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The End of Their World by Jason Wallace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
*This is a paper I wrote early in my undergraduate work, and I cannot promise that it is very good, but it does give a fair overview of what the Aztecs faced in their final days, at the hands of Cortes and his men. The Aztecs stood up against immeasurable odds, fighting whom they believed, at first, were their gods, finally returned to Earth. When they realized their error, it was too late.
Robber Crabs by Joan Druett
Price: Free! Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Wiki had been enjoying life in the East Indies and the South China Sea. He could speak the local language, so had sailed happily on coastwise craft in the company of Bugis rogues and pirates. But then George Rochester had arrived on the Potomac, and while it had been delightful to get together with his old college friend, it had also ruined Wiki’s current existence. Because of that twice-damned d
The Trap by Dan Billany
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 129,350. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literature » War
Lieutenant Michael Carr’s peaceful life in a Cornish village is shattered with the outbreak of the Second World War. Under an unrelenting sun, harried by German tanks, Michael’s life with Elizabeth, suddenly seems unbearably out of reach… Can Michael survive the war and make it home to Elizabeth?
Yoikes by James Field
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Alf and Bert, security, play with an experimental gadget that transports them back to the twelfth century. Frightened to tamper with history, they tread carefully–at first. Unable to withstand the challenge, they end in a tournament, fighting with knights, the threat to history forgotten…
A Gettysburg Address by C Belding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Visiting the Gettysburg battle site, a young man discovers a pair of grave markers. Shockingly, he realizes one belongs to him, and the other to a young woman. It is the beginning of a journey that takes him back in time to the infamous battle and to the woman he was to marry. A love stolen by the wage of war, but not forsaken, as the past returns to the present and their love is reborn .
A Very Brief History of America by Jason Wallace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,660. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Journey through some of the inner workings and establishments of the country we know as the U.S.A. From the earliest colonial days until after World War I, find out some of the moments that shaped America and how they came to be and came to make America what it is. Whether colonization, war, battles in the streets, or the disenfranchised fighting for recognition by a government set to alienate.
Batu by Erich von Neff
Price: Free! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Batu is a short story about a Mongolian sheep herder who is drafted in the Soviet People’s Army. Batu and other Mongols fight under General Belov in the battles of Moscow and Kiev.
Episode 6 - Calum's Duel by Leigh Barker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Clan: Season 2, Episode 6. Calum’s Duel A Bitesize 1-hour Read. The shaman’s son, Catahecassa, has joined Calum and John as they race to catch up with the French battalion that has ransacked the fort and dragged away the men, women and children who called it home. This time they’re facing Colonel Dutronc and his ruthlessness borders on insanity. M’be Calum’s luck has finally run out.
Glorious Apollo: A Novel of Lord Byron by E Barrington
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,980. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
“Mad, bad and dangerous to know…” Caroline Lamb’s fatal description would follow Byron to his grave. ‘Glorious Apollo’ is a thrilling classic tale of the life and loves of Lord Byron.
The Empress of Hearts: A Romance of Marie Antoinette by E Barrington
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,980. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
This is the story of the fall of Marie Antoinette – France’s most alluring Queen - and how it was triggered by a dastardly plot, the affair of the diamond necklace. Of all the jewels in the world’s history, stained with blood and shame, the most terrible is the diamond necklace that wrought a queen’s ruin and bought about the end of an era. Through its glitter there ran indeed the fires of hell.
La traversée des conquérants by Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 42. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: French. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
L'année 1066 a définitivement marqué l'Histoire d'une pierre blanche. A partir de ce moment, s'est bâti le monde anglo-normand dont la marque est encore bien vivace aujourd'hui, même en Amérique. Et si nous refaisions la traversée ? L'un des drakkars est en partance ! On y va ?
Silent Service by Zach Neal
Price: Free! Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » General
Lieutenant-Commander Oliver Dunbar and the crew of E-17, thirty men and boys in a steel cylinder a hundred and eighty feet long, must penetrate the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus and get into the Black Sea. The inland sea has been an Ottoman lake for hundreds of years. It’s their job to sink the ships that sustain the Empire, in support of an imminent campaign on the Turkish mainland.
Over The Line by Keith R Parker
Price: Free! Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military(4.80 from 5 reviews)
A story of duty, chaos theory and brotherly love. On his final recon operation into Vietnam's Valley of Death, Ken Swallow learns more than he bargained for.
War Secrets: A Short Story by Libby Fischer Hellmann
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This short story takes place in the 1930s in Leipzig, Germany. The Nazis are in power, but the war has not yet begun. A young physics student and an older German scientist must work together to find a way to split the atom. But both men have secrets that could put the other in mortal danger. Originally published in the 2013 MWA Anthology THE MYSTERY BOX, edited by Brad Meltzer.
Imperfect by Bronwyn Kienapple
Price: Free! Words: 43,070. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
England, 1813. Lady Theodosia feels she has no choice but to marry a man she doesn't love. That is until she stumbles into a different universe where half-beings roam the ruins of an unknown civilization. When she falls for one of its inhabitants, Ahuil, Theodosia is haunted by a question she cannot shake — in the face of terrible danger, how much is she willing to risk for love?
A Girl Called Foote by A. E. Walnofer
Price: Free! Words: 89,090. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
Set in England in the 1800s, this is the coming-of-age story of two remarkable people leading very different lives. Misfortune requires the very clever Lydia to seek work as a maid. From the moment mischievous Sir Jonathan catches her reading books she is supposed to be dusting, he is intrigued. Thus begins a clandestine relationship that is, for both of them, amusing, confusing and enlightening.
The Metronome by D. R. Bell
Price: Free! Words: 87,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » USA
When investigating his father's death, a man uncovers a web of money, murder, revenge and evidence of a plot involving the world's superpowers.