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Old Balmain House Book Series by Graham Wilson
You set the price! Words: 180,870. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Two courageous Sydney families sit at the centre of this story. Linking them is a small girl Sophie who vanished 100 years ago. It is a story of people's ordinary lives, how they are touched and shaped by tragedy and yet rise above adversity. Mostly set around the beautiful inner city suburb of Balmain and an old house there, parts of the story traverse the remote Australian outback
Greens and Greys by Rosalie Sugrue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by Philip Garside. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Journey with Molly Sinclair through her 1950s childhood on the West Coast, her move to Christchurch for teacher training, drama-filled OE in the UK and Europe, and as she returns to New Zealand in the mid-1960s. This engaging coming-of-age tale sweeps us along as she meets unexpected joys and overcomes life’s setbacks.
Wheezer and the Golden Serpent by Kitty Sutton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,770. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1843 in Indian Territory, an historic, never-before-done peace council is held at the capital of the Cherokee Nation, Tahlequah. Chief John Ross invites all Indian tribes within running distance, even their long-time enemies, as well as the plains Indians. Intrigue mounts while the young Cherokee, Sasa, is presented in Boston for her first Social “Season”. Who is following her and Wheezer?
The Hawk: Part Two by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 61,040. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this second part of the series, set in 1961, as the Snyders adjust to change, Sam Ahern relives some of his Korean War experiences. Meanwhile Lynne Snyder undergoes a transformation and Stanford hosts an exhibit of Eric’s work that catapults the artist into sudden fame.
Telegram by L. Douglas Hoffmann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,420. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
It’s 1944. Sauli Berglund watches from the edge of his property as ninety-six German POWs arrive at a work camp on Big Bear Lake. These young German soldiers, so full of life, so healthy, so very safe. And they would remain so. He watched them dodge no bullets. He watched them wipe no blood from their hands. He watched the tears they wouldn’t shed for the friends who wouldn’t die in their arms.
And the Wind Whispered by Dan Jorgensen
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 106,250. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015 by Dan. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The book is set in 1894 in the Hot Springs, Wind Cave, Buffalo Gap area of the Black Hills and unites Nellie Bly, the greatest investigative reporter of her time, with some of the Old West’s leading figures in a confrontation with the McCarty outlaw gang, and in dealing with a mysterious death in wind cave.
The Outlander King by Hilary Rhodes
Series: The Aetheling's Bride, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,580. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The story of The Lion and the Rose continues with the tale of two remarkable women: Aislinn, a seventeen-year-old English girl caught up in the army of the “outlander king,” the man who will become known as William the Conqueror, and Selma Murray, an American graduate student at Oxford University, researching her mysterious chronicle almost nine hundred years later.
The Gisburn Witch by Sarah L King
Series: Witches of Pendle, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,510. Language: British English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Scandalised as a young woman after being accused of seducing Tom Lister, a gentleman’s son, Jennet Preston’s life is filled with shame and hardship. When fate intervenes to reunite her with Tom, Jennet risks everything for love and happiness, but when tragedy strikes Jennet finds that she is vulnerable to accusations for which she could pay the ultimate price.
Reluctant Accomplice by Judy Woods
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,100. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Anne Turner, struggling with the gambling debts of her dead husband, is desperate to support her children. She can expect no help, much less a proposal of marriage from her aristocratic lover. Little does she suspect that becoming the companion of Frances Howard, daughter of the Earl of Suffolk, will make her the scapegoat in a poison conspiracy that racks the court of James I of England.
Wapasha and The Rabbi by Howard S. Selden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,160. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This contemporary story, Wapasha and the Rabbi, mirrors the lives of a small group, while reflecting on the universal power of the past to influence human lives. This is poignantly revealed not only in the stories told by the two protagonists, but also in the stories told by some of the young people, who share their lives with Rabbi Itsak Cohen on an isolated farm in the back country of Texas.
The Shaman and The Jew by Howard S. Selden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,990. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
The enduring struggle for ethnic, cultural, national, and individual survival characterizes human history.These are powerful forces that drive events, underline deep psychological motivations, and when challenged, are uncompromising.
Take a Rifle From a Dead Man by Larry Matthews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,190. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A mesmerizing work of fiction based on the true life story of one of America's Unsung Heroes...spy, secret agent, soldier, hero...the father of the author.
Pillow of Thorns by Karen Cecil Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,810. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Karen Cecil Smith has written a fictionalized story based on the first woman to be tried for murder in North Carolina. The year is 1850. It is a time of slavery, superstition, and social snobbery. Exotic and shapely beauty Maria Stafford stands accused of killing her prosperous, older husband.
The Queen and the Courtesan by Freda Lightfoot
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,820. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Henriette d’Entragues isn’t satisfied with simply being the mistress of Henry IV of France, she wants a crown too. All she has to do to achieve her ambition is to give Henry a son, and whatever it takes through intrigue and conspiracy to set him on the throne. But despite his promises to marry her, the King is obliged by political necessity to ally himself with Marie de Medici.
Hibernia Unanimis by John Piper
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 88,290. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Germany has taken steps to guarantee her loans are repaid. In an effort to ensure that Ireland keeps up her payments, a German politician sits on the Irish government in an advisory role but, in fact, he holds significant power. It is in this situation that a schizophrenic megalomaniac makes his deadly move to throw them out and take over Ireland and reunite North and South by force as a dictator.
The Time Jigsaw Deliverance by David Munro
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,290. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Away from their native Scotland for seventeen years, James and Elizabeth Carsell-Brown have enjoyed their time living in New York, James working in a Wall Street firm and Elizabeth putting her artwork up for sale in a local retailer, including a very special painting of her previous coachman in Scotland who had in fact saved her life many years ago.
Gone and Forgotten by F. Dean Pulley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,740. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Written in a unique voice, Gone and Forgotten is a richly descriptive narrative that interweaves historical fiction with a modern day story. The questions raised by the book will linger in the mind, long after the final page has been turned.
Presidential Whispers by Michael Cantwell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,410. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Have you ever wanted help surviving freshman year in high school? Alex Schuler relies on the past Presidents of the United States. Alex's grandfather removed a magical book from the White House written by the men who founded the USA. When Alex reads from it, Abe Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and others from the past, come alive offering guidance.
The Floating Outfit 2: .44 Caliber Man by J.T. Edson
Series: The Floating Outfit. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,270. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Post-Civil War Texas is a hell of a rough place. And for a man wearing a kilt, it is even rougher. Colin Farquharson insists on retaining his native Scottish dress but to do so unarmed on the Texas frontier could get him killed. At least it provides a distraction for the bandits attempting to rob the stage he's on and a distraction is all his fellow passenger, the Ysabel Kid, needs.