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Give Me Your Name
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 86,350. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
After Julia Hamilton's placid life is changed by a horrifying encounter with a runaway slave, she becomes a covert to the abolitionist cause. Her parents send her away from Boston to a girl's school in Charleston but they can't get her to change her mind about slavery. Friends in Bleeding Kansas and a young man convince her to go west for the cause.
Pray for Reign
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,640. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
As Anne Boleyn forges her way into a married man's heart and onto England's throne, she convinces herself that the resulting bloodshed and religious upheaval is a necessary price for the country to pay. But how will she reconcile the letting of her brother's blood when he is accused with her of incest?
The Uprisers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,440. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
After eleven years of brutal communist leadership, a young girl and her brother join a grass roots campaign to end oppression in Hungary. Only the girl survives and will go on to America for safety, where she will learn what freedom really means.
A Winter's Tail
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Series: The Hansen Series, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This deleted scene from "A Woman of Choice" first appeared in the Holiday Anthology 2010: Tales & Tails by Penni Ferry. Re-published with permission. Nicolas Hansen rescues a nearly-frozen dog and grows closer to his son, Stefan.
Mackenzie Breakup
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 110,600. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This novel was written by Jean Kadmon, who worked on the Canol Project during World War II as a girl fresh from school. As one of a handful of women working among 8,000 men, she experienced the excitement and social upheavals of the war years, both the loneliness and the camaraderie of camp life, and most of all, "The North" in all of its moods.
Riding to Sundown
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,480. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Retired lawman, Luke Temple, has seen it all, and become a living legend along the way. Now, he must come out of retirement to face his greatest challenge. With his oldest friends by his side, he trails the vicious Thaw gang to an outlaw stronghold where he almost died forty years before. Will the mountainous fortress called Sundown be Luke Temple's redemption, or his final defeat?
The Spartacus Prophecy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,130. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The real life of Spartacus was far more complex than Hollywood would have you believe. There really was a Spartacus & a prophecy and no body of the gladiator was ever found. The story covers an epic journey of one man’s struggle against oppression. Spanning two continents, the fight, flight, love and betrayal across the ancient landscapes, form the backdrop to this compelling novel.
The Cause
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Left in the middle of a divided nation, Emily Garnett MacKinnon quickly learns what it means to be impartial during the American Civil War. Nine months with the "enemy" shows her the true meaning of loyalty--and brings to light who really cares for her--and who wants her out of the way.
The Longing (Grayson Brothers)
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Series: Grayson Brothers, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,340. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Romantic Times 4-1/2 Star Top Pick! A marriage of convenience…and intoxicating desire. He would show her every shade of love.
The Prodigy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,700. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Aubrey Swann catapults onto the concert stage at age four and soon becomes the world's musical darling. Much later, during his transition to mature artist, Aubrey composes his own survival. How does life history shape the creative process? How does art shape an artist? Baldino explores tough questions from a child's point of view.
Redcoat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,270. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
1873...A landslide at a diamond mine in Africa leaves a British army major crippled. He holds a young lieutenant responsible and wants him court-martialed. A soldier is killed when the army try to arrest the lieutenant on his wedding day in England. But he escapes and so begins a ruthless worldwide manhunt, throughout the U.S. Canada and Australia until eventually the hunted becomes the hunter.
The Blackwell Claim
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Series: Blackwell Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
GOLD... Seeking a fortune from a pile of rocks or out of a streambed. Men from all walks of life are digging and panning for gold in the West and the Blackwell brothers are no different. But along with gold mining comes rough towns like Grizzly Gulch, fighting the elements, and claim jumpers. Raised tough in the hills of Tennessee, are the Blackwell brothers up to the challenges of prospecting?
Someday Soon
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,950. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The bombing of Darwin by the Japanese in 1942 was Australia's Pearl Harbor.Faith and her brother,Joe,escape the carnage aboard Joe's ketch Faraway,along with Koko,an Australian born Japanese fleeing internment.They are soon separated by the fortunes of war and face their own personal battles against espionage and injustice,Joe as a soldier,Koko as a POW and Faith as the lover of a U.S.army pilot.
Looking For Jamie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,210. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A young boy, found bedraggled and starving, all he knows is his name, Jamie. He is taken in by the household of The Grange who soon come to love him as their own, especially the master David Dalton. Some months later Tillie Raven is released from prison where she had been sent for stealing a loaf. Now she has to find her son, not knowing if he is still alive, but where should she look first?
The Light Horseman's Daughter
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,550. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
While resisting eviction from the Queensland family property during the Great Depression Emma's father is shot dead. But left destitute, with her crippled mother and young twin brothers to care for, Emma fights back. In her struggle to survive she must overcome, ruthless wealthy relatives, racial bigotry, child abuse, corrupt financiers and choose between the love of two very different men.
Crestmont
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,070. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Star Publish LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Gracie Antes leaves an unhappy home to pursue her singing career dream. Big city bound, she accepts a housemaid job at the bustling Crestmont Inn. There, Gracie encounters opera singer Rosa Ponselle and finds family she never imagined could be hers. Step back into the 1920s and experience life at The Crestmont Inn. Discover with Gracie that sometimes we must trade loss for happiness.
Stumme Schatten
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: German. Published: December 14, 2010 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
ie Aufteilung Deutschlands nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg in zwei voneinander getrennte Staaten hat viele Menschenleben beeinträchtigt, und viele im Ostteil Lebende wurden zu Opfern eines unnachsichtigen Systems. Anni besucht nach dem Fall der Berliner Mauer ihre alte Heimat Aschersleben, jene kleine ostdeutsche Stadt, aus der sie mit zwanzig Jahren flüchtete.
Echoes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,690. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The common thread running through all twelve stories of this collection is that they are based on subsidiary characters of Eva’s novel Silent Shadows. Mostly, the stories are snapshots of life in the former GDR or they afford glimpses into the re-united Germany, and in this they are unashamedly political. But, above all, each story is about the trials and tribulations of the human condition.
Silent Shadows
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,440. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The division of Germany into two separate countries during the Cold War disrupted many lives, leaving many in the East to become the victims of a vicious system. Anni struggles to come to grips with memories of those who sought to oppress her and vivid recollections of a passionate love affair that ended with her escape to the West.
Calling Crow Nation (Book Three of the Southeast Series)
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Series: The Southeast, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,550. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Calling Crow faces his most difficult challenge yet, as the hostile Timucua, who have allied themselves with the Spanish to get deadly thundersticks, move north in search of more slaves and conquest. Calling Crow must decide whether joining forces with another invader to his lands, the Englishmen, can halt the Spanish onslaught without sacrificing the freedom of his people.