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From a Foreign Shore: Stories of History and Alternate History
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
What if someone had conquered the Vikings, claiming to be their gods? What if King Arthur's knights met a very different metal-clad warrior? What if you were ordered to execute a statue, and hanging just didn't seem to work? Five short stories explore different aspects of history, some of them grounded in reality, some alternative takes on the past as we know it.
Redemption Road A Christian Western
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Justifiable homicide. That's what they called it. Therefore, I only had to serve twenty years instead of the mandatory life sentence, for murder. The judge said I could have been hanged. I got out in seventeen years for good behavior. Now here I am on my way home.
Undone
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Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
France on the eve of the Revolution. The aristocrats tell the starving peasants to eat cake, but what are the aristocrats themselves feeding on? If these old letters are genuine, the fifth world--especially vampires--have infiltrated the nobility, ad the young women of Château Gagnon are in peril. Nicolas, in secret and grave danger, writes to let the story be told before everything comes undone.
The Canoe
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Set over the course of ten days in 1912, this poetic portrait of love and loss follows two simultaneous stories: the coming of age of Bernie Kingston, teenage son of a coffin maker who lives along the Chesapeake Bay and the voyage of Katherine Chambers, a middle-aged Englishwoman from Southampton leaving home for the first time as she seeks to recover from the deaths of her husband and son.
Unavoidable (The Oregon Trail Series)
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Series: The Oregon Trail, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Samuel Granville came to Missouri on a two-part mission. First was to get a group of emigrants from Independence to Oregon City. Second was to get his brother Nick back home to the Willamette Valley. While glad to see Sam, Nicholas Granville doesn't feel ready to rejoin his former life. He just wants to be alone with his grief and only agrees to help Sam in town with the pioneers.
The Judgment of Paris
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Price: Free! Words: 16,460. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Euphorion, son of Aeschylus, will stop at nothing to outshine his father's glory in theater. Even if it means cheating!
England at the FIFA© World Cup - 1930 to 1966, A Brief History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2014 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This book will remember all the famous English moments in World Cup history, tell you how we did, who scored, what happened and what was the fallout. England’s shock first round exit in 2014 in Brazil was unexpected but added to an already fascinating story to the World Cup epic that has played out since 1950.
Saving Eddie (Abridged)
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Series: One Of Books · Historical Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a fictionalized paranormal retelling of celebrated author Edgar Allan Poe's life using imaginary journals/diaries of his real-life brother, Henry Poe and a female admirer that follows his activities mostly from afar. Can Edgar's ghostly brother use his one chance to save his brother's life? Or will the author's otherworldly gifts to see heaven, hell, and the world of Ideals be his undoing?
Radio
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Flash Fiction about a man's remorse over a friend's death.
The Battle Of Manila Bay
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Spanish Armada has allowed the Spaniards to maintain their powerful grip on the areas they have conquered. The American Asiatic Squadron aims to break that grip and bring freedom to the inhabitants of the Spanish colonies. Explore the battle which paved the way for a new era. "The Battle Of Manila Bay" is the latest novel from the pen of Norbert Mercado, author of "The Children of Mars".
Lizzie and the Highwayman
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 14,550. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The Lone Highwayman is a ruthless villain robbing stagecoaches around the Texas countryside despite the best efforts of a Texas Ranger. Doing his best to dodge the Ranger's traps, The Lone Highwayman finds his biggest nemesis to be neither snakes nor the Ranger, but rather a young woman who will alter the course of his life forever.
Blades of Grass
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Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A disenfranchised soldier in the British army crosses paths with the widow of a Colonist. Despite their differences they help each other on their journey across the war torn colonies in search of a new home.
A Tender Embrace
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Series: Tales from Harrhein, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014 by MyVoice Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Pat is fishing in the South Seas with his new girlfriend, and is unhappy when she wants to use him as bait. A story from the voyage of the Queen Rose, the first carrack to be built in Harrhein.
Superficial Sacrifices
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
In this offbeat satire, a high priest living in ancient Egypt’s Golden Age reluctantly comes to grips with the distracting elements of modern life and its impact on religious devotion during the grand exposition of his kingdom’s most sacred holiday.
La Prometida
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Price: Free! Words: 9,010. Language: Spanish. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
El día de la su boda, la novia aparece muerta en su habitación. ¿Quién la asesinó?
The Legend Of Goddess Vardayini
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: August 21, 2014 by Nona Gota Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The unique thing about this festival is that this ghee, accumulated from millions of devotees, is collected into large drums, before being poured on the chariot as soon as it passes by. You can see that a small lake of ghee is formed right as the chariot leaves the spot. Have you ever wondered about the secret behind this odd festival? Well the story goes like this -
Racing a Dog Star
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
In this sequel to WAITING FOR A COMET, Jo, Frog and sure-shootin' lady Constable Abby Drake return for another visit to the exciting town of Willowby, Wyoming in the hot, dry summer of 1910.
“The Marrow of Tradition” Made Easy
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 91 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 274. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,680. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The novel is fundamentally based on the concept of white supremacy, but the realistic account presented by the author reveals that behind the concept of white supremacy there were oppression of the mixed races, threats, rioting, killings, arson, and lynching.
Wagon Master
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Series: Tales from Harrhein, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by MyVoice Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Chad is a wagon master and he thinks he is a coward. He still manages to deliver supplies to the frontline, rescue wounded, befriend the young Princess Asmara and inspire respect in his enemies. A story from Harrhein, set five hundred years ago in a fictional world, of a different sort of soldier.
Rose in Dreamland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Coney Island in 1907, known for its freaks and spectacles. But for Rose, Coney Island becomes a place of wonder, a place that makes memories. A place that saves lives...