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Seeds of War (the Lilboox Mahabharata Vol. 1)
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017 by Lilboox. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The graphic novel adaptation of the epic Mahabharata is enriched with vivid characters and colorful maps. This volume covers the origin of the Kuru and Panchala kingdoms, the early history of the Kuru Kings, and the inspiring story of the river’s son. In Kuru the rivalry between cousins takes an ugly turn, while in Panchala an enraged King seeks vengeance.
The Silent Invader
Price: Free! Words: 8,500. Language: British English. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
Responsible for the lives of thirty elite soldiers in the back of his aircraft, a member of Britain's Glider Pilot Regiment has a huge weight upon his shoulders. Plummeting to the ground at over one hundred miles an hour, he struggles not only with the responsibility of lives, but also with the enormity of the objective set before him.
Short Story - The Love Letter of Mary Bennet
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Mary Bennet of Pride & Prejudice may have been an overlooked and misunderstood character. Could it have been that she was private, spiritual, nature-loving, witty and passionate? In this short story - The Love Letter of Mary Bennet, we see a very different side to this character and get to see her depth and strength in a whole new light.
The Visit
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
An unexpected visit doesn't mean it was appreciated. This is a story based on a real milk jug which was given as a wedding present in 1909. The names have been changed to protect the innocent, Irene.
The Life and Death of Blinstrubs
Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
The life and times of one of America's most successful nightclubs - Blinstrub's Village. Follow the story of the venue and its glittering stars from the beginning right through to the tragic and needless end. Bill Russo draws the tale from his memories as a student in Boston's Kenmore Square in the 1960s as well as from a personal relationship to one of the key players in the club's orchestra.
The Ninth Vishnu
Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A rich South-Indian boy, Anandatirtha, a perfect History-Geek, finds something fishy about the ninth avatar of Vishnu and starts researching... A young man invades his house and throws him out of his own city. The young man is on a deadly mission... Can Anandatirtha Stop Him?, Will he?
Blood Trust
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1920s London there is a secret in an East End convent and novice nun Mary is going to find out what it is. If only the continual praying would stop driving nails into her head.
Soul Price
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In 1920's London Victoria's hedonistic lifestyle has caught up with her in more ways than one. Lives will be lost, souls destroyed and surviving maybe the worst things she's ever done.
The Sky Fell on Alabama
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
A graphic photo of an injured woman compelled me to research the picture and discover the back-story of the most unique person in the entire history of he world. Read on to get 'the rest of the story'.
Something Scary
Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In this brief flash fiction drama that takes place in the Old South shortly before the American civil war, two young men decide to meet upon the proverbial “field of honor” to settle their differences regarding the love of a woman.
The Russian Nurse
Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Historical » General
In the tale's 1st pg. Violetta, a Russian Nurse, runs into a friend who says: “Life has lost its meaning for me. I'm going in this drugstore to buy sleeping pills to kill myself.” “What? You're going to kill yourself?” Violetta asks. “Yes, life has no value for me.” “Well, in that case, why not kill yourself like we do in Russia?” “How do you do it in Russia?" -Read & see the Russian way to do it.
Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Once established in Britain, the Romans set about making bricks for buildings. Antonius works in just such a place, which can be grueling because of the heat of the furnace. He resents his boss taking afternoons off when he should be working...
Manchaug - Love and Loss during King Philip's War
Price: Free! Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Sutton, Massachusetts. 1675 Many reverends are preaching from the pulpit that the natives must be driven out. That the fertile lands of the new world are intended by God Himself for the newcomers who swarm in ever-increasing numbers from England. Prudence isn't so sure about that. She and her father have been traveling the quiet pathways of central Massachusetts for years now, spreading the good
Bernadette: A Historical Horror Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017 by Darkwater Syndicate, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Amid crusades and inquisitions, a medieval Spanish priest makes a devil’s bargain to save his niece’s life and unleashes a horror into the world. A short story from "Shadows And Teeth, Volume Three."
Hidden Spring: A Novella
Price: Free! Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Susannah Brown, a young widow in 1890's Arizona Territory, is trying to survive. Will she accept the help of the silent, brooding stranger who arrives on her doorstep?
Withering Away at the Homestead
Price: Free! Words: 14,680. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
How do you keep yourself occupied when even in old age, you’re spry and healthy? Adrian finds out the hard way when the family decides to move, without him! Now living in a retirement home, he finds ways to busy himself, and discovers that his help is not wanted.
The Princess's Spirit Trilogy #3: The 2010s Culture Wars Trap
Price: Free! Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Historical » General
In this finale, Angelle continues to pursue her dream to become Cultural Royalty of Pacificland, while also trying to make her world a better place for all, in the name of the Princess’s Spirit. Similar to the situation in many other countries, the 2010s are a divisive time in Pacificland, and those who want their message heard have to navigate wisely and strategically.
The Princess's Spirit Trilogy #2: Unity in Liberty
Price: Free! Words: 18,950. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
In this sequel, Angelle continues to pursue her dream to become Cultural Royalty of Pacificland, while also trying to make her world a better place for all, in the name of the Princess’s Spirit. However, the challenges are more than what she could ever imagine.
The Shroud of Edessa: the Secret of Mary Magdalene
Price: Free! Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Religious
A year after her husband’s horrific death, Mary Magdalene must return to a Jerusalem on the verge of a rebellion. Judea is torn between religious fundamentalist and the soldiers of a brutal occupation. In her husband’s tomb she finds a mystery that she cannot destroy. To protect a secret she cannot understand she must risk everything she loves.
Welcome to Dumbbells Anonymous
Price: Free! Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Harriet Wilson is giving a first class in English to the newly formed organization, "DA, Dumbbells Anonymous." She is giving instructions on the correct ways to express the past tense for the words see, do, and come, as well as other topics in English. A student asks an important question near the end of the session. The answer may be important to you too.