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Enza
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,040. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
I had a little bird, and its name was Enza. I opened the window, and in-flew-Enza. It is a time of innocence. The Women’s Suffrage Movement gains more attention every day. Patriotism is at its peak as the war to end all wars rages an ocean away. On the homefront, life is being lived like a Mark Twain novel - until an unseen enemy, deadlier than any human foe, threatens Mankind’s very existence.
Civil War Spy and The Women he left Behind
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,170. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Civil War Spy blends action, romance, history, and geography all into a fascinating story reminiscent of Gone with the Wind. To keep up his image as a gallant Confederate Officer, the Spy has become involved with a Woman-of-the-South that provides sustenance to his lonely soul. Frustration and loneliness compels his wife to go find him, and she narrowly misses catching another woman in his bed.
A Whole Other World "Life in the Shadows of Prison"
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,230. Language: American English. Published: May 16, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Vietnam vet Carter takes a job as a prison guard, immersing himself in the world of hardened inmates, cramped cells and locked doors. He learns the routines, uncovers the deceptions and takes on the challenges of prison life. Inmates lie, cheat, steal, gamble, and commit assault and rape—all daily occurrences faced by the correctional staff. To survive, Carter must earn the inmates’ respect
112 Mercer Street
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,020. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
112 MERCER STREET/ SYNOPSES YA suspense novel: 11-16 years old German Nazi forces have invaded France and are overtaking the rest of Europe. It is the year before the United States enters into World War 2. Benoit DeChamps, an eminent scientist and his family are secreted out of Occupied France and sent to live in Princeton New Jersey across the street from Albert Einstein. It is there that tr
The West Of Otkar Talich
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 19,340. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1879, San Francisco’s city fathers, searching for a way to help their city shed its depraved reputation of “Baghdad by the Bay” decided that a symphony orchestra was needed. Otkar Talich, Europe's premier violinist wanted to see America's "Real West." His journey to Wyoming's frontier changed his life.
Voices Beckon
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Series: Voices, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 147,480. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Set in the late eighteenth century, Voices Beckon spans seven years in the lives of three teens who form an unwavering bond of friendship, love, and loyalty while on a life-changing voyage to a new nation. Rich in historical detail, this sweeping romance chronicles their coming of age against the vivid backdrop of the emerging United States of America.
Myra's Garden
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The story of Daniel and Myra Phieffer, a romance that lasted half a century. Through the hard times of the Great Depression and a global war, they were thrust into a different world that neither of them fully understood. Born into a simpler time, they never expected what fate had in store. Through it all, they loved, cried, laughed, and raised a large family.
Millionaires' Row-The Legacy
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Series: The Douglas Saga, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,860. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
America is in the midst of the industrial revolution and at the threshold of great social change. As Ian Douglas steers his empire into the modern age, he is forced to fight for his legacy. When a secret comes to light, he must fight for his family. This is a fast-paced tale of greed, corruption, and intrigue and the poignant story of a family that must come together to save an empire.
Thy Eternal Summer: The U.S. - Dakota Conflict of 1862
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,330. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Thy Eternal Summer is a dramatic retelling of the events of the U.S. – Dakota Conflict of 1862 which took place in Mankato, Minnesota. The story is told through the eyes of Alfred Riggs, a young missionary who finds himself intertwined between the various and opposing sides of the conflict. The events and people are real and the story is largely historically accurate.
The Healer's Road
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,260. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
For more than thirty years, bestselling authors James Reasoner and Livia J. Washburn have chronicled the story of America in their award-winning historical novels. THE HEALER'S ROAD is one of their greatest sagas, the sweeping story of a family dedicated to the practice of medicine and caught up in the violence and heartbreak of America's bloodiest war.
Seven Out
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
When a gun goes off on board the steamship, the adventurous fugitive Wil Driscoll abandons his plans for buying information on a priceless artifact to make a quick getaway. An ex-pilot turned treasure hunter, Wil had booked passage down the Mississippi River in order to learn the whereabouts of a century-old pistol. With less than an hour to jump ship, he must track down the pistol's thief.
A Treasure Box Full of Cedar Hollow
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Series: Snippets from Cedar Hollow, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014 by Thomas-Jacob Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Cedar Hollow Short Story: When ten-year-old Miranda Barrett stumbles across a mysterious box in the attic of the vacation cabin belonging to her family for generations, she uncovers a real-life mystery that leads her family to Vines and Roses, the only bed and breakfast within fifty miles of Cedar Hollow.
The Lady and the Gandydancer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Sean O’Sullivan, once a roaring twenties playboy, has been forced by his railroad president father to work as a Gandy Dancer, unskilled workers who use shovel and pick to keep the rail lines straight. One night he finds himself rescuing Anne Miller, a spoiled coed abandoned on a mean street in Baltimore by her feckless date. He lets her believe he is a common laborer, and she is charmed by him.
The Broken Rose
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,950. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Rose Silberg, a madam, and Gus Priesner, a miner, are thrown together by an influenza quarantine in Alaska in 1918. He needs her money for an expensive shipment. She needs her money to “go home” to Long Island. The lifting of the quarantine brings the situation to a head. Gus runs to Russia. This story tells what happened to McCarthy Rose.
Return to Coronado
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,510. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Return to Coronado is a plot-twisting tale of treachery, courage under extreme duress, and young loves and losses, played out against a backdrop of war.
Vietnam: A Distant Memory
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,060. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is my story. It is written as historical fiction. More than forty years later, Vietnam is a distant memory. For those of us who served there, it is lived every day. We left Vietnam but Vietnam did not leave us. Historical Fiction view of a combat veteran telling some of the story. There is much more to tell, I just can't bring myself to write it. Ride along and feel the tension. It was life.
Emma's Day (A Novella)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,140. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A grandmother protects her young grandson from a stranger. But can Emma Parker protect her heart from this man who would come to have a huge impact on, not only Emma, but her entire family?
The Winds of Skagway
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Series: Tales of the Alaskan Gold Rush, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The howling winds of winter are no where worce than in the Alaskan town of Skagway, the threshold to the gold fields of the Klondike of the 1890’s. When the savage North wind gusts and shrieks up to seventy miles per hour from weeks to months, no one can move out doors. It’s a time for stories and retelling of Skagway’s hero and it’s criminal mastermind.
When Vaudeville Came to Joplin
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 69,300. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Authored by Cynthia S Gillard When Vaudeville Came to Joplin is the first in a series of historical fiction novels based upon a 100 year old scrapbook that chronicles the lives of Vaudeville performers in America during the turn of the 20th century.
What Survived
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
An American soldier of World War II watches in horror as old friends and new companions erupt in bursts of blood and gunpowder. As Tim attempts to escape enemy territory in southeast France, the full impact of war weighs both upon his body and his mind. In only a few days, Tim watches honor crumble and dozens die, and he must search for something, anything that will keep him sane.