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The Year of the Rat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,880. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Too soon after the second Big War and occupation by the Japanese army, Shanghai in 1948 faces occupation by Mao Tse-tung's army. The affluent foreigners believe this is just another civil war and will stay, but the Russian refugees who escaped the 1917 Bolshevik revolution know they will be killed.
La Venganza de Leonardo da Vinci
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 62,740. Language: Spanish. Published: June 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
La Venganza de Leonardo da Vinci, por José Orbi, trata de dos semanas de locura y maldad en la vida de Leonardo da Vinci. Es una novela de intriga y de inquebrantable suspenso que toma lugar en Milán, durante el Renacimiento.
Norbury's Confession
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,480. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
"Norbury's Confession" is a historical fiction novel spanning the twentieth century, showing how the lives of the wealthy, patrician Norbury family of New York crosses paths with the Lambies, a hard working farm family from Minnesota. Set against the rise and fall of the asbestos industry in America, the story asks the question; "is it still murder if the only weapon used is a lie?
A Cottage In Donegal, Mary Doherty's Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,600. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
"A Cottage in Donegal" opens in 1919 with a rural Irish woman chronicling her husband's death and burial. In the depth of grief she feels the need to record everything so that she will not forget him. Mary is an old woman, with over eighty years of experiences and memories. Her story draws the reader into a 19th century Irish country woman’s life. The book is written in memoir form.
Cenacolo
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 64,450. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Joseph Orbi's Cenacolo is a novel based on the award winning play of the same title, dealing with two harrowing weeks in the life of Leonardo da Vinci. It is a historical novel of intrigue, unbearable suspense and forbidden love. Its principal characters are some of the giants of the Renaissance; Leonardo Da Vinci, Niccòlo Machiavelli, Ludovico Sforza and Çesare Borgia.
The Night's Dark Shade: A Novel of the Cathars
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,660. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
"From the first page, Vidal draws the reader into a vibrant world of action and emotion. Raphaelle de Miramande is an engaging young heroine, bravely facing physical and moral dangers and dilemmas in search of truth and love. Vidal's novel captures the spirit of the Middle Ages." ~Stephanie A. Mann, author of Supremacy and Survival
Admiral Rundel (book 9 of 9 of the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,030. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
British Port Admiral Benjamin Rundel struggles to maintain his sanity amongst piles of papers and petitioners. He finds a short release by getting command of the ship that takes Napoleon to St. Helena. Ben asks the little emperor some pointed questions at supper, getting some unexpected answers. When he retires, he builds a new life with friends and continues to find adventure on land and at sea.
Captain Rundel III - Bend on a Sail and Watch Me Fly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,410. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In this historical novel of the British Navy in the 1800s, Captain Benjamin Rundel is sent to the White Sea to meet an informant with news on the progress of Napoleon’s army in Russia. When the informant fails to show and brigands waylay him in the night, he has to struggle hundreds of miles overland to his ship which is fast freezing into the White Sea. Book 8 of 9 in the Rundel series.
Captain Rundel II - Give Me a Fair Wind (book 7 of 9 of the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,610. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Captain Benjamin Rundel struggles with ship wreckers and the capture of the wrong ship after a peace treaty has been signed. He is sent to the Caribbean with a crew of 'goalies' who want no part of sailing or war. He and his friend, Tom, end up chasing gold in Australia with endless adventures and mighty ice bergs in the Antarctic. Book 7 of 9 in the Rundel series; 1806-1809.
Captain Rundel I - Trafalgar and Beyond (book 6 of 9 of the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,080. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Benjamin Rundel serves aboard Lord Nelson’s ship at Trafalgar, attends his funeral, survives the storm afterwards and finally meets his lady love. After a short courtship, he is engaged to her and sets off for the Pacific with orders to evaluate the west coast of America to see if there are resources that England can use when the war ends. After dealing with a mutiny, he returns home.
The Spring On Delaney
Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Historical » General
Albert Mullard's family, living in a small Southern town in the final years of the 19th Century, strike it rich when pure spring water begins bubbling up in their backyard. Albert and his sister, Jenny, are less interested in the implications of sudden wealth, happy enough that the cursed ants are drowned and their old dog Liberty has something cool to drink.
Humble Launching, A Story of a Little Boy Growing Up at Sea (Book 1 of 9 in the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,230. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This is the story of an orphaned young English boy growing up at sea in the 18th century and facing many challenges from the four terrible ship’s boys to a vindictive leftenant. We experience the Napoleonic Wars through his eyes and those of his friend, Thomas Murphy. It is pumped with action and still shows the challenges that will make Benji a fine captain under often near impossible odds.
We Three Kings - King Richard II, King Henry IV and King Henry V
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,440. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This book brings to life King Richard II, King Henry IV and King Henry V of England, described sometimes as "Bad king, fair king and good king." Through the eyes of two Irish brothers, we travel with these kings from 1377-1422 A.D. through Wales, England and France, reliving the battles of Shrewsbury and Agincourt and experiencing everyday trials and victories.
The White Ship A Story of the Twelfth Century Titanic
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 68,550. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The White Ship was the twelfth century Titanic, the most catastrophic maritime disaster of the Middle Ages. Of the 300 aboard, only one man survived.
Liberty & Opportunity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,050. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
In 1898 Amanda elopes with Jack and develops a publishing empire. Daughter, Dorothy falls in love with a soldier about to be charged for desertion from the trenches in WW1. In World War 11, Cindy becomes a Land Girl in war torn England and tragedy strikes the family. Each period has drama and sometimes tragedy, but vividly illustrates the determination of each woman to enrich her life through
Spy in the House of Fitzwalter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 273,790. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Spy in the House of Fitzwalter is a medieval tale of treachery, tenacity, and truth; of swords and lies, conquerors and spies. Follow Robert de London from Morocco to England and France, while he wages war with whispers in the chapel and swords on battlefields of blood. Whom does he serve, King John or Baron Fitzwalter?
Skinner At The International
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,150. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
During the 1950's the author worked as a window cleaner on buildings in Minneapolis, St. Paul, Chicago, and elsewhere. Some crew members would have been called the homeless of the fifties. This story may bring new understanding about the homeless of today.
Bold Conquest
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,240. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Guy de Montgomery's Norman invaders sweep across the English countryside to claim Godstone Hall and its fairest prize of war, Lillyth. She is irresistibly drawn to this virile conqueror who woos her to a sensuous surrender. Bold Conquest is a classic tale of loyalty and passion that sizzles with white-hot intensity.
Leonardo: Masterpieces in Milan
Series: The Travels of da Vinci, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,450. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Leonardo da Vinci came to Milan a broke, unemployed artist. He left Milan 16 years later as a broke, unemployed artist, fleeing the French. But in the years in between he worked for Duke Lodovico, painting the Last Supper, designing an Equestrian Monument, planning several wedding festivities, and much more. If you enjoyed Leonardo the Florentine, you will enjoy Leonardo: Masterpieces in Milan!
Vague Souvenir
You set the price! Words: 83,950. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Vague Souvenir: a World War 2 novel. Marine Leroy is a French child fiercely attached to her tutor. She will be betrayed: her family is divided between the Fascists and the members of the Resistance; for some, the war turns division into opportunity. Lyman Hall is a young American economist who dreams of world peace. Their dreams are shattered, but can any good possibly come out of the war?