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Valentines: A Trio of Regency Love Stories for Sweethearts' Day by Barbara Metzger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,680. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Regency
A trio of Regency love stories for Sweethearts' Day! BALD LIES Audrina is desperate to ensure that Lord Blanford not only notices her beautiful cousin but marries her as well. However, Max's head is beset by larger worries than matrimony--though he is curiously diverted by the antics of the flame-haired matchmaking minx. . . . THE LAST VALENTINE (see full description)
War Secrets: A Short Story by Libby Fischer Hellmann
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This short story takes place in the 1930s in Leipzig, Germany. The Nazis are in power, but the war has not yet begun. A young physics student and an older German scientist must work together to find a way to split the atom. But both men have secrets that could put the other in mortal danger. Originally published in the 2013 MWA Anthology THE MYSTERY BOX, edited by Brad Meltzer.
Saxon Fall: The Rise of the Warlord by Griff Hosker
Series: Wolf Brethren, Book 8. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,610. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
There is a new Warlord and he has to face the threat of an invasion from Northumbria. The world is changing and the loyalties of some of his allies are questioned. When treachery strikes then the men of Rheged are forced to defend their homes with their lives. The novel climaxes in the historical battle of Hatfield when the Mercians and the Welsh face the Northumbrians of King Edwin.
Imperfect by Bronwyn Kienapple
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,070. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
England, 1813. Lady Theodosia feels she has no choice but to marry a man she doesn't love. That is until she stumbles into a different universe where half-beings roam the ruins of an unknown civilization. When she falls for one of its inhabitants, Ahuil, Theodosia is haunted by a question she cannot shake — in the face of terrible danger, how much is she willing to risk for love?
Arthur Archer and the Warrior Queen by Ben Molyneux
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Historic Young Adult action fiction Set in AD 41 with modern day sections, this time travel story is a great action read with brilliant historic detail. Great for adults and children, with none of the gory bits left out!
Two Psychics in a Typhus Epidemic by Kenny Jackson
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.50 from 2 reviews)
“It was the year of our Lord 1837; the city was Philadelphia. I was a schoolmaster by trade, a psychic by hobby, and in bed by typhus.”
The Metronome by D. R. Bell
Price: Free! Words: 87,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
When investigating his father's death, a man uncovers a web of money, murder, revenge and evidence of a plot involving the world's superpowers.
The Slave Factory by Julian Darius
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Sequart Organization. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
This historical short story focuses on the intersecting lives at a slave factory, Porto de Maria. By Julian Darius. From Martian Lit.
On Borrowed Time by Victoria Chatham
Series: The Buxton Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,770. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Lord Randolph and Lady Serena Buxton’s orderly lives are upset by Pinkerton Agent Stuart Montgomery’s unexpected arrival at their estate in England. And this is no ordinary social call! Montgomery is investigating four suspicious deaths at an American aviation company, and of the two remaining partners one is the old friend of Lady Serena’s.
His Dark Enchantress by Victoria Chatham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,450. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Regency
A London season is the last thing bright, beautiful Emmaline Devereux wants. Her grandfather knows he is dying and insists that she find herself a husband and secure her future. The only husband Emmaline would consider is her friend’s dark and imposing brother. But Emmaline has a past that, if revealed, will undoubtedly bring disgrace to her and those with whom she associates.
Minor Corruption by Don Gutteridge
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In Toronto 1839, an abortion goes tragically wrong, killing a 15-year-old maid in the household of the distinguished Baldwin family, enveloping them in a scandal that has political implications for the union of two British colonies, Ontario and Quebec. Accused of raping a minor and causing her death is a beloved Baldwin uncle. Marc Edwards has the challenge of his career in finding the truth.
Aunt Ketty's Voice by Chris Cherry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » USA
We join a story in progress after our unknown journal author finds a treasure trove of hand-made books that had belonged to a much-loved aunt. This short story is a charming tale about lost love, families, discovery, and carrying the past forward into the future.
Mount II: The Next Adventure by Arlen Blumhagen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,100. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Everyone’s favorite mountain man returns! The year is 1843. On his way to Fall Rendezvous, Mount meets up with his old friend Patch, along with Sunshine, Patch’s traveling companion. What starts out as an expedition for fun, soon turns to an epic struggle for survival amid the dramatic and exciting Western wilds. The biggest escapade for Mount lies ahead in Oregon City...
Barn Dance by Jules Radcliffe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by eXcessica Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After months of furtive assignations that leave Ash cold and unsatisfied, his lover leaves him for a life of riches and respectability. Angry and heartbroken, Ash has noone to confide in until neighboring farmers Seth and Dougal discover his secret love. In their passionate embraces, Ash learns that love which uses and manipulates is not true love.
The Cavalier of the Apocalypse by Susanne Alleyn
Series: Aristide Ravel Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 86,160. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In seething 1786 Paris, penniless writer Aristide Ravel, already suspected of subversion, must clear his name of murder. But his search for answers—with the aid of friends who may not be all that they seem—leads him into a tangle of conspiracy, secret societies, royal scandal, and imminent revolution, which grows only more complex when the corpse disappears. "Superb." (Publishers Weekly)
Saxon Bane by Griff Hosker
Series: Wolf Brethren, Book 7. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,210. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The novel is set in the heart of the Dark Ages and shows the struggle between the Saxons and the remnants of Romano-British tribes. Using actual events from the time the story continues the struggle of Lord Lann, a legendary leader with a magical sword who unites the last of the free peoples against King Edwin and his Northumbrians. There is treachery and deceit as well as honour and courage.
The Iron Masters - An Historical Novel of the Napoleonic Wars by Graham Watkins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,800. Language: British English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Nye Vaughn, a humble farm boy, walked to Merthyr to find his destiny, unaware that a war was coming which would engulf the known world and make bold men rich. To fight Bonaparte, Britain needed cannons, thousands of them. Vaughn built the largest foundry of them all and made his fortune but, when the world changed, the iron behemoth he constructed turned on him.
Knight of the Empress by Griff Hosker
Series: Anarchy: England 1120-1180, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,570. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Alfraed of Norton is given the task of protecting the Empress Matilda back to the Emperor, her husband. He and his men have to fight enemies, bandits and treachery from within as they battle thorough an Empire which is a nest of treachery and political ambition. While Princes play for thrones Alfraed must keep the Empress safe. A fast moving novel which is set against the turbulent 11th century.
Eureka Valley - Grandfathers' Grandfathers by Lisa Doerr
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 94,320. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Who won America’s Civil War? Lycurgus Bell and the 100,000 Southern soldiers who fought for Abraham Lincoln thought they knew. They were wrong. Eureka Valley – Grandfathers' Grandfathers tells their story. Dozens of informative hyperlinks enrich this eBook. Readers who love Jane Smiley, E.L. Doctorow or Geraldine Brooks will feel right at home with this magical telling of American history.