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Incident at Diamond Springs by Kendall Hanson
Price: Free! Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
When his stagecoach is caught between an outlaw militia and a band of renegades, a veteran driver must figure out how to save his passengers and the lone survivor of a massacred way station.
Gideon's Way by Natalie Jayne
Series: Rivers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Two Square Books Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a brief glimpse into the world of Gideon Fletcher. He's a decent guy-- with a penchant for calamity. Life is just full of hiccups and never asks for Gideon's vote on anything. Neither does the sheriff. Or the judge. Or his court appointed guard, come to that.
The Falconer's Daughter: Book I by Liz Lyles
Price: Free! Words: 45,250. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015 by Tule Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Romance » Historical(4.00 from 1 review)
When young Lady Anne Macleod runs off with her true love, the handsome young falconer, Kirk Buchanan, she inadvertently sets off a chain of events that turns her young daughter, Cordaella, into a pawn between wealthy lords locked in a game of power, wealth, and greed. Thrust into an uncomfortable new life in England with her uncle she is unaware that she’s being groomed for a marriage.
The Middle of the Day by Heather King
Price: Free! Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Regency(3.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a short story with excerpts from other works by Heather King. Lottie Morgan loves all things Regency, but would she like to live in the early nineteenth century, married to a baron? A strange thing happens while she is visiting Berrington Hall; she finds herself confronting George, Lord Rodney and she is a newly-wed!
The Hawk: Part Two by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 61,040. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this second part of the series, set in 1961, as the Snyders adjust to change, Sam Ahern relives some of his Korean War experiences. Meanwhile Lynne Snyder undergoes a transformation and Stanford hosts an exhibit of Eric’s work that catapults the artist into sudden fame.
Robber Crabs by Joan Druett
Price: Free! Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Wiki had been enjoying life in the East Indies and the South China Sea. He could speak the local language, so had sailed happily on coastwise craft in the company of Bugis rogues and pirates. But then George Rochester had arrived on the Potomac, and while it had been delightful to get together with his old college friend, it had also ruined Wiki’s current existence. Because of that twice-damned d
Yoikes by James Field
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Alf and Bert, security, play with an experimental gadget that transports them back to the twelfth century. Frightened to tamper with history, they tread carefully–at first. Unable to withstand the challenge, they end in a tournament, fighting with knights, the threat to history forgotten…
Calling Wren by Neil O'Donnell
You set the price! Words: 35,310. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A captive Native American warrior is faced with the ultimate decision: death or dishonor.
Batu by Erich von Neff
Price: Free! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Batu is a short story about a Mongolian sheep herder who is drafted in the Soviet People’s Army. Batu and other Mongols fight under General Belov in the battles of Moscow and Kiev.
Ella Wood (Ella Wood, 1) by Michelle Isenhoff
Price: Free! Words: 95,130. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Candle Star Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Historical » USA
As North and South sweep toward war, Emily must battle her father's traditional expectations in a personal bid for freedom. Her assumptions about slavery have been shattered, and her dream of attending university has blossomed into fierce ambition. Meanwhile, the real fight may lie within her heart, which stubbornly refuses to accept that a choice for indendence must be a choice against love.
Two Psychics in a Typhus Epidemic by Kenny Jackson
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
“It was the year of our Lord 1837; the city was Philadelphia. I was a schoolmaster by trade, a psychic by hobby, and in bed by typhus.”
Chimehour (The Faire Curiosities #1) - SAMPLE by Caitlin E. Jones
Price: Free! Words: 11,420. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
SAMPLE of first chapters. A 1901 outbreak turns the Dublin population into a violent, undead hoard. Afterward, seer Stanley Brigham, and his companion, Vincent Cammish, are returned to the isle by a local spiritualist to investigate the outbreak’s cause and suspected magical mastermind. Armed with little and knowing less, they soon open up a world of old magic and dark forces.
Enlisting Redemption by D. Allen Henry
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 88,150. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Sutherland Saga Part 3. When twenty-one year old college student Trevor Sutherland enlists Rebecca Carey to perform in a birthday party performance, it leads to a heinous crime. Her subsequent disappearance will ultimately send Trevor on a decade long quest for redemption, one fraught with intrigue, deception, and ultimately murder.
The Protector by Gwenneth Walton
Price: Free! Words: 99,120. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Biographical(5.00 from 1 review)
Set in Colonial Adelaide and its environs during the years 1839 to 1841, The Protector records and explores the relationships between Aboriginal and European residents of a unique British Colony. While both government and many settlers aspired to a fair and just treatment of the land's traditional owners, frontier conflicts inevitably occurred.
Laggiù scorreva il fiume by Antonella Mattei
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: Italian. Published: April 29, 2015 by ZeugmaPad. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Una storia di amicizia oltre lo spazio e il tempo. Due ragazzi, deportati ad Auschwhitz nell'ultima retata del ghetto di Roma, si ritrovano nelle vesti di vittima e carnefice. Il racconto esplora il mondo sotterraneo e tremendo dei Sonderkommando, prigionieri costretti a bruciare i loro stessi compagni. La storia dolce e struggente, malgrado il contesto tragico, all'alba della liberazione.
The Port of Hambeck – Book I: The Founding. A Medieval Adventure in Minecraft by Benjamin Asmussen
Price: Free! Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The young Lord Occam settles at the mouth of a river and begins construct a settlement. Despite hardships, the town grows and attracts both settlers, merchants and villains. Illustrated with images from the game of Minecraft, the Medieval trading post slowly comes to life in a distinctive graphics style.
My Father the God by D. Allen Henry
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 87,860. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sutherland Saga Part 5. Having completed his first year at Harvard University in Boston, Scotsman Sloan Stewart begins the summer of 1941 working at an inn with his friends James, Isolde and Sabrina. But entanglements lead to a shocking event that will transform each of them irrevocably. Suffering through deception, war, and personal loss, can Sloan ever surmount the errors of his youth?
The Carrier Pigeon by Thomas M. Willett
Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
While out chasing each other, two children come across a carrier pigeon with a conflicting message that may put them in harm's way.