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Tales of the Wild West - Tall Tales
By Rick Steber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,050. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
"A tall tale begins innocently with convincing facts and a few trivial details thrown in. But in the course of the story the limits of believability are stretched to the breaking point. In the end we are left wondering how we could have been so naive, so darn gullible.
The Maiden's Tale
By Margaret Frazer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,930. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A WEB OF LIES, INTRIGUE... AND ROMANCE In an hour of desperate need, Dame Frevisse is forced to journey to London to find aid for her beleaguered nunnery. She seeks her wealthy cousin Alice, wife of the earl of Suffolk. But with a new Parliament warming to its arguments, she finds Alice caught between the powerful Gloucester, the sinister Bishop Beaufort, and the darkly handsome Duke of Orleans.
Lobo
By Neil Hunter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,920. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Ex-US Marshal, gun for hire, Jason Brand seems to have met his match with the half-breed Apache named Lobo. Brand didn't suffer fools gladly. He was no pushover. When it came to handling himself he could acquit himself pretty well with his fists. Trouble and Brand had an affinity. They couldn't stay apart for long. Lobo will soon learn this - the hard way.
The Black Widow (A Herne the Hunter Western #3)
By John J. McLaglen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,220. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The infamous gunfighter Jed Herne is still tracking down his wife's killers. There is one man he holds as an equal, Whitey Coburn. And when they meet there is going to be trouble - big trouble. Third in the Herne the Hunter series.
Alice Davenport
By Audrey Reimann
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,640. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Alice had responsibilities for the younger children after their mother died and their Papa left for the Boer War. At a Victory Ball she falls for Captain Freddie Blackshaw and meets Karl, an Austro-Hungarian who becomes obsessed and determined to take her to Prague. WW1 comes and with her brothers fighting with the British, Alice finds herself stranded on the enemy side in deadly danger.
Story 22: The Boon Companion
By Pu Songling
Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 17. Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 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.
A Farewell in Paris
By Paul A. Myers
Series: European Political Novels, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,080. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
"In this lively novel, Myers clearly demonstrates his familiarity with the intellectual culture of Paris in the 1920s." - Publishers Weekly Select review *** "Few places evoke nostalgia like the City of Light in the 1920s, and Myers doesn't skimp on the literary and historical details in his latest novel...encounters a bevy of famous writers and artists..." - Kirkus Reviews
The Time Tunnel
By Wyken Seagrave
Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 117,650. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Time has stopped everywhere in the universe except near fragments of Time Crystal. School-girl Catriona descends the Time Tunnel searching for scientist Michael Zhang who, she thinks, needs her crystal so he can restart time, unaware that he has been transformed into an extra-universal alien.
Cold War: Murder in the Heartland
By Robert L. Tecklenburg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,640. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Penumbra Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
At the height of the Cold War and one of the coldest Iowa winters on record, Police Chief and Korean War vet Jimmy Novotny deals with personal demons while investigating a farmer's apparent suicide. But when more bodies and rumors of Soviet spies turn up, it's clear there's a murderer loose in the rural community. A redheaded reporter shows up to complicate things, and Jimmy has his hands full.
The Seed of Mankind
By Sabrina James Riley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,430. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
4000 years into our past, a wrongfully exiled man named Zenuah starts on a journey that begins when he learns the truth about the gods his people worship. The lies of the past threaten to destroy their world, and it falls to Zenuah and Aiya, the powerful woman he's falling for, to build their own truth and use it to save the seed of mankind.
Miserere
By Caren J. Werlinger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 1968, with her father MIA in Vietnam, Conn's family moves to her mother’s home where Conn is chosen as the one who must unravel the mystery surrounding her ancestor who disappeared soon after the Civil War. Set during two turbulent periods of American history, this book takes the reader on a journey through time as Conn tries to end the curse her family has lived with for a century.
A Writer's Lesson on the Christiana Riot
By N.L. Bowley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,110. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A young writer, prejudiced and uninformed, goes on an assigment in Christiana, Pennsylvania to interview a old Quaker woman-who is not at all what the writer expects. It turns into an event that will not only inform him of that terrible catalyst to the Civil War but also change his life.
Stampede!
By Matt Chisholm
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,560. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Will Storm was heading north into Kansas with his family and three thousand head of wild, mean-minded longhorns. It was a journey that took courage from the start, grim tenacity to keep going and raw guts to see it through to the end. Mortal danger was a constant companion – danger from Indians, flood and rustlers. But Will Storm didn’t scare easy … (Storm #1)
Matter of Trust: The Shades of Pemberley
By P. O. Dixon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,660. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
A young bride he recently married to prevent a scandal. A mysterious, wayward aunt he never truly knew. A woefully misguided sister he removed from harm's way. Undermining Darcy's relationships with the three women in his life is a most disturbing bombshell about his nemesis, George Wickham. Will Darcy find that protecting the women he loves all comes down to a matter of trust?
The Ballad of Crazy Toothless John (historical short story)
By Jeff Lincoln
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Sweet As Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A recovered piece of personal correspondence from Elizabethan England is the earliest known mention of well known historical character John Boniface Stainthorpe, lovingly known to historians from other documents as "Crazy Toothless John". Warning: This 2750 word short story contains scenes of Elizabethan debauchery and filthy behaviour potentially not suitable for younger readers.
Send Angel!
By Frederick H. Christian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Three Justice Department men had died violently in the Rio Blanco country and the attorney general wanted the men responsible. He had a sure-fire way of cleaning out cesspools like Daranga – send Frank Angel.(Frank Angel Western #2)
Primal Birth: The Awakening of Jessica Buckley
By Irena Popiolek
Price: $9.89 USD. Words: 52,430. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The gift of a surgeon's scalpel may give Jessica a painless birth, but can she risk forever losing the fading connection with her ancestors? The rainbow is the connection; seven colours,journeys and truths take Jessica back through her matriarchal lineage to witness both the exquisite joy and the chilling suffering of her ancestors. But who now will support her quest for a Primal Birth?
The Princess Of Egypt Must Die
By Stephanie Dray
Price: Free! Words: 18,050. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Princess Arsinoe came of age in the glittering court of Ptolemaic Egypt. Abused by her ruthless sister, a pawn in the dynastic ambitions of her father, and dismissed by the king who claimed her for a bride, young Arsinoe finds herself falling in love with a young man forbidden to her. (Novelette, 11k words.)
Charity
By David Rubenstein
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a Short Story. Drought and war ravage the Ethiopian desert. But following the law of unintended consequences, it is our charity which causes the most damage. In a famine-starved village of 1000 families, 970 have fled or died. This is the story of one which stayed behind.
The Revenge of Cato Street
By Paul Green
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,000. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The hero of Waterloo, none other than the Duke of Wellington, becomes the target for assassination - possibly by the French. Spies, murder,action and deceit aplenty in this historical adventure where conspiracy strikes at the very heart of the British government.