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Thrust From the Hand of God
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 207,920. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
One selfless act, one naïve decision, so innocent in the making, so condemning in effect, how foolish John had been not to expect trouble to follow. Murder or self-defense, what did it matter? One man was dead and another wanted revenge.
One-Way Elevator
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,770. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Four people from different walks of life find each other in the same elevator bank on September 11th. Three step into the elevator, while one has the doors close in his face. The last thing Jim Winters sees before the doors close is the face of a young woman, who failed in her attempt to keep them open.
Lost in Tanganyika
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In 1862, William and Elizabeth Darmon escape from Zanzibar, crossing hostile territory to Lake Victoria. Pursued by ruthless slavers, they flee to Niam Niam country in Darkest Africa. There, William is forced on a desperate mission to save his wife from cannibals. Upon his return, he discovers evidence that she has been sold as a slave to the Arab Rashid family in Hayil across the Red Sea.
Woods Runner, Massacre at Schenectady
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,720. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Huron Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
A fast paced, vivid fictionalized depiction of a little-known historical event that tied together the sometimes violent history of Canada and the United States.
Templados por el sol, mecidos por el viento
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Price: $1.12 USD. Words: 73,040. Language: Spanish. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Clara acepta un trabajo temporal que la llevará desde su Galicia natal hasta los cañones de Arizona junto al enigmático anciano Duncan Sutter. En un viejo cuaderno, Liz describe su periplo al atravesar el Atlántico y los Estados Unidos mientras la guerra asola la vieja Europa. Tribus indias, magia, lingotes de oro, hipnosis y naufragios en una novela de viajes que rinde homenaje a Edward Curtis
Before the Fire
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,120. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Before the Fire is a radically different spin on the historic fiction novel. It is a true story, written in a narrative style, from the recollections of the protagonist, Southern belle and debutante, Miss Vivienne Marchand. Inspiration is taken from dreams, visions and other “near-miss”, déjà vu moments, experienced by the author, Maya Garcia.
The Gethering
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,230. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
During my younger years I was fortune to meet some of the old time law men from the late 1890’s. One of them happened to live not far up the way from me and was an acquaintance of my step-father. He dearly loved to talk for he had no kinfolks that I ever heard about and he told me a lot of stories of the old days in the Territory before Oklahoma became a state.
Shadow of the Hawk
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,790. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In May 1932, life in Arkansas has gotten harder for sixteen-year-old Sooze Williams. With debt mounting and both friends and family fleeing, Sooze is determined to do the right thing. She promises her heart to a well-to-do man, believing true love is just another loss along the way. But then her uncle is murdered and family accused of the crime. Should she rely on the truth or on money?
River of Dreams
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,210. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1841 Alabama, Ethan Hayes worked long days hammering red-hot iron. He was good at it, and he knew he was good, but his heart wasn’t in it. With the passing of each day, part of him died; it was only a matter of time before he walked away from the forge and left it all behind. The death of his mentor sets in motion events that propel him toward his dream . . .
Refiner's Fire: Sisters in Freedom Series, Vol. 2
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 117,590. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015 by Write Words Inc.. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Lizzie Hamilton’s life as a pampered belle in the antebellum South is over. Danger and misfortune stalk her as she travels from Charleston, South Carolina to the gambling dens of New Orleans, up the Mississippi River, and across the broad prairies to the gold fields of California.
1780: A Time to Live Free or Die
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,910. Language: American English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
It was their darkest hour . . . when the British captured Charleston, South Carolina and with it, the entire southern American Army. Patriots everywhere gave up, ready to accept defeat and the cold winds of tyranny blew hard against the flickering flame of Liberty. Yet, there remained small bands of patriots—men and women—who would not quit . . .
In the Shadow of the Pyramid
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,480. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Historical Fiction -- The whaling vessel Niantic picked passengers with Gold Fever off the beaches of Panama in 1849 and took them to San Francisco. The crew jumped ship. Niantic was hauled ashore and planted at the corner of Sansome and Clay as a hotel. Present day, Don Worthy discovers its hulk and claims the right of salvage. The story takes place in the past and present in San Francisco.
The Saturday Night Massacre: What Really Happened on October 20, 1973
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,640. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
The nation watched in astonishment as the Watergate scandal dominated media headlines for 26 months, leading ultimately to the only resignation of an American chief executive since the founding of the United States, the world’s oldest Constitutional republic. The culminating climactic events of October 20, 1973 shattered the Nixon administration beyond repair.
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: 210,430. 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.
Black Centipede Confidential
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,860. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Where is the Analytical Engine? Who is the faceless assassin called Anonymoushka? Why does William Randolph Hearst want to fire Percival Doiley? What the heck is going on with Bloody Mary Jane Gallows? How can the Black Centipede possibly save the day?
The Vicar of Christ
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 300,780. 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
Blood, Innocence And Glory
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,410. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
From antebellum St. Louis to Chicago in the 1880s, Blood, Innocence and Glory will take you through the lost dreams and sacrifices of the Delancy family, one of the wealthiest Creole families in St. Louis. As America's threatened by civil war, Robert and Damon Delancy fight in opposing armies and make the mistake of falling in love with the same woman, a Yankee abolitionist.
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.