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Shark in the Water
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Series: Cold War Chronicles, Book One. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,800. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by Assent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
At the close of World War II, Dr. James Palmer, nationally esteemed physicist who developed nuclear research used in the atom bomb dropped on Japan, mysteriously disappears.
Redemption Road A Christian Western
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Justifiable homicide. That's what they called it. Therefore, I only had to serve twenty years instead of the mandatory life sentence, for murder. The judge said I could have been hanged. I got out in seventeen years for good behavior. Now here I am on my way home.
Wissahickon Souls
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Price: $6.25 USD. Words: 138,920. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by Possibilities Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Wissahickon Souls is set in the Philadelphia area in the early 19th century, and is a story of love, race, regret, triumph, and reconciliation.
The Ticket “Terror Below”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,920. Language: American English. Published: September 4, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An American submarine sinks under mysterious circumstances with all hands. Trip Black, nephew of one of the lost sailors, is determined to find out exactly what happened. What he uncovers is deception and lies that could start a world war.
The Canoe
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Set over the course of ten days in 1912, this poetic portrait of love and loss follows two simultaneous stories: the coming of age of Bernie Kingston, teenage son of a coffin maker who lives along the Chesapeake Bay and the voyage of Katherine Chambers, a middle-aged Englishwoman from Southampton leaving home for the first time as she seeks to recover from the deaths of her husband and son.
The Bamboo Bends
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,980. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The story of one man’s mission to rescue forgotten prisoners of war.
So Long, Vietnam
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,460. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
What if a group of infantry soldiers on the verge of invading Cambodia refused to fight? With luck, humor, and determination three young Americans, one black and two white, lead their fellow GIs towards a peace that had eluded America in Vietnam.
Little Lies, Big Consequences
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,750. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
This story centers on lies which are about substantial events and have significant consequences. Very broad sweep, spanning a period of several years, these characters wrestle with honor and duty at the time of Napoleon. The author renders a fast paced story about how lies (and everything else) have many unintended consequences, many of which cannot be undone.
Hometown News
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Although the local newspaper has been central to the identity and life of American cities large and small, few readers know what goes on inside its newsroom. Hometown News takes you behind the scenes as a new generation takes command and brings vision to a mid-American industrial city. But more and more, this colorful team discovers the bottom line battles the deadline. Who wins in the end?
The Bent Reed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Despite a stern mother and a life-threateningly crooked spine, Sarah McCoombs is determined to live the life of which she’s dreamed. When her family’s farm is overrun in the Battle of Gettysburg, she must put those dreams aside and find the strength to nurse both Union and Confederate wounded soldiers.
Saving Eddie (Abridged)
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Series: One Of Books · Historical Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a fictionalized paranormal retelling of celebrated author Edgar Allan Poe's life using imaginary journals/diaries of his real-life brother, Henry Poe and a female admirer that follows his activities mostly from afar. Can Edgar's ghostly brother use his one chance to save his brother's life? Or will the author's otherworldly gifts to see heaven, hell, and the world of Ideals be his undoing?
Radio
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Flash Fiction about a man's remorse over a friend's death.
Alabama Days
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 139,650. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Alabama Days by James Eckardt, cover design by Colin Cotterill A few weeks after the 1965 Selma March, four teenage Catholic seminarians from Long Island arrive in Birmingham, Alabama, to work for Father Edmund Fraser in a door-to-door voter registration campaign. Nights, they return to the same black neighborhoods to play guitars and lead crowds in singing freedom songs.
Swept Away
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,170. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
It is 1889 and for Samuel, Johnstown is nothing but a grimy steel town with no way out. The only beacon is Abigail, the socialite he meets to steal kisses and more. But a threat far worse than their secret lurks in the valley - an aging dam upriver, holding back the swollen waters of Lake Conemaugh. When torrential rains pour down, it is only a matter of time before they are all swept away.
Firebrands
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,870. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Shannon’s one and only dream was to live in Chicago. Now she finally had her chance, tutoring the young brother of the wealthy and striking Nicholas Collins. But fate will intercede in a burgeoning romance with her new employer. For it would be a hot time in the old town tonight. It is 1871 and Chicago will burn, the winds will blow, and only the firebrands survive.
Smokey Bear: The Cub Who Left His Pawprints on History
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 156,820. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is the first novel written about the real bear cub who survived a forest fire high in the New Mexican mountains to become the living representative of his namesake, the icon Smokey Bear, famous for preserving wildlife and wilderness.
Stuckey's Gold: The Curse of Lake Juzan
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Series: Stuckey's Bridge Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,780. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
“Stuckey’s Gold: The Curse of Lake Juzan” is the final installment in the “Stuckey’s Bridge Trilogy” and is the tale of four generations struggling to escape a curse caused by greed.
Spake As a Dragon
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Price: Free! Words: 137,750. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Follow the adventures of the Scarburgs through the Civil War as they struggle to save their beloved plantation ‘Scarlett,’ overcome the fears of battle and withstand the hardships of prison life at the hands of the Yankees while constantly trying to decipher the code from the past. Does the code tell of treasury or is it a message of dire warning.
A Secret Life
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,280. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014 by Prism Book Group. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The German Army of World War II rips Karl Von Steuben from his family and privileged life, forcing him to conceal his American sympathies and Jewish heritage.
Gold Rush Deluge, Book Two of the California Argonauts
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Series: The California Argonauts, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Sacramento is underwater. A deluge of epic proportions has engulfed the town. Lucinda uses her medical skills working as a physician’s assistant to Dr. Mitchell Kersey. When she uncovers lies and treachery in the doctor’s past, she becomes enmeshed in dangers even more deadly than the flood. Lucinda must fight to save her life, her dreams, and her future with George.