Books tagged: historical action adventure

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DISCOVERY - The Richest Acre On Earth
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 50,780. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Some Confederate soldiers captured in the Civil War were told: go to prison, or go out west. Pomp Dennis and Washington Baker went west, steaming up the Missouri River to Montana Territory. Forming a partnership with three others, their discovery in a small creek was named Confederate Gulch, and led to the richest acre on earth.
Iron Dogs and Caesar's Ruby
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 194,910. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
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Do you like Dirk Pitt's adventures? Then you'll like Michael Kirkland as he takes on a new client with a secret to hide, one that threatens to expose decades of deception – brought on by one of Joseph Stalin’s most cunning ploys in the early days of the Great Patriotic War. An unimaginable fortune in Romanov treasure could be at stake, and Kirkland and his client aren’t the only ones in the hunt!
Ride A Cold Wind
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,810. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
For Jason Locke a promise give is a promise kept. Seeing two orphans safely to Denver City seems a simple thing. But when they are kidnapped, Jason must pursue and rescue them from Ezra Swope Not only must he face the psychotic killer, unfriendly Indians and a perilous journey through the mountains in the bitter cold of the Colorado winter, but he must conquer his own inner demons.
The Second Mate's Cup of Tea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(SHORT STORY: HISTORICAL) Queen Victoria's seventy-first birthday. An Englishman far from home and homesick. All he wanted was a cup of English tea. Served properly. On clean china. On clean table linen. In the small port of Garibaldi, Oregon, in the dining room of the town's finest hotel what he got was something annoyingly different.
Wolf's Blood (The Misgivings of the Vampire Lucius Lafayette)
Series: The Vampire Lucius Lafayette, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Wolf's Blood is #9 in The Misgivings of the Vampire Lucius Lafayette series. After an aborted attempt at almost assassinating one of the most powerful werewolves (Adolf Hitler) that Earth has known, Lucius almost kills his son for the two attempts that Cage has taken against Lucius' life.
Bride Of Passion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,700. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Claret LeTullie surrenders herself in wave of passion to a pirate who captures her heart. She soon discovers that this outlaw of the seas is involved in a scheme of deceit and greed that shattered her family. Andreas has a secret from the past. Is he willing to give up his vendetta for love? Not even the enchanting Claret will detour him for continuing with his retaliation. At sea...
In the Rattle of the Shaman’s Bones
Series: A Tribal Song – Tales of the Koriba, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,340. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A curse is sharper than a flint blade - Africa, 43,000 years BC - the dawn of human culture. To save his tribe and his father, poisoned and dying, the hunter Temfe must learn the ways of the shaman, walk the vision-worlds and defeat a killer who wields malign power. A prehistoric adventure for adults and young adults alike. Book two of the series “A Tribal Song - Tales of the Koriba.”
Soldier Of Misfortune
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,550. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
There rebels on the island Dominion of Santome want to oust the white settlers. Adam, chief of staff of a mixed race army is caught in the middle. Leading his raw troops to engage the enemy while he tries to reconcile his actions with his honor, morals, a humanity. Can he stand up to the pressure of duty and the hazards of his tumultuous love life?
Nightmare Along the River Nile: A Story of Twentieth Century Slavery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,950. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Literary collections » African
When Edgar is on his way home to his mother after finishing high school exams, his bus is stopped by the rebels of the Lord’s Resistance Army. Along with other passengers, most of whom are students, Edgar is abducted. Things take a turn for the worse when, instead of being forced to become a soldier, he is sold into slavery. His friends find out and embark on a difficult mission to rescue him.
The Dry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,940. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Weather
In 1895 between the freedom of slaves and the implementation of child labor laws, children were being used as "slaves" in the coal mining industry in America. This is a story about a newspaper man who goes in search of missing mine children and his son who goes in search of him when he goes missing. What Elliot Sweeney finds is a fantastical world rules by giant insects.