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At the Gates
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Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story about a young man who enters an English monastery in search of a better life and ends up trapped in time.
Coming Home
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,150. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by eTreasures Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
While Europe faces the ensuing Battle of Waterloo, Gabrielle Anderson travels to her brother's best friend's estate. Lord Marshall Hampton opens his home to her but Gabriel also wants his love. Gabrielle is determined to show him how she feels, but her time is shortened when Marshall is summoned to the war front. Will Gabrielle win the heart of the only man she has ever loved?
Mail Order Mama
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the winter of 1882... Mary wished for a new mother. Katherine wished for a chance to escape working at her aunt's dreary boardinghouse. What happened after that? An old-fashioned Christmas miracle.
Beyond Captive Seas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
This story spans time, connecting with key events that led to that fateful day when Ariana met her destiny and had her world tipped upside down, again. Stolen, when she was only six years old, Ariana had been forced to work as a slave on a smuggling ship. She endured the heartache for many years until one event forced her to make a decision that would change her life forever...
My Subconscious Talks, and You Wouldn’t Believe What It’s Saying About You
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Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Victorian people had a lot to suppress, and not a lot of time to do it, considering their preference for needlework and handmade furniture.
The Assassins
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Price: Free! Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Emperor Domitian hates Christians. He isn't too fond of philosophers either. The Assassins will cut anyone's throat for a few pieces of gold, so that's no problem. The popular Heron of Alexandria is brash and outspoken. In addition to teaching school and building an aeolipile, history's first reaction motor, he has some other surprising skills.
On the Home Front
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,370. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A Short Story - (Previously released as Christmas at Home) WW II left the world in turmoil - not just in Europe. Many Americans were sent home with injuries. Would their lives ever be the same again? Ryan Burgess didn't think so. Allison Monroe would do anything to protect her daughter from the realities forced on them from the void her husband's death left. Can they start their lives anew?
Crossing Paths
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Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This piece of flash fiction delves into a chance meeting on a traumatic day during World War II in Belgium. It was inspired by true events.
Apocalypse Theorem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
There is an Internet ‘conspiracy’ legend that a high-ranking member of the Administration developed as her Master’s thesis a plan that called for a ninety-three percent reduction in human population, and that it was incumbent upon the world Governments to execute this population reduction by any means at their disposal.
De gouden jakhals
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
'Een gouden beeldje van Anubis, de jakhalsgod, de gids van de doden! Het zat duidelijk in die vaas verstopt. Dat betekent vast dat het van de overkant van de Nijl komt, uit de dodenstad. Ik snap nu wel waar Neroepe zijn rijkdom vandaan haalt.' Het meisje Neftis en de Schorpioenman Aanen nemen het in het oude Egypte op tegen een bende grafrovers onder leiding van een rijke koopman.
Godfrey: Book Three
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Price: Free! Words: 17,300. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
1925. It's the height of the twenties and Godfrey Leduc's small farm is prospering. Trouble brews though in the form of Joe Campbell, the town drunk, and a blizzard that catches Godfrey by surprise. Ripe with the humdrum of small town life - gossip, church, Sunday dinners, and talk at the barbershop - Godfrey: Book Three is an entertaining read from start to finish.
Midterms
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Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
"Midterms" is my entry in NPR’s Round Nine of their occasional feature, “Three Minute Fiction.” In this case, each story had to “reference a U.S. President, real or fictional.” The day before the September 23 submission deadline was the 150th anniversary of one of our history’s most momentous—and politically shrewd—decisions, I felt dutybound to indulge that reality.
Life Everlasting
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Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
The trip west wasn't what Josh had expected. He hadn't counted on walking all the way to Oregon. But the hardships didn't end with sore feet. When an unseen enemy attacked the wagon train, his loss inspired future generations.
The Crossing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story that takes place in 1897. Ignazia Traina, a Sicilian peasant woman, is left behind in Palermo, Italy when her husband and son leave for America. This is the story of her journey to reunite her family.
Квартиры
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,840. Language: Russian. Published: February 4, 2013 by Wiener Literat. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Квартиры - маленькие сцены большого театра жизни, где комедия соседствует с трагедией. Квартиры и их обитатели, характеры и судьбы. Вспоминая свою юность, автор переносит нас во Львов 50-60 годов прошлого века, воссоздает неповторимую атмосферу эпохи, когда светлые идеалы и вера в будущее помогали жить в суровом настоящем.
Socks Without Holes
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Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Cedric is a Union soldier who is fighting in the Civil War. While stationed at his camp and searching for supplies, he meets a sly sutler who possesses a devious personality.
Another Paris Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Love in Paris in WW2, or something like it.
The Emperor Germanicus
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Series: Novelettes, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 10,010. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Germanicus was groomed to be the leader of the Roman Empire but he died young. Far in the future, Marcus Geni, like many others, believed Germanicus could have and should have become emperor. He believed it so strongly he stole a time machine and made it happen. Sort of. He inserted himself into Germanicus's timeline and made himself emperor, which wasn't quite the same thing.
Wessex Tales: "Crossing" (Story 31)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Long ago, the ancient lady in the darkened bed had been the first white woman to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Or had she been the first to walk around it? Whatever the truth, that legend from her lifetime would soon die with her. Unconscious on her deathbed, scenes from her life run through her head while caregivers chatter around her. [1976]
Encounter With Destiny
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,720. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A Short World War II romance - Nadia Rajak was Rom. Persecuted by Hitler as much as the Jews were, her people weren’t inclined to heal wounded German soldiers. Yet, when she finds a German captain unconscious and bleeding in the woods, what is she to do? She’s a nurse, sworn to help heal, not kill. But in taking him back to her camp, she brings prikaza—bad luck—to her people.