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The Lord
Series: Secular religious stories, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
“The Lord” is a 5000 word short story which narrates a secular explanation for the traditions in the period of history between Abraham and Moses. It hopefully respects the sensibilities of the three major religions that hold this period to be governed by the supernatural. The story is part science fiction and part speculative religious history.
The American Dream
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Set in the luxurious excess of 1920s New York, a young English soldier, demobbed after the First World War, falls for the rich American socialite - but is the American Dream all is appears?
Discarded Christmas Spell
Price: Free! Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Author of Ghost On Black Mountain and The Storycatcher has a new Christmas story. Talley May lives a hardscrabble life on Black Mountain, doing the work of a boy. Then a ghost appears and her whole life is changed. Set in Appalachia on Ann Hite's beloved Black Mountain, this new set of characters will thrill Ann's loyal readers and draw in more.
Riders on the Storm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
It was all supposed to be so easy. Amos, Wright and H.S. seized the opportunity of an unattended ranch and rustled the MacAllisters' herd, hoping to make a quick run to the border and sell the cattle before anyone was the wiser. Instead, they find themselves caught in a vicious thunderstorm, pinned in a narrow draw, while an unseen pursuer attempts to pick them off one by one.
A Woman Scorned
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 176,680. Language: British English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
"The past may be another country but many still live there." In 1886, five years after the tragedy that ruined her 15th birthday, Judith Carty returns to Castle Moore and resumes her flirtation with its heir, young Rick Bellingham. But Rick's best friend, Fergal, has reasons to see their love thwarted. So does Fergal's sister, Sally, who wants Rick for herself.
A Woman Possessed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 168,320. Language: British English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Beware the return of ex-lovers. “Dormant” is not the same as “dead.” They all thought Laura had got over her childhood love for ne'er-do-well Maurice Pettifer when she married solid, dependable Giles Curnow. They all thought Maurice died in South Africa, too – until, one evening in 1902, he turns up again, rich, unmarried, and determined to buy the neighbouring property to the Curnows.
After Whorl: Bran Reborn (#2 - Celtic Fervour series)
Series: Celtic Fervour, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,370. Language: British English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
RAVAGED BY WAR ...AD 71. After the battle at Whorl, Brennus of Garrigill is irrevocably changed. Returning to Marske, Ineda finds her grandmother dead, though Brennus is not. Snared by a Roman patrol, they are marched to Witton where he is forced to labour for the Roman IX Legion.
Tracks of a Pigeon-toed Horse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,070. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
With the Black Hawk War at an end, Collin Mitchell is haunted by his past and ready to hang up his guns. Brother Brigham, however, has a job for the reformed gunman—track down a missing girl. But old enemies want Mitchell dead, and caught in a storm of lethal violence, Mitchell must resurrect the killer within and steel himself to stand or die in the shadows of the Wasatch Mountains.
The Making of a Soldier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Historical » USA
The author gained custody of his great grandfather’s Civil War diary at age seven. He then bought his CW musket from his grandfather for $25.00. He spent years translating the diary from Welsh to English and adding family history, starting with their immigration from Wales in 1825. The author briefly had the pleasure of knowing his great grandmother, Sarah. He still remembers her tiny pipe.
The Undone Years
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 101,520. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Historic fiction; 1919; Romance – a portrait painter and a journalist Paris at the time of the Peace conference – the clash between revenge – fear of Communism – making the world safe for the victors Berlin, Vienna, Budapest the horrors of the defeated cities
Morgenthal & Co. The Story of an Important Investment Bank 1972-2010
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 231,050. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
a Goldman Sachs insider's story of Wall Street.
A Gentleman in Hell
Series: Doc Holliday, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,940. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
Doc follows the Earps to Tombstone. He’s looking for excitement and he gets more than he asked for when the Earps run into the Clantons and MacLaurys. They’re not just ranchers, they’re part of a gang of stage robbers and cattle rustlers. No one can trust the county sheriff who’s happy to let the gang ride. Doc learns that having friends on both sides of the law isn't easy.
1917: The Perfect Game
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,530. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Who knew that 2 self-realized wisdom masters would be brought together in 1917 for one of baseball’s most momentous games? In this historical fiction, it’s a madness of baseball, Einstein, World War 1, Sigmund Freud, Jim Thorpe, American racism, Longchenpa, President Wilson’s deception, awakened mind and romance, all swirling together in a dust devil of the most unique baseball game in history.
Seldom Come By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,540. Language: Australian English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Rebecca Crowe’s fascination with icebergs leads her to save a shipwrecked survivor, Samuel Dalton. Love sparks in the crystal cave of an iceberg but is thwarted by an unreasonble father and the Great War that drags Samuel to the Western Front. As the war moves towards its final harrowing days they both discover tragedy and terror can strike anywhere, setting their love on an unforeseen path.
The Voice at the Door
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,830. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013 by Fuze Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
The Voice at the Door recreates the fateful meeting of Emily Dickinson with the famous Philadelphia pastor, Charles Wadsworth. The fictional account weaves her letters and poems into a tapestry of intellectual and spiritual communion. It encompasses the three great mysteries of Emily Dickinson’s life: her agonized love poetry, her partial blindness, and her subsequent withdrawal from the world.
Windfall (Love's Crossing 1)
Series: Love's Crossing, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,270. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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Diana Wright, Beth Chaney, and Libby Tate, three strangers who meet on a long stagecoach ride. Through tragic circumstances, they inherit a saloon in Love’s Crossing. Although the windfall isn’t what they expect to secure their future, the three women are determined to make the town their new home. Sweet, clean western romance adventure, a novelette of about 16,000 words. This is a complete story.
Riders of the Silver Trail
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,740. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013 by Monogram Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The Frontier G-Man is back. This time Jack Clayton finally comes face to face with the man responsible for high level government corruption that has sent him all over the west trying to stop tyranny and overthrow of the American way of life as we know it. This time our nation's currency is threatened and America's silver supply is being exhausted.
The Legend of William Carsell
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 83,970. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2013 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
A tale of the Wild West, of gunfighters, of bounty hunters, of satanic forces, of the fight between good and evil. A bounty hunter has an agenda that goes far beyond delivering outlaws dead or alive, and an uncanny skill with his guns. Is this the start of Armageddon? Can the sheriff save the town and the world? And is the new preacher much more than he seems at first?
Accursed Women
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,020. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Five stories, five women, five legends. A Minoan Princess, a Spartan Queen, the Queen of the Gods, the first woman on earth and a Gorgone share their lives and stories in one volume.
Arrangements
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Janet Auchincloss is nervous. She's about to have dinner with her daughter's future in-laws, Joe and Rose Kennedy, and discuss arrangements for the pending nuptials. Although she's well aware of Joe Kennedy's reputation--as both a shady businessman and an unfaithful husband--nothing could prepare Janet for the tense evening ahead.