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Spinning a New Life in Texas
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Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The hand-hewn, primitive spinning wheel is real, a treasure picked up in an antique store at least a hundred (or more) years after its creation. For this fictional story, the author moved back 150 years in time, mixed in a portion of her research on pioneer families in north Texas, and tells the tales of Hannah and Benjamin. Download this first story from Wash on Monday for free!
Wash on Monday: Eight stories of the People Behind the Antiques
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 12,710. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Eight forgotten tales of different antique items – they’re all here. A primitive, handcrafted spinning wheel, indigo rag balls, a hand stitched tablecloth, marbles, etched purple candy dishes, a vintage Patsy doll, white enamelware plates and a hand pieced and stitched quilt. A few known facts mixed with a large dollop of imagination pay tribute to the past owners of these pieces.
No Small Tempest (Muleskinners #2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,080. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Elsie Parry aims to get this load of salt delivered to Kearney, Nebraska, come hell or high water. Or outlaws. Or Indians. Her other driver, Hank, and her former outlaw brother Zeb will help –but her eight draft mules (who think they are Greek gods) will make the difference. If she can keep them from being stolen –or eaten.
A Virgin of Stalingrad
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In this gripping short story, a Russian grandmother recounts her personal experiences in the 1942 Battle of Stalingrad.
The Substitute Mommy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,250. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Blushing Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Maggie is overcome with emotion when her adopted daughter starts first grade! She moved to protect her daughter, and to keep the promise she made to a friend. She was happy in the small town, and even caught the attention of a handsome bachelor. When she must tell him the truth, she fears losing his love, but she will not give up her daughter - not for any man!
Downstairs Rules
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by Blushing Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
What's a maid to do? Ella wishes to be loyal, but that loyalty comes with a painful price for both her and her ladyship. If her Lady erred, the maid paid the price...
Simon Pure
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Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A young man escapes a life of crime to journey out west and start a new life under an assumed identity.
Lightning Draw
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by Alain Gomez. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Book 3 of the Zachary Davis Series The demands of being a Texas Ranger have taken their toll on Zach Davis. Worried he might be losing his edge, he works on tracking down a dangerous gunman in an effort to prove he still has what it takes. This short novelette is approximately 9,500 words.
Dreams of the Negev
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A short story written by L. Todd Wood while covering the Israeli/Hamas Gaza Conflict in the summer of 2014.
Last Lynching On Mount Oread
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
One Negro student overcame impossible odds and became the first black man to be admitted to the law school, but he failed to escape the noose of a lynch rope, cutting his college career short. This tale details the universitiy's attempt to cover up the lynching, and the efforts of the city's only Negro police officer to bring the lynchers to justice.
The Kaw Valley Scandal
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In order to grow their wealth and prominence, Lawrence's rich and the up-and-coming devised a secret method of controlling the courts. This tale is about the men who broke the grip the city fathers held on the halls of justice and returned them to the common man.
Secret of The KU Catacombs
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The steam tunnels winding their way under the Kansas University Campus have mystified students, faculty, and law enforcement from the time that the first tunnel was dug. University officials now keep the tunnel entrances a secret, and this tale exposes the main reason why.
Eldridge House Disappearances
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Eldridge Hotel is a 4-story structure made of brick and concrete with limestone sills. It is one of the tallest buildings in Lawrence, Kansas. Founded by Colonel Shalor Eldridge, the hotel developed a mystic all its own. Twice burned to the ground, first by the notorious Sheriff Jones and then by Quantrill, it sprung up anew, taller, grander, and more mysterious than ever.
The Man Who Tamed Lawrence
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Man Who Tamed Lawrence is an historical fiction tale about a remarkable, Negro police detective who rose to prominence a Lawrence, Kansas in spite of a climate of widespread discrimination and segregation.
The Tea Master
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Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The story of a warlord and his tea master in a handful of tea ceremonies. Toyotomi Hideyoshi rises from a servant to become the master of Japan, and acquires, among other possessions, the tea master and sage Rikyu who served Hideyoshi's former master Oda. Rikyu tries to teach Hideyoshi the Zen way, but will he succeed?
Hoplite - Part 1: Lysander
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: British English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
When Lysander is recalled back from furlough by the Athenian Army to intervene in a dispute between the island Samos and the City state of Miletus, Alexander decides to follow him, but finds himself trapped on the troop ship when it embarks. With the ship unable to return to port, Alexander must stay with the troops all the way to Samos but the Samians revolt and all the Athenians are in danger.
諸葛亮天庭之戀 (上冊): Zhuge Liang's Love in Heaven (Volume 1)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: February 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
本書描寫三國時期,諸葛亮在五丈原辭世,魂歸天上,娶了寡居多年的張靜雅,做了玉帝的駙馬,公主下世。諸葛亮追隨四世的故事。描寫天上、人間滄海桑田的仙幻故事。
Mi Mesías: Libro I
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Price: Free! Words: 16,500. Language: Spanish. Published: February 23, 2015 by J.J. Villarreal. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
*Primer libro de dos*. Benjamín es un joven pastor en Belén de Judea cuya vida cambia para siempre una noche en la que el cielo se ilumina y los ángeles anuncian la venida del Mesías. Pero aunque Benjamín está emocionado por la venida del Cristo... Yeshúa no es mas que un bebé. Lentamente, Y así su vida comienza a dar en espiral hacia abajo... ¿Habrá algo, o algo que lo pueda redimir?
Ghosts of Evergreen
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Ghosts or spirits of Houlton's founders who reside in Evergreen cemetery appear to two local adolescent boys. The ghosts are not threatening, demonic, gruesome, grizzly, or have any intention of interfering with the teenagers' pursuits. Conversely, the ghosts eagerly interact with the youngsters and respond to all of their questions regarding the growth of their community, hardships suffered by
The Adventures of Dr. Shadows, Book 1: The Eye of Darkness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,360. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
When an archaeologist is murdered in Hong Kong, A valuable medallion stolen and members of an archeological expedition menaced it is time for the amazing granite man, Dr. Shadows to get on the trail of a fiendish, clever killer.