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1906 - A Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,370. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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Set during the great San Francisco earthquake and fire, this page-turning historical novel reveals recently uncovered facts that forever change our understanding of what really happened. Narrated by a feisty young reporter, Annalisa Passarelli, the novel paints a vivid picture of the Post-Victorian city.
Midterms
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Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
"Midterms" is my entry in NPR’s Round Nine of their occasional feature, “Three Minute Fiction.” In this case, each story had to “reference a U.S. President, real or fictional.” The day before the September 23 submission deadline was the 150th anniversary of one of our history’s most momentous—and politically shrewd—decisions, I felt dutybound to indulge that reality.
Promises Made Promises Kept
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In one day Heather learns her father is dying and that he has married her to a family friend by proxy. He claims it was to protect her. Just what does she need protecting from? Life at the ranch will never be the same in this Historical Romance that has magic, mystery & an abundance of love.
C. B. DeMille: The Man Who Invented Hollywood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013 by New Way Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
Citizen Kane meets Sunset Boulevard Creative visionary,Cecil B. DeMille, battles a tight-fisted money man and his own vices to make Biblical epics and usher in Hollywood's Golden Age. Complications arise when his relationship with his two mistresses threatens to destroy his family.
Socks Without Holes
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Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Cedric is a Union soldier who is fighting in the Civil War. While stationed at his camp and searching for supplies, he meets a sly sutler who possesses a devious personality.
Polygamy, was it Worth Dying For?
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 131,960. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A novel involving two family patriarchs and their wives after the infamous Edmund/Tucker legislation designed to destroy their religion and their way of life once and for all. Was plural marriage worth dying for? Find out what Mormon life in Salt Lake City was like prior to the Woodruff Mormon Manifesto of 1890 ending its practice.
Heaven Must Wait
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Series: The Wades of Crawford County, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Leann Clark and Ralph Wade are in love and desire to be married, but obstacles stand in their way. Leann's father, John Clark, insists she is too young, and Ralph cannot yet make a living farming his land in post-Civil War Missouri. Leann and Ralph pledge their love to each other and vow to overcome the objections to their courtship and marriage.
Voices Whisper
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Series: Voices, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 105,520. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of love . . . Philadelphia, 1790. David Graham, Elisabeth Hale, and Liam Brock crossed the Atlantic on a tumultuous, life-changing voyage seven years past. Together by chance, bound by choice--their story continues Voices Whisper is the second installment of Voices, the romantic historical saga set in eighteenth-century Philadelphia.
Glimpse of Splendor
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 120,220. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
After enduring a major trauma, Rachel D’evereau returns to her ancestral plantation to lead a quiet life. On the other side of the world, Mark Goodman, a journalist, has a different plan for Rachel. Forever changed by a single bullet, he redefines success: Live— Walk again— Return home to Louisiana to claim his first and only love, Rachel D’Evereau. The time is right, or so Mark thinks.
Celebration!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,300. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Rachel D’Evereau has everything the world can offer, yet when catastrophes shatter the secure walls that surround her life, she is forced to admit feelings of worthlessness. She returns to her ancestral plantation home to confront the painful secrets that have challenged members of her family for generations.
Death; Juxtaposed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,750. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Long before the disaster of Katrina an estimated category 5 hurricane struck Galveston, Texas in 1900. Its thirty-foot wave surge and 100mph winds leveled the city and killed over eight thousand people. That is only part of the story.
Kill the dove!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 168,490. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A tale of the revolutionary 1960’s. No novel has covered these religious, political, imprisoned and sexual experiences. Follow the love and betrayals of three radical anti-war and feminist activists: Jared, Aaren, and Char. Share Jared’s experiences in federal prison as the impact of the Vietnam war, sexism and the failure of traditional moral and spiritual value systems play out in their lives.
Khyber Pass
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,110. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Karen Donohue is keeping a dangerous secret. Her first love, a Soviet diplomat's son, has resurfaced after many years and moved in with her. But now he calls himself by a new name, "John," and she has a top-level job, at the President's right hand. What does John want from her now--her love, or access to the nation's highest secrets? The balance of global power is at stake...
Getting Off
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,060. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A novel about the end of the sixties - like you don't remember them. Are you getting off yet?
Arsalan: His American Journey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,050. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Arsalan, a Pakistani student in the 1960's, wants nothing more than to be an American. As he realizes his dream and climbs to the top of the US foreign policy establishment, he attracts the attention of two beautiful Soviet agents, determined to pry secrets from him by any means necessary. An FBI agent is equally determined to root out Soviet infiltration and turn the tables on the gorgeous spies.
Ella Mayfield's Pawpaw Militia-A Civil War Saga in Vernon County, Mo.
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,580. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Strong willed and independent, Ella Mayfield wanted to keep her widowed mother and siblings safe during the border war between Missouri and Kansas and the Civil War or die trying. Invasions into Vernon County Mo. by Union soldiers stationed at Ft. Scott, Kansas and Kansas Jayhawkers forced Ella to join a militia band dubbed Pawpaw Militia. Her exploits were legendary as woman bushwhacker.
Steam
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a short story. Back before internal combustion engines, steam engines powered our farms and industry. This is the story of three generations of farmers who try to keep the traditions alive. Each generation brings with it the knowledge and abilities required to function in its time. In a bright green meadow on a brisk fall day, all three generations find their place.
Ikons
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Series: Ikons, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,740. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Russia is in turmoil. Her people have lost faith in their government, her economy is in ruins and her armed forces have suffered an embarrassing defeat. Ethnic and religious rivalries threaten to tear the country apart and world war looms on the horizon. The year is 1905.
Return to Rocky Gap
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,840. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Spanning from 1921 until present day, Return to Rocky Gap is the epic tale of a family torn apart by tragedy and brought back together by war, only to find that distance is sometimes the hardest obstacle to overcome.
War - 8000 Miles From Home
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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First Lieutenant Taylor and Sergeant First Class Stewart lead 2nd Platoon of the 147th Military Police Company from White Bluff, Tennessee during combat patrols in Baghdad, Iraq during the surge. Join them as they strengthen their bonds with each other through teamwork, adversity, and catastrophe.