Books tagged: historical short story

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The Ballad Of Charlemagne's Clerk
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Series: The Cuckoo Club Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Henri is clerk to Charlemagne the not-great-yet-but-soon-will-be. His job is to arrange the Emperor's coronation, but nothing seems to go to plan. Will he save the day? More importantly, will he save his head? A short story set in Mediaeval Europe, with a twist in the tail.
Observe, If You Will...
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A Montreal prostitute is being grilled for her knowledge of Harry Houdini’s death. But if the mysterious customer who took her to Houdini’s last rehearsal and performance is really a killer, how did he do it, and why?
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.
Arkansas Storm and Captain Jonathan Buzzard
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 3. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Contains two short stories from the American frontier of the 1800s . . . Arkansas Storm is the tale about pioneers traveling the big rivers of America on flatboats, when they run into a storm that threatens their lives and the loss of all they own. Captain Jonathan Buzzard is an action-packed tale. Brazen and courageous, he takes on outlaws threatening a pioneer's family on a remote Ohio farm.
A Time to Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
With the War Between the States over, Leah Williams waits expectedly for her husband’s return. But that never happens. Where is he? Is he alive, dead, or did he simply abandon her? With so many unanswered questions, Leah struggles to go on. But what is she to do when a suitor is pressuring marriage and the bank is going to take her home?
Wetherby Brides Short Stories (Regency Historical Romance)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Two short stories that feature the original Wetherby Bride, and one of Ms. Knight-Catania's most beloved characters, Katherine Wetherby Hart, the Duchess of Weston. Find out how she and her duke fell in love in The Perfect Kiss, and then watch as she plays matchmaker for two young people in Christmas Warms the Harts.
Stitches of Fate
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Short Story Press Presents Stitches of Fate by Holly Williford The story takes the reader on a time travelling journey where their vessel is actually a bar. The main character, Aura, has the job to go fix Fate mishaps while slinging drinks. The Fate mishaps happen when people try to go back in time to alter major historical events.
Canadian Family Adventure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Short Story Press Presents Canadian Family Adventure by Deb Williamson Canadian Family Adventures follows the tale of ten Irish siblings who immigrate to Canada in the late 1880’s. Their mother, Maggie Collins, wants her children, between the ages of 10 years old and 30 years old, to have a good life and she arranges for them to sail to Canada.