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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.
Bent Creek
You set the price! Words: 78,510. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Born into poverty, in the heart of Appalachia, Rachael Riley's one desire is to leave Bent Creek and start a new life. When the mine closes and her family is without an income, Rachael is forced to work for an unsavory character named Nevers Bains to help support her family. A twist of fate lands her in a scheme that will change her life forever.
Boxing Day
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Historical » USA
Agents 32 and 33 have an interesting conversation with a man sitting on an outdoor table at a convenience store in east Charlotte on the day after Christmas. The warmer-than-normal weather, dipping sauces and frivolous lawsuits are discussed. The stranger then comes up with the winning fraction-decimal. Another tale in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Approx. 1900 words. Malloy: No
The Three Faces of Steve: Or, The 100% and Absolutely True Story and Not At All Made Up Adventures of the Life and Times of the 22nd and 24th President of the United States, Stephen Grover Cleveland
You set the price! Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Historical » USA
An Exercise in Fictional-Non-Fiction of Three Incidences in the Early Days of the Life of a Dead President -- That Being Stephen Grover Cleveland
Out of This World
Price: Free! Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The dachsy hero in this story is Jasmine, but if you asked her, she would say her dad, Hans is the real hero. Hans immigrated from Norway, got an excellent education and landed a job with NASA on the team that put the first man on the moon. This fictional story in a historical setting will warm your heart.
The Battle of Anzio in the words of B.L.Stokes
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The battle of Anzio is described by B.L. Stokes, a participant.
The Hawk: Part Five
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In the fifth part of the series, set mostly in 1963, both Stanford and Renee battle depression as Marek reveals his past, as well as the connection he shares with Eric. Meanwhile, the Snyders prepare to travel to New York, but will Seth be there to meet them?
Eighth Wonder: The Thomas Bethune Story
You set the price! Words: 120,610. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
It's 1852. A slave born blind, feeble, and left for dead, begins playing Mozart at the age of three. Known throughout the world as Blind Tom, the odd, musical slave and the master who saved him, are caught between forces determined to tear them apart.
Exuberance Is Beauty
Price: Free! Words: 96,780. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Oregon, 1940s: Eve Miller, a young war widow, rebels against womanhood in the post-war era. Eve is enlightened as she succumbs to the temptation of an adulterous affair. In its aftermath, Eve Miller’s life unravels and leads to violence and moral isolation. Exuberance Is Beauty, is a contemporary interpretation of Adam and Eve’s biblical allegory and Eve's repentance for her sins of the flesh.
Finding Amelia.
You set the price! Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Amelia Earhart as experienced from the person that never told where she was.
New Shoes for Elizabeth - Coloring Book
Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Historical » USA
Inspired by true events, this tween age chapter book is a fictional account of a Depression era Christmas on a share croppers farm in the Midwest. The thirteen year old heroine, Elizabeth, and her five brothers were enjoying all the fun of life on the farm when their father lost part of his hand in a farming accident. In spite of this tragedy, Elizabeth made this their best Christmas ever.
The Hawk: Part Four
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this fourth part of the series, set in 1962, Eric organizes a local exhibit, learning more about Marek Jagucki, but the truth of Marek’s past is revealed to the painter in one of his own canvases. As Marek begins to question the oddness of Eric’s eyes, the entire world is thrown into possible nuclear conflict by the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Tides of Fortune: Escape
Price: Free! Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
"A gripping tale of pirate adventure off the coast of 19th Century Florida!"
World Peace
Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
A small group of cynical irreverent young soldiers use guard duty to talk about why they were sent to war. The boxes of books sent to them from unknown sources are a springboard for discussion. They toss around the possibility of peace, but come to realize that they cannot influence why they are in Vietnam. What is left is to do right by the other soldiers and Marines in combat who depend on them.
Black and White With a Hint of Grey: A Time Paradox?
Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
An 1865 mystery encourages a child's imagination: what if a civil rights era leader could time travel?
That Old Ball Game
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Agents 32 and 33 of the psecret psociety take in a minor league baseball game in Charlotte in April of 2014. They are almost struck by a baseball, but it curves and becomes a just-inside-the-foul-pole home run. Agent 33 keeps recalling a San Francisco Giants - Los Angeles Dodgers game back in 1992 at the old Candlestick Park, as if it has some relevance to their present moment.
Enoch's Folly
Price: Free! Words: 112,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
“You know what the old timers say about Comely? They say the Devil is afraid of him.” Aldous Comely; entrepreneur, philanthropist, bon vivant, crime lord. He has his finger on every conceivable pulse, but his grip is starting to slip. Chance encounters and unexpected friendships force him to remember what it's like to be a human being - at the worst possible time: An old enemy is back in town.
The Hawk: Part Three
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 62,500. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this third part of the series, set in 1962, the culmination of the Snyders’ dreams becomes reality, yet the truth about Laurie and Stanford makes Sam wary. Pastor Marek Jagucki is introduced, providing peace to Eric, but slight worry for Lynne. However it’s Renee to fret most, when Sam’s sister Frannie makes a dramatic announcement.
Flames Over Anacostia Flats
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
World War 1 veterans survive the war but face an uncertain future and chaos in 1932 Washington, DC as members of the Bonus Army.
NoDa Soda
Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
The 1990s - especially the early years - in the North Davidson arts and entertainment district (NoDa) of Charlotte (NC, USA) are recounted in this 2200-word short story. Three of the early major NoDa figures who are now deceased (Terry Carano, Joe Behm, Bruce Gillenwater) are included in this recorded conversation between agents 32 and 33 on an April day in 2013. Another one in the pseries.