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Bridget's Story
Price: Free! Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
Bridget's Story is a novelette prequel to the Longshot Series of novels set in the 1860s Civil War United States. This book provides information and insight to the meeting and relationship of the series' main character, Rob Finn and his wife Bridget Murphy Riley.
7 Short Stories: From Petrograd to Rostov-on-Don
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
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.
The Legend of Cyclone Young
Price: Free! Words: 9,340. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Historical » USA
As long as baseball is played in Newcomerstown, Ohio, no one there will ever forget what happened on July 4, 1876.
Knit One
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Channelling Kate Logue
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.
Daughter of Sparta: Chapter Eight
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
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
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.
The Well
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1588, the Roanoke Colony (later known as the Lost Colony, as not a single colonist was found when revisited in 1590), an English settlement in present-day North Carolina, USA, is overrun by a Native American tribe. A male settler flees the onslaught. He avoids capture, yet gets trapped. A slow, agonizing death awaits, but then a sign of hope appears. Approx. 1600 words. Historical fiction.
Daugher of Sparta: Chapter Seven
Series: Daugher of Sparta. Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016 by Historic Heroines. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Coming of age
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 Seven, Gorgo reluctantly takes the foreign man, Perseus for a tour of Sparta that turns out to be more adventurous and revealing than she expected. Chapters One through Six are available for free.
The Dead London Chronicles: Vol I, June 2016
Price: Free! Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016 by Catherine Curzon. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Step back in time to 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 or rogues, royals and revelry.
In God We Trust
Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
(5.00 from 1 review)
How does a Civil War mother and her son keep their hope? How do they have faith while waiting for the man of the house to return? It is by placing their trust, just as the entire nation does, in God.