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Hamelin
Price: Free! Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Seven hundred years after the events described in the folktale of the Pied Piper, the town of Hamelin is celebrating the anniversary of the original story. But what if the story is true? What if the Pied Piper is real? And what if he came back?
Celeste Ng's Everything I Never Told You Summary & Analysis
You set the price! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
This companion to Everything I Never Told You also includes the following: • Book Review • Story Setting Analysis • Story elements you may have missed as we decipher the novel • Details of Characters & Key Character Analysis • Summary of the text, with some analytical comments interspersed • Discussion & Analysis of Themes, Symbols… • And Much More!
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.
Bataille à Cherbourg
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 43. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,830. Language: French. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
En ce dimanche où l’on devait fêter la Sainte Trinité, la journée s’annonçait printanière à Cherbourg et l’humeur aurait été plutôt festive en raison de la fête patronale, en ce 1er juin, s’il n’y avait eu, les jours précédents, bataille à Barfleur...
Batu
Price: Free! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Batu is a short story about a Mongolian sheep herder who is drafted in the Soviet People’s Army. Batu and other Mongols fight under General Belov in the battles of Moscow and Kiev.
Silent Service
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » General
Lieutenant-Commander Oliver Dunbar and the crew of E-17, thirty men and boys in a steel cylinder a hundred and eighty feet long, must penetrate the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus and get into the Black Sea. The inland sea has been an Ottoman lake for hundreds of years. It’s their job to sink the ships that sustain the Empire, in support of an imminent campaign on the Turkish mainland.
War Secrets: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This short story takes place in the 1930s in Leipzig, Germany. The Nazis are in power, but the war has not yet begun. A young physics student and an older German scientist must work together to find a way to split the atom. But both men have secrets that could put the other in mortal danger. Originally published in the 2013 MWA Anthology THE MYSTERY BOX, edited by Brad Meltzer.
Barn Dance
Price: Free! Words: 11,600. 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.
Laggiù scorreva il fiume
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: Italian. Published: April 29, 2015 by ZeugmaPad. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Una storia di amicizia oltre lo spazio e il tempo. Due ragazzi, deportati ad Auschwhitz nell'ultima retata del ghetto di Roma, si ritrovano nelle vesti di vittima e carnefice. Il racconto esplora il mondo sotterraneo e tremendo dei Sonderkommando, prigionieri costretti a bruciare i loro stessi compagni. La storia dolce e struggente, malgrado il contesto tragico, all'alba della liberazione.
Fight and Flight - From "Short Cuts", a short story collection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
In Kyoto, a modern-day businessman and a despairing samurai are separated by centuries – but joined by ancestry and a mutual watershed moment… _____________________________________________________________ Erik Boman is a writer from Oxford. He is the author of "Short Cuts" and was awarded the A.M. Heath literary prize in 2011.
Baroness's Heart
You set the price! Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General
There is war, social structures that disappear and people who lived in those times. Of these people, some have followed their dreams by building a life just as they wanted it, ignoring history.
Le couronnement de Mademoiselle Pascal
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 40. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: French. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
La Star academy, The voice, et plus anciennement les radio crochets ne sont pas des nouveautés. Dans la Normandie du XVIIème siècle, il exista des festivités permettant de détecter de nouveaux talents, bien que le cadre, alors, était fort différent. Ce fut le cas des Puys aux Palinods que l’on organisait chaque année, principalement à Rouen, lors de la fête aux Normands.
The Bricklayer
Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Sanders was a bricklayer by trade and a good one at that. His latest project would involve crafting a fireplace on a mountaintop estate for an elusive owner. Although he had done hundreds of similar jobs before, this one could very well be his last if he fails to comprehend the true value of a few toy soldiers.
Dreams of the Negev
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. 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 Tea Master
Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The story of a warlord and his tea master in a handful of tea ceremonies. Toyotomi Hideyoshi rises from a servant to become the master of Japan, and acquires, among other possessions, the tea master and sage Rikyu who served Hideyoshi's former master Oda. Rikyu tries to teach Hideyoshi the Zen way, but will he succeed?
SHIVA THE GOD
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Mahadev also called devo ke dev mahadev who faced many hardships through his life speacially after his marriage. He never thought him as a god because he is a sage and he is free from worlds greed for everything.
shiva the furrious
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 740. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Shiva the furious we all know about him that he is the vinashak and the creater of world.when the time comes he destroyes the earth with his power but after the destruction he again with Vishnu and bramha creates the world.but his anger creates destruction everywhere.
Trois cloches en danger
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 38. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: French. Published: February 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Dans un petit bourg du bocage, en Normandie, l'année 1793 ne fut pas de tout repos, surtout le jour où la réquisition des cloches énerva de nombreux citoyens. Dès lors, on envoya le Sieur Fourmantin, capitaine de la garde nationale de Larchamp pour y faire appliquer la Loi.
Pretender at the Gate
Price: Free! Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Captain Esmond Clyde-Dalton's adventure continues as he begins his search for a traitorous document linking many powerful Scottish nobles to the Jacobite cause. With James Stuart poised to cross to the Firth of Forth, will Clyde-Dalton be able to preserve the fragile Act of Union and save the woman he loves from unknown peril?
Scotch Rising
Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Scotch Rising follows the story of English soldier Esmond Clyde-Dalton as he investigates the murders of two men in the Highlands of Scotland in 1707. Along the way he will be joined by a colourful array of friends as he untangles a dangerous Jacobite plot.