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Green Grow the Rushes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 214,380. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010 by Anthemion. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
(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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(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)
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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
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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?
Le salon de Mme de...
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,530. Language: French. Published: October 25, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Les textes proposés dans ce Carnet sont issus pour la plupart d’articles publiés dans Le Figaro. Bourgeois, aristocrates, femmes du monde y sont tour à tour décrits en une galerie de portraits et une suite d’anecdotes dont Proust rend compte avec beaucoup de drôlerie, faisant coexister simultanément le profond et le superficiel, « en vaporisant le solide ou en condensant le fluide ».
Never His Sword
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2010 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The story of the sword of Damocles, a sword hung by a thread over the neck of a boastful courtier, is all about the sword and how it represents the precarious nature of life and power. But the real story was never about the sword at all, but about the people who hung it there and the people who suffered and why. Because it was never Damocles's sword to begin with.
Bird Talk: A Tale of Medieval Magic
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2010 by Alt Hist Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
What do you do when you have accused the woman you love of necromancy? Bird Talk is a short story about Roger, a young priest living in a small medieval English town, who is trying to uncover what he believes are foul magical deeds. But instead he manages to implicate the women he desires in accusations of witchcraft.
Within Victorian Mists
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Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
If the fog of time had lifted a bit differently on the 19th century, and you could mix a haughty Englishman tinkerer, a plucky American steam engine repair-woman, laser holograms, giant dirigibles, and ornithopters, you might just get one madcap steampunk romance. Strap on your brass-rimmed goggles to see what happens . . . Within Victorian Mists.
Leonardo the Florentine
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Series: The Travels of da Vinci, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,050. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Who are the Medici brothers? Who is trying to assassinate them? Why was the Pitti Palace never completed? And what part does Leonardo play in all of this? Leonardo da Vinci is remembered as an artist and inventor. But who was he before anyone knew his name? This family-friendly novel explores the history and legends of his early years in Florence. It also weaves a mystery of politics and power.
Der Fluch der Schwarzen Natter - Hoffen auf Gerechtigkeit (Teil 2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,440. Language: German. Published: October 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Zwanzig Jahre nach ihrer Flucht aus Nazi-Deutschland führt Hanna Weissmann, in Emmenbrücke ein gutbürgerliches Leben. Eines Tages erhält sie einen Telefonanruf, der sie in ihre traumatische Vergangenheit zurückwirft. In seiner Fortsetzung spinnt Roland Sommer Salner den im ersten Teil «Flucht ins Ungewisse» aufgenommenen Faden bis in die Gegenwart der sechziger Jahre hinein fort.
Epiphany: The untold epic journey of the Magi
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 104,000. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A dazzling star compels Melchior, Gaspar and Balthazar to begin a journey. From the bamboo forests of China to the hidden city of Petra, from the summits of Arabia to the searing sands of Ethiopia, the Magi will battle supernatural forces, treachery and the fist of Rome to reach Bethlehem. But with blood and betrayal their constant companions, the Magi wonder if they journey to destiny, or death?
Đêm trước & Cha và con
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 185,620. Language: Vietnamese. Published: October 11, 2010 by Nha Nam. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Hai tiểu thuyết nổi tiếng của nhà văn Nga Ivan Turgenev có chung đề tài về cuộc sống của thanh niên Nga trong giai đoạn khủng hoảng về tư tưởng xã hội.
The Nursing Home Fugitive
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,910. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
WWII veteran Clive Parisi lives moment-to-moment. A stroke took away his ability to remember. He runs away from the nursing home and embarks on the best journey of his life. A cast of weird, wonderful, disabled characters help him adapt. He takes up painting as a way to communicate and proves that, despite overwhelming obstacles, he can still decide what becomes of him.
Alexandria the Great and Other, Lesser Beings
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,030. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
This historical romance novel begins in 1908 Krakow, when 16-year-old Josie escapes betrothal by running off to America with a superbly handsome stranger. That story is passed down three generations, becoming a True-Love myth that dominates the family's otherwise intelligent, independent women and forces them to resolve a conflict between their professional goals and their urge to find True Love.
Remembrance
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 108,400. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010 by CyPress Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
In 1905, measles ravages a Georgia community, turning neighbor against neighbor. One victim, Luther Smith, is a 29-year old husband and father whose sudden death irrevocably alters the lives of his widow and two young daughters. With no means of support, Leola and her daughters move in with her parents, a home devoid of love. Based on a true story, Remembrance tells a story of love and survival.
Dangerous Ground
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,720. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
From the fired town marshal who stays on to foil a holdup, to a trapper who rescues an orphan boy, this collection is filled with Western heroes of the old breed. The reader can smell the gun smoke, and chuckle at a man who uses an old corset to beat a bully to the draw. Dangerous Ground is not merely a collection of eleven Western short stories, it is historical fiction at its best.
Ai Machonnee Wolf Man
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,010. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Joe Helms received a grant while at the University of Maryland. He was on a quest to find lost treasures and artifacts of the Spanish explorers who came up from Mexico to travel through what is Now Texas, Oklahoma, and into Colorado. These Explorers were the first to explore America. Fifty years after Columbus discovered America, the Spanish came to the area of Oklahoma.
The Secret of the Century
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,600. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Thirteen-year-old Jacob Zuckerman accompanies his grandfather, Abraham, to Dealey Plaza, Dallas, on the morning of November 22nd, 1963, to see President Kennedy’s motorcade. While the elder Zuckerman is absorbed in filming his now historic clip, Jake turns to his right and sees a man with a rifle, standing behind the picket fence atop the grassy knoll. Conspiracy? Absolutely.
Đồi gió hú (Vietnamese version of Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë)
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 153,200. Language: Vietnamese. Published: October 3, 2010 by Nha Nam. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Câu chuyện cổ điển về tình yêu ngang trái và tham vọng chiếm hữu, cuốn tiểu thuyết dữ dội và bí ẩn về Catherine Earnshaw, cô con gái nổi loạn của gia đình Earnshaw, với một gã đàn ông thô ráp và điên rồ mà cha cô mang về nhà rồi đặt tên là Heathcliff...
Yeshua - Personal Memoir of the Missing Years of Jesus
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Series: Historical Fiction, Book 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 79,040. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2010 by Inhousepress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(4.95 from 19 reviews)
Satia, the son of a wealthy caravan owner meets the 12-year-old Yeshua (Jesus) as the latter flees in rebellion from his Essene teachers. The two become fast friends and stay that way for the 18 years not covered in the Bible — the years between the finding of Jesus in the Temple and the beginning of his short ministry. "One of the most enjoyable reads I have had…" (H. Walford, Vancouver)