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Silent Service by Zach Neal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
Lieutenant-Commander Oliver Dunbar and the crew of E-17, thirty men and boys in a steel cylinder a hundred and eighty feet long, must penetrate the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus and get into the Black Sea. The inland sea has been an Ottoman lake for hundreds of years. It’s their job to sink the ships that sustain the Empire, in support of an imminent campaign on the Turkish mainland.
Gun Man by Loren D. Estleman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,450. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
After killing for the first time in his life, Eugene must run for his life. Calling himself John Miller, he joins the legendary Missouri militia. As the casualties mount, stories of his fearsome exploits spread throughout the West, and his gun-slinging skills become much in demand--on both sides of the law.
Finding Patience by D. Allen Henry
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sutherland Saga Part 4. When Patience Walker is kidnapped on a cold winter’s night, her life is changed forever. Having met her on that very day, college professor Brandt MacCauley takes on the challenge of finding her. Spanning fifteen years, his quest will not only change both of their lives, it will ultimately alter both the Earldom of Winston and the course of history.
A Worthy Wife by Barbara Metzger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,870. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Aurora Halle McPhee, a girl of humble (some might say unconventional) background, cannot believe her luck when she is betrothed to the dashing, well-bred Harland Podell. Aurora soon learns, however, that the match is too good to be true when the nuptials are interrupted--by the brother of the groom's wife!
Saved by Scandal by Barbara Metzger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,670. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Regency
When his betrothed leaves him stranded at the altar, Lord Galen Woodbridge is more embarrassed than broken-hearted. Desperate to deflect attention from his humiliating plight, he decides to stir up a bit of a scandal -- by wedding London's most eligible and elusive songstress, the magnificently sensuous Margot Montclaire.
Valentines: A Trio of Regency Love Stories for Sweethearts' Day by Barbara Metzger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,680. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Regency
A trio of Regency love stories for Sweethearts' Day! BALD LIES Audrina is desperate to ensure that Lord Blanford not only notices her beautiful cousin but marries her as well. However, Max's head is beset by larger worries than matrimony--though he is curiously diverted by the antics of the flame-haired matchmaking minx. . . . THE LAST VALENTINE (see full description)
Short Story: Over The Line by Keith R Parker
Price: Free! Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(4.83 from 6 reviews)
Special-ops veteran Keith R Parker takes us on his final recon operation into Vietnam's deadly Ashau Valley. His vivid prose fuses brutal combat, the Brotherhood and fatigue-induced delirium into a taut narrative about the deep-rooted emotions of human conflict and in the end, finding inner strength.
War Secrets: A Short Story by Libby Fischer Hellmann
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This short story takes place in the 1930s in Leipzig, Germany. The Nazis are in power, but the war has not yet begun. A young physics student and an older German scientist must work together to find a way to split the atom. But both men have secrets that could put the other in mortal danger. Originally published in the 2013 MWA Anthology THE MYSTERY BOX, edited by Brad Meltzer.
Saxon Fall: The Rise of the Warlord by Griff Hosker
Series: Wolf Brethren, Book 8. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,610. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
There is a new Warlord and he has to face the threat of an invasion from Northumbria. The world is changing and the loyalties of some of his allies are questioned. When treachery strikes then the men of Rheged are forced to defend their homes with their lives. The novel climaxes in the historical battle of Hatfield when the Mercians and the Welsh face the Northumbrians of King Edwin.
Imperfect by Bronwyn Kienapple
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,070. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
England, 1813. Lady Theodosia feels she has no choice but to marry a man she doesn't love. That is until she stumbles into a different universe where half-beings roam the ruins of an unknown civilization. When she falls for one of its inhabitants, Ahuil, Theodosia is haunted by a question she cannot shake — in the face of terrible danger, how much is she willing to risk for love?
Arthur Archer and the Warrior Queen by Ben Molyneux
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Historic Young Adult action fiction Set in AD 41 with modern day sections, this time travel story is a great action read with brilliant historic detail. Great for adults and children, with none of the gory bits left out!
Two Psychics in a Typhus Epidemic by Kenny Jackson
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.50 from 2 reviews)
“It was the year of our Lord 1837; the city was Philadelphia. I was a schoolmaster by trade, a psychic by hobby, and in bed by typhus.”
The Slave Factory by Julian Darius
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Sequart Organization. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
This historical short story focuses on the intersecting lives at a slave factory, Porto de Maria. By Julian Darius. From Martian Lit.
On Borrowed Time by Victoria Chatham
Series: The Buxton Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,770. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Lord Randolph and Lady Serena Buxton’s orderly lives are upset by Pinkerton Agent Stuart Montgomery’s unexpected arrival at their estate in England. And this is no ordinary social call! Montgomery is investigating four suspicious deaths at an American aviation company, and of the two remaining partners one is the old friend of Lady Serena’s.
Minor Corruption by Don Gutteridge
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In Toronto 1839, an abortion goes tragically wrong, killing a 15-year-old maid in the household of the distinguished Baldwin family, enveloping them in a scandal that has political implications for the union of two British colonies, Ontario and Quebec. Accused of raping a minor and causing her death is a beloved Baldwin uncle. Marc Edwards has the challenge of his career in finding the truth.
Aunt Ketty's Voice by Chris Cherry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » USA
We join a story in progress after our unknown journal author finds a treasure trove of hand-made books that had belonged to a much-loved aunt. This short story is a charming tale about lost love, families, discovery, and carrying the past forward into the future.
Mount II: The Next Adventure by Arlen Blumhagen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,100. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Everyone’s favorite mountain man returns! The year is 1843. On his way to Fall Rendezvous, Mount meets up with his old friend Patch, along with Sunshine, Patch’s traveling companion. What starts out as an expedition for fun, soon turns to an epic struggle for survival amid the dramatic and exciting Western wilds. The biggest escapade for Mount lies ahead in Oregon City...
Barn Dance by Jules Radcliffe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by eXcessica Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After months of furtive assignations that leave Ash cold and unsatisfied, his lover leaves him for a life of riches and respectability. Angry and heartbroken, Ash has noone to confide in until neighboring farmers Seth and Dougal discover his secret love. In their passionate embraces, Ash learns that love which uses and manipulates is not true love.
The Cavalier of the Apocalypse by Susanne Alleyn
Series: Aristide Ravel Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 86,160. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In seething 1786 Paris, penniless writer Aristide Ravel, already suspected of subversion, must clear his name of murder. But his search for answers—with the aid of friends who may not be all that they seem—leads him into a tangle of conspiracy, secret societies, royal scandal, and imminent revolution, which grows only more complex when the corpse disappears. "Superb." (Publishers Weekly)