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Journey to Rhyolite
By Steve Bartholomew
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,000. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2009 by NorLightsPress. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Nathaniel had his reasons for his journey to Rhyolite, the greatest boom town in the west. He hoped to find what the snallygaster had been taken from him. Some believed it was simply an old legend, this snallygaster that could snatch away those you loved. Nathanial knew better. It had taken Annabelle, the love of his life, and he had reason to believe she might be there.
Echoes of Silence
By Nadene Carter
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 89,240. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2009 by NorLightsPress. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Echoes of Silence juxtaposes the innocence of childhood with the bigotry and prejudice prevalent during World War II, providing a unique perspective into the lives of three families who endured those years and who were shaped by the events of this turbulent period in United States history. It is a journey of suspicion and hate, that ultimately results in learning to trust and to forgive.
Annalea, a Princess in Exile
By Stephen Shore
Series: Annalea, Book 2 · Annalea, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,860. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you read ANNALEA, PRINCESS OF NEMUSMAR? Then prepare to continue the journey, as old friends, familiar enemies and intriguing new characters bring to life the hardships and adventures of the child who came to womanhood while living among slaves, former slaves, slavers, merchants, colonists, American Indians, seamen, harlots and pirates. The saga expands in volume 2 of the Annalea series.
Annalea, Princess of Nemusmar
By Stephen Shore
Series: Annalea, Book 1 · Annalea, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 92,810. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After reading the first paragraph, you may conclude that this is a book about pirates. This is not a book about pirates. Okay, there are a few pirates in the book. (Okay, there are quite a few pirates in the book.) But this is not a book that is just about pirates. It provides intimate familiarity with strong characters and a sense of sharing in their lives and adventures.
Cathedral Condo's on the Square, Jackson Square that is
By stjulian
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 29,870. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
New Orleans Archdiocese, hard pressed for cash, closes five historic parishes, confiscates parish assets resulting in turmoil, protests and parishioners arrest. The Archbishop’s strikes a deal with the “money changers” to sell St. Louis Cathedral, the center piece of New Orleans Catholicism and history, for “30 pieces of silver”. A young academic holds the key to the Cathedral’s fate.
Crazy Bett
By Michael J. O'Neal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 137,480. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Her neighbors in Richmond, Virginia, called her Crazy Bett. Her name was Elizabeth Van Lew, and during the Civil War Elizabeth ran a Union spy ring in the capital of the Confederacy—pulling it off by posing as a madwoman. Crazy Bett is based on historical events and takes a sometimes light-hearted look at the world of Civil War espionage
Coffee Clutch
By Marshall Thornton
Series: The Jan Birch Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 14,550. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the mid sixties, homemaker Jan Birch maintains a tight circle of friends in her upstate New York suburban neighborhood. When the divorcée down the street is murdered, the women attribute her death to a hobo they’d seen months before. Quickly, though, Jan begins to suspect that the hobo has left the neighborhood long ago and the murderer may be one of her dear friends.
The Prostitutes of Post Office Street
By Frank F. Carden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2009 by Skywater Publishing Co.. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Prostitutes of Post Office Street drops readers into the red-light district of Galveston, where crooked cops and down-on-their-luck prostitutes dwell. Yet, in this seedy part of town, Frank F. Carden paints a picture of hope as his characters seek to rise above the pain of their broken hearts and misplaced passions, and break free from the ruts that their lives have fallen into.
Tristan of Dintagell and The Tristan Stone appendix
By Leah McDaniel
Price: Free! Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Helpful pronunciation guide to those tricky Celtic names. A brief glossary of some of those dark age places, people and terms. Free for the taking!
The Wrong Choice (le choix errone)
By Luc Jackson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,300. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2008 by zanybooks. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Hoping to rally the Confederacy to the French-Canadien cause, eighteen-year old Jean-Pierre Mercier, agrees to spy for them. He travels to Bull Run by train and balloon. Appalled by the carnage, he follows a Confederate deserter into the hills of Kentucky and his future wife. Ultimately, Baton Rouge, Mill Run, Shiloh, Chancellorsville, draft riots, and prison convince him war is not the answer
DON JUAN EN LA FRONTERA DEL ESPÍRITU
By juan jose diez
Price: Free! Words: 99,870. Language: Spanish. Published: November 27, 2008. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
1884. Don Juan Valera viaja a Washington como embajador. Agobiado por los acreedores, destruido su matrimonio, América le ofrece la promesa de vivir tranquilo y de reponerse económicamente. Pero las amenazas de los independentistas cubanos no le dan tregua. Katherine Bayard, hija del Secretario de Estado del presidente Cleveland, con su amor apasionado tampoco le dará sosiego.
Captain Striver
By John Ivor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,260. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2008 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Family in disgrace, a penurious young sea captain dreams of creating a British colony to replace lost America. Against him stand Admiralty, Government and the influential British East India Trading Company. Nevertheless, if only he can marry into wealth . . . Based on true events, this fictional autobiography is Book Two of ‘Strive’, dreamers of The Great Southland, published hardback in 2000
Amateur Rebel
By John Ivor
Series: Swan River, 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2008 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Maggie, an interpreter, believes justice can’t be achieved without just rulers, so she fights corrupt despots of an 1830s British Colony. And tries not to fall in love with Jeremy, her hot-headed foolish ally. Magistrates commit murder, the natives mistake a missionary as an incarnation of the Rainbow Serpent come to evict white settlers, and Maggie could lose her head - literally!
No Kiss For A Killer
By John Ivor
Series: Swan River, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,030. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2008 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Skilled swordsman Jeremy Hanwell vows to avenge his father’s murder. Then he falls in love – with a woman who’ll reject him if he performs this sacred duty. Romance rides a thorny trail in an 1830s British Colony.