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The Battlefield: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Battlefield is a record of an event that took place, in a small coal mining village, towards the end of the Second World War. The place was New Silksworth, located in the Rural District of Sunderland, County Durham, England. At that time there were perhaps hundreds of these villages in the northern region of the United Kingdom and particularly in the county of Durham.
Buzzard Bait
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young prospector, Zeke McBride is dying of thirst and starvation in the South Texas desert. He reverses his luck with the twist of a knife and then finds himself on an adventure that leads to a lovely soul mate and a pile of gold. Together, along with a host of great friends they meet along the way; they show the Wild East how good fortune and a few miracles can occur in the Wild West.
Strike the Red Hammer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 221,020. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Are our destinies set? Or is there room to negotiate? That's the question Rufus, born a serf into poverty and a life of drudgery, tries to find an answer to. With everything against him, he works with grim determination to better himself, but can he find happiness if he gets there? His story is a look at the medieval Norman world in 12th century England; the risks and rewards of a closed society
The Two Medicine River
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,660. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Two young people, each part Blackfoot, part European. They fall for each other, even as their world falls apart, and Blackfeet and United States armies clash in the 1870s. And in the end, they find themselves on opposite sides, but their love never wavers.
The Girl Who Saved England
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,820. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » Action
This is the story of a spy in Elizabethan England. Marianne becomes the mistress of the King of France in a world torn apart by religious conflict between Catholic and Protestant. She survives assassination attempts, battles enemies in the French court and foils plots to overthrow the King of France. When the King of France is assassinated she returns to England as a very wealthy duchess.
The Exodus Scrolls
Series: The Jeanne Marie DeNord Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 84,230. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Jeanne went to Egypt to translate hieroglyphs in the tomb of Seti I. Instead she finds herself in the middle of a disaster, re-enacting the Exodus plagues. Last time the 10th plague took the firstborn child. Now it threatens to become a world wide pandemic. Salvation may lie in the scrolls of a new tomb, but Jeanne's in a race to find the answer before the plague kills her, and half the world.
Midway Between Heaven and Hell
Price: Free! Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Suspense. Love. Murder. Revenge. Backstabbing business partners, disloyal lovers, and a madman seeking revenge. The madman’s plan: send the to hell with all the pomp and circumstance an event like this deserves! Will Bobbie Flanagan, a nervous young man with nothing to lose, be able to stop? Read this “twisted tale of revenge” (Lia Burres, Goodreads) to find out.
The Last Hero
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Set in Greece around 1200 b.c this book tells the story of Alkmaion, heir to the throne of Pylos. The Mycenean Empire is under threat from barbarian attackers but Alkmaion's elders are too complacent to believe it. The resulting attack sends him on a desperate quest to find allies who will help him to regain his kingdom.
Kingfish Ascendant Book One: The Rise of Huey Long
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
Before his inauguration, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is assassinated in Miami. On a train to Washington D.C., Sen. Huey Long devises a plan to take FDR’s place. Turmoil erupts when he claims to be the true heir to FDR, challenging the political establishment. The army is called out as violence spreads. Will the nation survive the chaos, or turn to the fiery populist from Louisiana as a savior?
When Such Friends Were Met
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,400. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Regency
When Dianne Lessard secures a job as a French teacher for a private school, her life begins again. However, when her teaching methods go awry can Dianne rise above her failures and conquer the headmistress's disappointment? A dashing Naval Captain also poses an interesting dilemma -- and Dianne is caught between her independence and marriage and family.
Usurpers, A Novel of the Late Roman Empire
Series: The Embers of Empire, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,500. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013 by Eyes and Ears. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Intelligence agent Marcus must escape the court of Emperor Constans after he uncovers the humiliating secret of the young ruler's vice-ridden entourage. But his flight lands him in greater danger—a delicate assignment to investigate a military conspiracy to usurp Constans’ throne. Worse, this mission means spying on the very man whose trust Marcus craves more than anything.
Midnight Riders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,430. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Your history textbook never told you this version of the American Revolution! Werewolves, vampires, zombies, witches - and those oh so pesky British!
Angels in the Darkness: A Family's Triumph over Hitler and World War II Berlin, 1935-1949
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 254,720. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
It is 1936 and Jesse Owens is poised for victory. Berlin is on full display. Hitler is firmly in control. Six-year-old Jutta Bolle relishes Owens's victory and the excitement of the Olympics. But the darkness is already engulfing Jutta's world as her family confronts the evil of Hitler. Each year brings more unimagined hardships and heartbreaks.
The Executioner's Heir: A Novel of Eighteenth-Century France
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,720. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Charles Sanson, like all executioners in 1760s France, is a pariah; the hangman’s son must become one himself, for society’s doors are closed to him. Charles tries to live like an ordinary man and forget the horrors he witnesses, but at last he cannot reconcile the law’s brutal demands with his conscience, in this true story of a pair of tragic, converging lives just before the French Revolution.
Lesson Plan - Letters of a Convict Girl - Grades 4-6
Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: Australian English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Week-long Lesson Plan in Story & Language Assessment using the text 'Letters of a Convict Girl - Age 11' by Kate Walker. ~ Questions on content, language use and text interpretation. ~ Letter Writing Model and Task. ~ Suitable for classroom and home schooling.
Peacemaker Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,840. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This volume includes works by everyone who has been nominated for the Best Short Story Peacemaker in the first three years of its existence, including the winners. You will be hard-pressed to find such a collection of new classics in one book. These stories represent the finest in Old West fiction being written today.
Princo Serebrjanij (Romantraduko al Esperanto)
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 106,690. Language: Esperanto (original orthography with diacritics). Published: August 30, 2013 by Mondial. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Mondliteraturo en Esperanto. Tradukis: Maria Ŝidlovskaja. La ĉefa proza verko de la mondfama rusa verkisto A. Tolstoj! Reeldono de la majstra traduko de la fama romano aperinta en Esperanto unuafoje en 1912 ĉe Librejo Esperanto, Moskvo. Kun detala glosaro, listo de rusaj propraj nomoj kaj ilia akcento, bildo de Aleksej Tolstoj, kaj kun antaŭparolo de la tradukistino!
Peacemakers vol. 4
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,170. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Available in one volume- all five nominees for the 2012 Peacemaker Award for Best Western Short Story, including the winner- "Adeline" by Wayne Dundee. Also includes stories by James J. Griffith, C. Courtney Joyner, Cheryl Pierson, and Troy D. Smith
The Only Blue Door
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 128,170. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
September 1940 - Maggie and her young siblings are living in the East End of London with their mother, who goes into hospital to have a baby, leaving them with a neighbour. In a bombing raid their home is destroyed and the neighbour is killed. The children wander the streets until they are taken in by some nuns. But their problems are not over - they are sent as child migrants to Australia.
The Truth Breaks Free
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,400. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The Truth Breaks Free was written due to James Halle's fascination with German history in the wake of World War One when sanctions introduced resulted in an austerity programme which changed the course of the twentieth century. Once again as the new millennium gathers pace social and economic gloom deepen to a level of frightening uncertainty.