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Reminiscence
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
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As the sun sets and night creeps into the grounds, an old gentleman prepares for dinner. That evening he receives a visit from an old acquaintance, whose visit changes both their lives forever. A gripping story of love, nostalgia, ambition and betrayal, Reminiscence is the latest story from the 'Forgotten Tales' saga by Jake Murphy.
Bring Me the Head of Anne Boleyn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Before her twenty-fifth year, she was both a princess and a prisoner, a royal daughter and the daughter of a traitor. Now Elizabeth Tudor has become queen of England and, in her private moments, cannot quite believe she survived. She has to figure out how to rule, but first she must reclaim her past, and to do that, she must find the last thing her mother ever gave her.
The Race
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Follow the lives of the Fitzgerald family on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal as Tony and Thomas Fitzgerald race their canal barge against a train. If you enjoyed "Canawlers" and "Between Rail and River" by James Rada, you'll want to follow this adventure set a few years after the Civil War during the canal's heyday. Originally published as a limited-edition chapbook for CanalFest 2003.
Return To Hougoumont
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A brutal account of the storming of the north gate in the fight for Hougoumont Farm, a fictional story based on historical events. The outcome of Waterloo may well of hinged on the struggle for Hougoumont Farm, death is indescriminate in the turmoil and carnage of battle! Please leave a review for this story as it is free for you to read and feedback will help me write better stories. Thanks
Gilgamesh
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 19,380. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Middle Eastern poetry, Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Gilgamesh is a new version of the ancient Babylonian Epic. Gilgamesh is the brash young King of Uruk (a city in the modern Iraq). When a rival, in the form of the wild-man Enkidu, arrives, it sets off a sequence of battles and journeys that lead Gilgamesh to the end of the world, and the limits of his sanity.
Dream In A Rainy Day
Series: FICTION, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Sandip, a communist revolutionary was released from jail after the movement had completely died down and he found the entire world changed and the dream to create a new world ended in utter frustration
Danny Boy and Tennie
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 5 . Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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TWO AMERICAN FRONTIER SHORT STORIES in the 1800S Danny Boy Whimsical and humorous, a riverbank tavern is the setting for pioneers quenching their thirst after a long wagon train journey to Indiana. It’s a roaring good time until knives are pulled. Tennie Storms on the plains are dangerously evil as the wagon train seeks shelter. Chris must work fast to save his Tennie. A love story with action.
Gem of the Sea
Series: Amazons. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011 by Bluetrix Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
The two strangers claim to be looking for a goldsmith. What they want is someone to murder and blame for the theft they committed.
Amazon Prince
Series: Amazons. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011 by Bluetrix Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Meeting his new wife's family is one thing. Winning over the queen of a land where men have no legal standing whatsoever increases the challenge. Can he make a place in a culture that doesn't even have a word for 'husband'?
Crafty Corsair
Series: The Lady Pirates · Pirates: Abigail. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011 by Bluetrix Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Outsmarting a lone lawman is one thing. Making an entire clipper disappear is very much another. But the captain's daughter is every bit as smart as she is determined.
Sense of Menace
Series: The Lady Pirates. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011 by Bluetrix Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
They prowl the river and prey on hapless travelers with far more riches than common sense. In particular, they relish stealing from the tyrannical king. When the son of their enemy warns them they're in danger, the crew must decide if he's sincere--or part of a trap.
Dragon Empress of the Sea
Series: The Lady Pirates. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011 by Bluetrix Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
When the leader of a pirate fleet is challenged by a prince no longer willing to pay tribute, she needs to decide how much she'll risk to bring him back in line.
Race for the Gold Lion
Series: The Lady Pirates · Amazons. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011 by Bluetrix Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Ancient Amazons, and pirates as well! Theolonia and her crew live outside all the laws of the land.
Song of the Ancient Horseman
Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This story is a brief memoir on the life of a 100-year-old Indian whose lifetime encompassed the birth of the transcontinental railroad and man’s first steps on the Moon. Of course, he had his own unique perspective on the whole century. And quite a perspective it was.
the BIG BUMP at Number 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » General
The most severe bump in North American mining history, where 74 died and 100 survived, is a heart wrenching tale of survival and endurance. Susan’s brother and her friend’s father are miners.Both miners were to work the afternoon shift, in which the Big Bump occurred. Susan’s account of events just after the Bump gives insight into what it was like to live in a small coal mining town.
The White House
Price: Free! Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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Two women reach for happiness amid the dangers of an eighteenth century colony. Annie Simpson is captured by Blackbeard and taken to an inn called The White House. There she meets Lizzie Poole, the innkeeper's daughter who longs for happiness of her own. Based on the legend of the Hammock House in Beaufort, North Carolina.
Two for the South
You set the price! Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A daring fictional attempt by Union forces on the Mississippi River to capture the Rebel ironclad CSS Arkansas is the first short story. Our second feature is a dispatch rider attempting to pass through the lines. Total length 4100 words.
The Watchmaker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » General
Wilhelm Plum, a mild mannered shopkeeper, has turned a blind eye to the growing anti-Semitism in his country, naively believing that no harm will come to his brilliant young business partner, Ruben Geller. But as tension mounts throughout the fall of 1938, he can no longer ignore the danger.
The Wise Woman of Ste-Agathe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Clara loves being a midwife, but she wants an easier life for her daughter, one not filled with long hours and hard work. But the strange woman who comes to her door late one night has different ideas.
The Wet Nurse
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
"A distaff does not rule like a sword."