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Fiction » Historical » General
Ricasoli Soldier: A Novel Inspired by True Events by Joe Scicluna
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 by Eva McCall
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 by Cтанислав Хабаров
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 by Leagh B. Caverhill
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 by Stephen James Blower
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 by Patrick Bernauw
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 by Steven Muenzer
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 by Vladimir Vladmeli
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 by L. Sprague de Camp
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 by Derek Elkins
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?
Caught in a Storm by Eva Kelly Hutchison
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,300. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(3.00 from 1 review)
The elk hunters, George and Mary, caught in a blizzard, find shelter in a deserted cabin. Mary finds a diary of a young woman who had come West with her husband during the Gold Rush Days in the Black Hills of South Dakota. George and Mary find the cabin still awaiting the return of its occupants when nearly a century had passed.
Uncontrollable by Kevin Eady
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The life-story of Buenaventura 'El Coco' Garcia, a 101-year old Spanish anarchist. He is born on the first day of the Tragic Week in Barcelona in 1909 and throughout his eventful life we encounter many of the major events of 20th century anarchism. Politics and passion. Love, hate and revenge. Dreams and reality. All this and a final, shocking twist.
Chase The Devil by John Madderson
Series: THE ROBERT LOCKHART, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,930. Language: British English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Salamanca, Spain 1812. Wellington’s army is about to break out into Spain but Lord Wellington suspects a trap has been laid for him as the right flank of the French army is wilfully weak. Wellington sends out Captain Robert Lockhart and his men of the 5th of Foot the Northumberland Regiment to investigate behind the French lines and indeed finds the trap laid my Major Duval.
Terrors by Andre Jute
Series: Cold War, Hot Passions, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,830. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
TERRORS BREAD & CIRCUSES BLACK CABINETS is Book 2 of COLD WAR, HOT PASSIONS the epic saga of ten intertwined Russian and American families who live and die by their love of liberty and the searing passions their fight for freedom arouses in war and peace.
Alexander The Great in India: Sunburst Upanishad by Richard Marranca
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,300. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
It is 327 BC and Alexander the Great ventures into India. He fights Rajah Porus and his raging elephants and soon befriends a yogi named Calanus. Alexander also sends for his wife Roxanne, the Afghani princess, one of the world’s loveliest women. This novel of ancient India evokes war, romance, the quest for truth… Tigers, snakes, monkeys, dark forests, monsoons and sacred rivers, raging elephan
Under a Tropical Sun by Pasky Pascual
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,150. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
On a moonlit evening in 1951, three American Navy men are beheaded on a Philippine beach. The CIA suspects Pulog, a rebel leader. Ben, a young operative based in Washington, is sent to find him. The two have crossed paths before, as students at an elite Jesuit college in Manila.A decade later, their connections to a Catholic priest and a beautiful Eurasian woman complicate the search for justice.
Anah's War by Johanna van Rooy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,190. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Holiday » Family
On her eleventh birthday Anah received a red leather notebook from her favourite Aunty. It became a diary, a place for her secrets and for the next five years Anah tells of her life in Nijmegen and the war which creeps into every aspect of her existence. We watch Anah and her family negotiate the Nazi presence but still maintain a covert defiance as ordinary people experience extraordinary events.
Ronin of the Seas-On Pirate Shores by Stephen Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,810. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
1718 – The pirate sloop Sweet Alice captures a French slave ship, unaware that she carries a fortune in gold. Quartermaster Esau Jessup and Gentleman Davy Fletcher, Alice’s self-destructive captain, rescue indentured servant May Meehan from Blackbeard Teach. Esau decides to give up piracy; Davy needs him to further his own dark ends. Their final confrontation changes the fate of empires.
Doomed Spy by JR Rogers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,040. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » General
A psychological spy thriller set in 1960 in the quiet South American capital of Montevideo, Uruguay an unconventional distant posting at the height of the Cold War.
The Incident at Montebello by P. A. Moed
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,270. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
The Incident at Montebello is based on a true event— In 1930, Italian Premier Benito Mussolini was driving through the Italian countryside with Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr. when his car struck and killed a little girl, Sofia Buonomano. The Buonomano family is torn apart by Sofia's death and is caught in a political firestorm that spreads from their village to Rome and across American and Europe.