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The Tenor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,020. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
The Tenor is a sweeping tale of historical fiction in the style of Ann Patchett’s “Bel Canto” and De Burniere’s “Captain Corelli’s Mandolin.” It is based loosely on the stories and anecdotes that the author learned from several of Maria Callas’ personal friends and from nearly a dozen trips to Italy and Greece to research the subject.
Not Self but Country
Series: Not Self but Country, Book 1. Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 80,990. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
“Not Self but Country” is the first in a planned new series telling the story of the infant US Navy. This is a gripping seafaring adventure set in the late eighteenth century. Using naval terms and jargon of the day, author David Perry has placed the reader squarely in the middle of the action. You will cough on pungent smoke and dodge jagged oak splinters as they cartwheel past your eyes.
Albert the Horse Swiper
Price: Free! Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Essay » Sociology
Albert Puller taught Woodrow Wilson’s daughter to ride a horse, rode a seventeen hand gelding over a 1920 sedan to inaugurate the horse coliseum at the NY State Fair grounds, worked the harness tracks in Saratoga Springs and Rutland Vermont,and worked with the horse who challenged the great John Braden in a match race
The Rose of Provence
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,110. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Adventure, romance, magic, history and fiction meet in this novelette that flies the reader to medieval France: the story takes place in Paris, in the royal court, and in the fascinating Provence province. If you have already read “The Golden Panthers”, and took a liking to the characters – Amrita and Morgan – you will certainly like this novelette, because this is the prequel. Enjoy the reading!
The Irish Child
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
An Irish child and her grandmother mistakenly end up on a ship bound for Hamburg, Germany during World War I.
A Gilded Mile
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,510. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Abandoned during the frenzy of the Gold Rush, a seven-year-old girl survives by scavenging and begging for food, while trying to avoid the coppers, drunks and predatory street gangs. Her extraordinary intellect has enabled her to subsist until now, but it will require all of her courage and a great deal of luck if she is to survive and prosper.
The Amulet of Cananea
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,240. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » General
Carmelita Carreras's life over the past sixteen years has been a lie. Her dying mother, Edelmida, tells of a brutal rape by an Irish supervisor at the mines in Mexico. She planted a valuable antique cross in the room of her rapist seeking revenge. This begs the question of Carmelita’s true father and she sets out to find the truth, sparking events that lead to the Mexican Revolution.
The Songbird of Seville
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The citizens of Sugar Creek had never seen anything quite like Señorita Rosaline De Caro of Seville, Spain -a world-renowned soprano on her way to a performance in Denver. What is initially a brief stopover while the stagecoach is repaired gets significantly more complicated for everyone involved, especially the sheriff, due to a very unexpected shooting...
Morning Glory
Series: Morning Glory, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,940. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Christian » Historical
The first novel in a trilogy about the love story of the Philippine National hero Dr. Jose Rizal, and the Irish beauty, Miss Josephine Bracken.
Led to the Slaughter: The Donner Party Werewolves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,840. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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Trapped in the Sierra Nevada without food, The Donner Party are led to the slaughter. After being manipulated and coerced into a string of bad decisions, the travelers, frozen and abandoned, find themselves unable to go forward or back, and are preyed upon by werewolves in their midst–-the very people they thought were friends. A BESTSELLING HORROR TITLE. A tale of resilience, horror, and betrayal
Private Gimble
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by MQuills Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In the horrors of the trenches of the Western Front, the daily miseries of the British soldier are compounded by the added dangers of enemy snipers. When least expected, the shrill whistle of the fatal bullet heralds one more death amongst the thousands that have already fallen. Into this war of nerves, a humble ex-poacher plies his deadly trade.
The Partners' Tale: Dead Man's Gold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Horror » General
Three ne-er-do-wells -the old man called Red, the callow youth Jim, and the vain Mexican Paco -decide to avenge their recently deceased acquaintance Lucky by hunting down Death himself and killing him. An old Indian points them in the right direction to find the Grim Reaper -but Death has prepared a surprise for them...
China/Africa & the 21st Century
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Fiction » Historical » General
As the 21st century gains traction, Africa's future is firmly rooted with China as a business partner. These two vast lands, with a population of over two billion, are revving up for a glorious economic climax. A primal scream so robust, so significant, every soul in the four corners of the earth will be dramatically touched.
Peace at Any Price
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,160. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Jim Hunter's and Matt Harrison's Double H ranch thrived ... till their crew marched away to war's glory, and rustlers burned them out and murdered their last hand, harmless oldster Walt Burridge. When the war ended, the two H's started over. But for Jim, the Civil War had wrought changes beyond endurance. So he rode out and into the arms of wartime love, the gun-running adventuress Lena-Marie.
If By Chance
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The Eaton Clan Saga continues. Vol. 3 of the Eaton story has Chance Eaton gone to rescue his sister Dakota from ranchers who are accusing her of rustling their cattle, and are threatening to burn her out, or to hang her for cattle theft. Her husband has been murdered, and only her brother Chance, and his skill with a six gun, stand in the way of her meeting the same fate.
Loma River
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,240. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Former Hollywood star, Lorna La Riviere, returns to the small town of her childhood, seeking information about her unknown mother. Meanwhile, ninety-eight year old Annie, who could answer all her questions, is finally being interviewed by her historian great-niece Hilda. Documents surface, memories are rekindled, and paths converge. But will Lorna, and Hilda, be able to handle what they learn?
Daughter of the Guillotine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,540. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Can the executioner's daughter save France's greatest scientist from her father's blade?
Silk and Scorn
Series: The Silk Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
No matter how much their mothers wanted Sarah and Arthur to wed, Sarah had loathed him. However, circumstance and her late husband’s father conspire against her, and she is forced to turn to Arthur for help. Perhaps she needs his legal expertise, but she refuses to acknowledge how handsome her oldest foe has become…or her reaction to him.
Every Girl’s Dream
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Forced to leave home, after being shamed, Sheena McTavish is surprised by the kindness of a stranger. Callen Chandler, a U.S. Army scout, is unexpectedly stricken with compassion for the lonely, green-eyed young woman he discovers being sick behind the stage office. Cal and Sheena find themselves thrown together in a struggle for survival.
The Scapegoat
Series: The Asker Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 127,290. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Newlyweds Cedric and Doris Asker sail for New Zealand aboard the Elingamite. But they become separated when the ship sinks near the Three Kings Islands with the loss of many lives. The Askers strive to overcome tragedy, disaster, business failure, and a wrongful murder conviction.