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Yoikes by James Field
Price: Free! Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Alf and Bert, security, play with an experimental gadget that transports them back to the twelfth century. Frightened to tamper with history, they tread carefully–at first. Unable to withstand the challenge, they end in a tournament, fighting with knights, the threat to history forgotten…
A Gettysburg Address by C Belding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Visiting the Gettysburg battle site, a young man discovers a pair of grave markers. Shockingly, he realizes one belongs to him, and the other to a young woman. It is the beginning of a journey that takes him back in time to the infamous battle and to the woman he was to marry. A love stolen by the wage of war, but not forsaken, as the past returns to the present and their love is reborn .
Batu by Erich von Neff
Price: Free! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Batu is a short story about a Mongolian sheep herder who is drafted in the Soviet People’s Army. Batu and other Mongols fight under General Belov in the battles of Moscow and Kiev.
Episode 6 - Calum's Duel by Leigh Barker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Clan: Season 2, Episode 6. Calum’s Duel A Bitesize 1-hour Read. The shaman’s son, Catahecassa, has joined Calum and John as they race to catch up with the French battalion that has ransacked the fort and dragged away the men, women and children who called it home. This time they’re facing Colonel Dutronc and his ruthlessness borders on insanity. M’be Calum’s luck has finally run out.
Easter at Glosser's by Robert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA
Step back in time to Easter, 1935 at Glosser Bros. Department Store in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Every child gets a free baby chick for the holiday, and a rabbit comes with the purchase of each boys’ suit. When eight-year-old Owen Talisman gets his free Easter pets, life with his special new bunny takes a surprising twist that changes everything.
La traversée des conquérants by Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 42. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: French. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
L'année 1066 a définitivement marqué l'Histoire d'une pierre blanche. A partir de ce moment, s'est bâti le monde anglo-normand dont la marque est encore bien vivace aujourd'hui, même en Amérique. Et si nous refaisions la traversée ? L'un des drakkars est en partance ! On y va ?
Ready Reference Treatise: The King Must Die by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The author has created a plausible story based on archaeological and anthropological premises. The author believes that it may have developed into the myth.
Silent Service by Zach Neal
Price: Free! Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » General
Lieutenant-Commander Oliver Dunbar and the crew of E-17, thirty men and boys in a steel cylinder a hundred and eighty feet long, must penetrate the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus and get into the Black Sea. The inland sea has been an Ottoman lake for hundreds of years. It’s their job to sink the ships that sustain the Empire, in support of an imminent campaign on the Turkish mainland.
Over The Line by Keith R Parker
Price: Free! Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military(4.80 from 5 reviews)
A story of duty, chaos theory and brotherly love. On his final recon operation into Vietnam's Valley of Death, Ken Swallow learns more than he bargained for.
War Secrets: A Short Story by Libby Fischer Hellmann
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This short story takes place in the 1930s in Leipzig, Germany. The Nazis are in power, but the war has not yet begun. A young physics student and an older German scientist must work together to find a way to split the atom. But both men have secrets that could put the other in mortal danger. Originally published in the 2013 MWA Anthology THE MYSTERY BOX, edited by Brad Meltzer.
The Slave Factory by Julian Darius
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Sequart Organization. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
This historical short story focuses on the intersecting lives at a slave factory, Porto de Maria. By Julian Darius. From Martian Lit.
Aunt Ketty's Voice by Chris Cherry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » USA
We join a story in progress after our unknown journal author finds a treasure trove of hand-made books that had belonged to a much-loved aunt. This short story is a charming tale about lost love, families, discovery, and carrying the past forward into the future.
Chimehour (The Faire Curiosities #1) - SAMPLE by Caitlin E. Jones
Price: Free! Words: 11,420. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
SAMPLE of first chapters. A 1901 outbreak turns the Dublin population into a violent, undead hoard. Afterward, seer Stanley Brigham, and his companion, Vincent Cammish, are returned to the isle by a local spiritualist to investigate the outbreak’s cause and suspected magical mastermind. Armed with little and knowing less, they soon open up a world of old magic and dark forces.
Barn Dance by Jules Radcliffe
Price: Free! Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by eXcessica Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » General
After months of furtive assignations that leave Ash cold and unsatisfied, his lover leaves him for a life of riches and respectability. Angry and heartbroken, Ash has noone to confide in until neighboring farmers Seth and Dougal discover his secret love. In their passionate embraces, Ash learns that love which uses and manipulates is not true love.
Episode 5 - Regret's Escape by Leigh Barker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
A Bitesize 1-hour read. Soldiers - Season 1: Episode 6: Regret's Escape Surrounded by the entire German VII Army, Regret and his squad must find a way to escape the doomed fort, find Big Bertha and destroy it. Without getting killed. It seems the mission is just possible, except the ‘Without getting killed’ bit.
The Z-Bar Ranch Incident by Burr Cook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This story is the fifth in the series known as “The Laramie Saga”. Rather than at Laramie, this story takes place mainly at the Z-Bar Ranch in The Dakota Territory. It is a fast moving western adventure story.
Ripper's Ring by Steven R. Southard
Series: What Man Hath Wrought. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The ancient Ring of Gyges grants the power of invisibility to Jack the Ripper. A Scotland Yard detective tracks a killer who can’t be seen.
Literature Help: Yonnondio: From the Thirties by Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
The novel revolves around the struggles faced by the Holbrook family during the 1920s. The story is basically about the life of the working-class family. It also deals with the themes such as socioeconomic order, motherhood, and the pre-depression era.