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The Time Tunnel
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Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 117,650. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Time has stopped everywhere in the universe except near fragments of Time Crystal. School-girl Catriona descends the Time Tunnel searching for scientist Michael Zhang who, she thinks, needs her crystal so he can restart time, unaware that he has been transformed into an extra-universal alien.
Cold War: Murder in the Heartland
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,640. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Penumbra Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
At the height of the Cold War and one of the coldest Iowa winters on record, Police Chief and Korean War vet Jimmy Novotny deals with personal demons while investigating a farmer's apparent suicide. But when more bodies and rumors of Soviet spies turn up, it's clear there's a murderer loose in the rural community. A redheaded reporter shows up to complicate things, and Jimmy has his hands full.
The Seed of Mankind
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,430. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
4000 years into our past, a wrongfully exiled man named Zenuah starts on a journey that begins when he learns the truth about the gods his people worship. The lies of the past threaten to destroy their world, and it falls to Zenuah and Aiya, the powerful woman he's falling for, to build their own truth and use it to save the seed of mankind.
Miserere
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 1968, with her father MIA in Vietnam, Conn's family moves to her mother’s home where Conn is chosen as the one who must unravel the mystery surrounding her ancestor who disappeared soon after the Civil War. Set during two turbulent periods of American history, this book takes the reader on a journey through time as Conn tries to end the curse her family has lived with for a century.
A Writer's Lesson on the Christiana Riot
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,110. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A young writer, prejudiced and uninformed, goes on an assigment in Christiana, Pennsylvania to interview a old Quaker woman-who is not at all what the writer expects. It turns into an event that will not only inform him of that terrible catalyst to the Civil War but also change his life.
Stampede!
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Series: Storm Family - Cattlemen Saga, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,560. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Will Storm was heading north into Kansas with his family and three thousand head of wild, mean-minded longhorns. It was a journey that took courage from the start, grim tenacity to keep going and raw guts to see it through to the end. Mortal danger was a constant companion – danger from Indians, flood and rustlers. But Will Storm didn’t scare easy … (Storm #1)
Matter of Trust: The Shades of Pemberley
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,660. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
A young bride he recently married to prevent a scandal. A mysterious, wayward aunt he never truly knew. A woefully misguided sister he removed from harm's way. Undermining Darcy's relationships with the three women in his life is a most disturbing bombshell about his nemesis, George Wickham. Will Darcy find that protecting the women he loves all comes down to a matter of trust?
The Ballad of Crazy Toothless John (historical short story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Sweet As Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A recovered piece of personal correspondence from Elizabethan England is the earliest known mention of well known historical character John Boniface Stainthorpe, lovingly known to historians from other documents as "Crazy Toothless John". Warning: This 2750 word short story contains scenes of Elizabethan debauchery and filthy behaviour potentially not suitable for younger readers.
Send Angel! (A Frank Angel Western #2)
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Series: Frank Angel Western, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Three Justice Department men had died violently in the Rio Blanco country and the attorney general wanted the men responsible. He had a sure-fire way of cleaning out cesspools like Daranga – send Frank Angel.(Frank Angel Western #2)
The Princess Of Egypt Must Die
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Price: Free! Words: 18,050. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Princess Arsinoe came of age in the glittering court of Ptolemaic Egypt. Abused by her ruthless sister, a pawn in the dynastic ambitions of her father, and dismissed by the king who claimed her for a bride, young Arsinoe finds herself falling in love with a young man forbidden to her. (Novelette, 11k words.)
Charity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a Short Story. Drought and war ravage the Ethiopian desert. But following the law of unintended consequences, it is our charity which causes the most damage. In a famine-starved village of 1000 families, 970 have fled or died. This is the story of one which stayed behind.
The Revenge of Cato Street
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,000. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The hero of Waterloo, none other than the Duke of Wellington, becomes the target for assassination - possibly by the French. Spies, murder,action and deceit aplenty in this historical adventure where conspiracy strikes at the very heart of the British government.
Deadly Manhunt (A Tony Masero Western)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
New Mexico Territory 1880 The bloodletting of the Lincoln County War is over but the range is crawling with gangs of surviving gunmen whose only remaining purpose is to steal and kill. Add to that Geronimo and his warriors on the loose and together it builds into a volatile situation.
Brigham's Way
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Series: The Tylers Western Saga, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,910. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Brigham, Seth and Jacob Tyler came to the Colorado badlands in search of gold. They found it all right — but they also found it took a deal of holding onto. There were violent killers ready to take it from them . . . and the three brothers would have to match bullet for bullet for each of them to retain his wealth, and forge his own way in life. (A Tyler Brothers Western)
Iron Eyes
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Iron Eyes was a deadly bounty hunter who never brought his quarry back alive. Only his deadly skill with a gun would give him any chance of getting his money … and staying alive to spend it.(An Iron Eyes Western)
Strange Stories 11-20
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Series: Strange Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,680. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Sudden - Strikes Back (A Sudden Western #1)
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Series: Sudden Westerns, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,620. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When Jim Green signed on as foreman of the Slash 8, the smell of range war was already in the air. Then the Slash 8’s owner was bushwacked, and with its back to the wall, Green’s fighting crew made its declaration; Stay off the Slash 8 range — or stay on it — permanent! (A Sudden Western)
Piccadilly Publishing Presents 2: Sheriff of Friendly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,820. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Ex-Texas Ranger, Rick Taylor is down on his luck when he is appointed sheriff of Friendly. His first job is to track down the town's bank robbers. The pace spot on and the revelations brilliantly placed.
Javelin Thrower
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,580. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Nothing is more terrifying than being impaled by the twenty-one inch Gladius or the perfectly thrown javelin; except failure on the battlefield. Just ask Lucius Pontius.
Tochter des Nils - Ein Roman im alten Ägypten
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: German. Published: November 26, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
"Tochter des Nils" entführt uns in ein Land, geheimnisvoll und mystisch, in das Land der Pyramiden, Mumien und Pharaonen. Die Geschichte zeichnet ein Bild vom historischen Ägypten in all seinem Glanz. Die Tochter des Nils ist das erste Buch der Theben Chroniken.