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Fiction » Historical » General
The Alhambra Decree by Lilian Gafni
Series: Flower from Castile, 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,060. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The year is 1491, and sixteen-year-old Isabella Obrigon is kidnapped from her privileged life. When told she isn’t of Spanish noble blood, but rather the child of a Jewish woman who died in childbirth, Isabella becomes personally embroiled in the terror of the Inquisition. She finds herself imprisoned in the famed fortress of Alhambra, where she encounters the mysterious Miguel Costa.
Le Rital (1 - Dans l’Enfer de l’Isonzo) by Tom Savel
Series: Le Rital. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,660. Language: French. Published: October 18, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Inspiré d’une histoire vraie, ce roman retrace, à travers le parcours du personnage principal, le long cheminement vers l’intégration des Italiens arrivés en France au début du XXe siècle, époque tourmentée.
Case White by Thomas Sullivan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,880. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » War
No work of fiction or nonfiction has done what CASE WHITE does in this monumental new novel by USA Today Best-selling author Thomas Sullivan. Set in the era of two world wars, this comprehensive work weaves together the bizarre mythology and eccentric beliefs that explain how a nation went insane for 12 years. Told through the compelling lives and loves of a pair of very unique characters.
Year of the Angels by Erika Madden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,050. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
What happens when the sweet magic of children mixes with the grimness of war? Year of the Angels, an outstanding novel by Erika Madden, describes the results. The author, guided by her personal experience as a child growing up in Germany during World War II, shows that in the world of children, war or no war, there are no boundaries and there is no hate.
A l'ombre de l'échafaud by Michel Rouvere
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 170,130. Language: French. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Durant la Révolution française, un jeune couple fuit les événements sanglants qui se déroulent à Paris pour s’installer dans un village perdu de province. Entre lois inapplicables et délation, ils doivent naviguer habilement pour protéger leurs proches, jusqu’à l’arrivée de la Terreur…
Compassion by Patricia le Roy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,720. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In post-Revolutionary Russia, Andrei and Nina plunge into a brief passionate affair that will haunt them for the rest of their lives. The Bolsheviks threaten to shoot Andrei as a British spy, and he flees into exile in London. Nina fails in her desperate attempt to join him, and the gates of Stalin's Russia slam shut behind him. Will they ever meet again?
Yenni ... a Life Between Worlds by Eugenia Jenny Williams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 26, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
A tale of survival… after losing everything, leaving everything behind, what is left are the truly civilised, profoundly human values the author carried within her when all outward accoutrements have been destroyed
The Emigrants - Gold & Glory by JJ Barrie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 25, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » General
Transport and the tyranny of distance was the real problem for the colony. Distance determined the how far wheat, the most valuable of the farm crops, could be transported. Cattle walked to market losing a little fat but the beef the small population could consume, was limited. Only sheep were valuable enough to show a profit. However, the lifeblood of the colony was labour. Then they found gold!
A Concubine For the Family by Amy Kwei
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,460. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » General
kirkus review: “an adept stylist and storyteller, author weaves this tale of upper- class china in upheaval(1937-41). an engaging family saga by a talented storyteller.” this “book-fragrant” family's harrowing experiences highlight feminine solidarity and heroism, including dramatic events in an opium den, foot binding, acupuncture and raising silkworms. lisa see: “I really enjoy the story."
Le Papillon Vert by Philippe Meyrignac
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 125,840. Language: French. Published: September 13, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Charles-Marie de La Condamine (1701-1774), chevalier de Saint-Lazare, membre de l’Académie des sciences et de l’Académie française, est un peu l’inspirateur de Jules Vernes, de Tintin, et d’Indiana Jones… Grand voyageur en Méditerranée, au Pérou, en Amazonie, et Guyane, il découvre le caoutchouc, le curare et le meilleur quinquina.
The New World Architect by Rich J Chapman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 167,940. Language: British English. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A collection of seven biographies of the 23rd and 24th centuries, as of both the great and ordinary, and as including the considered prophet and overall architect of the new World Charter, Makali Defaru.
Libby Morgan: Reunion by Leah Zieber
Series: American Heritage Quilt Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,040. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Libby Morgan: Reunion is a tender, coming of age story about a young girl who learns the truth about her family's past, all the while learning the art of quilt making from her very talented grandmother. Libby's tenacity pushes her family into solving a mystery surrounding her grandmother's first-born twins who were thought to have died and ensures her father's inheritance of a fortune.
Conspiracy by W Micheal Farmer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,860. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by Llumina Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Fountain murder trial took place in Hillsboro, New Mexico Territory in 1899 for the killing of an eight-year-old boy, Henry Fountain, three years earlier. Pat Garrett, on his last big case, twenty years after he killed Billy the Kid, investigated the murders of Henry and his father Albert, then lost a major gun battle with the defendants when he tried to arrest them.
One Above and One Below by Trevor John Towers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,420. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
One Above And One Below unfolds the stories of Michael and Franz, their lives, loves, aspirations and difficulties. Trevor Towers' charming novel is full of interesting and in-depth naval details, thrilling descriptions of sea battles and honourable characters.
Hidden Truth by Stephen Bloy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,010. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Jacob Rawlings, retired magistrate, fisherman and master story teller, transports his daughter and grandchildren to his days of working on smacks in the 1860s, fishing boats trawling the perilous and unpredictable sea.
The Peking Incident by Philip Bosshardt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 395,510. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In late 1950, America faces disaster in Korea. MacArthur is furious and wants to extend the conflict. He approves a secret effort to divert five atom bombs, intended for a Pacific test, into the theater, to break the Chinese juggernaut. Army investigator Lyle Kitchens discovers the plot. Only Kitchens can stop it…time is running out, world war looms and his greatest adversary isn’t China.
Fire in the Hole by John Kekec
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,550. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the late 1880s, two Austrian coal miner brothers were among the thousands of Europeans that immigrated to America. Going to work as replacement 'scabs' for the striking miners at one of the many mines of the booming Southeast Kansas coal fields, they searched for a better life as new naturalized citizens, but instead, found the same dangerous and unhealthy working conditions.
Sky Lark by Joseph F Ledwidge
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 127,270. Language: British English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » General
Summer 1914 Irish Nurse Emily Halpin marries Charles Eyre. He enlists with Emily’s brother Tom and friend William bound for France. Soon Tom is killed, followed by the disappearance of Charles. Frantic with worry and determined to find Charles, Emily and best friend Jane join the Nursing Corps. Her efforts to protect the men in her care irrespective of their nationality almost led to disaster...
The Eyeball Conspiracy by Philip Bosshardt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 358,180. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In October 1962, the U.S. forced Khrushchev to remove missiles from Cuba. But two warheads are missing. Castro is unhappy and has ordered a Cuban special ops unit to grab two warheads and smuggle them into the U.S. Now two American cities are threatened. Khrushchev offers help and Kennedy has to accept. A combined team, FBI and KGB, work together to find the warheads…before it is too late.
Seventy Years Accomplished: Second Edition by Omar TobiJah
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 169,850. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history, Fiction » Historical » General
Haile Selassie I is the King of Kings and Lord of Lords. Seventy Years after his Coronation on November 2, 1930, God sent forth his Son, in the year 2000, to preach an indisputable gospel which is the righteous call to bring the nations into remembrance of the LORD.