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The Boy in the Woods
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,430. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The Boy in the Woods is a mysterious and poignant coming of age novel set in the late 1950’s, with the same classic feel as A Little Princess and The Secret Garden. As one of the top ten most read historical fiction stories on the popular reading website Wattpad.com, it’s already loved by tens of thousands of readers. This compelling story is is appropriate for ages 14 to adult.
An Urchin of Means
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,570. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Ringo Devereux knows far too much for a young Victorian man. There's no simple explanation that doesn't involve improbable conversations about the future, and even his origins as a street thief are too dangerous to reveal. An encounter with a ten-year-old pickpocket, and a luncheon with Oscar Wilde and Arthur Conan Doyle draw Ringo back into the shadows of his criminal past.
Class of 1983
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
What if your future was in the past? Like a Twilight versus Back to the Future dance off directed by John Hughes, Class of 1983 is Victoria Maxwell's debut Young Adult novel about escaping persecution, falling in first love, friendship, destiny and free will.
Peace Pilgrim: Walking Her Talk Against Hate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,160. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Inspirational
Imagine giving up everything you own and walking across the country…for 28 years! Meet Peace Pilgrim (1908-1981). With only the clothes on her back and no money, she crossed the U.S. seven times on foot, spreading her message of peace. She touched tens of thousands of lives, one step at a time. Never heard of her? Read the book and you’ll never forget her! Includes photos, glossary, reader's guide
Never Let You Go (The Prophecy of Tyalbrook, book 2)
Series: The Prophecy of Tyalbrook. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,670. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A PRINCESS set on regaining her Kingdom and protecting those she loves… A GUARDIAN who will stop at nothing to find the woman who stole his heart… An EVIL FORCE who will destroy everything they know in order to have power over all…
The Highlander's Servant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,510. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
After Kirstin Croft becomes involved in an unfortunate occurrence with a petrifying man, she scurries away from him in fear. It is only when a solicitor and family friend comes to her home that night to address the sudden matter, that he also states the man was no other than the merciless highlander, Lachlan Bateson. Only then, does Kirstin's journey really begin.
The Fiddler's Gun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,970. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
America is on the brink of war with England, and Fin Button is about to come undone. She’s had it with the dull life of the orphanage, and she’s ready to marry Peter and escape the ever-watchful Sister Hilde. But an unexpected bond forms between Fin and the fiddle-playing cook, Bartimaeus, setting her on a course for the high seas of the American Revolution.
Camille
Series: Camille, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,350. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Sixteen-year-old Camille and her guardian, Dr. Bennett, live a most unconventional life. They hunt werewolves. When Nathaniel Strider wanders into one of their full moon pursuits, Camille and Dr. Bennett believe they have found a specimen for their study. Beneath the irresistible exterior, Nathaniel is transforming. Camille now faces the prospect of destroying the boy who has stolen her heart.
The Whipping Boy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,710. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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Tom Freshour is a striking half-Indian who knows nothing of the world beyond the orphanage where he’s been raised by a sadistic minister. But Tom is about to get a bracing education, as he embarks on a set of wild adventures across the Oklahoma Territory, uncovering a scheme to steal land, being chased by a hired killer, and confronting the man who made him a whipping boy.
And The Stars Wept
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,070. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2016 by Pulse LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A heartrending tale of historical YA Fiction set during the tumultuous backdrop of the Civil War.
Hidden in the Early Light
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,820. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Katy was 16 when the hard times came. Her father disappeared in the night and her mother left her with a tiny baby sister. She was suddenly thrust into the role of caretaker. It was a responsibility she didn’t want. The farming life was not for her and now she had to find a way to survive and to keep her younger brothers from starving. How could she ever be free of a life she hadn’t chosen?
A Prisoner of Time
Series: The Rivers of Time. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,400. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Book Two of the Rivers of Time. Aidan goes back to medieval England and Richard the III where he tries to rescue the Princes in the Tower as well as having to cope with his return to his family and his kidnapping by the Secret Service.
The Long Hunter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,250. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Matt McLaren, only a boy when Indians killed his parents in 1770 and kidnapped his three-year-old sister Mandy, sets out to find her. A cruel innkeeper enslaves him, and he’s rescued by a kindly old farmer. When the innkeeper kills the farmer Matt kills him, and flees to Can-tuc-kee to trap furs. He escapes Indians and returns home, meets his true love, and helps settle the rugged, majestic land.
Taino
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,610. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The book is in two parts, the 1st deals with Kiskeya (The Dominican Republic) and the 2nd with Boriken (Puerto Rico.) In the1st, Migua, a young Taino ,and Surani, his sweetheart endure dangers and hardships before, during, and after the arrival of Columbus. In the 2nd, The perils of Anoki and Aiyana, his bride to be, before, during, and after the arrival of Ponce de Leon.
Upside Down in a Laura Ingalls Town
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,620. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
An out-of-control sixteen-year-old finds her life turned upside down when her father signs the family up for reality show. The time: 1861. The place: The North Carolina backcountry. For four months, Brooke Decker must leave behind the modern frills she can’t live without. But can a young girl’s wishful heart surrender to a time and place she believes she can never call home?
The Shadow King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 194,640. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Eight years after her abduction by the immortal boy known as ‘Pan’, Wendy believes she has put the trauma of her past behind her. But when one of the Lost Boys is murdered, she finds herself thrown into a deadly game of wits with old enemies. With the help of the Lost Boys, her brothers, and an unlikely guardian, Wendy must risk all to master her hidden powers and banish the Shadow King.
Leonardo: Masterpieces in Milan
Series: The Travels of da Vinci, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,450. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Leonardo da Vinci came to Milan a broke, unemployed artist. He left Milan 16 years later as a broke, unemployed artist, fleeing the French. But in the years in between he worked for Duke Lodovico, painting the Last Supper, designing an Equestrian Monument, planning several wedding festivities, and much more. If you enjoyed Leonardo the Florentine, you will enjoy Leonardo: Masterpieces in Milan!
Under A Comanche Moon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,090. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
"Mama," Jane's voice quavered, "I hear Injuns up on the roof. Can they come down the chimney?" So began one of the many dangers faced by Jane McGregor and her mother, Caroline, in Comanche County, Texas in 1872. A band of Comanche Indians captured two small neighbor children. Jane's father, Robert, and other area ranchers, had to find them and negotiate their release -- avoidin
The Blood Confession
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 116,170. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Born under the omen of a falling star, Erzebet Bizecka is a child of prophecy. The only heir of a powerful Hungarian count, she was predicted to die young or to live forever. Determined to survive despite the grim prophecy, Erzebet becomes obsessed with preserving her youth and beauty. How far will she be willing to go to protect herself?
Why the Victorians Saw Ghosts – An Illustrated Guide to 19th Century Spiritualism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,030. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Originally conceived as a blog to accompany Gallagher's Victorian novels, and freely available to read online, this guide provides a great introduction to the fascinating phenomenon of 19th Century spiritualism. If you can't tell your materializations from your Mumlers, or never realized just how physical ghost-grabbing could get, then this may well be the perfect book for you.

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