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Weird Heroes, Book 1: Hairy Shanks
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.
Til Death Do Us Part and Even After That
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 Swineherdess
You set the price! Words: 7,780. 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.
Sherwood Forest: Homecoming
Series: Sherwood Forest, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 12,690. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Robin of Locksley returned to England after fighting in the Crusades, he expected a quiet homecoming. He did not expect to find his home burned and his family kidnapped by the Sheriff of Nottingham- but now that he has, he must battle to save his people from the treacherous Sheriff.
Just Some Old Books
You set the price! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(4.00 from 1 review)
While riding her bicycle in the neighbourhood one morning, Paula discovers a very unusual collection of old books discarded by the road side. A friendly voice calls to her with an invitation to learn about their story. While listening, Paula is transported back in time; the Nazi occupation of Vienna and a true story of love and survival.
The Witch of Ballyvale
Price: Free! Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
What do people fear? The unknown, the ruling classes, or individualism? Aged four, Mags Rose was plucked from her home that was alien to her and placed in a world where she would grow to be an individual, strong in her beliefs and values. Others fear her, wishing to dominate, and wanting her submission to the norms of society. She stands firm.
Tales of the Hanged Man: The Hundred Bones
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.
Grace
You set the price! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
On March 17th, 1912, on his journey back from the South Pole and just thirty-one miles from One Ton Depot with its supply of food and fuel, Lawrence Edward Grace Oates left the tent which he had shared with four companions and went out into a blizzard. His last words, according to Robert Scott, were: ‘I am just going outside and may be some time.’ His body was never found...
They Marvel at the Star
Price: Free! Words: 8,220. Language: British English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Thomas is a member of the Fyrd and is recruited into Harold Godwinson's army to confront Duke William II of Normandy. He is befriended by a blond-haired man called Kauko as they march to war. Thomas has no time for lords, kings or gods of any kind but Kauko seems to have a large amount of time for Thomas. What does Kauko have planned for Thomas?
Flesh and Stone
Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Unis and Pepi. Slaves of the Pharoah or makers of history? Find out in the short story Flesh and Stone.
A Taste of Love: Yule Season in Roman Camp
Price: Free! Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
(5.00 from 1 review)
Serving their masters even in this remote fortress of Roman occupied Britain, slaves Senna and Tutonius share moments of pleasure amid preparations for the mid-winter feast of Saturnalia.
An Indecent Wager
Price: Free! Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this steamy historical short, a debt-ridden Regency miss faces an indecent proposition from a wealthy nobleman.
Getting Rid of Swilling's Mills
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Swilling’s Mills was one of hundreds of tiny communities sprouting up in the scorched soil of the American West in the late 1800s. Most of those rowdy, untamed towns died off quickly. “Jumpin’ Jehoshaphat, the name of this village should be tarred, feathered, and run out of town on the back of a mule,” said Grover Jeffries, the owner of the mercantile store.
By Honor Bound
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Raiders have invaded Rowena's comfortable existence and killed everyone she knows. Now she is being given to a chieftain's son. Who will emerge the victor?
Blood Trust
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1920s London there is a secret in an East End convent and novice nun Mary is going to find out what it is. If only the continual praying would stop driving nails into her head.
The Sky Fell on Alabama
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
A graphic photo of an injured woman compelled me to research the picture and discover the back-story of the most unique person in the entire history of he world. Read on to get 'the rest of the story'.
Steenbeschermster
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.
On the Other Side
Price: Free! Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mae and Ben are polar opposites. They live and work on a cotton plantation in southern Georgia. Mae is thought to be nameless, and commands high respect, while Ben is clumsy and a coward. But when Mr. Martin shows up, Mae and Ben are thrown into a whirlwind of decisions. The risk of death and recapture, hang over their heads. Will they run to freedom, or will they stay, where their stories are.
Awfully Artful Arthur or should that be Clever Cunning Cerdic?
Series: Grimm Tales. Price: Free! Words: 13,710. Language: British English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(5.00 from 1 review)
After almost three years 21stC schoolboy Jamie meets up with Grimm again and this time Grimm finally tells Jamie the true story of King Arthur - well almost true, as true as his memory recalls, for he is no longer the young man, but the old man.
In Line for Murder
Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1890s Edinburgh, Inspector Angus Robertson has a problem: Sir Charles Foggarty wants him to investigate a murder, but the wealthy landowner's story about a mysterious dead woman is missing one vital ingredient - a body.