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Fiction » Historical » General
Shades of War by Michele Carter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,090. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
SHADES OF WAR is a historical fiction set in a small mining town in British Columbia during World War I. Clare Tate, a thirty-one-year-old war widow and suffragist from Toronto has barely unpacked her bags when she becomes embroiled in a murder mystery that involves the female members of a troubled family.
Lost in Spain: Spanish Civil War, 1936 by John Wilson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,090. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
It's 1936. Ted Ryan is, Canadian and caught in the chaos of the opening days of the Spanish Civil War. His father is missing and his only chance of finding him is Dolores, a beautiful Spanish revolutionary who can explain what is going on, but cannot protect either of them from the fighting raging all around. Ted is determined, but can he survive this strange and dangerous world.
Ursula's Prism by Anna Block
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,930. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011 by Gihon River Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » General
Ursula’s Prism is based on the true story of Ursula Swartz and five other children who escaped from Bergen-Belsen and crossed war-torn Germany on foot to freedom. Ursula shares the secrets of the prism with the other children and the power of there imagination gives them the strength to survive.
When I Met Crazy in the Morning: Mae's Tale by Melinda McGuire
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Short story based on the characters in the novel Josephine: Red Dirt and Whiskey. Told from the point of view of Mae, Josephine's neighbor, who tries to determine if Josephine is dead or alive the morning after her wreck.
To Live in Freedom by Janette Bradford Watts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,480. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by Hightor. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
1853 gold fever grips the new British colony of Victoria. People come from all over the world. This is the story of two women who travelled from England to Melbourne then to the gold diggings. In Ballarat women joined together for mutual support to face the harsh conditions and to face the corruption of administration that finally ended in revolution and the Eureka Stockade.
The Good Centurion by V.I. Ysaye by Last Literary
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 78,940. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
A novel about the pious Roman Centurion of Capernaum, who built the synagogue for the people of the town. After Jesus heals his dying slave, Centurion Lucius Viator risks his life and career protecting the startling young rabbi.
Wax by Therese Ambrosi Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,320. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Historical » General
Young women come of age in the shipyards during WWII, only to lose the best jobs they've ever had to returning soldiers after victory. When, post-war, Tilly builds a business making candles, and an arsonist destroys it, she is forced to face the truth about her life. Wax is set in the 1940s, as the seeds of the civil rights and feminist movements are sown -- along with victory gardens.
The Death Cart by Joanne Schoenwald
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,190. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
It's the 14th century. The Black Death has overtaken a small German town. Greeta, a talented young servant girl, finds a cache of manuscripts in a forest castle. But Greeta is in more danger than just the plague. A local priest, a conflicted monk and a disgraced knight help her uncover a mystery and translate the historical texts for clues to fight the plague. A trial leads to a chilling climax.
Notes Towards a Fatalist Theory of Decapitation by Benjamin Chambers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
This quirky, brief historical fiction retells the life of Major-General Charles "Chinese" Gordon -- best-known for stubbornly ignoring orders and dying at Khartoum in 1885 in a quixotic effort to resist Muslim rebels. A charismatic religious crank and do-gooder, Gordon gained distinction leading the Ever Victorious Army against Christ's Younger Brother in China during the Taiping Rebellion.
To End All Others: A Great War Trio by Michael Seeley
Price: Free! Words: 13,390. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » General
The soiled rain of putrid trenches drips further and further into the mud. The dew droplets of a French bi-plane awake to the rising sun. A father lies awake at night, knowing that somewhere, his son is facing a hell on Earth. This is the Great War, and the terrors, struggles, sacrifices, and tears of that conflict remain with us. Into that tragic world, this collection offers a brief window.
Debt of Dishonor: A Norse Tale of Betrayal and Redemption by Matt Green
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Historical » General
A story of tragedy and redemption in pre-medieval Denmark. A prince is discarded into shame before he is even born, and he must return from this exile to avenge himself and his shamed mother. Even when he becomes a great general, and gains power and favor with a king who does not truly realize who he is, there is still the exile inside him; a Debt of this Dishonor he will pay back.
I Dreamt I Was in Heaven - The Rampage of the Rufus Buck Gang by Leonce Gaiter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,170. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In the waning days of Indian Territory, the multi-racial, teenaged Rufus Buck Gang embarked on a vicious, childish, and deadly 13-day rampage to reclaim Indian lands. Based on the true story, this novel creates a turn-of-the-century tapestry of violence and innocence, butchery and grace—mirroring and chafing against the backdrop of a burgeoning US, and a disappearing American West.
Wolf Killer by Mikel Classen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by NetBound Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » General
It is the early 1700's and secreted away along the Southern Shore of Lake Superior is a tribe of Natives. Jacob, a professional wolf killer is hired by the church to go to the New World and find this tribe and kill, them, this tribe of "Loup Garou," the wolf-men. Action, suspense, horror and terror all are a part of this dark, new, historical, werewolf horror tale from Mikel B. Classen.
La terra di Filomena by Pasquale De Luca
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 77,020. Language: Italian. Published: July 7, 2011 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Filomena, come tante giovani del suo tempo, è una ragazza di campagna, che vive una vita piena di sogni e di aspettative. Amata e coccolata dal padre, ‘u tata, si trova coinvolta, suo malgrado, nella grande storia che la segna profondamente nel corpo e nello spirito.
Fires of Alexandria by Thomas Carpenter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,090. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The greatest mystery of the ancient world remains the identity of who set fire to the Great Library in Alexandria. One hundred years later, Heron of Alexandria—the city's most renown inventor—receives coin from a mysterious patron to investigate the crime, setting in motion a chain of events that will shake the Roman Empire and change the course of history forever.
Giorgi's Greek Tragedy by Pauline Hager
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,660. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A tale of revenge ensues as Giorgi's parents are murdered by agents of the Ottoman Sultan's elite Janissary Corps. Seeking revenge, he and brother Yianni scour the rugged mountains aspiring to join forces with the outlawed Greek freedom fighters. Tale is set in the Taygetos Mts. in the Peloponnese peninsula of Southern Greece during the Greek War of Independence 1821-1829 from Turkey.
Okie Boy II — Julian's Journey by Richard Merriman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 164,840. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » General
Okie Boy II: Julian’s Journey continues the fictional story of the Milligan family as they struggle to escape the clutches of the Great Depression and attempt to establish lives for themselves in and around the city of Wenatchee in Washington state. This book deals with the family’s renewed struggle to survive and to maintain some sense of the kind of people that they want to be.
The Ardeatine Connection by Ken Kreckel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,110. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
An American visiting relatives in Italy becomes involved in a search for Church documents, which become linked to the Church’s involvement in crimes perpetrated during World War II up to the present.
Serpents in the Sun by Hugh B. Cave
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 161,770. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Bennett family moved to Jamaica after inheriting a coffee plantation in the Blue Mountains. This novel covers three generations of their lives, loves, triumphs and failures as the build an amazing, profitable plantation, producing some of the finest coffee in the world, and then run afoul of history.
Savannah Bound by Bernard Hardy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 97,870. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Lancashire cotton, Queen Victoria and Buffalo Bill. In 1896 cotton bestrode the world. Suzannah from Savannah and Ben from The Peak District are drawn into Manchester. Can they escape the malevolent entwines of Mr. John and the smart young men of business? Can Suzannah escape her small cotton town roots. Will she succeed?