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Fiction » Historical » General
Antony and Cleopatra In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version) by BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 39. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The love affair between Cleopatra and Mark Anthony has been recounted many times--but none with the same tragic grandeur as William Shakespeare. Unfortunately, hundreds of years have made it difficult for many modern readers to see the sensual juiciness of the play. BookCaps modern retelling will help you see the play like never before!
Talwar by Robert Carter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 216,510. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Imagine a corporation so powerful that it rules trade across the globe, fuels the first world war, creates governments and gives birth to new countries. It is 1746, the corporation is the East India Company and French and British trade interests are fighting for control of the decaying Moghul empire. A magnificent blend of historical adventure and romance "in the great tradition of James Clavell
Steel Vengeance by Jorgen Flood
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.
Brian: A New Beginning by Wanda Thompson
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.
Mundo Maya: Revenge of the Jaguar King by Jay Hersh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 148,300. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » General
While vacationing in Belize, a trio of American archeologists tour the ancient Mayan site of Caracol. While they are there archeologists at the site make a discovery which draws the trio into a search for a lost city deep in the jungles of Belize. In their search they find a priceless treasure and become the instruments by which the revenge of a long dead Mayan king is exacted.
The Quadrant: At the Mother of Waters by Kimberly Raikes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 150,930. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
First in a 3-volume narrative journey set in 19th century New England and on the high seas. Against the backdrop of conflicting traditions and beliefs, this shared account traces the unveiling merger of three unlike mariners—a Maine sea captain, a ship’s doctor, and a Welsh gypsy seaman—whose journey ultimately unites their lives and cultures, even as it divides their families and communities.
THE LAST TRUE ARYAN by David Jay Ramsden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,280. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The bunker Berlin 1945; Hitler passes the Reich Scroll to his beloved Joseph Beck, the face behind the Hitler Youth posters. Beck is given orders to take the Scroll and build the Fourth Reich. With three close guards he escapes Germany and settles in South Africa and begins the task of forming the next fascist regime. Sam Ferris stands in his way. An epic story
Steel Queen by Jorgen Flood
Series: Steel Warfare, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,280. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
STEEL QUEEN is the second of five adventure stories dealing with World War II tank warfare. Each story can be read independently. We follow two cousins that end up on opposite sides in the war. STEEL QUEEN introduces Tommy Fletcher, a tank commander in France 1940. The story takes him to North Africa in 1942, where he meets an Italian nurse. THIS BOOK IS ONLY 99 CENTS.
Titanic - Letters in the Ocean by Jessica Hassett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Fiction » Historical » General
Three strangers, three classes - one fateful night... This is a part fact, part fiction piece about (possible) life on board the ill-fated ship
Angels At Sunset by Tom Mach
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,570. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » General
After witnessing the 1871 Chicago fire, attempting in 1901 to deliver a request for support for suffragists from President McKinley on the day he was shot, and jailed in 1917 for picketing for women’s rights, Jessica is returning to Kansas unaware of a revengeful man following-intent on murdering her family.
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.
A Perfect Madness by Frank H. Marsh
Price: Free! Words: 111,330. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Brandylane Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish(4.67 from 9 reviews)
It is the autumn of 1938 when Julia Kaufmann meets Erich Schmidt while studying medicine at the German University in Prague. With Hitler’s army soon to invade the city and the terror of World War II looming, it is the worst of times for a Jew and a German to fall in love.
The Muse and Other Stories of History, Mystery, and Myth by Lillian Stewart Carl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,850. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Historical » General
A single-author collection of thirteen short stories exploring the mystery, magic, and myth of history. Twelve were especially commissioned for print theme anthologies (and three of those were reprinted in “Best Of” anthologies). One was published in Realms of Fantasy Magazine. The collection includes Author’s Notes and an essay on writing short historical mystery.
Bytown by Steve Wheeler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,050. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » General
Seventeen year old ROB MACLEAN lives on a farm on the Ottawa River in the 1830's. He dreams of going west with JUDITH MORGAN, daughter of local timber baron,SAM MORGAN. Their fathers are enemies. The violence of Bytown, the Shiner gang, BIG JOE MUFFERAW’s epic bareknuckle match with the Royal Navy champion and Colonel JOHN BY's Rideau Canal project background the young people's struggle.
De Duivelshand toccata by Django Mathijsen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: Dutch. Published: March 22, 2012 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Het levensverhaal van de legendarische driehandige organist Manu Triablo. Geboren als wees in Haarlemmerbroek in 1666 werd hij zijn leven lang door de Kerk achtervolgd omdat hij de antichrist zou zijn. Muziek werd zijn redding, maar ook zijn ondergang. Maar hij liet de wereld een prachtige erfenis na.
Dawn - at eventide by Geo. F Tytherleigh
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,840. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European(5.00 from 1 review)
‘Dawn – at eventide’ is set during the First World War and tells the supernatural tale of two soldiers who stumble upon a legend which concerns a knight of the Middle Ages who falls in love with a peasant girl. The ruling aristocracy take umbrage and the knight disappears. The girl awaits his return through the ensuing centuries. One of the soldiers discovers that he is the knight returned.
La Jubilacion del Pirata y otras Leyendas by Bernabe Perez
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,670. Language: Spanish. Published: March 14, 2012 by Jaguar Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Esta es una recopilación de leyendas de todo el mundo. El lector encontrará aquí una amena colección de leyendas desde antiguas hasta urbanas. Algunas son simpáticas, otras son de horror. Este es material que ha circulado de boca en boca y ha crecido hasta tomar vida y forma escrita, bajo la pluma magistral de Bernabé Pérez, conocido columnista, autor de "Cuéntame tu Sueño" y "Leyendas".
Windmills by Alan Clegg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 194,750. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
An exciting and emotional part factual story of a real Dutch family that resisted the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. They resisted by saving the lives of Jewish friends and facing up to the horrors of the Dutch Holocaust. A book that has to be read.
Mission to Seoul by Thomas Wood
You set the price! Words: 45,220. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Missionary Boyce Mann travels back to the Republic of Korea during the 1970's to find out the truth about his father's death during the Korean War. I an Korea that is a strange mixture of modern industry and medieval traditions, of Christianity, Shamanism, and democratic façade masking a brutal totalitarian dictatorship will Boyce uncover the truth?