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Fiction » Historical » General
Sabará 18 by Carlos Gentil Vieira
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,590. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » General(4.00 from 1 review)
A novel set in Colonial Minas Gerais, Brazil, 18th century. In Portuguese only. Everything happens in Vila Real de Nossa Senhora da Conceição do Sabará. A minor event, a Saint Joseph's statue was stolen from within a Catholic church, turns itself into a big mistery, along with a priest murder and some other strange occurrences.
My Enemy My Love by Black Leaf Publishing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,070. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Cosette is a spoilt, rich young woman, living near the North French city of Lille, whose privileged existence is shattered by the German invasion of France at the outset of the First World War. Rescued from being raped by a handsome German staff officer, they fall in love, little realising the twists and turns of fate that lie ahead of them.
The Golden Chalice of Hunahpú: A Novel of the Spanish Attack on the Maya by William Vlach
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,180. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
In this new, revised version, Winner of the 2015 BAIPA Fiction Book Award,The Golden Chalice of Hunahpú, is the remarkable story of the great war between the Spanish conquistadores and the Maya of Guatemala. The tale is told by a young Spanish wife, a Mayan prince and a comic priest. Their incredible stories intertwine leading to the volcanic climax. "…enthralling," -Kirkus Reviews
The Bear And The Diva by John Namnik
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,580. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Latvian, Andrej Yakovlevitch Namnik, landowner and bachelor approaching middle age, takes time out from his business trip to Russia to take in the sights of the magnificent city of St. Petersburg. Within twenty four hours he rescues a beautiful Bohemian woman, Marie Subrtova, finds himself involved in a Revolutionist meeting, escapes a subsequent police raid only to find himself locked up.
Apocalisse a Palermo by Maurizio Massa
Price: Free! Words: 45,250. Language: Italian. Published: January 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Alternative history
Nella seconda metà dell'800, il fornaio Paolo Puccio di Palermo e il guerriero-cacciatore Antilope Rosso del South Dakota incrociano le proprie vite attraverso una visione che fa vivere a ciascuno di loro la vita dell'altro, in luoghi diversi e lontani tra loro. Fino al 1864 a Sand Creek e al 1866 a Palermo, quando l'Angelo Sterminatore oscura per sempre i sogni dei due protagonisti.
Legends of the Lamed-Vav: Volume 1, Number 3: Descent Into Darkness by Lable Braun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Inspirational
This story is a prequel to "Simple Chaim". Readers of that story will know that Raizel's father, Nathan, was a very hard-hearted man. But how had he been turned from the Lamed-Vav path of compassion and kindness? What traumatic events could produce a man like Nathan? In "Descent Into Darkness" we learn that, like Jonah, when we fight against our own destiny we end up in the belly of the Beast.
The Race by James Rada, Jr
Series: Canawlers, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Follow the lives of the Fitzgerald family on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal as Tony and Thomas Fitzgerald race their canal barge against a train. If you enjoyed "Canawlers" and "Between Rail and River" by James Rada, you'll want to follow this adventure set a few years after the Civil War during the canal's heyday. Originally published as a limited-edition chapbook for CanalFest 2003.
Intrepid - Revelations by Steve Stone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,810. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi(5.00 from 1 review)
Who was Jack the Ripper? Did Hitler survive the war? Who shot JFK? Did OJ Simpson do it? Futuristic X-33 space shuttle Commander travels back in time to change history, after a meteor shower cripples the ISS. The imprisoned alien navigator of a secret flying saucer at Area 51 offers assistance, but a slip of the tongue diverts the journey to 1888 London, 1945 Berlin, 1963 Dallas & 1994 LA
The Kaserne by Stephen Ricker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,620. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » General
“Daddy? What did you do during The Eternal Cold War?” In the tradition of MASH and Catch-22, The Kaserne answers that question on behalf of several ten-millions who served abroad in this vividly realistic story of soldiers, civilians, men and women, Americans and Germans on a small forlornly threadbare US Army base in Germany.
Nietzsche's Footfalls by David Pollard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » European
Nietzsche spent the last decade of his life mad in rooms above the archive created by his sister, turning him into a part of Nazi mythology. This book traces the roots that made this possible. It traces Nietzsche’s relationship with Wagner and his sister, his thoughts on Germany and Judaism and women. It is a meditation on how thought can be inverted during the posthumous existence of its writer.
Dwellers in the Field by Kimbell Vincent
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 154,360. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Dwellers in the Field, translated as the Polians, is a blockbuster saga of WW1 epitomizing the agony and exultation of the last millennium.
Zsákpapírok by János Gosztonyi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,070. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by S.Back agency for hungarian literature. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Biographical
Mi rejlik vajon e furcsa cim mögött? Mit irt Gosztonyi János zsákpapirokra? Regényt, memoárt, naplót, netán abszurd történetet? Igen, mindezt együtt egy 20.századi ember életútját kamaszkorától a nyugdijig, illetve1939-töl a nyolcvanas évekig.
Return To Hougoumont by Shaun Parker
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A brutal account of the storming of the north gate in the fight for Hougoumont Farm, a fictional story based on historical events. The outcome of Waterloo may well of hinged on the struggle for Hougoumont Farm, death is indescriminate in the turmoil and carnage of battle! Please leave a review for this story as it is free for you to read and feedback will help me write better stories. Thanks
Ambrose, Prince of Wessex; Southern Journey. by Bruce Corbett
Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,460. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Ambrose and his friends flee Constantinople. The prince hopes to return to his native Wessex. Caught by pirates, they are enslaved on Crete, but manage to escape to Alexandria. A long chase ensues, with a Byzantine admiral desperately trying to capture them. They are forced to fight and brave the open desert. Finally they manage to sneak into Italy, but even there the chase is not over.
The Driving Ambition of Edda Mussolini by Helen Lashbrook
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,600. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Like her father Edda loved cars Like her father Edda was driven by ambition Like her mother Edda married a man who loved other women. From the moment the Mussolini family moved to Rome Edda was in her element. Rome gave the teenage Edda a taste for the high life & love. But Edda’s ambition drove a wedge through her marriage until the day her husband was arrested by her father’s order.
Gilgamesh by Jeff Barcham
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 19,380. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Middle Eastern poetry, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Gilgamesh is a new version of the ancient Babylonian Epic. Gilgamesh is the brash young King of Uruk (a city in the modern Iraq). When a rival, in the form of the wild-man Enkidu, arrives, it sets off a sequence of battles and journeys that lead Gilgamesh to the end of the world, and the limits of his sanity.
Because I Go Like That and Fall Down in the Water by Gary T Ikari
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,930. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(5.00 from 1 review)
Because I Go Like That and Fall Down in the Water is a touching novel about decency and deep friendships in an awakening agricultural Hawaii. It is a story depicting the era, the character of the people, and the changes to an enchanting land.
In the Image of their God by Merlin Douglas Larsen
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 192,470. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Jerusalem today is a divided city, between the three great "Abrahamic religions" of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Resurgent Islam remembers poignantly the massacre of Muslims perpetrated by Christian "holy war" during the First Crusade. Caught between the two warring faiths, then and now, the Jews have merely sought to survive. This is about that three-sided story....
Gees van die Labrador by Makkie de Beer
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 87,360. Language: Afrikaans. Published: December 20, 2011 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
The book provides entertainment, especially to those who wonder about life on a farm. Country folk on the other hand may be taken back to their own days on the farm and find themselves reminiscing about their carefree times in the country. The book is based on a more simple life around a small rural town in the “Riemland” or thong country. Experience farm life as only Makkie can cook it up.
Telos Khronos-An End Times Parable by Grace Lossev
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory, Fiction » Historical » General
The story you are about to read is a compelling modern-day parable of Zeke, the Shoe Cobbler. By day, he works in his store but by evening retires to play on his violin. He is drawn to the music of Andele, the Creator. One day a Musician arrives in town to point the Townspeople to the music of Andele. It sets in motion a battle between the Followers of the Musician and the Enforcers of the Town.