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The Ninth Vishnu by Samaka
Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A rich South-Indian boy, Anandatirtha, a perfect History-Geek, finds something fishy about the ninth avatar of Vishnu and starts researching... A young man invades his house and throws him out of his own city. The young man is on a deadly mission... Can Anandatirtha Stop Him?, Will he?
Blood Trust by Roderick Gladwish
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1920s London there is a secret in an East End convent and novice nun Mary is going to find out what it is. If only the continual praying would stop driving nails into her head.
Soul Price by Roderick Gladwish
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In 1920's London Victoria's hedonistic lifestyle has caught up with her in more ways than one. Lives will be lost, souls destroyed and surviving maybe the worst things she's ever done.
The Sky Fell on Alabama by Bill Russo
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
A graphic photo of an injured woman compelled me to research the picture and discover the back-story of the most unique person in the entire history of he world. Read on to get 'the rest of the story'.
Outlaw's Trail to Nowhere by Martyn C. Marais
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2017 by Martin Marais. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Inspired by Stephen King's novel, "The Gunslinger", this short story follows a Texas Ranger on the trail of a notorious killer, where nothing is as it seems.
Something Scary by Steven A. Gentry
Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
In this brief flash fiction drama that takes place in the Old South shortly before the American civil war, two young men decide to meet upon the proverbial “field of honor” to settle their differences regarding the love of a woman.
The Russian Nurse by Brian Friedkin
Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Historical » General
In the tale's 1st pg. Violetta, a Russian Nurse, runs into a friend who says: “Life has lost its meaning for me. I'm going in this drugstore to buy sleeping pills to kill myself.” “What? You're going to kill yourself?” Violetta asks. “Yes, life has no value for me.” “Well, in that case, why not kill yourself like we do in Russia?” “How do you do it in Russia?" -Read & see the Russian way to do it.
Wyrd by C. S. Woolley
Series: The Children of Snotingas. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,680. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Step back in time to the age of King Penda, when the kingdom of Mercia was born. Life in Anglo-Saxon England is far from fair. There are strict classes that all people fall into. At the top there are the kings, then the thanes. After the thanes come the warriors, then the ceorls, and at the very bottom are the slaves. Women are not equal to men; and then there are the prisoners.
Los Crímenes del Agua: Las Memorias del profesor Ulises Flynn by Enrique Castellanos Rodrigo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: Spanish. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » General
En esta primera aventura del profesor Ulises Flynn se nos presenta al mítico personaje, defensor de la naturaleza, bajo la óptica de quien fue su más apegada colaboradora durante muchos años, la periodista y fotógrafa Karen Grant. En estas páginas se recoge parte de Las Memorias del profesor que se publicaron después de su desaparición.
Have and Hold by H Stinington
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017 by Stinington Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » General
Have and Hold Brycen is left humiliated as his Master dumps him at the auction house. He lives a life in fear and anger. Suddenly a young woman appears... A short story about slavery and the lack of humanness.
The Twain Shall Meet by B.C. Burks
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 5,740. Language: American English. Published: April 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
In 1913, during a time of segregation and dissension, identical twins Anne and Arlene Arbor are living separate lives. When they unexpectedly run into each other at an important event in Washington, D.C., Arlene who is an advocate for the rights of black women, is blindsided by Anne who reveals that she is passing for white.
I, Sofia-Elisabete: Love Child of Colonel Fitzwilliam: Short Story Variations I & II of Pride and Prejudice by Robin Kobayashi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A truly compelling new character in the world of Jane Austen Fan Fiction has been born. Sofia-Elisabete, the abandoned little girl, is impossible not to love. The year is 1810 and a girl is born amidst a great upheaval in Lisbon as it prepares for Napoleon’s Army to invade Portugal. She is the natural daughter of a Colonel Fitzwilliam and a young beauty he met at a public house.
Bear and the Wolf by S.J.A. Turney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,310. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Senna, a native Briton married to a Roman auxiliary, accidentally uncovers a dreadful plan by the rebellious northern Maeatae tribe. Her husband Brigius, a Briton who now serves Rome, is torn when the imperial prince Caracalla arrives in northern Britannia with his unit of vicious, dangerous Numidian cavalry, causing trouble and endangering the couple's once peaceful life.
Smithers Undercover by Mark Lord
Series: Smithers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: British English. Published: April 16, 2017 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Lieutenant John Smith (Smithers) is sent on a mission which he knows very little about. Flying at night, he must pick up an agent behind enemy lines and get them to safety. The less he knows, it seems, the better. Dangerous, but not impossible. But the task of transporting the agent takes on a twist that Smithers couldn’t foresee and dangers he didn’t expect.
Graffiti by Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Once established in Britain, the Romans set about making bricks for buildings. Antonius works in just such a place, which can be grueling because of the heat of the furnace. He resents his boss taking afternoons off when he should be working...
Top 10 Dinosaurs of 2015 by Sabrina Ricci
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Paleontology
The golden age of dinosaur discoveries continues, with 35 named dinosaurs coming out in 2015. Blending fiction with fact, Top 10 Dinosaurs of 2015 reimagines the way 10 of the newly described Jurassic and Cretaceous dinosaurs lived in their natural habitats.
Manchaug - Love and Loss during King Philip's War by Lisa Shea
Price: Free! Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Sutton, Massachusetts. 1675 Many reverends are preaching from the pulpit that the natives must be driven out. That the fertile lands of the new world are intended by God Himself for the newcomers who swarm in ever-increasing numbers from England. Prudence isn't so sure about that. She and her father have been traveling the quiet pathways of central Massachusetts for years now, spreading the good
Bernadette: A Historical Horror Short Story by Ramiro Perez de Pereda
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017 by Darkwater Syndicate, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Amid crusades and inquisitions, a medieval Spanish priest makes a devil’s bargain to save his niece’s life and unleashes a horror into the world. A short story from "Shadows And Teeth, Volume Three."
By Fire and Sword by Mark Lord
Series: Stonehearted, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,020. Language: British English. Published: April 5, 2017 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Medieval Action Adventure The year is 1370. The English have brought fire and sword to the country of France. An army marches south to Paris, hungry for loot and glory. But redemption is what Richard Stone seeks. Eolande has also left home—in search of the father that was captured years ago and never returned. But even Calais the bastion of the English in France, is not welcoming to her.
Cordova by Cordova
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
An early story from the enigmatic Cordova, who's identity has remained a mystery for over 70 years. Previously thought lost, The Currator is likely one of the author's early mature works as it contains many of the themes present throughout his(hers?) body of work, though the nested narratives and labyrinthine structure, which would come to define the author's major works, are only in their nascent