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Cold Rain: Yamabuki and the Warlord Prince by Katherine M. Lawrence
Series: Sword of the Taka Samurai, Book Two. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,790. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2016 by Toot Sweet Ink. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Traveling in the guise of an ordinary samurai, Yamabuki, not-yet seventeen and the only surviving daughter of a legendary warlord, continues her mission to bring important secret dispatches to the capital. Having killed a sword master, she gets waylaid in a lawless town, her path blocked by unseasonable snows, she meets a handsome young warlord. But meanwhile, a master assassin closes in on her.
From The Ashes (Book 6 in the Ministry of Curiosities series) by CJ Archer
Series: Ministry Of Curiosities. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,750. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2016 by Oz Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
When Charlie returns to Lichfield, she steps into chaos. The killer is still on the loose, Lady Harcourt's secret is out, Seth and Gus are gone, and Lady Vickers has come to stay. But nothing compares to the chaos inflicted on Charlie's heart by seeing Lincoln every day.
The Mystery at Black Partridge Woods by Pat Camalliere
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,820. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2016 by Amika Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The Mystery at Black Partridge Woods tells two related stories with unexpected parallels. It is both a fast-paced adventure and a mystery that paints a picture of the little-known earliest days of what is now Lemont, Illinois. Readers who enjoy amateur sleuths and adventure will find it hard to put down.
Polyxena Princess of Troy by Ailsa Zheng
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,260. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Nine years into the Trojan War, fifteen-year-old Polyxena catches the attention of Achilles when he kills the brother standing next to her, Hector. They meet three times in secret. A romance begins to bloom, but Polyxena is cautious. She despises her brother Paris for starting the war by choosing love over his family, and wants to be nothing like him.
Cornelius Noon: Chief Turret Captain USN. Part 3: War at Sea by Anthony Delano
Series: Cornelius Noon, Chief Turret Captain USN. You set the price! Words: 47,420. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » USA
1913. In the last instalment of the serial, Noon is devastated by the damage his shooting has done in Vera Cruz. He is sheltered by Mrs Smiley the bordello keeper and repays her by picking off the marine who rapes her. He is spectacularly seduced by Leonora, the diplomatic wife. When the European war begins he is on board a British battlecruiser duelling with a German ships--and an old friend.
The Geisha with the Green Eyes by India Millar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,350. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016 by Red Empress Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Half Japanese, half foreign Barbarian, born to captivity. Defiled at thirteen when her virginity was sold to the highest bidder. Possessed by the greatest actor in the kabuki theater. Stolen by the most powerful yakuza in Edo. The Geisha with the Green Eyes
From Coast To Coast by Dawn Pitts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,760. Language: Australian English. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The story continues to follow the Whittiker and Morgan families as the children grow to adulthood and pursue their dreams. With the Morgan family living in Sydney visiting is expensive and they continue their friendship with letters and phone calls. How will the next generation follow their dreams and cope with disasters that befall them and the nation. As they communicate From Coast To Coast.
Kentucky Moon by Wes McCloud
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,230. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
In the mouth of the Great Depression two brothers embark on a horrific task of tracking down an evil entity that dwells within the shadowy depths of the forest. With high spirits, the combined forces of five brave hunting dogs and one mysterious stray dog named Ghost, the Webb brothers set out to extinguish the monster under the haunting glow of the Kentucky Moon.
The Man Who Dealt in Blood by George Wolk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,120. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » USA
It is 1947. The Jews in Palestine face extinction. In desperation, they send an envoy to Blume, the czar of organized crime in the U.S.A.—the one man in the world who can get them arms! How does a kid from the Lower East Side become so powerful a crime figure that he holds a nation’s fate in his hands? This wide-ranging novel tells the whole story of Marcus Blume.
When Love Wins by LA Hilden
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 92,310. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Escaping the terrors of war by finding your inner strength. Hemlock poisoning, eccentric aunt's, secret mistresses, addictions, and betrayals of friendship, add to chaos and humor found at Wintergale Orchards.
The Francis Bacon Mysteries: Books 1-3 by Anna Castle
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 288,790. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Francis Bacon reluctantly puts down his books to solve crimes in Elizabethan London, aided by Thomas Clarady, a privateer’s son who will do anything to climb into the ranks of the gentry — or up to a lady’s bedchamber.
The Unflappable Miss Fairchild by Regina Scott
Series: Uncommon Courtships, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,990. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Anne Fairchild knows the proper way to seek a husband. But one moment with Chas Prestwick, and she’s ready to throw propriety to the wind. Chas excels at shocking Society, but his bravado masks a bruised heart. Can Anne convince him to take the greatest risk of all—on love? “Ms. Scott's appealing characters will win your heart.” RT Book Reviews
Scapegoat: The Hounded by Rae Richen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » USA
Alexander Lloyd and his friend, Haroon Qubadi, fight for Haroon's father who is unjustly accused of supporting terrorism. The Hounded creates a timely exploration of prejudice, media power, fear politics and religion. A tale of friendship and family that proves love and justice can prevail. A terrific choice for a book club, family and classroom.
My Name Is No One by J.C. Graeme
Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 56,750. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
My Name Is No One is an alternative Odyssey as told in Homer's Sunset Bar on Khios. If there is a back story to the Odyssey, then this novel by J. C. Graeme is it. In this story of Odysseus, he is a bar-fly in the Sunset Bar on Khios where he trades stories for jugs of wine with the bar owner Homer. This is a more human Odyssey where there is still adventure aplenty and tragedy as well.
Tent City: A Mississippi Story by Michael Kelley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,400. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Set during the voting rights campaign in Mississippi, Tent City tells the story of planter William Flair, who follows his conscience when tenant farmers who have been evicted from their homes ask to set up camp on the Flair plantation. When a protest leader is murdered and three protesters are wrongly accused, it is up to William and a sympathetic deputy sheriff to set the record straight.
New Horizons by Dawn Pitts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,410. Language: Australian English. Published: August 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Patricia is posted to Northam to teach and Benjamin is farming with his father at Chadora. How will they survive being apart so soon after Patricia regains her sight? The Korean War shatters dreams of peace and Godfrey leaves his wife, Gloria and daughter, Hope living near his parents. Tragedy strikes and the Morgan’s decide to move to Sydney and put all behind them. A New Horizon is their hope.
Era Of Change by Dawn Pitts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,620. Language: Australian English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The Whittiker and Murphy families are thrown into turmoil and the peace they have been look forward to suddenly bring changes that none were expecting. How will they cope with Benjamin’s fiancée’s blindness and her refusal to see him. Connie struggles with depression and it is worsened by unexpected marriage arrangements and a pregnancy.
Angel Comes to the Devil's Keep by Regina Jeffers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,990. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Huntington McLaughlin, the Marquess of Malvern, wakes in a farmhouse, after a head injury, being tended by an ethereal “angel,” who claims to be his wife. However, reality is often deceptive, and Angelica Lovelace is far from innocent in Hunt’s difficulties. Yet, there is something about the woman that calls to him as no other ever has...
Bunting, Bicycles and Blackmail by Ches Torrants
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,870. Language: British English. Published: August 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Coming of age
(A novella) In 1953, Coronation Year, wartime rationing is almost over. Things can only get better. Daniel is leaving school. He gives up his part-time job at the warehouse where such puzzling things have happened. He wants to work as a mechanic but Mum wants him to aim higher and to marry a better class of girl.