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War - 8000 Miles From Home by DR Racey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
First Lieutenant Taylor and Sergeant First Class Stewart lead 2nd Platoon of the 147th Military Police Company from White Bluff, Tennessee during combat patrols in Baghdad, Iraq during the surge. Join them as they strengthen their bonds with each other through teamwork, adversity, and catastrophe.
Mr. Wallace Takes a Wife by R.S. Dean
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General(3.60 from 5 reviews)
A small English community is shocked when the local eccentric announces his plans to marry a woman no one has ever seen. Is his intended a real person, or is she a figment of his imagination?
Caledonii: Birth of a Nation. (Part Four: The Romans Invade) by Ian Hall
Series: Caledonii: Birth of a Nation, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,510. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
80 AD. Calach, chief's eldest son, has promised aid to the south if the Romans ever invade. When the Roman Legion marches, he knows the clans must act together, and strike fast. They ride south, but the reality of war catches them all by surprise. Calach must fight for his life amidst the fractional leadership. This marks the beginning of the northern Pictish resistance against the Roman invasion.
Gunny Malone by Janie Downey Maxwell
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 233,780. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
Gunny Malone had no more chance of finding happiness than any other poor Irish girl raised on the west coast of Ireland in the early 1800s. She finds love, but tragedy soon follows and she is left to rebuild her life on the remote Blasket Islands. When famine strikes, Gunny’s world is once again tipped toward disaster. Only in the end does she find the truth that may finally set her free.
Framed: A Historical Novel about the Revolt of the Luddites by Christy Fearn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,170. Language: British English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
With all the excitement of Sharpe (Bernard Cornwell), as well as the social commentary of Elizabeth Gaskell and Victor Hugo, Framed dramatises the issues of a turbulent time and champions the resistance of poverty-stricken workers. If you liked Les Miserables, then you’ll love Framed!
The Declaration: Tales From a Revolution - South-Carolina by Lars D. H. Hedbor
Series: Tales From a Revolution. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,140. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by Brief Candle Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure(3.00 from 1 review)
A hardworking tobacco farmer in the Carolina Uplands, Justin Harris wants only to provide for his family. The outbreak of revolution turns his life upside down, and he cannot anticipate how even his seemingly most inconsequential actions will touch the lives of generations yet to come. Through crushing setbacks and hard-won victories, Justin’s perseverance serves as a gift to his descendants.
Brethren: A Gripping Tale of Counter Espionage by Leonard Leventon
You set the price! Words: 37,420. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » USA(3.00 from 1 review)
"A fun, fast paced read!" - J Price "... a good, quick read ... give this book a look." - J Luttrull "A great page turner! - K Peterson Allan Capstein trafficked the package from New York to Marie Du Berge, a beautiful Cannes film star in exchange for free airfare. What he didn't agree to was being drawn into a counter espionage ring set on assassinating a crazed Middle Eastern despot.
Loma River by Caro Mundt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,170. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Former Hollywood star, Lorna La Riviere, returns to the small town of her childhood, seeking information about her unknown mother. Meanwhile, ninety-eight year old Annie, who could answer all her questions, is finally being interviewed by her historian great-niece Hilda. Documents surface, memories are rekindled, and paths converge. But will Lorna, and Hilda, be able to handle what they learn?
Shadow on the Stones [Guardians of the Tall Stones #3] by Moyra Caldecott
Series: Guardians of the Tall Stones, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,560. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Kyra and Khu-ren must resist barbarity and destruction in the third book in the Guardians of the Tall Stones series.
Helga: Growing Up in Hitler's Germany by Karen Truesdell Riehl
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ten-year-old Helga is forced to join the Hitler youth weekly meetings. Lies and treats are used to build her allegiance to the Fuhrer. As the war draws nearer to Berlin, Helga is sent away to a Youth Training Camp. Her slow disillusionment and harrowing escape home, is a coming-of-age story of a young girl's survival of Nazi mind control. A 2015 San Diego Book Awards Winner.
Escombros by Eva Lara
Price: $6.87 USD. Words: 52,840. Language: Spanish. Published: March 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Una estudiante que prepara su tesis mientras realiza trabajos esporádicos para una pequeña editorial... un realizador berlinés que viaja a España huyendo de su pasado en Alemania... una ciudad donde todas las historias son posibles. Las vidas de Judit y Sven se dirigen hacia un encuentro inexorable a causa de una historia truncada vidas atrás que los condenará a un destino quizá ineludible.
Silk and Scandal by Cassandra Dean
Series: The Silk Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,560. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
~Book One of The Silk Series~ Eight years ago, Thomas Cartwright and Lady Nicola Fitzgibbons were friends. Now, Lady Nicola is back in London, bringing tales of scandal with her. Thomas, a respectable barrister and new member of parliament, cannot be associated with scandal...but Nicola won’t let him ignore her.
La Virada Por La Estela de la Adversidad: El Cuarto Viaje Desafortunado De Cristóbal Colón by Richard Philbrick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » General
This dual-language book about the calamitous fourth voyage of Christoper Columbus is designed for English-Speakers studying Spanish. The Spanish text is shown in boldface followed immediately by the English translation in italics. One can easily read the book in Spanish as one normally would or quickly check the translation to see how good their comprehension is.
In Defense Of Troy: The Prince's Ascent by Henry Cropsey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,320. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Trojan War is in its eighth year. Sarpedon King of Lykia leads its defense as Priam is too old to fight and his eldest son Hektor too inexperienced. Together the brave Sarpedon and the wily Priam have forged a motley alliance capable of holding out against the overwhelming might of Agamemnon’s armada. Agamemnon, though, is secretly implementing a new strategy to bring the City to its knees.
Shipwrecks in Sea Minor: 2 Tales of Shipwrecks and Survival by Lisa Silverthorne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,390. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by Elusive Blue Fiction. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Two novelettes by Lisa Silverthorne: A young Irish woman's search for her missing sister leads her aboard the R.M.S. Titanic where she must outwit a kidnapper and survive the worst disaster in maritime history. Time eddies around Ireland’s coast, summoning ghosts as a grieving survivor of the Lusitania searches for comfort & direction. Will he find both in the woman he hires as his guide?
Dharma Brothers Kodo and Tokujoo by Arthur Braverman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 182,910. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Inspirational
Dharma Brothers Kodo and Tokujoo is based on the lives of two Japanese Zen Masters, Kodo Sawaki and Tokujoo Kato. It is a story of how two ordinary boys, walking very different paths, became extraordinary men, and the deep spiritual bond between them. It is also the story of Japan form 1880 to 1965, of two personal accounts of Zen journeys to enlightenment, and of love and friendship.
A Pretty Puzzle by Marilyn Clay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
A PRETTY PUZZLE is a Regency romance novel. Chelsea Grant had been the prettiest—and most penniless—young lady at Miss Farringdon’s Academy. Telling spoiled heiress Alayna Marchmont about a family scandal was a schoolgirl’s naive mistake. Now, Alayna has blackmailed Chelsea into an outrageous scheme…spend a dull month in the country with Alayna’s elderly aunt while pretending to be Alayna!
The Countess' Captive by Andrea Cefalo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,300. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales(5.00 from 6 reviews)
During March of 1248, Adelaide Schumacher—affectionately called Snow White—has lost so much. Adelaide hates abandoning her home city, her family’s legacy, and her first love—Ivo. More than anything, she hates her father growing closer to her mother’s countess cousin—Galadriel. Adelaide plots to end their tryst before her fate is sealed, and she never sets foot in Cologne again.
Shield of Honor by L. J. Bonham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,880. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing/ Sky Warrior Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The only thing standing between you and home are 30,000 angry French knights. Young Edward De Clopton is the sole surviving heir to his family's wealth and position in England, but he doesn't want the job. His father thinks he's a bumbling idiot. His enemies think he's the last obstacle to power and wealth.
The Beginning Thoughts and Recollections of Terry Dactyl by Brian Leo Lee
Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A short story of the past. How much can you remember? Do you want to remember? Terry makes the effort and surprises himself. He tells the tale of how he saw the world through the eyes of a growing child in the 1940s.