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Fiction » Historical » General
False Steps: The Space Race as It Might Have Been by Paul Drye
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.
A Second Chance by Shayne Parkinson
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 by Jamie.B Ernstein
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.
Clan of the Black Sun by L.W. Hewitt
Series: The Juno Letters, Book 3. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 85,490. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A mysterious stone of black obsidian holds a magical grip over a rural French clan ripped apart by an ancient curse. The Nazis covet the relic as a weapon of immense power that will lead their armies to victory in the West. The Allies fear rumors of the stone mask a deadly weapon that threatens the invasion of Fortress Europe. The resistance risks annihilation to recover it.
Memories of a Distant Future by M.D. Robinson
Series: The Way of the Horse. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,720. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literary collections » Native American
A young man thrown into an unknown world where what he once knew is gone but strangely the same. Old places seem familiar, just lack man's overarching influence. Then he finds the inhabitants of this world and they don't seem so strange after all.
Blue Bells of Scotland: Blue Bells Trilogy One by Laura Vosika
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,000. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Shawn Kleiner has it all, fame, money, beautiful women. Until the night his girlfriend has enough and abandons him in a Scottish castle tower. He wakes in medieval Scotland, mistaken for Niall Campbell, devout Highland warrior, with the fate of Scotland riding on his selfish, womanizing shoulders. Tasting Shawn’s modern luxuries, will Niall want to switch back?
The Scapegoats: What If War Is Perpetrated For The Wrong Reasons? by S.R. Pessoa
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,300. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The Scapegoats is a captivating historical thriller based on the famous assassination that triggered the First World War. Filled with suspense, mystery and romance, the story will immerse the reader into a network of politics, intrigue and espionage that will help you understand, in a breathless pace, the historical context behind this tragic conflict and solve a mystery hidden for 100 years.
Forever Leftenant Rundel (book 5 of 9 of the Rundel Series) by N. Beetham Stark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,880. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Benjamin Rundel is first leftenant aboard the Gadfly, which is under the command of the son of an M.P. who has bought his son’s commission. But the young captain is a frustrated actor who is addicted to opium and has no idea of the duties of captain. Ben must face charges of mutiny in order to safeguard the ship as he assumes the captain's duties. This is book 5 of 9 in Stark's Rundel series.
Humble Launching, A Story of a Little Boy Growing Up at Sea (Book 1 of 9 in the Rundel Series) by N. Beetham Stark
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 Goldsmith’s Wife by Anita Seymour
Series: The Woulfes of Loxsbeare, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,690. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
It is 1688 and in London, and Helena has what she always wanted, respectability and security, although her brothers remain a worry - Aaron schemes in Holland with the Prince of Orange to depose the reigning king James II, and Henry carries his own sorrow, pining for another man's wife.
The Adventures of Leftenant Rundel (book 4 of 9 of the Rundel Series) by N. Beetham Stark
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.
Daughters of the Dragon - A Comfort Woman's Story by William Andrews
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,070. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A 2014 IPPY AWARD WINNER DURING WORLD WAR II, the Japanese forced 200,000 young Korean women to be sex slaves or “comfort women” for their soldiers. This is one woman’s riveting story of strength, courage and promises kept.
A Fine Likeness by Sean McLachlan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,600. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Historical » General
A Confederate guerrilla and a Union captain discover there’s something more dangerous in the woods than each other.
Jodi's Journey by Rita Hestand
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,200. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
This is a sweet, historical romance. The war was over. The town of Esser Crossing ebbed closer to a slow death while Jodi Parker and Hunter Johnson fought desperately with one last chance to save it, and themselves. Two unlikely people came together against their own will and struggled to carve a new empire.
Into the Void by Emma Stein
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.
The Flag and the Albatross, The shipwreck of the USS REGULUS (AF-57) in Typhoon Rose by Arnold D. Marsh
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?
Mediterranean Madness (book 3 of 9 of the Rundel Series) by N. Beetham Stark
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 I - Trafalgar and Beyond (book 6 of 9 of the Rundel Series) by N. Beetham Stark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,080. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Benjamin Rundel serves aboard Lord Nelson’s ship at Trafalgar, attends his funeral, survives the storm afterwards and finally meets his lady love. After a short courtship, he is engaged to her and sets off for the Pacific with orders to evaluate the west coast of America to see if there are resources that England can use when the war ends. After dealing with a mutiny, he returns home.
Suzanne's Peace by Verity Blethyn
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.
Midshipman Rundel (book 2 of 9 in the Rundel Series) by N. Beetham Stark
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.