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The Woman Who Lost China
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,460. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Epic, tender, brutal. THE WOMAN WHO LOST CHINA by Rhiannon Jenkins Tsang is a historical novel about China that deals with little people at the mercy of forces greater than themselves.
Forgiveness
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 180,580. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Historical » General
1949. A bloody war engulfs the Balkans’ nations of Montrovia and Corabia. Walter Krang, a brutal Montrovian concentration camp guard, escapes certain death as a war criminal when an inmate forgives him and helps him escape the camp’s liberation. Masquerading as a camp survivor and Krang makes his way across the war torn region seeking revenge. Will justice be served?
The Ghost On Horseback
Price: $3.78 USD. Words: 350. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
The Ghost on Horseback is the third book in a series that shares a unique collection of tales that have been collated from the rich history of Danish story telling. The collection is derived from stories told by farmers, peasants and labourers who would tell these tales to their families and friends as a form of escapism from bleak working and living conditions.
Chouan du roué
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: French. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Un jeune homme en fuite au moment de la révolution française. Des conditions sociales et économique épouvantables pour les paysans de l'ouest. Ainsi commence un épisode sombre de l'Histoire de France.
Tales From Denmark
Price: $3.78 USD. Words: 69,370. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
Danish Folk Tales is the first in a series of books that shares a unique collection of tales that have been collated from the rich history of Danish story telling. The collection is derived from stories told by farmers, peasants and labourers who would tell these tales to their families and friends as a form of escapism from bleak working and living conditions.
Three Pieces Of Good Advice
Price: $3.78 USD. Words: 62,380. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
Three Pieces of Good Advice is the forth in a series of books that shares a unique collection of tales that have been collated from the rich history of Danish story telling. The collection is derived from stories told by farmers, peasants and labourers who would tell these tales to their families and friends as a form of escapism from bleak working and living conditions.
The Flag and the Albatross, The shipwreck of the USS REGULUS (AF-57) in Typhoon Rose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,640. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The USS Regulus left San Francisco for Vietnam in March 1971. In the following months it provided supplies to 84 ships in the war zone, skirted two typhoons, hailed King Neptune at the equator, and visited six countries. Then it was shipwrecked by Typhoon Rose, the worst to hit Hong Kong in many years. Was it the fault of an arrogant captain? Was its fate foretold by two omens five months earlier?
Les Enfants perdus - Signe de Piste
Price: $5.10 USD. Words: 88,290. Language: French. Published: April 25, 2013 by Editions Delahaye. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » General
Printemps 1945. Les Russes déferlent sur l’Allemagne. A Berlin, du fond de son bunker, Hitler considère l’étendue du désastre dans lequel il a entraîné le Reich "millénaire"… Un rêve, pourtant, le hante encore : « La dernière levée ! »
A Piece of Blue String
Series: Playing with Matches. Price: Free! Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013 by La Plume Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
A companion short story to Playing with Matches. Katharina Ackermann's diary entries marking the turn of WW2, and her heart for the boy heading for battle.
In Turbulent Times
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 132,550. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Since its inception as a semi-autonomous country within the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland has survived the convulsions of the Civil War, the privations of the Second World War, the abortive IRA campaign of violence in the 1950s, and the student-led agitation for civil rights in the 1960s that led to over thirty years of brutal terror, euphemistically referred to as The Troubles.
Ricasoli Soldier: A Novel Inspired by True Events
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 52,270. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Leo left his native Sicily in 1806 to serve in the British Army in Malta. All he had were dreams and ambitions of youth. He wanted to become a professional soldier to serve his country. Based at Fort Ricasoli, he forged new friendships and fell in love with Lisa, a village girl from Kalkara. But his hopes, dreams and ambitions turned into a terrifying ordeal and desperate struggle to stay alive.
Murder on Haint Branch
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,000. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Anyone will go to the extreme in the mountains. Murder on Haint Branch is an 80,000 word mystery novel set in Western North Carolina.
Аллея всех храбрецов
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 90,420. Language: Russian. Published: April 11, 2013 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Шестидесятые годы прошлого столетия. Молодой специалист приходит на ракетно-космическое предприятие С.П. Королёва. Он воспитан в прежнем стиле индивидуального творчества, а попадает «на конвейер» коллективного труда. В книге все беды и напасти, и радости работы пионерского периода космонавтики.
The Paddy Field Tigers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,030. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » General
The Prequel to The Bridge On The River Kwai. John Montigue is a spy (SOE) for the British government. On Christmas Day, 1941 Japan bombs Rangoon and invades Burma. His orders: destroy anything of use to the enemy, then evacuate. Before he can escape he finds himself having to flee on foot thru 1,800 miles of jungle to India leading 25,000 people.
The Last Snowsuit of Eva Braun
Price: $4.19 USD. Words: 95,710. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
The last five days in Hitler's Berlin bunker in 1945, told through the watchful eyes of his loyal Alsatian, Blondi. A young German officer falls for Eva Braun, and tries to convince her to escape her suicide pact and fly away with him. Can the affair they conduct behind the back of the Führer change history forever?
Scharpenelle, klein verhaal van een Grote Oorlog
Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 12. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: Dutch. Published: March 30, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Aan de basis van deze tekst voor vertel- en muziektheater, die zich ook "gewoon" laat lezen, ligt een waar gebeurd verhaal uit de eerste dagen van de WOI. Vijf Vlaamse soldaten vinden een meisje van ongeveer drie jaar oud in een door shrapnell doorboord huis. Ze adopteren haar, houden haar als een soort mascotte bij zich en noemen haar "Elisabeth Shrapnell".
Farewell Berlin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 179,090. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Germany is on the verge of turning upside down when Sonny, a young Jew floating through life, turns to smuggling. In January 1933, Hitler’s rise to power changes his life and that of thousands of others beyond recognition. Out of the gloom Sonny and his friends hatch a scheme . . .
Omens and religion in Pushkin’s life
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 31,860. Language: Russian. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
В книге ярко и увлекательно рассказывается о русских оригиналах XIX века: Ф.Толстом, М.Лунине и Н.Б.Юсупове, в повести «Приметы и религия в жизни Пушкина» жизнь великого поэта освещается с малоизвестной стороны. Очерки о декабристах дают живые портреты Чернышёвых и Голицына, а рассказ «Казнь» - страшную картину суда и казни руководителей восстания.
An Elephant for Aristotle
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 134,080. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
After capturing a magnificent specimen from an Indian ruler, Alexander tasks Leon of Atrax, a cavalry commander, to deliver the animal to Aristotle in Athens. Leon leads a motley crew of companions (and the elephant) from India to Greece, and in the process encounter all sorts of dangers and adventures while completing the long and arduous journey.
Life Unworthy of Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,850. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013 by apgroup. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Who decides who lives and dies? Dr. Viktor Gottlieb goes to work in a German hospital only to discover that he and his fellow doctors decide. As his internal conflicts grow, he comes to realize that all those silly religious sentiments he had discarded when he became a man merited more serious consideration. But will he change his mind? Will it matter? For anyone?