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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?
Side Door to Heaven for Hemingway by David Wyant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 173,380. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Even though suicide kept him out of the main gate, Ernest wrangled a way into Heaven's side door. He also gives us a beautifully captivating flashback to his most idyllic summer up in Michigan, 1917.
Chessboard of Destiny by Eugenia Jenny Williams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,140. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Published by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS The aging Gypsy busker plays his concertina... his mind floods with memories… memories of the traditions of nomadic Gypsies, of his childhood marriage, her death in childbirth, life in the concentration camps… and his survival. A carefully plotted story of intrigue, old and new love, deprivation and suffering… a chessboard of destiny!
Warsaw Freedom by Kimberly Kaplan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,670. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » General
Stefania and Paulina are Jewish women living in the Warsaw Ghetto during WWII. Stefania smuggles children out of the Ghetto. She tries to convince Paulina to smuggle out her son, Henryk. Paulina refuses. Stefania smuggles the boy out without Paulina's knowledge. After confronting Stefania, the two women get smuggled out together and have to survive hidden in Warsaw.
Port Robe by Jon Peasey
Price: Free! Words: 33,230. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
In January 1857 the arrival of a sailing ship at Port Robe, in the Province of South Australia, stirs the small township of Robe Town into frantic action. The tall ship is flying a British flag. It moves into deep water off the end of the jetties and lets down its anchors. The decks are crowded with passengers!
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.
Sudden 4: Sudden - Dead or Alive by Frederick H. Christian
Series: Sudden (Western), Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,150. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When the capable-looking drifter rode into town and tossed the rulebook out of the window, most of the townspeople ran for cover. But this time Cullane men died and San Jaime was no longer in bondage. How long this freedom would last was another question - for up in the mountains Old Man Cullane bellowed his order at his cutthroat crew:.Bring me Sudden - dead or alive!
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.
The Disciple Scroll by Allan Rabinowitz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,910. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
As the Babylonian empire threatened to conquer ancient Jerusalem, the Hebrew prophet Jeremiah exhorted and beseeched it's people to follow their moral mission. Into a scroll written for his grandson, fifty years after Jeremiah’s death, Baruch unburdens his heart about his entangled ties with the prophet, recalling a vanished world of teeming Jerusalem alleys and markets.
The Dove, The Dragon & The Flame by LizX
Price: Free! Words: 79,660. Language: British English. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(5.00 from 1 review)
In every fairytale there's a heroine, a bad guy who makes her life a misery and one who comes to her rescue. Tradition dictates them as literary myths of afflicted love where good always triumphs over evil. This story isn't any old fairytale, but a modern one with a twist. One in which possession is nine tenths of the story.
Swallowcliffe Hall 1939: Isobel's Story by Jennie Walters
Series: Swallowcliffe Hall. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,260. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
In the final part of the 'Swallowcliffe Hall' trilogy, Isobel comes to the shell of this once-beautiful house with her gas mask in 1939, to stay with her grandmother Polly. Rumours of war are everywhere and it's an anxious time, especially for Andreas, a Jewish boy Izzie meets in the village who has escaped from Nazi Germany. Can she help his family find sanctuary at the Hall too?
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 Juniper Bride by Maddie Taylor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,100. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014 by Blushing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A young woman hides aboard the train to follow her fiancé west, rather than be left behind with her stepmother and papa. Disaster seems to follow her, though, beginning with a rail accident. Can her fiancé protect her? And what will she think, when she learns of his reason for coming west in the first place?
Adelé van Soothsbay by JH Terry
Price: Free! Words: 31,530. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
In the 1650s Adelé van Soothsbay lives in New Amsterdam, New Netherlands, neglected by her parents in favor of her older sister, Higgles. After being sent away by her parents after attacking her sister Adelé returns when Higgles runs away. To her parents horror Adelé is a tomboy and must begin to realize a world she left too young to understand.
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.
Une Infâme Traîtrise by Patrick Huet
Series: Histoires lyonnaises, Book 14 · Histoires insolites et vraies, Book 14. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: French. Published: March 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Juin 1714. Les édiles de Lyon pouvaient considérer que tout allait pour le mieux. En effet, les petites gens travaillaient dur, le poids des impôts les enchaînait davantage à leur ouvrage. Sans parler des taxes à payer sur chaque marchandise qui passait les portes de la ville. Bref, tout pour ravir la bourse et le sentiment de puissance des plus hauts personnages de la cité.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: The Taming of Al Capone by David Wyant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Young Ernie Hemingway and his friends meet up with Al Capone and his gang as he travels north to do some business in Petoskey. Capone's trip is cut short when he reaches Horton Bay and something highly unlikely changes his life!
Come What May by Sherryl Caulfield
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,960. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Come What May, Book 2 of The Iceberg Trilogy, continues the story of the Daltons through their daughter, Gene. In 1951, seventeen-year old Gene travels north into the Canadian wilderness. There, she meets Sonny Marlow, a pilot not long returned from Europe. Drawn together by love but kept apart by fear, theirs is a tumultuous relationship that is as unpredictable as the woman Gene becomes.
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 Travelers' Club: Fire and Ash by Michael Bradley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,560. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The Travelers’ Club is back! As 1880 draws to a close, the members of the secret British adventuring group, The Travelers’ Club, are back in the saddle and looking for trouble. With new members along for the ride, the intrepid team will take on international spies, wily women and the ancient Atlantean threat at the very Gates to Hell in the Territory of Arizona and the untamed American West.