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Broken Vows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,220. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
One man's promise to God becomes his torment. When a charismatic priest starts his first assignment at St. Francis, he helps to transform a tired, complacent parish into one of renewed faith and hope. He’s loved by the parishioners and knows he is following the right path. Still, there is something missing from his life, something he can’t place until a beautiful war widow steals his heart.
When Saigon Surrendered: A Kentucky Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,820. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
When Saigon Surrenders is a coming of age story and a mystery set against the backdrop of a Kentucky family whose lives are forever changed by war.
Glorious Apollo: A Novel of Lord Byron
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,980. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
“Mad, bad and dangerous to know…” Caroline Lamb’s fatal description would follow Byron to his grave. ‘Glorious Apollo’ is a thrilling classic tale of the life and loves of Lord Byron.
The Empress of Hearts: A Romance of Marie Antoinette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,980. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
This is the story of the fall of Marie Antoinette – France’s most alluring Queen - and how it was triggered by a dastardly plot, the affair of the diamond necklace. Of all the jewels in the world’s history, stained with blood and shame, the most terrible is the diamond necklace that wrought a queen’s ruin and bought about the end of an era. Through its glitter there ran indeed the fires of hell.
Alice's Secret
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,760. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
In 2007 sixteen year old Callie discovers Alice’s memoir. Struggling with her own problems, Callie probes into her great-grandmother’s life as a means of escape, and unearths a secret which rocks the whole family. Alice and Callie pay a price to overcome their challenges and both learn there are some things you have to learn to live with.
Mail Order Bride: Montana Rescue (Echo Canyon Brides: Book 1)
Series: Echo Canyon Brides. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,800. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Gold Crown Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Josie Bainbridge dreams of finding a husband, but there aren’t any available men in Pullman. Evan Taft thinks mail-order-brides for the single men in Echo might save the town. Can he and Josie overcome evil forces and keep their love alive?
Doorsteps & Dreams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,020. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In 1958, Carys Bowen marries, given away by her 'wonderful father.' But her husband doesn't want his wife to work. Carys (now known as Carrie), is keen to move back to Wales and finally an opportunity arises. Longing to become a mother, Carrie finds that fate has other ideas. Then tragedy strikes... Can Carrie ever repair her relationship with her father? Is it time for her to stop running away?
Turning Points
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 99,660. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When her mother dies, 10-year-old Carys Bowen's father sends her to live with her aunt proving, in Carys' mind, that she isn't good enough. Auntie Mary suspects that Carys' dad was 'fooling around' while his wife was dying. The story follows Carys' life from 1944 to 1958, through her transition from child to young woman and her job as a nanny. Will Carys be able to put the past behind her?
La traversée des conquérants
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 42. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: French. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
L'année 1066 a définitivement marqué l'Histoire d'une pierre blanche. A partir de ce moment, s'est bâti le monde anglo-normand dont la marque est encore bien vivace aujourd'hui, même en Amérique. Et si nous refaisions la traversée ? L'un des drakkars est en partance ! On y va ?
Ready Reference Treatise: The King Must Die
Series: Ready Reference Treatises ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The author has created a plausible story based on archaeological and anthropological premises. The author believes that it may have developed into the myth.
Silent Service
Price: Free! Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » General
Lieutenant-Commander Oliver Dunbar and the crew of E-17, thirty men and boys in a steel cylinder a hundred and eighty feet long, must penetrate the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus and get into the Black Sea. The inland sea has been an Ottoman lake for hundreds of years. It’s their job to sink the ships that sustain the Empire, in support of an imminent campaign on the Turkish mainland.
Over The Line
Price: Free! Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A story of duty, chaos theory and brotherly love. On his final recon operation into Vietnam's Valley of Death, Ken Swallow learns more than he bargained for.
Die Geliebte des Wikingers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,380. Language: German. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Das Gut von Harriets Vater in East Anglia wird von Wikingern überfallen. Die mutige junge Frau wehrt sich mit aller Kraft gegen eine Gefangennahme und sticht dabei dem Anführer Ansgar ins Auge, der sie kurz entschlossen mit in seine Heimat nimmt. Wird es ihm gelingen sie für sich zu erobern?
War Secrets: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This short story takes place in the 1930s in Leipzig, Germany. The Nazis are in power, but the war has not yet begun. A young physics student and an older German scientist must work together to find a way to split the atom. But both men have secrets that could put the other in mortal danger. Originally published in the 2013 MWA Anthology THE MYSTERY BOX, edited by Brad Meltzer.
Ella Wood (Ella Wood, 1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,530. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Candle Star Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Historical » USA
Though she left Charleston a spoiled daughter of the South, Emily returns from her stay in the North a changed young woman. Her assumptions about slavery have been shattered, and her secret dream of attending university has blossomed into fierce ambition. As the passions sweeping North and South toward war threaten to envelop the city she loves, Emily must battle her father's traditional expectati
Im Zeichen der Runen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,440. Language: German. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Um einer Zwangsheirat zu entgehen, entflieht die junge Prinzessin Ella zusammen mit ihrer Zofe und besten Freundin Harriet dem Hofstaat ihres Vaters in East Anglia, England. In einem abgelegenen Kloster finden die beiden Frauen Unterschlupf, doch der Frieden währt nicht lange. In den frühen Morgenstunden des folgenden Tages wird das Kloster von Wikingern überfallen.
Imperfect
Price: Free! Words: 43,070. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
England, 1813. Lady Theodosia feels she has no choice but to marry a man she doesn't love. That is until she stumbles into a different universe where half-beings roam the ruins of an unknown civilization. When she falls for one of its inhabitants, Ahuil, Theodosia is haunted by a question she cannot shake — in the face of terrible danger, how much is she willing to risk for love?
A Girl Called Foote
You set the price! Words: 89,090. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set in England in the 1800s, this is the coming-of-age story of two remarkable people leading very different lives. Misfortune requires the very clever Lydia to seek work as a maid. From the moment mischievous Sir Jonathan catches her reading books she is supposed to be dusting, he is intrigued. Thus begins a clandestine relationship that is, for both of them, amusing, confusing and enlightening.
Two Psychics in a Typhus Epidemic
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
Three minute read. Two psychics experience a Typhus epidemic in Philadelphia, 1837.
The Outlaw, Billy Starbuck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
When Will Simpson decides to turn outlaw, he does it up right! Robbing trains will bring him the fame and wealth he craves—and will also ensure he’ll end up with the girl he loves. But his first train robbery goes awry and he makes a lifelong enemy of payroll guard Kyle Lassiter, who loses his arm in the heist. THE OUTLAW, BILLY STARBUCK, as Will calls himself now, is born.