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Thief in the Night by Rex Sumner
Series: Tales from Harrhein, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by MyVoice Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Andy is an elite Harrhein soldier, a Lancepesade (medieval precursor to Lance Corporal) in the Royal Pathfinders. He's injured and recovering in a frontier fort, working in the armoury, when he realises he isn't alone. Something else is there, too small and quiet to be human.
Paradise Lost by Karen Mason
Price: Free! Words: 112,830. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A new family saga from Karen Mason. All her adult life, Evie Wallis has held the secret that she is the true heir to Barnham House, the stately home nicknamed 'Paradise' because of its beauty. When she finally gets the chance to visit the house, a chain of events occur that make her question if her inheritance is what she really wants.
The Wind Sculpture by Saurav Dutt
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
It is the hottest day in the summer of 1965 in Jackson, Mississippi. The March on Washington and the words of Martin Luther King JR ring loud and clear in the town, yet crowds have congregated around the town square with only hatred on their minds. One boy remains rooted by the town centre determined to honour the memory of his father, undeterred by the swelling crowd determined to silence him.
Egerius by AM Kirkby
Price: Free! Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Literary(2.00 from 1 review)
A story of ancient Etruria. Young Egerius is brought up by women after his father's early death; but there are secrets in his father's family, and as he grows older, he learns that he has a family he has never met, and is the heir to more than his father's slim estate... This is a chapter from 'Etruscan Blood', an epic novel of ancient Italy that will be published later this year.
Steenbeschermster by Iris Versluis
Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: Dutch. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(5.00 from 1 review)
Tijdens het jaarlijkse ritueel voor de Cireara, beschermsters van de staande stenen, zal de grote zus van Sila een buitengewoon offer brengen. Als tijdens het ritueel een aanval van de geelharen plaatsvindt, komt de toekomst van Sila’s mensen en de staande stenen in groot gevaar.
Luke Zane and the Bushwhacker by K.G. McAbee
Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Luke Zane don't take kindly to being bushwhacked, but when an awful pretty schoolmarm is involved, he starts to see some benefit in even a bad situation.
Indebted by Natalie Jayne
Series: Rivers, Book 3. You set the price! Words: 108,570. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Two Square Books Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 2 reviews)
2 hired thugs, 1 sheriff, 2 unlikely friends, 1 court appointed nuisance-- what could possibly go wrong? This humorous adventure is about the bonds between brothers-- even unintentional ones-- & the many hiccups of life. INDEBTED is a 'clean' read. Except for Gideon, who can ruin a new set of clothes in 3 sec. flat, pinch the blue ribbon prize & still skid calamitously into town by supper.
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 5 - Carbines and Calumets by William Wresch
Series: The Canadian Civil War. Price: Free! Words: 78,710. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In this final book of the series, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Colorado secede from Canada and fighting begins. Shawn travels to New Orleans to learn more about the rebellion and is nearly killed as he investigates involvement by an American company seeking to profit from the war. Final efforts at peace are made as people choose between carbines and calumets.
Potatoes to Gold by Kylie Taylor
Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(5.00 from 6 reviews)
'Potatoes to Gold' is a short story set in the late 1890s, during the West Australian gold rush, and offers an insight into the living conditions that outback pioneering families endured. The story is told from the perspective of a bright, young girl, Cathleen Sophia, who reveals her love of the outback and her devotion to her grandmother. And her fear of one day having to leave them both.
Undeniable - Book One: The Oregon Trail Series by Laura Stapleton
Series: The Oregon Trail, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,170. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The first in an epic series of three sections of the Oregon Trail and the three love stories begin here. Beth Ann Roberts expected to live out her life as her sister Lizzy, married to Daggart Bartlett. When Daggart sells the farm to join the Gold Rush, Beth must go with him, never expecting how much her life will change.
El Lazo - The Clint Ryan Series by L. J. Martin
Series: Clint Ryan, Book 5 · Western, Book 14. Price: Free! Words: 72,280. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 1 review)
1840's Alta California is on the verge of revolution. The Mexicans struggle to keep their gracious life-style, the Indians have sworn to defend their tribal heritage. America is determined to reach the shores of the Pacific. In this turbulent land comes John Clinton Ryan, an adventurer, a seaman, a man who must learn the ways of the vaquero if he is to survive.
The Battlefield: A Short Story by George Bedell MBE
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Battlefield is a record of an event that took place, in a small coal mining village, towards the end of the Second World War. The place was New Silksworth, located in the Rural District of Sunderland, County Durham, England. At that time there were perhaps hundreds of these villages in the northern region of the United Kingdom and particularly in the county of Durham.
Prophet of Israel by Timothy Wilkinson
You set the price! Words: 149,670. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(1.00 from 1 review)
Darkness threatens to consume Israel. High Priest Eli allows corruption to infect even the Tabernacle, the holiest place in the land. Hordes of Philistines ravage the countryside, led by a merciless warlord and bolstered by the might of a race of giants. As battle rages between Israel and their enemies, the key to their survival waits, ignorant of his destiny. A child. A seer. A Prophet of Israel.
Wessex Tales: "Schelin's Daughter" (Story 14) by Robert Fripp
Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The Norman knight Schelin (from whom the village of Shilling Okeford or Shillingstone takes its name) was awarded the manor of Okeford for his service to King William at the Battle of Hastings. Schelin holds the richest agricultural land in Dorset, but he still has a problem. His daughter would rather get herself to a nunnery than marry well. A Saxon wise woman’s potions are called for. (c.1085)
Rosebloom by Christine Keleny
Series: Rose Books. Price: Free! Words: 139,370. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Rosebloom - An Award Winning historical fiction novel and coming of age novel set in the late 1930s. Step into Rose's world, where a young Wisconsin farm girl who runs away from home. Rose is looking for adventure, what she finds is much more. Midwest Book Review calls Rosebloom: "... an excellent blend and deftly written look at 1930s America..." Library Journal Review gave it a "Recommended"
Balls (September 1981) by Mac Dyson
Series: The Fallen, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A short story, complimentary to The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea, based on actual events, set two years later. Jude and Su have got embroiled in violent civil conflict that threatens to tear New Zealand-Aotearoa apart. Of course NZ being NZ it could only be about Rugby!
Delhi De Kingre by Ajmer Sidhu
Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » General
This is a short description of police atrocities on people involved in revolutionary movements in Punjab/India conveyed in the form of punjabi scientific fiction.
Telas nobles y remiendos by Albert Gamundi, Sr
Series: Obras singulares, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 4,750. Language: Spanish. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance(5.00 from 1 review)
Alcide, el mejor sastre de un ducado veneciano recibe el encargo de elaborar un traje para el cumpleaños de su hija. Gracias a su habilidad para los vestidos ha conseguido una cámara donde trabajar bajo el manto protector de la familia interesada en su obra. Pero será el mismo encargo el que le abra la puerta para llevar a cabo una venganza pendiente de años atrás.
Loving the Lawman by Kianna Alexander
Series: Roses of Ridgeway, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 38,040. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A Budding Love... A Town in Jeopardy Just as Noah begins to woo Valerie, a rash of crime invades the usually peaceful environment of Ridgeway. When the safety of the innocent citizens of town becomes more threatened than ever before, Noah must find a way to protect them, and the woman he loves.