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Berserk Revenge
By Mark Coakley
Price: Free! Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2009. Category: Fiction
Berserk Revenge is a literary historical thriller, written in the style of authentic ancient Norse sagas. For lovers of action fiction, poetry and/or alternate history.
Rightfully Mine: God's Equal Rights Amendment
By Aggie Villanueva
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2009. Category: Fiction
“Why should the name of my father be wiped from Israel like footprints in a sandstorm because he bore only daughters?” The promised land—God’s precious gift to the Israelites. Precious indeed, but for Rizpah and her sisters the promise seemed empty. Only a male could claim a family’s inheritance of land, and since Rizpah and her sisters had no brothers or husband...
The Amber Treasure
By Richard Denning
Series: Northern Crown, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,230. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2009. Category: Fiction
“I will take care of the body of my lord and you can carry the sword, story teller. For all good stories are about a sword.” Cerdic, the nephew of a warrior, dreams of the glories of battle. When war comes for real, his sister is kidnapped, his family betrayed and his uncle's legendary sword stolen. Cerdic is thrown into the struggles that will determine the future of 6th century Britain.
For Honor: An Adventure of What Might Have Been
By Kat Jaske
Series: For Honor, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,450. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009. Category: Fiction
Escape to the intrigue and adventure of 1638 France where the musketeers uncover an insidious plot to overthrow King Louis XIII and divide the country. Fight with the musketeers; ride with them and find the spies. Try to stay alive, and just accept that Lady Laurel's fencing skills are needed. She's good, surprisingly good—-and beautiful. Enter a battle where honor is more valued than life.
Death at the Fair
By Frances McNamara
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,640. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2010 by Allium Press of Chicago. Category: Fiction
The 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition provides the vibrant backdrop for this engrossing tale. While Emily is busy exploring the Exposition with her family and friends, one of them is accused of murder. She sets out to search for the truth behind the crime, but is thwarted by the thieves, corrupt politicians, and gamblers ever present in Chicago. Will appeal to history buffs and mystery fans.
Death at Hull House
By Frances McNamara
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,270. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010 by Allium Press of Chicago. Category: Fiction
Emily Cabot is expelled from the University of Chicago, and finds work at Jane Addams’s Hull House. A man is murdered in the parlor, and Emily must determine whether one of her colleagues is responsible, or whether the murder is revenge for a family tragedy. As a smallpox epidemic rages through Chicago, Emily finds herself in jeopardy from both the deadly disease and a killer.
Canaan Barred
By Philip Hyams
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010 by Vox Humana Books. Category: Fiction
“...I believe I would have killed Ahmed. Oh why did they prevent me? Yet...I know it is not him. He cannot be held to blame..." A contemporary twist on the classic tale of forbidden love, Canaan Barred is the story of one man’s desperate attempt to find meaning in a world where prejudice, bigotry, and hatred conspire to destroy his humanity.
Alt Hist Issue 1: The Magazine of Historical Fiction and Alternate History
By Mark Lord
Series: Alt Hist, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2010 by Alt Hist Press. Category: Fiction
Alt Hist is the new magazine of Historical Fiction and Alternate History. The first issue of Alt Hist features six short stories: “The Silent Judge” by David W. Landrum “Easter Parade, 1930” by Rob McClure Smith “Holy Water” by Andrew Knighton “Lament for Lost Atlanta” by Arlan Andrews “The Bitterness of Apples” by Priya Sharma “Travelling by Air” by Ian Sales
Millionaires' Row
By Kathy Keller
Series: The Douglas Saga, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,350. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Fiction
Some men accept their fate. Others make it. In 1868, Rossburg, Pennsylvania, was a frontier town in the throes of a lumber boom. Overnight, millionaires were made. Ian Douglas bowed to no man, and no one would control his destiny. Eleanor Morgan was the beautiful daughter of a lumber baron. Maven McInnis was a striking Irish immigrant. One woman challenged Ian; the other anchored him.
Celtic Dawn
By Gavin Chappell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
Britain, 400 BC. The High King is dead, and he leaves two sons, Brennos and Belinos, who are both supported by rival tribal factions. One of the brothers is destined to be High King, the other to be banished. And yet his deeds in exile will resound down the centuries when the savage Celtic tribes burst down from the Alps to sack the nascent city-state of Rome...