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The Gallows Land
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
Four months after the death of his young wife, Roy Boone drifts west, alone, into the parched and barren desert of the Arizona Territory. Having sold his farm and virtually all his possessions, Roy is a man desperately escaping his own grief. With no real destination, he wanders aimlessly, desiring only solitude and contemplation.
A She-Wolf's Folly
Series: The Skeenas. Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: American English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » USA
Every wolf and living being on this earth makes a mistake. It's simple a normal part of everyday animal life. But, some mistakes in life are definitely more than unforgiving; especially the ones in which you can never fully escape due to the seemingly long buried image of your past.
The Clay Endures: Book 2 in The Clay Series
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,460. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
When her husband brings her to a lonely ridge north of the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson, Arizona, to start a cattle ranch in 1865, Esperanza Ramirez struggles to help him achieve his dream. Can she survive the desolation, the tragic loss of a child, her husband's indifference to her struggle, and an attack by outlaws? Will she know what to do when the Apache makes his move?
Diablo (A Piccaddilly Publishing Western Book 6)
Series: A Piccadilly Publishing Western. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 86,430. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Diablo is a boomtown about to explode. The cattlemen, prospectors and homesteaders have no love for each other. The rancher, Kemp, has a number of fast guns on his payroll and everyone believes he's the man behind the `troubles'. A lawman is needed and another fast gun is in town to take the job. Into this mess rides Lee Scurlock, a man with the law on his tail and a fast gun on his hip.
Glory's Guidons (The Long-Knives US Cavalry Western Book 3)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,760. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Second Lieutenant Brad Pepperdine is assigned to a regiment of African-American soldiers participating in the brutal war against the fierce Comanches. When a renegade band of Comanches begins raiding farms and ranches, the regiment is sent to run them down.Pepperdine begins to understand the black soldiers as well as their Indian enemies. Can his skill prevent the unit being wiped out?
Wilderness: Mountain Devil/Blackfoot Massacre (A Wilderness Western Book 5)
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 94,860. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Book five in the "Wilderness" series set in the Rocky Mountains in the early 1830s featuring Nathaniel (Nate) King and other courageous mountain men who dared to settle there. Every day, wild animals, treacherous Indians, or brutal elements threatened their very existence. Including: Indian legends that tell of a bizarre creature and trouble from a missionary bent on converting the hostiles.
Liszt's Dante Symphony
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » General
A high-concept thriller that intertwines two generational tales of spy-craft and intrigue, as Franz Liszt and the protagonist, Angelo Di Purezza Jr., battle the belligerent rise of Otto von Bismarck and Adolf Hitler respectively.
Zimmerman Watch
Series: The Skeenas. Price: Free! Words: 540. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Historical » USA
The acids within my burly leucistic timber wolf stomach boiled angrily and vigorously with increasingly ravenous hunger as I opened nearly every bread drawer and pantry in the entire kitchen of the house and was mystified to not even find a single mouse crumb; or let alone, not even a single mouse for that matter at all in sight.
Bitching Bits of Bone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,370. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
What prompted Geoffrey Chaucer to write The Canterbury Tales? And what became of him afterwards? Well, here you'll discover all the answers as the fourteenth century unfolds before your senses in vivid and uncompromising realism. Travel with the pilgrims and experience the delights and horrors of medieval life - from alchemists and innkeepers to gothic spires and leper houses.
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 · Histoires lyonnaises, 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, Book 29 · Histoires lyonnaises, Book 29. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. 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.