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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 » Adventure » General
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.
Never Say Goodbye
Series: Lynne Garrett Series, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,890. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Seeking to prove a friend’s innocence of a theft, Lynne Garrett and Jeremy Hastings work as a team to try to solve the problem and keep the ailing woman from going to prison. Lynne looks for clues to solving the crime while noting ones that make her wonder where her relationship with Jeremy is going.
Spinning a New Life in Texas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,710. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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: Free! 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: $0.99 USD. 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: $0.99 USD. 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.
Japan Plotted 911
Series: Japan, 1. Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 33,010. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Author create a new literary form: a novel written as a dialogue between a scholar and God, take the atomic bomb as a clue, and with erudition and skill describes how Japan plotted six schemes for revenge, including blowing up the World Trade Center. Illustrated 100 figures; the text constitutes a smorgasbord of political, military, and literary knowledge.
The Adventures of Dr. Shadows, Book 1: The Eye of Darkness
Price: Free! Words: 13,360. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 207,920. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Episode 3 - Calum's New World
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,720. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Huron Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » USA
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.
Ghost of the Airwaves
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
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.
Templados por el sol, mecidos por el viento
Price: $1.12 USD. Words: 73,040. Language: Spanish. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Historical » USA
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
Before the Fire
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,120. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Before the Fire is a radically different spin on the historic fiction novel. It is a true story, written in a narrative style, from the recollections of the protagonist, Southern belle and debutante, Miss Vivienne Marchand. Inspiration is taken from dreams, visions and other “near-miss”, déjà vu moments, experienced by the author, Maya Garcia.