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Withering Away at the Homestead
Price: Free! Words: 14,680. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
How do you keep yourself occupied when even in old age, you’re spry and healthy? Adrian finds out the hard way when the family decides to move, without him! Now living in a retirement home, he finds ways to busy himself, and discovers that his help is not wanted.
The Hawk: Part Ten
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 57,680. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Lynne prepares for changes while in Texas John Doe still possesses no memory of his family. Aware of Laurie’s plans to move west, Stanford travels for a baby’s birth, but finds no trace of Eric. Jane remembers Stanford, but will Laurie let that man back into his heart?
Like Knights of Old
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
Like Knights of Old is the inspiring tale of Alice Jung, a Chinese-American teenager who learns to take life's obstacles by the throat and squeeze until it gives her at least some of what she wants. Oh, and a sea monster. Can't have an uplifting story about overcoming obstacles without a sea monster, after all.
A Taste Of My Thoughts Our Flag
Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Historical » USA
A poetic thought on Veterans day for all those that have sacrificed. Serving our country is more than self. The flag stands for more than just freedom and should be respected not being tossed around and burned by those that aren't willing to do and to give beyond self. Please enjoy and happy Veterans day!
Lamb of God: a novel of the love and sacrifice of two brothers
Price: Free! Words: 94,070. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Second Place at 2002 Writers Digest Awards in a field of 370 entries. In WW II Detroit, Michael copes with the guilt of being too weak to save his 11-year-old twin from murder. His life turns around on a Michigan farm with earthy and loving people. This historical novel integrates Michael's struggle with the energy and racial tensions of a city reaching its finest hour as The Arsenal of Democracy.
Twisting Topeka
Price: Free! Words: 58,750. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
We each experience and envision our own version of Topeka. In these stories, 18 writers twist the past and future to explore alternate possibilities for our community. These stories will make you question what you know about the past and frighten you about what the future could hold. What if....? Read this collection from the 2016 Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Community Novel Project.
The Man with No Name
You set the price! Words: 50,010. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
I am trying to raise a total of $3000 for hearing aids, and all proceeds of this book will go towards that. You can read more at my gofundme page! The story begins when a boy is 15 years old and his father is killed. It starts early on in the Great Depression in 1932. He is telling about his life from his own point of view.
The Hawk: Part Nine
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
The death of President Kennedy casts a pall over those concerned about Eric. Meanwhile in Texas, Luke Richardson wonders about the identity of John Doe. Uncertain about his future with Stanford, Laurie assures Lynne that Eric will return, while Marek and Klaudia make plans for a 1964 reunion.
Bridget's Story
Price: Free! Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
A married Irish immigrant couple looks into the upcoming Civil War with trepidation. He wants a stable country for his family to grow up in; she wants her family together, alive... Wars tear families apart, Civil Wars being the worst. Rob and Bridget look into their own hearts as US Civil War begins to engulf them.
The Legend of Cyclone Young
Price: Free! Words: 9,340. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Historical » USA
As long as baseball is played in Newcomerstown, Ohio, no one there will ever forget what happened on July 4, 1876.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
The Lunas
Price: Free! Words: 75,840. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.