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The End of Their World by Jason Wallace
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
*This is a paper I wrote early in my undergraduate work, and I cannot promise that it is very good, but it does give a fair overview of what the Aztecs faced in their final days, at the hands of Cortes and his men. The Aztecs stood up against immeasurable odds, fighting whom they believed, at first, were their gods, finally returned to Earth. When they realized their error, it was too late.
Betrayed by Russ Crossley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In Saskatchewan in 1912 it is against the law for a white woman to work for a Chinese business owner. Widow Dorothy McMillian desperately needs money so she and her daughters can travel east to escape the harsh future her late husbands farm offers. Dorothy must confront a valued family friend and convince him of her plight.
THE BALLAD OF DRED SCOTT Story of slave whose personal struggle for freedom helps Abraham Lincoln become president. Historical fiction. by Randy Hoyle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,240. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Historical Fiction: Story of slave whoses personal struggle for freedom helps Abraham lincoln become president. Heroic Dred Scott, takes on the mission of a warrior to bring an end to slavery in the U.S.A. before the Civil War. Teaches that "Sometimes, even when you lose, you can still win if you don't give up your dream."
Presidential Whispers by Michael Cantwell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,410. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Have you ever wanted help surviving freshman year in high school? Alex Schuler relies on the past Presidents of the United States. Alex's grandfather removed a magical book from the White House written by the men who founded the USA. When Alex reads from it, Abe Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and others from the past, come alive offering guidance.
Hart the Regulator 8: John Wesley Hardin by John B. Harvey
Series: A Hart the Regulator Western. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,840. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the old West, gunfighting was a trade you started early. Wes Hart killed his first man when he was still in his teens and so did John Wesley Hardin. Hardin went on to carve himself a notch in the history books, if it’s a notch you merit when you’re an outlaw with all the virtues of a renegade rattlesnake. Wes Hart and a posse of Rangers have marked Hardin down for the reckoning...
Cutler 6: Yellowstone by H.V. Elkin
Series: John Cutler - Western. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,570. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
John Cutler was famous for tracking down anything or anyone. So when Iris Shannon, the beautiful saloon keeper, asked him to kill a rogue grizzly in Yellowstone, he couldn’t refuse. But he had his work cut out for him. Not only was there a wild grizzly to deal with but poachers were in Yellowstone and Cutler had to put an end to them. Man or beast, Cutler had trouble ahead!
The Floating Outfit 2: .44 Caliber Man by J.T. Edson
Series: The Floating Outfit. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,270. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Post-Civil War Texas is a hell of a rough place. And for a man wearing a kilt, it is even rougher. Colin Farquharson insists on retaining his native Scottish dress but to do so unarmed on the Texas frontier could get him killed. At least it provides a distraction for the bandits attempting to rob the stage he's on and a distraction is all his fellow passenger, the Ysabel Kid, needs.
Sundance 7: The Wild Stallions by John Benteen
Series: A Jim Sundance Western. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,490. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The Appaloosa horses bred by Chief Joseph’s Nez Perce Indians were the finest anywhere. The Army wanted to get its hands on the herd—so it could breed up top-quality remounts. So they hired a sadistic horse-trader named Luke Drury. Jim Sundance had no intention of letting Drury or the Army get their hands on the horses and that meant there was a fight looming that could end in bloody slaughter.
The Searcher 7: Stampede by Len Levinson
Series: The Searcher (Western), Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,030. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
It’s John Stone’s first cattle drive, and it won’t be an easy ride. But he’d brave anything to get one step closer to the women he loved and lost. The journey over the Chisholm Trail is even more dangerous than he expected. Menaced by rustlers, a Comanche war party and one man with an insatiable thirst for vengeance, Stone fears his first cattle drive could also be his last.
Robber Crabs by Joan Druett
Price: Free! Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Wiki had been enjoying life in the East Indies and the South China Sea. He could speak the local language, so had sailed happily on coastwise craft in the company of Bugis rogues and pirates. But then George Rochester had arrived on the Potomac, and while it had been delightful to get together with his old college friend, it had also ruined Wiki’s current existence. Because of that twice-damned d
Forced Journey: The Saga of Werner Berlinger by Rosemary Zibart
Series: Far and Away. Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 47,110. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Artemesia Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Escaping Nazi Germany, 12-year-old Werner hopes to create a new home in New York. Werner faces bullies and anti-Semitism, overcoming these struggles with assistance from new friends. All the while keeping alive the burning ember of hope that his father and little sister will join him in his new home.
The First Five Years: Port Hedland 1965 - 1970 by Stephen Outram
Price: $11.95 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2015 by What Else is Possible?. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Imagine leaving everything you know—your job, family, friends; your country—and setting off on a journey that will take you 20,000 km across the planet to a remote, isolated town where you are not known, have no job and must begin creating your life; would you do it?
The Templars' Last Days by David Scott
Price: $7.66 USD. Words: 45,620. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » General
It’s the 13th October 1307. Friday the thirteenth in fact. And the arrest of key Templar Knights, under the orders of King Philip IV, marks the beginning of the end for this Christian Order. But how did it come to this? What happened to the Templar treasure? Why are the Templar vaults empty? Why is the Templar Fleet no longer at La Rochelle? And just where has the Holy Grail been laid to rest?
Yoikes by James Field
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Alf and Bert, security, play with an experimental gadget that transports them back to the twelfth century. Frightened to tamper with history, they tread carefully–at first. Unable to withstand the challenge, they end in a tournament, fighting with knights, the threat to history forgotten…
Halloween Fires by Val McMurray
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,800. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
While most men are fighting the French War, those left behind in Bristol are waging their own battle against an even more vicious threat.
Mean Grey Old Morning by William R. Burkett, Jr.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,480. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Historical » USA
“Immolation of someone else’s diary was not how I had planned to start my day – it was a mean grey old morning, but I didn’t know then that was what to call it …” From surveillance of a yellow convertible in South Carolina to conversation with a streetwalker on Sunset Boulevard to a visit to Hemingway’s grave in Idaho, the writer builds a mural of life in the last half of the twentieth century.
The Red Scarf (The Kate Brady Series Book 2) by Babette Hughes
Series: The Kate Brady Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » USA
The dramatic historical crime drama of Kate Brady continues as she joins the FBI, falls in love with an agent and goes undercover to bring down a major crime family.
A Gettysburg Address by C Belding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Visiting the Gettysburg battle site, a young man discovers a pair of grave markers. Shockingly, he realizes one belongs to him, and the other to a young woman. It is the beginning of a journey that takes him back in time to the infamous battle and to the woman he was to marry. A love stolen by the wage of war, but not forsaken, as the past returns to the present and their love is reborn .
Calling Wren by Neil O'Donnell
You set the price! Words: 35,310. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A captive Native American warrior is faced with the ultimate decision: death or dishonor.
The Ditcher by Dennis Carey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,570. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A nostalgic 1950s tale of father and son joining the Irish peat industry in its most difficult challenge yet: the boglands of County Mayo.