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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(4.80 from 15 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.
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.
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.
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.
The First Christmas of the War by Alan Simon
Price: Free! Words: 64,430. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
SPECIAL PEARL HARBOR 75TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION - INCLUDING ALL-NEW BONUS MATERIAL. The Coleman family members are determined to make Christmas, 1941, the first Christmas of the war, a memorable one before their sons head off to war.
The Death of Helena by Steven Moore
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Imagine being dragged from your bed in the darkest, coldest hours of the night, and taken to a place you believed only existed in nightmares.
Sally's Beloved Boy by Anne Hendricks
You set the price! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Behind every great man, there is a mother who loved and believed in him....Even when she knows his fate.
Mabel Crowley: Book One by E.H. Nolan
Price: Free! Words: 36,250. Language: British English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Wealthy Mabel Crowley wishes to wed stable-boy Charlie Archer, but her parents forbid the match. Heartbroken and vowing that she will never love again, she flees to Bath, where she meets railroad tycoon Theodore Hartley. When World War One looms over the horizon, Mabel must choose between her impulse youthful love and hope for her future.
Sin of Pride by Bunny Mitchell
Series: The Coffin Maker's Daughters. Price: Free! Words: 84,490. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Through no fault of her own, May is hurtled into a life of poverty and danger. Dick Street is notorious for crime. The biggest ruffian of all is Jack Liver. When his attention settles on May, she is caught up in murder and violence. Only her courage and determination enable her to survive.
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 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.