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Literature Help: Yonnondio: From the Thirties
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
The novel revolves around the struggles faced by the Holbrook family during the 1920s. The story is basically about the life of the working-class family. It also deals with the themes such as socioeconomic order, motherhood, and the pre-depression era.
Floating the Balloon Bombs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
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Sheriff Conrad looks upon the deflated oddity discovered behind a compound of mobile homes and fears the bombs connected to that fallen and decayed balloon will force his community to reappear on the road map. He convenes his neighbors, and the villagers decide the best plan in coping with the bombs' dangers is restoring that balloon so their village might simply return the oddity to the wind.
My Father the God
Price: Free! Words: 81,330. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Having completed his first year at Hanford University in Boston, Scotsman Sloan Stewart begins the summer of 1941 working at The Orchard Inn with his friends James, Isolde and Sabrina. But entanglements inevitably lead to a shocking event that will transform each of them irrevocably. Suffering through deception, war, and personal loss, can Sloan ever surmount the errors of his youth?
The Hawk: Part One
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 67,590. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Painter Eric Snyder harbors a secret known only to his wife, Lynne. When Eric’s latest disappearance raises the suspicions of best friends Sam and Renee Ahern, Lynne can no longer keep the truth under wraps. While the Aherns ponder this phenomenon, Eric embarks upon a search for his father, once again taking him far from the woman he loves.
The Park Place Rangers - A Series of Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,700. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » General
A book of short-stories about policing in Houston, Texas' rough and tumble East End during the 1960's and 70's.
Episode 5 - Calum's Fort
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
Clan: Season 2, Episode 5. Calum’s Fort A Bitesize 1-hour Read. Calum’s first meeting with the Shawnee nation was a disaster. But his new friendship with the shaman Catahecassa gives hope that they might not be slaughtered by the enraged Indians. They might yet reach Fort Massachusetts before the French battalion.
Blossom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,160. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Irresistibly drawn to each other, fortune-cookie maker Blossom Sun and silver-fortune heir Brock St. Clair find love at first sight. They also find that every secret has a price. The problem: He’s about to be married and she’s engaged. The bigger problem: It’s April 18, 1906, and a catastrophic earthquake and inferno are about to bring San Francisco to its knees.
Unmask My Heart (A Halloween Historical Romance Novella)
Series: Love's Great War (Historical Romance), Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,950. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Historical » USA
Her heart can't give him up. Her head can't trust him. This Halloween, he'll use every trick he can to win back Phoebe's heart. Will she keep her true feelings covered, or will she let Gabe unmask her heart?
Magnetic Attraction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,720. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
1890: Denver, Colorado. Drawn together by an inexplicable magnetic attraction, Jack and Beth are thrown together by happenstance and so drawn to each other that they feel as one. Promised since birth to wed a friend's son, Beth's mother is outraged. Should they elope? How will they handle this awkward circumstance as they and their parents, one by one, realize the truth and are sworn to secrecy?
Convictions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1861, Alex McPhail makes a decision that changes the course of his life.Unwilling to compromise his beliefs that Florida should remain as part of the Union, he is disowned by his wealthy father. As a result, he joins a northern regiment from Harvard University. Surrounded by the reality of war, his experiences mature his character and give him hope for a better future.
Literature Help: Cold Mountain
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
W. P. Inman is the male protagonist of the novel. He happens to be an injured deserter from the Confederate army when the American Civil War is about to end. The novel tells the story of W. P. Inman and his beloved Ada.
Rearing Young Langston In Lawrence
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,850. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Langston Hughes was one of the most important poets of the twentieth century and known as the poet laureate of black life and culture. Abject loneliness, poverty, and unhappiness filled young Langston's childhood years lived in Lawrence, Kansas. This novel puts you at young Langston's side as he navigates the hardships and prejudices and of an African American youth growing up in the Free State.
The English Setter Dance
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,870. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Two Peas Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
There’s more to life than calculating the price of an apple in a high school math problem. That’s what soulful high school graduate Peter Barooke hopes is the case, anyway, as he sets out in 1974 to find The Revolution. He soon discovers, however, that even The Revolution has a price, and it’s quite a bit more than that of an apple.
Ravencroft Springs: The Feast of '69
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Historical » USA
No one believed the summer of love could last forever, not really. Hippies danced in the streets, slept in the parks, hit the road on a whim, but when two star-crossed lovers find themselves in the forgotten hill country town known as Ravencroft Springs, winter has come. What fate awaits the American folk band Feast of Love? Come on down the foggy, forgotten road and learn for yourself.
The Monster in Our Midst
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
When a disturbing postcard arrives at his Atlanta office, Emerson knows he must report it to the NAACP. The postcard, sent by the mysterious Lureen from Abbotts Creek, Arkansas, depicts yet another lynching. Emerson agrees to travel to Abbotts Creek to investigate, but he knows doing so poses great risk. Emerson only passes as white, and this Lureen knows his face.
Crossing the River Styx
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Edith never wanted to visit the caves. But Frank insisted. Now, Frank lay in a pool of blood in those caves, and Edith wants to know why. When Albert sees Edith emerge from the caves covered in blood, he has no idea what to think. He barely recognizes the wealthy newlywed who arrived just days before in the brand-new 1926 Chevrolet Phaeton he so admired. Together, they must find the truth.
The Poisoned Crop
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,230. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Can the love of a white Jewish boy and an African American girl survive in a small town in the 1950's, north of the Mason-Dixon line, where the Klan lurks in the hearts and minds of the local residents, already assaulted by rock 'n' roll and post-War America?
The Witch Hunter's Wards
Series: Dime Novel Cover. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,670. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » General
Salem, Mass. in 1692 was a time of superstition and witch trials. Thrust into this trap are the orphans Abner and Mercy Putnam, wards of the conniving witch hunter Isaac Hardcraft, who conspired to steal their inheritance and marry the beautiful Mercy. After she is accused of witchcraft and arrested she faces the gallows. A desperate plan may be her only hope to escape the terror of Witch Hill.
Spinning a New Life in Texas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The hand-hewn, primitive spinning wheel is real, a treasure picked up in an antique store at least a hundred (or more) years after its creation. For this fictional story, the author moved back 150 years in time, mixed in a portion of her research on pioneer families in north Texas, and tells the tales of Hannah and Benjamin. Download this first story from Wash on Monday!
Wash on Monday: Eight stories of the People Behind the Antiques
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,710. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Eight forgotten tales of different antique items – they’re all here. A primitive, handcrafted spinning wheel, indigo rag balls, a hand stitched tablecloth, marbles, etched purple candy dishes, a vintage Patsy doll, white enamelware plates and a hand pieced and stitched quilt. A few known facts mixed with a large dollop of imagination pay tribute to the past owners of these pieces.