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Lady Danger by Glynnis Campbell
Price: Free! Words: 89,620. 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.
A Tale of Two Cities by Dave Mckay
Price: Free! Words: 140,230. Language: Australian English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 11 reviews)
"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens, is part of a special reading program devised by journalist Dave McKay. The program paraphrases classic novels, primarily targeting people who are learning English as a second language. It enables older students to read classic novels despite having a very limited reading vocabulary. 1700 different English words are used in "A Tale of Two Cities".
Safiah's Smile by Leora Friedman
Price: Free! Words: 27,550. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Historical » General
After the tragic 9/11 attacks, high school senior Malia Sanders watches as her world of prep-school perfection crumbles and her brother enlists in the army. Worried and alone, Malia seeks refuge through her friendship with Safiah, a devout Muslim girl. A story of love and friendship, Safiah’s Smile presents a friendship in its most unexpected form and a lesson of courage in the face of fear.
Be With Me by Becca Lusher
Price: Free! Words: 52,270. Language: British English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Barely a wife before she became a widow, Briallen feels like she’s lost everything – and now she has to watch a group of strangers move into the house she once called home. As hard as that it is to face, it’s made even more difficult by a man she feels drawn to, and two children she can’t help but love. Everyone deserves a second chance at love, even in the Iron Age.
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?
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.
Rhuddlan by Nancy Gebel
Price: Free! Words: 249,130. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
William Longsword, illegitimate son of Henry II of England, has been sent into exile in northern Wales. His nemesis, Earl Hugh of Chester, has retreated to a manor in Wales after a disastrous defeat at Henry's hands. The two resume their rivalry on this foreign ground, a conflict which expands to involve wives, lovers, local chiefs and a neighboring abbey.
Mail Order Bride: Westward Winds (Montana Mail Order Brides: Book 1) by Linda Bridey
Series: Montana Mail Order Brides, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 49,100. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014 by Gold Crown Publishers. 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?
Wicked and Wonderful by Valerie King
Price: Free! Words: 82,350. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013 by Bella Media Management. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Regency(5.00 from 3 reviews)
READER ALERT: This is a sweet regency romance. Her heart may long for more… Judith Lovington escaped a vile man years ago and found sanctuary in a traveling troupe of actors. Fending off the unwanted attentions of rakish gentlemen has become second nature to her. But when Lord Kelthorne begins his assault, never has temptation been stronger.
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.
Candle's Christmas Chair by Jude Knight
Price: Free! Words: 27,590. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency(5.00 from 7 reviews)
When Viscount Avery comes to see an invalid chair maker, he does not expect to find Min Bradshaw, the woman who rejected him 3 years earlier. Or did she? He wonders if there is more to the story. For 3 years, Min Bradshaw has remembered the handsome guardsman who courted her for her fortune. She didn't expect to see him in her workshop, and she certainly doesn't intend to let him fool her again.
Altdorf (a novel of the Forest Knights) by J. K. Swift
Series: The Forest Knights, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 76,580. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
A wild land too mountainous to be tamed by plows… A Duke of the Holy Roman Empire, his cunning overshadowed only by his ambition… A young Priestess of the Old Religion, together with a charismatic outlaw, sparking a rebellion from deep within the forests… And an ex-Hospitaller caught between them all. “Re-imagining the William Tell legend—without William Tell.”
Upon A Midnight Dream by Rachel Van Dyken
Price: Free! Words: 63,930. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
"We must marry at once!' Stefan, Duke of Montmouth declared, fully expecting his betrothed to be delighted he had come to her rescue. But Rosalind refuses. She's insulting, infuriating, intoxicating and alluring enough to drive a man insane. With the fortitude of a sailor shipwrecked, abandoned, and a soldier warring for his life, Stefan decides to lay siege to the greatest prize, her heart.
After the Dance by Ashley MacGregor
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Eliza is a well behaved eighteen year old girl, living in the 1900’s. Her home is a fire station where her father is the fire chief. Eliza loves going to the dance every Saturday night, and she always arrives home by midnight to her waiting father. But tonight she is late and she thinks about the punishment. Eliza has worked herself up into a panic. What her father does next is unexpected.
Her Dear and Loving Husband by Meredith Allard
Series: The Loving Husband Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 84,460. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Professor James Wentworth's private world is turned upside down when he meets librarian Sarah Alexander. Sarah is haunted by nightmares about the Salem Witch Trials, and she is awakened by visions of hangings and dying in jail. James must dodge accusations from a reporter desperate to prove that James is not who, or what, he seems to be. Will James make the ultimate sacrifice to protect Sarah?
Breakfast at Midnight by Fiona MacFarlane
Price: Free! Words: 88,570. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(3.00 from 1 review)
Hobart, Tasmania, 1894. From the mouldering cells of Port Arthur to the sun-dappled grounds of Wintersleigh House, Breakfast at Midnight analyses the expectations placed on young people by family members and by society as a whole. It also explores the polarised society of the mid 1890's, a time when trenchant Victorian conservatism and burgeoning feminist ideals seemed increasingly incompatible.
A Gathering of Light by Patricia Iles
Series: Light Gatherers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,970. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Union soldier Lieutenant Hixson Morris is dying on the battlefield, gut shot. But instead of dying he finds himself in the care of beautiful, mysterious Sarah Westbay who has a miraculous gift. Sarah's tragic and troubled history is turned toward a new hope and a new beginning. In saving Hixson she saves herself. Hixson learns that he can offer Sarah something that no one else can.
A Perfect Madness by Frank H. Marsh
Price: Free! Words: 111,330. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Brandylane Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish(4.67 from 9 reviews)
It is the autumn of 1938 when Julia Kaufmann meets Erich Schmidt while studying medicine at the German University in Prague. With Hitler’s army soon to invade the city and the terror of World War II looming, it is the worst of times for a Jew and a German to fall in love.
Deirdre by Miriam Newman
Price: Free! Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
~Short Story~ An Ancient Tale of Ireland... "Deirdre of the Sorrows," cursed with a beauty to make kingdoms war, is spared as a babe. When nearly grown, her beauty and youth captivates King Conor, setting in motion a tragedy that involves kings and countries, warriors and sages. A bardic-style legend told countless times in Ireland—a classic Irish tale of love, loyalty, betrayal, and revenge.
The First Lost Tale of Mercia: Golde the Mother by Jayden Woods
Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
"The Lost Tales of Mercia" are ten short tales that can be enjoyed as quick glimpses into the swashbuckling history of ancient England or read alongside the full-length novel, "Eadric the Grasper." In the First Lost Tale, the resolve of Eadric's mother is put to the test when a dangerous but powerful man appears on her doorstep.