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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.
The Chronicles of Heaven's War: Sisters of the Bloodwind by Ava D. Dohn
Price: $0.99 USD. 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, 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.
Deadly Engagement: A Georgian Historical Mystery by Lucinda Brant
Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 1. Price: $0.99 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...
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.
Königliche Republik by Annemarie Nikolaus
Price: $6.65 USD. Words: 99,550. Language: German. Published: March 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 4 reviews)
1647: Die Patriziertochter Mirella Scandore ist mit einem Neffen des spanischen Vizekönigs verlobt, als sich Neapel erhebt und den Herzog von Lothringen zun neuen Dogen erwählt. Mirella verliebt sich in dessen Mündel Alexandre. Ihr Bruder Dario aber verrät die Republik; schweren Herzens deckt sie ihn. Doch dann plant er ein Attentat auf den Dogen, bei dem auch Alexandre getötet würde.
Ordo Lupus II: The Devil's Own Dice by Lazlo Ferran
Series: Ordo Lupus and the Blood Moon Prophesy. Price: $3.99 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: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,410. 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.
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 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.
Wicked and Wonderful by Valerie King
Price: Free! Words: 82,350. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013 by Twin Bridges Creations LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Regency(5.00 from 4 reviews)
READER ALERT: This is a sweet regency romance. Her heart may long for more… Judith Lovington escaped a vile man years ago and found sanctuary in a traveling troupe of actors. Fending off the unwanted attentions of rakish gentlemen has become second nature to her. But when Lord Kelthorne begins his assault, never has temptation been stronger.
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.