- African American fiction
- Alternative history
- Children’s books
- Coming of age
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Fairy tales
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Transgressional fiction
- Visionary & metaphysical
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- Literary criticism
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
General | USA | Western & American frontier | Medieval | United Kingdom | Ancient | Regency | Victorian | Paranormal | Classical Greece & Rome | Colonial America | Australia & New Zealand | All sub-categories >>Ancient | Australia & New Zealand | Canada | Classical Greece & Rome | Colonial America | General | Medieval | Paranormal | Regency | Renaissance | United Kingdom | USA | Victorian | Western & American frontier | << Top sub-categories
The Dark Daring Deeds of Geffrey ðe Wulf by Geoff Boxell
Price: Free! Words: 65,800. Language: British English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Slip into the – at times murky and violent – world of Medieval England, where prisoners escape from the Tower of London, bows mysteriously break, and an upstart warlord wants to blackmail members of the French King’s court. When Sir Alan de Buxhall KG, Constable of the Tower of London, wants a “discreet” deed done he always calls in his distant relative, Geffrey ðe Wulf.
Rescuing the Titanic by Diana Strenka
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After seeing Titanic's distress rockets, the Californian sends its course on the sinking vessel. Once they arrive, it becomes a race against time. Will the Californian safely evacuate the foundering ship, or is everyone doomed to perish in the icy Atlantic waters?
Enoch's Folly by Giovanni Torre
Price: Free! Words: 112,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime(4.50 from 2 reviews)
“You know what the old timers say about Comely? They say the Devil is afraid of him.” Aldous Comely; entrepreneur, philanthropist, bon vivant, crime lord. He has his finger on every conceivable pulse, but his grip is starting to slip. Chance encounters and unexpected friendships force him to remember what it's like to be a human being - at the worst possible time: An old enemy is back in town.
The Hawk: Part Three by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 62,500. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this third part of the series, set in 1962, the culmination of the Snyders’ dreams becomes reality, yet the truth about Laurie and Stanford makes Sam wary. Pastor Marek Jagucki is introduced, providing peace to Eric, but slight worry for Lynne. However it’s Renee to fret most, when Sam’s sister Frannie makes a dramatic announcement.
NoDa Soda by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
The 1990s - especially the early years - in the North Davidson arts and entertainment district (NoDa) of Charlotte (NC, USA) are recounted in this 2200-word short story. Three of the early major NoDa figures who are now deceased (Terry Carano, Joe Behm, Bruce Gillenwater) are included in this recorded conversation between agents 32 and 33 on an April day in 2013. Another one in the pseries.
A Wider Stream - A Prequel to Beltane by Christine Malec
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
In 16th century France, physical courage is not on the list of skills deemed appropriate for a young noblewoman’s education, and Margarete cannot understand why she is consistently encouraged to cultivate it. Her teacher is an uncommon woman who knows well its value. the means by which young Margarete begins to learn self-possession, and to first glim
Titanic by Ashley Herzog
Price: Free! Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Eighteen-year-old John Conkling is already apprehensive about boarding the Titanic with his mother, sister, and stepfather, Charles. Once aboard, his fears are confirmed when Charles, a Cleveland steel tycoon, reveals a secret that could ruin both of them. It's up to John to save himself and his family...before it's too late.
Amrapali - A Journey from Courtesan to Monk by Rajiv Jha
Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Amrapali is a renowned personality in the history of India. She was a courtesan in Vaishali, the capital of the Vajji Republic. The book attempts to uncover the geopolitical issues that even did not spare the enlightened Buddha. The 2500 year old story exposes a woman’s struggle against society and the fatal consequences that brought the world’s first republic to an end.
Plasma & Wigwood by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Alternative history
The now-trendy Plaza-Midwood area of east Charlotte (NC, USA) is known as Plasma-Wigwood in hip circles. But, exactly how did this term come about? This 1600-word short story posits a possible source: a pair of young dudes, a Caucasian and an African American, in the mid-'70s. A truly electrifying theory. An Asian female puts the icing on the cake. Another one in the psecret psociety pseries.
Shadow of Hope by Elsye Harwood
Price: Free! Words: 110,190. Language: British English. Published: August 3, 2015 by Lillian White Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
A simple shepherd in ancient Greece, Cimon struggles to deal with the aftermath of being torn from his home and wife by a wandering Rabisu. As he changes in ways he could never have imagined, it seems that the gods may not have finished with him yet. Might there be a chance for him to regain his former life and love, a shadow of hope?
The Iron Masters -Volume 1 For the Love of Eira. by Graham Watkins
Price: Free! Words: 22,350. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
An historical novel of the armaments industry during the Napoleonic Wars.
Memories of a Distant Future by M.D. Robinson
Series: The Way of the Horse Series. Price: Free! Words: 93,720. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literary collections » Native American(5.00 from 1 review)
A young man thrown into an unknown world where what he once knew is gone but strangely the same. Old places seem familiar, just lack man's overarching influence. Then he finds the inhabitants of this world and they don't seem so strange after all.
Hamelin by Eric Marcelo
Price: Free! Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Tourists from all around have come to Hamelin to celebrate the 700th anniversary of the story that made her famous, The Pied Piper of Hamelin. Emiline encounters a man whom she believes is an actor hired by the mayor for the festival. All is not as it seems, however, as Emiline makes a discovery that fills her with fear. Who is this man and why has he come to Hamelin?
The Treasure Galleons - The Golden Pelican by Tammy Gross
You set the price! Words: 34,730. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » General
In the Age of Sail, a captain’s son is left to confront pirates, cannibals and an angry king after a hurricane devastates his family and their fleet carrying $400 million in treasure. A true story.
Big Bold Beowulf by Geoff Boxell
Series: Grimm Tales. Price: Free! Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
The true story of Beowulf as told by an old man who was there. At least that is what Grimm is telling 21st Century London schoolboy Jamie.
Found Note by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A 1300-word short story about a man who discovers an old note intentionally hidden in an old Charlotte apartment. He then follows the mysterious note's directions.
SNAFU: Everyone Has Their Demons by Nick Carcano
Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 11 reviews)
The South Pacific - 1942 When most of Matt Turner's fighter squadron is destroyed by Japanese Zeroes with demonic protection, he expects his after-action report to land him in the loony bin. Instead, he finds himself recruited by a shadowy government agency to test a supernatural countermeasure before the Japanese strike a deathblow against the U.S. Navy and win the war in the Pacific theater.
Ironic Missing Quantum Link by Sylvester Marshall
Price: Free! Words: 51,670. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Screenplays » History
This rush to light, literary works in its very own rush saving light, is design to demonstrate the easy, involve in making up, inventing, conjuring, placating, overnight, structuring suspensions of disbelief, flying high by night schemes, involving in fabricating, following the money and intangible business.