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Black Magic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Capt. Matt Black and Dr. Andrew MacGillivray are a pair of paranormal private eyes hot on the trail of someone — or something — killing women during the raucous 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Stranger things are afoot however when their friend, L. Frank Baum, finds a man who was attacked not far from the World's Fair.
Through a Distant Mirror Darkly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,850. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Mark Lord weaves five Medieval short stories to excite, scare and enthral you. From the vicious struggle of the Hundred Years War, to legends of werewolves and rumours of necromancers and ghosts, to the bitter conflict of a castle under siege, the action and adventure never stop. These five fast-paced short stories keep you on the edge of your seat and turning every page until you reach the end.
Anderson's Gold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,760. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Whimsical Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tom Anderson, a mild mannered office clerk, is content with his mundane life. Following the death of his mother, his peaceful existence rapidly disintegrates as he is sucked into a world of violence and apathy. Forced to flee the city, he strikes out for the vast wildernesses of Western Canada to recover the proceeds of his late father’s mine. But at journeys end, will he still be the same man?
Joshua Maximus, The Gospel According To The Storyteller
Series: Secular religious stories, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,670. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
"Joshua Maximus, The Gospel According To The Storyteller” is a novellette of 15,700 words.The genre is historical religious fiction revolving around Jesus and John the Baptist. The story provides a secular interpretation of two of the most significant religious figures in history. This is a secular interpretation of supernatural events and should not be confused with "Christian Book" genre.
Lizzie's Tale
Series: Old Balmain House, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 62,140. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
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In 1963 Lizzie is raped by three men in Sydney when fifteen. She becomes pregnant but is determined not to surrender her child for adoption. This is a novel about a girl from inner Sydney. Her family is poor, her father dies when she is nine and life is hard. It is story of her struggle to survive and make a life of her own, first as a prostitute, then with her child in a remote outback town.
Mistress to the Norman Lord
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,440. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Returning from war in Normandy, Guy de Beriner wants only to enjoy the peace of his English estate. But when headstrong peasant girl Aelfid demands that he set right the depredations of his corrupt bailiff, Guy discovers that her passion and beauty play havoc with his plans for a leisured life.
Steam & Stratagem
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,520. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Roberta Stephenson is designing a ship to defeat Napoleon's invasion plan, but would-be suitors keep getting in the way.
The Messiah's Spy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,870. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Historical
The Messiah’s Spy is a story about Christmas for teens and adults who want to read something really different about the birth of Christ. The novel tells the story of the birth of Christ from the perspective of a 14-year old boy who is training to be a warrior on the grounds of Herod’s palace. The book blends the story of the birth of Christ with what life was like in Judea under Herod’s rule.
Concho
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,810. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
West Texas 1873-4. Bob Guthrie wants to leave trail driving and become a gentleman rancher on the Concho River. Matt Altmann, young German engineer and son of a prince, wants Bob's land to build a dam. Both men underestimate the other's determination, and both misjudge the hardships. Their odyssey across the Texas plains reaches into the soul of each man to finds something good...eventually.
The Secret of Jeanne Baret
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,760. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In 1767, Jeanne Baret, a French girl, disguised herself as a boy and signed up as botanist's assistant aboard an exploration ship bound for the South Pacific with 200 crewmen. "The Secret of Jeanne Baret" is the true, untold story of the first woman to circumnavigate the earth. This real-life adventuress with big dreams and amazing grit had been lost to history. . .until now.
West of the Big River: The Bandit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,960. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Literature » Western
Sam Bass was just a farm boy from Indiana, but he wound up in Texas and became one of the most notorious outlaws in the history of the Old West. Texas history has often referred to Bass as "Texas' Beloved Bandit" or "Robin Hood on a Fast Horse" Jerry Guin's historical novel THE BANDIT takes an unflinching look at the life and times of Sam Bass.
My Only Desire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,690. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Trove Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sunny Harlowe is the most notorious bounty hunter in California—a gun-toting, flashing-eyed beauty who cand out-shoot and out-ride any man…even a seductive silken-tongued rogue like Price Ramsey. As her prisoner on a wild run across the west, Price wants two things: his freedom, and Sunny hot and eager in his bed. What he gets is a woman of stormy desires—and a love bigger than both of them.
Dream Knight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Dreams of a powerful, black-armored knight resolve into sweet salvation for the captive lady of Brezden Keep—and true love.
Smoke and Fears
Series: Smoke and..., Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Marsden cannot remember his real name, nor how he came to be a valet for the schoolboy son of a powerful magician. Phantom wisps of incense and narrow glimpses of memory are all he has, until he chances upon a family secret which only compounds intrigue. What might his young master Abel know of his amnesia? What binds him to the Wensleys? And why does he, a simple valet, know fragments of magic?
A Soldier’s Story-Family, Love & War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,620. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A family separates when The Great War begins in 1914. Robert Gee finds himself trapped in Canada while his wife Alice and seven children remain stranded in England. It is far too dangerous for his family to cross the Atlantic to join him in Canada where he is beginning to establish a better life for them. Robert Gee (Bob) must find another way to re-unite with his family.
The Sacred and the Profane
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,860. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » General
The Sacred and The Profane is a historical novel based in 18th century Florence. Against the backdrop of the Roman Catholic Church and the feared Inquisition,this is a dark, passionate tale which contains a whole wealth of ingredients: scandal; romance; injustice; cruelty; torture; murder; fear; passion...but over-riding it all is the infallible ability of the human spirit to overcome adversity.
Sinagiri - Rajah Kasyapu and the Frescoes at Singiriya
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 57,790. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Book your next holiday to Sri Lanka, and when you get there head straight to Singiriya! The story is set in 5th Century Sri Lanka – Taprobane as it was then called. A princess from Eritrea becomes the fourth wife of the Raja of Taprobane. The story relates her journey by land and sea, escorted by her brother, from Assaba to Puttulam, and their adventures on the way, even being attacked by pirat
The Rock and The Buddha
Price: Free! Words: 27,410. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
This book is a semi fictional approach to Buddhism. It tells the story of man from Moses to Buddha and Jesus leading to the life philosophy of enlightenment. The book shows how Judaism and Christianity are woven together in the Nichiren Buddhist life philosophy of empowerment and absolute happiness necessary to accomplish World Peace. It is an easy to follow approach to Buddhism.
Clickety Clack, Clickety Clack: Abe Lincoln’s Train Done Jumped the Track
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,460. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
Clickety Clack, Clickety Clack: Abe Lincoln’s Train Done Jumped the Track posits the Lincoln assassination and American Civil War as counter history. The novel’s troupe of modern-day actors visits Surratt Boardinghouse, Appomattox, the Garrett Farm (where assassin Booth were killed), and Ford’s Theatre. They reenact iconic scenes, hyping the theatrical aspects of each. situations.
Жизнь и байки старого ядерщика
Series: Русские исповеди. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: Russian. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Russian, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Russian
Рассказ не о том, как ковался советский ядерный щит, а о людях, которые жили, любили, «пахали», выпивали, умирали. Писал с интересом, уважением и любовью.