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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.
Nobile Satiro: Un Romanzo Storico Georgiano
By Lucinda Brant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,370. Language: Italian. Published: September 14, 2012 by Sprigleaf. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Francia e Inghilterra in un’era di edonismo e illuminismo. Una bellezza dagli occhi verdi viene abbandonata alla Corte di Versailles. Il rapace Comte de Salvan sta complottando la sua seduzione. Un avversario onnipotente la rapisce e la porta al sicuro. Ma è un nobile salvatore o un abbietto satiro? Un romanzo classico nella tradizione di Georgette Heyer.
Unico Indizio: un Filo d'Oro (le Indagini di Lady Costantine, Torino 1806)
By Annarita Coriasco
Series: Le indagini di Lady Costantine (Torino 1806), Book 1. Price: $3.87 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: Italian. Published: September 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Torino, 1806: il Piemonte è stato annesso all’Impero, unico territorio italiano a farne parte. Napoleone I è all’apice del potere. Torino è scossa da un’orrenda serie di delitti, opera apparente di uno squilibrato. Il Governatore non può permettere che l’ordine costituito venga minato ed ordina che il colpevole sia scovato a tutti i costi.
A Candlelight Courting: A Short Christmas Romance
By Joyce DiPastena
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,330. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
0.75 star(4.70 from 10 reviews)
When Burthred comes courting on Christmas Eve, Meg makes him swear on her box of holy relics that he will not pursue her. But her reliquary box holds a secret, one that will either join their hearts together or tear them apart. "Her stories will transport you through time." ~ Aimee Brown, "Getting Your Read On"
Perfection
By Regina Scott
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
They call him Lord Heartless for good reason. Brandon Pellidore, Marquess of Hartley, knows that a slip of his tongue or the least sign of emotion, and the trustees overseeing his fortune will brand him as mad as his grandmother and father before him. But Celia Rider, a runaway beauty with a sparkle in her eye, may prove his undoing. Clean romance; kisses only. Previously published by Zebra.
A Merry Requiem, Part I The Gathering Storm
By Margaret Pritchard Houston
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 118,540. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
(4.00 from 1 review)
Paris, 1822. With a new wife and a successful career as a writer, Philippe Etienne seems to have it all. But a series of tragedies puts him in conflict with the King, and he begins to doubt all he has ever believed. With revolution in the air, Philippe must decide, once and for all, which side he is on – and what price he is willing to pay.
Only Standing Still
By Derek Scales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,150. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
An investor and Western Port landholder is found dead after a dinner party. Dinner guest and ex detective Robin Cork assists police with their inquiries while pursuing his own investigation into an old island murder. The discovery of a number of smuggled golden Buddha statuettes results in a fierce confrontation between armed foreign sailors and police, with Cork assisting from the sidelines.
Propositum
By Sean Curley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,580. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Inside a rich landscape of the failing Roman Republic and a tumultuous Jewish population is an ambitious and visionary ex-Senator who conspires with Paul of Tarsus to create something… better. This provocative historical novel melds the birth of Christianity with recent scholarly works and delivers a shocking, but plausible, story of Christianity’s formation and the Christ myth.
The Sheep from the Goats (Amgalant #4)
By Bryn Hammond
Series: Amgalant, Book 4. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 165,530. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Is he Saint Tchingis? Has he grown a monster? Perceptions differ. From the arse end of the steppe, out of nowhere, now he towers over other kings.
Me and Atrocity (Amgalant #3)
By Bryn Hammond
Series: Amgalant, Book 3. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 81,740. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
‘Jamuqa had witnessed, aged fifteen, his tribe strung up on trees. Perhaps you have to go one further.’ Jamuqa is mad, and commits an atrocity in challenge of Temujin.
Hired On
By Will Starr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,700. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Hired On is Volume 2 of the award winning short stories of Will Starr. In the title story, Hired On, a young man who has just joined a trail herd as a cook suddenly finds himself faced with the challenge of a lifetime...alone