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A Favorite Son
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is a gripping story of greed, betrayal, and regret. In it, Yankle describes the plot, in which his mother Becky (modeled on the biblical figure of Rebecca) conceives the idea to cheat both Esav, her other son, and her husband Isaac who is lying on his deathbed. Is it love or respect for age that drives his hesitation—or rather, it is the fear to be found out?
Ravencroft Springs: The Feast of '69
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
No one believed the summer of love could last forever, not really. Hippies danced in the streets, slept in the parks, hit the road on a whim, but when two star-crossed lovers find themselves in the forgotten hill country town known as Ravencroft Springs, winter has come. What fate awaits the American folk band Feast of Love? Come on down the foggy, forgotten road and learn for yourself.
The Bricklayer
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Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Sanders was a bricklayer by trade and a good one at that. His latest project would involve crafting a fireplace on a mountaintop estate for an elusive owner. Although he had done hundreds of similar jobs before, this one could very well be his last if he fails to comprehend the true value of a few toy soldiers.
The Monster in Our Midst
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When a disturbing postcard arrives at his Atlanta office, Emerson knows he must report it to the NAACP. The postcard, sent by the mysterious Lureen from Abbotts Creek, Arkansas, depicts yet another lynching. Emerson agrees to travel to Abbotts Creek to investigate, but he knows doing so poses great risk. Emerson only passes as white, and this Lureen knows his face.
The Color of Vengeance
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Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A standalone short story excerpted from Morning's Journey, The Dragon's Dove Chronicles book 2.
Hoplite - Part 2: The General
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In the wake of the tragedy, Alexander has no time to grieve. He meets the Strategos - The General, a giant of a man. But The Strategos has no interest in a boy like Alexander, has he? But The General is more than he seems and Alexander is pitched into a foot race against the fastest man in the Samian army and the stakes couldn't be higher!
Mail Order Bride: The Bitter & Godless Widow Goes To The Colorado Rancher (A Victorian Western Romance)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2015 by Lisa Castillo-Vargas. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
A Victorian era woman is left widowed then taken in by a kindly neighbor for a brief while, but after that she faces the harsh reality of making her own living; except it will be an uphill battle as she decides to move to Colorado and work on her neighbor’s brother-in-laws’s ranch.
Redbuds and Bullets
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,650. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Sixth story in the Jo Harper Adventure. Thirteen year old Jo Harper's trip to attend the reading of her mysterious uncle's will isn't welcome news to everybody in Willowby, Wyoming, and with the notorious Casper Brothers on the loose, the spring of 1911 isn't the best time to steam across the wide open west. But with great expectations and grim determination, Jo hurtles into adventure.
SECRET KNIGHT - CONSPIRACY: Arthurian Saga Series Book 1
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Price: Free! Words: 18,670. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Eric is a young working fellow, who often daydreams about knights and the good old days of Camelot. When he overhears a stranger plotting to kill King Arthur he becomes greatly distressed. Eric risks his own life to save the kingdom and warn the King. Can Eric restore Camelot to its former glory and save the King and save Camelot? CONSPIRACY is the first Book in a series of 5.
Au lointain royaume
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 39. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: French. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Depuis soixante-sept années, la Normandie souffrait des affres d’une guerre dont on ne savait pas qu’elle allait durer cent ans. Il advint alors qu’un chevalier normand s’en alla conquérir un royaume en d’autres lieux, confirmant la réputation de conquérants que les Normands s’étaient acquis grâce à Guillaume et Tancrède de Hauteville. En voici l'histoire !
Leofric: Sacrifice
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Price: Free! Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Denmark, AD 515. Leofric, a young Angle noble, goes hunting in the woods near his home and discovers the corpse of a woman. She has been murdered, and suspicion quickly falls on one of the victim's travelling companions. However, Leofric is less certain of the man's guilt and comes up with a plan to reveal the true killer.
Crossing the River Styx
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Edith never wanted to visit the caves. But Frank insisted. Now, Frank lay in a pool of blood in those caves, and Edith wants to know why. When Albert sees Edith emerge from the caves covered in blood, he has no idea what to think. He barely recognizes the wealthy newlywed who arrived just days before in the brand-new 1926 Chevrolet Phaeton he so admired. Together, they must find the truth.
The Book of Monsters
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Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by Inked Paws Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A monastery loses one of its brothers to a violent death. Screams are carried on the winds from towns, seemingly without reason. A lady knight carries the answers with her, but that doesn’t ensure that she will be believed. A prequel to The Goemul Book, this story begins to uncover the secrets of the book that Yena Lee inherits from her parents.
The Chieftain's Secret
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,220. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015 by Secret Cravings Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
On the Isle of Mull, many objects wash up on shore. Niall MacLean never expected a wife to be included in that. Niall of Lochbuie handfasted with Ermina Bruce to save her from a horrible marriage and one night of passion has led to forever after.
Spinning a New Life in Texas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The hand-hewn, primitive spinning wheel is real, a treasure picked up in an antique store at least a hundred (or more) years after its creation. For this fictional story, the author moved back 150 years in time, mixed in a portion of her research on pioneer families in north Texas, and tells the tales of Hannah and Benjamin. Download this first story from Wash on Monday!
No Small Tempest (Muleskinners #2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,080. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Elsie Parry aims to get this load of salt delivered to Kearney, Nebraska, come hell or high water. Or outlaws. Or Indians. Her other driver, Hank, and her former outlaw brother Zeb will help –but her eight draft mules (who think they are Greek gods) will make the difference. If she can keep them from being stolen –or eaten.
A Virgin of Stalingrad
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In this gripping short story, a Russian grandmother recounts her personal experiences in the 1942 Battle of Stalingrad.
The Substitute Mommy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,250. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Blushing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Maggie is overcome with emotion when her adopted daughter starts first grade! She moved to protect her daughter, and to keep the promise she made to a friend. She was happy in the small town, and even caught the attention of a handsome bachelor. When she must tell him the truth, she fears losing his love, but she will not give up her daughter - not for any man!
Simon Pure
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Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young man escapes a life of crime to journey out west and start a new life under an assumed identity.
Lightning Draw
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by Alain Gomez. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Book 3 of the Zachary Davis Series The demands of being a Texas Ranger have taken their toll on Zach Davis. Worried he might be losing his edge, he works on tracking down a dangerous gunman in an effort to prove he still has what it takes. This short novelette is approximately 9,500 words.