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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 6 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: 850. 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.
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.
Spirit Elk
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The Speaker of Legends gathers the tribe’s children around the campfire to tell them a story from the old times –about their people’s greatest hunter, and about the origin of the great Spirit Elk that haunts the forests still…
Screaming Jenny
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
This short novel is one of 13 that belong to a larger work titled HAUNTED WOMEN OF THE APPALACHIANS. Vanessa and Nick are on train en route to the nation's capital is stalled in the historic town located within Harpers Ferry National Park. Will a poignant message from the past help put the newlyweds' future on less shaky ground, or are they doomed for disaster?
Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode Six
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Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Augustus finds a very present reminder of his youth, which leads him to some startling conclusions.
Occupy Savannah Sequel to Coffee Bluff
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Price: Free! Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In late December 1864, Sherman's troops occupy Savannah which is full of Confederate spies. Luke, Chester and Julia collide once again. Luke is a Union spy with a mission: He must spread the dis-information that Sherman intends to move next on Augusta and Charleston, when actually Sherman's next target is Columbia, the capitol of South Carolina.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 2, The East
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Price: Free! Words: 29,660. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
America teems with history and culture. Volume II of the five book series follows the same theme of ten short stories, taking place in the eastern seaboard. The tales, both historic and current, reflect the American way of life.
Honor Never Fades
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Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
1966 - The Vietnam War seems to be landing in the living rooms of America. Christopher comes home from school to tell his family of his decision--to enlist in the U.S. Army. This story tells of how one family had to adjust to the decision, and deal with the consequences of war. Story included in a larger book entitled The Creek: Where Stories of the Past Come Alive
Only The Strong Survive
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Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
The US is in the midst of World War I and the Spanish Influenza Pandemic is gripping the world by the throat. Patricia Owens and her family fled the city of Philadelphia to their summer cottage along a creek in the New Jersey countryside. Hoping to evade the pandemic, she and her children entertain themselves while her husband remained to work in the city. Can this family escape harm?
Coffee Bluff
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Price: Free! Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In 1861, Luke visited Savannah and fell in love with Julia. Chester was a bitter rival for Julia's attention. Then the war started and Luke returned home to New York. In Dec. 1864 Sherman's army is camped outside Savannah and Luke, a Yankee spy, is back. Chester lost his leg assaulting the Water Witch and is just a bartender in a blockaded backwater cotton port named Coffee Bluff. Or is he?