Books tagged: historical ficiton

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Prophet, Priest and King: A Novel of King Solomon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,880. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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.
In All His Glory: A Novel of Ancient Egypt
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,270. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Lifted from the pages of The Book of Kings, the story of Jeroboam in Ancient Egypt is brought to life. With splendid detail, the reader is transported back to the days of the Pharaohs and submerged into the ordeals of a hostile desert land, as Jeroboam, an outcast from his own country, struggles to survive among Egyptian royalty. Reid has obviously done his homework. Details are full and vibrant.
Impossible Journey, A Tale of Times and Truth
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,770. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This is a unique Science-fiction novel, specifically time-travel, with a twist and a message. It's about some scientists from the near future who decide to go back to the garden of Eden and try to prevent the fall, thus putting an end to all evil. But they can only go so far one time and at one point they get pulled to their future. it covers 6 historical periods as well as one in the future.
Waiting for Grace
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
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.
The Missionary Position: A Tale of Adventure on the South Seas
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
It's the South Pacific of the 1930s, and the Japanese Empire is making its move. Jack Halloway, a tramp pilot by trade who flies where the money takes him, is hired to ferry a beautiful young woman and her brash escort deep into the wilds. Unknown to Jack, though, there's more to her story than she's saying, and what she's left out just might get him killed.
Children of Apollo: Book I - Eagles and Dragons
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 151,180. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Children of Apollo is a work of historical fantasy set in the Roman Empire. It is a story of love, hate, faith and betrayal.
The Bridge Tender
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 117,120. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
"The Bridge Tender," a courtroom drama, is a smoldering tale of murder, intrigue, and love set in a small southern town during the early months of the Civil War. As the murder trial of the town's bridge tender unfolds, secrets spill out into the open that send the town careening into its own civil war
The Virgin and the Griffin
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
The Virgin and the Griffin tells of a young woman's struggle to find a small measure of beauty and joy in a violent, fear-filled society in Renaissance Italy. Set in the ancient city of Perugia, the novel weaves together Isabella's desires and passions as she strives to make her mark in a community fractured by politics and war, yet a place where great beauty and love are still possible.
Maria's Papers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,860. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on a true story, the once-wealthy Chance family are swindled out of their Whitewall Estate in the mid-1700s and the truth isn’t discovered for nearly ninety years.
For the Life of Thi Lin Klein
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Price: Free! Words: 95,010. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
An Australian love/war story set during the last few weeks of Australia's part in the Vietnam War.