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Tarantella: A Love Story
By Siomonn Pulla
Price: Free! Words: 38,670. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Two men, one woman, and an ancient and dangerous Italian tradition.
Edward - Interactive
By Mike Voyce
Price: Free! Words: 115,990. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
(5.00 from 10 reviews)
A novel need not be fiction, but it must compel and it must tell a cracking yarn. Here is the truth of a noble prince in Tudor times, made accessible by modern investigation. It is a love story, and an adventure story; it is also about the fate of England. The writer knows of few tales so harrowing to unfold, and that is a story in itself.
Rhuddlan
By Nancy Gebel
Price: Free! Words: 249,130. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: 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.
After the Dance
By Ashley MacGregor
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: 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.
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. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 2 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.
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. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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?
The War at the End of the World
By Heidi Belleau
Price: Free! Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by Storm Moon Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
0.25 star(3.33 from 3 reviews)
The Fetch has a single purpose: collect the soul of Joseph Byrne. But sometimes, one finds a greater purpose where one least expects.
Infinite Sacrifice (Infinite Series, Book 1)
By L.E. Waters
Series: Infinite, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 71,310. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
0.75 star(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.
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. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
0.5 star(4.40 from 5 reviews)
One night vampire James Wentworth's world is turned upside down when he meets Sarah Alexander, a dead ringer for his long-dead wife. Sarah has a secret: she is haunted by dreams about the Salem Witch Trials. Together they discover a mystery that may bind them in ways they never imagined. Will James make the ultimate sacrifice to protect Sarah and prevent a new hunt from consuming Salem again?
The Princess Of Egypt Must Die
By Stephanie Dray
Price: Free! Words: 18,050. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Princess Arsinoe came of age in the glittering court of Ptolemaic Egypt. Abused by her ruthless sister, a pawn in the dynastic ambitions of her father, and dismissed by the king who claimed her for a bride, young Arsinoe finds herself falling in love with a young man forbidden to her. (Novelette, 11k words.)
A Gathering of Light
By Patricia Iles
Series: Light Gatherers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,970. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
0.75 star(4.83 from 6 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.
Deirdre
By Miriam Newman
Price: Free! Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
~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.
Marblestone Mansion, Book 1 (Scandalous Duchess Series)
By Marti Talbott
Price: Free! Words: 71,710. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A Duke by inheritance, Hannish MacGreagor soon learned the title came with very little wealth, so he bought a silver mine in Idaho, left his wife of two weeks in Scotland, and sailed to America. Two years later, he sold the mine and became one of the wealthiest men in Colorado. Convinced his wife would be happy there, he built Marblestone Mansion on a bluff overlooking Colorado Springs, where many
The Third Lost Tale of Mercia: Aydith the Aetheling
By Jayden Woods
Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
“The Lost Tales of Mercia” are ten short stories that can be enjoyed as quick glimpses into the swashbuckling history of ancient England or read in addendum to the novel, "Eadric the Grasper." Aydith is a young aetheling whose distrust of the Norsemen often gets dismissed. With the encouragement of a kind hearth companion named Hastings, she might find another way to aid her country.
Low Angles
By Jim Stinson
Series: Stoney Winston Hollywood Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 51,250. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Against his better judgment, Hollywood foot soldier Stoney Winston arrives at a flea-bitten desert Hamlet to help Diane LaMotta direct her first feature, a no-budget indie action potboiler titled Cycles from Hell. He finds the production being killed by sabotage that turns into stabbing, near-drowning, and violent death.
A Perfect Madness
By Frank H. Marsh
Price: Free! Words: 111,330. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Brandylane Publishers. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
0.75 star(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.
To Catch A Spinster (The Reluctant Bride Collection)
By Megan Bryce
Series: The Reluctant Bride Collection. Price: Free! Words: 32,690. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Come back to a time when manners are everything and rules are made to never be broken. Come back to a time when men are in charge and women do what they are told... Yeah, that never happened. Welcome to Megan Bryce's Regencyland, where ladies with backbone get what they want. Where a woman can thumb her nose at rules and care little for convention, and yet somehow, most reluctantly, find love.
Jewels of Historical Romance
By Jill Barnett
Price: Free! Words: 55,480. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Sprigleaf. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Have you ever longed to ask your favorite author which of her scenes she loves best? Now twelve internationally bestselling, award-winning historical romance authors, all Jewels, have selected their favorite scenes to share with you in this special volume.
The Second Lost Tale of Mercia: Ethelred the King
By Jayden Woods
Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
"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." Young Ethelred wants little more than to impress his half-brother, Edward. But when a conspiracy develops against Edward's future reign, Ethelred finds himself at the center of its success.
Journal of a Civil War Nurse
By Georgiann Baldino
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
This short story is based on letters written by Cornelia Hancock, Civil War nurse. Author Georgiann Baldino dramatizes what it took to survive the inhumane conditions. Women who served as nurses came from many different backgrounds, but most served well behind the front. Cornelia Hancock was one of a few who served in field hospitals. Her presence reminded soldiers why they were fighting.