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Standing in the Shadows of War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
After having relocated to California in the early 1970’s and living there for over forty years, the memories created from family and events made writing "Standing in the Shadows of War" a pleasure for Cedric. Most of the people in the book are family members, friends, and Soldiers that he served with during 20+ years in the Army, including the ’90–‘91 Gulf War.
Simple Justice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,470. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lester Garret and his son, Roger, are rapists. Their victims, the women of 1930s Reed's Crossing. Their money, and a Sheriff bought with that money, prevent any justice for these women. Lester and Roger stalk their victims one after the other until with the latest, young Lydia, the women of the town confront Roger and seek justice on their own.
Voodoo Dreams: A Novel of Marie Laveau
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,760. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
New Orleans in the mid-nineteenth century: a city pulsing with an undercurrent of secret power. The source of this power is the voodoo religion, and its queen is Marie Laveau, the notorious voodooienne, worshipped and feared by blacks and whites alike. A mesmerizing combination of history, oral tradition, and storytelling, Voodoo Dreams reimagines the woman behind an enduring American legend.
Cherry Blossoms and The Delta Cotton - written by Jimi Massey and Marty Denton
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Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00 from 1 review)
this poem is about the Japanese American internment camp in Rhower, Arkansas during WWII. It is about the innocense of youth that helps the healing bridge of differing opinion.
The Woman with the Diamond Heart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,950. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Discover the side of Jamaica you've never seen before... The son of a white plantation owner befriends a slave girl, an ex-slave struggles with the challenges of emancipation, a poor girl from the country has to fight off the sexual advances of her employer, ... This is the fascinating story of the woman with the diamond heart - Jamaica, land of love.
Sold into Slavery: The Middle Passage, The Story of Adaku Part II
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,130. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Part 2 on the Middle Passage in the series Sold into Slavery, The Story of Adaku promises an inspiring journey that dwells on friendship and love, of hardships and terror, of betrayals and loyalties, all forged amidst the roar of slavery on the harsh Atlantic seas.
A True Mulatto Face
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Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(1.00 from 1 review)
Trouble brews when it's discovered the King of England's betrothed is of black African descent.
Nowhere To Run
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,690. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Exum,a free Black man who owns a town in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, longed for a Black woman and sends Solomon Hawk, the only man he can trust with his money and the mission. "..I'll go," Cassie Lee volunteers, and snatches the promise of freedom for the stranger's hand. Not knowing where she is going or what she'll find..., but her freedom. And the adventure begins!
The Man from Conant Gardens
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You set the price! Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
“First of all, there are fifty-eight slaves on this plantation who are lighter than some of the whites in this room. These so-called ‘passers’ will be hated for being too ‘white’, or ridiculed by their own by not accepting their black partition. They can mingle among us or be stoned by us as well. When slavery ends, what do we do with these passers?” said Benjamin Godly in 1848 before the war.
Ready Reference Treatise: Beloved
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 70 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 91. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Beloved” by the Nobel Prize winning American writer Toni Morrison was first published in 1987. The story is set during and after the Civil War in America, between 1861 and 1865. An African-American slave, Margaret Garner, is the source of inspiration for the story.
OBAMA OR OSAMA Ocube
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
An obvious choice, yet hard to make. Between the old and the young. The terror and the hero. The sword and the pen. The black and the white. A noble Nobel peace prize and a downing of the WTC. A birth and a death certificate. It's Obama or Osama on the ballot in your heart.
Ready Reference Treatise: Black Boy
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 69 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 90. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Black Boy” by Richard Wright is an autobiographical novel. It describes the author's struggles in the society where color discrimination was the main obstacle in the way of social and economic success.
Liza Jane No-Name
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013 by House of Lit. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Placed in the time of the Civil War, this literary short story carries us through darkness into light, as a young black girl finds her power and liberation in an unexpected place.
Birmingham
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,350. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The setting is 1963, in Birmingham, Alabama. Martin Luther King, Jr., has come to town to confront segregation. Chris Wright, young, white, penniless and idealistic, arrives by Greyhound bus. He meets Dorcas Jones, young, black, cynical and committed. Their ideals clash, but events bind the two close together as they follow King to the apocalyptic encounter with the white establishment.
The Wagoners
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,520. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Her life rescued from obscurity by the discovery of an old trunk packed with dusty records, follow Cynthia, a slave woman, as she is torn from her family, undergoes traumatic experiences, and gives birth to the only child she will ever keep, her son Lonnie. He, born just before Emancipation, leaves his mother and then the South behind as he strikes off for lands unknown.
Forty Acres
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,130. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Folks sure act funny when it comes to money! C.W. Washington has risen from a sharecropper's son to one of the largest landowners in the county. But now his family must decide what to do with his land, and unfortunately they don't agree. This family reunion the fireworks won't only be in the sky. "I loved this book!" Evelyn Palfrey - Essence Best-Selling Author
Time Between Warriors
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,480. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 by Rum Water Eyes Media, LLC. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A law student becomes obsessed with his fourth generation grandfather who escaped slavery and rose to a Seminole Indian chief fighting Andrew Jackson. His preoccupation leads him to a love affair of unwavering passion with a modern day Seminole Indian Princess and puts the fates of both the law student and the Seminole Indian warrior on an unexpected collision course...
American Black History
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
American Black History” is written to help make the study of Black history more exciting and to re-establish a lost and forgotten legacy.The following topics are: 1. Teaching non-traditional Black heroes not taught in school text. 2. Describing historical events in a hip-hop style. 3. Comparing the trauma of Black history to everyday struggles.
Who Tells the Moon to Sleep?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
(4.50 from 8 reviews)
Picture book for ages 8 and up. Having learned from Mama that the world is filled with things that do what they please like the moon and the cat, Tess wonders why she and Mama are constantly told what to do. They are told when to play, when to eat, and even when to sleep. Mama explains that they are slaves -- owned by the couple in the big house. But Tess realizes her heart is free.
How He Comes Out of the Sun (A Digital Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
WWII: A B-17 bomber secretly crewed by American Negros called the “Nobodies” is limping back from an unofficial mission thinking they are home free when a seemingly unavoidable tragedy begins unfolding right inside their plane . . . *This is a five print page short story with a ten print page sample of the Carlyle Clark's Mystery Thriller: The Black Song Inside