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Seeking Absolution by Shalisse Lewis
Price: Free! Words: 217,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Seeking Absolution is a sweeping Twelfth Century tale. When Prince Richard and Lady Anne fall in love, they both assume there can never be a match between them. Still, Richard pursues Anne as if she were the Holy Grail. Richard’s rival, King Philip finds that he too has feelings for the lovely and intelligent Anne—but does he love her only because Richard does?
The Lamp of Darkness (The Age of Prophecy series Book 1) by Dave Mason & Mike Feuer
Price: Free! Words: 105,620. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Dave Mason. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Age of Prophecy series transports you back 3000 years, to the epic battle between the Israelite Kings & Prophets. Lev, an orphaned shepherd boy, begins a journey of discovery when he’s hired to play as a musician before the prophets. He soon learns that his father’s knife holds a deadly secret about his hidden past. Lev fights to unearth his true self while the clouds of war gather around him.
A Journey of One Thousand Miles: the Story of Ruth and Naomi by D. Avraham
Price: Free! Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient(3.00 from 2 reviews)
An exciting retelling of the biblical narrative of Ruth weaves the Bible story with the ancient legend and tradition of the sages, coupled with a dash of creative fiction to bring the story to life for the modern reader. This is an excerpt from the series The Shepherd King
A Tale of Two Cities by Dave Mckay
Price: Free! Words: 140,230. Language: Australian English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 11 reviews)
"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens, is part of a special reading program devised by journalist Dave McKay. The program paraphrases classic novels, primarily targeting people who are learning English as a second language. It enables older students to read classic novels despite having a very limited reading vocabulary. 1700 different English words are used in "A Tale of Two Cities".
Potatoes to Gold by Kylie Taylor
Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(5.00 from 6 reviews)
'Potatoes to Gold' is a short story set in the late 1890s, during the West Australian gold rush, and offers an insight into the living conditions that outback pioneering families endured. The story is told from the perspective of a bright, young girl, Cathleen Sophia, who reveals her love of the outback and her devotion to her grandmother. And her fear of one day having to leave them both.
A Murder in Auschwitz (Sampler) by JC Stephenson
Price: Free! Words: 51,490. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Historical » General
This is a SAMPLER edition only! NOT the whole book. An SS officer is found standing over the body of a comrade, a smoking pistol still in his hand, a murder in a place of murders. His pleas of innocence force a court martial and he knows that there is only one man in the camp capable of defending him; a Jewish prisoner called Manfred Meyer.
On The Wings Of Time by Fran Scholan
Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Alistair Stone is a fighter pilot in the South African Air Force. It is September 1948 when he returns home to find that things aren't as they used to be. In just a few hours, his life is changed forever.
Billy by Lynn Wade
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(4.00 from 1 review)
'Billy' is about a young boy growing into manhood. Billy grows from an awkward young man to find his life's purpose.It is a short story set in rural Western Australia in the years before the outbreak of World War 1.
Snow Gum River by Benedicte Parthenay
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: Australian English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Snow Gum River is a literary short fiction piece that unfolds around a Bushranging gang in New South Wales, Australia during the late 1800s. With the increasing effectiveness of the police, Margaret and Clarence find it growing more difficult to escape capture and punishment, forcing them to have to make decisions they never would have considered before.
Her Name was Emmanuelle-Part 1 by JoanneValjean
Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Emmanuelle, the daughter of Etienne Democoeur, a Parisian inspector, falls in love with a drunkard named Pierre. When she goes to live with him in his house and discovers that he holds political meetings that speak against the king, Louis-Philippe, what will happen? When the political meetings turn into a revolution, will anyone survive the gunfire?
Torc by Freya Robertson
Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Coinneach, the might king of the Durotriges, is dead. His son, Ruadh, is king. Before his death, Coinneach made a pact with the Romans, who are now coming to meet the new king. Ruadh longs for peace and intends to honour the pact. However, the procurator, Decimus, has decided the Durotriges need bringing in line. What will Ruadh do?
Ride to Vengeance by Greg Hunt
Series: Marshal Ridge Parkman, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 49,210. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 1 review)
After his desperate escape from a Confederate prison camp, Ben Halpert has only one burning goal in life–to track down and kill Major Lester Salem, the prison commander he blames for all his misery and misfortune. Teaming up with a trail-wise partner named Ridge Parkman, he pursues the fleeing Salem west to a Colorado town embroiled in its own vicious range war.
The Jailer's Son: The Legend Begins by S A Ferkey
Series: The Jailer's Son, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Book #1 of The Jailer's Son western series. Maxwell Beck is no average boy. Thanks to his Pa's insistence, he's a sharpshooter, sleight of hand artist, acrobat, and cardsharp – handy, yet highly unusual skills for the son of a traveling salesman. Still, Max thinks he's living a normal life until one fateful day when a chain of events is set in motion and the legend of The Jailer's Son is born.
Riders Coming by Kelly Woolley/Russ McNeill
Price: Free! Words: 46,720. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(4.00 from 1 review)
Riders Coming features three Confederate soldiers who are riding home after the South is defeated. May, 1865 is a time when law and order has collapsed in the South. Some rogue deserters are resorting to violence with no law to hold them in check. Our men deal with these outlaws who are on a violent spree of terror against innocent people and bring them to justice in a wild gunfight.
The Lotus and the Sword (The Floating World Book 1) by Elijah Stephens
Price: Free! Words: 27,330. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
In ancient Japan, as a Shogun engages in civil war against his brother, a ninja working as a bodyguard is called to protect his surrogate family.
Prophets of the Wasteland (Otherworld Book 1) by Elijah Stephens
Price: Free! Words: 36,050. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
As the Crusades are ending, a Templar knight escapes the terror of a tyrannical King and falls into a mythological war that will decide the future of humanity.
A Sweet Blitz by David Bond
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European(5.00 from 1 review)
'A Sweet Blitz’ is a short but sweet wartime fable. A young girl, Sarah, is given some advice from her mother: ‘never accept gifts when you do somebody a favour’, advice which Sarah subsequently ignores given the lure of chocolate. Haunted by paranoia and guilt, Sarah eventually seeks solace in the forbidden bounty that drove her mad. She is appalled by what she finds, finally learning her lesson.