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Nixon and Dovey: A Novella Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Set in antebellum NC early 1800s, Nixon Curry, son of poor Scot-Irish immigrants, falls in love with Dovey, the spoiled daughter of the state’s wealthiest and most influential senator. When Senator Caldwell betroths her to Nixon’s nemesis, Ben Wilson, drastic measures become necessary. How far will Nixon go to have his love? What price is he willing to pay and what will be the consequences?
Mudsills & Mooncussers
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Price: Free! Words: 36,810. Language: American English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Civil War breaks out, and Yankee soldiers sneak into the only fortress on tiny Key West - much to the chagrin of America’s “southernmost” citizens. Aaron Mathews, a Union spy, is sent to eliminate a Rebel saboteur operating on the island. Amidst exotic locales and unforeseen dangers, Aaron learns to his horror that the enemy spy may be the woman with whom he has fallen in love.
The Night the Old Man Kicked the Bucket
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Howard Johnson, a widower, and Honus McDaniels, a bachelor, both live alone in their own respective cabins near a place called Flintlock Mountain. Their daily lives are still filled with awe, as the summer heat rolls into the Pemigewasset. Nearby dwells yet another old man, who seems to be in serious decline.
Where Honor Began
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
How can unexpected visitors turn one’s world upside down? Honor Penworthy, a young Maryland lady, tries to keep faith with a friend amidst family turmoil. But the stakes rise higher when the war that seemed so faraway comes dangerously close to her and those she loves. What a difference three days can make in one life--leaving a legacy of conflict but with honor.
The Crisis in the American-Turkish Relations: The Creation of an Independent Kurdistan
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Price: Free! Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The crisis in the American-Turkish relations over Syria and Iran. Another conflict over natural gas and oil.
Thanksgiving
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Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Fiction based upon truth. In any story told there is some truth woven in the tale. I heard this story from an English teacher whom I met in South Korea a few years ago. At the time I thought it tear jerking, but when she’d finished, a warm ending made my old heart glow. So, all of you out there intending on enjoying a turkey dinner, perhaps a reminder of who really to be thankful for back in 1621.
Christmastime 1940: A Love Story
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Series: Christmastime, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 53,220. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
An uplifting and romantic Christmas story full of old-fashioned charm. A tale of transformation involving a struggling single mother who is trying to make a fresh start in life and a man who has lost his connection to humanity.
A Good Car
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Price: Free! Words: 14,620. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Ed Valenti is stuck in a loop of booze and gambling, constantly losing track of time and happily numbing his memories whenever possible. One night he wins a car at a game of poker. That car will bring to his doorstep a worried father looking for his son and from that moment on Ed's life won't be the same.
Jane's Journey
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Price: Free! Words: 19,990. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
1820-- Jane leaves Ireland and suffers deplorable conditions of the ship to arrive in Philadelphia, USA. Forced to work in a factory, she is accosted by her boss and pressured into giving him more than she is willing. America is not all she hoped it would be as she faces discrimination, humiliation and uncertainty. This is an excerpt from Tower of Tears: The McClusky Series Book 1
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 1 review)
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.
Radio
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Flash Fiction about a man's remorse over a friend's death.
Spake As a Dragon
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Price: Free! Words: 144,730. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Follow the adventures of the Scarburgs through the Civil War as they struggle to save their beloved plantation ‘Scarlett,’ overcome the fears of battle and withstand the hardships of prison life at the hands of the Yankees while constantly trying to decipher the code from the past. Does the code tell of treasury or is it a message of dire warning.
Rose in Dreamland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Coney Island in 1907, known for its freaks and spectacles. But for Rose, Coney Island becomes a place of wonder, a place that makes memories. A place that saves lives...
Huckleberry Finn
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Price: Free! Words: 110,640. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
(5.00 from 9 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.
The Eternal Flame
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Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
We do as we must in these troubled times to reconstruct that which God destroyed.
Conspiracy 911: A Truther Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,400. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
For anyone wishing to read about the best vetted alternative theories to the Official Story of 911, this riveting political thriller weaves these into a single taut thread. Set as a fictional event, the story moves quickly and urgently towards what will be for many, a very surprising ending.
The Declaration: Tales From a Revolution - South-Carolina
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,140. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by Brief Candle Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(3.00 from 1 review)
A hardworking tobacco farmer in the Carolina Uplands, Justin Harris wants only to provide for his family. The outbreak of revolution turns his life upside down, and he cannot anticipate how even his seemingly most inconsequential actions will touch the lives of generations yet to come. Through crushing setbacks and hard-won victories, Justin’s perseverance serves as a gift to his descendants.
Will the Real Carolyn Keene Please Stand Up
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,850. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Historical fiction about the creators and creation of Nancy Drew and the controversy that still surrounds her.
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.
The Boxcar Blues
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You set the price! Words: 98,380. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
THE BOXCAR BLUES is a hard hitting story about two homeless teenage boys, one white and one black, and their fight for survival during the Great Depression. Luke and Curly fight a phony murder charge, suffer lost love and overcome hatred on their grueling road to success. Their tempered steel toughness and street savvy allow them to rise from vagrants, to become owners of a prosperous airline.