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South of Burnt Rocks West of the Moon
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,410. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Winner of the San Diego Book Awards for Best Published Historical Fiction Novel of 2012. "A wonderfully crafted balance of Roman-era drama and the fierceness of battle." Kirkus Reviews (2012 B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree (2013) Awesome Indies Honoree (2013)
The Truth Of It: Amelia Earhart's Private Journal
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,270. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A fictional account of the last ten years of Amelia Earhart’s life. The story is told by Amelia: passionate about living, irreverent, and ambitious. The dreams and fears that propelled Amelia to worldwide fame are revealed here, along with her belief that women could do anything men could, and an unrelenting standard of personal excellence.
The Soldier's Seed
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Series: Southern Skyes, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012 by thewordverve. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Nicholas Thomas, a soldier in the New South Wales Corps, loathes his life in Sydney Town and through a series of events of his own making he finds himself running from his past to what could be an even worse fate. While pioneering a new settlement that encounters one problem after another, he struggles to find his true self and identify.
Emmy's Frenzy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,070. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Set on the shores of Lake Erie in 1947,Emmy's Frenzy is a novel about the unpredictable flow of life and the dramatic events that have shaped the world of the Brooks family and their Bohemian Cafe and Hotel.
Lame Bird's Legacy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Lame Bird pursues his youthful vision and discovers his destiny in the midst of war. Isaac Ramsey flees the tragedies of home and finds himself a private in the First Cavalry. General Howard struggles with failure as he chases the Nez Perce across Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana. Sergeant Harry Adkins confronts his conscience when duty and ethics collide. While Pronghorn sees opportunity for glory.
Felicity's Folly
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,980. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
When beautiful but independent Felicity Rhoades turns her late husband's manor home into a country boarding house, she is unprepared for the unusual assortment of guests who show up, especially the one who arrives declaring he was chased by a headless horseman! Does the handsome earl have windmills in his head, or has he truly gone around the bend? This paranormal Regency is loads of fun!
The Uppity Earl
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,360. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
An American girl, born in London, returns to England to escape the tyranny of a cruel step-father; and do her utmost to reform the harsh child labor laws of her birth country. The Earl of Penwyck, and member of Parliament, is the very sort of influential gentleman Miss Darby wishes to present her impassioned plea. Yet, she has never met a more self-righteous, infuriatingly uppity man! What to do?
The Unsuitable Suitor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,130. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
When Miss Miranda Fraser discovers her family home is now owned by the most notorious rakehell in Regency England, she vows to travel to London to set things to rights, but Miranda doesn't count on just how handsome and charming the most notorious rakehell in Regency England can be!
The Divergence
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Series: Southern Skyes, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,400. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012 by thewordverve. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The Divergence, Book 2, continues from The Soldier’s Seed, the first book of the Southern Skyes family saga, capturing the wide range of relationships between colonists, convicts, hunters and the indigenous population during the tumultuous events that defined the early penal colonies of Australia and the discovery of gold.
Allies: Anaconda
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Price: Free! Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
(4.00 from 1 review)
This prequel to Allies: The Inquiry introduces American Phil Sambrook and Canadian Kurt Richter, two officers during the factual events of Operation ANACONDA: America’s first conventional battle against al-Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan that came within a hairsbreadth of disaster. Allies: Anaconda tells the story of the crucible of fire that forged the bond that unites its main characters.
Legacy (Book One of the Ærndis Trilogy)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A norn contravenes the will of The Fates and engineers the unsanctioned triumph of Swedish King Eric the Victorious at the Battle of Fýrisvellir. Cursed for her treachery, Ærndis is consigned to a series of mortal incarnations until her wrong can be righted. Ærndis’ legacy shapes the course of Scandinavia and Western Europe down through history – the history she must return in time to change.
Legends of Safed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
legends and stories of safed originate in the two worlds of mysticism and reality.ancient mysticism remains an integral part of the character of this modern hilltop town. safed is the center of world jewish mysticism.this picturesque town described in words is also depicted in art of the famous artists of safed. legends of safed was a best seller in Israel. I taught and lived there for 20 years.
Tides of a Black Hope
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Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Amanabiefori’s dreams are shattered when he is captured and sold into slavery in America. He plans an escape back to his hometown, Africa, for his freedom and “Love” Igoni. His plan is jeopardized when Igoni sets foot in America in search of him. Does everything work out as she planned or are they trapped forever? What did she actually mean when she said she couldn’t live without him?
A Contemptible Affection
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
After Lord Dersingham spurned her last season, Iris Colburn promises to never allow him back into her heart. But upon her return from Paris, Iris finds it is more difficult than she expected to keep Lord Dersingham at arm's length.
Rise Above
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Price: Free! Words: 12,440. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A reclusive scholar, worn down by political demands of his new post as Archbishop, retires on his physician's orders to one of his country manors to convalesce. His illness, his disillusion with public life, and a new friend make a dangerous mixture...
Pemberley to Waterloo: Georgiana Darcy's Diary, Volume 2
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Series: Pride and Prejudice Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 78,980. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
(5.00 from 1 review)
Georgiana Darcy and Edward Fitzwilliam want only to be together. But Edward is once more called away to fight. To be with the man she loves, Georgiana makes the perilous journey to Brussels in time to witness the historic downfall of Napoleon at Waterloo. When Edward is gravely injured in the battle, she will need more courage than she ever knew she had to fight for their future together.
Wolf Hunt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Caolan, has a dream about his friend being killed by a wolf and he wonders if it is just a dream or a vision of the future. As signs of a rogue wolf begin appearing in the village, he start to fear that his dreams will come true and he could lose his best friend and foster brother.
The Sea-God at Sunrise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,350. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Two Japanese fisherman blown off course by a typhoon are rescued by an American whaling ship in 1841. When the ship's reclusive captain suddenly falls ill, they must help the crew unravel a secret from his past. Inspired by the true story of John Manjiro, one of the first Japanese in America.
Lady of the Ascendant
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Price: $2.39 USD. Words: 155,460. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
In a time of bloody revolution a woman betrayed holds a deadly secret. Sarah Astbury is unjustly accused of her unfaithful husband Matthias’s murder. To escape hanging she must prove who really killed him. In desperation she turns to the divinatory art of astrology, said to be able to answer ‘all manner of questions.’ Surrounded by powerful and dangerous enemies, will Sarah find a way to survive?
Avalon's Gate
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 85,080. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Fact: in 1866, a set of documents was placed in the library of St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. They are still there and are known to contain a secret about the lineage of the current royal family. In 1913 a young man returns to England from America and discovers he is the rightful heir to King Arthur’s crown but an establishment conspiracy frames him for the murder of his cousins.