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The Inquisitor's Niece
Price: Free! Words: 92,830. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Erika Rummel. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Alonso and Luisa love each other. However there are a few obstacles to their happiness: the husband she was forced to marry; her uncle, the Regent of Spain; and Alonso's heritage as a Jew. Mix in the meddlesome Natale, whose loyalty is always to the highest bidder, and you have a story of a courageous couple determined to be happy together, despite the cards being stacked against them.
Just Some Old Books
You set the price! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(4.00 from 1 review)
While riding her bicycle in the neighbourhood one morning, Paula discovers a very unusual collection of old books discarded by the road side. A friendly voice calls to her with an invitation to learn about their story. While listening, Paula is transported back in time; the Nazi occupation of Vienna and a true story of love and survival.
The Path of Tears
Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: American English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A short story I wrote for the Patrick Henry A Call to Pens Writing Contest.
Viking in Tartan: A Highland Vampires Romance
Series: Highland Vampires Romances, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Scotland, Yule Eve, 1260. A Viking raider with mysterious powers brings change to little Clan Kilbirnie, especially to the chieftain’s daughter Rhona.
Daughter of Sparta: Chapter Five
Series: Daugher of Sparta. Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016 by Historic Heroines. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Set in ancient Greece, Daughter of Sparta follows Gorgo, the real daughter of King Cleomenes I of Sparta, and the events leading up to the Ionian Revolt. Chapter Five focuses on the two foreigners who have come to Sparta seeking support for an Ionian Revolt: Aristagoras of Miletus and his nephew Perseus. This is the fifth installment to this series; Chapters 1-4 are available for free.
This Dam Life
Series: The Highwaymen, Verse 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a set of newspaper clippings about a construction worker and the early days of the Boulder (Hoover) Dam project.
The Canadian Highland
Price: Free! Words: 86,930. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Starting over is never easy, especially if you are a young girl from the Scottish Highlands. Kicked out of her home, Molly Fraser accepts the opportunity to lay down roots in the Canadian wilderness. Violence and struggle meet her at every turn! She may be young, but events prove her to be more brave and powerful than any man.
The Mound
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
A father and son are playing soccer/football in their back yard on a March day in central North Carolina. An errant kick sends the ball into the creek. Dad goes to retrieve it, and his son follows. Dad then notices a mound that looks strangely familiar. The last push of the shovel changes both of their lives. Another tale in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Approx. 1400 words.
The Bastion
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2016 by Xadrum. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The sole descendant of a family line muses over the ignominious past of his ancestors.
Irish Imbas: Celtic Mythology Collection 2016
Price: Free! Words: 18,640. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This collection by a new wave of contemporary authors (Sighle Meehan, Sheelagh Russell Brown, Marc McEntegart, Coral Atkinson and Marie Gethins) mark a new movement of authentic and original Celtic-based writing and a better understanding of Celtic cultures. The ‘Fairies’, the ‘Salmon of Knowledge’,the ‘Children of Lir’ and the ‘Selkie’. They’re all waiting for you here.
The Old Ranger: A Texas Ranger Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 13,340. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This is a short story. Chuck Nielson hung up his six shooter and retired from the Texas Rangers ten years ago, at one time the fastest draw west of the Mississippi. He loves two things, his wife and his ranch. Now the Sunset Kid is in town. He’s killed seven men—all seven died with the sun in their eyes. Chuck is number eight and the Kid has sent word for him to be in the town street at sunset.
Price: Free! Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Coming of age
In the shadow of British and Hessian forces, life goes on for young patriot Joshua and his Native American grandfather, Katu, whose only concern seems to be his tattered old fishing net. Raised to abide his elders, Joshua reluctantly aides the mysterious curmudgeon with his repairs and in so doing gets to know the man he only thought he knew. A man full of surprises.
The Hawk: Part Seven
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 53,230. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
As Eric heads to Miami, Lynne receives a letter from Norway concerning Marek and Jane. Seth’s health worsens and Laurie isn’t sure his cousin will recover. Sam and Renee investigate adoption, but will a tragedy derail their plans?
The Ties That Bind
Price: Free! Words: 740. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
The story of Clovis, a French lieutenant issued to look over the execution of Antione, the head of a local terrorist group. Antione is dead, but his memory will always remain.
Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: British English. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Thrown out of a Lancaster bomber at twenty thousand feet without a parachute, Squadron Leader Peter Crighton-Biggie has just four and a half minutes of precious existence left.
Bear Creek
Price: Free! Words: 70,380. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When former Texas Ranger John Everett Sage took off on foot to catch a runaway horse from the train depot, he put his foot into something that would either change his life forever, or end it quickly
The Gaiad
Price: Free! Words: 23,640. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Historical » General
A poetic collision of mythology, history, culture and politics retelling the story of the earth and its inhabitants.
La Chaire, beyond the garden gate
You set the price! Words: 103,790. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Based on actual events, La Chaire is the story of one of Europe’s most famous gardens. Its creation and ultimate demise is relayed through the lives of an international botanist, the last Hawaiian Princess, a Stage Door Johnny, his Gaiety Girl wife, and finally, a humble Breton Gardener during World War Two
The Circassian. "Wrong Side"
Series: The Circassian. Price: Free! Words: 96,210. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
1888 and the SS.Liverpool is sailing from Durban to Southampton. On board is Jaak, fleeing the British gallows for two murders and wanted by the Russian Army. Also on board is a RussianSecret Service Officer who discovers who he is. The first story is free to introduce the characters and plot for more stories.
The Last Will
Price: Free! Words: 51,620. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » General
The Last Will is the story of Albanian Cham, Muharrem Shahini, who on his death bed, asks his son Zylyftar to return to their homeland in Greece to retrieve twenty hidden land deeds for his fellow Chams, living in exile.