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The Chooser
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A delightfully quirky novelette with a Jewish flavor set in the 1950s. The Chooser is a story of a journeyman magician seeking a new trick to boost his sagging career. An old illusionist and his young protégé offer some magical assistance.
The End of the World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A Catholic schoolboy, along with the world, faces the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The Golden Road
Series: 20th Century Sagas, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 122,460. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
When her stepfather dies, Josie and her mother Dora have to face being poor. Her stepbrother Leo, owner of a jewellery factory, gives Josie a job. He introduces her to Motor Rallying, but when Josie is accused of theft she leaves. Unable to find a job, rejected by her aunt Phoebe, Josie and Dora are forced to live in a slum. Her dream of competing the Monte Carlo Rally seems hopeless.
The Glowing Hours
Series: 20th Century Sagas, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 124,670. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Three girls, escaping from difficult homes, meet because of their love of dancing. Nell, Gwyneth and Kitty join chorus lines in 1920s Music Halls, and dance all over the English Midlands. Then they have the chance of appearing at Paris's Folies Bergère, but malign fate intervenes before they can go. And there is Andrew, Kitty's cousin, Timothy, languid aristocrat, and Paul, charismatic doctor.
The Cobweb Cage
Series: 20th Century Sagas, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 142,480. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Marigold is devoted to her family, and determined to make life easier for them. She meets Richard, wealthy and charming, and despite their differences in background, they fall in love and marry. Then comes the Great War, and Richard, a qualified pilot, joins the army. He is missing, Marigold's family is struck by tragedy, and she has to make an agonising decision in order to help them.
Close Encounters of the Old West
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,200. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
Long before the X-Files, nearly 70 years before the Roswell incident, President James Garfield, mortally wounded by an assassin's bullet, commissioned young Jonah "Tenkiller" Montana, an educated Cherokee half breed, to investigate unexplained and troublesome mysteries like sightings of mysterious "airships", tales of alien encounters, and troubling Native American stories of the Old West.
The Dutchman: A Novel Based on the True Story of the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,120. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
When the old prospector Jacob Waltz and two mysterious partners discover “the richest gold mine in the world” in the Superstition Mountains east of Phoenix, Apaches, greed, and murder accompany them. Based on four actual newspaper articles from 1884 to 1892, The Dutchman is based on the true story of the famed Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine during Arizona’s hostile 1880’s.
Cavalier's Call
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,020. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.98 from 209 reviews)
A tantalizing blend of action, adventure, and intrigue, Cavalier’s Call is an engrossing tale of historical fiction. In it, author Grant de Graf takes the reader back to an exciting – yet dangerous – time of dramatic, raw passion, as he chronicles Portugal’s spirited march toward the Age of Discovery during the fourteenth century.
The Summons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 69,710. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 38,570. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,770. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,510. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » 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
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,830. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » General
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.
Lost in Spain: Spanish Civil War, 1936
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,090. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
It's 1936. Ted Ryan is, Canadian and caught in the chaos of the opening days of the Spanish Civil War. His father is missing and his only chance of finding him is Dolores, a beautiful Spanish revolutionary who can explain what is going on, but cannot protect either of them from the fighting raging all around. Ted is determined, but can he survive this strange and dangerous world.
Ursula's Prism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,930. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011 by Gihon River Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » General
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
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,480. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by Hightor. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,020. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Vivaldi's Muse explores the life of Annina Girò, Antonio Vivaldi's longtime protégée.
The Good Centurion by V.I. Ysaye
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 78,940. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
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.