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Literature Help: Yonnondio: From the Thirties
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
The novel revolves around the struggles faced by the Holbrook family during the 1920s. The story is basically about the life of the working-class family. It also deals with the themes such as socioeconomic order, motherhood, and the pre-depression era.
Floating the Balloon Bombs
Price: Free! Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Sheriff Conrad looks upon the deflated oddity discovered behind a compound of mobile homes and fears the bombs connected to that fallen and decayed balloon will force his community to reappear on the road map. He convenes his neighbors, and the villagers decide the best plan in coping with the bombs' dangers is restoring that balloon so their village might simply return the oddity to the wind.
Episode 5 - Calum's Fort
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
Clan: Season 2, Episode 5. Calum’s Fort A Bitesize 1-hour Read. Calum’s first meeting with the Shawnee nation was a disaster. But his new friendship with the shaman Catahecassa gives hope that they might not be slaughtered by the enraged Indians. They might yet reach Fort Massachusetts before the French battalion.
Literature Help: Cold Mountain
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
W. P. Inman is the male protagonist of the novel. He happens to be an injured deserter from the Confederate army when the American Civil War is about to end. The novel tells the story of W. P. Inman and his beloved Ada.
Flying Under the Radar and Other Stories from the 50's
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
When the Cold War turns hot in 1959, LTGJ Bobby Smith, USN, and crew are chosen to deliver an atomic bomb against Communists forces in China. The plan is to fly "under the radar" at night to achieve a surprise attack. No one knows if a single engine attack plane can survive a nuclear blast which is five times the power of the Hiroshima weapon.
Ravencroft Springs: The Feast of '69
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Historical » USA
No one believed the summer of love could last forever, not really. Hippies danced in the streets, slept in the parks, hit the road on a whim, but when two star-crossed lovers find themselves in the forgotten hill country town known as Ravencroft Springs, winter has come. What fate awaits the American folk band Feast of Love? Come on down the foggy, forgotten road and learn for yourself.
The Monster in Our Midst
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
When a disturbing postcard arrives at his Atlanta office, Emerson knows he must report it to the NAACP. The postcard, sent by the mysterious Lureen from Abbotts Creek, Arkansas, depicts yet another lynching. Emerson agrees to travel to Abbotts Creek to investigate, but he knows doing so poses great risk. Emerson only passes as white, and this Lureen knows his face.
Crossing the River Styx
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Edith never wanted to visit the caves. But Frank insisted. Now, Frank lay in a pool of blood in those caves, and Edith wants to know why. When Albert sees Edith emerge from the caves covered in blood, he has no idea what to think. He barely recognizes the wealthy newlywed who arrived just days before in the brand-new 1926 Chevrolet Phaeton he so admired. Together, they must find the truth.
Spinning a New Life in Texas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The hand-hewn, primitive spinning wheel is real, a treasure picked up in an antique store at least a hundred (or more) years after its creation. For this fictional story, the author moved back 150 years in time, mixed in a portion of her research on pioneer families in north Texas, and tells the tales of Hannah and Benjamin. Download this first story from Wash on Monday!
Wash on Monday: Eight stories of the People Behind the Antiques
Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 12,710. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Eight forgotten tales of different antique items – they’re all here. A primitive, handcrafted spinning wheel, indigo rag balls, a hand stitched tablecloth, marbles, etched purple candy dishes, a vintage Patsy doll, white enamelware plates and a hand pieced and stitched quilt. A few known facts mixed with a large dollop of imagination pay tribute to the past owners of these pieces.
Last Lynching On Mount Oread
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
One Negro student overcame impossible odds and became the first black man to be admitted to the law school, but he failed to escape the noose of a lynch rope, cutting his college career short. This tale details the universitiy's attempt to cover up the lynching, and the efforts of the city's only Negro police officer to bring the lynchers to justice.
The Kaw Valley Scandal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A negro maid is killed by the husband of a prominent, white family. Evidence reveals that the dead woman was actually from the husband's past. A secret jury was revived and empaneled to ensure the prominent white man's acquittal. Lawrence's mayor, sensing upheaval in the negro community, hires John Mercer Langston, negro lawyer, and Sam Jeans, negro policeman, to deliver justice.
Secret of The KU Catacombs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
It is said that the miles of steam tunnels winding their way under the Kansas University Campus were home to escaped convicts, the homeless, and misfits. The mysteries of the labyrinth are a constant source of intrigue for students and faculty alike. After a startling discovery, university officials now keep the tunnel entrances a secret, and this tale exposes the reason why.
Eldridge House Disappearances
Price: Free! Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
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Owned by Shalor Eldridge, lives were lost when Missouri Border Ruffians destroyed the hotel with a canon on May 21, 1856. More citizens died when Quantrill burned the hotel to the ground in 1863. It is no secret that forlorn ghosts of the dearly departed haunt the rooms of the famous Lawrence hotel. This tale brings to light the origin of the most famous ghost story surrounding the Eldridge Hotel.
The Man Who Tamed Lawrence
Price: Free! Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
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The Man Who Tamed Lawrence is an historical fiction tale about a remarkable, Negro police detective who rose to prominence a Lawrence, Kansas in spite of a climate of widespread discrimination and segregation.
The Adventures of Dr. Shadows, Book 1: The Eye of Darkness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,360. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
When an archaeologist is murdered in Hong Kong, A valuable medallion stolen and members of an archeological expedition menaced it is time for the amazing granite man, Dr. Shadows to get on the trail of a fiendish, clever killer.
Episode 3 - Calum's New World
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Clan: Season 2, Episode 3. Calum’s New World A Bitesize 1 hour Read. Our hero, Calum Maclean, has almost made it to the New World. All he has to do is stop the French hanging the ship’s crew. And stop the man-o’-war blowing them out of the water. And if he does manage to achieve the impossible, the assassin, Jacob Metzger, is waiting for him in New York.
Ghost of the Airwaves
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
Ghost of the Airwaves is the suspenseful tale of radio actress Abigail Hanson, whose husband died under mysterious circumstances. Everyone believes the culprit is caught until a mysterious typed letter from "Ghost of the Airwaves" comes through her mail slot. Abigail becomes determined to find out who killed her husband and uses her own observant eye to help coax the police along.
Julia de Burgos: Child of Water
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015 by Red Sugarcane Press. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Fiction » Historical » USA
In JULIA DE BURGOS: CHILD OF WATER is a two-act play written by Carmen Rivera about Julia de Burgos, the pioneering Latin American poet, feminist and activist. The playwright explores Julia de Burgos' struggles with colonialism, racism and sexism as well as the consequences to her personal life by stepping outside of the traditional roles reserved for Latinas.
The Revenant Detective, Volume 1: Deadly Role
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
An assassin with a longbow is picking off men. Veterans. Men who served their country side by side. And now, one of them, a successful actor, finds himself in the crosshairs of the killer. Trying to stay alive becomes something more when his wife is taken. Now, a man used to playing roles for millions must take on a madman one-on-one, posing as any character necessary.