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Huckleberry Finn by Dave Mckay
Series: Easy English Books. Price: Free! Words: 110,640. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 14 reviews)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first printed in 1884, eight years after Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It starts up where the other story finished, and the two books together are believed to be the best that Mark Twain ever wrote. Huck travels down the Mississippi on a raft, facing many dangers on the way, and learning about life and what it means to be a friend.
A Tale of Two Cities by Dave Mckay
Series: Easy English Books. Price: Free! Words: 140,230. Language: Australian English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 12 reviews)
"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens, is part of a special reading program devised by journalist Dave McKay. The program paraphrases classic novels, primarily targeting people who are learning English as a second language. It enables older students to read classic novels despite having a very limited reading vocabulary. 1700 different English words are used in "A Tale of Two Cities".
The Untouched Bride by Saachi Jain Jaiswal
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 69,750. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 11 reviews)
Life has taken an unexpected twist for Lady Eliza Rosawell and she is forced to marry the King's Knight, by the order of the king. Sir Daniel Throton loves living in single blessedness and has no desire to marry. So, when the king orders his marriage he is helpless. Secrets and mysetries are revelaed. Can Daniel and Eliza stay together or will it be too late?
Edward - Interactive by Mike Voyce
Price: Free! Words: 115,980. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(5.00 from 10 reviews)
What is Past and what is Present? Edward came to light in 1990 and changed my life; the events around Edward happened in the 1480s and 1490s. Can the Past change the Present, or the other way around? This book's truth, with pains-taking detail, of both then and now, may provoke. Edward could have ended Tudor tyranny with the cup, the sword and druid glass. Let's end that tyranny over the present.
The Coffin Maker's Daughters - Blind Bargain by Bunny Mitchell
Series: The Coffin Maker's Daughters, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 142,470. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 8 reviews)
A novel set in Victorian England. When Lily Spencer, naive and vulnerable, marries Charles Nightingale they strike a Blind Bargain for neither knows much about the other. But Lily discovers a dark secret that Charles has kept hidden.Lily struggles to rise above the pain of delusion and cope with a life devoid of physical love. A story of intrigue, misunderstandings, love, hate and revenge.
Daughter of The Sun by Michael Lane
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 206,360. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Many queens have governed Egypt as pharaohs, but only Hatchepsut seized the crown as king. With support from her confidant and lover, Senenmut, she overcame many challenges. But betrayal, loss and tragedy were constant companions. Her greatest fear was that her name would be forgotten: the final death. Daughter of the Sun, a fictional account of this remarkable woman, assures her name lives on.
The Promise by VJ Dunraven
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,400. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 7 reviews)
"I was deeply drawn into The Promise--the charm and complexity of the characters, the vibrancy of the settings, and the plot that gripped me from beginning to end." --Kathryn Lynn Davis, NY Times Bestselling Author of Too Deep For Tears
The Farthing Mark by Bunny Mitchell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian(5.00 from 7 reviews)
A novel set in Victorian Sussex.'They talked about Hannah, and her sinful behaviour, over the washing lines and at the well, in Farley's store and behind the church. They made their plans and it was done with great secrecy.' The Farthing Mark is a story of love and deceit, hatred, malice and revenge.
The Execution by Sharon Cramer
Series: The Wintergrave Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,060. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Medieval(5.00 from 6 reviews)
When a young priest enters the prison cell of a condemned man, he is shocked to see the face of this murderer is his own—a mirror image of himself. Unknown to each other until now, the twins form a bond of brotherhood, sealed with their darkest secrets, in one night. But with only hours until the execution, the priest begins to question which man should truly be condemned free—his brother…or him.
Potatoes to Gold by Kylie Taylor
Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(5.00 from 6 reviews)
'Potatoes to Gold' is a short story set in the late 1890s, during the West Australian gold rush, and offers an insight into the living conditions that outback pioneering families endured. The story is told from the perspective of a bright, young girl, Cathleen Sophia, who reveals her love of the outback and her devotion to her grandmother. And her fear of one day having to leave them both.
The Countess' Captive by Andrea Cefalo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,300. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales(5.00 from 6 reviews)
During March of 1248, Adelaide Schumacher—affectionately called Snow White—has lost so much. Adelaide hates abandoning her home city, her family’s legacy, and her first love—Ivo. More than anything, she hates her father growing closer to her mother’s countess cousin—Galadriel. Adelaide plots to end their tryst before her fate is sealed, and she never sets foot in Cologne again.
For Honor: An Adventure of What Might Have Been by Kat Jaske
Series: For Honor, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,450. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Escape to the intrigue and adventure of 1638 France where the musketeers uncover an insidious plot to overthrow King Louis XIII and divide the country. Fight with the musketeers; ride with them and find the spies. Try to stay alive, and just accept that Lady Laurel's fencing skills are needed. She's good, surprisingly good—-and beautiful. Enter a battle where honor is more valued than life.
Fires of Alexandria by Thomas Carpenter
Price: Free! Words: 86,790. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 5 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.
To Crown a Caesar (The Praetorian Series - Book II) by Edward Crichton
Series: The Praetorian, II. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 159,250. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Five years have passed since former Navy SEAL Jacob Hunter first brought his team of Special Forces operators back in time to the days of Ancient Rome. On the run ever since, as both hunters and prey, their lives are spent in constant pursuit by agents of the Empress Agrippina. But History is finally on their side as they concoct a risky plan to repair the timeline and find their way home.
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.
An Hour Behind by Dina Hrecak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,440. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Amazing mystery and spiritual novel that will change your view of human destiny and life. On the night when the clocks are moved an hour behind, Angelica finds herself in the male body and her reality becomes intertwined with his. Through the mysterious dreams she observes his rise from poverty to power in pre-war Belgrade, while at the same time her life seems to spin out of control.
Shipmate: A Royal Regard Prequel Novella by Mariana Gabrielle
Series: Sailing Home. Price: Free! Words: 40,670. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015 by Whaley Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency(5.00 from 4 reviews)
For shy Bella Smithson, landing a husband seems laughable, so when shipping magnate Myron Clewes offers to buy her from her unfeeling family and take her to sea, she is obligated to accept his suit—and a long list of demands she might never be able to meet.
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...