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The Observer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,430. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
One young woman recklessly defies expectations about a lady's proper place. Another, her maid, is secretly spying on her mistress's indiscretions. Based on real events, The Observer spins a universal tale of forbidden ambition, frustrated love, and ultimately, empathy across boundaries of class and culture.
Blue: A Novel on the Civil War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,340. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1860, after his girlfriend is enticed to marry a parson, David Lofland leaves Hickory Flats, Tenn., to relocate to Arkansas with his family. They experience disappointment and tragedy as they seek a new life. Depressed over his loss and saddened by other family events, David joins the Confederate Army in 1862. The war brings more grief, bitterness, and sadness. Even God seems against him.
The Declaration: Tales From a Revolution - South-Carolina
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,140. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by Brief Candle Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A hardworking tobacco farmer in the Carolina Uplands, Justin Harris wants only to provide for his family. The outbreak of revolution turns his life upside down, and he cannot anticipate how even his seemingly most inconsequential actions will touch the lives of generations yet to come. Through crushing setbacks and hard-won victories, Justin’s perseverance serves as a gift to his descendants.
The Golden Merra
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,170. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
1928 - Booze smuggler Wil Driscoll has accepted an invitation from an old foe to attend a dog race in New Orleans. On the lam from his boss, Wil desperately needs to strike it big. He soon discovers that he has to share a room with Albert Crow, an ambitious treasure hunter enroute an expedition to Mexico. After the pair's run-in with New Orleans' notorious Black Hand gang, it's no day at the races
The History Of Oil
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Did you ever wonder how the oil was discovered? In 1852, a Canadian inventor named Abraham Gesner discovered how to make kerosene from crude petroleum. In an age when candles and whale oil provided the only light after sun down, it was a dramatic discovery.
Will the Real Carolyn Keene Please Stand Up
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,540. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Historical fiction about the creators and creation of Nancy Drew and the controversy that still surrounds her.
Korea x 2 (Korea Trilogy Book One)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,870. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Korea x 2 is the ultimate Special Ops novel with PJs, SEALs, and the 707th Brigade. Based on history surrounding special operations in Korea during the Cold War and the rise of the Kim regime.
River Of Dreams
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,140. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1841 Alabama, a young man decides to follow his dreams of becoming a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River. Follow him as he evades a maniacal killer across three states onto the Mississippi River with an Indian Medicine Man. He is drawn to two women and cannot seem to turn away either. Be with him as he pushes through all obstacles to fulfill his dreams.
The Insider: NASA’s Man at Baikonur (Second Edition)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,760. Language: American English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Star Publish LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This story of American John Patrick Meehan (aka Tad Benson) is true. He spent 9 years in and out of the USSR during the Space Race, helping to keep Soviet cosmonauts alive. Meehan did his humanitarian work as a physician and scientist without recognition. It is now possible to reveal the name of “The Insider.” However, in order to disguise others, this book is a novel and not a history.
Change the Stars
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,810. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014 by Blushing Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Maggie Piper is the only daughter of a 1930s crime lord in west Texas. Her father plans to marry her off to the son of a mobster in New Mexico, to preserve his legacy, placing Eric Cooper to protect her. Before she can get safely down the aisle, Dean Lawrence, a henchman for a rival syndicate, kidnaps her. Now battle threatens to erupt in west Texas, and between Dean and Eric for her heart.
Madame Dorion: Her Journey to the Oregon Country
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,820. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by S & H Publishing, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Marie Dorion was an incredibly brave woman of the Iowa Tribe who, with her husband and two small children, guided an expedition from St. Louis across the country to present-day Oregon in 1811-1812. Though fiction, this book is a heavily fact-based account of that journey. Marie’s indomitable courage played a major role in opening the Oregon Country; she was truly our first Pioneer Woman.
Common Sense
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
In our time, Benjamin Franklin helped Thomas Paine emigrate to the colonies, where the two helped shape the creation of the United States of America. But what if Paine had never made it to the colonies. What fate would he have met if he remained in England?
A Song for Ana
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 181,800. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
In 1913 Jade Alexander escapes the arms of a controlling father to join a vaudeville act. There, she meets a handsome young musician from Romania, whose quiet demeanor and secret past draw her to him. But could he ever love someone as damaged as her? And can he save her from a journey of self-hatred before it is too late?
Hawk Banks
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Price: Free! Words: 114,430. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Pairing up with Texas frontiersman Hank MacElrae, the inimitable Bostonian Hawk Banks sets off in quest of adventure on the Plains of Texas. A distinctly incompatible pair, the two nonetheless manage to make their unlikely friendship work and, enduring all manner of unlikely events, they succeed in finding their way into the heart of Texas, thereby becoming founding fathers of a new nation.
A River Between Them
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,030. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Two generations. Two love stories, intertwined… What if a piece of furniture could change your life? As the story of two star-crossed lovers unfold through letters found in an old trunk, another love story takes form between two strangers thrown together by fate.
The Healer's Road
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,260. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
For more than thirty years, bestselling authors James Reasoner and Livia J. Washburn have chronicled the story of America in their award-winning historical novels. THE HEALER'S ROAD is one of their greatest sagas, the sweeping story of a family dedicated to the practice of medicine and caught up in the violence and heartbreak of America's bloodiest war.
The Boxcar Blues
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,380. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
THE BOXCAR BLUES is a hard hitting story about two homeless teenage boys, one white and one black, and their fight for survival during the Great Depression. Luke and Curly fight a phony murder charge, suffer lost love and overcome hatred on their grueling road to success. Their tempered steel toughness and street savvy allow them to rise from vagrants, to become owners of a prosperous airline.
Unrefined
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by LIFE SENTENCE Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Laugh and cry with the Unrefined Connor family—slaves to the farm and mechanic work that is their means of survival, chained by guilt and fear, trapped by despair and worry. Unrefined is the tale of a three-generation family pummeled by tragedy beyond the common hardships of the Great Depression. Some will come to see their difficulties as a refining process. None will survive unscathed—if they su
Absence of Grace
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Series: ...those conniving Gods, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,910. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014 by Fountain Blue Publishing fountainbluepublishing@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
You decide. We all die with a smile or not, but death didn’t end the trial or reveal the reason for the magic of joy or a plan to the pain. Not then. Not now. Is it as simple as the god’s ennui and idle quest for amusement? Here it is, my story for you to weigh. It is our journey, our places, our moments, and above all, this is what we did…
Escape from Way Station Manor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Lily, the only daughter of a wealthy mercantile shopkeeper follows her dream of empowering indentured passengers from the Orphan Train. She orchestrates an escape for seven orphaned children to travel to Indiana where they will establish a private home school. Hope and courage fill this story with great expectation, but it will be five generations before the dream is fulfilled.