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Fiction » Historical » General
The Legacy's Origin by Dawn Brower
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until Oct. 31!) Words: 16,960. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
What makes a person a witch and who decides if they need to be put on trial? One family is faced with both those questions and must live with the consequences.
The Five Stone Steps by John Orton
Price: $5.00 USD. (Free!) Words: 87,930. Language: British English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
South Shields born John Orton brings to life the memoirs of a Shields bobby in the 1920s and gives an authentic picture of his home town, its character and its characters nearly a century ago.
The Sitter by Robert Fowler
Price: $2.69 USD. (Free!) Words: 117,480. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Tuscany, January 1943. Nurse Isolina Donatelli and her fourteen-year-old daughter, Sofia, live in the hills surrounding Florence. Most of Europe remains firmly in the grip of war, although the idyllic setting of Tuscany is currently shielded from the conflict. Mussolini and his black shirts cling on to power, but that is all about to change – as is the direction of the war itself.
Escape to Freedom by Dusty
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Daniel and Adina were on the run. The Nazis had invaded France and were rounding up Jews. Their only hope for escape was to get to Switzerland a neutral country. They were young, inexperienced, and Jewish. Each step was filled with uncertainty and danger. Will they escape the brutality of the Germans or will they become another figure in time?
Emilie Adler by Charles Sloden
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 53,820. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1944, an Olympic figure skater is caught up in the Holocaust in Hungary. An unusual story of heroism, endurance and survival - with an ending unlike any you have ever read!
Countess in Exile by Ross Richdale
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 91,110. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1939 Poland, all teenage Countess Anna Vladisciuszko wanted was to lead an ordinary life but the world wouldn’t let her. Nazis hated her grandmother's Jewish ancestry while after the war; communists hated the old aristocracy of pre-war Poland. This is a story of human endurance that reaches across the world from Europe to New Zealand through the second half of the twentieth century.
A Second Chance by Shayne Parkinson
Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 167,880. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » General(4.89 from 56 reviews)
Amy uses the second chance she had hardly dared dream of to make up for the wasted years. But a familiar face from long ago makes an unwelcome reappearance, threatening her new-found happiness. Payback has more than one meaning, and sometimes people get what they deserve. "A Second Chance" is the sequel to the three-volume work "Promises to Keep"
Barn Dance by Jules Radcliffe
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by eXcessica Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After months of furtive assignations that leave Ash cold and unsatisfied, his lover leaves him for a life of riches and respectability. Angry and heartbroken, Ash has noone to confide in until neighboring farmers Seth and Dougal discover his secret love. In their passionate embraces, Ash learns that love which uses and manipulates is not true love.
For Honor: An Adventure of What Might Have Been by Kat Jaske
Series: For Honor, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 118,450. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Escape to the intrigue and adventure of 1638 France where the musketeers uncover an insidious plot to overthrow King Louis XIII and divide the country. Fight with the musketeers; ride with them and find the spies. Try to stay alive, and just accept that Lady Laurel's fencing skills are needed. She's good, surprisingly good—-and beautiful. Enter a battle where honor is more valued than life.
Twilight of the Immortal by Marilyn Jaye Lewis
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 160,920. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(2.00 from 1 review)
As the Great War tore through Europe in the spring of 1916, the privileged stars of Broadway still wore the height of Paris fashions, danced the tango and drank champagne––and ignited a great debate: Stick to the noble tradition of the theater? Or take the train west to a dusty crossroads called Hollywood and stake one’s fortunes in the new frontier of motion pictures?
Easter Water by Sara Burke
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 81,990. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Girls born first are unlucky. If they are born into poverty and addiction, they are unluckier still. Easter Water is the story of a firstborn girl, forced to grow up too soon and sacrifice too much. Hilma spends her days in a logging camp kitchen taking care of her younger siblings. Her parents, exhausted by long days filled with hard work and consumed by their own problems...
Nectar by Laura Susan Johnson
Series: The House on Glass Beach, 4.1. Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Nectar tells of the atrocities of the Armenian genocide through the story of one young woman’s lifetime—the family she lost, the love she found, and her determination to survive.
Sabará 18 by Carlos Gentil Vieira
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 78,590. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » General(4.00 from 1 review)
A novel set in Colonial Minas Gerais, Brazil, 18th century. In Portuguese only. Everything happens in Vila Real de Nossa Senhora da Conceição do Sabará. A minor event, a Saint Joseph's statue was stolen from within a Catholic church, turns itself into a big mistery, along with a priest murder and some other strange occurrences.
The Crossing by Sandra Petro Hart
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 7,190. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(5.00 from 1 review)
A fictitious historical short story based on true events. It's 1897 and Ignazia Traina, a Sicilian peasant woman, is left behind in Palermo when her husband and son leave for America. This is the story of her journey to reunite her family. Ignazia's daugher, Lena, tells her mother's story to her own inquisitive daughter...
Captured Possessions by Christine Frost
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 12,900. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A young noblewoman dreams of accompanying her beloved into battle and becoming a legendary heroine. She steals away on the armada, headed to war with England. After being taken as a prisoner of war, Consuela has a strange encounter with Sir Francis Drake, and her fate is tied to an enchanted mirror. She waits on a foreign shore in hopes of being rescued by her beloved.
Tales In Time IV by David Rucker
Series: Tales In Time. Price: $1.00 USD. (Free!) Words: 19,810. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Time travel? Extraterrestrial visitors? Is it possible? What happens when ordinary folks in ordinary towns become accidentally involved, and then try to get back home? The fourth in a series. Good readers eight years of age and up.
Sounds That Angels Make by Russ Crossley
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Inspirational
During World War II a desperate struggle took place in the skies over Europe to free the people from an oppressive Nazi regime bent on murder and conquest. This story tells the tale of one man who fought in those skies nearly losing his life had it not been for his personal angel. Inspired by a remarkable true story of a Halifax bomber tail gunner who survived being shot down seven times.
Anh Sang by Barry Brennessel
Price: $4.95 $3.71 USD. (25% off!) Words: 28,800. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2018 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
When his father leaves Thai Nguyen City for the far reaches of French Indochina, Bui Van Minh shoulders new responsibilities to help keep the family afloat. A chance meeting with a captivating youth, Ngo Cong Thao, throws Minh’s life further off-kilter in a most exciting and confounding way. But the struggles under French colonial rule and the Great War alter their lives to an unimaginable degree.
Notable Quotes of Catcher McCall by C.J. Lanet
Price: $1.00 USD. (Free!) Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The quotes entitled "Medal of Honor" and "Presidential Candidate of the United States" are from Part Two: Catcher McCall - Respect and Betrayal.
Muggins Rules by Russ Crossley
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Canada
It's 1944 in France, over a month after the bloody D-Day landings. Allied armies are engaged in a life and death struggle against a determined German army. The outcome of the war hangs in the balance.
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