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The Silent Invader by Thomas Wood
Price: Free! Words: 8,500. Language: British English. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
Responsible for the lives of thirty elite soldiers in the back of his aircraft, a member of Britain's Glider Pilot Regiment has a huge weight upon his shoulders. Plummeting to the ground at over one hundred miles an hour, he struggles not only with the responsibility of lives, but also with the enormity of the objective set before him.
Short Story - The Love Letter of Mary Bennet by Rose Servitova
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Mary Bennet of Pride & Prejudice may have been an overlooked and misunderstood character. Could it have been that she was private, spiritual, nature-loving, witty and passionate? In this short story - The Love Letter of Mary Bennet, we see a very different side to this character and get to see her depth and strength in a whole new light.
Jadwiga by Agnieszka Wielowieyska
Price: Free! Words: 41,890. Language: Polish. Published: May 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
„Jadwiga” to niezwykle ważne wydarzenia historyczne potwierdzone w dokumentach i w kronikach przedstawione w otoczce fikcji. Historię królowej Andegaweńskiej – od chwili jej narodzin do przedwczesnej śmierci w wieku 25 lat – autorka opowiada jednak inaczej, niż tradycyjna literatura czyniła to do tej pory.
The Hawk: Part Eleven by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
As Marek and Klaudia are reunited, John Doe begins his journey home. A stranger facilitates the return of John’s memories, but for Marek, Klaudia’s presence stirs mixed emotions that erupt in passion shared, then recriminations suffered by both. Lynne celebrates a loved one’s homecoming as Marek wonders if Klaudia is lost to him forever.
The Visit by Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
An unexpected visit doesn't mean it was appreciated. This is a story based on a real milk jug which was given as a wedding present in 1909. The names have been changed to protect the innocent, Irene.
The Life and Death of Blinstrubs by Bill Russo
Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
The life and times of one of America's most successful nightclubs - Blinstrub's Village. Follow the story of the venue and its glittering stars from the beginning right through to the tragic and needless end. Bill Russo draws the tale from his memories as a student in Boston's Kenmore Square in the 1960s as well as from a personal relationship to one of the key players in the club's orchestra.
Transitions by Ruth Reynolds
You set the price! Words: 85,430. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Minnie Sherwood wants the best for all her children and is forced through circumstance to find inner strengths she didn’t know she had. Angie, her second daughter, leaves Sydney in 1954 for a London that exists only in her mind. When reality strikes, she too must cope and adjust to what life has to offer.
The Ninth Vishnu by Samaka
Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A rich South-Indian boy, Anandatirtha, a perfect History-Geek, finds something fishy about the ninth avatar of Vishnu and starts researching... A young man invades his house and throws him out of his own city. The young man is on a deadly mission... Can Anandatirtha Stop Him?, Will he?
Blood Trust by Roderick Gladwish
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1920s London there is a secret in an East End convent and novice nun Mary is going to find out what it is. If only the continual praying would stop driving nails into her head.
Soul Price by Roderick Gladwish
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In 1920's London Victoria's hedonistic lifestyle has caught up with her in more ways than one. Lives will be lost, souls destroyed and surviving maybe the worst things she's ever done.
Pow Wow with the Dead: Eye of the Eagle - Book Two by Douglas B. Wright
You set the price! Words: 72,790. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(2.00 from 1 review)
Eote, a modern-day half-Indian, is given the responsibility to prepare himself and a vast army for a final battle against oppressors of the American Indian. He is sent to another dimension to live among native tribes and learn about the injustices first-hand. Will experience among a people marked for annihilation slow or accelerate the prospect of a final battle? Eye of the Eagle Book Two.
The Sky Fell on Alabama by Bill Russo
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
A graphic photo of an injured woman compelled me to research the picture and discover the back-story of the most unique person in the entire history of he world. Read on to get 'the rest of the story'.
Something Scary by Steven A. Gentry
Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In this brief flash fiction drama that takes place in the Old South shortly before the American civil war, two young men decide to meet upon the proverbial “field of honor” to settle their differences regarding the love of a woman.
Ravensdale by Lucinda Elliot
Price: Free! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2017 by Freya. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Historical » Regency
When the disgraced Earl turned highwayman Reynaud Ravensdale becomes fascinated by the hoydenish Isabella Murray, she agrees to marry him, on the condition that he help her become a highwaywoman. This hilarious spoof of a favourite theme of traditional historical romance - disgraced Earl turned highwayman - has recently won the B.R.A.G award for outstanding self-published fiction.
The Russian Nurse by Brian Friedkin
Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Historical » General
In the tale's 1st pg. Violetta, a Russian Nurse, runs into a friend who says: “Life has lost its meaning for me. I'm going in this drugstore to buy sleeping pills to kill myself.” “What? You're going to kill yourself?” Violetta asks. “Yes, life has no value for me.” “Well, in that case, why not kill yourself like we do in Russia?” “How do you do it in Russia?" -Read & see the Russian way to do it.
The Coffin Maker's Daughters A Matter of Time by Bunny Mitchell
Series: The Coffin Maker's Daughters. Price: Free! Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When her father dies, Violet has the opportunity to fulfil her dream of travelling but it doesn't work out as she had imagined. In London, she gets involved with the Women's Social and Political Union, is arrested and serves time in Holloway prison where she is forcibly fed. This is the story of one woman's fight for equality, of how she overcame adversity and of an enduring friendship
Graffiti by Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Once established in Britain, the Romans set about making bricks for buildings. Antonius works in just such a place, which can be grueling because of the heat of the furnace. He resents his boss taking afternoons off when he should be working...
Manchaug - Love and Loss during King Philip's War by Lisa Shea
Price: Free! Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Sutton, Massachusetts. 1675 Many reverends are preaching from the pulpit that the natives must be driven out. That the fertile lands of the new world are intended by God Himself for the newcomers who swarm in ever-increasing numbers from England. Prudence isn't so sure about that. She and her father have been traveling the quiet pathways of central Massachusetts for years now, spreading the good
Bernadette: A Historical Horror Short Story by Ramiro Perez de Pereda
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017 by Darkwater Syndicate, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Amid crusades and inquisitions, a medieval Spanish priest makes a devil’s bargain to save his niece’s life and unleashes a horror into the world. A short story from "Shadows And Teeth, Volume Three."
Finding Michante by Joe B. Slater
Price: Free! Words: 45,490. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After fighting first alongside the Redlegs and then the Missouri Bushwackers in the Civil War, James Quinn rides into Nebraska Territory to escape the war. He loses his wife and child and spends the next two with the Cheyenne Dog Soldiers.