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Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode One by Kate Gray
Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
There are the invisible members of society; they exist all around us. Most of the time, we walk by them, seeing but not seeing. Augustus Purce learned long ago that the best means of avoiding unwanted attention was to become one of the invisible.
Dorothy Before the Twister by Pat Sewell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age
A coming-of-age story about a girl who is growing up in the predominant company of adults during the Dust Bowl period.
Trayvon Martin Killing Kings Dream by Asa Foley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
George Zimmerman murdered Trayvon Martin in Stanford Florida, in a case that shocked and divided America . The facts and truth became illusive as race, the NRA and Political interests all gathered to make Trayvon the criminal and George Zimmerman the victim. Trayvon was denied justice when he was murdered, then in the media and then in court. This book hopes to point out some of the truth.
The Steps of Arun by D.R. Wicksell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The year is 1650, and Sangwa Dorje, Buddhist adherent, is about to die. Lost in a snowstorm high in the mountains, his fate is sealed...until a beastly scream announces that he is not alone in the wilderness. At the roof of the world, where the slightest misstep means death, he must struggle for survival; yet what he discovers in the snow high above the Arun valley, will change his life forever.
Guns & Lovers (A Pair Of Classic Westerns) by Susan Hart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,200. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Will Rolt Monty Stand Alone? is about a sheriff, anxious to hang up his badge and leave with his mail order bride. The Western Mail Order Bride: Love & Silver In Marlboro Valley, is set in a new silver mining town in Colorado, in 1871. Men outnumber women ten to one and a rancher, Brigham Whitestar, seeks a mail order bride.
Three Brothers in Arms by Georgiann Baldino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
In the American Civil War soldiers joined regiments with family and friends. Men went into battle surrounded by fellows they knew, trusted and loved. But in battles like Shiloh, which is depicted in this story, some units lost a third of their men. This story gives a personal account of what it was like for these "Brothers in Arms."
Upon the Tide by C.S. Grady
Series: The Highwaymen, Verse 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Inspired by the song "Highwayman" written by Jimmy Webb. This is a series of letters about a young sailor named Kristoff Fuchs, on his first voyage in the 1800's.
Symbol of the Order by L. D. Dailey
Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A Byzantine spy questions the motives of God as he witnesses the horrors of the Crusade.
Behind Benghazi by R.G. Belie, PhD
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
On September 11th, 2012, the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya was attacked by terrorists resulting in the deaths of the US Ambassador and three other Americans. The self described “most transparent” administration has failed to come clean for more than a year, but now you can look under the cover up to understand the gross incompetence and manipulation that is the real story “Behind Benghazi”!
When I Come Again by P.D.R. Lindsay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Becan, returning home after four years of trading with the Romans, looks forward to meeting his sweetheart and to their marriage. He knows she will be waiting for him. He's sent her messages every year and is certain that she has kept her word and waited for him. But there have been other things happening he doesn't know about. So will Laila the Fair be there for Becan?
Goblins & Vikings in America: Episode 1 by Norman Crane
Price: Free! Words: 17,470. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Five hundred years before Columbus, the Vikings discovered North America. That much is known. What they found there was not -- until now. This is the epic saga of a Viking's quest to find his son, one that will take him and his companions to the very edges of the known world, and beyond: to a land of exotic civilizations, ancient mystery, and unprecedented danger.
Miss Flimp's Ancestor by Zoe Ainsworth-Grigg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 800. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Biographical / Other, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Part of Miss Flimp Series of books, this book contains lots of interesting details and photographs of life in a stately home in the 19th Century. The photos of period costume and descriptions of how children were seen and not heard but influenced by servants, is part of the books charm. The book also contains a link to a review of antique dolls.The book is a fascinating glimpse of times gone by.
Julius Caesar: The Novel (Shakespeare’s Classic Play Retold As a Novel) by BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Have you ever thought of Shakespeare as a fast-paced, action-filled, page-turning…novel?! Shakespeare plays on stage make for fantastic theatrics! But when you read it as a book…some of it’s glory can be lost. This novelization of Julius Caesar uses a more modern language and narration to capture the story as a novel. The story portrays the 44 BC conspiracy against the Roman dictator Julius Cae
Before Atlantis by Skot David Wilson
Price: $1.88 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story of the time before Atlantis, the foundation of civilization in the Isle of Olympia in the Atlantic.
Blood of Nanking by Antonna Seton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Occult(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It is 1952. Hagesawa thinks that he can finally put the memories of war behind him. But then he hears rumours that his former comrades have met strange, terrible fates. And when two men abduct him, Hasegawa is forced to face the terrible things he did during the bloody Nanking Massacre...
To Catch a Copperhead by D. Alan Lewis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
‘To Catch A Copperhead’ finds a vigilante in The Civil War on a singular mission- To Protect Ladies of the Night from horrors like those she suffered! But when a possible sister soul enters her life, will she continue to elude the forces against her or finally be snared? Find out in the Pro Se Single Shot- ‘To Catch A Copperhead’ by D. Alan Lewis.
The Wind Sculpture by Saurav Dutt
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
It is the hottest day in the summer of 1965 in Jackson, Mississippi. The March on Washington and the words of Martin Luther King JR ring loud and clear in the town, yet crowds have congregated around the town square with only hatred on their minds. One boy remains rooted by the town centre determined to honour the memory of his father, undeterred by the swelling crowd determined to silence him.
The Last Kobzari by Omar Drake
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Kobzari, or "those who play the kobza", were once itinerant, usually blind, Ukrainian minstrels whose purpose was to preserve the Ukraine's rich oral folklore. Thanks to the vile machinations of Stalin, they have become all but a foot note of a shadow in history.