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Deadly Affair: A Georgian Historical Mystery
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Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,380. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Sprigleaf. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Career diplomat Alec Halsey has been elevated to a marquessate he doesn't want and Polite Society believes he doesn't deserve. When a nobody vicar drops dead in front of him at a party-political dinner Alec suspects the man was poisoned. But who would want a seemingly harmless man of God murdered, and why? Book 2 in the Alec Halsey Crimance series.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Young Ernie Hemingway's Advice for Teens
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Young Ernest Hemingway gives his take on teen life and his heros in the early 1900s.
A Promise of Eternity
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Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The year is 1914. When Alison tells her father, Owen, that she is in love with an African American and wishes to marry him, he is angry and refuses to give her permission. After Alison begs and begs, he says that he'll give his blessing only if Alison's fiancé fights in World War I—something that he isn't likely to survive.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Wilderness Escape; Running from Turdface, Game Warden
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Ernest Hemingway and his sister make to the forest for what is expected to be an experimental trip: Can you stun a deer by simply glancing the bullet off it's skull? The inquisitive minds find something in the woods that they were not expecting!
Bald, The Musical
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,430. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Have you wondered what became of the hippies and free spirits of the 60s? Are you one of them, and wonder how your fellow revolutionaries of mind and spirit have fared in the new, cold reality of the 21st century? BALD is a two-act musical that looks through today's eyes at the lives, loves, fortunes, and values of this magical generation of the 60s and 70s with humor, scrutiny and appreciation.
The Duchess, a short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A short story about loss, romance and an inappropriate love, set in the post-Victorian England.
The Minstrel Boy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 165,590. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(5.00 from 1 review)
On a misty night in the Scottish Highlands, Shawn Kleiner, modern American musician, and Niall Campbell, devout medieval warrior, both fall asleep in the same castle tower, seven centuries apart. They wake up in each other's time. In The Minstrel Boy, Shawn's girlfriend Amy seeks answers in historical records. What she finds is not answers, but more questions.
Last Tales of Mercia 7: Godric the Thegn
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Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When Richard FitzScrob asks Godric to hunt for the youth who desecrated his castle, Godric's loyalty to King Edward and the Normans will be put to the test. 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. Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
Flames of the Tiger
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,570. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Over the course of a single night in 1945, in a ditch by the flickering light of a burning Tiger tank, a young German soldier tells his life story to a wounded Canadian. Growing up in Germany in the 1930s, Dieter has been seduced by the pomp and propaganda of the Nazis. Now, having seen battle and having discovered the evils his countrymen are capable of, the best he can hope for is survival.
Ociee Nash, the Finale
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,800. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This story, the fifth in the Ociee Nash series, opens with 11-year-old Ociee frantically searching for her brother Ben in the Chattanooga Railroad Terminal. Only the first "mishap" in the novel, Ociee and Ben will experience many thrilling moments during the summer of 1900 as they run from a rabid dog, befriend a mysterious neighbor, and receive a surprise visitor from Asheville.
Dance With The Devil
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,430. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
War! Tom Holloway and his Southern friends are excited about the prospects. But what do they know of war? Only what they read about in the newspapers. They envision the whole thing as an adventure, something to prove their manhood, to make them into men. A quick, few-month diversion from their sometimes boring school regimen. A chance to be part of a winning team.
Time Again.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,530. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The Vikings took it ...and lost it. The Anglos found it and returned it. King Henry VIII want it but coulndn't find it. And now...today....?
Strange Case of Mr. Bodkin and Father Whitechapel: the other side of Jekyll and Hyde
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 38,090. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A brilliant reinvention of Stevenson’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde! Cold-blooded banker Geoffrey Bodkin stumbles upon the fateful potion and unleashes his own alter-ego: saintly almsgiver Father Whitechapel. But what begins as a story of loving charity soon becomes one of embezzlement, scandal and murder, as Mr. Bodkin struggles to keep Father Whitechapel from being branded as Jack the Ripper!
Of Such Is The Kingdom Part III: Power and Persecution, A Novel of the Early Church and the Roman Empire
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
This novel is the sequel to "Of Such Is The Kingdom Parts I & II A Novel of the Christ and the Roman Empire." It employs those characters who were still alive at the end of Part II and adds some new ones. Did Claressa embrace Manaheem's new-found faith? What happened to the bereaved family of Benjamin? was Pontius Pilate able to forget about his decision to crucify Jesus and become strong?
OF SUCH IS THE KINGDOM, Parts I & II, A Novel of the Christ and the Roman Empire
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,460. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
In 33 A.D, a cynical, non-conformist salesman, a disgruntled blacksmith, and a musing mendicant all seek something better. The non-conformist, Herod’s foster brother, helps Herod foment an insurrection against Pilate, using the blacksmith, Barabbas, as leader, to the dismay of Barabbas' Godly but fearful wife. The mendicant, a young man, joins with a completely unsympathetic older mendicant.
Shadows of a Winter Sun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,840. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Shadows of a Winter Sun is set in a remote timber town in the highlands of Tasmania, Australia, in the nineteen forties and fifties. The story revolves around the character of Caleb Ryan who chooses to become a tree feller for its seclusion and escape from the town in which he was born. Interwoven into his compelling tale are the stories of the people with whom he shares this remote life.
Flappers, Flasks and Foul Play (A Jazz Age Mystery #1)
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Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Rival gangs fight over booze and bars during Prohibition in 1920s Galveston: the "Sin City of the Southwest." Jazz Cross, a young society reporter, suspects foul play when a bank VP collapses at her half-brother Sammy's speakeasy. Was it an accident or a mob hit? As turf wars escalate, Sammy is accused of murder and Jazz must risk her life and career to find the killer. Inspired by actual events.
Ma Ca Rong
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012 by G. W. Thomas. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Harlan DaVinci was known the world over as a detective of the unknown, a layer of ghosts, a champion for the terrified. This time he is off to Viet Nam, a country at war. But it is not the war with the Viet Cong that DaVinci, and his assistant, Jimmy DuPont must face but a much older one.
A Knight to Desire
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,270. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Sir Simon Lockhart and Brianna Sinclair must reclaim the sword of Charlemagne and the Holy Grail while protecting the Templar Order against a madman who will use the artifacts' mystical powers to destroy Scotland.
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Barking Emporium
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Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The great detective uncovers a convoluted conspiracy to conceal the cause of two fires, one of which results in the death of an elderly couple. Dr Watson records the fine details which lead to the exposure of the villains.