Books tagged: historic adventure

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Poor Prospects
Price: $1.11 USD. Words: 17,280. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A thousand miles from home and with nothing better on the horizon, all Steven wanted was a small strike in the California gold fields. The gold he found in the coastal swamp wasn't what he had in mind, and the price turned out higher than he could pay.
The Kin
Price: Free! Words: 105,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 14, 2015 by Lillian White Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Book 1 of the Custodians: Rome, present day: David Lowe arrives to research myths and folk tales. Studying in a library that seems to have as unusual a personality as it's Custodians. Parthia, second century A.D; Two legionnaires, far ahead of Emperor Trajan's legions, explore the dead city of Persepolis and unwittingly unleash a force more deadly than any the Roman Empire has had to face before.
Rescue on the Rio: Lilah (Finding Home Series #2)
Series: Finding Home, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,780. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Western
Rush Garrett has been hired by friends Hallie and Cooper Jerome to find Lilah Parker and persuade her to return to Oregon with him. She parted ways with her sister Hallie twenty years earlier. Lilah yearns for her family, but in her infrequent letters to Hallie, she has lied about her occupation. Her sister believes her to be a seamstress. She is actually a fallen woman.
Splidge the Cragflinger - The Royal Tournament
Series: Splidge the Cragflinger, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,540. Language: British English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Splidge needs a job urgently or he'll face the dreaded workhouse. He is only twelve and applies to the King of Gud to work as a cragflinger. As a result, he's pitched against the evil Baron, compelled to take part in the Royal Tournament and duty bound to save the raven-haired girl from certain death. This is the first adventure in an exciting page turning series.
Land Without Evil
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 41,240. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » General
*Finalist - San Diego Book Award* Journey back two hundred and fifty years to a long forgotten world where nature speaks through plants and song pours forth from waterfalls as breathtakingly as a church choir sings Ave Maria. A place where the rhythm of a feathered rattle is believed to bring you closer to your creator. A world where mysticism and innate spirituality conflict with Christianity.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,370. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The Spanish arrived in 1541, a century later, Manaha fights to keep the story of her decimated homeland alive. "It's a novel that's surprisingly succinct for its subject, rich in its detail, and highly recommended for historical fiction readers who want more than a casual pursuit." D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer - Midwest Book Review
The Nose Plumbers' Tale
Price: Free! Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Medieval, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A highly original mix of history, comedy and boogers, telling the story of the Peasants' Revolt through the eyes of three young serfs whose bravery may have inspired the invention of the handkerchief and brought the rediscovery of medieval literature's most overlooked writer: Geoffrey Chaucer's elder brother Dennis. Then again it may all have been cooked up by a guy in a shed somewhere in England.
La Virada Por La Estela de la Adversidad: El Cuarto Viaje Desafortunado De Cristóbal Colón
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » General
This dual-language book about the calamitous fourth voyage of Christoper Columbus is designed for English-Speakers studying Spanish. The Spanish text is shown in boldface followed immediately by the English translation in italics. One can easily read the book in Spanish as one normally would or quickly check the translation to see how good their comprehension is.
Preserving Bronze Plaques & Memorial
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
A how-to manual showing how to properly care for bronze plaques and memorials.