Istoria Books

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Founded in 2010, Istoria Books is an epublisher dedicated to offering well-told stories at affordable prices. Istoria Books aspires to be the digital publishing house readers can count on for good reads offered at e-appropriate prices.

If you just received your first eReader, you’re discovering how enjoyable it is to keep hundreds of books in an easy-to-handle device that fits in your pocketbook, briefcase or tote bag.

But you’ve probably also discovered that picking winning books that keep you clicking to the next page is difficult. In an age where anyone can sell anything online, how do you know which books are the good ones?

Istoria Books will help you choose good reads. Our affordable prices will allow you to sample new authors without worry.

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Mending Ruth's Heart
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,340. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
The Heart's Journey Series, Book Two. Two years after her fiancé Miguel’s death, Ruth Sanchez still mourns. Sent to San Francisco in 1906, Ruth starts to heal with the help of Abigail Granville, a feisty young “reportress,” and Abby’s friend, Ted Crane. Ruth’s affection for Ted begin to crack, however, when she suspects him of following in the path of his criminal grandfather.
Code of Thieves
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,140. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Full-time private investigator and part-time poet Jo Epstein travels to New York and eventually to Russia to help clear her emigre stepfather. Who's framing him for murder? She uncovers secrets in his past and in the honor-bound code of the criminal "vory," as she risks life, limb and treasure to keep the man her mother loves alive and safe.
LUNCH READS Volume 4
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
LUNCH READS: Volume 4 Two mysterious stories that take readers on a journey to the border of fantasy at the junction of imagination and dreams! In this fourth volume of the Istoria Books LUNCH READS series, readers will encounter a girl frightened by strange events and stranger parents and a Jewish widower grappling with sorrow and longing.
Aefle and Gisela (A Romantic Comedy)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,100. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Tom thinks he's putting an end to his reputation for timidity when he takes a crazy dare to stop a wedding during the ceremony. The only problem? He wanders into the wrong church. The bride, DeeDee, isn’t fazed. She was having second, third, and fourth thoughts about saying "I do" anyway. She dumps her groom at the altar, dragging Tom with her into a comic romp laced with biting satire.
Take Me Home (Love Finds A Home family saga Book Five)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,550. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Florida Jones was the lover of Alcea’s philandering husband, Stan, in the second book in this stunning romance series. Now, years later, Florida is about to marry rich and handsome Daniel. But she ends up in a car accident that seems to result in only minor injuries. That is, until her vision fades. An unlikely hero helps Florida as she comes to “see” what’s really important in life.
Home by Starlight (Love Finds A Home family saga Book Four)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,980. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A member of the O’Malley clan through marriage, Patsy Lee O’Malley has struggled ever since her husband died, raising four children on a small farm in Cordelia, Missouri. She’s thrown for a loop when a broken ankle knocks her off her feet both emotionally and physically. That is until Zeke Townley comes to help out, making Patsy confront questions she’s put off for far too long...
Home at Last (Love Finds A Home family saga Book Three)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The youngest daughter of the O’Malley clan, Marigold (Mari), returns to Cordelia after her big city career took a lurch in the wrong direction, propelled by an affair with a married man. At home, she is enlisted by her sisters to take care of their mother, recovering from a heart attack. Mari’s heart needs mending, too, and the tonic she finds is a “bad boy" childhood friend.
Follow Me Home (Love Finds A Home family saga Book Two)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,400. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Alcea O'Malley Addams lives the life of luxury...until her banker husband shatters their marriage and her self-esteem with his infidelity. Humiliated and broke, she takes a job at a local diner where she begins to restore her psyche and relearn what matters most in life. An old high school crush, Dakota Jones, teaches her to appreciate her own worth as an intelligent and loving woman.
Sing Me Home (Love Finds A Home family saga Book One)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,640. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Country music star Jonathan Van Castle is intent on two things--reviving his career and regaining custody of his children. At a stop in picturesque Cordelia, Missouri, he meets Lily (Lilac O'Malley Ryan), a young widow trying desperately to hold onto her livelihood and rebuild her own life after the tragic loss of her husband. Their worlds collide, until love finds a way to bring them together.
Lunch Reads Volume 3
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Price: Free! Words: 14,990. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Istoria Books Presents: Lunch Reads Volume 3 A short-short and a long-short--two great mystery stories by writers at the top of their craft! In this third volume of Istoria Books's Lunch Reads series, readers will encounter a grumpy senior citizen doing her grocery shopping and a small town abuzz about the murder of their local newspaper's editor.
Lunch Reads Volume 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this second edition of Lunch Reads, short stories offered by Istoria Books (eBooks You Want to Read at Prices You Want to Pay TM), readers can gobble up a guilty pleasure of a collection--two mystery capers by master storyteller Gary Alexander that will leave them smiling and smacking their lips, wanting more. Tasty and satisfying reads. Yum...
Lunch Reads Volume 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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In this first edition of short stories offered by Istoria Books (eBooks You Want to Read at Prices You Want to Pay), readers can devour two tasty and satisfying tales of suspense and cozy mystery. Jenny Milchman and Libby Sternberg take readers on domestic journeys where the prosaic turns into the perplexing, creating everyday dramas that aren’t easily resolved.
Dragon Lady
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,380. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An evocative tale of the early days of the Vietnam War, reminiscent of Catch 22… Funny and heartbreaking, Dragon Lady seamlessly shifts from Saigon in 1965 to the present day and beyond as the narrator tells the story of his obsession with a Vietnamese girl named Mai, his increasing unease with the U.S's involvement in Vietnam, and his reflections on his own life since his tour in Saigon.
Kit Austen's Journey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,440. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
The Heart's Journey Series, Book One. A touching story of betrayal, faith and love set on the Oregon Trail. As she bears the rigors of westward travel, Kit Austen also experiences a passage from meek to independent, from empty of faith to sure of her blessings. And one of those blessings is Daniel...
Lost to the World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,780. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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In 1954 Baltimore, Sean Reilly, the detective from DEATH IS THE COOL NIGHT, investigates the murder of a Johns Hopkins researcher. The death appears linked to the polio vaccine trials about to begin across the country. LOST TO THE WORLD captures a moment when the world waited for the "summer plague," that had afflicted thousands, including the late president, to be wiped out once and for all.
Death Is the Cool Night
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,930. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A brooding classical pianist-turned-conductor cannot remember the night his nemesis was murdered. Did he commit the crime—or did the beautiful soprano with whom he is falling in love? In the fall of 1941, as war approaches, Death Is the Cool Night goes behind the scenes of a music conservatory and into the heart of some of the most beautiful compositions ever written for voice.


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