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HISTORICAL FICTION FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS, NEW PUBLICATIONS: 10/30-11/5/2014

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Weekly Promotional Announcement | 0 comments

Once a week the Historical Fiction Authors Cooperative posts the books in our catalog that are free, discounted, or newly published. If you want to make sure you get notified in a timely matter, please subscribe to our blog (see bottom of page)  Thanks! SPECIAL NOTICE: J. L. Oakley, has one of the first books chosen to be part of the new Kindle Scout program–where readers get to help choose what books Amazon will publish. Check out the The Jossing Affair a novel of suspense in WWII Norway. FREEBIES Short Term: V. R. Christensen, Of...

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Spare the Rod – Spoil the Wife The Outrageous History of Wife Beating by Mirella Sichirollo Patzer

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Featured Book, Historical Research, Historical Tidbits | 0 comments

Did you know that it wasn’t until recent history, the 20th century, that it became unlawful for husbands to beat their wives? Domestic violence has been a harsh reality for women for thousands of years. In my latest novel, The Novice, the underlying theme is domestic violence. I wanted to demonstrate the cycle of violence. If a woman in medieval times could free herself from the cycle of abuse, today’s women can choose to do the same. What follows is a historical timeline of domestic violence through the centuries.   735 B.C. In Rome,...

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HISTORICAL FICTION FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS, NEW PUBLICATIONS: 10/23-29/2014

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Weekly Promotional Announcement | 0 comments

Once a week the Historical Fiction Authors Cooperative posts the books in our catalog that are free, discounted, or newly published. If you want to make sure you get notified in a timely matter, please subscribe to our blog (see bottom of page)  Thanks! FREEBIES Short Term: Suzanne Adair, The Blacksmith’s Daughter: A Mystery of the American Revolution,  99 cents on US Kindle 10/24-26 Long Term: Sarah Woodbury, The Daughter of Time, Free in all ebookstores Sarah Woodbury, The Good Knight, Free in all ebookstores DISCOUNTED Long Term:...

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The Lure of The Lighthouses by Loretta Proctor

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Historical Research, Historical Tidbits | 3 comments

Is it the raging seas or the skies or the wind or the drama of it all? I have no real answer to the reason why so many of us love lighthouses. Perhaps it’s the idea of that beacon of light and human kindness piercing the storm and helping to guide the mariners to a safe shore rather than let them perish on the rocks. That’s a strong, almost religious reason, I suspect, because it is also a symbol of our passage through life, isn’t it? Those moments of drama and stormy emotions, moments of pain and sorrow; sometimes feeling lost and bewildered...

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HISTORICAL FICTION FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS, NEW PUBLICATIONS: 10/16-22/2014

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 in Weekly Promotional Announcement | Comments Off

Once a week the Historical Fiction Authors Cooperative posts the books in our catalog that are free, discounted, or newly published. If you want to make sure you get notified in a timely matter, please subscribe to our blog (see bottom of page)  Thanks! FREEBIES Long Term: Sarah Woodbury, The Daughter of Time, Free in all ebookstores Sarah Woodbury, The Good Knight, Free in all ebookstores DISCOUNTED Short Term: M. Louisa Locke, Maids of Misfortune: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery, 99 cents 10/16-22 on US Kindle and UK Kindle M. Ruth...

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HISTORICAL FICTION FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS, AND NEW PUBLICATIONS: 10/9-15/2014

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Weekly Promotional Announcement | Comments Off

Once a week the Historical Fiction Authors Cooperative posts the books in our catalog that are free, discounted, or newly published. If you want to make sure you get notified in a timely matter, please subscribe to our blog (see bottom of page)  Thanks! FREEBIES Long Term: Sarah Woodbury, The Daughter of Time, Free in all ebookstores Sarah Woodbury, The Good Knight, Free in all ebookstores DISCOUNTED Short Term: M. Ruth Myers, The Whiskey Tide, 99 cents 10/15-19; $1.99 10/20-21 on US Kindle and UK Kindle Cheri Lasota, Artemis Rising, 99...

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HISTORICAL FICTION FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS, AND NEW PUBLICATIONS: 10/2-8/2014

Posted by on Oct 2, 2014 in Weekly Promotional Announcement | Comments Off

Once a week the Historical Fiction Authors Cooperative posts the books in our catalog that are free, discounted, or newly published. If you want to make sure you get notified in a timely matter, please subscribe to our blog (see bottom of page)  Thanks! FREEBIES Short Term: Libi Astaire, General Welln’gone in Love: A Short Mystery Story, Free on Kindle 10/4-8 Long Term: Sarah Woodbury, The Daughter of Time, Free in all ebookstores Sarah Woodbury, The Good Knight, Free in all ebookstores DISCOUNTED Short Term: Cheri Lasota, Artemis...

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The Banana Wars by David Gaughran

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in Featured Book, Historical Research, South America | 3 comments

Events in Latin America have always hit the headlines in the US but its history isn’t particularly well known. Even when a figure grips the national consciousness for an extended period, they are subsequently forgotten. Lee Christmas was a star of the Sunday supplements from the start of the 20th century until the outbreak of World War I, but few recall him today. And he was the most memorable out of all the hired guns toppling Central American governments. I knew straight away that I wanted to write a novel about this extraordinary man and...

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HISTORICAL FICTION FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS, AND NEW PUBLICATIONS: 9/25-10/1/2014

Posted by on Sep 25, 2014 in Weekly Promotional Announcement | Comments Off

Once a week the Historical Fiction Authors Cooperative posts the books in our catalog that are free, discounted, or newly published. If you want to make sure you get notified in a timely matter, please subscribe to our blog (see bottom of page)  Thanks! FREEBIES Short Term: V. R. Christensen, Sixteen Seasons-a collection of short, sometimes strange stories Free on Kindle  9/26-28 Long Term: Cheri Lasota, Artemis Rising, Free on Kindle, Nook, iTunes, and Kobo, Sarah Woodbury, The Daughter of Time, Free in all ebookstores Sarah Woodbury, The...

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HISTORICAL FICTION FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS, AND NEW PUBLICATIONS: 9/18-24/2014

Posted by on Sep 18, 2014 in Weekly Promotional Announcement | Comments Off

Once a week the Historical Fiction Authors Cooperative posts the books in our catalog that are free, discounted, or newly published. If you want to make sure you get notified in a timely matter, please subscribe to our blog (see bottom of page)  Thanks! FREEBIES Long Term: Cheri Lasota, Artemis Rising, Free on Kindle, Nook, iTunes, and Kobo, Sarah Woodbury, The Daughter of Time, Free in all ebookstores Sarah Woodbury, The Good Knight, Free in all ebookstores DISCOUNTED Short Term: Loretta Proctor, Dying Phoenix, 99 cents as a Kindle...

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