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A Good Car
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Price: Free! Words: 13,900. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
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.
Saving Eddie (Abridged)
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Series: One Of Books ยท Historical Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a fictionalized paranormal retelling of celebrated author Edgar Allan Poe's life using imaginary journals/diaries of his real-life brother, Henry Poe and a female admirer that follows his activities mostly from afar. Can Edgar's ghostly brother use his one chance to save his brother's life? Or will the author's otherworldly gifts to see heaven, hell, and the world of Ideals be his undoing?
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: 136,480. 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.
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.
Escape from Way Station Manor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Lily, the only daughter of a wealthy mercantile shopkeeper follows her dream of empowering indentured passengers from the Orphan Train. She orchestrates an escape for seven orphaned children to travel to Indiana where they will establish a private home school. Hope and courage fill this story with great expectation, but it will be five generations before the dream is fulfilled.
Seven Out
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
When a gun goes off on board the steamship, the adventurous fugitive Wil Driscoll abandons his plans for buying information on a priceless artifact to make a quick getaway. An ex-pilot turned treasure hunter, Wil had booked passage down the Mississippi River in order to learn the whereabouts of a century-old pistol. With less than an hour to jump ship, he must track down the pistol's thief.
MacArthur's Luck
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Series: The Fortunes of War, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 163,330. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
January 1945: Gen. George Marshall dies unexpectedly, replaced by Douglas MacArthur. American armies race the Soviets for Berlin, and history's bloodiest war threatens to spiral into an even greater conflict. From Jackie Robinson at the Rhine to Robert Heinlein at Okinawa and Barry Goldwater above Tokyo, this alternate history will forever change the way you look at the end of World War Two.
The Lincoln Stalker
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A chance discovery of journals on an Indiana farm from an individual who knew Abraham Lincoln for over 45 years, sheds some light on a few aspects which hadn’t been covered before. Thorton Andrew Davis VIII, the great-great-great-great-great grandson of the man who wrote the journals partnered with noted author Steve Akley to present these stories to the public for the first time.
A Treasure Box Full of Cedar Hollow
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Series: Snippets from Cedar Hollow, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014 by Thomas-Jacob Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Cedar Hollow Short Story: When ten-year-old Miranda Barrett stumbles across a mysterious box in the attic of the vacation cabin belonging to her family for generations, she uncovers a real-life mystery that leads her family to Vines and Roses, the only bed and breakfast within fifty miles of Cedar Hollow.
Tamer, A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Lurkey proves he is much more than a clown in this story of true love and courage.
Expect It When You Least Expect It
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Price: Free! Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Short story about a teen during the mid 1980's and his job at a local grocery store.
Cellblock Four
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Daniel Weston is willing to do the unthinkable to prove himself to the football team's head quarterback. Even risk his life by entering one of the most haunted locations in Philadelphia during the dead of night. Eastern State Penitentiary.
Searching for Lady Luck
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014 by esKape ePress, LLC. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Every time a pretty lady named Rose Sheffield appears, good things happen for Charlie Brannigan.