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The Stranglers by Loren D. Estleman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,110. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » USA
Between your last prayer and the snap of the rope there's no time for mercy… The first victim was cut down from a limb outside Fort Benton. The second, bound and strung up in Bear's Paw. Now, Deputy Page Murdock has discovered two more men swinging from a hanging tree among the aspens along the Missouri River. They aren't drifters. They aren't bandits. They're the law.
The Night the Old Man Kicked the Bucket by Henri Bauhaus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Howard Johnson, a widower, and Honus McDaniels, a bachelor, both live alone in their own respective cabins near a place called Flintlock Mountain. Their daily lives are still filled with awe, as the summer heat rolls into the Pemigewasset. Nearby dwells yet another old man, who seems to be in serious decline.
Remembrance Part One: A Time For War by A.K. Stauber
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.50 from 6 reviews)
A brutally honest holocaust story as seen through the eyes of a Jewish teenage girl in occupied Poland. Anna witnesses the murder of her family,but still finds the strength to survive, scrounging out a life with Jewish Partisans in the forests. Here Anna experiences her first love, and amazingly finds beauty among the ravages of war, despite her wavering faith.
La noche que Himmler conoció a Borges by Javier Cosnava
Price: Free! Words: 76,520. Language: Spanish. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Biographical
Heinrich Himmler, Comandante en Jefe de las SS y mano derecha del Führer, es capturado al finalizar la guerra mundial. Tras la revisión médica en el cuartel general de Lüneburg, donde está retenido, aparece en una celda. Allí recibirá una visita inesperada.
Legend Upon the Cane by Keith R. Rees
Price: Free! Words: 28,670. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Legend Upon the Cane is the tale of the courageous chief of the Natchitoches Indians and the French explorer, Louis de St. Denis. It follows their adventures in early 18th century Louisiana and culminates in 1714 where together they establish the oldest settlement in the Louisiana Purchase, Natchitoches.
Goosed! or A Fowl Christmas by Linda Banche
Series: The Feather Fables. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,910. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Regency
A goose playing cupid? Why not? When Regency gentleman Robert returns Julia’s pet goose, Julia finds the man devastatingly attractive. Until he insults her and her goose. Robert wants nothing more to do with the plague of a goose, or the disagreeable lady who owns him. Too bad she is so lovely. But the time is Christmas, when miracles and magic can and do happen.
Wonderboy by Tom Conyers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,050. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(4.00 from 1 review)
Australia, 1975. Daydreamer, Jack, cycles to school each morning in the dull country town of Miller’s Creek, wishing he had a like-minded friend. When Mel and her mother move in next door, it is as if his prayers have been answered. But as Jack and Mel become inseparable, forces conspire to tear them apart and shake up the sleepy town forever. Playful ... magical ... moving.
A Town Called No Hope (A Steampunk Western) by Izzy Hunter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,740. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
When an ill-advised bank robbery goes wrong, Sheriff Mona Miller finds herself on board an airship, bound for the city of New Moray. But recovering the money and dealing with the thief is the least of her worries. Add in a criminal mastermind with a love of Oscar Wilde, an amorous and amoral stranger, and an attempt to take over No Hope, and Mona finds her once-peaceful life now as hectic as hell.
What About Cecelia? by Amelia Grace Treader
You set the price! Words: 54,050. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Regency(5.00 from 1 review)
In this sweet romance, pretty and naive Cecelia Wood has lived all her life isolated Penyclawdd at the edge of the Black Mountains and on the border between Wales and England. Her beloved childhood home is entailed on a cousin. Invalided out of the army in Spain after a disastrous battle, he arrives at the estate with his new fiancée in tow. A tangle of love, jealousy and misunderstanding ensues.
William Shakespeare's "Henry V": A Retelling in Prose by David Bruce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,930. Language: American English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "Henry V," a history play that includes King Henry V of England's victory in the Battle of Agincourt.
The Cross Maker by Jack A. Taylor
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,130. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014 by Wesbrook Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
First century Palestine is a hotbed of political, cultural and religious intrigue. Nazareth carpenter, Caleb ben Samson, and Roman Centurion Sestus Aurelius both want peace. Can the power of the cross and an unlikely partnership accomplish what nothing else has done? Caleb’s friend, Yeshi may be the hidden key in a land longing for hope.
Norah & Emma by Verity Short
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,200. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Biographical
Norah and Emma's lives are played out in London during the politically turbulent years 1900 to 1945, an era of radical politics encompassing women's struggle for the vote, two world wars and the rise of fascism and communism. One is a political activist associated with Pankhurst and Mosley, while the other pursues a mundane career in the prison service. How their lives cross in this maelstrom of s
Where Honor Began by Lyn Cote
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Historical
How can unexpected visitors turn one’s world upside down? Honor Penworthy, a young Maryland lady, tries to keep faith with a friend amidst family turmoil. But the stakes rise higher when the war that seemed so faraway comes dangerously close to her and those she loves. What a difference three days can make in one life--leaving a legacy of conflict but with honor.
Tendarrum by Fay Anderson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Tendarrum. A vast pastoral empire in south-eastern Australia that James Allerton claims and struggles to hold despite fire, flood, drought, economic recession and the traditional, indigenous owners. Tendarrum is the story of an intrepid pioneer at odds with the rapid social and political changes occurring in Victoria after the Gold Rush and a family divided by lust, greed and jealousy.
Along the Far Shores by Kristin Gleeson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,130. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A 12th century Irish woman, Aisling, sets out on the legendary voyage of Prince Madog of Wales. She washes up on the shores of the Gulf Coast. Caxna, a Tlingit trader and former shaman, finds her and reluctantly agrees to let her join him on a trading journey. His people's freedom depends on a successful trade, until Aisling changes everything.
Fire and Dust by Christopher Datta
Series: The Fire Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,260. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
If you thought you knew the Civil War, think again. In Fire and Dust, Christopher Datta takes you beyond the clatter and gore of the battlefield to reveal the very hearts and minds of the Confederacy. His characters will haunt you like a rebel yell, sounding down through the years to touch you with their sacrifices, their struggles, and—most of all—their humanity. -Karen Lyon, Hill Rag Magazine
Caledonii: Birth of a Celtic Nation. 5. A Druid's Work by Ian Hall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Caledonia, 83AD. As the Romans press their advantage in Scotland, Calach of the Caledonii clan must ready his forces for the Roman invasion of the highlands. His brother Uwan, a young druid has a plan to end the war with little bloodshed, and must embark on a dangerous voyage to the heart of Rome itself. Between the two, they hold the very future of their country in their hands.
A Petal in the Wind by Miko Johnston
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,910. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Champlain Avenue Books, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
May 1899: Luska, “almost eight,” lives with her pregnant Mama and disabled Papa in a shtetl—one of the small villages that dot the Russian countryside. A clever and resourceful girl, she knows why everyone in her village worries about pogroms.This is her story.
The Book of Jodie by Eileen Gonzalez
Series: Jury's Greatest Hits, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1973, a stubborn, self-confident English teenager is caught kissing another boy and forced to see a psychiatrist.
Scammed by Jacques Evans
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,110. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
When the miscreant behind the greatest Ponzi scheme in history was exposed, Bernie Madoff's name was plastered on the front page of every newspaper in the country and heard on television ad nauseam. But nary a sound was heard about the current occupant of the White House—there was a total media blackout of the president's forged birth certificate.