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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
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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: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,640. 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.
Animosity
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,510. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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This is a story of two men,adversaries since childhood,who grow up on the frontier at the turn of the twentieth century. Despite their genuine decency, their animosity toward one another grows and eventually erupts with devastating results.
Miserere
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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In 1968, with her father MIA in Vietnam, Conn's family moves to her mother’s home where Conn is chosen as the one who must unravel the mystery surrounding her ancestor who disappeared soon after the Civil War. Set during two turbulent periods of American history, this book takes the reader on a journey through time as Conn tries to end the curse her family has lived with for a century.
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
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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.
The Last of the Bird People
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 69,750. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012 by Wilderness House Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
John Hanson Mitchell's new novel is about a secretive band of mixed-race hunter-gatherers who lived, undiscovered, in the Swift River Valley of Central Massachusetts for many generations. The book, which takes the form of a legal deposition, is the story of the fate of these retiring, peaceable people and the young anthropologist who first contacted them.
Flappers, Flasks and Foul Play (A Jazz Age Mystery #1)
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Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,870. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Rival gangs fight over booze and bars during Prohibition in 1920s Galveston: the "Sin City of the Southwest." Jazz Cross, a young society reporter, suspects foul play when a bank VP collapses at her half-brother Sammy's speakeasy. Was it an accident or a mob hit? As turf wars escalate, Sammy is accused of murder and Jazz must risk her life and career to find the killer. Inspired by actual events.
Out of Da Nang
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,440. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When a young native American man joins the Marines to become a fighter pilot, he's faced with more obstacles than the average cadet. But Eddie works hard to overcome bigotry and educational hurdles to become a pilot of merit, awarded for his bravery in fighting for the liberties of his country. He falls in love in the process, which adds an unexpected twist of fate to his story.
Far Horizons
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Series: The Emigrants Trilogy, Book One. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,280. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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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
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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.
No-Such-Thing: The Committee
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 153,490. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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An historical fiction account of healing Multiple Personality Disorder. It chronicles one individual suffering 45 years of psychotic splits with reality and then healing; only by the Grace of God and Love that conquers all. It is timely yet astoundingly uniquely told in both therapist and client bi-lateral viewpoints.
Elephant in the Room: a family saga
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Series: A Family Saga, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,890. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The lumber boom brings strangers, money, and seven saloons to Hersey, Michigan, where unconventional Kate spies on lumberjacks, talks to animals, falls in love with a dubious man, and grows into womanhood. Kate also loves Harley, the philosophical hobo; Verna, the cussing, moonshine drinking woman; and Bug, the red dog with an attitude. But she marries Mark, the dubious man.
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.
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
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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.
Chase The Wild Pigeons: A novel of the Civil War
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,770. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
Twelve-year-old Joe Taylor saw his mother and sister killed because of the war. His father may still be alive somewhere in Virginia fighting in General Lee's army. Joe will have to trek 600 miles from Arkansas to the Shenandoah Valley through the bloody and desperate Confederate South. He has no choice: He will go. But not alone; he has his friend Peter, a free black, who will always stand by Joe.
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
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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.