Books tagged: historic

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Herman Bylles testamente
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,360. Language: Swedish. Published: July 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
På sitt etthundrasjätte levnadsår får Herman Bylle veta att han har en okänd son och dotter. I den åldern har man inte tid att tveka. Beslutsamt dammar han av sitt gamla skrivbord och börjar skriva sitt testamente. Han berättar om sin ungdoms stora äventyr. Om sin resa genom 1920-talets Sverige. Förklarar varför han blev en enstöring. Sätter omsorgsfullt sitt märkliga liv på pränt.
A Christmas Carol
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Series: The Tunbridge Wells trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
To me, the original story by Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’ encapsulates a ghost story, a sci-fi story and a moral. It ‘hits a chord' with me, and if you have a heart, most likely with you too. With very great respect and admiration to Mr Dickens, I had this inner need to 'rewrite' it, update it, as to let ‘modern’ day poor souls digest the moral and spirituality of the prose.
Deadly Engagement: A Georgian Historical Mystery
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Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,520. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It’s 1763. Career diplomat and amateur sleuth Alec Halsey is embroiled in country house murder and mayhem. Alec also confronts past demons in his love life and a cruel twist of fate reveals why his brother loathes him and will go to any lengths to ruin him. If you love Sebastian St. Cyr and Julian Kestrel novels then you'll love this "crimance" (a blending of crime and romance genres).
The Voices of Cellar's Bridge
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,360. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
There are two sides to every story. "The Voices of Cellar's Bridge" chronicles two very different viewpoints about the same events. In the first tale, "Katherine's Hope," Katherine Newton grows to lead an empire. Her choices drive her to Haddaway Island and to Cellar's Bridge. "Hattie's Crossing" tells the story of adventurer Hattie McCabe. She finds more than trouble at Cellar's Bridge.
Romance on Route 66
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,160. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Enjoy a trip down memory lane with Romance on Route 66. The spirit of the infamous historic Route 66 lives on in Romance on Route 66 as authors Judith Leigh and Cheryl Norman revisit four towns during four different decades.
Cold Comfort
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011 by Knotted Road Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
What if the northern lights cast dreams into the ice that are mined and sold to shape the future of children? Contains bonus story, "One Fall Day."
The Watch
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Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
1939 and war looms between Britain and Germany. An elderly Scottish politician boards a night sleeper train at Euston, London but this will be like no other journey he's made!
Alexander (Vampire Morsels)
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Series: Vampire Morsels, Book 2 ยท Amaranthine Freebies, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Short Story. Not for children. The second in a collection called Vampire Morsels about different vampires from the Amaranthine universe. A child vampire in 1831. Not allowed to play with the slave children, Alexander, is in for a lonely evening that turns even lonelier as he struggles to come to terms with the concept of his own immortality. You can also find Alexander in Shades of Gray
Wreck of the Marie Jenny
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011 by NetBound Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a tale of gold, sailing, and revenge. Captain Jack Talbot takes a secret shipment of gold onto his schooner,the Marie Jenny. Unfortunately, someone else knew the secret too. Pirates, gold and guns, it's high adventure in the 1870's on Lake Superior.
Invisible Ink
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,580. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Assemble a cast of colorful characters — heroines, villains, lovers, odd-ball journalists, and life-shaping historical events. Weave unpredictable plots that challenge our assumptions of reality. Enact a drama of high adventure in space, in the street, and in the newsroom. Then lean back and ponder that these are rue stories from our own times.