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The Kind Gods by Carolyn Kephart
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Did the old gods really die? A warrior seeks answers at the burial-mound of his greatest enemy in this Norse-themed elegy, first published in Bewildering Stories. Carolyn Kephart is the author of the acclaimed epic fantasy THE RYEL SAGA: A TALE OF LOVE AND MAGIC and the contemporary magic realism novel QUEEN OF TIME. 'The Kind Gods' is part of the collection PENTANGLE: FIVE POINTED FABLES.
Berserk Revenge by Mark Coakley
Price: Free! Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Berserk Revenge is a literary historical thriller, written in the style of authentic ancient Norse sagas. For lovers of action fiction, poetry and/or alternate history.
Mail Order Bride: Westward Winds (Montana Mail Order Brides: Book 1) by Linda Bridey
Series: Montana Mail Order Brides, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 49,390. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014 by Gold Crown. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Western(5.00 from 1 review)
A historical western cowboy romance novel about a mail order bride. Stifled in her life of high society balls and parties, Tessa O’Connor makes her escape to Montana to marry Dean Samuels, a widower with two children. She is instantly attracted to the rugged ranch owner but can she break through his defenses and make him see that a life filled with happiness and love is within reach?
All I Want by Shayne Parkinson
Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » General(4.85 from 20 reviews)
A short story. In the wake of the Great War, a soldier and his bride turn a wasteland into a home. A tale of hope and sorrow; of loss and enduring love.
For King and Country by Oliver Ma
Price: Free! Words: 87,910. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.94 from 16 reviews)
Told from the eyes of Charles Stuart, the Prince of Wales, For King and Country is set in England during its Civil War. Follow the young prince as he tries to balance his loyalties to his house with his loyalties to his people against the backdrop of the European enlightenment.
Lady Danger by Glynnis Campbell
Price: Free! Words: 89,710. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval(5.00 from 2 reviews)
BOOK 1 FROM THE WARRIOR MAIDS OF RIVENLOCH TRILOGY Damsels in shining armor! Born to the blade and raised to fear no one, Deirdre of Rivenloch never shies away from a fight and never turns her back on a threat to her land or her family. But she’s never met a man like Sir Pagan Cameliard, the bold and powerful knight who crosses swords with her by day and lays siege to her heart by night.
The Smoke That Thunders by Nathan Bassett
Price: Free! Words: 109,020. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
"Africa held the promise of changed hearts and souls. This Africa would offer renewed hope and the possibility of love. It would define their destinies. Yet, at any moment, this Africa could rob them of hope, love, and destiny. Chad and Peter were to be tested and refined in ways they dare not imagine."
Annalea, Princess of Nemusmar by Stephen Shore
Series: Annalea, Book 1 · Annalea, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 92,810. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
After reading the first paragraph, you may conclude that this is a book about pirates. This is not a book about pirates. Okay, there are a few pirates in the book. (Okay, there are quite a few pirates in the book.) But this is not a book that is just about pirates. It provides intimate familiarity with strong characters and a sense of sharing in their lives and adventures.
Rose: Book One in Suitors of Seattle by Kirsten Osbourne
Series: Suitors of Seattle, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 45,340. Language: American English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Pampered socialite Rose is used to men falling at her feet. But her match with handsome Dr. Shawn Henry leaves her feeling less than adored. Has Rose fallen in love with a man who can’t love her back?
Shuri Gate by Herb Blanchard
Price: Free! Words: 89,170. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(3.00 from 1 review)
SHURI GATE is the second book written about Okinawa and its people by the author. It was written as a memoir and to tell about the Americans who were stationed there in the military and their relationships with the Okinawan people. Most of the characters are profiles of real people or composites of several people the author knew on the island.
Edward - Interactive by Mike Voyce
Price: Free! Words: 115,980. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(5.00 from 10 reviews)
What is Past and what is Present? Edward came to light in 1990 and changed my life; the events around Edward happened in the 1480s and 1490s. Can the Past change the Present, or the other way around? This book's truth, with pains-taking detail, of both then and now, may provoke. Edward could have ended Tudor tyranny with the cup, the sword and druid glass. Let's end that tyranny over the present.
Big Sky Blue by Hildie McQueen
Price: Free! Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(4.00 from 1 review)
A story of two very different people who belong together, proof that sometimes fate can have a sense of humor when it comes to love.
The Serpentine Garden Path by Edeana Malcolm
Series: The Compleat Gardener, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 18th C. England, Susan Kirke falls in love with the gardener on her father’s estate. Her parents dismiss John Dean. On a trip to London, Susan attends a masquerade at Vauxhall Gardens. Disguised as a boy, she escapes to find the man she loves. Dean elopes with her to Scotland, where more adventures ensue. The Serpentine Path is loosely based on the story of my ancestors.
The Lost Tales of Mercia by Jayden Woods
Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 69,530. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Read all ten Lost Tales compiled in one edition. Ten short stories explore Anglo-Saxon England through the eyes of ten intertwined lives: from a blushing maid to a bold mother, from a daring soldier to an unready king, and many others. The tales introduce the people who will fight, love, and betray each other until the rightful king claims the throne in the novel, "Eadric the Grasper."
Luciano di Samosata. Autobiografia non autorizzata by Simone Bedetti
Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: Italian. Published: March 16, 2010 by Area51 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
“Scrivo dunque di cose che non vidi, non mi capitarono, non seppi da nessuno, e che per di più non esistono affatto, né a priori possono accadere. Chi si trovi a leggerle, non ci deve assolutamente credere.” (Luciano di Samosata, Storia vera) La storia vera di un uomo che ha fatto della sua immaginazione l'unica realtà.
The End of Texas by Juan Batista
Price: Free! Words: 38,630. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Historical » USA(2.50 from 2 reviews)
A bumbling Texas governor flirts with secession. Far right militias flock to his call and prepare for violence to bring about independence. A backlash from Indigenous Mexicans in Texas calls for the Aztlan Now movement, Mexicans wanting to secede FROM Texas and stay loyal to the US. Militias, Brown Power people, prison gangs, police, and FBI clash. From this comes new Mexican-majority US states.
Infinite Sacrifice (Infinite Series, Book 1) by L.E. Waters
Series: Infinite, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 71,300. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Maya’s shocked to discover it’s not the heaven she imagined;in fact, a life of adventure begins the moment you die. Zachariah, her faithful spirit guide, explains the rules of the dead: in order to regain complete awareness and reunite with loved ones all souls must review their previous lives.
Tarantella: A Love Story by Siomonn Pulla
Price: Free! Words: 38,570. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Two men, one woman, and an ancient and dangerous Italian tradition. Suspend disbelief and let your heart do the thinking. 2nd edition has been edited to address typos.
Gabriella by Brenda Hiatt
Series: Hiatt Regency Classics, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 65,980. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Regency(5.00 from 1 review)
A lost wager obliges a Duke to bring a pretty nobody into fashion for the London Season. Irksome duty turns into something quite different as he falls under the spell of his protege's innocent charm. Gabriella would rather help run her father's veterinary practice than fit into fashionable society but the more time she spends with the dashing Duke, the more conflicted she is. Could this be love?
Second Helping by Arch Gallen
Price: Free! Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Essex Dorner vowed he'd never help another person without pay until he heard her defiant voice refusing to quit lands left her by her murdered husband and father. Mean and bitter, Essex heard a spirit he could not refuse to help and so found a path from condemnation to redemption. Second Helping is a Western Settler Saga short story featuring Marshall Adam Pike.