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First Gladiator of Rome by Robert D Hastings
You set the price! Words: 169,330. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » Action
It is 68AD and Flavian Vespasian rules. Marcus Attilius leaves his home for Rome. With unpaid gambling debts and an affair with the wife of Rome’s richest man he joins the Fifth legion in Judea fighting at the famous siege of Jerusalem and Masada. Critically injured he ends up in Sicily and returns to Rome to join a gladiator school in his quest to become First Gladiator of Rome.
Freda's Folly by Margaret S. Haycraft
Price: Free! Words: 39,960. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2018 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Freda Beresford is an aspiring young writer whose work is constantly rejected. One day Freda receives a letter from a distant aunt, congratulating her on getting a story published in a leading literary journal. Enclosed is a large cheque and a promise to help Freda to a literary career. Unfortunately, Freda did not write the story, but she accepts the cheque, and the deception starts.
The Three Mystic Heirs: The Rose Knight's Crucifixion #1 by Lawrence Ellsworth
Series: The Rose Knight's Crucifixion. Price: Free! Words: 73,460. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Historical thriller, parallel novel to Dumas’ Three Musketeers: hunchback Louis d’Astarac, to cure himself and win his lady, seeks the alchemical magic secrets of a lost Rosicrucian book, competing with Cardinal Richelieu, the Jesuits, English agents, and heretical cultists, while crossing paths time and again with d’Artagnan and the musketeers.
Stomach-gut by J. Lewis Celeste
Price: Free! Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » USA
A boy's need for intestinal fortitude compels a grandfather to share his tale of courage and commitment. What begins as a simple mission to fortify a child's mettle becomes a binding legacy that transcends families and friends and serves to teach us all what the term "guts" truly means.
Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, Abridged by Emma Laybourn
Price: Free! Words: 130,110. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
North and South is a great Victorian novel of social conflict and romance, set in the industrial north of England. This abridgement of Elizabeth Gaskell's humane and thoughtful work is two thirds of its original length. It makes her classic novel more approachable for the modern reader, and includes a section explaining the historical context.
Those Quiet Fallen by W D Spiller
Price: Free! Words: 62,630. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Ten years on from Bob Bailey’s rescue from imminent murder, he has lost touch with his rescuer and childhood friend, Ada Saint. Their chance meeting amid the unrest of post-war France while Bob is on a business jaunt for his comfortable job, shows how much they have changed, causing each to examine who they have become.
The Galilean Sandals by Mike P. Fay
Price: Free! Words: 37,080. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient(4.00 from 1 review)
It starts with a fifth grade field trip, and a pair of magic sandals. Arthur and Rosa can somehow "become" Ben and Rachel who lived around the time of Jesus. As they figure out how their sandal traveling experiences are interconnected, they hear Jesus’ message through the eyes and ears of his followers.
Calling The Priestess Home by Julien DuBrow
Series: The Priestess Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 52,640. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Hera, queen of the Greek gods, captivates readers with her life story. Starting on the shores of Atlantis, adventuring into the jungle awakens a mystical ability that changes the course of her life. Hera must find her way amidst immortal secrets, her longing for freedom, and a destiny that she was born to fulfil.
A Daughter of the King by Mrs. Philip Barnes
Price: Free! Words: 43,210. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
There are the usual misunderstandings in the small village of Royden, but one year they combine to cause serious friction. An elderly lady, the embodiment of kindness, is turned out of her favourite pew by the new vicar. This is a very readable romance from 1909, with many twists and turns. It has been lightly abridged and edited. A story in the style of Margaret S Haycraft.
Typewriter vs. Word Processor by Allister Remm
Price: Free! Words: 410. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
An old skool mechanical typewriter and a modern day word processor debate with each other over whether or not the typewriter still serves a purpose in the 21st century.
A Cold Coming by AM Kirkby
Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: British English. Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
A young couple arrives in England from the Low Countries, fleeing persecution. The apprentices of the city are on strike for the right to a Christmas holiday. The snow is coming. And a baby is on the way...
The Hawk: Part Twelve by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 70,370. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Eric’s reunion with the New Yorkers is marred by Stanford’s reticence, but Klaudia’s surprise return offers Marek a second chance. As Lynne contemplates adding to their family, Eric’s guilt over what happened in Texas threatens the couple’s marriage; will Eric ever accept the truth about Pop Bellevue’s death?
Seed of Reason - Purity Series Part Two by Gavin Mills
You set the price! Words: 87,320. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The second part of the Purity Series. Rezden's New Order promised a better life for all. But now once again, evil incarnate threatens the life-blood of Horizen. An ancient legend whispers of a quest to find a Seed of Reason. Can it be more than just a legend and can it bring redemption? ...Or is it simply a fable...
A Principle of Honour: The Honour Series Part 1 by Liese Anning
Price: Free! Words: 85,720. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency
Verity Stanford, a shy schoolteacher, discovers that her father's gambling debts, held by her neighbour, Lord Melrose, must be repaid in full. He agrees to cancel the debt if she becomes a courtesan. Will the injured officer, Major James Mitford, who is still grieving the death of his wife, help her? Or will Verity have to yield to Lord Melrose's demands and give up her much-valued freedom?
A New Order - Purity Series Part One by Gavin Mills
You set the price! Words: 68,270. Language: British English. Published: November 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
WHEN HERE IS NOTHING LEFT TO LIVE FOR, IT IS EASY TO DIE FOR SOMETHING. Contemplate the talents you have and underestimate not the strengths nor the weaknesses of those that stand against you. Though clouds of oppression hang dark and looming, it is the bond that exists between all that lives that holds the key to tomorrow's gate. Sow where the seed may thrive - in the heart of chaos.
Die Galaktische Allianz XMas Special: Hathor - Saturnalien by Arlo Tratlonovich
Series: Die Galaktische Allianz. Price: Free! Words: 11,210. Language: German. Published: November 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Auch im diesjährigen XMas-Special spielt Hathor wieder die Hauptrolle. Allerdings machen wir einen gewaltigen Zeitsprung - und landen im alten Rom.Der Titel der Story ist demzufolge "Saturnalien". Hathor berichtet über die Vorgeschichte und trifft anlässlich der Saturnalien auf eine Besucherin aus der Heimat, die sich inkognito in Rom aufhält. Es ist niemand anders als - Kleopatra.
Keena Karmody by Eliza Kerr
Price: Free! Words: 37,750. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Keena Karmody finishes school in London and invites her young French teacher, Marie Delorme, to stay with her on her grandfather's estate at Céim-an-eich in Ireland as her tutor, to complete her education. One day Keena will inherit the large house and the family money. As time goes on, Marie Delorme's stay becomes permanent as she makes secret plans to take possession of the estate.
A Taste of Love: Yule Season in Roman Camp by Lizzie Ashworth
Price: Free! Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome(5.00 from 1 review)
Serving their masters even in this remote fortress of Roman occupied Britain, slaves Senna and Tutonius share moments of pleasure amid preparations for the mid-winter feast of Saturnalia.
The Other Santa by Anna del C. Dye
Price: Free! Words: 44,160. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Angie has traveled with her father/tutor to many towns affected by the recession. James, the reporter, has caught up with them and that isn't good. Lies and secrets are bound to be exposed by him, with a merry Ho, Ho or without one.