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The Rescue - a Forest Lord Short Tale by Steven A. McKay
Price: Free! Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Adventure » Action
When a faithful friend goes missing from an English village it's up to an unlikely hero to find out what's happened in this action packed short story. “The Rescue” is part of the 100,000+ selling Forest Lord series. "Once again Steven A. McKay delivers a story that, although short, hits like an arrow in the guts." - Stuart S. Laing, author of Jezebel's Chains
The Home For Wayward Children by R. S. Oswald
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Religious(2.00 from 1 review)
After their mother abandons them, two sisters in the early 1900's struggle to get along with each other and with the world at large. Cover art by Gabriellyn Gidman.
The Siege of Conisbrough Castle by Bard of Burgh Conan
Price: Free! Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
In 1317, Eubulo le Strange abducted Lady Alice de Laci from Pontefract Castle. Her husband, the Earl of Lancaster, laid siege to Conisbrough Castle to get her back.
Forty Acres and a Mule by Darrel Bird
Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Josh Barnes has had most of his land stolen, and he marries a black girl just after the civil war. John Bertram is dead set on having the girl back on his farm. He takes her by force.
El Joven Hitler final (La Mujer que corría entre las Ruinas de la Guerra) by Javier Cosnava
Series: HITLER SERIES. Price: Free! Words: 13,170. Language: Spanish. Published: July 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » War
Este libro cierra la saga de El Joven Hitler y La Segunda Guerra Mundial. Es la historia de Otto Weilern y la mujer que corría entre las ruinas de la guerra. Y en ella se entremezclan los personajes claves de la saga, desde Hitler a los grandes generales alemanes de la época.
A Prisoner's Dilemma by Matthew Karabache
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Desperate not to end up just like his father, a felon struggles with what may turn out to be the worst decision of his life. This story was my second round entry in NYC Midnight‘s 2017 Short Story Challenge. The writing prompts in my brief were: Historical Fiction | A Tunnel | A New Father.
Tchernaya Creek by Pemulwuy Weeatunga
Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: Australian English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
There is a tiny creek on Australia's east-coast Bruce Highway Queensland, called Tchernaya Creek, which is a Russian name. Research has the name coming from Russian immigrants escaping communism and building a new life in Central Queensland in the Colonial settlement era. This is the story of how Tchernaya Creek got its name.
My Selkie by Beth Camp
Price: Free! Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
Set in a small island in northern Scotland in the 1840s, this short fantasy tale introduces Maggie, a young woman who falls in love with a supernatural creature from the sea, and her brothers who make their living as fishermen.
Getting Rid of Swilling's Mills by Bill Russo
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
Swilling’s Mills was one of hundreds of tiny communities sprouting up in the scorched soil of the American West in the late 1800s. Most of those rowdy, untamed towns died off quickly. “Jumpin’ Jehoshaphat, the name of this village should be tarred, feathered, and run out of town on the back of a mule,” said Grover Jeffries, the owner of the mercantile store.
Daughters of Ishmael by Annaliese Lemmon
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The five daughters of Ishmael don’t get together very often with the feud between Laman and Nephi worsening after the death of Lehi. But as they gather around the fireside, Adah, Nephi’s wife, is upset. Mahalath, Laman’s wife, wants to help, but she will have to choose her sister or her husband. A 759 word flash fiction
Seeds of War (the Lilboox Mahabharata Vol. 1) by Somdip Datta
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 by Thomas Wood
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 by Rose Servitova
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 by Suzy Stewart Dubot
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 by Bill Russo
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 by Samaka
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 by Roderick Gladwish
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.