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The Life and Times of Young Sonny Tompkins, Part 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,580. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1943, at the age of eighteen, Sonny Tompkins enlisted in the United States Army. He soon discovered that he had a remarkable special ability which the Army was eager to exploit. A whirlwind of events found him a Captain in the O.S.S. by age 20 and killing Nazis behind the lines in occupied Belgium and France. Follow his life and loves in this historical
The Principal of Rivington Street
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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A short story of Jewish fiction that takes place in 1920s New york. The entertainers are actual vaudeville characters. Both serious and humorous, the protagonist attempts to change his destiny.
The Amarnan Kings, Book 2: Scarab – Smenkhkare
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Series: The Amarnan Kings, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 177,150. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Scarab – Smenkhkare follows on from the first book in this series as King Akhenaten, distraught at the rebellion and exile of his beloved wife Nefertiti, withdraws from public life, content to leave the affairs of Egypt in the hands of his younger half-brother Smenkhkare. When Smenkhkare disappears on a hunting expedition, his sister Beketaten, known as Scarab, is forced to flee for her life.
In The Time Of Famine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,360. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1845 a blight of unknown origin destroyed the potato crop in Ireland triggering a series of events that would change forever the course of Ireland’s history. The British government called the famine an act of God. The Irish called it genocide.
Mùa Biển Động - Tập II: Bão Nổi
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,000. Language: Vietnamese. Published: July 26, 2011 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
Nguyễn Mộng Giác Mùa Biển Động tiểu thuyết lịch sử Tập 2 – Bão Nổi Copyrighted by Nguyễn Mộng Giác Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center 2011 Smashwords edition ISBN: 978-1-4524-6852-5
India Minus-A Journey of Unfulfilled Dreams
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 13. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 20,580. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A story inspired by real life incidents! A saga that covers more than five decades. A story that will move you.
Throwing Clay Shadows
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,260. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
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On the Isle of Eigg, in 1807, four-year old Maggie believes she has killed her mother by saying bad things, and now she won’t say a word. Throwing Clay Shadows is a 2012 B.R.A.G. Medallion(TM) Honoree
Threads of Darkness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,320. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
This eBook is just over 30,000 words long. A collection of short horror stories, Threads examines the nature of darkness in four original tales by J.R. Leckman. Starting with the existence of ghosts in "They Don't Exist," Threads examines the mysteries of the "Anasazi," the end of the world in "Bucketheads," and ends with an Old West style ode to H.P Lovecraft with "The Quick and the Unholy."
Dark Streets of Whitechapel: A Jack The Ripper Mystery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,660. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
This is a heart-pounding historical thriller featuring Jack the Ripper. In New York City in 1888, Dr. Jack Lewiston, a respected surgeon and madman, escapes from custody and flees to London. Detective Henry Marboro is brought out of retirement and heads to London to find the doctor and bring him back to America--dead or alive--hopefully before any more prostitutes are murdered.
The Scandalous Miss Lydia Bennet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Lydia Bennet is well known to readers of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" as Lizzie's foolish and scandalous younger sister. But what if Lydia's outrageous behavior is all a disguise? Join Lydia as she dances her way into the heart of Mr. Wickham, laughing all the way, in this short story. Perhaps, indeed, there is far more to Lydia than anyone ever suspected.
Season of Regret
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,400. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011 by 2fires Publishing Co.. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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The bride wore black: severe, sedate, sorrowful black. A spirited teenager, Gillian Heinrich is pregnant and abandoned by her one-time lover. Fearing the disdain for his child in their 1950’s small town, her father bribes his ranch hand, Charlie Barnes, to wed his rebellious and unwilling daughter. Charlie readily agrees, never realizing he’s sealed his own fate in the Season of Regret.
The End of the Tunnel
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Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a novel about a well meaning young man, patriotism, politics and betrayal.
Sophronismos - The Rise of Alcibiades
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,890. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
A book about philosophy and historical fiction that explores the life of Socrates and his associates during the middle period of his life. It was during this time that Athens and all of Greece was in turmoil, and the father of western philosphy underwent a significant transformation.
The Chooser
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A delightfully quirky novelette with a Jewish flavor set in the 1950s. The Chooser is a story of a journeyman magician seeking a new trick to boost his sagging career. An old illusionist and his young protégé offer some magical assistance.
The End of the World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A Catholic schoolboy, along with the world, faces the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The Golden Road
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Series: 20th Century Sagas, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 122,460. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
When her stepfather dies, Josie and her mother Dora have to face being poor. Her stepbrother Leo, owner of a jewellery factory, gives Josie a job. He introduces her to Motor Rallying, but when Josie is accused of theft she leaves. Unable to find a job, rejected by her aunt Phoebe, Josie and Dora are forced to live in a slum. Her dream of competing the Monte Carlo Rally seems hopeless.
The Glowing Hours
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Series: 20th Century Sagas, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 124,670. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Three girls, escaping from difficult homes, meet because of their love of dancing. Nell, Gwyneth and Kitty join chorus lines in 1920s Music Halls, and dance all over the English Midlands. Then they have the chance of appearing at Paris's Folies Bergère, but malign fate intervenes before they can go. And there is Andrew, Kitty's cousin, Timothy, languid aristocrat, and Paul, charismatic doctor.
The Cobweb Cage
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Series: 20th Century Sagas, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 142,480. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Marigold is devoted to her family, and determined to make life easier for them. She meets Richard, wealthy and charming, and despite their differences in background, they fall in love and marry. Then comes the Great War, and Richard, a qualified pilot, joins the army. He is missing, Marigold's family is struck by tragedy, and she has to make an agonising decision in order to help them.
Close Encounters of the Old West
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,200. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Long before the X-Files, nearly 70 years before the Roswell incident, President James Garfield, mortally wounded by an assassin's bullet, commissioned young Jonah "Tenkiller" Montana, an educated Cherokee half breed, to investigate unexplained and troublesome mysteries like sightings of mysterious "airships", tales of alien encounters, and troubling Native American stories of the Old West.
The Dutchman: A Novel Based on the True Story of the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,120. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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When the old prospector Jacob Waltz and two mysterious partners discover “the richest gold mine in the world” in the Superstition Mountains east of Phoenix, Apaches, greed, and murder accompany them. Based on four actual newspaper articles from 1884 to 1892, The Dutchman is based on the true story of the famed Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine during Arizona’s hostile 1880’s.