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Harry's War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
The idyllic life of an Australian country boy is turned upside down when his country decides to fight alongside Great Britain in World War One. From promising school boy to Gallipoli veteran, this is the heart wrenching story of Harry's war.
Road to Avonlea - Story Girl Earns Her Name
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,160. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
AFTER MISTAKENLY HELPING A CON MAN TO RUN OFF with the proceeds from a Magic Lantern show, which were intended for donation to the school library, a remorseful Sara takes it upon herself to raise the money again, launching one disastrous scheme after another — until she comes upon the idea of her own Magic Lantern show.
Dwellers in the Field
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 154,360. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Dwellers in the Field, translated as the Polians, is a blockbuster saga of WW1 epitomizing the agony and exultation of the last millennium.
For Viktor. The story of Mussorgsky's 'Pictures at an Exhibition'.
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You set the price! Words: 7,490. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on fact, and historically accurate, 'For Viktor' is written in Modest Mussorgsky’s own voice as he guides a young companion around the picture exhibition held in honour of his friend Viktor Hartman at the Academy of Artists in Saint Petersburg, Russia, in 1874. It was this exhibition which inspired Mussorgsky to write the suite of music he called 'Pictures at an Exhibition'.
Annie McGuire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: American English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Inspired by verse on the gravestone of a child in an old cemetery, this is the touching story of family and friends who may have surrounded the little girl buried there. Filled with love and tenderness, this tiny tale provides a view of simple times gone by, and leaves the reader with a warm heart and a misty eye.
Soul Pebbles (Let The Wildflowers Bloom, Book I)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,390. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Envision if you will, driving a winding mountain road at twilight and your concentration is broken by the appearance of a stunning, red haired woman in 1800’s attire. Intrigued, you brake instantly and check the mirrors to see nothing. Was it an apparition, a trick of light? Luann Reynolds experienced just that. Whatever it was, Luann made a connection and writes the woman's life experiences
Gauchos & Gumption: My Argentine Honeymoon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,490. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by Turquoise Morning Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Journal of Leora Marie Banning, 1910-1913 Eighteen-year-old schoolteacher and new bride Leora Maria Banning sails to South America in 1910 to join her husband’s family on their cattle ranch. Far from civilization on the plains of Argentina, Marie struggles to adjust to the rough life of the Pampas, to be accepted for herself, and to realize what loving her husband demands.
My Lord Tremaine
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Series: Regencies, Book 6. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
(4.00 from 1 review)
When Edmund,Viscount Tremaine, is reported dead at Waterloo, Jane, his fiancée, is devastated. Her father's death has left her and her sister Elinor almost destitute. William, the new Viscount, arrives. At Waterloo a farmer, Gervaas, helping bury the dead, finds an unconscious man who has lost his memory. He stays at the farm, hoping he will remember who he is.
I Diced With God
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 89,280. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014 by Fiction4All. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
His Majesty King Henry VIII, arguably the most powerful English king, strides onto the pages of this remarkable book. In conversation with the woman he believes to be the reincarnation of katherine of Aragon, he recounts the real events surrounding his six wives; his regrets, his triumphs and his disasters. In coruscating detail he relives the moment he fell in love...
The House: 1916
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,520. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Americans change houses regularly without really knowing the sellers or the buyers. The House: 1916 tells the tale of one house and its inhabitants over the 20th Century. The house is in New Jersey, but it could be in any town in the U.S. Under this one roof are many stories.
The Staff of Moses
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 27,670. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The incredible story of a cast of Holocaust survivors who discover part of the prophet's staff in an antique car, and trace it back to Mt. Sinai, where they encounter a glimpse of the future.
My Mother's Ring: A Holocaust Historical Novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,580. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
~Runner-up in the 2014 London Book Festival~ In this tell-all novel, survivor Henryk Frankowski recounts his life before, during, and after the Holocaust.
March on Magdala
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,100. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In 1868 Queen Victoria’s British empire was at the height of its power. But one nation challenged British dominion: Ethiopia’s mystical Emperor Theodore had delivered his people from the rule of the Turks, but his heroic arrogance was about to bring the full strength of the British army crashing down on his kingdom.
John Crabbe
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Series: The John Swale Chronicles, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The notorious Flemish pirate, John Crabbe, has achieved fame and fortune preying on English merchant shipping on behalf of the beleaguered Scots. Now settled as a respectable burgess in the border town of Berwick-upon-Tweed, he is approached by a young Scottish knight with a fierce hatred for 'the southron'...
Foeman Worthy of his Steel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Abraham Lincoln was an unlikely politician, and yet his 1858 candidacy for the U.S. Senate changed the direction America was headed. This novel excerpt puts readers into the crowds during his first debate with Stephen Douglas and allows them to hear the heated clash of opinions and negative campaigning. This campaign catapulted Lincoln into the national spotlight.
San Fran '60s: San Francisco and the Birth of the Hippies
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 60,260. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
San Francisco in the Sixties, the Summer of Love, the birth of the hippies, experience it for yourself in San Fran 60s, a collection of autobiographical short stories. This is the first time a participant has used the devices of literary fiction to put you there, living it. LSD and free love, Haight-Ashbury and the Hell’s Angels, the Hip and the Straight, it’s all here.
Prairie Madness
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Series: The Colorado Brides. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
After a brutal attack by Indians, Mena Savola is left to fend for herself on the prairie without any memory of who she is or where she came from. Once rescued by a passing wagon train, she meets Patrick Walker, who selflessly cares for her, and the two begin to bond. But…the discovery of another survivor might ruin her happiness with the truth.
It Never Was You
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Series: The Cypress Branches Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,020. Language: British English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
Part two of the Cypress Branches trilogy, It Never Was You is the eagerly anticipated follow up to the acclaimed Pegasus Falling, continuing William E. Thomas's epic and panoramic saga of how ordinary people coped with some most extraordinary and devastating events of the 20th century.
Tender
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 181,820. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Stephen King: "Mark Childress's novel, TENDER, is a little more than just a fine novel; it is a big, all-American, Technicolor dreamboat of a book, as vital and as intense as anything I've read in the last 10 years. Childress's understanding and love of this new music lends Tender the sort of piney woods authenticity I associate with such American classics as Elmer Gantry and All The King's Men."
How To Steal A Billion
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1835, Pelham Humphries received a 4,428 acre Mexican land grant in Texas. On January 10, 1901 the world famous Spindletop Oil Field blew in on Pelham's land. President William McKinley sent out a federal summons identifying Pelham's heirs but was assassinated soon after. One-hundred and twelve years later, the heirs are still trying to receive their billions!(Book sold for $334 in 2012)