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Nick Stolter by Lee Anne Wonnacott
Price: Free! Words: 94,720. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(5.00 from 2 reviews)
They wanted his horses, his life, and his money. Hell-bent outlaws and opportunists dogged Nick Stolter’s trail headed towards home. His wounds, feisty yearling horses, and lousy weather pile on top of catastrophe and heartbreak. Will his own fortitude and a couple of lucky breaks be enough to see him home? Or will a bullet catch him on the trail?
Windermere Monster: A Short Story by Edward E. Rochon
You set the price! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Lake Windermere mined by Germans and the unbelievable cover-up by Brits. First of a series of British short stories. Though American, British decline into dreary novelist decadence opens hole for opportunity. Testing waters with toe dip into Lake Windermere. Lots of celebs and horrific fun. Short and to the point.
The Hawk: Part Five by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In the fifth part of the series, set mostly in 1963, both Stanford and Renee battle depression as Marek reveals his past, as well as the connection he shares with Eric. Meanwhile, the Snyders prepare to travel to New York, but will Seth be there to meet them?
Helicopter by Seksa Sea
Price: Free! Words: 23,270. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A time in which death and torture was a regular. The period of Cambodia known as the infamous reign of the Khmer Rouge, the Communist Party of Kampuchea. The horrors started in the 1970s, specifically 1975, and continued for four more years, until the ends of the Khmer Rouge. This is a story of a child named Kosal and his family, in their survival from the beginning to the end of the Khmer Rouge.
Eighth Wonder: The Thomas Bethune Story by A.M. Cal
You set the price! Words: 120,610. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
It's 1852. A slave born blind, feeble, and left for dead, begins playing Mozart at the age of three. Known throughout the world as Blind Tom, the odd, musical slave and the master who saved him, are caught between forces determined to tear them apart.
Meeting Elizabeth - Pride and Prejudice Inspired by R. J. Weinkam
You set the price! Words: 95,320. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
In MEETING ELIZABETH, a young Jane Austen has adventures and meets interesting new people that inspire the novels she will soon write.
The Judas Effect: Book #1 Son of a Baron by Joe C Combs 2nd
Series: The Judas Effect · The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A young wealthy German playboy finds himself betrayed by family and friends alike. Broke and with no place to turn, he finds himself in the service of the Kaiser as a spy for Germany at one of the most dangerous times in history for a German spy. What will become of this young playboy? Will he survive to old age or pay the price with his life? Only time will tell. A Victorian age story.
Exuberance Is Beauty by Rose Gluck
Price: Free! Words: 96,780. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Oregon, 1940s: Eve Miller, a young war widow, rebels against womanhood in the post-war era. Eve is enlightened as she succumbs to the temptation of an adulterous affair. In its aftermath, Eve Miller’s life unravels and leads to violence and moral isolation. Exuberance Is Beauty, is a contemporary interpretation of Adam and Eve’s biblical allegory and Eve's repentance for her sins of the flesh.
Perry Scrimshaw's Rite of Passage by Chris Hannon
You set the price! Words: 87,030. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A transatlantic tale of love, betrayal and the struggle to survive during Victorian times in Southampton and Buenos Aires.
Gold Rush Wedding by Suzanne Lilly
Series: The California Argonauts. Price: Free! Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Historical(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Lucinda Martin York and George Arnold Jr. have been through floods, fires, and freezing cold together in their pursuit of gold in California. Lucinda dreams of becoming one of the first women doctors. George dreams of building a mining empire. They are deeply in love and their friends and family are in Sacramento ready to celebrate their marriage. Only one thing can tear them apart.
A Christmas Oath (Novelette) by Vicki Hopkins
You set the price! Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015 by Holland & Eyre Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
Christmas should be a time of peace on earth and goodwill toward men, but it isn’t for Elizabeth Dutton. Three months earlier, she sued Francis Oldman for breach of promise of marriage. When she attends the annual Christmas Eve party at Darby Hall, she comes face-to-face with the man who broke her heart. The party she hoped to enjoy turns into one disaster after another until a miracle arrives.
The Spiv: The Robbie Sparrow Story by Jeff Hopkins
Price: Free! Words: 60,180. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Biographical
A retired sports’ journalist who we come to know only by his nickname, ‘Lumpy’, decides to tell the life story of one of his earliest and most interesting friends, Robbie Sparrow - 'The Spiv'. The writer is caught in a dilemma; should he ‘tell it like it was’, or sanitise a life for a more palatable product?
Daughter of Sparta: Chapter Two by Kristen LePine
Series: Daugher of Sparta. Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Historic Heroines. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Historic Heroines is pleased to release its first original fiction series: Daughter of Sparta by Kristen LePine. In Chapter Two, we meet Gorgo, the real daughter of King Cleomenes I, who was unluckily named after the mythological beast. Daughter of Sparta is set in ancient Sparta and follows the events leading up to the Ionian Revolt.
Shipmate: A Royal Regard Prequel Novella by Mariana Gabrielle
Series: Sailing Home. Price: Free! Words: 40,670. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015 by Whaley Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency(5.00 from 4 reviews)
For shy Bella Smithson, landing a husband seems laughable, so when shipping magnate Myron Clewes offers to buy her from her unfeeling family and take her to sea, she is obligated to accept his suit—and a long list of demands she might never be able to meet.
New Shoes for Elizabeth - Coloring Book by Jenny Deason Copeland
Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Historical » USA
Inspired by true events, this tween age chapter book is a fictional account of a Depression era Christmas on a share croppers farm in the Midwest. The thirteen year old heroine, Elizabeth, and her five brothers were enjoying all the fun of life on the farm when their father lost part of his hand in a farming accident. In spite of this tragedy, Elizabeth made this their best Christmas ever.
Sedgwick County Ambush by R.B. Nease
Price: Free! Words: 24,230. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action(5.00 from 1 review)
The Davis kids have acquired land and a cattle ranch from their Civil War injured father. Trying to make the ranch profitable the Davises notice some of their cattle disappearing. After seeing strange things on their ranch such as Indian arrows and unknown riders the Davises believe there is more to the disappearance of their cattle then what they initial thought.
The Hawk: Part Four by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this fourth part of the series, set in 1962, Eric organizes a local exhibit, learning more about Marek Jagucki, but the truth of Marek’s past is revealed to the painter in one of his own canvases. As Marek begins to question the oddness of Eric’s eyes, the entire world is thrown into possible nuclear conflict by the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Interviews of Kephrath - Labayu by Richard Abbott
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: British English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is one of a series of character interviews from The Flame Before Us. This interview is with Labayu, a Kinahny man who grew up in Kephrath, but until recently was living among the northern tribes of the Ibriym, in the Galil region. He has recently moved back to Giybon, largest of the Four Towns. If you like the interview and extract, The Flame Before Us is available as a full-length novel.