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Laura's Lost Love
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Series: Heart Junction, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,100. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Shortly after Laura happily meets the orphan she intends to take into her home, she learns she may have a difficult time keeping the child. Gavin hates shattering lovely Laura’s dreams of motherhood, but he's duty bound to see to it orphans are placed with married couples only. Undaunted by the handsome man's threats, Laura pushes on with her plans. Golden Rose Award, Recommended Read Award
Coffee Bluff
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Price: Free! Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In 1861, Luke visited Savannah and fell in love with Julia. Chester was a bitter rival for Julia's attention. Then the war started and Luke returned home to New York. In Dec. 1864 Sherman's army is camped outside Savannah and Luke, a Yankee spy, is back. Chester lost his leg assaulting the Water Witch and is just a bartender in a blockaded backwater cotton port named Coffee Bluff. Or is he?
How to Electrocute an Elephant
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Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Topsy killed George Fennady today. She maneuvered him into the corner of her pen and crushed him against the walls. It may have been an accident, of course, but I doubt it. This is the third death she’s caused in three years.
Coniston Fowler and the Typhoon Force (book three)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,450. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In an attempt to find an ultimate solution to the Vietnam Conflict the American secret services had acquired and developed the British supersonic bomber TSR-2 for one specific purpose - to drop atom bombs on China in a bid to end the support for North Vietnam. We have detailed information on the attack, and the rescue of Coniston. Then we have the repercussions, meetings at the Pentagon.
Yesteryear
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Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A young woman wonders if it is only a dream when she suddenly finds herself in 1942, and literally walks in her Great Grandmother's shoes.
1871: A Novel of the Great Chicago Fire
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,680. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Simon Caldwell has always wanted adventure in his life. He is bursting with restlessness and ambition, and he has come to Chicago to make a name for himself. But he is so caught up in his own life that he doesn't realize he's in imminent danger. Then, on a hot and windy night, fire breaks out in the barn of Catherine O'Leary. And for Simon, nothing will ever be the same.
The King Of The Irish
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Price: Free! Words: 106,670. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Newcastlewest Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
British spies have infiltrated the United Brotherhood, to quash another Irish rebellion. When one of the spies turns up dead in a Chicago sewer, police detective Daniel Coughlin is swept up in a power struggle between warring factions of the Irish nationalists, a fight that could see him hanged for a murder he did not commit. If his political clout does not come through for him, he is a dead man.
Kill the dove!
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Price: Free! Words: 168,490. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A tale of the revolutionary 1960’s. No novel has covered these religious, political, imprisoned and sexual experiences. Follow the love and betrayals of three radical anti-war and feminist activists: Jared, Aaren, and Char. Share Jared’s experiences in federal prison as the impact of the Vietnam war, sexism and the failure of traditional moral and spiritual value systems play out in their lives.
Living Half Free
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,300. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
When Zachariah, a naïve mulatto slave, is sold to a Kentucky slave trader, and separated from his ma and sister, he realizes the true meaning of not having rights. Seeking escape, he falls in love with a Cherokee woman, under whose direction he learns to pass as white. But, he must find his voice, and the courage to stand up for his beliefs or else lose everyone he loves forever.
Discarded Christmas Spell
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Price: Free! Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Author of Ghost On Black Mountain and The Storycatcher has a new Christmas story. Talley May lives a hardscrabble life on Black Mountain, doing the work of a boy. Then a ghost appears and her whole life is changed. Set in Appalachia on Ann Hite's beloved Black Mountain, this new set of characters will thrill Ann's loyal readers and draw in more.
The Wind Sculpture
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Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
It is the hottest day in the summer of 1965 in Jackson, Mississippi. The March on Washington and the words of Martin Luther King JR ring loud and clear in the town, yet crowds have congregated around the town square with only hatred on their minds. One boy remains rooted by the town centre determined to honour the memory of his father, undeterred by the swelling crowd determined to silence him.
Coniston Fowler and the Conspiracy (book two)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,550. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The book opens with the cancellation of TSR-2,in April 1965. Many parts were moved to Samlesbury, then flown out to Machrahanish. Then we move back to October 1964, the American secret services try to select an aircraft type to mount a special mission over Vietnam. A lot of detail about the aircraft, and the meetings, including the deception in Burma follow to give a fascinating read.
Blizzard from Hell
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Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
A short story of fiction based upon fact. History has created some unique people, but these three brothers will amaze you for what they did to help save some lives.
Stephanie's Surprise
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Series: Heart Junction, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,270. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Heart Junction, South Dakota, 1913 Stephanie wants to be the new school principal. Dr. Wesley, whose romantic attentions Stephanie has repeatedly rebuffed, has been placed in charge of finding the new principal for the school. Reaching her goal is a titanic challenge, but Stephanie thinks she knows just how to handle Aaron and win the job she wants. Aaron couldn't disagree more.
Mari's Miracle
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Series: Heart Junction, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,550. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Heart Junction, South Dakota, 1914. Mari's father has forced her to leave her palatial home in Minneapolis to teach in dusty Heart Junction, and he's hired Girt to be her driver. Temperaments clash from the moment Grit and Mari meet. The more they are together, the more often they collide--until they run into each others' arms, which is exactly where they don't belong.
The Garden on Sunset
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Series: The Garden of Allah, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 87,100. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In Hollywood, 1927, three naïve hopefuls band together to tread water against a tidal wave of threadbare casting couches, nervous bootleggers, human billboards, round-the-world zeppelins, sinking gambling boats, waiters in blackface, William Randolph Hearst, the Long Beach earthquake, starlets, harlots, Harlows and Garbos. But how will they get their feet inside Hollywood’s golden door?
The Kennedy Coup
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Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
With a new, never-published photo. The 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy sees key facts fading from memory. In a world enthralled by instant communication and immediate conclusions, the simplest solutions are embraced. Questions of “Why” the assassination happened are forgotten. This recalls that the proof of any conspiracy lies in what happens after the coup.
The Real Jesse James
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Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 153,250. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jesse James eluded Union soldiers, railroad agents, Pinkerton detectives, federal marshals, local sheriffs and bounty hunters. In so doing, he became one of America's most accomplished and controversial bandits. For over a century Jesse James has been both praised and vilified in print and legend as a common criminal and a Confederate "Robin Hood. In real life, he was all these things and more.
Dangerous Camp On the Kenai
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Series: Tales of the Alaskan Gold Rush, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
(3.00 from 1 review)
“Bitterroot” Lodlow Rothrock didn’t come to Alaska for the gold in the year 1899. He had a government job and was happy just to be a part of the last frontier. Doing a little surveying on the Kenia Peninsula a good hundred miles southwest of Anchorage, he sets up camp for the night in the hunting grounds of a killer.
A Perfect Nanny
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Price: Free! Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Whittakers were stunned when they discovered that Meddie, their devoted nanny, had disappeared. They considered her a part of the family, so when she left without a trace they were puzzled and upset. Not only was Meddie a perfect nanny, she always seemed to know what was going to happen before it occurred. Where had Meddie gone and what did she know that she wasn’t willing to tell them?