Books tagged: historical literary fiction

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Giorgi's Greek Tragedy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,660. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A tale of revenge ensues as Giorgi's parents are murdered by agents of the Ottoman Sultan's elite Janissary Corps. Seeking revenge, he and brother Yianni scour the rugged mountains aspiring to join forces with the outlawed Greek freedom fighters. Tale is set in the Taygetos Mts. in the Peloponnese peninsula of Southern Greece during the Greek War of Independence 1821-1829 from Turkey.
Mischief
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,800. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An MI-5 officer and master German spy hunt each other in a tale of espionage and betrayal set during the start of World War II. The pursuit pits strength and resolve against acumen and guile and weaves science, theater and early BBC television around real events. Both men are predator and prey but one seeks redemption, the other retribution. Neither knows or expects quarter.
Roaring River
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 6 . Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Bushwhackers ambush two men, killing one. The survivor leads a posse to track down the band of killers, leading to an epic battle.
Three Bells & Newtonia
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 7 . Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Two short stories are presented about American frontier life in the 1800s. Three Bells- -Settlers on remote Indiana farms prepare for attacks from Chief Blackhawk's warriors. What happens one fateful night changes everyone forever. Newtonia--Compassion is found by settlers on the frontier, caught between warring armies as the Civil War rages in southwest Missouri.
Abraham
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 2. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Young raw-recruit Abraham is exposed to the terror of war during the Battle for New Orleans. A frontiersman provides the wisdom to help him survive and become a man.
Jordan's War - 1862
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Series: Jordan's War - A Civil War Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Book 2 of Jordan's War - A Civil War Trilogy finds the Sinclair family isolated after Jordan's older brother joins the Federal Army and his pa makes a deal with the devil, aka black marketers, all in the name of survival. The family fights to maintain their dignity and faith while being a scapegoat for the suffering of their neighbors and an easy target for the Home Guard. The battles rage on.
Jordan's War - 1863
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Series: Jordan's War - A Civil War Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,310. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In Book 3 of the Jordan's War Trilogy, resources get scarce but the Sinclair family carries on as best they can. Worry grows when news reaches them that Jordan's brother is taken prisoner and the family is divided even more when another Sinclair enlists. There is news of secession and a new state. The family stays close to home, but it doesn't keep them safe, as the battle comes to their mountain.
Land Without Evil
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,130. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
*Finalist - San Diego Book Award* Journey back two hundred and fifty years to a long forgotten world where nature speaks through plants and song pours forth from waterfalls as breathtakingly as a church choir sings Ave Maria. A place where the rhythm of a feathered rattle is believed to bring you closer to your creator. A world where mysticism and innate spirituality conflict with Christianity.