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For King and Country by Oliver Ma
Price: Free! Words: 87,910. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 15 reviews)
Told from the eyes of Charles Stuart, the Prince of Wales, For King and Country is set in England during its Civil War. Follow the young prince as he tries to balance his loyalties to his house with his loyalties to his people against the backdrop of the European enlightenment.
Dangerous Camp On the Kenai by Jack R. Stanley
Series: Tales of the Alaskan Gold Rush, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA(3.00 from 1 review)
“Bitterroot” Lodlow Rothrock didn’t come to Alaska for the gold in the year 1899. He had a government job and was happy just to be a part of the last frontier. Doing a little surveying on the Kenia Peninsula a good hundred miles southwest of Anchorage, he sets up camp for the night in the hunting grounds of a killer.
The Hanging Tree by James Roy Daley
Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(2.50 from 2 reviews)
In the old west punishment comes swiftly. Especially when the crime is murder. Mort Clancy - a pathetic drunk - had one to many drinks at the local watering hole and he did something stupid: he shot the sheriff. Now there's a new law in town, and Mort's on his way to the hanging tree. But the hanging tree has a terrible reputation, and what dies on the tree doesn't always stay dead.
Wessex Tales: "A Short Walk in France" (Story 30) by Robert Fripp
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
Friday September 15th, 1916. Just before dawn a young soldier from Okeford goes over the top, advancing into enemy machine gun fire. It's the first day of the second battle of the Somme.
Two Horizons by Hank Lawson
Price: Free! Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Biographical(5.00 from 1 review)
Great Pyramid, rival priests, romance with a harem (perhaps royal) woman, and jealous Queen prey on God-king Khufu. In parallel to Khufu’s labors, Mehi labors to absolve his family’s crime by self-sacrifice as a pyramid worker. The crime also burdens his love for An-khi, a governor’s daughter who aspires to be governor herself. Will Mehi save Khufu from his enemies, including Mehi’s own brother?
An Automated Death (STEAMPUNK) by Teresa Reasor
Price: Free! Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A young boy's spirit possesses an automaton he and his father are building to offer his grief stricken parent comforting messages. When the man who killed him becomes obsessed with the machine, he and the boy’s father are set on a collision course guaranteed to cause tragedy.
A Selection from the Memoirs of Leopold LaPied by B.B. Irvine
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Found in an old shoebox, this exercise in academic satire features the section in which an obscure medieval author travels with Geoffrey Chaucer and the pilgrims to Canterbury, as Chaucer chronicled in The Canterbury Tales. Leopold LaPied was there, although he did not make it into the Tales. Included is an afterword (sort of), commentary (kind of), and updated afterword.
The Gold Watch by Rik Hunik
Series: Short Stories, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Historical » Canada(5.00 from 1 review)
While prospecting a creek in the Cariboo Mountains near Barkerville in 1866, Pete comes across the corpse of a murdered man clutching a gold watch in his hand. Pete decides to return the watch to Sylvia, the name engraved on the back, but the owner of the watch, even though he is dead, has vengeance in mind, and a job for Pete. This story first appeared in Crimson Online Magazine #13, 2000.
The King Of The Irish by Jack O'Malley
Price: Free! Words: 106,670. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Newcastlewest Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
British spies have infiltrated the United Brotherhood, to quash another Irish rebellion. When one of the spies turns up dead in a Chicago sewer, police detective Daniel Coughlin is swept up in a power struggle between warring factions of the Irish nationalists, a fight that could see him hanged for a murder he did not commit. If his political clout does not come through for him, he is a dead man.
Rose Of Skibbereen, The Beginning by John McDonnell
Price: Free! Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The first book in a family saga about Rose Sullivan, an Irish girl who comes to Philadelphia in 1880 and finds love, heartache, loss, and unexpected joy during the tumultuous years around the turn of the century. She marries an Irish mystery man named Sean McCarthy, who has a violent past and a secret life, and he takes her to new heights and depths of passion.
Brimstone by Leonard Little
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story that pits a lone gunfighter against the ghosts of the men he's killed.
Far to the West of Vinland by B. Lynn Brant
Price: Free! Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Kensington Rune Stone was reportedly found by a Minnesota farmer in 1898. It tells of a Norse expedition to the area in the year 1362. This story offers a scenario of how the KRS may have originated.
Impulse Tracker by Ovi Demetrian, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
On a quiet night in the year 1996, 20-year old Alan is in his small apartment, about to make an important life decision. His thoughts are torn between the electronic music he makes with his computer and starting a career path with a computer software company. Will he continue working on his music and keep his dead-end job or take the important job offer?
One Bullet Left by John Martyn
Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Someone is killing the members of a pseudo-outlaw gang one at a time. After a saloon brawl in a small town in the old west, the fifth of the six outlaws is murdered and the deputy sheriff witnesses the entire thing. What caused this man, dubbed as the Riata Killer to go after these men with such malice and what will the sheriff of this small western town do with him now that he has been caught?
The Song of the Sea by Mari Biella
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(4.80 from 5 reviews)
An ancient evil lurks in the sea off the Cornish coast. "The Song of the Sea" is a free short story of approximately 2,800 words.
Vengeance & Remission (Introduction) by Amalia Angellinni
Price: Free! Words: 31,210. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical
It's just the introduction to Vengeance & Remission. If you wish to read more, please buy the complete book.