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The End of Texas by Juan Batista
Price: Free! Words: 38,630. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Historical » USA(2.50 from 2 reviews)
A bumbling Texas governor flirts with secession. Far right militias flock to his call and prepare for violence to bring about independence. A backlash from Indigenous Mexicans in Texas calls for the Aztlan Now movement, Mexicans wanting to secede FROM Texas and stay loyal to the US. Militias, Brown Power people, prison gangs, police, and FBI clash. From this comes new Mexican-majority US states.
Rose: Book One in Suitors of Seattle by Kirsten Osbourne
Series: Suitors of Seattle, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 45,340. Language: American English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Pampered socialite Rose is used to men falling at her feet. But her match with handsome Dr. Shawn Henry leaves her feeling less than adored. Has Rose fallen in love with a man who can’t love her back?
Mail Order Bride: Westward Winds (Montana Mail Order Brides: Book 1) by Linda Bridey
Series: Montana Mail Order Brides, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 49,100. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014 by Gold Crown Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Western(5.00 from 1 review)
A historical western cowboy romance novel about a mail order bride. Stifled in her life of high society balls and parties, Tessa O’Connor makes her escape to Montana to marry Dean Samuels, a widower with two children. She is instantly attracted to the rugged ranch owner but can she break through his defenses and make him see that a life filled with happiness and love is within reach?
The Serpentine Garden Path by Edeana Malcolm
Series: The Compleat Gardener, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 18th C. England, Susan Kirke falls in love with the gardener on her father’s estate. Her parents dismiss John Dean. On a trip to London, Susan attends a masquerade at Vauxhall Gardens. Disguised as a boy, she escapes to find the man she loves. Dean elopes with her to Scotland, where more adventures ensue. The Serpentine Path is loosely based on the story of my ancestors.
Infinite Sacrifice (Infinite Series, Book 1) by L.E. Waters
Series: Infinite, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 71,300. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Maya’s shocked to discover it’s not the heaven she imagined;in fact, a life of adventure begins the moment you die. Zachariah, her faithful spirit guide, explains the rules of the dead: in order to regain complete awareness and reunite with loved ones all souls must review their previous lives.
Candle's Christmas Chair by Jude Knight
Price: Free! Words: 27,590. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency(5.00 from 7 reviews)
When Viscount Avery comes to see an invalid chair maker, he does not expect to find Min Bradshaw, the woman who rejected him 3 years earlier. Or did she? He wonders if there is more to the story. For 3 years, Min Bradshaw has remembered the handsome guardsman who courted her for her fortune. She didn't expect to see him in her workshop, and she certainly doesn't intend to let him fool her again.
Safiah's Smile by Leora Friedman
Price: Free! Words: 27,550. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Historical » General
After the tragic 9/11 attacks, high school senior Malia Sanders watches as her world of prep-school perfection crumbles and her brother enlists in the army. Worried and alone, Malia seeks refuge through her friendship with Safiah, a devout Muslim girl. A story of love and friendship, Safiah’s Smile presents a friendship in its most unexpected form and a lesson of courage in the face of fear.
Tarantella: A Love Story by Siomonn Pulla
Price: Free! Words: 38,570. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Two men, one woman, and an ancient and dangerous Italian tradition. Suspend disbelief and let your heart do the thinking. 2nd edition has been edited to address typos.
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.
Miss Anna's Frigate by Jens Kuhn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,950. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In the early months of 1809 a British frigate is trapped in the ice of the Baltic Sea. While Sweden’s war against Russia continues and Stockholm itself is threatened by invasion, several groups plot against the unsuccessful king. Female spy and adventuress Anna Wetterstrand had hoped for a quiet winter. But now the unforeseen events force her to question her loyalties and make a tough decision.
Altdorf (a novel of the Forest Knights) by J. K. Swift
Series: The Forest Knights, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 76,580. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
A wild land too mountainous to be tamed by plows… A Duke of the Holy Roman Empire, his cunning overshadowed only by his ambition… A young Priestess of the Old Religion, together with a charismatic outlaw, sparking a rebellion from deep within the forests… And an ex-Hospitaller caught between them all. “Re-imagining the William Tell legend—without William Tell.”
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
Her Dear and Loving Husband by Meredith Allard
Series: The Loving Husband Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 84,460. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Professor James Wentworth's private world is turned upside down when he meets librarian Sarah Alexander. Sarah is haunted by nightmares about the Salem Witch Trials, and she is awakened by visions of hangings and dying in jail. James must dodge accusations from a reporter desperate to prove that James is not who, or what, he seems to be. Will James make the ultimate sacrifice to protect Sarah?
Breakfast at Midnight by Fiona MacFarlane
Price: Free! Words: 88,570. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(3.00 from 1 review)
Hobart, Tasmania, 1894. From the mouldering cells of Port Arthur to the sun-dappled grounds of Wintersleigh House, Breakfast at Midnight analyses the expectations placed on young people by family members and by society as a whole. It also explores the polarised society of the mid 1890's, a time when trenchant Victorian conservatism and burgeoning feminist ideals seemed increasingly incompatible.
A Gathering of Light by Patricia Iles
Series: Light Gatherers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,970. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Union soldier Lieutenant Hixson Morris is dying on the battlefield, gut shot. But instead of dying he finds himself in the care of beautiful, mysterious Sarah Westbay who has a miraculous gift. Sarah's tragic and troubled history is turned toward a new hope and a new beginning. In saving Hixson she saves herself. Hixson learns that he can offer Sarah something that no one else can.
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.
An Ever Fixed Mark by Jessie Olson
Price: Free! 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.
Seven Lives Together-The Mughal Warrior by Shrimant
Series: Seven Lives Together, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,980. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Historical » Medieval(4.71 from 14 reviews)
The book shows an Australian couple’s journey through the cycle of lives and deaths from 16th Century onwards. They fell in love while participating in the hunter game. The monk who performed their wedding ceremony blessed them to continue their marital journey for at least seven lives. Will they be really remain together in their long journey through centuries?
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.
Saving Grace (Safe Havens 1) by Sandy James
Series: Safe Havens, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 92,130. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Upon learning that her orphaned brother is living on Adam Morgan’s ranch, rape victim Grace Riley vows to find him. When she arrives in Montana, sick and exhausted, the attraction between her and the lonely widower is intense. However, they must first forgive and forget before they can love again.