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Fiction » Historical » General
The Templars' Last Days by DavidScottTLD
Price: $7.66 USD. Words: 45,620. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » General
It’s the 13th October 1307. Friday the thirteenth in fact. And the arrest of key Templar Knights, under the orders of King Philip IV, marks the beginning of the end for this Christian Order. But how did it come to this? What happened to the Templar treasure? Why are the Templar vaults empty? Why is the Templar Fleet no longer at La Rochelle? And just where has the Holy Grail been laid to rest?
Halloween Fires by Val McMurray
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,800. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The time: 1340 The place: Swan village, the estate of Sir Hubert Longhurst, on the banks of the River Severn, and the city of Bristol in the south west of England. The plot: A satanic mass is held in the forest across the river Severn. A girl is sacrificed and a young boatman dies. A suspicious priest, Father Simon, the Sheriff of Bristol and three Dominican Monks attack the “Satanists”
The Ditcher by Dennis Carey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,570. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A nostalgic 1950s tale of father and son joining the Irish peat industry in its most difficult challenge yet: the boglands of County Mayo.
Batu by Erich von Neff
Price: Free! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Batu is a short story about a Mongolian sheep herder who is drafted in the Soviet People’s Army. Batu and other Mongols fight under General Belov in the battles of Moscow and Kiev.
Dragon Puppet master by Tom Wild
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,570. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The red dragon has been there as a witness or puppet master from before Gengis Karn's reign of terror ended in 1227 down through violent history to todays turbulent times. A new round of conflict reignited in Australia's new land as the puppet master once again deadly ambition among old world rulers and their impatient young opposition.
La señora Wang y las tres rosas de jade by César García Muñoz
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: Spanish. Published: May 21, 2015 by Fernando Trujillo. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
⎯Juro que si nace una niña, la mataré ⎯dijo Yin, blandiendo un cuchillo herrumbroso. La señora Wang sintió un pinchazo helado en el estómago y se estremeció. Sabía, sin lugar a dudas, que su hijo decía la verdad. La mujer de Yin estaba en el cuartucho de al lado, a punto de dar a luz. Si traía una hija al mundo, la pequeña estaría condenada. Estaba segura. La señora Wang era capaz de reconocer, co
Leah's Children by Gloria Goldreich
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,290. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Historical » General
Spanning decades and the globe, the remarkable odysseys of Aaron, Michael, and Rebecca were as compelling as the journey of their renowned mother, Leah. From the courageous struggle of the Hungarian revolution, to the dramatic strife of the civil rights movement in Mississippi…from Israel’s heroic fight for freedom, to the eve of the Six-Day War…
Leah's Journey by Gloria Goldreich
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 165,480. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Historical » General
Winner of the National Jewish Book Award of 1979, this classic novel of love and war is now available in ebook format for the first time! Violence shattered her golden world, and Leah's journey began... It swept her from the burning villages of old Russia to the tenements of New York, from the glittering showrooms of Paris to the settlements of war-torn Israel.
Silent Service by Zach Neal
Price: Free! Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » General
Lieutenant-Commander Oliver Dunbar and the crew of E-17, thirty men and boys in a steel cylinder a hundred and eighty feet long, must penetrate the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus and get into the Black Sea. The inland sea has been an Ottoman lake for hundreds of years. It’s their job to sink the ships that sustain the Empire, in support of an imminent campaign on the Turkish mainland.
War Secrets: A Short Story by Libby Fischer Hellmann
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This short story takes place in the 1930s in Leipzig, Germany. The Nazis are in power, but the war has not yet begun. A young physics student and an older German scientist must work together to find a way to split the atom. But both men have secrets that could put the other in mortal danger. Originally published in the 2013 MWA Anthology THE MYSTERY BOX, edited by Brad Meltzer.
The Slave Factory by Julian Darius
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Sequart Organization. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
This historical short story focuses on the intersecting lives at a slave factory, Porto de Maria. By Julian Darius. From Martian Lit.
Barn Dance by Jules Radcliffe
Price: Free! Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by eXcessica Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
After months of furtive assignations that leave Ash cold and unsatisfied, his lover leaves him for a life of riches and respectability. Angry and heartbroken, Ash has noone to confide in until neighboring farmers Seth and Dougal discover his secret love. In their passionate embraces, Ash learns that love which uses and manipulates is not true love.
The Cavalier of the Apocalypse by Susanne Alleyn
Series: Aristide Ravel Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 86,160. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
In seething 1786 Paris, penniless writer Aristide Ravel, already suspected of subversion, must clear his name of murder. But his search for answers—with the aid of friends who may not be all that they seem—leads him into a tangle of conspiracy, secret societies, royal scandal, and imminent revolution, which grows only more complex when the corpse disappears. "Superb." (Publishers Weekly)
Democracy On Trial - The Verdict by Chris Deggs
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 58,330. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This book is about how to view Democracy and bring the practice of it into our daily lives for the betterment of all. It will show you how the democratic system has developed as witnesses such as Plato and Aristotle are brought forward to explain their roles in developing Democracy in ancient Greece.
Fursan, magie de la Charnie by Robert Christian Schmitte
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,130. Language: French. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
Fursan, un jeune Gaulois, est arraché à sa famille, obligé d'apprendre le latin, de vivre avec les esclaves... Il ne sait pas pourquoi les Druides ont ordonné cela. Un jour, il deviendra un homme important, il influencera les croyances de la Gaule, il découvrira le Graal.
A Memorable Man by Gill Gascoigne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,000. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Thurston Hey is the man around whom this charming rustic tale develops against an unfolding backdrop of civil war in the 1600s in rural England.
Hitler’s Last Gasp by Manfred Krutein
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 55,310. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by Amador Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » General
America faces grave danger: Hitler has devised a weapon that could kill millions. A German U-boat is making its way toward the US, carrying missiles that will release a deadly virus on the country. U-boat skipper Brinker, refusing to allow the Nazi hijackers to commit such atrocities, stages an uprising. But Nazi Commander Krantz has survived and will stop at nothing to see the weapon unleashed.
Mosquito Sting by Trevor John Towers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,580. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
At just eighteen years of age, and still barely a man, Robin begins his training as a young recruit in the Royal Air Force, with the hope that in time, he'd be the pilot of his own fighter plane. After passing through training with flying colours, he soon finds himself at the helm of a de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito, and on perilous missions over Nazi Germany.
A Gem of a Job by Trevor John Towers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
After serving eight out of his nine-year contract with the army, Frank finds himself back at his old training barracks in Surrey. One year left and he could not wait to say ‘bye bye', although he was a great soldier.
Laggiù scorreva il fiume by Antonella Mattei
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: Italian. Published: April 29, 2015 by ZeugmaPad. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Una storia di amicizia oltre lo spazio e il tempo. Due ragazzi, deportati ad Auschwhitz nell'ultima retata del ghetto di Roma, si ritrovano nelle vesti di vittima e carnefice. Il racconto esplora il mondo sotterraneo e tremendo dei Sonderkommando, prigionieri costretti a bruciare i loro stessi compagni. La storia dolce e struggente, malgrado il contesto tragico, all'alba della liberazione.