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Zapata
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,260. Language: Spanish. Published: October 25, 2011 by Crabapps Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Esta es la historia de un hombre, no la de un héroe de cartón. Por vez primera se novela integra la vida de Emiliano Zapata y se le presenta al lector el complejo caleidoscopio de sus hazanas, sus dudas, sus batallas. Zapata es una novela histórica de impecable factura en la que valiéndose de la estructura y la noción de verdad y de historia del corrido mexicano.
In The Shadow of the Alamo: Short Story Collection
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,790. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This interesting Short Story Collection was written by Clara Driscoll in 1906. All of her stories in this collection take place in the vicinity of the Alamo, a place Clara Driscoll was very passionate about. The daughter of a wealthy Texas rancher and businessman, she became known as the "Savior of the Alamo," in her efforts to save the Alamo.
Waiting for Grace
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Based on a TRUE story Finally, she speaks … After three hundred years of silence, Virginia’s only convicted witch finally speaks! And the story she tells varies substantially from the rumors and wild speculation that have passed for truth concerning Grace Sherwood’s famous 1703 witchcraft trial.
The Guard House and Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Knuckledown Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
This collection of short-short stories carries readers back in time to the post-Civil War era and to the short-lived military post Fort Stevenson, which stood on the frontier near the banks of the Missouri River in Dakota Territory. This work was produced under the Artist-in-Residency Program with the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department and the North Dakota Council on the Arts.
The Flame Of Freedom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,790. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Gabriel Murray. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The untold story of the first American flag and the women's war during the American Revolution.
The Seventh Secret
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,180. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Armed only with a dentist's letter, her notes, and the determination to finish her father's book, Emily Ashcroft heads to Berlin. She is joined by a Russian museum curator, an American architect, and a Mossad agent, posing as a reporter. Together they uncover what may be the greatest hoax ever perpetrated – the faked death of Hitler and the plot to return the Nazi Party to power.
The Kingdom of the Rose
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 179,410. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is the story of the last century told through the life of one woman, Eglantine Thorpe who first appeared as Nell’s aunt in Snow in Winter. Born in 1896, she was a great disappointment to her mother who predicted that she would never make a good marriage as she was plain and – even worse – she was clever.
The Champ Escapes
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Series: The All Nations Team. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,360. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
As if newly promoted coach George Grunion's job wasn't hard enough... He has a team of men (and one woman) from around the world, from all nationalities, and they're barely scraping by in the early years of the first world war. And then, the team faces off against Jack Johnson, the heavyweight champ of the world, in a winner-takes-all baseball game. Part of The All Nations Team (also an ebook).
Sarah & Eleanor
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Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 90,190. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
When two well-born women run away from their homes in Kilkenny to live together, the genteel world of 18th century Ireland is scandalised. Based on a true story, Sarah & Eleanor is a tale of betrayal, seduction, loneliness and desire. But mostly, it is a story of a love that endures through hardships and scandal, and leaves a legacy of achievement still admired today.
Battle For No Man's Land
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,310. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Slim Raymond had a good business and a good wife but he couldn't measure up to his father-in-law. He talked his wife into moving to a new land where the land was free for the taking. The only problem was holding on to it. If Mother Nature or the insects or the animals didn't try to get it back, there were the Road Trotters. They were the worst animals of all.
Cleopatra’s Daughter, Queen of Mauritania
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 67,150. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Cleo was queen of North Africa as great a ruler as her mother maried to the greatest scholar of the time Juba II. The only surviving child of her mother. An extraordinary woman almost unknown, but she should be. An afictionalized story of her life in Egypt, Rome, and North Africa.
Confessions of a Courtesan
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,580. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
From the harsh streets of 18th century London, Lizzie Cane rose to become the most successful, sought-after courtesan in England! Mistress of earls, dukes and even a prince, she lived a luxurious life that was not without its perils. A single misstep could spell disaster! Then, at the height of her career, she risked everything she'd struggled to gain by breaking the courtesan's cardinal rule!
Rufus Steele 1943
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Series: Rufus Steele Adventure, Book 3. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 35,650. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Third book in the Rufus Steele Adventure Series. The year 1943 finds Captain Rufus Steele and PFC Henry Murphy in the midst of World War II's Italian Campaign--Steele as army surgeon, Murphy as a member of the Corps of Engineers. Though both are assigned to units in southern and central Italy, each man experiences a different type of action and a different view of the war.
The Shoemaker's Son
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.29 from 7 reviews)
++ A short story ++ 1807. As a young boy, Brogan O'Malley encounters the strange and enigmatic Darcy, on the streets of Edinburgh. Ten years pass and Brogan, now a petty thief, meets her once again and is surprised to see she has not aged one day.
Afternoon Tea
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Series: Romantic Suspense Collection by Jody R. LaGreca, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,280. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Award-winning poet, J.R. LaGreca, crafts a relentlessly riveting novel about high society of the Victorian Age. Enter this fascinating era in New England and witness a saga of forbidden love, the standards of high society and their irony unfold in Afternoon Tea, one unforgettably engrossing read; a masterful work by one of fiction’s most gifted talents.
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.
Time Machine: 75k-30k PBE
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Imagine we have a time machine and we can look back at the past. Imagine we can see what really happened in the past. This short story looks at the period at the dawn of modern humanity, maybe this is how it really happened. Join us for this short look at human history, 75,000-30,000 years before the present.
Arkansas Storm and Captain Jonathan Buzzard
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 3. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Contains two short stories from the American frontier of the 1800s . . . Arkansas Storm is the tale about pioneers traveling the big rivers of America on flatboats, when they run into a storm that threatens their lives and the loss of all they own. Captain Jonathan Buzzard is an action-packed tale. Brazen and courageous, he takes on outlaws threatening a pioneer's family on a remote Ohio farm.
Abraham
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 2. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Young raw-recruit Abraham is exposed to the terror of war during the Battle for New Orleans. A frontiersman provides the wisdom to help him survive and become a man.
Smoke
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 8. Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Short Story about the American frontier in the 1800s. Prairies are one of God’s greatest gifts, but these can also turn deadly. Pioneers take desperate measures to save everything they have created.