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Last Stop Freedom
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 186,040. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013 by Write Words Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Two women, one white, the other black, find themselves trapped in bondage on a First Place Winner Dragonfly e-Book Awards Competition, Historical Fiction Category A desperate flight from brutal oppression—and everything to lose if it fails...
Black Wolf's Return
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,860. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
Black Wolf, has a dying vision: The wolves will leave the prairie, and so will the Nez Perce Indians. The vision promises his descendants will return when the wolves do. In the 20th century, his descendant, Tom, finds trials and tribulations of his own. When Tom and his daughter, Sara, search for the black wolf in Hell's Canyon, their journey leads to the fruition of Black Wolf's prophecy.
Hank of Twin Rivers, Book One: Journey of Change
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,700. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Twelve-year-old Hank loses his mother to cholera in 1855. When Hank’s pa leaves their Iowa homestead to find free land in Nebraska, Hank is forced to go with him. Uncle Mac brings Irish humor into Hank's life and serves as a cushion between Hank and his father. Hank tangles with thieves, meets a black trapper along the Platte, and discovers the preacher's daughter, a tomboy who doesn't like boys.
Journey to Glory: A Story of a Civil War Soldier and His Dog (Young Adult Action Adventure Historical Fiction)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
Ethan Mire is excited when war is declared and is eager to enlist in the Confederate Army. This is the defining moment of his generation and he wants his chance to achieve glory. His loyal dog Sam won't be parted from him. Though he thinks human warfare is madness, he becomes the mascot for the Georgia regiment. Will Sam follow Ethan only to find the grave? Who will achieve glory in this tale?
The Vintner's Letters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,240. Language: Australian English. Published: July 14, 2013 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Maurice George O'Shea, legendary winemaker, was also a man of passion. His romance with Marcia Fuller, his enduring sweetheart, was a many-faceted and, like other great loves in history, it was not without huge obstacles. Not the least was Maurice's other great love – his passion for making fine wines.
The Shiny House
Price: Free! Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
After a school field trip to Cannington Manor Historic Park, Tom and Ella embark on their own field trip to discover the history of the Humphrys/Hewlett house. They uncover what appears to be a treasure hunt left by one of the house's former occupants and find themselves having to protect the house and their research from some mischievous classmates.
The Greatest Living Englishman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,590. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The unbelievably comedic adventure of an unlikely friendship between a budding poetic genius, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and "England's Worst Poet" Colin Millaney. Set in 1919, it asks the question "What happens when a book of verse by England's worst poet accidentally becomes a runaway best-seller in America?"
The Lady and the Gandydancer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » General
Sean O’Sullivan, once a roaring twenties playboy, has been forced by his railroad president father to work as a Gandy Dancer, unskilled workers who use shovel and pick to keep the rail lines straight. One night he finds himself rescuing Anne Miller, a spoiled coed abandoned on a mean street in Baltimore by her feckless date. He lets her believe he is a common laborer, and she is charmed by him.
Dueling Misfits
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,030. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This is the story of King Stephen and Queen Matilda who fought for control of the English crown for nearly nineteen years. Their battles caused pain to millions of English men and women and hundreds of thousands died either from starvation, the sword, or torture.
Zaira - a girl before her time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,880. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
This is an historical novel set in Northern Italy at the turn of the 20th century. Zaira is a young, determined girl, seeking a new life away from her restricting peasant farming background. However things do not go according to plan when she meets Leonardo, a rich landowner and becomes companion to his delicate wife, Livietta. When Zaira gives birth to twins their lives are changed forever.
The Lady of the Lions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,010. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Set in Late Bronze Age Canaan about 150 years before the full-length novel In a Milk and Honeyed Land, this short story fills out the bare bones of two historical letters found in Egypt describing a time of crisis for Kephrath. Will the Egyptian regional governor help them or not when gangs of rebels exploit the land?
The Man in the Cistern
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Set in Late Bronze Age Canaan about ten years after the conclusion of the full-length novel In a Milk and Honeyed Land, this short story follows Damariel and Nepheret as they tackle a new challenge to the four towns. A group of migrants has set up an encampment just down the trackway towards Shalem. What are their intentions? Do they come in peace or war
The Adventures of Ben Hall, Bushranger
Series: Outlaws of Australia, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,000. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Before Ned Kelly, the infamous Australian bushranger, there was Ben Hall. In fact, it is thought by numerous people that many of Ben Hall’s exploits were copied by Ned. Hall operated in New South Wales, and his daring escapades earned him the title of ‘Brave Ben Hall’, making him a part of Australian folklore.
Maggie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,020. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Join Maggie Douglas as she goes from Boston to Cheyenne to Deadwood and, finally, to the Standing Rock Reservation hoping to "make a difference" in the lives of the people around her. Whether it's stomping for women's rights, writing for the Cheyenne Sun or riding the Cheyenne-Deadwood Stage to a burned out Deadwood and facing Indians, Maggie has one goal--to make a difference.
Amy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 128,360. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When everything she holds precious is lost and gold is found in the Black Hills of South Dakota, Amy sets out to find a new beginning. What she finds instead is captivity and hardship among the Lakota before and during the Battle of the Little Bighorn; but in that hardship Amy also finds love—once she lets her frozen heart melt from the crippling past she’s already endured.
Abraham Lincoln's Ascension Into Heaven and The Bow of The Assassin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,860. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Mortally wounded and in a deep coma, Abraham Lincoln relives important moments of his life, and questions, in ways never done before, his decisions and actions as the 16th President of the United States. Just days later, the President’s assassin, John Wilkes Booth, also suffers from a mortal wound, and in turn questions his deed and its impact on history.
Caleb
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,910. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Caleb’s quest for respect is blocked by racism and intolerance. After numerous battles and hard-won victories, he gains the respect he so desperately sought and settles in to a new life, but another adventure waits. A request is made he can’t refuse that takes him back to an old friend and an old debt he must repay—or die trying.
格斗士的抉择
Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
怀着建功立业和探索冒险的理想,埃里克和他的朋友们加入了战无不胜的迦太基军队。不幸的是,战局发生了统帅汉尼拔都没预料的逆转,埃里克和朋友们落到了罗马人的手里,并被逼迫走上血腥的格斗士不归之路。前方等待埃里克的是什么?埃里克能够在朋友的帮助下活下来么?
Ford At Valverde
Price: Free! Words: 51,230. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
One man’s attempt at dodging the war while on a treasure seeking mission for gold, leads him on a quest that he never imagined possible. From the timber mills of Wisconsin, into the deep South and the rugged West, nothing will keep Daniel Stone from going after what he wants. He would rather die trying to get where he wants to go, than to die with the regrets of a life unlived.
William Shakespeare Meets Ghosts in the Library
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,870. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In "Shakespeare Meets Ghosts in the Library", English playwright William Shakespeare's ghost meets the ghosts of Ben Franklin, Harriet Tubman, Christopher Columbus, and others in a modern day Midwestern United States library. Shakespeare is very surprised to learn the identity of the other ghosts, and where he now haunts.