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Why I Document
By Hallett German
Series: Free Short Stories, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
These two short stories are a thank you gift to the readers that support the author: This includes: * Why I Document -- A reader wants to know why a particular prolific author is so keen on getting out technical documents. He meets the author and learns about their motivation. * First Concert -- A chance encounter of two souls results in an impromptu musical outpouring of songs from the heart.
The Smoke: Tales From a Revolution - New-York
By Lars D. H. Hedbor
Series: Tales From a Revolution. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,920. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013 by Brief Candle Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Faced with an impossible choice between siding with their old allies among the British, backing the upstart American colonists, or trying to stay neutral, the tribes of the Iroquois Confederation were split asunder. In The Smoke, their forgotten history comes to life in a stunning novel of the American Revolution from an almost entirely unexplored viewpoint.
Return to Coronado
By Philip Huber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,510. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Return to Coronado is a plot-twisting tale of treachery, courage under extreme duress, and young loves and losses, played out against a backdrop of war.
Saints and Soldiers: Thunderbolt Squadron
By Jeffrey Scott
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 129,690. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Lieutenant "Dobby" Dobson and Captain Micheal "Flash" Turner lead their squadron of Thunderbolt fighter pilots across the sands of Africa and through the rains of Italy to fight the Germans and Fascists in World War II. What they discover is that they must free themselves from their inner demons as well. Read an exciting tale as these men find the Saint in every Soldier.
Ann's Journey
By Mike McManus
Series: Ann's Search for Truth, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,150. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Sequel to "Separate Truth". Ann O’Conner from Heron Lake is imprisoned in a State Hospital. Painstakingly she plans her escape. She is not a lunatic. She has nightmares, but she insists that she is not her dreams. She needs to get away and start a new life.
Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor
By CJ Puccia
Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
0.5 star(3.40 from 5 reviews)
Set in the 1890's, a poor European immigrant learns about the land of opportunity when he comes to work in the coalmines of Illinois.
The American Dream
By Steven J Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in the luxurious excess of 1920s New York, a young English soldier, demobbed after the First World War, falls for the rich American socialite - but is the American Dream all is appears?
Discarded Christmas Spell
By Ann Hite
Price: Free! Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Author of Ghost On Black Mountain and The Storycatcher has a new Christmas story. Talley May lives a hardscrabble life on Black Mountain, doing the work of a boy. Then a ghost appears and her whole life is changed. Set in Appalachia on Ann Hite's beloved Black Mountain, this new set of characters will thrill Ann's loyal readers and draw in more.
The Making of a Soldier
By Elmer Williams, Sr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author gained custody of his great grandfather’s Civil War diary at age seven. He then bought his CW musket from his grandfather for $25.00. He spent years translating the diary from Welsh to English and adding family history, starting with their immigration from Wales in 1825. The author briefly had the pleasure of knowing his great grandmother, Sarah. He still remembers her tiny pipe.
Morgenthal & Co. The Story of an Important Investment Bank 1972-2010
By Barrie Wigmore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 231,050. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
a Goldman Sachs insider's story of Wall Street.
A Perfect Nanny
By Marian D. Schwartz
Price: Free! Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Whittakers were stunned when they discovered that Meddie, their devoted nanny, had disappeared. They considered her a part of the family, so when she left without a trace they were puzzled and upset. Not only was Meddie a perfect nanny, she always seemed to know what was going to happen before it occurred. Where had Meddie gone and what did she know that she wasn’t willing to tell them?
Angels in the Corner: A Family Saga
By JuliAnne Sisung
Series: A Family Saga, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,620. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Angels in the Corner: a family saga is the sequel to Elephant in the Room and continues the Ramey family tale. Kate struggles to raise her four daughters in the declining lumber boom era. She manages with the help of Harley the hobo who provides wisdom and comfort. It is a portrait of relationships between family, friends, loved ones and the unique and yet parallel generations.
1917: The Perfect Game
By JC MacQueen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,060. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Baseball, America in turmoil, Jim Thorpe, World War 1 slaughter, Longchenpa, racism, Einstein, liquor music and reefer, President Wilson and government deception, Sigmund Freud, corporations bashing employees, wisdom, romance and awakened mind, all swirling together in a dust devil of the most unique baseball game in history. Return to Chicago 1917 as the Chicago Cubs host the Cincinnati Reds.
Arrangements
By Mercedes King
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Janet Auchincloss is nervous. She's about to have dinner with her daughter's future in-laws, Joe and Rose Kennedy, and discuss arrangements for the pending nuptials. Although she's well aware of Joe Kennedy's reputation--as both a shady businessman and an unfaithful husband--nothing could prepare Janet for the tense evening ahead.
Iron Heart
By Jory Sherman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Violence stole young Ben Brand's family from him, but blessed with uncanny speed and skill with a gun and befriended by an old mountain man, Ben sets out on a bloody quest for vengeance. As he tracks his enemies over the years and the miles, Ben battles men and the elements—and risks his own soul—to become the avenging nemesis known as Iron Heart! Originally published under pen-name Walt Denver.
Room of Tears
By Linda Merlino
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,370. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by Imajin Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Out of tragedies come heroes and miracles… At 9:59 a.m. on September 11, 2001, Diane O’Connor’s life as a firefighter’s wife changes forever, shattering her faith. Four decades later, a note still hangs on her kitchen cabinet in Queens, the paper yellowed with age. Diane knows the scribbled sentences by heart; she'd left them the morning of 9/11 for her husband, Billy.
Under a Pacific Sun
By DC Musgrove
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 141,680. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In the post WWII Philippine islands, battled hardened former Marine fighter pilot Gunner McQuaid opens an air cargo business, hoping for a more tranquil life, but instead finds himself caught in a new war between South China Sea pirates, white slavery thugs and a secret Chinese plot to take over the war torn island nations in the Pacific.
Riding to Camille
By Mary Buford Hitz
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,520. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Hurricane Camille: August 19th, 1969. How could 29 inches of rain fall in 5 hours, which NOAA says is close to both the physical and theoretical limit of the possible. These characters are fictional, but what happens to them comes right out of the histories recorded at the time. No one knows who is alive and who is dead, and Sam himself is a changed man from what he has witnessed...
Chasing the Sun
By Fred Strange
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The year is 1947. In the deserts of California, men are competing to become the "fastest man alive". The sound barrier has already been broken, but still the tests with the Bell X-1 continue. Lt. Bobby Kohler is next in line to compete for the title of "fastest man alive". Will his decisions on test day lead to disaster, or enable him to pursue his dream of chasing the sun?
Black Magic
By Dan Shaurette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Capt. Matt Black and Dr. Andrew MacGillivray are a pair of paranormal private eyes hot on the trail of someone — or something — killing women during the raucous 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Stranger things are afoot however when their friend, L. Frank Baum, finds a man who was attacked not far from the World's Fair.