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Standing on the Promises, Book Three: The Last Mile of the Way (Revised & Expanded)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,750. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Book three of the Standing on the Promises trilogy about black LDS pioneers.
Standing on the Promises, Book Two: Bound for Canaan (Revised & Expanded)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,490. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Book two of the Standing on the Promises trilogy about black LDS pioneers.
Standing on the Promises, Book One: One More River to Cross (Revised & Expanded)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,500. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Book one of the Standing on the Promises trilogy about black LDS pioneers.
Arriva
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Dream for western life
Crime i never knew about
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Criminal mind
god of thunder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The gods and the God
Honor Never Fades
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Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
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1966 - The Vietnam War seems to be landing in the living rooms of America. Christopher comes home from school to tell his family of his decision--to enlist in the U.S. Army. This story tells of how one family had to adjust to the decision, and deal with the consequences of war. Story included in a larger book entitled The Creek: Where Stories of the Past Come Alive
Cracking the Ice
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,940. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
In 1968, at the height of the Civil Rights struggle, Jessie Stackhouse leaves home to break the color line at an elite, all-white prep school, but soon finds that the coach doesn't want him there and neither do most of his teammates. They'll go to almost any extreme to make him leave. Jessie must overcome not only the team in the other locker room, but the even more dangerous one in his own.
Josiah
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Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 63,410. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014 by SynergEbooks. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Take musket in hand and join Josiah, a freed black man, as he experiences the adventures of the Cherokee, Virginia and Kentucky frontiers, romance and the beginning of the French and Indian war in 1754.
Past The Shadows
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Series: The Decision, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
In the previous story, Path To Distant Dreams, Lily was faced with a tough decision sure to change her life, as well as that of her friend, Margot. In Past The Shadows, discover whether Lily made the choice to help herself, help a friend, or even if she had the chance to make a choice at all.
The Wind Sculpture
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Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
It is the hottest day in the summer of 1965 in Jackson, Mississippi. The March on Washington and the words of Martin Luther King JR ring loud and clear in the town, yet crowds have congregated around the town square with only hatred on their minds. One boy remains rooted by the town centre determined to honour the memory of his father, undeterred by the swelling crowd determined to silence him.
Heroism of Hope for Africa: Patriotic Poems on a Dawn of a New Era
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,080. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
"Guaranteed to capture and sustain the attention of all consumers and connoisseurs of poetry, especially those with emotional investments in Africa, Ahiabuike's poetry is fresh, natural, and mellifluous, grounded in a unique craft that relies on the power of intuition and shuns the blind spots of visible verities. It is vivid and deeply layered, truthfully grim and hopeful." Moses Ebe Ochonu, PhD
One Day. Someday. Soon
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,480. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
This book chronicles the son of an African slave and a Cherokee warrior. Black Pony was born free, but was inadvertently thrust into slavery. His mother dies, leaving him under the care of Aunt Pearl, who raises him until the end of the Civil War. They go to Washington, DC, where she dies. At 12, Black Pony heads West, becomes Colt Culhane, a respected successful rancher who establishes Colt, TX
It Hides In Darkness
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Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Creative Print Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Cassie is a slave on a southern cotton plantation. Her hard life is made worse by the slave overseer attempting to rape her, and her lover, Ulyee, being brutally killed for trying to save her. The answers and the help she thinks she wants may be found deep in the swamps. But at what cost?
Isolation (Life Prison: Mercy's Prisoner #4)
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Series: Life Prison, 1.4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A prisoner's life takes an unexpected turn when he learns he may be able to play a role in changing the harsh conditions at Mercy Life Prison. To do so will mean risking what remains of his life, as well as turning away from the only life he has known. What reward can he hope to receive in exchange for such a sacrifice?
Left by the Side of the Road: Characters without a Novel
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Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,670. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Left by the Side of the Road is a collection of short historical fiction. The characters are real people whose stories provide interesting sidelights on the main narratives of my other books. All take place in 1862, primarily in the coastal islands of South Carolina. They feature Union and Confederate soldiers, plantation slaves, missionaries and teachers, cotton agents, spies, and profiteers.
The Pine Bluff Project
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,480. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1957, racial tension in the state capital at a fever pitch over the integration of Central High, a deformed despot and his gang of fervent segregationists terrorize blacks in Pine Bluff, AR into swearing allegiance to "separate but equal." When the mob begins bullying even white passive supporters of integration, citizens of both races put aside longstanding prejudices to unite for revenge.
Fearless Freedom
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Eleven-year-old Bernice Givens learns about courage and fear when she becomes a freedom fighter in the civil rights movement that her hero, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., leads in her hometown of Birmingham, Alabama, during the historic spring and summer of 1963.
Quick Guide: Black Like Me
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 9 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 13. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The protagonist and the narrator of the book, John Howard Griffin, is a middle aged white man. He lives in Mansfield, Texas in 1959.
Railroad to the Moon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Runaway slave Elijah has been living with the Laird family on a small farm in Maine. The family grieves their soldier son, Billy, who had exacted a promise from Elijah to take his place, to be a big brother to ten-year-old Jamie. Now, Jamie’s ability to heal hinges on his attachment to Elijah. Weaving historical realities into a work of fiction, this is a tale of friendship, loyalty, and love.