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Tides of Fortune: Escape
Price: Free! Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
"A gripping tale of pirate adventure off the coast of 19th Century Florida!"
World Peace
Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
A small group of cynical irreverent young soldiers use guard duty to talk about why they were sent to war. The boxes of books sent to them from unknown sources are a springboard for discussion. They toss around the possibility of peace, but come to realize that they cannot influence why they are in Vietnam. What is left is to do right by the other soldiers and Marines in combat who depend on them.
Black and White With a Hint of Grey: A Time Paradox?
Price: Free! Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An 1865 mystery encourages a child's imagination: what if a civil rights era leader could time travel?
Ready Reference Treatise: Edgar Huntly
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
The book has the distinction of being one of the earliest works of American fiction. This is the first book in the history of America that depicts the tense relationship between Americans and Indians on the frontier.
Death In Tombstone
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Action
When Rebecca leaves sleepy Cape Cod for Tombstone, Arizona in the fall of 1881, she is hoping for a new life. However, she soon is caught in a deadly web of intrigue. Will Wyatt Earp be able to save her, or will she fall victim to a deadly game of intrigue?
That Old Ball Game
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Agents 32 and 33 of the psecret psociety take in a minor league baseball game in Charlotte in April of 2014. They are almost struck by a baseball, but it curves and becomes a just-inside-the-foul-pole home run. Agent 33 keeps recalling a San Francisco Giants - Los Angeles Dodgers game back in 1992 at the old Candlestick Park, as if it has some relevance to their present moment.
Flames Over Anacostia Flats
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
World War 1 veterans survive the war but face an uncertain future and chaos in 1932 Washington, DC as members of the Bonus Army.
NoDa Soda
Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
The 1990s - especially the early years - in the North Davidson arts and entertainment district (NoDa) of Charlotte (NC, USA) are recounted in this 2200-word short story. Three of the early major NoDa figures who are now deceased (Terry Carano, Joe Behm, Bruce Gillenwater) are included in this recorded conversation between agents 32 and 33 on an April day in 2013. Another one in the pseries.
Plasma & Wigwood
Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
The now-trendy Plaza-Midwood area of east Charlotte (NC, USA) is known as Plasma-Wigwood in hip circles. But, exactly how did this term come about? This 1600-word short story posits a possible source: a pair of young dudes, a Caucasian and an African American, in the mid-'70s. A truly electrifying theory. An Asian female puts the icing on the cake. Another one in the psecret psociety pseries.
Unexpected Blessings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » USA
When Juliet Wilding’s dreams are crushed, she cancels her wedding plans to Harry O’Connor. But Harry is not about to give up on the only woman he has ever loved. What neither of them expects is the event that will forever change both their lives. **Sweet
Found Note
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A thousand-word short story about a man who discovers an old note, and follows the mysterious note's directions.
SNAFU: Everyone Has Their Demons
Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Historical » USA
The South Pacific - 1942 When most of Matt Turner's fighter squadron is destroyed by Japanese Zeroes with demonic protection, he expects his after-action report to land him in the loony bin. Instead, he finds himself recruited by a shadowy government agency to test a supernatural countermeasure before the Japanese strike a deathblow against the U.S. Navy and win the war in the Pacific theater.
Ready Reference Treatise: My Brother Sam Is Dead
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
The author had particularly written this novel to recreate a particular moment in the Civil War. The story has been presented from a child’s viewpoint. However, the book is sometimes offensive.
An Uninvited Guest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The end of segregation made little difference in the daily lives of old Miss Minnie and her day-helper, Lula. But when a figment of Miss Minnie’s addled imagination threatens Lula's long-held job security, Lula uses the old, entrenched rules of segregation to dispel that figment -- with surprising results. A short story.
Ready Reference Treatise: Kindred
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
There are few science fiction works about slavery, and that is what makes “Kindred” a unique book. The first person narrative also makes it unique among the science fiction books on the subject of slavery.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Killer Angels
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
The story describes the four days of the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War. On 30th of June, 1863, both the Union and the Confederacy troops move into battle near the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
The Betrayal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Betrayal is a story of two brothers. One was betrayed by his friend
Sally's Beloved Boy
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Behind every great man, there is a mother who loved and believed in him....Even when she knows his fate.
Franklin Pierce in Death of a Vice President
You set the price! Words: 18,370. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Historical » USA
A tale of madness and murder, starring the fourteenth President, Franklin Pierce.
A Shattered Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
It's 1971. A bloody war rages in Vietnam. Young American men die in putrid, rotting jungles far from home.Today Johnny is holed up in a room over a darkened street with a sniper rifle prepared to die if necessary so the pain of war ends. A shattered man cries for the dead.