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On a May Day
By Keith McGowan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,050. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
When NATO tries to stop ethnic cleansing in Kosovo, an American pilot finds himself dumped into a cauldron of irrational ethnic hatred. As he tries to find his way home, he must sort out odd cultural beliefs that have lethal consequences. A young Kosovar girl flees from a Serb neighbor seeking revenge. A Serb priest seeks peace while a Kosovar responds to Serb brutality with violence of his own.
Hamarsmans dotter
By Ronnie G Lundin
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 105,340. Language: Swedish. Published: April 16, 2014 by Mörkersdottir förlag. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
FÅRÖ 1417-1457 Johnanna och Håkan flyttar som nygifta in på Hoburga gård, gården som deras fäder stred om under deras levnad. Familjen växer och de får snart flera barn. På granngården bor den vackra Märit med sin make. Håkan känner en dragning till henne som är svår att motstå, något som får oanade konsekvenser för hans familj.
When Dreams Touch (Literary Fiction, Historical)
By Rosemary Hanrahan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,310. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by SDP Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Often in startling contrast, the women portrayed in When Dreams Touch are united through mutual understanding and respect. With courage and perseverance, they confront the broader injustices of the world they live in and create a legacy of enduring hope.
The Fiction of Life
By Ryan Pierce
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,020. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Fiction of Life is the story of Miksa Boros, a young man forced to leave his county and hide his true identity as the son of a wanted man. His struggles are deepened when the Nazis capture the people he loves most. His journey to save their lives helps him answer questions about what his own life is truly about.
Before A Fall
By Dick Shead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,580. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Todd Abbin planned a career with a major airline. Mike Gilroy’s dream was owning a race plane and flying it in the 1938 Cleveland Air Races. Della McClusky plans to step from waitress to actress. Events turn out much differently after they meet Georgie Pine. Georgie marries Della and tricks Todd out of an airline job. Todd and Mike are hired to fly the couple from New York to the Caribbean.
Burma And The Jade Tree
By Robin Meakins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,980. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The author is a retired university professor who worked most of his life abroad. He has published four scientific books, forty scientific articles and six novels. All of his books are based on places he has lived so the background is accurate as are the historical details. During this time he witnessed the corruption among both leaders and diplomats while seeing the horrors of violence and war.
Sword-Lily - The Last days of the Knights of Malta 1798
By Joe Scicluna
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 108,840. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is De Kermainguy’s third and last novel about the Knights of Malta in which he tells the tragic story of Sword-Lily and her love for a young French nobleman who came to Malta from Brittany to become a knight. First published in 1843.
Lois Chronicles of a German Nurse 1945
By John H Berndt
Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 146,540. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This true mesmerizing novel is a masterful accounting of events unfolding against the landscape of the closing months of WW ll and its immediate aftermath. It captures a young women’s story of love, horror, compassion in a time of mayhem. A supreme test of women survival as chaos reigns supreme in Eastern Germany.
Land of Broken Promises - Patsy
By Margaret Penfold
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,000. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2014 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Patsy’s plans to study for a career in palaeontology are thwarted as the outbreak of WW2 maroons her in Palestine, the land of her childhood. When Rommel’s army is poised to invade Palestine, she joins a British-organized network of Palestinian Jews set up to defy the Germans should they succeed in invading the country she loves.
Southerly Breeze
By Faun Pischerke
Price: $9.75 USD. Words: 121,460. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ancient history, modern crimes of the mighty and powerful, twists and turns, unknown country with mysterious ways. All this at the end of Communism as we know it, in a country with 7000 years history, deeply slumbering behind the Iron Curtain, where the clocks have frozen in time. Evildoers receive their punishment from even more evil characters for reasons that have nothing to do with justice.
The Secret Valley
By Ryan Baxter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,190. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Secret Valley . . . Rumors of an ancient Buddhist Relic, long thought lost, have emerged from the mists of time. Forces are gathering, each seeking to claim this Relic, reputed to give its possessor dominion over the earth. So starts an unexpected journey that takes us not only to the Secret Valley, but on an inner journey where the real treasure that lives in every heart will be revealed.
Beloved: In Another Time, Another Place
By Annabelle Blythe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,120. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by Itoh Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Enslavement of their spirits was not an option. Sophya Blackwell almost lets her destructive marriage cripple her emotionally. Her wish comes true when she and her sister, Anya, are sent back in time to witness life during the Civil War. What they happen upon-- the dark side of slavery-- amazes them.
The Icknield Way: The Story of England After the Romans Left (412 AD - 460 AD)
By N. Beetham Stark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,500. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Eivin and his family flee the Elbe and settle on English land recently vacated by the Romans (450 AD). Eivin takes to the ancient peddlers’ pathway to sell fish and salt to support the family. He is imprisoned most of his life in a lawless land. He longs to take revenge on his evil brother. He wants to make jewelry but is forced to work as a farmer and a bronzesmith. The end leaves him frustrated.
The Tenor
By Peter Danish
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,020. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014 by Pegasus Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Tenor is a sweeping tale of historical fiction in the style of Ann Patchett’s “Bel Canto” and De Burniere’s “Captain Corelli’s Mandolin.” It is based loosely on the stories and anecdotes that the author learned from several of Maria Callas’ personal friends and from nearly a dozen trips to Italy and Greece to research the subject.
The Amulet of Cananea
By Raymond F. Cavanagh
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,240. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Carmelita Carreras's life over the past sixteen years has been a lie. Her dying mother, Edelmida, tells of a brutal rape by an Irish supervisor at the mines in Mexico. She planted a valuable antique cross in the room of her rapist seeking revenge. This begs the question of Carmelita’s true father and she sets out to find the truth, sparking events that lead to the Mexican Revolution.
The Empress Emerald
By J. G. Harlond
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,810. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014 by Famelton Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
India 1900: Stolen: A child, a priceless jewel and an identity. An epic and enthralling historical novel of love and separation, betrayal and treachery, which sweeps the reader across continents from India and Russia to Spain and England. A love story played out on the international stage. 'Cinematic, with a rich tapestry of colour and characters.' - Karen Maitland, 'The Falcons of Fire and Ice.'
Emeralds Never Fade
By Stephen Maitland-Lewis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,600. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014 by Glyd-Evans Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Before World War II, two German boys enjoy playing piano, and one visits each week to teach the other. When the Nazis seize power, the lessons must end -- one of the boys is Jewish. Contrasting heritage defines their separate destinies, but a lost family heirloom draws them back together, and years later, decides their fate.
The Foreign Tsarina
By Jennifer Packer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,300. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Catherine the Great has quite a reputation today, her indiscretions were ridiculed. Yet from an early age she was skilled at observing and manipulating people's emotions, an insightful thinker, she championed the enlightened philosophers. Although at the age of 15, she was not to know this. Married to her disinterested cousin, she was abandoned a foreign country without family or friends.
Family Business
By Renny deGroot
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 137,220. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A young man struggles to learn the meaning of freedom amidst family conflict during the depression years and World War II German occupation in the Netherlands.
Collage
By Mark Adams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,210. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by James Snow. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An intriguing tale spanning centuries and continents woven together in thirteen novelettes as a young professor traces his family roots and the mystery of what really happened to Hitler. Family secrets are revealed as the story progresses from the 1600's Poland across war torn Europe, African dictators, Middle East dangers and CIA involvement.