Free historical fiction Kindle books for 21 Dec 13

A Tapestry of Time

by Judith Arnopp

A collection of short stories from historical novelist Judith Arnopp. Snippets of history ranging from the Tudor court of Henry VII to The Battle of Waterloo in the 19th century. Plus excerpts from her novels.

Please note:This publication is written in British English. Spellings and grammatical conventions are conversant with the UK.



The Rebel Flag Serial Killer: Book One: Death Row.

by Will Bevis


ANNOUNCING the Third Annual – and possibly final – Will Bevis Christmas Giveaway – Beginning Saturday December 21st 2013 and lasting through Christmas Day – As many as possible of ALL 100 of Will Bevis’ Kindle Stories – including the new full length novel “Boogie: A Life With the Devil – are FREE for Kindle. Be sure to download “Boogie: A Life With The Devil and ALL others that you want during those five days – and read them at your leisure the coming year! Last year’s giveaway resulted in over 9,000 free downloads! Including over 1,000 for “Blackbird: A Young Boy Meets the Devil For the First Time” – which is where “”Boogie: A Life With the Devil” was born! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! (For a list of ALL Will Bevis stories email [email protected])

About the Author:

Will Bevis is a prolific writer of short, sometimes very controversial “Slice of life” stories, articles, essays and memoirs that make you feel you are right there, experiencing the story as it it happens. His best known story is the Top One Hundred Free for Kindle story, “The Killing of Train-Man Brown.” He has written over one hundred short stories including, “Then Her Wig Fell Off,” “Let the Dog Drive,” “Blackbird,” “Supply and Demand,” “Daddy’s Playing Dead,” and many, many others. Many are also available as audio books.

About “Boogie: A Life With The Devil.”

This full length novel grew out of the Five Star short story, “Blackbird: A Young Boy Meets the Devil For the First Time.”

It follows the little boy from that first meeting with the devil, all the way through his life… until the surprise end.

Meet “Bill the Blackbird” and “Boogie McCain” and a host of other interesting characters…

As the devil never gives up in trying to get Boogie to sign away his soul… in return for fame and fortune…

and a few other things as well!

One reviewer called “Blackbird…” A must-read treasure, December 24, 2012

About this story:

This is Book One, “Death Row” of the Story of Alabama’s Rebel Flag Serial Killer in his own words. Given to the author during the last thirty days of his life as he awaited execution. Presented as he instructed, in his own words, without one change to them.

The Rebel Flag Serial Killer was only convicted of one brutal murder – that of killing an old woman by stabbing her through the open mouth with a rebel flag on a staff. Not a Chinese made flag – but a real Civil War Era Flag.

There is evidence of many other murders though, including that of a 12 year old boy.

This is his story. Told in his own words to the author,who was forbidden by the killer, to make any changes to what he told happened.

It is the story of a cold blooded murderer…

From The Author of

A Top 100 Free for Kindle eBook

“The Killing of Train-Man Brown”

And The Controversial

The Civil War Cover-Up: Book One: The Stone-Lee Papers

http://www.amazon.com/The-Civil-War-Cover-Up-ebook/dp/B005HEX82Q/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1333294927&sr=8-1

And

The Civil War Cover-Up: Book Two: Threatened By The President

http://www.amazon.com/The-Civil-War-Cover-Up-ebook/dp/B007NZWHGA/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1333295042&sr=1-1

Comes

The Rebel Flag Serial Killer, Book One.

About the Author:

Will Bevis has written for The Blue and the Gray and The Retired Officer

Magazines.

His Story The Killing of Train-Man Brown has been called “A True Gem.”

He lives in the South with his family.

If You Enjoy Civil War Stories You May Also Enjoy:

The Rebel Who Rose From The Dead

Damned Vampires: Mosquito Creek, 1865

The KKK Coincidence

(And coming soon, Damned Vampires: Charlie Bateau 1861)

Also look for the following stories at:

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=ntt_athr_dp_sr_1?_encoding=UTF8&search-alias=digital-text&field-author=Will%20Bevis

Send Me a Friend

Then Her Wig Fell Off: Sometimes We Just Have to Laugh

Slow Foreplay on a Fast Bus: What Your Pre-teen May Be Doing on those School Trips



The Civil War Cover-Up: Book Two: Threatened By the President

by Will Bevis


ANNOUNCING the Third Annual – and possibly final – Will Bevis Christmas Giveaway – Beginning Saturday December 21st 2013 and lasting through Christmas Day – As many as possible of ALL 100 of Will Bevis’ Kindle Stories – including the new full length novel “Boogie: A Life With the Devil – are FREE for Kindle. Be sure to download “Boogie: A Life With The Devil and ALL others that you want during those five days – and read them at your leisure the coming year! Last year’s giveaway resulted in over 9,000 free downloads! Including over 1,000 for “Blackbird: A Young Boy Meets the Devil For the First Time”

About this book:

WARNING: This is the Second of the Four Books in the Civil War Cover-Up Series. Do NOT purchase it or read it if you have not already read BOOK ONE: THE STONE LEE PAPERS.

Note:

There was additional Material added to Both Book One and Book Two of this series in June of 2012. If you read either one of those before June 2012 you may wish to read them again. The Books are in a constant state of flux as new information is found out.

Also note that a new audio of Book Two is scheduled for release in the Late Summer of 2012.

Book One is available for kindle and in audio book at:

http://www.amazon.com/The-Civil-War-Cover-Up-ebook/dp/B005HEX82Q/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1332519633&sr=8-1

Books Three and Four will be published immediately after the November 2012 Presidential Elections.

Read Why in “Civil War Cover-Up Book Two: Threatened By The President.”

“This account is told with such halting depiction, as to make the reader believe they really are witness to a great conspiracy right along with the hesitant and astonished author. The excerpts from the Stone/Lee papers are absolutely believable. So compelling in fact, that as you close the book you think, that MUST have been fiction…or was it?” KK_Karie

“The Question I am most asked is this:

Is this True?

I have to tell you that it is Fiction.

Do You Understand?

You Will Find Out Why in This and the Next Book.”

Will Bevis

Other Civil War Related Stories by the Same Author:

The Rebel Who Rose From the Dead.

The Rebel Flag Serial Killer: Book One.

The KKK Connection.



A Thanksgiving Story: 1860

by Will Bevis


ANNOUNCING the Third Annual – and possibly final – Will Bevis Christmas Giveaway – Beginning Saturday December 21st 2013 and lasting through Christmas Day – As many as possible of ALL 100 of Will Bevis’ Kindle Stories – including the new full length novel “Boogie: A Life With the Devil – are FREE for Kindle. Be sure to download “Boogie: A Life With The Devil and ALL others that you want during those five days – and read them at your leisure the coming year! Last year’s giveaway resulted in over 9,000 free downloads! Including over 1,000 for “Blackbird: A Young Boy Meets the Devil For the First Time” – which is where “”Boogie: A Life With the Devil” was born! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! (For a list of ALL Will Bevis stories email [email protected])

About the Author:

Will Bevis is a prolific writer of short, sometimes very controversial “Slice of life” stories, articles, essays and memoirs that make you feel you are right there, experiencing the story as it it happens. His best known story is the Top One Hundred Free for Kindle story, “The Killing of Train-Man Brown.” He has written over one hundred short stories including, “Then Her Wig Fell Off,” “Let the Dog Drive,” “Blackbird,” “Supply and Demand,” “Daddy’s Playing Dead,” and many, many others. Many are also available as audio books.

About “Boogie: A Life With The Devil.”

This full length novel grew out of the Five Star short story, “Blackbird: A Young Boy Meets the Devil For the First Time.”

It follows the little boy from that first meeting with the devil, all the way through his life… until the surprise end.

Meet “Bill the Blackbird” and “Boogie McCain” and a host of other interesting characters…

As the devil never gives up in trying to get Boogie to sign away his soul… in return for fame and fortune…

and a few other things as well!

One reviewer called “Blackbird…” A must-read treasure, December 24, 2012

By Henrietta Lala “herbalwiz” (St. Martinville, LA) – See all my reviews

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This review is from: Blackbird: A Boy Meets The Devil For the First Time (Kindle Edition)

I’ve been reading about 70 years and Blackbird is one of those rare nuggets of pure gold in a whole mountain of clay . It plays out like the blues, full of riffs and bass and gravel that spin themselves into a mirror of soul not ashamed to get down and dirty and come up dragging us into a light we refused to open our eyes to before. Don’t let the stomp and shuffle and guffaws fool you into thinking it’s not about you, you ain’t gonna get off that easy. I was in Gadsden Alabama for about three months in 1958, and he’s not telling any lies. It was my first experience with deep southern segregationist views. A great morality tale told by a masterful and powerful writer about a very unique character.

About this story:

Andrew Davis and his young son were just out for some hunting on a cold, snowy Thanksgiving day in 1860. But that changed when they heard the angry voices coming from the slave church. Andrew went in to see if all was well… and it wasn’t. And his life and his family’s life would all be changed by what he saw and heard inside.

Note: This story is part of an unfinished novel. The next part is called

“A Christmas Story, 1860” and will be published in the Spring of 2013.



Not For Stealing Horses

by Robert A Chesney

The eighteenth century is in the afternoon of its life.

The Declaration of Independence having been issued; England’s thirteen colonies; reborn in the form of the United States of America are fighting desperately to throw off their shackles.

Also in conflict are the slave traders, and the abolitionists of either nation.

Body snatchers, press gangs, smugglers, wreckers, cattle thieves, and a million itinerant beggars litter England’s unformed roads, while the farm labourers, displaced by the emerging curse of รข??steam,’ flock in their thousands to the misery of the new towns.

Into this maelstrom, fate hurls a blissfully ignorant and extremely violent drunk of Liverpool-Irish origins, whose family name is fast becoming adopted by the English language; Shaun Lliam Hooligan.

The young roughneck is supremely ill-equipped to deal with the issues which confront him in these rarefied climes; predominant among them, the vexed questions of slavery and of American independence of England.

Lliam sides intuitively with the abolitionists, and the rebels of the thirteen United States of America.

Having dealt savage blows against the navy of perfidious Albion, the slave trade, and the aristocracy, he sails from Nantes, for the port of Boston in his four pirated ships, pursued by the English who, unbeknown to Hooligan, have already blockaded the eastern seaboard of America.

In his holds is a fortune in armaments; a gift of the French government for the rebel armies of America; and a direct outcome of the work of Lliam’s recently acquired friend and mentor, one Benjamin Franklin. His ships are manned by sailors from the abolitionist vessel, Bird, while below decks are hundreds of wild Scottish highlanders whom he has saved from the horrors of the land clearances.

In his wake, he leaves a Scottish laird with a war axe in his chest; a mutilated member of the House of Lords who has sworn revenge on the one-eyed Irish adventurer, and an incensed Admiralty.

In Nantes, he farewells an unknown number of wonderfully satisfied whores, and a large quantity of silver.



John Rocket vol.1

by Kevin Conner

Welcome to 1953, where “superheroes” are treated as vigilantes, P.I.s, bail bondsmen and bounty hunters as a means to supplement law enforcement. Though not completely accepted by the populace, their presence is welcomed when law enforcement is overwhelmed, or when law enforcement itself is the problem. John Rocket takes you through the lives of Clarence Fairbanks, his wife Shirley and his niece Mildred, as you explore an alternate reality of superheroes and science fantasy set in Colorado’s past.

This novel is written for those of all walks of life (from 16 to 70) who enjoy historical based fiction; and while it does involve some superheroism, it is about the lives of people who live in such a world, and not ‘cliched superhero antics’. I sincerely hope you enjoy this novel! – Kevin Conner

Editor’s note: This novel may be unfit for those under the age of 16, as it contains some harsh language and emotional situations. Please contact the publisher for questions and/or more information. Reader discretion is advised.



Shades of Retribution

by Will Clark

This love lost and found and historical novel begins with a current-day vehicle accident on a Mississippi highway. The vehicle chasing an elderly couple, Thornton and Melissa, careens off a bridge leaving two of the occupants dead. While aiding the lone survivor, Thornton is puzzled by his incoherent comments and wonders if his life is in danger, and what relationship a little girl has with the survivor’s family and his family. The story reveals that relationship began from a tragic event at the end of the Civil War.
Set in the South, many scenes depict hardships, relationships, and despair of rural citizens struggling to survive after the war. Settings include realistic descriptions of the Mississippi River, farming, travel difficulties, conflict, and daily survival between conflicting cultures. Although a work of fiction, problems described were reality for many real people at that time, and for the next fifty years.



Cashew Nuts for the Sultan of Angoche

by Lance Kent FLEISCHER

Julius, the Caesar of Rats, narrates his pithy story about Manuela, Gazela, Ernesto and the scrappy ship PescaBom. Ernesto mixes a caipirinha for Manuela as he plots and plans how to insert carbon feeds into babies’ epiglotti. Lively action ensues involving Glocks, mudfish, fleas, a sexually unbalanced mother and beaching pilots. Julius addresses the reader from his perch in the thorny burning bush – when he is not being shot at. BE WARNED, BE WARNED: the rat’s language may be FOUL to your ears.



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