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For the Love of Rose
By Audrey Riordan
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 168,560. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Rose O Mahony lives an idyllic life in Little Island, in County Cork. She lives with her parents Nonie and Patsy, cousin Molly and her husband James. It is 1930’s Ireland and a time of great unrest as the spectre of another World War looms.
Napper Tandy, The Irish Patriot
By Brian Igoe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Napper Tandy was born in Dublin in 1740, an ironmonger's son. He was Secretary of the United Irishmen which with Wolfe Tone he helped found the United Irishmen. He led the mismanaged French ‘invasion’ of Ireland in 1798. He was sentenced to death, but never executed, a fact which may well have denied him the martyrdom which came to others Like Wolfe Tone and Robert Emmett. This is his his story.
Fortnight
By Erin E.M. Hatton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A Short Story - No one is worthy of love, but love makes them worthy . . . Oliver Darby is confident of his ability to woo a wife. So confident, he makes a wager to woo the highly eligible—and notoriously choosy—Charlotte Ainsworth in a mere fourteen days. Through his failures and successes, he discovers that love can spring from the unlikeliest of places.
Saving Elkanah Merrell
By Philip Lister
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Winters were bleak in Brontes Haworth, In Victorian Madeira there were no Winters. "Last night, I dreamt that I could smell the Jaquranada again,I walked through their purple petals, sprinkled like soft frosted snow on moonlit pavements, with the warm breeze from the ocean upon my face" After breakfast, the family had all gone and the house was quiet again, but the images remained.
The Courageous Heart
By Merry Farmer
Series: The Noble Hearts, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,750. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
He was the hero of the Crusades, King Richard’s favorite, but when he returned home, Ethan lost everything he’d been fighting for, including his true love, Joanna. When the fate of Joanna’s master and mistress, Ethan’s worst enemies, falls into his hands, Ethan must choose between the love he could never forget and revenge that he has waited for years to exact.
Children of the Revolution: Book 3 in The Westward Sagas
By David Bowles
Series: Westward Sagas. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,370. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The story of the progeny of patriot Adam Mitchell, who fought during the American Revolution at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, North Carolina, on March 15, 1781. Now in Tennessee shortly after statehood, Adam's daughter Peggy matures into a confident woman courted by British nobility. Adventure, intrigue, romance and tragedy are woven into the story of the first generation of Americans.
Trouble Comes to Sorrow (Sorrow #2)
By Jack Bates
Series: The Sheriff of Sorrow, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012 by MindWingsAudio. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The jury in Sorrow has found Junior Collins guilty of murder. Aggie St. Pierre says he’s not the killer. When Cal Haskell, the sheriff of Sorrow, asks for proof, she responds with ‘a gut feeling.’ Cal agrees to take a closer look. He was warned about some of the men in town, hungry for a hanging and possibly taking the law into their own hands. Did the jury get it wrong?
As Though Everything Depended On Me
By Trevor Steele
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 103,670. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Journalists, if they are honest and capable, are among the strongest guardians of democracy. No tyranny can tolerate them, no democracy can function without them. For this reason they are among the most endangered people on our planet. In the tumultuous period of German history between the World Wars a brave journalist, had to oppose all forms of chauvinism, especially the rising tide of Nazism.
Old Friends
By Leah Cutter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012 by Knotted Road Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Wei Fu not only loves the law, he respects it, which is more than those lazy students of his do. When one of his students shows an interest, Wei Fu befriends him, answers his questions. Too many of his questions. Until Wei Fu finds himself contemplating breaking the law himself, unless an old, true friend steps in to help. This short story is set in Tang dynasty China.
Daughter Disinherited
By Guy Antibes
Series: Shattuk Downs Novels, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,380. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
Sara Featherwood is thrown out of her childhood home and now faces life on her own terms at age seventeen. Life’s problems intensify as Sara learns about family secrets which threaten to disrupt her life. It’s up to Sara to fight resurgent political turmoil back home. She literally has to do battle to save her family and her beloved Shattuk Downs
Cap'n Pete's Diary
By Matt Sorensen
Series: Pilgrim's Paws, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Cap'n Pete's Diary is a follow up to the story, "A Cat's Tale", which tells of the Mayflower voyage. It describes the Pilgrims' exploration of the Cape Cod area and the establishment of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the winter of 1620-21.
Untold Rage
By Ger Conlan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,230. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When Lucy Courtney learns a dark secret about her grandmother's past she sets out to find the truth. Crisscrossing county Clare Ireland for clues and people who knew her nana, she triggers a chain of events that will unearth buried stories and shed light on present dramas bringing them both together in a cascading and tragic clash. A dark thriller where long past events affect contemporary lives.
Manisses
By Steven Porter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,440. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Manisses is a rollicking adventure told through a thousand years of history, where you'll meet a brave native maiden, a demure pirate, Prohibition rum-runners, a vengeful witch and many others -- all connected through time by an inconspicuous pile of rocks.
Scythian Trilogy Book 1: Lion of Scythia
By Max Overton
Series: Scythian Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,450. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Alexander the Great has conquered the Persian Empire and is marching eastward to India. In his wake he leaves small groups of soldiers to govern great tracts of land and diverse peoples. Nikometros is a young cavalry captain left behind in the lands of the fierce nomadic Scythian horsemen. Captured after an ambush, he must fight for his life and the lives of his surviving men.
Одиссей (дилогия)
By Henry Lion Oldie
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 199,550. Language: Russian. Published: October 28, 2012 and represented by K-Group. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Я, Одиссей, сын Лаэрта-Садовника и Антиклеи, лучшей из матерей. Одиссей, внук Автолика Гермесида, по сей день щедро осыпанного хвалой и хулой, и Аркесия-островитянина, забытого едва ли не сразу после его смерти...
Fabia, Vestal Virgin
By Juan Carlos Morales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In 73 BC, the decision to start a relationship leads Fabia, the most beautiful and sweetest of the Vestal Virgins, to a high risk. She is accused of having broken her vows of chastity and if she is found guilty, the sentence will be a cruel death. No matter what would be the truth or the outcome of the trial, the sacred fire of Vesta will continue burning with its eternal flame.
Pretty Polly
By Duane Spurlock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Griswold Bear--a.k.a. Grizzly (or Grisly, depending on who's talking) Bear--a vicious outlaw, enters the town of Wicket with the intention of terrorizing the inhabitants and filling his saddlebags with money and whiskey. However, his plans take a sharp turn into unexpected territory when he meets the Sheriff of Wicket, who offers the marauder a deal.
This Old Bill
By Loren D. Estleman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,220. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
The life of Buffalo Bill Cody was as epic and exciting as the story of the West itself. Cowboy, Pony Express rider, Indian fighter, Union soldier, scout for General George Custer, slayer of Tall Bull and Yellow Hand—he saved Wild Bill Hickok's life, and beat the paths that made way for the railroad and the nation in America's rugged frontier.
Versipellis: The Gods Among Us Book Two
By William Deen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Book 2 of 4 of The Gods Among Us. In book 1, the malevolent god Inlil was banished to Earth in the form of Canid. He rules within the wolf domain. Only one restriction is placed on his banishment. He must not encroach on the realm of man. He cannot resist.
The Golden Witch of Mahone Bay
By Tim Povhe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,100. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Eleanor Merryweather, an immortal witch, is drawn to an isolated island in coastal Nova Scotia. Troubled by events in her past, she becomes obsessed with Oak Island, its hidden treasure and the many mysterious, dark secrets concealed there.