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Billy Penland book one The Early Years
By marylou stewart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
At the age of twelve, Billy Penland began helping Texas ranchers kill off the rustlers who threatened their way of life. His father died and Billy became provider for his little brother and sister. The stress of having to function as an adult at such a young age caused Billy to turn to alcohol. He met and wanted to marry Rhoda, but felt that he could not because of his responsibilities.
Mordecai
By W.M. Shockley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Mordecai Beam leads a simple existence, taking care of his place and his invalid wife. But Mordecai has a bloody past, and it has just caught up with him…
Spirit Elk
By Stephen Thorn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The Speaker of Legends gathers the tribe’s children around the campfire to tell them a story from the old times –about their people’s greatest hunter, and about the origin of the great Spirit Elk that haunts the forests still…
Look at my Bones - Poems of King Richard III
By Martin Litherland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by SSP Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
What would Richard III feel about his resting place beneath a car park and his subsequent exhumation? What actually happened to the Princes in the Tower? Was Richard really the dastardly character portrayed by Shakespeare? These issues and more are discussed in these intriguing poems about the life, death and exhumation of King Richard III. Not to be missed by poetry- and history-lovers alike.
Zhougong: The Duke of Zhou
By Don A. Hoyt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,380. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Approximately 1050 BCE the ruler of an independent province on the frontier of ancient China named Ji Fa defeated the reigning Emperor Di Xin's vast forces to found China's 3rd dynasty, the Zhou. The rise of the Zhou with their military, scientific, cultural, and economic superiority and their triumph over the Shang dynasty is the subject of this novel.
Raven Woman
By Pinkie Paranya
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,880. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
In ancient Alaska, before it was known to anyone but the Inuit people, a child Umiak is the only survivor of a starving clan who ventured too far onto dangerous, unknown waters to find food. Washed ashore with nothing but her raven-feather talisman, she is discovered by strangers, taken to their village, and forced to serve the elderly shaman...
Liberty and Destiny: A Novel of the American Revolution
By Jessica James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,610. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
The spark from a single candle can light a sacred flame. From award-winning and bestselling historical fiction author Jessica James comes this novel of devotion, deception and duty during the American Revolution. Two patriots show their dedication to Liberty as they struggle to survive in a war-torn country full of deceivers and spies.
Western Tales! Vol. 4
By Troy D. Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,950. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Western fiction from some of the most exciting writers in the genre today- from veteran favorites to rising stars! In this volume: Ned Christie’s Fort by Troy D. Smith The Old Dog’s Day by Lee Aaron Wilson If You’ve Got the Saddle by John D. Nesbitt The Songbird of Seville by Vonn McKee The Partners’ Tale: Dead Man’s Gold by R.E. Chamberlain
Noah Rains
By Vonn McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Ephraim and Lenora Teller had worked hard to build up their ranch, and endured some tough times. Now they suspected that their closest neighbors, the Rains family, were facing tough times of their own- and their little boy, Noah Rains, was acting very mysteriously…
Sunken Dreams
By abbica14
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,970. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
They thought they survived the impossible but now came the hardest part, living.
Klaw
By W. L. Fieldhouse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,090. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by James Reasoner. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A legendary action writer returns with a novel of brutal violence and bloody revenge! John Klawson has a promising future as a gunsmith in the town of Great Ford, Colorado until he makes the mistake of challenging an insidious criminal conspiracy. Maimed, gutshot, and left for dead, Klawson survives against all the odds and becomes the infamous outlaw, gunfighter, and avenger known only as Klaw.
Calum's Promise - Clan Episode 9
By Leigh Barker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,040. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Calum races to Moy Hall to confront York's spy before the order to kill Jamie can be executed. What he discovers would shake any man's belief in truth and love. York plans to assassinate the prince and collect the bounty, and Calum and John walk right into the action again.
That Summer in Normandy
By Rosemary Rudland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,030. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Nelly Spencer, an animal rescuer in northern France, investigates an isolated farm in Normandy, where she discovers an Allied jeep from the D-Day invasion. An elderly farm lady, Louise, recounts the story of an injured Canadian soldier she hid in the summer of 1944, and his love for a nurse who risked betrayal. Louise's revelations confront Nelly with the uncertainty surrounding her own childhood.
Story 31: A Dwarf
By Pu Songling
Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 20. Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
The Shining City
By Joan Fallon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,230. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Set in 10th century Spain, in the time of the Moorish occupation, this is a story of love and honour. Qasim has a secret that only his wife knows. But when his youngest son falls in love with the Caliph’s concubine, he sets off a train of unimaginable consequences and puts all his family in danger. Qasim’s secret past is about to be revealed and all he has worked for destroyed.
Italian Imbroglios
By Lara Biyuts
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
4 tales about turnskins and other metamorphoses, imaginative or real, which took place in the past, distant and not so distant, in Italy. Historical, paranormal, humour.
Trésor en péril à Bayeux
By Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 29. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: French. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
1789 ! Bayeux, petite ville épiscopale au coeur de la Normandie, vit elle aussi des moments révolutionnaires. On s'y pose énormément de questions, d'autant que la famine est en train de menacer. Les nouvelles en provenance de Paris commencent à inquiéter les plus lucides. On vient de proclamer la Patrie en danger ! Des événements surprenants vont alors s'y produire.
Vanishing Tribes: Unheard Voices from West Papua
By Ahinsa Angel
Price: Free! Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Vanishing Tribes is a young woman's story about her love for her brothers and her people's quest to free their homeland from a fifty-year military occupation. Vivi prays to find courage amidst espionage and imminent danger, in a true-to-life tale of global conspiracy that continues to enable militarized commerce in West Papua, a place perhaps as biologically and culturally diverse as the Amazon.
Screaming Jenny
By Becky Muth
Price: Free! Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This short novel is one of 13 that belong to a larger work titled HAUNTED WOMEN OF THE APPALACHIANS. Vanessa and Nick are on train en route to the nation's capital is stalled in the historic town located within Harpers Ferry National Park. Will a poignant message from the past help put the newlyweds' future on less shaky ground, or are they doomed for disaster?
Sisters of War
By Alicia Hope
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,790. Language: Australian English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A tale set in wartime Austria, of five women living under the ever-watchful eye of the Third Reich. To Australian Elise, world war two felt surreal, like a vague childhood memory. But sitting at the bedside of her critically ill mother-in-law, she was about to learn the harsh reality of what had happened during those dark times, from the lips of someone born in one of the darkest of dark places...