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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".
Back From Chaos by Yvonne Hertzberger
Price: Free! Words: 112,530. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval(5.00 from 11 reviews)
Klast, the loner, must save a maid, unmask a traitor, and make peace with his destiny; a most unlikely hero, chosen by Earth to restore Her Balance.
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 Execution by Sharon Cramer
Series: The Wintergrave Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $1.99 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.
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.
The Chronicles of Heaven's War: Sisters of the Bloodwind by Ava D. Dohn
Price: Free! Words: 260,540. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Where to begin a tale filled with closely guarded secrets of demons, gods and men that has for the Ages been hidden from all searching eyes… This our Quest…a long and twisting road to Destiny drawing us into the past, then flinging us into an uncertain future, opening a door to a mystical world… Dare you take this dangerous journey of discovery to uncover the truth of all matters...?
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.
Deadly Engagement: A Georgian Historical Mystery by Lucinda Brant
Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! 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!
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 cathedral 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!
The Coffin Maker's Daughters Sweet Thunder by Bunny Mitchell
Series: The Coffin Maker's Daughters, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,580. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Set in Victorian England, this is Daisy's story.The Wakeford farm is bleak, the inhabitants even bleaker. Jonas Wakeford, a religious bigot, has a wife on the brink of insanity and a simpleton for a son. Daisy's arrival to take up the position of housemaid has a devestating affect on all their lives.Sweet Thunder follows Daisy from here to the warmth and magic of the Variety Theatre and back.
The Work of The Devil by Ken Hudson
Price: $2.99 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.
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: 290,610. 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
Through Kestrel's Eyes by Yvonne Hertzberger
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,520. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Historical » Medieval(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Through Kestrel’s Eyes, the sequel to Back From Chaos in the Earth’s Pendulum trilogy begins seventeen years later. The peace that followed the end of the Red Plague is shattered when the lords of Gharn and Leith are toppled by traitors, throwing the land into chaos
Artemisia - a Regency Novel in the Tradition of Jane Austen by DG Rampton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,610. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Regency(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Austenesque Reviews -"I highly recommend this novel and author to readers who love Jane Austen, Georgette Heyer and traditional Regency romances!" Richmond Magazine (UK) - "Artemisia...is a great success; a protagonist of whom Jane Austen would have approved, majoring in wit and intelligence...It makes for fun reading as you curl up by a roaring fire"
Remembering PT-927 by Paul Telegdi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,840. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 3 reviews)
During WW II, a farm boy from Oklahoma is assigned to the Torpedo Boats in the Pacific. Circumstances confront him to face the enemy on a more personal level than he could have ever imagined. Can enemies learn to help each other to survive? Jordan faces the great puzzle of his time, the path an individual decides on when his country is locked in a deadly struggle with another nation.