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Russia,oh my Russia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
follow a families agonizing struggle for survival during the collapse of communism in the gorbachev yeltsin era.out of control changes which sweep the country and a soviet leader who is unable to keep in check the dark forces who resist his reform program and stop at nothing to drag this mighty super power into the abyss
Wessex Tales: "Julia" (Story 11)
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Price: Free! Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This story in the "Wessex Tales" collection—"Julia" (Story 11)—is sequel to "The Face in the Floor" (Story 10). It was Julia’s parents who commissioned their villa's magnificent mosaic floor in the previous tale; as a child, she watched the master-mosaicist lay it. As "Julia" begins, Julia is a young woman angry at life, angrier at expectations, and resisting marriage. (circa 335 CE)
Camelthorn Giants: Explore
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Price: Free! Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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This is a historic novel about Coenraad de Buys and his quest to find the African cities of gold.
Ghost Walkers of the Western Desert
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,680. Language: American English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
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What happens when a lost remnant of the ancient Egyptians rescues a downed pilot? What treasures and adventures are revealed? Duty demands a return to base to face the music for losing his aircraft. Maybe Maat does not exist - but it could. Come see what it might reveal if we ever find Pharaoh's lost colony. And see how Divine Providence can make something good out of what was intended to be evil
Birmingham
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,350. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The setting is 1963, in Birmingham, Alabama. Martin Luther King, Jr., has come to town to confront segregation. Chris Wright, young, white, penniless and idealistic, arrives by Greyhound bus. He meets Dorcas Jones, young, black, cynical and committed. Their ideals clash, but events bind the two close together as they follow King to the apocalyptic encounter with the white establishment.
Salvation: Pendyffryn: The Conquerors, Book 2
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Series: Pendyffryn: The Conquerors. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 86,290. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013 by Eres Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
AD877 – Pendyffryn has fallen to the Conqueror, Jehan-Emíl deFreveille. Though Cwmdu warriors defeated Han Chadzy’s first assault, Daran Pendyffryn sends Christophe Maides to protect his chosen heir. From his first sight of Cwmdu, the Demon has coveted the mountains. He had never loved, never been loved but, from his first sight of a flaxen nymph, the he covets more than one night of pleasure.
Wessex Tales: "The Face in the Floor" (Story 10)
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Price: Free! Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The earliest known mosaic floor to depict Christ was laid in a remote Roman villa in Dorset around 325 CE. (Discovered under meadow grass in 1963 it was moved to the British Museum.) The larger end of this mosaic measures 17 feet by 15, the smaller end, 16½ feet by 8. Why lay this magnificent floor in rustic Dorset? “The Face in the Floor" gives the origins of this floor an imaginative history.
Enza
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,040. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
I had a little bird, and its name was Enza. I opened the window, and in-flew-Enza. It is a time of innocence. The Women’s Suffrage Movement gains more attention every day. Patriotism is at its peak as the war to end all wars rages an ocean away. On the homefront, life is being lived like a Mark Twain novel - until an unseen enemy, deadlier than any human foe, threatens Mankind’s very existence.
Wessex Tales: "In the land of the great stone rings" (Story 5)
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Price: Free! Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Turig, a Bronze Age farmer, tells his grandson how he had been drafted for labor service decades before. The work was long and dangerous but his supervisor’s flirtatious daughter presented the larger threat. Two years later, Turig helped lift the last sarsen stone onto a structure we know as Stonehenge. [PS: New research revises this date by a full millennium, from 3,600 to 4,600 years ago.]
Wessex Tales: "The Infant and the Hare" (Story 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
“The Infant and the Hare” is the first, earliest story in Fripp’s new collection, “Wessex Tales: eight thousand years in the life of an English village.” Stone Age hunters make camp on Okeford Hill. As dawn breaks the men go hunting while a woman gives birth. And the end? In an age when human beliefs were much different than ours, the end is mystical.
Broadway Vampire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
This novel is chockablock with Broadway theater lore and horror. It is a first person narrative about Gus Windham, a vampire who also produces Broadway hits. Fast paced, bloody, witty, horror thriller that is a great read for anyone interested in vampires or the Broadway stage.
Solomon's Ring
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
A short story about Jevan, a Knight Hospitaller during the 1st crusade. Attempting to escape a group of Muhammadan warriors, he finds himself lost underground in an underground labyrinth. He must work with his former enemy to find a way to escape creatures Jevan has only read about in the books in his fathers library in France. He must win his way free with a sure sword and a clever wit.
I tre cunicoli
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,280. Language: Italian. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Giacomo si reca in biblioteca per ricercare un documento su tre mitici cunicoli che collegavano il Castello Estense a Ferrara in tre posti della città. Per uno strano evento si ritrova proiettato indietro di quasi 500 anni e ringiovanito di quarant'anni. Assiste da protagonista alla vita della corte estense e alla relazione tra il duca Alfonso I e Laura Dianti.
Zions Promise Volume 2: Will Mercy Rob Justice?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,760. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Pulling from his great-great-grandfather's journals, Chris Jefferies tells of the journey of William Jefferies westward to Zion. William and his family encounter illness, renegades, and the kidnapping of a family member. Using documented events from Porter Rockwell's life, we live through his painstaking search for the girl through western Utah Territory, and the showdown when he finds her captors
Zions Promise Volume 1: The Quest Begins
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,160. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Jefferies brings to life what it is like for a family to immigrate to America under primitive conditions in this history-based, Mormon-themed novel set in the 1860's. Escaping a tyrannical father and arriving amidst the cross-currents of an emerging civil war, a growing westward expansion, and Brigham Young's colonization of the west, they find prosperity and freedom to practice their religion.
Upon These Steps
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,700. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Two brothers are faced with whether or not to join the Confederate Army. One decides to voluntarily enlist, while the other joins only after being drafted. The brothers’ episodes reflect the chronicles of the “Granville Rifles,” a Company within the NC 23rd Regiment. From the Battle of Bull Run to Sherman’s occupation of Raleigh, the boys' plight gives the reader an insider’s glimpse of the war.
La $a$katchewan [Saskatchewan}
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,300. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Involved in the early 1900's migration of French Canadians to an area of Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, the characters battle themselves and the elements in the quest for the golden harvest of riches. The thrust of bumper crops and droughts, accidental deaths, and the dreams that brought them to this land collide and reconstruct themselves and their lives. Lust for wealth trumps relationships.
The Sun's Companion
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Price: $3.10 USD. Words: 166,300. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It's 1935. Tamar has no family - so she's been told - and she relies on the friends she makes as she's dragged from lodging house to lodging house by her mother - the reckless, beautiful Sadie. Then she meets Anna, exiled from her own family by European politics, and they forge a friendship that will last through bereavement, failed love affairs, internment, betrayal, and the dislocations of war.
On the Banks of the Zambezi
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,650. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Through the eyes of a white child whose parents settle in the interior of Mozambique to run a general store catering to the local Chisena people, On the Banks of the Zambezi, based on a true story, captures the factual experience of those who lived through a pioneering, daring, and eventually futile effort to carve out a living in the undeveloped African interior during the Portuguese colonial war
Under the Shadow of the Moon
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 106,120. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013 by Brooks-Goding Publications. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Book Two The story of Cleopatra Selene continues.Cleopatra Selene was the daughter of the last pharaoh of Egypt, the legendary Cleopatra VII. She and her siblings have been torn away from their homeland after the brutal deaths of their parents.Cleopatra Selene fights desperately to bring her mother in the good light after the Romans depicted her as a harlot.Will She find justice and restore order