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Wessex Tales: "The Dorset Ooser Dines" (Story 26) by Robert Fripp
Price: Free! Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In the village of Child Okeford a ‘Bull’ or 'Ooser' used to show up uninvited at Christmas festivities, causing mayhem. One guest at his manor's annual ball sees an opportunity to make a good match for his daughter. He pays the Ooser to carry her off. Rescued by her otherwise timid suitor, the girl's future is assured. *The Plain Text version cannot display the photo of the Ooser in this tale.
The Canadian Civil War Volume 2- The Huguenots Arrive by William Wresch
Series: The Canadian Civil War, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In this second volume of the series, the French history of the continent is expanded to tell the story of the Huguenots. As in volume 1, some of the early history is an accurate portrayal of the Huguenot exodus from France. But this is also a work of fiction -- in this case a description of the growing conflict between their values and the values of the Catholic North.
At the Gates by Judith Lesley Marshall
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story about a young man who enters an English monastery in search of a better life and ends up trapped in time.
Going Home Book 3 in the Norah's Children trilogy by Ann O'Farrell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,580. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
For three decades the fortunes of Norah’s children have ebbed and flowed. Now they must adjust to a post-war period that is not all that was promised. This third and final book in the saga of Norah’s children follows the five siblings into marriage and parenthood, and through success and sorrow. Overwhelming events now challenge family bonds that neither time nor distance have yet broken.
Julia's Violinist by Anneli Purchase
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,500. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
The lovely Julia has it all—a seemingly perfect life. The aftermath of WWII changes all that. Widowed and homeless, Julia and her two small children become refugees in their own land. As she tries to rebuild her life, Julia is drawn into a love triangle. New flames or old flames—both can burn and destroy.
The Sailor And The Carpenter by Dale Day
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,310. Language: American English. Published: February 19, 2013 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Finding himself indentured to a ship’s captain Timothy Beadle finds himself on the far north-western shores of The New World. As the ships sails home with holds full of rich furs, a cyclone hits and Timothy ends up on the shores of Spanish California. Rescued by a young Indian boy, Jaime, Timothy is taken before grey robed priests, who offer him .
Coming Home by Joy Brooks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,150. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by eTreasures Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
While Europe faces the ensuing Battle of Waterloo, Gabrielle Anderson travels to her brother's best friend's estate. Lord Marshall Hampton opens his home to her but Gabriel also wants his love. Gabrielle is determined to show him how she feels, but her time is shortened when Marshall is summoned to the war front. Will Gabrielle win the heart of the only man she has ever loved?
Kate by Dwight W. Hunter
Price: Free! Words: 60,640. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Western(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Kate was born, post Civil War, in Western Appalachia. Turning eighteen, tragedy forced her to face the world alone. A Bounty Hunter introduced her to a world populated by trains, hotels, steamships, fashionable clothes, society and tracking dangerous felons. Kate is a strong lady in all aspects of her life, willing to break cultural codes on how women were obliged to deport themselves.
Mail Order Mama by Ericka Scott
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(4.00 from 1 review)
In the winter of 1882... Mary wished for a new mother. Katherine wished for a chance to escape working at her aunt's dreary boardinghouse. What happened after that? An old-fashioned Christmas miracle.
More Than Sparrows by Connie Keenan
Series: The Larkspur Valley Series, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » USA
Big changes are coming to the people of Larkspur Valley in this 20th Century historical novel about the power of love, the special bonds of family and friendship, and lives that are supernaturally transformed by faith. A Christian novel by the author of GLIMMERS OF HEAVEN.
The Link by Doug Elliott
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,480. Language: British English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
An historical thriller set in England in 1912. Newly discovered fossil bones seem to be the missing link between apes and man. But investigator Augustus Parker believes that the fossils have been faked. As they investigate, Parker and his friend Stephen McKay stumble upon a horrendous double murder. They are attacked, their lives threatened. Between fakery and murder what is ... the link?
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 1 - Birth of a Nation by William Wresch
Series: The Canadian Civil War, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 100,000. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1755 France controlled most of the North American continent. What if they still did? This novel explores the French period from two perspectives – an historically accurate description of Jolliet’s discovery of the Mississippi, coupled with a hypothetical contemporary view of “Canada.” Based in Green Bay, this Canada struggles between the Catholic north and Huguenot Louisiana.
Charlotte Hart by Claudio Milo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,300. Language: British English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Set in the 1800s - this well-written, truly classical masterpiece, takes the reader back in time to a wealthy English country estate. A young nurse from a poor village takes up residence to be both nurse and governess in a wealthy neighbourhood. Love and matters of human compassion encourage the heroine, Charlotte Hart, to become more than what she intended to be.
Rubbertown by Randall Laird
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,080. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
It's 1984. Candidates are talking politics and religion, evangelists are preaching family values - and, the most popular and sensationally advertised condom in America is made in a conservative western New York village. When a local minister stages a protest at the plant, Glory, NY becomes the site of a national 'faith vs secularism' showdown, dividing residents and inviting tragedy.
Beyond Captive Seas by Deborah Weetman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This story spans time, connecting with key events that led to that fateful day when Ariana met her destiny and had her world tipped upside down, again. Stolen, when she was only six years old, Ariana had been forced to work as a slave on a smuggling ship. She endured the heartache for many years until one event forced her to make a decision that would change her life forever...
Trade Wind to Hawaii by Robert T. Tanouye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,050. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Action(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of two brothers and the counter-revolution of Hawaii. For four colorful years Hawaii became a Republic, and the Rafferty brothers led a revolt against the Republic of Hawaii to bring back the glory days of the Hawaiian Kingdom. Larry was a distinguished planter, and Johnny was a soldier of fortune and gunrunner, and for five days they held off the Republican Army.
My Subconscious Talks, and You Wouldn’t Believe What It’s Saying About You by Jennifer York
Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Victorian people had a lot to suppress, and not a lot of time to do it, considering their preference for needlework and handmade furniture.
The Assassins by Louis Shalako
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Emperor Domitian hates Christians. He isn't too fond of philosophers either. The Assassins will cut anyone's throat for a few pieces of gold, so that's no problem. The popular Heron of Alexandria is brash and outspoken. In addition to teaching school and building an aeolipile, history's first reaction motor, he has some other surprising skills.
Jackaroo by Raymond Boyd Dunn
Series: Pearson/Rickards Trilogy, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,020. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The conflict between two good friends in England, over the favours of a beautiful woman, continues on the far side of the world in Australia. One becomes a jackaroo, a beginner in the cattle industry ─ the other, his mortal enemy. Llewellyn's boss is a woman, and Ivan marries the girl they fought over. Lew has accepted his friend's victory, but Ivan does not believe him.
Whitebeam by K.M. del Mara
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,900. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Adventure » Action
On the cusp of the fourteenth century, Pippa knows very well that a long-time family friend is both a hot-headed radical and a murderer. But she doesn't find out that he is Scottish national hero Robert the Bruce until she is twelve years old. She also discovers that he is her father.