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Erik J Kreffel Presents 2 Shorts (+1)
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Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
3 stories by Jaunt author Erik J Kreffel. "Peace, At Long Last" a dying man raised by an alien foster family embraces his humanity before the last flicker of life leaves his body. "The Sap Hole" the last diary entries of a soldier during the Battle of the Somme and a horror beyond the enemy. "Neptune Diamond" is a weird homecoming tale.
The All Nations Team
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Series: The All Nations Team. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,160. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The All Nations Team tells the story of the first fully integrated, "post-racial" baseball team, very loosely based on an actual team that played in the years before World War I. Haunted by the ghost of their white, former head coach, George must hold the All Nations together, or he'll miss his chance to reunite with his estranged family. If he doesn't score this final run, he loses everything.
The Devil's Ruse
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,780. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
SET AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF WWI, the novel pits the brightest scientific minds of the day against a deadly secret. In an effort to bring an end to a war that has been raging for four years, Dr. Nicholas Wareing takes on a risky research project for the U.S. Army. He struggles to unravel the mystery of influenza at a time when viruses were not understood.
I Saw Them Die: Diary and Recollections of Shirley Millard
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
An unprepared nurse from the U.S. volunteering in World War I France shares her diary and reflections of the horrific, poignant events of 1918. And in the process reveals more about the fascinating people and times, and especially herself, than she apparently realized writing it. Presented to modern readers--expanded and introduced with a new Foreword--by Prof. Elizabeth Townsend Gard of Tulane.
A Miracle in Shreveport
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Series: The All Nations Team. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
"We were lucky to make it out of Shreveport alive on that early spring day in 1917." A story of the first truly integrated baseball team, decades before Jackie Robinson, set during the early years of World War I. Magic, miracles, and more... Part of the historical baseball novel, The All Nations Team (also an ebook).
Chicago Capers Book One Zeppelin Murders
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,740. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Murder, mystery and magic in Jazz Age Chicago. Part Indiana Jones, part Agatha Christie, Zeppelin Murders starts with the discovery of battered body on a promenade beside the Chicago River & all the clues lead to the maiden voyage of the dirigible, The Chicago, bound for New York, London & Berlin. Add spies, gangsters and dangerous occult objects for cliffhangers in almost every chapter.
La Immigrata- Book One
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Price: Free! Words: 130,280. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Annie and her two year old daughter travel to America to join up with Joe, the love of her life. Come with her and experience the numerous trials of a 1912 Atlantic crossing, the many tests and exams that Ellis Island demands and the long three day journey by train... taking them to their new home in Utah, over 4,000 miles from her home in Italy.
Ten From Four: A Collection of Short Stories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,280. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by Four Moons Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ten From Four is an eclectic collection of my works. Stories included are: A Time Called Home, Granny Fuhrmann And The Last Supper, Scam Of The Scandinavian, A Dog's Tale, The Courtship Of Ambrosia Snodgrass, Max Finnegan: Rogue Prince Of Pinconning, Worthington Manor, The Moose And Leo LeSander, Road To Chupadero, and Turning Points. Read samples of each at Four Moons Books on Smashwords.
Study Guide: A Farewell to Arms (A BookCaps Study Guide)
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Series: Study Guides, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The perfect companion to Ernest Hemingway's "A Farewell to Arms," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.
A Fleet in Being: Austro-Hungarian Warships of WWI
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Illustrated with thirty photographs and drawings, this book provides a comprehensive and detailed listing of the ships that made up the Austro-Hungarian Navy, its operations, and the unique problems this unusual fleet faced, from contentious duelling parliaments to ships built by landlocked Hungary.