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Fiction » Historical » General
Laughing Winds by Rose Christo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,540. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Historical » General
When Annika Straum is handed a violin and told to learn how to play, Annika knows she is about to die. In Dachau Concentration Camp, music means death. Paired with a green-eyed girl, a girl who makes her feel in ways she shouldn't, Annika has three months to practice for her first and last concert.
Gypsy Spirit by Rita Karnopp
Series: Tango of Death, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,060. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Few people realize that being Gypsy in 1943 Poland was as dangerous and frightening as being a Jew. It is guessed that between five hundred thousand to one million Gypsies perished during the Holocaust, the Porraimos (the devouring) as the Gypsies called it. Book 2, Partisan Heart Book 3, Jewish Soul
Canadian Family Adventure by Deb Williamson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Short Story Press Presents Canadian Family Adventure by Deb Williamson Canadian Family Adventures follows the tale of ten Irish siblings who immigrate to Canada in the late 1880’s. Their mother, Maggie Collins, wants her children, between the ages of 10 years old and 30 years old, to have a good life and she arranges for them to sail to Canada.
The Privilege of Jaffna the Sixth by Brião Ipanema
Price: Free! Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A doomed emperor's family tree branches off in unexpected directions, growing and stretching through changing times 'round the world. From a street thug to a lost soldier to a free-spirited young woman, a legacy is passed. The question is... which kind?
Regression by Paul Moorcraft
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,680. Language: British English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
This exhilarating adventure takes place in two time zones (present-day England and Surrey of the 1790s). Deploying past-life regression, a celebrity American psychiatrist explores his roots in rural Surrey during the heyday of smuggling as well as in the fleshpots of London.
Scoundrel by Bud Fussell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,230. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
In his first novel, Bud Fussell has penned an epic: a struggle between two very different brothers; a pioneer man of the early 19th century building a family and an empire; a troubled soul far from home encountering travel and grace. Jake is the Scoundrel, an unforgettable character living out a saga that remains in the reader’s mind and heart long after the book is finished.
Feed the Crow by Tony Masero
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Captain John Page and his Portuguese translator Adelino, are on a vital mission of political importance. The Peninsular War of 1812 rages around them and their way is fraught with danger; it is a mysterious path that leads them down into the depraved sexual underworld of Lisbon high society, where they discover a devious predator is on the loose.
Julia Pastrana by Sandy Olson & Julian Fenech
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,290. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Inspired by real life events, Julia Pastrana is the shocking story of a young woman who, because of her physical appearance, is hurled into the circus sideshows of the 1850's. She soon finds herself rescued from this miserable existence by the handsome and charismatic Theodor Lent. Is this her dream come true or the beginning of her worst nightmare?
Into The Raging Sea by Victor Pryce
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A sailor falls from the rigging when his ship strikes rocks during a midnight storm. Now he must battle wind and wave to survive before exhaustion pulls him under. Will he find land or will the hungry sea claim another life?
Surviving Borodino by Shaun Parker
Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
The slaughter at Borodino saw at least 50,000 dead soldiers and 30,000 dead horses. The carnage from the artillery was at a grotesque level. After the battle the Russians fell back and the French pushed on to Moscow. Left behind were hundreds of badly wounded and dying men. A handful survived living off the wasteland amidst all the dead for weeks as winter approached - This is their story.
Unico Indizio: un Filo d'Oro (le Indagini di Lady Costantine, Torino 1806) by Annarita Coriasco
Series: Le indagini di Lady Costantine (Torino 1806), Book 1. Price: $3.38 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: Italian. Published: September 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Torino, 1806: il Piemonte è stato annesso all’Impero, unico territorio italiano a farne parte. Napoleone I è all’apice del potere. Torino è scossa da un’orrenda serie di delitti, opera apparente di uno squilibrato. Il Governatore non può permettere che l’ordine costituito venga minato ed ordina che il colpevole sia scovato a tutti i costi.
Alt Hist Issue 4: The Magazine of Historical Fiction and Alternate History by Mark Lord
Series: Alt Hist, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,960. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Alt Hist Issue 4 contains seven top-quality stories from a variety of genres: horror, alternate history and fantasy, as well as straight historical fiction. The stories are: ‘Restless’ by Dylan Fox ‘Kleine Menschen’ by Eric Jackson ‘Feast of Faith’ by Shane Rhinewald ‘Three Months of Summer’ by Svetlana Kortchik ‘The Stork’ by George Piper ‘Battalion 202: A Blinded Falcon’ and ‘Battalion 202
Le Pas de l'Empereur by Alain Brouste
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,910. Language: French. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Fiction historique se déroulant en Gascogne au XIXe siècle, sous Napoléon III. L'essor de l'ère industrielle n'épargne pas la campagne qui doit abandonner définitivement son mode de vie agro-pastoral en vigueur depuis cinq siècles. Témoignage du chamboulement de la vie quotidienne des Landais sur fond de trafic d'influences et d'accaparement des maigres richesses.
Twisted History by Michael Bradley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,860. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Historical » General
An Alternative History Anthology. Written by rising stars in the literary world, enjoy their unique takes on what could have been.
El Canto De Los Gallos De Oro by Margaret Donnelly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: Latin. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
A fin de evitar los juicios de Núremberg al final de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, altos funcionarios nazis escaparon de Europa, llevando consigo parte del botín robado a las víctimas del Holocausto, con la ayuda de Juan Domingo Perón, el presidente de Argentina.
Farsi 2.0 by MK Alexander
Series: The Farsi Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,940. Language: American English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » General
Part two of the Farsi Trilogy. The story continues as Aydin and Parveen try to make their way home but get side-tracked by a surface-to-air missile. Meanwhile, Iran is forever changed by cyber-war... and is forced to face the dawn of a new world.
The Stone Horse & Droshki by Ken De Villers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 199,130. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
An adventure historical novel, the memoirs of Colonel General Yuri Danilov, the son of an American Sioux Indian and a Ukrainian Mother. Master spy for the Soviet KGB. Top Gun fighter pilot in the Korean, Vietnam and Soviet Afghanistan wars. Privy to the internal workings of the Soviet Union’s Politburo. Also a story of love and devotion between Yuri and the beautiful Japanese-Russian Eiko Hara
Forty Thorns by Judy Light Ayyildiz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,870. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on the Oral Memoir of a Turkish Revolutionary Woman, the epic Forty Thorns blends past with present in a war-torn love story that parallels the new nation during the critical years of the emerging state with its dramatic events, changes, and the universal women’s struggle for self-determination.
Il Doge ed altre storie by Duilio Chiarle
Price: $3.38 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: Italian. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » General
“…La storia fosse fatta dalle vittime/ altro sarebbe/ un tempo di minuti/ di formiche incessanti che ripullulano/ eppure ad una ad una intente d’essere…” così scriveva il grande poeta Alfonso Gatto. La storia è fatta da tanti piccoli uomini, da tanti piccoli gesti.