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Channelling Kate Logue by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Kate Logue, the most unusual young lady who the uber-surrealist Andre' Breton met in Derry/Londonderry in 1923, is the featured guest in this psecret psociety pshort pstory. Approx. 1100 words. If this were a movie it would probably be rated G.
Hatred & Integrity: Two Short Tales of Historical Fiction by Rich DiSilvio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Hatred & Integrity presents two gripping character portraits, pitting Hitler’s hatred in the first tale against the integrity of Roosevelt and Churchill in the second. As real life characters of history engage in actual and fictional events their fictional dialogue is infused with excerpts of quotes for authenticity, while the topics range from art & music to politics, religion and warfare.
Daughter of Sparta: Chapter Eight by Kristen LePine
Series: Daugher of Sparta. Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016 by Historic Heroines. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Set in ancient Greece, Daughter of Sparta follows Gorgo, the real daughter of King Cleomenes of Sparta and the events leading up to the Ionian Revolt. In Chapter Eight, Gorgo takes Perseus to the Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia to witness the gruesome cheese competition. Chapters One through Seven are available for free.
Joseph Herbert Kirkby – Battle of the Somme - 10th July 1916 by Joanne Surridge
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
After the battles in France, Lil is one of millions of women left trying to keep her home and family together. With eight children, and the War Office dragging their feet, she needs to think of something quickly. What further sacrifices will she need to make?
26 Miles by Emmanuel Obi, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The day after the Boston Marathon Bombing in 2013 I felt compelled to write a short story, but I never released it. Now I am. There is no political agenda, it is not based on a true story, it is just a story.
John Brown and the Last Train by Gary Jenkins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is the story of John Brown's last raid on Missouri slave farms and the transport of captured slaves to freedom in Canada. Told in the words of the slaves, this historic fiction is richly illustrated and contains several historic sidebars.
The Well by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1588, the Roanoke Colony (later known as the Lost Colony, as not a single colonist was found when revisited in 1590), an English settlement in present-day North Carolina, USA, is overrun by a Native American tribe. A male settler flees the onslaught. He avoids capture, yet gets trapped. A slow, agonizing death awaits, but then a sign of hope appears. Approx. 1600 words. Historical fiction.
Daugher of Sparta: Chapter Seven by Kristen LePine
Series: Daugher of Sparta. Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016 by Historic Heroines. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Coming of age
Set in ancient Greece, Daughter of Sparta follows Gorgo, the real daughter of King Cleomenes of Sparta and the events leading up to the Ionian Revolt. In Chapter Seven, Gorgo reluctantly takes the foreign man, Perseus for a tour of Sparta that turns out to be more adventurous and revealing than she expected. Chapters One through Six are available for free.
The Dead London Chronicles: Vol I, June 2016 by Catherine Curzon & Willow Winsham
Price: Free! Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016 by Catherine Curzon. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Step back in time to an 18th century world where highwaymen roamed the roads, artists faded in obscure unhappiness, silk-clad poodles held London society enraptured and viscounts couldn't feel their own thumbs. Here be monsters, magic and lonely doctors with a penchant for the work of the old masters, not to mention a cavalcade or rogues, royals and revelry.
The Judas Effect: Book #6 In The Shadow Of Death by Joe C Combs 2nd
Series: The Judas Effect. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A young wealthy German playboy finds himself betrayed by family and friends alike. Broke and with no place to turn, he finds himself in the service of the Kaiser as a spy for Germany at one of the most dangerous times in history for a German spy. Surviving a shipwreck during a winter storm, now he is on a mission in the United States. But everything is not what it seems.
Mary by Michael McGrinder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,650. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
The story of Mary, the mother of Jesus. Contrary to some recent depictions of her, Mary is presented here as a loving, gentle woman who happened to be the mother of the most famous person in history. The story of Jesus' nativity is honored, but so is the fact that Mary was the mother of several children as started in gospels canonical and apocryphal.
In God We Trust by Angela Lilly Tressel
Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious(5.00 from 1 review)
How does a Civil War mother and her son keep their hope? How do they have faith while waiting for the man of the house to return? It is by placing their trust, just as the entire nation does, in God.
Between the Lines by Annette Lyon
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Like every other member of the Aid and Cultural Society, shy Jane Martin assumes that her letter-writing friend lives hundreds of miles away. She has no idea that the romantic, intelligent letter writer she's enamored with is really Thomas Allred, whom she's known all her life—and who is falling madly in love with her.
The 3rd Of The Magi by Norbert Mercado
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
“I dreamed that an angel appeared to me. He gave me a gift. When I opened the wrapped gift, it was myrrh. Then the angel disappeared. I was so scared. Then, I woke up,” Balthazzar said. Melchor and Gaspar were scared at what Balthazzar revealed to them. They both knew that myrrh was used for embalming the dead.
The Swineherdess by ReGi McClain
You set the price! Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Medieval(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After months of planning and preparation, Inga is ready to complete her quest to rescue Dresden from a cruel king. The Swineherdess is a short story set in medieval Europe. It contains some violence, mild gore, suggestive language, reference to rape, and period expletives. Recommended for readers over 12.
Dirkanje na konju by Sandra Pavlic
Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: Slovenian. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Whitney se z razliko od svoje sestre dvojčice odpravi v Francijo za eno leto, kasneje pa se preseli v Ameriko preučevat Indijance skupaj s svojim stricem. Tam se zaljubi v zgodovinarja. Vanjo pa se zaljubi tudi Indijanec Rdeče Pero.
A Drink from the Springs by Steven E. Wedel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When a scout finds water during a drought on the Chisum Trail he thinks he may have saved the herd. But when he discovers what's living in the spring-fed water and what her price is for a drink he fears he may have doomed not only the cattle, but also the men and anyone else who finds the deadly oasis.
The Dark Shadows of Life by Doreen Milstead
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,050. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2016 by Susan Hart. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The Dark Shadows of Life - To escape an evil man after her father dies, an English woman journeys to America after corresponding with and then agreeing to marry a cowboy from Texas. He meets her in Boston and they take a side trip to Colorado to find his black sheep brother.
Fighting For His Love by Doreen Milstead
Price: Free! Words: 12,660. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2016 by Susan Hart. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Fighting For His Love - An overweight English widow makes the long journey from England to her intended, a Texas cowboy. It turns out that neither got what they expected. For Regina it was a scrawny and unkempt Shakespeare-loving cowboy with a past, and for the cowboy, a large woman with an equally large personality.
Seven Devils by Gerald M. Givens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,890. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Seven sins for seven brothers and a black-widow woman to bind them. Locked in her cage, the bird so scorned, sings of their sins to remind them. - Set in the late nineteenth-century, the novella Seven Devils follows Elizabeth Winterbourne through a bloody world of love, passion, betrayal, and sin as she seeks her freedom through the darkest means.