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The Final Testament of William Crook, Once a Bodyguard to the President
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A steadfast bodyguard who played too small a role in America’s first great national tragedy is haunted for a lifetime by what happened and how he didn't change the course of history.
Time Machine: 75k-30k PBE
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Imagine we have a time machine and we can look back at the past. Imagine we can see what really happened in the past. This short story looks at the period at the dawn of modern humanity, maybe this is how it really happened. Join us for this short look at human history, 75,000-30,000 years before the present.
Arkansas Storm and Captain Jonathan Buzzard
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 3. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Contains two short stories from the American frontier of the 1800s . . . Arkansas Storm is the tale about pioneers traveling the big rivers of America on flatboats, when they run into a storm that threatens their lives and the loss of all they own. Captain Jonathan Buzzard is an action-packed tale. Brazen and courageous, he takes on outlaws threatening a pioneer's family on a remote Ohio farm.
Abraham
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 2. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Young raw-recruit Abraham is exposed to the terror of war during the Battle for New Orleans. A frontiersman provides the wisdom to help him survive and become a man.
Smoke
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 8. Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Short Story about the American frontier in the 1800s. Prairies are one of God’s greatest gifts, but these can also turn deadly. Pioneers take desperate measures to save everything they have created.
Three Bells & Newtonia
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 7 . Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Two short stories are presented about American frontier life in the 1800s. Three Bells- -Settlers on remote Indiana farms prepare for attacks from Chief Blackhawk's warriors. What happens one fateful night changes everyone forever. Newtonia--Compassion is found by settlers on the frontier, caught between warring armies as the Civil War rages in southwest Missouri.
Roaring River
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 6 . Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Bushwhackers ambush two men, killing one. The survivor leads a posse to track down the band of killers, leading to an epic battle.
I Followed the Wolf, Buck's Story, the prequel/sequel to Where the Mockingbird Sang
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,640. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
I am Nathanial James Buchannan, Buck, and been so since I was born. I lived most of my life on the frontier, from a cabin in the wilderness, to a Cherokee village, to the cities in the east, to the mountains in the west, and back again. Mine’s a good story. I don’t like the writing, I do like the telling, and I hope y’all enjoy the reading. I've sure enjoyed the living.
Zenobia - Birth of a Legend
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,740. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Meet Zenobia, the desert girl, the brilliant warrior who rose from obscurity to challenge Rome for the supremacy of her world.Historical fiction, young adult. A rare combination of action and education, horses and history, social issues and romance, warriors and critical thinkers.
The Empty Hammock
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,400. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Workaholic, Ana Mendez, was certain that her mother was getting senile, when she said she found a treasure chest in the back yard. After unsuccessfully trying to open the old treasure chest, Ana fell asleep in a hammock, and woke up in the year 1494 in Jamaica! It was the time of the Tainos, a time when life seemed simpler, but Ana knew that all of that was about to change.
Where the Mockingbird Sang, a novel of the Civil War
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,900. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Every life has moment where nothing is as it was before and will never be again. Such is the Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi for Evans Atwood, a young 2nd Lieutenant in the Confederate Army. Through him the story of so many who sacrificed to be able to provide and protect freedom and their right to self determination comes to life. Whether in battle or at home, the evils of war touch all.
Swallowcliffe Hall 1939: Isobel's Story
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Series: Swallowcliffe Hall. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,280. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
In the final part of the 'Swallowcliffe Hall' trilogy, Isobel comes to the shell of this once-beautiful house with her gas mask in 1939, to stay with her grandmother Polly. Rumours of war are everywhere and it's an anxious time, especially for Andreas, a Jewish boy Izzie meets in the village who has escaped from Nazi Germany. Can she help his family find sanctuary at the Hall too?
Swallowcliffe Hall 1914: Grace's Story
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Series: Swallowcliffe Hall. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,910. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
'Downton Abbey' from the servants' perspective! It's 1914, and war is about to change the lives of the Vye family and their servants at Swallowcliffe Hall. The young men are going off to fight, while wounded soldiers arrive at the Hall to convalesce. Polly Perkins' daughter Grace, a reluctant kitchenmaid, may escape from the servants' hall, but can she ever find love beyond her social class?
Swallowcliffe Hall 1890: Polly's Story
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Series: Swallowcliffe Hall. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,860. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
For 'Downton Abbey' fans! Scandal, romance and intrigue in a grand English country house: Swallowcliffe Hall, home to the Vye family and their servants. As under-housemaid, Polly Perkins is expected to be seen and not heard, and nobody notices the quiet girl who cleans up after them. But soon Polly uncovers dark secrets lurking behind the Hall's elegant facade; secrets that will end in tragedy.
Marius' Mules III: Gallia Invicta
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Series: Marius' Mules, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 171,910. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
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56bc. As Fronto and his friends winter in Rome, trouble is brewing in the north. The tribes of Armorica, driven to desperate action by the harsh rule of Crassus, raise their standards in defiance of the Roman eagle causing a chain reaction that threatens everything the legions of Caesar have achieved. Can the general's commanders stamp out the fires of rebellion before the whole of Gaul is ablaze?
Wittenberg
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,080. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A prequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet. To win his lady’s favor, a Swedish soldier conspires to kidnap Hamlet off the streets of Wittenberg, unaware that Hamlet's brother has come in secret to woo the lady for himself.
Grass Dance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,600. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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After Custer’s defeat at the Little Bighorn in June of 1876, North West Mounted Policeman Braden Flynn is assigned the task of escorting the fleeing Sioux into Canada with the U. S. Calvary in hot pursuit. While doing so, he falls in love with Sitting Bull’s niece, Dancing Bird, but must overcome the clash between two governments and the decline of a proud people to win her love.
Willow's Way
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,090. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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Former professional clown, Inspector Steven Gravel of the Northwest Mounted Police takes his job very seriously. But when he approaches nearby Dawson Cattle Ranch to supply beef to a newly established fort, he finds that owner and widower Cletis Dawson is more interested in marrying off his ripe middle daughter, Emily. But Willow, the oldest and thorniest of the three, captures Steven’s heart.
A Hoot Owl Moon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,740. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
A synopsis of A Hoot Owl Moon All young Samantha Evers wanted to do was visit her favorite cousin in Austin, Texas. Her much anticipated trip almost came to fruition until a savage band of Comanche attacks her stagecoach. Bound and determined to stay alive and eventually escape, she undergoes a life altering transformation that even she didn't see coming. This is her story.
The New Jerusalem
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 62,890. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The start of the Civil War brings even more violence to the seething Kansas-Missouri border. Newly widowed, Julia Anderson finds romance with a federal officer. When a federal prison collapses, killing sisters of confederate guerillas, Julia and Augusta head to Lawrence for safety but find that they have chosen the least safe spot in the country.