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Mr. Meek For President
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Mr. Meek, age 83, was so disappointed with the calibre of the choices for President that he posted in this Facebook page that he could do better. Someone suggest he run. And he did! This book tells what happened when he attempted to win the Presidency. You also learn whether he became president.
26 Miles
Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The day after the Boston Marathon Bombing in 2013 I felt compelled to write a short story, but I never released it. Now I am. There is no political agenda, it is not based on a true story, it is just a story.
The Well
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1588, the Roanoke Colony (later known as the Lost Colony, as not a single colonist was found when revisited in 1590), an English settlement in present-day North Carolina, USA, is overrun by a Native American tribe. A male settler flees the onslaught. He avoids capture, yet gets trapped. A slow, agonizing death awaits, but then a sign of hope appears. Approx. 1600 words. Historical fiction.
In God We Trust
Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
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How does a Civil War mother and her son keep their hope? How do they have faith while waiting for the man of the house to return? It is by placing their trust, just as the entire nation does, in God.
Ella
Price: Free! Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Stella is about a young woman’s struggle to survive during the Great Depression, confronted with abuse, poverty and the consequences of her own passionate choices.
Dirkanje na konju
Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: Slovenian. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Whitney se z razliko od svoje sestre dvojčice odpravi v Francijo za eno leto, kasneje pa se preseli v Ameriko preučevat Indijance skupaj s svojim stricem. Tam se zaljubi v zgodovinarja. Vanjo pa se zaljubi tudi Indijanec Rdeče Pero.
Common Dogs
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Historical » USA
Agents 32 and 33 go out on a Thursday evening in late May, searching for a short story in east Charlotte (USA). With two strikes on them, they stumble upon a home run in a Plaza-Midwood bar. Approximately 1600 words. No violence, sex or drug usage. And no Mr. Malloy in this one. Apolitical and nonreligious. This tale is low on the strangeness scale, but high on the real-life accuracy scale.
Done Growed Up
Price: Free! Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When we last left the Mackey Family their lives were in a state of turmoil. Divorce, alcoholism, racism, death, puberty, what WEREN'T they dealing with? Now, the apron strings are cut we will find out! Done Growed Up, the second book in my Apron Strings trilogy, settles us back into the lives of our beloved characters from my first novel.
The Lunas
Price: Free! Words: 75,840. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
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The Lunas is a modern tale of the most precious gift in life. On the majestic tropical slopes of the West Maui Mountains, two boarder students at Lahainaluna High School find that no matter what may happen in the chaotic world around them, nothing stops the bonds of true love.
The Hawk: Part Eight
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 66,860. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Laurie heads west to confirm Seth’s assertions, but doesn’t plan on sharing this strange truth with Stanford. While Sam and Renee add to their family, Lynne and Jane find themselves no longer living alone, yet Eric remains east as Seth wraps up his stay in Florida.
Off Stage at the Starlight Diner
Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
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Set in New York in 1977, this is the story of how waitress Mona Montgomery first came to work at the Starlight Diner, and the dreams she left behind when she did.
The Hunt For Gettysburg Gold
You set the price! Words: 78,540. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » General
When Robert E Lee moves his army into Pennsylvania, history wants us to believe that he became a less than average military leader. Failing on occasion after occasion to position his army in the proper location, and making an attack on the third day that was futile at best. However, what if Lee was not at Gettysburg to win the war but for some other reason. A reason like GOLD, lots of GOLD!
Down Every Dark Valley
You set the price! Words: 83,570. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Blue Mountain series traces the fortunes of two rival families, the Lacerns and Tolands, as they struggle against each other, the harsh environment and their own reckless passions.
A Happy Man
Price: Free! Words: 50,810. Language: American English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Martin Burke married and raised three children during the Depression and ended up secure and successful. He thought everybody gets some luck, but not everybody grabs his chances and takes the risks. He called it luck but he wrestled it from the bastards who wanted him to stay hopeless and powerless and not be their problem. Well, he and his socialist buddies were going to fight them till they won.
This Old House
Price: Free! Words: 14,900. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Connecticut ex-pat comes to Vermont looking for his roots. He finds a great Uncle in his nineties still alive and makes him happy by moving into the house of his ancestors. There are several hidden facts connected with the old Farm and house. A little insight into what Prohibition of the 1920s and 30s was like and the people at that time.
This Dam Life
Series: The Highwaymen, Verse 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a set of newspaper clippings about a construction worker and the early days of the Boulder (Hoover) Dam project.
Dawn of the Unthinkable
Price: Free! Words: 98,290. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
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This is a story about hope. Hope for families, hope for the United States, hope for everyone. It tells how a man develops an idea to revolutionize the economy and social order of the United States. The men and women in this novel come up with a plan so audacious and daring, that no one will believe they are serious. Can they succeed? If they can, the unthinkable will dawn in the United States.
The Mound
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
A father and son are playing soccer/football in their back yard on a March day in central North Carolina. An errant kick sends the ball into the creek. Dad goes to retrieve it, and his son follows. Dad then notices a mound that looks strangely familiar. The last push of the shovel changes both of their lives. Another tale in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Approx. 1400 words.
The Hawk: Part Seven
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 53,230. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
As Eric heads to Miami, Lynne receives a letter from Norway concerning Marek and Jane. Seth’s health worsens and Laurie isn’t sure his cousin will recover. Sam and Renee investigate adoption, but will a tragedy derail their plans?
The Hawk: Part Six
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 69,340. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this sixth part of the series, set in 1963, while the Snyders receive a great blessing, Eric senses a departure on the horizon. Laurie appreciates Eric’s gift, but learns a shocking truth when Seth remembers a key element from his tour in Korea.