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Change of Heart by Fran Shaff
Price: Free! Words: 33,990. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.78 from 18 reviews)
1850s Nebraska: Marietta Randolf travels from Chicago to Nebraska to collect her orphaned nephew Zack. When a snow storm delays her return trip, she finds herself stranded in an unappealing land with a very appealing rancher, Jase Kent--A favorite sweet romance among adults and teens. 5 Stars from Simegen, 5 Hearts from the Romance Studio, 5 Stars from CataRomance, 5 Cups from Coffee Time Romance
Sentence of Marriage (Promises to Keep: Book 1) by Shayne Parkinson
Series: Promises To Keep, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 150,690. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(4.77 from 74 reviews)
In 19th Century New Zealand, there are few choices for a farm girl like Amy. Her life seems mapped out for her by the time she is twelve. Amy dreams of an exciting life in the world beyond her narrow boundaries. But it is the two people who come to the farm from outside the valley who change her life forever, and Amy learns the high cost of making the wrong choice. Book 1 of "Promises to Keep".
The Wild One by Danelle Harmon
Series: The de Montforte Brothers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 113,430. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.78 from 9 reviews)
"The bluest of blood, the boldest of hearts; the de Montforte brothers will take your breath away." England, 1776: When Lord Gareth de Montforte thwarts a stagecoach robbery, he unwittingly finds himself inheriting his dead brother's fiancee and infant baby in this breathtaking first book in the De Montforte Brothers series by critically acclaimed author Danelle Harmon.
Sea Scoundrel by Annette Blair
Series: Knave of Hearts, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 93,230. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency(4.88 from 8 reviews)
Lady Patience Kendall crossed the sea to marry, but her intended died before she arrived. Only one way to get home: charge four hapless American Colonials to find them titled husbands in London. At the ship, she realized their mothers expected each to wed the Marquess of Andover, so she’d have to seek an introduction. How hard could it be?
Bewitching Kisses (Bewitching Kisses Series) by Rainy Kirkland
Price: Free! Words: 99,760. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America(4.18 from 11 reviews)
Betrayed by a greedy half-brother who coveted her inheritance, then accused by her superstitious Salem neighbors of practicing witchcraft, Sarah Townsend found herself kidnapped, sold into bondage, and thrown into the hold of a ship bound for Williamsburg Virginia. A Puritan who believes to show one's bare arm is a sin, now finds herself in Williamsburg.
Midnight Marriage: A Georgian Historical Romance by Lucinda Brant
Series: Roxton, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 107,020. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency(4.56 from 18 reviews)
1760s England and France. Julian and Deb are hurriedly married-off as teenagers. Julian is then banished to the continent, Deb returned to the nursery and told her midnight marriage was just a bad dream from the effects of laudanum. Nine years later, Julian returns incognito to claim his bride. Can their marriage survive such a calculated deception? Stand-alone book 2 in the Roxton Family Saga
Dawn of Avalon by Anna Elliott
Price: Free! Words: 25,400. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General(4.60 from 5 reviews)
He would become the most powerful wizard in the history of Britain—Merlin. She would become Britain's most storied sorceress—Morgan le Fay. But before they were legends, they were young. And they were lovers. Together, in the sunlight of one day long ago, they saved a kingdom. Dawn of Avalon. A stand-alone story from the universe of Anna Elliott’s Twilight of Avalon.
Huckleberry Finn by Dave Mckay
Series: Easy English Books. Price: Free! Words: 110,640. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.93 from 15 reviews)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first printed in 1884, eight years after Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It starts up where the other story finished, and the two books together are believed to be the best that Mark Twain ever wrote. Huck travels down the Mississippi on a raft, facing many dangers on the way, and learning about life and what it means to be a friend.
A Tale of Two Cities by Dave Mckay
Series: Easy English Books. Price: Free! Words: 140,230. Language: Australian English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.87 from 15 reviews)
"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens, is part of a special reading program devised by journalist Dave McKay. The program paraphrases classic novels, primarily targeting people who are learning English as a second language. It enables older students to read classic novels despite having a very limited reading vocabulary. 1700 different English words are used in "A Tale of Two Cities".
The Fairy Tale Bride by Kelly McClymer
Series: Once Upon a Wedding, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 87,870. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Miranda Fenster gave up on a happily-ever-after following a disastrous London season. Determined to convince the impeccably proper Duke of Kerstone he was wrong to thwart her brother's love match, she waylays him and demands he help the star-crossed lovers. Instead, she discovers her second chance for a fairy tale ending depends upon convincing the duke fairy tales do come true.
The Three Musketeers For All by Alexandra Dumas
Price: Free! Words: 232,360. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010 by Jekkara Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(2.00 from 1 review)
A D'Artagnyn story. A young Gascon woman goes to Paris, with little more than her mother’s sword, a letter of introduction and a burning desire to be a musketeer. That is if the Three Inseparables Athys, Porthys and Armays don’t kill her in duels first. Kings to save, plotting cardinals to counter, killers to catch, battles to win—for all! A Gender Switch Adventure.
Upon A Midnight Dream by Rachel Van Dyken
Price: Free! Words: 63,930. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"We must marry at once!' Stefan, Duke of Montmouth declared, fully expecting his betrothed to be delighted he had come to her rescue. But Rosalind refuses. She's insulting, infuriating, intoxicating and alluring enough to drive a man insane. With the fortitude of a sailor shipwrecked, abandoned, and a soldier warring for his life, Stefan decides to lay siege to the greatest prize, her heart.
Georgiana Darcy's Diary: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice continued by Anna Elliott
Series: Pride and Prejudice Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 67,390. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency(4.89 from 9 reviews)
The year is 1814, and it's springtime at Pemberley. Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy have married. But now a new romance is in the air, along with high fashion, elegant manners, scandal, deception, and the wonderful hope of a true and lasting love. Georgiana Darcy's Diary is Book 1 of the Pride and Prejudice Chronicles and is approximately 67,000 words in length. It is appropriate for all ages.
Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
Price: Free! Words: 166,180. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America(4.67 from 3 reviews)
(Doubleday, 1985) 'Action-crammed, historically factual novel . . . is a rousing read, ably researched by Hoover” Publishers Weekly Barbados and Jamaica 1648. The lush and deadly Caribbean paradise, domain of rebels and slaveholders, of bawds and buccaneers. Colonists fight a wishful war for freedom against England. Idea points: Slavery, slaves, Caribbean, sugar, sugar mill, bu
Settling the Account (Promises to Keep: Book 3) by Shayne Parkinson
Series: Promises To Keep, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 218,540. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(4.90 from 70 reviews)
Amy watches in growing fear the worsening confrontation between her husband and her son, until she realises that only one of them can survive it. How long can she keep them apart? The final volume in "Promises to Keep". It follows directly on from Book Two, "Mud and Gold".
DON JUAN EN LA FRONTERA DEL ESPÍRITU by juan jose diez
Price: Free! Words: 99,870. Language: Spanish. Published: November 27, 2008. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
1884. Don Juan Valera viaja a Washington como embajador. Agobiado por los acreedores, destruido su matrimonio, América le ofrece la promesa de vivir tranquilo y de reponerse económicamente. Pero las amenazas de los independentistas cubanos no le dan tregua. Katherine Bayard, hija del Secretario de Estado del presidente Cleveland, con su amor apasionado tampoco le dará sosiego.
The Duchess War by Courtney Milan
Series: The Brothers Sinister, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 101,760. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Miss Minerva Lane is a quiet, bespectacled wallflower, and she wants to keep it that way. After all, the last time she was the center of attention, it ended badly—so badly that she changed her name to escape her scandalous past. So when a handsome duke comes to town, the last thing she wants is his attention. But that is precisely what she gets...
The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
Price: Free! Words: 218,600. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Doubleday 1983 Reviewers called it the best novel on India since Kipling. An immediate European bestseller, optioned by Indian/German producers who commissioned a six-hour mini-series, then Canadian producers with BBC. Based on real people (ca. 1620) – an English “sea dog” shoots his way through Portuguese gallons and into an Indian port to open trade. Once on land, there’re tiger hun
Tristan of Dintagell and The Tristan Stone appendix by Leah McDaniel
Price: Free! Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Helpful pronunciation guide to those tricky Celtic names. A brief glossary of some of those dark age places, people and terms. Free for the taking!
An Okinawan Affair by Herb Blanchard
Price: Free! Words: 88,970. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
An Okinawan Affair was written partly as a memoir and partly to tell about the people of Okinawa and what had happened on the island before repatriation back to Japan. And about the Americans who were stationed there in the military or chose to live on the island as civilians. Most of the characters are profiles of real people or composites of several people the author knew on the island.