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Bridget's Story by Keith R. Baker
Price: Free! Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
Bridget's Story is a novelette prequel to the Longshot Series of novels set in the 1860s Civil War United States. This book provides information and insight to the meeting and relationship of the series' main character, Rob Finn and his wife Bridget Murphy Riley.
Peasant Princesses,Princesses Of Chadwick Castle Mystery & Adventure Series, Book 7 by Emma Right
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
An Escape. Village Life. The Unexpected. Princesses Elle and Belle escape danger as the kingdom face troubles from rebels. This chapter style full-color book is for readers six to ten. Peasant Princesses is the seventh book. The series also features artwork from the art masters whose works have entered the public domain and are no longer restricted by copyright.
7 Short Stories: From Petrograd to Rostov-on-Don by Karlis Kadegis
Price: Free! Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » General
7 short stories that are connected by a train riding from Petrograd to Rostov-on-Don on March 14, 1918. While essentially separate entries, these stories hint at how a single event, no matter how mundane, can intertwine different people's lives.
Postcards in a Closet: A Creative Non-Fiction Memoir by Lori Straus
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » General
Katharina Wolf was born in a small town in Hungary in 1901. In 1914, the Great War broke out. In 1919, her hometown became part of Romania. In 1921, she became pregnant with her first child. What did she worry about? What did she want for her child? Through historical research and her own experiences as a mother, writer Lori Straus attempts to answer these questions.
Three-Cornered Sun by Norbert Mercado
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
“Three-cornered sun…” Josephine mused as she looked at Aguinaldo’s sketch. “Yes. The national flag has a three-cornered sun! There is a star on each corner of the triangle,” Marcela said. “What do the three stars represent?” Delfina asked. “The three stars represent Luzon, Panay Island for the Visayas, and then Mindanao, the three principal islands of the Philippines,” Marcela replied.
The Warning Bell by JT Arant
You set the price! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » General
The Warning Bell is a piece of Historical Mashup Fiction, an historical "What if?", taking a true event in Chinese history and infusing it with zombies. Set during the tumultuous Taiping Rebellion, it is a short story about love and regret ... and zombies.
Old Town by Chris Thorndycroft
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,330. Language: British English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The mask wobbled and fell off. There was no face behind it; just a writhing, seething mass of fur, teeth, ears and tails. Rats!
Entanglement by Vonnie Hughes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,520. Language: Australian English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
When Alexandra Tallis discovers that her witless sister has imprisoned their father’s nemesis, Theo Crombie, in their attic, she quickly frees him, fighting an unladylike impulse to keep him as her own special captive.
Knit One by Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Tales of Two Cities Press is based on the two cities where I have spent most of my life — London and Paris. The association of the two cities brought to mind that Dickensian tale of the French revolution. Hence, you will find my own interpretation in the following short story. Madame Defarge leads a relentless combat against French aristocrats and then takes pleasure in seeing them die...
La lettre de Socrate by Pierre Moessinger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: French. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Ancient Civilizations
On dit que Socrate n’écrivait pas. C'est faux. La preuve? Voici sa dernière lettre, destinée à ses trois fils, écrite dans dans sa prison, en attendant la mort.
Mr. Meek For President by Mario V. Farina
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Mr. Meek, age 83, was so disappointed with the calibre of the choices for President that he posted in this Facebook page that he could do better. Someone suggest he run. And he did! This book tells what happened when he attempted to win the Presidency. You also learn whether he became president.
A Clean Sweep by Maxwell Grantly
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 by Maxwell Grantly
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 by Maxwell Grantly
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 by Kristen LePine
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.
La Plèbe by Patrick Huet
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 by Patrick Huet
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.
The Dead London Chronicles: Vol II, July 2016 by Catherine Curzon & Willow Winsham
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 of rogues, royals and revelry.
Halloween at Glosser's by Robert Jeschonek
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.