law, Jane is caught up in a storm of well-meant advice. She never planned to chase a man, but love can spring from the unlikeliest places, and suddenly Jane will do almost anything to win the man she wants.
Skagens dotter - en roman om Helga Ancher by Kerstin Svea Dahlén
Price: Free! Words: 75,060. Language: Swedish. Published: October 26, 2013 by Mörkersdottir förlag. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
”När det blåser höststorm, kommer alla de döda sjömännen in i byn. De går utmed gatan i sina genomvåta oljeställ, stövlar som klafsar runt deras döda fötter. Trötta är de, stela, böjda av en osynlig värk, de släpar fötterna långt efter sig så att det blir våta hala spår i gruset. Ibland trycker de sina ansikten mot fönsterrutorna, och människorna där inne ser bara en stor vit fläck med mörka hål."
Chronos and Old Facts by Anthony Horvath
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: American English. Published: March 14, 2014 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A budding scholar gets sent to a hidden building on the campus to meet Chronos, the keeper (and destroyer) of old facts. What he learns from Chronos will make him re-think everything he thinks he knows. Is it chronological snobbery, or is it just good scholarship?
Ghost Cave: a novel of Sarawak by Elsie Sze
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,290. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
A tale of tragedy and romance unfolds in the jungles and gold mining country of Borneo. Ah Min, a young Chinese immigrant, follows a friend to seek his fortune in Sarawak in the mid-19th century. Ah Min explores a humid land of beguiling women, of fragrant spices and of ghosts. But the oppression of the English White Rajah draws the men into a rebellion that will have catastrophic consequences.
Thrown Together: A Novel of Love in a Turbulent Time by Jon Michael Miller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,500. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The world seems to be coming apart. Into the stew of chaos, a mix of characters are thrown together. Matthew Boyer--just back from the war; Amy St. Clair--disenchanted with her conventional marriage. From the paddies of the Mekong Delta, the classrooms of Ohio State, the teeming meadows of Woodstock, cross-country highways, and the flowerchild world of Frisco, their search for meaning swirls.
Pacific Paradox by Kev Richardson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
· A nobleman’s errant son is despatched to the South seas to be blooded. · A tale of stumbling through intrigue, hunger, pangs of love-lust, deceit, loneliness, kidnap and hunger on his path to discovering common sense. · Coast-watching on Guadalcanal when the Japanese invade, he discovers the horrors of what war does to man on the one hand—and what unlikely friendships can...
Caledonii: Birth of a Nation. (Part Two; The Druid's Plan.) by Ian Hall
Series: Caledonii: Birth of a Nation, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,720. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 1 review)
This is Part Two of the Caledonii series. 74 AD. The Druids’ attempt to unite the clans against the oncoming Roman threat has failed. Having hatched a plot to unite the clans anyway, Calach, is called to meet with Kheltine, the Archdruid of the Norlands. Taken out of Caledonii lands for the first time in his life, Calach is in unchartered territory in more ways than one. Many surprises await.