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Ab Uno
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,030. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
From our primal beginnings, significant events seem to have shaped our human behaviour… or at least in the minds of humanitarian Imon Kane and the disparate members of his team this was so…
Los cuatro jinetes del Apocalipsis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,990. Language: Spanish. Published: September 22, 2018 by Editorial Gradiente. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Classics
Esta novela, ambientada en 1914 en Francia, narra las vicisitudes de la Primera Guerra Mundial. El punto de vista es el de un argentino, neutral ante el conflicto aunque claramente decantado por el lado francés de los Aliados frente a Alemania. Debido a sus diferencias políticas, dos familias provenientes de un tronco común, los Desnoyers y los Von Hartrott, se enfrentan.
The Dane Law
Series: The Atheling Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,790. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2018 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » General
Harald and Selia are called to Engla-lond. King Cnute has vowed their son, Harthacnute, will inherit the throne, but many view Harald as the better choice. The king urges Harald to be prepared to assume the throne should Harthacnute prove inadequate. Harald resists being swept up by forces beyond his control, doubting he will survive the reign of King Hartha. And what of his older brother, Sweyn?
Lady Ruth Bromfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,870. Language: Australian English. Published: September 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » General
In 1935, Ruth was born to an unmarried Jewish mother in Germany. Fearing the Nazi persecution ruth was sent to England on the "kinder transport“ and raised by a church of England priest. where she developed a unique social interaction system that united people from different backgrounds and beliefs. Her story will raise your hopes and show how to overcome the differences we all share.
Tuđina: Ogledala u crno belom
Price: Free! Words: 110,920. Language: Serbian. Published: September 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Lesli se bori da se odbrani od stalnog rasizma zbog svog bi-rasnog odnosa. Čikago 1970-tih. Ona je 18, a njen dečko je crnac. Stalno je izbegavaju i sramote jer prkosi dugogodišnjem američkom tabu protiv takvih veza. Bela Amerika je nemilosrdna u svojim krajnjim, dehumunizirajućim predpostavkama o njenoj motivaciji, ali nju pokreću tajanstvene sile. Rođena u Americi, Lesli ne zna, ali je njena bak
Franzisca's Box
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,960. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2018 by Solstice Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Set against the backdrop of World War II Romania, the immigration of Nazi criminals into South America, the later years of the Military Regime in Argentina during the 1980s, and present-day California, Franzisca’s Box is a story of war that ultimately affects three generations of women who will never find peace until they call for a ceasefire in their own wars and surrender to forgiveness and love
Silent Shadows
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 120,490. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2018 by iWrite - Pigi - Daidaleos. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Could just a few words turn the very flow of life around forever? Munich, December 1997, Hector, son of a former German captain in WWII, visits his parents for the Christmas holidays. Following a heated family argument, his terminally ill mother reveals a terrifying secret that she had kept hidden for more than fifty-three years. [...]
Oslo Spies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,340. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Norway is a destroyed country at the end of World War II. Enter Phyllis Bowden, a young woman in military intelligence, assigned to the American Embassy after the Germans have retreated. Her already difficult job is complicated by the appearance of a runaway child and the disappearance of her fiancé, an Mi5 agent, putting Phyllis in the worst struggle of her young life and career.
Wolves and Deer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,720. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2018 by Rogue Phoenix Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
An actress, a secret, and a prince who’s not too charming. Who will get the last laugh?
Treasures of War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,730. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Leningrad, 1941. Germany’s Operation Barbarossa is tightening its noose around the city. The Neva River and Lake Ladoga freeze. Few supplies reach the city. Thousands suffer from cold and starvation.
Coma
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,890. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Having survived a deadly assault, Mellissa Harris was taken to hospital, where she was put into a medically induced coma.
The Right to Ride Astride
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,120. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Right to Ride Astride is set in the year 1831 in Northwest England and is the story of two young women, Hannah – 22 – masculine and plain, who hates men; and Sarah –18 – feminine and attractive, who knows how to manipulate men.
The 39,000 Days In Pursuit of it
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,200. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The exploits of Nakuvesia revealed the life of the people who settled on the rich, fertile volcanic soils at the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, after many wars to prevent annexation or to avoid domination.
Two-Hearted Crossing
Price: $9.77 USD. Words: 84,610. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2018 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
TWO-HEARTED CROSSING tells the story of a flawed family, struggling to move forward in their suddenly upside-down world. It also tells a story of resilience, of survival, of hope and of love.
Patrimony
Price: $9.77 USD. Words: 87,700. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2018 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » General
During the turbulent sixties, the call for Quebec independence created a political and social maelstrom in Canada. PATRIMONY represents the essence of that still-smoldering conflict. Told from the viewpoints of two brothers and a sister, PATRIMONY is about what happens in a country when political ideology resorts to terrorism.
Lotus Blossom Unfurling
Price: $9.77 USD. Words: 82,030. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2018 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Following WWII, Japan is broken and in ruins, the people are starving. Nobuko Ito, a Japanese-American trapped in Japan by the war, and temporarily denied the right to return to her home in California, decides to remain in Japan after learning both her parents have died.
Harvest the Wind
Price: $9.77 USD. Words: 78,040. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2018 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Virginia Franconi left home at eighteen, like the hounds of hell were nipping at my heels. Now, in her mid-twenties, she returns to the family farm in Idaho. Her sour, belligerent father, once an iron-fisted ruler, is weak and frail, no longer a threat. Marc, Virginia’s brother, runs the farm.
Lessons in Disguise
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,430. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
Lessons in Disguise, a novel, follows the journey of a handcrafted book from its printing in Virginia, 1820, to its eventual destination in California, 1975. As the book is passed from woman, to man, to child, the owners find within its pages parables, fables, and practical lessons that help shape their lives. Told in eight voices this book reads as though it were an intimate memoir.
Echoes from a Falling Bridge
Price: $9.77 USD. Words: 89,330. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2018 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1939, Nobuko Ito, a young Japanese-American woman, travels from her home in California to Japan, where she is to learn the culture of her ancestors. Tensions grow between the two countries. Soon her country and the country she has grown to love are at war. The next four years are brutal, both for those who go to fight, and those who remain behind.
On Either Side Part II: Shadows of Karl Wulf
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 60,700. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Sequel to "On Either Side." Let's go Nazi-hunting!