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The Rivers of Good Portent
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 99,350. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
In 1608 two African princes went to live with a Portuguese family in the town of Tete on the Zambezi River. This is their story, also that of the lost Mines of Chikova, one of Africa's abiding mysteries, told against the backdrop of a wild and beautiful continent at war. The tales is told both by the princes themselves, and by those they met on their amazing journey.
The Cast-Iron Star and Other Western Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,120. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
THE CAST-IRON STAR AND OTHER WESTERN STORIES brings together the finest tales of legendary Western author Robert J. Randisi, creator of The Gunsmith series. As one of the most prolific Western writers of all time, Randisi brings his trademark fast pace and flair for action to the stories in this volume.
The Valley
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,890. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Gryphonwood Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
A lost world has been found again… and no one is getting out alive. 1863, a group of mercenaries in Montana come upon the remains of a once-thriving mining town. They soon discover that the destruction was not wrought by human hands, but by creatures long forgotten. William Meikle delivers a classic Lost World story with just the right touch of Horror and Western.
What Did He Know?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,470. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
At the outbreak of the Second World War, one large family are affected more than others as their extended relative grouping reaches far across the globe. One woman has more than her fair share of dismay as disaster after disaster is placed on her frail shoulders. As a teacher during the wartime, her experiences tell a sad tale of misery, for students, friends, her family and herself.
Strategos: Rise of the Golden Heart (Strategos 2)
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Series: Strategos, Book 2. Price: $3.31 USD. Words: 119,480. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Stay strong, Haga, for the Golden Heart will rise in the west. At dawn, he will wear the guise of a lion hunter. At noon, he will march to the east as if to conquer the sun itself. At dusk, you will stand with him in the final battle, like an island in the storm . . .
The Dead Man's Boots
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,790. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Three grown boys away from home for the first time meet on their way to south Texas.  They hoped to land a job on a cattle drive.  After reminding them about their lack of experience, the trail boss finally offered them a job, but they would only be paid half wages.
Wolf Creek: Showdown at Demon's Drop
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,210. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The brutal Danby gang paid dearly for their raid on Wolf Creek. But some of them escaped, and their new leader Clark Davis is hungry for revenge -on the town, and on the man that he believes betrayed the gang, Derrick McCain. Seminole scout Charley Blackfeather, meanwhile, wants his own revenge on Davis for his actions in the war...at the Centralia Massacre. Blood is going to flow...
Walton Creek Love: His Heart, His Way
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,920. Language: American English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Rod Hall is a man that keeps to himself. He doesn't socialize with town folk and he has never been one for gossip. He's never cared about the next man or woman for that matter. But when a gorgeous clerk and librarian takes up residence in Walton Creek, Rod realizes that he has definitely met his match. Can Rod convince Becky Stonewall to settle for his kind of love?
Adelphos
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 184,920. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Set in 1962-3 against the background of an upbringing spanning the North Atlantic, Adelphos is the story of Beccles Ede in his final-year of General Arts at university in Montreal, Canada. Fuelled by a potent cocktail of dark fraternity politics and a first freefall into love and sex, Beccles’ last months as a student turn increasingly turbulent. Will they end in tragedy?....
Stryker's Law (A Matt Stryker Western #1)
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Series: Matt Stryker Western, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,880. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When Jake Cahill and his gang take over the town of Ponderosa, sawmill magnate Fletcher Comstock sends for friend and former town marshal Matt Stryker. When Stryker arrives Cahill gelds Stryker’s fine Arabian stallion and beats Stryker terribly, disfiguring him for life. Matt Stryker must tame a rowdy town and get rid of the ruthless Cahill gang as the guns of Ponderosa blaze and blood runs red.
A Dream Fulfilled
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Series: Settlers of South Park, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,990. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Western
Life on the eastern Kansas plains in the 1850’s was tenuous at best. Add to that, marauding bands of thieving Comanches, and a fella would start having notions of moving his clan the heck out of there.
The Planter's Wife
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,650. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Post War Malaya: in the wreckage of Japanese occupation, the world which the British knew had gone. Some return trying to rebuild their old lives, others to start anew. SG Simmons brings to life this extraordinary period of change to weave upon it a very human tale.
Memories Trail, Part Two
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,960. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Memories Trail is a book about three people united in passion and purpose, but torn apart by the devistation of war. Dominion over the wilderness beyond the frontier threatens all they believe
Memories Trail, Part One
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,510. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Memories Trail is a book about three people united in passion and purpose, but torn apart by the devistation of war. Dominion over the wilderness beyond the frontier threatens all they believe.
Lady Harriette: Fitzwilliam's Heart and Soul
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Series: Pride and Prejudice Untold, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,320. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Embezzlement, trepidation, and sins from the past impinge upon Richard Fitzwilliam’s felicity. His attempts to shield his bride from his increasing discomforts result in matters of great concerns, and soon Lady Harriette takes things into her own hands.
Depressing Ages
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Price: Free! Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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Luke Miller just wanted to go to college, but can he? No money, no job, and many hopes for life. So many opportunities, hopes and dreams, so little cash. After all the banks closed by Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s rule, money has come even harder to come by. If growing up in the thirties wasn't hard enough, a freak accident rattles through the tough times.
Riding With the Devil's Mistress (Lou Prophet Western #3)
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Series: A Lou Prophet Western, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,660. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Most of bounty hunter Lou Prophet’s man-hunting jobs have been purely business transactions that he’s carried out with cool professionalism. He’s seldom seen the depravations his quarries have committed to earn a price on their heads. But when the Red River Gang raids the town of Luther Falls, Prophet witnesses it in person—and can’t do a thing to stop it. Third in the series.
The Rape of Sukreni
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Violence, money, and melodrama-these are the volatile ingredients of The Rape of Sukreni. Written in the 1930s by A.A. Panji Tisna, a prince of the Balinese state of Buleleng, the novel is the author's best-known work and is still in print today.
The Saga of Siti Mariah
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,680. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Saga of Siti Mariah, a translation of Hikayat Siti Mariah by Haji Mukti, a largely unknown author in the history of modern Indonesian literature, is a window into the workings of Cultuurstelsel , the forced cultivation system imposed by the colonial government in the Dutch East Indies from 1830 until 1870.
The Rose of Cikembang
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
First published in 1927 as Bunga Roos dari Tjikembang, Kwee Tek Hoay’s The Rose of Cikembang is an excellent example of the so-called peranakan literature of the Netherlands East Indies that flourished between 1900 and the Japanese Occupation beginning in 1942. Highly sentimental in tone, the novel is rich in many of the controversial themes that Kwee was famous for.