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Dreams of the Negev
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A short story written by L. Todd Wood while covering the Israeli/Hamas Gaza Conflict in the summer of 2014.
The Emancipation Of Nate Bynum
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,230. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Emancipation of Nate Bynum probes the trauma, confusion and havoc of seventeen-year-old Nate Bynum after the death of his master, Jacob Bodine. The War is at its end, but the journey for this young slave is only beginning. To save his sisters and take them to freedom, Nate will tempt fate in an uncertain world.
The Lost Journals of William Tanner
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,590. Language: British English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
William Tanner might have been the greatest scientist of the Nineteen Century -- if only he had spent less time dodging jealous husbands and pistol-wielding deceived lovers. Join his romp through the laboratories, bedrooms and bordellos of Victorian England. And on the way meet John Dalton, Albert Einstein, Charles Dickens, Sam Clemens, Charles Babbage and (pistol-packing) Ada Lovelace.
Last Lynching On Mount Oread
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
One Negro student overcame impossible odds and became the first black man to be admitted to the law school, but he failed to escape the noose of a lynch rope, cutting his college career short. This tale details the universitiy's attempt to cover up the lynching, and the efforts of the city's only Negro police officer to bring the lynchers to justice.
The Kaw Valley Scandal
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In order to grow their wealth and prominence, Lawrence's rich and the up-and-coming devised a secret method of controlling the courts. This tale is about the men who broke the grip the city fathers held on the halls of justice and returned them to the common man.
Secret of The KU Catacombs
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The steam tunnels winding their way under the Kansas University Campus have mystified students, faculty, and law enforcement from the time that the first tunnel was dug. University officials now keep the tunnel entrances a secret, and this tale exposes the main reason why.
Eldridge House Disappearances
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Eldridge Hotel is a 4-story structure made of brick and concrete with limestone sills. It is one of the tallest buildings in Lawrence, Kansas. Founded by Colonel Shalor Eldridge, the hotel developed a mystic all its own. Twice burned to the ground, first by the notorious Sheriff Jones and then by Quantrill, it sprung up anew, taller, grander, and more mysterious than ever.
The Man Who Tamed Lawrence
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,240. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Man Who Tamed Lawrence is an historical fiction tale about a remarkable, Negro police detective who rose to prominence a Lawrence, Kansas in spite of a climate of widespread discrimination and segregation.
The Tea Master
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Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The story of a warlord and his tea master in a handful of tea ceremonies. Toyotomi Hideyoshi rises from a servant to become the master of Japan, and acquires, among other possessions, the tea master and sage Rikyu who served Hideyoshi's former master Oda. Rikyu tries to teach Hideyoshi the Zen way, but will he succeed?
Revolving Doors
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 148,740. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in Thailand, Revolving Doors is the companion piece of Behind the Folding Fan focusing on Old and New Japan. Revolving Doors finds the hero exploring a new country to him as he tries to reconnect with his soul-mate.
Glome's Saga: Vikings In America
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,230. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Follow Glome's life struggle in his own words as he travels from early 11th century Norway to England, Ireland, Iceland, Greenland, and North America. This rollicking Viking adventure about the Norse exploration and attempted colonization of the new land is filled with action, intrigue, and drama, as well as the dark humor typical of the age.
Finders Seekers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,300. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Surviving both the Missouri/Kansas Border War and the Civil War, a Union soldier didn’t survive his homeward journey. Decades later James and his twin brother found a toy soldier by the creek on the Boyer farm. twin brother. Little did the youngsters know that the items they uncovered would lead to a summer of surprise and mystery. The greatest surprise, however, would be found in an attic trunk.
Spur (A Sam Spur Western Book 3)
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Series: Sam Spur Western. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,030. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Someone had given the unknown cowboy a rough ride. When Sam Spur found him, sprawled unconscious on the prairie, his hair was matted and filthy, his face bloody, his breathing shallow. With Spur’s help the unknown made a painful comeback, told his story, and the two of them set out on a vengeance ride that has become a classic of the West.
The Bronco Trail (A Sundance Western: Book 6)
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Series: A Jim Sundance Western. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,050. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The Tuscon Ring were growing fat during the Indian Wars and wanted Geronimo kept alive and creating havoc across Arizona. General Crook and Jim Sundance had other plans. To stop whoever it was selling whiskey and guns to Geronimo - and stop them any way possible … and bring Geronimo in for good. Tough orders but if any man could do, then it was Sundance!
Yuma Bustout (A Wild Bill Western: Book 4)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Wild Bill Hicock put the Danford Gang behind bars. But the prison couldn't hold them. The escapees kidnap the Governor's wife and sister, taking them hostage. Now Wild Bill has to capture the gang for a second time. But it's not going to be so easy this time around. Fargo Danford burns with taking revenge on Hickok and sets a trap for him in the Sonora desert. Has Wild Bill met his match?
Devil's Brand (A John Stone Western Book 6)
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Series: Searcher Western. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,430. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
John Stone still searches for his long-lost love, Marie. All that is about to change when he meets Cassandra Whiteside, the beautiful mistress of the Triangle Spur ranch ... and a dead ringer for Marie. It doesn’t take long for Stone to get on the bad side of the old colonel who calls the Triangle Spur and Cassandra his private property. Who said ranches live longer than soldiers?
The Killers (A Carmody Western Book 2)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,520. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Escaping a posse, Carmody hides in the quiet town of Salter City posing as the acting sheriff. It doesn't stay quiet for long as he finds himself in between a runaway bride escaping her kill-crazy husband and the Eldredge Clan - a mean bunch that ever shot a man in the back with a fierce hatred of the law. Carmody finds that Salter City was a dangerous place to be.
Mississippi Raider (Dusty Fog's Civil War Book 1)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,170. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
During the US Civil War, Belle had seen her parents killed in cold blood by agents from the North. Driven by her desire for revenge, she joined the Great Cause. That took her into the heart of a nation cleaved in two, and closer to her parents’ killers. Joining the Secret Service of the Confederacy, she pitted her courage, wits and fighting skills against the Union's best agents.
Captain Rum: A Wondrous Adventure
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,700. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Captain Rum is a grand maritime adventure. Set in 1821, it tells the tale of Fintan McAdam, who sets off over the seas in search of adventure, and to leave behind his painful past. He not only discovers amazing new lands, but learns a lot about himself on the way. McAdam, through his own words, will keep you enthralled through many a stormy night.
Hoplite - Part 1: Lysander
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: British English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
When Lysander is recalled back from furlough by the Athenian Army to intervene in a dispute between the island Samos and the City state of Miletus, Alexander decides to follow him, but finds himself trapped on the troop ship when it embarks. With the ship unable to return to port, Alexander must stay with the troops all the way to Samos but the Samians revolt and all the Athenians are in danger.