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A Happy Man by Bryna Hellmann
Price: Free! Words: 50,810. Language: American English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Martin Burke married and raised three children during the Depression and ended up secure and successful. He thought everybody gets some luck, but not everybody grabs his chances and takes the risks. He called it luck but he wrestled it from the bastards who wanted him to stay hopeless and powerless and not be their problem. Well, he and his socialist buddies were going to fight them till they won.
Gallows Wedding by Rhona Martin
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 97,040. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A haunting story of two ill-starred lovers, set in Henry VIII's time. Hazel, a peasant girl marked by the witches' brand and a dangerous beauty, loves Black John, an outlaw and aristocrat, whom she rescues from the gallows. Together they struggle to survive a world in which brutal death awaits at every corner.
Soldier Boys: Tales of the Civil War by Jack Matthews
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 57,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016 by Personville Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Philosophical author Jack Matthews takes snapshots of Civil War soldiers as they cheat death and mess around between battles. Without dwelling on the war's tragic dimension, these old-fashioned (and historically accurate) yarns are infused with irony and a youthful sense of adventure. They also ask you to ponder the human condition as people of that time might have done.
Unwilling by Elizabeth Adams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,770. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Mr. Bennet discovers his days are numbered, so he immediately begins to set his affairs — and his five unmarried daughters — in order. Knowing they will fare best should at least one of them find a suitable husband, he cannot refuse any respectable suitors. Suddenly, Elizabeth is forced to rethink her previous opinions. And accept a choice she never had the chance to make.
When The East Wind Blows by Barbara H. Martin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Elisabeth, together with her four children and her maid flee from the incoming Russian front across Germany with her four children and her maid. They are joined by an escaped Jewish concentration camp prisoner, who travels with them dressed as a girl. With courage and tenacity, Elisabeth overcomes death, destruction and hunger during the final days of the Nazi regime. A must read for history buffs
The Eaton by John K. Addis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,780. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
The Eaton tells the story of Sam Spicer, who purchases the dilapidated Michigan Central Railroad Depot in Eaton Rapids with the dream of opening a hot new martini bar. But when he and his friends discover an abandoned underground hotel directly beneath the property, they must discover what happened to the original guests--before their own time runs out.
Dark Interlude by Pamela Kelt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,480. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A strange death … a deadly mission … a city on the brink … It is winter, 1918. Who says the war is over?
Brothers-in-Arms by Jack Lewis Baillot
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,650. Language: American English. Published: April 1, 2016 by Dove Christian Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Can a Jew and a Nazi survive Hitler's Germany? Franz Kappel and Japhet Buchanan never expected their friendship to be tested by the Third Reich. Friends from early childhood, the boys form an inseparable, brotherly bond.
St. John in the Wilderness by Alan Titterington
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,350. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
St. John in the Wilderness is a captivating and intriguing narrative of the friendship between the Titterington and Brontë families. Alan Titterington presents the story of his ancestor John Titterington as he relates his adventures and misdeeds from the year of 1848.
Pals War - The Second Battle of Ypres by A.A.G. Whitehead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,920. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In a mixture of patriotism and excitement, Danny Byrne and his friends from the close-knit pit villages of north-east England sign up, like so many other young men, to fight for king and country at the start of the First World War, a war they all expected to be over by Christmas.
Ole Devil at San Jacinto (Old Devil Hardin Western Book 4) by J.T. Edson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,660. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The Texans' defeat at the Alamo had embittered their bloody rebellion with the gall of revenge. Major General Sam Houston was determined to meet Santa Anna's superior forces on his own terms. It fell to three men of the Texas Light Cavalry to even the odds. At their lead was the "Ole Devil" himself, Jackson Baines Hardin. If anybody could pull off a behind-the-lines mission - he could.
The Inquisitor's Niece by Erika Rummel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,830. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Bygone Era Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Alonso and Luisa love each other. However there are a few obstacles to their happiness: the husband she was forced to marry; her uncle, the Regent of Spain; and Alonso's heritage as a Jew. Mix in the meddlesome Natale, whose loyalty is always to the highest bidder, and you have a story of a courageous couple determined to be happy together, despite the cards being stacked against them.
Four Nails by GJ Berger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,150. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
In ancient India, tragedy strikes a young elephant trainer. Forced into a slave caravan that takes him through perilous lands and into a world at war, Ashoka befriends a special elephant. He and that elephant, Four Nails, together lead Hannibal's army over the Alps and down the back of Rome. Though a time of constant danger and uncertainty in the Second Punic War,
California Ranger, Missing In The Mother Lode by Gary Crawford
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,950. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by Shalako Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Citizens of California were disappearing in the gold fields of the Mother Lode. Governor Thaddeus Brown decided it was time to take action when his daughter Darla’s fiancé hadn’t been heard from after he had left to seek his fortune in the rugged Sierras, and another marshal had been gunned down in Nevada City. It was time to resurrect the California Rangers. Seth Gentry was the man for the job..
Fort Fisher: The Battle for the Gibraltar of the South by Greg Ahlgren
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 62,490. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
While two armies inflict mutual carnage in a series of virtual draws, the Union Navy slowly encircles the South, closing its harbors one by one. Wilmington, NC remains the last port through which flow the imported military supplies necessary to keep the Army of Northern Virginia in the field. And Wilmington is protected by Fort Fisher, the impregnable "Gibraltar of the South."
It's Your Misfortune and None of My Own by Stephen Bly
Series: Code of the West, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by Bly Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Christian » Romance
Tap Andrews is an escapee from the Arizona Territory Prison. Pepper Paige is a dance-hall girl sick and tired of her life. When a woman injured in a stagecoach wreck dies in her room, she assumes her identity and goes to meet the rancher fiance only known through letters. Meanwhile, the fiance has been killed by Indians and prisoner Tap pretends to be him. What will happen when the pair meet?
Shula and the Goats from Tala by McCawley Grange
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,430. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 29, 2016 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Historical » General
Kenya, 1974: in a giant country beneath a giant sky can a ghost girl emerge from the hate and vengeance of a colonial horror story to restore humour, love and decency to the human spirit? Charlie wants to find a woman to become his wife – he finds three candidates. Can Charlie win Jennifer or Esmeralda, or rescue Aisha from Freddie and the squalid shanti-town in which she lives?
Reconquista by J.J. Anderson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,860. Language: British English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
It is October 1264. Outside the city an army awaits the signal to attack. Within, fourteen year old Nathan, his older cousin, Rebecca and their friend, Atta, face an uncertain future. On this fateful day, the city they have always known is about to be torn apart. All of them have a vital decision to make. All have a journey to undertake. Not all of them will make it home.
Threepenny Plum by Richard A. Coffey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,580. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Rookie newspaperman Alex Woollcott is sent into the Colorado mountains to write about a dying adventurer and returns with the man and a story about one of the world's rarest postage stamps, the threepenny plum. This is Alex's story about an unusual stamp—and the unusual men that the stamp has defamed.
The Briton and the Dane: Birthright (Second Edition) by Mary Ann Bernal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 90,600. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Rigr demands his Birthright, but King Guthrum refuses his claim; thus, the bastard son assembles his army while his father summons his forces. The bloodthirsty warriors confront each other on the windless plains of East Anglia, and the fate of England is in the hands of the gods of war.