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Fiction » Historical » General
Four Steps to Death: Stalingrad, 1942 by John Wilson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,070. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
"This absorbing, well-crafted tale…is a haunting description of the tragedy and irony of war…In this vivid narrative, the awful cacophony of war comes to life…the skilled author succeeds without moralistic preaching in highlighting the harsh reality, the utter misery, and the heartbreak of war in this intricate but fascinating book." VOYA
Flames of the Tiger: Berlin, 1945 by John Wilson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Dieter, a young German soldier, and his sister, Greta, are fleeing from the devastation of Berlin. The city is a ruin, their family is dead and the Russians are brutally fighting their way through the streets. Is there any sanctuary in what seems to be the end of the world?
Ma Ca Rong by Jack Mackenzie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012 by G. W. Thomas. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Historical » General
Harlan DaVinci was known the world over as a detective of the unknown, a layer of ghosts, a champion for the terrified. This time he is off to Viet Nam, a country at war. But it is not the war with the Viet Cong that DaVinci, and his assistant, Jimmy DuPont must face but a much older one.
Four Stories About Death: A Sage, a Monk, a Ballerina and a Tyrant by Dmitry Berger
You set the price! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Screenplays » History
This artistic meditation on death is derived from the factual historic material. It shows death as a reflection of one’s life.
Stephan's Journey by Joe McCord
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,760. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
During WWII, a young German soldier winds up in Spain. He rescues a young woman whose father is a wealthy and powerful businessman in Barcelona. They both think Stephan is Spanish and the father hires him as a bodyguard for his daughter. Stephan's life changes entirely and a series of large and small adventures occur until the day comes when he is faced with revealing who he really is...
"The Flamenco Academy" by Sarah Bird
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 153,600. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » General
“Bird captures the staccato passion of flamenco in a rapturous love triangle.” –People “The stuff bestsellers are made of . . . funny and beautifully structured to create anticipation and suspense, with lush moments of romance ...” –Kirkus Reviews (starred review) . A heady brew of a novel, lushly romantic at one turn, wryly and wittily observant at the next.” –Houston Chronicle
Dharma Brothers Kodo and Tokujoo by Arthur Braverman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 182,910. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Inspirational
Dharma Brothers Kodo and Tokujoo is based on the lives of two Japanese Zen Masters, Kodo Sawaki and Tokujoo Kato. It is a story of how two ordinary boys, walking very different paths, became extraordinary men, and the deep spiritual bond between them. It is also the story of Japan form 1880 to 1965, of two personal accounts of Zen journeys to enlightenment, and of love and friendship.
The Return to Aspen Estates (The Concord Series #3) by M.D. James
Series: The Concord, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Porterlance Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
When Elias and Madeline fail to return from their honeymoon, Jonas is forced to deal with life alone... He will deal with not only a lost father figure, but with losing his girlfriend, Rachelle as well. He encounters faces from his part, and more lies are uncovered before he can live happily ever after.
Provenance by Howard Kwon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,100. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The fateful struggles of a young painter during the Dutch Golden Age, the perilous escape of a Jewish family from Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, and the tenacious quest of a brilliant professor to reclaim a part of her past, are linked together by an intriguing painting with an extraordinary history. Provenance chronicles the painting’s incredible journey over four centuries and two continents.
The Power Behind The Throne by Jean Curtis
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,430. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 1 review)
The heir to the throne of Frentaria, Prince Gregory,has been missing for years. Now the old King has died. The plotters see their chance for a coup but the King’s Cardinal is needed to crown the next king — whoever that may be — and now he is also missing — some hope forever — like Prince Gregory...
Ladies of the Dance by May Mansoor Munn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,560. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Prior to the Six-Day War in 1967, Alya Habeeb, a Muslim-Christian teacher, and the radio personality Majed Alami, dance with international friends in the Semiramis Hotel courtyard, ignoring the pending conflict. But her brother Omar is willing to risk it all to fight for freedom. As tensions mount, they must learn new steps that will lead them into a world forever changed by political upheaval.
Ring of Destiny by Ronald Raymond
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,570. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Ring of Destiny portrays the life of a psychologist who has come upon theories that suggest a “new world is in the making.” Unscrupulous CIA agents realize the political significance of the psychologist’s theories and the ancient artifact he and his partner, Monica Strove, have discovered. Mystery and intrigue take the reader on an exciting journey weaving in and out of time periods.
The Crown by Rabindranath Tagore
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: American English. Published: June 13, 2012 by A. Datta. Categories: Plays » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » General
This play situated in 16th century royal Tripura presents a simple story of war, fraternal love, fratricide, cunning and bravery. It demonstrates that the brave die only once and that the traitor is essentially insane. Another of Tagore's masterpieces …
The Ice Wedding by Nancy A. Collins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Russian Empress Anna Ioannovna was famous for her cruel practical jokes and capricious nature towards those she considered beneath her. Neither peasant nor prince was safe from her wrath. Prince Mikhail, the scion of a noble and powerful family, found himself forced to become her court jester on the day his wife died and forced to marry the czarina's chambermaid in an elaborate mock wedding.
Barbarians by Robert Carter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 192,650. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Imagine a civil war that left 150 million people dead. A war waged ruthlessly by the Emperor against his own helpless people. A war continued against all odds by a rebel leader who thought himself the brother of Jesus Christ. The Americans, British and French were caught up in the catastrophe that ensued. In the Manchu court, we watch Yehonala rise from concubine to become an all-powerful Empress.
Courage by Robert Carter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,430. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
True love. The terror of war. Rejection. Separation. Reconciliation. COURAGE. France, 1790, and a nation is on the brink of destruction, a not so innocent flirtation at a glamorous ball, a Frenchwoman destined for the guillotine, and a British naval captain who has loved and lost her - these are the ingredients of , Courage, Robert Carter’s epic tale of love and war.
The Mangroves by John L. Campbell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,940. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Based upon actual events. In February, 1945, a thousand man Japanese garrison on Ramree Island began a retreat to mainland Burma, marching into a massive mangrove swamp. Only twenty would emerge, survivors of the most horrific crocodile massacre in history.
Captive Angel by Virginia Aird
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Experience the joys and tribulations of beautiful,innocent Catherine Simmons as she weaves her way across the primitive tapestry of 1780s Louisiana. Embrace her shining victory as she captures a love that every woman only dreams of: pure ecstasy!
Son of Venice, A Story of Marco Polo by Dori Jones Yang
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,490. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Son of Venice continues the story begun in Daughter of Xanadu, set in 13th century China. In that book, Emmajin, a fictional granddaughter of Khubilai Khan, met Marco Polo, who fascinated her with tales of romantic love. Son of Venice picks up the story as Emmajin and Marco Polo head west along the Silk Road. They face battles, intrigue, betrayal, and challenges to their unconventional love.
A World within A World by Suzanne Steinberg
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 190,920. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
This is a fictional biography, which goes deep into the mind of Carl Jung, one of the founding fathers of psychology. It goes into his motivations, and what makes all of us human. Carl Jung turned his mind into a juggle of perceptions, expecting every human being to hunt for the kill, in hopes of finding the line between individuality and choice.