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Let's Make This Believable
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Price: Free! Words: 540. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(2.00 from 1 review)
A free flash story. Have you ever wondered if the things beheld by your public eye are only figments fed to you by the corporate news machine? This is a short, humorous take on the possibility of news media fakery, particularly, space travel. Get a behind the scenes look at the struggles of the actors involved.
Thanksgiving
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Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Fiction based upon truth. In any story told there is some truth woven in the tale. I heard this story from an English teacher whom I met in South Korea a few years ago. At the time I thought it tear jerking, but when she’d finished, a warm ending made my old heart glow. So, all of you out there intending on enjoying a turkey dinner, perhaps a reminder of who really to be thankful for back in 1621.
Colonial Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In the late 1700's, a poor girl named Charity is sitting on a bench, eating her last piece of bread for the month. So when she decides to get more food, the marketer tells her to go to "The Tavern". And, of course, while she's going to "The Tavern", she gets lost. Join her on her journey to find her home - or be running away instead.
A Good Car
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Price: Free! Words: 14,620. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Ed Valenti is stuck in a loop of booze and gambling, constantly losing track of time and happily numbing his memories whenever possible. One night he wins a car at a game of poker. That car will bring to his doorstep a worried father looking for his son and from that moment on Ed's life won't be the same.
Jane's Journey
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Price: Free! Words: 19,990. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
1820-- Jane leaves Ireland and suffers deplorable conditions of the ship to arrive in Philadelphia, USA. Forced to work in a factory, she is accosted by her boss and pressured into giving him more than she is willing. America is not all she hoped it would be as she faces discrimination, humiliation and uncertainty. This is an excerpt from Tower of Tears: The McClusky Series Book 1
Redemption Road A Christian Western
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Justifiable homicide. That's what they called it. Therefore, I only had to serve twenty years instead of the mandatory life sentence, for murder. The judge said I could have been hanged. I got out in seventeen years for good behavior. Now here I am on my way home.
The Canoe
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Set over the course of ten days in 1912, this poetic portrait of love and loss follows two simultaneous stories: the coming of age of Bernie Kingston, teenage son of a coffin maker who lives along the Chesapeake Bay and the voyage of Katherine Chambers, a middle-aged Englishwoman from Southampton leaving home for the first time as she seeks to recover from the deaths of her husband and son.
Saving Eddie (Abridged)
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Series: One Of Books ยท Historical Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a fictionalized paranormal retelling of celebrated author Edgar Allan Poe's life using imaginary journals/diaries of his real-life brother, Henry Poe and a female admirer that follows his activities mostly from afar. Can Edgar's ghostly brother use his one chance to save his brother's life? Or will the author's otherworldly gifts to see heaven, hell, and the world of Ideals be his undoing?
Radio
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Flash Fiction about a man's remorse over a friend's death.
Rose in Dreamland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Coney Island in 1907, known for its freaks and spectacles. But for Rose, Coney Island becomes a place of wonder, a place that makes memories. A place that saves lives...
Sarah's Key - Behind the Story (Backstage Pass to Novels)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014 by Behind the Story. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
If you're a fan of Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay and have a stomach that yearns for more, "Behind the Story" will be a most delightful surprise. Enjoy this basket full of treats made for readers like you! In this series, you will gain insight into the journey that Sarah's Key has been on for an unforgettable experience of the book you love.
The Eternal Flame
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Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
We do as we must in these troubled times to reconstruct that which God destroyed.
Common Sense
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
In our time, Benjamin Franklin helped Thomas Paine emigrate to the colonies, where the two helped shape the creation of the United States of America. But what if Paine had never made it to the colonies. What fate would he have met if he remained in England?
Escape from Way Station Manor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Lily, the only daughter of a wealthy mercantile shopkeeper follows her dream of empowering indentured passengers from the Orphan Train. She orchestrates an escape for seven orphaned children to travel to Indiana where they will establish a private home school. Hope and courage fill this story with great expectation, but it will be five generations before the dream is fulfilled.
Seven Out
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
When a gun goes off on board the steamship, the adventurous fugitive Wil Driscoll abandons his plans for buying information on a priceless artifact to make a quick getaway. An ex-pilot turned treasure hunter, Wil had booked passage down the Mississippi River in order to learn the whereabouts of a century-old pistol. With less than an hour to jump ship, he must track down the pistol's thief.
The Moment The World Was Still
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
It's 1942 in the United States. At the moment in America the Manhattan project is going on. Then the unexpected happens when Adolf Hitler got to the Atomic bomb first and invades the United States. Follow Anten and his friends on a journey to try and stop Nazi Germany from taking over the world.
The Lincoln Stalker
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A chance discovery of journals on an Indiana farm from an individual who knew Abraham Lincoln for over 45 years, sheds some light on a few aspects which hadn’t been covered before. Thorton Andrew Davis VIII, the great-great-great-great-great grandson of the man who wrote the journals partnered with noted author Steve Akley to present these stories to the public for the first time.
Instrument of Justice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Meet John "Jazz" Stiletto. It's 1950 Los Angeles on the eve of the Korean conflict when a would be starlet is found murdered. Military Polceman, Jazz Stiletto, is ordered to assist the LAPD investigation. Jazz soon discovers a dark conspiracy that requires a man of his special talents. This story was originally published by Over My Dead Body on-line Mystery Magazine.
Tamer, A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Lurkey proves he is much more than a clown in this story of true love and courage.
Expect It When You Least Expect It
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Price: Free! Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Short story about a teen during the mid 1980's and his job at a local grocery store.