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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.
Sebastian's Waterloo
Price: Free! Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency
As Napoleon makes his last great bid for power, he will meet an Iron Duke and an indomitable force of English and allied troops in the fields just south of a little village called Waterloo. The events of June 18, 1815 will change the tide of world events and Sebastian Alder’s life forever
Katu
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.
Descent
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.
Daugher of Sparta: Chapter Four
Series: Daugher of Sparta. Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016 by Historic Heroines. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Historic Heroines is pleased to release the fourth installment in its first original fiction series: Daughter of Sparta by Kristen LePine. In Chapter Four, Gorgo, the daughter of King Cleomenes I, and her family attend a dinner party and meet two foreigners who have traveled across the Aegean Sea to ask for Sparta's help.
Awfully Artful Arthur or should that be Clever Cunning Cerdic?
Series: Grimm Tales. Price: Free! Words: 13,710. Language: British English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(5.00 from 1 review)
After almost three years 21stC schoolboy Jamie meets up with Grimm again and this time Grimm finally tells Jamie the true story of King Arthur - well almost true, as true as his memory recalls, for he is no longer the young man, but the old man.
Sir John Hovey: A Short Story
You set the price! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Sir John Hovey, Shropshire actor, impresario, his life and times in vignettes. Quintessential English eccentric, veteran of war, student of philosopher's stone matters, with a very intriguing disappearance from the stage still controversial to this day. Is he still acting in disguise?
The Hawk: Part Six
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 69,340. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this sixth part of the series, set in 1963, while the Snyders receive a great blessing, Eric senses a departure on the horizon. Laurie appreciates Eric’s gift, but learns a shocking truth when Seth remembers a key element from his tour in Korea.
Bent Creek
You set the price! Words: 78,510. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Born into poverty, in the heart of Appalachia, Rachael Riley's one desire is to leave Bent Creek and start a new life. When the mine closes and her family is without an income, Rachael is forced to work for an unsavory character named Nevers Bains to help support her family. A twist of fate lands her in a scheme that will change her life forever.
My Interview with Mary Todd Lincoln
You set the price! Words: 35,880. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is the fourth book in the Writer Don series and his interviews with those who have passed on. This book is a fictionalized account of my interview with Mary Todd Lincoln; her family, before being married to Abraham, her years in the white house and after.
An Alternative Christmas Carol
Price: Free! Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Ebenezer Smooge is a banker who worships money. His hapless clerk Scratchit ekes out a living while his wife Elisa makes end with a bit of “curtain making” on the side, so her twelve children will be fed. On Christmas Eve Ebenezer is visited first by the ghost of his dead partner, Jacob Harley, and then by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. But will Smooge change his ways?
Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights: Abridged
Price: Free! Words: 78,220. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This edition of "Wuthering Heights" has been shortened to two-thirds of its original length, and slightly simplified, whilst preserving the book's character. It offers readers with good English a more approachable version of Emily's Bronte's great classic novel.