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A Way Back to Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,720. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Historical » USA
After the death of his wife, Edwin Goodeve withdraws from life. Facebook and the internet fill his day until he realizes that he knows more about his Facebook "friends" than he does his own neighbors. Pressured by his editor, Edwin decides to write about five neighbors and learn about their lives. As he does, he begins to reconnect to humanity and find his own way back to life.
Guardian Angel
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 67,770. Language: British English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Douglas was having dreams. The events in the life of Mary Queen of Scots were being played out before him almost every night. Was he really watching what happened more than four hundred years ago? Would he uncover the truth that had eluded historians for centuries? Would the dreams somehow help him to solve the clues to find the secret family legacy he had inherited from his mother?
Hard Bartering
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,750. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Alain Gomez. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Book 2 of the Zachary Davis Series The Vengador has struck again and Texas Ranger Zach Davis is on the job. Zach is called in to break up a local gang bent on sabotaging rail company property. A seemingly easy assignment turns sour when a hostage is taken and Zach realizes that a deeper game could be in play. This short novelette is approximately 12,800 words.
Magdalena's Song
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,130. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Canterbury House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The story of a village suddenly wakened from years of apathy and restraint. 1947, a year of transition, the war is over, the world has changed, people are restless, relationships are strained. Men have returned from the war physically and mentally exhausted. During thirteen days in the autumn of 1947, a mysterious Count proves there is common sense, integrity, and harmony in the midst of chaos.
Necessary Evil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,090. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1944, American forces attack the Japanese-held island of Tinian. Tedtaotao, an orphaned native boy, must avoid both forces to survive. After the invasion, he is captured by the Americans and "adopted" by a bomber squadron. He notices a few things that put him onto a top-secret project, and ends up stowing away on the mission to drop the first atomic bomb.
Wolfsblood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Alexandrus, a newly promoted Roman Centurion is sent to a posting in Northern Britain to whip the wayward soldiers there into shape, only to find that they are not all they seem and he's soon dragged into a world of shape shifters, Druid curses and Roman politics.
Running: The Alex Decoteau Story
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Plays » Canadian, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Inspired by the life of Alex Decoteau, this moving one-act play tells the tale of a Cree hero. Canada's first aboriginal policeman (in Edmonton, Alberta, 1911), a champion runner and popular figure, Decoteau raced for Canada at the 1912 Olympics, fought for Canada in World War I and was killed, at 29, in the 1917 Battle of Passchendaele. Appropriate for Grades 5 and up.
Oregon Bound
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,790. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
Love gone wrong may just be made right on a wagon train to Oregon.
Brothers of the Mountain: Pride of the Shawnee
Series: Brothers of the Mountain. Price: $1.45 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Lucas McCarty has his sight set on America's western frontier. He wants to be a trapper and explorer while his brother, Henry, rides along to escape a tragedy that has changed his life forever. However, a blood-thirsty stranger is on their trail and getting out of the mountains of Eastern Kentucky alive will be a feat all its own for the McCarty brothers.
Sherwood Forest: Fools and Liars
Series: Sherwood Forest, Book 4. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
When two bodies are found in Sherwood Forest, the Sheriff casts the blame on Robin, but the townspeople suspect otherwise. Meanwhile, Bess struggles with her father's role in the rebellion, and Allan begins his new job.
The Pendulum of God
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 152,980. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » General
"It has been a long time since I have enjoyed myself so much with a literary work." - Albert Salvadó, author. "The scene of the eruption of Vesuvius is a master piece!" - Marlene Moleon, author and editor. "If there was such a thing as a six star ranking, I'd give The Pendulum of God six stars" - Joan P. Ashley, author. "Awesome, awesome, awesome!" - By Richard D. Reader
La virgen del Sol
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 138,720. Language: Spanish. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
La Virgen del Sol es una novela apasionante, que transporta al lector a las tierras del Inca, a la vez que le descubre la espiritualidad de esta cultura milenaria.
A Good Car
Price: Free! Words: 14,620. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Ed Valenti is stuck in a loop of booze and gambling, constantly losing track of time and happily numbing his memories whenever possible. One night he wins a car at a game of poker. That car will bring to his doorstep a worried father looking for his son and from that moment on Ed's life won't be the same.
Le Papillon Vert
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 125,840. Language: French. Published: September 13, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Biographical
Charles-Marie de La Condamine (1701-1774), chevalier de Saint-Lazare, membre de l’Académie des sciences et de l’Académie française, est un peu l’inspirateur de Jules Vernes, de Tintin, et d’Indiana Jones… Grand voyageur en Méditerranée, au Pérou, en Amazonie, et Guyane, il découvre le caoutchouc, le curare et le meilleur quinquina.
Savior in Time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,830. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dr. Warner is sent back to the past, this time to ancient Rome. He learns of a destiny that even he could never have imagined.
Busters of Bitter River
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,700. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Historic Western Romance between the artistic Bitter River range ranch owner, Cal "Red" Rileau and the neighboring Double Y ranch on the other side of the Bitter River of southwest Arizona in the late 1920's. Polly grew up pretty while Red was away, but her father was still fighting the water war Cal's dad started with hers years earlier, and a proper still can be well hidden in the desert.
Encounters in Bethlehem
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Bible story of Jesus' birth tells that there was no room at the inn for Mary and Joseph because of the census crowds in Bethlehem. In the crowd, others were present to witness the couple, the star, the shepherds, and this miraculous birth. Encounters in Bethlehem tells the story of some of these everyday individuals at the inn and the affect on their lives of the birth of God's son.
Forever Hearts
Series: Forever, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 52,780. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(2.00 from 1 review)
What if love lasts for all time? Love can be amazing but also frustrating. It can also be profound and mysterious. Dr. Kate O'Leary's life is about to be turned completely upside down. Her basic beliefs about existence, love, and who she is are about to explode like an atomic bomb. This intense, paranormal, and epic romance will have you journeying through many twists and turns.
Payback Trail
Series: The Trail Westerns, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,490. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Ruben, Marion, and Marshal Addriss TIppideaux head into the hills of northern Arkansas to investigate theft and murder, and are plunged into a world of dark deeds and black hearts. Suspicion of outsiders and hate for the government abounds, as they take on an entire clan to see that justice is done. Revenge is the order of the day and life is cheap on the PAYBACK TRAIL.
La dame d'Albi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,000. Language: French. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Au sortir de la guerre de Cent Ans, le futur roi Louis XI est en exil chez le duc de Bourgogne quand il apprend le mariage annoncé de la nièce de l’évêque d’Albi avec le fils du seigneur de Beynac. Ce mariage a tout pour lui déplaire : il lui fait perdre son influence en Languedoc et favorise le seigneur de Beynac que le prince considère comme son ennemi.