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Genèse d'un conquérant by Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: French. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Avant de conquérir l'Angleterre, Guillaume de Normandie dût conquérir son épouse. Hélas, il s'y prit fort mal ! Ultérieurement, le futur roi se rattrapa certainement, car il semble lui avoir été fidèle jusqu'à la fin de sa vie.
The Morning Gift by Peter Alan Orchard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
Story set in Anglo-Saxon England. Ulf of Leystoke is working at Hunlaf's forge at Hemingburh but longs to return to his home village. Haunted by the memory of his widow Hroswitha, killed two years before in a Viking raid, he still needs a wife. Is Hunlaf's daughter Goldrun the answer?
Les bons frometons de Gournay by Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: French. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Voici plus de mille ans, l'ancêtre du camembert existait déjà. C'est le point de départ d'une "Histoire courte" assez savoureuse.
Voilà le bon connétable ! by Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: French. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Assiégée par les Anglais, la ville de Caen doit s'en remettre au connétable Du Guesclin, véritable personnage de roman.
By The Sword's Edge (Medieval Action & Adventure) by Mark Lord
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,340. Language: British English. Published: March 16, 2013 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
In 1370 two families are thrust together by war’s harsh reality. Eolande d’Aubray’s father is held prisoner by the French. She remembers little of him, but she does know that he is the only man who can rescue her from an unwanted marriage. The Stone’s are rising in the world with hopes that Richard Stone will become squire to the English commander, Robert Knolles. But tragic events intervene.
A Selection from the Memoirs of Leopold LaPied by B.B. Irvine
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Found in an old shoebox, this exercise in academic satire features the section in which an obscure medieval author travels with Geoffrey Chaucer and the pilgrims to Canterbury, as Chaucer chronicled in The Canterbury Tales. Leopold LaPied was there, although he did not make it into the Tales. Included is an afterword (sort of), commentary (kind of), and updated afterword.
The “Attack” Trilogy: Cappadocia, Shkodra, Wuerzburg by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,210. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » General
What do Cappadocia, Shkodra, and Wuerzburg have in common? Across the miles and through the ages they have been the site of attacks: during invasions and during battles. We often think of those attacks in terms of the total number of people injured and killed and the amount of property damage done. But we often lose track of the individuals who go through the attacks–the individuals on both sides.
At the Gates by Judith Lesley Marshall
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story about a young man who enters an English monastery in search of a better life and ends up trapped in time.
Dracula's Revenge by Amber Douglas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Winter, 1476. Prince Vlad's forces are defeated by the Turks and the prince killed in battle. Fast-forward several months. Rumors of a demon terrorizing the village reach the ears of Sultan Mehmed, who dispatches Colonel Orhan and a company of five hundred men to deal with the rumors. But rumors are the last thing they need to worry about...
Wessex Tales: "For Viviana's Wedding" (Story 16) by Robert Fripp
Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: 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) by Robert Fripp
Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: 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 by Earl T. Roske, Jr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
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 by Michael E. Sedgwick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
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 by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: 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."
Stand and Fight by Mark Lord
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: British English. Published: January 2, 2013 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
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.
Highland Christmas by J. Lee Coulter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Meghan did not trust men after being married to a cruel man for ten years. But when her children find an injured man, he has different ideas. Connor was searching for a bride but had found no one he cared to wed...until he met her. But how will he break down her walls and gain her trust?
The Attack in Cappadocia by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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 by EH Walter
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller(4.75 from 4 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.