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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Saturday Night Dance Club
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Price: Free! Words: 67,900. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Pearl's young world is shattered when Papa orders her to leave home. She takes with her the secret of catching Papa in the pantry with the maid. Pearl finds a job in the city. On weekends she heads downtown to the Canteen to volunteer as a "suitable young lady" to dance with the boys in uniform. Pearl considers this her patriotic duty --until Will sweeps her into his arms and heart.
Kent Ashton's Backstory (Prequel to Catching Kent)
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Price: Free! Words: 32,030. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Falling In Love With Her Husband, Kent Ashton was the villain… Or was he? Everyone has their story, and this is Kent's version of events. See what really happened behind the scandal with Rebecca and why he went to find Ann Statesman in North Dakota. This is a novella. It is not a romance. It is the prequel to Catching Kent. Catching Kent is Kent Ashton's romance.
Tara's Forgotten Son
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Price: Free! Words: 121,680. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
Wade Hampton Hamilton is the unsung hero in a classic American novel. A child conceived at the onset of civil distress, he struggles to overcome the trauma of soldiers, abandonment, and near starvation.
Ford At Valverde
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Price: Free! Words: 51,230. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
One man’s attempt at dodging the war while on a treasure seeking mission for gold, leads him on a quest that he never imagined possible. From the timber mills of Wisconsin, into the deep South and the rugged West, nothing will keep Daniel Stone from going after what he wants. He would rather die trying to get where he wants to go, than to die with the regrets of a life unlived.
Rose: Book One in Suitors of Seattle
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Series: Suitors of Seattle, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 45,340. Language: American English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Pampered socialite Rose is used to men falling at her feet. But her match with handsome Dr. Shawn Henry leaves her feeling less than adored. Has Rose fallen in love with a man who can’t love her back?
Petra
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Price: Free! Words: 41,970. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A deadly game of hunt and find, one wanting not to kill and the other demanding no less.
The King Of The Irish
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Price: Free! Words: 106,670. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Newcastlewest Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
British spies have infiltrated the United Brotherhood, to quash another Irish rebellion. When one of the spies turns up dead in a Chicago sewer, police detective Daniel Coughlin is swept up in a power struggle between warring factions of the Irish nationalists, a fight that could see him hanged for a murder he did not commit. If his political clout does not come through for him, he is a dead man.
Kate
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Price: Free! Words: 60,640. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Kate was born, post Civil War, in Western Appalachia. Turning eighteen, tragedy forced her to face the world alone. A Bounty Hunter introduced her to a world populated by trains, hotels, steamships, fashionable clothes, society and tracking dangerous felons. Kate is a strong lady in all aspects of her life, willing to break cultural codes on how women were obliged to deport themselves.
Kill the dove!
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Price: Free! Words: 168,490. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A tale of the revolutionary 1960’s. No novel has covered these religious, political, imprisoned and sexual experiences. Follow the love and betrayals of three radical anti-war and feminist activists: Jared, Aaren, and Char. Share Jared’s experiences in federal prison as the impact of the Vietnam war, sexism and the failure of traditional moral and spiritual value systems play out in their lives.
Second Helping
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Price: Free! Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Essex Dorner vowed he'd never help another person without pay until he heard her defiant voice refusing to quit lands left her by her murdered husband and father. Mean and bitter, Essex heard a spirit he could not refuse to help and so found a path from condemnation to redemption. Second Helping is a Western Settler Saga short story featuring Marshall Adam Pike.
Every Story is a Love Story
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Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A beautifully written story of first love and discovery. Patrick, an army brat, and Willow, a musician from an academic family, drift separately into Woodstock, N.Y. in the early sixties. The characters include Bob Dylan and Joe Burke, of "Joe Burke's Last Stand," Wetterau's first novel. The author says, "It was an exiting time in an exciting place. I'm not Joe Burke, but I was there."
Rings of Trust
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Price: Free! Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
When David Broussard leaves Iwo Jima, the decorated Marine thinks he'll never be in combat again. The Ku Klux Klan thinks otherwise in rural Louisiana in 1953. The white supremacists come after him when his son accepts an invitation to a black child's birthday party. A man disappears, and the Klan leaves David Broussard a note: 'You're next.' He needs help to protect his family. But whom to trust?
The 5th Marines
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Price: Free! Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
This story is dedicated to the United States Marines Corps–past, present and future.The three men crucified Knox Sousie and Sarno were friends of mine and did not die that way.Decades later it was revealed the Chinese and North Koreans had dug an enormous tunnel under the Changdang Valley that reached below and behind the Marine lines. Similar to THE LONGEST DAY and SAVING PRIVATE RYAN