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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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Walking That Short Distance, Childhood Enlightenment in the '50s
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Series: Short Stories, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
I wrote this short story (1987) for a class in creative writing at the University of Colorado. It is the most autobiographical story I've ever told. It's sort of a compilation of events from my own life with some alterations of family composition. I know it's difficult to believe, but I've known kids who were even more naive at eleven than I was. How things have changed in sixty years.
Party Favors
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Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(3.00 from 1 review)
You're invited to attend the dinner party where Jacqueline Bouvier and Senator John F. Kennedy were first introduced by mutual friends. Experience the quiet exhiliration, the instant chemistry, and the nagging doubts that Miss Bouvier experienced, and find out what stubmling blocks almost kept them from becoming America's most iconic couple.
Ford At Valverde
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Price: Free! Words: 51,230. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
One man’s attempt at dodging the war while on a treasure seeking mission for gold, leads him on a quest that he never imagined possible. From the timber mills of Wisconsin, into the deep South and the rugged West, nothing will keep Daniel Stone from going after what he wants. He would rather die trying to get where he wants to go, than to die with the regrets of a life unlived.
Beekeeper Version 2
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Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A father keeps secrets concerning a mother's death
Depressing Ages
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Price: Free! Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
Luke Miller just wanted to go to college, but can he? No money, no job, and many hopes for life. So many opportunities, hopes and dreams, so little cash. After all the banks closed by Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s rule, money has come even harder to come by. If growing up in the thirties wasn't hard enough, a freak accident rattles through the tough times.
All The World In Wax
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Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Small town life is made that much more interesting by the annual carnival but is the greatest attraction more than it initially seems?
Rose: Book One in Suitors of Seattle
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Series: Suitors of Seattle, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 45,340. Language: American English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Pampered socialite Rose is used to men falling at her feet. But her match with handsome Dr. Shawn Henry leaves her feeling less than adored. Has Rose fallen in love with a man who can’t love her back?
Wings of Forgiveness: A Short Story (of a WWII Airman Confronting His Past)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A man haunted by memories of WWII travels to Germany to try to put them to rest but while there he finds more than peace, he finds forgiveness. One nightmare. One reunion. One life-changing moment. Wings of Forgiveness is a 3,000+ word SHORT STORY plus bonus material.
Blizzard from Hell
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Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
A short story of fiction based upon fact. History has created some unique people, but these three brothers will amaze you for what they did to help save some lives.