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Chasing the Sun
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The year is 1947. In the deserts of California, men are competing to become the "fastest man alive". The sound barrier has already been broken, but still the tests with the Bell X-1 continue. Lt. Bobby Kohler is next in line to compete for the title of "fastest man alive". Will his decisions on test day lead to disaster, or enable him to pursue his dream of chasing the sun?
Black Magic
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Capt. Matt Black and Dr. Andrew MacGillivray are a pair of paranormal private eyes hot on the trail of someone — or something — killing women during the raucous 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Stranger things are afoot however when their friend, L. Frank Baum, finds a man who was attacked not far from the World's Fair.
Clickety Clack, Clickety Clack: Abe Lincoln’s Train Done Jumped the Track
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,460. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Clickety Clack, Clickety Clack: Abe Lincoln’s Train Done Jumped the Track posits the Lincoln assassination and American Civil War as counter history. The novel’s troupe of modern-day actors visits Surratt Boardinghouse, Appomattox, the Garrett Farm (where assassin Booth were killed), and Ford’s Theatre. They reenact iconic scenes, hyping the theatrical aspects of each. situations.
Jordan's War - 1861
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Series: Jordan's War - A Civil War Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,650. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Behind official historical documents and studied texts, there are countless families whose lives were forever altered by atrocities and ruthlessness of war. Jordan's War is the story of Jordan Sinclair, a twelve-year-old boy whose family endures and eventually triumphs during one of the most turbulent times in American history.
Yesteryear
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Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A young woman wonders if it is only a dream when she suddenly finds herself in 1942, and literally walks in her Great Grandmother's shoes.
Give Me Liberty, Give Them Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A short story of the impending American Spring thrust upon the United States government.
Suspicions and Lies (Fortune Out West Series - Book Four)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,660. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
Lydia Collins is looking forward to the arrival of the famous showgirl, Letitia Gordon, who is coming to town to perform at the saloon for the first time. Lydia has really missed having another woman to talk to and she’s looking forward to getting to know Letitia.
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
(5.00 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.
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.