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Open Hands
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A very short western story about an Indian guide with a creative solution to a small town's outlaw problem.
Billy Penland book one The Early Years
Price: Free! Words: 40,380. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
When he was twelve years old, Billy's father died and his mother remarried within a year to a man who drank heavily and frequently beat his wife. After Billy almost killed his step-father for beating her, Mrs. Penland sent her three Penland children to live with their father's relatives in West Texas. For the next ten years, Billy sacrificed his own personal goals to take care of his siblings.
Pursuit of Passy
Price: Free! Words: 76,610. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A thrilling novel of a man hunt with a nation's existence at stake.
Reminiscence
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
As the sun sets and night creeps into the grounds, an old gentleman prepares for dinner. That evening he receives a visit from an old acquaintance, whose visit changes both their lives forever. A gripping story of love, nostalgia, ambition and betrayal, Reminiscence is the latest story from the 'Forgotten Tales' saga by Jake Murphy.
Marshal
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Summer was still in the air when Murdock walked down the main street of the town. He was no longer Marshal Murdock. Now, he was John Murdock, rancher and private citizen. But trouble was brewing between a cattleman and a farmer that could end in a gun showdown. And the new marshal wasn't dealing with it. What should Murdock do?
The Deer Run Trail
Series: The Trail Westerns, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 73,300. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Ruben Beeler found Arliss Hyatt near shot to death, he didn’t know his life was fixin’ to change. Green as grass, Rube was a long way from bein’ any kind of pistoleer or shootist, but Marshal Marion Daniels needed help with that Duncan bunch an’ growed Rube up right quick. Then a town in trouble put him behind a badge of his own, an’ it come time to root hog or die, on the DEER RUN TRAIL.
The Crossed Guns
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"...the crossed guns in Mr. Howard's parlor drew me like a magnet." That how my grandfather began his favorite story. His pa, my great-grandfather, had been the marshal of a quiet Ozark town that one day erupted in gunfire and an old-fashioned shootout. As a 10-year-old, my grandfather witnessed the gun battle. (This fictionalized account is loosely based on the assassination of Jesse James.)
Riverbreeze: Part 1
Series: Riverbreeze trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,630. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the unstable colony of 1643 Virginia, 2 brothers marry twin sisters and together face life's challenges, family betrayal and the torment of Indian attack and war.
Culann, Celtic Warrior Monk
Series: The Culann Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,920. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Exciting historical novel set in 7th century Ireland and Northern Britain. Life, love and loss of larger than life characters who lived in these troubled times.
Tuesday's Caddie
Price: Free! Words: 102,150. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It’s 1930 when immigrant caddie Conor O’Reilly falls in love with Hollywood screenwriter Annie Burke. Saddled with a hateful husband, she finds in Conor her one true love. He suddenly finds a way to be worthy of her. Fate frees her and then tears them apart. Fortunes reverse and decades later they meet again, a secret binding them. When they do, one must decide if their love should live once more.
Far Horizons
Series: The Emigrants Trilogy, Book One. Price: Free! Words: 86,280. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Far Horizons is a sweeping saga of that will take you from the Highlands of Scotland to the untamed Canadian wilderness and the bustling streets of Boston. Based on actual love letters, it celebrates the strength of a promise and the enduring power of love. Written by USA Today bestselling author Kate Hewitt, and Book One of The Emigrants Trilogy.
Mighty Fortress
You set the price! Words: 4,940. Language: American English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An Austrian pastor helps a Jewish family escape the Nazis, but their elderly grandmother must stay behind. He hides her in the church, caring for her and learning from her, until one fateful Christmas Eve.
Second Helping
Price: Free! Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Essex Dorner vowed he'd never help another person without pay until he heard her defiant voice refusing to quit lands left her by her murdered husband and father. Mean and bitter, Essex heard a spirit he could not refuse to help and so found a path from condemnation to redemption. Second Helping is a Western Settler Saga short story featuring Marshall Adam Pike.
The Moss Garden Journal Of Chan Wing Tsit
Price: Free! Words: 76,440. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
1750. A young Buddhist priest traveling to Korea is caught in storms, driven across the Pacific and shipwrecked. Lacking survival skills, he is taken in by the local people who are far from the barbarians he expected; they are complex, political, sophisticated, urbane and multilingual; a community of traders and priests with deep cultural and spiritual ways and little need for his Buddhist dharma.
Lady Danger
Price: Free! Words: 89,620. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
BOOK 1 FROM THE WARRIOR MAIDS OF RIVENLOCH TRILOGY Damsels in shining armor! Born to the blade and raised to fear no one, Deirdre of Rivenloch never shies away from a fight and never turns her back on a threat to her land or her family. But she’s never met a man like Sir Pagan Cameliard, the bold and powerful knight who crosses swords with her by day and lays siege to her heart by night.
Kings Pinnacle
Series: The March Hare Novels, 1. Price: Free! Words: 104,030. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Alex Mackenzie was born in 1754 in the Scottish lowlands on the border between Scotland and England. Alex, his father, and his two older brothers were members of the last band of Reivers (outlaws) that operated along the border. A few years before the start of the American Revolutionary War, Alex ran afoul of the British authorities. His only alternative was to leave Scotland for America.
Letters to Mrs Hernandez
Price: Free! Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It is 1942 and young Ben Hutchinson has found himself uprooted from wartime England to the Pampas of Argentina. There he finds a sense of belonging and an unlikely love in the beautiful and headstrong Setsu. As the war pulls them apart, only the letters that travel across the miles can sustain them over time as they strive to reunite at the war's end.
The Kennedy Coup
Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 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.
A Perfect Nanny
Price: Free! Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
(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?
The Pride of Howard County
Price: Free! Words: 58,550. Language: American English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is the story of John Lincoln as he travels from the suburbs of Macon Georgia to New York City and finally to the Roger’s farm in Howard County Missouri. It’s on this farm a wayward spirit discovers a life he couldn’t have ever imagined, a place to heal and have his faith in mankind restored. With intense highs and crushing lows this is the story of the enduring nature of the human spirit caug