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The Pirate's Apprentice by L.M. Batstone
Series: The Pirate's Apprentice, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America(5.00 from 1 review)
John desperately wants to join Bellamy's crew and will do anything to prove his worth to Captain Black Sam. Defying his mother is only the beginning. As John is spurred on by blind ambition, his actions become so impetuous that even Black Sam is caught off guard. Inspired by a true story.
Tales of the Hanged Man: The Hundred Bones by Mark Gelineau
Price: Free! Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
Tales of the Hanged Man tells the tale of William Rhys, accused of a crime and hung by the Lord of the land. Three days later, he came back to life. Now, cloaked in his burial shroud and back from the dead, William Rhys stalks the land as the dreaded Hanged Man. The hangman's rope that took his life is now his weapon of vengeance as he hunts the wicked and evil in medieval Britain.
What About Cecelia? by Amelia Grace Treader
You set the price! Words: 54,050. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Regency(5.00 from 1 review)
In this sweet romance, pretty and naive Cecelia Wood has lived all her life isolated Penyclawdd at the edge of the Black Mountains and on the border between Wales and England. Her beloved childhood home is entailed on a cousin. Invalided out of the army in Spain after a disastrous battle, he arrives at the estate with his new fiancée in tow. A tangle of love, jealousy and misunderstanding ensues.
Ocean's Justice by Demelza Carlton
Series: Turbulence and Triumph, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 36,980. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(5.00 from 1 review)
A mysterious castaway. A Scottish hero determined to protect her. Can they survive the storm? William boarded a ship in search of adventure, but he gets more than he bargained for when he saves Maria from the sea. Maria carries a terrible secret. Wherever she goes, death follows, and she's powerless to prevent it. With the sharks circling and a storm closing in, are sirens more than just a myth?
Weird Heroes, Book 1: Hairy Shanks by Josh Reynolds
Price: Free! Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
When a worker is savagely attacked in the Thames section of the London Tunnel Authority, Charles St. Cyprian, in his role as Royal Occultist, is summoned. He, along with his apprentice Ebe Gallowglass, are no strangers to the unusual and terrifying, but find themselves tackling something neither expected. A phantom of such savage power that it absolutely in no way is or was ever human.
The Hanging of Big Steve Long, a Western by Burr Cook
Price: Free! Words: 16,340. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 1 review)
This novelette is a fast moving western. A New York family named Hansom moves west by wagon train on the Oregon Trail. The wagon master turns out to be a gunfighter who falls in love with Carla Hansom.
Steenbeschermster by Iris Versluis
Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: Dutch. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(5.00 from 1 review)
Tijdens het jaarlijkse ritueel voor de Cireara, beschermsters van de staande stenen, zal de grote zus van Sila een buitengewoon offer brengen. Als tijdens het ritueel een aanval van de geelharen plaatsvindt, komt de toekomst van Sila’s mensen en de staande stenen in groot gevaar.
Stone Guardian by Iris Versluis
Price: Free! Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(5.00 from 1 review)
During the yearly ritual for the Cireara, protectors of the standing stones, Sila’s big sister will make an extraordinary sacrifice. When during the ritual the yellow haired men attack, the future of Sila’s people and of the standing stones is seriously jeopardized. The story is inspired by the Avebury stone circle and the West Kennet Long Barrow burial mound.
Norfolk Twilight by M L Eaton
Price: Free! Words: 12,300. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » General(5.00 from 1 review)
A short, but magical, haunting tale of country ways, adventure, loss and love.Two friends are sitting, amicably silent, in the dusk of a winter's day, when the atmosphere around them changes. Soon a story of love, loss and adventure unfolds, with unexpected consequences for them both.
Memories of a Distant Future by M.D. Robinson
Series: The Way of the Horse Series. Price: Free! Words: 93,720. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literary collections » Native American(5.00 from 1 review)
A young man thrown into an unknown world where what he once knew is gone but strangely the same. Old places seem familiar, just lack man's overarching influence. Then he finds the inhabitants of this world and they don't seem so strange after all.
Mabel Crowley: Book One by E.H. Nolan
Price: Free! Words: 36,250. Language: British English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Wealthy Mabel Crowley wishes to wed stable-boy Charlie Archer, but her parents forbid the match. Heartbroken and vowing that she will never love again, she flees to Bath, where she meets railroad tycoon Theodore Hartley. When World War One looms over the horizon, Mabel must choose between her impulse youthful love and hope for her future.
The Death of Helena by Steven Moore
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Imagine being dragged from your bed in the darkest, coldest hours of the night, and taken to a place you believed only existed in nightmares.
The Second Lost Tale of Mercia: Ethelred the King by Jayden Woods
Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
"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." Young Ethelred wants little more than to impress his half-brother, Edward. But when a conspiracy develops against Edward's future reign, Ethelred finds himself at the center of its success.
The Third Lost Tale of Mercia: Aydith the Aetheling by Jayden Woods
Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
“The Lost Tales of Mercia” are ten short stories that can be enjoyed as quick glimpses into the swashbuckling history of ancient England or read in addendum to the novel, "Eadric the Grasper." Aydith is a young aetheling whose distrust of the Norsemen often gets dismissed. With the encouragement of a kind hearth companion named Hastings, she might find another way to aid her country.
An Okinawan Affair by Herb Blanchard
Price: Free! Words: 88,970. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
An Okinawan Affair was written partly as a memoir and partly to tell about the people of Okinawa and what had happened on the island before repatriation back to Japan. And about the Americans who were stationed there in the military or chose to live on the island as civilians. Most of the characters are profiles of real people or composites of several people the author knew on the island.
The Garden on Sunset: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood by Martin Turnbull
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,740. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
In Hollywood, 1927, three naïve hopefuls band together to tread water against a tidal wave of threadbare casting couches, nervous bootleggers, human billboards, round-the-world zeppelins, sinking gambling boats, waiters in blackface, William Randolph Hearst, the Long Beach earthquake, starlets, harlots, Harlows and Garbos. But how will they get their feet inside Hollywood’s golden door?
Heart Of A Soldier by Josh Isaacs
Price: Free! Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
A young Confederate soldier, Lucas Burkette, lies on the battlefield. Struck by a Union soldier's musket round before firing a single shot, he is left paralyzed. It's here that he tries to cope with his impending death.
For King and Country by Oliver Ma
Price: Free! Words: 87,910. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.94 from 16 reviews)
Told from the eyes of Charles Stuart, the Prince of Wales, For King and Country is set in England during its Civil War. Follow the young prince as he tries to balance his loyalties to his house with his loyalties to his people against the backdrop of the European enlightenment.
Huckleberry Finn by Dave Mckay
Series: Easy English Books. Price: Free! Words: 110,640. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.93 from 15 reviews)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first printed in 1884, eight years after Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It starts up where the other story finished, and the two books together are believed to be the best that Mark Twain ever wrote. Huck travels down the Mississippi on a raft, facing many dangers on the way, and learning about life and what it means to be a friend.