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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.
Old Balmain House Book Series by Graham Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 180,870. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Two courageous Sydney families sit at the centre of this story. Linking them is a small girl Sophie who vanished 100 years ago. It is a story of people's ordinary lives, how they are touched and shaped by tragedy and yet rise above adversity. Mostly set around the beautiful inner city suburb of Balmain and an old house there, parts of the story traverse the remote Australian outback
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.
Swept Away (The Swept Away Saga, Book One) by Kamery Solomon
Series: The Swept Away Saga. Price: Free! Words: 121,150. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(4.00 from 1 review)
Dead men tell no tales.... When Samantha Greene is accidentally transported hundreds of years back in time, she finds herself in the middle of an adventure that's changed the course of history. Pirates, buried treasure, secret societies, mutiny, and love await her on her journey. Will she ever make it back to her own time? Perhaps the real question is this; will she want to?
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.
El Joven Hitler 7 (Asesinato en Mauthausen) by Javier Cosnava
Series: HITLER SERIES, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 118,390. Language: Spanish. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Esta novela comienza su trama justo al acabar la última escena de LA SEGUNDA GUERRA MUNDIAL, LA NOVELA (Saga Joven Hitler 6). Policial protagonizado por Otto Weilern, personaje clave también en las saga de "El Joven Hitler"
Spake As a Dragon by Larry Hunt
Price: Free! Words: 148,350. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Follow the adventures of the Scarburgs through the Civil War as they struggle to save their beloved plantation ‘Scarlett,’ overcome the fears of battle and withstand the hardships of prison life at the hands of the Yankees while constantly trying to decipher the code from the past. Does the code tell of treasury or is it a message of dire warning.
The Peking Incident by Philip Bosshardt
Price: Free! Words: 395,510. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In late 1950, America faces disaster in Korea. MacArthur is furious and wants to extend the conflict. He approves a secret effort to divert five atom bombs, intended for a Pacific test, into the theater, to break the Chinese juggernaut. Army investigator Lyle Kitchens discovers the plot. Only Kitchens can stop it…time is running out, world war looms and his greatest adversary isn’t China.
The Eyeball Conspiracy by Philip Bosshardt
Price: Free! Words: 358,180. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In October 1962, the U.S. forced Khrushchev to remove missiles from Cuba. But two warheads are missing. Castro is unhappy and has ordered a Cuban special ops unit to grab two warheads and smuggle them into the U.S. Now two American cities are threatened. Khrushchev offers help and Kennedy has to accept. A combined team, FBI and KGB, work together to find the warheads…before it is too late.
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(4.93 from 15 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.
Final Victory by Philip Bosshardt
Price: Free! Words: 251,570. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(4.00 from 1 review)
In August 1945, the U.S. used two atomic bombs against Japan. A third bomb was also built. What if a special ops team from Japan had managed to steal the third bomb? The Imperial Japanese plan for Final Victory ranges from Tokyo to Tinian Island, from Las Alamos to a stolen B-29 headed toward San Francisco. Only Army counter-intelligence agent Colonel Wade Brogan can stop this plan.
Push Not the River (The Poland Trilogy, Book 1) by James Conroyd Martin
Series: The Poland Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 174,580. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Coming of age
PUSH NOT THE RIVER is based on the true eighteenth century diary of Anna Maria Berezowska, a Polish countess who lived through the rise and fall of the historic Third of May Constitution. Vivid, romantic, and thrillingly paced, it paints the emotional and unforgettable story of the metamorphosis of a nation--and of a proud and resilient young woman.
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(4.87 from 15 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".
Blessings From A Tree by JM Kerr
Price: Free! Words: 118,500. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
As Jenny Macrae returns to the farmhouse from a secret rendezvous she suddenly realizes the kerchief with her name embroidered upon it is missing. If the lost article is found by the slave catcher it will certainly expose her secret, revealing her crime. It will also bring to light her family’s differing beliefs in slavery, further dividing the close-knit family as the calls for war grow louder.
Blue by G Russell Peterman
You set the price! Words: 178,110. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
"Blue" is a crime, romance, chase, story set in southeast Missouri near the end of its swamp era during the summer of 1899. The Boss plans a swindle and wants Blue. She has lost her ability to speak after seeing her father killed. April is taken with Mark. Attempts at killing Mark and kidnapping Blue fail. They flee through Mississippi, Scott, Cape Girardeau, and Bollinger Counties.
Undeniable - Book One: The Oregon Trail Series by Laura Stapleton
Series: The Oregon Trail, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,170. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The first in an epic series of three sections of the Oregon Trail and the three love stories begin here. Beth Ann Roberts expected to live out her life as her sister Lizzy, married to Daggart Bartlett. When Daggart sells the farm to join the Gold Rush, Beth must go with him, never expecting how much her life will change.