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Fiction » Historical » General
False Steps: The Space Race as It Might Have Been by Paul Drye
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Fiction » Historical » General
A popular history of the many spacecraft that might have taken us to space, but that fell short for one reason or another. Based on meticulous research from the best available sources, including those long kept secret in Russian archives. With more than two dozen images and diagrams of the space projects that never quite got off the ground.
A Second Chance by Shayne Parkinson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 167,880. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » General(4.89 from 56 reviews)
Amy uses the second chance she had hardly dared dream of to make up for the wasted years. But a familiar face from long ago makes an unwelcome reappearance, threatening her new-found happiness. Payback has more than one meaning, and sometimes people get what they deserve. "A Second Chance" is the sequel to the three-volume work "Promises to Keep"
Mary Russell's War by Laurie R. King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
On a day in August 1914, the Great War begins in Europe, while across the world in San Francisco a young girl starts a journal. Mary Russell’s weekly entries follow the fighting in northern France and the Pacific, until trauma catches up with her, and sets her on a path that will lead her to Sherlock Holmes, and becoming "The Beekeeper’s Apprentice." With illustrations.
The Last Jew of Kabul by Jamie.B Ernstein
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,930. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
History, travel and love One mans life in one of the World's most beautiful and tragic countries on our planet. Based on a true story, on political manipulations and ideologies, on the quest for power and money and on a forbidden love that is tested by everything that life and death can throw at it.
Daughters of the Dragon - A Comfort Woman's Story by William Andrews
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,070. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A 2014 IPPY AWARD WINNER DURING WORLD WAR II, the Japanese forced 200,000 young Korean women to be sex slaves or “comfort women” for their soldiers. This is one woman’s riveting story of strength, courage and promises kept.
Captain Rundel III - Bend on a Sail and Watch Me Fly by N. Beetham Stark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,410. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In this historical novel of the British Navy in the 1800s, Captain Benjamin Rundel is sent to the White Sea to meet an informant with news on the progress of Napoleon’s army in Russia. When the informant fails to show and brigands waylay him in the night, he has to struggle hundreds of miles overland to his ship which is fast freezing into the White Sea. Book 8 of 9 in the Rundel series.
Midshipman Rundel (book 2 of 9 in the Rundel Series) by N. Beetham Stark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,760. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Ben is transferred at the age of 15 to a most unhappy ship. He is forced into the position of ‘acting surgeon’ because he is the only one with medical training. When he is freed from that duty, he is shanghaied aboard a slaver and later he and ten of his men are captured by pirates and forced to serve. His clever escape leaves he and his crew with three ships to sail.
Captain Rundel II - Give Me a Fair Wind (book 7 of 9 of the Rundel Series) by N. Beetham Stark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,610. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Captain Benjamin Rundel struggles with ship wreckers and the capture of the wrong ship after a peace treaty has been signed. He is sent to the Caribbean with a crew of 'goalies' who want no part of sailing or war. He and his friend, Tom, end up chasing gold in Australia with endless adventures and mighty ice bergs in the Antarctic. Book 7 of 9 in the Rundel series; 1806-1809.
Slave Ship - (Book 1 in The Shame & Glory Saga) by Jerrold Mundis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,030. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » General
"The time is the 1840s and an American captain is bringing a shipload of slaves from Africa. On the trip, an American abolitionist journalist, traveling incognito, buys a young black girl to save her from his lecherous crewmates . . . the slaves stage a revolt . . .the action is quick, gory and rings with verisimilitude." --Publishers Weekly
Captain Rundel I - Trafalgar and Beyond (book 6 of 9 of the Rundel Series) by N. Beetham Stark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,080. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Benjamin Rundel serves aboard Lord Nelson’s ship at Trafalgar, attends his funeral, survives the storm afterwards and finally meets his lady love. After a short courtship, he is engaged to her and sets off for the Pacific with orders to evaluate the west coast of America to see if there are resources that England can use when the war ends. After dealing with a mutiny, he returns home.
Humble Launching, A Story of a Little Boy Growing Up at Sea (Book 1 of 9 in the Rundel Series) by N. Beetham Stark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,230. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This is the story of an orphaned young English boy growing up at sea in the 18th century and facing many challenges from the four terrible ship’s boys to a vindictive leftenant. We experience the Napoleonic Wars through his eyes and those of his friend, Thomas Murphy. It is pumped with action and still shows the challenges that will make Benji a fine captain under often near impossible odds.
Admiral Rundel (book 9 of 9 of the Rundel Series) by N. Beetham Stark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,030. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
British Port Admiral Benjamin Rundel struggles to maintain his sanity amongst piles of papers and petitioners. He finds a short release by getting command of the ship that takes Napoleon to St. Helena. Ben asks the little emperor some pointed questions at supper, getting some unexpected answers. When he retires, he builds a new life with friends and continues to find adventure on land and at sea.
Forever Leftenant Rundel (book 5 of 9 of the Rundel Series) by N. Beetham Stark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,880. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Benjamin Rundel is first leftenant aboard the Gadfly, which is under the command of the son of an M.P. who has bought his son’s commission. But the young captain is a frustrated actor who is addicted to opium and has no idea of the duties of captain. Ben must face charges of mutiny in order to safeguard the ship as he assumes the captain's duties. This is book 5 of 9 in Stark's Rundel series.
The Adventures of Leftenant Rundel (book 4 of 9 of the Rundel Series) by N. Beetham Stark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,250. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Ben and his friend Tom learn to sail a bomb boat and end up spending some stressful time in Italy. They fight at Killala Bay and Quiberon Bay and later deal with some traitors. Ben succeeds when the Admiralty sends him to Panama in search of a treasure ship. He learns about fire ships and the language of the native drums in the Caribbean. Adventure follows him like his shadow.
Mediterranean Madness (book 3 of 9 of the Rundel Series) by N. Beetham Stark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 165,550. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The English fleet sails through the French fleet in a dense fog. Ben fights at the Battle of St. Vincent and later Tenerife. He is sent to rescue an unwilling Italian lady from the French. At Camperdown, he is forced to take over control of the ship when his captain panics. That leads to his assignment to a mutinous ship. After much suffering he returns to Barbados and later fights at Aboukir Bay.
In the Year of My Revolution by James Welsh
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 54,950. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » General
It is December 1892, and a train carrying rival ranchers has become snowbound in Nebraska. If the blizzard doesn't kill the passengers on board the train, a mysterious killer will. As the body count rises and the tensions heat and the temperature drops, it is up to a vagrant and a reporter to find out the truth and save the West from another range war.
Into the Void by Emma Stein
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,410. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » General
The country of Anglina is teeming with social upheaval, and its officials have found an unlikely hero in a philosopher and social activist named Horace. The government has appointed him to undertake a journey around the world to learn the secret of other countries’ success. Unfortunately for Horace, most of the societies he visits turn out to be drastically different from what he expects.
The Earth Goddess by Richard Herley
Series: The Pagans, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
3000 BC. The cult of the Earth Goddess is controlled by a sinister priesthood. The island country has been annexed and its lord murdered. His consort has fled, carrying his heir, Paoul. Ignorant of his parentage, Paoul is orphaned and sold into the Red Order. His teachers predict a great destiny for him. Only later, beyond the point of no return, do his doubts begin ...
The Flag and the Albatross, The shipwreck of the USS REGULUS (AF-57) in Typhoon Rose by Arnold D. Marsh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,640. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The USS Regulus left San Francisco for Vietnam in March 1971. In the following months it provided supplies to 84 ships in the war zone, skirted two typhoons, hailed King Neptune at the equator, and visited six countries. Then it was shipwrecked by Typhoon Rose, the worst to hit Hong Kong in many years. Was it the fault of an arrogant captain? Was its fate foretold by two omens five months earlier?
The Rebel’s Daughter by Anita Seymour
Series: The Woulfes of Loxsbeare, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,390. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Helena Woulfe, the daughter of a wealthy Exeter nobleman leads a privileged life, however, when rebellion sweeps the West Country, her family is caught in its grip. After Monmouth’s bloody defeat in battle at Sedgemoor, Helena sets off for Somerset to find the three missing members of her family.