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Kilmainham Dawn by Michele McGrath
Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: British English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
International award winning very short story West Cork Literary Festival 2008 Set in Ireland just after the Easter Rising in 1916. Grace marries her sweetheart in prison on the night he before he is due to be shot for his part in the uprising. The story of two brave people. The challenge was to write a short story in less than 300 words. "Written with quiet passion" - Fish Publishing 2008
Celeste Ng's Everything I Never Told You Summary & Analysis by Ant Hive Media
You set the price! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
This companion to Everything I Never Told You also includes the following: • Book Review • Story Setting Analysis • Story elements you may have missed as we decipher the novel • Details of Characters & Key Character Analysis • Summary of the text, with some analytical comments interspersed • Discussion & Analysis of Themes, Symbols… • And Much More!
Ship of Fools by Daniel Masterson
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
There's something wrong with the boy, and his father has a reputation to protect. Thankfully there's a place for people like him. The Ship of Fools is home to the madmen, the cast-offs of society, and the boy is alone with them now, abandoned by everyone. But perhaps a boy who sees things differently might just fit right in...
Wyrd by Daniel Masterson
Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A boy on a battlefield looks upon the face of another, and sees the impossibility of his life laid out before him, the insurmountable fate that stands in his way.
Unverletzt by Kara Allen
Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Irmgard and Horst escaped the chaos of post-WWI Germany to settle in the safety of a town on the other side of the world. In this award winning short story, they react to the news that Adolf Hitler has come to power in their beloved home country.
The Death of Helena by Steven Moore
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Imagine being dragged from your bed in the darkest, coldest hours of the night, and taken to a place you believed only existed in nightmares.
Incident at Diamond Springs by Kendall Hanson
Price: Free! Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
When his stagecoach is caught between an outlaw militia and a band of renegades, a veteran driver must figure out how to save his passengers and the lone survivor of a massacred way station.
Gideon's Way by Natalie Jayne
Series: Rivers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Two Square Books Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a brief glimpse into the world of Gideon Fletcher. He's a decent guy-- with a penchant for calamity. Life is just full of hiccups and never asks for Gideon's vote on anything. Neither does the sheriff. Or the judge. Or his court appointed guard, come to that.
The Love of Julius by JD Smith
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical
240 AD and Egypt is under Roman occupation. Two people meet on the banks of the Nile; two people who cannot be together. Meskenit is tormented by the act of others, whilst Julius must return home, to Syria. Can love cross the border from one country to another, and overcome the fate awaiting Meskenit? The Love of Julius is a short story.
The Middle of the Day by Heather King
Price: Free! Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Regency(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a short story with excerpts from other works by Heather King. Lottie Morgan loves all things Regency, but would she like to live in the early nineteenth century, married to a baron? A strange thing happens while she is visiting Berrington Hall; she finds herself confronting George, Lord Rodney and she is a newly-wed!
The Raven's Lady by Jude Knight
Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.50 from 4 reviews)
When Felix returns home in disguise after 13 years, he plans to catch a smuggler then take up his viscountcy. He does not expect the smuggler to be his childhood sweetheart.
Robber Crabs by Joan Druett
Price: Free! Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Wiki had been enjoying life in the East Indies and the South China Sea. He could speak the local language, so had sailed happily on coastwise craft in the company of Bugis rogues and pirates. But then George Rochester had arrived on the Potomac, and while it had been delightful to get together with his old college friend, it had also ruined Wiki’s current existence. Because of that twice-damned d
Yoikes by James Field
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
Alf and Bert, security, play with an experimental gadget that transports them back to the twelfth century. Frightened to tamper with history, they tread carefully–at first. Unable to withstand the challenge, they end in a tournament, fighting with knights, the threat to history forgotten…
Batu by Erich von Neff
Price: Free! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Batu is a short story about a Mongolian sheep herder who is drafted in the Soviet People’s Army. Batu and other Mongols fight under General Belov in the battles of Moscow and Kiev.
Over The Line by Keith R Parker
Price: Free! Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military(4.83 from 6 reviews)
A story of duty, chaos theory and brotherly love. On his final recon operation into Vietnam's Valley of Death, Ken Swallow learns more than he bargained for.
Two Psychics in a Typhus Epidemic by Kenny Jackson
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
“It was the year of our Lord 1837; the city was Philadelphia. I was a schoolmaster by trade, a psychic by hobby, and in bed by typhus.”
Chimehour (The Faire Curiosities #1) - SAMPLE by Caitlin E. Jones
Price: Free! Words: 11,420. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
SAMPLE of first chapters. A 1901 outbreak turns the Dublin population into a violent, undead hoard. Afterward, seer Stanley Brigham, and his companion, Vincent Cammish, are returned to the isle by a local spiritualist to investigate the outbreak’s cause and suspected magical mastermind. Armed with little and knowing less, they soon open up a world of old magic and dark forces.