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Fiction » Historical » General
"The Flamenco Academy" by Sarah Bird
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 153,600. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » General
“Bird captures the staccato passion of flamenco in a rapturous love triangle.” –People “The stuff bestsellers are made of . . . funny and beautifully structured to create anticipation and suspense, with lush moments of romance ...” –Kirkus Reviews (starred review) . A heady brew of a novel, lushly romantic at one turn, wryly and wittily observant at the next.” –Houston Chronicle
Dharma Brothers Kodo and Tokujoo by Arthur Braverman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 182,910. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Inspirational
Dharma Brothers Kodo and Tokujoo is based on the lives of two Japanese Zen Masters, Kodo Sawaki and Tokujoo Kato. It is a story of how two ordinary boys, walking very different paths, became extraordinary men, and the deep spiritual bond between them. It is also the story of Japan form 1880 to 1965, of two personal accounts of Zen journeys to enlightenment, and of love and friendship.
The Return to Aspen Estates (The Concord Series #3) by M.D. James
Series: The Concord, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Porterlance Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
When Elias and Madeline fail to return from their honeymoon, Jonas is forced to deal with life alone... He will deal with not only a lost father figure, but with losing his girlfriend, Rachelle as well. He encounters faces from his part, and more lies are uncovered before he can live happily ever after.
Provenance by Howard Kwon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,100. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The fateful struggles of a young painter during the Dutch Golden Age, the perilous escape of a Jewish family from Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, and the tenacious quest of a brilliant professor to reclaim a part of her past, are linked together by an intriguing painting with an extraordinary history. Provenance chronicles the painting’s incredible journey over four centuries and two continents.
The Power Behind The Throne by Jean Curtis
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,430. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 1 review)
The heir to the throne of Frentaria, Prince Gregory,has been missing for years. Now the old King has died. The plotters see their chance for a coup but the King’s Cardinal is needed to crown the next king — whoever that may be — and now he is also missing — some hope forever — like Prince Gregory...
Ladies of the Dance by May Mansoor Munn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,560. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Prior to the Six-Day War in 1967, Alya Habeeb, a Muslim-Christian teacher, and the radio personality Majed Alami, dance with international friends in the Semiramis Hotel courtyard, ignoring the pending conflict. But her brother Omar is willing to risk it all to fight for freedom. As tensions mount, they must learn new steps that will lead them into a world forever changed by political upheaval.
Ring of Destiny by Ronald Raymond
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,570. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Ring of Destiny portrays the life of a psychologist who has come upon theories that suggest a “new world is in the making.” Unscrupulous CIA agents realize the political significance of the psychologist’s theories and the ancient artifact he and his partner, Monica Strove, have discovered. Mystery and intrigue take the reader on an exciting journey weaving in and out of time periods.
The Crown by Rabindranath Tagore
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: American English. Published: June 13, 2012 by A. Datta. Categories: Plays » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » General
This play situated in 16th century royal Tripura presents a simple story of war, fraternal love, fratricide, cunning and bravery. It demonstrates that the brave die only once and that the traitor is essentially insane. Another of Tagore's masterpieces …
The Ice Wedding by Nancy A. Collins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Russian Empress Anna Ioannovna was famous for her cruel practical jokes and capricious nature towards those she considered beneath her. Neither peasant nor prince was safe from her wrath. Prince Mikhail, the scion of a noble and powerful family, found himself forced to become her court jester on the day his wife died and forced to marry the czarina's chambermaid in an elaborate mock wedding.
Barbarians by Robert Carter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 192,650. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Imagine a civil war that left 150 million people dead. A war waged ruthlessly by the Emperor against his own helpless people. A war continued against all odds by a rebel leader who thought himself the brother of Jesus Christ. The Americans, British and French were caught up in the catastrophe that ensued. In the Manchu court, we watch Yehonala rise from concubine to become an all-powerful Empress.
Courage by Robert Carter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,430. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
True love. The terror of war. Rejection. Separation. Reconciliation. COURAGE. France, 1790, and a nation is on the brink of destruction, a not so innocent flirtation at a glamorous ball, a Frenchwoman destined for the guillotine, and a British naval captain who has loved and lost her - these are the ingredients of , Courage, Robert Carter’s epic tale of love and war.
The Mangroves by John L. Campbell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,940. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Based upon actual events. In February, 1945, a thousand man Japanese garrison on Ramree Island began a retreat to mainland Burma, marching into a massive mangrove swamp. Only twenty would emerge, survivors of the most horrific crocodile massacre in history.
Captive Angel by Virginia Aird
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Experience the joys and tribulations of beautiful,innocent Catherine Simmons as she weaves her way across the primitive tapestry of 1780s Louisiana. Embrace her shining victory as she captures a love that every woman only dreams of: pure ecstasy!
Son of Venice, A Story of Marco Polo by Dori Jones Yang
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,490. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Son of Venice continues the story begun in Daughter of Xanadu, set in 13th century China. In that book, Emmajin, a fictional granddaughter of Khubilai Khan, met Marco Polo, who fascinated her with tales of romantic love. Son of Venice picks up the story as Emmajin and Marco Polo head west along the Silk Road. They face battles, intrigue, betrayal, and challenges to their unconventional love.
High Grade: A Novel by D Lincoln Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,760. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Left for dead and with no memory of his past, how does Union Army Captain Ben Jones rebuild his life? Ben’s son Matt returns from the War to find his mother dead and the rest of his family gone. Can he rebuild a life after war’s devastation? Two men, with courage, meet challenges in unique ways, overcoming adversity in High Grade, a heartwarming story reaching from Kentucky to Colorado.
The Footman of Aspen Estates (The Concord Series #2) by M.D. James
Series: The Concord, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by Porterlance Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Jonas is a teenager, living with his guardian and friend at Aspen Estates, the home his mother left to him. He must deal with his conflicting feelings for his best friend, Bartzen and the girl he loves while being spied on by the new footman.
Saving Gerda by Lilian Darcy
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 106,380. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
From bestselling author Lilian Darcy comes a “powerful and unforgettable” new novel. Out of the smoke and shattered glass of Nazi Germany’s Kristallnacht in November 1938, two families in impossibly different circumstances become linked by tangled bonds. Can Kitty draw something from this dangerous new relationship that could save her precious child?
The Billionaire of Aspen Estates (The Concord Series #1) by M.D. James
Series: The Concord, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 18,450. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by Porterlance Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Jonas is a pre-teen boy living happily in an orphanage when his long-lost Uncle comes for him. He is transferred to a world of wealth and riches and finally gets to learn all about his mother. But, all is not as it seems. Soon he is running for his life and must find a way to stop those that wish him dead.
Antony and Cleopatra In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version) by BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 39. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The love affair between Cleopatra and Mark Anthony has been recounted many times--but none with the same tragic grandeur as William Shakespeare. Unfortunately, hundreds of years have made it difficult for many modern readers to see the sensual juiciness of the play. BookCaps modern retelling will help you see the play like never before!