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Fiction » Historical » General
The Kaserne by Stephen Ricker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,620. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » General
“Daddy? What did you do during The Eternal Cold War?” In the tradition of MASH and Catch-22, The Kaserne answers that question on behalf of several ten-millions who served abroad in this vividly realistic story of soldiers, civilians, men and women, Americans and Germans on a small forlornly threadbare US Army base in Germany.
Nietzsche's Footfalls by David Pollard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » European
Nietzsche spent the last decade of his life mad in rooms above the archive created by his sister, turning him into a part of Nazi mythology. This book traces the roots that made this possible. It traces Nietzsche’s relationship with Wagner and his sister, his thoughts on Germany and Judaism and women. It is a meditation on how thought can be inverted during the posthumous existence of its writer.
Dwellers in the Field by Kimbell Vincent
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 154,360. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Dwellers in the Field, translated as the Polians, is a blockbuster saga of WW1 epitomizing the agony and exultation of the last millennium.
Zsákpapírok by János Gosztonyi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,090. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by S.Back agency for hungarian literature. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Mi rejlik vajon e furcsa cim mögött? Mit irt Gosztonyi János zsákpapirokra? Regényt, memoárt, naplót, netán abszurd történetet? Igen, mindezt együtt egy 20.századi ember életútját kamaszkorától a nyugdijig, illetve1939-töl a nyolcvanas évekig.
Return To Hougoumont by Shaun Parker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A brutal account of the storming of the north gate in the fight for Hougoumont Farm, a fictional story based on historical events. The outcome of Waterloo may well of hinged on the struggle for Hougoumont Farm, death is indescriminate in the turmoil and carnage of battle! Please leave a review for this story as it is free for you to read and feedback will help me write better stories. Thanks
Ambrose, Prince of Wessex; Southern Journey. by Bruce Corbett
Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,460. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Ambrose and his friends flee Constantinople. The prince hopes to return to his native Wessex. Caught by pirates, they are enslaved on Crete, but manage to escape to Alexandria. A long chase ensues, with a Byzantine admiral desperately trying to capture them. They are forced to fight and brave the open desert. Finally they manage to sneak into Italy, but even there the chase is not over.
Love Thine Enemy by Nora Fountain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,970. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In Paris 1939, with the world on the brink of war, Helen Latimer, of a good English family and Max, a handsome, wealthy young German, fall madly in love. When Helen becomes pregnant they plan to leave France for neutral Portugal, but Max is kidnapped by his Nazi brother Hermann’s henchmen. Helen’s brother, Charles, persuades her to return to England while Hermann convinces Max she has had his ch
The Driving Ambition of Edda Mussolini by Helen Lashbrook
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,600. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Like her father Edda loved cars Like her father Edda was driven by ambition Like her mother Edda married a man who loved other women. From the moment the Mussolini family moved to Rome Edda was in her element. Rome gave the teenage Edda a taste for the high life & love. But Edda’s ambition drove a wedge through her marriage until the day her husband was arrested by her father’s order.
Gilgamesh by Jeff Barcham
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 19,380. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Middle Eastern poetry, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Gilgamesh is a new version of the ancient Babylonian Epic. Gilgamesh is the brash young King of Uruk (a city in the modern Iraq). When a rival, in the form of the wild-man Enkidu, arrives, it sets off a sequence of battles and journeys that lead Gilgamesh to the end of the world, and the limits of his sanity.
Because I Go Like That and Fall Down in the Water by Gary Ikari
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,930. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(5.00 from 1 review)
Because I Go Like That and Fall Down in the Water is a touching novel about decency and deep friendships in an awakening agricultural Hawaii. It is a story depicting the era, the character of the people, and the changes to an enchanting land.
In the Image of their God by Merlin Douglas Larsen
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 192,490. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Jerusalem today is a divided city, between the three great "Abrahamic religions" of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Resurgent Islam remembers poignantly the massacre of Muslims perpetrated by Christian "holy war" during the First Crusade. Caught between the two warring faiths, then and now, the Jews have merely sought to survive. This is about that three-sided story....
Gees van die Labrador by Makkie de Beer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,380. Language: Afrikaans. Published: December 20, 2011 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
The book provides entertainment, especially to those who wonder about life on a farm. Country folk on the other hand may be taken back to their own days on the farm and find themselves reminiscing about their carefree times in the country. The book is based on a more simple life around a small rural town in the “Riemland” or thong country. Experience farm life as only Makkie can cook it up.
Telos Khronos-An End Times Parable by Grace Lossev
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory, Fiction » Historical » General
The story you are about to read is a compelling modern-day parable of Zeke, the Shoe Cobbler. By day, he works in his store but by evening retires to play on his violin. He is drawn to the music of Andele, the Creator. One day a Musician arrives in town to point the Townspeople to the music of Andele. It sets in motion a battle between the Followers of the Musician and the Enforcers of the Town.
Winter at Monte Cassino by Stewart Blair
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,990. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on events surrounding the bombing of Monte Cassino Abbey in 1944 this is the memoir of Lt. Patricia Hampton who is brought over by the commander of the U.S. Army forces to photograph his march north to liberate Rome. Soon however, faced with the imminent unwarranted destruction of the most venerated Abbey in Europe, she must decide whether to passively chronicle it or actively prevent it.
Dream In A Rainy Day by Ratan Lal Basu
Series: FICTION, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Sandip, a communist revolutionary was released from jail after the movement had completely died down and he found the entire world changed and the dream to create a new world ended in utter frustration
Northrop Hall by Margaret Bacon
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 95,870. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » General
It seems that life at Northrop Hall is a changeless hierarchy in which the gentry know their manners and the servants know their place. Witchart ensures the smooth running of the household, Jimson, keeps the grounds immaculate, Nanny Stone rules the nursery, Miss Poole teaches the estate children to recite their catechism and pay homage to the great Arndale family. But 1914 approaches.
Alien Corn by Alex Aitken
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,490. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Emigrating at 40 from Urban Scotland to the Canadian Prairies in 1978, with a wife, four kids and a dream, brought the challenges of the New World. A sequel to `Strathalmond`.
Martins Landing Collection by Shine LeFlur
Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 28,840. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
Eleven independent short stories about the fabulous 1950's happenings in Martins Landing, the fictional Piney Woods Community of Nacogdoches County. Humor and tragedy.
Killing President Garfield - How a Schizophrenic Changed American History by Bill Schroeder
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 233,300. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
To schizophrenic Charles Guiteau his Divine Inspiration to “remove” President Garfield was real to him even as he dangled from a rope. Garfield’s agony is chronicled elsewhere. This focus is on the delusional world of his shooter. Some actions are fictionalized to dramatize the actual story. It took Guiteau five tries to shoot Garfield and there were at least seven attempts on his life.