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Blood of Pioneers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,390. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011 by Candle Star Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(Divided Decade Trilogy, book 2) Hannah craves excitement, but all local adventures dried up long ago, when her parents unpacked their wagon on the Michigan frontier. When war breaks out, her father and brother leave to fight the Confederacy. Then the farm is threatened, and the one place she longs to leave becomes the one place she'll risk everything to save. *Formerly titled "Broken Ladders
Deed So
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,210. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Deed So by Katharine Russell is a moving coming-of-age tale set in a small Southern town in 1962, the year before America would be changed forever by civil rights, women’s rights, war and more.
Edward
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,830. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The author is hypnotized into a past-life, that of the future duke of Buckingham; fabulously rich, with a better claim to the throne than the King, but a prisoner of the Tudors. 2 saving graces: Edward’s love for Eadie and their daughter – and his inheritance of the Holy Grail, the Sword and Druid Glass. They don’t save Edward, can they save the author.
Crusoes in Siberia. The Fairest Judgment
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,610. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011 by Mondial. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
If you want to know where the brothers Paul and George Soros got their business skills, look no further than this little adventure story told by their father. -- In simple, understated style, Tivadar Soros tells how he and his companions broke out of their Siberian prisoner-of-war camp at the time of the Russian Revolution and traveled on foot through inhospitable mountains to freedom.
The House on Athene Street
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
An adventure story set in Ancient Greece. Should suit ages 9-12.
The History of Rock and Roll in 99 tweets
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You set the price! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A twitter novel. Follow Harry as he rampages through six decades of romance, rock and roll, and mayhem. A story constructed in 99 short chapters, each one 140 characters or less. Harry's story weaves along like a getaway driver from a smash and grab, with the radio blaring. The soundtrack to his life throbs away in the background as you wonder what can possibly happen to Harry next...
The Convict Maiden
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,060. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Critically acclaimed novelist Robert Reuland presents the story of Julia Hannaway, a young Englishwoman convicted of murder and banished to Australia in 1827. A love story entwined in an adventure through a dark and perilous world, The Convict Maiden is surprisingly uplifting.
Sweet Betsy from Pike
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,260. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
It's 1849. Betsy is 18, a minister's daughter, and pregnant. To escape the shame, she and her lover, Ike, run away from Pike County and join a wagon train headed for the California mining camp of Hangtown. It's a long, tough journey. On the trail and in the rough-and-tumble mining camp Betsy outgrows Ike and becomes a strong, independent woman.
Legionary (Legionary 1)
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Series: Legionary, Book 1. Price: $3.31 USD. Words: 126,490. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Roman Empire is crumbling, and a shadow looms in the east…
Olivia's Mine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,360. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
It’s 1915, and newlywed Olivia Fitzgerald is leaving her affluent Seattle family to join her husband Frank in Canada, at the isolated mining community of Britannia Beach. Before she even has a chance to settle in, many of the people she meets are killed in a horrific natural disaster, triggering the first of a series of events about to befall the young Olivia, and the tightly knit community.
Lavender Vows
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,900. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by Avid Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A novella of passion and love in Medieval England. Lord Bernard of Derkland needs to find a wife, if for no other reason than to satisfy his father and his incessant badgering. He has no interest in marrying, but when he meets the beautiful and gentle Joanna of Swerthmore, he knows immediately that she is the one. The only problem is: she's already wed.
Japanese Rose
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,310. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The kamikaze pilots or “Winds of God” were created in 1945, during Japan’s twilight year of the Second World War. The world looked upon this monstrous creation of “human bombs” with disbelief but the young patriotic men of Japan who signed up for the terrifying attack missions of the kamikaze program were unstoppable.
Awa Maru - Titanic of Japan
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,160. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1945 as the Japanese Empire in South East Asia started to crumble, the Japanese communities began desperate scrambles for passages on any available vessels back to Japan. A Japanese hospital ship, the Awa Maru was given a guarantee of safe passage to 2007 Japanese civilians and military personnel who had been “fortunate” enough to secure places on board.
Boxing Day
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,660. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on a true story surrounding the 2004 tsunami, we follow author Chris Jaymes as he accidentally exchanged his would-be vacation in for a six-week stint as an aid worker in one of the world’s most tragic disasters. Upon arriving in Bangkok International Airport, he was informed that a tsunami had devastated the west coast of Thailand.
Japanese Magnolia
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,630. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The true forbidden love story of two men, a samurai and a peasant in Edo Japan. Can a Japanese samurai of impeccable lineage in Edo period Japan get away with being gay? Can he break all the rules of society and get away with it?
Butterfly in the Wind
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,650. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is the true story of the tragic life of Okichi Saito who became the pawn to placate Townsend Harris, the first American Consul to Japan in the turbulent mid 1800's . This poignant story takes place during a period in history when the "Black Ships" arrived in Japan and changed many lives, especially those of Okichi and her fiancé and lover, Tsurumatsu.
A Note from Ichiyo
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Behind every face is a life and a story… The Japanese 5,000 yen note circulates round the world and changes hands every minute but has anyone really stopped to look at the face on this note? Take a closer look and you will see the face of a young Meiji era Japanese woman looking serenely out at a 21st century world she has never known nor ever dreamt she would be a part of someday.
The Last Jeep to Baclaran
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,570. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
When Vietnam vet Steve Conway, takes a position as hotel manager in Manila to seek peace and overcome a personal tragedy instead of tranquility, he finds a country in throes of revolution. The Marcos regime is tottering and “People Power” is about to show the world that love of country transcends all.
Like a Willow Tree
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,240. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A willow tree, soft and flowy on the outside, unbreakable and strong on the inside, left to brave the lashings and extremities of wind and storm but never quite breaking Hanako Ishigaki was just 9 years old when her father decided to uproot the family from traditional and beautiful Kyoto and migrate to Hawaii. “You are not uprooting this family to some strange outlandish place where we will
To Sense Worth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,970. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Orphaned by the devastating earthquake of 1906, a young girl stumbles upon a simple copper coin that will forever change her destiny. What is it about a seemingly insignificant penny that sustains Elizabeth Sullivan through the most tumultuous events of the 20th century?