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The Daguerreotype by Regina Clarke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Hallucination, or reality? A time-travel story... Browsing in an old shop, Professor Harry Inman comes across the image of a famous hotel in Saratoga Springs, NY, taken on a fragile silvered copper plate in 1847, a daguerreotype from the earliest photography. The small framed image becomes an unexpected window pulling him into the past, literally.
I am just Jes — One Man’s Journey from Slave to Freedman by Arthur H Barnes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,660. Language: American English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Slavers took him from his African home when he was just four years old. He and a group of adults were loaded onto a ship and herded into the hold. They would be sold as slaves once they reached their destination. Now, 14 years later, he is just Jes.
Time Travel Adventures of the 1800 Club: Book 9 by Robert P McAuley
Series: Time Travel Adventures Of The 1800 Club, Book 9. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,260. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A Peek Into Chapter One World War 2 is going against the British and Hitler develops the ultimate weapon: An Atomic Bomb. Where is Winston Churchill? There is a bonus for the reader with this story. A Peek Into Chapter Two One of the 1800 Club members is threatened as his great grandfather dies in the American Wild West.
Final Exit by Arline Chase
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 by Write Words Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Psychic Jillian Abercrombie and her brother, Jonathan, attend a benefit performance at the theater with their parents. There one of the actors makes a final exit, and Jon becomes smitten by an actress popularly known as "The Jerusalem Rose," while he pursues the mystery.
Jake Harwood: A Western by Harvey Mendez
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 46,220. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Ex-marshal Jake Harwood struggles with love and death after rescuing New Orleans beauty, Jessica Raymond in a stagecoach attack.
Chevauchée by Ian W. Cooper
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A chevauchée is nothing more than a raid, designed as much for punishment as for plunder. Sir Thomas has seen it all, and lived to tell the tale. The withered old man was a vigorous knight and a pillar of the community, with his wife and sons gone before him. Sir Thomas Jolly is on his deathbed. A short story of The Hundred Years War.
Fishpunk by Rick Novy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,870. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » USA
When Wisconsin Territory botanist Calvin Scholz receives a mysterious package from an old friend who recently came to an untimely demise, it sparks a wild adventure. The mid-1840s is a dangerous time, for the Americans are at war with Mexico. Scholz survives attempts on his life as he tries to deliver the package to his friend’s brother, an ichthyologist interested in fish-powered machines.
Story 15: Miss Yingning, or the Laughing Girl by Pu Songling
Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Betrayal: Pendyffryn: The Conquerors, Book 3 by Lily Dewaruile
Series: Pendyffryn: The Conquerors. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013 by Eres Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
“The best of men…the most treacherous of lovers.” There are many ways a woman can be foolish. Gwennan has proven all but one of them. Her husband has one goal; hers is not so different they cannot find a compromise. Her heartbreak does not necessarily mean she is defeated. His betrayal does not necessarily mean she has lost everything.
Cat Island (Privateers & Gentlemen) by Walter Jon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,850. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » USA
The British are preparing to attack New Orleans. Sworn to defend Louisiana, Captain Favian Markham finds New Orleans a city of intrigue, where Creoles conspire against the Americans, streetfighters cloak their murders under the Code Duello, the pirate Jean Laffite defies the Navy, and where two sensuous Creole women, Eugenie and Campaspe, vie for his favor.
Runaway “Their Moment in Time” by Kathleen Cook Huebbe
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,440. Language: American English. Published: August 24, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » USA
The 1950s live on at The Oasis, a drive-in restaurant in Southern California. Five children growing up in the ’70s and ’80s recapture the lost days of leather-jacketed teens racing their souped-up cars on the nearby quarter-mile. Led by Runaway, they form a car club "The Shakers." Soon they are up to their hubcaps in competition that starts out friendly, but soon detours into the danger zone.
Princes in Exile by Richard Denning
Series: Northern Crown, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,840. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
No land, no crown, no plan ... Cerdic leads two princes and fifty other souls into exile. Pursued by his treacherous brother, he must find a new home and a new future.
Jack Straw by Brian Nann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,590. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(4.00 from 1 review)
Jack Straw, a cowboy-cum-miner is late to a dying western trade and finds himself stuck in a fading boom town. His fortune turns when he crosses paths with Shannon, a tramp, who by way of Texas, has set his sights on a future in the west. Together, they navigate the underbelly of cow towns, saloons and hotels along the Southern Pacific, each heading toward their fate, a half a mile from Tucson.
The Cobweb Cage by Marina Oliver
Series: 20th Century Sagas, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 142,710. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Marigold is devoted to her family, and determined to make life easier for them. She meets Richard, wealthy and charming, and despite their differences in background, they fall in love and marry. Then comes the Great War, and Richard, a qualified pilot, joins the army. He is missing, Marigold's family is struck by tragedy, and she has to make an agonising decision in order to help them.
Willow's Way by Kathryn Imbriani
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,070. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Former professional clown, Inspector Steven Gravel of the Northwest Mounted Police takes his job very seriously. But when he approaches nearby Dawson Cattle Ranch to supply beef to a newly established fort, he finds that owner and widower Cletis Dawson is more interested in marrying off his ripe middle daughter, Emily. But Willow, the oldest and thorniest of the three, captures Steven’s heart.
My Father's Ears by Karen Goa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
When an Italian-Canadian immigrant's harsh but remarkable past catches up with him, his skeptical daughter Sophie sets out to discover the truth about her father, his relationship with a Romanian trapeze artist and a mysterious New Zealander claiming to be his son.
The Muse and Other Stories of History, Mystery, and Myth by Lillian Stewart Carl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,850. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Historical » General
A single-author collection of thirteen short stories exploring the mystery, magic, and myth of history. Twelve were especially commissioned for print theme anthologies (and three of those were reprinted in “Best Of” anthologies). One was published in Realms of Fantasy Magazine. The collection includes Author’s Notes and an essay on writing short historical mystery.
Slough of Despondence by Patrick G. Whalen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Civil War Short Stories, Volume I, is a collection of 10 Christian Historical Fiction stories set upon the backdrop of the United States Civil War.
Der Fluch der Schwarzen Natter - Hoffen auf Gerechtigkeit (Teil 2) by Roland Sommer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,440. Language: German. Published: October 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Zwanzig Jahre nach ihrer Flucht aus Nazi-Deutschland führt Hanna Weissmann, in Emmenbrücke ein gutbürgerliches Leben. Eines Tages erhält sie einen Telefonanruf, der sie in ihre traumatische Vergangenheit zurückwirft. In seiner Fortsetzung spinnt Roland Sommer Salner den im ersten Teil «Flucht ins Ungewisse» aufgenommenen Faden bis in die Gegenwart der sechziger Jahre hinein fort.
Xs and Os by Jan Morrill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This Pushcart nominated story takes place in Arkansas during World War II. When Jubie Lee Franklin meets Sachiko Kimura, they find though their skin color is different, they have something in common.