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A Shilling on Good Friday
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 350,300. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A novel based on the life of Englishman William Reynolds. Sailor, soldier, prisoner, coalminer…Reynolds’ story switches from Victorian Portsmouth to Nova Scotia, to Civil War torn America. Come April 1865 and in the aftermath of the events at Ford’s Theatre – the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln – fate decrees that Reynolds is set to lead a gruelling manhunt across rural Pennsylvania…
Runner - The Legend of D.B. Cooper
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 210,390. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The secret identity of D.B. Cooper has been revealed and he’s on the run as an international fugitive. D.B. Cooper, believed to be the only man who could never be caught, hijacked a plane, escaped using a parachute, eluded the FBI and hid for decades. As the pack of authorities closes in, Cooper must be cunning and full of tricks in order to escape yet again and in a way that no one can follow.
The Vicar of Christ
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 300,760. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The New York Times Bestseller is now available in modern digital formats, featuring a new Foreword by Justice Samuel Alito. This book has been considered an unusual, fascinating, and well-written observation of the life of a man who was first a war hero and Medal of Honor winner from the Korean War, then Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, later a monk, and finally elected Pope: Pope Francis I.
White Gold
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 158,590. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by Jonkro Books. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The electrifying saga of the machinists, masons, powder-gangs, cooks and mechanics who flocked to Panama to build the Canal and how in their quest to reshape the world they risked it all for an enticing dream and the sake of love. A profoundly human story, White Gold will appeal to those with a taste for romance and adventure as well as anyone who has dared to pursue the dream of a better life
Echoes of the Old Ways
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,400. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
At the end of the Red River War, tribes of native people on the Southern Plains were now restricted to government-controlled reservations in Oklahoma Territory. Frontier settlers began to move into and claim the land as their own. Old customs die hard, however, and echoes of the old ways reverberated across the land.
Searchlights and Shadows
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Series: The Garden of Allah. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,210. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The dark days of Pearl Harbor loom over Los Angeles, and posters warn Hollywoodites that loose lips sink ships. MGM screenwriter, Marcus Adler, needs to come up with a sure-fire hit. Gwendolyn Brick dreams of opening her own dress store, but it threatens to drag her back into the orbit of Bugsy Siegel. Columnist, Kathryn Massey survival depend on a place nobody’s heard of: Las Vegas.
The Notebooks of William Wilson
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,470. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the Winter of 1917, 17-year-old Virginia Lampley disappears from her upper-class home in the South. 70 years later, her granddaughter Christine begins an earnest search for Virginia, using a single diary entry as the only clue to her whereabouts. Helped by ill-tempered librarian William Wilson, her search takes them not only into the life of the early 1900s, but into their childhoods as well.
The Adventures of Lazarus Gray: The Omnibus Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 296,510. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 1 review)
Barry Reese, noted award winning Genre Fiction Author, has brought many New Pulp Heroes to life! One of his most popular has headlined four volumes of books from Pro Se Productions, a leader in Genre Fiction publishing. And now, those four collections are available as one book! THE ADVENTURES OF LAZARUS GRAY: THE OMNIBUS EDITION is now available as a digital ‘boxed set’ from Reese Unlimited.
Playing Black
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 154,480. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In the early ‘60’s, a white, Manhattan, Kansas, high school student becomes a guinea pig for a university project to develop the perfect jump shot. But soon he’s experiencing, firsthand, the impact basketball and music were having on the civil rights movement.
Starling
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Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 129,330. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
San Francisco, 1890: Will Hamilton enjoys a privileged life indeed. As heir to a magnificent fortune and mercantile empire, he is secure in the knowledge that all doors are open to him. But when his mother dies, everything changes. He is confronted with a series of devastating revelations. Nothing is what it seems. Or ever has been.
Eight Days
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 108,050. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Running Quail Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Reflections of an unforgettable summer. This is the Deep South and the setting for eight remarkable days one hot summer in the early '50's. An itinerant preacher comes to a small town and brings with him hope and love that affect one family in particular. John's words from the Scripture bring about changed lives and changed minds, as these townspeople come face to face with prejudice and racism.
Fire and Dust
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Series: The Fire Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,150. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
If you thought you knew the Civil War, think again. In Fire and Dust, Christopher Datta takes you beyond the clatter and gore of the battlefield to reveal the very hearts and minds of the Confederacy. His characters will haunt you like a rebel yell, sounding down through the years to touch you with their sacrifices, their struggles, and—most of all—their humanity. -Karen Lyon, Hill Rag Magazine
Just Another Sunday: A Novel
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You set the price! Words: 119,370. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Just Another Sunday Is Anything but Ordinary - Set against the backdrop of the turbulent late 1960s and early 1970s, Just Another Sunday is inspired by actual events and follows Lia Benedict, a teenager growing up in the suburbs of New Jersey.
Me 'n' Shorty
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 172,820. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
At the height of the Great Depression there were 250,000 teenagers on their own traveling all over the U.S. When two naïve seventeen year old boys met on the road and decided to team-up for their journey from Tennessee to California they had no idea of the dangers, the adventures, the love and the lessons in life that would force them to grow up fast.
The American Deluge
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,780. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It is a story of one man, who is spearheading subversion of our Constitutional system, destruction of our society, and our way of life. Ironically, he had been saved once by the very same people he is trying to destroy. In the end, he himself is just a puppet in a much larger game.
The Coming Woman: A Novel Based on the Life of the Infamous Feminist, Victoria Woodhull
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Sartoris Literary. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A novel based on the life of feminist Victoria Woodhull, the first woman to run for U.S. President, 50 years before women could even vote!
The Hellions
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,240. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
As heir to the richest plantation in the South, Cynthia Deavors enjoyed the privilege of royalty. But her roots were cursed by corruption. She couldn't control her twin brother's decadent lust for female slaves, or suppress her mother's shameless affair with a young adventurer. Nor could she deny the raging love that swept her from the pinnacle of wealth and power.
A Dead-Game Sport
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,980. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
Dayton Shannon made two promises. One was too protect his little brother and the other was to earn enough money to get to the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago. Both seemed unattainable when his abusive father arbitrarily shipped him off to his uncle in Lexington, Kentucky to learn the horse trade. The job turned out to be bookmaking and it led him on an adventure that would change his life forever.
Preserve and Protect
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 170,930. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The United States is thrown into chaos as the President is killed in a plane crash shortly after securing his party’s nomination in a hotly contested race for re-election. As suspicions are cast upon the circumstances of the place crash, the incumbent party quickly convenes to nominate a candidate in a storm of domestic and international chaos.
Volunteer for Glory
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,550. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Love and War divide and conquer. Torn between her love for two men, Rachel stays on the farm while Stuart and Jared battle the Confederates.