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The Trials of Tizoc by Frank Newton
You set the price! Words: 43,030. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
An Aztec boy, Tizoc, foolishly destroys a magnificent royal cape. As punishment, the boy's family is cast into slave bondage and his parents are slated for sacrifice at the Great Temple in the capital city, Tenochtitlan. In a desperate gamble, Tizoc and a few friends journey to the capital to rescue his parents from a gruesome death.
Spinning a New Life in Texas by Trisha Faye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The hand-hewn, primitive spinning wheel is real, a treasure picked up in an antique store at least a hundred (or more) years after its creation. For this fictional story, the author moved back 150 years in time, mixed in a portion of her research on pioneer families in north Texas, and tells the tales of Hannah and Benjamin. Download this first story from Wash on Monday!
Wash on Monday: Eight stories of the People Behind the Antiques by Trisha Faye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,710. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Eight forgotten tales of different antique items – they’re all here. A primitive, handcrafted spinning wheel, indigo rag balls, a hand stitched tablecloth, marbles, etched purple candy dishes, a vintage Patsy doll, white enamelware plates and a hand pieced and stitched quilt. A few known facts mixed with a large dollop of imagination pay tribute to the past owners of these pieces.
The Wolves of Ambition, a Novel of the Late Roman Empire by Q. V. Hunter
Series: The Embers of Empire, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015 by Eyes and Ears. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Agent Numidianus must spy on a rising Franco-Roman hero rescuing Roman Gaul from Alemannic raiders. General Silvanus once betrayed Marcus’ father but later saved Marcus himself from execution. Is Silvanus now the man to save the Roman Empire of the West—or destroy it? Should Marcus warn him of treachery in Emperor Constantius II’s court or let the Fates exact revenge on his behalf?
Last Train Home: An Orphan Train Story by Renee Wendinger
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,580. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Dickensian novella drawing upon the real-life stories of two children, Johnny and Sophia, who rode the orphan trains. Would they be adopted by kind and loving families, or would they face a childhood and adolescence of hard labor and servitude? This richly detailed and intriguing narrative humanizes the thousands of children who rode the orphan trains.
The Phantom Chronicles ~ Boxed Set by Jennifer Linforth
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 247,660. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
One man desperate to keep the past from destroying his life. One woman refusing to give up on true love. A legacy that spans decades as the Phantom of the Opera saga continues… MADRIGAL - Years earlier Erik faked his death. ABENDLIED - Desiring normalcy is difficult with a price on his head. RONDEAU - Still in hiding from the law. Two guns. One bullet. And the victim that changes everyth
Patrick's People by BarbaraWKelso
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 150,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This historical novel shows how Bishop Patrick was sent by the Pope to evangelise the warlords and druids in fifth century Ireland.
Rise to Power by Uvi Poznansky
Series: The David Chronicles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,570. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Biographical(5.00 from 1 review)
The story of David as you have never heard it before: from the king himself, telling the unofficial version. Notorious for his contradictions, David is seen by others as a gifted court entertainer, a successful captain in Saul’s army, a cunning fugitive, and a traitor leading a gang of felons. How does he see himself, during this first phase of his life?
Etruscan Blood by AM Kirkby
Price: Free! Words: 308,030. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
A boy slave who becomes general and then a king. A princess who leaves home with her husband to win a new city and found her own dynasty. The rule of the Etruscan kings of Rome. War and politics, vengeful gods and vindictive ghosts, passion and hatred, and above all, blood.
The Warrior's Scold by Marie Hall
Series: Worship Romance. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,240. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Blushing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Xavier Brice is a feared man. The king's own executioner and most loyal servant. Io Desmond is a nobody who has stayed alive being independent and self reliant. When the king brings these two people together, wills clash and hearts pound. Xavier must first show Io that trust is possible before his demands for obedience can be met. Io must trust that obedience does not mean subjugation.
The Substitute Mommy by Dort Wesley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,250. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Blushing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Maggie is overcome with emotion when her adopted daughter starts first grade! She moved to protect her daughter, and to keep the promise she made to a friend. She was happy in the small town, and even caught the attention of a handsome bachelor. When she must tell him the truth, she fears losing his love, but she will not give up her daughter - not for any man!
Wanderlust Creek and Other Stories by Elisabeth Grace Foley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,720. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Six short stories exploring the joys, heartaches and laughter of life against the backdrop of the Old West. A gunfighter refuses to explain why he backed out of a fight; a hotel clerk finds himself in an odd situation on the night shift. And a young rancher and his wife struggle to hold onto their land and their dreams in the face of adversity from weather, enemies—and even doubts of each other.
Downstairs Rules by Sullivan Clarke
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by Blushing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
What's a maid to do? Ella wishes to be loyal, but that loyalty comes with a painful price for both her and her ladyship. If her Lady erred, the maid paid the price...
Lightning Draw by Annie Turner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by Alain Gomez. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Book 3 of the Zachary Davis Series The demands of being a Texas Ranger have taken their toll on Zach Davis. Worried he might be losing his edge, he works on tracking down a dangerous gunman in an effort to prove he still has what it takes. This short novelette is approximately 9,500 words.
Columba of Iona by BarbaraWKelso
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,570. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
This book of historical fiction shows how Columba, an Irish warlord, changes into the founder and first Abbot of Iona with great consequences for Western Europe.
Dreams of the Negev by L. Todd Wood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by IceBox Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A short story written by L. Todd Wood while covering the Israeli/Hamas Gaza Conflict in the summer of 2014.
The Emancipation Of Nate Bynum by Napoleon Crews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,210. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Emancipation of Nate Bynum probes the trauma, confusion and havoc of seventeen-year-old Nate Bynum after the death of his master, Jacob Bodine. The War is at its end, but the journey for this young slave is only beginning. To save his sisters and take them to freedom, Nate will tempt fate in an uncertain world.
The Lost Journals of William Tanner by Alan Donald
You set the price! Words: 134,590. Language: British English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
William Tanner might have been the greatest scientist of the Nineteen Century -- if only he had spent less time dodging jealous husbands and pistol-wielding deceived lovers. Join his romp through the laboratories, bedrooms and bordellos of Victorian England. And on the way meet John Dalton, Albert Einstein, Charles Dickens, Sam Clemens, Charles Babbage and (pistol-packing) Ada Lovelace.
Last Lynching On Mount Oread by Napoleon Crews
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
One Negro student overcame impossible odds and became the first black man to be admitted to the law school, but he failed to escape the noose of a lynch rope, cutting his college career short. This tale details the universitiy's attempt to cover up the lynching, and the efforts of the city's only Negro police officer to bring the lynchers to justice.