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A Way Back to Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,720. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
After the death of his wife, Edwin Goodeve withdraws from life. Facebook and the internet fill his day until he realizes that he knows more about his Facebook "friends" than he does his own neighbors. Pressured by his editor, Edwin decides to write about five neighbors and learn about their lives. As he does, he begins to reconnect to humanity and find his own way back to life.
Necessary Evil
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,090. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1944, American forces attack the Japanese-held island of Tinian. Tedtaotao, an orphaned native boy, must avoid both forces to survive. After the invasion, he is captured by the Americans and "adopted" by a bomber squadron. He notices a few things that put him onto a top-secret project, and ends up stowing away on the mission to drop the first atomic bomb.
A Good Car
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Price: Free! Words: 13,900. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ed Valenti is stuck in a loop of booze and gambling, constantly losing track of time and happily numbing his memories whenever possible. One night he wins a car at a game of poker. That car will bring to his doorstep a worried father looking for his son and from that moment on Ed's life won't be the same.
Jane's Journey
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Price: Free! Words: 19,990. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
1820-- Jane leaves Ireland and suffers deplorable conditions of the ship to arrive in Philadelphia, USA. Forced to work in a factory, she is accosted by her boss and pressured into giving him more than she is willing. America is not all she hoped it would be as she faces discrimination, humiliation and uncertainty. This is an excerpt from Tower of Tears: The McClusky Series Book 1
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.
HIlls of Pride
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,210. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Jamie Montgomery accompanies her father from the New Orleans she loved and understood to the very different world of Winchester, Virginia. As she struggles to understand and to be accepted, this new world she is trying to embrace begins to crumble about her. As we walk with her through these hills of pride, Jamie must learn how to cope with a society that claims she is not worthy of inclusion.
Sweet Harmony
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,570. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Sweet Harmony, the first in the Sweet Harmony Trilogy Harmony, Minnesota, 1937 Iris Andersen, protagonist, turns thirteen. Her two sisters are Merry Columbine, nine, and Martha Rose, three. Her parents left Richmond, Virginia, Iris’s real home, and moved to Harmony, Minnesota, a farming community. Iris had no say in this life changing event.
Roses of Ridgeway, Volume One
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Series: Roses of Ridgeway, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,830. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
This volume contains 3 Historical Romance novellas: -Kissing the Captain: Interracial BWHM (African American Heroine, Hispanic Hero) -The Preacher's Paramour: AA- (African American Hero and Heroine) -Loving the Lawman: Interracial BWWM (African American Heroine, Caucasian/White Hero) Heat Level: Sweet (love scenes take place off page, behind closed doors)
Shark in the Water
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Series: Cold War Chronicles, Book One. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,800. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by Assent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
At the close of World War II, Dr. James Palmer, nationally esteemed physicist who developed nuclear research used in the atom bomb dropped on Japan, mysteriously disappears.
Redemption Road A Christian Western
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Justifiable homicide. That's what they called it. Therefore, I only had to serve twenty years instead of the mandatory life sentence, for murder. The judge said I could have been hanged. I got out in seventeen years for good behavior. Now here I am on my way home.
The Ticket “Terror Below”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,920. Language: American English. Published: September 4, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An American submarine sinks under mysterious circumstances with all hands. Trip Black, nephew of one of the lost sailors, is determined to find out exactly what happened. What he uncovers is deception and lies that could start a world war.
The Bamboo Bends
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,980. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The story of one man’s mission to rescue forgotten prisoners of war.
So Long, Vietnam
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,460. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
What if a group of infantry soldiers on the verge of invading Cambodia refused to fight? With luck, humor, and determination three young Americans, one black and two white, lead their fellow GIs towards a peace that had eluded America in Vietnam.
Little Lies, Big Consequences
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,750. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
This story centers on lies which are about substantial events and have significant consequences. Very broad sweep, spanning a period of several years, these characters wrestle with honor and duty at the time of Napoleon. The author renders a fast paced story about how lies (and everything else) have many unintended consequences, many of which cannot be undone.
Hometown News
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Although the local newspaper has been central to the identity and life of American cities large and small, few readers know what goes on inside its newsroom. Hometown News takes you behind the scenes as a new generation takes command and brings vision to a mid-American industrial city. But more and more, this colorful team discovers the bottom line battles the deadline. Who wins in the end?
The Bent Reed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Despite a stern mother and a life-threateningly crooked spine, Sarah McCoombs is determined to live the life of which she’s dreamed. When her family’s farm is overrun in the Battle of Gettysburg, she must put those dreams aside and find the strength to nurse both Union and Confederate wounded soldiers.
Saving Eddie (Abridged)
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Series: One Of Books · Historical Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a fictionalized paranormal retelling of celebrated author Edgar Allan Poe's life using imaginary journals/diaries of his real-life brother, Henry Poe and a female admirer that follows his activities mostly from afar. Can Edgar's ghostly brother use his one chance to save his brother's life? Or will the author's otherworldly gifts to see heaven, hell, and the world of Ideals be his undoing?
Radio
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Flash Fiction about a man's remorse over a friend's death.
Alabama Days
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 139,650. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Alabama Days by James Eckardt, cover design by Colin Cotterill A few weeks after the 1965 Selma March, four teenage Catholic seminarians from Long Island arrive in Birmingham, Alabama, to work for Father Edmund Fraser in a door-to-door voter registration campaign. Nights, they return to the same black neighborhoods to play guitars and lead crowds in singing freedom songs.
Swept Away
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,170. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
It is 1889 and for Samuel, Johnstown is nothing but a grimy steel town with no way out. The only beacon is Abigail, the socialite he meets to steal kisses and more. But a threat far worse than their secret lurks in the valley - an aging dam upriver, holding back the swollen waters of Lake Conemaugh. When torrential rains pour down, it is only a matter of time before they are all swept away.