Books tagged: historical book

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Dragon Lady
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,380. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Istoria Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » War
An evocative tale of the early days of the Vietnam War, reminiscent of Catch 22… Funny and heartbreaking, Dragon Lady seamlessly shifts from Saigon in 1965 to the present day and beyond as the narrator tells the story of his obsession with a Vietnamese girl named Mai, his increasing unease with the U.S's involvement in Vietnam, and his reflections on his own life since his tour in Saigon.
Prophet, Priest and King: A Novel of King Solomon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,880. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
It's not easy to write a Biblical story and still make it seem relevant to the present times but clearly John Howard Reid knows his subject matter well. This fully-engaging novel presents an aged and not-so-wise King Solomon who is forced to make certain choices. He has to pit his wits against the temple priests when an unknown killer is on the prowl, and the common people are close to rebellion.
Waiting for Grace
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » General
Based on a TRUE story Finally, she speaks … After three hundred years of silence, Virginia’s only convicted witch finally speaks! And the story she tells varies substantially from the rumors and wild speculation that have passed for truth concerning Grace Sherwood’s famous 1703 witchcraft trial.
Hannibal The Conqueror
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Hannibal The Conqueror take his troops across the Alps to Battles Roman troops. Drama, Action, Adventure.
The World's Greatest Books
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,630. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
In THE WORLD'S GREATEST BOOKS an attempt has been made to effect a compendium of the world's best literature in a form that shall be at once accessible to every one and still faithful to its originals; or, in other words, it has been sought to allow the original author to tell his own story over again in his own language, but in the shortest possible space.
The Lychway
Price: $4.48 USD. Words: 51,910. Language: British English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Switching between late eighteenth century and modern day Dartmoor, and London, the story mixes legend with reality and contains many elements of folklore. The two main characters must try to find their way through the tragic circumstances of grief and personal loss, and ultimately life itself.
Royal Cowries (Cowries Series #1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,640. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Romance » Historical
In the land of Igodomigodo in 1470, a man's word was law. But in the hands of a wild maiden, Uvbi, lies the future, where women might have a say. When her freedom is endangered, Uvbi issues a threat to Nagudia before she disappears. Nagudia conceals his past to gain freedom, but when he hears a scream in the bush, he takes action and his destiny becomes intertwined with Uvbi's.