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Rhuddlan
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Price: Free! Words: 249,130. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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William Longsword, illegitimate son of Henry II of England, has been sent into exile in northern Wales. His nemesis, Earl Hugh of Chester, has retreated to a manor in Wales after a disastrous defeat at Henry's hands. The two resume their rivalry on this foreign ground, a conflict which expands to involve wives, lovers, local chiefs and a neighboring abbey.
Three Treasures
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Price: Free! Words: 74,820. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Young apothecary Micah Judd is caught up in the stirring events of 1643 when the Civil War comes to Dorchester and deadly adventure seeks him out. Set against the background of real events in those wild times, Three Treasures will appeal to all who enjoy a story of adventure, intrigue and love, and which brings to life the places and people of long ago and the deadly struggle which divided them.
Vermilion Wanted to Go to the Movies
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Price: Free! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Peter loves to watch his wife walk down the sidewalks of New York saying "How do you do?" and he loves the way she shines against the gray backdrop of the city. He hates to tell her that they can't afford movies every week and then watches anxiously as his friend Jake flirts with her. This tale, full of psychological intrigue, shows how an ordinary but clever man fights for his wife's respect.
Unto the Breach
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Price: Free! Words: 690. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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A world where humans are separated into four factions, each faction based off of a historical figure. They battle using the tools and skills inspired by their historical mascot. The two featured in this short story are the factions of Shakespeare and Beethoven. Please rate and review!
Other Tales: Stories from The Ballad of Gregoire Darcy
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Price: Free! Words: 69,710. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Three short stories related to Altman's Pride and Prejudice series of books.
Tarantella: A Love Story
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Price: Free! Words: 38,570. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Two men, one woman, and an ancient and dangerous Italian tradition. Suspend disbelief and let your heart do the thinking. 2nd edition has been edited to address typos.
When I Met Crazy in the Morning: Mae's Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Short story based on the characters in the novel Josephine: Red Dirt and Whiskey. Told from the point of view of Mae, Josephine's neighbor, who tries to determine if Josephine is dead or alive the morning after her wreck.
To End All Others: A Great War Trio
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Price: Free! Words: 13,390. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
The soiled rain of putrid trenches drips further and further into the mud. The dew droplets of a French bi-plane awake to the rising sun. A father lies awake at night, knowing that somewhere, his son is facing a hell on Earth. This is the Great War, and the terrors, struggles, sacrifices, and tears of that conflict remain with us. Into that tragic world, this collection offers a brief window.
The President Elect: Book Two - Joseph Smith the Candidate
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Price: Free! Words: 71,330. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a book about what might have been. In Book Two, Joseph completes his campaign through the eastern states. He meets Abraham Lincoln and returns to Carthage as a trial witness. The national election is held, and Joseph and his shadow cabinet travel to Washington City as the Southern states begin to secede from the Union. Joseph makes preparations to move the Saints to the Upper California.
The President Elect: Book One - Joseph Smith the Prophet
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Price: Free! Words: 86,940. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a book about what might have been. What if Joseph Smith had survived Carthage Jail and had gone on to run for President of the United States? In Book One, Joseph Smith recovers from his wounds and begins his campaign for the Presidency. Joseph is thrown in jail in New York City but escapes. He revisits the Hill Cumorah, where he learns about his mission and ultimate destiny.
The Spring On Delaney
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Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Albert Mullard's family, living in a small Southern town in the final years of the 19th Century, strike it rich when pure spring water begins bubbling up in their backyard. Albert and his sister, Jenny, are less interested in the implications of sudden wealth, happy enough that the cursed ants are drowned and their old dog Liberty has something cool to drink.
Vague Souvenir
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You set the price! Words: 83,950. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Vague Souvenir: a World War 2 novel. Marine Leroy is a French child fiercely attached to her tutor. She will be betrayed: her family is divided between the Fascists and the members of the Resistance; for some, the war turns division into opportunity. Lyman Hall is a young American economist who dreams of world peace. Their dreams are shattered, but can any good possibly come out of the war?
My Last Train Ride
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Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
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A short story of the last train ride a Jewish person takes until their arrival at a death camp.
Babylon's Thirst
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Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The baking sun condemns Enkidu's family to a slow death. To save them he must get water, but to do that, he must defy the king. A short story of ancient Babylon.
The Grace
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Price: Free! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The armies of Assyria hound Nabopolassar to Babylon. Can he save the city…and himself?
Flesh and Stone
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Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Unis and Pepi. Slaves of the Pharoah or makers of history? Find out in the short story Flesh and Stone.
The Lost Tales of Mercia
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Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 69,530. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Read all ten Lost Tales compiled in one edition. Ten short stories explore Anglo-Saxon England through the eyes of ten intertwined lives: from a blushing maid to a bold mother, from a daring soldier to an unready king, and many others. The tales introduce the people who will fight, love, and betray each other until the rightful king claims the throne in the novel, "Eadric the Grasper."
The First Wife: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Meliva Maric received little fan fare or recognition as Albert Einstein's first wife during her lifetime. Although she was known, it was not until the release of the couple's love letters following Einstein's death that the world began to stand up and take notice. This is a fictionalized account of Mileva and her life.
Shuri Gate
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Price: Free! Words: 89,170. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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SHURI GATE is the second book written about Okinawa and its people by the author. It was written as a memoir and to tell about the Americans who were stationed there in the military and their relationships with the Okinawan people. Most of the characters are profiles of real people or composites of several people the author knew on the island.
The Art of Candle Dipping
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Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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A short story based on an actual incident in the 1880s in North Texas, when Comanches threatened a family. The mother was dipping candles and used hot wax to protect her children.