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The Postmaster and the Spider
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Spring 1865--Thinking his war is over, Sevier Russell returns to his home in East Tennessee to find Hawkins County in shambles. A guerrilla leader runs the town, night riders threaten his family, and a string of brutal murders points to someone who is using the chaos for their own ends. It seems that when the armies stopped marching, the killing got personal.
Backswipe
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 176,370. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Backswipe chronicles the challenges facing archaeologist Doctor J. Burke, her rookie partner Nathan and team of 25th century specialists as they attempt to teleport a glamorous lost airliner back from 1951 San Francisco to their home museum. This science fiction history mystery weaves rapidly through Cold War California and Hawaii while offering intriguing glimpses into humanity's possible future.
The Observer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,430. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
One young woman recklessly defies expectations about a lady's proper place. Another, her maid, is secretly spying on her mistress's indiscretions. Based on real events, The Observer spins a universal tale of forbidden ambition, frustrated love, and ultimately, empathy across boundaries of class and culture.
Lessons in Love and Life - A Short Story
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Series: The Oregon, 2.2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,060. Language: American English. Published: February 12, 2014 by Ylva Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Amy Hamilton finally has everything she ever wanted when Rika, the woman she loves, moves to the ranch. But years of having to hide her feelings leave her insecure, and her fears get the better of her. Convinced that Rika is growing bored with ranch life, Amy comes up with a daring plan.
Amelia's Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,930. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Set during the War of 1812, Amelia Samuels is being forced into a loveless marriage by her father. When she has nobody left to turn to, she befriends the village stranger, Patrick Buchahan. Together the two discover the reason behind her unwanted engagement, but perhaps a little too late.
Pearl River
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,090. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Virginia-born physician returns from a surgical apprenticeship in Paris, vowing to avenge his father's death at the defense of Washington in the War of 1812. Returning by way of the Gulf of Mexico, he travels along the Pearl River searching for General Andrew Jackson's army. Befriended by Choctaw Indians, he is guided to the army and joins to participate in the Battle of New Orleans.
A Secret Life
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,280. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014 by Prism Book Group. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The German Army of World War II rips Karl Von Steuben from his family and privileged life, forcing him to conceal his American sympathies and Jewish heritage.
Side Door to Heaven for Hemingway
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 173,380. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Even though suicide kept him out of the main gate, Ernest wrangled a way into Heaven's side door. He also gives us a beautifully captivating flashback to his most idyllic summer up in Michigan, 1917.
BIG WAR, Little Wars
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,730. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
While World War II--the Big War--rages overseas, Thirteen-year-old Milla and war-weary civilians on the home front endure sacrifices as they experience their own conflicts, the Little Wars. As Milla enters high school, she clings to hope for her loved ones serving their country, especially her favorite cousin, Raymie.
Conspiracy 911: A Truther Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,400. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
For anyone wishing to read about the best vetted alternative theories to the Official Story of 911, this riveting political thriller weaves these into a single taut thread. Set as a fictional event, the story moves quickly and urgently towards what will be for many, a very surprising ending.
Flying Boats & Spies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012 by OnStage Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
In 1935, 16 year-old Nick Grant is caught up in a deadly game of cat and mouse between US and Japanese spies when he does a favor for Anne Lindbergh. Nick delivers a mysterious map case to Bill Grooch aboard the SS South Haven and gets involved in Pan Am's building of its Pacific bases. Nick is at the center of espionage that is vital to US security as well as being dangerous to Japan's.
Audition for a Legend (Hellhole Saga, book two)
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Series: Hellhole Saga, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,090. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by Tirgearr Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
To survive past the one-year life expectancy the Federal men in Topeka had given him, Kiley will need all the help of trusted friends to survive the threat of drifters, gunfighters, and outlaws, all eager to try their hand at bringing the new "Badge" down. If he lives, he will become a legend; if they gun him down, he will fill a grave on Boot Hill – next to those who had come before and failed.
South of Cayenne
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,860. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
In 1949 after returning to the States, a Berlin Airlift crew crashes in an unexplored area of Brazil. Only two of the five-man crew survive. The information is closely held---only President Truman and a select few know the cause of the crash. On national security grounds, the information is classified 'Top Secret' and sealed for fifty years.
Proof Through the Night
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,700. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
It is July 1812 and Lady Sarah Anne, a high-minded aristocrat traveling on a British ship, is captured by the American privateer, Captain Patrick Morgan. The young United States has declared war against powerful Great Britain. Within the backdrop of the terror of the British siege of the Chesapeake Bay, Lady Sarah Anne and Patrick learn how two opposing hearts and minds can become one.
The Light of a Fire Opal
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Series: Light Gatherers, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,330. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The orphaned child of a runaway slave demonstrates a mysterious gift of healing. Her adoptive family must hide her wondrous power from the plantation masters. When The Civil War brings a harvest of wounded to their door, the secret is out. Join her as she grows and builds a life of love and freedom. Romantic, clean, historical fiction with a paranormal twist.
The Troubled Land - A Western Novel
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,010. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Haunted by the men he killed in another life, former outlaw gunslinger, Ken Payne, would like to leave the past where it belongs - far, far behind him. But when Ken stumbles onto a group of murdered cowhands in Oregon's Owyhee Country, he's thrown, head-first, into a full-blown range war that is sure to force him into picking up his gun again. A western novel of approximately 41,900 words.
Absence of Grace
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Series: ...those conniving Gods, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,910. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014 by Fountain Blue Publishing fountainbluepublishing@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
You decide. We all die with a smile or not, but death didn’t end the trial or reveal the reason for the magic of joy or a plan to the pain. Not then. Not now. Is it as simple as the god’s ennui and idle quest for amusement? Here it is, my story for you to weigh. It is our journey, our places, our moments, and above all, this is what we did…
Indebt Us Not!
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 153,180. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Fate delivered to the doorstep of Professor Augustus Wright, an orphaned and illiterate young boy who had the hereditary blood coursing through his veins to thwart a 200 year old plan to create a sovereign financial empire within the borders of the United States of America similar to that which was created in England three centuries ago…and still exists there today as the Bank of England.
Shadows Wake
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
An unexpected danger; a courageous resolution. . . Gold Hill is a peaceful small town with a dark secret and forgotten calling. When an ancient evil threatens to escape its prison within the mountain, the tribal bloodline needed to contain it has become dangerously diluted. One girl and her friends are all that stand between the mountain demon and the outside world.
Vietnam: A Distant Memory
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,060. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is my story. It is written as historical fiction. More than forty years later, Vietnam is a distant memory. For those of us who served there, it is lived every day. We left Vietnam but Vietnam did not leave us. Historical Fiction view of a combat veteran telling some of the story. There is much more to tell, I just can't bring myself to write it. Ride along and feel the tension. It was life.