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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.
Chance Encounters by Paul Telegdi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,820. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian(5.00 from 1 review)
Chronicling the intersection of two lives, Chance and Emily's, as they meet up and separate throughout the years. Time and again they rescue each other, but can't seem to stay together as their lives are out of synch.
Memoirs of a Rum-Runner by Steven Nelson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,430. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the true life story of a Spaniard in the New World. Landing in Mexico as a boy in 1816, Clemente is at heart an entrepreneur, or mafioso; he hustles through wars, gambles against revolutionaries, teetering from one side of the law to the other. Between Havana, Tampico and New Orleans, he amasses fortunes and shakes his fist at death. A bronze statue of him still stands in Utrera, Spain.
Passion's Vision by Mary Adair
Series: Passion's, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,730. Language: American English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
Readers’ Favorite: 2014 Finalist: Two warriors, different worlds, different culture. Destine to clash, Destine to love. New Moon is a warrior. Her visions tell her a warrior comes from across the waters.Two warriors’, different worlds, meet and clash. Soon it is revealed their survival depends on their ability to overcome their differences and defeat those who seek to destroy them both.
The Chains of Diamonds by MJ Tyler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,720. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller(5.00 from 1 review)
This debut novel by M J Tyler is based on a true story, and mixes crime and family history to provide a page-turning read. Recommended by reviewers to 'readers who like an intelligent book with pace and colour.' The author's next book, 'Liquid Jade', will be published in October 2012.
The Parthian by Peter Darman
Series: The Parthian Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 233,780. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
The story of Pacorus, a prince of the Parthian Empire who is captured by the Romans and sent to Italy to live out the rest of his days as a slave. But fate intervenes and he is freed by a gang of runaway gladiators led by a man named Spartacus. This is the epic tale of the Spartacus slave revolt, as told by the man who fought by his side.
Grass Dance by Kathryn Imbriani
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,590. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
After Custer’s defeat at the Little Bighorn in June of 1876, North West Mounted Policeman Braden Flynn is assigned the task of escorting the fleeing Sioux into Canada with the U. S. Calvary in hot pursuit. While doing so, he falls in love with Sitting Bull’s niece, Dancing Bird, but must overcome the clash between two governments and the decline of a proud people to win her love.
Blood Trust by Roderick Gladwish
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1920s London there is a secret in an East End convent and novice nun Mary is going to find out what it is. If only the continual praying would stop driving nails into her head.
Julia's Violinist by Anneli Purchase
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,500. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
The lovely Julia has it all—a seemingly perfect life. The aftermath of WWII changes all that. Widowed and homeless, Julia and her two small children become refugees in their own land. As she tries to rebuild her life, Julia is drawn into a love triangle. New flames or old flames—both can burn and destroy.
Garland of Straw by Stella Riley
Series: Roundheads & Cavaliers, Book 3. Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 212,060. Language: British English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
The marriage of a well-bred Royalist lady and an illegitimate Roundhead soldier is less a match made in heaven than a union doomed to hell due to the bitter resentment of both parties. There is passion, intrigue and danger- both personal and political - as England slides into a second Civil War ... and the King is sent to the block.
To the Gallows by G.S. Luckett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,440. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 1 review)
Cole Winters is one of the first African-American lawman of the Old West and he must arrest his Native American brother in order to save him from bounty hunters.
Midway Between Heaven and Hell by S.C. Barrus
Price: Free! Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(5.00 from 1 review)
Suspense. Love. Murder. Revenge. Backstabbing business partners, disloyal lovers, and a madman seeking revenge. The madman’s plan: send the to hell with all the pomp and circumstance an event like this deserves! Will Bobbie Flanagan, a nervous young man with nothing to lose, be able to stop? Read this “twisted tale of revenge” (Lia Burres, Goodreads) to find out.
Natalie Tereshchenko - The Other Side by Elizabeth Audrey Mills
Series: Natalie Tereshchenko, Book Two. Price: Free! Words: 64,680. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
They wanted her to become the new Tsarina, but Natalie had other plans. Now she finds herself in the heart of the Kremlin, trying to hide her true identity. In this sequel to ‘Lady In Waiting’ the tension explodes into terrifying action. All protection lost, and deceived by her own mother, Natalie must again cross Russia searching for her beloved Max, relentlessly pursued by unknown assassins
Snake Walkers by Everett Prewitt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,890. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Snake Walkers tells of the first black reporter at a southern newspaper, who traumatized as a child after witnessing a tragic event in the 1950s, attempts to solve the mysterious abandonment of a small town and the disappearance of fourteen townspeople while seeking his own salvation.
Cobwebs in Time by Lois Fenn
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 85,160. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Murder, abduction, and family tragedy mixed with extraordinary psychic happenings give this story a fantastical quality as it follows in the footsteps of The Magic Mooncat. Lois Fenn has a wonderful gift for creating believable characters as she deftly interweaves the threads of this family tale to create a compelling yet comforting picture of rural life through the generations.
Hooligans by Matthew Walker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,110. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013 by Lava Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
At the outset of World War II, German U-Boats sank 259 ships—most within sight of U.S. shore—and the only thing between them and the worst maritime defeat in U.S. history was the Coast Guard’s Corsair Fleet. This is the thrilling story of four men and their heroic efforts to confront the enemy.
Johnny Rebel by Martyn C. Marais
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2017 by Martin. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
When a troop of Union Army Cavalry ride into the small Confederate town of Red Sands, towards the end of the American Civil War, they discover they have just missed the notorious Confederate renegade, William Quantrill. In his determination to get information about Quantrill, Lieutenant Farrell takes the law into his own hands. This is a side story to the Bounty Hunter series by Martyn C Marais.
Ride Tall, Hang High by Chet Cunningham
Series: The Outlaws, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Wolfpack Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
There's nothing like a smoking six gun in your hand to make you grow up fast! They were the youngest-and some said the most dangerous-gang in the territory. They were just kids, but the savagery of the untamed West made men out of them before their time.
The Crossing by Sandra Petro Hart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(5.00 from 1 review)
A fictitious historical short story based on true events. It's 1897 and Ignazia Traina, a Sicilian peasant woman, is left behind in Palermo when her husband and son leave for America. This is the story of her journey to reunite her family. Ignazia's daugher, Lena, tells her mother's story to her own inquisitive daughter...
The Race by James Rada, Jr
Series: Canawlers, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Follow the lives of the Fitzgerald family on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal as Tony and Thomas Fitzgerald race their canal barge against a train. If you enjoyed "Canawlers" and "Between Rail and River" by James Rada, you'll want to follow this adventure set a few years after the Civil War during the canal's heyday. Originally published as a limited-edition chapbook for CanalFest 2003.