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Crossing Paths
Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
This piece of flash fiction delves into a chance meeting on a traumatic day during World War II in Belgium. It was inspired by true events.
Return to Rhonan
Series: Lords of Rhonan, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 74,750. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Revised New Edition Formerly published as Banished from Rhonan. Katy Walters is the author of Possessed from Rhonan. An historical time travel romance. Brooding heroes, feisty heroines, ghosts and a vicious demon. Jessica experiences past lives.In her dreams,
Godfrey: Book Three
Price: Free! Words: 17,300. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
1925. It's the height of the twenties and Godfrey Leduc's small farm is prospering. Trouble brews though in the form of Joe Campbell, the town drunk, and a blizzard that catches Godfrey by surprise. Ripe with the humdrum of small town life - gossip, church, Sunday dinners, and talk at the barbershop - Godfrey: Book Three is an entertaining read from start to finish.
Midterms
Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
"Midterms" is my entry in NPR’s Round Nine of their occasional feature, “Three Minute Fiction.” In this case, each story had to “reference a U.S. President, real or fictional.” The day before the September 23 submission deadline was the 150th anniversary of one of our history’s most momentous—and politically shrewd—decisions, I felt dutybound to indulge that reality.
Att de i tid må väckas
Price: Free! Words: 68,350. Language: Swedish. Published: February 8, 2013 by Mörkersdottir förlag. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Skräck, folktro och romantik i 40-talets Sverige. Hilda flyr hemmet eftersom hon är gravid och inte vill att hennes far ska upptäcka det. Hon rymmer en natt genom Bergslagens skogar och når utkanten av en by där tvillingarna Lia och Märta bor. De tar hand om henne men uppträder allt mer märkligt.
Socks Without Holes
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Cedric is a Union soldier who is fighting in the Civil War. While stationed at his camp and searching for supplies, he meets a sly sutler who possesses a devious personality.
Polygamy, was it Worth Dying For?
Price: Free! Words: 131,960. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A novel involving two family patriarchs and their wives after the infamous Edmund/Tucker legislation designed to destroy their religion and their way of life once and for all. Was plural marriage worth dying for? Find out what Mormon life in Salt Lake City was like prior to the Woodruff Mormon Manifesto of 1890 ending its practice.
Another Paris Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Love in Paris in WW2, or something like it.
Sing Like You Know the Words
Price: Free! Words: 141,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mysterious dealings in Africa, business, politics and tangled emotions are the threads that connect the characters of this novel. Set in the north of England; it tells the story of a group of friends who come together at the end of the seventies, following the different paths their lives take over three decades, as the choices they make lead to unexpected consequences. Cover by Thomas Softley
The Man from Conant Gardens
You set the price! Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
“First of all, there are fifty-eight slaves on this plantation who are lighter than some of the whites in this room. These so-called ‘passers’ will be hated for being too ‘white’, or ridiculed by their own by not accepting their black partition. They can mingle among us or be stoned by us as well. When slavery ends, what do we do with these passers?” said Benjamin Godly in 1848 before the war.
Kill the dove!
Price: Free! Words: 168,490. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
A tale of the revolutionary 1960’s. No novel has covered these religious, political, imprisoned and sexual experiences. Follow the love and betrayals of three radical anti-war and feminist activists: Jared, Aaren, and Char. Share Jared’s experiences in federal prison as the impact of the Vietnam war, sexism and the failure of traditional moral and spiritual value systems play out in their lives.
The Emperor Germanicus
Series: Novelettes, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 10,010. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Germanicus was groomed to be the leader of the Roman Empire but he died young. Far in the future, Marcus Geni, like many others, believed Germanicus could have and should have become emperor. He believed it so strongly he stole a time machine and made it happen. Sort of. He inserted himself into Germanicus's timeline and made himself emperor, which wasn't quite the same thing.
Wessex Tales: "Crossing" (Story 31)
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Long ago, the ancient lady in the darkened bed had been the first white woman to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Or had she been the first to walk around it? Whatever the truth, that legend from her lifetime would soon die with her. Unconscious on her deathbed, scenes from her life run through her head while caregivers chatter around her. [1976]
For the Life of Thi Lin Klein
Price: Free! Words: 95,010. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
An Australian love/war story set during the last few weeks of Australia's part in the Vietnam War.
Guia de Leitura para o Livro 1 de "O Seculário de um Judeu Errante"
Price: Free! Words: 29,490. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Um Guia de Leitura para facilitar a compreensão das crónicas do Judeu Errante, sumariando através das Linhas do Tempo os acontecimentos mais relevantes dos diferentes períodos que cada livro abrange. Da mesma forma, a grande maioria dos personagens históricos que integram cada uma das épocas são também identificados, assim como as respetivas nomenclaturas e geografias de cada era.
Reading Companion to Book 1 of The Seculary of a Wandering Jew
Price: Free! Words: 41,330. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is a Guide to Book 1 of The Seculary of a Wandering Jew. It facilitates the reading by providing a general timeline of the epoch and provides in-depth information on the Characters, Geographies and Nomenclatures of the period.
Wessex Tales: "For Viviana's Wedding" (Story 16)
Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Viviana de Eskelling was the last in the family line of the Norman Schelins. Her family had held Okeford for 200 years. A single woman (a woman sole) was disadvantaged in law. So around 1287 Viviana married Bartholomew Turberville, taking Okeford into the Turberville estates. (Thomas Hardy tweaked 'Turberville' into 'D'Urberville'.) In Okeford, villagers prepare for their lady’s wedding.
Jewels of Historical Romance
Price: Free! Words: 55,310. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Have you ever longed to ask your favorite author which of her scenes she loves best? Now twelve internationally bestselling, award-winning historical romance authors, all Jewels, have selected their favorite scenes to share with you in this special volume.
Wessex Tales: "Schelin's Daughter" (Story 14)
Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The Norman knight Schelin (from whom the village of Shilling Okeford or Shillingstone takes its name) was awarded the manor of Okeford for his service to King William at the Battle of Hastings. Schelin holds the richest agricultural land in Dorset, but he still has a problem. His daughter would rather get herself to a nunnery than marry well. A Saxon wise woman’s potions are called for. (c.1085)
Wessex Tales: "Julia" (Story 11)
Price: Free! Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This story in the "Wessex Tales" collection—"Julia" (Story 11)—is sequel to "The Face in the Floor" (Story 10). It was Julia’s parents who commissioned their villa's magnificent mosaic floor in the previous tale; as a child, she watched the master-mosaicist lay it. As "Julia" begins, Julia is a young woman angry at life, angrier at expectations, and resisting marriage. (circa 335 CE)