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Through a Dusty Window: New York City Stories 1910-2001
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,460. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Live a century of New York City history in one sitting! Through a Dusty Window offers ten vignettes in the literary style - giving readers a voyeuristic tour of the past. All ten stories are set in one brownstone apartment on New York's Upper West Side. Stewart takes us on a whirlwind tour through Prohibition, WWII, Lennon's murder and more.
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 1 - Birth of a Nation
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Series: The Canadian Civil War, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 100,000. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1755 France controlled most of the North American continent. What if they still did? This novel explores the French period from two perspectives – an historically accurate description of Jolliet’s discovery of the Mississippi, coupled with a hypothetical contemporary view of “Canada.” Based in Green Bay, this Canada struggles between the Catholic north and Huguenot Louisiana.
Charlotte Hart
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,300. Language: British English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
Set in the 1800s - this well-written, truly classical masterpiece, takes the reader back in time to a wealthy English country estate. A young nurse from a poor village takes up residence to be both nurse and governess in a wealthy neighbourhood. Love and matters of human compassion encourage the heroine, Charlotte Hart, to become more than what she intended to be.
Rubbertown
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,080. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
It's 1984. Candidates are talking politics and religion, evangelists are preaching family values - and, the most popular and sensationally advertised condom in America is made in a conservative western New York village. When a local minister stages a protest at the plant, Glory, NY becomes the site of a national 'faith vs secularism' showdown, dividing residents and inviting tragedy.
Beyond Captive Seas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
This story spans time, connecting with key events that led to that fateful day when Ariana met her destiny and had her world tipped upside down, again. Stolen, when she was only six years old, Ariana had been forced to work as a slave on a smuggling ship. She endured the heartache for many years until one event forced her to make a decision that would change her life forever...
Trade Wind to Hawaii
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,050. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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This is the story of two brothers and the counter-revolution of Hawaii. For four colorful years Hawaii became a Republic, and the Rafferty brothers led a revolt against the Republic of Hawaii to bring back the glory days of the Hawaiian Kingdom. Larry was a distinguished planter, and Johnny was a soldier of fortune and gunrunner, and for five days they held off the Republican Army.
My Subconscious Talks, and You Wouldn’t Believe What It’s Saying About You
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Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Victorian people had a lot to suppress, and not a lot of time to do it, considering their preference for needlework and handmade furniture.
The Assassins
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Price: Free! Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Emperor Domitian hates Christians. He isn't too fond of philosophers either. The Assassins will cut anyone's throat for a few pieces of gold, so that's no problem. The popular Heron of Alexandria is brash and outspoken. In addition to teaching school and building an aeolipile, history's first reaction motor, he has some other surprising skills.
The Jackaroo
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Series: Pearson/Rickards Trilogy, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,010. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
The conflict between two good friends in England, over the favours of a beautiful woman, continues on the far side of the world in Australia. One becomes a jackaroo, a beginner in the cattle industry ─ the other, his mortal enemy. Llewellyn's boss is a woman, and Ivan marries the girl they fought over. Lew has accepted his friend's victory, but Ivan does not believe him.
Whitebeam
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,900. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
On the cusp of the fourteenth century, Pippa knows very well that a long-time family friend is both a hot-headed radical and a murderer. But she doesn't find out that he is Scottish national hero Robert the Bruce until she is twelve years old. She also discovers that he is her father.
On the Home Front
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,370. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A Short Story - (Previously released as Christmas at Home) WW II left the world in turmoil - not just in Europe. Many Americans were sent home with injuries. Would their lives ever be the same again? Ryan Burgess didn't think so. Allison Monroe would do anything to protect her daughter from the realities forced on them from the void her husband's death left. Can they start their lives anew?
Crossing Paths
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Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This piece of flash fiction delves into a chance meeting on a traumatic day during World War II in Belgium. It was inspired by true events.
Romancing Olive
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,400. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
1891 Spinster librarian, Olive Wilkins, is shocked to learn of her brother’s violent death at a saloon gaming table. Compelled to rescue and raise his children, Olive travels to Ohio, intending to return to her Philadelphia home with her niece and nephew. Little does she know that the children have come to love their caretaker, widower Jacob Butler.
Apocalypse Theorem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
There is an Internet ‘conspiracy’ legend that a high-ranking member of the Administration developed as her Master’s thesis a plan that called for a ninety-three percent reduction in human population, and that it was incumbent upon the world Governments to execute this population reduction by any means at their disposal.
Perfect Red
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,150. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
At the height of the Red Scare, a secretary goes after the story of a fiery red lipstick, challenging the rules of social conformity, the dangers of passion, and her own beliefs about love.
Courage on Little Round Top
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,940. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A detailed look at the events that led Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain and Lieutenant Robert Wicker to their historic confrontation on the bloody slopes of Little Round Top.
Amidst War's Alarms
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,440. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Adam Weldon thinks that only a few short weeks of hard work stand between him and a very bright future. Soon, however, he is caught up in forces beyond his control—forces unleashed by the Civil War. Both his love for his fiance, Laura, and his new faith will be tried in ways he can’t imagine.
Helen's Saga - Part II
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,940. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Helen of Troy was pursued not only by men for her beauty but also by those seeking revenge because of her instigation of the most infamous war in ancient history. Her escape from the second problem was by placing the longest distance possible between her family and those that would do them harm. Now, for the first time, you will get to see the positive sides of Helen.
Jerusalem Falls
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 178,350. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
This sweeping medieval saga follows a courageous Templar Knight from the thirteenth century fields of the verdant Languedoc, to Outremer and the collapse of the Holy Crusades, through his own personal struggles, and to the ultimate destruction of his noble and legendary Templar Order.
DISCOVERY - The Richest Acre On Earth
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 50,780. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Some Confederate soldiers captured in the Civil War were told: go to prison, or go out west. Pomp Dennis and Washington Baker went west, steaming up the Missouri River to Montana Territory. Forming a partnership with three others, their discovery in a small creek was named Confederate Gulch, and led to the richest acre on earth.