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Walls of Jericho - A Cavalry Tale
By Jonathan Hopkins
Series: Cavalry Tales, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,920. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Farrier's apprentice Joshua Lock saves a boy from a swirling winter torrent, unwittingly beginning an unlikely friendship despite the conflicts which will force both to face their differences head-on. And soon duty pitches them into a bitter battle against Napoleon's army, where both must find a way to save their regiment from destruction in the first great cavalry charge of the Peninsular War
Winchester Doctor
By Herb Marlow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,050. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Dr. Jonas Slaton, a busy doctor in Winchester, Virginia, volunteers to help the Confederate 6th Louisiana Regiment’s medical team after the 1st Battle of Winchester in 1862. Later, he travels south up the Shenandoah Valley with the regiment to take part on the bloody fighting at The Coaling, just outside Port Republic. Winchester Doctor is a true picture of the cruelties of the Civil War.
The Trials of Huckleberry Finn: Adventures with Sam Clemens
By David Hoopes
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,190. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What would have happened if Huckleberry Finn and Samuel Langhorne Clemens had grown up together in Hannibal, Missouri, in the 1850's? The Trials of Huckleberry Finn tells that story and follows their relationship through Sam's years on the Mississippi. Written in typical Huckleberry Finn narrative style this book is a must-read for any fan of Mark Twain.
The Paraclete Conundrum
By Emily Sutherland
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,000. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1149, three women contemporaries meet in an abbey near Paris. The women are: Heloise, abbess of the Paraclete after her tragic love affaire with Abelard; Hildegard of Bingen, mystic, musician; and Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen of France, soon to be Queen on England . They have learned that Bernard of Clairvaux threatens their freedom. How can they counter the threat? They argue, plot and scheme.
The Bride of Blackbeard
By Brynn Chapman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,690. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Constanza Smythe becomes a governess in the Colonies—only to capture the attention of two men. When she meets Edward Teache, the infamous pirate known as Blackbeard decides to do anything—legal or not—to make her his bride. When when the ship wrecks near North Carolina’s Outer Banks, a simple farmer pulls her to safety. Will either win her heart?
Blood on the Tartan
By Chris Holmes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,850. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Catherine Ross rallies her neighbors to resist the mass evictions, which empty the glens of people and replace them with sheep. Duty conflicts with love. There’s only one woman for Constable Ian MacGregor - Catherine. However, he is torn by that love and his sense of honor. Will Ian become her greatest adversary, or will they both perish in the Highland Clearances?
Mullah and the Icecream Seller
By Emily Sutherland
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,790. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
At Broken Hill on New Years Day, 1915, two Afghani men fired on a train carrying a group of people travelling to a picnic. A number of these holiday-makers were killed or injured. The Afghani men fled to a spot known as the White Rocks, where they, in turn, were fired on by the citizens of Broken Hill. One, Mullah was killed there. The other, fatally injured, died later in the Broken Hill hospital
Grant Me Timely Grace
By Timothy Woods
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,860. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Union Major Russell Johns wonders why he wasn’t courts-martialed. He's being played by Confederate spy and confidant of Lincoln’s cabinet Gerard Chantier. Gerard’s plans will end with Washington’s capture by JEB Stuart, Lincoln’s kidnapping and win the war for the South. Can Russell use Chantier’s daughter to get to Gerard? He must face a daunting moral challenge he's ill-prepared for.
Casualties A Novel of the Civil War
By David Rothstein
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,340. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the spring of 1864 Laura Connor sets out alone from her home in Indiana driving a wagon and team of horses. She has determined to rescue her husband, Thomas, a captured Union soldier, from the Confederate prison at Cahawba in Alabama. Inspired by a true occurrence, Casualties is a story of the power of love, and of the strength and heroism of ordinary people confronting overwhelming events.
Liars! Vol. 2: Escape to Insanity
By Bruce Nappi
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 413,930. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
1966, two Eagle Scouts went on a North Pole expedition. I was one of them. A Lewis and Clark ‘Journey of Discovery’ was promised. A Journey of Discovery it was. But, instead of progress and wonder, I met lies and incompetence. But I also discovered answers to many of the worlds great questions. After reaching the Pole, the insanity continued; life and death blurred. We escaped! But, to where?
The Chance of a Storm
By Allen Hancock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,040. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Warm and humid with the chance of a storm. That was the weather forecast for Christmas Eve in 1974. Oh and there was a cyclone warning for coastal waters around Darwin. But we'd had cyclone warnings before so why should we let Cyclone Tracy spoil Christmas?
The Battlefield
By Allen Hancock
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Billy rubbed his hand along the smooth woodwork of the rifle slung over his shoulder. “Do you think we’ll get to fight at last.” For most of the new men their greatest fear had always been that the fighting would finish before they had their chance to join in.
Song of the River
By Allen Hancock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,650. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Wonnangatta Station lies deep in the mountain country of northeastern Victoria on the Wonnangatta River, one of two branches of the upper section of the Mitchell River in Gippsland. Officially unsolved, the murders of station manager James Barclay and his cook/helper have been the object of much speculation for more than 80 years.
Subtle Fluids
By Georgiann Baldino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Suffragettes are being murdered. Did Reverend Driscoll's fiery sermons incite the violence? What kind of predator hides behind a clerical collar?
SOLARTOPIA! Our Green-Powered Earth
By Harvey Wasserman
Price: $3.60 USD. Words: 27,450. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
SOLARTOPIA! is the first fully-realized vision of what our Earth can---and MUST!---look like after its necessary conversion to a totally green-powered economy. Introduced by Robert F. Kennedy, with an anthem by Pete Seeger, we fly over a planet that has been made sustainable, just, feminist, and secure. Nuclear power and fossil fuels have been banned, as has all waste and war. Join us!
Journal of a Civil War Nurse
By Georgiann Baldino
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
This short story is based on letters written by Cornelia Hancock, Civil War nurse. Author Georgiann Baldino dramatizes what it took to survive the inhumane conditions. Women who served as nurses came from many different backgrounds, but most served well behind the front. Cornelia Hancock was one of a few who served in field hospitals. Her presence reminded soldiers why they were fighting.
Green Grow the Rushes
By Harriet Smart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 214,380. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010 by Anthemion. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In the summer of 1900, a group of young people are brought together in the decaying splendour of the Quarro, a Scottish country house owned by the down-at-heel Lennox family. As their lives touch, new alliances are formed - some doomed to failure and bitter despair, others that will endure against the odds to bring lasting happiness.
Transforming Oracle
By Kalen Cap
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
During the Greek Dark Ages, Oreste and his brother, Teris, approach the remote village of Delphi looking for a day's labor. They are surprised to learn the priestess of Delphi's oracle's, Aellai, wreaks havoc in the lives of locals through her interpretations of the nightly snake dance rituals. Oreste could just as easily be destroyed by Aellai's divining as transformed in Delphi.
Der Fluch der Schwarzen Natter - Flucht ins Ungewisse (Teil 1)
By Roland Sommer Salner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,450. Language: German. Published: October 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An einem Abend im Herbst 1940 flüchtet Eva Weissmann mit Ihrem Mann und ihrer Tochter Hanna vor den zunehmenden Repressionen der Nazis. Unterwegs gerät sie in die Fänge des erbarmungslosen SS-Obersturmführers Max Riedle. Gemeinsam mit ihrer Tochter gelingt ihr die Flucht vor ihrem Peiniger – der «Schwarzen Natter». Es beginnt eine aberwitzige Jagd mit vielen unerwarteten Wendungen.
Hostage Queen
By Freda Lightfoot
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,160. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Marguerite de Valois, the most beautiful woman in the French Court, is the subject of great scandal and intrigue. She is married to the Huguenot Henry of Navarre as her mother Catherine de Medici aims to bring peace to France. But within days of the wedding Paris is awash with blood. In a court rife with murder, political intrigue, debauchery and the hunger for power, can she hope to survive?