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Helicopter by Seksa Sea
Price: Free! Words: 23,270. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A time in which death and torture was a regular. The period of Cambodia known as the infamous reign of the Khmer Rouge, the Communist Party of Kampuchea. The horrors started in the 1970s, specifically 1975, and continued for four more years, until the ends of the Khmer Rouge. This is a story of a child named Kosal and his family, in their survival from the beginning to the end of the Khmer Rouge.
Daugher of Sparta: Chapter Three by Kristen LePine
Series: Daugher of Sparta. Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2016 by Historic Heroines. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Historic Heroines is pleased to release its first original fiction series: Daughter of Sparta by Kristen LePine. In Chapter Three, Gorgo, the daughter of King Cleomenes I, journeys through the Spartan village to meet her friend Phoebe, who is a priestess at the sanctuary of Artemis at Orthia.
The Swineherdess by ReGi McClain
You set the price! Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Medieval(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After months of planning and preparation, Inga is ready to complete her quest to rescue Dresden from a cruel king. The Swineherdess is a short story set in medieval Europe. It contains some violence, mild gore, suggestive language, reference to rape, and period expletives. Recommended for readers over 12.
Living Half Free by Haley Whitehall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,470. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical(4.43 from 7 reviews)
When Zachariah, a naïve mulatto slave, is sold to a Kentucky slave trader, and separated from his ma and sister, he realizes the true meaning of not having rights. Seeking escape, he falls in love with a Cherokee woman, under whose direction he learns to pass as white. But, he must find his voice, and the courage to stand up for his beliefs or else lose everyone he loves forever.
Her Dear and Loving Husband by Meredith Allard
Series: The Loving Husband Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,870. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Love the history, fantasy, and romance of Outlander and A Discovery of Witches? Read Her Dear and Loving Husband.
Lies We Were Told by Leslie MacDill
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 132,140. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Novelist Leslie MacDill recounts the exploits of an American in search of his Irish lineage who unearths dark family secrets and is forced to confront his own devils and demons, aided by a Caribbean healer, her granddaughter, and a ginger-haired inamorata with probable paramilitary ties. Danger and passion both await the American, who treads an unfamiliar path in the land of his ancestors.
Dandelions In The Garden by Charlie Courtland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 165,240. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.33 from 6 reviews)
Journey into the underworld of the Blood Countess. "Dandelions In The Garden," is a historical fiction novel based on one of the most infamous female mass murderers in history, the 16th century Hungarian countess, Elizabeth Bathory. The Blood Countess was a descendant of Vlad Tepes and is undeniably connected with the vampire legends of Transylvania.
White Christmas - a short story by EH Walter
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian(4.33 from 6 reviews)
See the other side of a Victorian Christmas through a housekeeper's eyes. Christmas is the biggest day of the year for Felicity and all the other servants at the de Veyney London house. There is food to prepare and guests to accomodate, including drunken cousins and amorous sisters. But no matter who they are or what their position, they all long for a white Christmas.
Graffiti by Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Once established in Britain, the Romans set about making bricks for buildings. Antonius works in just such a place, which can be grueling because of the heat of the furnace. He resents his boss taking afternoons off when he should be working...
The Red Gate by Richard Sutton
Series: The Gatekeepers Saga, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,910. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Ireland, 1911. County Mayo. For a reclusive Irish sheep farming family, a chain of unexpected events leads them to uncover ancient secrets about themselves and their place in the greater world. As the greed and ambition of an unfolding, devious plan begins to threaten their land and very lives, what will become of their home and it’s hidden legacy? What will become of their sheep?
The Amber Treasure by Richard Denning
Series: Northern Crown, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,230. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.33 from 3 reviews)
“I will take care of the body of my lord and you can carry the sword, story teller. For all good stories are about a sword.” Cerdic, the nephew of a warrior, dreams of the glories of battle. When war comes for real, his sister is kidnapped, his family betrayed and his uncle's legendary sword stolen. Cerdic is thrown into the struggles that will determine the future of 6th century Britain.
The First Lost Tale of Mercia: Golde the Mother by Jayden Woods
Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
"The Lost Tales of Mercia" are ten short tales that can be enjoyed as quick glimpses into the swashbuckling history of ancient England or read alongside the full-length novel, "Eadric the Grasper." In the First Lost Tale, the resolve of Eadric's mother is put to the test when a dangerous but powerful man appears on her doorstep.
The Last Legend by K. Writerly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,030. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
One legend still survives in the wilds of 14th century Ireland, and one young man who seeks the truth is destined to cross her path.
An Irish Nurse in Africa by Brian Ross
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 154,300. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Historical novel during Boer War of 1899 in South Africa. An Irish Nurse, Frances O'Driscoll, is serving with the British Royal Army Medical Corps in the Colony of Natal when war breaks out. She has many adventures, including capture by the Boers. Frances meets her older runaway brother who leads a Boer Commando. A tale of divided loyalty, a feisty young woman making her way in a man's world.
The Girl in the Lighthouse (Arrington Saga, book 1) by Roxane Tepfer Sanford
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,450. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
ARRINGTON book #1 2nd edition Not since V.C. Andrews gothic novel Flowers in the Attic has there been a series of books so shocking and immersed in dark family secrets. Author Roxane Tepfer Sanford has captured a strikingly similar gothic fiction style in her debut novel, The Girl in the Lighthouse. A recommended read for every V.C. Andrews fan.
Lithgow by Chris Craig
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,840. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Lithgow: an Australian historical novel telling the story of nineteenth century free settlers. The book follows a Scots family swept up by tides of change, struggling in a world forged in battle at Waterloo. Victims of social and economic turmoil in the old world, they seek a future in the new, but the same evils have followed them around the globe.
A Promise of Eternity by Stephanie Campbell
Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The year is 1914. When Alison tells her father, Owen, that she is in love with an African American and wishes to marry him, he is angry and refuses to give her permission. After Alison begs and begs, he says that he'll give his blessing only if Alison's fiancé fights in World War I—something that he isn't likely to survive.
Rise Above by AM Kirkby
Price: Free! Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A reclusive scholar, worn down by political demands of his new post as Archbishop, retires on his physician's orders to one of his country manors to convalesce. His illness, his disillusion with public life, and a new friend make a dangerous mixture...
Of Secrets, Letters, and Lions by A.E. Moseley
Series: Secrets of the Lion, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(4.33 from 3 reviews)
"Father has started keeping secrets so deep and so large that he has locked himself in his study..." so starts the series of letters that Hanna Hunt sends to her best friend in America. With her friend's encouragement, Hanna teams up with her younger sister in hopes of solving the mystery surrounding their father. But what the girls are unaware of is just how dark and deadly his secrets are.