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Hawk Banks
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Price: Free! Words: 114,430. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Pairing up with Texas frontiersman Hank MacElrae, the inimitable Bostonian Hawk Banks sets off in quest of adventure on the Plains of Texas. A distinctly incompatible pair, the two nonetheless manage to make their unlikely friendship work and, enduring all manner of unlikely events, they succeed in finding their way into the heart of Texas, thereby becoming founding fathers of a new nation.
Tamer, A Short Story
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Price: Free! 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.
Occupy Savannah Sequel to Coffee Bluff
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Price: Free! Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In late December 1864, Sherman's troops occupy Savannah which is full of Confederate spies. Luke, Chester and Julia collide once again. Luke is a Union spy with a mission: He must spread the dis-information that Sherman intends to move next on Augusta and Charleston, when actually Sherman's next target is Columbia, the capitol of South Carolina.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 2, The East
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Price: Free! Words: 29,660. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
America teems with history and culture. Volume II of the five book series follows the same theme of ten short stories, taking place in the eastern seaboard. The tales, both historic and current, reflect the American way of life.
Honor Never Fades
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Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
1966 - The Vietnam War seems to be landing in the living rooms of America. Christopher comes home from school to tell his family of his decision--to enlist in the U.S. Army. This story tells of how one family had to adjust to the decision, and deal with the consequences of war. Story included in a larger book entitled The Creek: Where Stories of the Past Come Alive
Only The Strong Survive
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Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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The US is in the midst of World War I and the Spanish Influenza Pandemic is gripping the world by the throat. Patricia Owens and her family fled the city of Philadelphia to their summer cottage along a creek in the New Jersey countryside. Hoping to evade the pandemic, she and her children entertain themselves while her husband remained to work in the city. Can this family escape harm?
Coffee Bluff
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Price: Free! Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In 1861, Luke visited Savannah and fell in love with Julia. Chester was a bitter rival for Julia's attention. Then the war started and Luke returned home to New York. In Dec. 1864 Sherman's army is camped outside Savannah and Luke, a Yankee spy, is back. Chester lost his leg assaulting the Water Witch and is just a bartender in a blockaded backwater cotton port named Coffee Bluff. Or is he?
Boriken 1493 D.C.
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Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Puerto Rico, principios de la colonización. Un joven taíno y su hermano Dagüao estaban teniendo un día de cacería ordinario. Pero según trascurría el tiempo, lo que se podía llamar común para ellos, había dejado de serlo.
Albert the Horse Swiper
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Price: Free! Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Albert Puller taught Woodrow Wilson’s daughter to ride a horse, rode a seventeen hand gelding over a 1920 sedan to inaugurate the horse coliseum at the NY State Fair grounds, worked the harness tracks in Saratoga Springs and Rutland Vermont,and worked with the horse who challenged the great John Braden in a match race
Kilroy Was Here
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Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Kilroy became the US super-GI who always got there first — wherever GI's went. It became a challenge to place the logo in the most unlikely places. It was said to be atop Mt. Everest, the Statue of Liberty, the underside of the Arch de Triumph, and scrawled in the dust on the moon. It’s even on the World War Two memorial in Washington, DC; and said to be on Grants Tomb, the Lincoln Memorial, and o
Native American Herbal Remedies
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Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
Native American herbal remedies is the story of a young Maliseet Indian girl named Mary, living on a small reservation in Houlton, Maine, learned about natural cures. Before the white man came, her ancestors, used natural cures found in trees, herbs, and wild plants such as onion and milkweed to ease the pain or symptoms of their most common ailments.
Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode One
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Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
There are the invisible members of society; they exist all around us. Most of the time, we walk by them, seeing but not seeing. Augustus Purce learned long ago that the best means of avoiding unwanted attention was to become one of the invisible.
Hawks of the Sea
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
The 12th man. How and why is it so important. There is a reason it is. The power won't leave.
Diary of a Wildflower
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Price: Free! Words: 85,330. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After a heartbreaking childhood, Lorelei leaves Starr Mountain, determined to break the cycle of hopelessness among the women of her family. As a teen in the roaring twenties, she is dazzled by the carefree world of flappers and bobbed hair, the Charleston and the IT girl, Prohibition, and the notorious speakeasies. As a mere wildflower, can she compete with the exotic orchids in this new world?
To Catch a Copperhead
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Price: Free! Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
‘To Catch A Copperhead’ finds a vigilante in The Civil War on a singular mission- To Protect Ladies of the Night from horrors like those she suffered! But when a possible sister soul enters her life, will she continue to elude the forces against her or finally be snared? Find out in the Pro Se Single Shot- ‘To Catch A Copperhead’ by D. Alan Lewis.
1929
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Price: Free! Words: 187,530. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jonathan Garrett lost everything. He and his two best friends, Caleb and Aryl, operated one of the top brokerages in New York City when the unthinkable happened; the stock market crash of '29. And now, with nothing but the clothes on their backs, these men must start over.
The Wind Sculpture
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Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
It is the hottest day in the summer of 1965 in Jackson, Mississippi. The March on Washington and the words of Martin Luther King JR ring loud and clear in the town, yet crowds have congregated around the town square with only hatred on their minds. One boy remains rooted by the town centre determined to honour the memory of his father, undeterred by the swelling crowd determined to silence him.
Why I Document
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Series: Free Short Stories, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
These two short stories are a thank you gift to the readers that support the author: This includes: * Why I Document -- A reader wants to know why a particular prolific author is so keen on getting out technical documents. He meets the author and learns about their motivation. * First Concert -- A chance encounter of two souls results in an impromptu musical outpouring of songs from the heart.
Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor
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Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(3.40 from 5 reviews)
Set in the 1890's, a poor European immigrant learns about the land of opportunity when he comes to work in the coalmines of Illinois.