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A Hostage to Heritage: A Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thriller by Suzanne Adair
Series: Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thrillers, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,060. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Redcoat investigator Lt. Michael Stoddard expects to round up two miscreants before Lord Cornwallis's army arrives for supplies. But his quarries' trail crosses with that of a criminal who has abducted an English heir. Michael's efforts to track down the boy plunge him into a twilight of terror from radical insurrectionists, whiskey smugglers, and snarled secrets out of his own past in Yorkshire.
A Magpie Mourning by Bunny Mitchell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,850. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Portraying Sussex life at the end of the nineteenth century, this is a story of conflicts within a family, of injustice, misunderstandings and hidden passions, distrust and disappointments, and how that family is perceived by the villagers based on half truths and gossip.
Shark Alley by John C. Goins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,260. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 5 reviews)
San Francisco 1877: An insane ex-Confederate Colonel is murdering members of the famous Barbary Coast Squad. "Shark Alley" follows Detective Inspector Nick Lockwood as he pursues the evil Colonel Tobias before Lockwood's hidden past is revealed.
Deadly Engagement: A Georgian Historical Mystery by Lucinda Brant
Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Spring 1763. Career diplomat Alec Halsey is embroiled in country house murder and mayhem. He must also confront past demons in his love life and a cruel twist of fate reveals why his brother will go to any lengths to ruin him. Along with Lucinda Brant's trademark wit and high drama there are deeper subplots and even quirkier characters to have you shuddering and laughing in equal measure!
The Trials of Huckleberry Finn: Adventures with Sam Clemens by David Hoopes
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,190. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What would have happened if Huckleberry Finn and Samuel Langhorne Clemens had grown up together in Hannibal, Missouri, in the 1850's? The Trials of Huckleberry Finn tells that story and follows their relationship through Sam's years on the Mississippi. Written in typical Huckleberry Finn narrative style this book is a must-read for any fan of Mark Twain.
The Comfort of the Shriek by Scott Crowder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 4 reviews)
When President Lincoln is shot dead, an apocalyptic cult worshiping in the swamps of Louisiana fears the end of days is near. When they find the apocalypse's angel buried in mud, they know it. One of them, though, has decided the angel is not theirs to fawn over, it's his. And he'll do anything at all to keep it...
Fires of Alexandria by Thomas Carpenter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,090. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The greatest mystery of the ancient world remains the identity of who set fire to the Great Library in Alexandria. One hundred years later, Heron of Alexandria—the city's most renown inventor—receives coin from a mysterious patron to investigate the crime, setting in motion a chain of events that will shake the Roman Empire and change the course of history forever.
CUSHING, a Novel by marylou miner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,000. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This novel, based on actual events, follows the lives of James and Annabelle Wallace and their four daughters. Their triumphs and tragedies are interwoven with the town of Cushing, Quebec itself, and are set against the backdrop of a momentous period in Canadian history, 1850-1934.
Ordo Lupus II: The Devil's Own Dice by Lazlo Ferran
Series: Ordo Lupus and the Blood Moon Prophesy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,170. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » Medieval(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Can you face the fear of total darkness? A psychic historian finds secret codes in a catherdal and learns how to use the Temple Gates. But on a skiing holiday, his crippled wife is kidnapped by the witch Georgina, now allied with an assassin sect, and taken back to medieval France. He gambles with his life and wakes up in an escape-proof dungeon!
Axis by Carlos Luria
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Hatched in Afghanistan, the 9/11 attack was carried out by al Qaeda’s Hamburg Cell, code-named Axis. CIA’s Hamburg station officers got wind of it and were almost able to foil it. Almost - but not quite. This short story, fictionalized for security and readability, relates the events. Contains Special Offer
Rose Of Skibbereen, The Beginning by John McDonnell
Price: Free! Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(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.
The Plan by Susan Klopfer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Adventure » Travel(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The tight bond between Clinton and Joe, two gay, black lawyers (one of them, married) is broken when Joe is reportedly found hanged. A suicide seems impossible to Clint, and Joe’s widow is acting cagey. Clinton Moore believes Joe Means was tortured and murdered, and that his and Joe’s shared obsession—investigating and fact gathering about cold case murders and assassinations—is the reason.
The Work of The Devil by Ken Hudson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 131,950. Language: British English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 4 reviews)
London 1641: The first revolution by the people for the people is about to begin. Patrick Growsby, a printer's devil soon finds himself embroiled in a series of murders while the crown tries to muzzle him as he begins the very first investigative journalism. A romp in the spirit of the times through the sounds, sights and smells of a ribald city about to explode into open rebellion.
Annalea, Princess of Nemusmar by Stephen Shore
Series: Annalea, Book 1 · Annalea, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 92,810. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
After reading the first paragraph, you may conclude that this is a book about pirates. This is not a book about pirates. Okay, there are a few pirates in the book. (Okay, there are quite a few pirates in the book.) But this is not a book that is just about pirates. It provides intimate familiarity with strong characters and a sense of sharing in their lives and adventures.
The Old Mermaid's Tale by Kathleen Valentine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,620. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Set against the background of the maritime and sea legends of the Great Lakes, The Old Mermaid's Tale weaves a love story of grand proportions - the story of Clair Wagner and the two men she loves: Pio, a handsome young fisherman and Baptiste, the mysterious Breton seafarer and musician she is fascinated by - that pays homage to the importance of stories in our lives.
Minos by Daniel Blair Dundee
You set the price! Words: 290,620. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Follow Minos and his descendants, the kings of the island of Crete, as they lead the Minoan civilization out of Neolithic times to an age of discovery, enlightenment, scientific knowledge, industrialization, and enterprise. Their saga takes them around the Mediterranean and influences surrounding civilizations. You will wonder, and will learn, why we didn't have the 20th Century 3000 years ago.
The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
Price: Free! Words: 218,600. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Doubleday 1983 Reviewers called it the best novel on India since Kipling. An immediate European bestseller, optioned by Indian/German producers who commissioned a six-hour mini-series, then Canadian producers with BBC. Based on real people (ca. 1620) – an English “sea dog” shoots his way through Portuguese gallons and into an Indian port to open trade. Once on land, there’re tiger hun
The Secret of the Century by Roger Levine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,600. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Thirteen-year-old Jacob Zuckerman accompanies his grandfather, Abraham, to Dealey Plaza, Dallas, on the morning of November 22nd, 1963, to see President Kennedy’s motorcade. While the elder Zuckerman is absorbed in filming his now historic clip, Jake turns to his right and sees a man with a rifle, standing behind the picket fence atop the grassy knoll. Conspiracy? Absolutely.
Sorry Springs Texas by WC Hargis
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,280. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This was a time when the buffalo still roamed the prairie and huge cattle ranches were being put togather crowding the Indians back further from the frontier. The battle between the states was over and construction was underway. The country was on the doorstep of the machine age and an energy source was needed. The black gold seeping up out of the ground showed them the way