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Fiction » Historical » General
Wynfield's Kingdom by M. J. Neary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,130. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » General
Welcome to 1830s Bermondsey, London's most notorious slum, a land of gang wars, freak shows, and home to every depravity known to man. Dr. Thomas Grant, a disgraced physician, adopts Wynfield, a ten-year-old thief savagely battered by a gang leader for insubordination. The boy grows up to be a slender, idealistic opium addict who worships Victor Hugo.
Shadow of a Soldier: Army Tales From an Unpublished Diary & Other Orphan Stories by William R. Burkett, Jr.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,370. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » General
While serving as a husky young MP in Europe, noted sci-fi author Bill Burkett kept a diary of his misadventures, encounters, romances, and sightseeing. Later, he turned them into what he calls Brautigans, so named after a writer named Richard Brautigan whose short story style he admired. Many of these stories never made it into collections of Burkett’s work, so he refers to them as "orphans."
Swazi Sunrise by Donna Chapman Gilbert
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,760. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
19-year-old Lula leaves for Africa in 1907 to teach the natives about Jesus, never dreaming she would fall in love too. But her chance meeting of fellow missionary Harmon Schmelzenbach begins a lifelong love affair that braves raging rivers, wild animals and wicked witchdoctors to bring God’s grace to the African people.
Adielle's Perfume by Debbie Soni
Price: Free! Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Adielle is in trouble and she is about to get some supernatural help. Read the first chapter of this upcoming supernatural book.
Butterfly Down by D. Richard Truman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,540. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
An advertising agency founder’s account of freedom in swinging London during a decade of unconventionality and innovation. A period in time when restless youth were impacted for the rest of their lives by a cultural shift.
مقتدى الصدر by Nadhim M. Faleh
Price: Free! Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
هذا الكتاب باللغة العربية.. مطبوع عند الطلب في موقع امازون.. الكتاب مذكرات عن السيد مقتدى الصدر
Ready Reference Treatise: Doctor Zhivago by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » General
The story of the novel revolves around the titular character and protagonist, Yuri Zhivago. He is a doctor and poet.
The Geisha with the Green Eyes by India Millar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,350. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016 by Red Empress Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Half Japanese, half foreign Barbarian, born to captivity. Defiled at thirteen when her virginity was sold to the highest bidder. Possessed by the greatest actor in the kabuki theater. Stolen by the most powerful yakuza in Edo. The Geisha with the Green Eyes
7 Short Stories: From Petrograd to Rostov-on-Don by Karlis Kadegis
Price: Free! Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » General
7 short stories that are connected by a train riding from Petrograd to Rostov-on-Don on March 14, 1918. While essentially separate entries, these stories hint at how a single event, no matter how mundane, can intertwine different people's lives.
Postcards in a Closet: A Creative Non-Fiction Memoir by Lori Straus
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » General
Katharina Wolf was born in a small town in Hungary in 1901. In 1914, the Great War broke out. In 1919, her hometown became part of Romania. In 1921, she became pregnant with her first child. What did she worry about? What did she want for her child? Through historical research and her own experiences as a mother, writer Lori Straus attempts to answer these questions.
Three-Cornered Sun by Norbert Mercado
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
“Three-cornered sun…” Josephine mused as she looked at Aguinaldo’s sketch. “Yes. The national flag has a three-cornered sun! There is a star on each corner of the triangle,” Marcela said. “What do the three stars represent?” Delfina asked. “The three stars represent Luzon, Panay Island for the Visayas, and then Mindanao, the three principal islands of the Philippines,” Marcela replied.
Acute Akbar Versus The Spirited Nur Jahan by Susheila Naravane
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 264,520. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016 by Zorba Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
How did the young Mehrunissa a courtier’s daughter, come to be queen of the mighty Mughal Empire wielding immense influence ?
The Warning Bell by JT Arant
You set the price! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » General
The Warning Bell is a piece of Historical Mashup Fiction, an historical "What if?", taking a true event in Chinese history and infusing it with zombies. Set during the tumultuous Taiping Rebellion, it is a short story about love and regret ... and zombies.
Knit One by Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Tales of Two Cities Press is based on the two cities where I have spent most of my life — London and Paris. The association of the two cities brought to mind that Dickensian tale of the French revolution. Hence, you will find my own interpretation in the following short story. Madame Defarge leads a relentless combat against French aristocrats and then takes pleasure in seeing them die...
Liszt's Dante Symphony by Rich DiSilvio
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,010. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » General
A high-concept thriller that intertwines two generational tales of spy-craft and intrigue, as Franz Liszt and the protagonist, Angelo Di Purezza Jr., battle the belligerent rise of Otto von Bismarck and Adolf Hitler respectively.
The Major and Miner by David Spear
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,010. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Major and Miner is the thought-provoking story of Mathew, a young miner's son who enlists in WW1 in the final year of the war. We follow him through the horrors of battle and watch as he tries to build a better life for himself with the help of his mentor, Peter Church, his commanding officer in the war.
Camille 1944 by Claude Beccai
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,450. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A seven-year-old girl in Occupied France(WWII) talks. She has much to tell using words she should not. She does not understand jokes outside of Knock, knock, who is there, but she does not mind because she holds very little esteem of adults in general .
A Clean Sweep by Maxwell Grantly
Price: Free! Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Historical » General
Isaac (a sweep) lived an awful life but he found comfort in a secret letter, telling him that all would end well. His life changed dramatically after stealing a cigar box.
La Plèbe by Patrick Huet
Series: Histoires insolites et vraies, Book 16 · Histoires lyonnaises, Book 16. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,260. Language: French. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Charles de Talion, un jeune prétentieux à la fortune abondante, voulut démontrer à ses amis la bassesse de ce qu'il appelait la Plèbe, ces viles personnes qui s'essoufflaient sur leur travail pour quelques pièces. Ils se rendirent sur les pentes de la Croix-Rousse fourmillant, pensaient-ils, de canuts et de canailles, pour y monter un stratagème propre à dévoiler leur véritable nature.