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A Goddess' Curse: Hera's Story
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Hera, Queen of the Gods, is the most powerful goddess on Mount Olympos. Beautiful, sensual, and merciless, she is a goddess renowned for her jealous rages and for inflicting horrors on hapless victims. She’s the protector of women, virtue, family and marriage yet her husband, Zeus, has had countless affairs. She puts up with it. Why? Is she really malicious or a product of circumstance?
Story 23: Miss Lianxiang
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 18. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
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 Widow's End
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
When widow Katie Lafferty arrives at the Pythian House, a home for widows and orphans, she has little hope for the future. And there's more grueling work than she could have imagined. One of the few bright spots in her drudgery is Latin Master Everett Brown at the school across the street. As Katie struggles to conform to the rules and settle into her new life, can Everett Brown be her knight?
Chase The Devil
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Series: THE ROBERT LOCKHART, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,930. Language: British English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Salamanca, Spain 1812. Wellington’s army is about to break out into Spain but Lord Wellington suspects a trap has been laid for him as the right flank of the French army is wilfully weak. Wellington sends out Captain Robert Lockhart and his men of the 5th of Foot the Northumberland Regiment to investigate behind the French lines and indeed finds the trap laid my Major Duval.
Terrors
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Series: Cold War, Hot Passions, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,840. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
TERRORS BREAD & CIRCUSES BLACK CABINETS is Book 2 of COLD WAR, HOT PASSIONS the epic saga of ten intertwined Russian and American families who live and die by their love of liberty and the searing passions their fight for freedom arouses in war and peace.
Alexander The Great in India: Sunburst Upanishad
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,300. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
It is 327 BC and Alexander the Great ventures into India. He fights Rajah Porus and his raging elephants and soon befriends a yogi named Calanus. Alexander also sends for his wife Roxanne, the Afghani princess, one of the world’s loveliest women. This novel of ancient India evokes war, romance, the quest for truth… Tigers, snakes, monkeys, dark forests, monsoons and sacred rivers, raging elephan
Apache Death Wind
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,920. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
The crazy mountain man meant to kill Jeb Burns the first chance he got. The wild Irish woman he'd just rescued wanted to escape from him. Apaches were closing in to kill them all. And his journey had just begun.
Gunther's Daughter
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,060. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The only child of the most influential man outside of the King's court, Gabriel watches her father leave to answer King Henry VIII's summons shortly before a group of brigands sacks the castle and kills her mother. With only a single servant left, she sets out to catch up with her father, hoping he can make everything right once more. Then she discovers how big the world is...
Yongala
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Price: $3.65 USD. Words: 41,130. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Corben Plath's luck changes when he is offered blood money and ticket on the steamship, Yongala. Plath’s task is to kill Professor Portland and destroy his renewable energy invention. However, Plath learns that there are armed guards on board, protecting Portland. As Yongala steams into heavy weather, Plath finds an unlikely friend in Felicity, the young niece of the man he is sent to kill.
Lost
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Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00 from 1 review)
A New Zealand short story of 1500 words. Descriptive and punchy with a twist in it tail.
Betrayal: Pendyffryn: The Conquerors, Book 3
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Series: Pendyffryn: The Conquerors. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 64,780. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013 by Eres Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
“The best of men…the most treacherous of lovers.” There are many ways a woman can be foolish. Gwennan has proven all but one of them. Her husband has one goal; hers is not so different they cannot find a compromise. Her heartbreak does not necessarily mean she is defeated. His betrayal does not necessarily mean she has lost everything.
Two Horizons
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Price: Free! Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
Great Pyramid, rival priests, romance with a harem (perhaps royal) woman, and jealous Queen prey on God-king Khufu. In parallel to Khufu’s labors, Mehi labors to absolve his family’s crime by self-sacrifice as a pyramid worker. The crime also burdens his love for An-khi, a governor’s daughter who aspires to be governor herself. Will Mehi save Khufu from his enemies, including Mehi’s own brother?
An Automated Death (STEAMPUNK)
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Price: Free! Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A young boy's spirit possesses an automaton he and his father are building to offer his grief stricken parent comforting messages. When the man who killed him becomes obsessed with the machine, he and the boy’s father are set on a collision course guaranteed to cause tragedy.
Petra
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Price: Free! Words: 41,970. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A deadly game of hunt and find, one wanting not to kill and the other demanding no less.
Danger Too Close
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,950. Language: American English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
After a devastating attempt to plant a hidden explosive in the Kremlin, CIA agent James Matthis is converted to a sleeper agent. After being recovered by the United States, his goal is to destroy the Soviet missile silos which have just launched a partly successful first strike. But can he recover from his brainwashing before it's too late?
After America: Rebuilding
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 105,570. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The United States of America has collapsed and the continent is breaking into individual sovereignties based on geography, culture, political persuasion, and economics. The story is told through the eyes of Sam Buckwalter, one of the founders of Appalachian America, a new nation forming in the true Appalachian Mountains of the continent. They conclude by writing a new constitution.
Gideon Hartman (Journeys of The Heart Collection)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,020. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Romance
Sheriff Gideon Hartman is not only fast on the draw, but quick to pull the trigger as well, especially when a favorable result involves reward money...that being, reward money that is sorely needed to sustain the town’s church and thereby satisfy the Pastor Hartman side of him.
Frozen Angel
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Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 88,750. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
As a performance artist in New Orleans, Armelle plays a stone angel frozen to the spot to amuse tourists, but she is anything but still. The past shifts, the margins between centuries blur, and she is pitched into 18th century New Orleans, accused of treachery by a man dead since 1759. As history claws its way into the present, Armelle must track her past life through time to save her soul.
By The Sword's Edge (Medieval Action & Adventure)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,340. Language: British English. Published: March 16, 2013 by Alt Hist Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
In 1370 two families are thrust together by war’s harsh reality. Eolande d’Aubray’s father is held prisoner by the French. She remembers little of him, but she does know that he is the only man who can rescue her from an unwanted marriage. The Stone’s are rising in the world with hopes that Richard Stone will become squire to the English commander, Robert Knolles. But tragic events intervene.
Last Assault on Oak Island
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Series: Rediscovered, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,060. Language: American English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Echo Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
For 200 years Oak Island kept its secret of the Money Pit. When a museum curator and his assistant decipher a British admiral’s diary, the treasure hunt takes a new turn. Dr. Sheldon and his student assistant Lauren search for the real source of the alleged pirate treasure that has eluded treasure hunters for decades.