Free historical fiction Kindle books for 20 Dec 15

ROMANCE: NOT IN LOVE: (Sweet Contemporary Young Adult Romance) (ADDITIONAL STORY BOOK INCLUDED PLUS GIFT) (Inspirational Christian Clean Romance Short Stories)

by REBECCA HADEN

 

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She had the highest standards of everything. Every particle of her being screamed perfection. She was perfection and desired perfection in everything. Her arrogance was the topic of common gossip. People loved to hate her and hated to love her. They couldn’t help it. She was a center around which everything revolved and it revolved with its own free will.

It often happens with the people, who think they are perfect that in their fantasy they commit an act of imperfection. This was exactly what happened with her. She fell in love.

One thing that is for sure is that falling in love is definitely a deviation from the ideal condition.

Once you have slipped, there is no going back. It is a trench so deep that no amount of swimming can save you. You must drown at least for once before you get out of the moat, undrown able.



A Collection of Bram Stoker’s Short Stories: Dracula’s Guest and 8 Others

by Bram Stoker

At the peak of his career, Abraham “Bram” Stoker (November 8, 1847 – April 20, 1912) was working as an assistant for his friend, Shakespearean actor Sir Henry Irving, a well known and acclaimed actor in his day. But it would be the assistant whose name would outshine the boss’s.
 
Stoker, an Irish novelist and short story writer, is known around the globe for his Gothic horror character Dracula. Inspired in part by his friend Irving, as well as the notorious Vlad the Impaler, Stoker studied stories about vampires, but ultimately his Count Dracula would become synonymous with the famous monsters. And drawing off his experience as a newspaper writer, Stoker wrote Dracula as a collection of realistic diary entries, telegrams, letters, ship’s logs, and newspaper clippings, all of which made the story that much scarier and unique. 



Aurora Floyd: All Volumes

by Mary Elizabeth Braddon

Mary Elizabeth Braddon was a popular writer during the Victorian Era whose most famous work was Lady Audley’s Secret. She also wrote the multi-volume Aurora Floyd.



The Ducktrinors: Hanifa (Jihad Series Book 1)

by Papatia Feauxzar

Hanifa, the cadet of the Ducktrinor family, is a courageous young Muslim living in a time where practicing her religion is hard. She wants to be the Courageous and Coreishy woman she dreams of every day. Will she succeed in her quest to find a lost cave while teaching her religion to others willing to listen?



The Doctor’s Wife

by Mary Elizabeth Braddon

Mary Elizabeth Braddon was a popular writer during the Victorian Era whose most famous work was Lady Audley’s Secret. She also wrote the multi-volume Aurora Floyd.



The Lone Star Ranger

by Zane Grey

Zane Grey (1872 – 1939) was an American author best known for writing Western novels, with his most famous being Riders of the Purple Sage. That work is widely considered the greatest Western ever written, and Grey remains one of the most famous authors of the genre. Grey also wrote many other novels on fishing and baseball.



My Red Cap

by Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott (1832 – 1888) needs little introduction, as she is one of the most famous American female authors, whose most famous work is Little Women.  She also served as a nurse for six weeks during the Civil War at Union Hospital in Georgetown, and her letters were compiled to create Hospital Sketches.



On Picket Duty

by Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott (1832 – 1888) needs little introduction, as she is one of the most famous American female authors, whose most famous work is Little Women.  She also served as a nurse for six weeks during the Civil War at Union Hospital in Georgetown, and her letters were compiled to create Hospital Sketches.



Casey Ryan

by B.M. Bower

B.M. Bower was an American writer of Western novels and short stories who wrote over 55 novels. Several of her stories were subsequently adapted and made into movies.



The Receding Brow

by Max Brand

Max Brand was the pen name of American author Frederick Schiller Faust.  Brand was best known for writing Western novels, and many films have been adapted based on his stories.



A Texas Matchmaker

by Andy Adams

Andy Adams was an American author known for his Westerns, and his most famous work was his first novel, The Log of a Cowboy.



The Fat and the Thin

by Emile Zola

Ã?mile Zola is one of the greatest writers of the 19th century, and one of France’s best known citizens. In his life, Zola was the most important exemplar of the literary school of naturalism and a major figure in the political liberalization of France. Around the end of his life, Zola was instrumental in helping secure the exoneration of the falsely accused and convicted army officer Alfred Dreyfus, a victim of anti-Semitism. The Dreyfus Affair was encapsulated in the renowned newspaper headline J’Accuse.

More than half of Zola’s novels were part of this set of 20 collectively known as Les Rougon-Macquart. Unlike Honore de Balzac, who compiled his works into La Comedie Humaine midway through, Zola mapped out a complete layout of his series. Set in France’s Second Empire, the series traces the “environmental” influences of violence, alcohol and prostitution which became more prevalent during the second wave of the Industrial Revolution. The series examines two branches of a family: the respectable Rougons and the disreputable Macquarts for five generations. Zola explained, “I want to portray, at the outset of a century of liberty and truth, a family that cannot restrain itself in its rush to possess all the good things that progress is making available and is derailed by its own momentum, the fatal convulsions that accompany the birth of a new world.” 



The Price of Love

by Arnold Bennett

Arnold Bennett was a prolific British writer who penned dozens of works across all genres, from adventurous fiction to propaganda and nonfiction. He wrote plays like Judith and historical novels like Tales of the Five Towns.



Chickamauga

by Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce was an American writer who is best known for his realism. Often compared to Poe for the dark, realistic nature of his short stories, Bierce drew upon his Civil War experience as a soldier to write on a wide variety of subjects, and stories like An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge are still widely read.



To the Last Man

by Zane Grey

Zane Grey (1872 – 1939) was an American author best known for writing Western novels, with his most famous being Riders of the Purple Sage. That work is widely considered the greatest Western ever written, and Grey remains one of the most famous authors of the genre. Grey also wrote many other novels on fishing and baseball.



One Day After Another: The Story Of The Spark And Civil Rights In Birmingham (Many Perspectives Series Book 2)

by Robert J Kennedy

Alexander Bukin is a man who wants to help society. Who doesn’t? His story brings him to Birmingham, Alabama helping spark the civil rights movement by wanting to make life equal for all.Through much turmoil he goes through but what is it all for? Find out and join Alexander on his quest coming from a foreign land into the hustle and bustle of America.



The Ghost

by Max Brand

Max Brand was the pen name of American author Frederick Schiller Faust.  Brand was best known for writing Western novels, and many films have been adapted based on his stories.



High-Water Mark

by Bret Harte

America has always had a fascination with the Wild West, and schoolchildren grow up learning about famous Westerners like Wyatt Earp, Buffalo Bill, Wild Bill Hicock, as well as the infamous shootout at O.K. Corral. Pioneering and cowboys and Indians have been just as popular in Hollywood, with Westerners helping turn John Wayne and Clint Eastwood into legends on the silver screen. HBO’s Deadwood, about the historical 19th century mining town on the frontier was popular last decade.

Not surprisingly, a lot has been written about the West, and one of the best known writers about the West in the 19th century was Francis Bret Harte (1836-1902), who wrote poetry and short stories during his literary career. Harte was on the West Coast by the 1860s, placing himself in perfect position to document and depict frontier life. 



Rowdy of the Cross L

by B.M. Bower

B.M. Bower was an American writer of Western novels and short stories who wrote over 55 novels. Several of her stories were subsequently adapted and made into movies.



Cabin Fever

by B.M. Bower

B.M. Bower was an American writer of Western novels and short stories who wrote over 55 novels. Several of her stories were subsequently adapted and made into movies.



The Horses of Bostil’s Ford

by Zane Grey

Zane Grey (1872 – 1939) was an American author best known for writing Western novels, with his most famous being Riders of the Purple Sage. That work is widely considered the greatest Western ever written, and Grey remains one of the most famous authors of the genre. Grey also wrote many other novels on fishing and baseball.



A Modern Cinderella

by Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott (1832 – 1888) needs little introduction, as she is one of the most famous American female authors, whose most famous work is Little Women.  She also served as a nurse for six weeks during the Civil War at Union Hospital in Georgetown, and her letters were compiled to create Hospital Sketches.



Imaginary Brightness: a Durant Family Saga

by Sheila Myers

Who knew the wilderness could be so seductive?

“I found myself extremely curious to find out what became of the family and could not put the book down.”

“It’s an historical fiction in which the author adeptly juxtaposes two very interesting tales.”

“…the reader will be looking forward to the next episode with the same eagerness as addicts of Downton Abbey.”

William Durant and his sister Ella have spent most of their youth living abroad while their father invests in land and builds a railroad empire in the wake of the Civil War. They are provided every opportunity their father’s amassed wealth can buy: travel, private tutors, and entrance into the inner social circles of Victorian era England. Their world is shaken however when their father summons them back to America after the financial panic of 1873 to help rebuild the family fortune in the Adirondack wilderness.



The Tower of London

by William Harrison Ainsworth

William Harrison Ainsworth was an English novelist best known for historical fiction.  After training to become a lawyer, Ainsworth turned to writing instead and had a long and successful career.



The Damned Thing

by Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce was an American writer who is best known for his realism. Often compared to Poe for the dark, realistic nature of his short stories, Bierce drew upon his Civil War experience as a soldier to write on a wide variety of subjects, and stories like An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge are still widely read.



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