Books tagged: historical fiction short story

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Summer of Saracens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Short Story Press Presents Summer of Saracens by James England In the summer of 777 AD, Charlemagne rode out to conquer the Saracens and reclaim Hispania for the Holy Roman Empire. While immortalized in the words of medieval poets, scholars, and historians, the story never told is the one of what happens when all the men leave and the village is left to run itself.
Crime In Its Time
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 38,120. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Historical » General
Deceit is universal and murder has no permanent home. Both Al Capone and a medieval relic thief could understand them. So could lawyers, teenagers, union members, contract killers, and Home Economics teachers. With rich historical detail, these seven tales range from England in the middle ages to Wisconsin in the present-day.
Prisoner of War: A Civil War Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Literature » War
Thomas Lindt was eating breakfast at his sister's house when a knock at the door turned his life upside down. Union soldiers have taken possession of their Southern town and have orders to torch the place. Taken prisoner, Thomas is surprised to know one of the Yankee colonels. His old friend offers him a temporary parole. Can he set his sister's life back to rights before his time runs out?
Promises & Perceptions: A Regency Romance Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Regency
For Isabella Dearborne it's the first ball of the season and she is eager to dance with handsome Mr. Harrison--if only he'll ask her. But when her elder sister, Amelia, rudely spurns her suitor, Mr. Croswell, Isabella dutifully steps in and takes her place. Soon, Isabella begins to see that neither gentleman is quite what she imagined at the beginning of the evening.