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False Steps: The Space Race as It Might Have Been by Paul Drye
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Fiction » Historical » General
A popular history of the many spacecraft that might have taken us to space, but that fell short for one reason or another. Based on meticulous research from the best available sources, including those long kept secret in Russian archives. With more than two dozen images and diagrams of the space projects that never quite got off the ground.
War Memorial: A Short Story by Elisabeth Grace Foley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A short story of the Civil War, approximately 6,500 words long—the story of a young girl’s experiences in the days surrounding the fateful battle of Gettysburg, which force her to examine her own heart and show her the face of war in a way she could not have understood before.
To Glory Arise by Walter Jon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 164,230. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures(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.
The Scavengers of Graveny Marsh by L.W. Hewitt
Series: The Juno Letters, Book 5. You set the price! Words: 84,380. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Captain Janine Carlisle discovers a frightening secret - a fifth column has stumbled upon secret Allied plans for a swimming tank ready to go ashore in the first wave of D-Day. She must stop them before the plans can reach German command. But the Scavengers are planning a diversion - to kill General Patton on the eve of the invasion as he gives "The Speech." The fate of D-Day hangs by a thread.
The Ghost Saloon and Other Stories by Zach Neal
Price: Free! Words: 21,820. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » General
From the Ghost Saloon, to gold in them thar hills, and mysterious happenings on Marshall Mike Baxter's beat, great stories for lovers of the western genre.
Some Christmas Camouflage: A Short Story by Elisabeth Grace Foley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Historical » USA
On a snowy December evening during the Great Depression, a high-spirited college student impulsively decides to do some spying on a quiet classmate—with unexpected results. A short story both funny and touching, in which mischief brings about a small Christmas miracle. "Some Christmas Camouflage" is a short story, approximately 9,400 words long.
Deborah Sampson: The Girl Who Went to War by Marilyn Komechak
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,480. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
Deborah Sampson, a true hero of the American Revolutionary War, is the only woman in early American history thought to serve as a soldier without being discovered.
The Saint and the Sea Monster by Caz Zyvatkauskas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,050. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(3.00 from 1 review)
In 1250 Yorkshire England: A monk, a friar and a sailor, each harboring a deep secret, find themselves unexpected companions in close quarters. As the evening wears on and the mead flows from the keg, they wrestle with legends, lies and the fickleness of fate.
Some Mother's Son by Joyce Freese
Series: Adult Bible Stories, Book 7. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 490. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » General
A short story dedicated to all who have known the loss of innocence and the personal sadness of war. Please review the short story. Thanks
Finnegan's Gold by Kathryn Imbriani
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,320. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Penniless, pregnant and on the run after killing her abusive lover in self defense, Jenny Hanson wonders if life gets any worse than this. She needs a place to have her baby and chaos of Dawson City in the midst of the Gold Rush seems just the place for her to disappear in plain sight. But, she hitches a ride with the man sent to bring her to justice, North West Mounted Policeman Mike Finnegan.
Sarah & Gerald by Christopher Geoffrey McPherson
Price: $4.87 USD. Words: 41,280. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In the years after the great war, life was golden and happy for those who had survived it. An entire generation of young men died so others could sit on a beach and splash in the water and have sandwiches on the sand. It was a golden time for American expatriates -- like Sarah and Gerald -- to be in Paris.
Wind Raven by Regan Walker
Series: Agents of the Crown, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,180. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » Regency
A British privateer and an American hoyden clash on the high seas as they tangle with a notorious pirate…and attempt to resist the rising tide of passion between them.
Uncivil Dead by Jeremiah Coe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,320. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by NetBound Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 2 reviews)
If you enjoyed Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter, you'll love this. It's the Civil War and a small garrison of Union soldiers are waiting for an inevitable Confederate attack. Deep in the surrounding woods a horror is beginning. The dead are starting to rise and are in search of living flesh. This tale of Zombies and the Civil War is expertly crafted by horror author, Jeremiah Coe.
Alice Davenport by Audrey Reimann
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,640. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Alice had responsibilities for the younger children after their mother died and their Papa left for the Boer War. At a Victory Ball she falls for Captain Freddie Blackshaw and meets Karl, an Austro-Hungarian who becomes obsessed and determined to take her to Prague. WW1 comes and with her brothers fighting with the British, Alice finds herself stranded on the enemy side in deadly danger.
Let Sleeping Dogs Bark by Desmond Shepherd
Series: The Permanent Man, Episode 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by Forever Young Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
LET SLEEPING DOGS BARK. Between the death of his family and the apparent poisoning of Patrick Hold, Wes Cooper trusts Cahilla Indians as far as a tumbleweed travels on a calm day. But when a gang of cowboys takes Wes hostage, his only chance of escape rests in the hands of the Cahilla Indian, Takoda. Will Takoda’s help rid Wes of his prejudice?
My Rebel Highlander by Vonda Sinclair
Series: Highland Adventure, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,730. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When Robert "Rebbie" MacInnis, the Earl of Rebbinglen, happens upon a mysterious but unforgettable woman from his past being abducted, he must rescue her and take her to his castle deep in the Scottish Highlands. She sparks within Rebbie a desperate hunger and a need to protect her. Lady Calla lost her heart years ago to this dark eyed stranger. Will her secrets destroy their chance at happiness?
The Golden Road by Marina Oliver
Series: 20th Century Sagas, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 122,400. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
When her stepfather dies, Josie and her mother Dora have to face being poor. Her stepbrother Leo, owner of a jewellery factory, gives Josie a job. He introduces her to Motor Rallying, but when Josie is accused of theft she leaves. Unable to find a job, rejected by her aunt Phoebe, Josie and Dora are forced to live in a slum. Her dream of competing the Monte Carlo Rally seems hopeless.
Blackwell the Highwayman by Troy D. Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Cane Hollow Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Good-natured bandit Duke Blackwell meets a beautiful Mexican damsel-in-distress who informs him that he has become a local legend for preying on corrupt merchants. And she desperately needs the help of the famous highwayman, for a noble quest--but Blackwell has a feeling all is not as it seems...
Wairata. by Jonathan Firth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,620. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
An historical novel set in New Zealand in the late 1800's and early 1900's. It follows the life of a young Scottish immigrant who finds himself growing up in a back country town at a time when the young nation is coming of age. He must find his way through the many joys and tragedies that life throws at him, including war and hardship, love and loss, to discover what it really means to be a man.
The Roman by Larry LaRocca
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 79,850. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
There is a holy man walking the deserts of a dry and dusty Roman province. Judea is known for two things, rabid anti-Roman revolutionaries and Holy men. There is a new holy man walking the streets of Jerusalem, the lakes and hills nearby. He speaks the old words in a new way, reaching the ears of all, including the mad Caesar Augustus. A warrior is sent. He will change the world by his actions.