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Fiction » Historical » General
Rare Traits (The Rare Traits Trilogy Book I) by David George Clarke
Price: Free! Words: 173,930. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » General
Brilliant artist John Andrews is a mortal man like any other, but with one exception: he is almost six hundred years old. A story of deception, discovery and determination, Rare Traits follows a Renaissance artist's struggle for survival through the centuries and in the present day where modern technology unravels the secrets of his DNA, posing yet further threats to his existence.
Overdoses of Baboon, Etc by Oliver St. Gaudy
Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 65,690. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Historical » General
Brain-frackers in the imaginative writers' circle of Oliver St. Gaudy bring you expert presentations, most not available elsewhere, such as fascinating reports of the latest space- science 'break-throughs' in the Theory of Holes; the unvarnished Truth About Zippos; and a revelation of the sad libels on the late Captain Edward Murphy, in a so-called "law" scandalously misusing his name.
'56 by Gabriella Horvath
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,850. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » General(4.75 from 4 reviews)
'56 is a gripping tale of love and treachery amid revolution in Hungary. When Soviet tanks head to Budapest to put down the uprising, the dream of freedom is doomed. Can true love survive when defeat is inevitable? The events are illustrated with stills from newsreel footage shot on the streets of Budapest. Gabriella Horvath tells the story of her people with drama and humanity.
Duchessa d’Autunno: Un Romanzo Storico Georgiano by Lucinda Brant
Series: Della Saga Della Famiglia Roxton, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 133,330. Language: Italian. Published: January 1, 2013 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Una bella duchessa in lutto per il suo amatissimo consorte. Un mercante abbronzato torna a rivendicare i suoi diritti di nascita. Due anime in cerca di amore e rinascita. Le loro strade si incontrano e il viaggio comincia...
Venture Capital, one Mans Journey Toward Redemption In The Midst of Turmoil by Peter Red
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Historical » General(2.00 from 1 review)
Entrepreneur David Bell has lost it all. His job, his reputation. Dissatisfied with his life he decides to travel, only to crash land during one of the worst floods in Mumbai history. Can he survive the flood and find redemption at the end of it all? Based on the floods that occurred in Mumbai in July 2005, Venture Capital is one mans journey toward redemption in the midst of turmoil
Jade Gate by James Leasor
Series: Robert Gunn Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,700. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
To the powerful and arrogant Dr. Robert Gunn, life 'might be likened to a fierce race for enormous prizes'. No prize could be richer than the discovery of coal on Jade Gate Island - but then no race could be fiercer, more uncertain, or more violent....
The Return of Rasputin by Stephen J. Kieran
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,570. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » General
Nick Brody's as normally-neurotic as any other kid growing up in today's Idaho—until his compass is tested by one of the most magnetic personalities ever to walk the earth. In fact, Rasputin’s rise & fall are infamous, and he has EVERYTHING to do with Nick’s quandary. But just how did he land in the Tsar's court...and what lead to his murder? Nick doesn't care. He just wants Rasputin gone. Now.
The Prairie Companions by David Rory O'Neill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,560. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
A stunning evocation of a unique time and place—and a powerfully moving story of courage, commitment, love, loss, and endurance—this unforgettable saga follows two extraordinary young women from their boarding school in Victorian England to the North American wilderness.
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?