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Fiction » Historical » General
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.
La Grande Guerre 1 : Mata Hari, la courtisane (Tome 1) by Jean-Claude Guiborel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: French. Published: August 27, 2013 by AlterPublishing Books. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » General
1905 – Une jeune danseuse attire le public dans un cabaret parisien. Néerlandaise de naissance, elle a beaucoup voyagé et donné naissance à deux enfants, puis s’est installée à Paris. Jouera-t-elle un rôle d’espionne pendant la période suivant l’assassinat à Sarajevo de l’archiduc héritier de l’Empire austro-hongrois, le 28 juin 1914 ?
The Prince and the Pretender by Jayden Woods
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,870. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
To this day, the truth behind the supposed death and reemergence of the first "False" Dmitri remains a mystery. Explore this sordid and tragic tale of Tsarist Russia during the Time of Troubles through the eyes of young Xenia, daughter of Tsar Boris Godunov. Xenia must choose between love, lust, and family in the midst of scandals, war, and tragedy. Her decision will change the fate of all Russia.
Dancing in Combat Boots by Teresa Funke
Series: The Teresa Funke Collection. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,230. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » General
When the going got tough during World War II, America’s women got going. By the millions, housewives and mothers stepped into factories, offices, hospitals---anywhere capable hands were needed. The eleven fictional stories in this remarkable collection are based on real women whose experiences were at once typical and extraordinary. EVVY Award!
Ένας έρωτας γεννιέται μέσα στη φρίκη... by Tassos Antonopoulos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,630. Language: Greek. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » European
"Ενας ερωτας γεννιεται μεσα στη φρικη... ". Μια αληθινη ιστορία. Ο συγγραφεας, αυτοπτης μαρτυρας, Πρωταγωνιστες ο Γιωργος και η Φροσω, δυο νεαρα παιδια που γνωριστηκαν και ερωτευτηκαν κατω απο αντιξοες συνθηκες. Εκεινος γιος εγκληματια κομμουνιστη, εκεινη κορη αντικομμουνιστη. Εζησαν τον κατοχικο εμφυλιο στην Ελλαδα το ‘44 και βιωσαν την απανθρωπια, τον παραλογισμο και τον Γολγοθα του Μελιγαλα .
Ballad of Liberty by Dmitry Berger
You set the price! Words: 111,390. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Russian
Based on historical events related to the life of anarchist Nestor Makhno, who, during the Russian Revolution and Civil War, headed a widespread libertarian movement, providing an effective political and military alternative to the left and right-wing supporters of centralized state: liberals, nationalists, the Whites, and the Bolsheviks, changing the course of history.
The Darkwater Liar's Account by K. Lyn Wurth
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 88,500. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
When a roadside explosion of family violence propels Bridget to her farmhouse cellar for refuge, she finds a tattered ledger, abandoned by a farmer named Laura. Here she aligns the perfect confession and collaboration; resolved to alter the surge of family history, Bridget reclaims her WWII memories of Nazi complicity and calculates her receipts, before another person dies on her account.
Football, Democracy & Darwin by Guy Herman
Price: Free! Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Democracy, in this illustration, and in truth stands not as a form of government 'by for and of the people' rather a Plutocracy of wealth and power, defined along racial lines and furthering the interests of the citizenry only as happenstance as may benefit the long term interests of the ruling elite.