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The Innkeepers by Russ Durbin
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Christian » Historical(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Abigail and Simon are innkeepers in the tiny town of Bethlehem. They are expecting an important guest who has rented all their rooms. But Simon wants to allow a couple of young travelers to stay because the girl is pregnant. Abigail won't hear of it, but Simon finds a way.
Me & Joan (of Arc) by Karen Sunde
Price: Free! Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Suicidal stand-up comic Lili meets Joan of Arc; and, playing her side-kick, makes war on "the Fathers of the Church" exploring sexuality, love, guilt, faith, and the place of women. Though almost Banned In Philadelphia, a Catholic priest cheered: “a very authentic interpretation of St. Joan of Arc…renders more clearly than [Shaw or Anouilh] her religious faith…relates Joan to modern feminism.
Envy - The Seculary of a Wandering Jew (Book 1) by Paulo Barata
Price: Free! Words: 111,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
In the grand tradition of historical fictional biographies by Robert Graves (I, Claudius), Marguerite Yourcenar (Memories of Hadrian) and Gore Vidal (Julian), THE SECULARY OF A WANDERING JEW - ENVY, brings to light the story of an outsider fated to roam through the ages under the shadows of History.
The Journey (short version) by Don Hatfield
Price: Free! Words: 33,600. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Inspirational
Note: This is the same book as The Journey without the Bible verses. Take a walk through the Gospel of Mark. Stand on the bank and watch as John baptizes Jesus. Walk the cobble streets, dusty roads and climb the mountain paths as you get to know this man. Then go to Mount Calvary and stand at the foot of the cross as they crucify your Lord. Get to know your Savior a little more intimately.
Benny and the Bank Robber by Mary C. Findley
Series: Benny and the Bank Robber, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 54,820. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Christian » Historical(4.00 from 2 reviews)
First Benny's father died. Now a bank robber wants him dead. When will God show himself? Ten-year-old Benny found the drunken cart driver who caused his father's death, but he's got bigger mysteries to solve. A long, sharp knife, a bag of disguises and a savage black stallion don't reassure Benny about his traveling companion to frontier Missouri.
Christmas Legends by Heather Hydrick
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
This book holds Christmas stories and legends from all through the years. Stories of birth, happiness, and tears. These stories we will treasure forever and always. As for all of you, Happy Holidays!
The Prison of Freedom by Don Hatfield
Price: Free! Words: 28,730. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Spend nine day's in a prison cell in Rome with Paul (The Apostle) and a young convert named Tychicus as they write the Epistle to the Ephesians. Paul's eyesight is very poor so Tychicus looks at his words in the dim light to make sure they are legible. As Tychicus reads Paul's words they come alive and jump off the page as God reveals himself to Tychicus.
Amaranth's Garden by Margaret S. Haycraft
Price: Free! Words: 42,870. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2017 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Romance » General
Amaranth Glyn's comfortable life comes to an end when the church funds disappear. Her father, the church treasurer who drew out the money, is also missing, to be followed shortly by her mother. The disgrace this brings on the family means Amaranth's marriage plans are cancelled. Amaranth is a competent artist and moves away with her young brother to try to earn a living.
I Jonah, The Darkness by Don Hatfield
Price: Free! Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Run away from God. Get swallowed by a whale. Preach the Gospel to those you hate. Sleep under a gourd. Go with Jonah down the path to darkness, sink with him into the depth of darkness, know the darkness of the heart and finally see light in the darkness. Travel with Jonah on his dark journey to Nineveh. Be warned for what you find hiding there in Jonah's darkness you may find hiding in you own.
Was I Right? Abridged Edition by Mrs. O. F. Walton
Price: Free! Words: 65,350. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Romance
May Lindsay and her young stepsister Maggie are left homeless when their father dies. Maggie can live with her three maiden aunts, but May at the age of nineteen is faced with a major choice. This is a story of life in Victorian England as May is pushed out into a much bigger world than she has previously known. She is taken on a tour of the Holy Land, on a journey that occupies much of the story.
Names by Francis W. Porretto
Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
A Christmas gift to my readers and colleagues here at Smashwords. May the joy of His Nativity illuminate your Christmas season and be yours throughout the coming New Year.
The Secret Touch of Mary Kincaid by Sarah Jae Foster
Price: Free! Words: 18,550. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014 by River Valley Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Romance
The talent God gave her makes her an outcast. Mary Kincaid has a gift, a healing touch. Once a street urchin, Mary was rescued by the kindly Liang, who taught her the ancient art of massage. She believes her ability to ease pain is more than a physical treatment—it’s a ministry. But folks in town see it as scandalous and act as though coming into contact with Mary might tarnish them.
Ruth - Jehovah Shammah, (The Lord is There) by Don Hatfield
Price: Free! Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Jehovah Shammah, the Lord is There. Ever wonder if that was true? Discouraged by crushing circumstances Naomi and Ruth travel back to the land of Judah. They have lost everything in Moab, the land of the descendants of Lot. Watch their lives as El-Olam, the Everlasting God guides them by His sovereign grace in this miraculous story.
Saul, First King of Israel by Ben Chenoweth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,140. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Saul, First King of Israel is an attempt to present dramatically the story of Saul found in the biblical book of 1 Samuel from the perspective of Saul and the prophet Samuel. It covers Saul's call to become Israel's first king, his sins and their consequences, and his fall into murderous jealousy as his eventual successor, the boy David, comes to prominence.
Fool's Gold by Steve Stroble
Price: Free! Words: 80,080. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western(5.00 from 1 review)
Seventeen year old Thomas Schmidt loves his beer. But too much of it one night and a tragic fight at the local Gasthaus sends him fleeing from his tiny village in 1830s Germany. He is so desperate to outrun the avenger (Rudolph Stein) pursuing him that Thomas becomes an indentured servant to buy passage to America. Eventually, their misadventure leads Thomas and Rudolph to the 1849 Gold Rush.
A Mother's Eyes by Karen Woods
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,260. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011 by Sleeping Beagle Books. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical
“Do not be afraid, Miriam, for you have found favor with Elohim.” Come with us on a journey through her life, as she learns to live with the results of her agreement. See her life, her Son, and His Church through A Mother’s Eyes
The Secret Life of God as Man by Mary Quijano
Price: Free! Words: 43,400. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Based on "The Infancy Gospel of Thomas" and other writings, The Secret Life of God as Man is a fictionalized account of Jesus of Nazareth's early childhood, plus the years from age 12 to the start of his ministry at age 30. Told from Christ's own point of view, and from that of those closest to him, it shows a side of Jesus we need to know to fully appreciate who He is and what He has done for us.
A Light Shines: Biblical Stories for Children - Volume One by Alice Busch
Series: A Light Shines: Biblical Stories for Children. Price: Free! Words: 12,900. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Historical
Fictional stories for children and adults in relation to Biblical events. They are written from the viewpoint of imaginary children, as they might have lived in and around the times of the various biblical people and stories.
A New Walk On An Old Path - The Sermon On The Mount by Don Hatfield
Price: Free! Words: 22,330. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Inspirational
Did the Sermon on the Mount do away with the Law of Moses or did it actually step it up notch? See if you agree with his interpretation of those memorable words of Jesus.