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Fiction » Historical » General
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: $4.99 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: $0.99 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: 104,250. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011 by Published by Westview, Inc.. 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
El vuelo del dragón by Terranova Editores
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,460. Language: Spanish. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » General
Puerto Rico, 1938. El gobernante de turno es Blanton Winship al momento en que Miguel Torres y Pedro González, un rojo y un fascista, llegan desde Madrid hacia las postrimerías de la Guerra Civil española con una misión de espionaje y una cadena de detonantes.
A Woman's Place by Susanne O'Leary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,870. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This is the story of two women, mother and daughter, based on true events. In 1899, Julia, at the age of twenty, travels on her own to New York in hot pursuit of the man whose child she carries. Living life with passionate intensity, across the social realm, Julia struggles to survive in turbulent times.
Song of the Legions by Michael Large
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,840. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
‘Song of the Legions’ is the story of Napoleon Bonaparte’s Polish Legion, the forerunner of the French Foreign Legion. It is the great untold story of the Napoleonic Wars. It is also the true story of Ignatius Blumer, a half-Irish, half-Polish gentleman soldier, mercenary and pirate.
No Fences by Ray Davis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 129,310. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
A powerful historical/fiction heart-warming family saga that passes through nearly eight decades and three generations, concluding with a twist in 2008. Beginning in 1925, the story is set in the South and the West and employs just the right amount of romance, intrigue, mystery, friendships, history and colorful characters to uncover the brutal politics of the plight of the Wild Horse of the West.
In The Time Of Famine by Michael Grant
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,350. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1845 a blight of unknown origin destroyed the potato crop in Ireland triggering a series of events that would change forever the course of Ireland’s history. The British government called the famine an act of God. The Irish called it genocide.
The Golden Road by Marina Oliver
Series: 20th Century Sagas, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 122,400. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
When her stepfather dies, Josie and her mother Dora have to face being poor. Her stepbrother Leo, owner of a jewellery factory, gives Josie a job. He introduces her to Motor Rallying, but when Josie is accused of theft she leaves. Unable to find a job, rejected by her aunt Phoebe, Josie and Dora are forced to live in a slum. Her dream of competing the Monte Carlo Rally seems hopeless.
The Glowing Hours by Marina Oliver
Series: 20th Century Sagas, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,920. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Three girls, escaping from difficult homes, meet because of their love of dancing. Nell, Gwyneth and Kitty join chorus lines in 1920s Music Halls, and dance all over the English Midlands. Then they have the chance of appearing at Paris's Folies Bergère, but malign fate intervenes before they can go. And there is Andrew, Kitty's cousin, Timothy, languid aristocrat, and Paul, charismatic doctor.
The Cobweb Cage by Marina Oliver
Series: 20th Century Sagas, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 142,710. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Marigold is devoted to her family, and determined to make life easier for them. She meets Richard, wealthy and charming, and despite their differences in background, they fall in love and marry. Then comes the Great War, and Richard, a qualified pilot, joins the army. He is missing, Marigold's family is struck by tragedy, and she has to make an agonising decision in order to help them.
A Night of Horrors by John Berry
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,510. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
A thriller about the 24 hours leading up to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. This tightly plotted novel captures the single day when John Booth and his conspirators plot to kill President, VP, and Secretary of State; the Cabinet plans a post-war US; and the Lincolns dream about their future. It builds to the simultaneous and brutal attacks that left lives shattered and a nation paralyzed.
A Roman Peace in Briton: Blood on the Stone by Joe Tackett
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,830. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
Over two thousand years ago, in a vanished world in which gallant death and honor still holds sway, Gaius Julius Caesar is blitzing through Briton’s fierce, blue-painted warlords, exacting a heavy price in exchange for peace. Filled with dramatic scenes and historical personalities, A Roman Peace in Briton hooks with passionate storytelling and engulfs the reader in events of historical legend.