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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.
West of the Big River: The Sheriff
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Outlaws ran wild in Apache County, Arizona Territory, until the day a long-haired, straight-shooting cowboy with the unlikely name of Commodore Perry Owens pinned on the sheriff's badge and set out to rid the county of lawlessness. Owens would need every bit of his gun skill just to stay alive as he cleaned up the territory! Action-packed blend of history and fiction about Commodore Perry Owens.
Starling
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Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 129,330. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
STARLING is an epic tale of love and survival, finding home and finding family. Its story is interwoven with the sweeping events of its period: Mass emigration from Scandinavia and Northern Europe, The Boer War, The Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, the dawn of World War I. Six people recount this saga, in a style that blends classic Jane Austin and globe ranging James Michener.
Love Finds Its Way
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,240. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014 by 5 Prince Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Love’s journey can be a long one, fraught with dangerous twists and turns. But if it’s meant to be, love will always find its way……..
Bloody Season
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,660. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
From the three-time Golden Spur Award winner--the classic novel about Tombstone, Arizona... * The gunfight at O.K. Corral is the ultimate Western adventure--and Estleman's novel is the definitive account "Pistol-hot...rawhide tough."--Kirkus Reviews "Gritty and unwashed realism...a brutal showdown."--Elmer Kelton "High drama...so real you can smell the horses."--Elmore Leonard
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.
The Idler
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,850. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Casa de Snapdragon. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Jeremiah Watts, in a drunken stupor, signs a seaman certificate and suddenly finds himself aboard the Ann Alexander, a rickety whaling ship. While aboard this ship, he begins a transformation as he gains maturity and begins to resolve his authority figure issues. This story is drawn from his journal and love letters covering the years he spent aboard the Ann Alexander.
The Stranglers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,110. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Between your last prayer and the snap of the rope there's no time for mercy… The first victim was cut down from a limb outside Fort Benton. The second, bound and strung up in Bear's Paw. Now, Deputy Page Murdock has discovered two more men swinging from a hanging tree among the aspens along the Missouri River. They aren't drifters. They aren't bandits. They're the law.
The Night the Old Man Kicked the Bucket
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Howard Johnson, a widower, and Honus McDaniels, a bachelor, both live alone in their own respective cabins near a place called Flintlock Mountain. Their daily lives are still filled with awe, as the summer heat rolls into the Pemigewasset. Nearby dwells yet another old man, who seems to be in serious decline.
The General's Christmas
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 21,170. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
General George Washington's new Continental Army has suffered a series of defeats against the British. The enlistments of many troops are due to expire at the end of the month. Without tents, enough food, warm clothing, or pay, Washington fears that men will abandon his army as winter closes in. On Christmas Eve of 1776, Washington decides to make a bold move against the enemy across the Delaware.
Where Honor Began
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
How can unexpected visitors turn one’s world upside down? Honor Penworthy, a young Maryland lady, tries to keep faith with a friend amidst family turmoil. But the stakes rise higher when the war that seemed so faraway comes dangerously close to her and those she loves. What a difference three days can make in one life--leaving a legacy of conflict but with honor.
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
Scammed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,110. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
When the miscreant behind the greatest Ponzi scheme in history was exposed, Bernie Madoff's name was plastered on the front page of every newspaper in the country and heard on television ad nauseam. But nary a sound was heard about the current occupant of the White House—there was a total media blackout of the president's forged birth certificate.
Just Another Sunday: A Novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. 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.
Daughter of the Earth
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,920. Language: American English. Published: November 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In the summer of 1856, 16 year old Korina Fischer's life changes when she witnesses the arrival of the US Camel Corp near her Texas farm. Discontent with the certainty of becoming a farmer's wife, the camels' arrival sets off a chain of events that change her life forever. When she & a friend are kidnapped, Korina learns the depth of her strength & how to survive the dangerous Texas frontier
The Founding of Josiah Turn
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Series: The Xyon Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,610. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
When an unnatural earthquake strikes Mount Xyon in 1888 Appalachia, seventeen-year-old Josiah Turn loses everyone he's ever known and gains supernatural powers. Rebuilding his life after every out-of-control incident, Josiah finds a new place to belong until betrayal sends him home again. He must channel his power to protect the mountain from military insurgence.
A Whisper of Bones
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,100. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Whisper of Bones is book two in the Orphans and Inmates series. The past and present intertwine as modern day anthropologist, Maude Travers, pieces together evidence from an exhumed poorhouse skeleton and the journal of the Keeper of the Buffalo Orphan Asylum, Ciara Sloane Nolan. Paranormal visions lead Maude to a horrifying secret that threatened Ciara's own life.
American B&B
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Mike and Amanda, owners of The American B&B, specialized in bringing about unusual vacations. Through reenactors, they were able to bring about any request their guests may have. That is until Mr. and Mrs. Evans booked ‘The Valentine’s Day Massacre’ as their choice of events. However, when the day arrived, what took place was not at all what they were expecting.
The Crisis in the American-Turkish Relations: The Creation of an Independent Kurdistan
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Price: Free! Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The crisis in the American-Turkish relations over Syria and Iran. Another conflict over natural gas and oil.
Cold War 2: The Start of a New Conflict - Russia's Hand in Ukraine
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In recent times, United States and Russia have had much to squabble over.