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Kingfish Ascendant Book One: The Rise of Huey Long
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Before his inauguration, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is assassinated in Miami. On a train to Washington D.C., Sen. Huey Long devises a plan to take FDR’s place. Turmoil erupts when he claims to be the true heir to FDR, challenging the political establishment. The army is called out as violence spreads. Will the nation survive the chaos, or turn to the fiery populist from Louisiana as a savior?
When Such Friends Were Met
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,400. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
When Dianne Lessard secures a job as a French teacher for a private school, her life begins again. However, when her teaching methods go awry can Dianne rise above her failures and conquer the headmistress's disappointment? A dashing Naval Captain also poses an interesting dilemma -- and Dianne is caught between her independence and marriage and family.
Usurpers, A Novel of the Late Roman Empire
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Series: The Embers of Empire, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,500. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013 by Eyes and Ears. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Intelligence agent Marcus must escape the court of Emperor Constans after he uncovers the humiliating secret of the young ruler's vice-ridden entourage. But his flight lands him in greater danger—a delicate assignment to investigate a military conspiracy to usurp Constans’ throne. Worse, this mission means spying on the very man whose trust Marcus craves more than anything.
Midnight Riders
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,430. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Your history textbook never told you this version of the American Revolution! Werewolves, vampires, zombies, witches - and those oh so pesky British!
Angels in the Darkness: A Family's Triumph over Hitler and World War II Berlin, 1935-1949
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 254,720. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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It is 1936 and Jesse Owens is poised for victory. Berlin is on full display. Hitler is firmly in control. Six-year-old Jutta Bolle relishes Owens's victory and the excitement of the Olympics. But the darkness is already engulfing Jutta's world as her family confronts the evil of Hitler. Each year brings more unimagined hardships and heartbreaks.
The Executioner's Heir: A Novel of Eighteenth-Century France
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,720. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Spyderwort Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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Charles Sanson, like all executioners in 1760s France, is a pariah; the hangman’s son must become one himself, for society’s doors are closed to him. Charles tries to live like an ordinary man and forget the horrors he witnesses, but at last he cannot reconcile the law’s brutal demands with his conscience, in this true story of a pair of tragic, converging lives just before the French Revolution.
Lesson Plan - Letters of a Convict Girl - Grades 4-6
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Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: Australian English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
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A Week-long Lesson Plan in Story & Language Assessment using the text 'Letters of a Convict Girl - Age 11' by Kate Walker. ~ Questions on content, language use and text interpretation. ~ Letter Writing Model and Task. ~ Suitable for classroom and home schooling.
Peacemaker Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,840. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This volume includes works by everyone who has been nominated for the Best Short Story Peacemaker in the first three years of its existence, including the winners. You will be hard-pressed to find such a collection of new classics in one book. These stories represent the finest in Old West fiction being written today.
Princo Serebrjanij (Romantraduko al Esperanto)
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 106,690. Language: Esperanto (original orthography with diacritics). Published: August 30, 2013 by Mondial. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Mondliteraturo en Esperanto. Tradukis: Maria Ŝidlovskaja. La ĉefa proza verko de la mondfama rusa verkisto A. Tolstoj! Reeldono de la majstra traduko de la fama romano aperinta en Esperanto unuafoje en 1912 ĉe Librejo Esperanto, Moskvo. Kun detala glosaro, listo de rusaj propraj nomoj kaj ilia akcento, bildo de Aleksej Tolstoj, kaj kun antaŭparolo de la tradukistino!
Peacemakers vol. 4
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,170. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Available in one volume- all five nominees for the 2012 Peacemaker Award for Best Western Short Story, including the winner- "Adeline" by Wayne Dundee. Also includes stories by James J. Griffith, C. Courtney Joyner, Cheryl Pierson, and Troy D. Smith
The Only Blue Door
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 128,170. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
September 1940 - Maggie and her young siblings are living in the East End of London with their mother, who goes into hospital to have a baby, leaving them with a neighbour. In a bombing raid their home is destroyed and the neighbour is killed. The children wander the streets until they are taken in by some nuns. But their problems are not over - they are sent as child migrants to Australia.
The Truth Breaks Free
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,400. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The Truth Breaks Free was written due to James Halle's fascination with German history in the wake of World War One when sanctions introduced resulted in an austerity programme which changed the course of the twentieth century. Once again as the new millennium gathers pace social and economic gloom deepen to a level of frightening uncertainty.
God and the Lonely Emperor
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story about what power can do to the human soul.
The Boy Who Felt No Pain
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,220. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Following the release of his debut novel last year Kent based writer George Chittenden is back with another nautical crime thriller 'The Boy Who Felt No Pain' available in all good book shops from August 30th 2013. The young writer who manages award winning tourist attraction Canterbury Historic River Tours on the River Stour has always had a deep fascination with local history.
Carenza's Journey
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,270. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Debut novelist Felicity Knight's novel ‘Carenza's Journey' started out as a self-published e-book but has now been published by Austin Macauley. The initial setting is the impoverished East End of London at the outbreak of World War II but moves to rural Worcestershire following the evacuation of the novel's heroine Carenza Dodds.
Steel To Muck
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In Steel To Muck Tracy Batty tells the story of a seventeen year old girl, Annie, who is living in Sheffield at the outbreak of the Second World War. She and her family are forced to evacuate to the country because of the bombing of that city and go to live in her grandparents' village in South Yorkshire.
An Unlikely Conclusion
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,050. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A train wreck threatens her future; a long kept secret threatens to destroy her past. Just when she begins to feel safe the terror begins again. One moment in time, on what should be the happiest day of her life, changes everything. Does Ruth have the strength to fight the chain reaction that finally reveals a shocking secret? Detroit in 1929 may be the scene of an unlikely conclusion.
The King's Ransom
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Series: The Bewildering Adventures of King Bewilliam, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,910. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
One of IndieAuthorland's top Self-Published Fantasy Books Worth Reading (2013/14). Book Two of "The Bewildering Adventures of King Bewilliam" finds Robin, the hero of The Lost King, at sea both literally and figuratively. At first directionless and purposeless, he fights his way back to reunite with his sons and restore his shattered kingdom but Fate has different plans for the lost king.
Not My Time
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,770. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Nessy Marks, a holocaust survivor, moves next door to thirteen-year-old Debbie Robbins, who has Tourette Syndrome. As Nessy becomes friendly with the Robbins family, she relates her life before, during and after the Holocaust. In turn,
Пути Голгофы
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,540. Language: Russian. Published: August 29, 2013 by Asteroid Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Роман Пути Гогофы повествует о том мрачном времени, когда Римской империей правил обезумевший император Тиберий, в Иудее бесчинствовал его ставленник Понтий Пилат, и странствовал по земле Израиля Иисус Христос. В книге автор, основываясь на не-религиозных источниках и исторических фактах, попытался восстановить события того далекого прошлого.