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Broken Vessels (volume 2 of Jars of Clay)
By Lee Strauss
Series: Jars of Clay, Volume 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,800. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012 by Elle Strauss. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Other
(4.00 from 1 review)
A novella - 33k. Jars of Clay + Broken Vessels = Romeo and Juliette in Ancient Rome. Jars of Clay (volume 1) and Broken Vessels (volume 2) contain strong religious themes and scenes of sensuality and violence. Recommended for ages 15 and up.
The Hunt
By William H. Wakefield
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.00 from 1 review)
Texas 1813. The Great Plains. Seeking to make a quick fortune from their hides a motley crew of buffalo hunters ride out into the wilderness in pursuit of the Great Herd. But soon unseen forces begin to make their presence felt and in the vast wilderness of the prairie there is no place for the hunters to take refuge and noone to rescue them from their fate.
Interloper's Folly
By Steven Carr
Price: Free! Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
(5.00 from 1 review)
As the Roman legions begin their withdrawal from Britannia, one of the few remaining front line Limitanei garrisons at Gariannonum awaits evacuation while holding off a ferocious Saxon attack. Will a Roman fleet arrive in time to save their brothers’ lives, or are they fated to die in a backwater province so far from home – mere footnotes of a doomed empires that has entered its twilight years?
The Fortunate Ones
By Dan Wallace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,770. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Two young women, living a stone's throw apart, are separated into two different worlds by Bigotry and sexism. Although they have nothing in common on the surface they share a common dream to escape the Deep South to a place where they can live out their dreams.
Heronfield
By Dorinda Balchin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 294,760. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A saga set in Europe during WWII following the interwoven lives of those who meet through Heronfield, a convalescent hospital. Life in the skies during the Battle of Britain, with the French Resistance, on the Home Front, in the push from D Day to final victory in Europe. Loyalty and love, anger and hatred, loss and betrayal - the characters of Heronfield bring the history of WWII to life.
Under A Comanche Moon
By Pat Mehaffey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,040. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
"Mama," Jane's voice quavered, "I hear Injuns up on the roof. Can they come down the chimney?" So began one of the many dangers faced by Jane McGregor and her mother, Caroline, in Comanche County, Texas in 1872. A band of Comanche Indians captured two small neighbor children. Jane's father, Robert, and other area ranchers, had to find them and negotiate their release -- avoidin
Dupplin Moor
By David Pilling
Series: The John Swale Chronicles, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The wheel of fortune turns full circle as Sir John Swale and Sir Malcolm Forbes face each other across a battleground at Dupplin Moor. As the hugely outnumbered army of the pretender to the Scottish throne, Edward Balliol, engages the royal Scottish host, Swale looks for the black lion banner among the enemy lines...
Canadian Family Adventure
By Deb Williamson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Short Story Press Presents Canadian Family Adventure by Deb Williamson Canadian Family Adventures follows the tale of ten Irish siblings who immigrate to Canada in the late 1880’s. Their mother, Maggie Collins, wants her children, between the ages of 10 years old and 30 years old, to have a good life and she arranges for them to sail to Canada.
Talan and the Welsh Boy
By Lee Robertson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,210. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Young physician Talan is asked to treat a boy in Dark Ages Cornwall. The village he arrives in has complicated relationships and he struggles to untangle the causes of his patients illness. The first novella in the Talan series sees Talan at the beginning of his working life and is a mystery set in the time of the early Celtic church.
The Promise
By VJ Dunraven
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,400. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
"I was deeply drawn into The Promise--the charm and complexity of the characters, the vibrancy of the settings, and the plot that gripped me from beginning to end." --Kathryn Lynn Davis, NY Times Bestselling Author of Too Deep For Tears
Last Tales of Mercia 1-10
By Jayden Woods
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 72,000. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
The first Norman castle is being built in Engla-lond--whether the Anglo-Saxons want it or not. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. All ten stories form a prequel to the novel, "Edric the Wild." Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
The Privilege of Jaffna the Sixth
By Brião Ipanema
Price: Free! Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A doomed emperor's family tree branches off in unexpected directions, growing and stretching through changing times 'round the world. From a street thug to a lost soldier to a free-spirited young woman, a legacy is passed. The question is... which kind?
The Road Back
By Liz Harris
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 99,440. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Choc Lit. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
When Patricia accompanies her father, Major George Carstairs, on a trip to Ladakh, north of the Himalayas, in the early 1960s, she sees it as a chance to finally win his love. What she could never have foreseen is meeting Kalden – a local man destined by circumstances beyond his control to be a monk, but fated to be the love of her life.
Colette's Cat
By Jennifer York
Price: Free! Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A young writer makes a pilgramage to the prehistoric caves of Lascaux, France. Will he find the answers to his present crisis hidden in the past?
Korinna: Daughter of Fire
By Kristina O'Donnelly
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,400. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
A young woman raised in the temples is suddenly exposed to the brutality of the conflict between Rome and Mithriades, King of Pontus and Rome's great enemy. Korinna calls on memories of earlier lives to survive in these turbulent times even as she develops a relationship with the Roman soldier. O'Donnelly delivers a powerful historical novel with a touch of magic.
Regression
By Paul Moorcraft
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,680. Language: British English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This exhilarating adventure takes place in two time zones (present-day England and Surrey of the 1790s). Deploying past-life regression, a celebrity American psychiatrist explores his roots in rural Surrey during the heyday of smuggling as well as in the fleshpots of London.
A Long Road Home
By Patrick Harris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,140. Language: British English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
1940. Major Peter Hoffa, Luftwaffe ace is shot down a few weeks before the Battle of Britain. He crash-lands his Messerschmitt 109 Emil in a Sussex field. On the run in the land of his enemy, he has one distinct advantage. He speaks perfect English. This is his story and his bid to escape, and return to Nazi Germany to carry on the fight.
Old Gatestown Chronicles
By Eva Conrad
Price: Free! Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A novelette comprised of short stories, this sensually-rich collection explores the lives of characters living in a fictional Kentucky town during the 1800s.
Celia Whitfield's Boy
By Bill Thompson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,660. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Celia Whitfield’s Boy is a riveting, bittersweet, funny and historically accurate account of a talented young man coming of age in a changing, challenging time. Set in the lumber country of eastern North Carolina in the early days of the 20th century, the novel allows us to watch the growth and challenges faced by of young people against a backdrop racism, economic change and politics.
Scoundrel
By Bud Fussell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,230. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In his first novel, Bud Fussell has penned an epic: a struggle between two very different brothers; a pioneer man of the early 19th century building a family and an empire; a troubled soul far from home encountering travel and grace. Jake is the Scoundrel, an unforgettable character living out a saga that remains in the reader’s mind and heart long after the book is finished.