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Eighth Wonder: The Thomas Bethune Story by A.M. Cal
You set the price! Words: 120,610. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
It's 1852. A slave born blind, feeble, and left for dead, begins playing Mozart at the age of three. Known throughout the world as Blind Tom, the odd, musical slave and the master who saved him, are caught between forces determined to tear them apart.
Enoch's Folly by Giovanni Torre
Price: Free! Words: 112,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime(4.50 from 2 reviews)
“You know what the old timers say about Comely? They say the Devil is afraid of him.” Aldous Comely; entrepreneur, philanthropist, bon vivant, crime lord. He has his finger on every conceivable pulse, but his grip is starting to slip. Chance encounters and unexpected friendships force him to remember what it's like to be a human being - at the worst possible time: An old enemy is back in town.
Shadow of Hope by Elsye Harwood
Price: Free! Words: 110,190. Language: British English. Published: August 3, 2015 by Lillian White Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A simple shepherd in ancient Greece, Cimon struggles to deal with the aftermath of being torn from his home and wife by a wandering Rabisu. As he changes in ways he could never have imagined, it seems that the gods may not have finished with him yet. Might there be a chance for him to regain his former life and love, a shadow of hope?
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.
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.
Vengeance & Remission by Amalia Angellinni
Price: Free! Words: 205,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It is a story about a Roman soldier, Marcus Lucius, son of the great warrior Maximus, who protects his friends (Appius, Octavian) and falls in love in Julia Fabia, while he is on the way to revenge his killed wife, Decima. It's a story with many risky actions, intrigues and it's about friendship, loyalty and of course love. It's set in the times of the emperor Hadrian.
Vienna by Sarah Parker
You set the price! Words: 191,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Vienna was only a child of nine when she decided to pursue theater only to find that the cast were men only. See to it as she discover the meaning of love, friendship and family with the help of the dashing actor Alana and slaveboy Samuel.
Etruscan Blood by AM Kirkby
Price: Free! Words: 308,030. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
A boy slave who becomes general and then a king. A princess who leaves home with her husband to win a new city and found her own dynasty. The rule of the Etruscan kings of Rome. War and politics, vengeful gods and vindictive ghosts, passion and hatred, and above all, blood.
The Lost Journals of William Tanner by Alan Donald
You set the price! Words: 134,590. Language: British English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
William Tanner might have been the greatest scientist of the Nineteen Century -- if only he had spent less time dodging jealous husbands and pistol-wielding deceived lovers. Join his romp through the laboratories, bedrooms and bordellos of Victorian England. And on the way meet John Dalton, Albert Einstein, Charles Dickens, Sam Clemens, Charles Babbage and (pistol-packing) Ada Lovelace.
Blessed Are The Solomons by Githara Kimani
Price: Free! Words: 125,160. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The enmity between the Gatuas and the Solomons begins the minute their progenitors meet at the farm of Major Ainsburry, a white man, long before the Mau Mau war, but for decades, tied together by a fate wrought in the deadly crucible of colonialism their destinies keep colliding as the Gatuas struggle against domination by the Solomons and the Solomons fight to retain their eminent social potion.
Man Among Myrmidons by Richard T. Schrader
Series: The Saga of Fastillion Lemonde, Book 3. You set the price! Words: 100,410. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
In this third book, Fastillion becomes a man of his community, husband to his childhood sweetheart, and awakened to the powerful legacy of his psionic Atlantian mother. Also aware of the higher world filled with petty gods and epically powerful spirit beings, Fastillion is determined not to be a pawn in their games upon mortals. Here is the conclusion of his life in the West and his Windigo war.
Man of Many Waters by Richard T. Schrader
Series: The Saga of Fastillion Lemonde, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 124,340. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
In this second book, Fastillion undergoes his native ceremony of manhood where spirit guides reveal to him his true parentage from a lost Norse explorer beloved by Thor and Odin and his psionic warrior-general mother from the fallen remnants of the great Atlantian civilization. When his father finds himself a prisoner of the Amazonian heroines, he must adapt to a mad world of vampires and worse.
Indebted by Natalie Jayne
Series: Rivers, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 108,570. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Two Square Books Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 2 reviews)
2 hired thugs, 1 sheriff, 2 unlikely friends, 1 court appointed nuisance-- what could possibly go wrong? This humorous adventure is about the bonds between brothers-- even unintentional ones-- & the many hiccups of life. INDEBTED is a 'clean' read. Except for Gideon, who can ruin a new set of clothes in 3 sec. flat, pinch the blue ribbon prize & still skid calamitously into town by supper.
Huckleberry Finn by Dave Mckay
Series: Easy English Books. Price: Free! Words: 110,640. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 14 reviews)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first printed in 1884, eight years after Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It starts up where the other story finished, and the two books together are believed to be the best that Mark Twain ever wrote. Huck travels down the Mississippi on a raft, facing many dangers on the way, and learning about life and what it means to be a friend.
Hawk Banks - Founding Texas by D. Allen Henry
Price: Free! Words: 119,020. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Action(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Revised Edition. Pairing up with Texas frontiersman Hank MacElrae, the inimitable Bostonian Hawk Banks sets off in quest of adventure on the Plains of Texas. A distinctly incompatible pair, the two manage to make their unlikely friendship work and, enduring all manner of unlikely events, they succeed in finding their way into the heart of Texas, becoming founding fathers of a new nation.
Seeking Absolution by Shalisse Lewis
You set the price! Words: 217,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Seeking Absolution is a sweeping Twelfth Century tale. When Prince Richard and Lady Anne fall in love, they both assume there can never be a match between them. Still, Richard pursues Anne as if she were the Holy Grail. Richard’s rival, King Philip finds that he too has feelings for the lovely and intelligent Anne—but does he love her only because Richard does?
The Lamp of Darkness (The Age of Prophecy series Book 1) by Dave Mason & Mike Feuer
Price: Free! Words: 105,620. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Dave Mason. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Age of Prophecy series transports you back 3000 years, to the epic battle between the Israelite Kings & Prophets. Lev, an orphaned shepherd boy, begins a journey of discovery when he’s hired to play as a musician before the prophets. He soon learns that his father’s knife holds a deadly secret about his hidden past. Lev fights to unearth his true self while the clouds of war gather around him.
A Tale of Two Cities by Dave Mckay
Series: Easy English Books. Price: Free! Words: 140,230. Language: Australian English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 12 reviews)
"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens, is part of a special reading program devised by journalist Dave McKay. The program paraphrases classic novels, primarily targeting people who are learning English as a second language. It enables older students to read classic novels despite having a very limited reading vocabulary. 1700 different English words are used in "A Tale of Two Cities".
The Atlantean King's Quest by Peter Butterworth
You set the price! Words: 108,420. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Cadiz, an Atlantean King in Iberia, meets Otonia the daughter of Erechtheus king of Athens. They fall in love but Erechtheus has other plans & sends Cadiz on a quest in which he probably won't survive. He must spy on the ultra-paranoid Assyrians about their new weapons; the war chariot & the composite bow. He's kidnapped. Yet with a spy, Hercules & friends he escapes. In time to battle Athenians.
Hell Has Its Demons by Mark Lord
Series: A Jake Savage Adventure. Price: Free! Words: 101,830. Language: British English. Published: January 22, 2014 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
What if the demons portrayed in the Middle Ages were real and could be conjured by necromancers? And what if those seeking power decided to use demons to get what they wanted? In Hell has its Demons a plot unfolds to use demons to take the ultimate prize of all – the crown of Edward III, King of England.