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Fiction » Historical » General
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.
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 Losing Role by Steve Anderson
Series: Kaspar Brothers. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,840. 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.
Finnegan's Gold by Kathryn Imbriani
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,320. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Penniless, pregnant and on the run after killing her abusive lover in self defense, Jenny Hanson wonders if life gets any worse than this. She needs a place to have her baby and chaos of Dawson City in the midst of the Gold Rush seems just the place for her to disappear in plain sight. But, she hitches a ride with the man sent to bring her to justice, North West Mounted Policeman Mike Finnegan.
Death of a Daughter of Venice by Rosemary Sturge
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 81,830. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
1739 The Venice of Vivaldi and Canaletto. Harry Brierfield, a young Englishman is attempting to establish himself painting cityscapes for his compatriots doing the Grand Tour. Things turn disastrous when he finds a body in a canal. Paola, a young musician and the dead girl’s friend, is ready to co-opt his assistance in discovering who did kill Sonia. But can they do it?
Collected Historical Stories by Paul Morrison
Series: Collected Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
This collection of imaginative short stories is a worldly voyage to distant pasts, and rich and magical cultures, which together form an impressive historic mosaic. Through the pages of these fictional stories we cross the subtle boundary into reality, transporting the reader to past worlds long lost in time.
Cenacolo by Joseph Orbi
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 64,450. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Joseph Orbi's Cenacolo is a novel based on the award winning play of the same title, dealing with two harrowing weeks in the life of Leonardo da Vinci. It is a historical novel of intrigue, unbearable suspense and forbidden love. Its principal characters are some of the giants of the Renaissance; Leonardo Da Vinci, Niccòlo Machiavelli, Ludovico Sforza and Çesare Borgia.
The Irish Boer by Brian Ross
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 156,640. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Arthur O'Driscoll is the older brother of Frances who nursed British troops during the Boer War. This is the companion book to An Irish Nurse in Africa and deals with the war from the point of view of the Orange Free State. O'Driscoll leads a Boer commando and later is able to use his ability to imitate British accents to become a Boer spy.
Uncontrollable by Kevin Eady
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The life-story of Buenaventura 'El Coco' Garcia, a 101-year old Spanish anarchist. He is born on the first day of the Tragic Week in Barcelona in 1909 and throughout his eventful life we encounter many of the major events of 20th century anarchism. Politics and passion. Love, hate and revenge. Dreams and reality. All this and a final, shocking twist.
Gypsy Spirit by Rita Karnopp
Series: Tango of Death, Book 1. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,150. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish(4.00 from 1 review)
Few people realize that being Gypsy in 1943 Poland was as dangerous and frightening as being a Jew. It is guessed that between five hundred thousand to one million Gypsies perished during the Holocaust, the Porraimos (the devouring) as the Gypsies called it. Book 2, Partisan Heart Book 3, Jewish Soul
A Soul Burned by RJ Curtis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
On 14th February, 1945, the Allies fire-bombed Dresden, killing tens of thousands and starting a political row and propaganda war that lasted years.
Final Victory by Philip Bosshardt
Price: Free! Words: 251,570. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
In August 1945, the U.S. used two atomic bombs against Japan. A third bomb was also built. What if a special ops team from Japan had managed to steal the third bomb? The Imperial Japanese plan for Final Victory ranges from Tokyo to Tinian Island, from Las Alamos to a stolen B-29 headed toward San Francisco. Only Army counter-intelligence agent Colonel Wade Brogan can stop this plan.
Wild Dream by Alice Duncan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,680. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
She knew he was the One the moment he galloped into her life, dusty and wounded, but handsome as sin. He was on the lam from the law, wounded in a botched holdup, when he rode onto Miss Addie's spread. Her innocence was pure seduction, her passionate kisses, sweet torture. He couldn't leave. He couldn't stay. She made him a hero in spite of himself. How could he tell her the truth?
Wolf at the Door by Geonn Cannon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,780. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Supposed Crimes, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
In this prequel to Geonn Cannon's popular "Underdogs" series, a 19th century human soldier joins forces with a canidae in order to prevent a genocide targeting both species.
The Black Orchestra by JJ Toner
Series: The Black Orchestra, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,150. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage(4.00 from 1 review)
It is 1940. The German war machine is devouring Western Europe. In Berlin, a military intelligence signalman discovers a colleague lying dead at his radio receiver... This is the story of one man’s journey through darkness to enlightenment. A cracking spy story, it is a tale of corruption and redemption, of fear and courage, of loyalty and betrayal -- and of love.
Deceptive Cadence by Timm Rolek
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(4.00 from 1 review)
Musicians and spies in counterpoint at the twilight of the Cold War.
Northern Liberties by Glenn Vanstrum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,940. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
A painter can imitate life through his art, but he can also imitate death. Thomas Eakins creates a masterpiece as anatomy labs proliferate, whores and winos vanish, antisepsis appears in hospitals, and the world visits Philadelphia for its 1876 exposition. His painting, The Gross Clinic, evokes a literary vision of beauty, murder, and redemption, blending impasto pigments, medicine, and passion.
Ars Magica by Judith Tarr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2010 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a true story. Once there was a boy whose soul soared so high that no simple farmstead could contain him. A wise teacher took him from his father’s farm and taught him all that the teacher knew; then sent him on to greater teachers, until the boy arrived at the pinnacle of the world. Emperors bowed before him; princes of the Church yielded to his will. But the boy had a secret…
Sabará 18 by Carlos Gentil Vieira
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,590. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » General(4.00 from 1 review)
A novel set in Colonial Minas Gerais, Brazil, 18th century. In Portuguese only. Everything happens in Vila Real de Nossa Senhora da Conceição do Sabará. A minor event, a Saint Joseph's statue was stolen from within a Catholic church, turns itself into a big mistery, along with a priest murder and some other strange occurrences.
Marius' Mules: The Invasion of Gaul by S.J.A. Turney
Series: Marius' Mules, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 169,820. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
It is 58BC, and the Tenth Legion under Marcus Falerius Fronto are encamped at Cremona awaiting the arrival of the great general Julius Caesar. Fronto is about to discover that politics can be as dangerous as battle, that old enemies can be trusted more than new friends, and that standing close to such a shining figure as Caesar, even the most ethical of men risk being burned.