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Eden Found
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,020. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Investigative reporter Lenny Cronin endures a roller coaster ride of adventures as he follows an assignment in the Middle East and becomes closely involved with the terrorists who are holding a dozen American hostages, including Bruce and Roxanne, the archeologists exploring Dead Sea caves for the scrolls left there thousands of years ago. Troubles intensify upon Lenny's return to Boston.
Blood, Feathers & Holy Men
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 114,710. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Blood, Feathers and Holy Men is a search for spiritual truth. It also tells a fascinating and sometimes violent tale of Quétzalcoatl – the same mythical Mexican deity who, 500 years later, would convince Montezuma that the marauding Spanish conquistador, Cortés, was the god Quétzalcoatl returned as promised.
The Weeping Sands
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,640. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Three narratives of love and loss are interwoven in John Wheatley's novel which is set on the isle of Anglesey, Wales. Spanning 350 years, from English Civil War to present day, a ruined mansion provides the link between past and present. Meanwhile, the `weeping sands` of the title, the Lavan Sands, at the eastern edge of the Menai Strait provides a melancholy background to the novel`s events.
the BIG BUMP at Number 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
The most severe bump in North American mining history, where 74 died and 100 survived, is a heart wrenching tale of survival and endurance. Susan’s brother and her friend’s father are miners.Both miners were to work the afternoon shift, in which the Big Bump occurred. Susan’s account of events just after the Bump gives insight into what it was like to live in a small coal mining town.
DESTINY: A Story of Mary Queen of Scots and her lady-in-waiting Mary Seton
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,460. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the sixteenth century, when love was a tool of statecraft and marriage a political weapon, a rivalry between two queens ended when one of them faced the executioner. Here is a story of Mary Queen of Scots and her faithful lady-in-waiting, Mary Seton – and Queen Elizabeth of England, enemy to them both.
Some Sunny Day
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Series: LAVENDER ROAD, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 166,790. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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It is 1940 and the people of Lavender Road are living through the Blitz. 'Funny, poignant, emotional, unputdownable, Some Sunny Day rips along, taking you into wartime London and the lives of these engaging and varied characters.' ‘An exciting, action-packed book, which makes a very enjoyable, satisfying read as the women begin to make their way in a male-dominated world.’ Western Telegraph
A Family Institution
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,410. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on an event from the author's life, this is a story about a mid-life crisis triggered by the discovery of an aunt who was mistreated for mental illness in the 1940’s and 1950’s. Coming to terms with his own family history leads to a journey of self-discovery that tests not only current relationships, but new ones as well. This novel about secrets and revenge is told with a comic touch.
The VASE with the MANY COLOURED MARBLES
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,400. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The name of Nelson Mandela is familiar to many, as a warrior against the injustices of apartheid in South Africa. But there were many South Africans who worked just as hard to break the power of the Verwoerd Government who were not members of the Black African community, but were Whites, Coloureds and Indians, both English and Afrikaans speaking. This book a story about a few of those people.
Battle Kiss
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 321,240. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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An historically accurate epic novel, BATTLE KISS chronicles the tumultuous events surrounding The Battle of New Orleans as the daughters of two Creole families realize their growing affection for several young men caught in the battle, young men vying for their love yet willing to sacrifice their lives for their new country.
Kleine Leviathan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,920. Language: Dutch. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Johannes Kamerinks neergang wordt een drama van mythische proporties en alomvattende betekenis. Kleine Leviathan is gebaseerd op de lotgevallen van Abraham Mag(g)aris, een historische figuur.
The Bells of Autumn
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,910. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011 by ePublishPartners.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Bells of Autumn tells of a young boy growing up with an older, adoptive father, a partly Indian-raised pariah, in a Wyoming town trying to leave its violent past. On another level, it explores white-Indian relations in the American psyche. The story devolves around the harsh banishment of the Lakota and the generation-later Battle of Lightning Creek (1903), a surprising minor rematch.
The White House
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Price: Free! Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Two women reach for happiness amid the dangers of an eighteenth century colony. Annie Simpson is captured by Blackbeard and taken to an inn called The White House. There she meets Lizzie Poole, the innkeeper's daughter who longs for happiness of her own. Based on the legend of the Hammock House in Beaufort, North Carolina.
The Mobled Queen
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 115,850. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011 by Purple Ducks Digital Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
It begins with the terrifying nightmare of a young woman, pregnant with her second child. It ends, nearly forty years later, with an old widow, a former queen, crawling amidst the wreckage of her city—her family butchered, an old age of slavery and abasement ahead.
Two for the South
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You set the price! Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A daring fictional attempt by Union forces on the Mississippi River to capture the Rebel ironclad CSS Arkansas is the first short story. Our second feature is a dispatch rider attempting to pass through the lines. Total length 4100 words.
The Archer Prism: reflecting Sir John Harington
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,670. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Fictional autobiography of an important, little known Elizabethan. John Harington regards Jeffrey Archer, bestselling novelist & peer, as his modern counterpart. By comparing Jeffrey's extraordinary life with his own, he seeks to understand his own actions and relationships. Sir John was Queen Elizabeth's favourite & sauciest Godson. A famous, controversial writer, he invented the flush toilet.
The White Hart
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 32,730. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Experience the winter holidays the way the men of the North Woods did over a century ago.
Caledonii: Birth of a Nation. (Part One: The Great Gather)
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Series: Caledonii: Birth of a Nation, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,080. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
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Under the cloud of imminent Roman invasion, the northern druids gather the clan leaders. Calach is the 15 yo eldest son of the chief of the Caledonii Clan, and is cast into clan politics for the first time. Destined to be chief one day, and knowing the importance of the gathering, he is bewildered by the chief’s antipathy to each other. He begins to plot on his own. Thus begins Calach’s story.
The Chronicles of Heaven's War: Sisters of the Bloodwind
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 261,450. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Where to begin a tale filled with closely guarded secrets of demons, gods and men that has for the Ages been hidden from all searching eyes… This our Quest…a long and twisting road to Destiny drawing us into the past, then flinging us into an uncertain future, opening a door to a mystical world… Dare you take this dangerous journey of discovery to uncover the truth of all matters...?
Jerusalem Imperilled
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,910. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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The year is 66 AD. Jerusalem is in the grip of the corrupt, venal Procurator, Gessius Florus. Political and revolutionary groups struggle for dominance, religious sects quarrel, the Procurator’s iron grip overshadows all. A Jewish slave in the port of Ostia, where the boats from Judea dock, chronicles the conflicts, conspiracies and intrigues that threaten to overwhelm his homeland.
Lizzie Borden
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,370. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Imagination Fully Dilated Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Did she do it? In Elizabeth Engstrom’s brilliant novel, the dark psychology of the Borden household is laid bare. Lizzie, her sister Emma and their parents Andrew and Abby Borden, are sharply illuminated—as are the paranoia and concealed hatred that secretly ruled the family. Domestic violence and dysfunctional families are not inventions of modern times.