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Les Louis De La Justice
By Patrick Huet
Series: Histoires lyonnaises, Book 2 · Histoires insolites et vraies, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: French. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Cette histoire se déroule au temps des Canuts (les tisseurs de soie) à Lyon, à une époque où les conditions de travail étaient effroyables. En 1750, ils se révoltent et décident une grève générale. C'est le moment que choisissent des spéculateurs pour augmenter artificiellement le prix du pain. Une histoire vraie.
Marius' Mules II: The Belgae
By S.J.A. Turney
Series: Marius' Mules, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,210. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
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57BC. The fearsome Belgae have gathered a great army to oppose Rome, and Fronto and the legions assemble once more to take Caesar's war against the most dangerous tribes in the northern world. While the legions battle the Celts in the fiercest war of Caesar's career, the plots and conspiracies against him, both at Rome and among his own army, become ever deeper and more dangerous.
Marius' Mules: The Invasion of Gaul
By S.J.A. Turney
Series: Marius' Mules, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 169,680. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
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It is 58BC, and the Tenth Legion under Marcus Falerius Fronto are encamped at Cremona awaiting the arrival of the great general Julius Caesar. Fronto is about to discover that politics can be as dangerous as battle, that old enemies can be trusted more than new friends, and that standing close to such a shining figure as Caesar, even the most ethical of men risk being burned.
Ssylka: Exiled to Siberia
By Shirley Campbell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 92,110. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Olga Alexeyevna, an young Russian noblewoman, follows her husband Dmitri into political exile in Siberia. Used to a live of privilege and comfort, she is nearly defeated by the hardship and isolation of life in a tiny village on the edge of the steppe. As she comes to doubt her values and her marriage, Dmitri's rashness leads her to confront challenges, losses and loves that change her forever.
Snake Walkers
By Everett Prewitt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
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Snake Walkers tells of the first black reporter at a southern newspaper, who traumatized as a child after witnessing a tragic event in the 1950s, attempts to solve the mysterious abandonment of a small town and the disappearance of fourteen townspeople while seeking his own salvation.
A Spear against the Sky
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
What if Cartimandua, queen of the Brigantes and a powerful force in Roman-occupied Britain, had been Boudica's lover and joined her rebellion against Roman rule? Alternate history short story.
The First Wife: A Short Story
By Tommy Black
Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Meliva Maric received little fan fare or recognition as Albert Einstein's first wife during her lifetime. Although she was known, it was not until the release of the couple's love letters following Einstein's death that the world began to stand up and take notice. This is a fictionalized account of Mileva and her life.
Viking Sword Saxon Shield
By Keith Scrivener
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the year 988 vast Viking armies in fleets of Longships are threatening the Saxon port of Maldon on the Essex coast of England. The Vikings lured there by the horde of silver in King Aethelred's mint situated in the Burh, the fortified town.
The Saint and the Sea Monster
By Caz Zyvatkauskas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,070. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
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In 1250 Yorkshire England: A monk, a friar and a sailor, each harboring a deep secret, find themselves unexpected companions in close quarters. As the evening wears on and the mead flows from the keg, they wrestle with legends, lies and the fickleness of fate.
High Ground
By Elisabeth Nelson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 166,500. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
High Ground portrays the legal, political and moral conflict preceding the American Civil War; and the disillusionment and devastation of war as seen through the through the eyes of an idealistic army lawyer and the daughter of an American diplomat.
Shuri Gate
By Herb Blanchard
Price: Free! Words: 89,170. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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SHURI GATE is the second book written about Okinawa and its people by the author. It was written as a memoir and to tell about the Americans who were stationed there in the military and their relationships with the Okinawan people. Most of the characters are profiles of real people or composites of several people the author knew on the island.
The Mercenary's Price ( Historical Romance Novella)
By CJ Archer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,510. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011 by CJ Archer. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Being a national treasure wouldn't be such a curse if she only knew she could trust him.
The Smoke That Thunders
By Nathan Bassett
Price: Free! Words: 109,020. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
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"Africa held the promise of changed hearts and souls. This Africa would offer renewed hope and the possibility of love. It would define their destinies. Yet, at any moment, this Africa could rob them of hope, love, and destiny. Chad and Peter were to be tested and refined in ways they dare not imagine."
The Art of Candle Dipping
By Judy Alter
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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A short story based on an actual incident in the 1880s in North Texas, when Comanches threatened a family. The mother was dipping candles and used hot wax to protect her children.
Houdini's Last Illusion
By Steven Savile
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Steven Savile. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Harry Houdini is a haunted man. Haunted by success; his emotions; and now by some of his compatriots: famed and feted illusionists like himself. The only problem is that they are dead. Houdini knows that time is running out, and before he is ready to die he must perform one final trick, the greatest illusion of his life...
A Court Lady
By Clova Leighton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
In the excitement of Emperor Napoleon and Empress Josephine's reign, Corisande becomes a valued member of Court under Josephine's protection, and has no end of suitors. Sebastian is a confidente of the Emperor and an expert military strategist. Napoleon suggests strongly it is time for Sebastian to wed, even though he prefers not. Will he find the lady to change his mind at Court?
The Galvanized Yankees of Company D
By Troy D. Smith
Series: Blackwell Chronicles, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Several Confederate POWs were offered a choice, prison or go West to fill ranks on the frontier. Joe Evans and several Rebs from his captured outfit opted for the frontier and became 'Galvanized Yankees'. Their duties should have been endless patrols and drills with very little real Indian fighting. Trouble was someone forgot to tell the Indians.
An Okinawan Affair
By Herb Blanchard
Price: Free! Words: 88,970. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Das Kind von Ereignissen
By Teymur Roshdi
Price: Free! Words: 67,640. Language: German. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Screenplays » Action Adventure
'Das Kind von Ereignissen ist ein Roman, der die Geschichte eines unerwünschten Baby-Jungen aufgegeben von seinen Eltern in der Periode des ersten Weltkriegs erzählt, die während der gestörten Jahre des russischen Bürgerkriegs aufwuchsen...
The Real Jesse James
By Bradly Dalton
Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 153,260. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
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Jesse James eluded Union soldiers, railroad agents, Pinkerton detectives, federal marshals, local sheriffs and bounty hunters. In so doing, he became one of America's most accomplished and controversial bandits. For over a century Jesse James has been both praised and vilified in print and legend as a common criminal and a Confederate "Robin Hood. In real life, he was all these things and more.