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Powerful Spirits
By Scott Roche
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dr. Emil Lazarus, town drunk and physician to the unserved Chinese in 1906 San Francisco, is able to see and speak to the town's deceased population. Long time companion and ghostly philosopher Chin Lao brings him dire news of a creature that is consuming the local spirits and may eventually jeopardize the living. Defeating it may require Doc to join his only friends prematurely.
Antony and Cleopatra In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 39. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The love affair between Cleopatra and Mark Anthony has been recounted many times--but none with the same tragic grandeur as William Shakespeare. Unfortunately, hundreds of years have made it difficult for many modern readers to see the sensual juiciness of the play. BookCaps modern retelling will help you see the play like never before!
When Vaudeville Came to Joplin
By Cynthia Gillard
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 69,300. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Authored by Cynthia S Gillard When Vaudeville Came to Joplin is the first in a series of historical fiction novels based upon a 100 year old scrapbook that chronicles the lives of Vaudeville performers in America during the turn of the 20th century.
Wise Men
By Lonon Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,850. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Khefren is ordered to shadow a mysterious African on his way to Roman Palestine. They join a caravan of well armed emissaries from Rome’s hated Parthian Empire rivals to the east. Old prophecies have the local Roman ruler worried ... and Khefren becomes all that stands between a young Jewish girl (pregnant she claims with her people’s messiah) and the mad ruler who wants her dead
Soaring With Cockatoos
By Trevor Steele
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 106,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The last decades of the nineteenth century. European powers are colonising the whole planet and seem unstoppable. In the British colony of Western Australia white settlers ignore the rights of the Aborigines, murder them or chase them from their land, or perhaps readmit them to work as unpaid labourers on newly created properties. This is their story...
Scryer's Gulch: Magic in the Wild, Wild West Vol. 1
By MeiLin Miranda
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 69,560. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The hard-scrabble mining town of Scryer's Gulch supplies the world with hermetauxite, the ore that runs everything from clocks to the new ethergraph system. But an unscrupulous spellcoder is poisoning it--twisting it for an undoubtedly evil purpose. Undercover Treasury Agent Annabell Duniway and her demon cat Misi must stop him--or her--before it's too late.
Haiti's Gold Rush Chronicles, Haiti’s Rags to Riches: On The Fault Lines of Poverty and Wealth, Let the Gold Rush Begin: Haiti's Gold Mines, Copper, Iridium, Silver, Marble, Huge oil Reserves..
By UrbaneBooksPublishing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Surveying
"Haiti's Gold Rush Chronicles, Haiti’s Rags to Riches: On The Fault Lines of Poverty and Wealth, Let the Gold Rush Begin: Haiti's Gold Mines, Copper, Iridium, Silver, Marble, Huge oil Reserves.." is an ebook about the mineral wealth found in the mountaintops of Haiti. This discovery allows Haiti to rebuild and join the community of Nations and new market economies.
Spring-heeled Jack and the President's Ring
By D. L. Mackenzie
Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In this second novelette in the Magnetron Chronicles series, Phineas Magnetron and the Hogalum Society investigate the disappearance of President Grant's West Point ring. Their investigation becomes intertwined with the mystery of Spring-heeled Jack, the shadowy terror of England, leading them from Calais to London, and back to America for a bizarre encounter with the notorious General Southwick.
The Half-Breed Gunslinger
By Bret Lee Hart
Series: Half-Breed Gunfighter, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 29,860. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
YA Novella - In 1860 there was more open range cattle in Florida than in Texas. It took a special breed of man to live there, and an even harder man to survive. Hunter James Dolin, half white and half Indian, was such a man. A gambler by trade and a gunslinger of necessity, Hunter attracted trouble wherever he traveled. But with his 2 Colt Walkers and Bowie knife, he could handle almost anything.
Spirit of Lost Angels
By Liza Perrat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,270. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Amidst the tumult of revolutionary France, Spirit of Lost Angels is a testament to the courage of women facing tragedy, betrayal and insanity in a world where their gift can be their curse.
Daisy's War
By Shayne Parkinson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,210. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
0.75 star(4.82 from 11 reviews)
In 1914, Daisy lives in the quiet New Zealand valley where her family has farmed for generations. Her world seems a warm and safe one. But the Great War is casting its long shadow over New Zealand. Daisy watches in growing fear as more and more of the men leave to fight in Europe, and the War strikes ever closer to the heart of her family.
True Love's Deception
By Marie Higgins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,770. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Victorian sweet romance.
Valuables
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
For his entire life, Willard Harrison envied Mrs. Rose Grenlauer, but never more than now. Willard lost his arm, his wife, and everything he owned to the Yankees. Now the Yankees hold Memphis, and he can’t do anything. Except think of Mrs. Rose Grenlauer, who escaped with her valuables into the wilds of Tennessee. Willard wants her valuables. Willard wants her life. And he means to get both.
Talwar
By Robert Carter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 216,510. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Imagine a corporation so powerful that it rules trade across the globe, fuels the first world war, creates governments and gives birth to new countries. It is 1746, the corporation is the East India Company and French and British trade interests are fighting for control of the decaying Moghul empire. A magnificent blend of historical adventure and romance "in the great tradition of James Clavell
A Band Begins To Play
By R. Jay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 127,210. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
An evil spanning 250 years. The 18thC Hellfire Club marries Dionysian Dismemberment to 20thC German Supremist philosophy offering mass sacrifice with World Wars; provoke the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse to invoke prophesies of the Book of Revelations: The End Time. Two brothers, a Great War Veteran and an enigmatic journalist launch a violent confrontation with the ultimate atrocity - HELLFIRE
Showdown in Blue Cane
By David Galster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 178,610. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.00 from 1 review)
The story of Bill Lovejoy and his feud with Mart Vowell in Clay County Arkansas. This ended in a well known gunfight in 1903, and the subsequent hanging of Mart Vowell a year later.
Sea Scoundrel
By Annette Blair
Series: Knave of Hearts, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 90,500. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
0.75 star(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Lady Patience Kendall crossed the sea to marry, but her intended died before she arrived. Only one way to get home: charge four hapless American Colonials to find them titled husbands in London. At the ship, she realized their mothers expected each to wed the Marquess of Andover, so she’d have to seek an introduction. How hard could it be?
Prehistoric Story
By Svetlana Naitzeva
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 42,140. Language: Russian. Published: May 10, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Ngao huddled in the darkest corner of the cave which served them as home. The light from the fire burning at the entrance did not penetrate there. The voice of her father - Thien son of Og, echoed in all nooks and crannies.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: The Indian Girl He Couldn't Forget
By David Wyant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(3.00 from 1 review)
The Hemingway's had everything 1900's life had to offer, but it wasn't enough for their genius teenaged son, Ernest. Fueled by his overactive imagination, his devil-may-care attitude, together with too much late night consumption of classic adventure stories, Ernie and his friends and siblings embark upon a tumultuous, highly-stoked summer, deep into virgin forests of wild Petoskey, Michigan.
Wings Over The Pacific
By Raymond Fiore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,570. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Wings Over The Pacific is a World War II novel dealing with American and Japanese pilots and crews in the Pacific Theater of Operations. From the attack on Pearl Harbor through the Battle of Midway. Set in historically accurate locations and surrounded by historical figures, they wage war in the skies, for their country or for their emperor, hoping to survive.