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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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Birmingham
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,350. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The setting is 1963, in Birmingham, Alabama. Martin Luther King, Jr., has come to town to confront segregation. Chris Wright, young, white, penniless and idealistic, arrives by Greyhound bus. He meets Dorcas Jones, young, black, cynical and committed. Their ideals clash, but events bind the two close together as they follow King to the apocalyptic encounter with the white establishment.
Zions Promise Volume 2: Will Mercy Rob Justice?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,760. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Pulling from his great-great-grandfather's journals, Chris Jefferies tells of the journey of William Jefferies westward to Zion. William and his family encounter illness, renegades, and the kidnapping of a family member. Using documented events from Porter Rockwell's life, we live through his painstaking search for the girl through western Utah Territory, and the showdown when he finds her captors
Zions Promise Volume 1: The Quest Begins
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,160. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Jefferies brings to life what it is like for a family to immigrate to America under primitive conditions in this history-based, Mormon-themed novel set in the 1860's. Escaping a tyrannical father and arriving amidst the cross-currents of an emerging civil war, a growing westward expansion, and Brigham Young's colonization of the west, they find prosperity and freedom to practice their religion.
Upon These Steps
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,700. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Two brothers are faced with whether or not to join the Confederate Army. One decides to voluntarily enlist, while the other joins only after being drafted. The brothers’ episodes reflect the chronicles of the “Granville Rifles,” a Company within the NC 23rd Regiment. From the Battle of Bull Run to Sherman’s occupation of Raleigh, the boys' plight gives the reader an insider’s glimpse of the war.
Second Helping
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Price: Free! Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Essex Dorner vowed he'd never help another person without pay until he heard her defiant voice refusing to quit lands left her by her murdered husband and father. Mean and bitter, Essex heard a spirit he could not refuse to help and so found a path from condemnation to redemption. Second Helping is a Western Settler Saga short story featuring Marshall Adam Pike.
Sand Hills Sioux
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,320. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Dispatched by his family to find land with ample graze and water, Adam Pike faces a frontier unlike any world he knew. Razor sharp and built like a bull, he meets kindly ranchers, brutal cowhands, savage Indians and a seductive widow who show what was needful knowing to tame the frontier.
I Took Panama: The Story of Philippe Bunau-Varilla
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,130. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Short novel based on the true story of a Frenchman who "invented" a country so the Panama Canal could be completed.
Borne A Thousand Times
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,850. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
John Ryder was born on a farm near Detroit, and in the second year of the Civil War joined the 24th Michigan Volunteer Regiment along with many of his boyhood friends. Based on the many letters Ryder sent home during his service, this fictional story recounts the experiences of an ordinary soldier whose regiment achieved lasting fame in our nation's desperate struggle against itself.
The War Raged On: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
"The War Raged On" is a short story depicting a Civil War battle told from the alternating view points of Union soldier Jeremiah and Confederate soldier Samuel as destiny leads them to the same place at the wrong time.
The Death of Johnny Ace
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,330. Language: American English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Death of Johnny Ace is based on rhythm & blues singer Johnny Ace, whose meteoric career was cut short by his unexpected death. Did he blow his brains out playing Russian roulette? Or was it just a tragic accident?
Every Story is a Love Story
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Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A beautifully written story of first love and discovery. Patrick, an army brat, and Willow, a musician from an academic family, drift separately into Woodstock, N.Y. in the early sixties. The characters include Bob Dylan and Joe Burke, of "Joe Burke's Last Stand," Wetterau's first novel. The author says, "It was an exiting time in an exciting place. I'm not Joe Burke, but I was there."
How To Steal A Billion
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1835, Pelham Humphries received a 4,428 acre Mexican land grant in Texas. On January 10, 1901 the world famous Spindletop Oil Field blew in on Pelham's land. President William McKinley sent out a federal summons identifying Pelham's heirs but was assassinated soon after. One-hundred and twelve years later, the heirs are still trying to receive their billions!(Book sold for $334 in 2012)
The Shepherd of Shonto
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a short story. Long before the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the US started building a supercollider at Waxahatchee, Texas. This is the story of a Navajo shepherd who was visited by a vuture and warned about the search for the Higgs Boson.
Okatibbee Creek
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Series: Okatibbee Creek. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(3.00 from 1 review)
In the bloodiest years of our nation’s history, a young mother was left alone to endure the ravages of the Civil War and a typhoid epidemic that threatened the lives of everyone left behind. Okatibbee Creek is based on the true story of Mary Ann Rodgers, who not only survived the war, but with the help of an unexpected champion, emerged a heroic woman with an amazing story.
The Minute Man
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 40,640. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Minute Man is a fictionalized account of the events leading up to, and including, the Battles of Lexington and Concord which took place in April 1775. This story focuses on three sets of players--the scheming Boston Sons of Liberty, the British Army, officers and men, and for whom the book is named, the townsfolk and farmers.
A Waning Moon
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 104,100. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013 by Fiction4All. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Hatebe has made hard choices in her life, but nothing will prepare her for the journey ahead. After losing the life she knew, adapting to the world left behind and forging a new future for herself, she is presented with the choice of a lifetime; to do what is right or to do what is right for her. The third book of the Children of the Moon series, A Waning Moon takes up the story of Hatebe...
Running The Moon
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 117,680. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013 by Fiction4All. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
After having her whole world destroyed, Hatebe, a living goddess among her people, needed to find her path. Suffering the loss of her tribe, her innocence and the future she had envisioned, she set out to battle those that took away all that she had held dear. But, as she fights to keep the last remnants of her people together, she discovers that all choices have consequences.
A Dreaming Moon
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,300. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013 by Fiction4All. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Hatebe was the center of her tribe, the child of a god and venerated as the one person that could speak on behalf of the ancestors of her land. But when a group of alien people come from across the ocean and invade the coastal lands of sixteenth century Costa Rica, Hatebe will learn that the path that one thinks they will take is not always the path that is meant for them.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 54 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 75. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court” is a comic satire which reveals the sixth century England and it medieval culture through the perspective of the central character Hank Morgan.