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Fiction » Historical » General
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 6 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.
For Honor: An Adventure of What Might Have Been by Kat Jaske
Series: For Honor, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,450. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Escape to the intrigue and adventure of 1638 France where the musketeers uncover an insidious plot to overthrow King Louis XIII and divide the country. Fight with the musketeers; ride with them and find the spies. Try to stay alive, and just accept that Lady Laurel's fencing skills are needed. She's good, surprisingly good—-and beautiful. Enter a battle where honor is more valued than life.
Royal Cowries (Cowries Series #1) by Stella Eromonsere-Ajanaku
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,980. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Pushed to marry a man she would never pick for herself, Uvbi hatches a way out to undermine the rule of law. Getting out of the age old tradition will cost Uvbi her dignity and freedom. When Nagudia, who conceals his past to gain freedom in the land, rescues Uvbi in the bush, he has no idea his life will become entangled with hers in a bizarre way.
The Trials of Huckleberry Finn: Adventures with Sam Clemens by David Hoopes
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,190. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What would have happened if Huckleberry Finn and Samuel Langhorne Clemens had grown up together in Hannibal, Missouri, in the 1850's? The Trials of Huckleberry Finn tells that story and follows their relationship through Sam's years on the Mississippi. Written in typical Huckleberry Finn narrative style this book is a must-read for any fan of Mark Twain.
The Comfort of the Shriek by Scott Crowder
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...
Dreams of the Negev by L. Todd Wood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by Icebox Media. 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 by Stephen Shore
Series: Annalea, Book 1 · 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.
The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
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 by Roger Levine
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.
The Old Mermaid's Tale by Kathleen Valentine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,620. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Set against the background of the maritime and sea legends of the Great Lakes, The Old Mermaid's Tale weaves a love story of grand proportions - the story of Clair Wagner and the two men she loves: Pio, a handsome young fisherman and Baptiste, the mysterious Breton seafarer and musician she is fascinated by - that pays homage to the importance of stories in our lives.
Alberta Skies by Kathryn Imbriani
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,770. 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.
Suzanne's Peace by Verity Blethyn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: British English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It's June 1918 and 15 year old Suzanne is waiting in exile for the war to finish and to return home to battle-scarred Ypres in Belgium. Join her in her journey through grief and dread towards discovery and hope, finding unexpected opportunities and characters amongst the chaos and destruction.
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 Earth Goddess by Richard Herley
Series: The Pagans, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,920. 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 ...
Silent Thunder by Peter Tanner
You set the price! Words: 78,940. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010 by Tanner Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Silent Thunder; a story based on an actual operation. Hostages were taken by terrorists and America was given a five day deadline to give in to their demands: unseat President Marcos or the hostages would be brutally murdered. Patrick Henry, the son of a powerful Senator, would be the first to die. Rather than give in, America sent in its best to try to do the impossible.
Barn Dance by Jules Radcliffe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by eXcessica Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After months of furtive assignations that leave Ash cold and unsatisfied, his lover leaves him for a life of riches and respectability. Angry and heartbroken, Ash has noone to confide in until neighboring farmers Seth and Dougal discover his secret love. In their passionate embraces, Ash learns that love which uses and manipulates is not true love.
Verjährt by Annemarie Nikolaus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,840. 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.
The Whole Rotten Edifice by Tony Judge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,240. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure(5.00 from 2 reviews)
During the desperate defence of Moscow in 1941/2, an estranged father and daughter fight for the Red Army: he as a general, she as a sniper. After Moscow escapes from imminent disaster, both become involved in a series of battles to the west of the city. Despite Marta's desire to escape from her father's influence, he will use all means to re-establish contact between them.
Someday Soon by David Crookes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,940. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The bombing of Darwin by the Japanese in 1942 was Australia's Pearl Harbor.Faith and her brother,Joe,escape the carnage aboard Joe's ketch Faraway,along with Koko,an Australian born Japanese fleeing internment.They are soon separated by the fortunes of war and face their own personal battles against espionage and injustice,Joe as a soldier,Koko as a POW and Faith as the lover of a U.S.army pilot.
Steel Queen by Jorgen Flood
Series: Steel Warfare, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,280. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(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.
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