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If My Heart Could See You by Sherry Ewing
Price: Free! Words: 102,630. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
When you're enemies, does love have a fighting chance? Amiria of Berwyck vows to protect her people by pledging her oath of fealty to the very enemy who has laid siege to her home. Dristan, the Devil's Dragon of Blackmore, has a reputation to uphold as champion knight of his king. Lies, treachery, and deceit attempt to tear them apart, but only love will bring them together.
The Rescue - a Forest Lord Short Tale by Steven A. McKay
Price: Free! Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Adventure » Action
When a faithful friend goes missing from an English village it's up to an unlikely hero to find out what's happened in this action packed short story. “The Rescue” is part of the 100,000+ selling Forest Lord series. "Once again Steven A. McKay delivers a story that, although short, hits like an arrow in the guts." - Stuart S. Laing, author of Jezebel's Chains
An Unconventional Officer: Book 1 in the Peninsular War Saga by Lynn Bryant
Price: Free! Words: 183,900. Language: British English. Published: September 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency
A story of love, friendship and war, the novel follows Lieutenant Paul van Daan’s career in the 110th infantry from the bloody field of Assaye into Portugal and Spain as Sir Arthur Wellesley takes command of the Anglo-Portuguese forces against Napoleon. The first in a series following the lives and loves of the men and women of the most unorthodox regiment in Wellington’s army.
W.M. Thackeray's Vanity Fair, Abridged by Emma Laybourn
Price: Free! Words: 180,560. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Vanity Fair follows the fortunes of several families through the Battle of Waterloo and after. It is one of the great Victorian novels, full of life and interest; yet is nowadays little read because of its length. This abridged edition makes Thackeray's classic more approachable for today's reader.
The Home For Wayward Children by R. S. Oswald
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Religious(2.00 from 1 review)
After their mother abandons them, two sisters in the early 1900's struggle to get along with each other and with the world at large. Cover art by Gabriellyn Gidman.
The Triangle by Nakisanze Segawa
You set the price! Words: 86,000. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A gripping tale of intrigue and war in precolonial Africa. Two young people -- Kalinda, a page in the court of the King of Buganda; and Nagawa, one of the king's beautiful young wives -- are swept up in conflict as missionaries, rival tribes and soldiers of fortune vie for power in what is now Uganda. Meticulously researched, this historical novel describes a pivotal moment in African history.
Butcher and Bolt by Will Belford
Price: Free! Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
In Book Two of the Joe Dean series, Joe finds himself back in France with the Commandos, on a mission to bring Hauptsturmfuhrer Richter to England to face trial for war crimes. From the moment they hit the beach the mission goes to hell. Forced to improvise, Joe and the nascent French Resistance formulate a plan that will take him far from the coast of France and into more danger than ever.
The Siege of Conisbrough Castle by Bard of Burgh Conan
Price: Free! Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
In 1317, Eubulo le Strange abducted Lady Alice de Laci from Pontefract Castle. Her husband, the Earl of Lancaster, laid siege to Conisbrough Castle to get her back.
The Parchment Notebook by Jo Chumas
Price: Free! Words: 49,720. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Cairo, Egypt, 1919 Hezba, the rebellious seventeen-year-old daughter of the Sultan of Egypt, lives a life of luxury in a mansion overlooking the river Nile. Locked away in the harem, she has everything she wants, except the one thing that will keep her from madness; her freedom.
Forty Acres and a Mule by Darrel Bird
Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Josh Barnes has had most of his land stolen, and he marries a black girl just after the civil war. John Bertram is dead set on having the girl back on his farm. He takes her by force.
Living the Blues by Timothy Paterson
Price: Free! Words: 46,810. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mike Howard's greatest desire was to experience the thrill of performing in a Jazz band. He was very interested in the history of jazz, especially the jazz era of the 1930's. He never dreamed that he would get the chance to fulfill his f=dream. His life would never be the same.
Rose Capel's Sacrifice by Margaret S. Haycraft
Price: Free! Words: 43,560. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Rose and Maurice Capel find themselves living in poverty through no fault of their own, and their daughter Gwen is dangerously ill and in need of a doctor and medicine, which they cannot possibly afford. There seems to be only one option -- to offer their daughter to Maurice Capel's unmarried sister, Dorothy, living in the beautiful Welsh countryside, and be left with nothing more than memories.
El Joven Hitler final (La Mujer que corría entre las Ruinas de la Guerra) by Javier Cosnava
Series: HITLER SERIES. Price: Free! Words: 13,170. Language: Spanish. Published: July 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » War
Este libro cierra la saga de El Joven Hitler y La Segunda Guerra Mundial. Es la historia de Otto Weilern y la mujer que corría entre las ruinas de la guerra. Y en ella se entremezclan los personajes claves de la saga, desde Hitler a los grandes generales alemanes de la época.
A Prisoner's Dilemma by Matthew Karabache
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Desperate not to end up just like his father, a felon struggles with what may turn out to be the worst decision of his life. This story was my second round entry in NYC Midnight‘s 2017 Short Story Challenge. The writing prompts in my brief were: Historical Fiction | A Tunnel | A New Father.
The Girl and the Golden Mirror by Travis A. Chapman
Price: Free! Words: 30,800. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Lord Fallondon Breck is a young knight seeking for glory in the Kingdom of Heaven. His company of knights are finally stationed to the Syrian road and tasked with an vital mission: stop an unknown killer crucifying those traveling to Antioch. Yet before that, they must win over the reluctant people, their elder, and his beautiful daughter, all while facing the spiritual forces set against them.
Tchernaya Creek by Pemulwuy Weeatunga
Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: Australian English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
There is a tiny creek on Australia's east-coast Bruce Highway Queensland, called Tchernaya Creek, which is a Russian name. Research has the name coming from Russian immigrants escaping communism and building a new life in Central Queensland in the Colonial settlement era. This is the story of how Tchernaya Creek got its name.
My Selkie by Beth Camp
Price: Free! Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
Set in a small island in northern Scotland in the 1840s, this short fantasy tale introduces Maggie, a young woman who falls in love with a supernatural creature from the sea, and her brothers who make their living as fishermen.