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Patrick Tracy: Abandoned
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Price: Free! Words: 60,910. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Book One - A historical adventure about the author's actual 5th great grandfather, Patrick Tracy, who was born in 1711 on a farm in Ireland. Orphaned at the age of ten after his parents died, Patrick went to live with his uncle. Wanting nothing to do with the boy, Uncle Robert sent his nephew on a one-way ticket aboard a cargo ship bound for Boston and told never to return. This is his story.
Quintus Saturnus The Time of Five Emperors
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Amidst the chaos of Rome's civil wars, Quintus Saturnus the mason works hard to produce busts for the Imperial Cult. But constant regime change makes getting paid difficult. Inspired by Robert Grave’s I Claudius and Gore Vidal’s Julian, this is an account of how one man negotiated the anarchy of 68-69AD - the Time of Five Emperors.
Serenity Valley
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Price: Free! Words: 106,900. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
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Medieval coming of age tale of a young boy and a great battle horse he shares a bond with. When Lady Bella takes an interest in young Gamel as a student, he soon finds out just how fragile the tranquil peace of Serenity Valley really is. Gamel soon finds himself thrown into battle where all hope seems lost.
Pretender at the Gate
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Price: Free! Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Captain Esmond Clyde-Dalton's adventure continues as he begins his search for a traitorous document linking many powerful Scottish nobles to the Jacobite cause. With James Stuart poised to cross to the Firth of Forth, will Clyde-Dalton be able to preserve the fragile Act of Union and save the woman he loves from unknown peril?
Scotch Rising
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Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Scotch Rising follows the story of English soldier Esmond Clyde-Dalton as he investigates the murders of two men in the Highlands of Scotland in 1707. Along the way he will be joined by a colourful array of friends as he untangles a dangerous Jacobite plot.
The Writer - A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
In Ancient Rome, a young writer decides to publish a story that will change the world.
Golem
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Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Amid the horrors of a Nazi concentration camp, a prisoner evokes the memory of Golem.
The Playmakers
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Price: Free! Words: 100,560. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by G. & E. Johnstone Pty Ltd. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It’s the biggest lie in the English language. Four hundred years of duping the world. A tale of corruption, passion, murder - and our greatest literary works. Two remarkable men, the frenzied times they lived in and the fixated people around them. William Shakespeare. Christopher Marlowe. One is the real playwright. The other is the stooge. Which is which? ‘The Playmakers’. The novel that reveals
Tender is the Knight
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Price: Free! Words: 111,380. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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The House of d'Vant and Earl of Cornwall are hated enemies. But when Dennis takes control, he tries to bring peace through a marriage contract. Lady Ryan is pledged, unwillingly. As Ryan struggles to accept the contract, the earl plots to break the alliance and destroy d'Vant. But a dark secret ties them together. Join Ryan and Dennis in their journey of love even as forces try to tear them apart.
The Fall
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Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: January 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
On December 4, 1981, Delhi heard that Qutub Minar had “burst”. It was a misunderstanding, but the outcome could not have been worse had the Minar really collapsed. A stampede inside the tower had left 45 dead and 24 injured. It was the most terrible accident in the Minar’s 800-year history, and one of the blackest days in post-Independence Delhi. This is a fictionalized account of the tragedy.
A Stranger Comes to Town
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Price: Free! Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
An aetheric chain-reaction sends a wave of death rolling around the world, warping living beings and aether-based technology alike. As infrastructure collapses, cities go hungry. When the Loyale traveling circus comes to Seppanen Town, all seems well until a ragged fugitive plunges into their camp and begs for sanctuary
Between the Rivers
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Price: Free! Words: 69,620. Language: American English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Two Square Books Publishing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
"Quirky, fun, insightful, & witty!" Sometimes life gives you exactly what you do not want, precisely when you need it most. That’s how it was for Gideon. Not that he was guilty, at least not of rustling, but folks were pretty well set on hanging him anyway. Don’t get me wrong, Caswell Crossing is full of good people. Some would even call themselves upstanding citizens.
Los enamorados en el estanque de los nenúfares
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Price: Free! Words: 22,000. Language: Spanish. Published: January 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
LOS ENAMORADOS EN EL ESTANQUE DE LOS NENÚFARES es la primera de una saga de novelas centradas en la mujer en el antiguo Egipto, en la moda y costumbres y la situación de las féminas en la antigüedad.
The Augur
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Price: Free! Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Nothing in Rome can be done without an augury. A magistrate is elected, a law is made, a marriage is arranged; the augur reads the signs in the heavens - the flight of birds, or the roar of thunder. It is, in many ways, a formality; but sometimes the gods seem to speak more directly, and a man's sanity could easily be threatened.
Woman's Work
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Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In 1920 Flagstaff, Josefina Paralelos is confronted with a dangerous intruder who learns too late the error of mistaking a woman's frailty for helplessness! This prequel to the novel Here Lies Buried offers a peek through the window of history and into the minds of a dynamic family.
The Prince of Alexandria
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Price: Free! Words: 89,430. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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Egypt is on the brink of civil war. It's not present day but 1882, when an American journalist and British soldier meet in Alexandria and form a lifelong friendship. The journalist finds the big story he's been searching for. The soldier, Benjamin Worthington finds love.
Caledonii: Birth of a Celtic Nation. Druid & Iceni
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Price: Free! Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
69AD, and the Romans have been lords of the southern part of Britain for over twenty years. Knowing their eyes are forever northward, the Brigante King Venutius decides to send two of his young sons north to safety. Sewell, a northern druid, must first locate the boys, then get them safe to his homeland in the Caledonii nation. It is a dangerous journey into hostile lands He cannot fail.
Across the River - an 1800s Black / Native American Novella
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Price: Free! Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
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Part black. Part Irish. Part Lumbee Indian. Wholly determined to protect her family. Naomi Jackson made a mistake. Born in the tumultuous years following the American Revolution, she embraced change, excitement, and adventure. So when the Devil Bill Williams swaggered into town, she launched into his arms, determined that her love for him could overcome all obstacles. It couldn't.
Lady Arabella
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Price: Free! Words: 14,910. Language: British English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Dr.s William and Eloise Cairnby embark on an historical research visit to Bouchart abbey, hoping to uncover more of the truth behind its demise. Following a freak storm lasting two days, William ventures into the abbey and encounters Lady Arabella, who takes him somewhere he thought it was impossible to go. Can he survive the shock and fulfil Lady Arabella’s hopes for eternal rest?
Iphigenia
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Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Agamemnon, elected leader of the Greek expedition against Troy, must submit to an angry godess’s demand for human sacrifice or face rebellion from the assembled army.