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A Promise of Eternity
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Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The year is 1914. When Alison tells her father, Owen, that she is in love with an African American and wishes to marry him, he is angry and refuses to give her permission. After Alison begs and begs, he says that he'll give his blessing only if Alison's fiancé fights in World War I—something that he isn't likely to survive.
Rose Of Skibbereen, The Beginning
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Price: Free! Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The first book in a family saga about Rose Sullivan, an Irish girl who comes to Philadelphia in 1880 and finds love, heartache, loss, and unexpected joy during the tumultuous years around the turn of the century. She marries an Irish mystery man named Sean McCarthy, who has a violent past and a secret life, and he takes her to new heights and depths of passion.
Heart Of A Soldier
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Price: Free! Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young Confederate soldier, Lucas Burkette, lies on the battlefield. Struck by a Union soldier's musket round before firing a single shot, he is left paralyzed. It's here that he tries to cope with his impending death.
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.
Firewing
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Price: Free! Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
These short stories are all experimental: experimenting with the feeling of time, with plot lines, attempting to break the rules and get out of the rut that modern day publishing has let us fall into. Each one holds something special about it, something unique that I focused on during the creation of it. In some instances, I began with a poem and then expanded that into a story.
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.
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.
OLYMPIAD V The Fantastically True Story of the 1912 United States Olympic Team
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Price: Free! Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
New York, 1912. Two months to the day after the sinking of the Titanic, a young boy and his dog stowaway on the SS Finland, chartered transport for the 1912 United States Olympic team to Stockholm, Sweden. Elected mascot of the team by the athletes, 16 year old Harry Naughton narrates the competition, conflicts and friendships that manifest during the Atlantic crossing and the games of OLYMPIAD V
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?
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.
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.
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 Kennedy Coup
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Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 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.
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?
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.
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?
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?
Encounter
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Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story depicting JFK and Jackie's first-ever meeting.
Marlon Brando and Wounded Knee
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Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A hollywood star takes on a social cause
A Fond Kiss
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Nancy Manney is the bright, bookish daughter of one of Beaufort's most prominent families who longs to experience the world outside their small seaside town. She finds a kindred spirit in the adventurous young family tutor, Charles French. The only thing standing in their way is her father's pride and determination that she marry into one of the state's leading families.