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Tango in Madeira
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,500. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Marble City Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A Dance of Life, Love and Death. A disillusioned soldier looks for love. An exiled Emperor fears assassination. Agatha Christie takes a holiday. And George Bernard Shaw learns to tango.
Retablo of Ponce de León
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,940. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
San Juan de Puerto Rico, fall of 1520. Juan Ponce de León, conquistador and first governor of the island, plans his second voyage to Florida, discovered and named by him seven years previously. Officially, his aim is to found the first city in this territory, of which the Spanish Crown has appointed him as its Adelantado.
George & Me
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,590. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When Sylvia's dashing new husband, John, offers to whisk them from the 1950's grime of city living to take the tenancy of a country pub, Sylvia dreams of an idyllic life in the Yorkshire Dales.
The Song of the Sea
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
An ancient evil lurks in the sea off the Cornish coast. "The Song of the Sea" is a free short story of approximately 2,800 words.
A Dilemma For Jamie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,520. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Tillie's twins are now 15 months old, and talk of Jamie going to boarding school sends her into a battle of wits with David. Jamie has his own concerns, but all that is forgotten when, David is involved in a serious accident, and one of the twins goes missing. They have to face their fears and deal with one tragedy after another. But can they succeed in persuading David to change his mind?
The Lonely Buckskinner-Book 3 in the Sweetwater Saga
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Series: Sweetwater 1876, 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 155,550. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
BACK COVER Sweetwater Ranch grew into a large reputable cattle business. Travis earned the respect of all the law abiding citizens of a small town of Macnook. Travis was instrumental in the slow growth of the town. He made sure his sons, Newt and Cody got the education the boys deserved. As the young boys grew up young men, they both became a valuable asset to Sweetwater Ranch.
Framed: A Historical Novel about the Revolt of the Luddites
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,360. Language: British English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Open Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
With all the excitement of Sharpe (Bernard Cornwell), as well as the social commentary of Elizabeth Gaskell and Victor Hugo, Framed dramatises the issues of a turbulent time and champions the resistance of poverty-stricken workers. If you liked Les Miserables, then you’ll love Framed!
Plato's Dream
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
The Greek philosopher Plato is having troublesome dreams. Are these dreams the reflections of his conscience, or mere shadow players?
Flores para una leyenda (Yarini,el Rey de San Isidro)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,840. Language: Spanish. Published: March 4, 2013 by Armando Nuviola, Sr. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Ochenta años después de la muerte del proxeneta Alberto Yarini, ocurrida por motivos pasionales en 1910, en el barrio de San Isidro,un joven historiador visita la tumba del legendario chulo para cumplir la promesa contraída con un amigo. Un misterioso búcaro que siempre tendra flores frescas sobre el sepulcro del proxeneta, le estimula a emprender una investigación
Rondy Voo
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,170. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
UP IN THE MOUNTAINS, it’s easy to get lost in time. Everywhere, there’s rocks with green-blue lichen on them, and trees so tall that it hurts your neck to see the tops. Except for the cars and trucks parked beyond the trees, you could easily believe that you were actually in the late seventeen hundreds. Come with us on the first of many adventures with our hearty campers! Step back in time!
The Dewey Boy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Dewey Boy is historical fiction about the eight-year old George Perrin Dewey’s summer on the Perrin Farm in Berlin, Vermont, USA, owned by his Aunt Lucy and Uncle Porter Perrin. Some of his many adventures predict his future as the famous Admiral George Dewey. The book is suitable for classroom use, with discussion questions and explanations of idioms used in that time period.
Gildevon Chronicles II: Moonlight Again Over Scotland
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 157,050. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
SHE WAS A HIGHLAND CHIEFTAIN— PURSED BY THE LEGACY OF HER PAST A tale of loss and love, Gildevon Chronicles II swirls with mystery, magic, and ancient witchery. A saga of a woman pursued by the legacy of her past and by a man with motives as deep and unfathomable as the frigid lochs, Moonlight Again Over Scotland transports the reader to the raw carnality of the Medieval Highlands.
Lady Renegade
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Series: Legacy of the Blade, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,440. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Storm MacKeefe, the Highland warrior has been disowned by his chieftain father, and now travels the land winning his earnings through competitions and wagers. He takes on a wager to bring back the leader of the Renegades, not knowing it is a beautiful and also blind woman he seeks. When he is tricked and she takes him prisoner instead, they are thrown together in blinded passion and also deceit.
Rogue's Hostage
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,240. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
From the wilderness of Pennsylvania to the fall of Quebec, Mara and Jacques are thrust into the tumult of war and passion, relying only on their feelings for each other to stay alive. Before the war ends, they will risk death, embrace life, and discover love that transcends all bounds. (4 ½ stars and a Top Pick from Romantic Times)
Lifters
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In the wild world of boomtown Seattle, circa 1908, store detective Emma Prothero stirs things up with the discovery of a well-connected gang of shoplifters that may be tied to a polar expedition and a world class wrestling match that may be "fixed." When some of the trails lead back to her own family and its dark secrets, Emma goes all out to find the truth.
The Malachy Prophecy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,430. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In this fictional account, can two unlikely heroes, chosen by an ancient Pope, save the Catholic church from Peter the Roman? The successor to Pope Benedict is predicted by Saint Malachy to be the last Pope. Perhaps the anti-Christ? If not the anti-Christ who is he? What's his agenda for the ruination of the Church. Who is controlling him?
Vengeance & Remission (Introduction)
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Price: Free! Words: 31,230. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It's just the introduction to Vengeance & Remission. If you wish to read more, please buy the complete book.
The “Attack” Trilogy: Cappadocia, Shkodra, Wuerzburg
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,210. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
What do Cappadocia, Shkodra, and Wuerzburg have in common? Across the miles and through the ages they have been the site of attacks: during invasions and during battles. We often think of those attacks in terms of the total number of people injured and killed and the amount of property damage done. But we often lose track of the individuals who go through the attacks–the individuals on both sides.
The Republican Coin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: Australian English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In the dying days of the Roman republic, Marcus drops a coin on the ramparts of a hill fort in south west Britannia. Why is he there 80 years before Britannia is invaded by the troops of the Emperor Claudius? In 1966 the coin is found by Lynette, volunteering on a dig in her summer holidays. The coin could rewrite the history of Britain but, for Lynette, it holds memories she’d rather forget.
The Attack on Wuerzburg
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The third story in Catherine's "Attack Trilogy," The Attack on Wuerzburg is a short story set in Wuerzburg, Germany towards the end of World War II. It covers an actual bombing on the city by the allied forces from the perspective of a mother and her children, a priest, and several soldiers. Each tell the story as the attack unfolds.