Books tagged: historical

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Heron Island
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,680. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Widowed Rough Rider Dade Wyatt longs to cast off his shadowed past and retreat to a quiet life as a security operative for paper tycoon Warren Dodge. But when plans to host Wyatt’s old commander Teddy Roosevelt on Dodge's idyllic Vermont island are imperiled by a guest’s death, Wyatt descends into a maelstrom of poverty, anarchy and class war to safeguard the President and catch a killer.
Dreoteth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,420. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Born a dragon, masquerading as a man. It was a time known as the dark ages. Cursed from birth with the ability to take the shape of a human, Dréoteth walks among the citizens of Malmsbury as one of them. He learns to subdue his instinct to kill when he acquires something he's never had: a friend. Forced to decide, will he choose his own kind or men?
Ogólna teoria jesieni [General theory of autumn]
Price: Free! Words: 18,900. Language: Polish. Published: June 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Twenty short stories balancing between realism, weird realism and dreamy atmosphere, known from Kafka and Schulz; amazing, poetic book, where beauty of darkness is mixed with the beauty of lightness; it's not a Kafka's plaint - it's a celebration, it's a lust, it's a mystery.
The Daughters of Blane
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 207,660. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010 by Anthemion. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Set against the turbulent events of the 1890s and moving from the Western Isles of Scotland to London society, from slum life in Edinburgh to a palazzo in Venice, and finally to the battlefields of the Boer war, The Daughters of Blane is the passionate and ultimately triumphant story of three women who refuse to fit the mould society has made for them.
The Skifter
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 112,770. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
What if time were like a roll of silk, if the adventurous could slip from layer to layer, and if this were something not new, but as old as King Arthur? When snow falls thick on Birmingham, Scott Raynall is caught in an adventure which mingles magic, myth and sword play. Ghosts, giants, highwaymen, and the steady crunch crunch of horse hooves on the frozen land. A magical novel.
The Brimstone Papers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,980. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2010 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Literature » War
From the furious mantrap called the Battle of Bunker Hill to a raging disaster at sea, The Brimstone Papers tells the first year of the Revolutionary War as no one has ever thought to do. The story, based on the peripatetic life of a real man, is as rooted in its time as it is relevant to ours.
Live Again, Love Again
Series: Haines Family, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,080. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Kelsey, anxious to be on her own is a teenage rebel. Going home from a party she suffers a serious head injury in a motorcycle accident. Although hospitalized and comatose in present time, she is transported back to the post-Civil War era in the town of Rome Georgia. A sequal to Dream Again, Die Again
Drifting Again, Miss Ludy's Story
Series: Haines Family, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,670. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Ludy, a slave girl, flees from a Caribbean slave uprising to Philadelphia,1793. She is alone and sick from Yellow Fever, but is saved by three orphaned Haines children who take her home and care for her. She vows to always watch over all Haineses with a gift she has of "drifting" when needed. She escapes from a plantation, lives with Cherokees, and experiences the Trail of Tears.
Night Wine: A Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,830. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Night Wine traces the experiences of a determined young immigrant winemaker, Amerigo Pugliesi. His struggles over the forces of weather, Prohibition, and prejudice provide the backdrop for this unique novel set in the California wine country.
The Amarnan Kings, Book 1: Scarab - Akhenaten
Series: The Amarnan Kings, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 164,830. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2010 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The narrative of a young girl growing up at the centre of momentous events - the abolition of the gods, foreign invasion and the fall of a once-great family - reveals who Tutankhamen's parents really were, what happened to Nefertiti, and other events lost to history in the great destruction that followed the fall of the Aten heresy.