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A Passage Back by Chuck Walsh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,620. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » General
When a freak accident renders middle-aged Chase Watson unconscious, he awakens to his deceased mother standing over him along with his Little League teammates. And he's wearing his uniform. He's found his way back to his childhood. He'll spend as much time as he has wrestling with decisions that could affect the future...and possibly saving the life of his best friend.
Day of Recognition by Manelle Oliphant
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A giant steam monster wreaks havoc in the port town of Dargee and Sarah Parrish might be the only one around with the knowledge to stop it. This story can be read for free at Talesfantastic.com
Take the High Road, an Irish Odyssey by Lincoln Beals
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
It is August of 1851, This is the story of an Irish Catholic merchant family and the seventeen year old son of peasant farmers who lose everything as the result of religious persecution, laws imposed by the British Crown and a devastating famine. Their faith and resiliency bring them through one challenge after another as they leave their old lives behind hoping for a better life in America.
Britain's Glory: Charlotte -- The People's Princess by Wayne Goodman
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 45,500. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A dramatized account of the life of Princess Charlotte Augusta, granddaughter of King George III of Great Britain
Perfectus Imperator. Tomo I: Guerra por la Paz by Jacobo Fe Gismera
Series: PERFECTUS IMPERATOR. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 174,050. Language: Spanish. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is the story of the perfect man: born to rule the biggest empire of the History and able to change the whole world using the most powerful armour: hope. He just wants the world to be better because he was there.
The Dark Daring Deeds of Geffrey ðe Wulf by Geoff Boxell
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 80,470. Language: British English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
New Edition: More stories. Slip into the – at times murky and violent – world of Medieval England, where prisoners escape from the Tower of London, bows mysteriously break, and an upstart warlord wants to blackmail members of the French King’s court. When Sir Alan de Buxhall KG, Constable of the Tower of London, wants a “discreet” deed done he calls in his distant relative, Geffrey ðe Wul
Tangwstyl by Mansel Jones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 155,450. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015 by Goylake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Tangwstyl - A Medieval Mystery. From The Kenfig Society…Tangwstyl is…a riveting story…moves along at a terrific pace…holds your interest from start to end and is a real page turner…offers a vivid insight into what it must have been like to live in Kenfig all that long time ago.
Pendragon by Mansel Jones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015 by Goylake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Pendragon - An Arthurian Mystery. From The Welsh Books Council…Mansel Jones has well imagined the details of life in the period. He obviously knows the landscape well and the evocation of this adds greatly to the book (Tangwstyl).
Enoch's Folly by Giovanni Torre
Price: Free! Words: 112,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime(4.50 from 2 reviews)
“You know what the old timers say about Comely? They say the Devil is afraid of him.” Aldous Comely; entrepreneur, philanthropist, bon vivant, crime lord. He has his finger on every conceivable pulse, but his grip is starting to slip. Chance encounters and unexpected friendships force him to remember what it's like to be a human being - at the worst possible time: An old enemy is back in town.
The Court-Martial of Benedict Arnold by Richard McMahon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,150. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Benedict Arnold was the most notorious traitor in American history. Entrusted with the defense of West Point by George Washington during the Revolutionary War, he attempted to surrender it to the British. The conspiracy, had it succeeded, would probably have been the death knell for the American cause. What if Arnold HAD been captured by the Americans and tried by court-martial for treason?
The Hawk: Part Three by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 62,500. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this third part of the series, set in 1962, the culmination of the Snyders’ dreams becomes reality, yet the truth about Laurie and Stanford makes Sam wary. Pastor Marek Jagucki is introduced, providing peace to Eric, but slight worry for Lynne. However it’s Renee to fret most, when Sam’s sister Frannie makes a dramatic announcement.
Skettleton's War by Carl Reader
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 46,300. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA
Joshua Skettleton, a narcoleptic Confederate soldier, is bat-shit crazy. The hope that he'll see his son Josh again and the friendship of another soldier, Jeb Charles, help him to cling to some semblance of humanity while the rank butchery, race, religious hatred and greed of the rich tear his soul apart and nearly destroy him. He makes it home, but can't help flash back to the horrors of war.
Weathercoast by Alan Thornhill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,760. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
We now have the capacity to turn our abundant earth into a dead planet. This novel, set in the paradisaical Solomon Islands, depicts real events in the sometimes less than peaceful Pacific to examine the often unrecognised impulses that drive us to war.
The Emigrant Trail (Annotated and Expanded Edition) by Geraldine Bonner
Series: O'Ronin Rye Collection. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 124,990. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Western
The California Trail one year before the Gold Rush-a dramatic and dangerous land where a good mule can be your best friend and each traveler’s refinements and pretensions will be stripped away by the tests of the trail. Fortunes will be made and lost, hearts won and discarded. Who will survive the journey and win the heart of the young woman? The trail will not be a safe or quiet one.
NoDa Soda by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
The 1990s - especially the early years - in the North Davidson arts and entertainment district (NoDa) of Charlotte (NC, USA) are recounted in this 2200-word short story. Three of the early major NoDa figures who are now deceased (Terry Carano, Joe Behm, Bruce Gillenwater) are included in this recorded conversation between agents 32 and 33 on an April day in 2013. Another one in the pseries.
Episode 9 - Calum's Justice by Leigh Barker
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Clan: Season 2, Episode 9. Calum’s Justice A Bitesize 1-hour Read. The storekeeper has murdered Magdalene’s little brother, Robbie, out of spite and Calum sets out to bring him to justice – frontier style. He knows there are men waiting for him at the trading post. He has never run from a fight and won’t run now. Before the night is over, either the murderer or Calum will be dead.
Hangman's Wages by Cora Buhlert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Germany in the Middles Ages: Executioner Ulrich finds his workload doubled, when he is ordered him to hang Anna, a thief caught stealing during an execution. Ulrich feels sorry for Anna, but orders are orders. So he leads her to the hanging tree. But as he places the noose around her neck, Ulrich finds that she touches his heart like no one before her. But how can he save Anna from the gallows?
A Wider Stream - A Prequel to Beltane by Christine Malec
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
In 16th century France, physical courage is not on the list of skills deemed appropriate for a young noblewoman’s education, and Margarete cannot understand why she is consistently encouraged to cultivate it. Her teacher is an uncommon woman who knows well its value. the means by which young Margarete begins to learn self-possession, and to first glim