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A Spear against the Sky
By M P Ericson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
What if Cartimandua, queen of the Brigantes and a powerful force in Roman-occupied Britain, had been Boudica's lover and joined her rebellion against Roman rule? Alternate history short story.
The Outlaw's Tale
By Margaret Frazer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,520. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Leaving the safety of her nunnery walls behind, Dame Frevisse is waylaid on the King's Highway by a band of outlaws and drawn into an unholy web of treachery and deceit. The Outlaw's Tale is the third installment of award-winning author Margaret Frazer's twice Edgar-nominated Dame Frevisse Medieval Mystery series.
The Ottomans: The Greatest Empire
By İlber Ortaylı
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,410. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
What was the significance of the Ottoman Empire? What lessons can be drawn from the civilization that the ottomans created? What does the Ottoman Empire mean to us today? One of Turkey’s leading historians answers all of these questions in “Ottomans, The Re-Discovery“, a brilliant set of learned and engaging reflections on the everyday life, legacy and enduring relevance of the Ottomans.
Cross the Vatican Line; The Search for the Mahogany Ship
By Peter Mulready
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,200. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Portuguese, it is said by some, charted the east coast of Australia 250 years before Captain Cook. One old man searches the dunes to uncover the legendary Mahogany Ship said to be one of the Caravels that sailed on a secret mission known by just a few and forgotten in time.
The First Wife: A Short Story
By Tommy Black
Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Meliva Maric received little fan fare or recognition as Albert Einstein's first wife during her lifetime. Although she was known, it was not until the release of the couple's love letters following Einstein's death that the world began to stand up and take notice. This is a fictionalized account of Mileva and her life.
Viking Sword Saxon Shield
By Keith Scrivener
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the year 988 vast Viking armies in fleets of Longships are threatening the Saxon port of Maldon on the Essex coast of England. The Vikings lured there by the horde of silver in King Aethelred's mint situated in the Burh, the fortified town.
Un uomo che verra'
By Rocco Cantafio
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 89,440. Language: Italian. Published: February 11, 2011 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
I personaggi di Un uomo che verrà sono vicinissimi a noi. Come se il tempo non fosse mai passato, sebbene si parli di avvenimenti che vanno dall’Età Giolittiana alla Seconda Guerra Mondiale. Quel bambino prima, Tony, inizia la sua ascesa, la sua formazione fra le vicende più terribili.
The Saint and the Sea Monster
By Caz Zyvatkauskas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,070. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
(3.00 from 1 review)
In 1250 Yorkshire England: A monk, a friar and a sailor, each harboring a deep secret, find themselves unexpected companions in close quarters. As the evening wears on and the mead flows from the keg, they wrestle with legends, lies and the fickleness of fate.
High Ground
By Elisabeth Nelson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 166,500. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
High Ground portrays the legal, political and moral conflict preceding the American Civil War; and the disillusionment and devastation of war as seen through the through the eyes of an idealistic army lawyer and the daughter of an American diplomat.
The Ruby Tear Catcher
By Nahid Sewell
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 91,880. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Ruby Tear Catcher is the heartwarming story of an Iranian woman whose life is uprooted during the Islamic Revolution in Iran in the 1970s and 1980s. While jailed in a Tehran for her father's alleged crimes, Leila tells her story in flashback, describing her childhood in Tehran, college in the US and return to Iran post-revolution, where she experiences radical changes, particularly for women.
Shuri Gate
By Herb Blanchard
Price: Free! Words: 89,170. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
SHURI GATE is the second book written about Okinawa and its people by the author. It was written as a memoir and to tell about the Americans who were stationed there in the military and their relationships with the Okinawan people. Most of the characters are profiles of real people or composites of several people the author knew on the island.
The King of Silk
By Joe Douglas Trent
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,520. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Michael Patriate thinks he has it all. Fate decides to teach him a lesson. Welcome to the 15th Century.
The Mercenary's Price ( Historical Romance Novella)
By CJ Archer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,510. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011 by CJ Archer. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Being a national treasure wouldn't be such a curse if she only knew she could trust him.
The Smoke That Thunders
By Nathan Bassett
Price: Free! Words: 109,020. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
"Africa held the promise of changed hearts and souls. This Africa would offer renewed hope and the possibility of love. It would define their destinies. Yet, at any moment, this Africa could rob them of hope, love, and destiny. Chad and Peter were to be tested and refined in ways they dare not imagine."
The Iron Snake
By John Gaudet
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,410. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011 by Brandylane Publishers. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
It's 1897, a period marred by unrest in colonial Africa. Back in Britain, stories abound about the wild nature of the African railroad line. The tabloid term, 'Lunatic Express,' seems to fit. Join the spirited Alice McConnell, the Honorable Geoffrey Stanford and a host of fascinating characters as they witness Africa's first steps into the modern era and the transformation of their own lives.
The Art of Candle Dipping
By Judy Alter
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story based on an actual incident in the 1880s in North Texas, when Comanches threatened a family. The mother was dipping candles and used hot wax to protect her children.
Out From The Woods
By Steven Ehrlick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140,760. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1956, four men dug up the grave of the legendary Canadian artist Tom Thomson only to discover the bones of an anonymous Indian. This mysterious discovery unravels in the 1960’s as we follow the Ontario summers of Alex Cutler, a camper who comes under the spell of a beautiful wild child from Buffalo and the tutelage of Thomas Tucker – canoe guide, artist and keeper of Tom Thomson's secrets.
John Paul Jones: Finding the Forgotten Patriot
By Robert Saunders
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 81,960. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
You don't need to be a history or nautical buff to truly enjoy the fascinating characters in this historical novel. The astonishing life of John Paul Jones has been forgotten through the ages. He is but a footnote; seldom mentioned as a respectable peer among the honored land generals of the Revolutionary War.
Houdini's Last Illusion
By Steven Savile
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Steven Savile. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Harry Houdini is a haunted man. Haunted by success; his emotions; and now by some of his compatriots: famed and feted illusionists like himself. The only problem is that they are dead. Houdini knows that time is running out, and before he is ready to die he must perform one final trick, the greatest illusion of his life...
A Court Lady
By Clova Leighton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
In the excitement of Emperor Napoleon and Empress Josephine's reign, Corisande becomes a valued member of Court under Josephine's protection, and has no end of suitors. Sebastian is a confidente of the Emperor and an expert military strategist. Napoleon suggests strongly it is time for Sebastian to wed, even though he prefers not. Will he find the lady to change his mind at Court?