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Steenbeschermster
Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: Dutch. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Tijdens het jaarlijkse ritueel voor de Cireara, beschermsters van de staande stenen, zal de grote zus van Sila een buitengewoon offer brengen. Als tijdens het ritueel een aanval van de geelharen plaatsvindt, komt de toekomst van Sila’s mensen en de staande stenen in groot gevaar.
The Hanging of Big Steve Long, a Western
Price: Free! Words: 16,340. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
This story is a fast moving western. A New York family named Hansom moves west by wagon train on the Oregon Trail. The wagon master turns out to be a gunfighter who falls in love with Carla Hansom.
Made In Heaven: A Birthrite Series Short
Series: The Birthrite. Price: Free! Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
In this short story/missing scene from Tiffany Apan's Descent, Reginald and Gail returned from that fateful night, a strange set of circumstances, and a world they never thought could exist. On Valentine's Day in 1932, Reginald takes her to The Florentine with plans for a marriage proposal when an encounter with Father Louis of St. Gregory the Great Church leaves a slight chill in the night air...
Badlands Bart, a Western
Price: Free! Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In this story Charlie Burton, a New York neighbor of the Hansoms, travels first to The Dakota Territory where he gets into trouble as “Badlands Bart” then moves on to join the Hansom family at Laramie, Wyoming Territory. He becomes a master of the quick draw after considerable practice.
The Revenant Detective, Volume 1: Deadly Role
Price: Free! Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
An assassin with a longbow is picking off men. Veterans. Men who served their country side by side. And now, one of them, a successful actor, finds himself in the crosshairs of the killer. Trying to stay alive becomes something more when his wife is taken. Now, a man used to playing roles for millions must take on a madman one-on-one, posing as any character necessary.
The Raven King (a poem from Godless I)
Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Raven King poem, is a prophetic tale from the Great War, inscribed on the Raven Stone, which comes into Elianna's possession in GODLESS I.
Weird Heroes, Book 1: Hairy Shanks
Price: Free! Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a worker is savagely attacked in the Thames section of the London Tunnel Authority, Charles St. Cyprian, in his role as Royal Occultist, is summoned. He, along with his apprentice Ebe Gallowglass, are no strangers to the unusual and terrifying, but find themselves tackling something neither expected. A phantom of such savage power that it absolutely in no way is or was ever human.
Quintus Saturnus The Time of Five Emperors
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Amidst the chaos of Rome's civil wars, Quintus Saturnus the mason works hard to produce busts for the Imperial Cult. But constant regime change makes getting paid difficult. Inspired by Robert Grave’s I Claudius and Gore Vidal’s Julian, this is an account of how one man negotiated the anarchy of 68-69AD - the Time of Five Emperors.
Pretender at the Gate
Price: Free! Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Captain Esmond Clyde-Dalton's adventure continues as he begins his search for a traitorous document linking many powerful Scottish nobles to the Jacobite cause. With James Stuart poised to cross to the Firth of Forth, will Clyde-Dalton be able to preserve the fragile Act of Union and save the woman he loves from unknown peril?
Scotch Rising
Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Scotch Rising follows the story of English soldier Esmond Clyde-Dalton as he investigates the murders of two men in the Highlands of Scotland in 1707. Along the way he will be joined by a colourful array of friends as he untangles a dangerous Jacobite plot.
A Stranger Comes to Town
Price: Free! Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
An aetheric chain-reaction sends a wave of death rolling around the world, warping living beings and aether-based technology alike. As infrastructure collapses, cities go hungry. When the Loyale traveling circus comes to Seppanen Town, all seems well until a ragged fugitive plunges into their camp and begs for sanctuary
The Augur
Price: Free! Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Nothing in Rome can be done without an augury. A magistrate is elected, a law is made, a marriage is arranged; the augur reads the signs in the heavens - the flight of birds, or the roar of thunder. It is, in many ways, a formality; but sometimes the gods seem to speak more directly, and a man's sanity could easily be threatened.
Woman's Work
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In 1920 Flagstaff, Josefina Paralelos is confronted with a dangerous intruder who learns too late the error of mistaking a woman's frailty for helplessness! This prequel to the novel Here Lies Buried offers a peek through the window of history and into the minds of a dynamic family.
Caledonii: Birth of a Celtic Nation. Druid & Iceni
Price: Free! Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
69AD, and the Romans have been lords of the southern part of Britain for over twenty years. Knowing their eyes are forever northward, the Brigante King Venutius decides to send two of his young sons north to safety. Sewell, a northern druid, must first locate the boys, then get them safe to his homeland in the Caledonii nation. It is a dangerous journey into hostile lands He cannot fail.
Lady Arabella
Price: Free! Words: 14,910. Language: British English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Dr.s William and Eloise Cairnby embark on an historical research visit to Bouchart abbey, hoping to uncover more of the truth behind its demise. Following a freak storm lasting two days, William ventures into the abbey and encounters Lady Arabella, who takes him somewhere he thought it was impossible to go. Can he survive the shock and fulfil Lady Arabella’s hopes for eternal rest?
Iphigenia
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Agamemnon, elected leader of the Greek expedition against Troy, must submit to an angry godess’s demand for human sacrifice or face rebellion from the assembled army.
Christmas Ghosts - a short story
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
After the end of World War One Margaret is finding Christmas hard - she has to do the work of two men on the family farm. Can the arrival of a stranger lend some Christmas cheer?
Phae and the Sun Chariot (Book 1 of the Phae Trilogy)
Price: Free! Words: 18,390. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Meet Phae, the son of Helios, God of the Sun. Join the godling on an epic adventure that will see readers gasp at the wonders of Helios' kingdom, all the way to the top of Mount Olympus to the dregs of the Underworld. Phae had crached the Sun Chariot and has to find a way to reverse his mistake. Before the world burns under the merciless wrath of the Sun.
Hathy l'éléphant
Series: Histoires courtes - Instants d'évasion, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: French. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
C'est un conte au parfum d'Angleterre victorienne et coloniale, et pourtant ce pourrait être une histoire à raconter dans le temps de Noël au cours de laquelle on fera des rencontres inattendues qui rappelleront des souvenirs à bon nombres d'entre nous.
Colonial Capers
You set the price! Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
In a darkened boathouse on the edge of Boston Harbor, Phineas Phillips and a small band of dissidents sit quietly watching two British ships that are at anchor along the Pearl Street Wharf. Soon a band of heathen Indians will board the two schooners and toss all the tea into the harbor. With advance knowledge of what may happen, Phineas and friends have a different plan in mind.