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The Bird Flies High
By Maggie Craig
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 126,460. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A page-turning and evocative story of love, family, friendship and forgiveness in the Glasgow of the General Strike, the Hungry 30s & the Second World War written by a popular Scottish writer and historian.
Death Overflows - Ian Watson & Andy West
By Ian Watson
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 73,610. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012 by Palabaristas Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
The American agent has two masters and an alternate agenda. He isolates Abigail and Paul at a compound in Nebraska while plague begins to ravage a world unaware of their discoveries – until surprise rescue frees them to further risk their lives for deliverance. Can Abigail´s knowledge save several billion people from a ghastly death? For back in the 12th century, the Syrian doctor has succeeded.
Tongue of Knowledge - Ian Watson & Andy West
By Ian Watson
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 64,650. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012 by Palabaristas Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Supported by Assassins, the Syrian doctor struggles long in Ethiopia to control plague and preserve it as a weapon. Abigail finds herself robbing medieval tombs in Provence and Spain, hunting for the doctor´s mystical waters of death and of life. Betrayed and almost killed, she and her journalist companion Paul are saved by an American agent, as a modern-day Assassin begins to infect the world.
The Virgin and the Griffin
By Sandra Cordon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
The Virgin and the Griffin tells of a young woman's struggle to find a small measure of beauty and joy in a violent, fear-filled society in Renaissance Italy. Set in the ancient city of Perugia, the novel weaves together Isabella's desires and passions as she strives to make her mark in a community fractured by politics and war, yet a place where great beauty and love are still possible.
Athaliah, Daughter Of Jezebel
By Mordechai Landsberg
Price: Free! Words: 83,250. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is a thrilling historical-psychological novel, based on the Bible and on the drama ‘Athaliah’- by playwright Racine. This novel will be liked by many who heard the Biblical story about the stubborn God Believers'struggle against a pagan tyrant, murderous Queen Athaliah, daughter of Jezebel. However, Athaliah is not absolutely wicked... Handel's Opera Athaliah was shown on French TV MEZZO...
The Hunley: The Civil War’s Secret Weapon
By Larry C. Kerr
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,150. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of those men, the crew of the H.L. Hunley, the first submarine to sink a battleship. The Civil War mission came to a tragic end when the Hunley disappeared shortly after completing its task in the waters off the South Carolina coast in February 1864. The fate of the vessel and its crew remained a mystery until 1995.
An Uncivil War
By Greg Masceri
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The story of a near future where Americans give up some freedoms for a secure future. The result is tagic for many and joy for others.
A Pirate's Legacy 4: The Lions of el Bayadh
By Sean Patrick O'Mordha
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,540. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Hassan is an Arab boy adopted by an old pirate, but when he dies, he comes to live with Francois and his family. However, there is something mysterious about his early childhood and a reason he should never leave El Hierro. That is not an option when he is kidnapped and taken to an Arabian sheik to be killed. Francois, Col. Santana, and Hassan's friend, Filipe rush to the rescue.
Roman II - The Rise of Caratacus
By K. M. Ashman
Series: Roman, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,090. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The invasion of Britannia has been successful and the ruthless Roman advance spreads like a stain throughout the land. King Caratacus, leader of the defeated Catuvelaunni escapes south and joins with the warlike Silures to continue the struggle against the Roman threat. Within a few years, the two great armies face each other once more in a final and brutal battle to decide the fate of Britannia
Foeman Worthy of his Steel
By Georgiann Baldino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Abraham Lincoln was an unlikely politician, and yet his 1858 candidacy for the U.S. Senate changed the direction America was headed. This novel excerpt puts readers into the crowds during his first debate with Stephen Douglas and allows them to hear the heated clash of opinions and negative campaigning. This campaign catapulted Lincoln into the national spotlight.
The Chesapeake: Legends, Yarns & Barnacles
By Ken Rossignol
Series: The Chesapeake, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by Ken Rossignol. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Many of the best of the short stories from The Chesapeake are included in this second in the series. From fishing in the Patuxent to sailing the Chesapeake Bay to Pepper Langley's life at Solomon's Island and Jack Rue's Lexington Park after the end of World War II, the writers of The Chesapeake are here to entertain you. Steve Uhler, Fred McCoy, Mel Brokenshire, Cap'n Larry Jarboe and more.
Peter and Paul
By Stan I.S. Law
Series: Historical Fiction, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 85,940. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by Inhousepress. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
Peter and Paul is a natural sequel to my historical novel Yeshûa—Personal Memoir of the Missing Years of Jesus. The two journeys, which Peter and Paul took, illustrate the contrasting views of the essence of the scriptural teaching, each necessary for the fulfillment of its intent. The lives of the two apostles show that there are many ways to the Kingdom of Heaven.
All Gods Come to Rome
By Elizabeth A. Leeper
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 125,810. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by Black Rose Writing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
An ancient god is trying to breach Rome's sacred boundaries with a new religion. While the Roman gods fight at the cosmic level to keep the intruder at bay, his followers in Rome itself find their community challenged on several fronts.
Mayhem at Rock Creek and more Gold Rush Stories
By M. L. Poncelet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Hardship and conflict follow desperate gold seekers as they travel up the Fraser River into territory previously claimed by the Hudson’s Bay Company. Galvanized by their own greed and determination, they brave swollen rivers and precipitous trails to get to the gold diggings where gold commissioners and justices await, ready to take advantage of the gold fever.
The Celtic Prince
By Suellen Ocean
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,020. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Love stories woven into a colorful cultural fabric of ancient world history based upon a lineage that worshipped, celebrated and named their babies after founding members of the Knights Templar.
Envy - The Seculary of a Wandering Jew (Book 1)
By Paulo Barata
Price: Free! Words: 111,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In the grand tradition of historical fictional biographies by Robert Graves (I, Claudius), Marguerite Yourcenar (Memories of Hadrian) and Gore Vidal (Julian), THE SECULARY OF A WANDERING JEW - ENVY, brings to light the story of an outsider fated to roam through the ages under the shadows of History.
The Adventures of Mycroft Holmes Book 3: Mycroft and I
By Sam Bonnamy
Series: The Adventures of Mycroft Holmes, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,620. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Hansoms, bicycles, a passenger liner and a Cambridge punt transport Mycroft, Anna and their enemies through four more tales. The last Princess of Hawaii, Mycroft's deadly enemy Colonel Sebastian Moran, and, of all things, a vampire feature in Mycroft and I.
Story 15: Miss Yingning, or the Laughing Girl
By Pu Songling
Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: November 18, 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.
Assassins - Ian Watson & Andy West
By Ian Watson
Price: Free! Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Palabaristas Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A mysterious medieval poem leads young historian Abigail LeClaire to the Middle East. Also into love, deadly danger and the displeasure of US authorities as she puzzles over how the fanatical Assassin cult of long ago might be connected to modern terrorism. Back in the 12th century a Syrian doctor of genius becomes obsessed with understanding the plague we know as the Black Death, and taming it.
Street of Death
By Mary Ann Mitchell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Historical--15th Century--The Inquisition is raging through Spain. Torture and fear abound. Teresa fights for survival and for the man she loves.