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Fiction » Historical » General
The Second Lost Tale of Mercia: Ethelred the King by Jayden Woods
Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
"The Lost Tales of Mercia" are ten short tales that can be enjoyed as quick glimpses into the swashbuckling history of ancient England or read alongside the full-length novel, "Eadric the Grasper." Young Ethelred wants little more than to impress his half-brother, Edward. But when a conspiracy develops against Edward's future reign, Ethelred finds himself at the center of its success.
Journal of a Civil War Nurse by Georgiann Baldino
Series: Civil War Nurses. Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(3.67 from 3 reviews)
This short story is based on letters written by Cornelia Hancock, Civil War nurse. Author Georgiann Baldino dramatizes what it took to survive the inhumane conditions. Women who served as nurses came from many different backgrounds, but most served well behind the front. Cornelia Hancock was one of a few who served in field hospitals. Her presence reminded soldiers why they were fighting.
Ireland Rose by Patricia Strefling
Series: Ireland Rose, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 112,190. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
As sweeping historical romance. From the high society of Charleston to the green hills of Ireland.
The Lucky One by Ray Kingfisher
Price: Free! Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European(3.33 from 3 reviews)
A Prize Winning Short Story. An elderly woman is haunted by memories of her escape from the holocaust. But how reliable are painful memories that have been kept at bay for over sixty years? And at her time of life, what exactly is she searching for?
No Kiss For A Killer by John Ivor
Series: Swan River, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2008 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Skilled swordsman Jeremy Hanwell vows to avenge his father’s murder. Then he falls in love – with a woman who’ll reject him if he performs this sacred duty. Romance rides a thorny trail in an 1830s British Colony.
The Battlefield by Allen Hancock
Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Billy rubbed his hand along the smooth woodwork of the rifle slung over his shoulder. “Do you think we’ll get to fight at last.” For most of the new men their greatest fear had always been that the fighting would finish before they had their chance to join in.
Letters to Mrs Hernandez by C S Gibbs
Price: Free! Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It is 1942 and young Ben Hutchinson has found himself uprooted from wartime England to the Pampas of Argentina. There he finds a sense of belonging and an unlikely love in the beautiful and headstrong Setsu. As the war pulls them apart, only the letters that travel across the miles can sustain them over time as they strive to reunite at the war's end.
Even The Grass Bleeds by Norbert Mercado
Price: Free! Words: 28,410. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
On July 16, 1990, the most devastating earthquake in Philippine history takes place. Daniel, an engineering student is trapped beneath the rubble of the Hyatt Terraces Hotel. Rose, his girlfriend, is an OFW in Hong Kong. She awaits news of his situation.
The Losing Role by Steve Anderson
Series: Kaspar Brothers. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,430. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » General(4.60 from 5 reviews)
In the last winter of World War II a failed German actor, Max Kaspar, is forced to join a desperate secret mission in which he must impersonate an enemy American officer. So Max cooks up his own fanatical plan -- he'll use his false identity to escape tyranny and war and flee to the America he'd once abandoned. The Losing Role is the first book in the Kaspar Brothers series.
Other Tales: Stories from The Ballad of Gregoire Darcy by Marsha Altman
Price: Free! Words: 69,710. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Three short stories related to Altman's Pride and Prejudice series of books.
Entangled (formerly known as Spellbound) by Jaimey Grant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » General(3.60 from 5 reviews)
England 1820. Due to one too many mistakes on her part, Raven Emerson is forced to retire from the stage. Out of pure boredom, she agrees to pose as an eccentric duke's betrothed. Lord Windhaven hires her because he's tired of his family's interference. She's risking her life, he's risking his sanity, but they're both risking their hearts.
The First Wife: A Short Story by Tommy Black
Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Meliva Maric received little fan fare or recognition as Albert Einstein's first wife during her lifetime. Although she was known, it was not until the release of the couple's love letters following Einstein's death that the world began to stand up and take notice. This is a fictionalized account of Mileva and her life.
স্বপ্ন স্মৃতি বাস্তব by Ratan Lal Basu
Price: Free! Words: 34,290. Language: Bengali. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
এই উপন্যাসটির বিষয়বস্তু ১৯৬০-৭০ সালের ভারতের রাজ্য পশ্চিমবঙ্গের নকসালবাড়ি আন্দোলন ও পশ্চিমবঙ্গের অর্থনীতি, রাজনীতি ও সংস্কৃতির উপর তার প্রভাব । কলকাতার প্রেসিডেন্সি কলেজের ছাত্র আন্দোলন দিয়ে এই উপন্যাসের শুরু এবং নকসাল আন্দোলনের বিফলতা ও তআর পরবর্তী স্বপ্ন ভঙ্গের মধ্যে এই উপন্যাসের পরিসমাপ্তি।
Ambrose, Prince of Wessex; Trader of Kiev. by Bruce Corbett
Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,550. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
A young prince of Wessex is captured by Viking raiders. He and his friends manage to escape captivity in Denmark, and begin an epic journey to Norway and then Sweden. The rest of the story is loosely based on the Primary Russian Chronicles. There, they join a Viking expedition to conquer Novgorod, and, within a year, they travel down the mighty Dnieper river to settle in Kiev.
Homefront by Tony Christini
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
"Homefront...takes on the Iraq War and the complicity of the common citizen. Set in the United States, the story is told through the words and thoughts of one family and some members of their circle. A year after losing their son during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the novel presents the family’s questions and doubts." -Ron Jacobs, Counterpunch
Fires of Alexandria by Thomas Carpenter
Price: Free! Words: 86,790. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 5 reviews)
The greatest mystery of the ancient world remains the identity of who set fire to the Great Library in Alexandria. One hundred years later, Heron of Alexandria—the city's most renown inventor—receives coin from a mysterious patron to investigate the crime, setting in motion a chain of events that will shake the Roman Empire and change the course of history forever.
Amateur Rebel by John Ivor
Series: Swan River, 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,330. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2008 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Maggie, an interpreter, believes justice can’t be achieved without just rulers, so she fights corrupt despots of an 1830s British Colony. And tries not to fall in love with Jeremy, her hot-headed foolish ally. Magistrates commit murder, the natives mistake a missionary as an incarnation of the Rainbow Serpent come to evict white settlers, and Maggie could lose her head - literally!
The Girl in the Lighthouse (Arrington Saga, book 1) by Roxane Tepfer Sanford
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,450. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
ARRINGTON book #1 2nd edition Not since V.C. Andrews gothic novel Flowers in the Attic has there been a series of books so shocking and immersed in dark family secrets. Author Roxane Tepfer Sanford has captured a strikingly similar gothic fiction style in her debut novel, The Girl in the Lighthouse. A recommended read for every V.C. Andrews fan.
The Art of Candle Dipping by Judy Alter
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story based on an actual incident in the 1880s in North Texas, when Comanches threatened a family. The mother was dipping candles and used hot wax to protect her children.
Jacob's Courage: A Holocaust Love Story by Charles Weinblatt
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 283,840. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Jacob's Courage is a tender coming of age love story of two young adults during the Holocaust. This historical novel explores the dazzling beauty of passionate love and enduring bravery in a lurid world where the innocent are murdered. From despair, to unforgettable moments of chaste beauty, Jacob’s Courage examines a constellation of emotions during a time of incomprehensible brutality.