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A Queer Kind of Justice: Prison Tales Across Time
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,350. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
A diverse cast of lesbian, bi, and trans women, on both sides of the bars and through the centuries, find life-changing moments of love, hope, fear, excitement, passion, desperation, and inspiration. Prison. The very word sends shivers of fear through the soul. A place of gloom and shadows, where freedom is taken, humanity is lost.
Compassion
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,620. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A haunting novel of time, memory and survival in Stalinist Russia. Nina, alone at night in Leningrad, writes the poem that will get her sent to the camps if the NKVD discover it. At the other end of the continent, Andrei despairs at the thought that she might already be dead. Intertwining ordinary lives with vast political events, Compassion shows how love conquers tyranny and terror.
YENNI ... a Life Between Worlds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 26, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A tale of survival… after losing everything, leaving everything behind, what is left are the truly civilised, profoundly human values the author carried within her when all outward accoutrements have been destroyed
THE EMIGRANTS Gold & Glory
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 25, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Transport and the tyranny of distance was the real problem for the colony. Distance determined the how far wheat, the most valuable of the farm crops, could be transported. Cattle walked to market losing a little fat but the beef the small population could consume, was limited. Only sheep were valuable enough to show a profit. However, the lifeblood of the colony was labour. Then they found gold!
Dancing Upstairs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,660. Language: British English. Published: September 23, 2014 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Susan has been in Provence for over a year when Jimmy Hanson brings news of her family in Ireland. Determined to put the past behind her, she travels to Kilmain with Chaz and Jimmy where she befriends an elderly lady who knew her mother well. When Susan decides to visit Leeds for Christmas, she follows the route her mother took as a runaway – but she wants nothing to do with her father.
Alabaster - Stories Behind the Gospel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,090. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Alabaster, Stories Behind the Gospel is a collection of unique short stories that provides a glimpse into the back-stories of some of the most beloved encounters in the New Testament. These fictional back-stories don't simply retell the Bible passages in a narrative fashion, but develop the characters, explore their motivations, and reveal the mysteries of faith and love.
Σολωμός
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,150. Language: Greek. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
O Γιώργος Τάρταρος παρουσιάζει ένα βιογραφικό μυθιστόρημα για τη ζωή και το έργο του Διονύσιου Σολωμού, εθνικού ποιητή της Ελλάδας.
La blonde au "Chant d'arômes" (Les Trois Âges - Volume 3)
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Series: Les Trois Âges, Volume 3. Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: French. Published: September 20, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ce soir-là, il observait l’assemblée avec un regard triste. Il savait qu’il était un un nourrisson rescapé du Vel d’hiv. Aujourd’hui, le temps avait passé et on le retrouvait accoudé au bar d’un appartement des Champs-Élysées. « La blonde au “Chant d’arômes” » est le dernier tome de la trilogie « Les trois âges », une saga qui suit une famille franco-italienne de 1908 à l’aube du XXIe siècle.
Virtuoso
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 69,580. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Dream Big Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Virtuoso follows the young Californio, Artemio Mondego, in late Spanish California. His vagabond lifestyle is forever altered when the mysterious and preternatural man, known only as Maestro, enters his life. Duels, pirates, romance, and a clandestine society! Virtuoso conveys the enthralling story of unique and fascinating individuals, whose impetus drives them to accomplish great deeds.
Sounds of War
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,870. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
When Nazi troops surrounded Leningrad in September, 1941, intending to shell and starve the city into submission, Anna, a seventeen year old aspiring musician, watched as her once-beautiful city transform into a war zone.
A Concubine For the Family
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,460. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
kirkus review: “an adept stylist and storyteller, author weaves this tale of upper- class china in upheaval(1937-41). an engaging family saga by a talented storyteller.” this “book-fragrant” family's harrowing experiences highlight feminine solidarity and heroism, including dramatic events in an opium den, foot binding, acupuncture and raising silkworms. lisa see: “I really enjoy the story."
Guardian Angel
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 67,770. Language: British English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Strict Publishing International. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Douglas was having dreams. The events in the life of Mary Queen of Scots were being played out before him almost every night. Was he really watching what happened more than four hundred years ago? Would he uncover the truth that had eluded historians for centuries? Would the dreams somehow help him to solve the clues to find the secret family legacy he had inherited from his mother?
The Pendulum of God
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 149,820. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
"It has been a long time since I have enjoyed myself so much with a literary work." - Albert Salvadó, author. "The scene of the eruption of Vesuvius is a master piece!" - Marlene Moleon, author and editor. "If there was such a thing as a six star ranking, I'd give The Pendulum of God six stars" - Joan P. Ashley, author. "Awesome, awesome, awesome!" - By Richard D. Reader
Le Papillon Vert
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 125,840. Language: French. Published: September 13, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Charles-Marie de La Condamine (1701-1774), chevalier de Saint-Lazare, membre de l’Académie des sciences et de l’Académie française, est un peu l’inspirateur de Jules Vernes, de Tintin, et d’Indiana Jones… Grand voyageur en Méditerranée, au Pérou, en Amazonie, et Guyane, il découvre le caoutchouc, le curare et le meilleur quinquina.
Pages Of Your Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An aging Shirley Rumming has never had so many reasons to disclose details of her life. A life she concedes is based on secrets and lies. She worries her silence will demonstrate betrayal. Attempting to seek understanding and forgiveness she must reveal all however, her body is failing and she fears she is not long for this world.
Daughters of the Dragon - A Comfort Woman's Story (Korean Version) 용(龍)의 딸들 위안부 여인의 삶과 죽음
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,750. Language: Korean. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
제 2 차 세계대전 중, 일본군들은 200,000만 명이 넘는 여성들을 강제로 끌어가 성 노예를 삼았다. 이 책을 통해 한 여인의 삶, 그 질고의 삶을 살면서 끝까지 져버리지 않았던 약속과 그것을 지키기 위해 절망 속에서도 오직 한뜻으로 용기와 강인한 정신력을 볼 수 있다.
La guerra de Leda Aguiño
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,390. Language: Spanish. Published: September 10, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Leda Aguiño es la historia de una superviviente en una época de egoísmos.
Newborn Nazi
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,640. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
"This family is amazing! A Nazi spy. A future SS officer. A brother in America oblivious to everything. And a sister who would kill us all." Germany, 1934 - SS officers entered the house of Hedwig Schultz and ripped her young brother from her. Selected for an elite division of the Hitler Youth, he will train indoctrination into the feared SS. Hedwig finds herself in a world of secrets and lies.
The New World Architect
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 167,940. Language: British English. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A collection of biographies of the 23rd and 24th centuries, of both the great and ordinary, and as including the considered prophet and overall architect of the new World Charter, Makali Defaru.
Libby Morgan: Reunion
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Series: American Heritage Quilt Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,040. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Libby Morgan: Reunion is a tender, coming of age story about a young girl who learns the truth about her family's past, all the while learning the art of quilt making from her very talented grandmother. Libby's tenacity pushes her family into solving a mystery surrounding her grandmother's first-born twins who were thought to have died and ensures her father's inheritance of a fortune.