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Morgarten (Book 2 of The Forest Knights)
Series: The Forest Knights, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,920. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Leopold of Habsburg assembles the ultimate punitive force, boasting thousands of the best knights and soldiers the Holy Roman Empire has to offer. Noll's rebel army of boys and old men have few swords, and even less armor. But he has two things that Leopold does not: a Priestess of the Weave, and a ferryman. The forests can protect them no longer. It is time to make a stand.
Story 18: Little Zhu
Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 16. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Sword of Marathon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,840. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Luke, a Gothic prince, journeys south to prove himself worthy of kingship. But in Athens, Luke finds manhood and an unexpected destiny. Drawn into a vicious war against the Persian Empire, and confronted with superior military force on the plain of Marathon, Luke fights in bloody battle alongside the Greeks. The outcome impacts his life, his lovers, and the world’s future for millennia to come.
The Gemini Divergence
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 190,290. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
What if you were to find out that the government UFO cover up was hiding something far more frightening than extra-terrestrials and WWII didn’t end quite the way we were taught, or if you found that we had actually been tricked into the cold war and space race to divert attention away from the unpalatable truth?
Story 17: The Shui-Mang Plant
Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
This edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. The Shui-Mang Plant is one of the collection's longest and most compelling stories. Broomhandle Books has edited The Shui-mang Plant to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make it more accessible to readers in this e-book format.
Our American Kingdom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
What if America had been established as a Kingdom? This story is about the House of Adams and how it came into being that we became an ally of Great Britain and a constitutional monarchy modeled after our english cousins.
Story 16: The Magic Sword
Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 14. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
The Holly and the Thistle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,310. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency
A chance meeting at Berry's wine shop, a misunderstanding and Christmastide all come together to allow the most handsome Scot in London to give Lady Emily Picton the best Christmas gift ever: a marriage not of convenience, but of love.
The Thebes Chronicles - Two Novels in Ancient Egypt (Book 1 & 2 Bundle)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,100. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Enter a time and place in history and the ancient past - full of love, intrigue, passion, betrayal, desire, adventure and cruelty. Follow a young woman as she becomes the first female mummy maker in all of Egypt. The Thebes Chronicles bundle contains both novels: Daughter of the Nile and The Pharaoh’s Daughter.
The Bird Flies High
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 126,460. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
A page-turning and evocative story of love, family, friendship and forgiveness in the Glasgow of the General Strike, the Hungry 30s & the Second World War written by a popular Scottish writer and historian.
Death Overflows - Ian Watson & Andy West
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 73,610. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012 by Palabaristas Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » General
The American agent has two masters and an alternate agenda. He isolates Abigail and Paul at a compound in Nebraska while plague begins to ravage a world unaware of their discoveries – until surprise rescue frees them to further risk their lives for deliverance. Can Abigail´s knowledge save several billion people from a ghastly death? For back in the 12th century, the Syrian doctor has succeeded.
Tongue of Knowledge - Ian Watson & Andy West
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 64,650. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012 by Palabaristas Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Supported by Assassins, the Syrian doctor struggles long in Ethiopia to control plague and preserve it as a weapon. Abigail finds herself robbing medieval tombs in Provence and Spain, hunting for the doctor´s mystical waters of death and of life. Betrayed and almost killed, she and her journalist companion Paul are saved by an American agent, as a modern-day Assassin begins to infect the world.
The Virgin and the Griffin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Virgin and the Griffin tells of a young woman's struggle to find a small measure of beauty and joy in a violent, fear-filled society in Renaissance Italy. Set in the ancient city of Perugia, the novel weaves together Isabella's desires and passions as she strives to make her mark in a community fractured by politics and war, yet a place where great beauty and love are still possible.
Athaliah, Daughter Of Jezebel
Price: Free! Words: 83,250. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Middle Eastern
This is a thrilling historical-psychological novel, based on the Bible and on the drama ‘Athaliah’- by playwright Racine. This novel will be liked by many who heard the Biblical story about the stubborn God Believers'struggle against a pagan tyrant, murderous Queen Athaliah, daughter of Jezebel. However, Athaliah is not absolutely wicked... Handel's Opera Athaliah was shown on French TV MEZZO...
The Hunley: The Civil War’s Secret Weapon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,150. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of those men, the crew of the H.L. Hunley, the first submarine to sink a battleship. The Civil War mission came to a tragic end when the Hunley disappeared shortly after completing its task in the waters off the South Carolina coast in February 1864. The fate of the vessel and its crew remained a mystery until 1995.
An Uncivil War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Essay » Political
The story of a near future where Americans give up some freedoms for a secure future. The result is tagic for many and joy for others.
A Pirate's Legacy 4: The Lions of el Bayadh
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,540. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
Hassan is an Arab boy adopted by an old pirate, but when he dies, he comes to live with Francois and his family. However, there is something mysterious about his early childhood and a reason he should never leave El Hierro. That is not an option when he is kidnapped and taken to an Arabian sheik to be killed. Francois, Col. Santana, and Hassan's friend, Filipe rush to the rescue.
Foeman Worthy of his Steel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Abraham Lincoln was an unlikely politician, and yet his 1858 candidacy for the U.S. Senate changed the direction America was headed. This novel excerpt puts readers into the crowds during his first debate with Stephen Douglas and allows them to hear the heated clash of opinions and negative campaigning. This campaign catapulted Lincoln into the national spotlight.
Peter and Paul
Series: Historical Fiction, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 85,940. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by Inhousepress. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 10 reviews)
Peter and Paul is a natural sequel to my historical novel Yeshûa—Personal Memoir of the Missing Years of Jesus. The two journeys, which Peter and Paul took, illustrate the contrasting views of the essence of the scriptural teaching, each necessary for the fulfillment of its intent. The lives of the two apostles show that there are many ways to the Kingdom of Heaven.
Mayhem at Rock Creek and more Gold Rush Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Hardship and conflict follow desperate gold seekers as they travel up the Fraser River into territory previously claimed by the Hudson’s Bay Company. Galvanized by their own greed and determination, they brave swollen rivers and precipitous trails to get to the gold diggings where gold commissioners and justices await, ready to take advantage of the gold fever.