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The Scribe's Family
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,480. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
An historical novel of unprecedented scope, a family saga enacted on an evolving stage of ten settings, ten eras, ten Golden Ages, spanning five millennia. gilded by a fascinating variety of customs, mores and taboos, trades and religions, traditions and temptations to cunningly beguile the scribe's lively, growing family.
When John Frum Came - A Novel of South Pacific Cargo Cults
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,860. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Pacific Islanders were plantation slaves to the Brits before WWII. Mythic John Frum urged natives to “go back to custom,” earning a price on his head. A Boston missionary and a cargo cult shaman awaiting ships full of food meet on Christ’s Despair Island and experience the culture clash with ironic humor and action adventures involving the Japanese, US Navy, and cannibal headhunters.
Fission
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,590. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A novel, based on the true life story of scientist, Lise Meitner.
The Wise Woman of Ste-Agathe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Clara loves being a midwife, but she wants an easier life for her daughter, one not filled with long hours and hard work. But the strange woman who comes to her door late one night has different ideas.
Northern Liberties
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,950. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A painter can imitate life through his art, but he can also imitate death. Thomas Eakins creates a masterpiece as anatomy labs proliferate, whores and winos vanish, antisepsis appears in hospitals, and the world visits Philadelphia for its 1876 exposition. His painting, The Gross Clinic, evokes a literary vision of beauty, murder, and redemption, blending impasto pigments, medicine, and passion.
Alt Hist Issue 3: The Magazine of Historical Fiction and Alternate History
Series: Alt Hist, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Historical » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Alt Hist is the leading biannual magazine dedicated to publishing the very best short stories from the historical fiction and alternate history genres. The third issue of Alt Hist includes two stories about the American Civil War, one about the great Tesla, a tale of post-war revenge set in Dublin, and a compelling story about the early years of the space race.
Virginian Lover
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,480. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Bella, exiled to Jamestown, Virginia, in the seventeenth century, seeks to escape from her abusive husband. Marina Oliver has published over fifty novels and several non-fiction books. Many of her historical novels, twentieth-century sagas, contemporary romances and crime books are now available as e-books. Previously published as "Forbiddeen Love" under the pseudonym Donna Hunt.
Courtesan of the Saints
Series: 17th Century, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 49,400. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Spies and counter-spies plot during the years of the Parliament of the Saints in the mid-1650s. Marina Oliver has published over fifty novels and several non-fiction books. Many of her historical novels, twentieth-century sagas, contemporary romances and crime books are now available as e-books.
The Wet Nurse
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
"A distaff does not rule like a sword."
The Sometime Bride
Series: Regency Warriors, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 146,110. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
At the end of the Peninsular War, Catherine Audley, daughter of Britain's spymaster on the Iberian Peninsula, has a problem. Is she now the widow of a man who never existed? Is she the well-rewarded, but discarded mistress of her father's protégé, the enigmatic Englishman known as Blas the Bastard? Or is she a beloved wife whose only rival is her husband's determined expediency in a time of war?
Rising Son
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,040. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Did Ulysses S. Grant unwittingly cause the bombing of Hawaii that precipitated U.S. entry into WWII? Rising Son is the second in a trilogy of novels speculating on that idea.
The Family Affair
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,160. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Diamond River Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
After the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto in 1943, Anna Adler, then known as Rosa Feurmann, infiltrated the Hotel Polski. The Nazis lured Jews there by promising exit visas from Poland. After thirty years, Anna’s memories of the Hotel Polski remain conflicted by sorrow, guilt and passion. The Family Affair explores Anna's explosive relationships that divide and unite her family.
American Goliath
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,890. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » General
The story of America's greatest hoax, "the Cardiff Giant"—shows up even the legendary. P.T.Barnum! All with a fantastical twist from award-winning author Harvey Jacobs. "An inspired novel." —TIME Magazine. "A masterpiece...arguably this year's best novel." —Kirkus Reviews.
Zapata
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,260. Language: Spanish. Published: October 25, 2011 by Crabapps Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Esta es la historia de un hombre, no la de un héroe de cartón. Por vez primera se novela integra la vida de Emiliano Zapata y se le presenta al lector el complejo caleidoscopio de sus hazanas, sus dudas, sus batallas. Zapata es una novela histórica de impecable factura en la que valiéndose de la estructura y la noción de verdad y de historia del corrido mexicano.
In The Shadow of the Alamo: Short Story Collection
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,790. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Historical » General
This interesting Short Story Collection was written by Clara Driscoll in 1906. All of her stories in this collection take place in the vicinity of the Alamo, a place Clara Driscoll was very passionate about. The daughter of a wealthy Texas rancher and businessman, she became known as the "Savior of the Alamo," in her efforts to save the Alamo.
Waiting for Grace
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » General
Based on a TRUE story Finally, she speaks … After three hundred years of silence, Virginia’s only convicted witch finally speaks! And the story she tells varies substantially from the rumors and wild speculation that have passed for truth concerning Grace Sherwood’s famous 1703 witchcraft trial.
The Guard House and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Knuckledown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » General
This collection of short-short stories carries readers back in time to the post-Civil War era and to the short-lived military post Fort Stevenson, which stood on the frontier near the banks of the Missouri River in Dakota Territory. This work was produced under the Artist-in-Residency Program with the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department and the North Dakota Council on the Arts.
The Flame Of Freedom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,790. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Gabriel Murray. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The untold story of the first American flag and the women's war during the American Revolution.
The Seventh Secret
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,180. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Armed only with a dentist's letter, her notes, and the determination to finish her father's book, Emily Ashcroft heads to Berlin. She is joined by a Russian museum curator, an American architect, and a Mossad agent, posing as a reporter. Together they uncover what may be the greatest hoax ever perpetrated – the faked death of Hitler and the plot to return the Nazi Party to power.
The Kingdom of the Rose
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 179,410. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This is the story of the last century told through the life of one woman, Eglantine Thorpe who first appeared as Nell’s aunt in Snow in Winter. Born in 1896, she was a great disappointment to her mother who predicted that she would never make a good marriage as she was plain and – even worse – she was clever.