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March on Magdala
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,100. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In 1868 Queen Victoria’s British empire was at the height of its power. But one nation challenged British dominion: Ethiopia’s mystical Emperor Theodore had delivered his people from the rule of the Turks, but his heroic arrogance was about to bring the full strength of the British army crashing down on his kingdom.
Invasion USA I - The End of Modern Civilization
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Price: Free! Words: 128,800. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(5.00 from 1 review)
Volume I of IV. At exactly midnight on December 31, 2012, every electronic device made in China for the last 30 years stops working. The shutdown of the United States of America, and 97% of the entire world, is accomplished by 12:30 am U.S. Eastern time on the first day of the New Year in 2013. It takes only 30 minutes to completely dismantle the whole of modern Western civilization as we know it
Chance Encounters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,840. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
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Chronicling the intersection of two lives, Chance and Emily's, as they meet up and separate throughout the years. Time and again they rescue each other, but can't seem to stay together as their lives are out of synch.
At Least Once More
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Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(4.00 from 1 review)
It's the year 1415 in France, near a place called Agincourt. The English mercenaries are awoken by King Henry V's legendary St Crispin's day speech. Meanwhile,two soldiers, Thomas and Jack, don't seem to be that enthusiastic about the coming battle...
The Devil's Bounty
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Series: Clint Ryan, Book 1 · Western, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,320. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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Another exciting Clint Ryan western.... Clint finds himself in a bargain that takes him into the dregs of San Francisco and the Barbary Coast, amid the baracoons and flesh traders. When a new freedman and he are thrown together, he finds a new friend and another who's repulsed by the selling of Chinese girls to satisfy the most deviant interests. And flashilng blades and gunsmoke result.
Dawn - at eventide
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,840. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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‘Dawn – at eventide’ is set during the First World War and tells the supernatural tale of two soldiers who stumble upon a legend which concerns a knight of the Middle Ages who falls in love with a peasant girl. The ruling aristocracy take umbrage and the knight disappears. The girl awaits his return through the ensuing centuries. One of the soldiers discovers that he is the knight returned.
The Deer Run Trail
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Series: The Trail Westerns, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,470. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Ruben Beeler found Arliss Hyatt near shot to death, he didn’t know his life was fixin’ to change. Green as grass, Rube was a long way from bein’ any kind of pistoleer or shootist, but Marshal Marion Daniels needed help with that Duncan bunch an’ growed Rube up right quick. Then a town in trouble put him behind a badge of his own, an’ it come time to root hog or die, on the DEER RUN TRAIL.
A Masterless Man
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 158,800. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
When Walter, a young peasant boy, attacks his abusive stepfather in order to protect his sister, Elisabeth, the consequences leave him no choice but to flee, alone and penniless, into a perilous world.In his struggle to survive Walter weaves a powerful thread through the lives of strangers, linking them all in a cruel tapestry of love, sorrow and murder.
The Blackhearted Saint
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Price: Free! Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
(5.00 from 1 review)
A student discovers a strange sonnet in a library’s collection of Italian Renaissance poetry. This leads him to another, greater revelation – a centuries-old story of lust, greed and killings – all the sins of a single man. The student is soon to find out that this mysterious persona is in the middle of one of the most shameful chapters of the Vatican's history.
Ebb And Flow
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Two centuries of one of Australia's founding families unfold as generations are shaped and moulded by historic events, relationships, and the grand and majestic sweep of the Hawkesbury River. One in a series of ten short stories published in a compilation entitled A Collection Of Dirty Little Stories.
The Stained Glass Virgin
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,140. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
(3.00 from 1 review)
Ruled by the iron fist of the Church, Renaissance Rome was no place for a strong-willed young woman. But 15-year-old Beatrice refused to surrender to an arranged marriage or to a crushing lifetime with her brutal father. This is the story of the real-life Beatrice Cenci, whose cunning and ferocity made her a target of the Inquisition. Fighting for her freedom, she risked everything,
The Prince Must Die
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,620. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Crown Prince is dead. Was it a suicide or a murder? Who killed the Prince? Victor Moritz investigates. With his daughter Emily, he follows the tangled paths of guilt leading in several directions at once. More often than not, it is easier to explain Death than to solve Life. What if the hand that pulled the trigger and the head that willed it to do so don’t belong to the same body, dead or alive?
La Jubilacion del Pirata y otras Leyendas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,670. Language: Spanish. Published: March 14, 2012 by Jaguar Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Esta es una recopilación de leyendas de todo el mundo. El lector encontrará aquí una amena colección de leyendas desde antiguas hasta urbanas. Algunas son simpáticas, otras son de horror. Este es material que ha circulado de boca en boca y ha crecido hasta tomar vida y forma escrita, bajo la pluma magistral de Bernabé Pérez, conocido columnista, autor de "Cuéntame tu Sueño" y "Leyendas".
بازگشت به ارنگه
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: Persian. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
باز گشت به ارانکه خاطرات کودکی علی هست که در ان سعی شده زیبایی زندگی در سالهای ۱۳۳۸ در ایران را ترسیم نماید
Candidate Lincoln, a novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,880. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
What brought Abraham Lincoln to the forefront of American politics? It wasn't his appearance or experience or financial backing. Lincoln was an unlikely politician, and yet his candidacy for the U.S. Senate changed the direction America was headed. Candidate Lincoln puts readers into the crowds during his 1858 campaign and allows them to hear the heated clash of opinions and negative campaigning.
Los hijos del mar
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,860. Language: Spanish. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Finalista del premio Mariposa en la Feria Internacional de Libros Latinos (2006). La novela es un relato cálido y humano, basado en la saga dos familias del siglo XIX originarias de México y España, cuyos ancestros se unen en una historia de amor, pérdida y redención. Los entrañables personajes muestran un rico mosaico que tiene como escenarios la cuidad de Veracruz y la ciudad de Mexico.
The Names of Slaves
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Blue Shark Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
The rules for slaves are simple: keep your head down and train hard, for it is only training that can save you in the Coliseum. All this Thrace knows. But he forgets it when a young slave's cry rouses him. The boy has found a body--and a mystery. A mystery is a dangerous thing, as treacherous and lethal as any opponent a man might face in the Coliseum. Thrace should turn away. But he can't.
The Irish Annals of New Zealand
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,140. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The Irish Annals of New Zealand was written to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the founding of New Zealand as an English colony in 1840. The novel is a Joycean 'tour de force' through the history of NZ from the Irish point of view rather than the English one.
Just In: This Report on the American Revolution
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Series: The Americans Revolt, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Too often we brush over the American Revolution when we are studying U.S. History or U.S. Government. My desire here is to make some of the major people and events of the American Revolution come alive for students of all ages. This play can be enjoyed when read silently, for a different look at the American Revolution.
Windmills
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 194,750. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An exciting and emotional part factual story of a real Dutch family that resisted the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. They resisted by saving the lives of Jewish friends and facing up to the horrors of the Dutch Holocaust. A book that has to be read.