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The Book of Lismore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,610. Language: British English. Published: July 14, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
While visiting the beautiful Hebridean island of Lismore, Cas and Sam stumble upon a new chapter of the island’s past. Once again, they are confronted by the ghosts of the distant past, and ancient tragedy combines with present danger as each is faced with a fresh challenge.
An Uninvited Guest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The end of segregation made little difference in the daily lives of old Miss Minnie and her day-helper, Lula. But when a figment of Miss Minnie’s addled imagination threatens Lula's long-held job security, Lula uses the old, entrenched rules of segregation to dispel that figment -- with surprising results. A short story.
Letters From the Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,860. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Destiny Whispers Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA
Nick Carson comes home from the Vietnam War to a world in turmoil. As an intelligence officer, he kept many secrets. Now he is tired of secrets, but the ones hiding within his own past promise surprising answers. A bundle of old love letters sends Nick on a heartfelt and suspenseful journey to unravel the cryptic clues his father left behind as he dares to hope he might find his one true love.
Greater Love...
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: British English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A very short story 300 words This short story celebrates the incredible courage of Private William McFadzean at the battle of the Somme in 1916.. Written for a flash fiction competition This story also appears in the book Baker's Dozen by the same author
The Puppeteer
Price: Free! Words: 63,970. Language: Australian English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
As the world opens up to war, a young girl closes down on a secret. As a purine, keeper of the secret, protector of the frescreets, she sacrifices her family, her friends and her freedom. What she doesn't know is that she's part of a bigger plan. Nor does she realise that as she gives up her time, she gains freedom from the puppeteer. There are no strings on Florence.
The Better of Two Men
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,650. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » General
My name is Zabdas: husband, warrior, conscience and confidant. I am a son of Syria. I write the history of this country in my own hand and tell the tale of my Zenobia: loyal subject, wilful woman, Queen of the Sands, Protector of People and wife to the King of Kings …
Ken Follett’s Edge of Eternity Summary & Review
You set the price! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA
Ken Follett’s Edge of Eternity Summary & Analysis Understand the book in minutes, not hours.
The Widow And Her Cowboy
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: American English. Published: July 11, 2015 by Susan Hart. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A woman runs away from her big city life, after stowing away with a man she had just met. He finds her later and they fall in love and are married. Their idyllic life is shattered one day and Rose has no idea what she’ll do to maintain her sanity.
Zita Son of Ephron and Shelometh
Series: Ephron the Hittite. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,490. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Inspirational
Zita grew up far from the capital of the Hittite Empire. The Hittites of Hebron are friends with Abraham the Hebrew and faithfully sacrifice to his God. Political intrigues, arranged marriages, and war threaten Zita's and the Hittites' future, but Adonai his Elohim gives him choices for peace no one could have imagined.
Azorea, The Piper of the Glen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,440. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
This is the 1st book in the Azorea historical fiction series. It is entitled The Piper of the glen and is set in 16th century Scotland. It is an exciting action and adventure story that pits an alien race of nomads against the celtic peoples of northern Britain. Whether you're british, irish or scottish or any other lover of historical fiction, this book will appeal to you.
Young Love in Old Chicago
Price: Free! Words: 96,900. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Historical » USA
The holidays are drawing near in 1932 Chicago. The streets are lined with glittering lights. And Alexandra is falling desperately in love. But the young man who’s captured her heart has a dark secret that threatens to tear them apart. However, with a little help from Alexandra’s mob-obsessed sister, lots of secret letters, and a love deeper than the bottomless oceans, they just might make it.
Kilmainham Dawn
Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: British English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
International award winning very short story West Cork Literary Festival 2008 Set in Ireland just after the Easter Rising in 1916. Grace marries her sweetheart in prison on the night he before he is due to be shot for his part in the uprising. The story of two brave people. The challenge was to write a short story in less than 300 words. "Written with quiet passion" - Fish Publishing 2008
Celeste Ng's Everything I Never Told You Summary & Analysis
You set the price! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
This companion to Everything I Never Told You also includes the following: • Book Review • Story Setting Analysis • Story elements you may have missed as we decipher the novel • Details of Characters & Key Character Analysis • Summary of the text, with some analytical comments interspersed • Discussion & Analysis of Themes, Symbols… • And Much More!
Ship of Fools
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
There's something wrong with the boy, and his father has a reputation to protect. Thankfully there's a place for people like him. The Ship of Fools is home to the madmen, the cast-offs of society, and the boy is alone with them now, abandoned by everyone. But perhaps a boy who sees things differently might just fit right in...
The Emperor's Concubine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: British English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency
"I will not crown the Emperor's concubine!" It is 1804 and a glittering ceremony is planned. Napoleon and Josephine are about to be crowned when the Pope discovers that they were not married in church. He refuses to crown Josephine who, he believes, is Napoleon's mistress not his wife. Napoleon's uncle, Cardinal Fesch, must find a solution and present it to the Imperial couple and the Pope.
Ready Reference Treatise: Kindred
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
There are few science fiction works about slavery, and that is what makes “Kindred” a unique book. The first person narrative also makes it unique among the science fiction books on the subject of slavery.
Xứ cát - Frank Herbert
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 285,760. Language: Vietnamese. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Một thời điểm rất xa trong tương lai... Từ đời này sang đời khác, người Fremen trên hành tinh sa mạc lưu truyền lời tiên tri về một đấng cứu tinh sẽ dẫn dắt họ giành lấy tự do đích thực... Từ thế hệ này sang thế hệ khác, những nữ phù thủy Bene Gesserit mỏi mòn chờ đợi sự xuất hiện của một B.G. nam giới duy nhất, người có thể vượt qua mọi giới hạn không gian - thời gian...
Jasper's Lament
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,550. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
London 1664. The 2nd Anglo/Dutch war is imminent, and England prepares against the threat. After his father’s mysterious death, Jasper’s world is thrown into chaos. Coded messages, letters penned with invisible ink, and chests of gold appear from unknown sources. Dangerous symbols in unexpected places drag Jasper deeper into a conspiracy not of his making.
Hidden Water Annotated Edition
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,380. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Western
Two young women arrive on a remote ranch and the cowboys are competing for their attention, “some with a foolish grin, some downcast and reserved, some swaggering in the natural pride of the lady’s man.” Hidden Water explores how American cowboys talked, thought, and behaved during the turn of the last century.
The Gringos (Annotated Edition)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,430. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Western
The story of "The Vigilante Commission," wealthy landowners who set themselves up as official vigilantes to bring rough justice to the lawless West during the gold rush. But The Commission in San Francisco quickly becomes corrupt, as such organizations inevitably do, and the members descend into savagery every bit as destructive as the outlaws they are meant to control.