Books tagged: historical short story

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Mistress of Paradise (A Hawkins Brothers Novella)
Series: The Hawkins Brothers. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,990. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A dark and troubled soul, Captain James Hawkins seeks freedom from his tortured past as the infamous pirate, Black Hawk. But when he meets a seductive beauty on the island of Jamaica, he finds a passion greater than any foray at sea ...
To The Other Side
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry, Fiction » Historical » USA
‘To The Other Side’ is above all the story of Maria Elvira, life seen through her eyes. A portrait of a young woman caught up—on the outside—in the tumult of Cuba’s history whilst the effects of her own father’s absence at an early age runs deep.
Some Christmas Camouflage: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Historical » USA
On a snowy December evening during the Great Depression, a high-spirited college student impulsively decides to do some spying on a quiet classmate—with unexpected results. A short story both funny and touching, in which mischief brings about a small Christmas miracle. "Some Christmas Camouflage" is a short story, approximately 9,400 words long.
The Worth of Rubies - A Victorian Short Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Fiddlehead Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Noble ladies are falling victim to a string of brazen public jewelry robberies, but the inquisitive Miss Isabelle Strathmore suspects more is afoot than mere theft… A Victorian-set short mystery of approx. 5,000 words. Includes a bonus chapter of Anthea's RITA-nominated Victorian romantic adventure, PASSIONATE.
Home Before the Harvest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,590. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Viggo Aulus Callias is now a centurion in the Roman Army, stationed in Germania, and hoping to get back home before his son is born in the autumn. But his position becomes desperate when his old enemy, Tribune Amatus, turns up serving his time in the army with the intent of of disposing of Viggo for good.
Canadian Family Adventure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Short Story Press Presents Canadian Family Adventure by Deb Williamson Canadian Family Adventures follows the tale of ten Irish siblings who immigrate to Canada in the late 1880’s. Their mother, Maggie Collins, wants her children, between the ages of 10 years old and 30 years old, to have a good life and she arranges for them to sail to Canada.
Stitches of Fate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Short Story Press Presents Stitches of Fate by Holly Williford The story takes the reader on a time travelling journey where their vessel is actually a bar. The main character, Aura, has the job to go fix Fate mishaps while slinging drinks. The Fate mishaps happen when people try to go back in time to alter major historical events.
Wetherby Brides Short Stories (Regency Historical Romance)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Two short stories that feature the original Wetherby Bride, and one of Ms. Knight-Catania's most beloved characters, Katherine Wetherby Hart, the Duchess of Weston. Find out how she and her duke fell in love in The Perfect Kiss, and then watch as she plays matchmaker for two young people in Christmas Warms the Harts.
A Time to Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
With the War Between the States over, Leah Williams waits expectedly for her husband’s return. But that never happens. Where is he? Is he alive, dead, or did he simply abandon her? With so many unanswered questions, Leah struggles to go on. But what is she to do when a suitor is pressuring marriage and the bank is going to take her home?
Arkansas Storm and Captain Jonathan Buzzard
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 3. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Contains two short stories from the American frontier of the 1800s . . . Arkansas Storm is the tale about pioneers traveling the big rivers of America on flatboats, when they run into a storm that threatens their lives and the loss of all they own. Captain Jonathan Buzzard is an action-packed tale. Brazen and courageous, he takes on outlaws threatening a pioneer's family on a remote Ohio farm.