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Sumangali: More Than A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013 and represented by Maoli Media Private Limited. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
Sumangali is his only deviation from pure philosophy. He felt an urge to write it as it reaches beyond the story into the psychology, beyond the personal into the total workings of human mentation.
The Unfettered Dream
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
It is often said that wisdom comes with pain. Long ago in the north of the Indian subcontinent, a being of great wisdom arose. There is pain in his story, but perhaps the story we know is not all of the truth. Perhaps wisdom came at a greater price than we know. This is a vision of what it might have taken to bring it into the world. The Unfettered Dream is a short story of about 4,000 words.
Prelude to Assassination
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a true story based on the diaries of Fanny Seward, daughter of William H Seward,, Secretary of State to Abraham Lincoln. Several days before Lincoln's assassination, Seward had a severe and almost deadly carriage accident of which his daughter was a witness. The night Lincoln was assassinated, Seward, who was still recovering from the accident, had an attack on his own life as well.
Balls (September 1981)
Series: The Fallen, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A short story, complimentary to The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea, based on actual events, set two years later. Jude and Su have got embroiled in violent civil conflict that threatens to tear New Zealand-Aotearoa apart. Of course NZ being NZ it could only be about Rugby!
The Fall Of Egypt's Islamist Dictator
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Winning the first democratic presidential elections in Egypt after the fall of President Hosni Mubarak, Mohammed Morsi, backed by the Muslim Brotherhood, seized absolute dictatorial powers by ramming down the people's throat an Islamist constitution placing himself above the court and the law. Dictatorial abuse of power and economic crisis in Egypt drove millions of Egyptians to protest.
The Witch Hunter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The story takes place in Lindheim, a small town and castle in the district of today's Hesse, during the mid of the 17th century. As a result of the appointment of a new bailiff by the governing nobles of the castle, a witch hunt is starting, which in its size is nearly unique. The plan of the bailiff involves his enrichment with the belongings of the victims.
The Battlefield: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Battlefield is a record of an event that took place, in a small coal mining village, towards the end of the Second World War. The place was New Silksworth, located in the Rural District of Sunderland, County Durham, England. At that time there were perhaps hundreds of these villages in the northern region of the United Kingdom and particularly in the county of Durham.
Midway Between Heaven and Hell
Price: Free! Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
Suspense. Love. Murder. Revenge. Backstabbing business partners, disloyal lovers, and a madman seeking revenge. The madman’s plan: send the to hell with all the pomp and circumstance an event like this deserves! Will Bobbie Flanagan, a nervous young man with nothing to lose, be able to stop? Read this “twisted tale of revenge” (Lia Burres, Goodreads) to find out.
Lesson Plan - Letters of a Convict Girl - Grades 4-6
Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: Australian English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Week-long Lesson Plan in Story & Language Assessment using the text 'Letters of a Convict Girl - Age 11' by Kate Walker. ~ Questions on content, language use and text interpretation. ~ Letter Writing Model and Task. ~ Suitable for classroom and home schooling.
God and the Lonely Emperor
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » General
A short story about what power can do to the human soul.
Chasing Dreams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by Alain Gomez. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Book 2 of the Nathaniel Porter trilogy. Nate Porter may have won his ranch back from his rival but it's only a matter of time before the banks call in his massive mortgage debt. Broke and desperate, Nate decides to risk everything on the rumors of a herd of wild horses. Novelette, approx. 10,300 words.
A Fistful of Divas, a Mick and Casey McKee Mystery Novelette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Young gunslinger detectives, Mick and Casey McKee, are eager to hear some opera singing. But when somebody takes a shot at some visiting divas, the concert is off. The ladies won't sing until Mick and Casey solve a case of blackmail and murder.
Texas Rain Dance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The most publicized drought was during the 1930s. However, from 1950 ~ 1957 there was an equally, if not more severe drought, in the Midwest of the USA. This historical story is fiction based upon fact. It's a story of one family who experienced the hardship of those times in Los Angelo, Texas.
Hildie at the Ghost Shore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Hildie is the mistress of Runecraft. Come meet her in Belgium and experience the magic of the Runes, Sleipnir, and Odin. This is a historical and supernatural mystery, a short story that was originally published at Fiction365. If you like quiet little mystery stories with a flavor of the past, and a dash of the spirit world, Hildie will bring you there.
Unadvisable Enthusiasm: The Origin and Demise of Sports
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Sports, created after the American Civil War as an outlet for young men, was honorable. One day, a "winner" shouted at "losers." The sports race was on. So was the downward path.
Ένας έρωτας γεννιέται μέσα στη φρίκη...
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,630. Language: Greek. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » European
"Ενας ερωτας γεννιεται μεσα στη φρικη... ". Μια αληθινη ιστορία. Ο συγγραφεας, αυτοπτης μαρτυρας, Πρωταγωνιστες ο Γιωργος και η Φροσω, δυο νεαρα παιδια που γνωριστηκαν και ερωτευτηκαν κατω απο αντιξοες συνθηκες. Εκεινος γιος εγκληματια κομμουνιστη, εκεινη κορη αντικομμουνιστη. Εζησαν τον κατοχικο εμφυλιο στην Ελλαδα το ‘44 και βιωσαν την απανθρωπια, τον παραλογισμο και τον Γολγοθα του Μελιγαλα .
The Guinea Ghost
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
On the weather-beaten Yorkshire moors of the north of England, a young woman believes she has seen the ghost of her former servant. Is Phoebe really tormented by the spirit of her maidservant Molly? Are the visions purely symptoms of a depressed soul, or are they signs the oppressive atmosphere of the family farm hides dark secrets?
Yesterday and After
Series: Figments and Fragments, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A young mans' summer in Maine before World War II with his brother and mother. He visits two aunts and an uncle. It is the summer when the submarine Squalus sank and was brought up from the deep to serve in WWII.
The Ferryboat
Series: Figments and Fragments, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Where a young man has adventures in New York in the Thirties.
Grant and Lee: The Checkers Game at Appomattox Court House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
U. S. Civil War generals Ulysses S. Grant of the Union, and Robert E. Lee of the Confederacy, meet in a mysterious checkers match to reenact and simulate their famous battles in the final year of the conflict.