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A Warriors Long Journey to China by Vernon B. Bushway, Jr
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 68,700. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The time is early 1941 and Edward Karl (Ed) is a Gunnery Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps and is transferred to San Diego California from the China Marines. Ed is assigned to a new elite group being formed called “Carlson’s Raiders” named after the Commander of the group Lieuteant Colonel Carlson. World War Ii breaks out with the bombing of Pearl Harbor; off to the South Pacific
The Hawk: Part Two by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 61,040. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this second part of the series, set in 1961, as the Snyders adjust to change, Sam Ahern relives some of his Korean War experiences. Meanwhile Lynne Snyder undergoes a transformation and Stanford hosts an exhibit of Eric’s work that catapults the artist into sudden fame.
Telegram by L. Douglas Hoffmann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,420. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
It’s 1944. Sauli Berglund watches from the edge of his property as ninety-six German POWs arrive at a work camp on Big Bear Lake. These young German soldiers, so full of life, so healthy, so very safe. And they would remain so. He watched them dodge no bullets. He watched them wipe no blood from their hands. He watched the tears they wouldn’t shed for the friends who wouldn’t die in their arms.
With Blood and Scars by B.E. Andre
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 126,900. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Two secrets haunt Ania: her father’s suspect activities during WW2 in Poland and her part in a child’s disappearance in 1966 England. Now her father is dying and she needs to unravel his truth. Meanwhile, the police have found the child’s remains. Will she confess? Through the eyes of feisty young Ania, B. E. Andre uses dark humour and honesty to tell a poignant and gripping coming-of-age story.
The Outlander King by Hilary Rhodes
Series: The Aetheling's Bride, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,580. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The story of The Lion and the Rose continues with the tale of two remarkable women: Aislinn, a seventeen-year-old English girl caught up in the army of the “outlander king,” the man who will become known as William the Conqueror, and Selma Murray, an American graduate student at Oxford University, researching her mysterious chronicle almost nine hundred years later.
The Gisburn Witch by Sarah L King
Series: Witches of Pendle, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,510. Language: British English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Scandalised as a young woman after being accused of seducing Tom Lister, a gentleman’s son, Jennet Preston’s life is filled with shame and hardship. When fate intervenes to reunite her with Tom, Jennet risks everything for love and happiness, but when tragedy strikes Jennet finds that she is vulnerable to accusations for which she could pay the ultimate price.
And the Wind Whispered by Dan Jorgensen
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 106,250. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015 by Dan Jorgensen. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The book is set in 1894 in the Hot Springs, Wind Cave, Buffalo Gap area of the Black Hills and unites Nellie Bly, the greatest investigative reporter of her time, with some of the Old West’s leading figures in a confrontation with the McCarty outlaw gang, and in dealing with a mysterious death in wind cave.
Silk and Scars by Cassandra Dean
Series: The Silk Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,820. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Edward, Duke of Sowrith, has longed to meet Gwen. After arranging her passage to his estate, he's tongue-tied when confronted with her quiet beauty. All too aware of the twisted ruin of his face, he allows fear to hold him silent, until her safety is threatened. Finally together, they grow closer until it seems they can never again be apart. But can a commoner and a duke find a happily ever after?
Reluctant Accomplice by Judy Woods
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,100. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Anne Turner, struggling with the gambling debts of her dead husband, is desperate to support her children. She can expect no help, much less a proposal of marriage from her aristocratic lover. Little does she suspect that becoming the companion of Frances Howard, daughter of the Earl of Suffolk, will make her the scapegoat in a poison conspiracy that racks the court of James I of England.
Wapasha and The Rabbi by Howard S. Selden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,160. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This contemporary story, Wapasha and the Rabbi, mirrors the lives of a small group, while reflecting on the universal power of the past to influence human lives. This is poignantly revealed not only in the stories told by the two protagonists, but also in the stories told by some of the young people, who share their lives with Rabbi Itsak Cohen on an isolated farm in the back country of Texas.
The Shaman and The Jew by Howard S. Selden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,990. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
The enduring struggle for ethnic, cultural, national, and individual survival characterizes human history.These are powerful forces that drive events, underline deep psychological motivations, and when challenged, are uncompromising.
Take a Rifle From a Dead Man by Larry Matthews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,190. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A mesmerizing work of fiction based on the true life story of one of America's Unsung Heroes...spy, secret agent, soldier, hero...the father of the author.
Pillow of Thorns by Karen Cecil Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,810. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Karen Cecil Smith has written a fictionalized story based on the first woman to be tried for murder in North Carolina. The year is 1850. It is a time of slavery, superstition, and social snobbery. Exotic and shapely beauty Maria Stafford stands accused of killing her prosperous, older husband.
Rebellion Road by Joseph Ryan, Jr
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 137,940. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The narrative takes you with General Lee through his battles with McClellan in front of Richmond, in 1862, to his bringing McClellan to the Battle of Antietam.
The Lakota Cattle Drive by Burr Cook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This novelette is the sixth in the series known as “The Laramie Saga”. Rather than at Laramie, this story takes place mainly on the trail and at the Lakota Sioux Reservation in the Black Hills. Mato, step son of James Riley helps resolve a situation involving stolen cattle. Although this is a sequel to “The Z-Bar Ranch Incident” it stands by itself very well.
The Queen and the Courtesan by Freda Lightfoot
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,820. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Henriette d’Entragues isn’t satisfied with simply being the mistress of Henry IV of France, she wants a crown too. All she has to do to achieve her ambition is to give Henry a son, and whatever it takes through intrigue and conspiracy to set him on the throne. But despite his promises to marry her, the King is obliged by political necessity to ally himself with Marie de Medici.
Hibernia Unanimis by John Piper
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 88,290. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Germany has taken steps to guarantee her loans are repaid. In an effort to ensure that Ireland keeps up her payments, a German politician sits on the Irish government in an advisory role but, in fact, he holds significant power. It is in this situation that a schizophrenic megalomaniac makes his deadly move to throw them out and take over Ireland and reunite North and South by force as a dictator.
Ocean's Cage by Demelza Carlton
Series: Turbulence and Triumph, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,920. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Forced to choose between the ocean and the man she loves, Maria accepts the gilded cage of her life on land. But the ocean will not be thwarted so easily. All Maria wants is to live happily ever after with her husband. But between the crazed crabs, a mysterious illness and a monstrous shark, Maria may need all her skills as a siren to succeed. Can one woman oppose the ocean and win?
The Time Jigsaw Deliverance by David Munro
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,290. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Away from their native Scotland for seventeen years, James and Elizabeth Carsell-Brown have enjoyed their time living in New York, James working in a Wall Street firm and Elizabeth putting her artwork up for sale in a local retailer, including a very special painting of her previous coachman in Scotland who had in fact saved her life many years ago.
The End of Their World by Jason Wallace
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
*This is a paper I wrote early in my undergraduate work, and I cannot promise that it is very good, but it does give a fair overview of what the Aztecs faced in their final days, at the hands of Cortes and his men. The Aztecs stood up against immeasurable odds, fighting whom they believed, at first, were their gods, finally returned to Earth. When they realized their error, it was too late.