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Plasma & Wigwood
Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
The now-trendy Plaza-Midwood area of east Charlotte (NC, USA) is known as Plasma-Wigwood in hip circles. But, exactly how did this term come about? This 1600-word short story posits a possible source: a pair of young dudes, a Caucasian and an African American, in the mid-'70s. A truly electrifying theory. An Asian female puts the icing on the cake. Another one in the psecret psociety pseries.
The Earl and the Proud Spinster
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Violet thinks that she is completely immune to all the irrational emotions involved in the intimate relations between men and women. That is until her path crosses that of Andrew, the Earl of Teddington, who is determined to teach her a valuable lesson in passion and love. It is a lesson that will make her rethink all that she had once believed in!
The Stranger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Whenever Luke Clayton rides in on his horse, the townspeople scatter and disappear. But there is always an exception: a young, brash kid who wants to lay claim to the title “the fastest gun in the west.” When Clayton arrives in a new spot, everyone suspects that this fateful day will be no different. Can there finally be a meeting in a wild west town that doesn't end in killing?
Cafeneaua Coanei Europa, Vol.II
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: Romanian. Published: August 2, 2015 by EdDigitala. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Historical » General
Ca și precedentul, volum, cartea de față ”Cafeneaua Coanei Europa”, îi invită pe cititori să afle detalii din politica internațională europeană, dar și evoluții românești contemporane, expuse într-un stil plăcut, ”de cafenea”, de forum de discuții, fără a se depărta însă de o expunere exactă și științifică a conceptelor analizate, a implicațiilor multiple ale evenimentelor dezbătute.
The Nightingale: by Kristin Hannah | Summary & Analysis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Summary and Analysis of Kristin Hannah’s The Nightingale
Escape Goat
Series: Rivers. You set the price! Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Two Square Books Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A RIVERS short story-- Complainants: Mr. Reed, proprietor of the feed & harness shop (self-proclaimed upstanding citizen) & Mrs. Driscoll (town busy-body). Defendant #1: Gideon Fletcher, drifter, maverick, and convict (still innocent) Defendant #2: A scruffy goat (hungry) Local law: Luke Gandy, sheriff of Caswell Crossing (A small town slightly left of Lost)
Hoplite - Part 4: Harbinger
Series: Hoplite: Olympian Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,280. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Alexander learns the depth of the animosity towards him from some of the hoplites when he is tricked, betrayed and ostracised. He must learn how to fight back from a position of weakness and undertakes a deeper level of training with his two mentors. Now he must plan his revenge.....
Promises & Perceptions: A Regency Romance Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Regency
For Isabella Dearborne it's the first ball of the season and she is eager to dance with handsome Mr. Harrison--if only he'll ask her. But when her elder sister, Amelia, rudely spurns her suitor, Mr. Croswell, Isabella dutifully steps in and takes her place. Soon, Isabella begins to see that neither gentleman is quite what she imagined at the beginning of the evening.
Hamelin
Price: Free! Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Seven hundred years after the events described in the folktale of the Pied Piper, the town of Hamelin is celebrating the anniversary of the original story. But what if the story is true? What if the Pied Piper is real? And what if he came back?
Fairy Dust
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A boy struggles to escape an orphanage where fantastic, surreal and evil things happen. Based loosely on mind control experiments conducted in Canada in the 1950's, disguised as foreign medical aid.
Muggins Rules
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Canada
It's 1944 in France, over a month after the bloody D-Day landings. Allied armies are engaged in a life and death struggle against a determined German army. The outcome of the war hangs in the balance.
Race to Marry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Desperate to save her family ranch, Josie Allison signs up for a bride race then begs a cowboy to put his John Hancock down to catch her. Marrying a man you don’t know is crazy, but there’s something about this cowboy that makes Josie want to trust him with her land and maybe even her heart. And Josie knows marrying a man you do know can be twice as loco.
Starr Bright
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,870. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Conrad Taylor has mixed emotions about his ranching neighbor Starr Hidalgo. He can't stop caring about her, even though he is suspicious about her morals. Starr Hidalgo depends on Conrad as good ranchers do, but she can't keep from admiring his good looks and strong personality. If only he would relax around her so they could become acquainted on a personal level.** Sweet
The Last Three Miles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When an accident leaves Hamilton Hollister convinced he’ll never be more than half a man, he abandons construction of a railway spur his lumber mill needs to survive. Believing no woman shackled by social convention can be complete, railroad heiress Katherine Brashear refuses to let the nearly- finished track die. The magic of Christmas can be found in this small Texas town. ** Spicy
Unexpected Blessings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » USA
When Juliet Wilding’s dreams are crushed, she cancels her wedding plans to Harry O’Connor. But Harry is not about to give up on the only woman he has ever loved. What neither of them expects is the event that will forever change both their lives. **Sweet
These Rough Dreams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Some dreams get off to a rough start. A mail-order marriage is only the beginning. When one of the children is stolen, Johnny and Gabby are forced to depend on one another in an unimaginable circumstance that could turn tragic… or show them what might become of These Rough Dreams. **Sensual
Hearts and Red Ribbons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,990. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When a beautiful horse charges into their yard one spring evening, Mrs. Jones and her tomboy daughter, Marlee, can’t know how much their lives will change. Marlee goes in search of the owner of the big horse, only to be jumped by an injured man. He’s hurt badly, and Marlee must get him home to safety.Ben Chambers is searching for something, but until he meets Marlee Jones, he doesn’t know what.
The Bank Robber’s Lament
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
With his troubled past never far from his mind, the once-handsome Smith heads out to lose himself in the anonymity offered by the American West. When he arrives in Gabriel's Settlement, Texas he succumbs to the lifestyle of quick money and adventuresome living offered by a gang of wily bank robbers. When he crosses paths with Johanna Johannsen and her daughter Sadie, Smith has to make a choice.
Hopes and Dreams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,300. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When Claire O’Gill agreed to be legal guardian for her niece should disaster strike, she never expected to fill that title. But now, she not only is she guardian, she must flee the clutches of the wealthy, cold-hearted grandparents who intend to snatch her niece away. Her determination to protect little Tori has them zigzagging and backtracking from Philadelphia to Wyoming to hide. **Sweet
Canyon Crossing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In search of her brother, Annabel Cross enters Grand Canyon with a guide, a mule, and a secret. Trailing the notorious Red Bandit, U.S. Deputy Marshal Angus Docherty suspects Annabel is bait for an ambush. Together, they test the limits of trust and acceptance. **Sensual