- African American fiction
- Alternative history
- Children’s books
- Coming of age
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Fairy tales
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Transgressional fiction
- Visionary & metaphysical
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- Literary criticism
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
General | USA | Western & American frontier | Medieval | United Kingdom | Ancient | Regency | Victorian | Paranormal | Classical Greece & Rome | Australia & New Zealand | Colonial America | All sub-categories >>Ancient | Australia & New Zealand | Canada | Classical Greece & Rome | Colonial America | General | Medieval | Paranormal | Regency | Renaissance | United Kingdom | USA | Victorian | Western & American frontier | << Top sub-categories
An Uninvited Guest by Augusta Trobaugh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The end of segregation made little difference in the daily lives of old Miss Minnie and her day-helper, Lula. But when a figment of Miss Minnie’s addled imagination threatens Lula's long-held job security, Lula uses the old, entrenched rules of segregation to dispel that figment -- with surprising results. A short story.
Greater Love... by Michele McGrath
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: British English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A very short story 300 words This short story celebrates the incredible courage of Private William McFadzean at the battle of the Somme in 1916.. Written for a flash fiction competition This story also appears in the book Baker's Dozen by the same author
Ken Follett's Edge of Eternity Summary by Ant Hive Media
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This is a summary of Ken Follett’s last book in a Century Trilogy that covers 50+ years of recent history. Published in 2014, Edge of Eternity tracks the lineage of Ma Peshkov, their families, and acquaintances living in the US, Soviet Union, UK, and a divided Germany.
The Widow And Her Cowboy by Joyce Melbourne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: American English. Published: July 11, 2015 by Susan Hart. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A woman runs away from her big city life, after stowing away with a man she had just met. He finds her later and they fall in love and are married. Their idyllic life is shattered one day and Rose has no idea what she’ll do to maintain her sanity.
Kilmainham Dawn by Michele McGrath
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: British English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
International award winning very short story West Cork Literary Festival 2008 Set in Ireland just after the Easter Rising in 1916. Grace marries her sweetheart in prison on the night he before he is due to be shot for his part in the uprising. The story of two brave people. The challenge was to write a short story in less than 300 words. "Written with quiet passion" - Fish Publishing 2008
Ready Reference Treatise: Kindred by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
There are few science fiction works about slavery, and that is what makes “Kindred” a unique book. The first person narrative also makes it unique among the science fiction books on the subject of slavery.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Killer Angels by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
The story describes the four days of the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War. On 30th of June, 1863, both the Union and the Confederacy troops move into battle near the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Infernal by Trey Dowell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
1888—New Mexico Territory Father William Clarke knows his share of desperate men. A priest in a dangerous border town, Clarke’s business is to minister to anyone who’ll listen: liars, beggars, thieves…even killers. But when Father Clarke walks through the door of the Hard Case Saloon one night, he encounters something new—a ragged, filthy stranger who insists he has no soul for Clarke to save.
Unverletzt by Kara Allen
Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(4.00 from 1 review)
Irmgard and Horst escaped the chaos of post-WWI Germany to settle in the safety of a town on the other side of the world. In this award winning short story, they react to the news that Adolf Hitler has come to power in their beloved home country.
Episode 7 - Calum's War by Leigh Barker
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Clan: Season 2, Episode 7. Calum’s War A Bitesize 1-hour Read. The predators are gathering! As Calum, Big John, and Magdalene head north on the stolen mail coach, Colonel Dutronc springs his trap. And at last Jacob Metzger sees his chance to kill Calum and return to England, back to his killing spree. The odds against our heroes are stacked higher than ever before.
The Death of Helena by Steven Moore
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Imagine being dragged from your bed in the darkest, coldest hours of the night, and taken to a place you believed only existed in nightmares.
Literature Help: Young Goodman Brown by Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
“Young Goodman Brown” is a symbolic story. The titular character, Goodman Brown” goes through a journey into self scrutiny that results in his loss of belief and virtue. It has been presented in a symbolic fashion.
Sally's Beloved Boy by Anne Hendricks
You set the price! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Behind every great man, there is a mother who loved and believed in him....Even when she knows his fate.
Harmoniques by Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 44. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: French. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Si vous saviez ! L’université d’Oxford a ses racines à Caen, de l’autre côté du Channel, aux écoles de l’abbaye aux hommes. On y rencontra des lettrés fameux, maître Wace, de Jersey, tout particulièrement. Trempons-nous donc, à présent, dans l’ambiance, il y a quelques 840 années. L’enseignement s’y trouvait tout autre ! Une leçon d’harmoniques est annoncée ! Vous y êtes bienvenus !
Incident at Diamond Springs by Kendall Hanson
Price: Free! Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
When his stagecoach is caught between an outlaw militia and a band of renegades, a veteran driver must figure out how to save his passengers and the lone survivor of a massacred way station.
Gideon's Way by Natalie Jayne
Series: Rivers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Two Square Books Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a brief glimpse into the world of Gideon Fletcher. He's a decent guy-- with a penchant for calamity. Life is just full of hiccups and never asks for Gideon's vote on anything. Neither does the sheriff. Or the judge. Or his court appointed guard, come to that.
Bataille à Cherbourg by Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 43. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,830. Language: French. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
En ce dimanche où l’on devait fêter la Sainte Trinité, la journée s’annonçait printanière à Cherbourg et l’humeur aurait été plutôt festive en raison de la fête patronale, en ce 1er juin, s’il n’y avait eu, les jours précédents, bataille à Barfleur...
Pirates of Misfortune by L Frank Turovich
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: American English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Captain Bartolo de Soto commands the Troubadour, a cursed and unlucky pirate ship. If de Soto's fortune doesn't change soon the crew led by first officer Pieterzoon will mutiny. Only the beautiful singer Maritza has the answer, if he can survive long enough to hear it.
Sounds That Angels Make by Russ Crossley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Inspirational
During World War II a desperate struggle took place in the skies over Europe to free the people from an oppressive Nazi regime bent on murder and conquest. This story tells the tale of one man who fought in those skies nearly losing his life had it not been for his personal angel. Inspired by a remarkable true story of a Halifax bomber tail gunner who survived being shot down seven times.