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Lower My Eyelids: The Day of All the Outcasts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,270. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014 and represented by K-Group. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
One day, Peter Sliadek, a drunken lutenist, came to a graveyard. Peter decided to please a recently buried fellow with the music. Suddenly, a dirty hand crawled out of the grave… Peter Sliadek learned a story about Viy, an ancient monster with a lethal stare.
Colonial Capers
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You set the price! Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
In a darkened boathouse on the edge of Boston Harbor, Phineas Phillips and a small band of dissidents sit quietly watching two British ships that are at anchor along the Pearl Street Wharf. Soon a band of heathen Indians will board the two schooners and toss all the tea into the harbor. With advance knowledge of what may happen, Phineas and friends have a different plan in mind.
A Family for Christmas
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Series: Ladies of the Abberly Theater. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A childless couple finds the perfect holiday gift--and then must fight to keep them.
Blessed Is The Fruit Of Thy Womb
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
"For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life." - John 3:16 This Christmas, remember how blessed you are that God gave up His one and only Son to redeem you from a world of sin. A classic Christmas story retold through the pen of Norbert Mercado.
Pondicherry
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Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Pondicherry is a short story to introduce a significant setting in the novel, The Star of India, which is available online today. Pondicherry, India is a destination to the past as well as the present. Located on India's Coromandel Coast, Pondicherry celebrates its French colonial history, blends it with the local Tamil culture, and fills the senses with a rich and varied heritage.
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.
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.
Mrs. Faggit's Seaside Lodgings
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by Rosy Garland Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Peel back the yellow-budded wallpaper. On these panels someone wrote of sullen lives, sealed secrets, gossip, false charm, jealousy and rivalling ancestors... all behind the fantasy facade of a recluse's delight that retains its 19th century quirkiness. Mrs. Damask Faggit, spinster and inheritor of the family's walls, entranced the leathery house into a sprightly
Cousin Elk: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Cousin Elk is a short story of a man named Elk who had a vicious temper that led to troubling times in the lives of the Woodward family and the Young family. Based on a true story, Cousin Elk will transport you back to a time when life was much simpler and slower. Though it is a tale of reminiscence, there are twists and turns throughout the story that lead to an unexpected ending.
Sherwood Forest: Blood Libel
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Series: Sherwood Forest, Book 6. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
When a child dies in Nottingham, suspicion falls on a Jewish family, forcing Robin to intervene. The rebels' refusal to aid one of their own causes Bess and Alice to take matters into their own hands.
Assumption of The Thorn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
THE JORDAN SERIES blends action, romance, history and geography all into wonderful stories of religious diversity. Travel with JORDAN as he enjoys life, marries, travels across half the known world, suffers terribly, makes a fortune and settles down with a place of his own, simply to be torn apart by the demands of a lovely woman.
Expecting His Proposal: A Darcy and Elizabeth Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,080. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
In Book Two* of the Darcy and Elizabeth Short Story series, what if Darcy had not wounded Elizabeth's pride by insulting her at the Meryton assembly and had danced with her instead? What if Elizabeth was so agreeably engaged with thoughts of the master of Pemberley that by the time his visit to Kent was drawing to its end, she was indeed expecting his proposal? *Each book is standalone.
Nega. I racconti e i disegni dei prigionieri della Santa Inquisizione a Palermo
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Price: Free! Words: 6,070. Language: Italian. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Una documentazione storica di grande valore e forza. Sette storie accompagnate da immagini, descrizioni, approfondimenti e audio per dar voce a disegni e scritte dolorose. Un viaggio unico e indimenticabile dentro un edificio maestoso e terribile. Presentato in anteprima durante il Workshop: BookAlive. Biblioteche e libri: il Futuro fra Tecnica e Innovazione. Steri, 11 Novembre 2014.
Mary's Christmas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: British English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
One evening in late 1921 or 1922, Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are talking over the unexplored portions of their past. A person might expect the older Holmes to have any number of these—but here, it is Russell who astonishes her husband with news of a previously unknown, even unsuspected, uncle. Jake Russell: scoundrel, charmer, eternal youth. What young girl could resist his charms?
American B&B
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Mike and Amanda, owners of The American B&B, specialized in bringing about unusual vacations. Through reenactors, they were able to bring about any request their guests may have. That is until Mr. and Mrs. Evans booked ‘The Valentine’s Day Massacre’ as their choice of events. However, when the day arrived, what took place was not at all what they were expecting.
The Prisoner of War (Pilot): Part I of the Serial Novel
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,320. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A mysterious warrior held for ransom. A small, brave kingdom under threat from a distant monarch. Three young people unknowingly swept up by history, whose personal choices could shift the course of a nation. THE PRISONER OF WAR is a story of romance and political intrigue set deep in the Viking Age.
The Lament of Sir Galahad
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Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A short story of a day on the journey of Sir Galahad during the quest for the Holy Grail. The story tells of his father Sir Lancelot and how Sir Galahad came to be in the Knights of the Round Table.
Apocalyptic Pub Lunches
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,730. Language: British English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Two men walk into a bar. It's not the end of the world - or is it?
The Crisis in the American-Turkish Relations: The Creation of an Independent Kurdistan
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Price: Free! Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The crisis in the American-Turkish relations over Syria and Iran. Another conflict over natural gas and oil.
From the Coast of Gaza
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 19,450. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"FROM THE COAST OF GAZA" It's all about Gaza. It's all about the people of Gaza. It's all about their miseries, their suffering and patience. "From The Coast Of Gaza" is a brief answer to many questions like "What is Gaza? Why is Israel attacking Gaza? Why is Israel keeping Gaza under siege? What is Hamas? Why does Hamas shoot rockets into Israel? All proceeds go to help the Children of Gaza