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Rose Of Skibbereen, The Beginning by John McDonnell
Price: Free! Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The first book in a family saga about Rose Sullivan, an Irish girl who comes to Philadelphia in 1880 and finds love, heartache, loss, and unexpected joy during the tumultuous years around the turn of the century. She marries an Irish mystery man named Sean McCarthy, who has a violent past and a secret life, and he takes her to new heights and depths of passion.
The Plan by Susan Klopfer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Adventure » Travel(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The tight bond between Clinton and Joe, two gay, black lawyers (one of them, married) is broken when Joe is reportedly found hanged. A suicide seems impossible to Clint, and Joe’s widow is acting cagey. Clinton Moore believes Joe Means was tortured and murdered, and that his and Joe’s shared obsession—investigating and fact gathering about cold case murders and assassinations—is the reason.
The Work of The Devil by Ken Hudson
Price: $0.99 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.
Annalea, Princess of Nemusmar by Stephen Shore
Series: Annalea, Book 1 · Annalea, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 92,810. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
After reading the first paragraph, you may conclude that this is a book about pirates. This is not a book about pirates. Okay, there are a few pirates in the book. (Okay, there are quite a few pirates in the book.) But this is not a book that is just about pirates. It provides intimate familiarity with strong characters and a sense of sharing in their lives and adventures.
The Old Mermaid's Tale by Kathleen Valentine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,620. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Set against the background of the maritime and sea legends of the Great Lakes, The Old Mermaid's Tale weaves a love story of grand proportions - the story of Clair Wagner and the two men she loves: Pio, a handsome young fisherman and Baptiste, the mysterious Breton seafarer and musician she is fascinated by - that pays homage to the importance of stories in our lives.
Minos by Daniel Blair Dundee
You set the price! Words: 290,620. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Follow Minos and his descendants, the kings of the island of Crete, as they lead the Minoan civilization out of Neolithic times to an age of discovery, enlightenment, scientific knowledge, industrialization, and enterprise. Their saga takes them around the Mediterranean and influences surrounding civilizations. You will wonder, and will learn, why we didn't have the 20th Century 3000 years ago.
The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
Price: Free! Words: 218,600. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Doubleday 1983 Reviewers called it the best novel on India since Kipling. An immediate European bestseller, optioned by Indian/German producers who commissioned a six-hour mini-series, then Canadian producers with BBC. Based on real people (ca. 1620) – an English “sea dog” shoots his way through Portuguese gallons and into an Indian port to open trade. Once on land, there’re tiger hun
The Secret of the Century by Roger Levine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,600. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Thirteen-year-old Jacob Zuckerman accompanies his grandfather, Abraham, to Dealey Plaza, Dallas, on the morning of November 22nd, 1963, to see President Kennedy’s motorcade. While the elder Zuckerman is absorbed in filming his now historic clip, Jake turns to his right and sees a man with a rifle, standing behind the picket fence atop the grassy knoll. Conspiracy? Absolutely.
Sorry Springs Texas by WC Hargis
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,280. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This was a time when the buffalo still roamed the prairie and huge cattle ranches were being put togather crowding the Indians back further from the frontier. The battle between the states was over and construction was underway. The country was on the doorstep of the machine age and an energy source was needed. The black gold seeping up out of the ground showed them the way
Alberta Skies by Kathryn Imbriani
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,780. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Upon the prolonged death of her father, Lauren Butler decides to see if there is anything left of the love she and Adam once shared before he left for the wild and rugged District of Alberta two years ago.
After the Dance by Ashley MacGregor
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Eliza is a well behaved eighteen year old girl, living in the 1900’s. Her home is a fire station where her father is the fire chief. Eliza loves going to the dance every Saturday night, and she always arrives home by midnight to her waiting father. But tonight she is late and she thinks about the punishment. Eliza has worked herself up into a panic. What her father does next is unexpected.
The Gunpowder, Torture and Sorrow by Jake Murphy
Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It's the night before his execution, and lying tortured and distraught in a cell in the Tower of London, Guy Fawkes despairs. This short story explains the final thoughts, memories, pains, beliefs and love of the man at the centre of the legendary gunpowder, treason and plot.
The Touch of Hemp by Adam Patterson
Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 1897, Alfred Hamilton was the country's number one respected hangman. All that changed the morning he came to hang Conrad Edgar Stubbs.
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.
"What A Dream!" by William Hicks
Series: Adventures with Joe, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 3 reviews)
"What A Dream!" is a short story about a very vivid and lucid dream in which the dreamer finds himself on a beach at Coney Island, New York, with his older brother, Joe, and they spend the day together at the amusement park. It takes place in a simpler time during the park's heyday circa 1896. The story is filled with fun facts of the day and a realism, which transports the reader to NY, 1896.
The Three Hares (a short story) by River Byrnes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Driving his van home across the moors one night, Dylan finds his way blocked by three white hares. Entranced by these mystical creatures, he is soon swept away by a moorland legend.
Aphrodite's Curse: A Short Story by Luciana Cavallaro
Price: Free! Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Aphrodite’s Curse is about a dynasty’s fall from grace, unrequited love and retribution.
Emma's Dilemma by Donna Hatch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,880. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Horrors! Emma's favorite Gothic novel is coming true but reality is not as fun as fiction. The only man she's ever loved is home from war, but he's changed in a terrifying way. Emma must decide if she can love a creature of darkness, or reveal his secret and lose him forever.
Miserere by Caren J. Werlinger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 1968, with her father MIA in Vietnam, Conn's family moves to her mother’s home where Conn is chosen as the one who must unravel the mystery surrounding her ancestor who disappeared soon after the Civil War. Set during two turbulent periods of American history, this book takes the reader on a journey through time as Conn tries to end the curse her family has lived with for a century.