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Bombproof by P. L. Wytka
Series: Third Battalion Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
One year on the Western Front through the eyes of a First World War Canadian infantry platoon.
A Matter of Diplomacy: A Novelette by Zoe Baxter
Price: Free! Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 2 reviews)
At the advanced age of three and thirty, the bookish Lady Anastasia has given up on finding love. Consequently, when sparks fly between Anastasia and a brilliant, handsome, and much younger diplomatic attaché, Lady Anastasia questions the young Jonathon Ambercrombie’s true intentions. This novelette-length story is a sweet traditional romance set in Victorian-era Brussels.
Libya, 1911 by Zach Neal
Price: Free! Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Lieutenant Giulio Gavroti has just made the first bombing attack in history. The Etrich-Taube is the ultimate in modern technology. All things considered, Army and civil authorities are bringing great social progress to illiterate tribesmen. How did he end up in the arms of a mysterious, beautiful American woman? There’s something just a bit different about Mrs. Alice Saunders.
Male Dire by Noemi Gastaldi
Price: Free! Words: 4,070. Language: Italian. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Lucrezia parla con l’Ombra dell’uliveto e lo Spirito del Mare. Qualcuno ha rubato la voce di Lena. E siamo a Triora. E corre l’anno 1588.
Pride and Perfection by R. J. Weinkam
Series: Young Jane Austen Novels. You set the price! Words: 99,190. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Regency
In 1808, Jane Austen, after a series of tragedies and disappointments, has given up writing with no expectation of taking it up again. What a loss should she never complete her novels, our time travelers thought, as they befriend the young woman. But then something important happens. A curious event rekindles Jane’s interest in writing and she begins to revisit her early novels.
That Old Ball Game by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Agents 32 and 33 of the psecret psociety take in a minor league baseball game in Charlotte in April of 2014. They are almost struck by a baseball, but it curves and becomes a just-inside-the-foul-pole home run. Agent 33 keeps recalling a San Francisco Giants - Los Angeles Dodgers game back in 1992 at the old Candlestick Park, as if it has some relevance to their present moment.
In the Year of My Revolution by James Welsh
Price: Free! Words: 54,950. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » General
It is December 1892, and a train carrying rival ranchers has become snowbound in Nebraska. If the blizzard doesn't kill the passengers on board the train, a mysterious killer will. As the body count rises and the tensions heat and the temperature drops, it is up to a vagrant and a reporter to find out the truth and save the West from another range war.
No Hero by Zach Neal
Price: Free! Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » Canada
It was the Second Battle of Ypres. They gave him the Military medal and called him a hero. He was just one of the ones that survived the first gas attack in history. A short story of the Great War.
Morning Patrol by Zach Neal
Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A German pilot accidentally lands on Rick’s aerodrome, and there are only two ways he can play it. He can stick a gun in the idiot’s face and take him prisoner—earning a mention in dispatches for his trouble. Or, he can go hog-wild and pull the prank of a lifetime on good old Fritzie.
More Sense than Sensibility – Shades of the French Revolution by R. J. Weinkam
Series: Young Jane Austen Novels. You set the price! Words: 95,260. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Young Jane Austen travels with her cousin, Eliza de Feuillide, to answer a summons by a British Agent, Hugh DuBray. Eliza’s husband was recently guillotined, betrayed by a M. Morel, and DuBray wishes to learn what he can. While there, Jane meets the characters and has adventures that inspire her early novels, but her involvement with French and British spies - that must be kept secret.
Day of Recognition by Manelle Oliphant
Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A giant steam monster wreaks havoc in the port town of Dargee and Sarah Parrish might be the only one around with the knowledge to stop it.
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.
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.