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Kilroy Was Here
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Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Kilroy became the US super-GI who always got there first — wherever GI's went. It became a challenge to place the logo in the most unlikely places. It was said to be atop Mt. Everest, the Statue of Liberty, the underside of the Arch de Triumph, and scrawled in the dust on the moon. It’s even on the World War Two memorial in Washington, DC; and said to be on Grants Tomb, the Lincoln Memorial, and o
Native American Herbal Remedies
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Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
Native American herbal remedies is the story of a young Maliseet Indian girl named Mary, living on a small reservation in Houlton, Maine, learned about natural cures. Before the white man came, her ancestors, used natural cures found in trees, herbs, and wild plants such as onion and milkweed to ease the pain or symptoms of their most common ailments.
Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode One
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Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
There are the invisible members of society; they exist all around us. Most of the time, we walk by them, seeing but not seeing. Augustus Purce learned long ago that the best means of avoiding unwanted attention was to become one of the invisible.
Hawks of the Sea
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
The 12th man. How and why is it so important. There is a reason it is. The power won't leave.
Diary of a Wildflower
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Price: Free! Words: 85,330. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After a heartbreaking childhood, Lorelei leaves Starr Mountain, determined to break the cycle of hopelessness among the women of her family. As a teen in the roaring twenties, she is dazzled by the carefree world of flappers and bobbed hair, the Charleston and the IT girl, Prohibition, and the notorious speakeasies. As a mere wildflower, can she compete with the exotic orchids in this new world?
1929
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Price: Free! Words: 187,530. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Jonathan Garrett lost everything. He and his two best friends, Caleb and Aryl, operated one of the top brokerages in New York City when the unthinkable happened; the stock market crash of '29. And now, with nothing but the clothes on their backs, these men must start over.
The Wind Sculpture
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Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
It is the hottest day in the summer of 1965 in Jackson, Mississippi. The March on Washington and the words of Martin Luther King JR ring loud and clear in the town, yet crowds have congregated around the town square with only hatred on their minds. One boy remains rooted by the town centre determined to honour the memory of his father, undeterred by the swelling crowd determined to silence him.
Why I Document
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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.
Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor
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Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(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.
Discarded Christmas Spell
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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.
A Perfect Nanny
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Price: Free! Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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?
Arrangements
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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.
Yesteryear
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Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A young woman wonders if it is only a dream when she suddenly finds herself in 1942, and literally walks in her Great Grandmother's shoes.
The Kennedy Coup
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Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
With a new, never-published photo. The 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy sees key facts fading from memory. In a world enthralled by instant communication and immediate conclusions, the simplest solutions are embraced. Questions of “Why” the assassination happened are forgotten. This recalls that the proof of any conspiracy lies in what happens after the coup.
Saturday Night Dance Club
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Price: Free! Words: 67,900. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Pearl's young world is shattered when Papa orders her to leave home. She takes with her the secret of catching Papa in the pantry with the maid. Pearl finds a job in the city. On weekends she heads downtown to the Canteen to volunteer as a "suitable young lady" to dance with the boys in uniform. Pearl considers this her patriotic duty --until Will sweeps her into his arms and heart.
Omaha !
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 19. Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: French. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
2004. Un survivant d'Omaha la sanglante a décidé de revenir sur les lieux. Tout au long de sa vie, le vieil homme a cherché à comprendre pourquoi il était le seul survivant dans la barge qui l'avait amené sur la plage. Pourquoi lui !
Kent Ashton's Backstory (Prequel to Catching Kent)
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Price: Free! Words: 32,030. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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In Falling In Love With Her Husband, Kent Ashton was the villain… Or was he? Everyone has their story, and this is Kent's version of events. See what really happened behind the scandal with Rebecca and why he went to find Ann Statesman in North Dakota. This is a novella. It is not a romance. It is the prequel to Catching Kent. Catching Kent is Kent Ashton's romance.
Testimony of a Former Slave as Witness to a Duel: September 15, 1822
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Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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Garden Urthark's Testimony of a Former Slave as Witness to a Duel: September 15, 1822 presents an early 19th-century duel from the perspective of a slave.
Prelude to Assassination
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a true story based on the diaries of Fanny Seward, daughter of William H Seward,, Secretary of State to Abraham Lincoln. Several days before Lincoln's assassination, Seward had a severe and almost deadly carriage accident of which his daughter was a witness. The night Lincoln was assassinated, Seward, who was still recovering from the accident, had an attack on his own life as well.
Tara's Forgotten Son
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Price: Free! Words: 121,680. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
Wade Hampton Hamilton is the unsung hero in a classic American novel. A child conceived at the onset of civil distress, he struggles to overcome the trauma of soldiers, abandonment, and near starvation.