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Literature Help: Cold Mountain
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Series: A Quick Guide ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
W. P. Inman is the male protagonist of the novel. He happens to be an injured deserter from the Confederate army when the American Civil War is about to end. The novel tells the story of W. P. Inman and his beloved Ada.
Bootshaus on Frost Lake
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,030. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Bootshaus on Frost Lake is an epic, generations-long journey of an immigrant family from Europe to the New World. Experience life in all of its glory and harsh reality through the eyes of three generations of new Americans.
Flying Under the Radar and Other Stories from the 50's
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
When the Cold War turns hot in 1959, LTGJ Bobby Smith, USN, and crew are chosen to deliver an atomic bomb against Communists forces in China. The plan is to fly "under the radar" at night to achieve a surprise attack. No one knows if a single engine attack plane can survive a nuclear blast which is five times the power of the Hiroshima weapon.
Rearing Young Langston In Lawrence
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,850. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Langston Hughes was one of the most important poets of the twentieth century and known as the poet laureate of black life and culture. Abject loneliness, poverty, and unhappiness filled young Langston's childhood years lived in Lawrence, Kansas. This novel puts you at young Langston's side as he navigates the hardships and prejudices and of an African American youth growing up in the Free State.
The English Setter Dance
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,870. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Two Peas Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
There’s more to life than calculating the price of an apple in a high school math problem. That’s what soulful high school graduate Peter Barooke hopes is the case, anyway, as he sets out in 1974 to find The Revolution. He soon discovers, however, that even The Revolution has a price, and it’s quite a bit more than that of an apple.
Shadows Stir at Seven Sisters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,900. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Seven Sisters, an antebellum restoration in downtown Mobile, has come to life recently...and not in ways historian Carrie Jo Jardine had expected. After battling and surviving a dangerous encounter with a visitor from the past, Carrie Jo and Seven Sisters’ handsome owner Ashland Stuart have one last mystery to uncover. Where is Calpurnia Cottonwood?
Ravencroft Springs: The Feast of '69
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
No one believed the summer of love could last forever, not really. Hippies danced in the streets, slept in the parks, hit the road on a whim, but when two star-crossed lovers find themselves in the forgotten hill country town known as Ravencroft Springs, winter has come. What fate awaits the American folk band Feast of Love? Come on down the foggy, forgotten road and learn for yourself.
The Monster in Our Midst
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When a disturbing postcard arrives at his Atlanta office, Emerson knows he must report it to the NAACP. The postcard, sent by the mysterious Lureen from Abbotts Creek, Arkansas, depicts yet another lynching. Emerson agrees to travel to Abbotts Creek to investigate, but he knows doing so poses great risk. Emerson only passes as white, and this Lureen knows his face.
Perfect Harmony
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,130. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
After Iris Andersen's first year in Harmony, MN, she and her family cross the threshold of "new" and move closer to "belonging." There's an adoption and a birth, a wedding, and nightmares. The Andersons miss Greenfield Lutheran's Christmas Eve service-again. Iris and Martha Rose are present for a death, and an angel visitation. Laughing Sky shares a secret, and Iris' burning question is answered.
You Can Run, But You Can't Hide
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,420. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
When Edward and NaNaLee Gill decided to take their family from the Deep South—north to Ohio for a better life; it was a twist of fate that brought the family members; divorce, murder, and even suicide to a woman who did not want to wait on death.
Crossing the River Styx
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Edith never wanted to visit the caves. But Frank insisted. Now, Frank lay in a pool of blood in those caves, and Edith wants to know why. When Albert sees Edith emerge from the caves covered in blood, he has no idea what to think. He barely recognizes the wealthy newlywed who arrived just days before in the brand-new 1926 Chevrolet Phaeton he so admired. Together, they must find the truth.
Capitol Limited: A Story About Kennedy and Nixon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,110. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Long before they ran against each other for the presidency in 1960--a campaign famous for debates--John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon faced off in a small town in Pennsylvania's steel country. The two freshmen congressmen journeyed to McKeesport, PA, in April 1947, to debate the merits of the brand new Taft-Hartley labor law. But their minds were clearly on bigger things.
The Poisoned Crop
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,230. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Can the love of a white Jewish boy and an African American girl survive in a small town in the 1950's, north of the Mason-Dixon line, where the Klan lurks in the hearts and minds of the local residents, already assaulted by rock 'n' roll and post-War America?
Lamb's Creek
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,440. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Winner of the 2015 Illumination Awards, Lamb's Creek traces the lives and loves of two unforgettable characters. Sammy, the independent, free-spirited boy born into slavery, and Eli, the determined boy resolved to see all men equal, are bound by a unique brotherhood. Their unconventional family and wisdom bind to build a community that spurned slavery and survived the bloodshed of the Civil War.
Comes a 5th Horseman
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,920. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Publisher's Place. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A winding tale of historical happenstance around the Cuban Missile Crisis…more real that imagined. A unique reading experience that will keep you on the edge of your seat as the world arguably came closer to destroying itself than it had ever before in the history of mankind.
The Witch Hunter's Wards
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Series: Dime Novel Cover. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,670. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Salem, Mass. in 1692 was a time of superstition and witch trials. Thrust into this trap are the orphans Abner and Mercy Putnam, wards of the conniving witch hunter Isaac Hardcraft, who conspired to steal their inheritance and marry the beautiful Mercy. After she is accused of witchcraft and arrested she faces the gallows. A desperate plan may be her only hope to escape the terror of Witch Hill.
Spinning a New Life in Texas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The hand-hewn, primitive spinning wheel is real, a treasure picked up in an antique store at least a hundred (or more) years after its creation. For this fictional story, the author moved back 150 years in time, mixed in a portion of her research on pioneer families in north Texas, and tells the tales of Hannah and Benjamin. Download this first story from Wash on Monday!
Wash on Monday: Eight stories of the People Behind the Antiques
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Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 12,710. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Eight forgotten tales of different antique items – they’re all here. A primitive, handcrafted spinning wheel, indigo rag balls, a hand stitched tablecloth, marbles, etched purple candy dishes, a vintage Patsy doll, white enamelware plates and a hand pieced and stitched quilt. A few known facts mixed with a large dollop of imagination pay tribute to the past owners of these pieces.
Last Train Home: A Orphan Train Story
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,030. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Dickensian novella drawing upon the real-life stories of two children, Johnny and Sophia, who rode the orphan trains. Would they be adopted by kind and loving families, or would they face a childhood and adolescence of hard labor and servitude? This richly detailed and intriguing narrative humanizes the thousands of children who rode the orphan trains.
The Emancipation Of Nate Bynum
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,210. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Emancipation of Nate Bynum probes the trauma, confusion and havoc of seventeen-year-old Nate Bynum after the death of his master, Jacob Bodine. The War is at its end, but the journey for this young slave is only beginning. To save his sisters and take them to freedom, Nate will tempt fate in an uncertain world.