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Violet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,040. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
From a rubber plantation in Colonial Malaya, boarding school in Singapore and a voyage on a Japanese freighter into wartime England, Violet's story is one of strength, courage and determination. Based on the life of Violet Constance Guy, it is an account of servitude, suffrage and strength of woman in the early 1900's.
The Party Line
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,350. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Imagine your mind floating back in time and reading about Oklahoma during the summer of 1971—the carefree days. Well… almost carefree. Ten-year-old Gerty prevents that from happening. Every summer, Gerty spends one week with her granny. Seems normal… right? It turns out not so normal when the precocious little girl does a naughty thing. Unlike past summers, something different happens in 1971.
1929
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Price: Free! Words: 187,530. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Jonathan Garrett lost everything. He and his two best friends, Caleb and Aryl, operated one of the top brokerages in New York City when the unthinkable happened; the stock market crash of '29. And now, with nothing but the clothes on their backs, these men must start over.
Jacob Of Capernaum -The Witness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,910. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a work of historical fiction, enticing the reader through the storyline and events of the New Testament.
The Quadrant: Landfall
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 159,160. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Quadrant: Landfall is the last in a 3-volume narrative journey set in 19th century New England and on the high seas. In this continuation of Vol. I (At the Mother of Waters) and Vol. II (At the Crossroads of Anjier), Maine native Capt. Ben Melchett and Welsh Romany seaman James Robertson face the crisis of separation on the Pacific.
Before White Night: Rescue from Jonestown
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,290. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013 by Brandylane Publishers. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Two men forge an unlikely alliance to rescue a little girl from Jonestown, a closed cult settlement deep in the Guyana jungle. But can they succeed before it's too late... before religious leader Jim Jones' long-awaited "white night"? Set in the truth of history, this is a fictionalized account of courage at the threshold of one of the 20th century’s most shocking and unsettling tragedies.
They Sang Louder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,420. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
They Sang Louder is a Holocaust story viewed through the experiences of a young German Lutheran and his father who were both sentenced to the camps. This is a story of life, death, love and survival in a nation gone mad focused on two things; power and the annihilation of an entire race of people.
Residue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,340. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
It is a sunny, peaceful Saturday afternoon, 1936, in the Union of South Africa. Jacques Wolfe, a fifteen year old white boy, witnesses an act of aggression by Bradley Ratcliffe and his gang, against a black boy he does not know. Will Jacques ignore the incident, walk away from it, back to his life of safety? Or will he help the black boy?
Japanese Peony
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,680. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by Itoh Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Yoshiko Kawashima, precocious child who was banished by her father, Prince Su to Japan at the tender age of 8 grew up a rebellious non conformist who dared to choose a life path totally different from that of other women of her era and ended up one of the most notorious women in the war history of Japan.
The Rock and The Buddha
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Price: Free! Words: 27,410. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
This book is a semi fictional approach to Buddhism. It tells the story of man from Moses to Buddha and Jesus leading to the life philosophy of enlightenment. The book shows how Judaism and Christianity are woven together in the Nichiren Buddhist life philosophy of empowerment and absolute happiness necessary to accomplish World Peace. It is an easy to follow approach to Buddhism.
Жизнь и байки старого ядерщика
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Series: Русские исповеди. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: Russian. Published: November 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » Russian
Рассказ не о том, как ковался советский ядерный щит, а о людях, которые жили, любили, «пахали», выпивали, умирали. Писал с интересом, уважением и любовью.
Мне страшно
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Series: Русские исповеди. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,240. Language: Russian. Published: November 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » Russian
Героиня - дочь летчика-испытателя - проживает полную драматичных событий жизнь в советской и постсоветской Москве. Интеллигентность и сила духа героев позволяет им пересилить страх и встать наперекор государственной системе
Buried Appearances
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,430. Language: American English. Published: November 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Skylar Dewitt has been ostracized her entire life due to her grandfather’s well-known sympathies with the Nazis. But now her grandfather’s body has been recovered in the Netherlands in an area famous for being a Nazi killing ground. Skylar jets off to Holland in search of answers. Along the way she finds long-lost family and old friends but will she solve the mystery?
The Merchant of Venice: The Novel (Shakespeare’s Classic Play Retold As a Novel)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,260. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Have you ever thought of Shakespeare as a fast-paced, comedy-filled, page-turning…novel?! Shakespeare plays on stage make for fantastic theatrics! But when you read it as a book…some of it’s glory can be lost. This novelization of The Merchant of Venice uses a more modern language and narration to capture the story as a novel. The story follows Bassanio, a young Venetian of noble rank, who wish
Horrors of History
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,670. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
The history of mankind has been dark, violent and oftentimes bloody. Have you ever wondered what really happened in Roanoke or whether Vlad the Impaler was actually a vampire?
The Toymakers: The Making of An Anerican Icon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,720. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The story of the creation and eventual marketing of what would become a true American icon, told by the author who spent seven years inside the toy industry.
Spitfire pilotos- La segunda guerra mundial- Mujeres extraordinarias
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,330. Language: Spanish. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Las nazis bombas de Londres sin piedad. Gran Bretaña tiene una escasez de pilotos de la RAF. Sarah Randle es una de las mujeres extraordinarias que volar Spitfires para liberar pilotos de combate masculino. Sarah se encuentra en situaciones de vida o muerte. Un piloto de Spitfire guapo salva la vida de Sara. ¿Puede esta apelación piloto valiente para su corazón y el amor roto de nuevo.
Spitfire pilotes- Seconde Guerre mondiale-Les femmes extraordinaires
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,650. Language: French. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Les Nazis pulvériser Londres avec des bombes mortelles ! Sarah Randle lutte pour sa survie. Les femmes commencent à ferry Spitfires et autres avions militaires pour le discours les pilotes de la RAF pour la bataille. Sarah est l'une de ces femmes extraordinaires. Un pilote de Spitfire beau sauve sa vie. Peut-il faire appel à son cœur brisé, à aimer à nouveau ?
Kepi Blanc
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013 by Petra Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Gerhardt was born to be a soldier - to fight and die with honour for his country. But when a chance encounter in the North African desert finds him pitted against the legendary French Foreign Legion, Gerhardt embarks on a harrowing odyssey across the changing landscape of modern warfare, discovering what it truly means to be a soldier.
Echo Beach
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Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Two men during World War Two, one anxious to serve, the other just wants to stay alive. How can one man help another? Written by a veteran and released specifically for Armistice Day 2013. Remember our troops, both past and present. They give up their today so you might have a tomorrow.