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Henry’s Fork by Rod Scurlock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,020. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014 by Borderline Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The death of his new partner, Zeke, in the raging floodwaters of the River Platte threw young, inexperienced Henry Scott into the trapping business. Yarns of the success of Bridger and of the seasoned trappers of the rendezvous wetted his appetite for a trading post of his own. Desperate battles with coup-hungry Indians and bandit trappers made his dream seem insurmountable.
Daughter of The Sun by Michael Lane
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 206,360. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Many queens have governed Egypt as pharaohs, but only Hatchepsut seized the crown as king. With support from her confidant and lover, Senenmut, she overcame many challenges. But betrayal, loss and tragedy were constant companions. Her greatest fear was that her name would be forgotten: the final death. Daughter of the Sun, a fictional account of this remarkable woman, assures her name lives on.
Valide Bedelaars by Hendrik Vaz Nunes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,840. Language: Dutch. Published: October 10, 2014 by Marlies Vaz Nunes. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Gerrit is een goed en eerlijk vakman van rond de vijfenveertig en vader van vijf kinderen, als hij begin jaren 1930 werkloos wordt. 'Valide bedelaars' beschrijft hoe hij zich door deze moeilijke tijd heen worstelt. De lezer is getuige van de ellende en armoede waarin hij en zijn gezin moeten leven en van zijn gevoelens van onmacht, vernedering en eenzaamheid.
Sons of the Sphinx by Cheryl Carpinello
Series: Tales from the Ancient Worlds, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,870. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
2014 Literary Classics Silver Medal Winner. Armed with what she considers her grandmother’s curse, 15-year-old Rosa agrees to help the ghost of King Tut find his lost queen Hesena. Though Hesena’s ba inhabits part of Rosa, finding the whole spirit of Hesena so that she and Tut can be together for the first time in over 3500 years proves to be a harder task than Rosa first thinks.
The Merry Marquis by Meredith Bond
Series: Merry Men, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,440. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Regency(4.00 from 4 reviews)
It is only at the pianoforte with beautiful music flowing from her fingertips that Teresa Seton is happy. New to English society, she feels awkward and unsure of herself. Only the attentions of her handsome neighbor can convince her that she is where she belongs—a stolen kiss proves that he means what he says. But the kiss is witnessed and the pair are forced to marry for propriety’s sake.
The Daguerreotype by Regina Clarke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
A disillusioned university scientist comes across an 1847 daguerreotype of a famous hotel in Saratoga Springs, NY. The fragile image is an unexpected window into the past, into a time he finds increasingly mesmerizing and seductive.
Dark September by Brendan Gerad O'Brien
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,010. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
When Germany invades mainland Britain, Irishman Danny O’Shea must get his son, Adam, to neutral Ireland. They witness an attack on a German convoy carrying the blueprints for a new weapon, and when Danny goes to the aid of a dying woman, both the Germans and the insurgents believe she’s told Danny where the blueprints are. He's catapulted into a world of betrayal and brutal double-cross.
Lock Ready: A Canawlers Novel by James Rada, Jr
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 87,760. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Even as the Civil War winds down, there is still danger on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal for those who work upon the waterway. The Fitzgerald family faces their greatest threat as a group of Confederate saboteurs plots to destroy the canal. In the past, the Fitzgerald family could have faced the dangers, but they are separated and dealing with their personal problems.
The Price of Money by Henry Lion Oldie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,340. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 and represented by K-Group. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
One winter night, Oswald van der Groot got lost in the forest and came to an unknown city. Local residents were hospitable and generous; they never required a coin for food, services, or dwelling. Later, Oswald found out what price he paid. The citizens of the town knew the real price of money.
Origins Halloween by Ian King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
This story includes a complimentary 'Dramatic AudioBook.' Origins Halloween. Divulge into the sinister past of the 'All-hallows-eve' celebrations, if you dare. Follow a small mountain-dwelling family into the nightmare they never knew was upon them; until it was too late. Will they survive, or will they pass away into history like so many others before them?
The Saga Of Colm The Slave by Mike Culpepper
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,730. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Colm is an Irish slave in Viking-age Iceland who struggles to win his freedom and a place in a violent society. Some of this book first appeared in slightly different form in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine.
Times and Places by Gillian Bridge
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,000. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by Quadra Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
A captivating short story collection that confronts universal questions in an array of vivid landscapes and cultures, in war and peace. Bridge's stories take us to China, Russia, Germany, England, Zambia and Brunei - and to the living center of the human heart.
The Orchid Hunter by Jill Marie Landis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,830. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by Teresa Medeiros. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
When Trevor Mandeville leaves behind the drawing rooms of London and journeys to an island paradise in search of a rare orchid, he comes face-to-face with an even more shocking treasure. Stolen from her family at a young age, Joya Penn has spent most of her life running wild and free. Trevor tries to resist her charms, but soon finds himself captivated by Joya's innocent yet seductive charms.
The Last Ride of German Freddie by Walter Jon Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
NIETZSCHE AT THE O.K. CORRAL! The Clantons and the Earps are heading for a deadly showdown, and into the town of Tombstone rides German Freddie, a gunslinger with a deadly reputation and a penchant for philosophical speculation. Freddie’s committed to a life that is mad, dangerous, and free, and the Earps had better not get in his way.
Case White by Thomas Sullivan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,880. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
No work of fiction or nonfiction has done what CASE WHITE does in this monumental new novel by USA Today Best-selling author Thomas Sullivan. Set in the era of two world wars, this comprehensive work weaves together the bizarre mythology and eccentric beliefs that explain how a nation went insane for 12 years. Told through the compelling lives and loves of a pair of very unique characters.
Year of the Angels by Erika Madden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,050. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
What happens when the sweet magic of children mixes with the grimness of war? Year of the Angels, an outstanding novel by Erika Madden, describes the results. The author, guided by her personal experience as a child growing up in Germany during World War II, shows that in the world of children, war or no war, there are no boundaries and there is no hate.
Langue[dot]doc 1305 by Gillian Polack
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,780. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Satalyte Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
There are people involved. That’s the first mistake. Scientists were never meant to be part of history. Anything in the past is better studied from the present. It’s safer. When a team of Australian scientists-and a lone historian–travel back to St-Guilhem-le-Désert in 1305 they discover being impartial, and objective just doesn’t work when you’re surrounded by the smells of a foreign land.
La Scelta by Francesco Zampa
Price: $3.39 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: Italian. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Roma, 6 ottobre 1943. Il giovane brigadiere Flavio Cesari ha grande memoria, sa scrivere a macchina. Cura il censimento dei militari di razza ebraica all'Ufficio Riservato del Ministero della Guerra. È di Trastevere e non poteva desiderare di meglio mentre intorno infuria la follia sanguinaria. Ma, in segreto, è innamorato della giovane ebrea Eva. Mentre rientra a casa...
Volunteer for Glory by Alice Lynn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,550. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Love and War divide and conquer. Torn between her love for two men, Rachel stays on the farm while Stuart and Jared battle the Confederates.
Flashman's Escape by Robert Brightwell
Series: Thomas Flashman Adventures, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,350. Language: British English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency
This book covers the second half of Thomas Flashman's experiences in the Peninsular War and follows on from Flashman in the Peninsular. Having lost his role as a staff officer, Flashman finds himself commanding a company in an infantry battalion. In between cuckolding his soldiers and annoying his superiors, he finds himself at the heart of the two bloodiest actions of the war.