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Fiction » Historical » General
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.
Infinite Loss (Infinite Series, Book 3) by L.E. Waters
Series: Infinite, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 178,530. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
With lessons and lives of sacrifice and devotion behind her, Maya must continue the journey into her next incarnations as a young and passionate Lakota warrior on the Great American Plains; the dashing British spy Major John André, fighting the tide of a great revolution; and the desolate master of the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe.
Knights of the Sun by Peter Mc Kimm
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,490. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » General
A young London lawyer inherits a Pharaoh’s ring from an adventurous uncle with a warning that it would be dangerous to disclose possession to anyone. Nearly thirty years later he and his wife decide to follow up on the rings authenticity by visiting Egypt, the Holy Land and France. They discover there are three such rings with baffling inscriptions on them that, unknown to them if deciphered, coul
Retablo of Ponce de León by Enrique Sánchez Goyanes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,940. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Biographical
San Juan de Puerto Rico, fall of 1520. Juan Ponce de León, conquistador and first governor of the island, plans his second voyage to Florida, discovered and named by him seven years previously. Officially, his aim is to found the first city in this territory, of which the Spanish Crown has appointed him as its Adelantado.
The Malachy Prophecy by William Johnson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,430. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In this fictional account, can two unlikely heroes, chosen by an ancient Pope, save the Catholic church from Peter the Roman? The successor to Pope Benedict is predicted by Saint Malachy to be the last Pope. Perhaps the anti-Christ? If not the anti-Christ who is he? What's his agenda for the ruination of the Church. Who is controlling him?
The “Attack” Trilogy: Cappadocia, Shkodra, Wuerzburg by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » General
What do Cappadocia, Shkodra, and Wuerzburg have in common? Across the miles and through the ages they have been the site of attacks: during invasions and during battles. We often think of those attacks in terms of the total number of people injured and killed and the amount of property damage done. But we often lose track of the individuals who go through the attacks–the individuals on both sides.
The Attack on Wuerzburg by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The third story in Catherine's "Attack Trilogy," The Attack on Wuerzburg is a short story set in Wuerzburg, Germany towards the end of World War II. It covers an actual bombing on the city by the allied forces from the perspective of a mother and her children, a priest, and several soldiers. Each tell the story as the attack unfolds.
I Wish You Were Mine by Marlene Joyce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
An unsuspecting American student finds herself in the center of Hitler's war in Munich, Germany. It was the onset of World War II, and she was far from her home and parents in Philadelphia. Witness to her professor's arrest by the Gestapo was in itself shocking; however, it became personally devastating as only a severed first love can be. Did he survive Concentration Camp Dachau? Was he dead?
American Rose by Holmes Brannon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,240. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A short Historical story - Caught in the nightmare of World War-II Occupied France, two people from different ends of the earth discover their soulmates in each other. Rose, the beautiful leader of a French resistance band finds what she’s always longed for in the arms of an American bomber pilot downed behind Nazi lines. Must she now sacrifice the love of her life to the god of War?
Ruby by Dwight W. Hunter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,030. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Ruby, an independent frontier woman, found fame and fortune in the business world of the late 1800’s using her intelligence, quick thinking and backbone. After conquering a small Northern Idaho river town, during the gold rush era, she moved to San Francisco formed an information network and went head-to-head with rough business cliques, interrupted a lumber monopoly and instigated a wine war.