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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 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 to recover his life.
The Resurrection of Jim Crow
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 46,840. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
This book called the resurrection of jim crow is a shocking and thrilling story and essay about the fascinating life and times during the Civil War era. It tell about the life and struggles that both Black and White America experienced, and it is one that you will never forget. This book will cause you to wonder and question whether jim crow is really dead, or whether he is still alive.
Power Outage
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You set the price! Words: 78,700. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
They had planned for an economic collapse and were prepared...so they thought. All electric power is lost, cars, phones hydro power. It's as if electricity never existed and they are trapped inside their shelter. They escape and meet friends and enemies along a two hundred mile journey to meet a philosopher king but discover something greater.
Shadows Wake
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
An unexpected danger; a courageous resolution. . . Gold Hill is a peaceful small town with a dark secret and forgotten calling. When an ancient evil threatens to escape its prison within the mountain, the tribal bloodline needed to contain it has become dangerously diluted. One girl and her friends are all that stand between the mountain demon and the outside world.
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 Adventures of Chip Doolin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 41,340. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The Adventures of Chip Doolin is the highly reviewed and rated short novel by Neal Bogosian, for young adults and baseball fans of all ages. The novel chronicles the tales of a spirited and determined farm boy from Somewhere, Virginia, who has few life tools and an abundance of raw talent, who becomes the starting first baseman for the 1909 Detroit Tigers. Before Babe Ruth, there was Chip Doolin!
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.
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.
Rose in Dreamland
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Coney Island in 1907, known for its freaks and spectacles. But for Rose, Coney Island becomes a place of wonder, a place that makes memories. A place that saves lives...
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.
Belle City
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,830. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Whitepoint Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This saga of love, land and loss is told from the disparate perspectives of Ruth Thatcher, who is Black, and Jonas Thatcher, who is White, and spans nearly a century. During the course of their lifetimes, Ruth and Jonas-- and their respective families have prospered-- but it is left for their descendants to come to grips with the long-unacknowledged truth that the two families are actually one.
Sarah's Key - Behind the Story (Backstage Pass to Novels)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014 by Behind the Story. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
If you're a fan of Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay and have a stomach that yearns for more, "Behind the Story" will be a most delightful surprise. Enjoy this basket full of treats made for readers like you! In this series, you will gain insight into the journey that Sarah's Key has been on for an unforgettable experience of the book you love.
BIG WAR, Little Wars
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,730. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
While World War II--the Big War--rages overseas, Thirteen-year-old Milla and war-weary civilians on the home front endure sacrifices as they experience their own conflicts, the Little Wars. As Milla enters high school, she clings to hope for her loved ones serving their country, especially her favorite cousin, Raymie.
I am just Jes — One Man’s Journey from Slave to Freedman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,660. Language: American English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Slavers took him from his African home when he was just four years old. He and a group of adults were loaded onto a ship and herded into the hold. They would be sold as slaves once they reached their destination. Now, 14 years later, he is just Jes.
Huckleberry Finn
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Price: Free! Words: 110,640. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first printed in 1884, eight years after Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It starts up where the other story finished, and the two books together are believed to be the best that Mark Twain ever wrote. Huck travels down the Mississippi on a raft, facing many dangers on the way, and learning about life and what it means to be a friend.
Season for War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,260. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
From 1885 to the turn of the century, Captain Henry Lawson, his wife Lucy, journalist Edwin Carter Morrison and Lawson's command, the all-black 25th Cavalry, travel from the heartland of America, to the vicious Apache campaigns of the Southwest to the jungle warfare of the Spanish-American War in the Philippines. A remarkable historical itinerary; no less remarkable are the people who are in it.
Royalties
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,060. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Taliesin Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Ambition and drive have transformed Eve Solomon and Alex Getz into Hollywood royalty. But as their careers and lives intersect across the years, there is a price to pay—a price for true love that can never be measured.
Back For Tomorrow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,070. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Set against the backdrop of the late-twentieth century, Back for Tomorrow juxtaposes many of the events of The Thirsty Hills against the life of Skye's grandchildren.
The Thirsty Hills
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,510. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The second book of the “Look Away” series follows the family of Skye Campbell as her family merges with the Mayer family. These two families share a mystery that must be solved, a dark secret that affects their lives and they are visited by tragedy during post World War II America.