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Firestick Farmer by P. Julian
Price: Free! Words: 55,890. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Firestick Farmer is an exploration of various themes in Australia's indigenous history, and the consequences of colonialism here and around the world. The book imagines the rise of a radical element amongst indigenous Australians, which despite our history we have thus far managed to avoid. It is also a cautionary tale about the use of violence in addressing political aims.
The Merchant of Venice: The Novel (Shakespeare’s Classic Play Retold As a Novel) by William Shakespeare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,260. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Have you ever thought of Shakespeare as a fast-paced, comedy-filled, page-turning…novel?! Shakespeare plays on stage make for fantastic theatrics! But when you read it as a book…some of it’s glory can be lost. This novelization of The Merchant of Venice uses a more modern language and narration to capture the story as a novel. The story follows Bassanio, a young Venetian of noble rank, who wish
Yesteryear by CJ Puccia
Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » USA(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A young woman wonders if it is only a dream when she suddenly finds herself in 1942, and literally walks in her Great Grandmother's shoes.
Northern Nights by Theresa Scott
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,270. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Miss Elizabeth Powell, a recent graduate of Miss Cowperth's School for Young Ladies in San Francisco, arrives in the wilds of Washington Territory determined to find her missing father. But when handsome Isaac Thompson throws her over his broad shoulder and carries her off, all her plans dribble away in the wake left behind Isaac's black canoe.
Final Exit by Arline Chase
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 by Write Words Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Psychic Jillian Abercrombie and her brother, Jonathan, attend a benefit performance at the theater with their parents. There one of the actors makes a final exit, and Jon becomes smitten by an actress popularly known as "The Jerusalem Rose," while he pursues the mystery.
Lena's Bequest by Paul Ross
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,850. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 and represented by Jonah Magar. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
Bequeathed a hidden fortune by the father she never knew, Lena’s search becomes complicated by inner turmoil over the man who abandoned her and his ruthless enemies, also searching for the Czar’s treasure. Months away from starting law school, when a stranger enters her life, Lena accepts the challenge and discovers her parents’ hidden past and dark history.
Dead Eye Will by R Frederick Riddle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,880. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Christian » Historical
William Riddle quickly earned the moniker of 'Dead Eye' in the War of !812. Whether serving in the army or after the war as a special agent, he proved himself to be a hero. But it wasn't until he trusted Christ that he became an American hero.
The Legend of Crazy Woman by Eva Kelly Hutchison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » General
This short story is my own spin on a legend about a woman who had probably witnessed a loved one being tortured or killed, and as a result lost her mind. She became known thereafter as that crazy woman.
The Three Queens - Book 3 of The Giza Trilogy by Paul Morrison
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 313,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literary collections » Ancient & Classical
THE THREE QUEENS is a book about the life of the son of Pharaoh Khafre and grandson of Pharaoh Khufu - Pharaoh Menkaure, as well as his relationships with his three Queens. It covers the period from c.2532 B.C. through to c.2500 B.C. (the death of Shepseskaf, Menkaure’s son and heir). We only know the name of one of Menkaure’s queens – Khamererenebty II. The other two are a mystery. A clue to one
Curing Time by Tim Swink
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,230. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
“Curing time” is tobacco’s season of harvest, a time of transformation, when the leaf is made golden by subjection to fire and heat. Tobacco farmer Hume Rankin endures his own curing time in the summer of 1959.
Romancing the Raven by Rob MacGregor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,410. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Destiny Douglas doesn't know it, but she's a time traveler. And she is about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. An adventure that hurtles her into the past where she becomes embroiled in a deadly conspiracy involving a young Edgar Allan Poe. Powerful and sinister forces are at work and a mesmerized Poe has been directed to assassinate President Andrew Jackson.
Lynna's Beau (Tropical Paradise Series, Book Two) by Kitty Margo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Why can’t Lynna Jordan shake the worrisome notion that her world is about to crumble at her feet? Two reasons. Suzanne Fletcher Jordan and Sean Devereux. When these two join forces to plot revenge, nothing is off limits.
The Toymakers: The Making of An Anerican Icon by Raymond Oliver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,720. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
The story of the creation and eventual marketing of what would become a true American icon, told by the author who spent seven years inside the toy industry.
You Can Bank On It by Jeannine VanEperen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,850. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Free-spirited eighteen-year-old Mae Carter, has a thing for racecars drivers. Sardonic divorcee Julie Mc Dougal was burned once in love and now shies away from commitments. Work-weary Holly Unbanski has a husband who isn’t able to provide for her and their son. Prim, religious Rose Schultz prays daily for a man to come into her dull life. These are a few of those underpaid women who toil daily...
The Phoenix Incursion by I. J. Sarfeh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
On May 2, 1945, as the Allies stormed into Berlin, one of Hitler’s powerful henchmen made a daring escape out of the Chancellery bunker. After his escape, some believed that a Red Army tank had killed him, but his body was not found. A world-wide manhunt for him proved fruitless. After World War II, countless sightings of the henchman were reported in Argentina, Paraguay, and Italy.
School For Jamie by Angela Rigley
Series: Jamie. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,690. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Jamie is excited to be going to boarding school. However there is the worry that he won’t be home to protect Alice from the nanny who he thinks might harm her. He finds it hard to make friends and the others snigger when he falls back into his old way of speaking. That summer holiday the family goes to Scarborough, taking Sarah, but the holiday is cut short. Will he ever get anything right?
Pri maljunuloj, la ajhoj kiuj pasas... (Serio Oriento-Okcidento, roman-traduko al Esperanto) by Louis Couperus
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 83,160. Language: Esperanto (original orthography with diacritics). Published: November 19, 2013 by Mondial. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Pri maljunuloj, la aĵoj, kiuj pasas... priskribas interrilatojn de familianoj en Hago, Nederlando, kiuj estas hantataj de kruelaj eventoj okazintaj multajn jardekojn antaŭe en fora azia kolonio de Nederlando...
Back To the Homestead by Mary Jean Kelso
Series: The Homesteader Series, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
“I saw that look in your eyes when we met in town. I’m not one to mince words. I think you’re sweet on me, too,” Leroy said. Rosie felt her face flush. Even though his words embarrassed her, she knew they were true. She was drawn to him like a lizard to a hot rock even though she knew she shouldn’t be.
How The West Was Done by Desmond Shepherd
Series: The Permanent Man, Episode 2. Price: Free! Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Forever Young Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
HOW THE WEST WAS DONE. Having successfully escaped imprisonment by the Agency and Agent Red, Patrick Hold finds himself in the care of a cowboy named Wes Cooper. The cowboy insists on taking Patrick to town to see a doctor for his injuries. But something stands in their way, and most likely, it’s death.