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The Kitchen Mistress by Kathleen Shoop
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 204,990. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
1892—Des Moines Katherine Arthur and her family are back and it’s time to collect the money Mrs. Mellet left them in her will. The tidy sum will allow the family peace of mind and a future that’s stable and fulfilling. But when things don’t go exactly as planned, Katherine steps up to do more than her share. Hired as a kitchen mistress, her intuition rule her decisions, leading her to love.
The Road Home by Kathleen Shoop
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 146,000. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Long-Awaited Sequel to Award-Winning, Bestselling Author Kathleen Shoop’s The Last Letter… Fourteen-year-old twins, Katherine and Tommy Arthur, have done their best to make each boarding house feel like home. The Arthurs come to understand that forgiveness is the only way back to hope, the only way to find all that was good in the misfortune that transformed their lives forever.
Olivia, Mourning by Yael Politis
Price: Free! Words: 134,490. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Book 1 - Olivia series. Olivia is determined to stake her claim to 80 acres in Michigan, but she's seventeen, female, and it's 1841. Her friend Mourning would be a perfect partner for this endeavor, but he's Black and the orphaned son of runaway slaves. Strong-willed, vulnerable, and compassionate, Olivia is a compelling protagonist, trying to do the right thing in a world where so much is wrong.
Midnight Marriage by Lucinda Brant
Series: Roxton, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 106,000. 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 1 in the Roxton Family Saga
Let Your Heart Beat Again (A Breath Without Life Novel - Book One) by Janith Hooper
Series: Breath Without Life. Price: Free! Words: 110,900. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 1 review)
Sent to Cooper Bar-6 Ranch to supervise the household of its bachelor ranchers, Rebecca Harper manages in spite of the betrayals of her past. She attends to four of the Cooper sons as they work themselves to the bone running the ranch. To her surprise, Rebecca does well with these dispirited, good-hearted men. That is, until her routine comes to an abrupt halt. The missing father has come home.
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(5.00 from 1 review)
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...
Matrimonio di Mezzanotte by Lucinda Brant
Series: Della Saga Della Famiglia Roxton, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 103,900. Language: Italian. Published: December 20, 2019 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Dopo anni di esilio, Julian ritorna per reclamare la sposa che non conosce, scoprendo con piacere che lei è tutto ciò che sperava. Ignara di essere già sposata, Deb è soddisfatta della sua vita indipendente. La sfida che Julian deve affrontare è farsi accettare per se stesso, anche se lei non ha assolutamente scelta. Ne va del futuro del ducato di Roxton.
Woman of Sin: Book One in the Woman of Sin Trilogy by Debra B. Diaz
Price: Free! Words: 127,250. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Christian » Romance(5.00 from 1 review)
From the intrigues of Rome to the palaces of Jerusalem, Alysia finds that she cannot escape her enemies--neither the powerful Roman legate who stole her heart, nor his jealous stepbrother who wants to destroy her. Sold into slavery during the turbulent reign of Tiberius Caesar, she escapes to Palestine where she encounters a man named Jesus, and her life is forever changed.
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(4.76 from 75 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".
Swept Away (The Swept Away Saga, Book One) by Kamery Solomon
Series: The Swept Away Saga. Price: Free! Words: 121,150. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(4.00 from 1 review)
Dead men tell no tales.... When Samantha Greene is accidentally transported hundreds of years back in time, she finds herself in the middle of an adventure that's changed the course of history. Pirates, buried treasure, secret societies, mutiny, and love await her on her journey. Will she ever make it back to her own time? Perhaps the real question is this; will she want to?
The Road to Silver Plume by Tamara Allen
Price: Free! Words: 112,750. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Secret Service operative Emlyn Strickland may be new to field work, but his talent for identifying counterfeit bills has given Sing Sing’s population a respectable boost. When counterfeiter August McKee takes illegal advantage of a sinking silver market, his former confederate Darrow Gardiner shares that information with Strickland to track down the once-friend who left Darrow to rot in prison.
Two Tides To Turn by RR Gall
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 121,600. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literature » Literary
One family. Two stories. Many secrets. Patrick thought his grandfather died before he was born. Later in life, he finds out that this was not the case. In fact, for the first five years of Patrick's life, he stayed in the same small Scottish village as his grandfather. Why were they kept apart? Told through interwoven chapters, Two Tides To Turn is a compelling drama of love, grief, and mystery.
W.M. Thackeray's Vanity Fair, Abridged by Emma Laybourn
Price: Free! Words: 180,560. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Vanity Fair follows the fortunes of several families through the Battle of Waterloo and after. It is one of the great Victorian novels, full of life and interest; yet is nowadays little read because of its length. This abridged edition makes Thackeray's classic more approachable for today's reader.
The Lamp of Darkness (The Age of Prophecy series Book 1) by Dave Mason & Mike Feuer
Price: Free! Words: 129,030. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Dave Mason. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Age of Prophecy series transports you back 3000 years, to the epic battle between the Israelite Kings & Prophets. Lev, an orphaned shepherd boy, begins a journey of discovery when he’s hired to play as a musician before the prophets. He soon learns that his father’s knife holds a deadly secret about his hidden past. Lev fights to unearth his true self while the clouds of war gather around him.
Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, Abridged by Emma Laybourn
Price: Free! Words: 130,110. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
North and South is a great Victorian novel of social conflict and romance, set in the industrial north of England. This abridgement of Elizabeth Gaskell's humane and thoughtful work is two thirds of its original length. It makes her classic novel more approachable for the modern reader, and includes a section explaining the historical context.
My Only Desire by Andrea Parnell
Price: Free! Words: 106,690. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Trove Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 1 review)
Sunny Harlowe is the most notorious bounty hunter in California—a gun-toting, flashing-eyed beauty who cand out-shoot and out-ride any man…even a seductive silken-tongued rogue like Price Ramsey. As her prisoner on a wild run across the west, Price wants two things: his freedom, and Sunny hot and eager in his bed. What he gets is a woman of stormy desires—and a love bigger than both of them.
Ireland Rose by Patricia Strefling
Series: Ireland Rose, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 112,190. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
As sweeping historical romance. From the high society of Charleston to the green hills of Ireland.
El Joven Hitler 7 (La Segunda Guerra Mundial, Año 1941) by Javier Cosnava
Series: HITLER SERIES. Price: Free! Words: 115,690. Language: Spanish. Published: March 10, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » War
Prosigue la ficción histórica que nos muestra no solo las batallas sino la vida privada de Hitler y de sus generales, los enfrentamientos entre sus esposas o las luchas de poder dentro del propio partido nazi.
Valentines from Bath by Bluestocking Belles, Jessica Cale, Sherry Ewing, Jude Knight, Amy Quinton, & Caroline Warfield
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 128,080. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Master of Ceremonies announces a great ball to be held on Valentine’s Day in the Upper Assembly Rooms of Bath. Ladies and gentlemen -- and some who are neither -- ready themselves for the event. Anything can happen in the magic of music and candlelight as couples dance, flirt, and open themselves to romantic possibilities. Problems and conflict may just fade away at a Valentine’s Day Ball.