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Requiem For Athens
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Price: Free! Words: 107,590. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(4.00 from 1 review)
In his historical novel, Requiem for Athens Dr. David Alkek invites his readers to participate in the daily life of Ancient Greece.
The Culann Chronicles, Book 2, Picts' Plight
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Series: The Culann Chronicles, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 49,970. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Exciting historical novel set in 7th century Caledonia and Northern Britain. We follow the adventures of a gallant Irish warrior monk, an intrepid Irish Princess who joins the Celtic Church and a daring young Pict.
The Wolf of the Highlands - Episode 1-4
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Price: Free! Words: 23,360. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Senserial Publishing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A man, trying to escape from his past life and a lone wolf - a fateful encounter and a quest through different experiences, that will bring valuable lessons about life.
Untold, A Berringer Family Novel
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Series: Berringer Family Novels, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 115,350. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
An American Gothic Fiction full of twists and turns that will keep you on the edge of your seat as the mystery unravels. A psychological thriller that will leave you waiting for the next book in this Dark Family Saga. Untold, is a finalist in the Reader's Favorite Book Awards!
Prelude to Assassination
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a true story based on the diaries of Fanny Seward, daughter of William H Seward,, Secretary of State to Abraham Lincoln. Several days before Lincoln's assassination, Seward had a severe and almost deadly carriage accident of which his daughter was a witness. The night Lincoln was assassinated, Seward, who was still recovering from the accident, had an attack on his own life as well.
Balls (September 1981)
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Series: The Fallen, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
A short story, complimentary to The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea, based on actual events, set two years later. Jude and Su have got embroiled in violent civil conflict that threatens to tear New Zealand-Aotearoa apart. Of course NZ being NZ it could only be about Rugby!
Homesick: A Time in Yellowstone Story
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Series: Time in Yellowstone, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 88,420. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
1945. Ranger Will McManis patrols an empty Upper Geyser Basin in Yellowstone, V-J day and his mother's death on his mind. His grandson, five-year-old Chuck, will leave soon, too, off to faraway Denver, a brand-new life, leaving a huge hole. Will thinks he knows all kinds of change. But out among the geysers with Chuck, something happens to dwarf it all, and nothing will ever be the same again.
The Battlefield: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Battlefield is a record of an event that took place, in a small coal mining village, towards the end of the Second World War. The place was New Silksworth, located in the Rural District of Sunderland, County Durham, England. At that time there were perhaps hundreds of these villages in the northern region of the United Kingdom and particularly in the county of Durham.
Midway Between Heaven and Hell
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Price: Free! Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Suspense. Love. Murder. Revenge. Backstabbing business partners, disloyal lovers, and a madman seeking revenge. The madman’s plan: send the to hell with all the pomp and circumstance an event like this deserves! Will Bobbie Flanagan, a nervous young man with nothing to lose, be able to stop? Read this “twisted tale of revenge” (Lia Burres, Goodreads) to find out.
Lesson Plan - Letters of a Convict Girl - Grades 4-6
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Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: Australian English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Week-long Lesson Plan in Story & Language Assessment using the text 'Letters of a Convict Girl - Age 11' by Kate Walker. ~ Questions on content, language use and text interpretation. ~ Letter Writing Model and Task. ~ Suitable for classroom and home schooling.
God and the Lonely Emperor
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Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story about what power can do to the human soul.
Summer
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Price: Free! Words: 165,050. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Summer is a time for love, sorrow, joy and pain – but mostly, it is a time for change. Summer is the season from which all memories flow. For Maggie and Peter, the summer of 1968 is one that changed their lives forever. For Jenny and Tom, the summer of 1979 is the one that will be remembered most. Two couples - one married the other childhood friends - separated by years, but inexorably linked.
Tara's Forgotten Son
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Price: Free! Words: 121,680. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
Wade Hampton Hamilton is the unsung hero in a classic American novel. A child conceived at the onset of civil distress, he struggles to overcome the trauma of soldiers, abandonment, and near starvation.
Hildie at the Ghost Shore
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Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Hildie is the mistress of Runecraft. Come meet her in Belgium and experience the magic of the Runes, Sleipnir, and Odin. This is a historical and supernatural mystery, a short story that was originally published at Fiction365. If you like quiet little mystery stories with a flavor of the past, and a dash of the spirit world, Hildie will bring you there.
Bronc Rider
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Price: Free! Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Malachite Quills Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.00 from 1 review)
Jack Fontaine broke horses for a living. Raised with his mother’s Blackfeet tribe, after his white father mysteriously disappeared, he learned his horsemanship skills from them. It was on the Clark Fork that Jack Fontaine found the hatred he had come to expect. He also found unexpected friendship and the legacy his father had left for him.
Ballad of Liberty
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You set the price! Words: 111,390. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on historical events related to the life of anarchist Nestor Makhno, who, during the Russian Revolution and Civil War, headed a widespread libertarian movement, providing an effective political and military alternative to the left and right-wing supporters of centralized state: liberals, nationalists, the Whites, and the Bolsheviks, changing the course of history.
The Hollow Tree Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
US Marshal, Garren Rader, receives an urgent plea to help with an unresolved murder in Valley County, Nebraska. His journey to the frontier uncovers a family in need of encouragement, and a community in need of justice.
Football, Democracy & Darwin
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Price: Free! Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Democracy, in this illustration, and in truth stands not as a form of government 'by for and of the people' rather a Plutocracy of wealth and power, defined along racial lines and furthering the interests of the citizenry only as happenstance as may benefit the long term interests of the ruling elite.
Daughters of the Dagger
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Series: Daughters of the Dagger, "Prequel". Price: Free! Words: 17,290. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
(Series Prequel) Watch book trailer video. Mirabelle de Burgh is desperate to conceive a child. She seeks out an old blind hag selling daggers, believing in a superstition. It is said for ever gemstone dagger bought from the hag, one will conceive a child. But greed gets in her way, and things don't always work out. Books 1-4 now available: Ruby, Sapphire, Amber and Amethyst.
Walking That Short Distance, Childhood Enlightenment in the '50s
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Series: Short Stories, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
I wrote this short story (1987) for a class in creative writing at the University of Colorado. It is the most autobiographical story I've ever told. It's sort of a compilation of events from my own life with some alterations of family composition. I know it's difficult to believe, but I've known kids who were even more naive at eleven than I was. How things have changed in sixty years.