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The Sin of Witchcraft by Arlene Nassey
Price: Free! Words: 11,920. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
This is a story based on a true account of what happens in a community when the leaders of the time decide that they will mediate the outcomes of situations that they cannot comprehend. To know that a God fearing community is concerned for the betterment of their surroundings and can actually do such a thing is unthinkable. The Sin of witchcraft brings you one innocent young girl's story.
Literature Help: Cold Mountain by Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
W. P. Inman is the male protagonist of the novel. He happens to be an injured deserter from the Confederate army when the American Civil War is about to end. The novel tells the story of W. P. Inman and his beloved Ada.
Moonlight in the Valley by Wilson Harp
Price: Free! Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The little town is in danger, its people unaware of the threat they face. Blackclaw leads a pack of werewolves intent on slaughter and the full moon will soon shine in the valley. The quiet town is doomed unless a hero comes to their rescue. Moonlight in the Valley is a short story that brings the threat of werewolves to the old west.
The Hard Price of Freedom by Jason Wallace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
The son of Juan Hernań Valdez de Araya and a Caribbean slave, Eduardo, learn that freedom always comes with a price, and that price must be paid by those most deprived of it, the most desirous to have it. Some will sacrifice their all for the sweet embrace of it and for that of those dear to them. Only those that have known true deprivation can appreciate its loving reward.
Flying Under the Radar and Other Stories from the 50's by Bobby Everett Smith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
When the Cold War turns hot in 1959, LTGJ Bobby Smith, USN, and crew are chosen to deliver an atomic bomb against Communists forces in China. The plan is to fly "under the radar" at night to achieve a surprise attack. No one knows if a single engine attack plane can survive a nuclear blast which is five times the power of the Hiroshima weapon.
Baroness's Heart by Emanuel Grigoras
You set the price! Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General
There is war, social structures that disappear and people who lived in those times. Of these people, some have followed their dreams by building a life just as they wanted it, ignoring history.
Le couronnement de Mademoiselle Pascal by Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 40. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: French. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
La Star academy, The voice, et plus anciennement les radio crochets ne sont pas des nouveautés. Dans la Normandie du XVIIème siècle, il exista des festivités permettant de détecter de nouveaux talents, bien que le cadre, alors, était fort différent. Ce fut le cas des Puys aux Palinods que l’on organisait chaque année, principalement à Rouen, lors de la fête aux Normands.
Poisoned Arrows by Vellie Nicholas-Benta
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
After Igneri-Arawak beauty, Barbe, and Xamba--the beautiful pubescent daughter of an Igneri-Arawak chief--are kidnapped from their West Indian village by Kalinago warriors, their lives become a series of island hoppings. Both fall in love with English settlers and unwittingly become triggers to the English-led massacres of thousands of Kalinagos on St Kitts and Antigua. Is there a curse at play?
A Favorite Son by Uvi Poznansky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Inspirational
This is a gripping story of greed, betrayal, and regret. In it, Yankle describes the plot, in which his mother Becky (modeled on the biblical figure of Rebecca) conceives the idea to cheat both Esav, her other son, and her husband Isaac who is lying on his deathbed. Is it love or respect for age that drives his hesitation—or rather, it is the fear to be found out?
Espantos by Claudio Valerio Gaetani
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: Spanish. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Los seis monólogos de los seis espantos de la tradición guatemalteca escritos por Claudio Valerio Gaetani desde el punto de vista del criterio personal del personaje
Ravencroft Springs: The Feast of '69 by Logan L. Masterson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Historical » USA
No one believed the summer of love could last forever, not really. Hippies danced in the streets, slept in the parks, hit the road on a whim, but when two star-crossed lovers find themselves in the forgotten hill country town known as Ravencroft Springs, winter has come. What fate awaits the American folk band Feast of Love? Come on down the foggy, forgotten road and learn for yourself.
The Bricklayer by Robert T. Belie
Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Sanders was a bricklayer by trade and a good one at that. His latest project would involve crafting a fireplace on a mountaintop estate for an elusive owner. Although he had done hundreds of similar jobs before, this one could very well be his last if he fails to comprehend the true value of a few toy soldiers.
The Monster in Our Midst by Kris Nelscott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
When a disturbing postcard arrives at his Atlanta office, Emerson knows he must report it to the NAACP. The postcard, sent by the mysterious Lureen from Abbotts Creek, Arkansas, depicts yet another lynching. Emerson agrees to travel to Abbotts Creek to investigate, but he knows doing so poses great risk. Emerson only passes as white, and this Lureen knows his face.
Hoplite - Part 2: The General by Lee Ness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In the wake of the tragedy, Alexander has no time to grieve. He meets the Strategos - The General, a giant of a man. But The Strategos has no interest in a boy like Alexander, has he? But The General is more than he seems and Alexander is pitched into a foot race against the fastest man in the Samian army and the stakes couldn't be higher!
Mail Order Bride: The Bitter & Godless Widow Goes To The Colorado Rancher (A Victorian Western Romance) by Vanessa Carvo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2015 by Lisa Castillo-Vargas. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A Victorian era woman is left widowed then taken in by a kindly neighbor for a brief while, but after that she faces the harsh reality of making her own living; except it will be an uphill battle as she decides to move to Colorado and work on her neighbor’s brother-in-laws’s ranch.
Redbuds and Bullets by Richard Prosch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,650. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Sixth story in the Jo Harper Adventure. Thirteen year old Jo Harper's trip to attend the reading of her mysterious uncle's will isn't welcome news to everybody in Willowby, Wyoming, and with the notorious Casper Brothers on the loose, the spring of 1911 isn't the best time to steam across the wide open west. But with great expectations and grim determination, Jo hurtles into adventure.
SECRET KNIGHT - CONSPIRACY: Arthurian Saga Series Book 1 by Joshua Elliot James
Price: Free! Words: 18,670. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Eric is a young working fellow, who often daydreams about knights and the good old days of Camelot. When he overhears a stranger plotting to kill King Arthur he becomes greatly distressed. Eric risks his own life to save the kingdom and warn the King. Can Eric restore Camelot to its former glory and save the King and save Camelot? CONSPIRACY is the first Book in a series of 5.
Au lointain royaume by Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 39. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: French. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Depuis soixante-sept années, la Normandie souffrait des affres d’une guerre dont on ne savait pas qu’elle allait durer cent ans. Il advint alors qu’un chevalier normand s’en alla conquérir un royaume en d’autres lieux, confirmant la réputation de conquérants que les Normands s’étaient acquis grâce à Guillaume et Tancrède de Hauteville. En voici l'histoire !
Leofric: Sacrifice by S. J. Arnott
Price: Free! Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Denmark, AD 515. Leofric, a young Angle noble, goes hunting in the woods near his home and discovers the corpse of a woman. She has been murdered, and suspicion quickly falls on one of the victim's travelling companions. However, Leofric is less certain of the man's guilt and comes up with a plan to reveal the true killer.