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The Day Everything Changed
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Price: Free! Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
For Heather Murphy, a high school senior on the brink of adulthood, September 10, 2001 was the last normal day of her rebuilt life. Beset by tragedy years before, this young lady would have to use all of her strength and courage to survive and create a new tomorrow for herself and her younger sister.
Literature Help: Cold Mountain
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Series: A Quick Guide ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
W. P. Inman is the male protagonist of the novel. He happens to be an injured deserter from the Confederate army when the American Civil War is about to end. The novel tells the story of W. P. Inman and his beloved Ada.
Rearing Young Langston In Lawrence
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,850. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Langston Hughes was one of the most important poets of the twentieth century and known as the poet laureate of black life and culture. Abject loneliness, poverty, and unhappiness filled young Langston's childhood years lived in Lawrence, Kansas. This novel puts you at young Langston's side as he navigates the hardships and prejudices and of an African American youth growing up in the Free State.
The English Setter Dance
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,870. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Two Peas Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
There’s more to life than calculating the price of an apple in a high school math problem. That’s what soulful high school graduate Peter Barooke hopes is the case, anyway, as he sets out in 1974 to find The Revolution. He soon discovers, however, that even The Revolution has a price, and it’s quite a bit more than that of an apple.
Shadows Stir at Seven Sisters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,900. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Seven Sisters, an antebellum restoration in downtown Mobile, has come to life recently...and not in ways historian Carrie Jo Jardine had expected. After battling and surviving a dangerous encounter with a visitor from the past, Carrie Jo and Seven Sisters’ handsome owner Ashland Stuart have one last mystery to uncover. Where is Calpurnia Cottonwood?
Ravencroft Springs: The Feast of '69
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
No one believed the summer of love could last forever, not really. Hippies danced in the streets, slept in the parks, hit the road on a whim, but when two star-crossed lovers find themselves in the forgotten hill country town known as Ravencroft Springs, winter has come. What fate awaits the American folk band Feast of Love? Come on down the foggy, forgotten road and learn for yourself.
The Monster in Our Midst
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When a disturbing postcard arrives at his Atlanta office, Emerson knows he must report it to the NAACP. The postcard, sent by the mysterious Lureen from Abbotts Creek, Arkansas, depicts yet another lynching. Emerson agrees to travel to Abbotts Creek to investigate, but he knows doing so poses great risk. Emerson only passes as white, and this Lureen knows his face.
Crossing the River Styx
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Edith never wanted to visit the caves. But Frank insisted. Now, Frank lay in a pool of blood in those caves, and Edith wants to know why. When Albert sees Edith emerge from the caves covered in blood, he has no idea what to think. He barely recognizes the wealthy newlywed who arrived just days before in the brand-new 1926 Chevrolet Phaeton he so admired. Together, they must find the truth.
The Poisoned Crop
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,230. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Can the love of a white Jewish boy and an African American girl survive in a small town in the 1950's, north of the Mason-Dixon line, where the Klan lurks in the hearts and minds of the local residents, already assaulted by rock 'n' roll and post-War America?
The Witch Hunter's Wards
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Series: Dime Novel Cover. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,670. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Salem, Mass. in 1692 was a time of superstition and witch trials. Thrust into this trap are the orphans Abner and Mercy Putnam, wards of the conniving witch hunter Isaac Hardcraft, who conspired to steal their inheritance and marry the beautiful Mercy. After she is accused of witchcraft and arrested she faces the gallows. A desperate plan may be her only hope to escape the terror of Witch Hill.
Spinning a New Life in Texas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The hand-hewn, primitive spinning wheel is real, a treasure picked up in an antique store at least a hundred (or more) years after its creation. For this fictional story, the author moved back 150 years in time, mixed in a portion of her research on pioneer families in north Texas, and tells the tales of Hannah and Benjamin. Download this first story from Wash on Monday!
The Emancipation Of Nate Bynum
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,210. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Emancipation of Nate Bynum probes the trauma, confusion and havoc of seventeen-year-old Nate Bynum after the death of his master, Jacob Bodine. The War is at its end, but the journey for this young slave is only beginning. To save his sisters and take them to freedom, Nate will tempt fate in an uncertain world.
Last Lynching On Mount Oread
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
One Negro student overcame impossible odds and became the first black man to be admitted to the law school, but he failed to escape the noose of a lynch rope, cutting his college career short. This tale details the universitiy's attempt to cover up the lynching, and the efforts of the city's only Negro police officer to bring the lynchers to justice.
The Kaw Valley Scandal
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A negro maid is killed by the husband of a prominent, white family. Evidence reveals that the dead woman was actually from the husband's past. A secret jury was revived and empaneled to ensure the prominent white man's acquittal. Lawrence's mayor, sensing upheaval in the negro community, hires John Mercer Langston, negro lawyer, and Sam Jeans, negro policeman, to deliver justice.
Secret of The KU Catacombs
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
It is said that the miles of steam tunnels winding their way under the Kansas University Campus were home to escaped convicts, the homeless, and misfits. The mysteries of the labyrinth are a constant source of intrigue for students and faculty alike. After a startling discovery, university officials now keep the tunnel entrances a secret, and this tale exposes the reason why.
Eldridge House Disappearances
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Price: Free! Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Owned by Shalor Eldridge, lives were lost when Missouri Border Ruffians destroyed the hotel with a canon on May 21, 1856. More citizens died when Quantrill burned the hotel to the ground in 1863. It is no secret that forlorn ghosts of the dearly departed haunt the rooms of the famous Lawrence hotel. This tale brings to light the origin of the most famous ghost story surrounding the Eldridge Hotel.
The Man Who Tamed Lawrence
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Price: Free! Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Man Who Tamed Lawrence is an historical fiction tale about a remarkable, Negro police detective who rose to prominence a Lawrence, Kansas in spite of a climate of widespread discrimination and segregation.
The Catbird Seat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,940. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A con gets conned in the 1923 heavyweight bout between Jack Dempsey & Tommy Gibbons. The match fleeced a one mule oil town. Only a mastermind could have perpetrated such a scheme. His name is "Knox Golden" Armstrong. Seeking revenge for his father's murder, Knox offers up the next title fight to the guilty roundtable of shady business leaders as a way to promote their town and generate $1,000,000.
A Gift From St. Nick (Historical Romance)
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Series: Love's Great War (Historical Romance). Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,780. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Hans Lubeck lost his birthright to a woman's deceitful games. Schoolteacher Lenore Kerrigan devotes her time to her pupils and good works. But this holiday season, fate and an island of matchmakers have other plans. Will they accept the gift of a lifetime, or will the past steal away any chance at happiness?
The Adventures of Dr. Shadows, Book 1: The Eye of Darkness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,360. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
When an archaeologist is murdered in Hong Kong, A valuable medallion stolen and members of an archeological expedition menaced it is time for the amazing granite man, Dr. Shadows to get on the trail of a fiendish, clever killer.