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Uncontrollable by Kevin Eady
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The life-story of Buenaventura 'El Coco' Garcia, a 101-year old Spanish anarchist. He is born on the first day of the Tragic Week in Barcelona in 1909 and throughout his eventful life we encounter many of the major events of 20th century anarchism. Politics and passion. Love, hate and revenge. Dreams and reality. All this and a final, shocking twist.
Kitty Bennet's Diary by Anna Elliott
Series: Pride and Prejudice Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 77,120. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Regency(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Kitty Bennet is finished with love and romance. Staying with her Aunt and Uncle Gardiner in London for the winter, Kitty throws her energies into finding a husband for her hopelessly bookish sister Mary, and discovering whatever mysterious trouble is worrying her sister Jane. But then she meets Mr. Lancelot Dalton, a handsome clergyman with a shadowed past...
Hildie at the Ghost Shore by Paula Cappa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Hildie is the mistress of Runecraft. Come meet her in Belgium and experience the magic of the Runes, Sleipnir, and Odin. This is a historical and supernatural mystery, a short story that was originally published at Fiction365. If you like quiet little mystery stories with a flavor of the past, and a dash of the spirit world, Hildie will bring you there.
Warwick - The Man Behind The Wars of the Roses by Tony Riches
Price: $3.13 USD. Words: 92,550. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick, the wealthiest noble in England, becomes a warrior knight and a key figure in what have become known as the Wars of the Roses. As Captain of Calais, he turns privateer, daring to take on the Spanish fleet. The friend of kings, he is the sworn enemy of Queen Margaret of Anjou. Then, in an amazing change of heart, why does he risk everything to fight for her cause
The Jailer's Son: The Legend Begins by S A Ferkey
Series: The Jailer's Son, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Book #1 of The Jailer's Son western series. Maxwell Beck is no average boy. Thanks to his Pa's insistence, he's a sharpshooter, sleight of hand artist, acrobat, and cardsharp – handy, yet highly unusual skills for the son of a traveling salesman. Still, Max thinks he's living a normal life until one fateful day when a chain of events is set in motion and the legend of The Jailer's Son is born.
White Seed: The Untold Story of the Lost Colony of Roanoke by Paul Clayton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 149,510. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Roanoke Colonists and their children slowly starve. English soldiers de-evolve to a savagery not seen since the Romans encountered the fierce Picts. Powhattan’s braves press their stealthy attacks. In England, Governor White pleads for ships to a distracted court focused on the Armada. AS… Irish serving girl, Maggie, and Manteo, the Croatoan, fall in love.
Berserk Revenge by Mark Coakley
Price: Free! Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Berserk Revenge is a literary historical thriller, written in the style of authentic ancient Norse sagas. For lovers of action fiction, poetry and/or alternate history.
La tumba de Tautira by Luis Mollà
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 157,410. Language: Spanish. Published: February 7, 2010 by ¡¡Ábrete libro!!. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(4.00 from 1 review)
En los últimos años del siglo XVIII, Víctor Lefler, un marino francés condenado por la Revolución a navegar los lejanos mares de ultramar, descubre en Tautira, en la Isla de Tahití, una misteriosa tumba española que encierra el secreto de la nave más buscada por el almirantazgo inglés.
Ars Magica by Judith Tarr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2010 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a true story. Once there was a boy whose soul soared so high that no simple farmstead could contain him. A wise teacher took him from his father’s farm and taught him all that the teacher knew; then sent him on to greater teachers, until the boy arrived at the pinnacle of the world. Emperors bowed before him; princes of the Church yielded to his will. But the boy had a secret…
Coffee with Poe: A Novel of Edgar Allan Poe's Life by Andrew Barger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,060. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
A finalist in the Best Book Awards historical biography category, "Coffee with Poe" is a historical novel detailing Edgar Allan Poe’s life. It is filled with actual letters to his three fiancées, his literary contemporaries (Dickens, Longfellow, Irving, and Hawthorne), and his bitter enemies. Live the life of America's brightest and most mysterious author.
With Bowie at the Alamo by Frederick West
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 226,020. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2010 by G and J Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Remember The Alamo is a slogan we learned in grade school, but it was the horror of Goliad, where the infamous Mexican General Santa Anna massacred hundreds of prisoners of war, that motivated author Frederick West to pen With Bowie At The Alamo. The result is a sweeping novel of such scope and depth that one cannot help being caught up in the drama even when the end is known.
Independence by Kate Kasserman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 184,880. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
An orphaned girl in revolutionary America tries to hide her damning past and save the rebel officer she secretly loves.
Wind from Danyari by Laurel Lamperd
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
The first book in a saga about the Hennessy family and their sheep station, Walara, in the Gascoyne district of Western Australia. Wind from Danyari is about the Aborigine tribe whose tribal land it was and Joe Hennessy who took up the lease and built a thriving sheep station. It follows the fortunes of his son and grandsons up to the beginning of WW2.
Wolf at the Threshold by Ronald Haines
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,290. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(4.00 from 1 review)
Iceni warrior Princess Ceridwen and Roman cavalry officer Marek come from vastly different cultures but are uniquely able to meet each others darkest desires. A perfect match, they plan for an idyllic life together once Marek’s time with the legions is up. Political change suddenly puts them in opposition, however, when Nero declares Britannia a province and forces the Iceni and Romans to war.
Spirit Falls by Robert E. Townsend
Series: The Long War, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,080. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Action(4.00 from 1 review)
Spirit Falls is the first novel in Townsend's The Long War series. It is an affecting story of childhood friendship growing into profound love, a coming-of-age novel set in the empty and hardscrabble landscape of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
The All Nations Team by Michael Jasper
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,250. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
The All Nations Team tells the story of the first fully integrated, "post-racial" baseball team, very loosely based on an actual team that played in the years before World War I. Haunted by the ghost of their white, former head coach, George must hold the All Nations together, or he'll miss his chance to reunite with his estranged family. If he doesn't score this final run, he loses everything.
The Gatekeepers by Richard Sutton
Series: The Gatekeepers Saga, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,390. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Finn’s growing family has protected their ancient secret from the world for ten years. Their peaceful life faces new upheaval as lost family returns to the remote Co. Mayo farm from America. The Irish Civil War, raging in the cities, is also threatening to pull them into its violent grasp of reprisal. Whom can they trust, now that new threats lurk in even familiar doorways?
Bird Talk: A Tale of Medieval Magic by Mark Lord
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2010 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
What do you do when you have accused the woman you love of necromancy? Bird Talk is a short story about Roger, a young priest living in a small medieval English town, who is trying to uncover what he believes are foul magical deeds. But instead he manages to implicate the women he desires in accusations of witchcraft.
The Art of Candle Dipping by Judy Alter
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story based on an actual incident in the 1880s in North Texas, when Comanches threatened a family. The mother was dipping candles and used hot wax to protect her children.