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Mudsills & Mooncussers
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Price: Free! Words: 36,810. Language: American English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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 Loess Hills
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014 by Cyberwizard Productions. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Set against the back drop of the Great Depression, the Loess Hills tells the story of a single drifter who finds the last thing he was looking for - love and a family.
It Took a War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,640. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
It Took a War...to make them forgive.
Centaur of the Savannahs
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,240. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Centaur of the Savannahs, formerly titled Crousilleau, is based on the true saga of Dr. Jean Formy-Duval and his family who had to flee the terrors of both the French Revolution in 1789 and ten years later the Haitian Slave Revolt with a dramatic escape to coastal NC. The legend of this family has been handed down to their descendants from one generation to the next ever since.
A Political Dance
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 86,130. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Book One of a Trilogy, "A Political Dance" is a fictional account of a young man struggling against established political corruption. This novel tries to expose some methods used to accomplish those deeds. The characters are fiction, but were inspired by real people in Louisiana history. The series of events depicted are pure fiction, all leading up to the political Bar-B-Que.
Fremantle Volume two
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,880. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
FREMANTLE is a historical novel set in 1863 at the height of the American Civil War. Due to the above average length it is in two volumes. The main character, Arthur Fremantle, was a real British Coldstream Guards officer who came to America to observe the war. The book is full of historical information, especially concerning the British involvement, but this is tempered by a heady romance.
Playing Black
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 154,480. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In the early ‘60’s, a white, Manhattan, Kansas, high school student becomes a guinea pig for a university project to develop the perfect jump shot. But soon he’s experiencing, firsthand, the impact basketball and music were having on the civil rights movement.
West of the Big River: The Sheriff
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Outlaws ran wild in Apache County, Arizona Territory, until the day a long-haired, straight-shooting cowboy with the unlikely name of Commodore Perry Owens pinned on the sheriff's badge and set out to rid the county of lawlessness. Owens would need every bit of his gun skill just to stay alive as he cleaned up the territory! Action-packed blend of history and fiction about Commodore Perry Owens.
Starling
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Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 129,330. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
STARLING is an epic tale of love and survival, finding home and finding family. Its story is interwoven with the sweeping events of its period: Mass emigration from Scandinavia and Northern Europe, The Boer War, The Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, the dawn of World War I. Six people recount this saga, in a style that blends classic Jane Austin and globe ranging James Michener.
Love Finds Its Way
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014 by 5 Prince Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Love’s journey can be a long one, fraught with dangerous twists and turns. But if it’s meant to be, love will always find its way……..
Bloody Season
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,660. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
From the three-time Golden Spur Award winner--the classic novel about Tombstone, Arizona... * The gunfight at O.K. Corral is the ultimate Western adventure--and Estleman's novel is the definitive account "Pistol-hot...rawhide tough."--Kirkus Reviews "Gritty and unwashed realism...a brutal showdown."--Elmer Kelton "High drama...so real you can smell the horses."--Elmore Leonard
Eight Days
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 108,050. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Running Quail Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Reflections of an unforgettable summer. This is the Deep South and the setting for eight remarkable days one hot summer in the early '50's. An itinerant preacher comes to a small town and brings with him hope and love that affect one family in particular. John's words from the Scripture bring about changed lives and changed minds, as these townspeople come face to face with prejudice and racism.
The Idler
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,850. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Casa de Snapdragon. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Jeremiah Watts, in a drunken stupor, signs a seaman certificate and suddenly finds himself aboard the Ann Alexander, a rickety whaling ship. While aboard this ship, he begins a transformation as he gains maturity and begins to resolve his authority figure issues. This story is drawn from his journal and love letters covering the years he spent aboard the Ann Alexander.
The Stranglers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,110. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Between your last prayer and the snap of the rope there's no time for mercy… The first victim was cut down from a limb outside Fort Benton. The second, bound and strung up in Bear's Paw. Now, Deputy Page Murdock has discovered two more men swinging from a hanging tree among the aspens along the Missouri River. They aren't drifters. They aren't bandits. They're the law.
The Night the Old Man Kicked the Bucket
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Howard Johnson, a widower, and Honus McDaniels, a bachelor, both live alone in their own respective cabins near a place called Flintlock Mountain. Their daily lives are still filled with awe, as the summer heat rolls into the Pemigewasset. Nearby dwells yet another old man, who seems to be in serious decline.
The General's Christmas
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 21,170. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
General George Washington's new Continental Army has suffered a series of defeats against the British. The enlistments of many troops are due to expire at the end of the month. Without tents, enough food, warm clothing, or pay, Washington fears that men will abandon his army as winter closes in. On Christmas Eve of 1776, Washington decides to make a bold move against the enemy across the Delaware.
Where Honor Began
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
How can unexpected visitors turn one’s world upside down? Honor Penworthy, a young Maryland lady, tries to keep faith with a friend amidst family turmoil. But the stakes rise higher when the war that seemed so faraway comes dangerously close to her and those she loves. What a difference three days can make in one life--leaving a legacy of conflict but with honor.
Fire and Dust
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Series: The Fire Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,150. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
If you thought you knew the Civil War, think again. In Fire and Dust, Christopher Datta takes you beyond the clatter and gore of the battlefield to reveal the very hearts and minds of the Confederacy. His characters will haunt you like a rebel yell, sounding down through the years to touch you with their sacrifices, their struggles, and—most of all—their humanity. -Karen Lyon, Hill Rag Magazine
Scammed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,110. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
When the miscreant behind the greatest Ponzi scheme in history was exposed, Bernie Madoff's name was plastered on the front page of every newspaper in the country and heard on television ad nauseam. But nary a sound was heard about the current occupant of the White House—there was a total media blackout of the president's forged birth certificate.
Just Another Sunday: A Novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,370. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Just Another Sunday Is Anything but Ordinary Set against the backdrop of the turbulent late 1960s and early 1970s, Just Another Sunday is inspired by actual events and follows Lia Benedict, a teenager growing up in the suburbs of New Jersey.