- African American fiction
- Children’s books
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Fiction » Historical » General
A Long Day in Court: Based on a true story. by Natalya Alatyreva
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,020. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In a family court in Eastern Ukraine two young families are pitted against each other. They used to be close friends, now, the father of one accuses the other of being the real father of his son. The quest to discover the truth takes the families back in time, from the repression era through the “thaw”, stagnation era and to the present day, uncovering many family secrets in the process.
Samuel, Seer by Gordon C. Krantz
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,280. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by The Electric Scroll. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
From his mother’s prayers for a son, to his old age, this fictional autobiography based on First Samuel follows Samuel’s life from his childhood calling in the Temple at Shiloh to leadership of Israel and the crowning of two kings.
Billy in the Lowground by Sumner Wilson
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 50,000. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The vast blue sky. The endless flow of pristine waters. The days of summer that seem to have no end. All this belongs to Scotlin Bright as he gallops from one adventure to the next with no thought of tomorrow. Tomorrow is for grown-ups. Today belongs to Scotlin. But his happiness is harshly interrupted when Scotlin learns he must soon leave the river to take his place working his father's farm.
1984 La Gran Movida ¿Tenía razón George Orwell o no? (2ª Edición) by Pedro Hugo García Peláez
Price: Free! Words: 1,880. Language: Spanish. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Cuento satírico de política e historia alternativa. ¿Qué pasó realmente en 1984? ¿Tenía razón George Orwell?
VẠT NẮNG TRONG HỒN by Cao Xuân Lý
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,010. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Essay » Literature
Truyện Vạt Nắng Trong Hồn là truyện dài tình cảm xã hội, các nhân vật chính phần lớn là phụ nữ, nhưng họ không hề đóng vai phụ trong cuộc sống xã hội và cả về đời sống chính trị. Câu chuyện bắt đầu từ một cuộc hôn nhân tan vỡ chỉ vì bản tính hai người không hợp nhau, chứ không bên nào có lỗi lầm gì.
The Motherland Is Calling by Katriona Furey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016 by VDS Brink. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Young Valentin is called to fight against the Nazi invasion force in the U.S.S.R. He is driven by hate for the enemy because of an atrocity against a child. As a hero, he returns to the girl he has not forgotten since his departure for the harrowing experience of war.
When The East Wind Blows by Barbara H. Martin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Elisabeth, together with her four children and her maid flee from the incoming Russian front across Germany with her four children and her maid. They are joined by an escaped Jewish concentration camp prisoner, who travels with them dressed as a girl. With courage and tenacity, Elisabeth overcomes death, destruction and hunger during the final days of the Nazi regime. A must read for history buffs
Brothers-in-Arms by Jack Lewis Baillot
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,650. Language: American English. Published: April 1, 2016 by Dove Christian Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Can a Jew and a Nazi survive Hitler's Germany? Franz Kappel and Japhet Buchanan never expected their friendship to be tested by the Third Reich. Friends from early childhood, the boys form an inseparable, brotherly bond.
His Hundred Years, A Tale by Shalach Manot
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 48,570. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
“This fascinating book by gifted writer and storyteller Shalach Manot reflects on the life of an unusual Sephardic man, his childhood in Turkey, and later, his adaptation to life in America. We follow his adventures and come away with a deeper appreciation and understanding of the Sephardic immigrant experience during the 20th century.” — Marc D. Angel
St. John in the Wilderness by Alan Titterington
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,350. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
St. John in the Wilderness is a captivating and intriguing narrative of the friendship between the Titterington and Brontë families. Alan Titterington presents the story of his ancestor John Titterington as he relates his adventures and misdeeds from the year of 1848.
Pals War - The Second Battle of Ypres by A.A.G. Whitehead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,920. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In a mixture of patriotism and excitement, Danny Byrne and his friends from the close-knit pit villages of north-east England sign up, like so many other young men, to fight for king and country at the start of the First World War, a war they all expected to be over by Christmas.
Shula and the Goats from Tala by McCawley Grange
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,430. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 29, 2016 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Historical » General
Kenya, 1974: in a giant country beneath a giant sky can a ghost girl emerge from the hate and vengeance of a colonial horror story to restore humour, love and decency to the human spirit? Charlie wants to find a woman to become his wife – he finds three candidates. Can Charlie win Jennifer or Esmeralda, or rescue Aisha from Freddie and the squalid shanti-town in which she lives?
The Hero by Nona Lema
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » War & military(5.00 from 1 review)
Artemio Mirasol was born in the village of Sapang Banatas, Laiban, Tanay, Philippines in 1945 towards the end of the Second World War. After 32 years he comes back to tend the land he inherited from his father. According to Artemio’s mother Sela, his father fought hard in the war and died a hero’s death. A story of mother’s love, family, traitorship and betrayal.
Breaking Free by Pearl Burk
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,010. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In order to get off the streets of Boston in 1844, four-year-old Lisa Bellamont’s mother, Charlotte, accepts a job at the Hillside Orphanage for Boys on the condition that her child is a boy. For the next eleven years, they live the lie until Lisa’s pretense becomes so much a part of her that she is overwhelmed when she is thrust out into the world after her mother dies.
Dora by Julia Schoonenberg
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,920. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
When Dora's settled family life disintegrates following her brother's death in the trenches of World War 1, she is forced to shoulder the responsibility of a demanding mother and an uncertain future. Resourceful and resilient, Dora makes a life for herself but when faced with misfortune and betrayal must decide what price she is willing to pay for the independence she has striven to achieve.
Rebellion: The Complete Series by Grea Alexander
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 408,590. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Anthologies » General
This series includes all 3 books in the Rebellion Series: Quay, Soung & Choi. REBELLION BOOK I: BOOK OF QUAY REBELLION BOOK II: BOOK OF SOUNG REBELLION BOOK III: BOOK OF CHOI
SERVON II by Željko Kalinić
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: Serbian. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » General
Roman toka svijesti gdje misli slobodno plove da bi na njima bila sagrađena poglavlja knjige. Volio bih da se u ovoj knjizi niko ne prepozna, da niko ne prepozna niti jedan trenutak sličan sa svojim vlastitim iskustvom, ali na žalost...
Five Miles to Paradise by Joni Green
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Five Miles to Paradise continues the saga of Leah and Sheriff Heck Waterstim. Set in the delta farm country of Lafayettah County, the story picks up where Pale Moon Over Paradise ended. Will Heck and Leah survive the evil, waiting for them in the lonely, forsaken backwaters of a Mississippi swamp? Only time will tell.