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Jerusalem Imperilled
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,910. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The year is 66 AD. Jerusalem is in the grip of the corrupt, venal Procurator, Gessius Florus. Political and revolutionary groups struggle for dominance, religious sects quarrel, the Procurator’s iron grip overshadows all. A Jewish slave in the port of Ostia, where the boats from Judea dock, chronicles the conflicts, conspiracies and intrigues that threaten to overwhelm his homeland.
Lizzie Borden
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,350. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Imagination Fully Dilated Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Did she do it? In Elizabeth Engstrom’s brilliant novel, the dark psychology of the Borden household is laid bare. Lizzie, her sister Emma and their parents Andrew and Abby Borden, are sharply illuminated—as are the paranoia and concealed hatred that secretly ruled the family. Domestic violence and dysfunctional families are not inventions of modern times.
Bitter Passage
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,330. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This historic novel traces the challenges and hardships of a family's struggle during America's epic 1849 Gold Rush.
Strategos: Born in the Borderlands (Strategos 1)
Series: Strategos, Book 1. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 118,610. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
When the falcon has flown, the mountain lion will charge from the east, and all Byzantium will quake. Only one man can save the empire . . . the Haga!
The Watchmaker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » General
Wilhelm Plum, a mild mannered shopkeeper, has turned a blind eye to the growing anti-Semitism in his country, naively believing that no harm will come to his brilliant young business partner, Ruben Geller. But as tension mounts throughout the fall of 1938, he can no longer ignore the danger.
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: 73,520. 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: 116,940. 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: 59,150. 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: 26,770. 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.