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A Selection from the Memoirs of Leopold LaPied
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Price: Free! Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Found in an old shoebox, this exercise in academic satire features the section in which an obscure medieval author travels with Geoffrey Chaucer and the pilgrims to Canterbury, as Chaucer chronicled in The Canterbury Tales. Leopold LaPied was there, although he did not make it into the Tales. Included is an afterword (sort of), commentary (kind of), and updated afterword.
Farewell, My Denmark
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,330. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A failed engagement sets 17-year-old Catherine Erichsen on a faith-building journey of self discovery as she follows her parents and other Mormon Saints on the 1863 immigration to America. When precious heirlooms start disappearing aboard the John J. Boyd, Catherine nearly loses her life at the hand of thieving sailors and fears she won’t live long enough to fulfill the desires of her heart.
The Gold Watch
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Series: Short Stories, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00 from 1 review)
While prospecting a creek in the Cariboo Mountains near Barkerville in 1866, Pete comes across the corpse of a murdered man clutching a gold watch in his hand. Pete decides to return the watch to Sylvia, the name engraved on the back, but the owner of the watch, even though he is dead, has vengeance in mind, and a job for Pete. This story first appeared in Crimson Online Magazine #13, 2000.
Under a Tropical Sun
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,150. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
On a moonlit evening in 1951, three American Navy men are beheaded on a Philippine beach. The CIA suspects Pulog, a rebel leader. Ben, a young operative based in Washington, is sent to find him. The two have crossed paths before, as students at an elite Jesuit college in Manila.A decade later, their connections to a Catholic priest and a beautiful Eurasian woman complicate the search for justice.
Anah's War
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,190. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
On her eleventh birthday Anah received a red leather notebook from her favourite Aunty. It became a diary, a place for her secrets and for the next five years Anah tells of her life in Nijmegen and the war which creeps into every aspect of her existence. We watch Anah and her family negotiate the Nazi presence but still maintain a covert defiance as ordinary people experience extraordinary events.
O Rei dos Judeus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,300. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Jesus, um camponês da Galiléia, tem diante de si a mais difícil de todas as missões: cumprir os desígnios de Deus. Para isto, ele desafiará a cultura de seu tempo, a Religião, os homens santos e até o poderoso Império Romano. “O Rei dos Judeus” lança uma nova visão sobre esta controversa figura que mudou os rumos da civilização ocidental.
El Asesinato de Pitágoras
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Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 196,390. Language: Spanish. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
* Nº1 en Amazon.es durante 5 meses consecutivos * * NOVELA FINALISTA DEL PREMIO PLANETA (El premio más dotado del mundo: 601.000 EUR/800.000 USD) * El Asesinato de Pitágoras es un thriller histórico que mantiene al lector en vilo desde el Prólogo hasta la última página. Basada en hechos reales, entremezcla de manera extraordinaria el suspense, los sentimientos y la acción. "Una novela única"
Ronin of the Seas-On Pirate Shores
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,810. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
1718 – The pirate sloop Sweet Alice captures a French slave ship, unaware that she carries a fortune in gold. Quartermaster Esau Jessup and Gentleman Davy Fletcher, Alice’s self-destructive captain, rescue indentured servant May Meehan from Blackbeard Teach. Esau decides to give up piracy; Davy needs him to further his own dark ends. Their final confrontation changes the fate of empires.
Der Sohn der Amazone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,490. Language: German. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Was würdest Du tun, wenn das Kind, das Du zur Welt bringst, Dein schlimmster Feind ist? Für die Amazone Raván sind Männer halbe Tiere und gefährliche Feinde. Doch als sie wider Erwarten einen Sohn bekommt, bringt sie es nicht über sich, ihn zu töten. Durch die Liebe zu dem Jungen gerät ihre Welt aus den Fugen, und sie muss allen Mut und Klugheit aufbringen, um das Leben ihres Kindes zu retten.
The Second Mate's Cup of Tea
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
(SHORT STORY: HISTORICAL) Queen Victoria's seventy-first birthday. An Englishman far from home and homesick. All he wanted was a cup of English tea. Served properly. On clean china. On clean table linen. In the small port of Garibaldi, Oregon, in the dining room of the town's finest hotel what he got was something annoyingly different.
The King Of The Irish
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Price: Free! Words: 106,670. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Newcastlewest Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
British spies have infiltrated the United Brotherhood, to quash another Irish rebellion. When one of the spies turns up dead in a Chicago sewer, police detective Daniel Coughlin is swept up in a power struggle between warring factions of the Irish nationalists, a fight that could see him hanged for a murder he did not commit. If his political clout does not come through for him, he is a dead man.
It's All Chaos: Tales of the Young, the Old, and the Middle Aged
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,150. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Aaron's authentic vision of the post WWII's sterile era sparkles. To paraphrase Orson Welles's tribute to James Cagney's screen performance: Nothing in Aaron's fiction is real, but everything is true.
Doomed Spy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,050. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
A psychological spy thriller set in 1960 in the quiet South American capital of Montevideo, Uruguay an unconventional distant posting at the height of the Cold War.
Zürcher Sagen
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Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 23,580. Language: German. Published: March 12, 2013 by Tanja Alexa Holzer. Category: Fiction » Classics
27 Zürcher Sagen aus der Feder des klassischen Literaten Meinrad Lienert.
Anasazi Ruin
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by Casa de Snapdragon. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
Anasazi Ruin follows the life of a young man as he grows up during the high point of life in Chaco Canyon in 1100 A.D. The story follows his life as he grows to follow in his father's footsteps and beyond as the life as he knows it is changing for the worse.
The Incident at Montebello
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,530. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Incident at Montebello is based on a true event— In 1930, Italian Premier Benito Mussolini was driving through the Italian countryside with Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr. when his car struck and killed a little girl, Sofia Buonomano. The Buonomano family is torn apart by Sofia's death and is caught in a political firestorm that spreads from their village to Rome and across American and Europe.
Storykeeper
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,810. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Winner of the 2013 BEST INDIE BOOK AWARD, Storykeeper is an epic adventure, based on the translations of historic sixteenth-century Spanish documents from the expedition of Hernando De Soto. However, it is told from the perspective of the Native American people of the lower Mississippi River Valley, who lived through and survived America’s deadliest invasion.
Infinite Loss (Infinite Series, Book 3)
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Series: Infinite, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 178,720. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
With lessons and lives of sacrifice and devotion behind her, Maya must continue the journey into her next incarnations as a young and passionate Lakota warrior on the Great American Plains; the dashing British spy Major John André, fighting the tide of a great revolution; and the desolate master of the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe.
The Unwanted Heiress
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,500. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
She’s an American heiress nobody wants; he’s a Duke every woman is after…and neither is prepared for romance or murder. When Nathaniel, Duke of Peckham, meets Charlotte, he’s suspicious of her indifference. Too many women have tried to catch him. However, Charlotte is more interested in dead pharaohs than English dukes and laughs at both him, and his suspicions.
Cherokee Talisman
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,790. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Cherokee Talisman recreates the neglected history that existed when one nation was born and another almost died.