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The Smoke That Thunders by Nathan Bassett
Price: Free! Words: 109,020. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Travel(4.00 from 1 review)
"Africa held the promise of changed hearts and souls. This Africa would offer renewed hope and the possibility of love. It would define their destinies. Yet, at any moment, this Africa could rob them of hope, love, and destiny. Chad and Peter were to be tested and refined in ways they dare not imagine."
Street of Angels by Joe Derkacht
Price: Free! Words: 126,580. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Christian » Historical(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Everyone knows a few sermons can't change the world of the Deep South in the turbulent 1960's, especially when certain preachers on opposite sides of the color line prefer the status quo. But two nearly destitute widows and their very different sons reaching across the street in selfless love just might save their community.
Mail Order Millie by Katie Crabapple
Series: Homespun, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 21,550. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Christian » Historical(3.60 from 5 reviews)
George has a hard time dealing with his farm and his four children after the death of his wife. When the ladies at his church raise money for a mail order bride for him, he doesn’t argue with them. Millie has a short time to find her own way in the world before she is kicked out of the orphanage where she was raised. George’s letter about his requirements for a bride fit in all ways but one.
High on a Mountain by Tommie Lyn
Series: A MacLachlainn Saga, Book One: Ailean. Price: Free! Words: 90,830. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Ailean MacLachlainn dreamed of being a famed warrior. Until a glance from Mùirne's blue eyes turned his head and escalated his rivalry with Latharn. Ailean's chief involved his clan in an uprising and changed Ailean's life. What happens when a man's dreams turn to dust and he loses everything? Does he have what it takes to go on? This is a story of adventure...of love, loss and redemption.
Guia de Leitura para o Livro 1 de "O Seculário de um Judeu Errante" by Paulo Barata
Price: Free! Words: 29,490. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Um Guia de Leitura para facilitar a compreensão das crónicas do Judeu Errante, sumariando através das Linhas do Tempo os acontecimentos mais relevantes dos diferentes períodos que cada livro abrange. Da mesma forma, a grande maioria dos personagens históricos que integram cada uma das épocas são também identificados, assim como as respetivas nomenclaturas e geografias de cada era.
Bride of Paradise: Book 1 in Mail Order Ministers by Katie Crabapple
Series: Mail Order Ministers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 26,950. Language: American English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Romance(4.00 from 1 review)
Samuel, a lonely pastor in Paradise, Texas, writes to the president of the seminary he recently graduated from expressing his need for companionship. Just weeks later he receives a letter from the president's wife and a woman he's never met, informing him a bride has been found. Although uncertain whether he really wants to marry, he agrees, thinking she may be the one God has selected for him.
Broken Pieces: A Short Story by Tracy Higley
Price: Free! Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Natalee restores museum pieces, but she's not sure there's much hope for her own shattered life. Until one Christmas Eve, when she meets a stranger with a broken past of his own...
Finding Her Way by Leah Banicki
Series: Wildflowers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,410. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1848, women can expect a few bumps along the Oregon Trail. Corinne Temple, age seventeen, has a few ridiculous challenges to face outside the river crossings, snakes, Indians, accidental gunshots and finding enough privacy to be clean along the grimy trail. * *Previously released as Seeing the Elephant - appropriate for ages 10 and above**
The Innkeepers by Russ Durbin
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Christian » Historical(4.75 from 4 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.
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!
Return Home by MaryJane Seeiso
Price: Free! Words: 14,870. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Callie's obsessions of the wild west had driven her to run away from home as a teenager. After she leaves her husband Jonathan with their five year old boy she reaches her destination but life isn't what she had anticipated in the west and when Jonathan come looking for her she has to make a decision to rectify her mistakes.
Benny and the Bank Robber by Mary C. Findley
Series: Benny and the Bank Robber, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 58,160. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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