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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.
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?
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 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.
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.
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?
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.
Old Gatestown Chronicles
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Price: Free! Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A novelette comprised of short stories, this sensually-rich collection explores the lives of characters living in a fictional Kentucky town during the 1800s.
Every Story is a Love Story
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Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A beautifully written story of first love and discovery. Patrick, an army brat, and Willow, a musician from an academic family, drift separately into Woodstock, N.Y. in the early sixties. The characters include Bob Dylan and Joe Burke, of "Joe Burke's Last Stand," Wetterau's first novel. The author says, "It was an exiting time in an exciting place. I'm not Joe Burke, but I was there."
Native American Herbal Remedies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
Native American herbal remedies is the story of a young Maliseet Indian girl named Mary, living on a small reservation in Houlton, Maine, learned about natural cures. Before the white man came, her ancestors, used natural cures found in trees, herbs, and wild plants such as onion and milkweed to ease the pain or symptoms of their most common ailments.
All The World In Wax
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Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Small town life is made that much more interesting by the annual carnival but is the greatest attraction more than it initially seems?
Spirit Falls
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Series: The Long War, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,080. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
Spirit Falls is the first novel in Townsend's The Long War series. It is an affecting story of childhood friendship growing into profound love, a coming-of-age novel set in the empty and hardscrabble landscape of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Tailwinds: Adventures of a Young Aviator
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Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 37,500. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Rusty Martin is born to an aviation family and grows up in Casselberry, Florida, in the 1930s. He is an entrepreneur and a self-starter who loves to fly. Rusty is 12 at the outbreak of WW-II. Flying takes the young man to many fascinating events of the time.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 2, The East
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Price: Free! Words: 29,660. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
America teems with history and culture. Volume II of the five book series follows the same theme of ten short stories, taking place in the eastern seaboard. The tales, both historic and current, reflect the American way of life.
Flappers, Flasks and Foul Play (A Jazz Age Mystery #1)
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Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,800. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Rival gangs fight over booze and bars during Prohibition in 1920s Galveston: the "Sin City of the Southwest." Jazz Cross, a young society reporter, suspects foul play when a bank VP collapses at her half-brother Sammy's speakeasy. Was it an accident or a mob hit? As turf wars escalate, Sammy is accused of murder and Jazz must risk her life and career to find the killer. Inspired by actual events.
Moments In A Crowd
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Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.25 from 4 reviews)
The moments in a crowd can make a lifetime. And they can end one too. Trying to stop a killer is like trying to stop a runaway train, can our hero succeed?