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Huckleberry Finn by Dave Mckay
Price: Free! Words: 110,640. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 13 reviews)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first printed in 1884, eight years after Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It starts up where the other story finished, and the two books together are believed to be the best that Mark Twain ever wrote. Huck travels down the Mississippi on a raft, facing many dangers on the way, and learning about life and what it means to be a friend.
A Tale of Two Cities by Dave Mckay
Price: Free! Words: 140,230. Language: Australian English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 11 reviews)
"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens, is part of a special reading program devised by journalist Dave McKay. The program paraphrases classic novels, primarily targeting people who are learning English as a second language. It enables older students to read classic novels despite having a very limited reading vocabulary. 1700 different English words are used in "A Tale of Two Cities".
Edward - Interactive by Mike Voyce
Price: Free! Words: 115,990. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(5.00 from 10 reviews)
The events of Edward came to light in 1990; it is now time to admit they are biographical. The events around Edward in the 1480s and 1490s changed World history; if only he had made different choices we would live in a kinder World, only he could have ended the Tudor tyranny. With the rediscovery of King Richard III it is time to follow the cup, the sword and druid glass offered in this story.
Back From Chaos by Yvonne Hertzberger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 112,530. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval(5.00 from 9 reviews)
Klast, the loner, must save a maid, unmask a traitor, and make peace with his destiny; a most unlikely hero, chosen by Earth to restore Her Balance.
The Coffin Maker's Daughters - Blind Bargain by Bunny Mitchell
Series: The Coffin Maker's Daughters, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,470. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 8 reviews)
A novel set in Victorian England. When Lily Spencer, naive and vulnerable, marries Charles Nightingale they strike a Blind Bargain for neither knows much about the other. But Lily discovers a dark secret that Charles has kept hidden.Lily struggles to rise above the pain of delusion and cope with a life devoid of physical love. A story of intrigue, misunderstandings, love, hate and revenge.
Maids of Misfortune: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery by M. Louisa Locke
Price: Free! Words: 108,810. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(5.00 from 7 reviews)
In this light-hearted historical mystery, Annie Fuller is a widow who works in San Francisco as Madam Sibyl, a clairvoyant. In 1879, when a creditor threatens to take away her home, and Voss, one of Madam Sibyl’s clients, dies suddenly, Annie Fuller and Nate Dawson, the Voss family lawyer, try to find out the truth about Voss’s death in order to save his family and Annie from financial ruin.
El Asesinato de Pitágoras by Marcos Chicot
Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 196,390. Language: Spanish. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome(5.00 from 7 reviews)
EL EBOOK EN ESPAÑOL MÁS VENDIDO DE LA HISTORIA NOVELA FINALISTA DEL PREMIO PLANETA (El mayor premio de novela del mundo: 601.000 EUR/800.000 USD) El Asesinato de Pitágoras es un thriller histórico que mantiene al lector en vilo desde el Prólogo hasta la última página. Basada en hechos reales, entremezcla de manera extraordinaria el suspense, los sentimientos y la acción. "Una novela única".
Woman of Sin by Debra Diaz
Series: Woman of Sin, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,360. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Alysia is taken from her home and sold into slavery during the turbulent reign of Tiberius Caesar. She is purchased by Paulus Maximus, a Roman legate who pierces through her determination to hate her captors. When trouble caused by his jealous stepbrother forces her to run away, she finds herself in the battle-torn land of Palestine, where she meets another man who will change her life forever.
For Honor: An Adventure of What Might Have Been by Kat Jaske
Series: For Honor, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,450. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Escape to the intrigue and adventure of 1638 France where the musketeers uncover an insidious plot to overthrow King Louis XIII and divide the country. Fight with the musketeers; ride with them and find the spies. Try to stay alive, and just accept that Lady Laurel's fencing skills are needed. She's good, surprisingly good—-and beautiful. Enter a battle where honor is more valued than life.
The Chronicles of Heaven's War: Sisters of the Bloodwind by Ava D. Dohn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 261,450. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Where to begin a tale filled with closely guarded secrets of demons, gods and men that has for the Ages been hidden from all searching eyes… This our Quest…a long and twisting road to Destiny drawing us into the past, then flinging us into an uncertain future, opening a door to a mystical world… Dare you take this dangerous journey of discovery to uncover the truth of all matters...?
To Crown a Caesar (The Praetorian Series - Book II) by Edward Crichton
Series: The Praetorian, II. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 159,250. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Five years have passed since former Navy SEAL Jacob Hunter first brought his team of Special Forces operators back in time to the days of Ancient Rome. On the run ever since, as both hunters and prey, their lives are spent in constant pursuit by agents of the Empress Agrippina. But History is finally on their side as they concoct a risky plan to repair the timeline and find their way home.
A Hostage to Heritage: A Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thriller by Suzanne Adair
Series: Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thrillers, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,060. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Redcoat investigator Lt. Michael Stoddard expects to round up two miscreants before Lord Cornwallis's army arrives for supplies. But his quarries' trail crosses with that of a criminal who has abducted an English heir. Michael's efforts to track down the boy plunge him into a twilight of terror from radical insurrectionists, whiskey smugglers, and snarled secrets out of his own past in Yorkshire.
Daughter of The Sun by Michael Lane
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 206,360. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Many queens have governed Egypt as pharaohs, but only Hatchepsut seized the crown as king. With support from her confidant and lover, Senenmut, she overcame many challenges. But betrayal, loss and tragedy were constant companions. Her greatest fear was that her name would be forgotten: the final death. Daughter of the Sun, a fictional account of this remarkable woman, assures her name lives on.
Deadly Engagement: A Georgian Historical Mystery by Lucinda Brant
Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Spring 1763. Career diplomat Alec Halsey is embroiled in country house murder and mayhem. He must also confront past demons in his love life and a cruel twist of fate reveals why his brother will go to any lengths to ruin him. Along with Lucinda Brant's trademark wit and high drama there are deeper subplots and even quirkier characters to have you shuddering and laughing in equal measure!
Ordo Lupus II: The Devil's Own Dice by Lazlo Ferran
Series: Ordo Lupus and the Blood Moon Prophesy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,170. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » Medieval(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Can you face the fear of total darkness? A psychic historian finds secret codes in a catherdal and learns how to use the Temple Gates. But on a skiing holiday, his crippled wife is kidnapped by the witch Georgina, now allied with an assassin sect, and taken back to medieval France. He gambles with his life and wakes up in an escape-proof dungeon!
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.
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
Oskar's Garden by Fresno Parker
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 117,170. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Deliver the ashes. Collect a fortune...It seems simple enough. Ex-con Marek Zemple must deliver the cremated remains of Oskar Potacki to a village deep inside 1939 Poland. In return, he will inherit a fortune. For Marek, this is an opportunity to start over and forget a past which torments him, but he discovers that Oskar's last request is anything but simple....