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Fires of Alexandria
Price: Free! Words: 86,790. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » General
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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.
The Chronicles of Heaven's War: Sisters of the Bloodwind
Price: Free! Words: 260,540. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
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Where to begin a tale filled with closely guarded secrets of demons, gods and men that has for the Ages been hidden from all searching eyes… This our Quest…a long and twisting road to Destiny drawing us into the past, then flinging us into an uncertain future, opening a door to a mystical world… Dare you take this dangerous journey of discovery to uncover the truth of all matters...?
Annalea, Princess of Nemusmar
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
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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.
You set the price! Words: 290,610. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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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
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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
Mighty Fortress
You set the price! Words: 4,940. Language: American English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
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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.
Letters to Mrs Hernandez
Price: Free! Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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It is 1942 and young Ben Hutchinson has found himself uprooted from wartime England to the Pampas of Argentina. There he finds a sense of belonging and an unlikely love in the beautiful and headstrong Setsu. As the war pulls them apart, only the letters that travel across the miles can sustain them over time as they strive to reunite at the war's end.
Threads of The War, Volume I: Personal Truth Inspired Flash-Fiction of The 20th Century's War
Series: Threads of The War. Price: Free! Words: 23,770. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » War
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The Threads of the War series shares personal stories from real-life military history across the span of The 20th Century's War. In Volume I, experience the intimate moments between a father and son high over Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941; squirm in your seats with the movie-goers at a German cinema in 1915; and travel a rail line with some children in East Prussia in 1945.
The Bastion
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Historical » General
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The sole descendant of a family line muses over the ignominious past of his ancestors.
The Path of Tears
Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: American English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
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A short story I wrote for the Patrick Henry A Call to Pens Writing Contest.
Tsura: A World War II Romance
Price: Free! Words: 87,510. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
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An epic WWII saga, for fans of The Bronze Horseman and Outlander. Outcast and despised as a Roma (gypsy) in World War II Romania, all Tsura longs for is a sense of safety and a place to belong. Just when she believes she’s found home in the arms of her lover, for both their safety, she’s forced to leave him and marry another.
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
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"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
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“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.
An Okinawan Affair
Price: Free! Words: 88,970. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
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An Okinawan Affair was written partly as a memoir and partly to tell about the people of Okinawa and what had happened on the island before repatriation back to Japan. And about the Americans who were stationed there in the military or chose to live on the island as civilians. Most of the characters are profiles of real people or composites of several people the author knew on the island.
Blood of Pioneers (Divided Decade Collection)
Price: Free! Words: 45,390. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011 by Candle Star Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
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Hannah craves excitement, but all local adventures dried up long ago, when her parents unpacked their wagon on the Michigan frontier. When war breaks out, her father and brother leave to fight the Confederacy. Then the farm is threatened, and the one place she longs to leave suddenly becomes the one place she'll risk everything to save.
Mùa Biển Động tập I - Những Đợt Sóng Ngầm
Price: Free! Words: 66,090. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 25, 2011 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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Mùa Biển Động tập I - Những Đợt Sóng Ngầm trường thiên tiểu thuyết lịch sử Nguyễn Mộng Giác ebook edition Kệ Sách xuất bản - 2011 Smashwords phát hành ISBN 978-1-4524-5759-8
Price: Free! Words: 249,130. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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William Longsword, illegitimate son of Henry II of England, has been sent into exile in northern Wales. His nemesis, Earl Hugh of Chester, has retreated to a manor in Wales after a disastrous defeat at Henry's hands. The two resume their rivalry on this foreign ground, a conflict which expands to involve wives, lovers, local chiefs and a neighboring abbey.
Ireland Rose
Series: Ireland Rose, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 112,190. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Historical » General
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As sweeping historical romance. From the high society of Charleston to the green hills of Ireland.
An Unspoken Truth
Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
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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.
Surviving Borodino
Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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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.

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