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Fiction » Historical » General
Children of The Earth by Gwenneth Walton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,540. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The marriage of settler couple Hestia and Adam is not happy. But one by one three intriguing strangers arrive at their lonely bush farm, and lives are changed forever. Walton's first novel is an imaginative look at 1850s South Australia, set against a background of carefully researched history. Three ancient mythologies underlie the meeting of European and Aboriginal cultures. Captivating reading.
The Irish Boer by Brian Ross
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 156,640. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Arthur O'Driscoll is the older brother of Frances who nursed British troops during the Boer War. This is the companion book to An Irish Nurse in Africa and deals with the war from the point of view of the Orange Free State. O'Driscoll leads a Boer commando and later is able to use his ability to imitate British accents to become a Boer spy.
Thrown Together: A Novel of Love in a Turbulent Time by Jon Michael Miller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,480. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The world seems to be coming apart. Into the stew of chaos, a mix of characters are thrown together. Matthew Boyer--just back from the war; Amy St. Clair--disenchanted with her conventional marriage. From the paddies of the Mekong Delta, the classrooms of Ohio State, the teeming meadows of Woodstock, cross-country highways, and the flowerchild world of Frisco, their search for meaning swirls.
Benedict Arnold: Legacy Lost (A Ghost's Story) by Will Martin
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 109,140. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This historical fiction novel blends a collage of facts, real characters, and plot line into a mystery that supports the theory that there is more to the story of Benedict Arnold than what history books reveal.
La Gesta del Marrano by Marcos Aguinis
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 175,790. Language: Spanish. Published: September 9, 2011 by Crabapps Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
La gesta del marrano es una de las grandes novelas del siglo. Reúne suspenso narrativo, belleza poética y admirable sabiduría. A partir de un histórico auto de fe cometido en Lima en el siglo XVII, el autor despliega un conmovedor himno a la libertad y una de las denuncias más rotundas contra la discriminación étnica e ideológica.
Can Dreams Come True? by Marina Oliver
Series: 20th Century Sagas, Book 5. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 114,620. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
In this fifth Midlands saga Kate, scholarship girl, meets Robert who offers to take her flying. Kate's heroine is Amy Johnson, and she is ecstatic. Then various calamities make life difficult. Expelled, with no job, Alf killed and Hattie unstable, Kate struggles to support them, but more problems arise. Will Kate's dream of flying ever come true?
The Child of Egypt: A True Story of Magic, Revenge, Revolution and the Last European Sorcerer by Jason Underhill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 112,470. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on the life of Alessandro di Cagliostro, the Child of Egypt follows a young boy called Acharat on a life long journey of self discovery as he takes on the guises of Joseph Balsamo and Cagliostro and sparks a bloody revolution that will tear down the Bourbon monarchy in France before setting his sights on the heart of the Christian world, the Pope in Rome.
Desert Angels by Patrick Simpson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 192,090. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » General
Fans of Dances with Wolves: this book is for you! What if the legends are true? What if there are angels? And one of them is a white girl…and the other a Native American woman? What if circumstances bring them together in a common cause…to stop a savage Indian War and to save two men; the lover of one…the beloved tribal chief of the other? Nothing stands in their way…except prejudice…except death.
Ireland Rose by Patricia Strefling
Series: Ireland Rose, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 112,190. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
As sweeping historical romance. From the high society of Charleston to the green hills of Ireland.
The Origin of Sorrow by Robert Mayer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 224,130. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011 by Combustoica. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In the 1770s, the Jews of Frankfurt are trapped, both physically by the walls of the ghetto within which they must dwell, and in a larger sense by the rules of a society in which they are outcasts, legally debased and barely suffered to live. And yet within those confines they find life, in all its glories and tragedies. This rich novel is filled with real emotion, history, and characters.
Hangman's Point by Dean Barrett
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 175,240. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Hong Kong and southern China in 1857. An action-filled exotic world of crinolines and top hats; opium dens and clipper ships; betrayal and sudden death. Rich in detail, Hangman's Point brings to life a shocking murder, a sensational trial, a mass poisoning, a cruel slave trade and the desperate schemes of Chinese trying to the hated "foreign devils."
The Girl in the Lighthouse/All That is Beautiful by Roxane Tepfer Sanford
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 211,960. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Value eBook combines the first two books in the Arrington series. Now available on Kindle and Nook. This option is perfect for readers who don't especially enjoy cliffhagers (as in book 1).
A Terrible Beauty by Katie Hanrahan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 115,830. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011 by Newcastlewest Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The penal colony in Western Australia is escape-proof...but that is about to change. Sentenced to seven years transportation, Mary Claire O'Dwyer is determined to free the Fenian rebels whose support has landed her on a prison ship bound for the end of the earth. She will find allies in a foreign land where a Royal Marine's scarlet coat can be another deception.
Rhuddlan by Nancy Gebel
Price: Free! Words: 249,130. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
William Longsword, illegitimate son of Henry II of England, has been sent into exile in northern Wales. His nemesis, Earl Hugh of Chester, has retreated to a manor in Wales after a disastrous defeat at Henry's hands. The two resume their rivalry on this foreign ground, a conflict which expands to involve wives, lovers, local chiefs and a neighboring abbey.
Paths of Exile by Carla Nayland
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 131,490. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Trifolium Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
When his homeland is defeated by a predatory neighbouring kingdom, Eadwine finds himself on the run for his life. Homeless, penniless and friendless, literally with a price on his head, he must evade his enemies, avenge his brother's murder and rescue his betrothed. Along the way, he will lose his heart to another woman and discover a shattering secret that challenges all the ideals he holds dear.
Son of Saul by Arthur Douglas Ward
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 135,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The testament of Jonathan, son of Israel's first king. A hero of Israel's war to throw off Philistine domination, Jonathan lives an agony of divided loyalties: between his conscience and the ferocious decrees of the prophet Samuel; between his marriage and a forbidden friendship with a beautiful Canaanite priestess; between his father and the charismatic David, destined to take the throne.
Down Jasper Lane by Kate Hewitt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,630. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
In 1904 Ellen Copley and her father leave the rail yards of Glasgow for a new life in Vermont. Yet within weeks of her arrival Ellen is abandoned by her father, unhappy and alone. When her aunt invites her to Ontario, Ellen begins to carve a place for herself in a new and increasingly turbulent world. By USA Today bestselling author Kate Hewitt, the first in the Amherst Island trilogy.
Helen's Daughter by Laura Gill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,670. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
When the Trojan prince Paris abducted Helen of Sparta, she left behind a daughter, Hermione. After the Trojan War, Hermione remains ambivalent toward Helen, and on edge as her world is once more turned upside-down.
The Fiddler by Dale Meador
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,230. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011 by Ideas into Books: Westview. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory, Fiction » Historical » General
"Return with THE FIDDLER to a time when aunts and uncles were just additional parents, when you could drowse in a porch swing, listening to murmurs of old tales. Dale Meador has created these folks who surely did live, love, laugh, work, worship, and raise their families here. You may already know them … just by other names." Corrynne Clements