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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!
Wash on Monday: Eight stories of the People Behind the Antiques
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Price: $3.59 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 Train Home: An Orphan Train Story
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,740. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Dickensian novella drawing upon the real-life stories of two children, Johnny and Sophia, who rode the orphan trains. Would they be adopted by kind and loving families, or would they face a childhood and adolescence of hard labor and servitude? This richly detailed and intriguing narrative humanizes the thousands of children who rode the orphan trains.
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
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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
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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
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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), Book 4. 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?
Japanese Plotted 911
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Series: Powers. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,970. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The author take the atomic bomb as a start point, disclose how the Bible predict the US drop atomic bomb on Japan, describes how Japan plotted six schemes for revenge, including blowing up the Twin Towers. The latter part focus Japan's nuclear strength, Japan is the hidden third nuclear power, and asks us to be vigilant against Japanese militarism's nuclear ambitions.
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.
One-Way Elevator
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,770. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Four people from different walks of life find each other in the same elevator bank on September 11th. Three step into the elevator, while one has the doors close in his face. The last thing Jim Winters sees before the doors close is the face of a young woman, who failed in her attempt to keep them open.
Lost in Tanganyika
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In 1862, William and Elizabeth Darmon escape from Zanzibar, crossing hostile territory to Lake Victoria. Pursued by ruthless slavers, they flee to Niam Niam country in Darkest Africa. There, William is forced on a desperate mission to save his wife from cannibals. Upon his return, he discovers evidence that she has been sold as a slave to the Arab Rashid family in Hayil across the Red Sea.
Episode 3 - 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.