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Omens and religion in Pushkin’s life
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 31,860. Language: Russian. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
В книге ярко и увлекательно рассказывается о русских оригиналах XIX века: Ф.Толстом, М.Лунине и Н.Б.Юсупове, в повести «Приметы и религия в жизни Пушкина» жизнь великого поэта освещается с малоизвестной стороны. Очерки о декабристах дают живые портреты Чернышёвых и Голицына, а рассказ «Казнь» - страшную картину суда и казни руководителей восстания.
Josey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,080. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
This book covers the period of Josey's boyhood and early teenage years and has been based on the author's own experiences, only the names have been changed. This is to give the reader the author's recollection of life during the Great Depression and the Second World War.
Confessions of a Crusader
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,340. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A monk's dying confession tells the dramatic story of adventure, romance, betrayal, mystery and hope during the Children's Crusade of 1212. Inspired by a divine vision, blessed by the Pope and king, and sustained by Christian faith, a boy leads an army of children to walk across France and sail the Mediterranean in their quest to bring peace to the Holy Land, Jerusalem.
Wayfaring Strangers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,240. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In 1849 three routes existed to the California gold fields: wagon train; around Cape Horn; and across the Gulf of Mexico, overland through Panama and up the west coast. Three parties take one route each—two men fleeing a murder charge, another man pursuing them, and a Melungian family from East Tennessee. How their lives touch each other is the focus of this gold rush adventure.
An Elephant for Aristotle
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 133,350. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
After capturing a magnificent specimen from an Indian ruler, Alexander tasks Leon of Atrax, a cavalry commander, to deliver the animal to Aristotle in Athens. Leon leads a motley crew of companions (and the elephant) from India to Greece, and in the process encounter all sorts of dangers and adventures while completing the long and arduous journey.
Conquered with Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,500. Language: American English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
With Valdenwald under siege by the Norman army, its leader, Mikkel, claims Edreia as his mistress. Vowing never to submit freely to his passionate nature, Edreia struggles between hating and loving him. When Cadena, Mikkel’s betrothed, shows up unexpectedly at Valdenwald, a battle of wits between Mikkel’s mistress and his betrothed culminate in a diabolical plot to murder Edreia.
The Highlander's Warrior Bride
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Series: Stolen Bride, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Their greatest opponent won’t be battled with a sword… But with their hearts… Ronan Sutherland is a fierce warrior. Swearing off all else, he thrives on his powerful position within William Wallace’s army. Freedom for the Scots is his mission—until he meets fair Julianna. She captivates him, intoxicates him…makes him want more out of life than what harsh dangers he’s accustomed to.
The Broken Horizon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,460. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
With the arrival of a letter, supposedly from her man who died 14 years ago,a series of events over which Chrissie Reid has no control are set in motion. Lies and secrets are uncovered, leading to a dramatic and tragic climax. Set in 1906, partly in the Orkney Islands and partly in the notorious Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan, ‘The Broken Horizon’ is the sequel to ‘Follow the Dove.’
The Argentinian Virgin
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,260. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Marble City Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The Argentinian Virgin is a sensuous novel of erotic fantasy, obsession, jealousy and betrayal set in the dreamlike atmosphere of a Riviera summer in wartime.
Toneelstuk: Zotte Charlotte
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,680. Language: Dutch. Published: March 28, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Charlotte, de dochter van Leopold I, huwt op jonge leeftijd met Maximiliaan van Oostenrijk. In 1860 krijgt hij de keizerskroon van Mexico aangeboden. Kort daarna ontvlamt een burgeroorlog, wordt hij gefusilleerd... en Charlotte krankzinnig. Of toch niet? Want waarom sluit het Belgische koningshuis haar eigenlijk op, voor de rest van haar leven, in het kasteel van Boechout, bij Meise?
Treasure of the Templars
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,990. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In the ruins of a Scottish dungeon, an archeology professor finds the journal of a long-dead knight revealing the location of a vanished treasure. An 1898 shadow organization is also after the treasure and Professor McGinnis' life. Marcus Flood, former monk, becomes the professor’s bodyguard. With the professor’s niece, they go after the treasure deep in the American southwest.
Wear Black
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Series: St. George Protector Society, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,210. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Beneath Windsor Castle, a shadow network of immortals keeps the British Empire safe. Army captain Lucas Fitzrobbins becomes one of them when the cure for his mortal wound turns out to be a vampirism potion. He is abruptly inducted into the secret St. George Protector Society…and it’s not long before the Society’s newest recruit discovers it has dark mysteries as well…
Strange Stories 21 - 30
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Series: Strange Stories, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,640. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
The Adventures of Naughty Nelly
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 12,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
‘She looked as though butter wouldn’t melt in her mouth but……’ 'Nelly had to make a living the best way she knew how’ ‘Respectable ladies still have to eat’ Short story, set in 17th Century, Kingdom of England.
The New Adventures of Senorita Scorpion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
PULP OBSCURA, an imprint of Pro Se Productions in conjunction with Altus Press, proudly presents new tales of the Masked Mistress of the Range written by three of today's best authors! THE NEW ADVENTURES OF SENORITA SCORPION!
Crossing The Line
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,120. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
1967. In a world where the South won the Civil War and two nations share the American continent, US Federal Intelligence agent Northrup McLean, evading the CSA's Ministry of State Servitude, joins forces with Thaddeus Lynch, an Engineer for the modern Underground Railroad. Together they struggle to expose an international plot that could easily turn the American cold war into a very hot world war.
The Tales of Two Thieves
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,030. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Faith, courage and forgiveness permeate the untold story of Simon the Cerenian. Redemption for all who seek it—encounter hope and the keys to fulfillment.
The Lady King:Njinga Mbande
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,560. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
We journey back to 17th century Africa, where Njinga Mbande, 81, is in a war that logic would suggest she can't win. The setting--17 December 1663--is Day of First Fruits and 5-years after signing the final revised treaty; requiring lost of her original homeland, The Ndongo kingdom, to the Portuguese. She is determined and remains undaunted by her enemy's apparent superior weaponry advantage.
Life Unworthy of Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,850. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013 by apgroup. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Who decides who lives and dies? Dr. Viktor Gottlieb goes to work in a German hospital only to discover that he and his fellow doctors decide. As his internal conflicts grow, he comes to realize that all those silly religious sentiments he had discarded when he became a man merited more serious consideration. But will he change his mind? Will it matter? For anyone?
The Handsome Ones
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 95,670. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The Cupaha, called “the handsome ones” and numbering some 5,000 souls, lived for a time on this earth. We have absolute proof of their existence. What we don’t have is the story of their disappearance. This ebook is their story.