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Cap'n Pete's Diary
By Matt Sorensen
Series: Pilgrim's Paws, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Cap'n Pete's Diary is a follow up to the story, "A Cat's Tale", which tells of the Mayflower voyage. It describes the Pilgrims' exploration of the Cape Cod area and the establishment of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the winter of 1620-21.
Pretty Polly
By Duane Spurlock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Griswold Bear--a.k.a. Grizzly (or Grisly, depending on who's talking) Bear--a vicious outlaw, enters the town of Wicket with the intention of terrorizing the inhabitants and filling his saddlebags with money and whiskey. However, his plans take a sharp turn into unexpected territory when he meets the Sheriff of Wicket, who offers the marauder a deal.
Emma's Dilemma
By Donna Hatch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,880. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Horrors! Emma's favorite Gothic novel is coming true but reality is not as fun as fiction. The only man she's ever loved is home from war, but he's changed in a terrifying way. Emma must decide if she can love a creature of darkness, or reveal his secret and lose him forever.
Ël Dòge e d’àutre stòrie
By Duilio Chiarle
Price: $3.87 USD. Words: 8,110. Language: Piedmontese. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This book is the version of “The Doge and other stories” in piedmontese language, winner of "Cesare Pavese" award 1999. Questo libro è la versione in lingua piemontese de “Il Doge e altre storie”, premio "Cesare Pavese" 1999. Version piemontèisa ‘d “Ël Dòge e d’àutre stòrie”, premi "Cesare Pavese" 1999.
Tides of a Black Hope
By Nneka Sophie Amalu
Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Amanabiefori’s dreams are shattered when he is captured and sold into slavery in America. He plans an escape back to his hometown, Africa, for his freedom and “Love” Igoni. His plan is jeopardized when Igoni sets foot in America in search of him. Does everything work out as she planned or are they trapped forever? What did she actually mean when she said she couldn’t live without him?
A Contemptible Affection
By raneeclark
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
After Lord Dersingham spurned her last season, Iris Colburn promises to never allow him back into her heart. But upon her return from Paris, Iris finds it is more difficult than she expected to keep Lord Dersingham at arm's length.
Rise Above
By AM Kirkby
Price: Free! Words: 12,440. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A reclusive scholar, worn down by political demands of his new post as Archbishop, retires on his physician's orders to one of his country manors to convalesce. His illness, his disillusion with public life, and a new friend make a dangerous mixture...
Wolf Hunt
By Hazel B. West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Caolan, has a dream about his friend being killed by a wolf and he wonders if it is just a dream or a vision of the future. As signs of a rogue wolf begin appearing in the village, he start to fear that his dreams will come true and he could lose his best friend and foster brother.
In Hospital and Camp
By Georgiann Baldino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This historical romance is set against the backdrop of carnage during the American Civil War. Any woman who wanted to nurse soldiers on battlefields faced severe criticism. Officials said women would faint at gory sights. The prospect of women caring for men outside of their immediate families shocked Victorian society. Only women with unshakable convictions managed to serve.
Johnnie's Girl
By Harma-Mae Smit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Johnnie Reynolds has a starring role in his own life. Debbie MacDonald is his leading lady. And Cricket is destined to be the sidekick - forever watching his best friend's glamorous life from the sidelines. So when Cricket falls for Debbie MacDonald, he knows it's hopeless to compete against Johnnie's movie stardom, looks and charm. But he can't help wish he wasn't the sidekick of this show...
The Lady of the Forest
By David Pilling
Series: The John Swale Chronicles, Book 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Unable to return to England to protect his family, Sir John Swale finds his life at risk as he seeks to protect the self-proclaimed King of Scots, Edward Balliol. Meanwhile, his wife is taken hostage by the outlaw chief James Coterel and a ransom demanded for her return.
Defender of the Departed
By Jeff Young
Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
When Kassandra Leyden begins seeing the ghost of her mother, she decides to investigate the circumstances of Anastasia's disappearance. Kassandra's mentor is not what he seems, her father is drinking himself into oblivion, and she's developing the ability to commune with the dead. Finally, someone has discovered how to interrogate the departed...(steampunk short story)
Dry Gulch Pass
By Wayne Brown
Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Waco Texas Sheriff, Ed Hixson, tangles with a gang of outlaw rustlers bent on killing the sheriff and burning down the town.
Out Of The Cold
By S. A. Barton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
As the Ice Age comes to an end, Bear Paw and The People follow the glaciers as they retreat to the north. The ice and snow are all that they know, but they may learn something new when a strange spirit falls from its place among the stars...
Sir Thomas and the Abbess Martha
By Rosemary Sturge
Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: British English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The ghosts of Mayfield Abbey, wicked Sir Thomas, and saintly Abbess Martha, rarely agree about anything, but when they discover that their beloved stately pile is in danger they may be forced to co-operate!
Interloper's Folly
By Steven Carr
Price: Free! Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
(5.00 from 1 review)
As the Roman legions begin their withdrawal from Britannia, one of the few remaining front line Limitanei garrisons at Gariannonum awaits evacuation while holding off a ferocious Saxon attack. Will a Roman fleet arrive in time to save their brothers’ lives, or are they fated to die in a backwater province so far from home – mere footnotes of a doomed empires that has entered its twilight years?
Dupplin Moor
By David Pilling
Series: The John Swale Chronicles, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The wheel of fortune turns full circle as Sir John Swale and Sir Malcolm Forbes face each other across a battleground at Dupplin Moor. As the hugely outnumbered army of the pretender to the Scottish throne, Edward Balliol, engages the royal Scottish host, Swale looks for the black lion banner among the enemy lines...
Canadian Family Adventure
By Deb Williamson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Short Story Press Presents Canadian Family Adventure by Deb Williamson Canadian Family Adventures follows the tale of ten Irish siblings who immigrate to Canada in the late 1880’s. Their mother, Maggie Collins, wants her children, between the ages of 10 years old and 30 years old, to have a good life and she arranges for them to sail to Canada.
Talan and the Welsh Boy
By Lee Robertson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,210. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Young physician Talan is asked to treat a boy in Dark Ages Cornwall. The village he arrives in has complicated relationships and he struggles to untangle the causes of his patients illness. The first novella in the Talan series sees Talan at the beginning of his working life and is a mystery set in the time of the early Celtic church.
The Privilege of Jaffna the Sixth
By Brião Ipanema
Price: Free! Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A doomed emperor's family tree branches off in unexpected directions, growing and stretching through changing times 'round the world. From a street thug to a lost soldier to a free-spirited young woman, a legacy is passed. The question is... which kind?