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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.
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(4.85 from 13 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.
Murder In The Bloody Pit by Elisabeth Zguta
Price: Free! Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
A murder in the Hoosac Tunnel is still a mystery today, after one hundred and fifty years, there are still unanswered questions surrounding the strangled body of Ringo Kelly. There is folklore about his ghost and many other spirits that haunt the tunnel. Their souls are still looking for closure. Here is one theory of what might have happened to Ringo Kelly . . .
The Kin by Elsye Harwood
Price: Free! Words: 105,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 14, 2015 by Lillian White Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Book 1 of the Custodians: Rome, present day: David Lowe arrives to research myths and folk tales. Studying in a library that seems to have as unusual a personality as it's Custodians. Parthia, second century A.D; Two legionnaires, far ahead of Emperor Trajan's legions, explore the dead city of Persepolis and unwittingly unleash a force more deadly than any the Roman Empire has had to face before.
Greater Love... by Michele McGrath
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: British English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A very short story 300 words This short story celebrates the incredible courage of Private William McFadzean at the battle of the Somme in 1916.. Written for a flash fiction competition This story also appears in the book Baker's Dozen by the same author
The Puppeteer by MaeEadie
Price: Free! Words: 63,970. Language: Australian English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
As the world opens up to war, a young girl closes down on a secret. As a purine, keeper of the secret, protector of the frescreets, she sacrifices her family, her friends and her freedom. What she doesn't know is that she's part of a bigger plan. Nor does she realise that as she gives up her time, she gains freedom from the puppeteer. There are no strings on Florence.
Young Love in Old Chicago by April Marcom
Price: Free! Words: 99,170. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Historical » USA
The holidays are drawing near in 1932 Chicago. The streets are lined with glittering lights. And Alexandra is falling desperately in love. But the young man who’s captured her heart has a dark secret that threatens to tear them apart. However, with a little help from Alexandra’s mob-obsessed sister, lots of secret letters, and a love deeper than the bottomless oceans, they just might make it.
Kilmainham Dawn by Michele McGrath
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: British English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
International award winning very short story West Cork Literary Festival 2008 Set in Ireland just after the Easter Rising in 1916. Grace marries her sweetheart in prison on the night he before he is due to be shot for his part in the uprising. The story of two brave people. The challenge was to write a short story in less than 300 words. "Written with quiet passion" - Fish Publishing 2008
Promise & Honor by Kim Murphy
Price: Free! Words: 88,350. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
During the Civil War, Amanda Graham smuggles supplies for Confederacy. Although a rogue, William Jackson is fiercely loyal to Amanda. Samuel Prescott, a comrade before the war, fights for the Union. Sam clashes with Wil on more than the battlefield, when both fall in love with Amanda. Amanda struggles with the reality that her way of life has been altered forever by the growing storm.
Unverletzt by Kara Allen
Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(4.00 from 1 review)
Irmgard and Horst escaped the chaos of post-WWI Germany to settle in the safety of a town on the other side of the world. In this award winning short story, they react to the news that Adolf Hitler has come to power in their beloved home country.
The Madonna Rosa by L.W. Hewitt
Series: The Juno Letters. You set the price! Words: 88,270. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Anisette Durande holds the destiny of a free Brittany in her hands - desperate to keep the Madonna Rosa from the Germans as the Nazi onslaught rolls across defenseless France in 1940. She is La Guardienne - the last of a line of women descended from a lone survivor of a terrible slaughter, blessed to protect the Madonna carved from the crucifix of the Christian martyrs of Roman Lyon. EPUB format.
City of the Saints by Matt Isch
You set the price! Words: 100,720. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1860, New Orleans is consumed in talk of secession and war as explorer and author Richard Burton visits the city to investigate a former British subject intent on pushing the South toward war. He meets Marie Laveau and Doctor John, who are at the height of their powers, and an eccentric trio of young men who call themselves the Saints and help him to learn more about their city and himself.
The Story of Haybaler: A Saga of Generations by Bradly Jay Keller, M.D.
Price: Free! Words: 32,130. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The Story of Haybaler, is a book about the lives of the Stiles family in hill country Texas. The author portrays the drama of individual lives as they unfold on life's stage. There are many pearls of wisdom to be gained from chapter to chapter. In fact, the book can be seen as a string of pearls, which begins and ends on a piece of land called Acorn Ridge.