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Fiction » Historical » General
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.
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?
The Scapegoat by James Currie Currie
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 99,890. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The young 20th Century had barely got onto it's feet. It had been born into a war-torn world. Now that same world was getting ready for a war to end all wars. Kaiser Bill was rattling his sabres but Tsar Nicholas had empty coffers. Who was going to fill them for him?
Alice Davenport by Audrey Reimann
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,640. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Alice had responsibilities for the younger children after their mother died and their Papa left for the Boer War. At a Victory Ball she falls for Captain Freddie Blackshaw and meets Karl, an Austro-Hungarian who becomes obsessed and determined to take her to Prague. WW1 comes and with her brothers fighting with the British, Alice finds herself stranded on the enemy side in deadly danger.
Primal Birth: The Awakening of Jessica Buckley by Irena Popiolek
Price: $9.89 USD. Words: 52,430. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » General
The gift of a surgeon's scalpel may give Jessica a painless birth, but can she risk forever losing the fading connection with her ancestors? The rainbow is the connection; seven colours,journeys and truths take Jessica back through her matriarchal lineage to witness both the exquisite joy and the chilling suffering of her ancestors. But who now will support her quest for a Primal Birth?
A Pirate's Legacy 4: The Lions of el Bayadh by Sean Patrick O'Mordha
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,540. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
Hassan is an Arab boy adopted by an old pirate, but when he dies, he comes to live with Francois and his family. However, there is something mysterious about his early childhood and a reason he should never leave El Hierro. That is not an option when he is kidnapped and taken to an Arabian sheik to be killed. Francois, Col. Santana, and Hassan's friend, Filipe rush to the rescue.
Street of Death by Mary Ann Mitchell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Historical--15th Century--The Inquisition is raging through Spain. Torture and fear abound. Teresa fights for survival and for the man she loves.