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How To Steal A Billion
By Mary HOPE St. Clair
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1835, Pelham Humphries received a 4,428 acre Mexican land grant in Texas. On January 10, 1901 the world famous Spindletop Oil Field blew in on Pelham's land. President William McKinley sent out a federal summons identifying Pelham's heirs but was assassinated soon after. One-hundred and twelve years later, the heirs are still trying to receive their billions!(Book sold for $334 in 2012)
Reunion
By Mary Daheim
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 158,030. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Serena Farrar dreams of being a journalist in Massachusetts. First she must obey her family and marry sea captain Brant Parnell. Her coldness drives him back to sea, so when an ugly scandal erupts, Serena has no choice but to flee to her sister in New Bern, NC. Brant arrives as conflict engulfs the city. Serena is not only a Yankee in enemy territory, but also a woman at war with her heart.
The Shepherd of Shonto
By David Rubenstein
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a short story. Long before the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the US started building a supercollider at Waxahatchee, Texas. This is the story of a Navajo shepherd who was visited by a vuture and warned about the search for the Higgs Boson.
Okatibbee Creek
By Lori Crane
Series: Okatibbee Creek. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(3.00 from 1 review)
In the bloodiest years of our nation’s history, a young mother was left alone to endure the ravages of the Civil War and a typhoid epidemic that threatened the lives of everyone left behind. Okatibbee Creek is based on the true story of Mary Ann Rodgers, who not only survived the war, but with the help of an unexpected champion, emerged a heroic woman with an amazing story.
The Minute Man
By Michael Maddox
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 40,640. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Minute Man is a fictionalized account of the events leading up to, and including, the Battles of Lexington and Concord which took place in April 1775. This story focuses on three sets of players--the scheming Boston Sons of Liberty, the British Army, officers and men, and for whom the book is named, the townsfolk and farmers.
A Waning Moon
By Tami Lynne
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 104,100. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013 by Fiction4All. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Hatebe has made hard choices in her life, but nothing will prepare her for the journey ahead. After losing the life she knew, adapting to the world left behind and forging a new future for herself, she is presented with the choice of a lifetime; to do what is right or to do what is right for her. The third book of the Children of the Moon series, A Waning Moon takes up the story of Hatebe...
Running The Moon
By Tami Lynne
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 117,680. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013 by Fiction4All. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
After having her whole world destroyed, Hatebe, a living goddess among her people, needed to find her path. Suffering the loss of her tribe, her innocence and the future she had envisioned, she set out to battle those that took away all that she had held dear. But, as she fights to keep the last remnants of her people together, she discovers that all choices have consequences.
A Dreaming Moon
By Tami Lynne
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,300. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013 by Fiction4All. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Hatebe was the center of her tribe, the child of a god and venerated as the one person that could speak on behalf of the ancestors of her land. But when a group of alien people come from across the ocean and invade the coastal lands of sixteenth century Costa Rica, Hatebe will learn that the path that one thinks they will take is not always the path that is meant for them.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court
By Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 54 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 75. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court” is a comic satire which reveals the sixth century England and it medieval culture through the perspective of the central character Hank Morgan.
A Tear For Sarah
By Ken Mink
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is the story about a young Kentucky woman who in 1862 finds herself in dire straits because her husband is away from home serving the Union Army in the Civil War. She has been left alone with her small daughter and finds she cannot cope with her problems so she decides to take her child on a harrowing journey to his military post and bring him home. Based on a true story.
Snow White and the Seven Digital Dwarfs
By David Barth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a fiction story of how the world’s largest computer company succeeded in the computer mainframe industry while other, smaller companies perished. It is a dry, technical treatise and is not recommended reading for the average word consumer.
Out of the Past
By Glenda Poulter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,870. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Emma and her business partner, Sharon, meet quite a cast of characters while in Charleston. During their visit, Emma is haunted by visions of a past that isn’t hers. Emma's new friends can interpret bits and pieces of the visions for her, but one in particular offers more answers than the others.
Justice Comes to Sorrow (Sorrow #3)
By Jack Bates
Series: The Sheriff of Sorrow, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 by MindWingsAudio. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When the hangman was found murdered and Jenny Primm discovered missing, Sheriff Caleb Haskell setout with his deputy, Nils Frosen, to track down the suspects. There were now three murders and the execution of an innocent man was drawing near. He needed answers and instinct told him that he was on the right track to getting the truth. [A Novelette]
Midnight Choir
By Richard Quarry
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140,080. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Before "The Big Sleep", real detectives forged the hard-boiled tradition on America’s mean streets. Set in a steamy 1907 Seattle, "Midnight Choir" depicts the bustling dawn of the century through the struggles of an aspiring “New Girl” and a tough Irish cop to live roles for which the rules are not yet written, while reaching toward each other through conflicts love can heal, and some it can’t.
Stranger Stan
By Robert C. Waggoner
Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Stranger Stan, in this short story, is about life during the Great Depression of the 1930's in America. A time of hunger, sorrow, depression and hope was a rare commodity. To maintain one's dignity, required metal and physical strength unequaled for the times. Stan was the 'stranger' of the times.
Time For Me to Fly
By Roger Campbell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
"Time For Me to Fly" is a dramatization of actual events that occurred leading up to the 17th and final mission of the B-17 Bomber “The Rusty Nail” and its crew on July 29th 1944. The story is presented and told as to how it may have looked through the eyes of SSgt Charles Curtis Campbell. It includes dates,locations and events which actually happened during WWII.
Lines of Blue and Gray: Tales of the Civil War
By Troy D. Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,550. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The American Civil War was by far the most dramatic time in U.S. history. No one could escape its influence who lived in America while it was fought; indeed, we can still not escape its influence today. It was a contest for the soul of the nation, to define who and what America was to be. This volume is a collection of several Civil War short stories I’ve written over the years, as well as stand-a
A Vision Touch
By J.A. Sprouls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,630. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
To some it's just a pocket watch, to Jade, it's a window to the past. Simply touching the watch enables her to see the history tied to the watch. In this case, the watch is tied to a specific family. This leads her down the path of sorrow, happiness and tragedy. This path also leads her and her friends to a treasure and a murder.
Behind the Grey: A Novel of the Civil War
By Bobbye L. Hudspeth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,980. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Seahorse Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
A young Southern lady must strike out on her own as the life she knows is torn apart—first by the horrific acts of a stranger, and then more completely by the cruel realities of America's Civil War. On her mission to avenge a terrible wrong she disguises herself as a Confederate soldier and joins the battle, and during her journey she learns that truth—and love—can be found in unexpected places.
Playing for Keeps
By Cynthia Owens
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,780. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
He fled life in the shadows for a life in the limelight... When tragedy overtook Lucas Davenport's family, he fled to the bright lights of the stage. She sought the past she barely remembered. Mary Kathryn O’Brien returns to the genteel world her mother left behind – but can Irish Katie ever truly hope to belong? Is Lucas and Katie's love a brief intermission, or are they Playing For Keeps?