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The Observer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,430. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
One young woman recklessly defies expectations about a lady's proper place. Another, her maid, is secretly spying on her mistress's indiscretions. Based on real events, The Observer spins a universal tale of forbidden ambition, frustrated love, and ultimately, empathy across boundaries of class and culture.
River Of Dreams
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,140. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1841 Alabama, a young man decides to follow his dreams of becoming a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River. Follow him as he evades a maniacal killer across three states onto the Mississippi River with an Indian Medicine Man. He is drawn to two women and cannot seem to turn away either. Be with him as he pushes through all obstacles to fulfill his dreams.
A Song for Ana
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 181,800. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
In 1913 Jade Alexander escapes the arms of a controlling father to join a vaudeville act. There, she meets a handsome young musician from Romania, whose quiet demeanor and secret past draw her to him. But could he ever love someone as damaged as her? And can he save her from a journey of self-hatred before it is too late?
Hawk Banks
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Price: Free! Words: 114,430. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Pairing up with Texas frontiersman Hank MacElrae, the inimitable Bostonian Hawk Banks sets off in quest of adventure on the Plains of Texas. A distinctly incompatible pair, the two nonetheless manage to make their unlikely friendship work and, enduring all manner of unlikely events, they succeed in finding their way into the heart of Texas, thereby becoming founding fathers of a new nation.
Market Time Conspiracy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,980. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In his third novel, James Duermeyer tells a rare story - a glimpse into the life of a young man facing his worst nightmare. It is a wonderful, heart-felt story that gives the reader a look into the disability of PTSD. But the story is much more than that. It is a story woven from a boy's growth into manhood, war, friendship, humor, perseverance, genius, and most importantly, love.
MacArthur's Luck
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Series: The Fortunes of War, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 163,330. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
January 1945: Gen. George Marshall dies unexpectedly, replaced by Douglas MacArthur. American armies race the Soviets for Berlin, and history's bloodiest war threatens to spiral into an even greater conflict. From Jackie Robinson at the Rhine to Robert Heinlein at Okinawa and Barry Goldwater above Tokyo, this alternate history will forever change the way you look at the end of World War Two.
Flint Bluff, an American Saga
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,730. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Flint Bluff, an historical fiction novel, has received high praise as an extraordinary saga which follows three generations in the lives of several families as they settle a frontier community on the Mississippi River in the upper Midwest. The author incorporates events of humor, character-building, pathos, love, war, crime, and spirituality in this exciting, entertaining and informative book.
Tycoon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,780. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Business
Billy Brewster is in line to take over the family business, but he finds a young upstart named Stanley is not only ready to take his place in the family business but with Billy’s girlfriend as well. "Tycoon" follows the three of them through boom and bust in a book that Stanley Marcus of Neiman Marcus fame called “a splendid book about an industry that has long suffered from a lack of understandi
A Shade of Difference
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 306,300. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The sequel to the Pulitzer Prize winning bestseller Advise and Consent. From Allen Drury, the 20th Century grand master of political fiction, a novel of the United Nations and the racial friction that could spark a worldwide powderkeg. International tensions rise as ambassadors and politicians scheme, using the independence of a small African nation as the focal point for hidden agendas.
Side Door to Heaven for Hemingway
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 173,380. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Even though suicide kept him out of the main gate, Ernest wrangled a way into Heaven's side door. He also gives us a beautifully captivating flashback to his most idyllic summer up in Michigan, 1917.
Damned Yankee
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Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,690. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
America’s Civil War was more than a political disaster. It was a human tragedy, and everyone – North and South, young and old, black and white, rich and poor – everyone was caught up in that broken world. Yet somehow the victims held on to the hope that love for one another could mend the tears in the fabric of their lives. These are their stories.
Look Away
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 255,000. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The 14-year-old Confederate private and the young slave laborer knew each other before the war but would not have called each other friends. The soldier is struggling to stay alive day by bloody day but finds himself dragged into the slave's determined effort pry his young family out of bondage.
20-20: A Retrospective View Of The Near Future
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,820. Language: American English. Published: April 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The United States is no more. The North American continent, devastated by dictatorship, internal sabotage, civil wars, massive pillage and ruinous invasion and occupation, is reduced to a backwater region of the World Government. Yet resistance remains, and when Jonathan Elliot Hale returns from overseas duty, he takes command, and the term resistance takes on a new meaning.
Blessings From A Tree
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,500. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
As Jenny Macrae returns to the farmhouse from a secret rendezvous she suddenly realizes the kerchief with her name embroidered upon it is missing. If the lost article is found by the slave catcher it will certainly expose her secret, revealing her crime. It will also bring to light her family’s differing beliefs in slavery, further dividing the close-knit family as the calls for war grow louder.
Journal of a Cavalry Bugler
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,070. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Just days before President Lincoln’s assassination, Charlie Dickey rejoices with family and friends over Union victories, but Lincoln’s death shatters hope. Charlie has spent nearly three years fighting to save the Union and mourns the loss a brother and brother-in-law. He has also fallen in love with a southern belle, but the chaos of war threatens to become permanent.
Herald Square
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,330. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In Herald Square, New York City newspaperman Dennis Collins finds himself caught up in the twilight struggle between American and Soviet intelligence agencies in the early Cold War. The Huffington Post described the novel as “Jimmy Breslin meets John le Carré” and the Washington Times called it “well-written, action packed and engrossing.”
The Sugar House
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,640. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A gripping historical fiction that will transport you back in time to the Detroit of the 1920's- a world of Speakeasies, Gangsters, Auto Barons, Flappers, Lawlessness and Innovation. The Sugar House exemplifies one's inner desire to remain true to faith and family while navigating the rocky waters that surround adulthood's needs, wants, pressures and aspirations.
Diamondback
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,750. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
On a desolate plain in New Mexico, the Madison family struggles to survive. Bad luck and poverty have plagued their homestead cattle ranch for years, but even the financial disaster of the Depression and catastrophic droughts pale in comparison to the effect mental illness has on the Madisons. Wise beyond her ten years, Lily Anne Madison tells her story of grit and grace.
The Whiskey Creek Water Company
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: American English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
November 1932 on Puget Sound-Roosevelt's elected to end the Depression, Prohibition's still the law, married women can't teach school kids, and a local moonshiner needs a distributor. Enter the dark-cloaked stranger in a sand-colored coupe, with his battered wife and waif-like child. Soon the community divides over supporting the wife and child, and sending the entire family packing.
Blue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 179,910. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
"Blue" is a crime, romance, chase, story set in southeast Missouri near the end of its swamp era during the summer of 1899. The Boss plans a swindle and wants Blue. She has lost her ability to speak after seeing her father killed. April is taken with Mark. Attempts at killing Mark and kidnapping Blue fail. They flee through Mississippi, Scott, Cape Girardeau, and Bollinger Counties.