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Hoplite - Part 3: Training by Lee Ness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,440. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Alexander commences training with the other hoplites in their stockade on Samos, but someone doesn't want him there. Alexander has been bullied his whole life, because of his Thracian looks - red hair and pale skin - and this is nothing new to him. He soon finds out that being bulled by school boys and being targeted by trained soldiers is an entirely new level of danger.
The Lakota Cattle Drive by Burr Cook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This novelette is the sixth in the series known as “The Laramie Saga”. Rather than at Laramie, this story takes place mainly on the trail and at the Lakota Sioux Reservation in the Black Hills. Mato, step son of James Riley helps resolve a situation involving stolen cattle. Although this is a sequel to “The Z-Bar Ranch Incident” it stands by itself very well.
The End of Their World by Jason Wallace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
*This is a paper I wrote early in my undergraduate work, and I cannot promise that it is very good, but it does give a fair overview of what the Aztecs faced in their final days, at the hands of Cortes and his men. The Aztecs stood up against immeasurable odds, fighting whom they believed, at first, were their gods, finally returned to Earth. When they realized their error, it was too late.
Betrayed by Russ Crossley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In Saskatchewan in 1912 it is against the law for a white woman to work for a Chinese business owner. Widow Dorothy McMillian desperately needs money so she had her daughters can travel east to escape the harsh future her late husbands farm offers. Dorothy must confront a valued family friend and convince him of her plight.
A Nazi On Trial In God's Court by Roberta Kagan
Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
I wonder how the Nazi's justified their behavior to God after their deaths. This short work is a speculation on what might have occurred.
Robber Crabs by Joan Druett
Price: Free! Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Wiki had been enjoying life in the East Indies and the South China Sea. He could speak the local language, so had sailed happily on coastwise craft in the company of Bugis rogues and pirates. But then George Rochester had arrived on the Potomac, and while it had been delightful to get together with his old college friend, it had also ruined Wiki’s current existence. Because of that twice-damned d
Yoikes by James Field
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Alf and Bert, security, play with an experimental gadget that transports them back to the twelfth century. Frightened to tamper with history, they tread carefully–at first. Unable to withstand the challenge, they end in a tournament, fighting with knights, the threat to history forgotten…
A Gettysburg Address by C Belding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Visiting the Gettysburg battle site, a young man discovers a pair of grave markers. Shockingly, he realizes one belongs to him, and the other to a young woman. It is the beginning of a journey that takes him back in time to the infamous battle and to the woman he was to marry. A love stolen by the wage of war, but not forsaken, as the past returns to the present and their love is reborn .
Batu by Erich von Neff
Price: Free! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Batu is a short story about a Mongolian sheep herder who is drafted in the Soviet People’s Army. Batu and other Mongols fight under General Belov in the battles of Moscow and Kiev.
Episode 6 - Calum's Duel by Leigh Barker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Clan: Season 2, Episode 6. Calum’s Duel A Bitesize 1-hour Read. The shaman’s son, Catahecassa, has joined Calum and John as they race to catch up with the French battalion that has ransacked the fort and dragged away the men, women and children who called it home. This time they’re facing Colonel Dutronc and his ruthlessness borders on insanity. M’be Calum’s luck has finally run out.
Easter at Glosser's by Robert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA
Step back in time to Easter, 1935 at Glosser Bros. Department Store in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Every child gets a free baby chick for the holiday, and a rabbit comes with the purchase of each boys’ suit. When eight-year-old Owen Talisman gets his free Easter pets, life with his special new bunny takes a surprising twist that changes everything.
La traversée des conquérants by Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 42. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: French. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
L'année 1066 a définitivement marqué l'Histoire d'une pierre blanche. A partir de ce moment, s'est bâti le monde anglo-normand dont la marque est encore bien vivace aujourd'hui, même en Amérique. Et si nous refaisions la traversée ? L'un des drakkars est en partance ! On y va ?
Ready Reference Treatise: The King Must Die by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The author has created a plausible story based on archaeological and anthropological premises. The author believes that it may have developed into the myth.
Silent Service by Zach Neal
Price: Free! Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » General
Lieutenant-Commander Oliver Dunbar and the crew of E-17, thirty men and boys in a steel cylinder a hundred and eighty feet long, must penetrate the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus and get into the Black Sea. The inland sea has been an Ottoman lake for hundreds of years. It’s their job to sink the ships that sustain the Empire, in support of an imminent campaign on the Turkish mainland.
Over The Line by Keith R Parker
Price: Free! Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military(4.80 from 5 reviews)
A story of duty, chaos theory and brotherly love. On his final recon operation into Vietnam's Valley of Death, Ken Swallow learns more than he bargained for.
War Secrets: A Short Story by Libby Fischer Hellmann
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This short story takes place in the 1930s in Leipzig, Germany. The Nazis are in power, but the war has not yet begun. A young physics student and an older German scientist must work together to find a way to split the atom. But both men have secrets that could put the other in mortal danger. Originally published in the 2013 MWA Anthology THE MYSTERY BOX, edited by Brad Meltzer.
The Slave Factory by Julian Darius
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Sequart Organization. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
This historical short story focuses on the intersecting lives at a slave factory, Porto de Maria. By Julian Darius. From Martian Lit.