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The Comfort of the Shriek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
When President Lincoln is shot dead, an apocalyptic cult worshiping in the swamps of Louisiana fears the end of days is near. When they find the apocalypse's angel buried in mud, they know it. One of them, though, has decided the angel is not theirs to fawn over, it's his. And he'll do anything at all to keep it...
Fires of Alexandria
Price: Free! Words: 87,090. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 4 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.
Dreams of the Negev
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A short story written by L. Todd Wood while covering the Israeli/Hamas Gaza Conflict in the summer of 2014.
Annalea, Princess of Nemusmar
Series: Annalea, Book 1 ยท Annalea, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 92,810. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
After reading the first paragraph, you may conclude that this is a book about pirates. This is not a book about pirates. Okay, there are a few pirates in the book. (Okay, there are quite a few pirates in the book.) But this is not a book that is just about pirates. It provides intimate familiarity with strong characters and a sense of sharing in their lives and adventures.
Minos
You set the price! Words: 290,620. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Follow Minos and his descendants, the kings of the island of Crete, as they lead the Minoan civilization out of Neolithic times to an age of discovery, enlightenment, scientific knowledge, industrialization, and enterprise. Their saga takes them around the Mediterranean and influences surrounding civilizations. You will wonder, and will learn, why we didn't have the 20th Century 3000 years ago.
The Moghul
Price: Free! Words: 218,600. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Doubleday 1983 Reviewers called it the best novel on India since Kipling. An immediate European bestseller, optioned by Indian/German producers who commissioned a six-hour mini-series, then Canadian producers with BBC. Based on real people (ca. 1620) – an English “sea dog” shoots his way through Portuguese gallons and into an Indian port to open trade. Once on land, there’re tiger hun
The Secret of the Century
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,600. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Thirteen-year-old Jacob Zuckerman accompanies his grandfather, Abraham, to Dealey Plaza, Dallas, on the morning of November 22nd, 1963, to see President Kennedy’s motorcade. While the elder Zuckerman is absorbed in filming his now historic clip, Jake turns to his right and sees a man with a rifle, standing behind the picket fence atop the grassy knoll. Conspiracy? Absolutely.
Alberta Skies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,780. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Upon the prolonged death of her father, Lauren Butler decides to see if there is anything left of the love she and Adam once shared before he left for the wild and rugged District of Alberta two years ago.
Becoming Lisette
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,640. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015 by Zinerva Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Lisette is a brilliant young painter with a singular disadvantage – being a woman. Undeterred, she finds support in Amante, a dashing Army officer. After her father dies, her mother marries a jeweler, who wants to control Lisette, leading to severe consequences for her budding career, Amante’s affections and her safety. Lisette must find her own way – before it is too late.
The Bigg Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011 by NetBound Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It's the 1840's on the Lake Superior frontier, when a mysterious stranger arrives in the town of Sault Sainte Marie. Outside the Blood and Guts Saloon, he learns of a plot that will leave a trail of murder and mayhem. But who is he? Why has he come? And will he ever be able to drink his whiskey in peace?
A Pig in the Roses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,630. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Athens is a city living on its nerves, a city on the verge of war with Sparta. When Diokles - merchant, family man, inquisitive, loyal and a terrible lyre player - finds his wife’s uncle Makron accused of murder, it is his duty to defend him. But this is no simple killing, and Diokles must not only smoke out the truth but risk his own life to protect his wife and children.
The Stone-Worker's Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
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Simon the sculptor had been truly touched by God's gift. He saw beauty that others could not and brought it to life through his craft. But Simon also saw the beauty of Elyn. Clandestine meetings have given way to sinful lust, and now the two lovers have vanished. But Frevisse alone suspects there may be some darker truth behind the midnight vanishing...
Starlight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ulf, a farmer in Anglo-Saxon England, starts a new life after a Viking raid. Short story.
White Sands
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,810. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A sweeping action adventure from a dangerous but forgotten era... an inventive first time novel spun from one of America's most notorious unsolved crimes.
Whiskey Runner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,050. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Maggie Hayes loves careening a wagonload of bootleg whiskey across the Canadian prairie with the U.S. Calvary in hot pursuit. She’s been hauling rot-gut for her Pa ever since she’s been old enough to handle a team. Northwest Mounted Police surgeon Dr. Colin Fraser has his hands full when a nighttime raid on the Hayes bootleg whiskey operation brings back a desperately ill Maggie.
Reminiscence
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
As the sun sets and night creeps into the grounds, an old gentleman prepares for dinner. That evening he receives a visit from an old acquaintance, whose visit changes both their lives forever. A gripping story of love, nostalgia, ambition and betrayal, Reminiscence is the latest story from the 'Forgotten Tales' saga by Jake Murphy.
Walk to Paradise Garden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,700. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Amid the chaos of the Western front in 1914, young humanitarian John Armitage meets a British nurse, Evelyne Grenville, a lady with admirable courage. Could they make a difference? Will Evelyne’s secret life bring calamity on them both? Their philanthropic life course encounters joy, forgiveness, horrific tragedy and a special-needs boy who helps them recover. It’s a Walk to Paradise Garden.
Steel Queen
Series: Steel Warfare, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,280. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
STEEL QUEEN is the second of five adventure stories dealing with World War II tank warfare. Each story can be read independently. We follow two cousins that end up on opposite sides in the war. STEEL QUEEN introduces Tommy Fletcher, a tank commander in France 1940. The story takes him to North Africa in 1942, where he meets an Italian nurse. THIS BOOK IS ONLY 99 CENTS.
Mighty Fortress
You set the price! Words: 4,940. Language: American English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An Austrian pastor helps a Jewish family escape the Nazis, but their elderly grandmother must stay behind. He hides her in the church, caring for her and learning from her, until one fateful Christmas Eve.
Verjährt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: German. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Historische Kurz-Krimis 1072 in Cornwall versucht die junge Caitlin, ihr Erbe vor den normannischen Eroberern zu retten. 1795 bestraft in Paris der Gendarm Michel eigenhändig einen betrügerischen Bäcker. 1754 sorgt Hildegard, eine der rechtlosen "Fahrenden" in Schwaben, für das Weihnachtsessen. 1824 wird in Luzern die heimatlose Clara zum Spielball einer politischen Intrige.