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The Spartacus Prophecy
By RD Le Coeur
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,130. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The real life of Spartacus was far more complex than Hollywood would have you believe. There really was a Spartacus & a prophecy and no body of the gladiator was ever found. The story covers an epic journey of one man’s struggle against oppression. Spanning two continents, the fight, flight, love and betrayal across the ancient landscapes, form the backdrop to this compelling novel.
The Cause
By Kristie Poehler
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Left in the middle of a divided nation, Emily Garnett MacKinnon quickly learns what it means to be impartial during the American Civil War. Nine months with the "enemy" shows her the true meaning of loyalty--and brings to light who really cares for her--and who wants her out of the way.
The Longing (Grayson Brothers)
By Wendy Lindstrom
Series: Grayson Brothers, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,340. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
0.5 star(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Romantic Times 4-1/2 Star Top Pick! A marriage of convenience…and intoxicating desire. He would show her every shade of love.
The Prodigy
By Georgiann Baldino
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,700. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Aubrey Swann catapults onto the concert stage at age four and soon becomes the world's musical darling. Much later, during his transition to mature artist, Aubrey composes his own survival. How does life history shape the creative process? How does art shape an artist? Baldino explores tough questions from a child's point of view.
Redcoat
By David Crookes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,270. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
1873...A landslide at a diamond mine in Africa leaves a British army major crippled. He holds a young lieutenant responsible and wants him court-martialed. A soldier is killed when the army try to arrest the lieutenant on his wedding day in England. But he escapes and so begins a ruthless worldwide manhunt, throughout the U.S. Canada and Australia until eventually the hunted becomes the hunter.
The Blackwell Claim
By Troy D. Smith
Series: Blackwell Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
GOLD... Seeking a fortune from a pile of rocks or out of a streambed. Men from all walks of life are digging and panning for gold in the West and the Blackwell brothers are no different. But along with gold mining comes rough towns like Grizzly Gulch, fighting the elements, and claim jumpers. Raised tough in the hills of Tennessee, are the Blackwell brothers up to the challenges of prospecting?
Someday Soon
By David Crookes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,950. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The bombing of Darwin by the Japanese in 1942 was Australia's Pearl Harbor.Faith and her brother,Joe,escape the carnage aboard Joe's ketch Faraway,along with Koko,an Australian born Japanese fleeing internment.They are soon separated by the fortunes of war and face their own personal battles against espionage and injustice,Joe as a soldier,Koko as a POW and Faith as the lover of a U.S.army pilot.
Looking For Jamie
By Angela Rigley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,210. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A young boy, found bedraggled and starving, all he knows is his name, Jamie. He is taken in by the household of The Grange who soon come to love him as their own, especially the master David Dalton. Some months later Tillie Raven is released from prison where she had been sent for stealing a loaf. Now she has to find her son, not knowing if he is still alive, but where should she look first?
The Light Horseman's Daughter
By David Crookes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,550. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
While resisting eviction from the Queensland family property during the Great Depression Emma's father is shot dead. But left destitute, with her crippled mother and young twin brothers to care for, Emma fights back. In her struggle to survive she must overcome, ruthless wealthy relatives, racial bigotry, child abuse, corrupt financiers and choose between the love of two very different men.
Crestmont
By Holly Weiss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,070. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Star Publish LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
0.25 star(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Gracie Antes leaves an unhappy home to pursue her singing career dream. Big city bound, she accepts a housemaid job at the bustling Crestmont Inn. There, Gracie encounters opera singer Rosa Ponselle and finds family she never imagined could be hers. Step back into the 1920s and experience life at The Crestmont Inn. Discover with Gracie that sometimes we must trade loss for happiness.
Stumme Schatten
By Eva Maria Knabenbauer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: German. Published: December 14, 2010 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
ie Aufteilung Deutschlands nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg in zwei voneinander getrennte Staaten hat viele Menschenleben beeinträchtigt, und viele im Ostteil Lebende wurden zu Opfern eines unnachsichtigen Systems. Anni besucht nach dem Fall der Berliner Mauer ihre alte Heimat Aschersleben, jene kleine ostdeutsche Stadt, aus der sie mit zwanzig Jahren flüchtete.
Echoes
By Eva Maria Knabenbauer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,690. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The common thread running through all twelve stories of this collection is that they are based on subsidiary characters of Eva’s novel Silent Shadows. Mostly, the stories are snapshots of life in the former GDR or they afford glimpses into the re-united Germany, and in this they are unashamedly political. But, above all, each story is about the trials and tribulations of the human condition.
Silent Shadows
By Eva Maria Knabenbauer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,440. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The division of Germany into two separate countries during the Cold War disrupted many lives, leaving many in the East to become the victims of a vicious system. Anni struggles to come to grips with memories of those who sought to oppress her and vivid recollections of a passionate love affair that ended with her escape to the West.
Calling Crow Nation (Book Three of the Southeast Series)
By Paul Clayton
Series: The Southeast, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,550. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Calling Crow faces his most difficult challenge yet, as the hostile Timucua, who have allied themselves with the Spanish to get deadly thundersticks, move north in search of more slaves and conquest. Calling Crow must decide whether joining forces with another invader to his lands, the Englishmen, can halt the Spanish onslaught without sacrificing the freedom of his people.
Flight of the Crow (Book Two of the Southeast Series)
By Paul Clayton
Series: The Southeast, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,600. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Calling Crow searches for his wife, Juana, taken by the Spanish. Captured and adopted by the Coosa, he grows to love Green Bird Woman. French colonists settle to the north. Spanish colonists settle near Calling Crow’s village and Juana is among them. The European groups plan war on each other. Calling Crow must protect his adopted people and the two women he loves, one of which he must choose.
Calling Crow (Book One of the Southeast Series)
By Paul Clayton
Series: The Southeast, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,090. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Calling Crow is haunted by his dream of the Destroyer who will one day lay waste to his village. Then, Calling Crow is bound into slavery on the island of Hispaniola. Life in the gold pits is brutal and humiliating. Aided by a kindly priest, Calling Crow vows to learn the language and ways of a powerful enemy in order to eventually save his own people. But first he must regain his own freedom.
Blackbird
By David Crookes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,030. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The early wealth of Queensland depended on slavery, known in Australia as Blackbirding. South Sea islanders were tricked or forced aboard slave ships and sold to the highest bidder to cut cane on sugar plantations. Beautiful young Kiri, destined for slavery is rescued by half-breed Ben Luk. But racial prejudice runs high in the colony and Kiri and Ben struggle against ruthless, unforgiving enemies
The Last Blitzkrieg
By Stephen Lautens
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,730. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Russians are at the gates of Berlin. The war is won. Or is it? Even as the Red Army deals Nazi Germany its death blow, Hauptmann Träger, reluctant hero of the Reich, is working his way to the heart of Moscow with the last of Germany’s wonder weapons. The Last Blitzkrieg is a fast-paced thriller woven around real people and actual historical events sometimes more surprising than fiction.
Don't Murder Maria
By Lawrence Nielsen
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 110,060. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Mark Kendal believes developing the cure for HIV is good; but not if it means murdering Maria Quiteria Campos for her DNA. Maria Quiteria is the ancestor of his lover and friends who died saving his life. But Mark learns that his employer Jedediah Strang and his frankengene pharmaceutical conglomerate wants Mark to travel back to 1839 Brazil to harvest Maria’s DNA for their next wonder drug.
Leaked Secret Transcripts from Bush's Oval Office: How Rove Made Obama President
By Harvey Wasserman
Price: $3.60 USD. Words: 37,010. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
These "secret transcripts" reveal the inner workings of the Bush White House, culminating in Karl Rove's announcement that he has anointed Barack Obama to be the next President of the United States. "We have removed his spine and all other bones in his body," Rove explains. These Bush-Rove-Cheney-Rumsfeld-Ashcroft dialogues memorably satirize the top-down transformation of our nation.