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Nixon and Dovey: A Novella Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Set in antebellum NC early 1800s, Nixon Curry, son of poor Scot-Irish immigrants, falls in love with Dovey, the spoiled daughter of the state’s wealthiest and most influential senator. When Senator Caldwell betroths her to Nixon’s nemesis, Ben Wilson, drastic measures become necessary. How far will Nixon go to have his love? What price is he willing to pay and what will be the consequences?
Mudsills & Mooncussers
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Price: Free! Words: 36,810. Language: American English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Civil War breaks out, and Yankee soldiers sneak into the only fortress on tiny Key West - much to the chagrin of America’s “southernmost” citizens. Aaron Mathews, a Union spy, is sent to eliminate a Rebel saboteur operating on the island. Amidst exotic locales and unforeseen dangers, Aaron learns to his horror that the enemy spy may be the woman with whom he has fallen in love.
The Founding of Josiah Turn
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Series: The Xyon Chronicles. You set the price! Words: 81,610. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
When an unnatural earthquake strikes Mount Xyon in 1888 Appalachia, seventeen-year-old Josiah Turn loses everyone he's ever known and gains supernatural powers. Rebuilding his life after every out-of-control incident, Josiah finds a new place to belong until betrayal sends him home again. He must channel his power to protect the mountain from military insurgence.
The Crisis in the American-Turkish Relations: The Creation of an Independent Kurdistan
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Price: Free! Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The crisis in the American-Turkish relations over Syria and Iran. Another conflict over natural gas and oil.
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.
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.
Remembering PT-927
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Price: Free! Words: 132,840. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
During WW II, a farm boy from Oklahoma is assigned to the Torpedo Boats in the Pacific. Circumstances confront him to face the enemy on a more personal level than he could have ever imagined. Can enemies learn to help each other to survive? Jordan faces the great puzzle of his time, the path an individual decides on when his country is locked in a deadly struggle with another nation.
Huckleberry Finn
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Price: Free! Words: 110,640. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
(5.00 from 13 reviews)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first printed in 1884, eight years after Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It starts up where the other story finished, and the two books together are believed to be the best that Mark Twain ever wrote. Huck travels down the Mississippi on a raft, facing many dangers on the way, and learning about life and what it means to be a friend.
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.
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.
The Boxcar Blues
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You set the price! Words: 98,380. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
THE BOXCAR BLUES is a hard hitting story about two homeless teenage boys, one white and one black, and their fight for survival during the Great Depression. Luke and Curly fight a phony murder charge, suffer lost love and overcome hatred on their grueling road to success. Their tempered steel toughness and street savvy allow them to rise from vagrants, to become owners of a prosperous airline.
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.
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.