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The Major and Miner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,010. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Major and Miner is the thought-provoking story of Mathew, a young miner's son who enlists in WW1 in the final year of the war. We follow him through the horrors of battle and watch as he tries to build a better life for himself with the help of his mentor, Peter Church, his commanding officer in the war.
Camille 1944
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,450. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A seven-year-old girl in Occupied France(WWII) talks. She has much to tell using words she should not. She does not understand jokes outside of Knock, knock, who is there, but she does not mind because she holds very little esteem of adults in general .
The New Wolf Shepherd
Series: The Skeenas. Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Historical » USA
It had been damn near two years since my literal sister and comrade in arms, Nina Guenard had been unruly laid to rest by the hideous swine and pack of atrocious wharf rats known as the Philadelphia Police Department
A Clean Sweep
Price: Free! Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Historical » General
Isaac (a sweep) lived an awful life but he found comfort in a secret letter, telling him that all would end well. His life changed dramatically after stealing a cigar box.
The Christmas Penny
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Two hungry street urchins discover a shining penny, laying in the snow one Christmas. How do they spend this resulting treasure?
The Boy With the Clockwork Heart
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Edward once worked in a cotton mill, until he slipped and fell into the machinery. This story tells the tale of how he received a clockwork heart and how he met the Shadow three times.
Daugher of Sparta: Chapter Nine
Series: Daugher of Sparta. Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2016 by Historic Heroines. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Set in ancient Greece, DAUGHTER OF SPARTA: CHAPTER NINE follows Gorgo, the real daughter of King Cleomenes I of Sparta, and the events leading up to the Ionian Revolt. In Chapter Nine, Gorgo talks to Phoebe, a priestess at Artemis Orthia, about her mysterious Medusa dream.
Bridge Across The Years
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,560. Language: Australian English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Doctor Ambrose Whittiker, a descendant of the first settlers, who landed on Cockburn Sound in 1833, takes his wife, Sarah and son, Ambrose junior (AJ) from Fremantle, to live in Dwellingup a small settlement on the edge of the Darling Range to care for the families of mill workers who cut timber for export all over the world. Many families in Australia and overseas are shattered because of war.
Young Panda New Tricks
Series: The Skeenas. Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The very instant the steel framed door of the 6669 house swung open by an unforeseen hand, I was almost immediately engulfed in a raging sea of hugs, smiles, and cries from a various array of friendly and familiar faces along with quite a few new ones
La Plèbe
Series: Histoires insolites et vraies, Book 16. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,260. Language: French. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Charles de Talion, un jeune prétentieux à la fortune abondante, voulut démontrer à ses amis la bassesse de ce qu'il appelait la Plèbe, ces viles personnes qui s'essoufflaient sur leur travail pour quelques pièces. Ils se rendirent sur les pentes de la Croix-Rousse fourmillant, pensaient-ils, de canuts et de canailles, pour y monter un stratagème propre à dévoiler leur véritable nature.
Pour La Gloire De L'Empire
Series: Histoires insolites et vraies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: French. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Classics
Histoire vraie. Deux cents ans après J.-C. l'Empire romain entrait une nouvelle fois en turbulence. L'empereur Septime Sévère, avait voulu se débarrasser discrètement de son rival, Albinus, par le poison. Celui-ci déjoua cette fourberie et déclara aussitôt la guerre. Les deux armées se firent face près de Lugdunum et mirent la contrée à feu et à sang, pour la plus grande gloire de l'empire.
Pretty Maids All In A Row
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,550. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Best selling author, Toni Maguire turns her hand to fiction, and the result is a powerful novel set in Victorian England. Agnes, a talented and natural young artist from Saltburn, goes to London to find her sister, whom she believes has been taken into service in a wealthy household. Instead of joining her sister, she finds herself in the dark world of Mary Jefferies, the infamous brothel madame.
Sou Fruto Da Terra
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 24,440. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
Sou fruto da terra é um resgate ás nossas origens,uma cultura esquecida pela grande maioria.Entrando num universo mágico,vamos descobrir o porquê de alguns fatos históricos e a realidade atual dos tupiniquins. É um livro que inspira uma reflexão e uma tomada de decisão em frente ao universo contraditório de nossa sociedade.Eu desejo a todos uma boa leitura
The Dead London Chronicles: Vol II, July 2016
Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016 by Catherine Curzon. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Step back in time for volume II of 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.
Return of Old Faithful
Series: The Skeenas. Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Historical » USA
I stepped wearily off the MARC onto the damn near barren and desolate platforms of the Pennsylvania Railroad’s old Odenton Station as I hailed the single cab posted at the end of the parking lot corner and hopped in.
Halloween at Glosser's
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Historical » USA
It's Halloween 1970, and Erin Lewis can't draw anything scary enough to win the window painting contest at Glosser Bros. Department Store in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Will a séance at Glosser’s bring back the ghost of her brother, who died in Vietnam, and enable her to win the contest? All secrets will be revealed at Glosser’s annual Halloween parade up Main Street.
Easter at Glosser's
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Historical » USA
Step back in time to Easter, 1935 at Glosser Bros. Department Store in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Every child gets a free baby chick for the holiday, and a rabbit comes with the purchase of each boys’ suit. When eight-year-old Owen Talisman gets his free Easter pets, life with his special new bunny takes a surprising twist that changes everything.
The Deep Enders
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,500. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
His life destroyed by the attack on Pearl Harbor, a troubled teen is sent to the supposed safety of Australia - only to be dragged into a murder-mystery with a beautiful Japanese girl and a cheeky Aboriginal prankster. As racist rich kids, gangsters and spy-hunters close in, the trio is suddenly swept into the thick of WWII in this action-packed YA historical fiction.
Ping Pou l'astronome
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: French. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Conte astronomique et philosophique pour donner à penser à des enfants dès 10 ans. En Chine, deux enfants découvrent les restes du journal d'un astronome de l'antiquité...
Ice Cold Company
Series: The Skeenas. Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
“Donnie?” I called out, rapping the usual three times on the frame of her bedroom door before slowly gathering up bear minimum courage inside myself to steadily turn the knob. I thankfully sensed and found her as usual sitting nonchalantly at the edge of her queen sized bed, staring blankly at the tips of her toes and black toe claws as I slowly stepped in.