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The Last Pahvant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,040. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An astonishing prodigy is raised in a squatters' camp on the Colorado River during the Great Depression. An orphan, she flashes to world acclaim when discovered by The New York Times. Searing loss and heartbreak follows.
Tales Of Mystery In The Gales Of History
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tales of the past lie obscured in the shadows of history. The lack of historical evidence is what makes them attractive, and our desire to uncover them leads us to the world of fiction. There, the gaps can be filled to offer us the chance for an exciting trip back to times gone by.
The Girl in the Lighthouse (Arrington Saga, book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 92,450. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
ARRINGTON book #1 2nd edition Not since V.C. Andrews gothic novel Flowers in the Attic has there been a series of books so shocking and immersed in dark family secrets. Author Roxane Tepfer Sanford has captured a strikingly similar gothic fiction style in her debut novel, The Girl in the Lighthouse. A recommended read for every V.C. Andrews fan.
Starlight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ulf, a farmer in Anglo-Saxon England, starts a new life after a Viking raid. Short story.
An Irish Nurse in Africa
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 154,300. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Historical novel during Boer War of 1899 in South Africa. An Irish Nurse, Frances O'Driscoll, is serving with the British Royal Army Medical Corps in the Colony of Natal when war breaks out. She has many adventures, including capture by the Boers. Frances meets her older runaway brother who leads a Boer Commando. A tale of divided loyalty, a feisty young woman making her way in a man's world.
Pearces' Ocean
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,540. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011 by Bev Robitai. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Author Tony Pearce uses his own family legends as a base for this rollicking tale. Simon Pearce, born in poverty on the Isles of Scilly in Cornwall, England, escapes a dangerous life of smuggling to rise up through the ranks and eventually captain his own ship. He marries a beautiful Portuguese woman, starting a family dynasty that flourishes through the excitements of the 18th century.
Rush To Destiny
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Series: Western, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,330. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Edward Fitzgerald Beale was the quintessential western man, eclipsing John Fremont and even Kit Carson in adventure and accomplishment. No one did more for Manifest Destiny. This is not only an exciting and fascinating tale...but a true one. Don't miss Rush To Destiny, if you love history and the American west.
Will's War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,380. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A young-American relies on others when making important decisions. Before WW2, he studies German, during the war, he interrogates German POWs. He agrees to help Partisans in Yugoslavia by impersonating a German officer. Things goes wrong, and he finds himself inside Nazi Germany, an officer, but constantly in fear of discovery. Escape plans are complicated when he falls in love with a war widow.
Loyalty's Haven - Victoria Chronicles Trilogy, Book 3
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Series: Victoria Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 116,500. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Whitlands Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the final chapter of this popular family saga, new challenges await as Nancy continues her charity work in Victoria. In 1918 as the war comes to an end, tragedy strikes in the form of the deadly Spanish Influenza Epidemic. Whittle's extensive research dispels any thoughts that the Pacific Northwest was not affected by this dreaded disease - then happy news boosts morale in the Brown household.
The Stone-Worker's Tale
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Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Simon the sculptor had been truly touched by God's gift. He saw beauty that others could not and brought it to life through his craft. But Simon also saw the beauty of Elyn. Clandestine meetings have given way to sinful lust, and now the two lovers have vanished. But Frevisse alone suspects there may be some darker truth behind the midnight vanishing...
Loyalty's Reward - Victoria Chronicles Trilogy, Book 2
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Series: Victoria Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 147,740. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Whitlands Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
With the beginning of WW1, Nancy and Dan find their plans temporarily altered as Meg and Jeb become special friends. Meanwhile, Dan fights off pressure to enlist in the army due to other commitments. Nancy discovers the war effort is beckoning as Seattle friends provide her with an exciting opportunity.
The Doña
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 121,100. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Shalako Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
She to California as a young bride in an arranged marriage. Now she owns seventy-five square miles of property bordering the Mokelumne River where gold has been discovered. They want her land and will stop at nothing, even if it means her murder. Mitchell’s research of the customs and traditions of the mining towns and the ranchos gives The Doña authenticity.” The Modesto Bee
Bound by Loyalty - Victoria Chronicles Trilogy, Book 1
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Series: Victoria Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 119,720. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Whitlands Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Nancy and Dan's friendship begins in 1900 in a Victoria BC orphanage. Tracing their lives for the next 20 years, Whittle writes with such passion and sensitivity, using actual events, facts, characters, and locations that his readers find it difficult to discern fact from fiction. Fans describe this series as awesome, entertaining, a refreshing change, and wonderfully educational for all ages.
Treason: The Violation of Trust
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Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 86,410. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
"Treason" is about first settlers in colonial North America. They were Puritans in the 17th Century, Quakers in the 18th Century, in the Loyalist Diaspora to Shelburne, Nova Scotia after the American Revolution, and Canadian soldiers in the trenches of World War I. It is about their life and times, of the politic individuals who held sway, and the cause and effect of their use and abuse of power.
Druids
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,400. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Hades Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Rhonwen, a healer, keeps the Druidic culture and practises alive in a land ravaged by a Roman civil war. Sworn by her Mother to a blood oath of vengeance, she must choose between fulfilling the promise or following her own heart`s path.
The Water Gate
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,150. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Since the 1974 Watergate scandal, every subsequent scandal has carried the suffix "gate". If scandals are named after the Watergate Complex, what is Watergate named after? This novel tells the story of how Watergate may have gained its name.
Osama Bin Hiding (And his Love of Dr. Pepper)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A reporter is nabbed by men from the Taliban and is given a private audience with the most wanted man on the planet. Why? His captor keeps alluding to a game that is eons old. What game? What is I.T.H.A.S.G.A.? And what is it about Oh Henry chocolates and Dr. Pepper?
Clare: A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 237,880. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011 by Alcuin Communications, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Clare Keane is fourteen years old when her mother dies of pneumonia in the tenement room they share in turn-of-the-century Cork, Ireland. Left with two younger brothers, her closest family thousands of miles away in St. Paul, Minnesota, Clare begins a dangerous journey that takes her from Cork through the port of Queenstown to Ellis Island, New York, and finally St. Paul.
Redemption
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,080. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011 by Writers AMuse Me. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Bianchi family must deal with the corruption, sexual abuse, and explotiation in the Catholic Church in 1400's Rome. Chiara watches her brother, a priest, become corrupted in his desire to succeed, and turns to her friends, one of whom is a Jewish storekeeper with long-reaching ties to the Bianchis.
Saskatchewan
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011 by Writers AMuse Me. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A family saga about a Canadian prairies dynasty, the discovery of oil and a small rural town living in the shadow of a serial murderer.