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Letter from a Desperate Father
Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An innocent man has been imprisoned. Hoping to see his son one last time, he composes a letter explaining the devastating event for which he's been blamed. LETTER FROM A DESPERATE FATHER is a chilling tale of grief and betrayal with supernatural elements.
Вниз
Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: Russian. Published: March 15, 2016 by Boris Seaweed. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
У пилота бомбардировщика «Ланкастер» капитана Питера Крайтон-Бигги, выброшенного взрывом без парашюта из своего самолета на высоте двадцать тысяч футов, остается всего четыре с половиной минуты драгоценного существования.
Cry of The Coyotes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: American English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bank robbery is one thing that these two brothers should have skipped. They received warnings, but didn't heed them. Arizona in the 1840's was and is an awesome place, but the Coyotes know best!
The Phantom Stampede
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the story about how the Phantom Stampede became a legend in Arizona folklore. The incident that started the legend happened a long time ago. But even in the last year or two, there have been several reports of the Phantom Stampede.
El fantasma Estampida
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: Spanish. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Esta es la historia de cómo el Fantasma Estampida se convirtió en una leyenda en el folklore de Arizona. El incidente que comenzó la leyenda sucedió hace mucho tiempo. Pero incluso en el último año o dos, ha habido varios informes de la Phantom Stampede.
A Christmas Oath (Novelette)
You set the price! Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015 by Holland & Eyre Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 1 review)
Christmas should be a time of peace on earth and goodwill toward men, but it isn’t for Elizabeth Dutton. Three months earlier, she sued Francis Oldman for breach of promise of marriage. When she attends the annual Christmas Eve party at Darby Hall, she comes face-to-face with the man who broke her heart. The party she hoped to enjoy turns into one disaster after another until a miracle arrives.
The Bastion
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The sole descendant of a family line muses over the ignominious past of his ancestors.
The Hero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
(5.00 from 1 review)
Artemio Mirasol was born in the village of Sapang Banatas, Laiban, Tanay, Philippines in 1945 towards the end of the Second World War. After 32 years he comes back to tend the land he inherited from his father. According to Artemio’s mother Sela, his father fought hard in the war and died a hero’s death. A story of mother’s love, family, traitorship and betrayal.
The Path of Tears
Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: American English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story I wrote for the Patrick Henry A Call to Pens Writing Contest.
Off Stage at the Starlight Diner
Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set in New York in 1977, this is the story of how waitress Mona Montgomery first came to work at the Starlight Diner, and the dreams she left behind when she did.
The Second Lost Tale of Mercia: Ethelred the King
Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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"The Lost Tales of Mercia" are ten short tales that can be enjoyed as quick glimpses into the swashbuckling history of ancient England or read alongside the full-length novel, "Eadric the Grasper." Young Ethelred wants little more than to impress his half-brother, Edward. But when a conspiracy develops against Edward's future reign, Ethelred finds himself at the center of its success.
The Third Lost Tale of Mercia: Aydith the Aetheling
Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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“The Lost Tales of Mercia” are ten short stories that can be enjoyed as quick glimpses into the swashbuckling history of ancient England or read in addendum to the novel, "Eadric the Grasper." Aydith is a young aetheling whose distrust of the Norsemen often gets dismissed. With the encouragement of a kind hearth companion named Hastings, she might find another way to aid her country.
Wreck of the Marie Jenny
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011 by NetBound Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a tale of gold, sailing, and revenge. Captain Jack Talbot takes a secret shipment of gold onto his schooner,the Marie Jenny. Unfortunately, someone else knew the secret too. Pirates, gold and guns, it's high adventure in the 1870's on Lake Superior.
The Truth About Jack and Ray
Price: Free! Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(5.00 from 1 review)
English professor Jack, an embittered older man in 1990s San Francisco, has a vivid flashback to his turbulent, secret love affair in North Beach in the early 1950s with tormented young artist Ray, who cares only about ambition and his art. An intense, gripping story about a doomed relationship that changes the course of a man's entire life.
The Principal of Rivington Street
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story of Jewish fiction that takes place in 1920s New york. The entertainers are actual vaudeville characters. Both serious and humorous, the protagonist attempts to change his destiny.
The White House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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Two women reach for happiness amid the dangers of an eighteenth century colony. Annie Simpson is captured by Blackbeard and taken to an inn called The White House. There she meets Lizzie Poole, the innkeeper's daughter who longs for happiness of her own. Based on the legend of the Hammock House in Beaufort, North Carolina.
Danny Boy and Tennie
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 5 . Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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TWO AMERICAN FRONTIER SHORT STORIES in the 1800S Danny Boy Whimsical and humorous, a riverbank tavern is the setting for pioneers quenching their thirst after a long wagon train journey to Indiana. It’s a roaring good time until knives are pulled. Tennie Storms on the plains are dangerously evil as the wagon train seeks shelter. Chris must work fast to save his Tennie. A love story with action.
Heart Of A Soldier
Price: Free! Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
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A young Confederate soldier, Lucas Burkette, lies on the battlefield. Struck by a Union soldier's musket round before firing a single shot, he is left paralyzed. It's here that he tries to cope with his impending death.
Adventures in Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
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Six short stories involving the past, the future and the unknown. Includes The Caroline, Beyond Help, The Time Tunnel and After the Dance, plus Tarnagulla, set during the gold rush and A Child's Wisdom, a kids interpretation of the inexplicable.
The Race
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
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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.