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Crazy Bett
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 137,480. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Her neighbors in Richmond, Virginia, called her Crazy Bett. Her name was Elizabeth Van Lew, and during the Civil War Elizabeth ran a Union spy ring in the capital of the Confederacy—pulling it off by posing as a madwoman. Crazy Bett is based on historical events and takes a sometimes light-hearted look at the world of Civil War espionage
The Untold Story of John Wilkes Booth
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,580. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Written by Booth's great-grandson thrice removed, this book retells in dramatic form another version of the Booth saga, one carried down through the family's oral history. Based on award-winning research, this work will tantalize the reader with insights and details known only to the immediate family and a few scholars, offering a new perspective on this crucial moment in American history. The a
Time Travel Adventures Of The 1800 Club, BOOK I
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Series: Time Travel Adventures Of The 1800 Club, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
The 1800 Club is a 21st Century haven for people seeking to escape New York City's frantic pace. Dressed in clothes their ancestors might have worn during the 1800s, members enjoy foods of the period and read periodicals featuring news of a particular date in 1865. However, the 1800 Club also has an astounding secret; Time Travel. Members travel back in time to keep history on track.
A Night of Horrors
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,510. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A thriller about the 24 hours leading up to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. This tightly plotted novel captures the single day when John Booth and his conspirators plot to kill President, VP, and Secretary of State; the Cabinet plans a post-war US; and the Lincolns dream about their future. It builds to the simultaneous and brutal attacks that left lives shattered and a nation paralyzed.
The Final Testament of William Crook, Once a Bodyguard to the President
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A steadfast bodyguard who played too small a role in America’s first great national tragedy is haunted for a lifetime by what happened and how he didn't change the course of history.
The Time Prize And Other Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A brilliant but weak-willed physicist seeking redemption by winning a worldwide competition receives assistance from a mysterious woman with her own agenda; a steadfast bodyguard who played too small a role in America’s first great national tragedy faces a lifetime of guilt over what he didn’t prevent; and a county sheriff becomes obsessed with a nearly-forgotten ghost.
Eighteen Pages
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,490. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012 by Martian Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Grasping at his last chance to save his beloved South, John Wilkes Booth tries to kidnap Lincoln from Ford's Theater only to find an assassin already there. The following week finds him trying to escape into Virginia with his companion as he tries to figure out what went wrong. Meanwhile a reporter in the capital is also trying to make sense of the ever-changing story put out by Secretary Stanton.
Obama Will Win, but Romney Will Be President
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
This book analyzes every presidential election in U.S. history, focusing on how political parties emerged and learned how to target Electoral College votes. Dr. Murdock analyzes the upcoming 2012 presidential campaign between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney and predicts the results state by state. His conclusion is that Obama will win the popular vote, but lose in the Electoral College
the Plot to Kill John Wilkes Booth
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012 by Martian Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Many conspiracy buffs put Edwin Stanton in the mix of the plot to kill Lincoln. Nothing could have been further from the truth. The evidence easily proves his innocence but opens his involvement in and even darker plot of his own creation: the quiet extermination of the assassin, John Wilkes Booth. With the actor dead, Stanton's secret would remain forever hidden. But what was it he wanted hidden?
The Hundred Years Farce
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,650. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The United States invaded México in 1846! What if they never left? See what the world might look like if the Old South had acquired the territory of México before the Civil War. This alternative history covers the period from 1846 to 1946 and indulges in political satire that is more relevant than ever.