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False Steps: The Space Race as It Might Have Been
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Fiction » Historical » General
A popular history of the many spacecraft that might have taken us to space, but that fell short for one reason or another. Based on meticulous research from the best available sources, including those long kept secret in Russian archives. With more than two dozen images and diagrams of the space projects that never quite got off the ground.
Mary Russell's War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
On a day in August 1914, the Great War begins in Europe, while across the world in San Francisco a young girl starts a journal. Mary Russell’s weekly entries follow the fighting in northern France and the Pacific, until trauma catches up with her, and sets her on a path that will lead her to Sherlock Holmes, and becoming "The Beekeeper’s Apprentice." With illustrations.
A Second Chance
Price: $2.99 USD. 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"
The Last Jew of Kabul
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,930. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
History, travel and love One mans life in one of the World's most beautiful and tragic countries on our planet. Based on a true story, on political manipulations and ideologies, on the quest for power and money and on a forbidden love that is tested by everything that life and death can throw at it.
The Perfect Lady Worthe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,350. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Parchment & Plume, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The last thing Jane Cavanaugh would ever expect is to be married—she is an invalid, after all—but that doesn’t mean she can’t help with her sister’s husband hunt! (Even if it is with a wee bit of reluctance.) The last thing Gareth, Lord Worthe would ever want to do is to fall in love with his closest friend’s younger sister. But fate just might have something else in store for these two…
Origins Halloween
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
This story includes a complimentary 'Dramatic AudioBook.' Origins Halloween. Divulge into the sinister past of the 'All-hallows-eve' celebrations, if you dare. Follow a small mountain-dwelling family into the nightmare they never knew was upon them; until it was too late. Will they survive, or will they pass away into history like so many others before them?
The Adventures of Leftenant Rundel (book 4 of 9 of the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,250. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Ben and his friend Tom learn to sail a bomb boat and end up spending some stressful time in Italy. They fight at Killala Bay and Quiberon Bay and later deal with some traitors. Ben succeeds when the Admiralty sends him to Panama in search of a treasure ship. He learns about fire ships and the language of the native drums in the Caribbean. Adventure follows him like his shadow.
Enza
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,040. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
I had a little bird, and its name was Enza. I opened the window, and in-flew-Enza. It is a time of innocence. The Women’s Suffrage Movement gains more attention every day. Patriotism is at its peak as the war to end all wars rages an ocean away. On the homefront, life is being lived like a Mark Twain novel - until an unseen enemy, deadlier than any human foe, threatens Mankind’s very existence.
Mediterranean Madness (book 3 of 9 of the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 165,550. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The English fleet sails through the French fleet in a dense fog. Ben fights at the Battle of St. Vincent and later Tenerife. He is sent to rescue an unwilling Italian lady from the French. At Camperdown, he is forced to take over control of the ship when his captain panics. That leads to his assignment to a mutinous ship. After much suffering he returns to Barbados and later fights at Aboukir Bay.
Captain Rundel II - Give Me a Fair Wind (book 7 of 9 of the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,610. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Captain Benjamin Rundel struggles with ship wreckers and the capture of the wrong ship after a peace treaty has been signed. He is sent to the Caribbean with a crew of 'goalies' who want no part of sailing or war. He and his friend, Tom, end up chasing gold in Australia with endless adventures and mighty ice bergs in the Antarctic. Book 7 of 9 in the Rundel series; 1806-1809.
La señora Wang y las tres rosas de jade
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: Spanish. Published: May 21, 2015 by Fernando Trujillo. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
⎯Juro que si nace una niña, la mataré ⎯dijo Yin, blandiendo un cuchillo herrumbroso. La señora Wang sintió un pinchazo helado en el estómago y se estremeció. Sabía, sin lugar a dudas, que su hijo decía la verdad. La mujer de Yin estaba en el cuartucho de al lado, a punto de dar a luz. Si traía una hija al mundo, la pequeña estaría condenada. Estaba segura. La señora Wang era capaz de reconocer, co
The Earth Goddess
Series: The Pagans, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
3000 BC. The cult of the Earth Goddess is controlled by a sinister priesthood. The island country has been annexed and its lord murdered. His consort has fled, carrying his heir, Paoul. Ignorant of his parentage, Paoul is orphaned and sold into the Red Order. His teachers predict a great destiny for him. Only later, beyond the point of no return, do his doubts begin ...
Into the Void
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,410. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » General
The country of Anglina is teeming with social upheaval, and its officials have found an unlikely hero in a philosopher and social activist named Horace. The government has appointed him to undertake a journey around the world to learn the secret of other countries’ success. Unfortunately for Horace, most of the societies he visits turn out to be drastically different from what he expects.
Midshipman Rundel (book 2 of 9 in the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,760. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Ben is transferred at the age of 15 to a most unhappy ship. He is forced into the position of ‘acting surgeon’ because he is the only one with medical training. When he is freed from that duty, he is shanghaied aboard a slaver and later he and ten of his men are captured by pirates and forced to serve. His clever escape leaves he and his crew with three ships to sail.
Slave Ship - (Book 1 in The Shame & Glory Saga)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,030. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » General
"The time is the 1840s and an American captain is bringing a shipload of slaves from Africa. On the trip, an American abolitionist journalist, traveling incognito, buys a young black girl to save her from his lecherous crewmates . . . the slaves stage a revolt . . .the action is quick, gory and rings with verisimilitude." --Publishers Weekly
Admiral Rundel (book 9 of 9 of the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,030. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
British Port Admiral Benjamin Rundel struggles to maintain his sanity amongst piles of papers and petitioners. He finds a short release by getting command of the ship that takes Napoleon to St. Helena. Ben asks the little emperor some pointed questions at supper, getting some unexpected answers. When he retires, he builds a new life with friends and continues to find adventure on land and at sea.
Suzanne's Peace
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: British English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
It's June 1918 and 15 year old Suzanne is waiting in exile for the war to finish and to return home to battle-scarred Ypres in Belgium. Join her in her journey through grief and dread towards discovery and hope, finding unexpected opportunities and characters amongst the chaos and destruction.
Humble Launching, A Story of a Little Boy Growing Up at Sea (Book 1 of 9 in the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,230. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This is the story of an orphaned young English boy growing up at sea in the 18th century and facing many challenges from the four terrible ship’s boys to a vindictive leftenant. We experience the Napoleonic Wars through his eyes and those of his friend, Thomas Murphy. It is pumped with action and still shows the challenges that will make Benji a fine captain under often near impossible odds.
The Flag and the Albatross, The shipwreck of the USS REGULUS (AF-57) in Typhoon Rose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,640. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The USS Regulus left San Francisco for Vietnam in March 1971. In the following months it provided supplies to 84 ships in the war zone, skirted two typhoons, hailed King Neptune at the equator, and visited six countries. Then it was shipwrecked by Typhoon Rose, the worst to hit Hong Kong in many years. Was it the fault of an arrogant captain? Was its fate foretold by two omens five months earlier?
Silent Service
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » General
Lieutenant-Commander Oliver Dunbar and the crew of E-17, thirty men and boys in a steel cylinder a hundred and eighty feet long, must penetrate the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus and get into the Black Sea. The inland sea has been an Ottoman lake for hundreds of years. It’s their job to sink the ships that sustain the Empire, in support of an imminent campaign on the Turkish mainland.