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The Shiny House
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Price: Free! Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
After a school field trip to Cannington Manor Historic Park, Tom and Ella embark on their own field trip to discover the history of the Humphrys/Hewlett house. They uncover what appears to be a treasure hunt left by one of the house's former occupants and find themselves having to protect the house and their research from some mischievous classmates.
The Greatest Living Englishman
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,590. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The unbelievably comedic adventure of an unlikely friendship between a budding poetic genius, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and "England's Worst Poet" Colin Millaney. Set in 1919, it asks the question "What happens when a book of verse by England's worst poet accidentally becomes a runaway best-seller in America?"
The Lady and the Gandydancer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Sean O’Sullivan, once a roaring twenties playboy, has been forced by his railroad president father to work as a Gandy Dancer, unskilled workers who use shovel and pick to keep the rail lines straight. One night he finds himself rescuing Anne Miller, a spoiled coed abandoned on a mean street in Baltimore by her feckless date. He lets her believe he is a common laborer, and she is charmed by him.
Dueling Misfits
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,030. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This is the story of King Stephen and Queen Matilda who fought for control of the English crown for nearly nineteen years. Their battles caused pain to millions of English men and women and hundreds of thousands died either from starvation, the sword, or torture.
Zaira - a girl before her time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,880. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
This is an historical novel set in Northern Italy at the turn of the 20th century. Zaira is a young, determined girl, seeking a new life away from her restricting peasant farming background. However things do not go according to plan when she meets Leonardo, a rich landowner and becomes companion to his delicate wife, Livietta. When Zaira gives birth to twins their lives are changed forever.
The Lady of the Lions
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,010. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Set in Late Bronze Age Canaan about 150 years before the full-length novel In a Milk and Honeyed Land, this short story fills out the bare bones of two historical letters found in Egypt describing a time of crisis for Kephrath. Will the Egyptian regional governor help them or not when gangs of rebels exploit the land?
The Man in the Cistern
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Set in Late Bronze Age Canaan about ten years after the conclusion of the full-length novel In a Milk and Honeyed Land, this short story follows Damariel and Nepheret as they tackle a new challenge to the four towns. A group of migrants has set up an encampment just down the trackway towards Shalem. What are their intentions? Do they come in peace or war
The Adventures of Ben Hall, Bushranger
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Series: Outlaws of Australia, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,000. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Before Ned Kelly, the infamous Australian bushranger, there was Ben Hall. In fact, it is thought by numerous people that many of Ben Hall’s exploits were copied by Ned. Hall operated in New South Wales, and his daring escapades earned him the title of ‘Brave Ben Hall’, making him a part of Australian folklore.
Maggie
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,020. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Join Maggie Douglas as she goes from Boston to Cheyenne to Deadwood and, finally, to the Standing Rock Reservation hoping to "make a difference" in the lives of the people around her. Whether it's stomping for women's rights, writing for the Cheyenne Sun or riding the Cheyenne-Deadwood Stage to a burned out Deadwood and facing Indians, Maggie has one goal--to make a difference.
Amy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 128,360. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When everything she holds precious is lost and gold is found in the Black Hills of South Dakota, Amy sets out to find a new beginning. What she finds instead is captivity and hardship among the Lakota before and during the Battle of the Little Bighorn; but in that hardship Amy also finds love—once she lets her frozen heart melt from the crippling past she’s already endured.
Abraham Lincoln's Ascension Into Heaven and The Bow of The Assassin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,860. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Mortally wounded and in a deep coma, Abraham Lincoln relives important moments of his life, and questions, in ways never done before, his decisions and actions as the 16th President of the United States. Just days later, the President’s assassin, John Wilkes Booth, also suffers from a mortal wound, and in turn questions his deed and its impact on history.
Caleb
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,910. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Caleb’s quest for respect is blocked by racism and intolerance. After numerous battles and hard-won victories, he gains the respect he so desperately sought and settles in to a new life, but another adventure waits. A request is made he can’t refuse that takes him back to an old friend and an old debt he must repay—or die trying.
格斗士的抉择
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Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
怀着建功立业和探索冒险的理想,埃里克和他的朋友们加入了战无不胜的迦太基军队。不幸的是,战局发生了统帅汉尼拔都没预料的逆转,埃里克和朋友们落到了罗马人的手里,并被逼迫走上血腥的格斗士不归之路。前方等待埃里克的是什么?埃里克能够在朋友的帮助下活下来么?
Ford At Valverde
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Price: Free! Words: 51,230. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
One man’s attempt at dodging the war while on a treasure seeking mission for gold, leads him on a quest that he never imagined possible. From the timber mills of Wisconsin, into the deep South and the rugged West, nothing will keep Daniel Stone from going after what he wants. He would rather die trying to get where he wants to go, than to die with the regrets of a life unlived.
William Shakespeare Meets Ghosts in the Library
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,870. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In "Shakespeare Meets Ghosts in the Library", English playwright William Shakespeare's ghost meets the ghosts of Ben Franklin, Harriet Tubman, Christopher Columbus, and others in a modern day Midwestern United States library. Shakespeare is very surprised to learn the identity of the other ghosts, and where he now haunts.
A Gladiator's Dilemma
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Price: Free! Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Eric and Zing are two young Carthaginian soldiers captured during the second Punic War. How long can they hang on as the strength of their friendship is tested again and again in the Roman Coliseum?
The Broken Vow - Vol. I of The Clandestine Exploits of a Werewolf
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,100. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013 by Cornerstone Book Publishers. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Ethan Garraint is on a vendetta that begins with the fall of Montségur and leads him to New Orleans nearly five hundred years later. But the person he chases isn't a man anymore and Ethan has been a werewolf for almost a millennium. With the aid of a gifted seer, he is on a blood hunt that will culminate in a journey that crosses the line between heaven and earth and ends somewhere in between.
Sins of Omission
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,230. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Somewhere, Bob Anderson -- local banker, city council member, and now murder victim -- had the goods on a bunch of people in Plains City, Texas. Everybody wanted the files; no one could find them. Katy Williams was trying to adjust to being a newspaper editor, to dating a Texan, and to Texas in general. Now everyone thought she had the files. And someone wanted them bad enough to kill.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Book Thief
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 98 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 123. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Book Thief” was written by Markus Zusak, an Australian novelist. It was a highly successful book when it was published in 2006 for the first time. The story of the novel is narrated by Death. The story is set in Nazi Germany. The narrator explains that he was very busy like Germany was busy.
The Half-Life Party
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
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Laurel Sinclair is turning 41, and much to her dismay, her friends are throwing her a half-life party. Riddled with a cast of eccentric New Englanders, including a ghost named George and a painting Laurel owns that no one likes, but everyone wants to buy, The Half-Life Party is a comical, yet thought-provoking, race against the ticking clock of time to find peace in life and hope in the afterlife.