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The Secret Hunter
By Susanne Saville
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,010. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2009. Category: Fiction
When Gwenllian Lloyd literally knocks dashing Daniel Wyckliff off his feet in Bath's Sydney Gardens, she is unaware intrigue looms before her. The year is 1804. England fears invasion from Napoleon's France. Gwenllian has just met the man of her dreams, but is he a man she can trust?
No Roads Lead to Rome
By R.S. Gompertz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,920. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2009. Category: Fiction
It’s 123 AD. Steeped in humor and history, this quixotic saga chronicles the clumsy schemes of an inept governor and his shadowy advisor, a superstitious centurion's struggle to save his faith in the faded ideals of the Republic, and a young rebel's reluctant vow to change the course of history. All are pitted against the Gods, the Emperor Hadrian, and the decline and fall of nearly everything.
Buttermilk Moon
By Randy Ray Wise
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,300. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009. Category: Fiction
In 1944, fifteen-year-old farm boy George Cooper goes on a Texas-sized mystical journey to find his father, lost in the Second World War.
Harriet Murphy: A Little Bit of Something
By Janet K. Brennan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009 by Casa de Snapdragon. Category: Fiction
Come in, enjoy a cup of coffee, and sit a spell with Harriet Murphy as she regales you with her tales of family, life, and love in the early 1900s in the former gold mining town of Old Pine near Lake Tahoe in Northern California.
Other People's Children
By Christopher Mollan
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 178,660. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2009. Category: Fiction
1938-A young Irish American history graduate takes himself off to Europe and is fascinated by the vitality of the young people in Hitler's Germany. Motoring on a hot afternoon he interrupts an armed robbery and rescues a beautiful girl. When her father enlists his help with the consequences of the robbery, he is drawn ever more deeply into the Dictator's web, with violent and unpredictable results
A Small Harvest of Pretty Days
By Larry Kimport
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,720. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction
In 1890s Pennsylvania, lonesome Clara Waltz falls in love with an aging drifter whom she rescues from a world far stranger than her own.
Whirl of the Wheel
By Catherine Condie
Price: Free! Words: 24,440. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2009. Category: Fiction
Three children whirl back in time through an enchanted potter’s wheel into the reality of evacuation in 1940s Britain . . . Whirl of the Wheel pulls feisty Connie, her brother Charlie-Mouse, and school pest Malcolm into dangers on the homefront and towards a military operations secret that will save their home. The children hit trouble when Malcolm fails to return to the present day.
Finn's Destiny; The Hand of Fate
By Stephen Burns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,470. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2009. Category: Fiction
Finn McGarrigle, a wheelchair bound teenager, finds himself suddenly whole again in a strange new world. Troubled by his past, with the help of his brother, Dara, he has to journey far from home to search for his Father, the deposed former King, to return him back to his Kingdom. Things, of course, do not go to plan, and eventually Finn has to face an evil enemy alone in a test of character.
Tales From the Drake House Outhouse
By Joe Novara
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Fiction
Based on a real pioneer homestead in Kalamazoo, Michigan, this story has two 12-year olds working back in time with each ‘find’ they dig up from an historian’s dream: a 180-year old outhouse. Zach uses his imagination to create a movie script about the Drake family. Maddy objects to Zach’s notion that, “all stories are true and some of them actually happened.”
Cerdic
By Stuart Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,800. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2010 by MHT Publishing Co. Category: Fiction
The adventures of a youth of fourteen years and his younger sister Julie on the day the Romans abandoned the coastal forts and signal stations after having occupied the land for over three hundred and fifty years.