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Dreams of the Negev
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by Icebox Publishing. 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.
The Crossing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
A fictitious historical short story based on true events. It's 1897 and Ignazia Traina, a Sicilian peasant woman, is left behind in Palermo when her husband and son leave for America. This is the story of her journey to reunite her family. Ignazia's daugher, Lena, tells her mother's story to her own inquisitive daughter...
Steel Vengeance
Series: Steel Warfare, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Third of five adventure stories dealing with World War 2, tank warfare, love and survival. In these books we follow two cousins that fight for opposite sides in the war. Steel Vengeance pick up where Steel Queen ended. We follow Tommy Fletcher through the Italian Campaign in 1944 and 1945, and also the action moves between the battlefield and his time away from the fighting.
The Stone-Worker's Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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...
Trio of Horrors: Three Tales from the Holocaust
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,230. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Three distinct tales from the Holocaust are presented in this anthology of short stories. Each contains a stong heroine, fighting for her life and those around her. The Lodz Ghetto uprising, a unique love story between a Jewish girl and her German captor, and the escape of 600 prisoners from the Sobibor Death Camp are told. This book is 50 pages long, each story is complete unto itself.
Brian: A New Beginning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,080. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
10-year-old Bronislav finds that immigrating from the Soviet Union means facing bullying and other hardships. But he triumphs over adversity, handles a serious crisis, makes friends and even finds a way to make some money for his struggling family.
Transforming Oracle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
During the Greek Dark Ages, Oreste and his brother, Teris, approach the remote village of Delphi looking for a day's labor. They are surprised to learn the priestess of Delphi's oracle's, Aellai, wreaks havoc in the lives of locals through her interpretations of the nightly snake dance rituals. Oreste could just as easily be destroyed by Aellai's divining as transformed in Delphi.
The Dutiful Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011 by Knotted Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mama Chen thinks she's lucky to have found Xi Bao, wandering alone through the empty streets during Ghost month. Now she has the most dutiful daughter, who waits on her every wish. Or is there more to Xi Bao then there seems? This short story is set in Beijing, during the Ming dynasty, around 1500 A.D.
The Murder of Rose Connelly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In the late summer of 1882, the son of a wealthy Georgia lumberman sits in jail, awaiting his execution. He is to be hung by the neck until dead, condemned for the brutal murder of a young woman he claims still to love. As his own death draws near, he reflects on the crime that led to his downfall--a crime he never really wanted to commit in the first place.
The Bastion
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2016 by Xadrum. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The sole descendant of a family line muses over the ignominious past of his ancestors.
The Small Boy
Series: The Sawyer Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: British English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Boy is taken away and beaten to an inch of his life, forced into a small dark room with nothing but a faint beam of light and dripping water falling through the cracks in the roof as company. Left alone for hours, unsure of his fate.
Surviving Borodino
Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The slaughter at Borodino saw at least 50,000 dead soldiers and 30,000 dead horses. The carnage from the artillery was at a grotesque level. After the battle the Russians fell back and the French pushed on to Moscow. Left behind were hundreds of badly wounded and dying men. A handful survived living off the wasteland amidst all the dead for weeks as winter approached - This is their story.
The Death of Helena
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Imagine being dragged from your bed in the darkest, coldest hours of the night, and taken to a place you believed only existed in nightmares.
Patriot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 590. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
An Irish role in the Mexican American war that is still celebrated today. Forgotten in America, the events described in this fictionalized tale are still celebrated as a regional Mexican holiday.
The Second Lost Tale of Mercia: Ethelred the King
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.
The Third Lost Tale of Mercia: Aydith the Aetheling
Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
“The Lost Tales of Mercia” are ten short stories that can be enjoyed as quick glimpses into the swashbuckling history of ancient England or read in addendum to the novel, "Eadric the Grasper." Aydith is a young aetheling whose distrust of the Norsemen often gets dismissed. With the encouragement of a kind hearth companion named Hastings, she might find another way to aid her country.
James Joyce has a Really Good Day
Price: Free! Words: 330. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Isn't the title self evident? A day in the life of James Joyce.
Prayer Cycle : Protect The Human
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013 by CARNIVAL COMICS. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Graphic novel, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Prayer Cycle : Protect The Human Created by Jazan Wild and Jonathan Elias The international best-seller (Atomic Dreams: The Lost Journal of J. Robert Oppenheimer) was released on July 4th 2009. The dream laced story of the race to build the first atomic bomb was the 1st graphic novel to be downloaded in over 200 countries on smart phones around the globe. Now read the unreleased original story.
An Unspoken Truth
Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
Two experiences weave together to reveal an unspoken truth, a story never told. A teenager journeys to the site of an unfathomable atrocity, with a survivor in tow. Sixty years earlier, a small village comes together in the face of danger, to solidify an act of pure love. An Unspoken Truth reminds us of the human cost of war and its far reaching affects on future generations.
The White House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Two women reach for happiness amid the dangers of an eighteenth century colony. Annie Simpson is captured by Blackbeard and taken to an inn called The White House. There she meets Lizzie Poole, the innkeeper's daughter who longs for happiness of her own. Based on the legend of the Hammock House in Beaufort, North Carolina.

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