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Staring Down the Devil (A Lou Prophet Western #5)
Series: A Lou Prophet Western, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,790. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Lou Prophet is a sucker for the ladies - when comely Russian Countess Natasha Roskov comes to him with a problem: Her sister has disappeared after finding a treasure trove in Arizona — and all the countess has to go on is a map. Prophet knows that a beautiful woman with a treasure map will attract trouble like wolves drawn to a fresh kill. But he can't resist....
Stupor Mundi: The Life in Death of Frederick II
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A ghost from his past has come back to haunt the dreams of the great Holy Roman Emperor, the Stupor Mundi—Wonder of the World, Frederick II. The ghost is bitter. He has not been treated well by the Emperor. But he does not seek vengeance. He comes offering redemption for the Emperor, if he will only listen.
The Cold Light of Dawn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A short story: In 1916, the war on the Western Front was locked in stalemate. Sometimes, surrounded by horror and tragedy men cracked. When 18-year-old 2nd Lieutenant Andrew Starkey was commissioned into the infantry, he crossed the Channel and joined his new battalion in Belgium. The realities of war, and cruel circumstance led him to a nightmare scenario, where no British officer wanted to go.
The Magnificent Six Ride Again
Series: The Splendid Six, Book 5. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013 by Asquith Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
It looked as if Easter might be a complete washout this year, since Eric had to spend the holiday with his Uncle Hank instead of with his secret friends. But then Jo suggested that they might all spend Easter with Uncle Hank. Before they knew it the children were up to their necks in a new adventure with bandits, Indians, dynamite, black people, a rattlesnake and miles and miles of genuine grit.
Gilded Wagons
Price: $5.25 USD. Words: 83,650. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013 by Gingernut Books Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The year is 1790. Tired of pushing a large wooden barrow containing his possessions, the Romani Gypsy Culvato Ardry daydreams that one day he will have enough money to own a horse-drawn vardo (a Gypsy caravan). Set in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire. England.
Black Magic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » USA
Capt. Matt Black and Dr. Andrew MacGillivray are a pair of paranormal private eyes hot on the trail of someone — or something — killing women during the raucous 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Stranger things are afoot however when their friend, L. Frank Baum, finds a man who was attacked not far from the World's Fair.
Heart of Vengeance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,640. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
To find her father’s killer, Helena must pose as a Norman in the great halls of England. She seeks the man who destroyed her father. Stephen, Count of Dinan, is outcast for reasons shrouded in mystery. His only goal is to restore his honor and once again serve his king. The two outsiders find a conspiracy that threatens the throne of England itself.
Through a Distant Mirror Darkly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,850. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Mark Lord weaves five Medieval short stories to excite, scare and enthral you. From the vicious struggle of the Hundred Years War, to legends of werewolves and rumours of necromancers and ghosts, to the bitter conflict of a castle under siege, the action and adventure never stop. These five fast-paced short stories keep you on the edge of your seat and turning every page until you reach the end.
Anderson's Gold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,760. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Whimsical Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tom Anderson, a mild mannered office clerk, is content with his mundane life. Following the death of his mother, his peaceful existence rapidly disintegrates as he is sucked into a world of violence and apathy. Forced to flee the city, he strikes out for the vast wildernesses of Western Canada to recover the proceeds of his late father’s mine. But at journeys end, will he still be the same man?
Joshua Maximus, The Gospel According To The Storyteller
Series: Secular religious stories, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,670. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
"Joshua Maximus, The Gospel According To The Storyteller” is a novellette of 15,700 words.The genre is historical religious fiction revolving around Jesus and John the Baptist. The story provides a secular interpretation of two of the most significant religious figures in history. This is a secular interpretation of supernatural events and should not be confused with "Christian Book" genre.
Lizzie's Tale
Series: Old Balmain House, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 62,140. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
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Raped and reduced to working in a brothel to keep her baby, unwed, teenage mother, Lizzie, forges a new life for herself and her child in the Kimberley region of Australia. But can she evade her persecutors and ultimately bring to them to justice? This is a story of a girl from inner Sydney. Her family is poor, her father dies when she is nine, life is hard. But her courage rises above adversity.
Mistress to the Norman Lord
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,440. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Returning from war in Normandy, Guy de Beriner wants only to enjoy the peace of his English estate. But when headstrong peasant girl Aelfid demands that he set right the depredations of his corrupt bailiff, Guy discovers that her passion and beauty play havoc with his plans for a leisured life.
Steam & Stratagem
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,520. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Roberta Stephenson is designing a ship to defeat Napoleon's invasion plan, but would-be suitors keep getting in the way.
The Messiah's Spy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,870. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Messiah’s Spy is a story about Christmas for teens and adults who want to read something really different about the birth of Christ. The novel tells the story of the birth of Christ from the perspective of a 14-year old boy who is training to be a warrior on the grounds of Herod’s palace. The book blends the story of the birth of Christ with what life was like in Judea under Herod’s rule.
Concho
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,810. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
West Texas 1873-4. Bob Guthrie wants to leave trail driving and become a gentleman rancher on the Concho River. Matt Altmann, young German engineer and son of a prince, wants Bob's land to build a dam. Both men underestimate the other's determination, and both misjudge the hardships. Their odyssey across the Texas plains reaches into the soul of each man to finds something good...eventually.
The Secret of Jeanne Baret
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,760. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
In 1767, Jeanne Baret, a French girl, disguised herself as a boy and signed up as botanist's assistant aboard an exploration ship bound for the South Pacific with 200 crewmen. "The Secret of Jeanne Baret" is the true, untold story of the first woman to circumnavigate the earth. This real-life adventuress with big dreams and amazing grit had been lost to history. . .until now.
West of the Big River: The Bandit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,960. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Sam Bass was just a farm boy from Indiana, but he wound up in Texas and became one of the most notorious outlaws in the history of the Old West. Texas history has often referred to Bass as "Texas' Beloved Bandit" or "Robin Hood on a Fast Horse" Jerry Guin's historical novel THE BANDIT takes an unflinching look at the life and times of Sam Bass.
My Only Desire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,690. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Trove Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sunny Harlowe is the most notorious bounty hunter in California—a gun-toting, flashing-eyed beauty who cand out-shoot and out-ride any man…even a seductive silken-tongued rogue like Price Ramsey. As her prisoner on a wild run across the west, Price wants two things: his freedom, and Sunny hot and eager in his bed. What he gets is a woman of stormy desires—and a love bigger than both of them.
Dream Knight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Dreams of a powerful, black-armored knight resolve into sweet salvation for the captive lady of Brezden Keep—and true love.
Smoke and Fears
Series: Smoke and..., Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Marsden cannot remember his real name, nor how he came to be a valet for the schoolboy son of a powerful magician. Phantom wisps of incense and narrow glimpses of memory are all he has, until he chances upon a family secret which only compounds intrigue. What might his young master Abel know of his amnesia? What binds him to the Wensleys? And why does he, a simple valet, know fragments of magic?