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If I Should Live So Long by Mark Lind-Hanson
Series: Julian Plectrum, medieval fantasy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,420. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Julian Plectrum is a lute playing child of Cheshire. He travels to London and ends up in a medieval copyright dispute. Coming back from a search for new home for his future wife, he ends up in the midst of a great battle, discovering the brother left three years before among the wounded. He marries his sweetheart, they depart for their new home, only to be taken on another adventure...
I am just Jes — One Man’s Journey from Slave to Freedman by Arthur H Barnes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,660. Language: American English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Slavers took him from his African home when he was just four years old. He and a group of adults were loaded onto a ship and herded into the hold. They would be sold as slaves once they reached their destination. Now, 14 years later, he is just Jes.
Xs and Os by Jan Morrill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This Pushcart nominated story takes place in Arkansas during World War II. When Jubie Lee Franklin meets Sachiko Kimura, they find though their skin color is different, they have something in common.
Der Fluch der Schwarzen Natter - Hoffen auf Gerechtigkeit (Teil 2) by Roland Sommer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,440. Language: German. Published: October 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Zwanzig Jahre nach ihrer Flucht aus Nazi-Deutschland führt Hanna Weissmann, in Emmenbrücke ein gutbürgerliches Leben. Eines Tages erhält sie einen Telefonanruf, der sie in ihre traumatische Vergangenheit zurückwirft. In seiner Fortsetzung spinnt Roland Sommer Salner den im ersten Teil «Flucht ins Ungewisse» aufgenommenen Faden bis in die Gegenwart der sechziger Jahre hinein fort.
Wild Bay by Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 12 · Fiction History, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 21,200. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
All is not as it seems to be!!! Wild Bay is a novel of historical fiction based on unique first-hand experience in Port Hope Simpson, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada that offers great lessons in how you can come to terms with something that really bothers you whilst simultaneously gaining great personal satisfaction and benefits along the way.
The Gryphon's Skull by Harry Turtledove
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140,310. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Menedemos, the dashing young sea captain, and his cousin, the scholarly Sostratos, are back in a new adventure. As opposing forces maneuver for advantage in the eastern Mediterranean, the cousins are determined not to let circumstances stand in the way of a profitable venture…especially since they are now in possession of a rare skull purported to be from the mythical Gryphon.
Battle Hymns by Cara Langston
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,050. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
1942: While her fiancé trains for the battlefront, Charlotte Donahue does her part by volunteering as a nurses' aide with the American Red Cross. Here she is drawn to a mysterious soldier, Lieutenant William Kendrick, whose jet was shot down in the skies over Germany. As Will's wounds begin to heal, he and Charlotte develop a friendship that will bind them together in ways they never imagined.
The Muse and Other Stories of History, Mystery, and Myth by Lillian Stewart Carl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,850. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Historical » General
A single-author collection of thirteen short stories exploring the mystery, magic, and myth of history. Twelve were especially commissioned for print theme anthologies (and three of those were reprinted in “Best Of” anthologies). One was published in Realms of Fantasy Magazine. The collection includes Author’s Notes and an essay on writing short historical mystery.
Forever After by Jill Gregory
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,410. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Regency
A beautiful orphan finds herself under the protection of the Earl of Wescott, but soon it is the Earl that needs protection-from losing his heart.
Shell Shocked by Victoria Chatham
Series: The Buxton Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,780. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
It is the closing months of World War 1 and Lady Serena Buxton is on her own. Her home, Buxton Hall, is now a hospital. With her husband Randolph fighting at the front, the quartermaster, doctor and matron become her allies. Her household staff rally round her, all except the housekeeper who seems more and more detached. What is her problem?
Jericho Man by Kent Lines & Thomas Mann
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,760. Language: American English. Published: December 12, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Biographical
An orphaned American boy wounded by Vietnam, used by Mossad and the CIA… ‘They will try to turn you into a machine. Don’t let them do that!’ The chilling biographical novel based on the life, loyalties, loves and hates of KENT LINES – one-time wartime sniper and trained assassin!
The Man from Conant Gardens by DC Brownlow
You set the price! Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
“First of all, there are fifty-eight slaves on this plantation who are lighter than some of the whites in this room. These so-called ‘passers’ will be hated for being too ‘white’, or ridiculed by their own by not accepting their black partition. They can mingle among us or be stoned by us as well. When slavery ends, what do we do with these passers?” said Benjamin Godly in 1848 before the war.
The Worth of Rubies - A Victorian Short Mystery by Anthea Lawson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Fiddlehead Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Noble ladies are falling victim to a string of brazen public jewelry robberies, but the inquisitive Miss Isabelle Strathmore suspects more is afoot than mere theft… A Victorian-set short mystery of approx. 5,000 words. Includes a bonus chapter of Anthea's RITA-nominated Victorian romantic adventure, PASSIONATE.
Runaway “Their Moment in Time” by Kathleen Cook Huebbe
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,440. Language: American English. Published: August 24, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » USA
The 1950s live on at The Oasis, a drive-in restaurant in Southern California. Five children growing up in the ’70s and ’80s recapture the lost days of leather-jacketed teens racing their souped-up cars on the nearby quarter-mile. Led by Runaway, they form a car club "The Shakers." Soon they are up to their hubcaps in competition that starts out friendly, but soon detours into the danger zone.
OF SUCH IS THE KINGDOM, Parts I & II, A Novel of the Christ and the Roman Empire by James M. Becher
Price: $3.24 USD. Words: 55,460. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Christian » Historical
In 33 A.D, a cynical, non-conformist salesman, a disgruntled blacksmith, and a musing mendicant all seek something better. The non-conformist, Herod’s foster brother, helps Herod foment an insurrection against Pilate, using the blacksmith, Barabbas, as leader, to the dismay of Barabbas' Godly but fearful wife. The mendicant, a young man, joins with a completely unsympathetic older mendicant.
Down From His Glory by Mark Aho
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,800. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
He had everything a man could want, except true love. Young King Solomon dresses as a commoner and travels the kingdom in search of a maiden to be his queen. Enter the peasant girl. She does not know the handsome stranger who has been visiting her vineyard is actually the King! Does he tell her? That depends. Will she love him for who he is? Magical! See "solomonsbride.com" for reviews.
More Than Sparrows by Connie Keenan
Series: The Larkspur Valley Series, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » USA
Big changes are coming to the people of Larkspur Valley in this 20th Century historical novel about the power of love, the special bonds of family and friendship, and lives that are supernaturally transformed by faith. A Christian novel by the author of GLIMMERS OF HEAVEN.
DISCOVERY - The Richest Acre On Earth by Stewart Nash
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 50,780. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Some Confederate soldiers captured in the Civil War were told: go to prison, or go out west. Pomp Dennis and Washington Baker went west, steaming up the Missouri River to Montana Territory. Forming a partnership with three others, their discovery in a small creek was named Confederate Gulch, and led to the richest acre on earth.
My Father's Ears by Karen Goa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
When an Italian-Canadian immigrant's harsh but remarkable past catches up with him, his skeptical daughter Sophie sets out to discover the truth about her father, his relationship with a Romanian trapeze artist and a mysterious New Zealander claiming to be his son.
Klondike Justice by Jack R. Stanley
Series: Tales of the Alaskan Gold Rush, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Did gambler “Fair Deal” Doak Logan empty “Quicksilver” Riggs DeGraf’s brain pan with a .44 shot to the head along the frozen Yukon River? A miner’s court is convened in the Golden Mecca saloon on the Alaskan/Canadian frontier during the Klondike gold rush of the early 1900’s to decide the issue. It's a life or death kangaroo court.