Books tagged: historical adventure

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To the Ends of the Earth: The Last Journey of Lewis & Clark
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,940. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
St. Louis, 1809. Three years after the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Meriwether Lewis never felt less like a hero. Trapped in a thankless political job, he's drinking too much and spending money like there’s no tomorrow. Confronted by an unexpected and dangerous enemy, Lewis finds himself drawn into a conspiracy to put him and William Clark at the head of a new American empire.
For Honor: An Adventure of What Might Have Been
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Series: For Honor, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,450. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Escape to the intrigue and adventure of 1638 France where the musketeers uncover an insidious plot to overthrow King Louis XIII and divide the country. Fight with the musketeers; ride with them and find the spies. Try to stay alive, and just accept that Lady Laurel's fencing skills are needed. She's good, surprisingly good—-and beautiful. Enter a battle where honor is more valued than life.
Shades Of Memnon
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Price: Free! Words: 73,050. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Licensed by actor Wesley Snipes for movies, Shades Of Memnon is an exciting, inspiring, award winning series of adventure novels written in the epic style of classics like "The Lord Of The Rings." But this series revives the contributions of Africans to world history and ancient legends. Enjoy this free ebook and get the rest of the series. Teaching guides and a school reading program available.
Other People's Children
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 178,660. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
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
The Whipping Boy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,710. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Tom Freshour is a striking half-Indian who knows nothing of the world beyond the orphanage where he’s been raised by a sadistic minister. But Tom is about to get a bracing education, as he embarks on a set of wild adventures across the Oklahoma Territory, uncovering a scheme to steal land, being chased by a hired killer, and confronting the man who made him a whipping boy.
Colonial Gothic: Gazetteer
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Written by Graeme Davis, this book is your guide to the Thirteen Colonies. Filled with maps, adventure hooks, and other information, this book picks up were Colonial Gothic Revised left off, and begins exploring the world of Colonial Gothic.
The Fiddler's Gun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,970. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
America is on the brink of war with England, and Fin Button is about to come undone. She’s had it with the dull life of the orphanage, and she’s ready to marry Peter and escape the ever-watchful Sister Hilde. But an unexpected bond forms between Fin and the fiddle-playing cook, Bartimaeus, setting her on a course for the high seas of the American Revolution.
Prophet of Israel
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You set the price! Words: 149,670. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Darkness threatens to consume Israel. High Priest Eli allows corruption to infect even the Tabernacle, the holiest place in the land. Hordes of Philistines ravage the countryside, led by a merciless warlord and bolstered by the might of a race of giants. As battle rages between Israel and their enemies, the key to their survival waits, ignorant of his destiny. A child. A seer. A Prophet of Israel.
The Great Belzoni and the Gait of Anubis
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Giovanni Battista Belzoni was an Italian circus strongman and one of the earliest European antiquities procurers. Also one of the first Europeans inside the Great Pyramid. I gave him a "chronicler" in the Sherlock Holmes vein and a new set of supernatural adventures fit for an explorer of his caliber. Followed by short-short "The Great Belzoni and the Monster of Goa," this novella is 9800 words.
Wilde Flowers: The Heretic's Garden
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,610. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
History tells of learned women of the Middle Ages—midwives, scholars and healers—being condemned as heretics and witches. Legend follows: Flowers grow now where once there were great pyres that burned these women for their independence and skills—the flowers grow even on the stone battlements of fortress mounts where once there was injustice and death. This is one of those stories.