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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.
Apocalisse a Palermo
Price: Free! Words: 45,250. Language: Italian. Published: January 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Nella seconda metà dell'800, il fornaio Paolo Puccio di Palermo e il guerriero-cacciatore Antilope Rosso del South Dakota incrociano le proprie vite attraverso una visione che fa vivere a ciascuno di loro la vita dell'altro, in luoghi diversi e lontani tra loro. Fino al 1864 a Sand Creek e al 1866 a Palermo, quando l'Angelo Sterminatore oscura per sempre i sogni dei due protagonisti.
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
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
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 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.
For Viktor. The story of Mussorgsky's 'Pictures at an Exhibition'.
You set the price! Words: 7,490. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on fact, and historically accurate, 'For Viktor' is written in Modest Mussorgsky’s own voice as he guides a young companion around the picture exhibition held in honour of his friend Viktor Hartman at the Academy of Artists in Saint Petersburg, Russia, in 1874. It was this exhibition which inspired Mussorgsky to write the suite of music he called 'Pictures at an Exhibition'.
The Guard House and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Knuckledown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » General
This collection of short-short stories carries readers back in time to the post-Civil War era and to the short-lived military post Fort Stevenson, which stood on the frontier near the banks of the Missouri River in Dakota Territory. This work was produced under the Artist-in-Residency Program with the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department and the North Dakota Council on the Arts.
Smoke
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 8. Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Short Story about the American frontier in the 1800s. Prairies are one of God’s greatest gifts, but these can also turn deadly. Pioneers take desperate measures to save everything they have created.
Ambrose, Prince of Wessex; Trader of Kiev.
Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,550. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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A young prince of Wessex is captured by Viking raiders. He and his friends manage to escape captivity in Denmark, and begin an epic journey to Norway and then Sweden. The rest of the story is loosely based on the Primary Russian Chronicles. There, they join a Viking expedition to conquer Novgorod, and, within a year, they travel down the mighty Dnieper river to settle in Kiev.
Ireland Rose
Series: Ireland Rose, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 112,190. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Historical » General
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As sweeping historical romance. From the high society of Charleston to the green hills of Ireland.
Rhuddlan
Price: Free! Words: 249,130. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 74,820. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 690. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Historical » General
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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!
The Beginning Thoughts and Recollections of Terry Dactyl
Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A short story of the past. How much can you remember? Do you want to remember? Terry makes the effort and surprises himself. He tells the tale of how he saw the world through the eyes of a growing child in the 1940s.
Other Tales: Stories from The Ballad of Gregoire Darcy
Price: Free! Words: 69,710. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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Three short stories related to Altman's Pride and Prejudice series of books.
Tarantella: A Love Story
Price: Free! Words: 38,570. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
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
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: 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.