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Running: The Alex Decoteau Story
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by FICTIVE PRESS. Category: Plays » Canadian
Inspired by the life of Alex Decoteau, this moving one-act play tells the tale of a Cree hero and running warrior. Canada's first aboriginal policeman (in Edmonton, Alberta, 1911), a champion runner and popular figure, Decoteau raced for Canada at the 1912 Olympics, fought for Canada in World War I and was killed, in 1917, while running a message at the Battle of Passchendaele. He was only 29.
My Subconscious Talks, and You Wouldn’t Believe What It’s Saying About You
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Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Victorian people had a lot to suppress, and not a lot of time to do it, considering their preference for needlework and handmade furniture.
Roaring River
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 6 . Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Bushwhackers ambush two men, killing one. The survivor leads a posse to track down the band of killers, leading to an epic battle.
Strife Beyond Tamar
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Series: 17th Century, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Cornwall and its people are involved in the Civil War. Royalists in Cornwall are determined to keep the Roundheads out of the county.
التحنيط السر الخفي
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: Arabic. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
في زمن قدماء المصريين كان الاتحتفاظ بالجسد سليما من الاشياء المهمة جدا لسعادة الميت بعد الوفة في هذا الكتاب نلقي نظرة على سر من اسرار الفراعنة وهو سر التحنبط الذي حير العلماء حول العالم على صفحات هذا الكتاب نعود في الزمن لنلقي الضوء على سر التنيط
Where the Guardian Rests
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,390. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
It is 589. A group of intruders raid a farm, intent on plundering the harvest; its occupants are all killed, except a young woman and her baby. Eldred, the leader, is forced to adopt the child. When the boy discovers his true identity, there is a family quarrel, followed by turmoil at the farm, and he pursues his adopted family's enemies. A story from the Lost Century of the Dark Ages.
Knight's End (Knight Trilogy Book One)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,810. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Aston Smith runs from death after being accused of a crime he didn't commit. While searching for the murderer who can clear his name, he meets runaway Princess Jade du Halen, who joins him on his search. But she has a secret that could change his world forever. Can love triumph over lies?
Valuables
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
For his entire life, Willard Harrison envied Mrs. Rose Grenlauer, but never more than now. Willard lost his arm, his wife, and everything he owned to the Yankees. Now the Yankees hold Memphis, and he can’t do anything. Except think of Mrs. Rose Grenlauer, who escaped with her valuables into the wilds of Tennessee. Willard wants her valuables. Willard wants her life. And he means to get both.
Les Cicatrices du Chemin - Signe de Piste
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Price: $5.10 USD. Words: 43,360. Language: French. Published: June 27, 2013 by Editions Delahaye. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe
Retrouvez l'univers si particulier de Dominique Mauriès, et sa virtuosité unique dans l'évocation de ce Moyen-Age cruel et coloré qui habite encore nos rêves.
Five Scalps: The Story of Edward Rose
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Edward Rose, part Cherokee, Negro and white, grew up on the wharves of Louisville, Kentucky in the late 1700s. After a brutal bar fight where he received several scarring cuts to his face, Rose fled down river to New Orleans where he lived before heading for the Rocky Mountains. Rose was a hunter, fur trapper, and interpreter; he lived many years with the River Crow, who called him Five Scalps.
After the Fog
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,800. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The sins of the mother… In the steel town of Donora, Pennsylvania, site of the infamous 1948 “killing smog,” headstrong nurse Rose Pavlesic tends to her family and neighbors. As the smog descends she is faced with conflict she never imagined. A love story, the gritty plot is propelled by choices made under pressure and Rose's attempts to forgive herself and let her family’s healing begin.
The Healer's Road
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,260. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
For more than thirty years, bestselling authors James Reasoner and Livia J. Washburn have chronicled the story of America in their award-winning historical novels. THE HEALER'S ROAD is one of their greatest sagas, the sweeping story of a family dedicated to the practice of medicine and caught up in the violence and heartbreak of America's bloodiest war.
Bittersweet Legacy: Lorette and the Wilde Thyme Hotel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by Blushing Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Heartbroken and abandoned by a soldier, a young woman struggles to run an old hotel that she inherited in post-war England. When she meets local lad, Jake Elliott, she is swept off her feet. Uncovering a sinister secret in the cellar, they embark on a mission to track down a young POW who hid out in the hotel during the war.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Book Thief
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 98 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 123. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Book Thief” was written by Markus Zusak, an Australian novelist. It was a highly successful book when it was published in 2006 for the first time. The story of the novel is narrated by Death. The story is set in Nazi Germany. The narrator explains that he was very busy like Germany was busy.
Iron In His Soul
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,590. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
The Old Testament story of Joseph, in The Bible, has fascinated people for centuries. Here is a man who held a unique place in history. His is a true ‘rags to riches’ story, told out against the backdrop of the ancient Egyptian Empire. It is a story of hatred, of treachery, of slavery, prison and ultimate triumph.
Buzzard Bait
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young prospector, Zeke McBride is dying of thirst and starvation in the South Texas desert. He reverses his luck with the twist of a knife and then finds himself on an adventure that leads to a lovely soul mate and a pile of gold. Together, along with a host of great friends they meet along the way; they show the Wild East how good fortune and a few miracles can occur in the Wild West.
Mila's Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
“Mila’s Tale” is midrash—the retelling of a Biblical passage. Half of it is a new Laurie King short story; the other half is the author’s commentary on the text (“Jephthah’s Daughter” of Judges 11) and her suggestions for further reading. This is the first in Laurie King’s proposed Ladies of Spirit project, a collection of Modern Midrashes accompanied by her analysis and reflections.
The Banks of Newfoundland
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 176,630. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Daniel and Charlie, a pair of young men from Newfoundland, head off to fight in the Great War. Follow the exploits of the Newfoundland Regiment, and the impact that the war has on the lives of the young men who took up arms.
Pilgrimage
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Series: Jean Bellimont, Book 1. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 103,980. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Pilgrimage tells the story of one man's search for redemption. Jean Bellimont - scribe to the Bishop of Troyes - journeys to Santiago de Compostella to seek absolution for murdering a beggarwoman. Set in 13th Century France and the first of a trilogy, the novel draws a convincing picture of a medieval pilgrimage wrapped within a compelling story of true drama that lasts until the last page.
Celtic Dreams of Glory: The Dramatic Story of the Only King of All Wales
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,590. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
CELTIC DREAMS OF GLORY - Set in Wales in pre-Norman times, this unusual and gripping novel deals with a time period few writers have explored. The story follows the battles and personal triumphs of Gruffyd ap Llewelyn as he becomes the first and only King of All Wales in 1057, and embraces the lives of his two greatest supporters, Gwriad and Dafydd, the sons of the famous General Cydweli.