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HISTORICAL FICTION FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS, NEW PUBLICATIONS: May 25-31, 2017

Posted by on May 25, 2017 in Weekly Promotional Announcement | 0 comments

Once a week the Historical Fiction Authors Cooperative posts the books in our catalog that are newly free, discounted, or published. If you want to make sure you get notified in a timely matter, please subscribe to our blog.   Short Term Freebies and Discounts:   Liberty Boy by David Gaughran Dublin has been on a knife-edge since the failed rebellion in July, and Jimmy O’Flaherty suspects a newcomer to The Liberties–Kitty Doyle–is mixed up in it. She accuses him of spying for the English, and he thinks she’s a reckless troublemaker. All...

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HISTORICAL FICTION FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS, NEW PUBLICATIONS: May 18-24, 2017

Posted by on May 18, 2017 in Weekly Promotional Announcement | 2 comments

Once a week the Historical Fiction Authors Cooperative posts the books in our catalog that are newly free, discounted, or published. If you want to make sure you get notified in a timely matter, please subscribe to our blog.   Short Term Freebies and Discounts:    Moriarty Takes His Medicine by Anna Castle Professor & Mrs. Moriarty tackle a case too ticklish for Sherlock Holmes to handle on his own… James and Angelina Moriarty are settling into their new marriage and their fashionable new home — or trying to. But James...

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HISTORICAL FICTION FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS, NEW PUBLICATIONS: MAY 11-17, 2017

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in Weekly Promotional Announcement | 0 comments

Once a week the Historical Fiction Authors Cooperative posts the books in our catalog that are newly free, discounted, or published. If you want to make sure you get notified in a timely matter, please subscribe to our blog.   Short Term Freebies and Discounts:    Moriarty Takes His Medicine by Anna Castle Professor & Mrs. Moriarty tackle a case too ticklish for Sherlock Holmes to handle on his own… James and Angelina Moriarty are settling into their new marriage and their fashionable new home — or trying to. But James...

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Heroic Fantasy in Dark Age Wales by Sarah Woodbury

Posted by on May 8, 2017 in Ancient Wales, Featured Book, Historical Tidbits | 1 comment

He is a king, a warrior, the last hope of his people—and the chosen one of the side… Writing heroic fantasy set in dark age Wales combines the need for research typical of historical fiction with the world building of mainstream fantasy. That’s partly because it brings in the world of the sidhe—the gods of the Celtic world—but also because there’s a true paucity of information about the early middle ages in Wales. My dark age historical fantasy series, The Last Pendragon Saga, tells the story of Cadwaladr ap Cadwallon (Cade) who was a...

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HISTORICAL FICTION FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS, NEW PUBLICATIONS: May 4-10, 2017

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in Weekly Promotional Announcement | 0 comments

Once a week the Historical Fiction Authors Cooperative posts the books in our catalog that are newly free, discounted, or published. If you want to make sure you get notified in a timely matter, please subscribe to our blog.   Short Term Freebies and Discounts: Running with the Enemy by Lloyd Lofthouse Blamed for a crime he did not commit while serving in Vietnam, his country considers him a traitor. In “Running with the Enemy”, Ethan Card is a loyal US Marine desperate to prove his innocence or he will never go home again, and the woman he...

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HISTORICAL FICTION FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS, NEW PUBLICATIONS: April 27 to May 3, 2017

Posted by on Apr 27, 2017 in Weekly Promotional Announcement | Comments Off on HISTORICAL FICTION FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS, NEW PUBLICATIONS: April 27 to May 3, 2017

Once a week the Historical Fiction Authors Cooperative posts the books in our catalog that are newly free, discounted, or published. If you want to make sure you get notified in a timely matter, please subscribe to our blog.   Short Term Freebies and Discounts: Deadly Proof (A Victorian San Francisco Mystery) by M. Louisa Locke It’s the summer of 1880, and once again the lovely and inquisitive businesswoman, Annie Fuller, is helping San Francisco lawyer and beau, Nate Dawson, with a troublesome case. Nate’s client, a female typesetter accused...

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About Finding Joaquin by Steve Bartholomew

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in 19th Century U.S., Featured Book, Historical Research, Historical Tidbits | Comments Off on About Finding Joaquin by Steve Bartholomew

There’s a razor-thin line between history and fiction. Scholars used to think the Iliad was all made up, until the actual ruins of Troy were found. What fascinates me about the bandit Joaquin Murietta is that no one really knows how much of his story is true. My book Finding Joaquin is not the first fictional narrative about this man. In fact, one of the first novels written in California was inspired by his life. This was The Life and Adventures of Joaquin Murieta, by John Rollin Ridge. Note the difference in spelling of the...

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HISTORICAL FICTION FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS, NEW PUBLICATIONS: April 20-26, 2017

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in Weekly Promotional Announcement | Comments Off on HISTORICAL FICTION FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS, NEW PUBLICATIONS: April 20-26, 2017

Once a week the Historical Fiction Authors Cooperative posts the books in our catalog that are newly free, discounted, or published. If you want to make sure you get notified in a timely matter, please subscribe to our blog.   Short Term Freebies and Discounts:   House of Rejoicing by Libbie Hawker House of Rejoicing is Libbie Hawker’s long-awaited return to the lush decadence and dark power of ancient Egypt. In the waning years of Egypt’s Eighteenth Dynasty, when female power can only come at an unsettling price, four royal women...

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HISTORICAL FICTION FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS, NEW PUBLICATIONS: April 13-19, 2017

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in Weekly Promotional Announcement | 1 comment

Once a week the Historical Fiction Authors Cooperative posts the books in our catalog that are newly free, discounted, or published. If you want to make sure you get notified in a timely matter, please subscribe to our blog.   Short Term Freebies and Discounts: Mercer Girls by Libbie Hawker It’s 1864 in downtrodden Lowell, Massachusetts. The Civil War has taken its toll on the town—leaving the economy in ruin and its women in dire straits. That is, until Asa Mercer arrives on a peculiar, but providential, errand: he seeks high-minded women...

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Combat Casualties and Battlefield Medicine through the Ages by Lloyd Lofthouse

Posted by on Apr 10, 2017 in 20th Century US, Featured Book, Historical Tidbits | Comments Off on Combat Casualties and Battlefield Medicine through the Ages by Lloyd Lofthouse

It has been estimated that the Roman Empire’s Legions, over a nine-hundred year period, lost an average of one-thousand troops annually from combat. When we compare modern combat deaths, this is amazing. Though the number of killed and wounded in the U.S. Civil War (1861 – 1865) is not known precisely, most sources agree that the total number killed added up to an average of 160,000  – 175,000 combat deaths annually. In the Korean War, the US lost an average of 18,081 from combat deaths annually. In the Vietnam War, that number dropped to...

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