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Fiction » Historical » General
The Land Children by Jennifer Ewing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,600. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Wars start for any number of reasons-domination-greed-jealousy are just a few of them. It is the innocent, the unprotected, the children who suffer the most. In England in 1940, the children of the major cities, ports and coastal areas were sent away for their safety. This is the story of four such children.
India Fortunes: A Novel of Rajasthan and Northern India through Past Centuries by Gary Worthington
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 273,750. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In this award winning companion to India Treasures, a hunt through an ancient fortress for a maharaja's treasure links seven novellas of earlier times. Experience building the Taj Mahal; the legendary Shivaji battling the Mughal Empire; the founding of the Sikh religion; a famous queen fighting the British; Gandhi, Nehru, and the struggles for freedom and survival at Independence and Partition.
Morderstwo pod Jesziwą Mędrców Lublina by Arkadiusz Moszczynski
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,650. Language: Polish. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Lublin 1930 roku. Do miasta przybywa oficer kontrwywiadu wojskowego, aby wyjaśnić aferę szpiegowską w zakładach lotniczych. Pomocy udziela mu rabin Majer Szapira, poproszony o to przez prof. Jana Czochralskiego. W tle otwarcie Jesziwy Mędrców Lublina i opis stosunków polsko - żydowskich do 1930 r. No i niepowtarzalna atmosfera mojego rodzinnego Lublina... Miłej lektury! Arkadiusz Moszczyński.
Klockupproret by Bert Ola Gustavsson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,780. Language: Swedish. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » General
När höstterminen börjar hittar tolvårige Ingel Hansson och hans kamrat Peder Svartling två paket dynamit. Med detta fantastiska fynd börjar ett skolår som inte blir något annat likt. Klockupproret ger en levande bild av vardagen i ett gruvsamhälle i Bergslagen på 1960-talet. Och kampen om hackordningen bland de unga är lika grym då som nu. Klockupproret utkom första gången 1997.
Anna: Child of the Poorhouse by Pat Mattaini Mestern
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,950. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012 by Canterbury House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Born into the Poor House in Fergus, Ontario, bound out to a wealthy family, Anna Ellington returns to Fergus c1904 as a beautiful woman in search of her family. She finds romance, wealth, mystery, intrigue and answers to many questions. Readers will never forget Anna and the folks that enter her life.
A Poem of Science, Or This Our Frost-Weary Harbor by J. Celan Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,830. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Historical » General
A magisterial and powerfully original poetic epic of science history, this book presents with lyrical magic the triumphs and struggles of key sciences that have altered and shaped the terrain of modern culture. It skillfully combines praise and criticism for the various key figures and revolutionary moments in this history, including their breakthroughs and their personal struggles.
Sabará 18 by Carlos Gentil Vieira
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,590. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » General(4.00 from 1 review)
A novel set in Colonial Minas Gerais, Brazil, 18th century. In Portuguese only. Everything happens in Vila Real de Nossa Senhora da Conceição do Sabará. A minor event, a Saint Joseph's statue was stolen from within a Catholic church, turns itself into a big mistery, along with a priest murder and some other strange occurrences.
My Enemy My Love by Black Leaf Publishing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,070. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Cosette is a spoilt, rich young woman, living near the North French city of Lille, whose privileged existence is shattered by the German invasion of France at the outset of the First World War. Rescued from being raped by a handsome German staff officer, they fall in love, little realising the twists and turns of fate that lie ahead of them.
The Golden Chalice of Hunahpú: A Novel of the Spanish Attack on the Maya by William Vlach
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,180. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
In this new, revised version, Winner of the 2015 BAIPA Fiction Book Award,The Golden Chalice of Hunahpú, is the remarkable story of the great war between the Spanish conquistadores and the Maya of Guatemala. The tale is told by a young Spanish wife, a Mayan prince and a comic priest. Their incredible stories intertwine leading to the volcanic climax. "…enthralling," -Kirkus Reviews
The Bear And The Diva by John Namnik
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,580. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Latvian, Andrej Yakovlevitch Namnik, landowner and bachelor approaching middle age, takes time out from his business trip to Russia to take in the sights of the magnificent city of St. Petersburg. Within twenty four hours he rescues a beautiful Bohemian woman, Marie Subrtova, finds himself involved in a Revolutionist meeting, escapes a subsequent police raid only to find himself locked up.
Apocalisse a Palermo by Maurizio Massa
Price: Free! Words: 45,250. Language: Italian. Published: January 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Alternative history
Nella seconda metà dell'800, il fornaio Paolo Puccio di Palermo e il guerriero-cacciatore Antilope Rosso del South Dakota incrociano le proprie vite attraverso una visione che fa vivere a ciascuno di loro la vita dell'altro, in luoghi diversi e lontani tra loro. Fino al 1864 a Sand Creek e al 1866 a Palermo, quando l'Angelo Sterminatore oscura per sempre i sogni dei due protagonisti.
Legends of the Lamed-Vav: Volume 1, Number 3: Descent Into Darkness by Lable Braun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Inspirational
This story is a prequel to "Simple Chaim". Readers of that story will know that Raizel's father, Nathan, was a very hard-hearted man. But how had he been turned from the Lamed-Vav path of compassion and kindness? What traumatic events could produce a man like Nathan? In "Descent Into Darkness" we learn that, like Jonah, when we fight against our own destiny we end up in the belly of the Beast.
The Race by James Rada, Jr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Follow the lives of the Fitzgerald family on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal as Tony and Thomas Fitzgerald race their canal barge against a train. If you enjoyed "Canawlers" and "Between Rail and River" by James Rada, you'll want to follow this adventure set a few years after the Civil War during the canal's heyday. Originally published as a limited-edition chapbook for CanalFest 2003.
Intrepid - Revelations by Steve Stone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,810. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi(5.00 from 1 review)
Who was Jack the Ripper? Did Hitler survive the war? Who shot JFK? Did OJ Simpson do it? Futuristic X-33 space shuttle Commander travels back in time to change history, after a meteor shower cripples the ISS. The imprisoned alien navigator of a secret flying saucer at Area 51 offers assistance, but a slip of the tongue diverts the journey to 1888 London, 1945 Berlin, 1963 Dallas & 1994 LA
The Kaserne by Stephen Ricker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,620. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » 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
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: 83,070. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by S.Back agency for hungarian literature. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » 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: Free! 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.