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Circles
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,700. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2012 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
With much of the world still undiscovered, a small band of people live a peaceful life, until the dream vision of a young boy changes everything. Only nine winters old, Feather’s dreams turn his seemingly ordinary childhood into the journey of a lifetime. He must help his people face a terrifying destiny from which they cannot turn away. He must find a way to make his people listen.
Anita’s Revolution
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 73,490. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Cuba, 1961. Everything is in flux since the revolutionary government under Fidel Castro took control. People are either strongly for the Revolution or strongly, even violently, against it. Cuban teen, Anita Fonseca, volunteers to live in the rural countryside to teach adults how to read and write.
The Honour of Rome
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: British English. Published: July 18, 2012 by Alt Hist Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
For Flavius there is only one way to return honour to his family name: glorious deeds done in battle and his own death. The Roman army in Macedonia is on the verge of a great victory that will finally give it control of Greece. But for Flavius the battle is a chance to win his name respect. 'The Honour of Rome' is an Historical Fiction short story. Also includes a free bonus short story: Chivalry
Scabbard
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,910. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
An old sword shows up at an antique fair in provincial New Zealand. What tragedy does it conceal and how does this mysterious object connect with Christian Larson, a Scandinavian boy shipwrecked in the year of the Titanic? a Viking past forms part of a quest for identity, set in a small New Zealand town in the early years of the twentieth century.
The Last Romanov
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,860. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Written by Norbert L. Mercado, the author takes us on a journey of possibilities about the tragic story of the last Romanov family - that of Tsar Nicholas and Empress Alexandra - after the end of World War I and the Russian Revolution.
Olivier de la Beauregard
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,180. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Françoise, an only child, in the 1660's, finds love with Olivier,whose promise to wed her on completion of his military tour does not occur. She seeks to find him in New France, relying upon the King's girls program to pay her passage and dowry. She must marry within three months. Pierre Baudin, contrary to the law prohibiting Huguenots coming, meets her there. He had snuck him into the colony.
Wicked Down Below
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Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Miriam Walker lives and works in the big city in 1902. There are monsters out in the dark streets but they are nothing compared to the wickedness humans get up to. Miriam battles wickedness both human and inhuman while always remaining prim and ladylike.
Soul Pebbles (Let The Wildflowers Bloom, Book I)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,390. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Envision if you will, driving a winding mountain road at twilight and your concentration is broken by the appearance of a stunning, red haired woman in 1800’s attire. Intrigued, you brake instantly and check the mirrors to see nothing. Was it an apparition, a trick of light? Luann Reynolds experienced just that. Whatever it was, Luann made a connection and writes the woman's life experiences
The Plague Ship
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,650. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
In the mid fourteenth century the only escape from the beseiged city of Caffa where plague dead are flung over the wall, is the last of twelve Genoese galleys. The captain, a cardinal, the daughter of a Jewish doctor are joined by a Byzantine lord. Rivalries and hatred travel with them throughout the Mediterranean. So too does the Black Death.
Guns Along The Rio
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Series: The Texas Ranger Chronicals, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,510. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Texas never had a law against being stupid. Young Trace LaFon counted that a good thing or he’d never have lived long enough to become a Texas Ranger at 17 or partnered up with Xavier Falcon. But the two become a part of history the very first time the Rangers were ever used as an arm of law enforcement in the Lone Star state. Guns Along The Rio is the first of the pair’s adventures.
Captured
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A short story of a young woman living in Nazi Germany. The story shows her life falling apart as everything she once knew and loved is ripped away from her until she's just an empty shell. When will she find her peace?
Through the Window
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,750. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.00 from 1 review)
The WWII love affair between Carson Fox and Abigail Watts begins long before they know each others' names, long before they’ve even met. It begins when, unbeknownst to each other, they’re secretly watching one another through different windows of the same house.
Escape from Xanadu
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Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In this third novelette in the Magnetron Chronicles series, Phineas Magnetron and the Hogalum Society are quite literally drawn to the incomparable lost city of Zhen Atu. There they find the lost passengers and crew of the Salmagundi, and learn that the laws of physics are not as straightforward as previously believed. Indeed, the very nature and genesis of mankind are called into question.
Godfrey: Book One
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Price: Free! Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The year is 1920 and Godfrey Leduc has a difficult decision to make. Stay on the family farm in rural Quebec or make the move out West and start his own? Family, love, and a bit of humour set against the backdrop of post-WWI Canada make this semi-biographical work an entertaining read for all ages.
Coniston Fowler Ozarks to the Invasion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,090. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1940 Coniston and his friend Keith left the Ozark Mountain region of Missoury to join the Candian air force. When the USA entered the war, the friends joined the USAAF to fly B-17s. whilst flying over the German invasion beaches in a P38 Connie was attacked by Me262 jets. Some Germans landed, but were dealt with by a strange band of men called Scallywags.
The Shadow of Xeno's Eye
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,890. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Trojan War saga, as seen through Xeno's dark eyes, eerily foreshadows the U.S. invasion of Iraq; a parable.
Coniston Fowler and the Typhoon Force
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Price: Free! Words: 31,450. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In an attempt to find an ultimate solution to the Vietnam Conflict the American secret services had acquired and developed the British supersonic bomber TSR-2 for one specific purpose - to drop atom bombs on China in a bid to end the support for North Vietnam. We have detailed information on the attack, and the rescue of Coniston. Then we have the repercussions, meetings at the Pentagon.
Loving the Enemy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,640. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Candice Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Brenda came across the unexpected thing in his farm: an injured soldier. At the risk of being even accused of treason his house gathered and it cured his wounds. In spite of the gratitude that was feeling for Brenda, Esteban had to leave. It was in enemy land and juror of death. What the two were not able to predict it was the love that was born in his hearts and that now was placing them in risk.
Coniston Fowler and the Conspiracy
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Price: Free! Words: 27,550. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The book opens with the cancellation of TSR-2,in April 1965. Many parts were moved to Samlesbury, then flown out to Machrahanish. Then we move back to October 1964, the American secret services try to select an aircraft type to mount a special mission over Vietnam. A lot of detail about the aircraft, and the meetings, including the deception in Burma follow to give a fascinating read.
Irish Gandy Dancer: A tale of building the Transcontinental Railroad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,930. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
John McGlinchey, a young Irish transplant from County Donegal finds little opportunity in South Philadelphia during Reconstruction era America. Determined to find work he joins hundreds of his countrymen in one of the greatest engineering quests of the time, building the Trans-Continental Railroad.