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Tristan of Dintagell and The Tristan Stone appendix
By Leah McDaniel
Price: Free! Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Helpful pronunciation guide to those tricky Celtic names. A brief glossary of some of those dark age places, people and terms. Free for the taking!
All I Want
By Shayne Parkinson
Price: Free! Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
0.75 star(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.
El Perro Negro
By Mikel Santiago
Price: Free! Words: 13,100. Language: Spanish. Published: April 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
0.25 star(3.33 from 3 reviews)
El viejo soldado tiene una historia que contar. Una historia que comenzó en el horror de la Segunda Guerra Mundial pero que ahora viaja a través del tiempo, buscándole, reclamándole una vieja deuda. Paul, el joven enfermero del sanatorio, es su único amigo y confesor.
Luciano di Samosata. Autobiografia non autorizzata
By Simone Bedetti
Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: Italian. Published: March 16, 2010 by Area51 Publishing. Category: 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.
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.
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.
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.)
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.
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.
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.
Big Sky Blue
By Hildie McQueen
Price: Free! Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
(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 Last Stage
By Russ Durbin
Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
0.5 star(4.50 from 4 reviews)
The high-wheeled mud wagon stood before the Yuma House behind two spans of mules. John Dudley stepped into the bright moonlight and handed his valise to the driver who tossed it unceremoniously into the carrying rack. Dudley was leaving to catch a steamer in San Diego bound for New York and, ultimately, to the woman he was to marry. But there was a complication...and her name was Margo.
A Promise of Eternity
By Stephanie Campbell
Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The year is 1914. When Alison tells her father, Owen, that she is in love with an African American and wishes to marry him, he is angry and refuses to give her permission. After Alison begs and begs, he says that he'll give his blessing only if Alison's fiancé fights in World War I—something that he isn't likely to survive.
The Battlefield
By Allen Hancock
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Billy rubbed his hand along the smooth woodwork of the rifle slung over his shoulder. “Do you think we’ll get to fight at last.” For most of the new men their greatest fear had always been that the fighting would finish before they had their chance to join in.
The First Wife: A Short Story
By Tommy Black
Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Meliva Maric received little fan fare or recognition as Albert Einstein's first wife during her lifetime. Although she was known, it was not until the release of the couple's love letters following Einstein's death that the world began to stand up and take notice. This is a fictionalized account of Mileva and her life.
The Cross and the Black
By Luwa Wande
Series: The Cross and the Black, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 16,590. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Amid the squalor of Renaissance France, the brash and beautiful gay prostitute, Claude Severin, is struggling. Debts multiply, homelessness looms, the one-eyed monk ever spits of his reprobation. When a mysterious stranger offers him a golden chance, Claude, desperate, ignores the shadowy nature of payment. He's happy enough at the chance to raise his station, but at what cost to his soul?
Daughters of the Dagger
By Elizabeth Rose
Series: Daughters of the Dagger, "Prequel". Price: Free! Words: 17,270. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(Series Prequel) Watch book trailer video. Mirabelle de Burgh is desperate to conceive a child. She seeks out an old blind hag selling daggers, believing in a superstition. It is said for ever gemstone dagger bought from the hag, one will conceive a child. But greed gets in her way, and things don't always work out. Books 1-4 now available: Ruby, Sapphire, Amber and Amethyst.
Rose Of Skibbereen, The Beginning
By John McDonnell
Price: Free! Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The first book in a family saga about Rose Sullivan, an Irish girl who comes to Philadelphia in 1880 and finds love, heartache, loss, and unexpected joy during the tumultuous years around the turn of the century. She marries an Irish mystery man named Sean McCarthy, who has a violent past and a secret life, and he takes her to new heights and depths of passion.