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A Wild West Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,490. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by James Reasoner. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Two action packed holiday Western stories by award winning author Livia J. Washburn. Blue Norther -- Hired gun Lucas Hallam has been outnumbered plenty of times, but no one should hang on Christmas Eve. A Creature Was Stirring -- Mistaken for a “skookum”, Buffalo Newcomb is shot by a young boy. It's Christmas Eve and nursed back to health by the boy's mother, Buffalo battles to save them.
Hard Hero Hengest
Series: Grimm Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Grimm is back, this time telling 21st Century London School boy Jamie about Hengest - the first Englishman.
Big Bold Beowulf
Series: Grimm Tales. Price: Free! Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The true story of Beowulf as told by an old man who was there. At least that is what Grimm is telling 21st Century London schoolboy Jamie.
Found Note
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A thousand-word short story about a man who discovers an old note, and follows the mysterious note's directions.
Gold a'Locks And The Three Weres
Price: Free! Words: 15,660. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
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The true events that inspired Goldilocks And The Three Bears! A NOVELETTE - also includes VIKING RESURRECTION Preview
SNAFU: Everyone Has Their Demons
Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Historical » USA
The South Pacific - 1942 When most of Matt Turner's fighter squadron is destroyed by Japanese Zeroes with demonic protection, he expects his after-action report to land him in the loony bin. Instead, he finds himself recruited by a shadowy government agency to test a supernatural countermeasure before the Japanese strike a deathblow against the U.S. Navy and win the war in the Pacific theater.
Big Mable's Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Mashups
Big Mable, a former slave, remembers the day she was given the important task of issuing curses to the worthy and the deserved. After two centuries as Curse Giver, her body has finally declined into old age. Unable to shed the curse-giving energy, she sits in her rocking chair surrounded by photos of distant family, memories of a slave owner who loved her, and the man that denied her his love.
History Write Now: South Auckland Writers at the Papakura Museum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015 by Manukau Counties Writers Fund. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Essay » Author profile
Ever wondered about the history of objects in a museum? If they could talk, what tales could they tell? South Auckland writers were invited into the Papakura Museum to see if they could find out. These stories and poems of love, loss, triumph, new beginnings and changing times include actual events and memories as well as fiction. All are inspired by real taonga (treasures) in the museum.
Ready Reference Treatise: My Brother Sam Is Dead
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
The author had particularly written this novel to recreate a particular moment in the Civil War. The story has been presented from a child’s viewpoint. However, the book is sometimes offensive.
Texas John Alden (Annotated Edition)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Texas John Alden is the story of Breckinridge Elkins and the various and sundry troubles that he innocently (but violently) fell into in his pursuit of the beautiful Betty Wilkinson. A classic of Western vernacular and spinning of tall tales. With Annotations by Barbara Flanagan
Murder In The Bloody Pit
Price: Free! Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
A murder in the Hoosac Tunnel is still a mystery today, after one hundred and fifty years, there are still unanswered questions surrounding the strangled body of Ringo Kelly. There is folklore about his ghost and many other spirits that haunt the tunnel. Their souls are still looking for closure. Here is one theory of what might have happened to Ringo Kelly . . .
An Uninvited Guest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The end of segregation made little difference in the daily lives of old Miss Minnie and her day-helper, Lula. But when a figment of Miss Minnie’s addled imagination threatens Lula's long-held job security, Lula uses the old, entrenched rules of segregation to dispel that figment -- with surprising results. A short story.
Greater Love...
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: British English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A very short story 300 words This short story celebrates the incredible courage of Private William McFadzean at the battle of the Somme in 1916.. Written for a flash fiction competition This story also appears in the book Baker's Dozen by the same author
Ken Follett’s Edge of Eternity Summary & Review
You set the price! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA
Ken Follett’s Edge of Eternity Summary & Analysis Understand the book in minutes, not hours.
The Widow And Her Cowboy
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: American English. Published: July 11, 2015 by Susan Hart. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A woman runs away from her big city life, after stowing away with a man she had just met. He finds her later and they fall in love and are married. Their idyllic life is shattered one day and Rose has no idea what she’ll do to maintain her sanity.
Kilmainham Dawn
Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: British English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
International award winning very short story West Cork Literary Festival 2008 Set in Ireland just after the Easter Rising in 1916. Grace marries her sweetheart in prison on the night he before he is due to be shot for his part in the uprising. The story of two brave people. The challenge was to write a short story in less than 300 words. "Written with quiet passion" - Fish Publishing 2008
Celeste Ng's Everything I Never Told You Summary & Analysis
You set the price! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
This companion to Everything I Never Told You also includes the following: • Book Review • Story Setting Analysis • Story elements you may have missed as we decipher the novel • Details of Characters & Key Character Analysis • Summary of the text, with some analytical comments interspersed • Discussion & Analysis of Themes, Symbols… • And Much More!
Ship of Fools
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
There's something wrong with the boy, and his father has a reputation to protect. Thankfully there's a place for people like him. The Ship of Fools is home to the madmen, the cast-offs of society, and the boy is alone with them now, abandoned by everyone. But perhaps a boy who sees things differently might just fit right in...
The Emperor's Concubine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: British English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency
"I will not crown the Emperor's concubine!" It is 1804 and a glittering ceremony is planned. Napoleon and Josephine are about to be crowned when the Pope discovers that they were not married in church. He refuses to crown Josephine who, he believes, is Napoleon's mistress not his wife. Napoleon's uncle, Cardinal Fesch, must find a solution and present it to the Imperial couple and the Pope.
Ready Reference Treatise: Kindred
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
There are few science fiction works about slavery, and that is what makes “Kindred” a unique book. The first person narrative also makes it unique among the science fiction books on the subject of slavery.