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Wessex Tales: "For Viviana's Wedding" (Story 16)
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Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Viviana de Eskelling was the last in the family line of the Norman Schelins. Her family had held Okeford for 200 years. A single woman (a woman sole) was disadvantaged in law. So around 1287 Viviana married Bartholomew Turberville, taking Okeford into the Turberville estates. (Thomas Hardy tweaked 'Turberville' into 'D'Urberville'.) In Okeford, villagers prepare for their lady’s wedding.
Wessex Tales: "Schelin's Daughter" (Story 14)
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Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The Norman knight Schelin (from whom the village of Shilling Okeford or Shillingstone takes its name) was awarded the manor of Okeford for his service to King William at the Battle of Hastings. Schelin holds the richest agricultural land in Dorset, but he still has a problem. His daughter would rather get herself to a nunnery than marry well. A Saxon wise woman’s potions are called for. (c.1085)
Solomon's Ring
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
A short story about Jevan, a Knight Hospitaller during the 1st crusade. Attempting to escape a group of Muhammadan warriors, he finds himself lost underground in an underground labyrinth. He must work with his former enemy to find a way to escape creatures Jevan has only read about in the books in his fathers library in France. He must win his way free with a sure sword and a clever wit.
Satan Wears Red
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Reconstruction of Winchester Cathedral is nearing completion in 14th Century Hampshire, England. All is going well until a dazzlingly beautiful woman arrives in the village and throws the clergy and populace into a state of shock. Shock turns to horror as events unfold. The bishop arrives to take stock of the situation and restore order but he finds his hands full.
The Attack at Shkodra
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The year is 1478. The Turks are on the attack. One of the places in their way is Shkodra. They are not expecting the defense put up there by the Albanians and Italians. This short story follows the attack through the eyes of a mother, a priest, and two of the soldiers involved. Early reviews of the book: "Great story of faith and courage! I really enjoyed it." "Wow, what a story."
The Battle of Hastings
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A man who survives the Battle of Hastings travels home and on the way meets his future wife
Stand and Fight
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: British English. Published: January 2, 2013 by Alt Hist Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Montmal Castle, the Duchy of Aquitaine, 1374 A large French army is at the walls. Bertrand, the Gascon commander, is ready to surrender despite his vow to defend castle. Richard Stone, a representative of the English government of Aquitaine is horrified at Bertrand’s duplicity. But the French will under no terms accept his surrender. There is no choice but to stand and fight.
Maggie's Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Maggie is an old woman who has spent her entire life working to heal others; now she finds herself on the run from an angry righteous mob...
The Attack in Cappadocia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Cappadocia is under attack from marauding soldiers during the Byzantine Empire. This short story follows a mother, a group of kids, a priest and a soldier as they react to the attack. The story was inspired by a trip to the region of Cappadocia (Turkey) with its history and unusual geology.
Assassin in the Abbey - a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
My Christmas gift to you in 2012. An assasin and an assasin catcher play a game of cat and mouse at the coronation of William I on Christmas day 1066.
The Caretakers (Battle Cards)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Description The Caretakers The Social Workshop Battle Cards was created to turn an ordinary deck of playing cards into a brand new and exciting game that people of all ages can enjoy. Allow yourself to be drawn into the fantasy world we’ve created and battle against friend and foe alike. Playing the game is easy. All you need is one deck of playing cards and this instructional manual.
Of Knights and Men 3 (Battle Cards)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Description Of Knights and Men 3 The Social Workshop Battle Cards was created to turn an ordinary deck of playing cards into a brand new and exciting game that people of all ages can enjoy. Allow yourself to be drawn into the fantasy world we’ve created and battle against friend and foe alike. Playing the game is easy. All you need is one deck of playing cards and this instructional manual.
The Wolf of Fairburn
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Series: The John Swale Chronicles, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The end looms for Sir John Swale as he deserts Balliol's doomed campaign in Scotland and races home to try and rescue his family from the Folville Brotherhood. Time and fate, however, are not on his side...
Flecha d'água
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
NaNoWriMo 2012 book. Last updated 2012-11-14 07:58:24
Este é um conto emocionante! Você tem encontro marcado com o líder indígena Ajuricaba, no exato momento em que ocorreu uma mudança de curso na presença colonial portuguesa no interior da Amazônia. Um texto curto que pode ser lido em minutos. Aproveite momentos na sala de embarque do aeroporto, deslocamento de metrô ou o intervalo do almoço para deliciar, do início ao fim, uma boa estória.
The Lady of the Forest
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Series: The John Swale Chronicles, Book 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Unable to return to England to protect his family, Sir John Swale finds his life at risk as he seeks to protect the self-proclaimed King of Scots, Edward Balliol. Meanwhile, his wife is taken hostage by the outlaw chief James Coterel and a ransom demanded for her return.
Sir Thomas and the Abbess Martha
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Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: British English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The ghosts of Mayfield Abbey, wicked Sir Thomas, and saintly Abbess Martha, rarely agree about anything, but when they discover that their beloved stately pile is in danger they may be forced to co-operate!
Wexford Tales: Artful
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Price: Free! Words: 3,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Although unknown by his face or apparel on his arrival in any town, word of the storyteller’s wondrous tales pass from mouth to ear, and a welcome is guaranteed…
Talan and the Welsh Boy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,210. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Young physician Talan is asked to treat a boy in Dark Ages Cornwall. The village he arrives in has complicated relationships and he struggles to untangle the causes of his patients illness. The first novella in the Talan series sees Talan at the beginning of his working life and is a mystery set in the time of the early Celtic church.
Deirdre
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Price: Free! Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
~Short Story~ An Ancient Tale of Ireland... "Deirdre of the Sorrows," cursed with a beauty to make kingdoms war, is spared as a babe. When nearly grown, her beauty and youth captivates King Conor, setting in motion a tragedy that involves kings and countries, warriors and sages. A bardic-style legend told countless times in Ireland—a classic Irish tale of love, loyalty, betrayal, and revenge.
The Mercy of God
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Series: The John Swale Chronicles, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
John Swale's family is offered divine assistance to heal their crippled daughter Joan, but does the offer come from God or the Devil?