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Brothers of the Zodiac: Water (Prologue) by Maxwell Thomas
Price: Free! Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017 by Zarra Knightley Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In ancient Mesopotamia, six immortal sons of Inanna are charged to assassinate Gilgamesh.
Butcher and Bolt by Will Belford
Price: Free! Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
In Book Two of the Joe Dean series, Joe finds himself back in France with the Commandos, on a mission to bring Hauptsturmfuhrer Richter to England to face trial for war crimes. From the moment they hit the beach the mission goes to hell. Forced to improvise, Joe and the nascent French Resistance formulate a plan that will take him far from the coast of France and into more danger than ever.
The Siege of Conisbrough Castle by Bard of Burgh Conan
Price: Free! Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
In 1317, Eubulo le Strange abducted Lady Alice de Laci from Pontefract Castle. Her husband, the Earl of Lancaster, laid siege to Conisbrough Castle to get her back.
The Parchment Notebook by Jo Chumas
Price: Free! Words: 49,720. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Cairo, Egypt, 1919 Hezba, the rebellious seventeen-year-old daughter of the Sultan of Egypt, lives a life of luxury in a mansion overlooking the river Nile. Locked away in the harem, she has everything she wants, except the one thing that will keep her from madness; her freedom.
Forty Acres and a Mule by Darrel Bird
Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Josh Barnes has had most of his land stolen, and he marries a black girl just after the civil war. John Bertram is dead set on having the girl back on his farm. He takes her by force.
Living the Blues by Timothy Paterson
Price: Free! Words: 46,810. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mike Howard's greatest desire was to experience the thrill of performing in a Jazz band. He was very interested in the history of jazz, especially the jazz era of the 1930's. He never dreamed that he would get the chance to fulfill his f=dream. His life would never be the same.
Rose Capel's Sacrifice by Margaret S. Haycraft
Price: Free! Words: 43,560. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Rose and Maurice Capel find themselves living in poverty through no fault of their own, and their daughter Gwen is dangerously ill and in need of a doctor and medicine, which they cannot possibly afford. There seems to be only one option -- to offer their daughter to Maurice Capel's unmarried sister, Dorothy, living in the beautiful Welsh countryside, and be left with nothing more than memories.
El Joven Hitler final (La Mujer que corría entre las Ruinas de la Guerra) by Javier Cosnava
Series: HITLER SERIES. Price: Free! Words: 13,170. Language: Spanish. Published: July 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » War
Este libro cierra la saga de El Joven Hitler y La Segunda Guerra Mundial. Es la historia de Otto Weilern y la mujer que corría entre las ruinas de la guerra. Y en ella se entremezclan los personajes claves de la saga, desde Hitler a los grandes generales alemanes de la época.
A Prisoner's Dilemma by Matthew Karabache
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Desperate not to end up just like his father, a felon struggles with what may turn out to be the worst decision of his life. This story was my second round entry in NYC Midnight‘s 2017 Short Story Challenge. The writing prompts in my brief were: Historical Fiction | A Tunnel | A New Father.
The Girl and the Golden Mirror by Travis A. Chapman
Price: Free! Words: 30,800. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Lord Fallondon Breck is a young knight seeking for glory in the Kingdom of Heaven. His company of knights are finally stationed to the Syrian road and tasked with an vital mission: stop an unknown killer crucifying those traveling to Antioch. Yet before that, they must win over the reluctant people, their elder, and his beautiful daughter, all while facing the spiritual forces set against them.
Tchernaya Creek by Pemulwuy Weeatunga
Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: Australian English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
There is a tiny creek on Australia's east-coast Bruce Highway Queensland, called Tchernaya Creek, which is a Russian name. Research has the name coming from Russian immigrants escaping communism and building a new life in Central Queensland in the Colonial settlement era. This is the story of how Tchernaya Creek got its name.
My Selkie by Beth Camp
Price: Free! Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
Set in a small island in northern Scotland in the 1840s, this short fantasy tale introduces Maggie, a young woman who falls in love with a supernatural creature from the sea, and her brothers who make their living as fishermen.
An Indecent Wager by Georgette Brown
Price: Free! Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency(5.00 from 1 review)
In this steamy historical short, a debt-ridden Regency miss faces an indecent proposition from a wealthy nobleman.
Getting Rid of Swilling's Mills by Bill Russo
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
Swilling’s Mills was one of hundreds of tiny communities sprouting up in the scorched soil of the American West in the late 1800s. Most of those rowdy, untamed towns died off quickly. “Jumpin’ Jehoshaphat, the name of this village should be tarred, feathered, and run out of town on the back of a mule,” said Grover Jeffries, the owner of the mercantile store.
Her Disturbing Presence, Part One by Shana Marie
Price: Free! Words: 61,450. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A community stands on the brink of the Neolithic Revolution and its own extinction. The choice becomes clear to those who maintain the old ways: adapt to a new world of farming and secularism or hold fast to the old ways that celebrate natural harmony. One family must strike out on its own to salvage and continue its way of life.
Daughters of Ishmael by Annaliese Lemmon
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The five daughters of Ishmael don’t get together very often with the feud between Laman and Nephi worsening after the death of Lehi. But as they gather around the fireside, Adah, Nephi’s wife, is upset. Mahalath, Laman’s wife, wants to help, but she will have to choose her sister or her husband. A 759 word flash fiction
The Misadventures of Captain Stobo by Ron Pearse
Price: Free! Words: 31,910. Language: British English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
The misadventures of Captain Stobo describe the mishaps and exploits of a British soldier, drawn from his memoirs, who fought in the Battle of Quebec in 1775.
Seeds of War (the Lilboox Mahabharata Vol. 1) by Somdip Datta
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017 by Lilboox. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The graphic novel adaptation of the epic Mahabharata is enriched with vivid characters and colorful maps. This volume covers the origin of the Kuru and Panchala kingdoms, the early history of the Kuru Kings, and the inspiring story of the river’s son. In Kuru the rivalry between cousins takes an ugly turn, while in Panchala an enraged King seeks vengeance.