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Dracula 1912 by Joseph Rubas
Price: Free! Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In this sequel to Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Dr. Van Helsing and co. chase a newly resurrected Count Dracula onboard the RMS Titanic.
7 Short Stories: From Petrograd to Rostov-on-Don by Karlis Kadegis
Price: Free! Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » General
7 short stories that are connected by a train riding from Petrograd to Rostov-on-Don on March 14, 1918. While essentially separate entries, these stories hint at how a single event, no matter how mundane, can intertwine different people's lives.
The Warning Bell by JT Arant
You set the price! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » General
The Warning Bell is a piece of Historical Mashup Fiction, an historical "What if?", taking a true event in Chinese history and infusing it with zombies. Set during the tumultuous Taiping Rebellion, it is a short story about love and regret ... and zombies.
Written on Oak by Ulf Wolf
You set the price! Words: 60,380. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
He spotted an ancient carving in an even more ancient country oak: LOVE THYSELF LAST it said. Curious about the meaning, and who would have carved this, he sets out to unravel a history of the gravest betrayal and the highest conceivable price for atonement and forgiveness.
Knit One by Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Tales of Two Cities Press is based on the two cities where I have spent most of my life — London and Paris. The association of the two cities brought to mind that Dickensian tale of the French revolution. Hence, you will find my own interpretation in the following short story. Madame Defarge leads a relentless combat against French aristocrats and then takes pleasure in seeing them die...
Mr. Meek For President by Mario V. Farina
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Mr. Meek, age 83, was so disappointed with the calibre of the choices for President that he posted in this Facebook page that he could do better. Someone suggest he run. And he did! This book tells what happened when he attempted to win the Presidency. You also learn whether he became president.
A Clean Sweep by Maxwell Grantly
Price: Free! Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Historical » General
Isaac (a sweep) lived an awful life but he found comfort in a secret letter, telling him that all would end well. His life changed dramatically after stealing a cigar box.
The Christmas Penny by Maxwell Grantly
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Two hungry street urchins discover a shining penny, laying in the snow one Christmas. How do they spend this resulting treasure?
The Boy With the Clockwork Heart by Maxwell Grantly
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Edward once worked in a cotton mill, until he slipped and fell into the machinery. This story tells the tale of how he received a clockwork heart and how he met the Shadow three times.
Daugher of Sparta: Chapter Nine by Kristen LePine
Series: Daugher of Sparta. Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2016 by Historic Heroines. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Set in ancient Greece, DAUGHTER OF SPARTA: CHAPTER NINE follows Gorgo, the real daughter of King Cleomenes I of Sparta, and the events leading up to the Ionian Revolt. In Chapter Nine, Gorgo talks to Phoebe, a priestess at Artemis Orthia, about her mysterious Medusa dream.
The Dead London Chronicles: Vol II, July 2016 by Catherine Curzon & Willow Winsham
Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016 by Catherine Curzon. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Step back in time for volume II of an 18th century world where highwaymen roamed the roads, artists faded in obscure unhappiness, silk-clad poodles held London society enraptured and viscounts couldn't feel their own thumbs. Here be monsters, magic and lonely doctors with a penchant for the work of the old masters, not to mention a cavalcade of rogues, royals and revelry.
Великий капитан by John Regan
Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: Russian. Published: July 19, 2016 by Boris Seaweed. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Приближается 500-летний юбилей кругосветной экспедиции Фернана Магеллана. Автор предоставляет читателям возможность оценить величие и рискованность этого предприятия. Перед нами развертываются драматические события, но они не могут сломить волю великого капитана. Повествование построено на дневнике секретаря Магеллана, Антонио Пигафетты. Данная публикация является переводом гл.2 книги Джона Ригана
EL Joven Hitler 5 (La Segunda Guerra Mundial, Año 1939) by Javier Cosnava
Series: HITLER SERIES, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 76,570. Language: Spanish. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
La ficción histórica que nos muestra no solo las batallas sino la vida privada de Hitler y de sus generales o las luchas de poder dentro del propio partido nazi.
Channelling Kate Logue by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Kate Logue, the most unusual young lady who the uber-surrealist Andre' Breton met in Derry/Londonderry in 1923, is the featured guest in this psecret psociety pshort pstory. Approx. 1100 words. If this were a movie it would probably be rated G.
Hatred & Integrity: Two Short Tales of Historical Fiction by Rich DiSilvio
Price: Free! Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Hatred & Integrity presents two gripping character portraits, pitting Hitler’s hatred in the first tale against the integrity of Roosevelt and Churchill in the second. As real life characters of history engage in actual and fictional events their fictional dialogue is infused with excerpts of quotes for authenticity, while the topics range from art & music to politics, religion and warfare.
Daughter of Sparta: Chapter Eight by Kristen LePine
Series: Daugher of Sparta. Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016 by Historic Heroines. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Set in ancient Greece, Daughter of Sparta follows Gorgo, the real daughter of King Cleomenes of Sparta and the events leading up to the Ionian Revolt. In Chapter Eight, Gorgo takes Perseus to the Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia to witness the gruesome cheese competition. Chapters One through Seven are available for free.
Joseph Herbert Kirkby – Battle of the Somme - 10th July 1916 by Joanne Surridge
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
After the battles in France, Lil is one of millions of women left trying to keep her home and family together. With eight children, and the War Office dragging their feet, she needs to think of something quickly. What further sacrifices will she need to make?
26 Miles by Emmanuel Obi, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The day after the Boston Marathon Bombing in 2013 I felt compelled to write a short story, but I never released it. Now I am. There is no political agenda, it is not based on a true story, it is just a story.
Los mexicanos del escuadrón 201 by Javier Cosnava
Price: Free! Words: 23,760. Language: Spanish. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
La primera novela de la saga de "Latinoamericanos en la Segunda Guerra Mundial". LATINOAMERICANOS EN LA SEGUNDA GUERRA MUNDIAL (Novelas cortas protagonizadas por Otto Weilern que desvelan la historia de los latinoamericanos que combatieron en la guerra mundial)