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Blackbird
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,030. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The early wealth of Queensland depended on slavery, known in Australia as Blackbirding. South Sea islanders were tricked or forced aboard slave ships and sold to the highest bidder to cut cane on sugar plantations. Beautiful young Kiri, destined for slavery is rescued by half-breed Ben Luk. But racial prejudice runs high in the colony and Kiri and Ben struggle against ruthless, unforgiving enemies
The Last Blitzkrieg
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,730. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Russians are at the gates of Berlin. The war is won. Or is it? Even as the Red Army deals Nazi Germany its death blow, Hauptmann Träger, reluctant hero of the Reich, is working his way to the heart of Moscow with the last of Germany’s wonder weapons. The Last Blitzkrieg is a fast-paced thriller woven around real people and actual historical events sometimes more surprising than fiction.
Don't Murder Maria
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 110,060. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Mark Kendal believes developing the cure for HIV is good; but not if it means murdering Maria Quiteria Campos for her DNA. Maria Quiteria is the ancestor of his lover and friends who died saving his life. But Mark learns that his employer Jedediah Strang and his frankengene pharmaceutical conglomerate wants Mark to travel back to 1839 Brazil to harvest Maria’s DNA for their next wonder drug.
Leaked Secret Transcripts from Bush's Oval Office: How Rove Made Obama President
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Price: $3.60 USD. Words: 37,010. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
These "secret transcripts" reveal the inner workings of the Bush White House, culminating in Karl Rove's announcement that he has anointed Barack Obama to be the next President of the United States. "We have removed his spine and all other bones in his body," Rove explains. These Bush-Rove-Cheney-Rumsfeld-Ashcroft dialogues memorably satirize the top-down transformation of our nation.
The Dawn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"The door opened with an ear-splitting screech. Already? It was barely the crack of dawn. Through the tiny window high above my head I could see the stars blending into the brightening skies. The last day of my life had started." What did Giordano Bruno think about on the day he was burnt at stake?
Walls of Jericho - A Cavalry Tale
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Series: Cavalry Tales, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,920. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Farrier's apprentice Joshua Lock saves a boy from a swirling winter torrent, unwittingly beginning an unlikely friendship despite the conflicts which will force both to face their differences head-on. And soon duty pitches them into a bitter battle against Napoleon's army, where both must find a way to save their regiment from destruction in the first great cavalry charge of the Peninsular War
Winchester Doctor
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,050. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Dr. Jonas Slaton, a busy doctor in Winchester, Virginia, volunteers to help the Confederate 6th Louisiana Regiment’s medical team after the 1st Battle of Winchester in 1862. Later, he travels south up the Shenandoah Valley with the regiment to take part on the bloody fighting at The Coaling, just outside Port Republic. Winchester Doctor is a true picture of the cruelties of the Civil War.
The Trials of Huckleberry Finn: Adventures with Sam Clemens
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,190. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What would have happened if Huckleberry Finn and Samuel Langhorne Clemens had grown up together in Hannibal, Missouri, in the 1850's? The Trials of Huckleberry Finn tells that story and follows their relationship through Sam's years on the Mississippi. Written in typical Huckleberry Finn narrative style this book is a must-read for any fan of Mark Twain.
The Paraclete Conundrum
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,000. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1149, three women contemporaries meet in an abbey near Paris. The women are: Heloise, abbess of the Paraclete after her tragic love affaire with Abelard; Hildegard of Bingen, mystic, musician; and Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen of France, soon to be Queen on England . They have learned that Bernard of Clairvaux threatens their freedom. How can they counter the threat? They argue, plot and scheme.
The Bride of Blackbeard
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,690. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Constanza Smythe becomes a governess in the Colonies—only to capture the attention of two men. When she meets Edward Teache, the infamous pirate known as Blackbeard decides to do anything—legal or not—to make her his bride. When when the ship wrecks near North Carolina’s Outer Banks, a simple farmer pulls her to safety. Will either win her heart?
Blood on the Tartan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,850. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Catherine Ross rallies her neighbors to resist the mass evictions, which empty the glens of people and replace them with sheep. Duty conflicts with love. There’s only one woman for Constable Ian MacGregor - Catherine. However, he is torn by that love and his sense of honor. Will Ian become her greatest adversary, or will they both perish in the Highland Clearances?
Mullah and the Icecream Seller
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,790. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
At Broken Hill on New Years Day, 1915, two Afghani men fired on a train carrying a group of people travelling to a picnic. A number of these holiday-makers were killed or injured. The Afghani men fled to a spot known as the White Rocks, where they, in turn, were fired on by the citizens of Broken Hill. One, Mullah was killed there. The other, fatally injured, died later in the Broken Hill hospital
Grant Me Timely Grace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,860. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Union Major Russell Johns wonders why he wasn’t courts-martialed. He's being played by Confederate spy and confidant of Lincoln’s cabinet Gerard Chantier. Gerard’s plans will end with Washington’s capture by JEB Stuart, Lincoln’s kidnapping and win the war for the South. Can Russell use Chantier’s daughter to get to Gerard? He must face a daunting moral challenge he's ill-prepared for.
Casualties A Novel of the Civil War
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,340. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the spring of 1864 Laura Connor sets out alone from her home in Indiana driving a wagon and team of horses. She has determined to rescue her husband, Thomas, a captured Union soldier, from the Confederate prison at Cahawba in Alabama. Inspired by a true occurrence, Casualties is a story of the power of love, and of the strength and heroism of ordinary people confronting overwhelming events.
Liars! Vol. 2: Escape to Insanity
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 413,930. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
1966, two Eagle Scouts went on a North Pole expedition. I was one of them. A Lewis and Clark ‘Journey of Discovery’ was promised. A Journey of Discovery it was. But, instead of progress and wonder, I met lies and incompetence. But I also discovered answers to many of the worlds great questions. After reaching the Pole, the insanity continued; life and death blurred. We escaped! But, to where?
The Chance of a Storm
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,040. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Warm and humid with the chance of a storm. That was the weather forecast for Christmas Eve in 1974. Oh and there was a cyclone warning for coastal waters around Darwin. But we'd had cyclone warnings before so why should we let Cyclone Tracy spoil Christmas?
The Battlefield
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Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Billy rubbed his hand along the smooth woodwork of the rifle slung over his shoulder. “Do you think we’ll get to fight at last.” For most of the new men their greatest fear had always been that the fighting would finish before they had their chance to join in.
Song of the River
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,650. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Wonnangatta Station lies deep in the mountain country of northeastern Victoria on the Wonnangatta River, one of two branches of the upper section of the Mitchell River in Gippsland. Officially unsolved, the murders of station manager James Barclay and his cook/helper have been the object of much speculation for more than 80 years.
Subtle Fluids
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Suffragettes are being murdered. Did Reverend Driscoll's fiery sermons incite the violence? What kind of predator hides behind a clerical collar?
SOLARTOPIA! Our Green-Powered Earth
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Price: $3.60 USD. Words: 27,450. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
SOLARTOPIA! is the first fully-realized vision of what our Earth can---and MUST!---look like after its necessary conversion to a totally green-powered economy. Introduced by Robert F. Kennedy, with an anthem by Pete Seeger, we fly over a planet that has been made sustainable, just, feminist, and secure. Nuclear power and fossil fuels have been banned, as has all waste and war. Join us!