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When Dreams Touch (Literary Fiction, Historical) by Rosemary Hanrahan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 113,310. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
Often in startling contrast, the women portrayed in When Dreams Touch are united through mutual understanding and respect. With courage and perseverance, they confront the broader injustices of the world they live in and create a legacy of enduring hope.
The Arrows of Hercules by L. Sprague de Camp
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 104,960. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Set in the time of Dionysios I of Syracuse, at the beginning of the 4th century BC, The Arrows of Hercules tells the tale of Zopyros of Tarentum, an engineer who invents an improved type of catapult. He is quickly drafted by Dionysios into Syracuse’s war efforts against Carthage, which sets him on a series of adventures including a battle against Etruscan pirates and a kidnapping in Carthage.
A Rose for Lancaster by Christine Elaine Black
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,110. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A York woman and a Lancaster man are forced into a marriage contract to please King Henry VII. Blanche Langley is swept into King Henry's ambitious maneuvers to secure the throne. Tensions flare as a plot to overthrow the king is discovered. As the York forces gather to make one last effort to win the throne, will Blanche betray her king and her husband?
Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode Six by Kate Gray
Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Augustus finds a very present reminder of his youth, which leads him to some startling conclusions.
The Arm of God by Jack Cavanaugh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,130. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
A Novel Set in the Days of Samson - Israelite warrior Eri ben Helek prays for a Deliverer, a champion to throw off the oppressive yoke of the Philistine empire. God sends him a lusty, undisciplined boy named Samson who thrusts the tiny village of Zorah into an epic underdog battle for their very existence.
Once Upon a Sixgun by Pro Se Press
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 1 review)
The Wild West and Fairy Tale Land… Two places where anything is possible! From penny dreadfuls turning Billy the Kid into a hero to stories of Big Bad Wolves eating Grandmothers. Pro Se Productions asks the question…what if that fictional land of creatures and beasties and that very real time in American history were one and the same place?
The Liberty Flower by Katie Hanrahan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 97,100. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014 by Newcastlewest Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Sarah Mahon has found success as a spy for the partisan militia, until Jack Ashford comes ashore. She leans that the enemy cannot be judged by the color of his coat because a man can change his colors, a notion her father denies. A sabotaged courtship ends with a rash act of rebellion and a face-saving marriage, but the war is not over and Jack is determined to win Sarah at any cost.
Journal of a Cavalry Bugler by Georgiann Baldino
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,060. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
When Fort Sumter falls, nineteen-year-old Charlie Dickey convinces his father to let him join the Union army. The story traces Charlie’s Civil War service in the 4th Illinois Cavalry as General Sherman’s bugler, member of General Grant’s escort and fighting alongside African American troops.
Breaking Jacob by Nicole Sturgill
Series: The Breaking Series, Book 2. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 52,900. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014 by Dream Big Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Historical(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This is the second story in my 'Breaking' Series. Jacob Atkinson is lonely and longs for a woman he can call his own. Then along comes Alice and she is just what he's been waiting for. The only problem is her names isn't really Alice and she is a con artist who is used to making men fall in love with her and taking everything they had.
The Deadly Playground - 1914 by Robert Carter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,690. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » Action(5.00 from 1 review)
The Deadly Playground is the 1st volume of a story of the prestigious Barrington family during the Great War. A tale of espionage, romance and a portrait of power & influence as the curtain rises on the first act of a Century of tumultuous conflict. Hallmarked by attention to historical detail, this novel comes with a guarantee — the reader will see the Great War in a completely new light.
The Gryphon's Skull by Harry Turtledove
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140,310. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Menedemos, the dashing young sea captain, and his cousin, the scholarly Sostratos, are back in a new adventure. As opposing forces maneuver for advantage in the eastern Mediterranean, the cousins are determined not to let circumstances stand in the way of a profitable venture…especially since they are now in possession of a rare skull purported to be from the mythical Gryphon.
Thy Eternal Summer: The U.S. - Dakota Conflict of 1862 by Colin Mustful
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,330. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Thy Eternal Summer is a dramatic retelling of the events of the U.S. – Dakota Conflict of 1862 which took place in Mankato, Minnesota. The story is told through the eyes of Alfred Riggs, a young missionary who finds himself intertwined between the various and opposing sides of the conflict. The events and people are real and the story is largely historically accurate.
Rose Of Skibbereen Book Four: Rosie by John McDonnell
Series: Rose Of Skibbereen, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,120. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The fourth book in the Rose Of Skibbereen saga, this one follows the family through the 1960s. The main character, Rosie Morley, ends up in Swinging London in time for the birth of British rock 'n’ roll. At the same time, her son Pete is getting shot at in Vietnam. And Mercy, the stepsister Rosie has never met, comes back to Philadelphia. Each person faces a different crisis in this installment.
One More Time by Anthony Skur, Jr
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,570. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » USA
The Air Force doesn’t want him but the CIA does...to ferry Corsair fighters to the French for their battle against the Viet Minh. The wing man he chooses has a skiing accident. The logical alternative is his friend’s beautiful wife Tina. The routine ferry missions become combat missions. Their friendship becomes a never ending challenge for Bartholomew, the guardian angel.
Liberty's Promise by Barbara Leachman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,870. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Based on a real event that happened in the lives of the McGohon family, Liberty’s Promise takes the reader from 1774 to the end of the Revolutionary War. Mark McGohon’s part in the Continental Army and the role Betsy Jones must play as a British soldier finally bring them back together. When they meet again, Betsy has a secret that Mark may not be able to understand.
Before Now and After by David William Kirby
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,450. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
This author's first book written when he was just 15 years old, The story relates the history of the mythical 'Tetragramatton' (The supposed true name of GOD translated as Yehova in the King James Bible). Set in three distinct sections the narrative begins on a mythical island, then onto Imperial Rome, through history to modern times and way into the deadly future.
Ma's Garden by Elsie Johnstone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,910. Language: Australian English. Published: April 7, 2014 by G. & E. Johnstone. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
In 1902 Christopher and Ethel ‘Ma’ Johnstone left the city with their young family to open a country newspaper. Ma’s Garden is a gentle tale about the first year of their new life, the people they meet, their tribulations, their celebrations. ‘Ma’ planted her garden on a barren block while Christopher trusted in his future. This story is the essence of a small town, not so different from today.
The House on Schellberg Street by Gill James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,390. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Inspirational
WHERE IS HOME? Renate Edler loves to visit her grandmother in the house on Schellberg Street. She often meets up with her friend Hani Gödde who lives nearby. This year, though, it is not to be. Renate finds out a terrible secret about her family. She has to leave behind her home and her friends and become somebody she never thought she could be. The house on Schellberg Street needs to stay strong.
The Mermaids of the Darian Coast by David Wesley Hill
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance(3.00 from 1 review)
"The Mermaids of the Darian Coast" is a short story that takes place during the 1577-1580 circumnavigation of the world by Francis Drake. It is a companion piece to the author's critically acclaimed novel, At Drake's Command.
For Love’s Sake by O'Neil De Noux
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
For over a hundred years, New Orleanians have settled affairs of honor at Dueling Oaks in the City Park (formerly the Allard Plantation). In the early years, none dare refuse a challenge. It was the Code Duello. This changed after the city became American.