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Canadian Family Adventure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Short Story Press Presents Canadian Family Adventure by Deb Williamson Canadian Family Adventures follows the tale of ten Irish siblings who immigrate to Canada in the late 1880’s. Their mother, Maggie Collins, wants her children, between the ages of 10 years old and 30 years old, to have a good life and she arranges for them to sail to Canada.
Talan and the Welsh Boy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,210. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Young physician Talan is asked to treat a boy in Dark Ages Cornwall. The village he arrives in has complicated relationships and he struggles to untangle the causes of his patients illness. The first novella in the Talan series sees Talan at the beginning of his working life and is a mystery set in the time of the early Celtic church.
The Promise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,400. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
"I was deeply drawn into The Promise--the charm and complexity of the characters, the vibrancy of the settings, and the plot that gripped me from beginning to end." --Kathryn Lynn Davis, NY Times Bestselling Author of Too Deep For Tears
Last Tales of Mercia 1-10
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Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 72,000. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
The first Norman castle is being built in Engla-lond--whether the Anglo-Saxons want it or not. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. All ten stories form a prequel to the novel, "Edric the Wild." Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
The Privilege of Jaffna the Sixth
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Price: Free! Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A doomed emperor's family tree branches off in unexpected directions, growing and stretching through changing times 'round the world. From a street thug to a lost soldier to a free-spirited young woman, a legacy is passed. The question is... which kind?
The Road Back
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Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 99,440. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Choc Lit. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
When Patricia accompanies her father, Major George Carstairs, on a trip to Ladakh, north of the Himalayas, in the early 1960s, she sees it as a chance to finally win his love. What she could never have foreseen is meeting Kalden – a local man destined by circumstances beyond his control to be a monk, but fated to be the love of her life.
Colette's Cat
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Price: Free! Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A young writer makes a pilgramage to the prehistoric caves of Lascaux, France. Will he find the answers to his present crisis hidden in the past?
Korinna: Daughter of Fire
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,400. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
A young woman raised in the temples is suddenly exposed to the brutality of the conflict between Rome and Mithriades, King of Pontus and Rome's great enemy. Korinna calls on memories of earlier lives to survive in these turbulent times even as she develops a relationship with the Roman soldier. O'Donnelly delivers a powerful historical novel with a touch of magic.
Regression
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,680. Language: British English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This exhilarating adventure takes place in two time zones (present-day England and Surrey of the 1790s). Deploying past-life regression, a celebrity American psychiatrist explores his roots in rural Surrey during the heyday of smuggling as well as in the fleshpots of London.
A Long Road Home
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,140. Language: British English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
1940. Major Peter Hoffa, Luftwaffe ace is shot down a few weeks before the Battle of Britain. He crash-lands his Messerschmitt 109 Emil in a Sussex field. On the run in the land of his enemy, he has one distinct advantage. He speaks perfect English. This is his story and his bid to escape, and return to Nazi Germany to carry on the fight.
Old Gatestown Chronicles
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Price: Free! Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A novelette comprised of short stories, this sensually-rich collection explores the lives of characters living in a fictional Kentucky town during the 1800s.
Celia Whitfield's Boy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,660. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Celia Whitfield’s Boy is a riveting, bittersweet, funny and historically accurate account of a talented young man coming of age in a changing, challenging time. Set in the lumber country of eastern North Carolina in the early days of the 20th century, the novel allows us to watch the growth and challenges faced by of young people against a backdrop racism, economic change and politics.
Scoundrel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,230. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.00 from 1 review)
In his first novel, Bud Fussell has penned an epic: a struggle between two very different brothers; a pioneer man of the early 19th century building a family and an empire; a troubled soul far from home encountering travel and grace. Jake is the Scoundrel, an unforgettable character living out a saga that remains in the reader’s mind and heart long after the book is finished.
Jars of Clay
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Series: Jars of Clay, Volume 1. Price: Free! Words: 23,940. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by Elle Strauss. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
(5.00 from 1 review)
A novella - 23K. JARS OF CLAY (volume 1) + BROKEN VESSELS (volume 2) = Romeo and Juliette in Ancient Rome *Jars of Clay (volume 1) and Broken Vessels (volume 2) contain strong religious themes and scenes of sensuality and violence. Recommended for ages 15 and up.
Passion's Vision
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Series: Passion's, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,200. Language: American English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
(5.00 from 1 review)
Readers’ Favorite: 2014 Finalist: Two warriors, different worlds, different culture. Destine to clash, Destine to love. New Moon is a warrior. Her visions tell her a warrior comes from across the waters.Two warriors’, different worlds, meet and clash. Soon it is revealed their survival depends on their ability to overcome their differences and defeat those who seek to destroy them both.
Out of Da Nang
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,440. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When a young native American man joins the Marines to become a fighter pilot, he's faced with more obstacles than the average cadet. But Eddie works hard to overcome bigotry and educational hurdles to become a pilot of merit, awarded for his bravery in fighting for the liberties of his country. He falls in love in the process, which adds an unexpected twist of fate to his story.
Gold, a tale of the California Gold Rush
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,780. Language: American English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
1850: Dana is hungry and cold in New York City. He needs to leave town, fast, before his past catches up with him. He gets his chance when he lands a berth as stoker in a side wheel steamer bound for the gold fields of California. He doesn’t actually know what a stoker is, but he’s soon to find out. So begins an epic journey that will change his life and sustain him through death and rebirth.
Tuesday's Caddie
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Price: Free! Words: 102,150. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It’s 1930 when immigrant caddie Conor O’Reilly falls in love with Hollywood screenwriter Annie Burke. Saddled with a hateful husband, she finds in Conor her one true love. He suddenly finds a way to be worthy of her. Fate frees her and then tears them apart. Fortunes reverse and decades later they meet again, a secret binding them. When they do, one must decide if their love should live once more.
Animosity
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 88,510. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a story of two men,adversaries since childhood,who grow up on the frontier at the turn of the twentieth century. Despite their genuine decency, their animosity toward one another grows and eventually erupts with devastating results.
Lynch: A Gothik Western
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Series: Weird, Weird West, Book 2. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 30,030. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The life and times of outlaw Johnny Pearl are over. But the adventures of the undead gunslinger called Lynch have just begun… Cover by Stephen R. Bissette