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The Summons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A subtle and powerful morality tale in the vein of Bernhard Schlink's The Reader. Originally published by Random House Australia in 2006, The Summons received glowing reviews in all the major Australian newspapers and journals.
Other Tales: Stories from The Ballad of Gregoire Darcy
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Price: Free! Words: 69,710. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Three short stories related to Altman's Pride and Prejudice series of books.
Tarantella: A Love Story
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Price: Free! Words: 38,570. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Two men, one woman, and an ancient and dangerous Italian tradition. Suspend disbelief and let your heart do the thinking. 2nd edition has been edited to address typos.
The Last Free Men
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,770. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the 2nd century AD, Rome's 9th legion was sent to Hadrian's Wall in Northwest britain to quell an insurrection. They were never heard from again. Marcus is a scout for the Roman Army until he is wrongly convicted of assassination and sentenced to the lead mines. Escaping, he is recruited by the Druids to lead the Scottish tribes against Roman occupation. The Ninth was written out of history.
A Night of Horrors
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,510. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A thriller about the 24 hours leading up to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. This tightly plotted novel captures the single day when John Booth and his conspirators plot to kill President, VP, and Secretary of State; the Cabinet plans a post-war US; and the Lincolns dream about their future. It builds to the simultaneous and brutal attacks that left lives shattered and a nation paralyzed.
A Roman Peace in Briton: Blood on the Stone
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,830. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Over two thousand years ago, in a vanished world in which gallant death and honor still holds sway, Gaius Julius Caesar is blitzing through Briton’s fierce, blue-painted warlords, exacting a heavy price in exchange for peace. Filled with dramatic scenes and historical personalities, A Roman Peace in Briton hooks with passionate storytelling and engulfs the reader in events of historical legend.
Red Wheels Turning
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,030. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by j-views. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Red Wheels Turning tells the story of British Secret Service agent Brian Finch-Malloy in Tsarist Russia, as he works to prevent the Russian secret war-winning weapons from falling into the hands of the Bolshevik henchman, Kolinski, who makes his way across Europe, leaving a trail of blood and corpses behind him. From the author of the acclaimed alternate history novel, Beneath Gray Skies.
Shades of War
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,090. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
SHADES OF WAR is a historical fiction set in a small mining town in British Columbia during World War I. Clare Tate, a thirty-one-year-old war widow and suffragist from Toronto has barely unpacked her bags when she becomes embroiled in a murder mystery that involves the female members of a troubled family.
Ursula's Prism
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,930. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011 by Gihon River Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Ursula’s Prism is based on the true story of Ursula Swartz and five other children who escaped from Bergen-Belsen and crossed war-torn Germany on foot to freedom. Ursula shares the secrets of the prism with the other children and the power of there imagination gives them the strength to survive.
When I Met Crazy in the Morning: Mae's Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Short story based on the characters in the novel Josephine: Red Dirt and Whiskey. Told from the point of view of Mae, Josephine's neighbor, who tries to determine if Josephine is dead or alive the morning after her wreck.
To Live in Freedom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,480. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by Hightor. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
1853 gold fever grips the new British colony of Victoria. People come from all over the world. This is the story of two women who travelled from England to Melbourne then to the gold diggings. In Ballarat women joined together for mutual support to face the harsh conditions and to face the corruption of administration that finally ended in revolution and the Eureka Stockade.
Vivaldi's Muse
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,020. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Vivaldi's Muse explores the life of Annina Girò, Antonio Vivaldi's longtime protégée.
The Good Centurion by V.I. Ysaye
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 78,940. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
A novel about the pious Roman Centurion of Capernaum, who built the synagogue for the people of the town. After Jesus heals his dying slave, Centurion Lucius Viator risks his life and career protecting the startling young rabbi.
Wax
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,320. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Young women come of age in the shipyards during WWII, only to lose the best jobs they've ever had to returning soldiers after victory. When, post-war, Tilly builds a business making candles, and an arsonist destroys it, she is forced to face the truth about her life. Wax is set in the 1940s, as the seeds of the civil rights and feminist movements are sown -- along with victory gardens.
The Death Cart
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,190. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
It's the 14th century. The Black Death has overtaken a small German town. Greeta, a talented young servant girl, finds a cache of manuscripts in a forest castle. But Greeta is in more danger than just the plague. A local priest, a conflicted monk and a disgraced knight help her uncover a mystery and translate the historical texts for clues to fight the plague. A trial leads to a chilling climax.
Notes Towards a Fatalist Theory of Decapitation
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This quirky, brief historical fiction retells the life of Major-General Charles "Chinese" Gordon -- best-known for stubbornly ignoring orders and dying at Khartoum in 1885 in a quixotic effort to resist Muslim rebels. A charismatic religious crank and do-gooder, Gordon gained distinction leading the Ever Victorious Army against Christ's Younger Brother in China during the Taiping Rebellion.
To End All Others: A Great War Trio
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Price: Free! Words: 13,390. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
The soiled rain of putrid trenches drips further and further into the mud. The dew droplets of a French bi-plane awake to the rising sun. A father lies awake at night, knowing that somewhere, his son is facing a hell on Earth. This is the Great War, and the terrors, struggles, sacrifices, and tears of that conflict remain with us. Into that tragic world, this collection offers a brief window.
Debt of Dishonor: A Norse Tale of Betrayal and Redemption
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A story of tragedy and redemption in pre-medieval Denmark. A prince is discarded into shame before he is even born, and he must return from this exile to avenge himself and his shamed mother. Even when he becomes a great general, and gains power and favor with a king who does not truly realize who he is, there is still the exile inside him; a Debt of this Dishonor he will pay back.
I Dreamt I Was in Heaven - The Rampage of the Rufus Buck Gang
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,170. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the waning days of Indian Territory, the multi-racial, teenaged Rufus Buck Gang embarked on a vicious, childish, and deadly 13-day rampage to reclaim Indian lands. Based on the true story, this novel creates a turn-of-the-century tapestry of violence and innocence, butchery and grace—mirroring and chafing against the backdrop of a burgeoning US, and a disappearing American West.
Wolf Killer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by NetBound Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
It is the early 1700's and secreted away along the Southern Shore of Lake Superior is a tribe of Natives. Jacob, a professional wolf killer is hired by the church to go to the New World and find this tribe and kill, them, this tribe of "Loup Garou," the wolf-men. Action, suspense, horror and terror all are a part of this dark, new, historical, werewolf horror tale from Mikel B. Classen.