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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...
Borne A Thousand Times
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,850. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
John Ryder was born on a farm near Detroit, and in the second year of the Civil War joined the 24th Michigan Volunteer Regiment along with many of his boyhood friends. Based on the many letters Ryder sent home during his service, this fictional story recounts the experiences of an ordinary soldier whose regiment achieved lasting fame in our nation's desperate struggle against itself.
The War Raged On: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
"The War Raged On" is a short story depicting a Civil War battle told from the alternating view points of Union soldier Jeremiah and Confederate soldier Samuel as destiny leads them to the same place at the wrong time.
Fidanzamento Mortale: Un Poliziesco Storico Georgiano
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,190. Language: Italian. Published: January 11, 2013 by Sprigleaf. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
E’ il 1763. Il diplomatico di carriera e investigatore dilettante Alec Halsey è invischiato negli omicidi e nel caos in una tenuta di campagna. Deve anche affrontare i demoni della sua passata vita amorosa e un crudele scherzo del destino gli rivela perché suo fratello lo odia tanto e perché farebbe qualunque cosa per rovinarlo.
The Death of Johnny Ace
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,330. Language: American English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Death of Johnny Ace is based on rhythm & blues singer Johnny Ace, whose meteoric career was cut short by his unexpected death. Did he blow his brains out playing Russian roulette? Or was it just a tragic accident?
Every Story is a Love Story
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Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A beautifully written story of first love and discovery. Patrick, an army brat, and Willow, a musician from an academic family, drift separately into Woodstock, N.Y. in the early sixties. The characters include Bob Dylan and Joe Burke, of "Joe Burke's Last Stand," Wetterau's first novel. The author says, "It was an exiting time in an exciting place. I'm not Joe Burke, but I was there."
Through the Opera Glass
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Series: Seen Through the Phantom's Eyes. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 20,520. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Author Sharon E. Cathcart took up a challenge in 2012: to write flash fiction and full length short stories based on various prompts. Each story features one or more characters from "In The Eye of The Beholder: A Novel of the Phantom of the Opera" or its sequel, "In The Eye of The Storm."
The Satan Machine
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,940. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The attempted assassination of Pope John Paul II was like no other public attack in the extraordinarily violent twentieth century, but the event is still cloaked in mystery. THE SATAN MACHINE takes us down to street level to show how it all came about. And it isn't the way we thought at all.
Le Point de Non Retour (The Point of No Return)
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Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 221,120. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013 by Brooks-Goding Publications. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
A tale of brave French settlers who risked all to find a home in the wilds of Canada. History begins with their many adventures. 400 years ago Samuel Champlain and company battle nature and the politics of the era to pursue their dream.
A Storm of Peril
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,120. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
1857 – The terror of the Indian Uprising against British rule… As hell breaks loose, two teenage brothers, Ned and Dick Warrener, and their family are plunged into the maelstrom – hunted fugitives from appalling violence. On their desperate trek through a mutinous country they must brave extreme perils if they are to survive. Only courage, cunning, and sheer tenacity will see them through…
Their Finest Hour
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,310. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
World War II – Growing international tension leads to the most destructive war in history. Poignant tales from Germany’s shores to America’s Home Front A World War II anthology by Cynthia Breeding, Leanne Burroughs, Polly McCrillis, and Holmes Brannon
Vengeance & Remission
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 205,990. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It is a story about a Roman soldier, Marcus Lucius, son of the great warrior Maximus, who protects his friends (Appius, Octavian) and falls in love in Julia Fabia, while he is on the way to revenge his killed wife, Decima. It's a story with many risky actions, intrigues and it's about friendship, loyalty and of course love. It's set in the times of the emperor Hadrian.
How To Steal A Billion
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1835, Pelham Humphries received a 4,428 acre Mexican land grant in Texas. On January 10, 1901 the world famous Spindletop Oil Field blew in on Pelham's land. President William McKinley sent out a federal summons identifying Pelham's heirs but was assassinated soon after. One-hundred and twelve years later, the heirs are still trying to receive their billions!(Book sold for $334 in 2012)
Skeletons in the Rum
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Price: Free! Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Skeletons in the Rum - 4746 words - When alcoholic, Victor Birdsong's life falls apart and leaves him with nothing but his bottle of rum, he unknowingly finds himself in Pieter Bruegel's painting, Triumph of Death. This horrific tale takes you through the dark side of art, depression, alcoholism, and redemption.
Deceptive Cadence
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Musicians and spies in counterpoint at the twilight of the Cold War.
Scattered Ashes Book 1 Rakesh's Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,420. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An individual story of a young man; a freedom fighter.