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The Mermaids of the Darian Coast
By David Wesley Hill
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
"The Mermaids of the Darian Coast" is a short story that takes place during the 1577-1580 circumnavigation of the world by Francis Drake. It is a companion piece to the author's critically acclaimed novel, At Drake's Command.
For Love’s Sake
By O'Neil De Noux
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
For over a hundred years, New Orleanians have settled affairs of honor at Dueling Oaks in the City Park (formerly the Allard Plantation). In the early years, none dare refuse a challenge. It was the Code Duello. This changed after the city became American.
Caesar and Cleopatra: A Tale of Julius Caesar
By Anne Spackman
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
The final tale in the Tales of Julius Caesar series of stories. Caesar has journeyed to Egypt where he meets Cleopatra. The story continues until the end of Caesar's life.
The Sarah and Hagar Consensus
By Manuela Cardiga
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
If you want to start a fire, or end a war, you tell a story, so let me tell you a story about two women: Once upon a time in a harsh land a woman named Sarah lived a soft life. She was wed to the man Abraham and all the joy of love was hers, but her womb was closed. Year after year, as age advanced and beauty receded her desperation grew...
Caesar's Civil War: A Tale of Julius Caesar
By Anne Spackman
Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a short story about Caesar's Civil War that began in 49 B.C. involving Julius Caesar and Pompey the Great. During the story, the two generals meet at the battle of Pharsalus in 48 B.C.
Kediak and the Legend of Ashwathama
By Cian Beirdd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: American English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
There is a legend of a hunter. He travels the world, following the herd animals, killing them and using every part of them. He rarely interacts with the tribes, and no one ever finds him unless he wishes it. This man, Ashwathama, can do things most people cannot. He is a hard man, a secretive man. In the long history of my life, he is my greatest mistake. -Xia
The Wild West
By Nicholas Ahlhelm
You set the price! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Travel back into the days of the Old West to experience a key moment in the history of the Quadrant Universe. Meet Firehair, the red-headed spitfire raised by Indians to be a warrior woman as she joins forces with the greatest heroes of the era to take on a threat out of ancient legend, a threat large enough to wipe out modern civilization. A threat known simply as the Wild Hunt.
Hic Sunt Dracones: Being a True Account of the Rescue of Professor G. E. Challenger from Misadventure
By G.W. Renshaw
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Professor Challenger was famous even before his dinosaur-infested adventures in The Lost World. Now he is determined to capture a newly reported predator in the Carpathian Mountains. But who is hunting whom? And what fearless adventurers shall save him?
Carthaginian Empire - Book 3 - The Macedonean Cycle
By David Bowman
Series: Carthaginian Empire, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Previously only available as individual e-book short stories, this collection features episodes 12 to 15 of the original series and a bonus episode previously only available in the print anthology.
The Duke and the Virgin
By Dominique Eastwick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
Can a bookish wallflower and a rakish duke find more in one night together then a lifetime a part? Can they both let down the barriers of society to see what Madame Eve already sees in them? Can true love be unmasked in just one night or will it be destined to stay on the shelf?
Sinner-Saints
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Brash, outspoken, Lillian Hellman follows her own truth. Even when that truth costs her love. When the dark days of Communist blacklisting threaten everything Hellman has built, she must decide whether her truth will carry her, or if she will, as Hammett once warned, sell out her friends to save herself.
Crossing the Rubicon: A Tale of Julius Caesar
By Anne Spackman
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A short story about the historical decision of Julius Caesar to take his legion across the river Rubicon.
An Irish Blacksmith - The trial of Duncan O'Brady
By Preston Child
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Discover the bloody past of Ireland; discover the new world called VanDiemen's Land in this bestselling series from Preston Child!
Perchance to Dream
By DJ Cockburn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A man dies content knowing he’s lived the life of a true Englishman. When he finds his trials are far from over, he has to question whether it was all a waste of effort.
Seeking Kailash
By DJ Cockburn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A Nepali porter carries a Victorian explorer up a mountain in search of a fabled healer.
Occupy Savannah Sequel to Coffee Bluff
By Willard White
Price: Free! Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In late December 1864, Sherman's troops occupy Savannah which is full of Confederate spies. Luke, Chester and Julia collide once again. Luke is a Union spy with a mission: He must spread the dis-information that Sherman intends to move next on Augusta and Charleston, when actually Sherman's next target is Columbia, the capitol of South Carolina.
Il labirinto di Chartres
By Riccardo Alberto Quattrini
Price: Free! Words: 11,170. Language: Italian. Published: March 24, 2014 by ZeugmaPad. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Pierre Henry Beauchamp, conte di Rochechouart e governatore dal 1519, era un tipo alquanto singolare, se si concede tale termine per definire una persona propensa ai motteggi dei più variegati e stravaganti.
Rise, then Descend
By Nick Stokes
Price: Free! Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A modern dispossessed man climbs a sacred mound that an ancient native civilization builds. They descend. Rise, then Descend, a short story, was first published in Crab Orchard Review, Vol. 18 #1.
The Legend of Arthur Tanner and Johnny Red
By Jason Wallace
Series: Novels, Novellas, and Short Stories, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This is the seemingly tall tale of the outlaw so brutal that the Devil would be ashamed to mention his name and the lawman determined to bring him to justice, whether that be the jailhouse or the graveyard.
Final Delivery
By Jeff Dawson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Gunther Brown spent his hours recalling his grandfather’s stories how Germany should have won the war. He spent his free time poring over the failed tactics Hitler forced his generals to follow. He knew where the mistakes occurred and how, if given the chance, he could change the course of history. Instead of the brave soldiers of the Wehrmacht shivering and dying in the snow covered landscape aro