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The Blackhearted Saint by Ned Minkov
Price: Free! Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(5.00 from 1 review)
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
Series: INVASION USA. Price: Free! Words: 129,100. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
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
Til Death Do Us Part and Even After That by Marina Rojas
Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal(5.00 from 1 review)
A tale of a brother's dedication set in the time period of the Irish rebellion of the 1900s.
The Good Servant by Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 38,780. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(5.00 from 1 review)
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. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » War(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Mapmaker by Brent Meranda
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
A border town in Ancient China is a perilous place—especially for a desolate girl with no father. So, when Cricket bumps into an administrator’s wife with a bag full of copper coins, she eagerly agrees to deliver her firewood. But why does the woman need firewood in the summer? And why do soldiers stop and question them? Does it have anything to do with the raid at Xitang last Spring?
The Necromancer Whole Book by Mike Voyce
Price: Free! Words: 51,930. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Medieval(5.00 from 1 review)
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
Surviving Borodino by Shaun Parker
Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
The slaughter at Borodino saw at least 50,000 dead soldiers and 30,000 dead horses. The carnage from the artillery was at a grotesque level. After the battle the Russians fell back and the French pushed on to Moscow. Left behind were hundreds of badly wounded and dying men. A handful survived living off the wasteland amidst all the dead for weeks as winter approached - This is their story.
Jars of Clay by Hope Franke
Series: Jars of Clay, Volume 1. Price: Free! Words: 24,180. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by Lee Strauss. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome(5.00 from 1 review)
A novella Jars of Clay + Broken Vessels = Romeo and Juliette in Ancient Rome (Based loosely on the true story of Perpetua of Carthage.) Sixteen year old Helena Vibius is the daughter of a wealthy business man in the city of Carthage, strikes up a forbidden friendship with a young man who works for her father.
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. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Medieval(5.00 from 1 review)
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. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome(5.00 from 1 review)
As the Roman legions begin their withdrawal from Britannia, one of the few remaining front line 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 empire that has entered its twilight years?
Every Story is a Love Story by John Moncure Wetterau
Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
A beautifully written story of first love and discovery. Patrick, an army brat, and Willow, a musician from an academic family, drift separately into Woodstock, N.Y. in the early sixties. The characters include Bob Dylan and Joe Burke, of "Joe Burke's Last Stand," Wetterau's first novel. The author says, "It was an exiting time in an exciting place. I'm not Joe Burke, but I was there."
Camelthorn Giants: Explore by Jaco de Beer
Price: Free! Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » Travel(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a historic novel about Coenraad de Buys and his quest to find the African cities of gold.
Two Horizons by Hank Lawson
Price: Free! Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Biographical(5.00 from 1 review)
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?
Wessex Tales: "A Short Walk in France" (Story 30) by Robert Fripp
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
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. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » Regency(5.00 from 1 review)
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.