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Ripper's Ring by Steven R. Southard
Series: What Man Hath Wrought. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The ancient Ring of Gyges grants the power of invisibility to Jack the Ripper. A Scotland Yard detective tracks a killer who can’t be seen.
Literature Help: Yonnondio: From the Thirties by Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The novel revolves around the struggles faced by the Holbrook family during the 1920s. The story is basically about the life of the working-class family. It also deals with the themes such as socioeconomic order, motherhood, and the pre-depression era.
Laggiù scorreva il fiume by Antonella Mattei
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: Italian. Published: April 29, 2015 by ZeugmaPad. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Una storia di amicizia oltre lo spazio e il tempo. Due ragazzi, deportati ad Auschwhitz nell'ultima retata del ghetto di Roma, si ritrovano nelle vesti di vittima e carnefice. Il racconto esplora il mondo sotterraneo e tremendo dei Sonderkommando, prigionieri costretti a bruciare i loro stessi compagni. La storia dolce e struggente, malgrado il contesto tragico, all'alba della liberazione.
Boriken by Donald H Sullivan
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 16,880. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This is about Anoki, a young Taino boy who grows up in Boriken (Pre Columbian PuertoRico). He learns the ways of the Taino. He experiences raids by the fierce Carib warriors. He sees the arrival af the Spaniards. He and his bride-to-be endure many hardships and dangers.
King's Daughter: Dr. Farkas III by JT Therrien
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,520. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015 by Fine Form Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
The year is 1663 and newly-engaged Dieudonnée de Lourdes volunteers to chaperone a group of orphaned girls to New France as part of King Louis XIV's King's Daughters new immigration program. Aboard ship she undergoes a transformative experience that throws her life into an unexpected direction.
The Port of Hambeck – Book I: The Founding. A Medieval Adventure in Minecraft by Benjamin Asmussen
Price: Free! Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The young Lord Occam settles at the mouth of a river and begins construct a settlement. Despite hardships, the town grows and attracts both settlers, merchants and villains. Illustrated with images from the game of Minecraft, the Medieval trading post slowly comes to life in a distinctive graphics style.
A Nun and Priest Tale by Ester Phillips
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: British English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Meet Father John and the formidable Sister Austin. Which of them will triumph in a battle of wills over the fate of a young Catholic schoolboy in the 1960's?
Floating the Balloon Bombs by Brian S. Wheeler
Price: Free! Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sheriff Conrad looks upon the deflated oddity discovered behind a compound of mobile homes and fears the bombs connected to that fallen and decayed balloon will force his community to reappear on the road map. He convenes his neighbors, and the villagers decide the best plan in coping with the bombs' dangers is restoring that balloon so their village might simply return the oddity to the wind.
Crepuscular Rays by Lara Biyuts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,110. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
“Crepuscular Rays” is a collection of my tales. Crime. Actuality. Humour. One of the tales, “Red Scum” is the next in the “OMG series”, the series of stories about and by Oscar Maria Graf, observant globe-trotter and writer, younger contemporary of Oscar Wilde. In the story “Red Scum” he tells about Eric Stenbock (1860-1895).
Prisoner of War: A Civil War Short Story by Haley Whitehall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Thomas Lindt was eating breakfast at his sister's house when a knock at the door turned his life upside down. Union soldiers have taken possession of their Southern town and have orders to torch the place. Taken prisoner, Thomas is surprised to know one of the Yankee colonels. His old friend offers him a temporary parole. Can he set his sister's life back to rights before his time runs out?
The Carrier Pigeon by Thomas M. Willett
Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
While out chasing each other, two children come across a carrier pigeon with a conflicting message that may put them in harm's way.
One Emma Way: If Houses Could Speak (Apan Series, Book 4) by Tiffany Apan
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
If houses could speak, what stories would they tell? In this Book 4, Tiffany Apan offers two short stories that delve into the supernatural, one titled Snowflakes and the other called Roommates. One is a rather heart-warming story about a little boy who gets his Christmas wish, and the other about a young college co-ed who ends up with a rather unusual roommate situation.
Letters To The Dead by B T Coll
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When a young soldier, Edward Chester, enlists in the army to fight for his country in 1915, he leaves behind his pregnant wife. Life is difficult in the trenches and his letters home describe the horrors of fighting on the frontline. Life back home is tough for those left behind and when tragedy strikes, it is decided that the news must be keep secret until his return. How will it end?
The Flames of Cyzicus: A Cassius Corbulo short story by Nick Brown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Set between the events of 'The Siege' and 'The Imperial Banner', this compelling short story follows Roman agent Cassius Corbulo as he investigates a mysterious series of fires.
Sci-Fi Wireless: Fail Caesar (A Short Story) by Scott Allen Fallbeck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As a centurion in the Roman legions, Lucius Gaius Severus has killed his fair share of men, but he’s never killed the same man twice…until yesterday. Length is approximately 4,200 words.
Eclipsed By Time: The Aztecs by Rachel Ann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Who said that Cortez was the first European to see the Aztec Empire? Perhaps…just maybe…someone beat him to it. In this collection of journal entries written from the perspective of a fictional British explorer, you will find yourself intertwined with the everyday life of the Aztecs at the height of their empire.
Episode 5 - Calum's Fort by Leigh Barker
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Clan: Season 2, Episode 5. Calum’s Fort A Bitesize 1-hour Read. Calum’s first meeting with the Shawnee nation was a disaster. But his new friendship with the shaman Catahecassa gives hope that they might not be slaughtered by the enraged Indians. They might yet reach Fort Massachusetts before the French battalion.
Unfortunate by Laura Stapleton
Series: The Oregon Trail, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Christian themes, but not Christian. Daggart is pretty loose with the swear words so if you are sensitive to that, please give this a pass. Daggart Bartlett, mean, villainous, terminally cranky. He had a routine of prospecting for gold, cashing in his ore, and drinking it up that night. Mary O'Brien, however, had plans for him. Is it possible that not even God can help this unfortunate man?
Fight and Flight - From "Short Cuts", a short story collection by Erik Boman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » General
In Kyoto, a modern-day businessman and a despairing samurai are separated by centuries – but joined by ancestry and a mutual watershed moment… _____________________________________________________________ Erik Boman is a writer from Oxford. He is the author of "Short Cuts" and was awarded the A.M. Heath literary prize in 2011.