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Sudden - Strikes Back (A Sudden Western #1)
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Series: Sudden Westerns, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,620. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When Jim Green signed on as foreman of the Slash 8, the smell of range war was already in the air. Then the Slash 8’s owner was bushwacked, and with its back to the wall, Green’s fighting crew made its declaration; Stay off the Slash 8 range — or stay on it — permanent! (A Sudden Western)
Piccadilly Publishing Presents 2: Sheriff of Friendly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,820. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Ex-Texas Ranger, Rick Taylor is down on his luck when he is appointed sheriff of Friendly. His first job is to track down the town's bank robbers. The pace spot on and the revelations brilliantly placed.
Javelin Thrower
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,580. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Nothing is more terrifying than being impaled by the twenty-one inch Gladius or the perfectly thrown javelin; except failure on the battlefield. Just ask Lucius Pontius.
Tochter des Nils - Ein Roman im alten Ägypten
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: German. Published: November 26, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
"Tochter des Nils" entführt uns in ein Land, geheimnisvoll und mystisch, in das Land der Pyramiden, Mumien und Pharaonen. Die Geschichte zeichnet ein Bild vom historischen Ägypten in all seinem Glanz. Die Tochter des Nils ist das erste Buch der Theben Chroniken.
Morgarten (Book 2 of The Forest Knights)
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Series: The Forest Knights, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,920. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Leopold of Habsburg assembles the ultimate punitive force, boasting thousands of the best knights and soldiers the Holy Roman Empire has to offer. Noll's rebel army of boys and old men have few swords, and even less armor. But he has two things that Leopold does not: a Priestess of the Weave, and a ferryman. The forests can protect them no longer. It is time to make a stand.
Story 18: Little Zhu
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 16. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Sword of Marathon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,840. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Luke, a Gothic prince, journeys south to prove himself worthy of kingship. But in Athens, Luke finds manhood and an unexpected destiny. Drawn into a vicious war against the Persian Empire, and confronted with superior military force on the plain of Marathon, Luke fights in bloody battle alongside the Greeks. The outcome impacts his life, his lovers, and the world’s future for millennia to come.
The Gemini Divergence
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 190,290. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
What if you were to find out that the government UFO cover up was hiding something far more frightening than extra-terrestrials and WWII didn’t end quite the way we were taught, or if you found that we had actually been tricked into the cold war and space race to divert attention away from the unpalatable truth?
The Wolf of Fairburn
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Series: The John Swale Chronicles, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The end looms for Sir John Swale as he deserts Balliol's doomed campaign in Scotland and races home to try and rescue his family from the Folville Brotherhood. Time and fate, however, are not on his side...
Story 17: The Shui-Mang Plant
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. The Shui-Mang Plant is one of the collection's longest and most compelling stories. Broomhandle Books has edited The Shui-mang Plant to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make it more accessible to readers in this e-book format.
Our American Kingdom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
What if America had been established as a Kingdom? This story is about the House of Adams and how it came into being that we became an ally of Great Britain and a constitutional monarchy modeled after our english cousins.
Story 16: The Magic Sword
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 14. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
The Holly and the Thistle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,310. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
A chance meeting at Berry's wine shop, a misunderstanding and Christmastide all come together to allow the most handsome Scot in London to give Lady Emily Picton the best Christmas gift ever: a marriage not of convenience, but of love.
The Thebes Chronicles - Two Novels in Ancient Egypt (Book 1 & 2 Bundle)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,100. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Enter a time and place in history and the ancient past - full of love, intrigue, passion, betrayal, desire, adventure and cruelty. Follow a young woman as she becomes the first female mummy maker in all of Egypt. The Thebes Chronicles bundle contains both novels: Daughter of the Nile and The Pharaoh’s Daughter.
The Bird Flies High
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 126,460. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A page-turning and evocative story of love, family, friendship and forgiveness in the Glasgow of the General Strike, the Hungry 30s & the Second World War written by a popular Scottish writer and historian.
Death Overflows - Ian Watson & Andy West
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Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 73,610. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012 by Palabaristas Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
The American agent has two masters and an alternate agenda. He isolates Abigail and Paul at a compound in Nebraska while plague begins to ravage a world unaware of their discoveries – until surprise rescue frees them to further risk their lives for deliverance. Can Abigail´s knowledge save several billion people from a ghastly death? For back in the 12th century, the Syrian doctor has succeeded.
Tongue of Knowledge - Ian Watson & Andy West
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Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 64,650. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012 by Palabaristas Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Supported by Assassins, the Syrian doctor struggles long in Ethiopia to control plague and preserve it as a weapon. Abigail finds herself robbing medieval tombs in Provence and Spain, hunting for the doctor´s mystical waters of death and of life. Betrayed and almost killed, she and her journalist companion Paul are saved by an American agent, as a modern-day Assassin begins to infect the world.
The Virgin and the Griffin
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
The Virgin and the Griffin tells of a young woman's struggle to find a small measure of beauty and joy in a violent, fear-filled society in Renaissance Italy. Set in the ancient city of Perugia, the novel weaves together Isabella's desires and passions as she strives to make her mark in a community fractured by politics and war, yet a place where great beauty and love are still possible.
Athaliah, Daughter Of Jezebel
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Price: Free! Words: 83,250. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is a thrilling historical-psychological novel, based on the Bible and on the drama ‘Athaliah’- by playwright Racine. This novel will be liked by many who heard the Biblical story about the stubborn God Believers'struggle against a pagan tyrant, murderous Queen Athaliah, daughter of Jezebel. However, Athaliah is not absolutely wicked... Handel's Opera Athaliah was shown on French TV MEZZO...
The Hunley: The Civil War’s Secret Weapon
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,150. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of those men, the crew of the H.L. Hunley, the first submarine to sink a battleship. The Civil War mission came to a tragic end when the Hunley disappeared shortly after completing its task in the waters off the South Carolina coast in February 1864. The fate of the vessel and its crew remained a mystery until 1995.