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La Chaire, beyond the garden gate
You set the price! Words: 103,790. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Based on actual events, La Chaire is the story of one of Europe’s most famous gardens. Its creation and ultimate demise is relayed through the lives of an international botanist, the last Hawaiian Princess, a Stage Door Johnny, his Gaiety Girl wife, and finally, a humble Breton Gardener during World War Two
El juicio de los espejos - Las lágrimas de Dios
Price: Free! Words: 82,540. Language: Spanish. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
¿Y si la historia de la humanidad no fuese tal y como la conocemos? En todo el planeta, en todas las épocas, nos encontramos con pirámides y obeliscos. Desde civilizaciones perdidas en tiempos secretos, pasando por los emperadores chinos, atravesando el continente americano y descubriendo las maravillas de Egipto y mesopotamia.
As The Garden lies dying
Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Realising the nephilim encroach ever closer upon The Garden's confides, Azazel resolves to lead his subjects out of The Garden, to Mount Hermon in hopes they might survive until the Watchers return.
Daugher of Sparta: Chapter Four
Series: Daugher of Sparta. Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016 by Kristen LePine. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Historic Heroines is pleased to release the fourth installment in its first original fiction series: Daughter of Sparta by Kristen LePine. In Chapter Four, Gorgo, the daughter of King Cleomenes I, and her family attend a dinner party and meet two foreigners who have traveled across the Aegean Sea to ask for Sparta's help.
Awfully Artful Arthur or should that be Clever Cunning Cerdic?
Series: Grimm Tales. Price: Free! Words: 13,550. Language: British English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
After almost three years 21stC schoolboy Jamie meets up with Grimm again and this time Grimm finally tells Jamie the true story of King Arthur - well almost true, as true as his memory recalls, for he is no longer the young man, but the old man.
The Hawk: Part Six
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 69,340. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this sixth part of the series, set in 1963, while the Snyders receive a great blessing, Eric senses a departure on the horizon. Laurie appreciates Eric’s gift, but learns a shocking truth when Seth remembers a key element from his tour in Korea.
Holy Remedy
Price: Free! Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
At the mid-13th century, the Hungarians took the challenge of rebuilding their Kingdom, devastated by the Mongol invasions. However, not all had altruistic intentions. Someone authoritative and influential, fixed his gaze on the Carpathian Mountains. He found the perfect way to increase his power without arousing suspicion. He’ll do anything to achieve it, regardless of the consequences.
Santo Remedio
Price: Free! Words: 29,590. Language: Spanish. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
A mediados del siglo XIII, los húngaros asumieron el reto de reconstruir su reino, devastado por las invasiones mongoles. Sin embargo, no todos tenían intenciones altruistas. Una persona influyente y con autoridad, fijó su mirada en los montes Cárpatos. Encontró la manera perfecta de incrementar su poder sin levantar sospechas. Hará todo lo posible para lograrlo, sin importar las consecuencias.
An Alternative Christmas Carol
Price: Free! Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Ebenezer Smooge is a banker who worships money. His hapless clerk Scratchit ekes out a living while his wife Elisa makes end with a bit of “curtain making” on the side, so her twelve children will be fed. On Christmas Eve Ebenezer is visited first by the ghost of his dead partner, Jacob Harley, and then by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. But will Smooge change his ways?
Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights: Abridged
Price: Free! Words: 78,220. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This edition of "Wuthering Heights" has been shortened to two-thirds of its original length, and slightly simplified, whilst preserving the book's character. It offers readers with good English a more approachable version of Emily's Bronte's great classic novel.
Daugher of Sparta: Chapter Three
Series: Daugher of Sparta. Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2016 by Kristen LePine. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Historic Heroines is pleased to release its first original fiction series: Daughter of Sparta by Kristen LePine. In Chapter Three, Gorgo, the daughter of King Cleomenes I, journeys through the Spartan village to meet her friend Phoebe, who is a priestess at the sanctuary of Artemis at Orthia.
Boxing Day
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Historical » USA
Agents 32 and 33 have an interesting conversation with a man at a convenient store in east Charlotte on the day after Christmas, Another tale in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Approx. 1700 words.
5 Contos do Caiçara - Paranaguá, Lendas,Mistérios e Fantasia
Price: Free! Words: 6,020. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
O PRIMEIRO CONTO refere-se às lendas relacionadas à criação do litoral do Paraná, da baía de Paranaguá. - a Itacunhatã e Juracê, narra a historia de amor indígena da criação das rochas que formam o conjunto do morro do Cristo que contorna e dá forma a baía de Paranaguá. Falaremos ainda utópica terra de Prata e da desenfreada ganância pelo o ouro, além das histórias dos lendários Jesuítas.
Bloodlines
Price: Free! Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
During the time of the Pharoahs of Egypt, the goddess Bastet is sent by Ra to prevent the murder of the expectant mother of the next Pharoah, but the future is clouded as to the identity of the killer. Bastet must discover who is to be the murderer, and thereby thwart the chaos certain to ensue should the future heir be kept from being born. But time is running out and disaster appears imminent.
Letter from a Desperate Father
Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
An innocent man has been imprisoned. Hoping to see his son one last time, he composes a letter explaining the devastating event for which he's been blamed. LETTER FROM A DESPERATE FATHER is a chilling tale of grief and betrayal with supernatural elements.
Exuberance Is Beauty
Price: Free! Words: 97,140. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Oregon, 1940s: Eve Miller, a young war widow, rebels against the ordinariness of womanhood in the post-war era. Eve is enlightened as she succumbs to the sensual temptation of an adulterous affair. In its aftermath, Eve Miller’s life unravels and leads to unexpected violence and moral isolation.
The Descent
Price: Free! Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Epic of Gilgamesh seen through the eyes of his sworn brother and companion, Enkidu, as he faces seven trials on the descent to eternity in the House of Dust.
A Duke's Bride. The Episodes. (Sweet Regency Duke & Bride Series). Episode 1.
Series: A Duke's Bride. The Episodes. Episode 1.. Price: Free! Words: 13,240. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
EPISODE 1. *(Regency Romance Soap Opera). A duke buys a wedding cake for his wedding and meets his first love again. A British bake-off romance that revolves around the purchase of a wedding cake from Lydia's cake shop in York, England. Level 1: Sweet/Traditional. Available as a Regency Romance Novella.
La isla de Jan Mayen
Price: Free! Words: 12,600. Language: Spanish. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Relato corto de ficción histórica mezclada con misterio y suspense. Ideal para leer durante trayectos cortos en el transporte público o entre lecturas de textos más largos. Un U-boat esquiva icebergs mientras se dirige al norte. Su misión es tan peligrosa y secreta, que nadie conoce su existencia. Ni siquiera el alto mando Alemán, porque en realidad... han desertado.
Civvies
Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literature » War
August 1945. The last of the 56th Londoners are home from Germany and heading for a short leave before their final demob. Private Sydney Newt is returning home for the first time since 1940. He is 23 years old. The boy he left behind is long gone. The man knows nothing else but war.