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Fiction » Historical » General
The Scapegoat Part Two by James Currie Currie
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In this short sequel to "The Scapegoat", the author calls upon his skills as a Master Mariner and Marine Accident Investigator working for US and UK Marine Underwriters. He uses them to great effect; unpeeling the layers of romantic rubbish to expose the political and legal machinations employed in deciding the fate of the captain of the SS californian.
Harvest the Bones by Tony Matthews
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,660. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European(5.00 from 1 review)
This novel, set during the Great War, is not just a story of war but a powerful indictment of the brutality of the British military system of battlefield ‘justice’. Private Alex Ray promises to help a French family in the event of the Germans overrunning the lines. Yet this promise leads Alex inexorably to a betrayal of himself and his courage and brings him to the very shadow of the gallows.
Warsaw Freedom by Kimberly Kaplan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,670. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » General
Stefania and Paulina are Jewish women living in the Warsaw Ghetto during WWII. Stefania smuggles children out of the Ghetto. She tries to convince Paulina to smuggle out her son, Henryk. Paulina refuses. Stefania smuggles the boy out without Paulina's knowledge. After confronting Stefania, the two women get smuggled out together and have to survive hidden in Warsaw.
Life Adventure by David Barth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
This is a fiction short story about a family that escapes Hong Kong by waling out after the Japanese occupation in 1941.
Covered Love by Robert C. Waggoner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A little bit of fiction based upon a lot of fact is this story of family and reciprocal love. Another view might be that life and marriage as it should be; as it once was; as I remember it; and as I'll never forget it. The story was passed to me by a close relative. Hope you enjoy it.
The Idealist by Jean Lopez
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 59,030. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012 by Aurora House. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Everyone has ideals. José Antonio Primo de Rivera has ideals. The young leader of a fascist political party, he plans to install a fascist government that will bring social justice to the long oppressed Spanish people.
The Pearl of Death by Terry Wright
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,340. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012 by TWB Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » General
If money is the root of all evil, then the Pearl of Allah is the judge, jury and executioner. Based on a true story, follow Timoteo Matito, his family scattered by war, on an epic journey from the Philippines to America in search of a pearl that caused his father’s death in the jaws of a giant clam while pearl diving off the coast of Palawan.
Mighty Fortress by Kristen Stieffel
Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: American English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An Austrian pastor helps a Jewish family escape the Nazis, but their elderly grandmother must stay behind. He hides her in the church, caring for her and learning from her, until one fateful Christmas Eve.
In Hitler's Backyard by Gare Thompson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The Mann family live in Munich, Germany during World War II. Life is rough. Then Carl, the father, gets a job in Hitler's Backyard. Anna and her mother support the Jews. Surrounded by high-ranking German officials and a visit from Hitler tests them. Will they say something that will prove fatal?The family walks a tightrope of fear. Can they survive in Hitler's backyard?
The Scapegoat by James Currie Currie
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 99,890. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The young 20th Century had barely got onto it's feet. It had been born into a war-torn world. Now that same world was getting ready for a war to end all wars. Kaiser Bill was rattling his sabres but Tsar Nicholas had empty coffers. Who was going to fill them for him?
Alice Davenport by Audrey Reimann
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,640. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Alice had responsibilities for the younger children after their mother died and their Papa left for the Boer War. At a Victory Ball she falls for Captain Freddie Blackshaw and meets Karl, an Austro-Hungarian who becomes obsessed and determined to take her to Prague. WW1 comes and with her brothers fighting with the British, Alice finds herself stranded on the enemy side in deadly danger.
Cold War: Murder in the Heartland by Robert L. Tecklenburg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,640. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Penumbra Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » General
At the height of the Cold War and one of the coldest Iowa winters on record, Police Chief and Korean War vet Jimmy Novotny deals with personal demons while investigating a farmer's apparent suicide. But when more bodies and rumors of Soviet spies turn up, it's clear there's a murderer loose in the rural community. A redheaded reporter shows up to complicate things, and Jimmy has his hands full.
Primal Birth: The Awakening of Jessica Buckley by Irena Popiolek
Price: $9.89 USD. Words: 52,430. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » General
The gift of a surgeon's scalpel may give Jessica a painless birth, but can she risk forever losing the fading connection with her ancestors? The rainbow is the connection; seven colours,journeys and truths take Jessica back through her matriarchal lineage to witness both the exquisite joy and the chilling suffering of her ancestors. But who now will support her quest for a Primal Birth?
A Pirate's Legacy 4: The Lions of el Bayadh by Sean Patrick O'Mordha
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,540. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
Hassan is an Arab boy adopted by an old pirate, but when he dies, he comes to live with Francois and his family. However, there is something mysterious about his early childhood and a reason he should never leave El Hierro. That is not an option when he is kidnapped and taken to an Arabian sheik to be killed. Francois, Col. Santana, and Hassan's friend, Filipe rush to the rescue.
Street of Death by Mary Ann Mitchell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Historical--15th Century--The Inquisition is raging through Spain. Torture and fear abound. Teresa fights for survival and for the man she loves.
The Brethren Prince by Ira Smith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 236,300. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » General
James Ketcham is sent to the Caribbean as an indentured English boy, wanting little more than a humble plantation life. But when Holy Spain purges “heretics” from its imperial lands, they destroy all that Ketcham loves. He takes up sword and sail, banding together with a crowd of the world’s misfits and castaways to achieve two simple things: glittering wealth and vengeance against Spain.