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The Promise
By VJ Dunraven
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,400. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
(5.00 from 6 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
Anathema
By D.A. Dalessandro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,090. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Screenwriter D.A. Dalessandro (“Snakes On A Plane”) channels Bram Stoker and Jules Verne to pen a novel of Gothic horror. When Harvard medical student Balthazar Andrews arrives on Nantucket to examine a body drained of blood, he is recruited by feisty Quaker teenager Prudence Mott on her quest to destroy a creature more frightening than any imagined by Mary Shelley.
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. Category: Fiction » Historical » 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: $3.99 USD. Words: 261,850. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(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. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
(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 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. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(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. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(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.
Deadly Engagement: A Georgian Historical Mystery
By Lucinda Brant
Series: Alec Halsey Crimance, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,570. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
It’s 1763. Career diplomat and amateur sleuth Alec Halsey is embroiled in country house murder and mayhem. Alec also confronts past demons in his love life and a cruel twist of fate reveals why his brother loathes him and will go to any lengths to ruin him. If you love Sebastian St. Cyr and Julian Kestrel novels then you'll love this "crimance" (a blending of crime and romance genres).
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. Category: Fiction » Historical » 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: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » 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. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
(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. Category: 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: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,550. Language: German. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
(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.
Axis
By Carlos Luria
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: 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. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(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.
A Perfect Secret
By Donna Hatch
Series: Rogue Hearts, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,820. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Genevieve must break off her engagement with Christian and marry a blackmailer but after a year, she flees his violent domination. Just when she thinks she's started a new life, her husband tracks her down and stalks her. Though brokenhearted when Genevieve called off their engagement to marry another man, Christian will do anything to protect her from the madman--except risk his heart.
The Plan
By Susan Klopfer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
(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 Old Mermaid's Tale
By Kathleen Valentine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,620. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » 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. Category: 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 Secret of the Century
By Roger Levine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,600. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(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.