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A Selection from the Memoirs of Leopold LaPied
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Price: Free! Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Found in an old shoebox, this exercise in academic satire features the section in which an obscure medieval author travels with Geoffrey Chaucer and the pilgrims to Canterbury, as Chaucer chronicled in The Canterbury Tales. Leopold LaPied was there, although he did not make it into the Tales. Included is an afterword (sort of), commentary (kind of), and updated afterword.
The Gold Watch
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Series: Short Stories, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00 from 1 review)
While prospecting a creek in the Cariboo Mountains near Barkerville in 1866, Pete comes across the corpse of a murdered man clutching a gold watch in his hand. Pete decides to return the watch to Sylvia, the name engraved on the back, but the owner of the watch, even though he is dead, has vengeance in mind, and a job for Pete. This story first appeared in Crimson Online Magazine #13, 2000.
The King Of The Irish
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Price: Free! Words: 106,670. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Newcastlewest Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
British spies have infiltrated the United Brotherhood, to quash another Irish rebellion. When one of the spies turns up dead in a Chicago sewer, police detective Daniel Coughlin is swept up in a power struggle between warring factions of the Irish nationalists, a fight that could see him hanged for a murder he did not commit. If his political clout does not come through for him, he is a dead man.
Rose Of Skibbereen, The Beginning
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Price: Free! Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The first book in a family saga about Rose Sullivan, an Irish girl who comes to Philadelphia in 1880 and finds love, heartache, loss, and unexpected joy during the tumultuous years around the turn of the century. She marries an Irish mystery man named Sean McCarthy, who has a violent past and a secret life, and he takes her to new heights and depths of passion.
Possessed at Rhonan
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Series: Lords of Rhonan, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 70,380. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Revised New Edition Formerly published as Banished from Rhonan. Time Travel Historical Romance Present day Scotland.. When newly weds, Jessica and Douglas the Earl of Rhonan move into Rhonan Manor, they discover letters, and a Journal written in 1810 by their ancestor Muriall, the Countess of Rhonan.
Brimstone
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Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story that pits a lone gunfighter against the ghosts of the men he's killed.
Far to the West of Vinland
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Price: Free! Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Kensington Rune Stone was reportedly found by a Minnesota farmer in 1898. It tells of a Norse expedition to the area in the year 1362. This story offers a scenario of how the KRS may have originated.
Impulse Tracker
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Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
On a quiet night in the year 1996, 20-year old Alan is in his small apartment, about to make an important life decision. His thoughts are torn between the electronic music he makes with his computer and starting a career path with a computer software company. Will he continue working on his music and keep his dead-end job or take the important job offer?
One Bullet Left
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Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Someone is killing the members of a pseudo-outlaw gang one at a time. After a saloon brawl in a small town in the old west, the fifth of the six outlaws is murdered and the deputy sheriff witnesses the entire thing. What caused this man, dubbed as the Riata Killer to go after these men with such malice and what will the sheriff of this small western town do with him now that he has been caught?
The Song of the Sea
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
An ancient evil lurks in the sea off the Cornish coast. "The Song of the Sea" is a free short story of approximately 2,800 words.
Vengeance & Remission (Introduction)
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Price: Free! Words: 31,230. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It's just the introduction to Vengeance & Remission. If you wish to read more, please buy the complete book.
Mesopotamia - The Healer, the Slave and the Prince
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Price: Free! Words: 47,980. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The healer and his apprentice slave of 3000 BC live in an old and sweet Shechrezada-like legend. Their lives hang by a thread as they struggle to exorcise a demon out of the possessed Sumerian prince's body.The craft of healing helps them navigate the murky waters of the courts of the kings of Uruk and the gods of the underworld, and influence the fate of the prince, the deamon, and themselves.
Their Journey Begins
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Price: Free! Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
A prequel featuring individual short story vignettes of Greggory, Robert, Marissa, and Daniel before their lives converge in Journey to Freedom.
Berenice and the Poet
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Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A young maid finds herself in deep water after attempting to solve her master's problems.
Bloody Rain - Murder, Madness & the Monsoon
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Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Bloody Rain is a short story set in the 1880s on the sailing ship, Queen Charlotte, in the Hoogly River off the Calcutta and in the Bay of Bengal - a tale of murder, madness and the monsoon.
Wessex Tales: "The Dorset Ooser Dines" (Story 26)
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Price: Free! Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In the village of Child Okeford a ‘Bull’ or 'Ooser' used to show up uninvited at Christmas festivities, causing mayhem. One guest at his manor's annual ball sees an opportunity to make a good match for his daughter. He pays the Ooser to carry her off. Rescued by her otherwise timid suitor, the girl's future is assured. *The Plain Text version cannot display the photo of the Ooser in this tale.
The Canadian Civil War Volume 2- The Huguenots Arrive
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Price: Free! Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In this second volume of the series, the French history of the continent is expanded to tell the story of the Huguenots. As in volume 1, some of the early history is an accurate portrayal of the Huguenot exodus from France. But this is also a work of fiction -- in this case a description of the growing conflict between their values and the values of the Catholic North.
At the Gates
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Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story about a young man who enters an English monastery in search of a better life and ends up trapped in time.
Kate
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Price: Free! Words: 97,770. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Kate was born, post Civil War, in Western Appalachia. Turning eighteen, tragedy forced her to face the world alone. A Bounty Hunter introduced her to a world populated by trains, hotels, steamships, fashionable clothes, society and tracking dangerous felons. Kate is a strong lady in all aspects of her life, willing to break cultural codes on how women were obliged to deport themselves.
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 1 - Birth of a Nation
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Price: Free! Words: 100,000. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1755 France controlled most of the North American continent. What if they still did? This novel explores the French period from two perspectives – an historically accurate description of Jolliet’s discovery of the Mississippi, coupled with a hypothetical contemporary view of “Canada.” Based in Green Bay, this Canada struggles between the Catholic north and Huguenot Louisiana.