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Bridget's Story by Keith R. Baker
Price: Free! Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
Bridget's Story is a novelette prequel to the Longshot Series of novels set in the 1860s Civil War United States. This book provides information and insight to the meeting and relationship of the series' main character, Rob Finn and his wife Bridget Murphy Riley.
Cornelius Noon: Chief Turret Captain USN. Part 3: War at Sea by Anthony Delano
You set the price! Words: 47,420. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » USA
1913. In the last instalment of the serial, Noon is devastated by the damage his shooting has done in Vera Cruz. He is sheltered by Mrs Smiley the bordello keeper and repays her by picking off the marine who rapes her. He is spectacularly seduced by Leonora, the diplomatic wife. When the European war begins he is on board a British battlecruiser duelling with a German ships--and an old friend.
The Geisha with the Green Eyes by India Millar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,350. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016 by Red Empress Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Half Japanese, half foreign Barbarian, born to captivity. Defiled at thirteen when her virginity was sold to the highest bidder. Possessed by the greatest actor in the kabuki theater. Stolen by the most powerful yakuza in Edo. The Geisha with the Green Eyes
From Coast To Coast by Dawn Pitts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,760. Language: Australian English. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The story continues to follow the Whittiker and Morgan families as the children grow to adulthood and pursue their dreams. With the Morgan family living in Sydney visiting is expensive and they continue their friendship with letters and phone calls. How will the next generation follow their dreams and cope with disasters that befall them and the nation. As they communicate From Coast To Coast.
Kentucky Moon by Wes McCloud
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,230. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
In the mouth of the Great Depression two brothers embark on a horrific task of tracking down an evil entity that dwells within the shadowy depths of the forest. With high spirits, the combined forces of five brave hunting dogs and one mysterious stray dog named Ghost, the Webb brothers set out to extinguish the monster under the haunting glow of the Kentucky Moon.
The Man Who Dealt in Blood by George Wolk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,120. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » USA
It is 1947. The Jews in Palestine face extinction. In desperation, they send an envoy to Blume, the czar of organized crime in the U.S.A.—the one man in the world who can get them arms! How does a kid from the Lower East Side become so powerful a crime figure that he holds a nation’s fate in his hands? This wide-ranging novel tells the whole story of Marcus Blume.
7 Short Stories: From Petrograd to Rostov-on-Don by Karlis Kadegis
Price: Free! Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » General
7 short stories that are connected by a train riding from Petrograd to Rostov-on-Don on March 14, 1918. While essentially separate entries, these stories hint at how a single event, no matter how mundane, can intertwine different people's lives.
New Horizons by Dawn Pitts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,410. Language: Australian English. Published: August 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Patricia is posted to Northam to teach and Benjamin is farming with his father at Chadora. How will they survive being apart so soon after Patricia regains her sight? The Korean War shatters dreams of peace and Godfrey leaves his wife, Gloria and daughter, Hope living near his parents. Tragedy strikes and the Morgan’s decide to move to Sydney and put all behind them. A New Horizon is their hope.
Era Of Change by Dawn Pitts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,620. Language: Australian English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The Whittiker and Murphy families are thrown into turmoil and the peace they have been look forward to suddenly bring changes that none were expecting. How will they cope with Benjamin’s fiancée’s blindness and her refusal to see him. Connie struggles with depression and it is worsened by unexpected marriage arrangements and a pregnancy.
Three-Cornered Sun by Norbert Mercado
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
“Three-cornered sun…” Josephine mused as she looked at Aguinaldo’s sketch. “Yes. The national flag has a three-cornered sun! There is a star on each corner of the triangle,” Marcela said. “What do the three stars represent?” Delfina asked. “The three stars represent Luzon, Panay Island for the Visayas, and then Mindanao, the three principal islands of the Philippines,” Marcela replied.
Bunting, Bicycles and Blackmail by Ches Torrants
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,870. Language: British English. Published: August 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Coming of age
(A novella) In 1953, Coronation Year, wartime rationing is almost over. Things can only get better. Daniel is leaving school. He gives up his part-time job at the warehouse where such puzzling things have happened. He wants to work as a mechanic but Mum wants him to aim higher and to marry a better class of girl.
The War Years by Dawn Pitts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,490. Language: Australian English. Published: August 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
What will happen to the children now caught up in the uncertain years ahead? Will any pay the ultimate price, and if so how do their families cope with the trauma of war? Will the men volunteer to serve overseas? Will the nurses join them? The trauma involves those in America as well as in Australia when both countries are attacked by the enemy.
Storm Clouds by Dawn Pitts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,430. Language: Australian English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The family line is continued through Kitty Whittiker (nee Everett) with references to the Mark Everett family as well as their friends Samuel and Millie Murphy’s descendants. With war change comes to the families who have been friends for decades. Hardship and follows as the world plunges into the Great Depression.
The Warning Bell by JT Arant
You set the price! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » General
The Warning Bell is a piece of Historical Mashup Fiction, an historical "What if?", taking a true event in Chinese history and infusing it with zombies. Set during the tumultuous Taiping Rebellion, it is a short story about love and regret ... and zombies.
Written on Oak by Ulf Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 60,380. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
He spotted an ancient carving in an even more ancient country oak: LOVE THYSELF LAST it said. Curious about the meaning, and who would have carved this, he sets out to unravel a history of the gravest betrayal and the highest conceivable price for atonement and forgiveness.
Old Town by Chris Thorndycroft
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,330. Language: British English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The mask wobbled and fell off. There was no face behind it; just a writhing, seething mass of fur, teeth, ears and tails. Rats!
Entanglement by Vonnie Hughes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,520. Language: Australian English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
When Alexandra Tallis discovers that her witless sister has imprisoned their father’s nemesis, Theo Crombie, in their attic, she quickly frees him, fighting an unladylike impulse to keep him as her own special captive.
Knit One by Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Tales of Two Cities Press is based on the two cities where I have spent most of my life — London and Paris. The association of the two cities brought to mind that Dickensian tale of the French revolution. Hence, you will find my own interpretation in the following short story. Madame Defarge leads a relentless combat against French aristocrats and then takes pleasure in seeing them die...
La lettre de Socrate by Pierre Moessinger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: French. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Ancient Civilizations
On dit que Socrate n’écrivait pas. C'est faux. La preuve? Voici sa dernière lettre, destinée à ses trois fils, écrite dans dans sa prison, en attendant la mort.