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Spinning a New Life in Texas
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Price: Free! 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 for free!
Wash on Monday: Eight stories of the People Behind the Antiques
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 12,710. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Eight forgotten tales of different antique items – they’re all here. A primitive, handcrafted spinning wheel, indigo rag balls, a hand stitched tablecloth, marbles, etched purple candy dishes, a vintage Patsy doll, white enamelware plates and a hand pieced and stitched quilt. A few known facts mixed with a large dollop of imagination pay tribute to the past owners of these pieces.
Last Lynching On Mount Oread
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Price: $3.99 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: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In order to grow their wealth and prominence, Lawrence's rich and the up-and-coming devised a secret method of controlling the courts. This tale is about the men who broke the grip the city fathers held on the halls of justice and returned them to the common man.
Secret of The KU Catacombs
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The steam tunnels winding their way under the Kansas University Campus have mystified students, faculty, and law enforcement from the time that the first tunnel was dug. University officials now keep the tunnel entrances a secret, and this tale exposes the main reason why.
Eldridge House Disappearances
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Eldridge Hotel is a 4-story structure made of brick and concrete with limestone sills. It is one of the tallest buildings in Lawrence, Kansas. Founded by Colonel Shalor Eldridge, the hotel developed a mystic all its own. Twice burned to the ground, first by the notorious Sheriff Jones and then by Quantrill, it sprung up anew, taller, grander, and more mysterious than ever.
The Man Who Tamed Lawrence
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Price: $3.99 USD. 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.
Finders Seekers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,300. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Surviving both the Missouri/Kansas Border War and the Civil War, a Union soldier didn’t survive his homeward journey. Decades later James and his twin brother found a toy soldier by the creek on the Boyer farm. twin brother. Little did the youngsters know that the items they uncovered would lead to a summer of surprise and mystery. The greatest surprise, however, would be found in an attic trunk.
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.
Thrust From the Hand of God
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 207,920. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
One selfless act, one naïve decision, so innocent in the making, so condemning in effect, how foolish John had been not to expect trouble to follow. Murder or self-defense, what did it matter? One man was dead and another wanted revenge.
Calum's New World
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Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Clan: Season 2, Episode 3. Calum’s New World A Bitesize 1 hour Read. Our hero, Calum Maclean, has almost made it to the New World. All he has to do is stop the French hanging the ship’s crew. And stop the man-o’-war blowing them out of the water. And if he does manage to achieve the impossible, the assassin, Jacob Metzger, is waiting for him in New York.
Woods Runner, Massacre at Schenectady
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,720. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Huron Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
A fast paced, vivid fictionalized depiction of a little-known historical event that tied together the sometimes violent history of Canada and the United States.
White Trash - Book Four of the Plantation Series
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,450. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Amy Scullins bore the name of the county hangman, her legal father. Yet by blood she was the daughter of dashing Clayton Deavors and rightful heir to the sweeping acres of The Columns, the Deavors' magnificent plantation that stood proudly over Natchez, Mississippi. But her shameful burden was her unscrupulous family, who sought to break her through the evils of seduction and blackmail.
Ghost of the Airwaves
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Ghost of the Airwaves is the suspenseful tale of radio actress Abigail Hanson, whose husband died under mysterious circumstances. Everyone believes the culprit is caught until a mysterious typed letter from "Ghost of the Airwaves" comes through her mail slot. Abigail becomes determined to find out who killed her husband and uses her own observant eye to help coax the police along.
Prophecy Fulfilled (The Eternity Series, #3)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,340. Language: American English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Newhouse Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Follow She who walks with wolves and Shadow Hawk in the third book of the series as they embark on their new lives together on Blackfoot Tribe's lands. Will She who walks with wolves maintain the strong twin soul life mate bond with Shadow hawk? Can she handle the rewards and burdens concerning her gifts from the Great Spirit?
Templados por el sol, mecidos por el viento
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Price: $1.12 USD. Words: 73,040. Language: Spanish. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Clara acepta un trabajo temporal que la llevará desde su Galicia natal hasta los cañones de Arizona junto al enigmático anciano Duncan Sutter. En un viejo cuaderno, Liz describe su periplo al atravesar el Atlántico y los Estados Unidos mientras la guerra asola la vieja Europa. Tribus indias, magia, lingotes de oro, hipnosis y naufragios en una novela de viajes que rinde homenaje a Edward Curtis
The Finish Line
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,690. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The family we are born to is not always the family we belong to. Often the journey to find our true home and our true family is a perilous one fraught with wrong turns, sometimes danger, and occasionally a few good breaks. The story is set in South Beach, Miami in 1941. A close family of social misfits take on the Miami Mob as they make their move to the sunny side of the street.
A Bird Named Enza
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,030. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a story based on the Influenza of 1918. It is written from the perspective of one man and his inability to save his family and town from this deadly disease. To this day, the influenza of 1918 remains a mystery. It spread with alarming speed across the country and, after it ran its deadly course, the pandemic had taken more than 600,000 lives in America, 40 million worldwide.