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The House: 1916
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,390. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Americans change houses regularly without really knowing the sellers or the buyers. The House: 1916 tells the tale of one house and its inhabitants over the 20th Century. The house is in New Jersey, but it could be in any town in the U.S. Under this one roof are many stories.
Ambrose, Prince of Wessex; Trader of Kiev.
Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,550. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A young prince of Wessex is captured by Viking raiders. He and his friends manage to escape captivity in Denmark, and begin an epic journey to Norway and then Sweden. The rest of the story is loosely based on the Primary Russian Chronicles. There, they join a Viking expedition to conquer Novgorod, and, within a year, they travel down the mighty Dnieper river to settle in Kiev.
Coffeyville
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
A Harry Houdini Short Novel Coffeyville, Kansas, is known as the “Town that stopped the Dalton Gang.” Many shots were fired in the early days of Coffeyville…but there was one lone bullet, fired some years after the Daltons were laid low, that passed unnoticed by most. One man, however, would never forget; a young Harry Houdini, still some years before fame would find him.
The Child of Egypt: A True Story of Magic, Revenge, Revolution and the Last European Sorcerer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 112,470. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on the life of Alessandro di Cagliostro, the Child of Egypt follows a young boy called Acharat on a life long journey of self discovery as he takes on the guises of Joseph Balsamo and Cagliostro and sparks a bloody revolution that will tear down the Bourbon monarchy in France before setting his sights on the heart of the Christian world, the Pope in Rome.
Desert Angels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 192,090. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » General
Fans of Dances with Wolves: this book is for you! What if the legends are true? What if there are angels? And one of them is a white girl…and the other a Native American woman? What if circumstances bring them together in a common cause…to stop a savage Indian War and to save two men; the lover of one…the beloved tribal chief of the other? Nothing stands in their way…except prejudice…except death.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
As sweeping historical romance. From the high society of Charleston to the green hills of Ireland.
Failure in Philadelphia?
Series: 1787 and the Philadelphia Convention. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,430. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
It's the hot, miserable summer of 1787 in Philadelphia. Will the delegates at the Grand Convention succeed or fail at their mission? Will they amend the Articles of Confederation as instructed? Or are they up to something else? This historically based novel follows the story through the eyes of a young British immigrant who is keeping an eye on the delegates throughout the summer.
A Terrible Beauty
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 115,830. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011 by Newcastlewest Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The penal colony in Western Australia is escape-proof...but that is about to change. Sentenced to seven years transportation, Mary Claire O'Dwyer is determined to free the Fenian rebels whose support has landed her on a prison ship bound for the end of the earth. She will find allies in a foreign land where a Royal Marine's scarlet coat can be another deception.
The Last Sigh of the Moor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011 by Camden Park Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Historical » General
There is a place, outside the walls of Granada, and in the shadow of the mighty Alhambra, where history tells us the city's last caliph turned and wept at the sight of his beautiful, lost city... and, perhaps, at the loss of the friend who betrayed her.
Enter Freely
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Many years after their pursuit and killing of Count Dracula, Dr. John Seward receives a letter from his former professor, Van Helsing, asking him to visit. But from the moment Seward arrives in Van Helsing’s Amsterdam, he begins to feel that something terrible is afoot, and that the adventure he and the professor shared so long ago is not over yet.
Immortal War The Tears of Lillith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,110. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Lilith stood upon the great mountain Atlen as she looked down upon those who served her. For a thousand years she had endured the cruel treatment of Enlil after he had created the bounty that lay below her. Her rage grew as Lilith gazed angrily at those he loved above all others, those he adored more than his own kind. The Immortal War loomed in the distance and Lilith could not stop it.
Rhuddlan
Price: Free! Words: 249,130. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Three Treasures
Price: Free! Words: 74,820. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Young apothecary Micah Judd is caught up in the stirring events of 1643 when the Civil War comes to Dorchester and deadly adventure seeks him out. Set against the background of real events in those wild times, Three Treasures will appeal to all who enjoy a story of adventure, intrigue and love, and which brings to life the places and people of long ago and the deadly struggle which divided them.
Vermilion Wanted to Go to the Movies
Price: Free! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
Peter loves to watch his wife walk down the sidewalks of New York saying "How do you do?" and he loves the way she shines against the gray backdrop of the city. He hates to tell her that they can't afford movies every week and then watches anxiously as his friend Jake flirts with her. This tale, full of psychological intrigue, shows how an ordinary but clever man fights for his wife's respect.
Mr. Wallace Takes a Wife
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
(3.60 from 5 reviews)
A small English community is shocked when the local eccentric announces his plans to marry a woman no one has ever seen. Is his intended a real person, or is she a figment of his imagination?
Parts: A Steampunk Tale - Part 1: Egg
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » General
When Professor Grey was invited to the mechanical biology symposium, he thought he had finally gained the respect of his peers. In truth, his colleagues simply could not be bothered. Their loss, for that was where the professor met the brilliant (and by all accounts sociopathic) Doctor Ileana Winthrop, and his mechanomorphosis began.
Retreat From Rostov Part Three
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,040. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
Here is how a feature in TIME Magazine described Retreat From Rostov: The novel was a Russian rodeo of heroes, heroines, Nazi villains, Don Cossacks, foreign correspondents, soldiers, civilians, enough snow to bury an army, enough melodrama to burn out every fuse in Hollywood. This epic World War II novel was inspired by the first battle in which Hitler's armies suffered defeat
Retreat From Rostov Part Two
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,550. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
Here is how a feature in TIME magazine described Retreat From Rostov: The novel was a Russian rodeo of heroes, heroines, Nazi villains, Don Cossacks, foreign correspondents, soldiers, civilians, enough snow to bury an army, enough melodrama to burn out every fuse in Hollywood. This epic World War II novel was inspired by the first battle in which Hitler's armies suffered defeat.
The Good Harvest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,870. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
It's 1814 in London, and Harold Hammonds has come a long way in his 24 years. He's second officer aboard the merchant vessel "The Good Harvest", bound for Sydney with a cargo of settlers goods, topped off with a parcel of transported convicts. It's a hell voyage, ending with a storm that wrecks them on an island off the west coast of New Zealand. Should he stay? Will he claim this grand place?
Whistling at a Deaf Horse - A Whimsical Look at Things From the Past and Present Which Concern Us All
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,710. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » General
A collection of 57 essays from one to 2 pages in length, which poke fun at trendy people and high moguls, and takes a nostalgic look back at how we used to live and what made us what we are today. The stories are just clean fun and apply to everyone, regardless of age, but particularly to your parents, grandparents, and favorite aunts.