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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
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.
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.
Wyrd
Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A boy on a battlefield looks upon the face of another, and sees the impossibility of his life laid out before him, the insurmountable fate that stands in his way.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Killer Angels
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
The story describes the four days of the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War. On 30th of June, 1863, both the Union and the Confederacy troops move into battle near the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
The Carpenter's Bench
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: British English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Before she starts a long and difficult journey, a woman says goodbye to her special place and the memories it holds. She knows that her courage and faith will be tested to extreme limits and that she will never return to her home. For a little while she dwells in the past, as she attempts to prepare herself for the future.
Infernal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
1888—New Mexico Territory Father William Clarke knows his share of desperate men. A priest in a dangerous border town, Clarke’s business is to minister to anyone who’ll listen: liars, beggars, thieves…even killers. But when Father Clarke walks through the door of the Hard Case Saloon one night, he encounters something new—a ragged, filthy stranger who insists he has no soul for Clarke to save.
Unverletzt
Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Irmgard and Horst escaped the chaos of post-WWI Germany to settle in the safety of a town on the other side of the world. In this award winning short story, they react to the news that Adolf Hitler has come to power in their beloved home country.
Episode 7 - Calum's War
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Clan: Season 2, Episode 7. Calum’s War A Bitesize 1-hour Read. The predators are gathering! As Calum, Big John, and Magdalene head north on the stolen mail coach, Colonel Dutronc springs his trap. And at last Jacob Metzger sees his chance to kill Calum and return to England, back to his killing spree. The odds against our heroes are stacked higher than ever before.
The Death of Helena
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Imagine being dragged from your bed in the darkest, coldest hours of the night, and taken to a place you believed only existed in nightmares.
Literature Help: Young Goodman Brown
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
“Young Goodman Brown” is a symbolic story. The titular character, Goodman Brown” goes through a journey into self scrutiny that results in his loss of belief and virtue. It has been presented in a symbolic fashion.
Sally's Beloved Boy
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Behind every great man, there is a mother who loved and believed in him....Even when she knows his fate.
Harmoniques
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 44. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: French. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Si vous saviez ! L’université d’Oxford a ses racines à Caen, de l’autre côté du Channel, aux écoles de l’abbaye aux hommes. On y rencontra des lettrés fameux, maître Wace, de Jersey, tout particulièrement. Trempons-nous donc, à présent, dans l’ambiance, il y a quelques 840 années. L’enseignement s’y trouvait tout autre ! Une leçon d’harmoniques est annoncée ! Vous y êtes bienvenus !
Incident at Diamond Springs
Price: Free! Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
When his stagecoach is caught between an outlaw militia and a band of renegades, a veteran driver must figure out how to save his passengers and the lone survivor of a massacred way station.
Gideon's Way
Series: Rivers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Two Square Books Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a brief glimpse into the world of Gideon Fletcher. He's a decent guy-- with a penchant for calamity. Life is just full of hiccups and never asks for Gideon's vote on anything. Neither does the sheriff. Or the judge. Or his court appointed guard, come to that.