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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.
Wind from Danyari
By Laurel Lamperd
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
The first book in a saga about the Hennessy family and their sheep station, Walara, in the Gascoyne district of Western Australia. Wind from Danyari is about the Aborigine tribe whose tribal land it was and Joe Hennessy who took up the lease and built a thriving sheep station. It follows the fortunes of his son and grandsons up to the beginning of WW2.
The Pearl, Vol. 1--Journey West
By Scott Clark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,370. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
This is the ancient Hymn of the Pearl set in a more modern day. It's about a prince who is asked by his father to find a pearl that was stolen during the Rebellion. That pearl is a stumbling block between two peoples. It is in the hands of the serpent in a far-off country and he is to find it and get it back. This is the story of his adventures and the adventures of those caught up in the quest.
Burning Barcelona
By Roger Williams
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,040. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Science and the human spirit collide in a sparkling adventure based on real people and events. Set in England and Spain, "Burning Barcelona" tells the story of the installation of the first steam engine in the city - and the events that led to the most explosive night in its history. This page-turning tale is a match for the astonishing inventiveness of the era.
Treason: The Violation of Trust
By Janet Hudgins
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 86,480. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
"Treason" is about first settlers in colonial North America. They were Puritans in the 17th Century, Quakers in the 18th Century, in the Loyalist Diaspora to Shelburne, Nova Scotia after the American Revolution, and Canadian soldiers in the trenches of World War I. It is about their life and times, of the politic individuals who held sway, and the cause and effect of their use and abuse of power.
Minos
By Daniel Blair Dundee
You set the price! Words: 290,620. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Follow Minos and his descendants, the kings of the island of Crete, as they lead the Minoan civilization out of Neolithic times to an age of discovery, enlightenment, scientific knowledge, industrialization, and enterprise. Their saga takes them around the Mediterranean and influences surrounding civilizations. You will wonder, and will learn, why we didn't have the 20th Century 3000 years ago.
The Celtic Shelf
By JD McDonnell
Price: $4.01 USD. Words: 196,990. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 1 review)
An epic adventure in a savage and thrilling world which may have once been our own, the Celtic Shelf follows the exploits of a small band of prehistoric cave dwellers along the beaches of Western Europe, circa 12,000 BC.
Independence
By Kate Kasserman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 184,880. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
An orphaned girl in revolutionary America tries to hide her damning past and save the rebel officer she secretly loves.