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Postcards in a Closet: A Creative Non-Fiction Memoir by Lori Straus
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » General
Katharina Wolf was born in a small town in Hungary in 1901. In 1914, the Great War broke out. In 1919, her hometown became part of Romania. In 1921, she became pregnant with her first child. What did she worry about? What did she want for her child? Through historical research and her own experiences as a mother, writer Lori Straus attempts to answer these questions.
Three-Cornered Sun by Norbert Mercado
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
“Three-cornered sun…” Josephine mused as she looked at Aguinaldo’s sketch. “Yes. The national flag has a three-cornered sun! There is a star on each corner of the triangle,” Marcela said. “What do the three stars represent?” Delfina asked. “The three stars represent Luzon, Panay Island for the Visayas, and then Mindanao, the three principal islands of the Philippines,” Marcela replied.
The Warning Bell by JT Arant
You set the price! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » General
The Warning Bell is a piece of Historical Mashup Fiction, an historical "What if?", taking a true event in Chinese history and infusing it with zombies. Set during the tumultuous Taiping Rebellion, it is a short story about love and regret ... and zombies.
Old Town by Chris Thorndycroft
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,330. Language: British English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The mask wobbled and fell off. There was no face behind it; just a writhing, seething mass of fur, teeth, ears and tails. Rats!
Entanglement by Vonnie Hughes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,520. Language: Australian English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
When Alexandra Tallis discovers that her witless sister has imprisoned their father’s nemesis, Theo Crombie, in their attic, she quickly frees him, fighting an unladylike impulse to keep him as her own special captive.
Knit One by Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Tales of Two Cities Press is based on the two cities where I have spent most of my life — London and Paris. The association of the two cities brought to mind that Dickensian tale of the French revolution. Hence, you will find my own interpretation in the following short story. Madame Defarge leads a relentless combat against French aristocrats and then takes pleasure in seeing them die...
La lettre de Socrate by Pierre Moessinger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: French. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Ancient Civilizations
On dit que Socrate n’écrivait pas. C'est faux. La preuve? Voici sa dernière lettre, destinée à ses trois fils, écrite dans dans sa prison, en attendant la mort.
Swift Knows Best by Penelope Kanga
Series: The Skeenas. Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Historical » USA
Often times your "family" can be the most poisonous and deadly snakes in the grass. Not at all us pythons.
Mr. Meek For President by Mario V. Farina
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Mr. Meek, age 83, was so disappointed with the calibre of the choices for President that he posted in this Facebook page that he could do better. Someone suggest he run. And he did! This book tells what happened when he attempted to win the Presidency. You also learn whether he became president.
A She-Wolf's Folly by Penelope Kanga
Series: The Skeenas. Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: American English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » USA
Every wolf and living being on this earth makes a mistake. It's simple a normal part of everyday animal life. But, some mistakes in life are definitely more than unforgiving; especially the ones in which you can never fully escape due to the seemingly long buried image of your past.
Zimmerman Watch by Penelope Kanga
Series: The Skeenas. Price: Free! Words: 540. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Historical » USA
The acids within my burly leucistic timber wolf stomach boiled angrily and vigorously with increasingly ravenous hunger as I opened nearly every bread drawer and pantry in the entire kitchen of the house and was mystified to not even find a single mouse crumb; or let alone, not even a single mouse for that matter at all in sight.
The New Wolf Shepherd by Penelope Kanga
Series: The Skeenas. Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Historical » USA
It had been damn near two years since my literal sister and comrade in arms, Nina Guenard had been unruly laid to rest by the hideous swine and pack of atrocious wharf rats known as the Philadelphia Police Department
A Clean Sweep by Maxwell Grantly
Price: Free! Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Historical » General
Isaac (a sweep) lived an awful life but he found comfort in a secret letter, telling him that all would end well. His life changed dramatically after stealing a cigar box.
The Christmas Penny by Maxwell Grantly
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Two hungry street urchins discover a shining penny, laying in the snow one Christmas. How do they spend this resulting treasure?
The Boy With the Clockwork Heart by Maxwell Grantly
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Edward once worked in a cotton mill, until he slipped and fell into the machinery. This story tells the tale of how he received a clockwork heart and how he met the Shadow three times.
Daugher of Sparta: Chapter Nine by Kristen LePine
Series: Daugher of Sparta. Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2016 by Historic Heroines. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Set in ancient Greece, DAUGHTER OF SPARTA: CHAPTER NINE follows Gorgo, the real daughter of King Cleomenes I of Sparta, and the events leading up to the Ionian Revolt. In Chapter Nine, Gorgo talks to Phoebe, a priestess at Artemis Orthia, about her mysterious Medusa dream.
Young Panda New Tricks by Penelope Kanga
Series: The Skeenas. Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The very instant the steel framed door of the 6669 house swung open by an unforeseen hand, I was almost immediately engulfed in a raging sea of hugs, smiles, and cries from a various array of friendly and familiar faces along with quite a few new ones
La Plèbe by Patrick Huet
Series: Histoires insolites et vraies, Book 16 · Histoires lyonnaises, Book 16. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,260. Language: French. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Charles de Talion, un jeune prétentieux à la fortune abondante, voulut démontrer à ses amis la bassesse de ce qu'il appelait la Plèbe, ces viles personnes qui s'essoufflaient sur leur travail pour quelques pièces. Ils se rendirent sur les pentes de la Croix-Rousse fourmillant, pensaient-ils, de canuts et de canailles, pour y monter un stratagème propre à dévoiler leur véritable nature.