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Fiction » Historical » General
Varangian by Stuart G. Yates
Series: Varangian, Book 1 of the Varangian series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,770. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013 by Rebel ePublishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
In the middle part of the Eleventh century, the Byzantine Empire dominated the world. The surviving part of the old Roman Empire, its position as the greatest know civilisation remained undisputed. Within the walls of its great capital city, Constantinople, treachery, debauchery and power politics dominated the lives of the ruling elite, as it had in the glory days of Rome.
Letters to Mrs Hernandez by C S Gibbs
Price: Free! Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.50 from 4 reviews)
It is 1942 and young Ben Hutchinson has found himself uprooted from wartime England to the Pampas of Argentina. There he finds a sense of belonging and an unlikely love in the beautiful and headstrong Setsu. As the war pulls them apart, only the letters that travel across the miles can sustain them over time as they strive to reunite at the war's end.
БАТУ by Erich von Neff
Price: Free! Words: 6,110. Language: Mongolian (Cyrillic script). Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Энэхүү өгүүллэгт Зөвлөлт Холбоот улсын армид татагдан явж буй Монголын эгэл хоньчин залуу Батын* тухай өгүүлнэ.Бат болон бусад монгол залуу эрс Оросын генерал Беловын удирдлаган дор Москва болон Киев хотын дэргэдэх тулаанд оролцдог.
The Trail to Cave Spring, GA by Barbara Dumas Ballew
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,010. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In the early 1800's, the Cherokee Indians occupied an enchanting valley known as Vann's Valley is west central Georgia. Read this engaging tale of how white people began to settle the area to share its beauty.
The Culann Chronicles, Book 2, Picts' Plight by Duncan MacDonald
Series: The Culann Chronicles, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 48,990. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
Exciting historical novel set in 7th century Caledonia and Northern Britain. We follow the adventures of a gallant Irish warrior monk, an intrepid Irish Princess who joins the Celtic Church and a daring young Pict.
Sumangali: More Than A Short Story by Dwaraknath Reddy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013 and represented by Maoli Media Private Limited. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
Sumangali is his only deviation from pure philosophy. He felt an urge to write it as it reaches beyond the story into the psychology, beyond the personal into the total workings of human mentation.
The Bordens of Burkesville (Borden Series Book 3) by Barbara Dumas Ballew
Series: The Bordens, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,860. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Having traveled from North Carolina to Kentucky by way of the Wilderness Road, Sarah and Daniel establish a new life in the community of Burkesville. Follow their pioneer ways as they develop a homestead, a business venture, and a wonderful family in their new environment. Sarah has her hands full with the antics of her students in her one-room schoolhouse and Daniel builds a furniture factory.
The Wolf of the Highlands - Episode 1-4 by Bil Howard
Price: Free! Words: 23,360. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Senserial Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » General
A man, trying to escape from his past life and a lone wolf - a fateful encounter and a quest through different experiences, that will bring valuable lessons about life.
West End Kid: Tales from the Forties by Chris Laing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,760. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » General
An imaginative collection of 9 short stories about a group of kids growing up in Hamilton, Ontario during World War Two. This coming of age collection captures the spirit of the times and reflects the age-old challenges facing every generation.
Remember Wake by Teresa Funke
Series: The Teresa Funke Collection. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,660. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
Based on a true story. . . December, 1941—Tiny Wake Island is under attack. This compelling novel of World War II tells the true story of the civilian men captured on Wake and enslaved in Japanese prison camps and the women they left behind.
Better You Go Home by Scott Driscoll
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,340. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
Chico Lenoch wonders why his Czech father refuses to contact family left behind the Iron Curtain. After discovering letters revealing the existence of a half-sister, he travels to the Czech Republic to find his forgotten sister and unearth the secrets his father has buried all these years. Chico’s quest is complicated by his urgent need for a donor kidney. Might his sister be a candidate?
The Balkan Cross by Walter Winch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,930. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Yance Adams, an American employed by a millionaire art collector in London in 1914, is sent to Egypt to pick up a religious icon that at one time was kept in the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople, Turkey, the city that was founded by the Roman Emperor Constantine in the 4th century. It is in Egypt however, that Yance is pulled into a vortex of conspiracy, murder and international intrigue.
George's Creek to Georgia by Barbara Dumas Ballew
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,890. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Having done thirty years of genealogy research on her family, Barbara Dumas Ballew tells the story of four generations of her ancestors from 1795 to 1880. She'll keep you spellbound as she weaves the saga of their lives.
Saying Goodbye to Warsaw by Michael Cargill
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,510. Language: British English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Like many young girls, Abigail loves to chase butterflies and happily teaches children to make daisy chains. Unfortunately, Abigail has committed a heinous crime. The year is 1940; the place is Poland; Abigail happens to be Jewish. Along with half a million other Jews, Abigail and her family are forced to live in the bombed out ruins of Warsaw. Will the uprising be enough to save Abigail’s spirit?
The Fall Of Egypt's Islamist Dictator by Norbert Mercado
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Winning the first democratic presidential elections in Egypt after the fall of President Hosni Mubarak, Mohammed Morsi, backed by the Muslim Brotherhood, seized absolute dictatorial powers by ramming down the people's throat an Islamist constitution placing himself above the court and the law. Dictatorial abuse of power and economic crisis in Egypt drove millions of Egyptians to protest.
The Witch Hunter by Peter Heisser
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The story takes place in Lindheim, a small town and castle in the district of today's Hesse, during the mid of the 17th century. As a result of the appointment of a new bailiff by the governing nobles of the castle, a witch hunt is starting, which in its size is nearly unique. The plan of the bailiff involves his enrichment with the belongings of the victims.
Angels in the Darkness: A Family's Triumph over Hitler and World War II Berlin, 1935-1949 by Lisa Farringer Parker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 254,720. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
It is 1936 and Jesse Owens is poised for victory. Berlin is on full display. Hitler is firmly in control. Six-year-old Jutta Bolle relishes Owens's victory and the excitement of the Olympics. But the darkness is already engulfing Jutta's world as her family confronts the evil of Hitler. Each year brings more unimagined hardships and heartbreaks.
The Executioner's Heir: A Novel of Eighteenth-Century France by Susanne Alleyn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,720. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Charles Sanson, like all executioners in 1760s France, is a pariah; the hangman’s son must become one himself, for society’s doors are closed to him. Charles tries to live like an ordinary man and forget the horrors he witnesses, but at last he cannot reconcile the law’s brutal demands with his conscience, in this true story of a pair of tragic, converging lives just before the French Revolution.
Princo Serebrjanij (Romantraduko al Esperanto) by Aleksej Tolstoj
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 106,690. Language: Esperanto (original orthography with diacritics). Published: August 30, 2013 by Mondial. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Mondliteraturo en Esperanto. Tradukis: Maria Ŝidlovskaja. La ĉefa proza verko de la mondfama rusa verkisto A. Tolstoj! Reeldono de la majstra traduko de la fama romano aperinta en Esperanto unuafoje en 1912 ĉe Librejo Esperanto, Moskvo. Kun detala glosaro, listo de rusaj propraj nomoj kaj ilia akcento, bildo de Aleksej Tolstoj, kaj kun antaŭparolo de la tradukistino!
The Only Blue Door by Joan Fallon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,170. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
September 1940 - Maggie and her young siblings are living in the East End of London with their mother, who goes into hospital to have a baby, leaving them with a neighbour. In a bombing raid their home is destroyed and the neighbour is killed. The children wander the streets until they are taken in by some nuns. But their problems are not over - they are sent as child migrants to Australia.