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Fiction » Historical » General
The Unsuitable Suitor by Marilyn Clay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,120. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » General
When Miss Miranda Fraser discovers her family home is now owned by the most notorious rakehell in Regency England, she vows to travel to London to set things to rights, but Miranda doesn't count on just how handsome and charming the most notorious rakehell in Regency England can be!
Allies: Anaconda by Wolf Riedel
Price: Free! Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This prequel to Allies: The Inquiry introduces American Phil Sambrook and Canadian Kurt Richter, two officers during the factual events of Operation ANACONDA: America’s first conventional battle against al-Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan that came within a hairsbreadth of disaster. Allies: Anaconda tells the story of the crucible of fire that forged the bond that unites its main characters.
Legacy (Book One of the Ærndis Trilogy) by Harold Engström
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
A norn contravenes the will of The Fates and engineers the unsanctioned triumph of Swedish King Eric the Victorious at the Battle of Fýrisvellir. Cursed for her treachery, Ærndis is consigned to a series of mortal incarnations until her wrong can be righted. Ærndis’ legacy shapes the course of Scandinavia and Western Europe down through history – the history she must return in time to change.
Legends of Safed by Dov Silverman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,460. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Historical » General
legends and stories of safed originate in the two worlds of mysticism and reality.ancient mysticism remains an integral part of the character of this modern hilltop town. safed is the center of world jewish mysticism.this picturesque town described in words is also depicted in art of the famous artists of safed. legends of safed was a best seller in Israel. I taught and lived there for 20 years.
Tides of a Black Hope by Nneka Sophie Amalu
Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Amanabiefori’s dreams are shattered when he is captured and sold into slavery in America. He plans an escape back to his hometown, Africa, for his freedom and “Love” Igoni. His plan is jeopardized when Igoni sets foot in America in search of him. Does everything work out as she planned or are they trapped forever? What did she actually mean when she said she couldn’t live without him?
Blossoms and Bayonets: A Story of Love, Faith and Courage under Japanese Occupation by Jana McBurney-Lin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,230. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on a true story, Blossoms & Bayonets is suffused with the tense atmosphere of World War II in the Pacific. The story lends an eyewitness perspective to events as they unfold for one family in Korea, revealing an era of nuance and complexity. The result is a work that speaks volumes about the power of faith.
Matrimonio Di Mezzanotte: Un Romanzo Storico Georgiano by Lucinda Brant
Series: Della Saga Della Famiglia Roxton, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,980. Language: Italian. Published: October 12, 2012 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(3.00 from 1 review)
Ambientato nel mondo opulento dell’aristocrazia del diciottesimo secolo e ispirato a eventi reali, Matrimonio di Mezzanotte è il secondo libro, che si può leggere indipendentemente dagli altri, dell’apprezzata saga della famiglia Roxton.
Shades of Blood and Shadow by Angeline Hawkes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012 by ND3 Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » General
The palette of history and horror mingle in the hues of crimson blood and blackest death. Shades of Blood and Shadow represents a taste of the stories penned by Bram Stoker Award nominated writer Angeline Hawkes. From ancient Mayans to the horrors at Chernobyl, she pulls you into the minds of fiendish creatures and tortured man. History offers up the monstrous in this ghoulish collection.
The Last Fernandez by Sandra Perez Gluschankoff
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 101,520. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
After being inexplicably removed from her family in a small fishing town in Argentina, six year-old Angelina is sent to a Catholic convent, where she spends her next twelve years. During her lonely days at the convent, she finds solace in the company of a mysterious presence, by the name of Sara Fernandez, which gradually reels her into the life of a Marrano family from 15th century Cordoba Spain.
Broadway Annie by Cheryl Lee
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,150. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The story follows a child protege, Annie, through her eyes we experience the world of ballet, Jazz, Broadway, horror's and trials of WW1, struggles of the people involved, finding love then widowed, injured and pregant in a war zone, rejected by her in-laws, escapes with her child to America again, only to experience the results of the Spanish Flu Epidemic. Will she finally have closure?
Laughing Winds by Rose Christo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,540. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Historical » General
When Annika Straum is handed a violin and told to learn how to play, Annika knows she is about to die. In Dachau Concentration Camp, music means death. Paired with a green-eyed girl, a girl who makes her feel in ways she shouldn't, Annika has three months to practice for her first and last concert.
Canadian Family Adventure by Deb Williamson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Short Story Press Presents Canadian Family Adventure by Deb Williamson Canadian Family Adventures follows the tale of ten Irish siblings who immigrate to Canada in the late 1880’s. Their mother, Maggie Collins, wants her children, between the ages of 10 years old and 30 years old, to have a good life and she arranges for them to sail to Canada.
The Privilege of Jaffna the Sixth by Brião Ipanema
Price: Free! Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A doomed emperor's family tree branches off in unexpected directions, growing and stretching through changing times 'round the world. From a street thug to a lost soldier to a free-spirited young woman, a legacy is passed. The question is... which kind?
Regression by Paul Moorcraft
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,680. Language: British English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
This exhilarating adventure takes place in two time zones (present-day England and Surrey of the 1790s). Deploying past-life regression, a celebrity American psychiatrist explores his roots in rural Surrey during the heyday of smuggling as well as in the fleshpots of London.
Scoundrel by Bud Fussell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,230. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
In his first novel, Bud Fussell has penned an epic: a struggle between two very different brothers; a pioneer man of the early 19th century building a family and an empire; a troubled soul far from home encountering travel and grace. Jake is the Scoundrel, an unforgettable character living out a saga that remains in the reader’s mind and heart long after the book is finished.
Feed the Crow by Tony Masero
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Captain John Page and his Portuguese translator Adelino, are on a vital mission of political importance. The Peninsular War of 1812 rages around them and their way is fraught with danger; it is a mysterious path that leads them down into the depraved sexual underworld of Lisbon high society, where they discover a devious predator is on the loose.
Julia Pastrana by Sandy Olson & Julian Fenech
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,290. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Inspired by real life events, Julia Pastrana is the shocking story of a young woman who, because of her physical appearance, is hurled into the circus sideshows of the 1850's. She soon finds herself rescued from this miserable existence by the handsome and charismatic Theodor Lent. Is this her dream come true or the beginning of her worst nightmare?
Into The Raging Sea by Victor Pryce
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A sailor falls from the rigging when his ship strikes rocks during a midnight storm. Now he must battle wind and wave to survive before exhaustion pulls him under. Will he find land or will the hungry sea claim another life?
Surviving Borodino by Shaun Parker
Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
The slaughter at Borodino saw at least 50,000 dead soldiers and 30,000 dead horses. The carnage from the artillery was at a grotesque level. After the battle the Russians fell back and the French pushed on to Moscow. Left behind were hundreds of badly wounded and dying men. A handful survived living off the wasteland amidst all the dead for weeks as winter approached - This is their story.