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The Girl in the Lighthouse (Arrington Saga, book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 92,450. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
ARRINGTON book #1 2nd edition Not since V.C. Andrews gothic novel Flowers in the Attic has there been a series of books so shocking and immersed in dark family secrets. Author Roxane Tepfer Sanford has captured a strikingly similar gothic fiction style in her debut novel, The Girl in the Lighthouse. A recommended read for every V.C. Andrews fan.
The Comfort of the Shriek
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Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
When President Lincoln is shot dead, an apocalyptic cult worshiping in the swamps of Louisiana fears the end of days is near. When they find the apocalypse's angel buried in mud, they know it. One of them, though, has decided the angel is not theirs to fawn over, it's his. And he'll do anything at all to keep it...
The History of Rock and Roll in 99 tweets
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You set the price! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A twitter novel. Follow Harry as he rampages through six decades of romance, rock and roll, and mayhem. A story constructed in 99 short chapters, each one 140 characters or less. Harry's story weaves along like a getaway driver from a smash and grab, with the radio blaring. The soundtrack to his life throbs away in the background as you wonder what can possibly happen to Harry next...
My Last Train Ride
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Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story of the last train ride a Jewish person takes until their arrival at a death camp.
Babylon's Thirst
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You set the price! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The baking sun condemns Enkidu's family to a slow death. To save them he must get water, but to do that, he must defy the king. A short story of ancient Babylon.
The Grace
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You set the price! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The armies of Assyria hound Nabopolassar to Babylon. Can he save the city…and himself?
Flesh and Stone
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You set the price! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Unis and Pepi. Slaves of the Pharoah or makers of history? Find out in the short story Flesh and Stone.
The Lost Tales of Mercia
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Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 69,530. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Read all ten Lost Tales compiled in one edition. Ten short stories explore Anglo-Saxon England through the eyes of ten intertwined lives: from a blushing maid to a bold mother, from a daring soldier to an unready king, and many others. The tales introduce the people who will fight, love, and betray each other until the rightful king claims the throne in the novel, "Eadric the Grasper."
The First Wife: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Meliva Maric received little fan fare or recognition as Albert Einstein's first wife during her lifetime. Although she was known, it was not until the release of the couple's love letters following Einstein's death that the world began to stand up and take notice. This is a fictionalized account of Mileva and her life.
Shuri Gate
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Price: Free! Words: 89,170. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
SHURI GATE is the second book written about Okinawa and its people by the author. It was written as a memoir and to tell about the Americans who were stationed there in the military and their relationships with the Okinawan people. Most of the characters are profiles of real people or composites of several people the author knew on the island.
The Smoke That Thunders
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Price: Free! Words: 109,020. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
"Africa held the promise of changed hearts and souls. This Africa would offer renewed hope and the possibility of love. It would define their destinies. Yet, at any moment, this Africa could rob them of hope, love, and destiny. Chad and Peter were to be tested and refined in ways they dare not imagine."
The Art of Candle Dipping
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Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story based on an actual incident in the 1880s in North Texas, when Comanches threatened a family. The mother was dipping candles and used hot wax to protect her children.
An Okinawan Affair
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Price: Free! Words: 88,970. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
An Okinawan Affair was written partly as a memoir and partly to tell about the people of Okinawa and what had happened on the island before repatriation back to Japan. And about the Americans who were stationed there in the military or chose to live on the island as civilians. Most of the characters are profiles of real people or composites of several people the author knew on the island.
Das Kind von Ereignissen
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Price: Free! Words: 67,640. Language: German. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Screenplays » Action Adventure
'Das Kind von Ereignissen ist ein Roman, der die Geschichte eines unerwünschten Baby-Jungen aufgegeben von seinen Eltern in der Periode des ersten Weltkriegs erzählt, die während der gestörten Jahre des russischen Bürgerkriegs aufwuchsen...
The Battlefield
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Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Billy rubbed his hand along the smooth woodwork of the rifle slung over his shoulder. “Do you think we’ll get to fight at last.” For most of the new men their greatest fear had always been that the fighting would finish before they had their chance to join in.
Journal of a Civil War Nurse
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Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
This short story is based on letters written by Cornelia Hancock, Civil War nurse. Author Georgiann Baldino dramatizes what it took to survive the inhumane conditions. Women who served as nurses came from many different backgrounds, but most served well behind the front. Cornelia Hancock was one of a few who served in field hospitals. Her presence reminded soldiers why they were fighting.
Heaven Is Too Far Away
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Price: Free! Words: 178,560. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Funnier than Kelly’s Heroes, darker in places than Catch-22, and more irreverent than M*A*S*H, this satirical WW I Royal Flying Corps memoir will leave the reader in stitches and historians shaking their heads.
Dawn of Avalon
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Price: Free! Words: 25,400. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
He would become the most powerful wizard in the history of Britain—Merlin. She would become Britain's most storied sorceress—Morgan le Fay. But before they were legends, they were young. And they were lovers. Together, in the sunlight of one day long ago, they saved a kingdom. Dawn of Avalon. A stand-alone story from the universe of Anna Elliott’s Twilight of Avalon.
All I Want
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Price: Free! Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(4.85 from 20 reviews)
A short story. In the wake of the Great War, a soldier and his bride turn a wasteland into a home. A tale of hope and sorrow; of loss and enduring love.
The Moghul
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Price: Free! Words: 218,600. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Doubleday 1983 Reviewers called it the best novel on India since Kipling. An immediate European bestseller, optioned by Indian/German producers who commissioned a six-hour mini-series, then Canadian producers with BBC. Based on real people (ca. 1620) – an English “sea dog” shoots his way through Portuguese gallons and into an Indian port to open trade. Once on land, there’re tiger hun