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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?
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.
Firebrands
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,870. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Shannon’s one and only dream was to live in Chicago. Now she finally had her chance, tutoring the young brother of the wealthy and striking Nicholas Collins. But fate will intercede in a burgeoning romance with her new employer. For it would be a hot time in the old town tonight. It is 1871 and Chicago will burn, the winds will blow, and only the firebrands survive.
Smokey Bear: The Cub Who Left His Pawprints on History
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 156,820. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is the first novel written about the real bear cub who survived a forest fire high in the New Mexican mountains to become the living representative of his namesake, the icon Smokey Bear, famous for preserving wildlife and wilderness.
Spake As a Dragon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 137,750. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Follow the adventures of the Scarburgs through the Civil War as they struggle to save their beloved plantation ‘Scarlett,’ overcome the fears of battle and withstand the hardships of prison life at the hands of the Yankees while constantly trying to decipher the code from the past. Does the code tell of treasury or is it a message of dire warning.
A Secret Life
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,280. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014 by Prism Book Group. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The German Army of World War II rips Karl Von Steuben from his family and privileged life, forcing him to conceal his American sympathies and Jewish heritage.
Gold Rush Deluge, Book Two of the California Argonauts
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Series: The California Argonauts, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Sacramento is underwater. A deluge of epic proportions has engulfed the town. Lucinda uses her medical skills working as a physician’s assistant to Dr. Mitchell Kersey. When she uncovers lies and treachery in the doctor’s past, she becomes enmeshed in dangers even more deadly than the flood. Lucinda must fight to save her life, her dreams, and her future with George.
Hiram's Hope: The Return of Isaiah
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Following in the footsteps of Hiram’s Honor, one of Online College’s Best Books for Studying the Civil War, Hiram's Hope: The Return of Isaiah tells how Isaiah, left for dead at Andersonville, survives only to board the ill-fated, over-loaded steamer Sultana. Max Terman weaves a riveting story about this tragedy, the Lincoln Funeral Train, a woman left at Andersonville, and a veteran’s struggle.
Shadows Wake
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Gold Hill is a peaceful place with a dark secret and forgotten calling. In ancient times, a native tribe trapped evil inside the mountain. That prison is now weakened, and the tribal blood line responsible for its maintenance is dangerously diluted. Lillian, a social outcast with secrets of her own, learns about love, friendship, and loyalty, but can she save Gold Hill and all she holds dear?
Gone for a Soldier
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Series: The Owen Family Saga. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,920. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
When Virginia secedes from the Union, Rulon Owen enlists and goes to war. It will take vigilance and luck to survive and make it home to his wife, Mary, and the son he's never seen. At home, Mary faces her own soul-draining battles. Separated by war and circumstance, Rulon and Mary discover that not all enemies wear the Union blue.
Capable of Honor
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 225,990. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Capable of Honor, the third novel in the grand, bestselling Advise and Consent saga, is a compelling blockbuster that shines a harsh and revealing spotlight on how the media shapes the news, guides public opinion, creates policy—and tries to shape history itself.
The Blackguards
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,300. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
"The Blackguards” is a story of politics and big business as Nick races to uncover the truth before he gets killed. Targeted for the general reader, it will also appeal to those interested in conspiracies, mysteries, and suspense. The characters are tough Americans up against near-impossible odds, making “The Blackguards” a relevant, good-versus-evil thriller with just enough facts & reality.
A Reason to Run
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 109,890. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
People are talking about C.W. Oliver, the mysterious author with a book sitting atop the bestseller list. They are also talking about Camdyn Taylor, the pretty blonde from an embarrassing proposal rejection video that has recently gone viral. What would happen if people knew that those two individuals were one and the same?
The Postmaster and the Spider
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Spring 1865--Thinking his war is over, Sevier Russell returns to his home in East Tennessee to find Hawkins County in shambles. A guerrilla leader runs the town, night riders threaten his family, and a string of brutal murders points to someone who is using the chaos for their own ends. It seems that when the armies stopped marching, the killing got personal.
Audition for a Legend (Hellhole Saga, book two)
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Series: Hellhole Saga, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,090. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by Tirgearr Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
To survive past the one-year life expectancy the Federal men in Topeka had given him, Kiley will need all the help of trusted friends to survive the threat of drifters, gunfighters, and outlaws, all eager to try their hand at bringing the new "Badge" down. If he lives, he will become a legend; if they gun him down, he will fill a grave on Boot Hill – next to those who had come before and failed.