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The Stantons of Helland Hall
By Stephen Rayner
Price: $3.34 USD. Words: 118,790. Language: British English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Over the centuries thousands upon thousands of decisions have been taken that have affected the lives of everyone, from the extremely rich to the desperately poor. What then if just one of those decisions had been reversed? For instance what might happen if a decision were taken, not to execute a monarch? Surely the ramifications would be felt not only by individuals but by the entire nation?
Hamarsmans dotter
By Ronnie G Lundin
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 105,350. Language: Swedish. Published: April 16, 2014 by Mörkersdottir förlag. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
FÅRÖ 1417-1457 Johnanna och Håkan flyttar som nygifta in på Hoburga gård, gården som deras fäder stred om under deras levnad. Familjen växer och de får snart flera barn. På granngården bor den vackra Märit med sin make. Håkan känner en dragning till henne som är svår att motstå, något som får oanade konsekvenser för hans familj.
The Gallery of His Dreams
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
One of the most decorated and famous novellas of the 1990s, The Gallery of His Dreams remains a timeless tale of love, loss, and the power of art. Mathew Brady, the first great war photographer, died broke in service of his art. In The Gallery of His Dreams, acclaimed writer Kristine Kathryn Rusch gives Mathew Brady a look at the future repercussions, power, and incredible value of his art.
That Summer in Normandy
By Rosemary Rudland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,980. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
From the stricken Landing Beaches to ebullient D-Day celebrations, follow Nelly, in her quest of identity, through three interweaving stories of love and betrayal soaked in evocative details of life in rural Normandy. An old farm lady, Louise, recounts the story of an injured Canadian soldier she hid, and his love for a nurse. Will her revelations provide Nelly with the answers she’s looking for?
Story 31: A Dwarf
By Pu Songling
Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 20. Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
The Shining City
By Joan Fallon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,230. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Set in 10th century Spain, in the time of the Moorish occupation, this is a story of love and honour. Qasim has a secret that only his wife knows. But when his youngest son falls in love with the Caliph’s concubine, he sets off a train of unimaginable consequences and puts all his family in danger. Qasim’s secret past is about to be revealed and all he has worked for destroyed.
Italian Imbroglios
By Lara Biyuts
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
4 tales about turnskins and other metamorphoses, imaginative or real, which took place in the past, distant and not so distant, in Italy. Historical, paranormal, humour.
Berlintoxication - A Gaslight Fantasy
By Stephanie Laimer-Read
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 64,260. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
It is 1889. Berlin is ruled by a society that is benevolent towards those who obey its orders, but ruthless against those who disagree. A new leader emerges. His powers are almost impossible to resist. Walter Busch and Charlotte Schaefer suddenly find that they are enemies of the state, forced to live as outcasts, shunned by others. There are, however, rebels who are determined to fight back.
Trésor en péril à Bayeux
By Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 29. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: French. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
1789 ! Bayeux, petite ville épiscopale au coeur de la Normandie, vit elle aussi des moments révolutionnaires. On s'y pose énormément de questions, d'autant que la famine est en train de menacer. Les nouvelles en provenance de Paris commencent à inquiéter les plus lucides. On vient de proclamer la Patrie en danger ! Des événements surprenants vont alors s'y produire.
Vanishing Tribes: Unheard Voices from West Papua
By Ahinsa Angel
Price: Free! Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Vanishing Tribes is a young woman's story about her love for her brothers and her people's quest to free their homeland from a fifty-year military occupation. Vivi prays to find courage amidst espionage and imminent danger, in a true-to-life tale of global conspiracy that continues to enable militarized commerce in West Papua, a place perhaps as biologically and culturally diverse as the Amazon.
The Trustees
By Isabel Storey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,980. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Follow the account of the discovery and execution of a Will drawn up in South Africa in 1901, discovered in Western Australia in 1960 with designated partner in Scottish legal practice tasked as Executor.)
Screaming Jenny
By Becky Muth
Price: Free! Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This short novel is one of 13 that belong to a larger work titled HAUNTED WOMEN OF THE APPALACHIANS. Vanessa and Nick are on train en route to the nation's capital is stalled in the historic town located within Harpers Ferry National Park. Will a poignant message from the past help put the newlyweds' future on less shaky ground, or are they doomed for disaster?
Sisters of War
By Alicia Hope
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,790. Language: Australian English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A tale set in wartime Austria, of five women living under the ever-watchful eye of the Third Reich. To Australian Elise, world war two felt surreal, like a vague childhood memory. But sitting at the bedside of her critically ill mother-in-law, she was about to learn the harsh reality of what had happened during those dark times, from the lips of someone born in one of the darkest of dark places...
The Arrows of Hercules
By L. Sprague de Camp
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 104,960. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Set in the time of Dionysios I of Syracuse, at the beginning of the 4th century BC, The Arrows of Hercules tells the tale of Zopyros of Tarentum, an engineer who invents an improved type of catapult. He is quickly drafted by Dionysios into Syracuse’s war efforts against Carthage, which sets him on a series of adventures including a battle against Etruscan pirates and a kidnapping in Carthage.
A Rose for Lancaster
By Christine Elaine Black
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,110. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A York woman and a Lancaster man are forced into a marriage contract to please King Henry VII. Blanche Langley is swept into King Henry's ambitious maneuvers to secure the throne. Tensions flare as a plot to overthrow the king is discovered. As the York forces gather to make one last effort to win the throne, will Blanche betray her king and her husband?
Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode Six
By Kate Gray
Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Augustus finds a very present reminder of his youth, which leads him to some startling conclusions.
The Arm of God
By Jack Cavanaugh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,390. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A Novel Set in the Days of Samson - Israelite warrior Eri ben Helek prays for a Deliverer, a champion to throw off the oppressive yoke of the Philistine empire. God sends him a lusty, undisciplined boy named Samson who thrusts the tiny village of Zorah into an epic underdog battle for their very existence.
Once Upon a Sixgun
By Pro Se Press
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Wild West and Fairy Tale Land… Two places where anything is possible! From penny dreadfuls turning Billy the Kid into a hero to stories of Big Bad Wolves eating Grandmothers. Pro Se Productions asks the question…what if that fictional land of creatures and beasties and that very real time in American history were one and the same place?
Arkansas Trail
By Dennis Beinecke
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,790. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Sequel to Leatherman. Book 2 in series Leatherman and Buckskin continue their bounty hunting in Arkansas. Leatherman is gravely wounded. They help Okala clean up Benton County Arkansas. They also deliver a gold shipment safely to its destination while against a cutthroat gang. They both cement their future in the Missouri Arkansas region.
King Arthur: The Demon of Lleuenydd
By Cian Beirdd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,540. Language: American English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
I am having my priest, Badwyn, write this down so at least he is of some use to the war-band. I am sorely wounded, and I doubt I will ever be myself again. Without the efforts of my physician I should have died weeks ago. I fear that might not be enough, though. The younger men are restless and if I don't recover soon there may be no saving us. -King Arthur's log