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Heart Junction Series, 100 Year Special Edition
By Fran Shaff
Series: Heart Junction. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 213,310. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Heart Junction Series 100 Year Special Edition includes all three beloved full-length novels of Fran Shaff's Heart Junction Series, Laura's Lost Love, Stephanie's Surprise and Mari's Miracle. Special historical information about the time period in which these books are set, 1912, 1913, 1914 is also included.
To Ride A Tall Horse
By L. J. Martin
Series: Western, Book 8 · Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A Western short story by L. J. Martin, takes a youth, who's family is starving, from near Paso Robles into the great, dry, western San Joaquin Valley, where he accepts a horseback ride from a group of vaqueros. Based on a true story. When the Anglos won California from the Mexicans, little law prevailed, and some very bad things resulted. Works by L. J. Martin: Shadow of the Mast Tenkiller Moj
Deirdre
By Miriam Newman
Price: Free! Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
~Short Story~ An Ancient Tale of Ireland... "Deirdre of the Sorrows," cursed with a beauty to make kingdoms war, is spared as a babe. When nearly grown, her beauty and youth captivates King Conor, setting in motion a tragedy that involves kings and countries, warriors and sages. A bardic-style legend told countless times in Ireland—a classic Irish tale of love, loyalty, betrayal, and revenge.
Andromakhe: the Epic Story of Troy and a Woman's Triumphant Valor
By Kristina O'Donnelly
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 200,020. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Troy is doomed by the gods but the hero, Hector, stands against fate. By his side, Andromakhe, his wife and soulmate, battles as well. The fates cannot be cheated but Andromakhe constantly searches for ways to save what makes Troy special. A confident and exciting re-imagining of the battle for Troy and the special role played by women in this battle and its aftermath. (Combines v. 1 and v. 2)
The Highlander's Conquest
By Eliza Knight
Series: Stolen Bride, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,880. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
BOOK TWO: The Stolen Bride Series What is a Highlander to do when he falls for the daughter of his enemy? And what is a lady to do when she cannot trust her heart? Surrender never tasted so sweet…
Heritages of Prejudice
By D. Dubuys
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 88,550. Language: American English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Heritages of Prejudice is the saga of the de la Chaise family and slavery. In a mini-series format, it begins in 1746 and ends in 2005 with Hurricane Katrina. It is a story of interracial relationships founded on historical data, of love and desire, lust and rape, prejudice and tolerance, incest and homosexuality, and the ongoing negative consequences of slavery.
The Mercy of God
By David Pilling
Series: The John Swale Chronicles, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
John Swale's family is offered divine assistance to heal their crippled daughter Joan, but does the offer come from God or the Devil?
Gallant Deception: Chronicles of the Cumberland Guard Book 2
By James Dedman
Series: The Chronicles of the Cumberland Guard, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,600. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
There are those who would serve their country, but the country doesn't want them. In this second book of the Cumberland Guard, follow the lesser told side of the Civil War-- its less than honest warriors. After the split of the Guard, the Eastern branch begins to gather some highly unusual recruits in Ameritus Hayes, "Lucky Lane" Hickok, and . . . another Billie Crum? Just what is going on here?
Presidential
By Gunther January
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 83,010. Language: American English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
You have just been sworn in as POTUS. Both Houses of Congress have majorities of the opposing party. You have 100 days to resurrect economic growth from the extant dismal malaise. You are resigned to one term in office. How will you begin? Following the lead of FDR and using the model of Reagan, Richard Sage mobilizes the citizenry to pressure every congressman to support needed legislation.
Heaven-high and Hell-deep
By Peggy Poe Stern
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 111,390. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A mountain girl in the early 1900’s copes with a marriage arranged by her dad. Her story is titled from an old saying “I own my land, heaven-high and hell-deep.” “Your pa gave his consent for us to marry,” he said the words as though it was a simple matter. It wasn’t a romantic proposal of love and devotion. It wasn’t a proposal at all. I opened my mouth but nothing came out. I tried again.
Godfrey: Book Two
By Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
In this second book of the Godfrey series, twenty-one year old Godfrey Leduc must endure the many trials and tribulations of starting life in a new land. Learning English. Getting to know the members of the community. Surviving the harsh winters. A poignant and heartfelt, semi-biographical work, Godfrey: Book Two allows readers to experience early Canadian farm life first hand.
Into The Raging Sea
By Victor Pryce
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
A sailor falls from the rigging when his ship strikes rocks during a midnight storm. Now he must battle wind and wave to survive before exhaustion pulls him under. Will he find land or will the hungry sea claim another life?
Tombstone
By Annie Turner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012 by Alain Gomez. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Lillie Hayes has nothing but poverty and memories left for her in Boston. Defying this dismal fate, she travels to Tombstone, Arizona, determined to make her fortune at a silver mine her uncle left her in his will. when word gets 'round that she may have struck it rich. The claim jumpers begin to close in and Lillie is quickly running out of options...
Shield & Sword: The Kabe Legacy
By Bryce Baker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,230. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The Kabe family becomes victimized by a curse laid on Great-grandpa Kabe by Satan himself. Generation after generation try to break the spell without success. Will this be the one to succeed, or will another generation fall?
Death Valley Scotty
By Robert Carter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,520. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Around the beginning of the 20th Century, Walter E. Scott - Scotty to his friends - was passing through Death Valley, California, when he happened upon a dead man. Beside the corpse was a dog dying of thirst, and in the man's pocket was a piece of rock glittering with pure gold ... So begins one of the most endearing tales to come out of the American West.
Fear Week
By Andrew McBurnie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,680. Language: British English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Teenager Adrian Thorby is about to experience a week of embarrassing but comic incidents. But he's scared. It's 1962, the week of the Cuban missile crisis, and the world is threatened by nuclear war. He's a science-fiction fan who fears he won't live to see a futuristic world of high-technology, including space travel and robots, and will never have a girlfriend, because the adults are all insane.
Young PRB: A novel of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
By Elisabeth Lee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 156,330. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was formed by William Holman Hunt and six friends in 1848 with revolution in mind - a revolt against the staid and stale art world of mid-Victorian London. YOUNG PRB tells the story of these young men: Their trials and triumphs. Their enemies and allies. It is a story of friendship and how adversity, success, and growing up can test even the strongest bonds.
Rose From the Ashes
By Christine Keleny
Series: Rose Books. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,270. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Shell shock, battle fatigue, post traumatic stress disorder―it all means the same thing to veterans who have served their country by putting themselves in harm’s way. But for women veterans of WWII like Rose Krantz, it meant they were expected to step back into kitchen and forget all they had gone through, something Rose cannot easily do.
Surviving Borodino
By Shaun Parker
Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The slaughter at Borodino saw at least 50,000 dead soldiers and 30,000 dead horses. The carnage from the artillery was at a grotesque level. After the battle the Russians fell back and the French pushed on to Moscow. Left behind were hundreds of badly wounded and dying men. A handful survived living off the wasteland amidst all the dead for weeks as winter approached - This is their story.
Tan - A Story of Exile, Betrayal and Revenge
By David Lawlor
Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 90,610. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It’s 1914 and Liam Mannion is forced to flee Ireland over a crime he didn’t commit. He enlists and endures the hell of trench warfare. Five years later he returns to his home town as a Black and Tan - specialist troops who become notorious for their brutality. Liam is torn between loyalty to the Army and to his childhood friends, who are now fighting alongside the rebels to overthrow British rule.