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Blue Sheep Red Lily by Terrie Bird
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 173,250. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Cammilla’s head for business and determination put her at odds with the customs of a male-dominated society in 14th century Florence, a city heavily reliant on its woollen cloth industry and banking. From child, to bride, to mother, Cammilla’s resilience and unwavering fortitude are constantly tested as she strives to secure a future for her family and seeks to unravel the secrets of her past.
Pinto and Sons by Leslie Epstein
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 167,950. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
This ironic comedy by the author of the acclaimed Leib Goldkorn series and "King of the Jews" follows Pinto, a Hungarian Jew and former medical student, who takes the wrong ship and winds up out West during the craze of the California Gold Rush. Never discouraged, he tries to bring scientific enlightenment to a band of boys from the local Modoc Indian tribe. His efforts largely turn back on Pinto.
Emma Rose by Stephanie Payne Hurt
Series: The Women of Magnolia Hill. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,890. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Emma Rose has to move forward, but the dreams of a forbidden moonlit kiss haunt her. A proposal from another man could change the path she chose for herself. When her first love comes back to town her heart is torn between the man she has loved all her life and the man that can give her what she needs. When Ethan tries to unmask Peter’s true intentions will Emma see the truth?
A Concubine For the Family by Amy Kwei
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,460. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » General
kirkus review: “an adept stylist and storyteller, author weaves this tale of upper- class china in upheaval(1937-41). an engaging family saga by a talented storyteller.” this “book-fragrant” family's harrowing experiences highlight feminine solidarity and heroism, including dramatic events in an opium den, foot binding, acupuncture and raising silkworms. lisa see: “I really enjoy the story."
The Dracula Virus by Dr Pan Gabriel
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 37,200. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » General
There is no possibility of happiness unless we are ourselves, we have to shed the masks we wear and let the real us shine through. All of humanity’s nightmarish problems arise out of our fetish to hide our authentic selves behind a myriad masks, thus suppressing the expression of our divine and authentic selves! Of course, I'm talking about individuals acting in accordance with divine love...
Piper-The General's Daughter by James Evers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,410. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Young Love, Forbidden Love...Forced to leave his home with the threat of death for loving a general's daughter and for speaking out against the general's murderous forays against the Indians, Elijah Jenko travels the West, helping to uphold the law as a bounty hunter. Piper, the general's daughter, fights the amorous attentions of a callous lieutenant, while praying for the return of her one true
Lone Horseman by Richard Dawes
Series: A Tucson Kid Western, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,670. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
In Lone Horseman, a young woman, Nora Eddington, narrates the exciting saga of her meeting with the Tucson Kid on a cattle drive she was taking with her father from Nevada to Arizona. A band of outlaws want the herd, and they are willing to kill her father and his crew of drovers to get it. Nora’s world is shattered as the Tucson Kid battles to protect her, her father and their herd.
A Way Back to Life by Mark Phillips
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,720. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Historical » USA
After the death of his wife, Edwin Goodeve withdraws from life. Facebook and the internet fill his day until he realizes that he knows more about his Facebook "friends" than he does his own neighbors. Pressured by his editor, Edwin decides to write about five neighbors and learn about their lives. As he does, he begins to reconnect to humanity and find his own way back to life.
Guardian Angel by Ian Johnstone
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 67,770. Language: British English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Douglas was having dreams. The events in the life of Mary Queen of Scots were being played out before him almost every night. Was he really watching what happened more than four hundred years ago? Would he uncover the truth that had eluded historians for centuries? Would the dreams somehow help him to solve the clues to find the secret family legacy he had inherited from his mother?
Hard Bartering by Annie Turner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,750. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Alain Gomez. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Book 2 of the Zachary Davis Series The Vengador has struck again and Texas Ranger Zach Davis is on the job. Zach is called in to break up a local gang bent on sabotaging rail company property. A seemingly easy assignment turns sour when a hostage is taken and Zach realizes that a deeper game could be in play. This short novelette is approximately 12,800 words.
Magdalena's Song by Pat Mattaini Mestern
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,130. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Canterbury House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The story of a village suddenly wakened from years of apathy and restraint. 1947, a year of transition, the war is over, the world has changed, people are restless, relationships are strained. Men have returned from the war physically and mentally exhausted. During thirteen days in the autumn of 1947, a mysterious Count proves there is common sense, integrity, and harmony in the midst of chaos.
Necessary Evil by John Bushore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,090. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1944, American forces attack the Japanese-held island of Tinian. Tedtaotao, an orphaned native boy, must avoid both forces to survive. After the invasion, he is captured by the Americans and "adopted" by a bomber squadron. He notices a few things that put him onto a top-secret project, and ends up stowing away on the mission to drop the first atomic bomb.
Wolfsblood by Hazel B. West
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Alexandrus, a newly promoted Roman Centurion is sent to a posting in Northern Britain to whip the wayward soldiers there into shape, only to find that they are not all they seem and he's soon dragged into a world of shape shifters, Druid curses and Roman politics.
Running: The Alex Decoteau Story by Charlotte Cameron
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Plays » Canadian, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Inspired by the life of Alex Decoteau, this moving one-act play tells the tale of a Cree hero. Canada's first aboriginal policeman (in Edmonton, Alberta, 1911), a champion runner and popular figure, Decoteau raced for Canada at the 1912 Olympics, fought for Canada in World War I and was killed, at 29, in the 1917 Battle of Passchendaele. Appropriate for Grades 5 and up.
Sherwood Forest: Fools and Liars by Laura McVey
Series: Sherwood Forest, Book 4. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
When two bodies are found in Sherwood Forest, the Sheriff casts the blame on Robin, but the townspeople suspect otherwise. Meanwhile, Bess struggles with her father's role in the rebellion, and Allan begins his new job.
The Pendulum of God by Jordi Diez
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 152,980. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » General
"It has been a long time since I have enjoyed myself so much with a literary work." - Albert Salvadó, author. "The scene of the eruption of Vesuvius is a master piece!" - Marlene Moleon, author and editor. "If there was such a thing as a six star ranking, I'd give The Pendulum of God six stars" - Joan P. Ashley, author. "Awesome, awesome, awesome!" - By Richard D. Reader
A Good Car by Julia Proud
Price: Free! Words: 14,620. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Ed Valenti is stuck in a loop of booze and gambling, constantly losing track of time and happily numbing his memories whenever possible. One night he wins a car at a game of poker. That car will bring to his doorstep a worried father looking for his son and from that moment on Ed's life won't be the same.
Le Papillon Vert by Philippe Meyrignac
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 125,840. Language: French. Published: September 13, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Biographical
Charles-Marie de La Condamine (1701-1774), chevalier de Saint-Lazare, membre de l’Académie des sciences et de l’Académie française, est un peu l’inspirateur de Jules Vernes, de Tintin, et d’Indiana Jones… Grand voyageur en Méditerranée, au Pérou, en Amazonie, et Guyane, il découvre le caoutchouc, le curare et le meilleur quinquina.
Savior in Time by Christopher David Petersen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,830. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome(5.00 from 1 review)
Dr. Warner is sent back to the past, this time to ancient Rome. He learns of a destiny that even he could never have imagined.