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Peter and Paul
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Series: Historical Fiction, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 85,940. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by Inhousepress. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
Peter and Paul is a natural sequel to my historical novel Yeshûa—Personal Memoir of the Missing Years of Jesus. The two journeys, which Peter and Paul took, illustrate the contrasting views of the essence of the scriptural teaching, each necessary for the fulfillment of its intent. The lives of the two apostles show that there are many ways to the Kingdom of Heaven.
Mayhem at Rock Creek and more Gold Rush Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Hardship and conflict follow desperate gold seekers as they travel up the Fraser River into territory previously claimed by the Hudson’s Bay Company. Galvanized by their own greed and determination, they brave swollen rivers and precipitous trails to get to the gold diggings where gold commissioners and justices await, ready to take advantage of the gold fever.
The Celtic Prince
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,020. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Love stories woven into a colorful cultural fabric of ancient world history based upon a lineage that worshipped, celebrated and named their babies after founding members of the Knights Templar.
Envy - The Seculary of a Wandering Jew (Book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 111,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In the grand tradition of historical fictional biographies by Robert Graves (I, Claudius), Marguerite Yourcenar (Memories of Hadrian) and Gore Vidal (Julian), THE SECULARY OF A WANDERING JEW - ENVY, brings to light the story of an outsider fated to roam through the ages under the shadows of History.
The Adventures of Mycroft Holmes Book 3: Mycroft and I
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Series: The Adventures of Mycroft Holmes, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,620. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Hansoms, bicycles, a passenger liner and a Cambridge punt transport Mycroft, Anna and their enemies through four more tales. The last Princess of Hawaii, Mycroft's deadly enemy Colonel Sebastian Moran, and, of all things, a vampire feature in Mycroft and I.
Story 15: Miss Yingning, or the Laughing Girl
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Assassins - Ian Watson & Andy West
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Price: Free! Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Palabaristas Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A mysterious medieval poem leads young historian Abigail LeClaire to the Middle East. Also into love, deadly danger and the displeasure of US authorities as she puzzles over how the fanatical Assassin cult of long ago might be connected to modern terrorism. Back in the 12th century a Syrian doctor of genius becomes obsessed with understanding the plague we know as the Black Death, and taming it.
Street of Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Historical--15th Century--The Inquisition is raging through Spain. Torture and fear abound. Teresa fights for survival and for the man she loves.
My Wholly Heartbreaking Heretic
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 36,800. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Part Two in The Duck and The Doe series. Takes place in the 1970s in the American West, where two immortals with a complicated relationship are invovled in a complicated plot to exploit hippies.
The Cross and the Black
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Series: The Cross and the Black, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 16,590. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Amid the squalor of Renaissance France, the brash and beautiful gay prostitute, Claude Severin, is struggling. Debts multiply, homelessness looms, the one-eyed monk ever spits of his reprobation. When a mysterious stranger offers him a golden chance, Claude, desperate, ignores the shadowy nature of payment. He's happy enough at the chance to raise his station, but at what cost to his soul?
Chesapeake 1850
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012 by Ken Rossignol. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The life of Ethan Aaron Douglas is chronicled as the ten-year-old joins his grandfather for a life on the Chesapeake Bay. With his grandfather as captain of a steamboat traveling between Norfolk, Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, the boy learns quickly about life on the water. From hurricanes to blue crabs life on the Bay changes quickly.
Invasion: Pendyffryn: The Conquerors: Book 1
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Series: Pendyffryn: The Conquerors. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 93,400. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012 by Eres Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
“You will know the man…” One woman stands against the INVASION of her home. One man holds her life in his hands. And… “he was not a man who needed a lot of women. He was a man who needed a lot of one woman. This woman.”
Patch's Adventure
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Series: Pilgrim's Paws, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
The third in a trilogy of stories about the Mayflower voyage and the establishment of the Plymouth colony. Patch's Adventure tells, from a cat's eye view, how the Pilgrims struggled to maintain friendly relations with their Indian neighbors while being overwhelmed with new settlers, whose main interest was commerical gain from this new land.
The Brethren Prince
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 236,300. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
James Ketcham is sent to the Caribbean as an indentured English boy, wanting little more than a humble plantation life. But when Holy Spain purges “heretics” from its imperial lands, they destroy all that Ketcham loves. He takes up sword and sail, banding together with a crowd of the world’s misfits and castaways to achieve two simple things: glittering wealth and vengeance against Spain.
Story 14: Judge Lu
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
I Killed Hemingway
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
True, he had not killed him alone, and not like shot him, but he had helped. He had been there. He could have done something, but did nothing. He had killed a legend. This is the confession of the psychiatric nurse that helped administer the last fatal electric shocks to Ernest Hemingway, those that robbed him of his ability to write, those that made self-inflicted death seem the only solution.
Wheezer and the Shy Coyote
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Series: Mysteries From the Trail of Tears, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 97,730. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
As the People settled into Indian Territory, having survived the forced march, the disease ridden supplies and stolen food, a new and insidious enemy threatened them - an enemy in a jug. Into this intrigue comes Coyote, half Lakota and half Blackfoot, forced to live on the fringe of society among his mother's people. And what about Wheezer's new friend, a wild coyote Sasa calls Yellow Eyes?
The Travelers' Club: Fire and Ash
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,560. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
The Travelers’ Club is back! As 1880 draws to a close, the members of the secret British adventuring group, The Travelers’ Club, are back in the saddle and looking for trouble. With new members along for the ride, the intrepid team will take on international spies, wily women and the ancient Atlantean threat at the very Gates to Hell in the Territory of Arizona and the untamed American West.
Never
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,040. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When a young scholar is accused of murder and sent to work off his sentence in the deadliest mines in the West, his rancher brother must fight to prove his innocence before the young man gives in to the evil influence of his overseer or is worked to death.
Story 13: The Trader's Son
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.