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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 6 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.
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.
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.
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.
Low Angles by Jim Stinson
Series: Stoney Winston Hollywood Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 51,250. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(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.
Two Horizons by Hank Lawson
Price: Free! Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Biographical(5.00 from 1 review)
Great Pyramid, rival priests, romance with a harem (perhaps royal) woman, and jealous Queen prey on God-king Khufu. In parallel to Khufu’s labors, Mehi labors to absolve his family’s crime by self-sacrifice as a pyramid worker. The crime also burdens his love for An-khi, a governor’s daughter who aspires to be governor herself. Will Mehi save Khufu from his enemies, including Mehi’s own brother?
The Princess Of Egypt Must Die by Stephanie Dray
Price: Free! Words: 18,050. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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.)
CHILDREN OF DOLHINOV: A SMALL TOWN IN THE MIDST AND MIST OF HISTORY by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 145,130. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » USA(3.00 from 1 review)
The story is told that long after he left Dolhinov and became a distinguished rabbi in America, Yakov Kaminetsky was one day sitting in a doctor’s waiting room when he spotted a Jewish boy who was obviously not religious. He grabbed a ball and began to play with the young boy. His assistant was amazed and later asked the rabbi why he had done that.
The Amber Treasure by Richard Denning
Series: Northern Crown, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,230. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.00 from 2 reviews)
“I will take care of the body of my lord and you can carry the sword, story teller. For all good stories are about a sword.” Cerdic, the nephew of a warrior, dreams of the glories of battle. When war comes for real, his sister is kidnapped, his family betrayed and his uncle's legendary sword stolen. Cerdic is thrown into the struggles that will determine the future of 6th century Britain.
The White Passage by Kassandra Alvarado
Price: Free! Words: 166,300. Language: American English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 1 review)
Sent away to recover from the horrors of putting down civilian insurrection, Kate Allen’s journey takes her far beyond the limits of the future into the distant past where her fate seems inexplicably entangled with that of the doomed 1845 Franklin Expedition.
Jewels of Historical Romance by Jill Barnett
Price: Free! Words: 55,310. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
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.
Far Horizons by Kate Hewitt
Series: The Emigrants Trilogy, Book One. Price: Free! Words: 86,280. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Far Horizons is a sweeping saga of that will take you from the Highlands of Scotland to the untamed Canadian wilderness and the bustling streets of Boston. Based on actual love letters, it celebrates the strength of a promise and the enduring power of love. Written by USA Today bestselling author Kate Hewitt, and Book One of The Emigrants Trilogy.
Jars of Clay by Lee Strauss
Series: Jars of Clay, Volume 1. Price: Free! Words: 23,940. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by Elle Strauss. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance(5.00 from 1 review)
A novella - 23K. JARS OF CLAY (volume 1) + BROKEN VESSELS (volume 2) = Romeo and Juliette in Ancient Rome *Jars of Clay (volume 1) and Broken Vessels (volume 2) contain strong religious themes and scenes of sensuality and violence. Recommended for ages 15 and up.
Seven Lives Together-The Mughal Warrior by Shrimant
Series: Seven Lives Together, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,980. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Historical » Medieval(5.00 from 12 reviews)
The book shows an Australian couple’s journey through the cycle of lives and deaths from 16th Century onwards. They fell in love while participating in the hunter game. The monk who performed their wedding ceremony blessed them to continue their marital journey for at least seven lives. Will they be really remain together in their long journey through centuries?