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Cockeyed Frank Loving and Coal Oil Jimmy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Colorful Old West gunfighters come to life in this e-book containing two short stories. The first is about a little-known gunfighter called Cockeyed Frank Loving, a western legend himself; the second is about James Buckley (alias Coal Oil Jimmy) who was one of the best in the business of stagecoach robberies.
Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode Two
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Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,250. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Augustus Purce knows that nothing is ever what it seems. He's a pretty fair of example of that old saw, but now he has to take the village constable into his confidence. They have a rather nasty crime to unravel, and though it means Augustus will be dodging in and out of character, he's happy for the mental stimulation. Meanwhile, the rest of the villagers have their own secrets to tend to.
Kilroy Was Here
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Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Kilroy became the US super-GI who always got there first — wherever GI's went. It became a challenge to place the logo in the most unlikely places. It was said to be atop Mt. Everest, the Statue of Liberty, the underside of the Arch de Triumph, and scrawled in the dust on the moon. It’s even on the World War Two memorial in Washington, DC; and said to be on Grants Tomb, the Lincoln Memorial, and o
Native American Herbal Remedies
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Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
Native American herbal remedies is the story of a young Maliseet Indian girl named Mary, living on a small reservation in Houlton, Maine, learned about natural cures. Before the white man came, her ancestors, used natural cures found in trees, herbs, and wild plants such as onion and milkweed to ease the pain or symptoms of their most common ailments.
Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode One
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Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
There are the invisible members of society; they exist all around us. Most of the time, we walk by them, seeing but not seeing. Augustus Purce learned long ago that the best means of avoiding unwanted attention was to become one of the invisible.
Hawks of the Sea
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
The 12th man. How and why is it so important. There is a reason it is. The power won't leave.
Dorothy Before the Twister
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A coming-of-age story about a girl who is growing up in the predominant company of adults during the Dust Bowl period.
Trayvon Martin Killing Kings Dream
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
George Zimmerman murdered Trayvon Martin in Stanford Florida, in a case that shocked and divided America . The facts and truth became illusive as race, the NRA and Political interests all gathered to make Trayvon the criminal and George Zimmerman the victim. Trayvon was denied justice when he was murdered, then in the media and then in court. This book hopes to point out some of the truth.
Three Brothers in Arms
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In the American Civil War soldiers joined regiments with family and friends. Men went into battle surrounded by fellows they knew, trusted and loved. But in battles like Shiloh, which is depicted in this story, some units lost a third of their men. This story gives a personal account of what it was like for these "Brothers in Arms."
Behind Benghazi
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
On September 11th, 2012, the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya was attacked by terrorists resulting in the deaths of the US Ambassador and three other Americans. The self described “most transparent” administration has failed to come clean for more than a year, but now you can look under the cover up to understand the gross incompetence and manipulation that is the real story “Behind Benghazi”!
Copper Chameleon
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 20,470. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Disguised as a boy, Ann Marie finds that a handsome boss is harder to ignore than the muscle aches from doing backbreaking work in a copper mine.
Citizen Hollywood
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Series: The Garden of Allah, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,190. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Hollywood, 1939: When Tinseltown begins to woo wunderkind Orson Welles, he stashes himself at the Chateau Marmont until he’s ready to make his splashy entrance. But when William Randolph Hearst realizes "Citizen Kane" is based on him, he won’t be happy—and when Hearst isn’t happy, nobody’s safe. Marcus Adler, Kathryn Massey, and Gwendolyn Bricky need to go for broke, and the clock is ticking.
Them That Live Below.
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 100,560. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
There are three interlocked tales in this book: One about growing up in the Lost World of 70's West Virginia; one where a young man returns home to find that not only have things changed in his home town but that it was always so much more than he suspected. And one an unavoidable family secret that shields everyone from an ancient strife between humans and Them that Live Below.
To Catch a Copperhead
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
‘To Catch A Copperhead’ finds a vigilante in The Civil War on a singular mission- To Protect Ladies of the Night from horrors like those she suffered! But when a possible sister soul enters her life, will she continue to elude the forces against her or finally be snared? Find out in the Pro Se Single Shot- ‘To Catch A Copperhead’ by D. Alan Lewis.
Tago (A Hart the Regulator Western #3)
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Series: A Hart the Regulator Western, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,790. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
TAGO is one hell of a frontier town. When Wes Hart is hired as the tregulator for the silver-mining town, he has his work cut out facing murderer Crazy John Carter; thief and rapist Jake Henry; Dan Waterford out for revenge and Lacey, who want to see a bif red hole in Hart's head. Tago is sure one hell of a town.
The Wind Sculpture
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Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
It is the hottest day in the summer of 1965 in Jackson, Mississippi. The March on Washington and the words of Martin Luther King JR ring loud and clear in the town, yet crowds have congregated around the town square with only hatred on their minds. One boy remains rooted by the town centre determined to honour the memory of his father, undeterred by the swelling crowd determined to silence him.
Why I Document
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Series: Free Short Stories, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
These two short stories are a thank you gift to the readers that support the author: This includes: * Why I Document -- A reader wants to know why a particular prolific author is so keen on getting out technical documents. He meets the author and learns about their motivation. * First Concert -- A chance encounter of two souls results in an impromptu musical outpouring of songs from the heart.
The Smoke: Tales From a Revolution - New-York
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Series: Tales From a Revolution. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,920. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013 by Brief Candle Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Faced with an impossible choice between siding with their old allies among the British, backing the upstart American colonists, or trying to stay neutral, the tribes of the Iroquois Confederation were split asunder. In The Smoke, their forgotten history comes to life in a stunning novel of the American Revolution from an almost entirely unexplored viewpoint.
Return to Coronado
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,510. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Return to Coronado is a plot-twisting tale of treachery, courage under extreme duress, and young loves and losses, played out against a backdrop of war.
Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor
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Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(3.40 from 5 reviews)
Set in the 1890's, a poor European immigrant learns about the land of opportunity when he comes to work in the coalmines of Illinois.