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Some Christmas Camouflage: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
On a snowy December evening during the Great Depression, a high-spirited college student impulsively decides to do some spying on a quiet classmate—with unexpected results. A short story both funny and touching, in which mischief brings about a small Christmas miracle. "Some Christmas Camouflage" is a short story, approximately 9,400 words long.
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 Kennedy Coup
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Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
With a new, never-published photo. The 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy sees key facts fading from memory. In a world enthralled by instant communication and immediate conclusions, the simplest solutions are embraced. Questions of “Why” the assassination happened are forgotten. This recalls that the proof of any conspiracy lies in what happens after the coup.
The Girl at Panel 857
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013 by Petra Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
January 1945. WWII still rages overseas. Eager to do her patriotic duty, Tennessee farm girl Vera volunteers for a mysterious assignment. What she sees will haunt her throughout her life as a dark shadow falls over the post-war world.
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.
To The Other Side
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Pagan Writers Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry
‘To The Other Side’ is above all the story of Maria Elvira, life seen through her eyes. A portrait of a young woman caught up—on the outside—in the tumult of Cuba’s history whilst the effects of her own father’s absence at an early age runs deep.
WASP-Women Airforce Service Pilots-American Patriots, Trailblazers & Heroines WWII
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,710. Language: American English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Daring young American women pilots wait in the wings for the chance to prove their skills as military aircraft ferry pilots during WWII. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt is in favor of women flying military aircraft; she believes that ‘Women in this particular case are a weapon waiting to be used’. Can these gutsy women pilots, measure up to their male counterparts, contrary to the beliefs of others.
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.
Killing Thoreau
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Series: One Of Books ยท Historical Fiction. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,490. Language: American English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The author's 10th book is an imaginative time travel story. It begins with the disappearance with all ten participants of the Organic Synthesis and the Transcendentalist Movement class. This strange class often reached cult-like fervor. To bring them back, three men decide to go back to Walden Pond to end Thoreau's life. Will they be successful doing so and rewrite history as we know it?
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.
Left by the Side of the Road: Characters without a Novel
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Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,670. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Left by the Side of the Road is a collection of short historical fiction. The characters are real people whose stories provide interesting sidelights on the main narratives of my other books. All take place in 1862, primarily in the coastal islands of South Carolina. They feature Union and Confederate soldiers, plantation slaves, missionaries and teachers, cotton agents, spies, and profiteers.
Legacies, An American Journey
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 194,760. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Legacies; an American Journey, recounts the history of one family of Italian-American soldiers and policemen, and their long battle against the Mafia, Fascism and Communism. It details their sacrifices, triumphs and losses. This book recounts their flight to America to escape the Mafia’s and Mussolini’s vengeance, and their military service in the American army during World War II and Vietnam.
Keeper of the Light
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,370. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Cathal Donnelly washes up on the shores of an Atlantic island with no memory of who he is or why he's there. But is his lovely rescuer his salvation…or his doom? Laura Bainbridge spent her entire life on tiny Turtle Island, but she dreams of a Season in London and a presentation to Queen Victoria. Can a handsome Irish stranger with a golden tongue and a disturbing past change her heart?
Ride With Custer
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Series: The Civil War by Col. Thom Nicholson, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,550. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Wolfpack Publishing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Lt. Col. John Whyte rides into the hell of battle in the Civil War and makes friends and enemies. Gen. Custer recognizes John's courage and determination, hard won after serving his place of birth, England, in India. Thom Nicholson, a retired Army Green Beret, knows battle first hand and is a Civil War historian who takes combat to another dimension. Don't miss this great series.
Omaha !
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 19. Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: French. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
2004. Un survivant d'Omaha la sanglante a décidé de revenir sur les lieux. Tout au long de sa vie, le vieil homme a cherché à comprendre pourquoi il était le seul survivant dans la barge qui l'avait amené sur la plage. Pourquoi lui !
Kent Ashton's Backstory (Prequel to Catching Kent)
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Price: Free! Words: 32,030. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Falling In Love With Her Husband, Kent Ashton was the villain… Or was he? Everyone has their story, and this is Kent's version of events. See what really happened behind the scandal with Rebecca and why he went to find Ann Statesman in North Dakota. This is a novella. It is not a romance. It is the prequel to Catching Kent. Catching Kent is Kent Ashton's romance.
The Prize: Tales From a Revolution - Vermont
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Series: Tales From a Revolution. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,850. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Brief Candle Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
While his father fights with the Colonial forces against the British up and down the length of Lake Champlain, young Caleb Clark finds himself thrust into an unlikely friendship that will change his life - and alter the course of history.
To So Few - The Prelude
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Series: To So Few, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,410. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is the second of a planned dozen books in Cap Parlier’s To So Few series of historic novels. Brian Drummond becomes a fighter pilot in the RAF as World War II opens in Europe. It does not take long for him to demonstrate his skills with the best fighter airplane of its day. As with all bands of warrior brothers, the special kindred bonds forged in the heat of battle expand their lust for l
To So Few - In the Beginning
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Series: To So Few, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Former Marine aviator and author Cap Parlier created an intriguing story of a young Kansas boy who develops exceptional skills as a pilot and hunter. His mentor helps him join the Royal Air Force on the eve of war in Europe. Brian Drummond will prove himself during the epic Battle of Britain – the largest aerial battle in human history. This is the first book of the To So Few series.
West of the Big River: The Forty-Niners
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,640. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
The discovery of gold in California launched a stampede of fortune-seekers across the continent in search of wealth. Willing to face any hardship – outlaws, hostile Indians, bad weather, thirst, starvation, and the horrors of disease – they battled fiercely to overcome these challenges and seize their destiny. But sometimes the treasures they found were not the ones they were expecting . . .