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Fiction » Historical » General
A Night of Horrors by John Charles Berry
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 112,510. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
A thriller about the 24 hours leading up to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. This tightly plotted novel captures the single day when John Booth and his conspirators plot to kill President, VP, and Secretary of State; the Cabinet plans a post-war US; and the Lincolns dream about their future. It builds to the simultaneous and brutal attacks that left lives shattered and a nation paralyzed.
Venceremos by Howard Waxman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,620. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Brooklyn-born Jay Cardinale, Vietnam War hero turned deserter, has fled to a commune in Canada. Aching to get back home he gets his shot at redemption in the form of a Faustian bargain: he can have a full pardon if he’ll go to Cuba and assassinate an American radical living there in exile. Jay says “no” only to discover he has no choice. Once there, Jay cuts cane, finds love and more.
Polly by Shirley Campbell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 76,430. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Polly Parkins, a young prostitute in Victorian London,struggles to become an exclusive, and pampered, courtesan. When she has to give up this ambition she emigrates to the US. Realistic and strong-minded she ends up in New Mexico Territory where she becomes a famous Madam and,in her later years, a respected citizen. "Polly" is based on stories about Sadie Orchard, a real-life NM Madam.
Legionary (Legionary 1) by Gordon Doherty
Series: Legionary, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,740. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
The Roman Empire is crumbling, and a shadow looms in the east…
Against the Wind by Michele Carter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,400. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1920 when Aidan Malone meets Katherine Bennett he believes he has met the love of his life. He follows her from Ireland to the exciting streets of New York City where she is pursuing a dream of her own in theatre. He immerses himself in the culture of Broadway and then in Hollywood’s silent films, all to be with the woman he adores. Is he obsessed or is something else secretly calling him?
La tumba de Tautira by Luis Mollà
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 157,410. Language: Spanish. Published: February 7, 2010 by ¡¡Ábrete libro!!. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(4.00 from 1 review)
En los últimos años del siglo XVIII, Víctor Lefler, un marino francés condenado por la Revolución a navegar los lejanos mares de ultramar, descubre en Tautira, en la Isla de Tahití, una misteriosa tumba española que encierra el secreto de la nave más buscada por el almirantazgo inglés.
Coffee with Poe: A Novel of Edgar Allan Poe's Life by Andrew Barger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,060. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
A finalist in the Best Book Awards historical biography category, "Coffee with Poe" is a historical novel detailing Edgar Allan Poe’s life. It is filled with actual letters to his three fiancées, his literary contemporaries (Dickens, Longfellow, Irving, and Hawthorne), and his bitter enemies. Live the life of America's brightest and most mysterious author.
Letter From Poitou by Michael Eardley
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 164,740. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
The remarkable history of Eve de Clavering, a 14th century child bride sold into loveless marriages for her father's political and financial ends. She rebelled, lived with the man she really loved, and fought like a lioness protecting her cubs through baronial rebellion, Scottish and French wars, and even the Black Death. Plenty of swordplay and loveplay in this true story.
With Bowie at the Alamo by Frederick West
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 226,000. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2010 by G and J Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Remember The Alamo is a slogan we learned in grade school, but it was the horror of Goliad, where the infamous Mexican General Santa Anna massacred hundreds of prisoners of war, that motivated author Frederick West to pen With Bowie At The Alamo. The result is a sweeping novel of such scope and depth that one cannot help being caught up in the drama even when the end is known.
Falling In Love With Her Husband by Ruth Ann Nordin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General(4.86 from 7 reviews)
When Ann Statesman marries Todd Brothers, it's not because she loves him. She marries him because she knows that he will make a good husband. She hopes that given time, her feelings for him will blossom into romantic love. But when her old beau comes back for her, will she still want to stay with Todd...or will she want to go back to her past love?
Lithgow by Chris Craig
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,840. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Lithgow: an Australian historical novel telling the story of nineteenth century free settlers. The book follows a Scots family swept up by tides of change, struggling in a world forged in battle at Waterloo. Victims of social and economic turmoil in the old world, they seek a future in the new, but the same evils have followed them around the globe.
Swazi Sunrise by Donna Chapman Gilbert
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,760. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
19-year-old Lula leaves for Africa in 1907 to teach the natives about Jesus, never dreaming she would fall in love too. But her chance meeting of fellow missionary Harmon Schmelzenbach begins a lifelong love affair that braves raging rivers, wild animals and wicked witchdoctors to bring God’s grace to the African people.
Ice Haven by Stuart Wilson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures(5.00 from 1 review)
Based on a true historical adventure as recorded in the diary of Gerrit de Veer, Ice Haven is the story of the first ever shipwreck and overwintering within the Arctic Circle in 1596.
The Light Horseman's Daughter by David Crookes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,540. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
While resisting eviction from the Queensland family property during the Great Depression Emma's father is shot dead. But left destitute, with her crippled mother and young twin brothers to care for, Emma fights back. In her struggle to survive she must overcome, ruthless wealthy relatives, racial bigotry, child abuse, corrupt financiers and choose between the love of two very different men.
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.
Silent Thunder by Peter Tanner
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 80,080. 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.
Shades of War by Michele Carter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,730. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
SHADES OF WAR is a historical fiction set in a small mining town in British Columbia during World War I. Clare Tate, a thirty-one-year-old war widow and suffragist from Toronto has barely unpacked her bags when she becomes embroiled in a murder mystery that involves the female members of a troubled family.
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.
White Sands by Philip Corbett
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.
Dandelions In The Garden by Charlie Courtland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 165,240. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.33 from 6 reviews)
Journey into the underworld of the Blood Countess. "Dandelions In The Garden," is a historical fiction novel based on one of the most infamous female mass murderers in history, the 16th century Hungarian countess, Elizabeth Bathory. The Blood Countess was a descendant of Vlad Tepes and is undeniably connected with the vampire legends of Transylvania.