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Perfect Harmony
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,130. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
After Iris Andersen's first year in Harmony, MN, she and her family cross the threshold of "new" and move closer to "belonging." There's an adoption and a birth, a wedding, and nightmares. The Andersons miss Greenfield Lutheran's Christmas Eve service-again. Iris and Martha Rose are present for a death, and an angel visitation. Laughing Sky shares a secret, and Iris' burning question is answered.
You Can Run, But You Can't Hide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,420. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
When Edward and NaNaLee Gill decided to take their family from the Deep South—north to Ohio for a better life; it was a twist of fate that brought the family members; divorce, murder, and even suicide to a woman who did not want to wait on death.
Crossing the River Styx
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, 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.
Capitol Limited: A Story About Kennedy and Nixon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,110. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Long before they ran against each other for the presidency in 1960--a campaign famous for debates--John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon faced off in a small town in Pennsylvania's steel country. The two freshmen congressmen journeyed to McKeesport, PA, in April 1947, to debate the merits of the brand new Taft-Hartley labor law. But their minds were clearly on bigger things.
The Poisoned Crop
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,230. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: 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?
Lamb's Creek
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,440. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
Winner of the 2015 Illumination Awards, Lamb's Creek traces the lives and loves of two unforgettable characters. Sammy, the independent, free-spirited boy born into slavery, and Eli, the determined boy resolved to see all men equal, are bound by a unique brotherhood. Their unconventional family and wisdom bind to build a community that spurned slavery and survived the bloodshed of the Civil War.
Comes a 5th Horseman
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,920. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Publisher's Place. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A winding tale of historical happenstance around the Cuban Missile Crisis…more real that imagined. A unique reading experience that will keep you on the edge of your seat as the world arguably came closer to destroying itself than it had ever before in the history of mankind.
The Witch Hunter's Wards
Series: Dime Novel Cover. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,670. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, 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
Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 12,710. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,740. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,210. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,300. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,940. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, 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)
Series: Love's Great War (Historical Romance), Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,780. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, 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?