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The Book of Monsters
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by Inked Paws Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Horror » Occult
A monastery loses one of its brothers to a violent death. Screams are carried on the winds from towns, seemingly without reason. A lady knight carries the answers with her, but that doesn’t ensure that she will be believed. A prequel to The Goemul Book, this story begins to uncover the secrets of the book that Yena Lee inherits from her parents.
Simon Pure
Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young man escapes a life of crime to journey out west and start a new life under an assumed identity.
Eldridge House Disappearances
Price: Free! Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Owned by Shalor Eldridge, lives were lost when Missouri Border Ruffians destroyed the hotel with a canon on May 21, 1856. More citizens died when Quantrill burned the hotel to the ground in 1863. It is no secret that forlorn ghosts of the dearly departed haunt the rooms of the famous Lawrence hotel. This tale brings to light the origin of the most famous ghost story surrounding the Eldridge Hotel.
The Man Who Tamed Lawrence
Price: Free! Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Man Who Tamed Lawrence is an historical fiction tale about a remarkable, Negro police detective who rose to prominence a Lawrence, Kansas in spite of a climate of widespread discrimination and segregation.
The Tea Master
Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The story of a warlord and his tea master in a handful of tea ceremonies. Toyotomi Hideyoshi rises from a servant to become the master of Japan, and acquires, among other possessions, the tea master and sage Rikyu who served Hideyoshi's former master Oda. Rikyu tries to teach Hideyoshi the Zen way, but will he succeed?
Mi Mesías: Libro I
Price: Free! Words: 16,500. Language: Spanish. Published: February 23, 2015 by J.J. Villarreal. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
*Primer libro de dos*. Benjamín es un joven pastor en Belén de Judea cuya vida cambia para siempre una noche en la que el cielo se ilumina y los ángeles anuncian la venida del Mesías. Pero aunque Benjamín está emocionado por la venida del Cristo... Yeshúa no es mas que un bebé. Lentamente, Y así su vida comienza a dar en espiral hacia abajo... ¿Habrá algo, o algo que lo pueda redimir?
Land of the Fathers
Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Circumstances brought them to England. A small farming community brought them peace. A deep sense of longing and purpose gave them reason to stay. Home can be anywhere you find love, so they say. Roots dig deep when you belong.
Fool's Gold
Price: Free! Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
In this thrilling tale from yesteryear, Coyote Cal and Big Yap encounter their most challenging adversary yet: a Portuguese wizard able to change his shape at will. Our heroes will have to rely on their wits, skills, and loads of hot lead if they hope to foil this shape-shifter's evil schemes before he ends them, once and for all. Short Story - Weird Western / Humor
Stone Guardian
Price: Free! Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
During the yearly ritual for the Cireara, protectors of the standing stones, Sila’s big sister will make an extraordinary sacrifice. When during the ritual the yellow haired men attack, the future of Sila’s people and of the standing stones is seriously jeopardized. The story is inspired by the Avebury stone circle and the West Kennet Long Barrow burial mound.
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: 14,640. 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.
עתליה בת איזבל /נובלה דרמתית
Price: Free! Words: 18,550. Language: Hebrew. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
עתליה תופסת את הכתר בממלכת יהודה לאחר שבנה – המלך אחזיה- נהרג בקרב עם המורד יהוא, בעת שביקר אצל מלך ישראל ביזרעאל. עתליה היא עובדת אלילי הבעל והאשרה- כמו אמהּ איזבל. היא רוצחת את כל הזכרים משושלת בית דוד- ובעורמתה עדיין מניחה לעובדי אדונָי בירושלים להמשיך בקיום מצוות התורה. כל זאת- למרות התנגדותם לעריצותה ולתרבותה. עתליה נופלת מחמת .טירוּפה: היא דורשת לאמץ ילד שנראה לה בחלומה ..פורץ נגדה מרד
Rewind Rewrite
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In a secret and ancient chamber beneath the Vatican, a mercenary is commissioned to capture and bring back the truth. He soon learns that, when reliving old stories, there’s no safety in numbers. Rewind Rewrite is a new short story by Brighton-based writer, Justin McKeating.
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.
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.
The Writer - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In Ancient Rome, a young writer decides to publish a story that will change the world.
Golem
Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » General
Amid the horrors of a Nazi concentration camp, a prisoner evokes the memory of Golem.
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