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The Cruellest Month
By Hazel Holt
Series: A Mrs. Mallory Mystery, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 56,040. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Sheila Malory's godson finds Ms. Richmond, a librarian in Oxford’s New Bodleian library, crushed under collapsed bookshelves, Mrs. Malory probes the victim’s past in search of answers. Could Gwen, who had many enemies, have been murdered for blackmail? Holt's civilized and tantalizing mystery explores both modern Oxford and rural wartime England. Book 2 in Holt’s Mrs. Malory series.
The Second Lost Tale of Mercia: Ethelred the King
By Jayden Woods
Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
"The Lost Tales of Mercia" are ten short tales that can be enjoyed as quick glimpses into the swashbuckling history of ancient England or read alongside the full-length novel, "Eadric the Grasper." Young Ethelred wants little more than to impress his half-brother, Edward. But when a conspiracy develops against Edward's future reign, Ethelred finds himself at the center of its success.
The First Lost Tale of Mercia: Golde the Mother
By Jayden Woods
Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
"The Lost Tales of Mercia" are ten short tales that can be enjoyed as quick glimpses into the swashbuckling history of ancient England or read alongside the full-length novel, "Eadric the Grasper." In the First Lost Tale, the resolve of Eadric's mother is put to the test when a dangerous but powerful man appears on her doorstep.
The Brimstone Papers
By David Chacko
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,980. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2010 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
From the furious mantrap called the Battle of Bunker Hill to a raging disaster at sea, The Brimstone Papers tells the first year of the Revolutionary War as no one has ever thought to do. The story, based on the peripatetic life of a real man, is as rooted in its time as it is relevant to ours.
The Daughters of Blane
By Harriet Smart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 207,660. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010 by Anthemion. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Set against the turbulent events of the 1890s and moving from the Western Isles of Scotland to London society, from slum life in Edinburgh to a palazzo in Venice, and finally to the battlefields of the Boer war, The Daughters of Blane is the passionate and ultimately triumphant story of three women who refuse to fit the mould society has made for them.
Paris 1934: Victory in Retreat
By Paul A. Myers
Series: European Political Novels, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,810. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
In Depression-era France, Sorbonne student Sandrine works with American reporters covering momentous political battles raging on the streets of Paris. In summer, she pursues amorous adventures of her own during the festive Bastille Day celebrations. Destinies intersect in October 1934 when a Yugoslav king arrives in France for an important state visit and a historically startling climax.
Blue Bells of Scotland: Blue Bells Trilogy One
By Laura Vosika
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,000. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Shawn Kleiner has it all, fame, money, beautiful women. Until the night his girlfriend has enough and abandons him in a Scottish castle tower. He wakes in medieval Scotland, mistaken for Niall Campbell, devout Highland warrior, with the fate of Scotland riding on his selfish, womanizing shoulders. Tasting Shawn’s modern luxuries, will Niall want to switch back?
A Proud Alliance
By Freda Lightfoot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,430. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Honourable Felicity Travers learns she is expected to marry the entrepreneurial Jarle Blakeley, the man she believes responsible for her father's bankruptcy. Inspired by the suffragette movement, Felicity intends to be a modern woman and make her own decisions. Blakeley proves persuasive, if lacking in romance. But with secrets still to be told, does the marriage have any hope of success?
Whispering Shadows
By Freda Lightfoot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,830. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Abigail Carter feels stifled as companion to Emilia Goodenough, and the responsibility of her wayward sister Polly. Then Emilia's nephew, Carl Montegne, sweeps the ladies off to Italy to help him search for the long lost family fortune. But even a romantic castello doesn't stem the friction between them - until the quest suddenly turns to danger, and Abigail discovers the extent of her feelings.
Rhapsody Creek
By Freda Lightfoot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,570. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
With American independence won and her brother George dead, Hester Mackay accepts Benjamin Blake’s proposal to avoid the shame of bankruptcy, despite him being an English gunrunner. Her happiness at the Georgia plantation house is short-lived as Hester learns that her new husband has already killed two wives. Can this be true, and is he now trying to kill her?
Outrageous Fortune
By Freda Lightfoot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,820. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Wilful and beautiful, Charlotte Forbes is to inherit a fortune on her eighteenth birthday. But Sir James Caraddon, the rising star of Pitt's government, informs her of a scandal lurking in her past. Charlotte escapes by joining a troupe of strolling players, while James feels obliged to protect her from the unsavoury characters who have an eye on her wealth.
Canaan Barred
By Philip Hyams
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010 by Vox Humana Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
“...I believe I would have killed Ahmed. Oh why did they prevent me? Yet...I know it is not him. He cannot be held to blame..." A contemporary twist on the classic tale of forbidden love, Canaan Barred is the story of one man’s desperate attempt to find meaning in a world where prejudice, bigotry, and hatred conspire to destroy his humanity.
B.J. Sharp
By Norman Spear's
Price: $6.40 USD. Words: 97,200. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Readers and Mind presents B.J. Sharp, an Early American Historic novel regarding, migration and how that migration affected the every changing face of the nation and the nation's way of doing business. Go with these people as they put together a thorough and exciting plan that guided them across two thirds of the nation territories unknown to most and dreaded by the brave. ENJOY
Queen of Cities
By Andrew Novo
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 88,910. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
1453: An army is marching. The Turkish sultan Mehmed has declared war on Constantinople. This is an age of armored heroes and high-walled cities, of Machiavellian mistresses and scheming politicians, of religious conflict, and the clash of empires. The stone, silk and steel of the 15th century come to life in an epic drama that reverberates in our own time.
La cinquième épice
By Julien Tournier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: French. Published: May 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
à la fin du VIIème siècle, Bétis, un jeune Carthaginois voit le jour dans un jardin merveilleux, au milieu des senteurs enivrantes des fleurs de jasmin, de laurier et de plantes mystérieuses nommées Thymus, Salvia et Rosa Maria. Il grandit aux côtés de la belle Naïs, qu'il aime plus que tout au monde et ne tarde pas à s'initier aux mille et un parfums des épices lointaines...
Mulatto Queen: Queen Victoria's Black Grandmother
By Kenya Youngblood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,210. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
History reveals two curious details about Queen Charlotte Consort to George III: First, her official coronation portrait shows a woman with distinct mulatto features. Second, the Royal Physician to her granddaughter, Queen Victoria, wrote about her in his memoir: “She had the face of a true mulatto.” But if Queen Charlotte was a mulatto, who was the black man who fathered her?
Angel Try
By Alice Bell
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 57,930. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
there's a secret - which dad knew about and mum has a clue about - but the remaining edmundsons are none the wiser - apart from one whither over yonder. alice bell's fascinating novel tells the tale of a west yorkshire clan pulling itself up by its bootstraps - all the way back to before the industrial revolution - when being able to afford treacle on your porridge was bliss!
Belle Starr: A Novel
By Speer Morgan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,420. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
In the borderland of Arkansas and Oklahoma stories are still told about Belle Starr. When she was young an outlaw seduced her, got her pregnant, and abandoned her. Dressing in plumes and Stetson, she took on the role of a fallen woman, yet in the manner of all true rebels, she took on part of the role and rejected part, evolving a style of living that sparked the imagination of later generations.
Blood on Holy Land: A Novel on the Clash between Islam and Christianity
By Theosis Books
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,160. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Centered on a daughter's extraordinary search for her captured father, this novel explores the origins of the conflict between Islam and Christianity.
Laughter's Echo (Espionage Thriller / Mystery / Historical)
By Gina Drew
Series: The Koniotis Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,230. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010 by Cyberworld Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Koniotis Mysteries Book One. In the early 1990's Caitlyn Spencer arrives in Mediterranean Cyprus to help excavate the Chalcolithic era site at Kaliana. Suddenly her “visions” become more vivid and real. It’s almost as if she has lived there before. Darker and more sinister than her visions--she becomes embroiled in drug trafficking and arms dealing. And she has no idea who she can trust.