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An American Holocaust: The Story of Lataine's Ring by Kerry L. Barger
Price: Free! Words: 42,600. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Fiction » Historical » USA
On March 18, 1937 one of the most modern public school buildings in America exploded in a rural Texas community decimating the student population and destroying innocent lives. Considered the worst public school disaster in U.S. history, controversial theories surrounding this tragedy are still debated to this day. The event sparked changes that reverberated around the world.
Throne of Ice by P.M. Christou
Series: Gothic Faerie Tale. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(5.00 from 1 review)
The Gothic Faerie Tale Series, a fusion of faerie tales, folklore, myth & legends, with action/adventure and a magical touch of romance. In the peaceful Kingdom of Turia, Queen Eleanor and King Eldwin await the birth of their first child. But a cruel twist of fate and a demon’s intervention destroys their lives forever.
Hoplite - Part 3: Training by Lee Ness
Series: Hoplite: Olympian Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,440. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Alexander commences training with the other hoplites in their stockade on Samos, but someone doesn't want him there. Alexander has been bullied his whole life, because of his Thracian looks - red hair and pale skin - and this is nothing new to him. He soon finds out that being bulled by school boys and being targeted by trained soldiers is an entirely new level of danger.
The Lakota Cattle Drive by Burr Cook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This novelette is the sixth in the series known as “The Laramie Saga”. Rather than at Laramie, this story takes place mainly on the trail and at the Lakota Sioux Reservation in the Black Hills. Mato, step son of James Riley helps resolve a situation involving stolen cattle. Although this is a sequel to “The Z-Bar Ranch Incident” it stands by itself very well.
Ocean's Cage by Demelza Carlton
Series: Ocean's Gift · Turbulence and Triumph, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,920. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Forced to choose between the ocean and the man she loves, Maria accepts the gilded cage of her life on land. But the ocean will not be thwarted so easily. All Maria wants is to live happily ever after with her husband. But between the crazed crabs, a mysterious illness and a monstrous shark, Maria may need all her skills as a siren to succeed. Can one woman oppose the ocean and win?
The End of Their World by Jason Wallace
Series: History and Historical Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
*This is a paper I wrote early in my undergraduate work, and I cannot promise that it is very good, but it does give a fair overview of what the Aztecs faced in their final days, at the hands of Cortes and his men. The Aztecs stood up against immeasurable odds, fighting whom they believed, at first, were their gods, finally returned to Earth. When they realized their error, it was too late.
Betrayed by Russ Crossley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In Saskatchewan in 1912 it is against the law for a white woman to work for a Chinese business owner. Widow Dorothy McMillian desperately needs money so she and her daughters can travel east to escape the harsh future her late husbands farm offers. Dorothy must confront a valued family friend and convince him of her plight.
Anam Cara by Keena Kincaid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,110. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Bran ap Owen knows it’s “once to die, then the judgment,” but his hell is to live again and again until he rights an ancient wrong. Unlike other souls caught up on the karmic wheel, he remembers the past—and he always remembers her—his ANAM CARA.
Yellowstone by H.V. Elkin
Series: John Cutler - Western. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,570. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
John Cutler was famous for tracking down anything or anyone. So when Iris Shannon, the beautiful saloon keeper, asked him to kill a rogue grizzly in Yellowstone, he couldn’t refuse. But he had his work cut out for him. Not only was there a wild grizzly to deal with but poachers were in Yellowstone and Cutler had to put an end to them. Man or beast, Cutler had trouble ahead!
The Wild Stallions by John Benteen
Series: A Jim Sundance Western. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,490. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The Appaloosa horses bred by Chief Joseph’s Nez Perce Indians were the finest anywhere. The Army wanted to get its hands on the herd—so it could breed up top-quality remounts. So they hired a sadistic horse-trader named Luke Drury. Jim Sundance had no intention of letting Drury or the Army get their hands on the horses and that meant there was a fight looming that could end in bloody slaughter.
Stampede by Len Levinson
Series: The Searcher (Western). Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,030. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
It’s John Stone’s first cattle drive, and it won’t be an easy ride. But he’d brave anything to get one step closer to the women he loved and lost. The journey over the Chisholm Trail is even more dangerous than he expected. Menaced by rustlers, a Comanche war party and one man with an insatiable thirst for vengeance, Stone fears his first cattle drive could also be his last.
Santa Fe Death Trap by Judd Cole
Series: Wild Bill. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,480. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Wild Bill Hickok had made a lot of enemies over the years. And one of them, Frank Tutt, had waited a good long time to taste sweet revenge.He was ready and eager to make him pay. After all these years he could wait a bit longer, long enough to play a little game with his legendary target. Oh, he would kill Wild Bill, all right—but first he wanted Bill to know what it was like to live in Hell.
John Wesley Hardin by John B. Harvey
Series: A Hart the Regulator Western. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,840. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the old West, gunfighting was a trade you started early. Wes Hart killed his first man when he was still in his teens and so did John Wesley Hardin. Hardin went on to carve himself a notch in the history books, if it’s a notch you merit when you’re an outlaw with all the virtues of a renegade rattlesnake. Wes Hart and a posse of Rangers have marked Hardin down for the reckoning...
.44 Caliber Man (The Floating Outfit Book Two) by J.T. Edson
Series: The Floating Outfit. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,270. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Post-Civil War Texas is a hell of a rough place. And for a man wearing a kilt, it is even rougher. Colin Farquharson insists on retaining his native Scottish dress but to do so unarmed on the Texas frontier could get him killed. At least it provides a distraction for the bandits attempting to rob the stage he's on and a distraction is all his fellow passenger, the Ysabel Kid, needs.
Robber Crabs by Joan Druett
Price: Free! Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Wiki had been enjoying life in the East Indies and the South China Sea. He could speak the local language, so had sailed happily on coastwise craft in the company of Bugis rogues and pirates. But then George Rochester had arrived on the Potomac, and while it had been delightful to get together with his old college friend, it had also ruined Wiki’s current existence. Because of that twice-damned d
Forced Journey: The Saga of Werner Berlinger by Rosemary Zibart
Series: Far and Away. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,110. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Artemesia Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Escaping Nazi Germany, 12-year-old Werner hopes to create a new home in New York. Werner faces bullies and anti-Semitism, overcoming these struggles with assistance from new friends. All the while keeping alive the burning ember of hope that his father and little sister will join him in his new home.
The Trap by Dan Billany
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 129,350. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literature » War
Lieutenant Michael Carr’s peaceful life in a Cornish village is shattered with the outbreak of the Second World War. Under an unrelenting sun, harried by German tanks, Michael’s life with Elizabeth, suddenly seems unbearably out of reach… Can Michael survive the war and make it home to Elizabeth?
Yoikes by James Field
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
Alf and Bert, security, play with an experimental gadget that transports them back to the twelfth century. Frightened to tamper with history, they tread carefully–at first. Unable to withstand the challenge, they end in a tournament, fighting with knights, the threat to history forgotten…
Mean Grey Old Morning by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,480. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Historical » USA
“Immolation of someone else’s diary was not how I had planned to start my day – it was a mean grey old morning, but I didn’t know then that was what to call it …” From surveillance of a yellow convertible in South Carolina to conversation with a streetwalker on Sunset Boulevard to a visit to Hemingway’s grave in Idaho, the writer builds a mural of life in the last half of the twentieth century.
A Gettysburg Address by C Belding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Visiting the Gettysburg battle site, a young man discovers a pair of grave markers. Shockingly, he realizes one belongs to him, and the other to a young woman. It is the beginning of a journey that takes him back in time to the infamous battle and to the woman he was to marry. A love stolen by the wage of war, but not forsaken, as the past returns to the present and their love is reborn .