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Ariston: A Stranger's Promise
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Price: Free! Words: 19,690. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A Stranger’s Promise is a heart-pounding thrill ride, that follows Ariston, a gladiator with a mysterious past who fights for his life in and out of the arena. This is the first installment of the serial series and runs roughly fifty pages. Equal length installments will be released monthly to continue the adventure.
Spearhavoc & other short tales (Alternative Histories:1066)
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Price: Free! Words: 15,220. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The year 1066 is one of the most famous in World history, but the conquest of England was far from inevitable. Here, a collection of seven short stories describe a wide range of alternative endings. These are just a few of the many ways in which the outcome, which still affects us all today a millennium later, could have been dramatically different.
Silent Deception
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,320. Language: British English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Can a ghost scare off a young heiress determined to make her new manor her home? Minerva Goodridge travels to Cornwall to take charge of a family estate she’d never heard of. But fatal memories lurk in the shadows of Trekellis Manor. Minnie accepts the help of a stranger. Can she trust him? Gideon Drake seeks to uncover a secret linked to Trekellis, so Minerva's arrival is most untimely!
The Second-Best Ranger in Texas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
When the ex-Ranger’s quest collides with the ex-nun’s plea in a burned-out border town, unexpected love blooms among shared memories of the dead man who was a brother to them both. Too bad he was also the only man who could have warned them about the carnage to come.
Terror at White Otter Castle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,990. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Laurel, Aster, and Beth head off on an end of summer trip - a nine-day canoe expedition to White Otter Castle, deep in the Northern Canadian fore forest. Unknown to her, the hundred-year-old log castle is has a dark secret. The “triangle of power” faces the ultimate test when the dark forest holds a terror they never imagined. Based on a true story. Ages 13+.
Christmas Ghosts - a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
After the end of World War One Margaret is finding Christmas hard - she has to do the work of two men on the family farm. Can the arrival of a stranger lend some Christmas cheer?
Phae and the Sun Chariot (Book 1 of the Phae Trilogy)
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Price: Free! Words: 18,380. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Meet Phae, the son of Helios, God of the Sun. Join the godling on an epic adventure that will see readers gasp at the wonders of Helios' kingdom, all the way to the top of Mount Olympus to the dregs of the Underworld. Phae had crached the Sun Chariot and has to find a way to reverse his mistake. Before the world burns under the merciless wrath of the Sun.
Vampyre Translyvania Coterie 1208 Chapters 1 - 3
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Price: Free! Words: 18,930. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Chapter 1 is the eve of Elizabeth's siring and she is writing down all she can remember from her human years. Chapter 2 Elizabeth describes her first weeks as a Vampire and then she goes on to describe her Coronation Festival being held in her honor. Chapter 3 will lead you through traveling to an unsavory realm, falling in love and dealing with the aftermath of that love.
Vampyre Translyvania Coterie 1208 Chapter 3
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Price: Free! Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The beginning of this story Princess Lady Elizabeth Isabella Rainia Augustus Demonte journals shared her life with you. Chapter 3 will lead you through traveling to an unsavory realm, falling in love and dealing with the aftermath of that love. This will culminate to her leaving for the graveyard and meeting her future coterie members.
Hathy l'éléphant
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Series: Histoires courtes - Instants d'évasion, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: French. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
C'est un conte au parfum d'Angleterre victorienne et coloniale, et pourtant ce pourrait être une histoire à raconter dans le temps de Noël au cours de laquelle on fera des rencontres inattendues qui rappelleront des souvenirs à bon nombres d'entre nous.
Le plaid de Colin Pimpernelle
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 37. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: French. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
La proximité du peuple médiéval avec le merveilleux reste un sujet d'étonnement pour nous qui vivons au temps de la rationalité. Cela donne un joli conte. Ainsi, le plaid de Colin Pimpernelle est tout vibrant d'accents légers, ceux de cantiques au temps de la Noël.
La pierre au cou
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 36. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: French. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Vers la fin du septième siècle, une histoire étonnante et mystérieuse est advenue dans les environs de Bayeux. Gerbold, un saint ermite apaisa les maux des habitants de la cité, ce que les anciens contaient tout au long des siècles suivants jusqu'à devenir peu à peu légendaire.
Lower My Eyelids: The Day of All the Outcasts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,270. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014 and represented by K-Group. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
One day, Peter Sliadek, a drunken lutenist, came to a graveyard. Peter decided to please a recently buried fellow with the music. Suddenly, a dirty hand crawled out of the grave… Peter Sliadek learned a story about Viy, an ancient monster with a lethal stare.
Colonial Capers
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You set the price! Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
In a darkened boathouse on the edge of Boston Harbor, Phineas Phillips and a small band of dissidents sit quietly watching two British ships that are at anchor along the Pearl Street Wharf. Soon a band of heathen Indians will board the two schooners and toss all the tea into the harbor. With advance knowledge of what may happen, Phineas and friends have a different plan in mind.
A Family for Christmas
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Series: Ladies of the Abberly Theater. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A childless couple finds the perfect holiday gift--and then must fight to keep them.
Pondicherry
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Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Pondicherry is a short story to introduce a significant setting in the novel, The Star of India, which is available online today. Pondicherry, India is a destination to the past as well as the present. Located on India's Coromandel Coast, Pondicherry celebrates its French colonial history, blends it with the local Tamil culture, and fills the senses with a rich and varied heritage.
The Night the Old Man Kicked the Bucket
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Howard Johnson, a widower, and Honus McDaniels, a bachelor, both live alone in their own respective cabins near a place called Flintlock Mountain. Their daily lives are still filled with awe, as the summer heat rolls into the Pemigewasset. Nearby dwells yet another old man, who seems to be in serious decline.
Where Honor Began
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
How can unexpected visitors turn one’s world upside down? Honor Penworthy, a young Maryland lady, tries to keep faith with a friend amidst family turmoil. But the stakes rise higher when the war that seemed so faraway comes dangerously close to her and those she loves. What a difference three days can make in one life--leaving a legacy of conflict but with honor.
Cousin Elk: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Cousin Elk is a short story of a man named Elk who had a vicious temper that led to troubling times in the lives of the Woodward family and the Young family. Based on a true story, Cousin Elk will transport you back to a time when life was much simpler and slower. Though it is a tale of reminiscence, there are twists and turns throughout the story that lead to an unexpected ending.
Assumption of The Thorn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
THE JORDAN SERIES blends action, romance, history and geography all into wonderful stories of religious diversity. Travel with JORDAN as he enjoys life, marries, travels across half the known world, suffers terribly, makes a fortune and settles down with a place of his own, simply to be torn apart by the demands of a lovely woman.