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Interloper's Folly
By Steven Carr
Price: Free! Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
(5.00 from 1 review)
As the Roman legions begin their withdrawal from Britannia, one of the few remaining front line Limitanei garrisons at Gariannonum awaits evacuation while holding off a ferocious Saxon attack. Will a Roman fleet arrive in time to save their brothers’ lives, or are they fated to die in a backwater province so far from home – mere footnotes of a doomed empires that has entered its twilight years?
Last Tales of Mercia 1-10
By Jayden Woods
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 72,000. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
The first Norman castle is being built in Engla-lond--whether the Anglo-Saxons want it or not. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. All ten stories form a prequel to the novel, "Edric the Wild." Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
The Privilege of Jaffna the Sixth
By Brião Ipanema
Price: Free! Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A doomed emperor's family tree branches off in unexpected directions, growing and stretching through changing times 'round the world. From a street thug to a lost soldier to a free-spirited young woman, a legacy is passed. The question is... which kind?
Colette's Cat
By Jennifer York
Price: Free! Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A young writer makes a pilgramage to the prehistoric caves of Lascaux, France. Will he find the answers to his present crisis hidden in the past?
Old Gatestown Chronicles
By Eva Conrad
Price: Free! Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A novelette comprised of short stories, this sensually-rich collection explores the lives of characters living in a fictional Kentucky town during the 1800s.
Jars of Clay
By Lee Strauss
Series: Jars of Clay, Volume 1. Price: Free! Words: 23,940. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by Elle Strauss. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(5.00 from 1 review)
A novella - 23K. JARS OF CLAY (volume 1) + BROKEN VESSELS (volume 2) = Romeo and Juliette in Ancient Rome *Jars of Clay (volume 1) and Broken Vessels (volume 2) contain strong religious themes and scenes of sensuality and violence. Recommended for ages 15 and up.
Tuesday's Caddie
By Jack Waddell
Price: Free! Words: 102,150. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
It’s 1930 when immigrant caddie Conor O’Reilly falls in love with Hollywood screenwriter Annie Burke. Saddled with a hateful husband, she finds in Conor her one true love. He suddenly finds a way to be worthy of her. Fate frees her and then tears them apart. Fortunes reverse and decades later they meet again, a secret binding them. When they do, one must decide if their love should live once more.
Deirdre
By Miriam Newman
Price: Free! Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
~Short Story~ An Ancient Tale of Ireland... "Deirdre of the Sorrows," cursed with a beauty to make kingdoms war, is spared as a babe. When nearly grown, her beauty and youth captivates King Conor, setting in motion a tragedy that involves kings and countries, warriors and sages. A bardic-style legend told countless times in Ireland—a classic Irish tale of love, loyalty, betrayal, and revenge.
Godfrey: Book Two
By Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
In this second book of the Godfrey series, twenty-one year old Godfrey Leduc must endure the many trials and tribulations of starting life in a new land. Learning English. Getting to know the members of the community. Surviving the harsh winters. A poignant and heartfelt, semi-biographical work, Godfrey: Book Two allows readers to experience early Canadian farm life first hand.
Into The Raging Sea
By Victor Pryce
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
A sailor falls from the rigging when his ship strikes rocks during a midnight storm. Now he must battle wind and wave to survive before exhaustion pulls him under. Will he find land or will the hungry sea claim another life?
Surviving Borodino
By Shaun Parker
Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The slaughter at Borodino saw at least 50,000 dead soldiers and 30,000 dead horses. The carnage from the artillery was at a grotesque level. After the battle the Russians fell back and the French pushed on to Moscow. Left behind were hundreds of badly wounded and dying men. A handful survived living off the wasteland amidst all the dead for weeks as winter approached - This is their story.
Straight
By Robert Zverina
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story about a lonesome cowboy and his faithful horse.
Hooks to Hang Memories From (Draft)
By Jennifer York
Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
This is inspired from Frances Yates' books Theatre of the World and The Art of Memory, and also from the writing of Luis Borges.
Of Battles Past (Amgalant #1)
By Bryn Hammond
Series: Amgalant, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 108,470. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
China has executed Ambaghai, the Mongols’ khan, on a hurdle with donkey ears and tail from the theatre, in mockery of the horse peoples of the steppe. It cries for hachi.
Jamul's Happy Day
By Clive Gilson
Series: Dancing Pig Originals. Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Jamul's Happy Day is a Dancing Pig Original publication - showcasing work by author Clive Gilson. Set in Afghanistan just after the arrival of US and European troops in the early years of this new century, this tale tells the story of one man's patience and reward.
The Faith: Book I of the Uprising Trilogy
By Michael Seeley
Price: Free! Words: 96,670. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
When religious radicals murder the King of Riktenburg and replace him with an imposter, it's up to two young Englishmen to save the kindgom. But how can they when they're being chased by The Faith?
Alexander's Lighthouse
By Don Westenhaver
Price: Free! Words: 133,930. Language: American English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
In 92 AD, Alexandria Egypt is the unchallenged pinnacle of Western intellectual achievement. A melting pot of Egyptians, Greeks, Jews, and Romans, the city frequently boils over into violence. A young engineer finds himself caught between the Romans and rebel forces as he helps invent the most powerful weapon in the world.
Last Tales of Mercia 10: Osbern the Son
By Jayden Woods
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The keep of the Norman castle is finally finished. But when Osbern cannot convince the Saxon Edric to attend the celebration, his own resentment surfaces. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
The Eye of Mammut
By Christine Morgan
Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Sabledrake Enterprises. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
0.75 star(3.67 from 3 reviews)
As spirit man, Aruk has been called upon to use his gifts to solve many problems. With guidance from the ancestors and the spirit world he has great wisdom and gives good advice. But the first true crime his tribe has ever encountered will put him -- put them all -- to the test.
Leathern Men
By R. J. Creaney
Series: Kozef and Ceinan, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,710. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Itinerant mercenaries Kozef and Ceinan – in a bid to earn food, drink and lodgings for the evening – inadvertently draw the ire of the Tanner’s Guild, the violent criminal syndicate that dominates the city of Thieudan.