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Beresford at Bay by Kev Richardson
Series: Beresford Branson Series, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,400. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
At the end of World war II, the Allied Control Council is given leave to decide on the rebuilding of Germany. Political infighting however, makes headway difficult asthe Big 3 trip and stumble over each others’ feet. Democracy and Communism cannot find a common path in leading Germany out of Nazism into a more meaningful nation in terms of international unity. Can Beresford’s Red Cros
Blue Moon for Bombers: A Story of Love, War and Spirit by Jennifer Barraclough
Series: Three Novellas, #2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,450. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A novella set in England 2007, with flashbacks to the 1940s, written by a former medical doctor. The story of a man coming to terms with his wartime trauma as he nears the end of life is interwoven with a modern-day romance. This is the second book in Jennifer Barraclough's trilogy of 'Three Novellas', available separately or as a box set.
Hometown News by Jnana Hodson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Historical » USA
The local newspaper has been central to the identity and life of American cities large and small, but few readers know what goes on inside its newsroom. Hometown News takes you behind the scenes as a new generation brings vision to a mid-American industrial city. But more and more, this hardworking team battles the bottom line more than the deadlines. Who will win in the end?
Oliver Twist - After the Edit by Malcolm Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 175,770. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Essay » Literature
Dickens's original story contains 26 Incredible Coincidences, 21 Unanswered Questions, and 5 Plain Impossibilities. "Oliver Twist - After the Edit" sticks as close to the original as possible while getting rid of them all. It is both a serious piece of literary criticism and an even more enjoyable story. Includes the sort of critical notes a modern editor would make on the original ms today.
Saving Eddie by Hallett German
Series: One Of Books · Historical Fiction · My Personal Favorites. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,540. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This is a fictionalized paranormal retelling of celebrated author Edgar Allan Poe's life using imaginary journals/diaries of his real-life brother, Henry Poe and a female admirer that follows his activities mostly from afar. Can Edgar's ghostly brother use his one chance to save his brother's life? Or will the author's otherworldly gifts to see heaven, hell, and the world of Ideals be his undoing?
Unto the Breach by F. A. Schneider
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,810. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
1761. As a teenage ship's apprentice, John Paul is thrown into the physical and human maelstroms of life on the high seas during the height of the Seven Year's War. Though Paul will go on to become the "Father of the American Navy," he must first survive this first voyage and navigate the treacherous waters of scandal and conspiracy that threaten the lives of every crew member on the Friendship.
A World War II Love Story by Maria Johnsen
Price: $40.00 USD. Words: 51,370. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Pregnant Veronika is forced to flee after SS Officers discover a secret she's been keeping endangering her life and the life of her Secret Service Officer boyfriend, Hans. Making the hardest decision of her life, she leaves the man she loves to save the child their love created. Years will pass before their son crosses paths with his long lost father. Can this family unit be reunited after decades
Alabama Days by James Eckardt
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 139,650. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Alabama Days by James Eckardt, cover design by Colin Cotterill A few weeks after the 1965 Selma March, four teenage Catholic seminarians from Long Island arrive in Birmingham, Alabama, to work for Father Edmund Fraser in a door-to-door voter registration campaign. Nights, they return to the same black neighborhoods to play guitars and lead crowds in singing freedom songs.
The Battle Of Manila Bay by Norbert Mercado
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Spanish Armada has allowed the Spaniards to maintain their powerful grip on the areas they have conquered. The American Asiatic Squadron aims to break that grip and bring freedom to the inhabitants of the Spanish colonies. Explore the battle which paved the way for a new era. "The Battle Of Manila Bay" is the latest novel from the pen of Norbert Mercado, author of "The Children of Mars".
Lady Olivia's Undoing (The Reluctant Grooms Series Volume VI) by Anne Gallagher
Series: The Reluctant Grooms. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,340. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Lady Olivia, Duchess of Caymore, is one of the most powerful women in London. Since the death of her husband a decade earlier, Olivia has kept a secret from Society. One, that if discovered, would ruin her. At the Boxing Day Ball, a malicious trick uncovers Olivia’s skeleton. Humiliated, she flees Society – disgraced. Enquiries to her whereabouts turn up nothing. Lady Olivia has disappeared.
Swept Away by Paul Andrews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,120. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In 1889, Johnstown, PA is a grimy steel town with no escape. For Samuel Wulff, the only beacon is Abigail, the socialite he meets to steal kisses and more! But a threat worse than their secret lurks in the valley - an aging dam upriver, holding back the swollen waters of Lake Conemaugh. When torrential rains pour down, it is only a matter of time before the dam fails and they are all Swept Away
Firebrands by Paul Andrews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,860. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Shannon’s one and only dream is to live in Chicago. Now she finally has her chance, tutoring the young brother of the wealthy and handsome Nathanial Collins. But a terrible fate intercedes in a burgeoning romance with her new employer. For it will be a hot time in the old town tonight. It is 1871, and the Great Chicago Fire will burn, the winds will blow, and only the Firebrands survive.
Smokey Bear: The Cub Who Left His Pawprints on History by Karen Signell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 156,820. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
This is the first novel written about the real bear cub who survived a forest fire high in the New Mexican mountains to become the living representative of his namesake, the icon Smokey Bear, famous for preserving wildlife and wilderness.
On The Gunline: A Hugh Harnlee Naval Saga by Harold N. Boyer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,470. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Gunner's Mate (Guns) First Class Hugh Robert Harnlee begins his rise in the US navy following a turret fire on the USS Wilmington on the gun line off the coast of Vietnam in 1970.
Piccadilly Doubles 1: The Spirit Horses and The Scalp Hunter by Lou Cameron
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,680. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Lou Cameron’s acclaimed WWA Spur Award-winning western, The Spirit Horses, based on true events in the Old West is finally available in ebook, as part of the new series of ‘Piccadilly Doubles’. The Scalp Hunter is a bonus story written by Robert E Howard, well-known for creating Conan the Barbarian.
Mr Jack Nobody by Trevor John Towers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,570. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Your name is Jack Nobody. Orphaned at the age of five you now live in the workhouse and survive on meagre wages and rations augmented by petty thieving. Still, it's a little better than climbing up chimneys which you had to do previously until you grew too big for that work. Now at the age of nine what are your prospects? Poverty, disease or prison?
One Above and One Below by Trevor John Towers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,420. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
One Above And One Below unfolds the stories of Michael and Franz, their lives, loves, aspirations and difficulties. Trevor Towers' charming novel is full of interesting and in-depth naval details, thrilling descriptions of sea battles and honourable characters.
Hidden Truth by Stephen Bloy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,010. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Jacob Rawlings, retired magistrate, fisherman and master story teller, transports his daughter and grandchildren to his days of working on smacks in the 1860s, fishing boats trawling the perilous and unpredictable sea.
Theodor Fontane - A Prussian in Victorian London by John Lynch
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
There are countless factual and fictional accounts of life in Victorian England, but not many by foreigners, and few as engaging and entertaining as these sketches by the German novelist Theodor Fontane, written when he lived in London for publication in German periodicals.