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Thief in the Night
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Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by MyVoice Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Andy is an elite Harrhein soldier, a Lancepesade (medieval precursor to Lance Corporal) in the Royal Pathfinders. He's injured and recovering in a frontier fort, working in the armoury, when he realises he isn't alone. What happens that night has long lasting effects on him.
Sherwood Forest: Homecoming
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Series: Sherwood Forest, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 12,690. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Robin of Locksley returned to England after fighting in the Crusades, he expected a quiet homecoming. He did not expect to find his home burned and his family kidnapped by the Sheriff of Nottingham- but now that he has, he must battle to save his people from the treacherous Sheriff.
Legacy of the Blade (Series Prequel)
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Series: Legacy of the Blade, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 11,690. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Corbett Blake is a child who wants to be a knight and follow in his father's footsteps, but because he is gifted, he is sent to be a sorcerer's apprentice instead. This short story of approximately 6,500 words is the prequel of the four-book Legacy of the Blade series. The full-lenth novels in the series are: Lord of the Blade, Lady Renegade, Lord of Illusion, Lady of the Mist.
Il labirinto di Chartres
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Price: Free! Words: 11,170. Language: Italian. Published: March 24, 2014 by ZeugmaPad. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Pierre Henry Beauchamp, conte di Rochechouart e governatore dal 1519, era un tipo alquanto singolare, se si concede tale termine per definire una persona propensa ai motteggi dei più variegati e stravaganti.
Symbol of the Order
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Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A Byzantine spy questions the motives of God as he witnesses the horrors of the Crusade.
Goblins & Vikings in America: Episode 1
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Price: Free! Words: 17,470. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Five hundred years before Columbus, the Vikings discovered North America. That much is known. What they found there was not -- until now. This is the epic saga of a Viking's quest to find his son, one that will take him and his companions to the very edges of the known world, and beyond: to a land of exotic civilizations, ancient mystery, and unprecedented danger.
Daughters of the Dagger
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Series: Daughters of the Dagger, "Prequel". Price: Free! Words: 17,290. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(Series Prequel) Watch book trailer video. Mirabelle de Burgh is desperate to conceive a child. She seeks out an old blind hag selling daggers, believing in a superstition. It is said for ever gemstone dagger bought from the hag, one will conceive a child. But greed gets in her way, and things don't always work out. Books 1-4 now available: Ruby, Sapphire, Amber and Amethyst.
Les bons frometons de Gournay
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: French. Published: May 31, 2013. Category: 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.
Forgotten Prophecies
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Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A short story from the Lost Century of the Dark Ages. In the year 571, Eldred - a Saxon - and his friend are in France, escaping from the world of slavery in Paris; they are accosted by an old woman claiming to be clairvoyant. Hastily, she gives him a glimpse of his future. When the prophecies fail to materialise, Eldred forgets all about it. Until one day, years later...
A Selection from the Memoirs of Leopold LaPied
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Price: Free! Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
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.
At the Gates
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Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
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A short story about a young man who enters an English monastery in search of a better life and ends up trapped in time.
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)
Maggie's Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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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...
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
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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.
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…
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.
Last Tales of Mercia 10: Osbern the Son
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Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The keep of the Norman castle is finally finished. But when Osbern cannot convince the Saxon Edric to attend the celebration, his own resentment surfaces. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
Leathern Men
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Series: Kozef and Ceinan, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,710. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Itinerant mercenaries Kozef and Ceinan – in a bid to earn food, drink and lodgings for the evening – inadvertently draw the ire of the Tanner’s Guild, the violent criminal syndicate that dominates the city of Thieudan.