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Wreck of the Marie Jenny
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011 by NetBound Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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This is a tale of gold, sailing, and revenge. Captain Jack Talbot takes a secret shipment of gold onto his schooner,the Marie Jenny. Unfortunately, someone else knew the secret too. Pirates, gold and guns, it's high adventure in the 1870's on Lake Superior.
Tales Of Mystery In The Gales Of History
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Tales of the past lie obscured in the shadows of history. The lack of historical evidence is what makes them attractive, and our desire to uncover them leads us to the world of fiction. There, the gaps can be filled to offer us the chance for an exciting trip back to times gone by.
The Scandalous Miss Lydia Bennet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Lydia Bennet is well known to readers of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" as Lizzie's foolish and scandalous younger sister. But what if Lydia's outrageous behavior is all a disguise? Join Lydia as she dances her way into the heart of Mr. Wickham, laughing all the way, in this short story. Perhaps, indeed, there is far more to Lydia than anyone ever suspected.
The Principal of Rivington Street
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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A short story of Jewish fiction that takes place in 1920s New york. The entertainers are actual vaudeville characters. Both serious and humorous, the protagonist attempts to change his destiny.
The White House
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Price: Free! Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Two women reach for happiness amid the dangers of an eighteenth century colony. Annie Simpson is captured by Blackbeard and taken to an inn called The White House. There she meets Lizzie Poole, the innkeeper's daughter who longs for happiness of her own. Based on the legend of the Hammock House in Beaufort, North Carolina.
Danny Boy and Tennie
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 5 . Price: Free! Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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TWO AMERICAN FRONTIER SHORT STORIES in the 1800S Danny Boy Whimsical and humorous, a riverbank tavern is the setting for pioneers quenching their thirst after a long wagon train journey to Indiana. It’s a roaring good time until knives are pulled. Tennie Storms on the plains are dangerously evil as the wagon train seeks shelter. Chris must work fast to save his Tennie. A love story with action.
Heart Of A Soldier
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Price: Free! Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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A young Confederate soldier, Lucas Burkette, lies on the battlefield. Struck by a Union soldier's musket round before firing a single shot, he is left paralyzed. It's here that he tries to cope with his impending death.
Adventures in Time
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
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Six short stories involving the past, the future and the unknown. Includes The Caroline, Beyond Help, The Time Tunnel and After the Dance, plus Tarnagulla, set during the gold rush and A Child's Wisdom, a kids interpretation of the inexplicable.
The Race
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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Follow the lives of the Fitzgerald family on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal as Tony and Thomas Fitzgerald race their canal barge against a train. If you enjoyed "Canawlers" and "Between Rail and River" by James Rada, you'll want to follow this adventure set a few years after the Civil War during the canal's heyday. Originally published as a limited-edition chapbook for CanalFest 2003.
Still Life With Lovers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
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"It wasn’t like Gustave to storm out of the flat when Lisette opposed him. Usually Lisette would flee to Margot’s place, returning a few hours later to find Gustave sulking and sauced, but eager to make up..." A century-old diary of a young woman’s frustrated marriage and infatuation with a wild painter named Vincent Van Gogh, gives a contemporary woman new insights into her own marriage.
On Matters Most Austere
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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If vampires, resurrectionists, or the undead are complicating your estate planning, this pamphlet is for you. Detailed instructions on how to spot and stop these blights on the landscape before they cause problems, from the Greater London chapter of the Committee to Restrict the Accidental Population.
The Followers - A Short Tale of the Civil War Undead
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
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In July 1863, Confederate General James Longstreet may hold the key to turning General Lee's potentially catastrophic strategy at Gettysburg into war-deciding victory. One man's horrible tragedy can place ranks of the undead at Longstreet's disposal and turn the fate of the Confederate cause...if he dares. This dark novelette will hold you mesmerized until the wrenching end.
Carrie's Hired Hand
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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A Northerner married to a Southerner gets enough stares and scorn. Carrie doesn't need more from Robert Salliger, handsome friend of her dying husband. He says Ben's death is his fault. He swears to take care of Carrie and the children. But she goes home alone, and can't read the letters that come. When a deaf and dumb boy arrives she is glad for the help but has no idea how much help he will be.
Jane Eyre: A Play in One Act
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
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Orphan Jane Eyre grows up at a charity school and takes a job as a governess to the daughter of Mr. Rochester a wealthy, but lonely man at Thornfield Hall. While she is there, she learns that nothing is as it seems. This one-act play is suitable for youth productions. A school production of this play will shed new light on a classic novel.
The Tale of the Tides
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
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The sea may play upon distant shores so long as it obeys its master's commands.
Priestess
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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This is a short story, a tale of Dark Fantasy inspired by the High Priestess card in the Tarot. The seventh of seven daughters, Sylvana is taken at birth to be raised in the Temple of the Moon Goddess Diana. When she is initiated into the Rites of the Hunt she flees, on pain of death, because she cannot bear the sacrifices. Protected in a Temple of Proserpina, she learns that her life is danger.
Til Death Do Us Part and Even After That
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Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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A tale of a brother's dedication set in the time period of the Irish rebellion of the 1900s.
Repression
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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London 1898. A woman walks the streets of Shoreditch carrying a secret that could get her killed. But how can she protect herself when she doesn't know what it is?
Steel Vengeance
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Series: Steel Warfare, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
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Third of five adventure stories dealing with World War 2, tank warfare, love and survival. In these books we follow two cousins that fight for opposite sides in the war. Steel Vengeance pick up where Steel Queen ended. We follow Tommy Fletcher through the Italian Campaign in 1944 and 1945, and also the action moves between the battlefield and his time away from the fighting.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Fishing the Great Two Hearted River
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
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Riding the rails to Seney, Michigan, teenage Ernest Hemingway and his friend experience Michigan's Upper Penninsula and the Great Two Hearted River. Haunted by a recent disaster in Seney that destroys the lumbering town, the boys discover that though the town may be gone, the fishing is just as good as ever. A fish story for the boy who dreams of a great catch!