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Simply Sammy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,250. Language: American English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Sammy Travis was born in a small town in W. Virginia. Lack of work forced him into the US Army in 1938, before WWII. The story is about his experiences from then through most of that war.
Sarah & Gerald
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Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 41,280. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In the years after the great war, life was golden and happy for those who had survived it. An entire generation of young men died so others could sit on a beach and splash in the water and have sandwiches on the sand. It was a golden time for American expatriates -- like Sarah and Gerald -- to be in Paris.
The Woodcutter
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,320. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the winter of 1888, Dana Reynolds has no reason to believe in anything, until he runs afoul of Wovoka. Dana doesn't believe in Truth. Telling the truth was what lost him his job back at the Chronicle in San Francisco. In Nevada he's learning that Indian agents can be as crooked as politicians. Now he was supposed to report on that so-called Paiute prophet, Wovoka, the Woodcutter.
The Poison Lotus
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Price: Free! Words: 85,050. Language: American English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In Ancient Japan, while a civil war rages between the royal houses of the Yamato Plains, a rebellion of united warlords threatens to engulf the entire island.
Last Tales of Mercia 10: Osbern the Son
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Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The keep of the Norman castle is finally finished. But when Osbern cannot convince the Saxon Edric to attend the celebration, his own resentment surfaces. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
For Sophia's Heart, A Novella
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
A penniless but pretty girl...a wealthy young man on his way to war--what could draw them into a marriage of convenience?
Mrs. O'Leary's Cow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Mrs. O’Leary had no idea that the lantern she carried out to the barn, that clear October night in 1871, would start the Great Chicago Fire.
The Eye of Mammut
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Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Sabledrake Enterprises. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
As spirit man, Aruk has been called upon to use his gifts to solve many problems. With guidance from the ancestors and the spirit world he has great wisdom and gives good advice. But the first true crime his tribe has ever encountered will put him -- put them all -- to the test.
Nocturne
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,790. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Nocturne reveals a girl’s coming of age during 1888-89 in Georgetown, D.C. The remembrances of Amelia Prescott are heightened by a sharp wit and telling details that chronicle this year in her life. Abandoned by her parents, Amelia is saved from despair by the loving hand of her aunt. When that hand dies before her eyes, she struggles to prevail over her pain through the art of music.
Axis
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Hatched in Afghanistan, the 9/11 attack was carried out by al Qaeda’s Hamburg Cell, code-named Axis. CIA’s Hamburg station officers got wind of it and were almost able to foil it. Almost - but not quite. This short story, fictionalized for security and readability, relates the events. Contains Special Offer
The Silver Wheel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 158,180. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
As the Romans threaten Britain, Sirona, a young Drui in training, seeks to use her visions to change the course of history. Aiding her are her fellow students, Bryn, who loves Sirona and wants to be a warrior rather than a Drui, and Cruthin, who is obsessed with seeking out the mysteries of the Otherworld. The story of the Celtic Britons, blending history, romance, magic and mysticism.
The Judas Alliance: Aegis Arises
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,440. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
(4.91 from 11 reviews)
What if the map of the world as you know it, was incomplete? What if a new country was discovered-a magic country? What if it was WWII, and this country allied itself with Hitler and joined him on his quest of world domination? What if Judas the Iscariot was key to a dark secret whose unraveling would call forth the biblical dragon, Leviathan? It was up to Lieutenant Wynne to discover the tru
Considerable Advantage
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,660. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
An author searching for his family roots discovers a journal written by his great-grandfather. The journal contains remarkable revelations and curious items of physical evidence relating to murder and political conspiracy at the height of Victorian England's golden age of progress.
Lykaia
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,250. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012 by Spore Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
“We are the terrors that hunt the night. And we have never been human” In Greek mythology there’s a story of King Lykaonas of Arcadia and his fifty sons who were cursed by the father of the gods, Zeus, to become wolves. The very first Lycanthropes. What is the real story behind the 5000 year old curse of King Lykaonas?
The Chinese Widow
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Series: Robert Gunn Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,840. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
When doctors in England pronounced his death sentence, Robert Gunn-founder of Mandarin-Gold, one of the most prosperous Far Eastern trading companies of the nineteenth century-vowed to spend his final year in creating a lasting memorial to leave behind him... He had a plan...
The Road to Damascus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,860. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Like its biblical namesake, the road into the Depression era, mountain community of Damascus, Georgia holds the same mythical powers of redemption and repentance. Within its rocky pathways lies the secret that binds a preacher’s daughter, the son of a cotton baron, and a black drifter to a lynching fifty years earlier.
Unchained Melody
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,530. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
Vivian and Remedios have begun a new chapter of their lives in a strange foreign land. What struggles will they face as they try to secure a better future? Beyond the darkness lies the rebuilding power of love. A novel about the struggles and sacrifices of working women abroad in their quest for a better life.
The Marconi Men
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,000. Language: British English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
When the ill-fated cruise ship Titanic set out from Belfast on 2nd April 1912, two young men were aboard to operate the Marconi Wireless set. Jack Phillips and Harold Bride worked in shifts to send telegrams, weather reports, and company messages for the passengers and crew. This is their story.
The Silverline
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Samuel and Benjamin have been best friends since childhood. When Samuel’s father dies and leaves him a large inheritance, the two young men leave their home in New York and set out to Colorado to purchase a working silver mine from the richest man in Durango. Upon arrival, the two men find themselves embroiled in a devious scheme and have to use their wits to protect themselves from ruin.
The Broken Rose
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,950. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Rose Silberg, a madam, and Gus Priesner, a miner, are thrown together by an influenza quarantine in Alaska in 1918. He needs her money for an expensive shipment. She needs her money to “go home” to Long Island. The lifting of the quarantine brings the situation to a head. Gus runs to Russia. This story tells what happened to McCarthy Rose.