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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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
A Tear For Sarah
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is the story about a young Kentucky woman who in 1862 finds herself in dire straits because her husband is away from home serving the Union Army in the Civil War. She has been left alone with her small daughter and finds she cannot cope with her problems so she decides to take her child on a harrowing journey to his military post and bring him home. Based on a true story.
Snow White and the Seven Digital Dwarfs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a fiction story of how the world’s largest computer company succeeded in the computer mainframe industry while other, smaller companies perished. It is a dry, technical treatise and is not recommended reading for the average word consumer.
Out of the Past
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,870. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Emma and her business partner, Sharon, meet quite a cast of characters while in Charleston. During their visit, Emma is haunted by visions of a past that isn’t hers. Emma's new friends can interpret bits and pieces of the visions for her, but one in particular offers more answers than the others.
Justice Comes to Sorrow (Sorrow #3)
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Series: The Sheriff of Sorrow, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 by MindWingsAudio. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When the hangman was found murdered and Jenny Primm discovered missing, Sheriff Caleb Haskell setout with his deputy, Nils Frosen, to track down the suspects. There were now three murders and the execution of an innocent man was drawing near. He needed answers and instinct told him that he was on the right track to getting the truth. [A Novelette]
Midnight Choir
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140,080. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Before "The Big Sleep", real detectives forged the hard-boiled tradition on America’s mean streets. Set in a steamy 1907 Seattle, "Midnight Choir" depicts the bustling dawn of the century through the struggles of an aspiring “New Girl” and a tough Irish cop to live roles for which the rules are not yet written, while reaching toward each other through conflicts love can heal, and some it can’t.
Stranger Stan
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Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Stranger Stan, in this short story, is about life during the Great Depression of the 1930's in America. A time of hunger, sorrow, depression and hope was a rare commodity. To maintain one's dignity, required metal and physical strength unequaled for the times. Stan was the 'stranger' of the times.
Time For Me to Fly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
"Time For Me to Fly" is a dramatization of actual events that occurred leading up to the 17th and final mission of the B-17 Bomber “The Rusty Nail” and its crew on July 29th 1944. The story is presented and told as to how it may have looked through the eyes of SSgt Charles Curtis Campbell. It includes dates,locations and events which actually happened during WWII.