[Free eBook] Re-Mapping Exile: Realities and Metaphors in Irish Literature and History [Irish Cultural History Analysis]

Re-Mapping Exile: Realities and Metaphors in Irish Literature and History edited by Michael Böss, Irene Gilsenan Nordin, & Britta Olinder is a collection of academic essays analyzing the theme of exile as it appears in Irish cultural writings both fiction and non-, and is #34 in The Dolphin series of books about culture and literature, free for a limited time courtesy of Aarhus Universitetsforlaget (Aarhus University Press) in Denmark.

This covers literature as well historical and song writings both internally in the country and externally as part of the Celtic diaspora of emigrants, up to and including pop culture such as the song lyrics of popular musician Van Morrison.

available worldwide DRM-free throughout February

[Free eBook] Antiterrorismens idéhistorie: Stater og vold i 500 år [Danish Academic Counter-Terrorism History]

Antiterrorismens idéhistorie: Stater og vold i 500 år (History of anti-terrorism ideas: the state and violence over 500 years) edited by by Morten Brænder & Mikkel Thorup is their Danish-language anthology of academic essays and quoted primary source extracts about the history and development of the ideas behind both local and international terrorism and counter-strategies, free for a limited time courtesy of Aarhus Universitetsforlaget (Aarhus University Press) in Denmark.

This covers the past few centuries of world history, including various revolutions, political movements, mercenary and guerilla tactics in a fairly broad range of areas and topics both well-known and obscure, from revolutions like the French Reign of Terror to late 19th century shenanigans going on with the British South Africa Company, to outside-sponsored insurgencies like the decades-long Afghanistan situation, to fascist Italy and Soviet internal politics, a few really old things that happened in Europe near the end of the Renaissance, and more.

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[Free eBook] If You Was A Moklin by Murray Leinster [Science Fiction]

If You Was A Moklin by the late Murray Leinster (Science Fiction Encyclopedia entry, official author memorial website) is his vintage science fiction story, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Wildside Press.

This is a short story which originally appeared in Galaxy magazine in 1951, about the inhabitants of the planet Moklin, who are developing dangerously human-like traits. Offered free worldwide through February 23th, this also contains the 1956 radio adaptation as an embedded audio file.

available worldwide DRM-free through Feb 23th

[Free eBook] The Hollow Needle by George Harmon Coxe [Vintage Pulp Mystery]

The Hollow Needle by the late Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award recipient George Harmon Coxe is the 10th in his Kent Murdock series of vintage golden age pulp mystery/crime thrillers, free for a limited time courtesy of Open Road Media’s Mysterious Press imprint.

This was originally published in 1948 by Knopf, and is set in Boston, starring a photographer who winds up taking a job which entangles him with a mysterious and potentially murderous family. Offered free through February 18th in the US & Canada.

available through February 18th in the US & Canada

[Free eBook] My Lady Greensleeves by Frederik Pohl [Science Fiction]

My Lady Greensleeves by the late SFWA Grand Master Frederik Pohl is his vintage science fiction novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Wildside Press.

This is a short novel which originally appeared in Galaxy magazine in 1957, set in a futuristic prison. Offered free worldwide through February 16th.

available worldwide DRM-free through Feb 16th

[Free eBook] Tamed by the Outlaw by Michelle Sharp [Contemporary Workplace Romance]

Tamed by the Outlaw by Michelle Sharp is a novella in her What Happens in Vegas series of f/m contemporary romance, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Macmillan’s Entangled: Lovestruck imprint.

This is a workplace-based romance, featuring the feud between a romance novelist and a publishing executive at odds with each other since a prior fling, complicated by the exec’s prospective shutdown of the romance division which publishes the author’s books.

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[Free eBook] Rules of Negotiation by Inara Lavey [Contemporary Workplace Romance]

Rules of Negotiation by Inara Lavey is the 1st novel in her Bencher Family series of f/m contemporary romance, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Macmillan’s Entangled: Indulgence imprint.

This is a workplace/career-based sensual romance, between an attorney and a corporate executive, who wishes to turn a one-night stand into something more, but whose potential relationship is complicated by ulterior motives.

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[Free eBook] Samarkand by Graham Diamond [Historical Fantasy]

Samarkand by Graham Diamond is the 1st novel in his Samarkand duology of epic historical fantasy, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1980 by Playboy Press, and is set in a fantasy version of historical Central Asia, starring a warrior princess seeking to reclaim her titular city from the invading Mongol horde.

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[Free eBook] Naming Ceremonies by Chip Livingston [LGBT Literary Stories & Essays]

Naming Ceremonies by Chip Livingston is his collection of literary fiction short stories & essays, free for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Lethe Press.

This contains pieces exploring LGBT and Native American identity themes, mostly reprinted from literary fiction journals and publications such as Apalachee Review.

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[Free eBook] A Father for Lilja by Ryszard I. Merey [LGBT Literary Fiction]

A Father for Lilja by Ryszard I. Merey is his contemporary literary fiction novel, free for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Lethe Press.

The story explores themes of gender identity and sexuality, as well as biological and chosen family.

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