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Hickory Hill by Sherrie Hill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,720. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Since it was built, many people have come and gone through the gates of Hickory Hill, but if they were people of color they usually left in chains to be sold into slavery in Kentucky, or traded out as payment of debts. A well trained slave was as good as cash, sometimes better. It was a way of life that didn’t die easily.
Tangwstyl by Mansel Jones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 155,450. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015 by Goylake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Tangwstyl - A Medieval Mystery. From The Kenfig Society…Tangwstyl is…a riveting story…moves along at a terrific pace…holds your interest from start to end and is a real page turner…offers a vivid insight into what it must have been like to live in Kenfig all that long time ago.
Child Unknown : Old Balmain House Books 2 & 3 by Graham Wilson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,030. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Inspirational(5.00 from 1 review)
Who is Catherine's father? She needs to know! Her mother was raped by three men 20 years ago, one is dead, one a murderer, the third insane. Knowing may save her critically ill daughter who needs a bone marrow donor. Hidden in the shadows is another unknown child who lived many years ago, friend to Catherine and her mother in a time of vital need. Who is this child and can she help now?
Old Balmain House Book Series by Graham Wilson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 180,870. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Two courageous Sydney families sit at the centre of this story. Linking them is a small girl Sophie who vanished 100 years ago. It is a story of people's ordinary lives, how they are touched and shaped by tragedy and yet rise above adversity. Mostly set around the beautiful inner city suburb of Balmain and an old house there, parts of the story traverse the remote Australian outback
Settling the Account (Promises to Keep: Book 3) by Shayne Parkinson
Series: Promises To Keep, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 218,540. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(4.90 from 70 reviews)
Amy watches in growing fear the worsening confrontation between her husband and her son, until she realises that only one of them can survive it. How long can she keep them apart? The final volume in "Promises to Keep". It follows directly on from Book Two, "Mud and Gold".
Charlie Smithers: Adventures Downunder by C W Lovatt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,560. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015 by Wild Wolf Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Adventure » General
Whether it’s because of his gift of the ‘sight,’ inherited from his dour old Hebridean mum, or simply a sorely battered noggin (a result of his master’s appalling aim) the Australias hold one of Charlie Smithers’ most intriguing adventures to date. Pirates, great white sharks, mermaids, scorching deserts, cannibals and a small army of sadistic bushrangers are only part of the story.
A Second Chance by Shayne Parkinson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 167,880. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » General(4.89 from 56 reviews)
Amy uses the second chance she had hardly dared dream of to make up for the wasted years. But a familiar face from long ago makes an unwelcome reappearance, threatening her new-found happiness. Payback has more than one meaning, and sometimes people get what they deserve. "A Second Chance" is the sequel to the three-volume work "Promises to Keep"
Lily's Story by Don Gutteridge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 287,940. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Canada(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Lily’s Story tells the tale of a remarkable pioneer woman, born in the backwoods of Ontario in 1840. Lily’s struggle to survive and grow and discover her place in the scheme of things is complicated by the travail of frontier living, and the impact of historical events themselves. Lily’s Story is part history and part fable, with historical personages and a bizarre gallery of local characters.
The Rival Queens by Fidelis Morgan
Series: Countess Ashby dela Zouche & Alpiew. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 112,910. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
London 1699. Those intrepid and impecunious heroines the Countess Ashby de la Zouche and her maidservant Alpiew, with the bailiffs as ever in hot pursuit,are on the trail of a murder. This time an actress loses her head in more senses than one...
Child of Loki by Richard Denning
Series: Northern Crown, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,620. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
A divided land ... a divided family. Child of Loki is the sequel to The Amber Treasure. It follows the story of Cerdic and Northumbria through another six of the darkest years of the dark ages.
The Ambitious Stepmother by Fidelis Morgan
Series: Countess Ashby dela Zouche & Alpiew. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Third in Fidelis Morgan’s hugely entertaining series featuring Countess Ashby de la Zouche and her stupendously bosomed former maid, Alpiew, a pair of Restoration detectives dubbed Cagney and Lacey in corsets. The investigation involves unravelling plots against three kings and negotiating the culinary eccentricities of the Court of Versailles
Fortune's Slave by Fidelis Morgan
Series: Countess Ashby dela Zouche & Alpiew. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 109,710. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Fourth in Fidelis Morgan’s hugely entertaining series featuring the Countess Ashby de la Zouche and her stupendously bosomed former maid, Alpiew. Caught up in London society's new craze for stocks and shares. Overnight, fortunes are being made, wealth amassed from nothing in a frenzy of speculation. And with these new-found riches anything can be bought: commodities, monkeys…even people.
Triangle: A Memoir of Black Caesar by Bruce J. Wilson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 199,700. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
"Triangle" is a story of royal intrigue and merciless power, of corporate greed and a life of lawless freedom in the colonial Caribbean. It is a story of treachery, treasure and triumph in the golden age of pirates, slaves, Royal monopolies and brutal competition for a prize known as, "The New World"
At the Fringes of Society: A Boston Family's Survival in 1900 Halifax, Nova Scotia by Evelyn Dreiling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,090. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
When a Boston society woman marries a two-faced scoundrel who threatens her life, she and her family must escape to Halifax, Nova Scotia and must make a new life for themselves. Accustomed to upper class society, they must survive although completely cut off from family in Boston. They face the First World War, the 1917 Halifax Explosion and the rigors of life in reduced circumstances.
Forgiven by Geoff Lawson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
In New Zealand, Richard meets Rachel and moves to a larger provincial town to court her. Rachel is intelligent, cultured and charming, but things are not as well as they seem. Brought down by rumour and innuendo she reaches a new low in her life, but with Richard's support her life improves until he volunteers to fight in South Africa and leaves her under a cloud.
The Pride of Lions by Marsha Canham
Series: The Scotland trilogy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 127,880. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Bestselling, award-winning author Marsha Canham sweeps the readers into the turbulence and romance of Scotland's quest for freedom, mirrored in a passionate love affair between two born enemies whose lives and destinies become irrevocably bound to the fate of a nation.
Canada's Coming of Age: John and Ellen Tracey by Evelyn Dreiling
Series: The Tracey Irish Family. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,460. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Raised by a family of Irish immigrants to Lower Canada, John and Ellen are the first Canadian-born Traceys. They struggle to make their way in a world dominated by the powerful Scottish immigrants in Montreal, and the well-established French Canadians whose numbers overwhelm other immigrants. Their life experiences reflect the unique spirit of the Irish which is at times comical.
My Dark Rosaleen by Fidelis Morgan
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 116,540. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A dark, dramatic saga set in Ireland and Liverpool that tells the stories of a small boy caught up in the Spanish Armada and Irish Wars, Catherine Tate, a willful Irish heiress and Rosaleen Morgan, a seemingly respectable housewife, who, as a condemned woman, represents the sum total of centuries of turbulent Irish history. 'Brilliantly original' – Lynda la Plante
Daisy's War by Shayne Parkinson
Series: Daisy, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,210. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(4.83 from 12 reviews)
In 1914, Daisy lives in the quiet New Zealand valley where her family has farmed for generations. Her world seems a warm and safe one. But the Great War is casting its long shadow over New Zealand. Daisy watches in growing fear as more and more of the men leave to fight in Europe, and the War strikes ever closer to the heart of her family.
Clare: A Novel by Susan Lynn Peterson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 237,880. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011 by Alcuin Communications, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Clare Keane is fourteen years old when her mother dies of pneumonia in the tenement room they share in turn-of-the-century Cork, Ireland. Left with two younger brothers, her closest family thousands of miles away in St. Paul, Minnesota, Clare begins a dangerous journey that takes her from Cork through the port of Queenstown to Ellis Island, New York, and finally St. Paul.