Free historical fiction Kindle books for 16 Feb 18

Dalton’s Bluff (Dalton Series Book 6)

by Ed Law

Dalton is facing the noose when a lucky break gives him a chance of freedom. He adopts a dead man’s identity, but quickly discovers he’s made a bad choice when he finds his namesake had been hired to lead a wagon train of settlers on a perilous journey to their new life.
Dalton must become the guide the settlers want him to be although he has no knowledge of the terrain or the dangers lurking ahead. And as if that wasn’t bad enough, the notorious Spitzer gang is on their trail, a mysterious stranger may know his identity and one of the settlers is a killer.
With the odds so stacked against him, can Dalton pull off the greatest bluff of his life?

The Contessa’s Vendetta (Women’s Historical Gothic Fiction): A Novel of Betrayal and Revenge

by Mirella Sichirollo Patzer

To be buried alive is everyone’s worst nightmare!
When faced with the ultimate betrayal, a murderous vendetta is one woman’s only solution.

A deadly plague is raging, killing thousands in 17th century Vicenza Italy. Carlotta Mancini struggles to protect her family and servants, but despite her precautions, she is the one who falls prey to the deadly illness. Her body is tossed into a coffin and swiftly buried in the underground, dank confines of her family’s vault. But Carlotta is not dead; she is merely unconscious because of the illness. She returns home to her beloved husband, her best friend, and her darling daughter. But before she reveals herself to her loved ones, she learns of an endless series of lies, deceits, and betrayal. As she unravels the labyrinth of shocking treachery, her wrath breathes life to an overwhelming need for vengeance. Slowly, meticulously, she launches her diabolocial vendetta.

The Contessa’s Vendetta is a historical fiction thriller ripe with suspense from first page to last. A tale of betrayal and revenge that will hold you spellbound until the shocking ending!

The Contessa’s Vendetta is a retelling of the classic novel, Vendetta by Marie Corelli. Inspired by this epic classic novel; a new and captivating tale in a new setting, a new century, and with new plot twists while remaining faithful to key story elements.

Other historical fiction novels by Mirella Sichirollo Patzer:

Orphan of the Olive Tree
The Betrothal
The Pendant

Moonshiner’s Legacy (Barnum Family Legacy Book 1)

by Rob Cooke

Moonshiner’s Legacy is a Slice of Americana as Bittersweet as Grandpa’s famous Shine.

Set in 1920’s Arkansas, young and naïve, banjo picking Bo Barnum is force to flee his Texarkana home with ace fiddler Early Greene, and meet a world full of violence and prejudice.

Along the way Bo, meets Lydia Fuentes, daughter of Mexican revolutionary Jorge Fuentes, and they do get married and have 2 children.

Barnum does his best to shed his moonshining roots, and raise his children without violence, but his own ancestry will always haunt the family legacy

Die Schrecken der deutschen Sprache (German Edition)

by Mark Twain

Mark Twains berühmte “Abrechnung” mit der deutschen Sprache und den nahezu unüberwindlichen Schwierigkeiten, die sie denen bereitet, die sie zu erlernen versuchen. Phänomenal: Seine “Verbesserungsvorschläge”. Sehr amüsant und auch ein Spiegel für Muttersprachler …
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