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Wild Sweeps the Wind
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Series: Voices of Pondicherry, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,010. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1857, Phebe Beach, a young woman from Bridgton, Maine was coming of age, beset by the constraints of society that expected her to marry and become in her words "a stocking darner and a baby manufacturer." She shared her frustrations in a diary she began writing that year. Her lively, lighthearted descriptions of her life soon gave way to tragedy as the nation hurtled into Civil War.
In A Stranger's Arms
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,680. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Wed to the Enemy! The War left Caddie Marsh a widow with only her children and Southern pride to sustain her. She'd do anything to salvage her family's rundown plantation, even wed one of the despised Yankees. It would be easier if Manning Forbes's integrity and kindness didn't stir up feelings he claims not to want from her… Previously published as Carpetbagger's Wife
To So Few - The Prelude
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Series: To So Few, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,410. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is the second of a planned dozen books in Cap Parlier’s To So Few series of historic novels. Brian Drummond becomes a fighter pilot in the RAF as World War II opens in Europe. It does not take long for him to demonstrate his skills with the best fighter airplane of its day. As with all bands of warrior brothers, the special kindred bonds forged in the heat of battle expand their lust for l
To So Few - In the Beginning
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Series: To So Few, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Former Marine aviator and author Cap Parlier created an intriguing story of a young Kansas boy who develops exceptional skills as a pilot and hunter. His mentor helps him join the Royal Air Force on the eve of war in Europe. Brian Drummond will prove himself during the epic Battle of Britain – the largest aerial battle in human history. This is the first book of the To So Few series.
Ruso
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 67,670. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Steponas Simutas (Ruso) is a Soviet mercenary who finds himself caught between clashing ideologies in 1983 as communism begins its decline in Latin America. Moving from Peru to Cuba to the United States to the Soviet Union and other locales, Ruso's story runs parallel to that of Bob Winer, a handsome, bumbling television journalist, who stumbles into international incidents he doesn't understand.
West of the Big River: The Forty-Niners
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,640. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
The discovery of gold in California launched a stampede of fortune-seekers across the continent in search of wealth. Willing to face any hardship – outlaws, hostile Indians, bad weather, thirst, starvation, and the horrors of disease – they battled fiercely to overcome these challenges and seize their destiny. But sometimes the treasures they found were not the ones they were expecting . . .
Testimony of a Former Slave as Witness to a Duel: September 15, 1822
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Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
Garden Urthark's Testimony of a Former Slave as Witness to a Duel: September 15, 1822 presents an early 19th-century duel from the perspective of a slave.
Hooligans
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,110. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013 by Lava Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
At the outset of World War II, German U-Boats sank 259 ships—most within sight of U.S. shore—and the only thing between them and the worst maritime defeat in U.S. history was the Coast Guard’s Corsair Fleet. This is the thrilling story of four men and their heroic efforts to confront the enemy.
Escape From Clark's Creek
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,210. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Grover Gilfillan decides the prospects of war are a better choice than staying in his abusive, corrupt heritage of depression era West Virginia. His goal is simple, escape poverty and obtain an honorable life. The Navy appears to be a good choice and his meeting with co-ed Judy Perman further fuels his dreams. But ,is she the catalyst for his downfall?
The Sheriff of Sorrow Series Collection
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,740. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by MindWingsAudio. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Near the end of the nineteenth century during early industrialization in the fictional town of Sorrow, Michigan, Jack Bates unfolds the strife and complexities that its citizens face. His talent for telling a great story yields gritty and compelling episodes. Includes previously published titles: The Sheriff of Sorrow, Trouble Comes to Sorrow, Justice Comes to Sorrow and The Long Road to Sorrow.
The Legend of Charlie Bagley
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Buying the old building meant learning its history. Seems murder was part of it and Charlie Bagley. But could it be true? No one was sure. I found out the truth with a little digging.
The Pine Bluff Project
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,480. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1957, racial tension in the state capital at a fever pitch over the integration of Central High, a deformed despot and his gang of fervent segregationists terrorize blacks in Pine Bluff, AR into swearing allegiance to "separate but equal." When the mob begins bullying even white passive supporters of integration, citizens of both races put aside longstanding prejudices to unite for revenge.
Amelia's Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,930. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Set during the War of 1812, Amelia Samuels is being forced into a loveless marriage by her father. When she has nobody left to turn to, she befriends the village stranger, Patrick Buchahan. Together the two discover the reason behind her unwanted engagement, but perhaps a little too late.
Grace on Broadway
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,800. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The modern Grace Hennipen discovers she’s in an old fashioned world where laws are skirted and scruples follow. Preparing for a future in journalism she shadows Mark Hellinger, a promising writer hot on the trail of a great new topic—celebrities. She dodges prohibition agents, dances with gangsters, and mingles with a multitude of characters reveling in the Jazz Age
The Light: Tales From a Revolution - New-Jersey
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Series: Tales From a Revolution. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,320. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Brief Candle Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
As a Quaker blacksmith, Robert is used to the challenges of fire and iron. When the American Revolution splinters his own family and threatens his community, he will wrestle with questions of belief and philosophy. He must rely on his inner light to keep his family safe, and lead them to freedom.
Prelude to Assassination
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a true story based on the diaries of Fanny Seward, daughter of William H Seward,, Secretary of State to Abraham Lincoln. Several days before Lincoln's assassination, Seward had a severe and almost deadly carriage accident of which his daughter was a witness. The night Lincoln was assassinated, Seward, who was still recovering from the accident, had an attack on his own life as well.
Patsy
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Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 56,720. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is the story that has been waiting to be told for 50 years. What happened on that fateful day in Dallas when Kennedy was shot and the chilling events leading up to the assassination. Lee Harvey Oswald is cast in the title role… but he sheds that role and becomes the leading man in this drama that shocked the nation – and the world – and gives him what he had been searching for his whole life.
Remember Wake
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,660. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Based on a true story. . . December, 1941—Tiny Wake Island is under attack. This compelling novel of World War II tells the true story of the civilian men captured on Wake and enslaved in Japanese prison camps and the women they left behind.
Hot Coffee on the Mississippi
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,510. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
“Hot Coffee on the Mississippi” takes place during the great depression of the 1930’s near a town named Hot Coffee. The father, Jim York, loses his job and is forced to make their small farm support his family, and they all work together to survive. The York family has hard times and good times during those depression years.
Benjamin Street
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Price: $3.88 USD. Words: 94,680. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Why would a wealthy 74 year-old man want to renovate a dilapidated apartment building in a poor section of a crime- ridden city? Jack Bartlett is driven by memories both wonderful and horrendous during his tenure there in 1943. Inner demons now make the resurrection of the tired building his one and only priority.