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Without Redemption
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Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,740. Language: American English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the spring of 1846, William and Elizabeth Darmon receive a mysterious letter from a soldier dying on a Punjab battlefield. Soon after, a Sikh refugee arrives at London dock pursued by a Russian agent who kills the warrior and kidnaps Elizabeth. William trails them to India and confronts the predator high on Rakaposhi Mountain.
Desperate Crossing
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Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,860. Language: American English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Two couples are stranded on Russia's east coast in the year of 1840, and their only option is a desperate attempt to cross the vast wilderness of Siberia to return to civilization. Survival is jeopardized by harrowing encounters with Cossacks, Manchu, escaped convicts and ultimately, Tsar Nicholas whose men pursue the castaways for murders tied to a Romanov conspiracy involving a giant ruby...
Patriote Peril
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Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,800. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Following the return of an empty carriage, Elizabeth Darmon begins a harrowing pursuit of her family's kidnappers. Alone, scared on the frontier of New Brunswick, she trails the kidnappers through deplorable conditions along the St. Lawrence River to Quebec City where she finds a woman posing as Elizabeth with another William.
Hometown News
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Although the local newspaper has been central to the identity and life of American cities large and small, few readers know what goes on inside its newsroom. Hometown News takes you behind the scenes as a new generation takes command and brings vision to a mid-American industrial city. But more and more, this colorful team discovers the bottom line battles the deadline. Who wins in the end?
When Legends Die
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Series: Marshal Ridge Parkman, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 45,780. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The town was ruled by a legend, a gunslinger with a star on his chest and blood on his mind. Ridge Parkman was after a murderer who was an important supplier of cattle to Cornersville. And he found out the hard way that the town's trigger-quick marshal would spill blood to protect a friend and a major supplier of profit for the town.
Oliver Twist - After the Edit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 175,740. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Dickens's original story contains 26 Incredible Coincidences, 21 Unanswered Questions, and 5 Plain Impossibilities. "Oliver Twist - After the Edit" sticks as close to the original as possible while getting rid of them all. It is both a serious piece of literary criticism and an even more enjoyable story. Includes the sort of critical notes a modern editor would make on the original ms today.
The Bent Reed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Despite a stern mother and a life-threateningly crooked spine, Sarah McCoombs is determined to live the life of which she’s dreamed. When her family’s farm is overrun in the Battle of Gettysburg, she must put those dreams aside and find the strength to nurse both Union and Confederate wounded soldiers.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Preorder now for just $2.99 - Normal price $3.99 from 1st September 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
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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.
John Paul: Into the Breach
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,470. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
1761. As a teenage ship's apprentice, John Paul is thrown into the physical and human maelstroms of life on the high seas during the height of the Seven Year's War. Though Paul will go on to become the "Father of the American Navy," he must first survive this first voyage and navigate the treacherous waters of scandal and conspiracy that threaten the lives of every crew member on the Friendship.
A World War II Love Story
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Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 52,410. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Pregnant Veronika is forced to flee after SS Officers discover a secret she's been keeping endangering her life and the life of her Secret Service Officer boyfriend, Hans. Making the hardest decision of her life, she leaves the man she loves to save the child their love created. Years will pass before their son crosses paths with his long lost father. Can this family unit be reunited after decades
Alabama Days
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 139,650. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Alabama Days by James Eckardt, cover design by Colin Cotterill A few weeks after the 1965 Selma March, four teenage Catholic seminarians from Long Island arrive in Birmingham, Alabama, to work for Father Edmund Fraser in a door-to-door voter registration campaign. Nights, they return to the same black neighborhoods to play guitars and lead crowds in singing freedom songs.
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".
Lady Olivia's Undoing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,480. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
Lady Olivia, Duchess of Caymore, is one of the most powerful women in London. Since the death of her husband a decade earlier, Olivia has kept a secret from Society. One, that if discovered, would ruin her. At the Boxing Day Ball, a malicious trick uncovers Olivia’s skeleton. Humiliated, she flees Society – disgraced. Enquiries to her whereabouts turn up nothing. Lady Olivia has disappeared.
Sorrowful
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,020. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The annual Kimble Ranch cattle drive begins auspiciously as thousands of hooves plod wearily across the West Texas plains toward the railhead. Soon, blistering heat and violent thunderstorms create havoc. The spooked herd panics, leaving an ornery old cuss incapacitated and his chuck wagon broken down.
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.
Swept Away
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,170. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
It is 1889 and for Samuel, Johnstown is nothing but a grimy steel town with no way out. The only beacon is Abigail, the socialite he meets to steal kisses and more. But a threat far worse than their secret lurks in the valley - an aging dam upriver, holding back the swollen waters of Lake Conemaugh. When torrential rains pour down, it is only a matter of time before they are all swept away.
Firebrands
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,870. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Shannon’s one and only dream was to live in Chicago. Now she finally had her chance, tutoring the young brother of the wealthy and striking Nicholas Collins. But fate will intercede in a burgeoning romance with her new employer. For it would be a hot time in the old town tonight. It is 1871 and Chicago will burn, the winds will blow, and only the firebrands survive.
Smokey Bear: The Cub Who Left His Pawprints on History
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 156,820. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is the first novel written about the real bear cub who survived a forest fire high in the New Mexican mountains to become the living representative of his namesake, the icon Smokey Bear, famous for preserving wildlife and wilderness.