Books tagged: historical fiction

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The House of the Wolfings: The William Morris Book that Inspired J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,520. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2008. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In a 1960 letter, J. R. R. Tolkien referred to The Lord of the Rings when he wrote, “The Dead Marshes and the approaches to the Morannon owe something to Northern France after the Battle of the Somme. They owe more to William Morris and his Huns and Romans, as in The House of the Wolfings or The Roots of the Mountains.” With a foreword and introduction, this is the text of that classic tale.
The Prostitutes of Post Office Street
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2009 by Skywater Publishing Co.. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Prostitutes of Post Office Street drops readers into the red-light district of Galveston, where crooked cops and down-on-their-luck prostitutes dwell. Yet, in this seedy part of town, Frank F. Carden paints a picture of hope as his characters seek to rise above the pain of their broken hearts and misplaced passions, and break free from the ruts that their lives have fallen into.
Coffee Clutch
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Series: The Jan Birch Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 14,550. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the mid sixties, homemaker Jan Birch maintains a tight circle of friends in her upstate New York suburban neighborhood. When the divorcée down the street is murdered, the women attribute her death to a hobo they’d seen months before. Quickly, though, Jan begins to suspect that the hobo has left the neighborhood long ago and the murderer may be one of her dear friends.
Sentence of Marriage (Promises to Keep: Book 1)
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Series: Promises To Keep, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 150,690. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
In 19th Century New Zealand, there are few choices for a farm girl like Amy. Her life seems mapped out for her by the time she is twelve. Amy dreams of an exciting life in the world beyond her narrow boundaries. But it is the two people who come to the farm from outside the valley who change her life forever, and Amy learns the high cost of making the wrong choice. Book 1 of "Promises to Keep".
A Second Chance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 167,880. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Amy uses the second chance she had hardly dared dream of to make up for the wasted years. But a familiar face from long ago makes an unwelcome reappearance, threatening her new-found happiness. Payback has more than one meaning, and sometimes people get what they deserve. "A Second Chance" is the sequel to the three-volume work "Promises to Keep"
Clouds Across the Sun
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,830. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Hitler charged his most trusted comrades with a mission: educate your progeny, elevate them to power-rule the world. This is the story of just one of these children. Murder, deceit, intrigue, love and enlightenment occur as the plot to take over the U.S. government is revealed.
This Time
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This Time rediscovers the fifteenth century Richard III as he attempts to unravel the mysteries of the twenty-first century. Not only must Richard III acclimate himself to this whole new world—to sometimes comic effect—he must try to undo the damage done to his reputation through 500 years of history. "This Time" named General Fiction Finalist in the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Awards
Adam's Daughters: Book 2 in the Westward Sagas
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Series: Westward Sagas. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Peggy Mitchell, haunted by memories of war, grows up in Jonesborough, Tennessee during the tumultuous early years of the nation's existence. An independent young woman, she is courted by Andrew Jackson and has a freed slave for a best friend. Together with her younger siblings (her surrogate children and students), she takes on renegade Indians, highwaymen, and the hardships of an untamed land.
The New Day Dawns, People of the Frozen Earth Book 1
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 139,940. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2009 by GASLight Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
the young warrior Mach and the chief’s daughter Horda are preparing to experience the Mating Rituals. Their joyous plans are interrupted and almost destroyed by a combination of their own actions, tribal mores, evil enemies, and forces of nature. They must use all their skills; strengths; and beliefs in themselves, each other, and the values of the People to not only survive, but triumph.
Calico Pennants
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2009 by Open Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A weekend sailor shipwrecked in the South Seas eventually discovers the island's only other human inhabitant - a woman who bears an uncanny resemblance to 1930s lost flying ace Amelia Earhart.