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The New Wolf Shepherd
Series: The Skeenas. Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Historical » USA
It had been damn near two years since my literal sister and comrade in arms, Nina Guenard had been unruly laid to rest by the hideous swine and pack of atrocious wharf rats known as the Philadelphia Police Department
Young Panda New Tricks
Series: The Skeenas. Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The very instant the steel framed door of the 6669 house swung open by an unforeseen hand, I was almost immediately engulfed in a raging sea of hugs, smiles, and cries from a various array of friendly and familiar faces along with quite a few new ones
Return of Old Faithful
Series: The Skeenas. Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Historical » USA
I stepped wearily off the MARC onto the damn near barren and desolate platforms of the Pennsylvania Railroad’s old Odenton Station as I hailed the single cab posted at the end of the parking lot corner and hopped in.
Halloween at Glosser's
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Historical » USA
It's Halloween 1970, and Erin Lewis can't draw anything scary enough to win the window painting contest at Glosser Bros. Department Store in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Will a séance at Glosser’s bring back the ghost of her brother, who died in Vietnam, and enable her to win the contest? All secrets will be revealed at Glosser’s annual Halloween parade up Main Street.
Easter at Glosser's
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Historical » USA
Step back in time to Easter, 1935 at Glosser Bros. Department Store in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Every child gets a free baby chick for the holiday, and a rabbit comes with the purchase of each boys’ suit. When eight-year-old Owen Talisman gets his free Easter pets, life with his special new bunny takes a surprising twist that changes everything.
Ice Cold Company
Series: The Skeenas. Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
“Donnie?” I called out, rapping the usual three times on the frame of her bedroom door before slowly gathering up bear minimum courage inside myself to steadily turn the knob. I thankfully sensed and found her as usual sitting nonchalantly at the edge of her queen sized bed, staring blankly at the tips of her toes and black toe claws as I slowly stepped in.
Frosty Reception
Series: The Skeenas. Price: Free! Words: 390. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
I slept peacefully for a good majority of the night, curled up in my usual spot on the living room floor right up until the thunderous growl of my now empty stomach stirred me rather atrociously from my stupor. I starred drowsily up at the green digits on the nearby TV converter box; in which they brilliantly read, 3:27 AM.
Madame Presidentess
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,360. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Forty-eight years before women were granted the right to vote, one woman dared to run for President of the United States, yet her name has been virtually written out of the history books. This is the story of Victoria Woodhull, a woman ahead of her time, who dared to speak out and challenge the conventions of post-Civil War America, setting a precedent still followed by female politicians today.
Harambe's Last Stand
Series: The Skeenas. Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
I gave a slow and steady pump of my twelve gauge, readying myself fully for any and all as made our way tightly in formation toward the main entrance doors of arena; which rather surprisingly for a campaign rally remained completely unguarded as we silently flooded in one by one and began steadily making our way down the alley and up the inclined ramp to the upper floors.
Unexpected Hyenadae Guest
Series: The Skeenas. Price: Free! Words: 440. Language: American English. Published: July 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
“Yoohoo!” The cynical voice of an all too familiar striped hyena called, striding in giddily through the oddly unlocked front entrance door. “Aren’t you guys ruefully forgetting about little old me?”
Never Cheat a Cheetah
Series: The Skeenas. Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: American English. Published: July 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Historical » USA
What can a brother do for me? He can help you up when you are down.
Black Eyed Susan Vixen
Series: The Skeenas. Price: Free! Words: 430. Language: American English. Published: July 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Historical » USA
I awoke once again to the good old beeping of my little fifteen year old alarm clock; which I was deeply surprised and overall shocked that it unbelievably still worked like a charm after the passage of all these years, and in damn near perfect condition along with all the rest of my little trinkets in my wonderful little jail cell sized bedroom.
DRIVEN TO RAGE
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,370. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this mystery of a family divided we see brother set against brother, and wife against husband. It's Michigan's Copper Country, in the early 1900s. Why does one of the brothers disappear for so long, and where does he go? There's a deliberate explosion in the mine. Will Sheriff Foster discover who caused it? We meet two strong women from different worlds who foment the 1913 strike.
The Likes of Me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,650. Language: American English. Published: July 19, 2016 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Cordelia Lu Hankins is half Caucasian, half Chinese - and all albino. Then in the summer of 1918, when she is fourteen, she meets the dashing Squirl and Cordy falls desperately in love with him. But her father forbids her to go near Squirl. Cordy runs away with him and begins an adventure that takes her to the sideshows of Seattle’s Luna Park, where her unusual looks bring her fame.
Beulah's House of Prayer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016 by Brick Mantel Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Some storms bring destruction. Others bring salvation. On Black Sunday, the worst dust storm in history brings with it a choice: Sugar must decide whether or not to return home, leaving the hospitality—and love—of Barmy’s inhabitants. A stunning Depression-era literary novel with a touch of magical realism, Beulah's House of Prayer captivates until the very end.
Mists of the Blue Ridge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,560. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Olivia lived a quiet and protected life tucked away on a farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains. It was far from the great war that had been raging between North and South. She had little interest in the who and the why, and wasn’t even sure where her sympathies lay. Then, without warning, the conflict surrounded her. At 16, she was ill prepared for the responsibilities that were thrust on her.
Last Train
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,870. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016 by Shadow Max Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Going back is never easy. As he takes his final trip home, Samuel Wrightman thinks about the life he left behind in Bloomsdale, Georgia. Home. The memories, a mix of happiness and pain, are all he has left of the quiet little town. Follow Samuel on a journey through his life of happiness, romance and pain in rural America.
26 Miles
Price: Free! Words: 730. 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.
John Brown and the Last Train
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is the story of John Brown's last raid on Missouri slave farms and the transport of captured slaves to freedom in Canada. Told in the words of the slaves, this historic fiction is richly illustrated and contains several historic sidebars.
Dancing At Midnight - The Life of June Parker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,630. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A daughter discovers her mother's journals and the secrets she has kept for decades.

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