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Ruby McBride by Freda Lightfoot
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 109,050. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(5.00 from 1 review)
Ruby, a rebel at heart under the not-so-tender care of the nuns, is forced to abandon her siblings at just sixteen and marry a man she believes to be a conman. Furious at being robbed of the chance to be with her childhood sweetheart, Kit Jarvis, she resists Bart’s advances. Only Ruby’s courage enables her to make a life for herself within the thriving community of waterways folk.
The Winged Man by Moyra Caldecott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,020. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The story of Bladud, the father of King Lear. A leper and a swineherd... a necromancer and a wise king... his memory lives on.
To So Few - In the Beginning by Cap Parlier
Series: To So Few, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Former Marine aviator and author Cap Parlier created an intriguing story of a young Kansas boy who develops exceptional skills as a pilot and hunter. His mentor helps him join the Royal Air Force on the eve of war in Europe. Brian Drummond will prove himself during the epic Battle of Britain – the largest aerial battle in human history. This is the first book of the To So Few series.
The Last Letter by Kathleen Shoop
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,140. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
She wouldn’t have believed it if she hadn’t found the letter... Katherine's mother arrives on her doorstep, dying, forcing her to relive a past she wanted to forget. After years of anger, can Katherine find it in her heart to understand why her mother made the decisions that changed them all? Can she forgive and finally begin to heal before it’s too late? Will the letter set them free?
Colonial Capers by Henri Bauhaus
You set the price! Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
In a darkened boathouse on the edge of Boston Harbor, Phineas Phillips and a small band of dissidents sit quietly watching two British ships that are at anchor along the Pearl Street Wharf. Soon a band of heathen Indians will board the two schooners and toss all the tea into the harbor. With advance knowledge of what may happen, Phineas and friends have a different plan in mind.
Trapped! Bowen & Baile Book 4 by Frank Roderus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
An old friend from Cole’s past approaches the Bowen & Baile Detective Agency for help on an odd quest- to give back a stolen fortune. The only problem is, the man’s partners don’t want it to be given back…
The States - An Informative and Humorous Guide to the United States of America by John Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by El Chupacabra Independent. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
A companion travel book. Very few books manage to capture reality and fantastically absurd humor like this one. You'll use it again and again. Perfect for road trips.
Mr. Wallace Takes a Wife by R.S. Dean
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General(3.60 from 5 reviews)
A small English community is shocked when the local eccentric announces his plans to marry a woman no one has ever seen. Is his intended a real person, or is she a figment of his imagination?
Chessboard of Destiny by Eugenia Jenny Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,140. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Published by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS The aging Gypsy busker plays his concertina... his mind floods with memories… memories of the traditions of nomadic Gypsies, of his childhood marriage, her death in childbirth, life in the concentration camps… and his survival. A carefully plotted story of intrigue, old and new love, deprivation and suffering… a chessboard of destiny!
Out of Da Nang by E.P. Moore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,440. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When a young native American man joins the Marines to become a fighter pilot, he's faced with more obstacles than the average cadet. But Eddie works hard to overcome bigotry and educational hurdles to become a pilot of merit, awarded for his bravery in fighting for the liberties of his country. He falls in love in the process, which adds an unexpected twist of fate to his story.
Sabotage at RKO Studio by Christopher Geoffrey McPherson
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 84,580. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Hollywood. 1933. James Murray’s first novel is a surprise success. On contract at a major film studio, he tries to figure out what’s behind a series of accidents plaguing various productions -- including "King Kong," the studio’s new film. "Sabotage at RKO Studio" is two novels in one: two parallel stories, featuring two heroes, working two cases in two different versions of 1930s Hollywood.
Highwayman's Hazard by Marina Oliver
Series: 18th & 19th Century, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,710. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Mr Middlewick, a wealthy merchant, longs for his daughter Clarinda to marry well. When he receives an offer from the elderly Lord Tarbuck she is horrified, and persuades her heiress friend Sarah, daughter of a baron, who lives with her Aunt nearby, to accompany her to the refuge of her grandmother in Harrogate. They fall into the hands of the strange highwayman and are forced to help him.
Elizabeth's Diaries by Sue Towler
Price: Free! Words: 74,490. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Elizabeth and Gordon Tregowarth begin their married life on Duffield Station in Skippers Canyon in 1887. When tragedy strikes Elizabeth’s life spirals into an unimaginable horror. The story jumps a hundred years to the next owners of Duffield Station and a chance discovery by a visitor to the farm creates a link to the past which helps to unravel the mysteries of the tragedy one hundred years ago.
After the Fog by Kathleen Shoop
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,800. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
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 Race by James Rada, Jr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Follow the lives of the Fitzgerald family on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal as Tony and Thomas Fitzgerald race their canal barge against a train. If you enjoyed "Canawlers" and "Between Rail and River" by James Rada, you'll want to follow this adventure set a few years after the Civil War during the canal's heyday. Originally published as a limited-edition chapbook for CanalFest 2003.
Player's Wench by Marina Oliver
Series: 17th Century, Book 11. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,750. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Mr Atwell, a prosperous City merchant, is angry when his middle daughter, Honour, shows a preference for Robert Reade, and longs to visit the new Theatre. He plans to marry her to a suitably Puritan husband. Honour goes with her father's apprentice to Drury Lane, and is delighted with the play, but disaster brings Gervase Dunstone into her life and alters it for ever.
Lies We Were Told by Leslie MacDill
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 132,140. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Novelist Leslie MacDill recounts the exploits of an American in search of his Irish lineage who unearths dark family secrets and is forced to confront his own devils and demons, aided by a Caribbean healer, her granddaughter, and a ginger-haired inamorata with probable paramilitary ties. Danger and passion both await the American, who treads an unfamiliar path in the land of his ancestors.
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?
A Dreaming Moon by Tami Lynne
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,300. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013 by Fiction4All. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Hatebe was the center of her tribe, the child of a god and venerated as the one person that could speak on behalf of the ancestors of her land. But when a group of alien people come from across the ocean and invade the coastal lands of sixteenth century Costa Rica, Hatebe will learn that the path that one thinks they will take is not always the path that is meant for them.
Cuberdons met lavendel by Kirsten Van Malderen
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 54,500. Language: Dutch. Published: May 29, 2014 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Nonfiction » History » War
Tegen de achtergrond van de Wereldtentoonstelling in Gent (1913) en de Eerste Wereldoorlog die eraan zit te komen, ontspint zich een hartstochtelijke romance tussen een weesjongen en de dochter van een welgestelde burger. Kirsten Van Malderen baseerde haar historische roman op maandenlang opzoekingswerk, zodat feiten en fictie harmonisch samengaan in dit beloftevolle debuut.