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For King and Country
By Oliver Ma
Price: Free! Words: 87,910. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
Told from the eyes of Charles Stuart, the Prince of Wales, For King and Country is set in England during its Civil War. Can Charles help his father the king to remain on the Throne of England?
Edward - Interactive
By Mike Voyce
Price: Free! Words: 115,990. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
(5.00 from 10 reviews)
A novel need not be fiction, but it must compel and it must tell a cracking yarn. Here is the truth of a noble prince in Tudor times, made accessible by modern investigation. It is a love story, and an adventure story; it is also about the fate of England. The writer knows of few tales so harrowing to unfold, and that is a story in itself.
The Comfort of the Shriek
By Scott Crowder
Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
When President Lincoln is shot dead, an apocalyptic cult worshiping in the swamps of Louisiana fears the end of days is near. When they find the apocalypse's angel buried in mud, they know it. One of them, though, has decided the angel is not theirs to fawn over, it's his. And he'll do anything at all to keep it...
Rose Of Skibbereen, The Beginning
By John McDonnell
Price: Free! Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The first book in a family saga about Rose Sullivan, an Irish girl who comes to Philadelphia in 1880 and finds love, heartache, loss, and unexpected joy during the tumultuous years around the turn of the century. She marries an Irish mystery man named Sean McCarthy, who has a violent past and a secret life, and he takes her to new heights and depths of passion.
Minos
By Daniel Blair Dundee
You set the price! Words: 290,620. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Follow Minos and his descendants, the kings of the island of Crete, as they lead the Minoan civilization out of Neolithic times to an age of discovery, enlightenment, scientific knowledge, industrialization, and enterprise. Their saga takes them around the Mediterranean and influences surrounding civilizations. You will wonder, and will learn, why we didn't have the 20th Century 3000 years ago.
After the Dance
By Ashley MacGregor
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Eliza is a well behaved eighteen year old girl, living in the 1900’s. Her home is a fire station where her father is the fire chief. Eliza loves going to the dance every Saturday night, and she always arrives home by midnight to her waiting father. But tonight she is late and she thinks about the punishment. Eliza has worked herself up into a panic. What her father does next is unexpected.
The Gunpowder, Torture and Sorrow
By Jake Murphy
Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It's the night before his execution, and lying tortured and distraught in a cell in the Tower of London, Guy Fawkes despairs. This short story explains the final thoughts, memories, pains, beliefs and love of the man at the centre of the legendary gunpowder, treason and plot.
The Serpentine Garden Path
By Edeana Malcolm
Series: The Compleat Gardener, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 18th C. England, Susan Kirke falls in love with the gardener on her father’s estate. Her parents dismiss John Dean. On a trip to London, Susan attends a masquerade at Vauxhall Gardens. Disguised as a boy, she escapes to find the man she loves. Dean elopes with her to Scotland, where more adventures ensue. The Serpentine Path is loosely based on the story of my ancestors.
"What A Dream!"
By Elizabeth & William Hicks
Series: Adventures with Joe, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
"What A Dream!" is a short story about a very vivid and lucid dream in which the dreamer finds himself on a beach at Coney Island, New York, with his older brother, Joe, and they spend the day together at the amusement park. It takes place in a simpler time during the park's heyday circa 1896. The story is filled with fun facts of the day and a realism, which transports the reader to NY, 1896.
Amethyst (Jewel Trilogy, Book 1)
By Lauren Royal
Series: The Jewel Novels, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 123,510. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
London, 1666 - Colin Chase, the Earl of Greystone, finds his carefully planned life turned upside down when the Great Fire of London lands a lowly jeweler's daughter in his arms. Book 1 of Lauren Royal's Jewel Trilogy.
The Battlefield: A Short Story
By George Bedell MBE
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Battlefield is a record of an event that took place, in a small coal mining village, towards the end of the Second World War. The place was New Silksworth, located in the Rural District of Sunderland, County Durham, England. At that time there were perhaps hundreds of these villages in the northern region of the United Kingdom and particularly in the county of Durham.
Annalea, Princess of Nemusmar
By Stephen Shore
Series: Annalea, Book 1 · Annalea, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 92,810. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After reading the first paragraph, you may conclude that this is a book about pirates. This is not a book about pirates. Okay, there are a few pirates in the book. (Okay, there are quite a few pirates in the book.) But this is not a book that is just about pirates. It provides intimate familiarity with strong characters and a sense of sharing in their lives and adventures.
The Moghul
By Thomas Hoover
Price: Free! Words: 218,600. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Doubleday 1983 Reviewers called it the best novel on India since Kipling. An immediate European bestseller, optioned by Indian/German producers who commissioned a six-hour mini-series, then Canadian producers with BBC. Based on real people (ca. 1620) – an English “sea dog” shoots his way through Portuguese gallons and into an Indian port to open trade. Once on land, there’re tiger hun
The History of Rock and Roll in 99 tweets
By Andy Szpuk
You set the price! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A twitter novel. Follow Harry as he rampages through six decades of romance, rock and roll, and mayhem. A story constructed in 99 short chapters, each one 140 characters or less. Harry's story weaves along like a getaway driver from a smash and grab, with the radio blaring. The soundtrack to his life throbs away in the background as you wonder what can possibly happen to Harry next...
The Touch of Hemp
By Adam Patterson
Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In 1897, Alfred Hamilton was the country's number one respected hangman. All that changed the morning he came to hang Conrad Edgar Stubbs.
Reminiscence
By Jake Murphy
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
As the sun sets and night creeps into the grounds, an old gentleman prepares for dinner. That evening he receives a visit from an old acquaintance, whose visit changes both their lives forever. A gripping story of love, nostalgia, ambition and betrayal, Reminiscence is the latest story from the 'Forgotten Tales' saga by Jake Murphy.
Marshal
By Russ Durbin
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Summer was still in the air when Murdock walked down the main street of the town. He was no longer Marshal Murdock. Now, he was John Murdock, rancher and private citizen. But trouble was brewing between a cattleman and a farmer that could end in a gun showdown. And the new marshal wasn't dealing with it. What should Murdock do?
The Crossed Guns
By Russ Durbin
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"...the crossed guns in Mr. Howard's parlor drew me like a magnet." That how my grandfather began his favorite story. His pa, my great-grandfather, had been the marshal of a quiet Ozark town that one day erupted in gunfire and an old-fashioned shootout. As a 10-year-old, my grandfather witnessed the gun battle. (This fictionalized account is loosely based on the assassination of Jesse James.)
Riverbreeze: Part 1
By Ellen E. Johnson
Series: Riverbreeze trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,630. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the unstable colony of 1643 Virginia, 2 brothers marry twin sisters and together face life's challenges, family betrayal and the torment of Indian attack and war.
Culann, Celtic Warrior Monk
By Duncan MacDonald
Series: The Culann Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,920. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Exciting historical novel set in 7th century Ireland and Northern Britain. Life, love and loss of larger than life characters who lived in these troubled times.