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Berlintoxication - A Gaslight Fantasy
By Stephanie Laimer-Read
Price: $4.99 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
Requiem for a Songbird
By Sharon Joss
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Alive, Birdie Haslett captured the hearts and minds of every man in Ophirville. Dead, she enflames a lynch mob with a thirst for revenge. As Sheriff Ward Tillman searches for her killer, he’s caught between the mob’s demand for frontier justice and his oath to protect the innocent until proven guilty. But the men of Ophirville are getting restless...
The Liberty Flower
By Katie Hanrahan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,100. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014 by Newcastlewest Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Sarah Mahon has found success as a spy for the partisan militia, until Jack Ashford comes ashore. She leans that the enemy cannot be judged by the color of his coat because a man can change his colors, a notion her father denies. A sabotaged courtship ends with a rash act of rebellion and a face-saving marriage, but the war is not over and Jack is determined to win Sarah at any cost.
Journal of a Cavalry Bugler
By Georgiann Baldino
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,070. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Just days before President Lincoln’s assassination, Charlie Dickey rejoices with family and friends over Union victories, but Lincoln’s death shatters hope. Charlie has spent nearly three years fighting to save the Union and mourns the loss a brother and brother-in-law. He has also fallen in love with a southern belle, but the chaos of war threatens to become permanent.
The Whitewood Kitarra
By Christie Maurer
Series: Tales of the Dark Lady, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
In hopes of attracting a patron, the young singer-poet, Sir Loriano of Vayne, must confront his dishonorable past and accept his true nature before he can compose his love song and compete against master troubadours in Countess Elisse of Karaska's prestigious Summerfest tournament of verse. (Includes a historical note.)
The Deadly Playground - 1914
By Robert Carter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,660. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The Deadly Playground is the 1st volume of a story of the prestigious Barrington family during the Great War. A tale of espionage, romance and a portrait of power & influence as the curtain rises on the first act of a Century of tumultuous conflict. Hallmarked by attention to historical detail, this novel comes with a guarantee — the reader will see the Great War in a completely new light.
The Gryphon's Skull
By Harry Turtledove
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140,310. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Menedemos, the dashing young sea captain, and his cousin, the scholarly Sostratos, are back in a new adventure. As opposing forces maneuver for advantage in the eastern Mediterranean, the cousins are determined not to let circumstances stand in the way of a profitable venture…especially since they are now in possession of a rare skull purported to be from the mythical Gryphon.
Thy Eternal Summer: The U.S. - Dakota Conflict of 1862
By Colin Mustful
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,330. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Thy Eternal Summer is a dramatic retelling of the events of the U.S. – Dakota Conflict of 1862 which took place in Mankato, Minnesota. The story is told through the eyes of Alfred Riggs, a young missionary who finds himself intertwined between the various and opposing sides of the conflict. The events and people are real and the story is largely historically accurate.