Books tagged: historic

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Herman Bylles testamente
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,360. Language: Swedish. Published: July 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
På sitt etthundrasjätte levnadsår får Herman Bylle veta att han har en okänd son och dotter. I den åldern har man inte tid att tveka. Beslutsamt dammar han av sitt gamla skrivbord och börjar skriva sitt testamente. Han berättar om sin ungdoms stora äventyr. Om sin resa genom 1920-talets Sverige. Förklarar varför han blev en enstöring. Sätter omsorgsfullt sitt märkliga liv på pränt.
A Christmas Carol
Series: The Tunbridge Wells trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Fiction » Inspirational
To me, the original story by Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’ encapsulates a ghost story, a sci-fi story and a moral. It ‘hits a chord' with me, and if you have a heart, most likely with you too. With very great respect and admiration to Mr Dickens, I had this inner need to 'rewrite' it, update it, as to let ‘modern’ day poor souls digest the moral and spiritual meaning of the prose.
Deadly Engagement: A Georgian Historical Mystery
Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
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Spring 1763. Career diplomat Alec Halsey is embroiled in country house murder and mayhem. He must also confront past demons in his love life and a cruel twist of fate reveals why his brother will go to any lengths to ruin him. Along with Lucinda Brant's trademark wit and high drama there are deeper subplots and even quirkier characters to have you shuddering and laughing in equal measure!
The Voices of Cellar's Bridge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,360. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
There are two sides to every story. "The Voices of Cellar's Bridge" chronicles two very different viewpoints about the same events. In the first tale, "Katherine's Hope," Katherine Newton grows to lead an empire. Her choices drive her to Haddaway Island and to Cellar's Bridge. "Hattie's Crossing" tells the story of adventurer Hattie McCabe. She finds more than trouble at Cellar's Bridge.
Romance on Route 66
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,160. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Enjoy a trip down memory lane with Romance on Route 66. The spirit of the infamous historic Route 66 lives on in Romance on Route 66 as authors Judith Leigh and Cheryl Norman revisit four towns during four different decades.
Cold Comfort
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011 by Knotted Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
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What if the northern lights cast dreams into the ice that are mined and sold to shape the future of children? Contains bonus story, "One Fall Day."
The Watch
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
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1939 and war looms between Britain and Germany. An elderly Scottish politician boards a night sleeper train at Euston, London but this will be like no other journey he's made!
Alexander (Vampire Morsels)
Series: Vampire Morsels, Book 2 ยท Amaranthine Freebies, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead
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Short Story. Not for children. The second in a collection called Vampire Morsels about different vampires from the Amaranthine universe. A child vampire in 1831. Not allowed to play with the slave children, Alexander, is in for a lonely evening that turns even lonelier as he struggles to come to terms with the concept of his own immortality. You can also find Alexander in Shades of Gray
Wreck of the Marie Jenny
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011 by NetBound Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
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This is a tale of gold, sailing, and revenge. Captain Jack Talbot takes a secret shipment of gold onto his schooner,the Marie Jenny. Unfortunately, someone else knew the secret too. Pirates, gold and guns, it's high adventure in the 1870's on Lake Superior.
An Old Black Marble
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 181,690. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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You like Game of Thrones? You think life in that mythical world is harsh and the characters faced with unimaginable struggle? Than you have not read An Old Black Marble. This book is about real struggle. Struggle and pain that makes the quest for the iron throne a walk in the park. So I challenge your comfort, on your reading throne, and ask you read one chapter to see if you can ignore the rest.