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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.
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.
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.
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.
Morgenthal & Co. The Story of an Important Investment Bank 1972-2010
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 231,050. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
a Goldman Sachs insider's story of Wall Street.
Chronicles of War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,440. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Chronicles of War is a work of historical fiction following Iowa farmer and father of four Job Trites and his family’s experience of the Civil War. It's a fast moving narrative, scenes shifting between the Trites’ farm in Iowa to encampments along the Mississippi River, from letters and recollections to the battle of Arkansas Post. Careful research and creative storytelling, powerfully combined.
The Second Lives of Honest Men
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,180. Language: American English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
On the evening of April 14th, 1865, a flawless duplicate replaced the 16th President an instant prior to his assassination. Two centuries later, Honest Abe opened his eyes to a world in desperate need of guidance.
Saturday Night Dance Club
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Price: Free! Words: 67,900. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Pearl's young world is shattered when Papa orders her to leave home. She takes with her the secret of catching Papa in the pantry with the maid. Pearl finds a job in the city. On weekends she heads downtown to the Canteen to volunteer as a "suitable young lady" to dance with the boys in uniform. Pearl considers this her patriotic duty --until Will sweeps her into his arms and heart.
The Wall Will Not Last
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 127,510. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
We are in New Amsterdam in the 1600s. These are treacherous times and Johanna, our young heroine, faces many dangers and overcomes them to finally succeed and prosper as the English force the Dutch out of the colony and rename it New York.
Hooligans
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,110. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013 by Lava Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
At the outset of World War II, German U-Boats sank 259 ships—most within sight of U.S. shore—and the only thing between them and the worst maritime defeat in U.S. history was the Coast Guard’s Corsair Fleet. This is the thrilling story of four men and their heroic efforts to confront the enemy.
Tara's Forgotten Son
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Price: Free! Words: 121,680. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
Wade Hampton Hamilton is the unsung hero in a classic American novel. A child conceived at the onset of civil distress, he struggles to overcome the trauma of soldiers, abandonment, and near starvation.
Savages in the Mind in Pioneer Sheboygan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,050. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
“INJUNS! INJUNS! INJUNS!” The man screamed at the top of his lungs. “Injuns attacking!" It was September 3, 1862, in the bustling pioneer town of Sheboygan, Wisconsin. By nightfall the town would be an armed fortress filled with terrified defenders. And the area's last remaining Indian family would be planning to move away. All because of a rumor.
The Lady and the Gandydancer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Sean O’Sullivan, once a roaring twenties playboy, has been forced by his railroad president father to work as a Gandy Dancer, unskilled workers who use shovel and pick to keep the rail lines straight. One night he finds himself rescuing Anne Miller, a spoiled coed abandoned on a mean street in Baltimore by her feckless date. He lets her believe he is a common laborer, and she is charmed by him.
Ford At Valverde
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Price: Free! Words: 51,230. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
One man’s attempt at dodging the war while on a treasure seeking mission for gold, leads him on a quest that he never imagined possible. From the timber mills of Wisconsin, into the deep South and the rugged West, nothing will keep Daniel Stone from going after what he wants. He would rather die trying to get where he wants to go, than to die with the regrets of a life unlived.
West of the Big River: The Artist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Before he was a world-famous Western artist, Charles M. "Charlie" Russell was a horse wrangler on a ranch in Montana during the worst winter in that state's history. THE ARTIST is the latest volume in the popular West of the Big River series from the Western Fictioneers. Acclaimed author Jackson Lowry spins as entertaining a tale as any of those from Charlie Russell himself.
The King Of The Irish
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Price: Free! Words: 106,670. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Newcastlewest Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
British spies have infiltrated the United Brotherhood, to quash another Irish rebellion. When one of the spies turns up dead in a Chicago sewer, police detective Daniel Coughlin is swept up in a power struggle between warring factions of the Irish nationalists, a fight that could see him hanged for a murder he did not commit. If his political clout does not come through for him, he is a dead man.
Kate
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Price: Free! Words: 60,640. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Kate was born, post Civil War, in Western Appalachia. Turning eighteen, tragedy forced her to face the world alone. A Bounty Hunter introduced her to a world populated by trains, hotels, steamships, fashionable clothes, society and tracking dangerous felons. Kate is a strong lady in all aspects of her life, willing to break cultural codes on how women were obliged to deport themselves.
More Than Sparrows
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Series: The Larkspur Valley Series, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Big changes are coming to the people of Larkspur Valley in this 20th Century historical novel about the power of love, the special bonds of family and friendship, and lives that are supernaturally transformed by faith. A Christian novel by the author of GLIMMERS OF HEAVEN.
Kill the dove!
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Price: Free! Words: 168,490. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A tale of the revolutionary 1960’s. No novel has covered these religious, political, imprisoned and sexual experiences. Follow the love and betrayals of three radical anti-war and feminist activists: Jared, Aaren, and Char. Share Jared’s experiences in federal prison as the impact of the Vietnam war, sexism and the failure of traditional moral and spiritual value systems play out in their lives.