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Upon These Steps
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,700. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Two brothers are faced with whether or not to join the Confederate Army. One decides to voluntarily enlist, while the other joins only after being drafted. The brothers’ episodes reflect the chronicles of the “Granville Rifles,” a Company within the NC 23rd Regiment. From the Battle of Bull Run to Sherman’s occupation of Raleigh, the boys' plight gives the reader an insider’s glimpse of the war.
La $a$katchewan [Saskatchewan}
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,300. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Involved in the early 1900's migration of French Canadians to an area of Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, the characters battle themselves and the elements in the quest for the golden harvest of riches. The thrust of bumper crops and droughts, accidental deaths, and the dreams that brought them to this land collide and reconstruct themselves and their lives. Lust for wealth trumps relationships.
The Sun's Companion
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Price: $3.10 USD. Words: 166,300. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It's 1935. Tamar has no family - so she's been told - and she relies on the friends she makes as she's dragged from lodging house to lodging house by her mother - the reckless, beautiful Sadie. Then she meets Anna, exiled from her own family by European politics, and they forge a friendship that will last through bereavement, failed love affairs, internment, betrayal, and the dislocations of war.
On the Banks of the Zambezi
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,650. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Through the eyes of a white child whose parents settle in the interior of Mozambique to run a general store catering to the local Chisena people, On the Banks of the Zambezi, based on a true story, captures the factual experience of those who lived through a pioneering, daring, and eventually futile effort to carve out a living in the undeveloped African interior during the Portuguese colonial war
Under the Shadow of the Moon
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 106,120. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013 by Brooks-Goding Publications. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Book Two The story of Cleopatra Selene continues.Cleopatra Selene was the daughter of the last pharaoh of Egypt, the legendary Cleopatra VII. She and her siblings have been torn away from their homeland after the brutal deaths of their parents.Cleopatra Selene fights desperately to bring her mother in the good light after the Romans depicted her as a harlot.Will She find justice and restore order
Legacy of the Moon
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 80,440. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by Brooks-Goding Publications. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Book One The Story of Cleopatra Selene Cleopatra Selene was the daughter of the last pharaoh of Egypt, the legendary Cleopatra VII. She and her siblings have been torn away from their homeland after the brutal deaths of their parents. Cleopatra Selene fights desperately to bring her mother in the good light after the Romans depicted her as a harlot. Will She find justice and restore order?
Satan Wears Red
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Reconstruction of Winchester Cathedral is nearing completion in 14th Century Hampshire, England. All is going well until a dazzlingly beautiful woman arrives in the village and throws the clergy and populace into a state of shock. Shock turns to horror as events unfold. The bishop arrives to take stock of the situation and restore order but he finds his hands full.
Second Helping
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Price: Free! Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: 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.
Sand Hills Sioux
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,320. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Dispatched by his family to find land with ample graze and water, Adam Pike faces a frontier unlike any world he knew. Razor sharp and built like a bull, he meets kindly ranchers, brutal cowhands, savage Indians and a seductive widow who show what was needful knowing to tame the frontier.
I Took Panama: The Story of Philippe Bunau-Varilla
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,130. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Short novel based on the true story of a Frenchman who "invented" a country so the Panama Canal could be completed.
Love Once And Forever
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Series: Magical Romance, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,300. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
An odd piece of sea glass transports Laura 30,000 years into the past, where an oncoming asteroid threatens to destroy Earth. Kentir, leader of a project to stop the asteroid, hopes the four people he has brought to Issa can help. Racing against time, Laura and her new friends work with Kentir, while love blossoms between the girl from the 20th century and the man from the distant past.
A Passionate Magic
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Series: Magical Romance, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,700. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Cornwall, England, AD 1139. Emma has been wed by proxy to Lord Dain of Penruan, who does not want a wife, but must obey King Henry I, who insists that an old feud be resolved. Determined to make Dain care for her, Emma tries to improve the lives of the folk of Penruan Castle. But Dain’s mother hates her new daughter-in-law. How can Emma reveal her darkest secret, that she can work magic?
The Black Orchestra
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,270. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
It is 1940. The German war machine is devouring Western Europe. In Berlin, a military intelligence signalman discovers a colleague lying dead at his radio receiver... This is the story of one man’s journey through darkness to enlightenment. A cracking spy story, it is a tale of corruption and redemption, of fear and courage, of loyalty and betrayal -- and of love.
Sumalis Rache
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: German. Published: January 12, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Historischer Roman aus dem 20. Jahrhundert Im Dezember 1995 reiste der Autor nach Phnom Penh, im Hotel traf er die Angestellte „SUMALI“. In ihrer Freizeit erzählte sie dem Autor über ihre Schreckenszeit im Konzentrationslager der Roten Khmer, und sie betonte ausdrücklich, dass sie nur überleben konnte, dank der Invasion der Vietnamesischen Truppen im Jahr 1979. Der Autor versuchte sodann, die Gesc
Tod im Barrio Chino
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,420. Language: German. Published: January 12, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Barcelona im Jahr 1968 Der Autor lebte während dem ganzen Jahr 1968 in Spanien, meistens in Barcelona, dabei hatte er nicht nur Kontakt mit der damaligen Hippiebewegung, sondern auch mit Leuten, deren Biografien bis zum Bürgerkrieg zurückreichten. Daraus ergaben sich seltsame Zusammenhänge, welche zurück ins vorherige Leben des Autors führten! Was ursprünglich als Roman gedacht war, blieb schließ
The Attack at Shkodra
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The year is 1478. The Turks are on the attack. One of the places in their way is Shkodra. They are not expecting the defense put up there by the Albanians and Italians. This short story follows the attack through the eyes of a mother, a priest, and two of the soldiers involved. Early reviews of the book: "Great story of faith and courage! I really enjoyed it." "Wow, what a story."
The Battle of Hastings
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A man who survives the Battle of Hastings travels home and on the way meets his future wife
The Mysterious Lady of the Caribbean
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Mercer Hollingsworth is not your typical pirate; he’s more a buccaneer of the freelance sort, with a bit of the old hero in him. No job is too big for his merry crew, so long as it helps bring down the Great Armada and plenty of booty is involved. But when he brings his own wench aboard, members of the crew start disappearing.
The Winter Tree: Tales of Borschland, Volume 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In 1642, two adventurers from the Dutch East India Company quest through the wilderness of what will become the nation of Borschland to find a tree blooming in the dead of winter. On that tree, so natives tell the tale, a pair of fabulous silver skates hang, guarded by a monster. When the Dutchmen arrive, however, what they find is even stranger than the legend.
The Poor Farm
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,110. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
An action-packed mystery, elderly love and ghost story. A 1930's Poor Farm in Missouri is taken over by drug lords and jealously guarded by the ghosts of Blacks who were wards of the state during the Great Depression of the 1930's. Alice and Leroy buy the abandoned Poor Farm to plant Christmas trees. Tilling the soil together, they find bones of murdered Blacks...