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Huckleberry Finn
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Price: Free! Words: 110,640. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
(5.00 from 13 reviews)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first printed in 1884, eight years after Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It starts up where the other story finished, and the two books together are believed to be the best that Mark Twain ever wrote. Huck travels down the Mississippi on a raft, facing many dangers on the way, and learning about life and what it means to be a friend.
Axis
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Hatched in Afghanistan, the 9/11 attack was carried out by al Qaeda’s Hamburg Cell, code-named Axis. CIA’s Hamburg station officers got wind of it and were almost able to foil it. Almost - but not quite. This short story, fictionalized for security and readability, relates the events. Contains Special Offer
Rose Of Skibbereen, The Beginning
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Price: Free! Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The first book in a family saga about Rose Sullivan, an Irish girl who comes to Philadelphia in 1880 and finds love, heartache, loss, and unexpected joy during the tumultuous years around the turn of the century. She marries an Irish mystery man named Sean McCarthy, who has a violent past and a secret life, and he takes her to new heights and depths of passion.
"What A Dream!"
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Series: Adventures with Joe, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
"What A Dream!" is a short story about a very vivid and lucid dream in which the dreamer finds himself on a beach at Coney Island, New York, with his older brother, Joe, and they spend the day together at the amusement park. It takes place in a simpler time during the park's heyday circa 1896. The story is filled with fun facts of the day and a realism, which transports the reader to NY, 1896.
Remembering PT-927
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Price: Free! Words: 132,840. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
During WW II, a farm boy from Oklahoma is assigned to the Torpedo Boats in the Pacific. Circumstances confront him to face the enemy on a more personal level than he could have ever imagined. Can enemies learn to help each other to survive? Jordan faces the great puzzle of his time, the path an individual decides on when his country is locked in a deadly struggle with another nation.
Pave Bolo: Target Iran
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Series: The Paladin Papers, Book 3. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Iran is reeling. The Stuxnet computer virus is infecting its nuclear program. Iranian leaders are hungry for revenge. They stubbornly resist calls to halt their nuclear programs and plan a crushing cyber-strike against the United States. It’s time for PALADIN and his Onyx Ops team to derail Iran’s nuclear ambitions. They unleash one unique weapon with a Cold War legacy another from tommorrow.
Havana's Secret
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,310. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sam Carter, the son of a Confederate submariner who never returned from the sea, thought he understood the rules working for the fledgling Secret Service branch of the U.S. Treasury. When he was assigned to Havana as a foreign agent, Havana's Consul General Fitzhugh Lee coached him that in the spy business, there was only one rule — don’t get caught.
Tuesday's Caddie
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Price: Free! Words: 102,150. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It’s 1930 when immigrant caddie Conor O’Reilly falls in love with Hollywood screenwriter Annie Burke. Saddled with a hateful husband, she finds in Conor her one true love. He suddenly finds a way to be worthy of her. Fate frees her and then tears them apart. Fortunes reverse and decades later they meet again, a secret binding them. When they do, one must decide if their love should live once more.
Far Horizons
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Series: The Emigrants Trilogy, Book One. Price: Free! Words: 86,280. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Far Horizons is a sweeping saga of that will take you from the Highlands of Scotland to the untamed Canadian wilderness and the bustling streets of Boston. Based on actual love letters, it celebrates the strength of a promise and the enduring power of love. Written by USA Today bestselling author Kate Hewitt, and Book One of The Emigrants Trilogy.
Second Helping
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Price: Free! Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Essex Dorner vowed he'd never help another person without pay until he heard her defiant voice refusing to quit lands left her by her murdered husband and father. Mean and bitter, Essex heard a spirit he could not refuse to help and so found a path from condemnation to redemption. Second Helping is a Western Settler Saga short story featuring Marshall Adam Pike.
The Legend of Charlie Bagley
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Buying the old building meant learning its history. Seems murder was part of it and Charlie Bagley. But could it be true? No one was sure. I found out the truth with a little digging.
The Kennedy Coup
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Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
With a new, never-published photo. The 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy sees key facts fading from memory. In a world enthralled by instant communication and immediate conclusions, the simplest solutions are embraced. Questions of “Why” the assassination happened are forgotten. This recalls that the proof of any conspiracy lies in what happens after the coup.
A Perfect Nanny
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Price: Free! Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Whittakers were stunned when they discovered that Meddie, their devoted nanny, had disappeared. They considered her a part of the family, so when she left without a trace they were puzzled and upset. Not only was Meddie a perfect nanny, she always seemed to know what was going to happen before it occurred. Where had Meddie gone and what did she know that she wasn’t willing to tell them?
Hawk Banks
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Price: Free! Words: 114,430. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Pairing up with Texas frontiersman Hank MacElrae, the inimitable Bostonian Hawk Banks sets off in quest of adventure on the Plains of Texas. A distinctly incompatible pair, the two nonetheless manage to make their unlikely friendship work and, enduring all manner of unlikely events, they succeed in finding their way into the heart of Texas, thereby becoming founding fathers of a new nation.
Liberty Fair
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Set in a young America over the summer of 1825, Liberty Fair is a lighthearted tale of a village turned upside down as it prepares a pageant in honor of the last surviving general of the American revolution, the Marquis de Lafayette. With a lively glimpse into New England's picturesque past, Liberty Fair is a historically based romantic comedy that easily entertains and warms the heart.
The Real Jesse James
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Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 153,250. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jesse James eluded Union soldiers, railroad agents, Pinkerton detectives, federal marshals, local sheriffs and bounty hunters. In so doing, he became one of America's most accomplished and controversial bandits. For over a century Jesse James has been both praised and vilified in print and legend as a common criminal and a Confederate "Robin Hood. In real life, he was all these things and more.
Heart Of A Soldier
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Price: Free! Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young Confederate soldier, Lucas Burkette, lies on the battlefield. Struck by a Union soldier's musket round before firing a single shot, he is left paralyzed. It's here that he tries to cope with his impending death.
The Race
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Follow the lives of the Fitzgerald family on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal as Tony and Thomas Fitzgerald race their canal barge against a train. If you enjoyed "Canawlers" and "Between Rail and River" by James Rada, you'll want to follow this adventure set a few years after the Civil War during the canal's heyday. Originally published as a limited-edition chapbook for CanalFest 2003.
Carrie's Hired Hand
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Northerner married to a Southerner gets enough stares and scorn. Carrie doesn't need more from Robert Salliger, handsome friend of her dying husband. He says Ben's death is his fault. He swears to take care of Carrie and the children. But she goes home alone, and can't read the letters that come. When a deaf and dumb boy arrives she is glad for the help but has no idea how much help he will be.
Convergence of Valor
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,480. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Confederate submarine experiment evolves into the CSS H. L. Hunley, and Gunter Rohlenheim, a German spy, using the alias Sam Miller, is consumed with the desire to become part of her crew. When the Hunley is called up of rduty as a blockade breaker in Charleston, South Carolina, Gunter is torn between loyalty to his homeland, the submersible, and an attractive war widow.