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Playing Black
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 154,480. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In the early ‘60’s, a white, Manhattan, Kansas, high school student becomes a guinea pig for a university project to develop the perfect jump shot. But soon he’s experiencing, firsthand, the impact basketball and music were having on the civil rights movement.
The Tern Schooner (Privateers & Gentlemen)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,950. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Heir to a privateering tradition, Gideon Markham brings his schooner into the Gulf of Mexico to wage unremitting war on the British who threaten America’s freedom. Gideon must face Jean Laffite’s pirates, a mutiny, an attack by Red Stick Creeks, and a British invasion . . . none of which are as alarming as Maria-Anna de Suarez, an attractive widow with her own way of fighting the war.
Thrust From the Hand of God
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 207,920. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
One selfless act, one naïve decision, so innocent in the making, so condemning in effect, how foolish John had been not to expect trouble to follow. Murder or self-defense, what did it matter? One man was dead and another wanted revenge.
The Lost Brother (A Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery)
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Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,750. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
November 1146. When an investigation murder uncovers treason at the highest levels of King Owain’s court, Gareth and Gwen must come to terms with unprecedented treachery—and a villain whose crimes can never be forgiven. The Lost Brother is the sixth Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery.
To Glory Arise
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 164,030. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is Walter Jon Williams’ first published work, one of the historical novels with which he began his career. The American Revolution is throwing up a new breed of hero, Yankee privateers who dare the might of the Royal Navy to slash at British commerce. Foremost among them are the three Markham brothers, Jehu, Josiah, and Malachi, who link their destiny to that of their young nation.
Murder on Black Friday (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 4)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,060. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
In Book #4 of P.B. Ryan’s bestselling historical mystery series, Boston governess Nell Sweeney, along with roguish Harvard professor and forensic scientist Will Hewitt, investigates the deaths of two men who committed suicide--or did they?--when the gold market crashed in 1869. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime.
A Rebellious Spirit: Daniel Tracey
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Series: The Tracey Irish Family, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Daniel Tracey, an Irish farmer from Tipperary, seeks escape from hardships in Ireland in 1815, hoping to establish a homestead in Canada for his little family. Instead his family is almost torn apart as he finds himself immersed in the struggle for true political freedom and democracy in Lower Canada and becomes a Patriote fighter in the 1837 Rebellion.
The Barefoot Bride
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,120. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Teresa Medeiros. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Handsome, aristocratic Saxon Blackwell needs a bride to hold onto his inheritance. When he decides to bring wild mountain girl Chickadee McBride home to meet his manipulative grandmother, charming chaos ensues in this delightful historical romance by nationally bestselling author Rebecca Paisley.
Maggie’s Milkman
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,790. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
'I’m voting Tory me, I’m Maggie’s Milkman.' Meet Mal, a young, handsome milkman whose reputation as a capable lover quickly spreads around the South Wales valley where he lives. But will his lothario lifestyle survive the plans that Thatcher has for the coal mining industry or will his support for the Tories come back to haunt him?
Lovernios: 'The Lindow Man'
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,820. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Using fact, studied over a period of a year, carefully interwoven with fiction, the fascinating and often tragic life of Lovernios moves from his most auspicious birth and childhood, to his life as a Druid, the lives of various Caesars and their attempted Roman invasions, culminating in the untimely ‘triple’ death of Lovernios as a Supreme Sacrifice.
Cat Island (Privateers & Gentlemen)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,860. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
The British are preparing to attack New Orleans. Sworn to defend Louisiana, Captain Favian Markham finds New Orleans a city of intrigue, where Creoles conspire against the Americans, streetfighters cloak their murders under the Code Duello, the pirate Jean Laffite defies the Navy, and where two sensuous Creole women, Eugenie and Campaspe, vie for his favor.
The Lost Journals of William Tanner
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,590. Language: British English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
William Tanner might have been the greatest scientist of the Nineteen Century -- if only he had spent less time dodging jealous husbands and pistol-wielding deceived lovers. Join his romp through the laboratories, bedrooms and bordellos of Victorian England. And on the way meet John Dalton, Albert Einstein, Charles Dickens, Sam Clemens, Charles Babbage and (pistol-packing) Ada Lovelace.
Her Darkest Knight
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Series: Blackstone. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,030. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Isabel de Vere is all grown up and ready to marry. Once outgoing and vibrant, Isabel cannot get over the kidnapping of her sister eight years ago. Prone to episodes of panic, she wishes for just one thing in a husband—a man strong enough to protect her. Now home from Normandy, Turstin is ready to take a wife. Isabel is suitable, but love is the last thing on his mind.
Mercy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,700. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
The youngest of six sisters, Mercy Ackerly has known since thirteen what everyone else is about to learn: She’ll marry the elusive Duke of Blackthorne.
La Virada Por La Estela de la Adversidad: El Cuarto Viaje Desafortunado De Cristóbal Colón
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
This dual-language book about the calamitous fourth voyage of Christoper Columbus is designed for English-Speakers studying Spanish. The Spanish text is shown in boldface followed immediately by the English translation in italics. One can easily read the book in Spanish as one normally would or quickly check the translation to see how good their comprehension is.
Morgarten (Book 2 of The Forest Knights)
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Series: The Forest Knights, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,920. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Leopold of Habsburg assembles the ultimate punitive force, boasting thousands of the best knights and soldiers the Holy Roman Empire has to offer. Noll's rebel army of boys and old men have few swords, and even less armor. But he has two things that Leopold does not: a Priestess of the Weave, and a ferryman. The forests can protect them no longer. It is time to make a stand.
India Treasures: A Novel of Rajasthan and Northern India through the Ages
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 267,560. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In this monumental work covering the sweep of Indian history, a search through a maze-like fortress for a Maharaja's legendary treasure weaves together tales of danger and romance, and of spiritual and artistic triumphs. "Worthington has wonderfully captured the mystique and adventure-soaked atmosphere of Rajasthan, with its golden forts and the awe-inspiring desert." --The Statesman, New Delhi
The Rich Girl,The Poor Girl, The Coastwatcher And Me: Anecdotes And Reminiscences From The Collected Papers Of Justin Bornmann
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,830. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
On a tropical island, the truth about a shadowy war hero called The Coastwatcher connects Ruth Feingold, a career girl on vacation and Miriam Lazar, a poor girl on the run, with jaded historian Justin Bornmann in a love triangle like no other. The women set the disillusioned man on the path to redemption and prove that although love is a battle zone, it need not be a war
One Thread Pulled: The Dance With Mr Darcy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 177,440. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
When Fitzwilliam Darcy encounters Elizabeth Bennet at a small country ball, he loudly refuses to dance with her, declaring her to be merely tolerable. Fortunately for Mr. Darcy, Elizabeth has walked away and does not overhear his insult, thus snagging the thread that would have sealed her prejudice against him. A Pride and Prejudice variation. Book #1 in the One Thread Pulled series
India Fortunes: A Novel of Rajasthan and Northern India through Past Centuries
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 273,760. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In this award winning companion to India Treasures, a hunt through an ancient fortress for a maharaja's treasure links seven novellas of earlier times. Experience building the Taj Mahal; the legendary Shivaji battling the Mughal Empire; the founding of the Sikh religion; a famous queen fighting the British; Gandhi, Nehru, and the struggles for freedom and survival at Independence and Partition.