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KAISA: A Historical Novel of Michigan’s Copper Mining & Oil and Gas Exploration Industries
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,300. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Born in the Michigan copper mines of a Holland, Michigan, Dutch schoolteacher and Finnish copper miner during the turbulent times of the 1913 Keweenaw Peninsula copper miner’s strike , Kaisa’s saga traces her life to the 1930s oil boomtown of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan,Mackinac Island, Michigan and Jekyll Island, Georgia, where Nazi U-Boats threaten, Kaisa finds love and intrigue.
Follow Your Heart
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Series: The Wades of Crawford County, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,160. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Follow Your Heart is a poignant tale of a young couple's struggles to overcome difficulties during the early years of marriage in post Civil War Missouri. The novel tells about a love strong enough to survive the hard times with the cords of family values and faith intertwined throughout the story.
Unadvisable Enthusiasm: The Origin and Demise of Sports
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Sports, created after the American Civil War as an outlet for young men, was honorable. One day, a "winner" shouted at "losers." The sports race was on. So was the downward path.
Yesterday and After
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Series: Figments and Fragments, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A young mans' summer in Maine before World War II with his brother and mother. He visits two aunts and an uncle. It is the summer when the submarine Squalus sank and was brought up from the deep to serve in WWII.
The Ferryboat
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Series: Figments and Fragments, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Where a young man has adventures in New York in the Thirties.
Grant and Lee: The Checkers Game at Appomattox Court House
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
U. S. Civil War generals Ulysses S. Grant of the Union, and Robert E. Lee of the Confederacy, meet in a mysterious checkers match to reenact and simulate their famous battles in the final year of the conflict.
One Came Home
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,530. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Four southern plantation owners, drinking whiskey and playing poker, realize that the Civil War is close to over and the South is losing. They all agree that they want to do something to cause the North as much suffering and pain as they can. They come up with an idea---sharp-shooting snipers.
There Is Life After Death
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Series: The Rockford Life Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,980. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The war is finally over. The Rockford family is ready to move on and enjoy their newfound happiness, but several of the young men struggle to adjust to their new lives. And despite the relief brought by war’s end, a series of tragedies strike Dan Rockford’s family, claiming a life in the process.
Life Amidst Ruin
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Series: The Rockford Life Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,690. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Jake Rockford returns to Virginia so his children can meet their mother’s family only to be greeted by the War Between the States. The war will touch the lives of everyone he cares about, even his brother’s family back in Oregon.
A New Place in Life
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Series: The Rockford Life Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,950. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
After spending seven years in the West, not much intimidates Dan Rockford. But guiding a wagon party full of woefully unprepared families on the Oregon Trail proves no easy task. The young guide clashes with the wealthy Southern gentlemen organizing the trip while looking out for his brother’s family and contending with his feelings for his boss’ daughter.
Her Kind, a novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,390. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Rose Emma Parmlee reflects on her 90 years as she compiles a diary that she began in her youth. As she records the migration of a family from England, to the new England, to Iowa, Rose exposes a family's deepest secrets, including her own unrecoverable relationship with her mother, cousins a bit too close by blood and water, and an entire lineage her siblings never knew.
Sautee Shadows: Book One of the Georgia Gold Series
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,940. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Canterbury House Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Sautee Shadows: Book one of the Georgia Gold Series is the sweeping saga of four families whose lives intertwine through romance, adventure and murder´éżlinking antebellum Georgia’s coast and mountains during the economic expansion of the 1830s.
Gettysburg: Leaders, Civilians, Soldiers, and Frog Catchers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,100. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
“Gettysburg: Leaders, Civilians, Soldiers, and Frog Catchers,” gives a fresh, "dialogue driven" perspective on the United States’ greatest military battle. The story presents lively and realistic conversations of not only the opposing leaders and soldiers who fought in the campaign, but also of local civilians who struggled to survive those horrific days in July, 1863.
Holding The Moon
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 110,480. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Fiction4All. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Book 4 in the Children Of The Moon series. Hatebe finally has the life she always envisioned. When war breaks out, however, she is thrust into the center of the conflict. Carrying the hopes of the tribes she has come to call family, Hatebe must find a way to broker peace - not only for the safety of the people she loves but to protect the future she has fought so valiantly to manifest.
The Winds of Skagway
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Series: Tales of the Alaskan Gold Rush, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The howling winds of winter are no where worce than in the Alaskan town of Skagway, the threshold to the gold fields of the Klondike of the 1890’s. When the savage North wind gusts and shrieks up to seventy miles per hour from weeks to months, no one can move out doors. It’s a time for stories and retelling of Skagway’s hero and it’s criminal mastermind.
Walking That Short Distance, Childhood Enlightenment in the '50s
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Series: Short Stories, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
I wrote this short story (1987) for a class in creative writing at the University of Colorado. It is the most autobiographical story I've ever told. It's sort of a compilation of events from my own life with some alterations of family composition. I know it's difficult to believe, but I've known kids who were even more naive at eleven than I was. How things have changed in sixty years.
Railroad to the Moon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Runaway slave Elijah has been living with the Laird family on a small farm in Maine. The family grieves their soldier son, Billy, who had exacted a promise from Elijah to take his place, to be a big brother to ten-year-old Jamie. Now, Jamie’s ability to heal hinges on his attachment to Elijah. Weaving historical realities into a work of fiction, this is a tale of friendship, loyalty, and love.
Party Favors
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Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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You're invited to attend the dinner party where Jacqueline Bouvier and Senator John F. Kennedy were first introduced by mutual friends. Experience the quiet exhiliration, the instant chemistry, and the nagging doubts that Miss Bouvier experienced, and find out what stubmling blocks almost kept them from becoming America's most iconic couple.
The Sight of You
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A short story selection from Dancing in Combat Boots. A World War II mother steels herself for a reunion with the prisoner-of-war husband she hasn't seen in four years.
"Dangerous Rhythm" by Joyce Hinrichs and Jean Sweeney
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Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 91,360. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Hope and Dottie, time-traveling teachers from Sedona, Arizona, indulge their passion for classic movie musicals when they travel to 1934 Hollywood and the set of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers’ latest song-and-dance collaboration. Amid RKO Studio’s bevy of celebrities and the art deco-inspired Big White Set, they team up with eager sleuth Ginger Rogers, to solve The Case of the Bumped-off Dancer.