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Dead Man's Hand (A Wild Bill Western #1)
Series: Wild Bill, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,270. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Wild Bill Hickok had a legend as big and untamed as the West itself. No man was as good with a gun as Wild Bill, and few men used one as often. From Abilene to Deadwood, his name was known by all and feared by many. With hired thugs out to kill him and angry Sioux out for his scalp, Bill knew he had his work cut out for him. But even if he survived that, he had to face a jealous Calamity Jane.
Tiger's Chance
Series: John Cutler - Western, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
John Cutler on the trail of a rogue grizzly finds himself in Texas. Attending a circus tiger act the beast suddenly sprang at the audience, and Cutler forces the tiger back into its cage. When the tiger escapes, killing sheep belonging to Judge Roy Bean, Cutler finds himself facing the tiger and a charge of murder! Fourth in the John Cutler series following in the tradition of John Benteen.
Wolf Creek: Stand Proud
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,380. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014 by Cane Hollow Press. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Greedy and ambitious cattle baron Andrew Rogers has caused a lot of trouble around Wolf Creek, hiring a small army of gunmen who have proven themselves capable of almost anything. But now he has set his sights on clearing out a whole town –Matthias, a hamlet near Wolf Creek settled by former slaves. Sheriff G. W. Satterlee has a plan to protect them... but it may be too late.
Storm Rider
Series: A Tucson Kid Western, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,230. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The Tucson Kid is called to the American northwest by the Great Northern Fur Company. The company hires Tucson to go after Rex Normanson, an erstwhile partner of the company who has gone rogue and is inciting Indian tribes to revolt against the American Government. A coalition of the fur company, the U.S. Army, and the Canadian government want Normanson stopped at all costs.
Desires and Dangers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 200,470. Language: British English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
David Sheldon made his fortune in America. After a terrible loss, he returns home to Derbyshire in 1871. He finds that he has inherited the family estate. He makes a deadly enemy whose hatred puts at risk the lives of his niece and also of Emily, his new love. David risks antagonising a powerful neighbour and his prior, violent and amorous American life, threatens his hopes of love and marriage.
First Flight of Abbas Ibn Firnas
Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.00 from 1 review)
Have you wondered what the first glider flight was like? It happened in 875 A.D. and Abbas Ibn Firnas was the one who accomplished the feat.
Fate and Fair Winds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,980. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Adventure/Romance novel of the American Revolution. Major John FitzSimmon, has been traveling from Georgia to Pennsylvania along the coast, studying the mood of the Colonists for his commander Gen. William Howe. In casual clothing, he saw no reason to wear his uniform, stopped in Philadelphia to meet with his brother. There he meets a pretty young farm-girl searching for independence and adventure
Catherine de Valois
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,110. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Best known as Henry V's Agincourt bride from Shakespeare's "Henry V," Catherine was an extraordinary woman. A younger daughter to King Charles VI of France terrorized by his mental illness, Catherine survived the ravages of his schizophrenia, a civil war at home, and King Henry's war with France to become one of England's most fascinating and courageous queens.
Money Lies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Alain Gomez. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Book 1 of the Zachary Davis Series Called in to investigate small town's bank robbery, Texas Ranger Zach Davis immediately gets the impression that there's more to this case than meets the eye. A mysterious note, a ruthless railway overseer... how does it all add up? This short novelette is approximately 10,200 words.
The Insider: NASA’s Man at Baikonur (Second Edition)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,760. Language: American English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Star Publish LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » General
This story of American John Patrick Meehan (aka Tad Benson) is true. He spent 9 years in and out of the USSR during the Space Race, helping to keep Soviet cosmonauts alive. Meehan did his humanitarian work as a physician and scientist without recognition. It is now possible to reveal the name of “The Insider.” However, in order to disguise others, this book is a novel and not a history.
Latent Prints
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,480. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
A lifelong bachelor and bookworm, Mr Schell recollects his life among his pupils and his meeting with a mysterious youth whose friendship could be dangerous for anybody.
One Man's Empire
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,310. Language: British English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
John Butler inherits a coffee plantation in Ceylon – and plans to sell it to fund his wild gambling. The discovery of a sturdy crop of tea-bushes among the ruined trees of the storm-ravaged estate leads him to build a thriving tea estate. But when the bank from which John has borrowed money collapses, he is forced to gamble once more – and this time the stakes are everything he owns and loves.
Iphigenia and the Showman
Series: Ladies of the Abberly Theater, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
In Victorian London, a beautiful but penniless illusionist finds herself and her dreams at the delicious mercy of an emotionally haunted theater owner.
Change the Stars
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,810. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014 by Blushing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Maggie Piper is the only daughter of a 1930s crime lord in west Texas. Her father plans to marry her off to the son of a mobster in New Mexico, to preserve his legacy, placing Eric Cooper to protect her. Before she can get safely down the aisle, Dean Lawrence, a henchman for a rival syndicate, kidnaps her. Now battle threatens to erupt in west Texas, and between Dean and Eric for her heart.
Fury of the Northmen
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 112,700. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Adventure » General
Thorfinn Gundersson is cursed by the gods. Wherever he walks, blood soaks his every step. When treacherous schemers attempt to sabotage his arranged marriage and dishonor Thorfinn, he must fight not only to uphold his good name, but for his very life as well. To a Norseman, some fates are worse than death, and Thorfinn’s plight will ripple through history, crashing waves upon the Western shores.
MacAdam's Lass
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,230. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
MacAdam's Lass by Glynnis Campbell (Book 2 of Scottish Lasses) Set in the time of Mary Queen of Scots--A woman with a legacy…a man with a secret. She seeks to avenge her brave mother's murder. He seeks to reconcile himself to his father's death.
Treasure of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,510. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In 1952, a French archaeologist discovered a Dead Sea Scroll unlike any other - a scroll written on almost pure copper. Was this scroll a map to the treasures from the Second Temple in Jerusalem? Or, was it only half the answer? After sixty years, the mystery will be solved. The race is on to see who will have the insight and skill to correctly translate the Copper Scroll and find the treasure.
Castle of Dreams
Series: The Castle Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,130. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Normans invaded Wales in A.D. 1085 and soon began building a fortress at Afoncaer. The Welsh were determined to drive the Normans out of their land. Lord Guy was equally determined to rule with honor and justice. A romantic tale of lords and ladies, treachery and ambition, and true, lasting love.
The Promise (Book One of the Timeless Trilogy)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 90,010. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
(Book One of the Timeless Trilogy) Two lives torn apart, but their love continues through the ages as every night despite temptation, Ben remembers that fateful time when he and Samantha made The Promise.
A Warrior's Death, Stories from Antiquity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014 by Quintessence Publications Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
For Centuries Roman Legions fought German Barbarian tribes in Gaul. This is a story from the second cohort of the Fifth Legion. Three young men joined the Roman Army and managed to remain in the same cohort for six years. Today they have a crisis as an ambush by the Germans takes them by surprise. Another Ancient World short from A J Burton.