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Infinite Sacrifice (Infinite Series, Book 1) by L.E. Waters
Series: Infinite, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 71,300. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Maya’s shocked to discover it’s not the heaven she imagined;in fact, a life of adventure begins the moment you die. Zachariah, her faithful spirit guide, explains the rules of the dead: in order to regain complete awareness and reunite with loved ones all souls must review their previous lives.
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...
Big Sky Blue by Hildie McQueen
Price: Free! Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(4.00 from 1 review)
A story of two very different people who belong together, proof that sometimes fate can have a sense of humor when it comes to love.
Tarantella: A Love Story by Siomonn Pulla
Price: Free! Words: 38,570. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Two men, one woman, and an ancient and dangerous Italian tradition. Suspend disbelief and let your heart do the thinking. 2nd edition has been edited to address typos.
Safiah's Smile by Leora Friedman
Price: Free! Words: 27,550. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Historical » General
After the tragic 9/11 attacks, high school senior Malia Sanders watches as her world of prep-school perfection crumbles and her brother enlists in the army. Worried and alone, Malia seeks refuge through her friendship with Safiah, a devout Muslim girl. A story of love and friendship, Safiah’s Smile presents a friendship in its most unexpected form and a lesson of courage in the face of fear.
Rhuddlan by Nancy Gebel
Price: Free! Words: 249,130. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
William Longsword, illegitimate son of Henry II of England, has been sent into exile in northern Wales. His nemesis, Earl Hugh of Chester, has retreated to a manor in Wales after a disastrous defeat at Henry's hands. The two resume their rivalry on this foreign ground, a conflict which expands to involve wives, lovers, local chiefs and a neighboring abbey.
Salt Bride: A Georgian Historical Romance by Lucinda Brant
Series: Salt Hendon, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,870. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency(4.29 from 7 reviews)
ON SALE FOR A LIMITED TIME England, 1763. The Earl of Salt Hendon and squire's daughter Jane Despard share a secret past of mistrust and heartache. Forced into a marriage neither wants, the patient and ever optimistic Jane believes love conquers all; the Earl will take some convincing. Enter Diana St. John, who will go to extremes, even murder, to hold the Earl's attention.
After the Dance by Ashley MacGregor
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Eliza is a well behaved eighteen year old girl, living in the 1900’s. Her home is a fire station where her father is the fire chief. Eliza loves going to the dance every Saturday night, and she always arrives home by midnight to her waiting father. But tonight she is late and she thinks about the punishment. Eliza has worked herself up into a panic. What her father does next is unexpected.
Altdorf (a novel of the Forest Knights) by J. K. Swift
Series: The Forest Knights, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 75,340. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
A druid priestess enlists the help of an ex-Hospitaller warrior and a charismatic outlaw to fight Austrian tyranny in medieval Switzerland. A subtle blend of fantasy and history, Altdorf tells the events leading up to one of the greatest underdog stories of the medieval age, the Battle of Morgarten. “Re-imagining the William Tell legend—without William Tell.”
Henri Ville by M. Chris Benner
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 73,430. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Relentlessly pursued by crooked marshals, idiot bounty hunters, and a psychotic pastor, infamous gunfighter Henri Ville takes the first steps in her epic journey to return home.
To Catch A Spinster (The Reluctant Bride Collection) by Megan Bryce
Series: The Reluctant Bride Collection. Price: Free! Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Regency(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Come back to a time when manners are everything and rules are made to never be broken. Come back to a time when men are in charge and women do what they are told... Yeah, that never happened. Welcome to Megan Bryce's Regencyland, where ladies with backbone get what they want. Where a woman can thumb her nose at rules and care little for convention, and yet somehow, most reluctantly, find love.
Miss Anna's Frigate by Jens Kuhn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,950. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In the early months of 1809 a British frigate is trapped in the ice of the Baltic Sea. While Sweden’s war against Russia continues and Stockholm itself is threatened by invasion, several groups plot against the unsuccessful king. Female spy and adventuress Anna Wetterstrand had hoped for a quiet winter. But now the unforeseen events force her to question her loyalties and make a tough decision.
A Gathering of Light by Patricia Iles
Series: Light Gatherers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,970. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Union soldier Lieutenant Hixson Morris is dying on the battlefield, gut shot. But instead of dying he finds himself in the care of beautiful, mysterious Sarah Westbay who has a miraculous gift. Sarah's tragic and troubled history is turned toward a new hope and a new beginning. In saving Hixson she saves herself. Hixson learns that he can offer Sarah something that no one else can.
Her Dear and Loving Husband by Meredith Allard
Series: The Loving Husband Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,870. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(4.40 from 5 reviews)
He’s desperate to keep his secret. She has questions only he can answer. Can they overcome the past to live their future? If you like rich, historical fiction, chilling suspense, and tales of enduring love, then you’ll love the first book in Meredith Allard’s Loving Husband Trilogy. Buy Her Dear and Loving Husband to be swept up in the timeless paranormal tale today!
Breakfast at Midnight by Fiona MacFarlane
Price: Free! Words: 88,570. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(3.00 from 1 review)
Hobart, Tasmania, 1894. From the mouldering cells of Port Arthur to the sun-dappled grounds of Wintersleigh House, Breakfast at Midnight analyses the expectations placed on young people by family members and by society as a whole. It also explores the polarised society of the mid 1890's, a time when trenchant Victorian conservatism and burgeoning feminist ideals seemed increasingly incompatible.
Second Helping by Arch Gallen
Price: Free! Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Essex Dorner vowed he'd never help another person without pay until he heard her defiant voice refusing to quit lands left her by her murdered husband and father. Mean and bitter, Essex heard a spirit he could not refuse to help and so found a path from condemnation to redemption. Second Helping is a Western Settler Saga short story featuring Marshall Adam Pike.
An Ever Fixed Mark by Jessie Olson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,930. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Lizzie Watson ran away from a broken heart into a new dress size. She runs right into Ben Cottingham and finds he isn’t just the boy who pined after her friend in high school. In fact he wasn’t a boy at all, but something entirely different. A different type of human that never ages, never gets ill, and needs the blood of another human to stay that way.
Barn Dance by Jules Radcliffe
Price: Free! Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by eXcessica Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After months of furtive assignations that leave Ash cold and unsatisfied, his lover leaves him for a life of riches and respectability. Angry and heartbroken, Ash has noone to confide in until neighboring farmers Seth and Dougal discover his secret love. In their passionate embraces, Ash learns that love which uses and manipulates is not true love.
Noble Satyr: A Georgian Historical Romance by Lucinda Brant
Series: Roxton, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,880. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency(4.14 from 7 reviews)
1740s France and England. Abandoned at the court of Versailles, Antonia turns to the all-powerful Duke of Roxton to help her escape a lecherous nobleman. Roxton is an unlikely savior—arrogant, promiscuous, and sinister. Antonia's unquestioning belief in him may just be his salvation, and her undoing. Award-wining PREQUEL to the Roxton Family Saga, set 25 yrs prior to Book 2 Midnight Marriage
The Forgotten by Saruuh Kelsey
Series: The Lux Guardians. Price: Free! Words: 119,800. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(5.00 from 1 review)
An unlikely bunch of rebels from two time periods take a stand against a totalitarian government. If they fail, both their worlds will be destroyed.