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The Port of Hambeck – Book I: The Founding. A Medieval Adventure in Minecraft by Benjamin Asmussen
Price: Free! Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The young Lord Occam settles at the mouth of a river and begins construct a settlement. Despite hardships, the town grows and attracts both settlers, merchants and villains. Illustrated with images from the game of Minecraft, the Medieval trading post slowly comes to life in a distinctive graphics style.
A Nun and Priest Tale by Ester Phillips
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: British English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Meet Father John and the formidable Sister Austin. Which of them will triumph in a battle of wills over the fate of a young Catholic schoolboy in the 1960's?
Floating the Balloon Bombs by Brian S. Wheeler
Price: Free! Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Sheriff Conrad looks upon the deflated oddity discovered behind a compound of mobile homes and fears the bombs connected to that fallen and decayed balloon will force his community to reappear on the road map. He convenes his neighbors, and the villagers decide the best plan in coping with the bombs' dangers is restoring that balloon so their village might simply return the oddity to the wind.
Prisoner of War: A Civil War Short Story by Haley Whitehall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Literature » War
Thomas Lindt was eating breakfast at his sister's house when a knock at the door turned his life upside down. Union soldiers have taken possession of their Southern town and have orders to torch the place. Taken prisoner, Thomas is surprised to know one of the Yankee colonels. His old friend offers him a temporary parole. Can he set his sister's life back to rights before his time runs out?
The Carrier Pigeon by Thomas M. Willett
Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
While out chasing each other, two children come across a carrier pigeon with a conflicting message that may put them in harm's way.
One Emma Way: If Houses Could Speak (Apan Series, Book 4) by Tiffany Apan
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
If houses could speak, what stories would they tell? In this Book 4, Tiffany Apan offers two short stories that delve into the supernatural, one titled Snowflakes and the other called Roommates. One is a rather heart-warming story about a little boy who gets his Christmas wish, and the other about a young college co-ed who ends up with a rather unusual roommate situation.
Letters To The Dead by B T Coll
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
When a young soldier, Edward Chester, enlists in the army to fight for his country in 1915, he leaves behind his pregnant wife. Life is difficult in the trenches and his letters home describe the horrors of fighting on the frontline. Life back home is tough for those left behind and when tragedy strikes, it is decided that the news must be keep secret until his return. How will it end?
The Flames of Cyzicus: A Cassius Corbulo short story by Nick Brown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Set between the events of 'The Siege' and 'The Imperial Banner', this compelling short story follows Roman agent Cassius Corbulo as he investigates a mysterious series of fires.
Sci-Fi Wireless: Fail Caesar (A Short Story) by Scott Allen Fallbeck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
As a centurion in the Roman legions, Lucius Gaius Severus has killed his fair share of men, but he’s never killed the same man twice…until yesterday. Length is approximately 4,200 words.
Eclipsed By Time: The Aztecs by Rachel Ann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Who said that Cortez was the first European to see the Aztec Empire? Perhaps…just maybe…someone beat him to it. In this collection of journal entries written from the perspective of a fictional British explorer, you will find yourself intertwined with the everyday life of the Aztecs at the height of their empire.
Episode 5 - Calum's Fort by Leigh Barker
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
Clan: Season 2, Episode 5. Calum’s Fort A Bitesize 1-hour Read. Calum’s first meeting with the Shawnee nation was a disaster. But his new friendship with the shaman Catahecassa gives hope that they might not be slaughtered by the enraged Indians. They might yet reach Fort Massachusetts before the French battalion.
Unfortunate by Laura Stapleton
Series: The Oregon Trail, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Western
Christian themes, but not Christian. Daggart is pretty loose with the swear words so if you are sensitive to that, please give this a pass. Daggart Bartlett, mean, villainous, terminally cranky. He had a routine of prospecting for gold, cashing in his ore, and drinking it up that night. Mary O'Brien, however, had plans for him. Is it possible that not even God can help this unfortunate man?
Fight and Flight - From "Short Cuts", a short story collection by Erik Boman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
In Kyoto, a modern-day businessman and a despairing samurai are separated by centuries – but joined by ancestry and a mutual watershed moment… _____________________________________________________________ Erik Boman is a writer from Oxford. He is the author of "Short Cuts" and was awarded the A.M. Heath literary prize in 2011.
The Diary of Emma Anderson - From "Short Cuts", a short story collection by Erik Boman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
During a stormy night, a wounded WW1 soldier arrives at a remote New Zealand spa. The refuge is a world away from the raging combat – but the battlefield will not give up its claims so easily… _____________________________________________________________ Erik Boman is a writer from Oxford. He is the author of "Short Cuts" and was awarded with the A.M. Heath literary prize in 2011.
Collision's Wake by Jeffrey Goff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Morgan Harris is usually one step ahead of his enemies. Hoping to gain some time by fleeing home, he embarks on the grandest ship afloat. But fate is a tireless pursuer. Quite by accident, he finds himself crossing paths with forces beyond his comprehension. Or perhaps, it is no accident at all…
Reloj de arena by Alexander Copperwhite
Price: Free! Words: 6,720. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Alejandro Magno rompe el nudo gordiano y conquista la ciudad, pero los restos dejados tienen un poder inimaginable. Dos sacerdotes recogerán ese poder y... sólo unos pocos lograrán descubrir lo que ocultan.
The Sin of Witchcraft by Arlene Nassey
Price: Free! Words: 11,920. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
This is a story based on a true account of what happens in a community when the leaders of the time decide that they will mediate the outcomes of situations that they cannot comprehend. To know that a God fearing community is concerned for the betterment of their surroundings and can actually do such a thing is unthinkable. The Sin of witchcraft brings you one innocent young girl's story.
Literature Help: Cold Mountain by Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
W. P. Inman is the male protagonist of the novel. He happens to be an injured deserter from the Confederate army when the American Civil War is about to end. The novel tells the story of W. P. Inman and his beloved Ada.
Moonlight in the Valley by Wilson Harp
Price: Free! Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The little town is in danger, its people unaware of the threat they face. Blackclaw leads a pack of werewolves intent on slaughter and the full moon will soon shine in the valley. The quiet town is doomed unless a hero comes to their rescue. Moonlight in the Valley is a short story that brings the threat of werewolves to the old west.