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Mokelumne Gold
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 138,990. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Shalako Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When someone murders Ambrose Brice, Leonida encourages retired ranger Josiah Russell to find the killer. The trail he finds leads him to her best friend's door. "Good story! Mokelumne Gold is a story that needs to be told to show the skullduggery concerning the old land grants, and (Major) did it well." - John Dunklee "A very good and entertaing tale of the old west." - Dallas Review
Story 24: Miss A-Bao or Perseverance Rewarded
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 19. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: March 21, 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.
Wessex Tales: "A Short Walk in France" (Story 30)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
Friday September 15th, 1916. Just before dawn a young soldier from Okeford goes over the top, advancing into enemy machine gun fire. It's the first day of the second battle of the Somme.
Innocence Unbound
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,410. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Set in Nazi Europe, this story describes how Ulrich Dreher, the only son of a wealthy family of German origin, meets Ruth, the daughter of a working-class Jewish family, and falls deeply in love with her. As this dramatic story of love and war unfolds, Ulrich ¬ faced with the brutal reality of war – seeks to discover himself, and the meaning of life. It is a story of important truths for us all.
The Regis Connection
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,360. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Suspected of belonging to a secret organisation political dissident Peter Brandt fears for the safety of his son and his American wife. Accused of being a traitor Peter is tortured before being sent to the Russian Front. Operation Barbarossa found him amidst vicious fighting in the coldest, harshest winter for decades. Elusive, the daring Regis disappears like a phantom in the night.
Uncontrollable
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,340. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The life-story of Buenaventura 'El Coco' Garcia, a 101-year old Spanish anarchist. He is born on the first day of the Tragic Week in Barcelona in 1909 and throughout his eventful life we encounter many of the major events of 20th century anarchism. Politics and passion. Love, hate and revenge. Dreams and reality. All this and a final, shocking twist.
To Glory Arise
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 164,030. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is Walter Jon Williams’ first published work, one of the historical novels with which he began his career. The American Revolution is throwing up a new breed of hero, Yankee privateers who dare the might of the Royal Navy to slash at British commerce. Foremost among them are the three Markham brothers, Jehu, Josiah, and Malachi, who link their destiny to that of their young nation.
Red Clay and Roses
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,390. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
A fictionalized true story of life in the Deep South during the time of Jim Crow Law, and before Roe vs. Wade. Women were supposed to keep quiet and serve, abortion was illegal, adoption difficult, and racism rampant. The discovery of an old ledger opens a window into the dynamics of the 1950s-60s, when the world was beginning to change.
Against the Wind - Agents of the Crown - Book 2
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Series: Agents of the Crown, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Amidst the rising winds of revolution, Agent of the Crown Sir Martin Powell alone can protect—and win the heart of—the elusive Lady Egerton.
Jacob's Ladder
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,100. Language: British English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
It’s 1642 and England is in an economic and political melt down, a situation similar to today’s economic and political mess. The King won’t bend, Parliament won’t break, it’s an explosive deadlock. During those few chaotic months before King Charles declared war on his subjects there was, for those who dared to take it, the opportunity to get away with murder, in return for impressive rewards.
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.