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Tennessee Rain by Emylee Bishop Sturk
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 81,330. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(5.00 from 1 review)
A harrowing, historic tale of an ever struggling southern family. Spanning three generations and showing just how quickly and close to home history can repeat itself, this novel is hard to put down and sure to please.
Letters from the Fire by Alma Alexander
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,470. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » War
An angry woman lashes out at an American man smugly defending his country's right to attack hers. In the crowded reaches of cyberspace their initial bitter exchanges gradually turn into something else as they discover each other's mind and spirit. Their initial enmity is gradually transformed into an extraordinary friendship and love and they begin to make plans for a life together After the War.
The Travelers' Club: Fire and Ash by Michael Bradley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,560. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The Travelers’ Club is back! As 1880 draws to a close, the members of the secret British adventuring group, The Travelers’ Club, are back in the saddle and looking for trouble. With new members along for the ride, the intrepid team will take on international spies, wily women and the ancient Atlantean threat at the very Gates to Hell in the Territory of Arizona and the untamed American West.
Player's Wench by Marina Oliver
Series: 17th Century, Book 11. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,740. 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.
In Defense Of Troy: The Prince's Ascent by Henry Cropsey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,320. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
The Trojan War is in its eighth year. Sarpedon King of Lykia leads its defense as Priam is too old to fight and his eldest son Hektor too inexperienced. Together the brave Sarpedon and the wily Priam have forged a motley alliance capable of holding out against the overwhelming might of Agamemnon’s armada. Agamemnon, though, is secretly implementing a new strategy to bring the City to its knees.
Pilgrimage by Trevor Whitton
Series: Jean Bellimont, Book 1. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 103,980. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: 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.
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.
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.
Dawn Drums by Robert Walton
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 52,800. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Moonlight Mesa Associates. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » USA
May of 1864 was perhaps the Civil War's most terrible month. Dawn Drums begins at this crucial time and its action coincides closely with the sesquicentennial of the events it depicts. Despite the Civil War's horror and savagery, the main characters of this truly gripping, historical novel emerge as heroes who, even today, remain inspirational and noble.
Runaway “Their Moment in Time” by Kathleen Cook Huebbe
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,440. Language: American English. Published: August 24, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » USA
The 1950s live on at The Oasis, a drive-in restaurant in Southern California. Five children growing up in the ’70s and ’80s recapture the lost days of leather-jacketed teens racing their souped-up cars on the nearby quarter-mile. Led by Runaway, they form a car club "The Shakers." Soon they are up to their hubcaps in competition that starts out friendly, but soon detours into the danger zone.
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.
The Cobweb Cage by Marina Oliver
Series: 20th Century Sagas, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 142,470. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Marigold is devoted to her family, and determined to make life easier for them. She meets Richard, wealthy and charming, and despite their differences in background, they fall in love and marry. Then comes the Great War, and Richard, a qualified pilot, joins the army. He is missing, Marigold's family is struck by tragedy, and she has to make an agonising decision in order to help them.
A Djinni Named Conscience by Henry Lion Oldie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014 and represented by K-Group. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Jammal, a merchant, by mistake freed Abd-al-Rashid, a djinni imprisoned in a gold pendant. The djinni repaid the merchant by becoming Jammal’s conscience. From that day on, whatever the merchant did, the incorruptible Conscience stood behind his left shoulder.
Like a Willow Tree by Rei Kimura
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,240. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A willow tree, soft and flowy on the outside, unbreakable and strong on the inside, left to brave the lashings and extremities of wind and storm but never quite breaking Hanako Ishigaki was just 9 years old when her father decided to uproot the family from traditional and beautiful Kyoto and migrate to Hawaii. “You are not uprooting this family to some strange outlandish place where we will
Warsaw Freedom by Kimberly Kaplan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,670. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » General
Stefania and Paulina are Jewish women living in the Warsaw Ghetto during WWII. Stefania smuggles children out of the Ghetto. She tries to convince Paulina to smuggle out her son, Henryk. Paulina refuses. Stefania smuggles the boy out without Paulina's knowledge. After confronting Stefania, the two women get smuggled out together and have to survive hidden in Warsaw.
Une Infâme Traïtrise by Patrick Huet
Series: Histoires lyonnaises, Book 14 · Histoires insolites et vraies, Book 14. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: French. Published: March 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Juin 1714. Les édiles de Lyon pouvaient considérer que tout allait pour le mieux. En effet, les petites gens travaillaient dur, le poids des impôts les enchaînait davantage à leur ouvrage. Sans parler des taxes à payer sur chaque marchandise qui passait les portes de la ville. Bref, tout pour ravir la bourse et le sentiment de puissance des plus hauts personnages de la cité.
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."
The Knights of Derbyshire: Pride and Prejudice Continues by Marsha Altman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,070. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In Altman's fifth book, the Darcys and the Bingleys have grown and thrived, and their children are ready to enter society. But social discontent in Derbyshire threatens the safety of everyone.
War - 8000 Miles From Home by DR Racey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military(5.00 from 1 review)
First Lieutenant Taylor and Sergeant First Class Stewart lead 2nd Platoon of the 147th Military Police Company from White Bluff, Tennessee during combat patrols in Baghdad, Iraq during the surge. Join them as they strengthen their bonds with each other through teamwork, adversity, and catastrophe.
The New Adventures of the Whirlwind by Pro Se Press
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Johnston McCulley, the author responsible for Zorro, also created the mysterious avenger known as The Whirlwind. A young man leaves behind a life of wealth and privilege in Spain and journeys to california. He builds a new life with a new name, Pedro Garzos. As he settles into his new home, the man known as Pedro discovers tyrant, bandits, and other dangers that threaten the weak and powerless!