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The Mask That Death Wore. by Benjamin R Dover
You set the price! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Set in the early Middle ages, this story follows two grave robbers running from death itself.
Mount St. Helen Trip by 99ranger
Price: Free! Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story of a horseback trip to Mt St. Helen's prior to the eruption. This book also has two other short references to the area.
Christmas in the Trenches, 1914: A Short Story by Mark W Sasse
Price: Free! Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Historical » General
Christmas Eve, 1914. Young Private O'Malley and his comrades on the war front stare-down a group of approaching German soldiers singing Silent Night. Is there enough Christmas magic in the air which would allow the weary soldiers a brief respite from the ravages of war on the holiest of nights?
White Robes: An Interesting Army (Seasons of the Sword Prequel) by David Kudler
Price: Free! Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
One of history’s most amazing armies is born—and its soldiers wear silk robes. On the road, mired in her own grief, Mochizuki Chiyome, a Japanese war widow, encounters two young girls who open her eyes to a whole new purpose in life — and a new way to end Japan's century of bloodshed. (Sengoku-era historical adventure short story.)
Quiet Falling by W D Spiller
Price: Free! Words: 54,970. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
How culpable are we in the events that define our history? Bob Bailey did not join the International Brigade in the Spanish civil war. Instead, he finds adventure at home in 1930's Cheltenham. Or rather, it is visited upon him as he becomes an unwitting accomplice in one of European history's most notorious air attacks.
Merging Destiny by D. Allen Henry
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sutherland Saga Part 6. When Elspeth Moorehead’s parents are killed in the Lockerbie bombing, Elspeth vows that she will someday avenge their horrendous murder. Her promise evolves into the quest of a lifetime, carrying her across continents and cultures, in the process subjecting her to numerous perilous obstacles. Spanning a quarter of a century, her exploits will change the world.
My Year With The Gods - On The Beach by Holden Braithwaite
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A forbidden beach in paradise guarded by a ferocious tiger. When tall cool blondes with legs up to their necks, who smoke sweet-smelling weed and surf with the dolphins, arrive out of the blue on a horse which speaks Greek and flies, he knows things have changed.
The Tropical Sun - Belief, Love and Hate by J. S. Philippe
Price: Free! Words: 97,350. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
This epic story is set in the sun-drenched, tropical Pacific. A clash between the Malay and Javanese civilizations threaten the very existence of the small Likupang tribe. The dramatic events of mystery, suspense, romance and violent strife are based on historical evidence from the Bronze Age 2,500 years ago.
Like Knights of Old by Eileen Gonzalez
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
Like Knights of Old is the inspiring tale of Alice Jung, a Chinese-American teenager who learns to take life's obstacles by the throat and squeeze until it gives her at least some of what she wants. Oh, and a sea monster. Can't have an uplifting story about overcoming obstacles without a sea monster, after all.
Take a Chance by Valerie Orozco
Price: Free! Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Each flash fiction and short story in TAKE A CHANCE involves characters having to face their issues both physically and mentally. So, either of them can survive to tell a tale of both action and adventure.
Witch! The Alison Balfour Story by Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 20,360. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Young adult or teen » HistoricalNaNoWriMo 2016 book. Last updated 2016-11-13 16:50:13
Murder and injustice. Such are the themes of Witch!: The Alison Balfour Story which tells the true story of Alison Balfour, a woman accused of being a witch and burned at the stake on December 15, 1594 at Kirkwall, Scotland.
A Taste Of My Thoughts Our Flag by Steve Lake
Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Historical » USA
A poetic thought on Veterans day for all those that have sacrificed. Serving our country is more than self. The flag stands for more than just freedom and should be respected not being tossed around and burned by those that aren't willing to do and to give beyond self. Please enjoy and happy Veterans day!
Dawn: Fate Series Prologue by CK Stone
You set the price! Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016 by Christina OW. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
All Ashat wanted was to marry the love of his life Rosa, have several strong sons, and make his tribe proud when his time to be clan chief arrived. Jealousy and fate are about to change his plans. Baku, his lifelong arch nemesis, also wants Rosa and the chieftaincy that comes with marrying her. He will do anything, including murder, to gain what he wants. Who will win the hand of Rosa and become
Mentioned In Dispatches by P. L. Wytka
Series: Third Battalion Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 59,940. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
The sequel to BOMBPROOF and the second in the Third Battalion Trilogy.
The Nature of a Bird - A Short Story by Kellie Taylor
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Wren sits with a newborn on her chest, another beside her, and wrestles with memories of how she arrived at this point. She is at the mercy of a woman whose dissatisfaction with her own life fuels her cruelty, and a man for whom beauty cannot be appreciated without the presence of the abhorrent. In her impossibly unbalanced world, how can she be certain of her own nat
Who was Joseph Pulitzer? by Terrence Crimmins
Price: Free! Words: 64,080. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Crimmins' book gives the reader an eyewitness description of a man who started as a poor Hungarian immigrant yet became the individual who changed newspapers and politics in the United States and the world.
Graylands by Georgina Gregory
Price: Free! Words: 670. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
This flash fiction received a commended award for prose in the 2016 Talus Prize. It looks at themes of longing, belonging and family, and was inspired by an article on the front page of The West Australian Newspaper on 9 December 1952: 'U.K. Migrants In W.A. Complain'.
Sword & Shield by J. L. Spohr
Series: The Realm, I. Price: Free! Words: 32,280. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Sword & Shield is vignettes of the early lives of characters in The Realm series. Even if you’re new to the world of Troixden & its king & queen, I hope the tales in these pages will whet your appetite for more. Throw in foibles of young love & friendship, daggers & death, stolen kisses & hard-fought loyalties, and the stage is set for the breathless, timeless love story that is The Realm. Enjoy!
Roaring Twenties Cop, Mike Fargo's Own Story by Bill Gutman
Series: The Mike Fargo Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 18,350. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Roaring Twenties Cop is Mike Fargo's story told in his words. It's an introduction to the protagonist of The Mike Fargo Mysteries series. He describes in detail his Staten Island childhood in the 1890s, the incident that made him become a cop and the first time he had to kill. He also talks about Prohibition, the New York City of the Roaring Twenties, flappers, crime and some of his tougher cases.
They Marvel at the Star by L J Hick
Price: Free! Words: 8,220. Language: British English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Thomas is a member of the Fyrd and is recruited into Harold Godwinson's army to confront Duke William II of Normandy. He is befriended by a blond-haired man called Kauko as they march to war. Thomas has no time for lords, kings or gods of any kind but Kauko seems to have a large amount of time for Thomas. What does Kauko have planned for Thomas?