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A Killer for the Common Good - Lawman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,590. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Sean O’Rourke has a learned a lot in his short time as a Federal Marshal. It will take every skill he has acquired to stay alive. There are more outlaws than there are lawmen, and it will take time to clean them out. It seems that the more he kills, the more of them there are. Now with several deputies, it is time to pursue the Hawks, and then the Anderson bunch. But how many lives will it cost?
Aphrodite's Isle: A Baltasar Albueno Historical Adventure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,480. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015 by Llumina Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It is the summer of 1505. All Europe is envious of the upstart Portuguese who have broken into the lucrative eastern spice trade with daring sea voyages around Africa to India. With better ships, guns, and ruthless tactics, they have managed to obtain a foothold in a market dominated for centuries by Muslim traders and Venetian middle men.
Master of Mayhem
Series: Crusader Chronicles. Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 150,490. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
‘Master of Mayhem’ is the fourth volume of the Crusader Chronicles and continues the story of Conrad Wolff and the Baltic Crusade in the first half of the thirteenth century. Peace reigns in Estonia but it is a fragile peace and when the crusade against the Lithuanians restarts in the south, Conrad and the Sword Brothers are suddenly faced with fighting savage wars in both the north and south.
Viking Sword
Series: Dragon Heart. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,700. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Jarl Dragon Heart and his special sword prove to be magnets for every young warrior who wishes to make a name for himself. After three assassination attempts the Viking goes to Wessex where he helps Egbert, the King of Wessex fight off an invasion from Mercia backed by Danes from Jorvik .A fast moving book that concludes in a cataclysmic battle in the Isles of Man.
Broken Vows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,220. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
One man's promise to God becomes his torment. When a charismatic priest starts his first assignment at St. Francis, he helps to transform a tired, complacent parish into one of renewed faith and hope. He’s loved by the parishioners and knows he is following the right path. Still, there is something missing from his life, something he can’t place until a beautiful war widow steals his heart.
When Saigon Surrendered: A Kentucky Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,820. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
When Saigon Surrenders is a coming of age story and a mystery set against the backdrop of a Kentucky family whose lives are forever changed by war.
Twice a Slave
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,100. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
The son of a white man and a Cherokee, Joseph Willis must live as a slave on his own property. After his father gives him his freedom on his deathbed, an angry uncle prevents his emancipation and confiscates his property.
Three Winds Blowing
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 63,570. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The son of a white man and Cherokee slave, Joseph Willis, gains his freedom and swims the mighty Mississippi on a mule. Driven by three winds... ✯ a wind of freedom driving him from North Carolina ✯ a mighty rushing wind compelling him across the Mississippi River into the Louisiana Territory ✯ a wind of war fueled by slavery
Glorious Apollo: A Novel of Lord Byron
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,980. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
“Mad, bad and dangerous to know…” Caroline Lamb’s fatal description would follow Byron to his grave. ‘Glorious Apollo’ is a thrilling classic tale of the life and loves of Lord Byron.
The Empress of Hearts: A Romance of Marie Antoinette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,980. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
This is the story of the fall of Marie Antoinette – France’s most alluring Queen - and how it was triggered by a dastardly plot, the affair of the diamond necklace. Of all the jewels in the world’s history, stained with blood and shame, the most terrible is the diamond necklace that wrought a queen’s ruin and bought about the end of an era. Through its glitter there ran indeed the fires of hell.
Leah's Children
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,290. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Historical » General
Spanning decades and the globe, the remarkable odysseys of Aaron, Michael, and Rebecca were as compelling as the journey of their renowned mother, Leah. From the courageous struggle of the Hungarian revolution, to the dramatic strife of the civil rights movement in Mississippi…from Israel’s heroic fight for freedom, to the eve of the Six-Day War…
Leah's Journey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 165,480. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Historical » General
Winner of the National Jewish Book Award of 1979, this classic novel of love and war is now available in ebook format for the first time! Violence shattered her golden world, and Leah's journey began... It swept her from the burning villages of old Russia to the tenements of New York, from the glittering showrooms of Paris to the settlements of war-torn Israel.
Alice's Secret
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,760. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
In 2007 sixteen year old Callie discovers Alice’s memoir. Struggling with her own problems, Callie probes into her great-grandmother’s life as a means of escape, and unearths a secret which rocks the whole family. Alice and Callie pay a price to overcome their challenges and both learn there are some things you have to learn to live with.
Mail Order Bride: Montana Rescue (Echo Canyon Brides: Book 1)
Series: Echo Canyon Brides. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,800. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Gold Crown Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Josie Bainbridge dreams of finding a husband, but there aren’t any available men in Pullman. Evan Taft thinks mail-order-brides for the single men in Echo might save the town. Can he and Josie overcome evil forces and keep their love alive?
Doorsteps & Dreams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,020. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In 1958, Carys Bowen marries, given away by her 'wonderful father.' But her husband doesn't want his wife to work. Carys (now known as Carrie), is keen to move back to Wales and finally an opportunity arises. Longing to become a mother, Carrie finds that fate has other ideas. Then tragedy strikes... Can Carrie ever repair her relationship with her father? Is it time for her to stop running away?
Turning Points
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 99,660. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When her mother dies, 10-year-old Carys Bowen's father sends her to live with her aunt proving, in Carys' mind, that she isn't good enough. Auntie Mary suspects that Carys' dad was 'fooling around' while his wife was dying. The story follows Carys' life from 1944 to 1958, through her transition from child to young woman and her job as a nanny. Will Carys be able to put the past behind her?
La traversée des conquérants
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 42. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: French. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
L'année 1066 a définitivement marqué l'Histoire d'une pierre blanche. A partir de ce moment, s'est bâti le monde anglo-normand dont la marque est encore bien vivace aujourd'hui, même en Amérique. Et si nous refaisions la traversée ? L'un des drakkars est en partance ! On y va ?
Ready Reference Treatise: The King Must Die
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The author has created a plausible story based on archaeological and anthropological premises. The author believes that it may have developed into the myth.
The Runaway
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,070. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tom and Son Jesus, two 12-year-old boys--one black and one white born the same hour of the same day--are best friends who spend their days dreaming, fishing, and trying to escape work. But their fun comes to an abrupt halt when they discover a human bone. This work is set in the 1940s and uses the relationships of two boys as a springboard for the beginning of desegregation in the South.
Silent Service
Price: Free! Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » General
Lieutenant-Commander Oliver Dunbar and the crew of E-17, thirty men and boys in a steel cylinder a hundred and eighty feet long, must penetrate the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus and get into the Black Sea. The inland sea has been an Ottoman lake for hundreds of years. It’s their job to sink the ships that sustain the Empire, in support of an imminent campaign on the Turkish mainland.