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The Privilege of Jaffna the Sixth
Price: Free! Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A doomed emperor's family tree branches off in unexpected directions, growing and stretching through changing times 'round the world. From a street thug to a lost soldier to a free-spirited young woman, a legacy is passed. The question is... which kind?
Colette's Cat
Price: Free! Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A young writer makes a pilgramage to the prehistoric caves of Lascaux, France. Will he find the answers to his present crisis hidden in the past?
Into The Raging Sea
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A sailor falls from the rigging when his ship strikes rocks during a midnight storm. Now he must battle wind and wave to survive before exhaustion pulls him under. Will he find land or will the hungry sea claim another life?
Surviving Borodino
Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The slaughter at Borodino saw at least 50,000 dead soldiers and 30,000 dead horses. The carnage from the artillery was at a grotesque level. After the battle the Russians fell back and the French pushed on to Moscow. Left behind were hundreds of badly wounded and dying men. A handful survived living off the wasteland amidst all the dead for weeks as winter approached - This is their story.
Il Doge ed altre storie
Price: $3.32 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: Italian. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » General
“…La storia fosse fatta dalle vittime/ altro sarebbe/ un tempo di minuti/ di formiche incessanti che ripullulano/ eppure ad una ad una intente d’essere…” così scriveva il grande poeta Alfonso Gatto. La storia è fatta da tanti piccoli uomini, da tanti piccoli gesti.
The Doge and other stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
"...If history was made by the victims / it would be / a time made by minutes / of incessant and springing up ants / yet one by an intent to be..." so the great poet Alfonso Gatto wrote. History is made by so many little men and gestures. In "The Doge and other stories" they are gathered some little gestures that have changed the course of the history, extraordinary stories seen in their humanity.
War Memorial: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A short story of the Civil War, approximately 6,500 words long—the story of a young girl’s experiences in the days surrounding the fateful battle of Gettysburg, which force her to examine her own heart and show her the face of war in a way she could not have understood before.
Stitches of Fate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Short Story Press Presents Stitches of Fate by Holly Williford The story takes the reader on a time travelling journey where their vessel is actually a bar. The main character, Aura, has the job to go fix Fate mishaps while slinging drinks. The Fate mishaps happen when people try to go back in time to alter major historical events.
Summer of Saracens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Short Story Press Presents Summer of Saracens by James England In the summer of 777 AD, Charlemagne rode out to conquer the Saracens and reclaim Hispania for the Holy Roman Empire. While immortalized in the words of medieval poets, scholars, and historians, the story never told is the one of what happens when all the men leave and the village is left to run itself.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Arditi: My Introduction to Italy's Elite Forces
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Episode 14 of the Young Ernest Hemingway Series, in which an eighteen year old Ernest is injured in World War I and finds himself in an Italian hospital. Becoming a War Hero is a new experience of Ernest Hemingway as he was the first American injured in the war, and Italy honors him by presenting him with the option to join their elite forces: The Arditi.
Some Winds Blow Forever
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Historical » General
Cara, a well traveled Lithuanian-American businesswoman, has uncovered the truth she was asked to search for in Macau. Ecological destruction results in a terrifying natural disaster.
Louise's Secret
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » General
Louise is a beautiful young lady who has everything a woman could ever want or need, however Louise holds a dark family secret that is eating her alive. Find out how Louise deals with the secret that almost destroys her and her family.
War - The Battle for West Germany
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » General
The fear, brutality, and excitement of modern war captured with intricate detail. A story for those who are looking for a shot of excitement and those who love the details. The setting is based off of the novel "Red Storm Rising" by Tom Clancy. Of course, please leave a comment or review on the book, and what you did / didn't like about it!
The Silent Moon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,660. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The Irish convict in this true story battles with authority across three continents. The story unites major events from convict life in Australia and the gold rushes of Victoria and California. It includes Australia’s first ever Escort Robbery; a great mystery of the sea; executions; corruption and crime. A truly international story with a pirate and a supposed American Civil War hero.
Against All Gods
Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Two mortal lovers in ancient Athens have angered jealous gods. Separated by a voyage of wonder, their love is pitted...against all gods.
The Real Midnight In Paris: A History of the Expatriate Writers in Paris That Made Up the Lost Generation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Woody Allen made the glamour of Paris in the twenties magical in Midnight In Paris—but was that really the case? The Lost Generation made up one of the most fascinating, eccentric, and diverse group of writers ever known—Ernest Hemmingway, James Joyce, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, and so many more collectively made up this artistic period in time.
72 Hours In Moscow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,630. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Arthur, an American journalist is madly in love with Natasha, a patriotic Russian medical student. Will she choose his love over her love of country? A story set in the midst of the coup d' etat against Russian Premier Michael Gorbachev...
The Lucky One
Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
A Prize Winning Short Story. An elderly woman is haunted by memories of her escape from the holocaust. But how reliable are painful memories that have been kept at bay for over sixty years? And at her time of life, what exactly is she searching for?
The Last Romanov
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,860. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Written by Norbert L. Mercado, the author takes us on a journey of possibilities about the tragic story of the last Romanov family - that of Tsar Nicholas and Empress Alexandra - after the end of World War I and the Russian Revolution.
Captured
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A short story of a young woman living in Nazi Germany. The story shows her life falling apart as everything she once knew and loved is ripped away from her until she's just an empty shell. When will she find her peace?