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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.
Look Away, Dixieland
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,990. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This is the first novel in the "Look Away" series that carries you from Pearl Harbor to the bombing of the World Trade Center. The sequel will be released in October 2013.
The Eternal Flame
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Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
We do as we must in these troubled times to reconstruct that which God destroyed.
Grants Chapel Alley
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 21,720. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Grants Chapel Alley is based on true events. Good days were when life was merely unpleasant. The tiny houses that were behind Grants Chapel Alley were modeled after slave cabins. This was life in Macon, Georgia in 1950.
Cerise Amour
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Series: Unlikely Gentlemen, Book 2.5. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 32,230. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
After a hasty Civil War marriage to Confederate soldier, Jeb Carter, Cherry Fitzwilliam finds herself abandoned among strangers; over the next twenty-five years she carefully constructs a life based on lies.
The Plantation
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Series: The Plantation, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,210. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In the days of pre-Civil War slavery - the unforgettable novel of a shocking portion of our American heritage. The time was not all magnolia blossoms and crinolines. It was more than romance and splendor. It was debauchery and slavery, gambling tables and dens of iniquity. It was murder and forgiveness. It was all the great contradiction of life in a golden era...
Rafaella
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Series: The Plantation, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,620. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
They lived in a world of secret guilts. Rafaella: at seventeen she had a beauty that could possess and destroy. No man was safe from her, not even her father. Wyman: He would do anything to gain Rafaella's favor. His pursuit of love would lead to disaster. Frannie: Rafaella's stepmother. Lawton: He knew the secret of Rafaella's past, a secret his lust would never let him reveal.
Red Sun Over Panama
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,020. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Late Fall, 1941 Paul Jarvis uncovers clues suggesting the possibility of a plot to blow up the locks at Pedro Miguel and Miraflores while investigating a series of suspicious murders. With the help of his partner, Sergeant Joe Duggan and the area MPs, he rushes to stop the attacks and capture the people involved.
Conspiracy 911: A Truther Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,400. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
For anyone wishing to read about the best vetted alternative theories to the Official Story of 911, this riveting political thriller weaves these into a single taut thread. Set as a fictional event, the story moves quickly and urgently towards what will be for many, a very surprising ending.
Mulligan Book One: When The Levee Breaks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,580. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Connor Mulligan doesn't remember his past, but what he learns could change his future. When the Levee Breaks is the first Novella in the Mulligan series.
The Incident: Lost in the Woods
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,680. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The story of three brothers and how one brother's tragic mistake affected the other two. One was on the run from the law. The other two wanted to protect him, however, they had to take care of their families first. It was a journey from the swamplands of Louisiana to the "better life" in California.
My Dark Rose
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Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 94,580. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Like the Wild Geese of Old Ireland, five boys grew to manhood despite hunger, war, and the mean streets of New York… Dary Greely is the only one of his brothers and sisters to survive the hunger in Ireland and the coffin ship to America. Róisín Donavan is an Irish girl who lives in a Five Points tenement room. Can Dary make Róisín see her true worth?