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Young Love in Old Chicago by April Marcom
Price: Free! Words: 99,170. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Historical » USA
The holidays are drawing near in 1932 Chicago. The streets are lined with glittering lights. And Alexandra is falling desperately in love. But the young man who’s captured her heart has a dark secret that threatens to tear them apart. However, with a little help from Alexandra’s mob-obsessed sister, lots of secret letters, and a love deeper than the bottomless oceans, they just might make it.
Kilmainham Dawn by Michele McGrath
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: British English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
International award winning very short story West Cork Literary Festival 2008 Set in Ireland just after the Easter Rising in 1916. Grace marries her sweetheart in prison on the night he before he is due to be shot for his part in the uprising. The story of two brave people. The challenge was to write a short story in less than 300 words. "Written with quiet passion" - Fish Publishing 2008
Ship of Fools by Daniel Masterson
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Fairy tales
There's something wrong with the boy, and his father has a reputation to protect. Thankfully there's a place for people like him. The Ship of Fools is home to the madmen, the cast-offs of society, and the boy is alone with them now, abandoned by everyone. But perhaps a boy who sees things differently might just fit right in...
Wyrd by Daniel Masterson
Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A boy on a battlefield looks upon the face of another, and sees the impossibility of his life laid out before him, the insurmountable fate that stands in his way.
Promise & Honor by Kim Murphy
Price: Free! Words: 88,350. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
During the Civil War, Amanda Graham smuggles supplies for Confederacy. Although a rogue, William Jackson is fiercely loyal to Amanda. Samuel Prescott, a comrade before the war, fights for the Union. Sam clashes with Wil on more than the battlefield, when both fall in love with Amanda. Amanda struggles with the reality that her way of life has been altered forever by the growing storm.
Unverletzt by Kara Allen
Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(4.00 from 1 review)
Irmgard and Horst escaped the chaos of post-WWI Germany to settle in the safety of a town on the other side of the world. In this award winning short story, they react to the news that Adolf Hitler has come to power in their beloved home country.
City of the Saints by Matt Isch
You set the price! Words: 100,720. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1860, New Orleans is consumed in talk of secession and war as explorer and author Richard Burton visits the city to investigate a former British subject intent on pushing the South toward war. He meets Marie Laveau and Doctor John, who are at the height of their powers, and an eccentric trio of young men who call themselves the Saints and help him to learn more about their city and himself.
The Story of Haybaler: A Saga of Generations by Bradly Jay Keller, M.D.
Price: Free! Words: 32,130. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The Story of Haybaler, is a book about the lives of the Stiles family in hill country Texas. The author portrays the drama of individual lives as they unfold on life's stage. There are many pearls of wisdom to be gained from chapter to chapter. In fact, the book can be seen as a string of pearls, which begins and ends on a piece of land called Acorn Ridge.
The Death of Helena by Steven Moore
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Imagine being dragged from your bed in the darkest, coldest hours of the night, and taken to a place you believed only existed in nightmares.
Sally's Beloved Boy by Anne Hendricks
You set the price! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Behind every great man, there is a mother who loved and believed in him....Even when she knows his fate.
Mabel Crowley: Book One by E.H. Nolan
Price: Free! Words: 36,250. Language: British English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Wealthy Mabel Crowley wishes to wed stable-boy Charlie Archer, but her parents forbid the match. Heartbroken and vowing that she will never love again, she flees to Bath, where she meets railroad tycoon Theodore Hartley. When World War One looms over the horizon, Mabel must choose between her impulse youthful love and hope for her future.
Incident at Diamond Springs by Kendall Hanson
Price: Free! Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
When his stagecoach is caught between an outlaw militia and a band of renegades, a veteran driver must figure out how to save his passengers and the lone survivor of a massacred way station.
Gideon's Way by Natalie Jayne
Series: Rivers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Two Square Books Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a brief glimpse into the world of Gideon Fletcher. He's a decent guy-- with a penchant for calamity. Life is just full of hiccups and never asks for Gideon's vote on anything. Neither does the sheriff. Or the judge. Or his court appointed guard, come to that.
The Falconer's Daughter: Book I by Liz Lyles
Price: Free! Words: 45,250. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015 by Tule Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Romance » Historical(4.00 from 1 review)
When young Lady Anne Macleod runs off with her true love, the handsome young falconer, Kirk Buchanan, she inadvertently sets off a chain of events that turns her young daughter, Cordaella, into a pawn between wealthy lords locked in a game of power, wealth, and greed. Thrust into an uncomfortable new life in England with her uncle she is unaware that she’s being groomed for a marriage.
The Love of Julius by JD Smith
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical
240 AD and Egypt is under Roman occupation. Two people meet on the banks of the Nile; two people who cannot be together. Meskenit is tormented by the act of others, whilst Julius must return home, to Syria. Can love cross the border from one country to another, and overcome the fate awaiting Meskenit? The Love of Julius is a short story.
The Middle of the Day by Heather King
Price: Free! Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Regency(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a short story with excerpts from other works by Heather King. Lottie Morgan loves all things Regency, but would she like to live in the early nineteenth century, married to a baron? A strange thing happens while she is visiting Berrington Hall; she finds herself confronting George, Lord Rodney and she is a newly-wed!
Chevauchée by Ian W. Cooper
Price: Free! Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A chevauchée is nothing more than a raid, designed as much for punishment as for plunder. Sir Thomas has seen it all, and lived to tell the tale. The withered old man was a vigorous knight and a pillar of the community, with his wife and sons gone before him. Sir Thomas Jolly is on his deathbed. A short story of The Hundred Years War.
The Hawk: Part Two by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 61,040. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this second part of the series, set in 1961, as the Snyders adjust to change, Sam Ahern relives some of his Korean War experiences. Meanwhile Lynne Snyder undergoes a transformation and Stanford hosts an exhibit of Eric’s work that catapults the artist into sudden fame.
Robber Crabs by Joan Druett
Price: Free! Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Wiki had been enjoying life in the East Indies and the South China Sea. He could speak the local language, so had sailed happily on coastwise craft in the company of Bugis rogues and pirates. But then George Rochester had arrived on the Potomac, and while it had been delightful to get together with his old college friend, it had also ruined Wiki’s current existence. Because of that twice-damned d