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The Real Midnight In Paris: A History of the Expatriate Writers in Paris That Made Up the Lost Generation
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Woody Allen made the glamour of Paris in the twenties magical in Midnight In Paris—but was that really the case? The Lost Generation made up one of the most fascinating, eccentric, and diverse group of writers ever known—Ernest Hemmingway, James Joyce, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, and so many more collectively made up this artistic period in time.
The Spy's Daughter
By John T. Cullen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 172,680. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2012 by Clocktower Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(4.00 from 1 review)
A wealthy French countess has lived a wild life. Now 45, she starts a global, driven search for her lost,mysterious parents and her identity. Her father, who disappeared in 1945, was a dashing, heroic U.S. Naval officer. Her mother was a tragic figure who may have been a triple agent. Stalin used the two women to lure Marianne's father to Siberia, to kill him in revenge for denying him the a-bomb.
La Sposa Di Salt Hendon: Un Romanzo Storico Georgiano
By Lucinda Brant
Price: Free! Words: 118,970. Language: Italian. Published: July 28, 2012 by Sprigleaf. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Quando il Conte di Salt Hendon sposa Jane Despard, figlia di un signorotto, la Società inorridisce. Costretti dalle circostanze a un matrimonio che nessuno dei due desidera, i neosposi devono superare un passato fatto di angoscia e tristezza per innamorarsi di nuovo. Nel frattempo, un familiare si spingerà oltre i limiti, fino all’omicidio pur di distruggere il matrimonio.
Six Historical Tales Vol 1
By Rayne Hall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,070. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Six short stories for different historical periods: Greetings From Jerusalem (Ancient Rome) Scruples (Middle Ages) The Holed Stone (England 1900) The Black Boar (Middle Ages) Beltane (Ancient Britain) Queen of Ithaka (Ancient Greece) Please note: some of these stories have been published in other collections.
Maggie's Drawers: The JFK Assassination
By Sean Dexter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,580. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
After nearly fifty years, John Kennedy's assassin is released from prison. He has a story to tell and something he must recover...something that will destroy reputations and change history. He turns to his former cell-mate, Jackson Burke, for help. They are drawn into world of conspiracy and murder...and no one knows that world better than Jack Burke.
Parthian Vengeance
By Peter Darman
Series: The Parthian Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 221,720. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
‘Parthian Vengeance’ is the third instalment in the Parthian Chronicles, the adventures of King Pacorus of Dura, and follows on from ‘Parthian Dawn’.
Λέο
By Alexis Kypridemos
Price: Free! Words: 350. Language: Greek. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Η πραγματική ιστορία του Λεωνίδα και των 300 εκείνη την μοιραία μέρα στις Θερμοπύλες, το 480 πΧ.
Mapmaker
By Brent Meranda
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A border town in Ancient China is a perilous place—especially for a desolate girl with no father. So, when Cricket bumps into an administrator’s wife with a bag full of copper coins, she eagerly agrees to deliver her firewood. But why does the woman need firewood in the summer? And why do soldiers stop and question them? Does it have anything to do with the raid at Xitang last Spring?
Brig of War
By Walter Jon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,800. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Favian Markham is a rising young American officer in during the War of 1812. As commander of the small, slow brig Experiment, he must break the British blockade and take his outgunned vessel on a daring raid. On his desperate journey he faces duels, rivalries, ambitious politicians, yardarm-to-yardarm combat, and the deadly beauty of a foreign courtesan.
Islands of Love and War
By Shaun J. McLaughlin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,020. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Ryan, 18, arrives alone in the New World and blunders into the chaos of the 1838 Patriot War. Circumstances drive him into a web of piracy, secret societies and rebellion. He meets and falls for a smuggler's daughter, Kate. Tugged by the opposing currents of romance and war, Ryan struggles to reconcile his family history, his duty and his heart. Granted The IndiePENdents Seal No. 10012229
Last Tales of Mercia 8: Audrey the Slave
By Jayden Woods
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Audrey schemes to escape from slavery at Lord Richard's castle. But the cruel knight Geoffrey keeps a close watch on her every move. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. Though strongly connected to the series and each other, they can be read independently.
Notable Quotes of Catcher McCall
By C.J. Lanet
Price: Free! Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The quotes entitled "Medal of Honor" and "Presidential Candidate of the United States" are from Part Two: Catcher McCall - Respect and Betrayal.
Port Robe
By Jon Peasey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,240. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
In January 1857 the arrival of a sailing ship at Port Robe, in the Province of South Australia, stirs the small township of Robe Town into frantic action. The tall ship is flying a British flag. It moves into deep water off the end of the jetties and lets down its anchors. The decks are crowded with passengers!
On a Foreign Field: A Story of Loyalty and Brotherhood
By Hazel B. West
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,970. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A story of a young man who struggles with the decision to stay true to his blood family or his comrades in arms.
The Wild Hunt
By David Pilling
Series: The John Swale Chronicles, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Ordered by King Edward to hunt down Eustace Folville and his ilk, Sir John Swale rides into Leicestershire at the head of a small army, determined to put an end to the outlaws once and for all, and avenge a long-standing insult to his honour.
Passing Eternity
By Jane Beckman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Short Story Press Presents Passing Eternity by Jane Beckman The story takes place at the annual re-enactment of the Civil War’s Battle of Gettysburg, where the paramedics at Aid Station Three, who normally treat minor injuries and heat exhaustion, are suddenly confronted by much more serious situations.
72 Hours In Moscow
By Norbert Mercado
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,630. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Arthur, an American journalist is madly in love with Natasha, a patriotic Russian medical student. Will she choose his love over her love of country? A story set in the midst of the coup d' etat against Russian Premier Michael Gorbachev...
Ten Tales from the Valley
By W.I. Cooksey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,950. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
'Ten Tales from the Valley' is a collection of short stories about life in the South Wales coalfields during the difficult years between 1920 and 1940. Based on the author's personal experiences they tell how the inhabitants of the fictional village of Brynhyfryd coped with the non-fictional harsh economic climate of the depression and the antagonism of the coal-owners.
Beneath the Slashings
By Michelle Isenhoff
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 48,080. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Candle Star Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Divided Decade Trilogy, book 3 After four uncertain years of war, Grace Nickerson is desperate to patch together what is left of her community and return to some sense of normalcy. But soon after his return, her father sells the farm and drags the family off to a lumber camp in Michigan’s northern wilderness. Will Grace ever find the peace and security she knew before the war?
Canyon of Death
By Jere D. James
Series: Jake Silver Adventures, Book III. Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Moonlight Mesa Associates. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A riveting read, Canyon of Death sees U.S. Deputy Marshal Jake Silver head into Arizona's Chiricahua Mountains in search of his nemesis, Johnny Geiger. The marshal is thirsty for revenge after Geiger's kidnapping and brutal beating of Silver's fiance. The shoot-out is more than the marshal bargained for, however.