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The Ballad of Crazy Toothless John (historical short story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Sweet As Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A recovered piece of personal correspondence from Elizabethan England is the earliest known mention of well known historical character John Boniface Stainthorpe, lovingly known to historians from other documents as "Crazy Toothless John". Warning: This 2750 word short story contains scenes of Elizabethan debauchery and filthy behaviour potentially not suitable for younger readers.
Send Angel! (A Frank Angel Western #2)
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Series: Frank Angel Western, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Three Justice Department men had died violently in the Rio Blanco country and the attorney general wanted the men responsible. He had a sure-fire way of cleaning out cesspools like Daranga – send Frank Angel.(Frank Angel Western #2)
Primal Birth: The Awakening of Jessica Buckley
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Price: $9.89 USD. Words: 52,430. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The gift of a surgeon's scalpel may give Jessica a painless birth, but can she risk forever losing the fading connection with her ancestors? The rainbow is the connection; seven colours,journeys and truths take Jessica back through her matriarchal lineage to witness both the exquisite joy and the chilling suffering of her ancestors. But who now will support her quest for a Primal Birth?
The Princess Of Egypt Must Die
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Price: Free! Words: 18,050. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Princess Arsinoe came of age in the glittering court of Ptolemaic Egypt. Abused by her ruthless sister, a pawn in the dynastic ambitions of her father, and dismissed by the king who claimed her for a bride, young Arsinoe finds herself falling in love with a young man forbidden to her. (Novelette, 11k words.)
Charity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a Short Story. Drought and war ravage the Ethiopian desert. But following the law of unintended consequences, it is our charity which causes the most damage. In a famine-starved village of 1000 families, 970 have fled or died. This is the story of one which stayed behind.
The Revenge of Cato Street
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,000. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The hero of Waterloo, none other than the Duke of Wellington, becomes the target for assassination - possibly by the French. Spies, murder,action and deceit aplenty in this historical adventure where conspiracy strikes at the very heart of the British government.
Deadly Manhunt (A Tony Masero Western)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
New Mexico Territory 1880 The bloodletting of the Lincoln County War is over but the range is crawling with gangs of surviving gunmen whose only remaining purpose is to steal and kill. Add to that Geronimo and his warriors on the loose and together it builds into a volatile situation.
Brigham's Way
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Series: The Tylers Western Saga, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,910. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Brigham, Seth and Jacob Tyler came to the Colorado badlands in search of gold. They found it all right — but they also found it took a deal of holding onto. There were violent killers ready to take it from them . . . and the three brothers would have to match bullet for bullet for each of them to retain his wealth, and forge his own way in life. (A Tyler Brothers Western)
Iron Eyes
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Series: Iron Eyes, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Iron Eyes was a deadly bounty hunter who never brought his quarry back alive. Only his deadly skill with a gun would give him any chance of getting his money … and staying alive to spend it.(An Iron Eyes Western)
Strange Stories 11-20
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Series: Strange Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,680. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 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.
Sudden - Strikes Back (A Sudden Western #1)
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Series: Sudden Westerns, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,620. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When Jim Green signed on as foreman of the Slash 8, the smell of range war was already in the air. Then the Slash 8’s owner was bushwacked, and with its back to the wall, Green’s fighting crew made its declaration; Stay off the Slash 8 range — or stay on it — permanent! (A Sudden Western)
Piccadilly Publishing Presents 2: Sheriff of Friendly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,820. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Ex-Texas Ranger, Rick Taylor is down on his luck when he is appointed sheriff of Friendly. His first job is to track down the town's bank robbers. The pace spot on and the revelations brilliantly placed.
Javelin Thrower
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,580. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Nothing is more terrifying than being impaled by the twenty-one inch Gladius or the perfectly thrown javelin; except failure on the battlefield. Just ask Lucius Pontius.
Tochter des Nils - Ein Roman im alten Ägypten
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: German. Published: November 26, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
"Tochter des Nils" entführt uns in ein Land, geheimnisvoll und mystisch, in das Land der Pyramiden, Mumien und Pharaonen. Die Geschichte zeichnet ein Bild vom historischen Ägypten in all seinem Glanz. Die Tochter des Nils ist das erste Buch der Theben Chroniken.
Morgarten (Book 2 of The Forest Knights)
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Series: The Forest Knights, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,920. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Leopold of Habsburg assembles the ultimate punitive force, boasting thousands of the best knights and soldiers the Holy Roman Empire has to offer. Noll's rebel army of boys and old men have few swords, and even less armor. But he has two things that Leopold does not: a Priestess of the Weave, and a ferryman. The forests can protect them no longer. It is time to make a stand.
Story 18: Little Zhu
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 16. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 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.
Sword of Marathon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,840. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Luke, a Gothic prince, journeys south to prove himself worthy of kingship. But in Athens, Luke finds manhood and an unexpected destiny. Drawn into a vicious war against the Persian Empire, and confronted with superior military force on the plain of Marathon, Luke fights in bloody battle alongside the Greeks. The outcome impacts his life, his lovers, and the world’s future for millennia to come.
The Gemini Divergence
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 190,290. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
What if you were to find out that the government UFO cover up was hiding something far more frightening than extra-terrestrials and WWII didn’t end quite the way we were taught, or if you found that we had actually been tricked into the cold war and space race to divert attention away from the unpalatable truth?
The Wolf of Fairburn
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Series: The John Swale Chronicles, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The end looms for Sir John Swale as he deserts Balliol's doomed campaign in Scotland and races home to try and rescue his family from the Folville Brotherhood. Time and fate, however, are not on his side...
Story 17: The Shui-Mang Plant
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. The Shui-Mang Plant is one of the collection's longest and most compelling stories. Broomhandle Books has edited The Shui-mang Plant to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make it more accessible to readers in this e-book format.