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The Tale of the Tides
By K. Writerly
Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
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The sea may play upon distant shores so long as it obeys its master's commands.
The Blackhearted Saint
By Ned Minkov
Price: Free! Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
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A student discovers a strange sonnet in a library’s collection of Italian Renaissance poetry. This leads him to another, greater revelation – a centuries-old story of lust, greed and killings – all the sins of a single man. The student is soon to find out that this mysterious persona is in the middle of one of the most shameful chapters of the Vatican's history.
Invasion USA I - The End of Modern Civilization
By T I Wade
Price: Free! Words: 128,800. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
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Volume I of IV. At exactly midnight on December 31, 2012, every electronic device made in China for the last 30 years stops working. The shutdown of the United States of America, and 97% of the entire world, is accomplished by 12:30 am U.S. Eastern time on the first day of the New Year in 2013. It takes only 30 minutes to completely dismantle the whole of modern Western civilization as we know it
The Good Servant
By Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 38,790. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
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Kingston, Canada. 1842. The Good Servant tells the tale of the Hutchinson's, a prominent English family, and Ernest Caldwell, the man who serves them. The Hutchinson's spectacular fall from grace, coupled with the riveting and suspenseful drama of the daily goings-on of their househould make this historical thriller a fast-paced and exciting read that will keep you captivated until the very end.
An Unspoken Truth
By Jessica Gold
Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
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Two experiences weave together to reveal an unspoken truth, a story never told. A teenager journeys to the site of an unfathomable atrocity, with a survivor in tow. Sixty years earlier, a small village comes together in the face of danger, to solidify an act of pure love. An Unspoken Truth reminds us of the human cost of war and its far reaching affects on future generations.
The Necromancer Whole Book
By Mike Voyce
Price: Free! Words: 51,930. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
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Now Richard III's body is found this book is FREE. The greatest ‘locked-room’ mystery of all time solved. What happened to the Princes in the Tower? Part I is the story behind history. Parts II and III are what has been done about it; love against magic, to confound the darkest forces of English history. The Whole Book resolves the loose ends and sets our world back to where it should be
Tuesday's Caddie
By Jack Waddell
Price: Free! Words: 102,150. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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It’s 1930 when immigrant caddie Conor O’Reilly falls in love with Hollywood screenwriter Annie Burke. Saddled with a hateful husband, she finds in Conor her one true love. He suddenly finds a way to be worthy of her. Fate frees her and then tears them apart. Fortunes reverse and decades later they meet again, a secret binding them. When they do, one must decide if their love should live once more.
Jars of Clay
By Lee Strauss
Series: Jars of Clay, Volume 1. Price: Free! Words: 23,940. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by Elle Strauss. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
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A novella - 23K. JARS OF CLAY (volume 1) + BROKEN VESSELS (volume 2) = Romeo and Juliette in Ancient Rome *Jars of Clay (volume 1) and Broken Vessels (volume 2) contain strong religious themes and scenes of sensuality and violence. Recommended for ages 15 and up.
Last Tales of Mercia 1-10
By Jayden Woods
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 72,000. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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The first Norman castle is being built in Engla-lond--whether the Anglo-Saxons want it or not. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. All ten stories form a prequel to the novel, "Edric the Wild." Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
Interloper's Folly
By Steven Carr
Price: Free! Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
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As the Roman legions begin their withdrawal from Britannia, one of the few remaining front line Limitanei garrisons at Gariannonum awaits evacuation while holding off a ferocious Saxon attack. Will a Roman fleet arrive in time to save their brothers’ lives, or are they fated to die in a backwater province so far from home – mere footnotes of a doomed empires that has entered its twilight years?
James Joyce has a Really Good Day
By Jennifer York
Price: Free! Words: 330. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Isn't the title self evident? A day in the life of James Joyce.
Maggie's Moon
By Andrew Hinkinson
Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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Maggie is an old woman who has spent her entire life working to heal others; now she finds herself on the run from an angry righteous mob...
Camelthorn Giants: Explore
By Jaco de Beer
Price: Free! Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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This is a historic novel about Coenraad de Buys and his quest to find the African cities of gold.
Life Everlasting
By Linda Mickey
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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The trip west wasn't what Josh had expected. He hadn't counted on walking all the way to Oregon. But the hardships didn't end with sore feet. When an unseen enemy attacked the wagon train, his loss inspired future generations.
Mesopotamia - The Healer, the Slave and the Prince
By Yehuda Israely
Price: Free! Words: 47,980. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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The healer and his apprentice slave of 3000 BC live in an old and sweet Shechrezada-like legend. Their lives hang by a thread as they struggle to exorcise a demon out of the possessed Sumerian prince's body.The craft of healing helps them navigate the murky waters of the courts of the kings of Uruk and the gods of the underworld, and influence the fate of the prince, the deamon, and themselves.
The Gold Watch
By Rik Hunik
Series: Short Stories, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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While prospecting a creek in the Cariboo Mountains near Barkerville in 1866, Pete comes across the corpse of a murdered man clutching a gold watch in his hand. Pete decides to return the watch to Sylvia, the name engraved on the back, but the owner of the watch, even though he is dead, has vengeance in mind, and a job for Pete. This story first appeared in Crimson Online Magazine #13, 2000.
Two Horizons
By Hank Lawson
Price: Free! Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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Great Pyramid, rival priests, romance with a harem (perhaps royal) woman, and jealous Queen prey on God-king Khufu. In parallel to Khufu’s labors, Mehi labors to absolve his family’s crime by self-sacrifice as a pyramid worker. The crime also burdens his love for An-khi, a governor’s daughter who aspires to be governor herself. Will Mehi save Khufu from his enemies, including Mehi’s own brother?
Lost
By Robert G George
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
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A New Zealand short story of 1500 words. Descriptive and punchy with a twist in it tail.
Wessex Tales: "A Short Walk in France" (Story 30)
By Robert Fripp
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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Friday September 15th, 1916. Just before dawn a young soldier from Okeford goes over the top, advancing into enemy machine gun fire. It's the first day of the second battle of the Somme.
Zombies! The Fall of London
By Kassandra Alvarado
Price: Free! Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
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In 1824, a mysterious plague strikes England's fair shores, worse than the American Revolution and the War of 1812, simply put the dead walk! It becomes a race against time as Captains William Parry and John Franklin traverse London, evading brain-seeking unmentionables at every turn.