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Legend Upon the Cane by Keith R. Rees
Price: Free! Words: 28,670. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Legend Upon the Cane is the tale of the courageous chief of the Natchitoches Indians and the French explorer, Louis de St. Denis. It follows their adventures in early 18th century Louisiana and culminates in 1714 where together they establish the oldest settlement in the Louisiana Purchase, Natchitoches.
Wonderboy by Tom Conyers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,050. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(4.00 from 1 review)
Australia, 1975. Daydreamer, Jack, cycles to school each morning in the dull country town of Miller’s Creek, wishing he had a like-minded friend. When Mel and her mother move in next door, it is as if his prayers have been answered. But as Jack and Mel become inseparable, forces conspire to tear them apart and shake up the sleepy town forever. Playful ... magical ... moving.
A Town Called No Hope (A Steampunk Western) by Izzy Hunter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,740. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
When an ill-advised bank robbery goes wrong, Sheriff Mona Miller finds herself on board an airship, bound for the city of New Moray. But recovering the money and dealing with the thief is the least of her worries. Add in a criminal mastermind with a love of Oscar Wilde, an amorous and amoral stranger, and an attempt to take over No Hope, and Mona finds her once-peaceful life now as hectic as hell.
What About Cecelia? by Amelia Grace Treader
You set the price! Words: 54,050. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Regency(5.00 from 1 review)
In this sweet romance, pretty and naive Cecelia Wood has lived all her life isolated Penyclawdd at the edge of the Black Mountains and on the border between Wales and England. Her beloved childhood home is entailed on a cousin. Invalided out of the army in Spain after a disastrous battle, he arrives at the estate with his new fiancée in tow. A tangle of love, jealousy and misunderstanding ensues.
William Shakespeare's "Henry V": A Retelling in Prose by David Bruce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,050. Language: American English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "Henry V," a history play that includes King Henry V of England's victory in the Battle of Agincourt.
The Cross Maker by Jack A. Taylor
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,130. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014 by Wesbrook Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
First century Palestine is a hotbed of political, cultural and religious intrigue. Nazareth carpenter, Caleb ben Samson, and Roman Centurion Sestus Aurelius both want peace. Can the power of the cross and an unlikely partnership accomplish what nothing else has done? Caleb’s friend, Yeshi may be the hidden key in a land longing for hope.
Where Honor Began by Lyn Cote
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Historical
How can unexpected visitors turn one’s world upside down? Honor Penworthy, a young Maryland lady, tries to keep faith with a friend amidst family turmoil. But the stakes rise higher when the war that seemed so faraway comes dangerously close to her and those she loves. What a difference three days can make in one life--leaving a legacy of conflict but with honor.
Tendarrum by Fay Anderson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Tendarrum. A vast pastoral empire in south-eastern Australia that James Allerton claims and struggles to hold despite fire, flood, drought, economic recession and the traditional, indigenous owners. Tendarrum is the story of an intrepid pioneer at odds with the rapid social and political changes occurring in Victoria after the Gold Rush and a family divided by lust, greed and jealousy.
Along the Far Shores by Kristin Gleeson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,130. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A 12th century Irish woman, Aisling, sets out on the legendary voyage of Prince Madog of Wales. She washes up on the shores of the Gulf Coast. Caxna, a Tlingit trader and former shaman, finds her and reluctantly agrees to let her join him on a trading journey. His people's freedom depends on a successful trade, until Aisling changes everything.
Fire and Dust by Christopher Datta
Series: The Fire Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,260. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
If you thought you knew the Civil War, think again. In Fire and Dust, Christopher Datta takes you beyond the clatter and gore of the battlefield to reveal the very hearts and minds of the Confederacy. His characters will haunt you like a rebel yell, sounding down through the years to touch you with their sacrifices, their struggles, and—most of all—their humanity. -Karen Lyon, Hill Rag Magazine
Caledonii: Birth of a Celtic Nation. 5. A Druid's Work by Ian Hall
Series: Caledonii: Birth of a Nation. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Caledonia, 83AD. As the Romans press their advantage in Scotland, Calach of the Caledonii clan must ready his forces for the Roman invasion of the highlands. His brother Uwan, a young druid has a plan to end the war with little bloodshed, and must embark on a dangerous voyage to the heart of Rome itself. Between the two, they hold the very future of their country in their hands.
A Petal in the Wind by Miko Johnston
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,910. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Champlain Avenue Books, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
May 1899: Luska, “almost eight,” lives with her pregnant Mama and disabled Papa in a shtetl—one of the small villages that dot the Russian countryside. A clever and resourceful girl, she knows why everyone in her village worries about pogroms.This is her story.
The Book of Jodie by Eileen Gonzalez
Series: Jury's Greatest Hits, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1973, a stubborn, self-confident English teenager is caught kissing another boy and forced to see a psychiatrist.
Scammed by Jacques Evans
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,110. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
When the miscreant behind the greatest Ponzi scheme in history was exposed, Bernie Madoff's name was plastered on the front page of every newspaper in the country and heard on television ad nauseam. But nary a sound was heard about the current occupant of the White House—there was a total media blackout of the president's forged birth certificate.
Negli occhi di mia madre by Titti Federico
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: Italian. Published: November 17, 2014 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Sullo sfondo della II Guerra mondiale, Gaetano e Benedetta, vittime innocenti che il delirio collettivo di quegli anni catapulterà nell’età adulta con la violenza traumatica di una lacerazione, saranno costretti a portare, ognuno a suo modo, il fardello delle loro paure. Unico conforto e riparo, reale o immaginario, è l’amore materno, il filo conduttore del romanzo che ricompatta e illumina.
The Cloth Elephant by David Fawkes
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 210,470. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
As World War II threatens, a young German boy resolves to use all his courage to fight for his beloved fatherland. Yet heroism cannot save Adam von Saloman from the realisation that the Nazi party he has sworn to serve is founded on evil and immorality. The Cloth Elephant is an ingenious and stirring tale of fascism, bravery, loyalty and love.
Lorenzo's Daggers by Ron McGaw
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Combine one troubled boy with his concerned prep school teacher. Stir in a pinch of quantum physics, add Italian Renaissance political intrigue, and serve piping hot with Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Machiavelli, the Medici’s, and a Borgia Pope on the side. That is the perfect recipe for a time travel adventure crackling with historical detail.
Cousin Elk: A Short Story by J. G. McNease
Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Cousin Elk is a short story of a man named Elk who had a vicious temper that led to troubling times in the lives of the Woodward family and the Young family. Based on a true story, Cousin Elk will transport you back to a time when life was much simpler and slower. Though it is a tale of reminiscence, there are twists and turns throughout the story that lead to an unexpected ending.
The Lights of Bombay by Davis Varghese
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,690. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The priceless amulet of Viceroy Almeida is the key behind this brilliant piece of historical fiction set in Nazi Germany and the India of the 1980's.The characters are many and unacquainted but their fates are forced to converge as soon as they cross paths with the amulet.A powerful thriller that will take you on a roller coaster ride of suspense spanning 500 years.
Ripples of Blood by Unekwu Onyilo III
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,470. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The book is about Nigeria civil war and the culture that defined the moment for one family. To hunt snake is forbidden in some part of eastern Nigeria. At the peak of the warfare,communities ran out of food and had to eat what ever they saw. The result was a fierce arguement about what offends the gods, survival and culture. At the end, culture had to pave way for survival.