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Lena's Bequest
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,850. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 and represented by Jonah Magar. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(4.00 from 1 review)
Bequeathed a hidden fortune by the father she never knew, Lena’s search becomes complicated by inner turmoil over the man who abandoned her and his ruthless enemies, also searching for the Czar’s treasure. Months away from starting law school, when a stranger enters her life, Lena accepts the challenge and discovers her parents’ hidden past and dark history.
Give Me Liberty, Give Them Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A short story of the impending American Spring thrust upon the United States government.
Curing Time
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,230. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Pegasus Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
“Curing time” is tobacco’s season of harvest, a time of transformation, when the leaf is made golden by subjection to fire and heat. Tobacco farmer Hume Rankin endures his own curing time in the summer of 1959.
Suspicions and Lies (Fortune Out West Series - Book Four)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,660. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
Lydia Collins is looking forward to the arrival of the famous showgirl, Letitia Gordon, who is coming to town to perform at the saloon for the first time. Lydia has really missed having another woman to talk to and she’s looking forward to getting to know Letitia.
Some Christmas Camouflage: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
On a snowy December evening during the Great Depression, a high-spirited college student impulsively decides to do some spying on a quiet classmate—with unexpected results. A short story both funny and touching, in which mischief brings about a small Christmas miracle. "Some Christmas Camouflage" is a short story, approximately 9,400 words long.
Chronicles of War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,440. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Chronicles of War is a work of historical fiction following Iowa farmer and father of four Job Trites and his family’s experience of the Civil War. It's a fast moving narrative, scenes shifting between the Trites’ farm in Iowa to encampments along the Mississippi River, from letters and recollections to the battle of Arkansas Post. Careful research and creative storytelling, powerfully combined.
The Kennedy Coup
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Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
With a new, never-published photo. The 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy sees key facts fading from memory. In a world enthralled by instant communication and immediate conclusions, the simplest solutions are embraced. Questions of “Why” the assassination happened are forgotten. This recalls that the proof of any conspiracy lies in what happens after the coup.
The Girl at Panel 857
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013 by Petra Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
January 1945. WWII still rages overseas. Eager to do her patriotic duty, Tennessee farm girl Vera volunteers for a mysterious assignment. What she sees will haunt her throughout her life as a dark shadow falls over the post-war world.
Fervent Charity
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,790. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by Ylva Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Fervent Charity continues the story of the friendship of five women who have nothing in common but the hardship of post-frontier prairie life. They find themselves bound by a secret none of them could have predicted.
To The Other Side
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Pagan Writers Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry
‘To The Other Side’ is above all the story of Maria Elvira, life seen through her eyes. A portrait of a young woman caught up—on the outside—in the tumult of Cuba’s history whilst the effects of her own father’s absence at an early age runs deep.
WASP-Women Airforce Service Pilots-American Patriots, Trailblazers & Heroines WWII
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,710. Language: American English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Daring young American women pilots wait in the wings for the chance to prove their skills as military aircraft ferry pilots during WWII. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt is in favor of women flying military aircraft; she believes that ‘Women in this particular case are a weapon waiting to be used’. Can these gutsy women pilots, measure up to their male counterparts, contrary to the beliefs of others.
Saturday Night Dance Club
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Price: Free! Words: 67,900. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Pearl's young world is shattered when Papa orders her to leave home. She takes with her the secret of catching Papa in the pantry with the maid. Pearl finds a job in the city. On weekends she heads downtown to the Canteen to volunteer as a "suitable young lady" to dance with the boys in uniform. Pearl considers this her patriotic duty --until Will sweeps her into his arms and heart.
The Yanks Are Starving
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 225,690. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
During the Great Depression summer of 1932, the nation teeters on the brink of revolution. A charismatic hobo leads twenty thousand homeless World War I veterans into Washington, D.C. to demand their service compensation. A historical novel of the political intrigue and betrayal that culminated in the only pitched battle ever fought between two American armies under the same flag.
Killing Thoreau
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Series: One Of Books ยท Historical Fiction. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,490. Language: American English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The author's 10th book is an imaginative time travel story. It begins with the disappearance with all ten participants of the Organic Synthesis and the Transcendentalist Movement class. This strange class often reached cult-like fervor. To bring them back, three men decide to go back to Walden Pond to end Thoreau's life. Will they be successful doing so and rewrite history as we know it?
Love & Haight
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Price: $4.64 USD. Words: 87,120. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
They were a generation who wanted to change the world with flower power.
The Wall Will Not Last
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 127,510. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
We are in New Amsterdam in the 1600s. These are treacherous times and Johanna, our young heroine, faces many dangers and overcomes them to finally succeed and prosper as the English force the Dutch out of the colony and rename it New York.
Elly Hays
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Series: Okatibbee Creek. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,150. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
As the War of 1812 approached, Elly found herself taunted by a band of Indians. When one of their own was killed, her only goal was to protect her family against a warrior who had vowed revenge. Elly Hays is based on the real-life story of Elizabeth Hays Rodgers and is the epic clash between a fearless warrior with nothing to lose and a young mother on the verge of losing everything.
Rum Runners
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Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 58,410. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
When young Catholic Frenchman Jean Savoie is unable to find work, he falls in with rum runner Captain George MacLaren to help support his widowed mother and siblings. After playing the part of the ghost, he gets recruited to work on the boat. Things are going well, until Jean falls in love with Katie, the same girl the Captain’s son wants to marry. A feud ensues, leading to a turf war over the su
Breaking Ties
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Series: Lost Colony, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,390. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
One hundred and fifteen colonists disappeared from Roanoke Island in 1587. No bodies. No graves. No trail led to their whereabouts. Until now. Buried beneath layers of intrigue for centuries, a chilling conspiracy has surfaced – one involving murder, blood money, and a betrayal of the fledging English colony so terrifying it can only be revealed in Breaking Ties.
Missing at the Sandy Hook Lighthouse
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 60,480. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A child of an Irish Baron and housemaid discovers she was abandoned to a couple on a baby farm in Scotland. She loves her foster parents deeply, but they are killed in an accident, and she is scooped away from the farm by a rich and very strict Calvinist aunt.