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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.
Christmastime 1940: A Love Story
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Series: Christmastime, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 53,220. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
An uplifting and romantic Christmas story full of old-fashioned charm. A tale of transformation involving a struggling single mother who is trying to make a fresh start in life and a man who has lost his connection to humanity.
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
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 1 review)
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.
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?
Spake As a Dragon
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Price: Free! Words: 137,750. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Follow the adventures of the Scarburgs through the Civil War as they struggle to save their beloved plantation ‘Scarlett,’ overcome the fears of battle and withstand the hardships of prison life at the hands of the Yankees while constantly trying to decipher the code from the past. Does the code tell of treasury or is it a message of dire warning.
Huckleberry Finn
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Price: Free! Words: 110,640. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
(5.00 from 9 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.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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