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Caledonii: Birth of a Nation. (Part One: The Great Gather)
Series: Caledonii: Birth of a Nation, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,060. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
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Under the cloud of imminent Roman invasion, the northern druids gather the clan leaders. Calach is the 15 yo eldest son of the chief of the Caledonii Clan, and is cast into clan politics for the first time. Destined to be chief one day, and knowing the importance of the gathering, he is bewildered by the chief’s antipathy to each other. He begins to plot on his own. Thus begins Calach’s story.
The Watchmaker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,600. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » General
Wilhelm Plum, a mild mannered shopkeeper, has turned a blind eye to the growing anti-Semitism in his country, naively believing that no harm will come to his brilliant young business partner, Ruben Geller. But as tension mounts throughout the fall of 1938, he can no longer ignore the danger.
Fission
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,520. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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A novel, based on the true life story of scientist, Lise Meitner.
The Wise Woman of Ste-Agathe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Clara loves being a midwife, but she wants an easier life for her daughter, one not filled with long hours and hard work. But the strange woman who comes to her door late one night has different ideas.
Northern Liberties
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,940. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » General
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A painter can imitate life through his art, but he can also imitate death. Thomas Eakins creates a masterpiece as anatomy labs proliferate, whores and winos vanish, antisepsis appears in hospitals, and the world visits Philadelphia for its 1876 exposition. His painting, The Gross Clinic, evokes a literary vision of beauty, murder, and redemption, blending impasto pigments, medicine, and passion.
Courtesan of the Saints
Series: 17th Century, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 49,400. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Spies and counter-spies plot during the years of the Parliament of the Saints in the mid-1650s. Marina Oliver has published over fifty novels and several non-fiction books. Many of her historical novels, twentieth-century sagas, contemporary romances and crime books are now available as e-books.
The Wet Nurse
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
"A distaff does not rule like a sword."
The Sometime Bride
Series: Regency Warriors, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 146,110. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » General
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At the end of the Peninsular War, Catherine Audley, daughter of Britain's spymaster on the Iberian Peninsula, has a problem. Is she now the widow of a man who never existed? Is she the well-rewarded, but discarded mistress of her father's protégé, the enigmatic Englishman known as Blas the Bastard? Or is she a beloved wife whose only rival is her husband's determined expediency in a time of war?
In The Shadow of the Alamo: Short Story Collection
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,770. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Historical » General
This interesting Short Story Collection was written by Clara Driscoll in 1906. All of her stories in this collection take place in the vicinity of the Alamo, a place Clara Driscoll was very passionate about. The daughter of a wealthy Texas rancher and businessman, she became known as the "Savior of the Alamo," in her efforts to save the Alamo.
Waiting for Grace
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » General
Based on a TRUE story Finally, she speaks … After three hundred years of silence, Virginia’s only convicted witch finally speaks! And the story she tells varies substantially from the rumors and wild speculation that have passed for truth concerning Grace Sherwood’s famous 1703 witchcraft trial.
The Guard House and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Knuckledown Press. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » General
This collection of short-short stories carries readers back in time to the post-Civil War era and to the short-lived military post Fort Stevenson, which stood on the frontier near the banks of the Missouri River in Dakota Territory. This work was produced under the Artist-in-Residency Program with the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department and the North Dakota Council on the Arts.
Sarah & Eleanor
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 90,190. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
When two well-born women run away from their homes in Kilkenny to live together, the genteel world of 18th century Ireland is scandalised. Based on a true story, Sarah & Eleanor is a tale of betrayal, seduction, loneliness and desire. But mostly, it is a story of a love that endures through hardships and scandal, and leaves a legacy of achievement still admired today.
Battle For No Man's Land
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,310. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » General
Slim Raymond had a good business and a good wife but he couldn't measure up to his father-in-law. He talked his wife into moving to a new land where the land was free for the taking. The only problem was holding on to it. If Mother Nature or the insects or the animals didn't try to get it back, there were the Road Trotters. They were the worst animals of all.
Oluja nad Moslavinom
Price: Free! Words: 51,230. Language: Croatian. Published: October 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Nakon što joj u bitci s Turcima poginu braća, a gramzivi susjed joj zarobi oca i otme dom, mlada jelengradska kneginja Ana uz pomoć tajanstvenog maskiranog jahača i nekolicine prijatelja, koje usput upoznaje, pokušava osloboditi oca i vratiti oteto imanje...
Rufus Steele 1943
Series: Rufus Steele Adventure, Book 3. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 35,630. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Third book in the Rufus Steele Adventure Series. The year 1943 finds Captain Rufus Steele and PFC Henry Murphy in the midst of World War II's Italian Campaign--Steele as army surgeon, Murphy as a member of the Corps of Engineers. Though both are assigned to units in southern and central Italy, each man experiences a different type of action and a different view of the war.
The Final Testament of William Crook, Once a Bodyguard to the President
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A steadfast bodyguard who played too small a role in America’s first great national tragedy is haunted for a lifetime by what happened and how he didn't change the course of history.
Time Machine: 75k-30k PBE
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Historical » General
Imagine we have a time machine and we can look back at the past. Imagine we can see what really happened in the past. This short story looks at the period at the dawn of modern humanity, maybe this is how it really happened. Join us for this short look at human history, 75,000-30,000 years before the present.
Arkansas Storm and Captain Jonathan Buzzard
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 3. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Contains two short stories from the American frontier of the 1800s . . . Arkansas Storm is the tale about pioneers traveling the big rivers of America on flatboats, when they run into a storm that threatens their lives and the loss of all they own. Captain Jonathan Buzzard is an action-packed tale. Brazen and courageous, he takes on outlaws threatening a pioneer's family on a remote Ohio farm.
Abraham
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 2. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Young raw-recruit Abraham is exposed to the terror of war during the Battle for New Orleans. A frontiersman provides the wisdom to help him survive and become a man.
Smoke
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 8. Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Short Story about the American frontier in the 1800s. Prairies are one of God’s greatest gifts, but these can also turn deadly. Pioneers take desperate measures to save everything they have created.