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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.
At Odds with Destiny by Uvi Poznansky, Aaron Lazar, Christoph Fischer, Brandt Legg, AmalieJahn, Suzanne Jenkins, S. W. Vaughn, Janet Morris, P.C. Zick, & J.J. DiBenedetto
Price: Free! Words: 901,550. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » General
Bestselling, critically acclaimed, and notoriously creative authors from across the book continuum join forces to bring you At Odds with Destiny, everything you've wanted in a boxed set but thought you'd never find: full-length novels brimming with myth, fantasy, mystery, history, romance, drama, originality, heroism, and suspense.
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
Price: Free! 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.
Wind River by Connie Seibert & Sandy Maxwell
Price: Free! Words: 112,920. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Maxine Mayfield is young and beautiful and suddenly finds herself alone for the first time in her life. Now she is faced with the challenge of finding her only living relative, her brother, But when a stranger crosses her path, she is compelled to take on the added responsibility of another person as she starts her search. After all, how much trouble can a little, white-haired girl be?
Asesinato en Mauthausen by Javier Cosnava
Price: Free! Words: 117,110. Language: Spanish. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Un policial en la segunda guerra mundial. ¿QUIÉN ESTÁ ASESINANDO A LOS GUARDIAS DEL CAMPO DE CONCENTRACIÓN?, esa es la pregunta que deberán resolver los investigadores, los dos hermanos Weilern.
Deus Militis - Soldiers of God by Jonathan A Longmore
Price: Free! Words: 156,150. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
An English Knight, a Crusader who no longer believes in his holy war is forced to protect a faith he has questioned. Drawn into another war for his King, a war that could cost him everything, he fights to protect a Kingdom, and the woman he loves, a fight he cannot lose!
A Life Once Had by Patricia I. Smith
Price: Free! Words: 101,740. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » General
After losing his wife and daughter: oppressed by the political climate and worried he may be conscripted by the Nazis, Doctor Thomas Friedrich Schmidt enlists in the Wehrmacht Medical Corps at the start of World War II. His main focus in life is to care for the wounded troops, but is unable to come to terms with what is happening around him.
A New Beginning by Patricia I. Smith
Price: Free! Words: 166,240. Language: British English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
1946 brought about a new era. It was also the year the cold-war began. But there was another battle closer to home: the proposed Bill for a National Health Service. The Bill, when passed, would, for the first time, give free medical care to each and every man, woman and child in Britain.
Man of Many Waters by Richard T. Schrader
Series: The Saga of Fastillion Lemonde, Book 2. Price: Free! 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: 109,040. 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.
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.
Huckleberry Finn by Dave Mckay
Price: Free! Words: 110,640. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 13 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.
Seeking Absolution by Shalisse Lewis
Price: Free! 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
Price: Free! Words: 140,230. Language: Australian English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 11 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".
Blue by G Russell Peterman
You set the price! Words: 179,910. 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.
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.
Hidden Histories by Alexis Scott
You set the price! Words: 110,550. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
“Hidden Histories” is a family saga spanning almost eighty years and set in Ireland, Scotland and England. It is about the impact of political and historic forces on ordinary lives, the interdependence of past and present, exploring how identity is transmitted from one generation to the next. It is also a story of the separation of mothers from their children and of the bonds between them.