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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: $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!
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.
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.
Maggie’s Milkman by Gareth Davies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,790. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 4 reviews)
'I’m voting Tory me, I’m Maggie’s Milkman.' Meet Mal, a young, handsome milkman whose reputation as a capable lover quickly spreads around the South Wales valley where he lives. But will his lothario lifestyle survive the plans that Thatcher has for the coal mining industry or will his support for the Tories come back to haunt him?
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.
Dreams of the Negev by L. Todd Wood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by IceBox Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A short story written by L. Todd Wood while covering the Israeli/Hamas Gaza Conflict in the summer of 2014.
Royal Cowries (Cowries Series #1) by Stella Eromonsere-Ajanaku
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,980. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Pushed to marry a man she would never pick for herself, Uvbi hatches a way out to undermine the rule of law. Getting out of the age old tradition will cost Uvbi her dignity and freedom. When Nagudia, who conceals his past to gain freedom in the land, rescues Uvbi in the bush, he has no idea his life will become entangled with hers in a bizarre way.
Annalea, Princess of Nemusmar by Stephen Shore
Series: Annalea, Book 1 · Annalea, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 92,810. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
After reading the first paragraph, you may conclude that this is a book about pirates. This is not a book about pirates. Okay, there are a few pirates in the book. (Okay, there are quite a few pirates in the book.) But this is not a book that is just about pirates. It provides intimate familiarity with strong characters and a sense of sharing in their lives and adventures.
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.
The Kind Gods by Carolyn Kephart
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Did the old gods really die? A warrior seeks answers at the burial-mound of his greatest enemy in this Norse-themed elegy, first published in Bewildering Stories. Carolyn Kephart is the author of the acclaimed epic fantasy THE RYEL SAGA: A TALE OF LOVE AND MAGIC and the contemporary magic realism novel QUEEN OF TIME. 'The Kind Gods' is part of the collection PENTANGLE: FIVE POINTED FABLES.
Minos by Daniel Blair Dundee
Price: $14.99 USD. 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
The Secret of the Century by Roger Levine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,600. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(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.
Sorry Springs Texas by WC Hargis
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,280. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This was a time when the buffalo still roamed the prairie and huge cattle ranches were being put togather crowding the Indians back further from the frontier. The battle between the states was over and construction was underway. The country was on the doorstep of the machine age and an energy source was needed. The black gold seeping up out of the ground showed them the way
Alberta Skies by Kathryn Imbriani
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,770. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Upon the prolonged death of her father, Lauren Butler decides to see if there is anything left of the love she and Adam once shared before he left for the wild and rugged District of Alberta two years ago.