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Fiction » Historical » General
The Woman Who Lost China by Rhiannon Jenkins Tsang
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,460. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Epic, tender, brutal. THE WOMAN WHO LOST CHINA by Rhiannon Jenkins Tsang is a historical novel about China that deals with little people at the mercy of forces greater than themselves.
The Year of the Rat by Lucille Bellucci
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,880. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Too soon after the second Big War and occupation by the Japanese army, Shanghai in 1948 faces occupation by Mao Tse-tung's army. The affluent foreigners believe this is just another civil war and will stay, but the Russian refugees who escaped the 1917 Bolshevik revolution know they will be killed.
Nietzsche's Footfalls by David Pollard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » European
Nietzsche spent the last decade of his life mad in rooms above the archive created by his sister, turning him into a part of Nazi mythology. This book traces the roots that made this possible. It traces Nietzsche’s relationship with Wagner and his sister, his thoughts on Germany and Judaism and women. It is a meditation on how thought can be inverted during the posthumous existence of its writer.
A Cleft of Diamonds by Tony Matthews
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,750. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
A Cleft of Diamonds is a story of high adventure set mainly in British & German East Africa in 1914/15. Norwood Tynbridge-Pierson, the son of Britain’s minister for war, is instructed to go to Nairobi to gauge the public’s reaction to the possibility of war with Germany. What follows is a saga of immense proportions, an African adventure of love, reckless courage, fear and astonishing triumph.
Banners by Steve Pribish
Series: Ikons, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,440. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Russian
An assassination in Serbia sets off a series of events that draws the world into an ever-expanding vortex of madness. As mighty armies clash, entire populations must either flee their ancestral homes or be ground into dust. Akulina Boriskova and her two young sons are caught in the center of the madness and with the other villagers of Hutawa, Byelorussia must choose between death or Siberia.
Year of the Angels by Erika Madden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,050. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
What happens when the sweet magic of children mixes with the grimness of war? Year of the Angels, an outstanding novel by Erika Madden, describes the results. The author, guided by her personal experience as a child growing up in Germany during World War II, shows that in the world of children, war or no war, there are no boundaries and there is no hate.
Begraven in het Verleden by D.E. Haggerty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,540. Language: Dutch. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Skylar Dewitt is haar hele leven verstoten vanwege haar grootvaders bekende sympathie voor de Nazi’s. Nu is haar grootvaders lichaam gevonden in Nederland, in een gebied wat bekend staat als een executie veld van de Nazi’s. Skylar vliegt naar Nederland opzoek naar antwoorden omtrent haar grootvaders lot. Haar zoektocht leidt tot verloren familie, maar kan ze het mysterie ontrafelen?
Spitfire pilotes- Seconde Guerre mondiale-Les femmes extraordinaires by Emma Gee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,650. Language: French. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Les Nazis pulvériser Londres avec des bombes mortelles ! Sarah Randle lutte pour sa survie. Les femmes commencent à ferry Spitfires et autres avions militaires pour le discours les pilotes de la RAF pour la bataille. Sarah est l'une de ces femmes extraordinaires. Un pilote de Spitfire beau sauve sa vie. Peut-il faire appel à son cœur brisé, à aimer à nouveau ?
Boat People by James Eckardt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,120. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Historical » General
Boat People is a panoramic novel of greed and compassion, violence and family love, desperation and hope. It is September 1981, the high tide of boat people flight from Vietnam. From the Mekong Delta port of Rach Gia, one boat, crammed with fishermen, farmers, political refugees, and urban hustlers, runs a 300-mile gauntlet of pirates and storms for the safe haven of Songkhla Refugee Camp.
The Rockaway Boys and Maggie by Don Kellin
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,170. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Rockaway Beach, NY, the few days between Labor Day, 1943 and the start of school back in the city. The east coast is vulnerable to spies launched from Nazi U Boats. After a lousy summer, Donny Becker, Ben Kaplan, and Maggie McCrane vow to do “something that counts.” They’ll have a great adventure that will save New York, and affect the war effort, their country, the world.
Freedom's Southern Line by Karen Horst
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 153,960. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
After their elopement, Julia Hamilton and Peter Anderson head west to join the fight for freedom in Kansas. The troubles start as soon as they arrive. Lawrence is burned and sacked and John Brown exacts retribution for it. After the summer of 1856 when slave power is finally broken in Kansas, Peter starts a business and becomes a wealthy man. But tragedy follows and the worst is yet to come b
Hitler Stopped by Franco by Burt Boyar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,330. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
The amazing, untold story of how Generalísimo Francisco Franco, Caudillo of Spain, out-negotiated Adolf Hitler and aided the Allies in winning World War II.
Decade of Drama — Diamonds, Murder and Intrigue by Robert McQuade
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,810. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » General
Civil War veteran and engineer Jack Tarboro is smitten with diva Eleanora Rizzo from the moment he sees her and she returns his feelings, but their relationship is not destined to be easy. The final ingredient to this tumultuous tale is a business arrangement involving Jack, Andre, the Boers, the South African slave trade, diamonds and guns.
The Emigrants - Gold & Glory by JJ Barrie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 25, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » General
Transport and the tyranny of distance was the real problem for the colony. Distance determined the how far wheat, the most valuable of the farm crops, could be transported. Cattle walked to market losing a little fat but the beef the small population could consume, was limited. Only sheep were valuable enough to show a profit. However, the lifeblood of the colony was labour. Then they found gold!
Cold War: Murder in the Heartland by Robert L. Tecklenburg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,640. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Penumbra Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » General
At the height of the Cold War and one of the coldest Iowa winters on record, Police Chief and Korean War vet Jimmy Novotny deals with personal demons while investigating a farmer's apparent suicide. But when more bodies and rumors of Soviet spies turn up, it's clear there's a murderer loose in the rural community. A redheaded reporter shows up to complicate things, and Jimmy has his hands full.
Ronin of the Seas-On Pirate Shores by Stephen Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,810. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
1718 – The pirate sloop Sweet Alice captures a French slave ship, unaware that she carries a fortune in gold. Quartermaster Esau Jessup and Gentleman Davy Fletcher, Alice’s self-destructive captain, rescue indentured servant May Meehan from Blackbeard Teach. Esau decides to give up piracy; Davy needs him to further his own dark ends. Their final confrontation changes the fate of empires.
Forgiveness by Jefferson Blackburn-Smith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 180,580. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Historical » General
1949. A bloody war engulfs the Balkans’ nations of Montrovia and Corabia. Walter Krang, a brutal Montrovian concentration camp guard, escapes certain death as a war criminal when an inmate forgives him and helps him escape the camp’s liberation. Masquerading as a camp survivor and Krang makes his way across the war torn region seeking revenge. Will justice be served?
Atocha Farewell by Janet Vittorio Corica
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,870. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
“Atocha Farewell” is a book about two lovers, who have a destiny, and a bond, unknown even to them until an accident sends the heroine, a very successful romance writer into a coma.
Above All Earthly Powers by Jack Cavanaugh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,220. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Book 3 in the Songs in the Night trilogy An unlikely coalition forms to sneak six disabled young people over the Berlin Wall, out of Communist East Germany. Once begun, two possible fates await them: freedom or death.
Sarah & Eleanor by Paddy Austin
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 90,190. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
When two well-born women run away from their homes in Kilkenny to live together, the genteel world of 18th century Ireland is scandalised. Based on a true story, Sarah & Eleanor is a tale of betrayal, seduction, loneliness and desire. But mostly, it is a story of a love that endures through hardships and scandal, and leaves a legacy of achievement still admired today.