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Firewing
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Price: Free! Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
These short stories are all experimental: experimenting with the feeling of time, with plot lines, attempting to break the rules and get out of the rut that modern day publishing has let us fall into. Each one holds something special about it, something unique that I focused on during the creation of it. In some instances, I began with a poem and then expanded that into a story.
Stranger in Williamsburg
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Series: Sarah's Journey, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
The American Revolution is in full swing, and Sarah Moore finds herself right in the middle of it. When she returned to Virginia to live with her aunt’s family and learn from their tutor, she certainly had no plans to get involved with a possible spy! With a war going on, her family back in Kentucky, and people choosing sides all around, Sarah begins to wonder if she can trust anyone—even God!
Ice Haven
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Based on a true historical adventure as recorded in the diary of Gerrit de Veer, Ice Haven is the story of the first ever shipwreck and overwintering within the Arctic Circle in 1596.
Death on D Street
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
D Street—the closest thing Hope’s Pass has to a red light district. The sheriff’s drunk the night Jeanne gets murdered, so Will, the mayor, leaves his sleeping wife and children to investigate the crime at the request of the local doctor. Only the crime has deep roots, roots that will touch Will’s entire family, and make him question everything he’s ever known.
The Mistletoe Mishap (A Regency Christmas Short Story)
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Series: Regency Christmas Brides, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
Seeing his intended betrothed under the mistletoe, Robert Wilmot, Viscount Alderton, can't resist stealing a kiss. He's quite surprised to discover her cousin, Isabella Stone, in his arms. And more surprised at how much he enjoyed kissing her. Unbeknownst to the two, a notorious rake witnessed the kiss and takes it for granted Isabella was a willing participant. The rake's attempted seduction of
Gunfighter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,630. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by zanybooks. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In 1873, when Reuben Lee arrived in the Wyoming Territory by train from Philadelphia, tired, hungry and virtually penniless, he had no idea that in a few short weeks he would be called "The Gunfighter."
A Perfect Madness
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Price: Free! Words: 111,330. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Brandylane Publishers. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.67 from 9 reviews)
It is the autumn of 1938 when Julia Kaufmann meets Erich Schmidt while studying medicine at the German University in Prague. With Hitler’s army soon to invade the city and the terror of World War II looming, it is the worst of times for a Jew and a German to fall in love.
Ranga Plays Australia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,070. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A lad in a small village that would later become part of the great city of Bangalore dreams of playing cricket against Australia. As this is 1949 this must be an impossible drea. But, once a dream gets out there, amazing things may happen...
The Eulo Queen and Other Outback and Opal Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,160. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Based on facts, this collection of Australian stories revolves around frontier life on the opal fields at the turn of the of the century (19thC to 20thC).
Cherokee Winter
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,380. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
15 Powerful stories from award-winning western author Troy D. Smith! "Troy Smith has a rare and wonderful gift. His words do more than take you to another time, more than allow you to live another person’s life … they also open that person’s heart and allow you to feel its beat. Smith is able to evoke the emotions that will touch your heart, using characters you will remember..." Frank Roderus
Mill's Folly, A Journey with Evil
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 72,950. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Over centuries, Lew Mills, a Grim Reaper, has strategically placed himself into human catastrophes to secure a high score against other Reapers in the game of death. Greed leads Mills to seek wealth and retirement in the year 1865. Spanning 133 years, this saga is set against steamboats, slaves, horse farms, Churchill Downs, and deep sea diving.
Northland Cottage "Where the Heart Comes Home"
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,820. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Southern tale filled with charismatic characters written in a style reminiscent of “Sense and Sensibility.” The Hathcock family patriarch dies, and Mrs. Hathcock and her daughters find themselves in dire and unfamiliar straits, facing poverty, the prospect of a new home, and surviving on their own for the very first time. Money, love, history, and pride all collide in this story of the South.
Egerius
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Price: Free! Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(2.00 from 1 review)
A story of ancient Etruria. Young Egerius is brought up by women after his father's early death; but there are secrets in his father's family, and as he grows older, he learns that he has a family he has never met, and is the heir to more than his father's slim estate... This is a chapter from 'Etruscan Blood', an epic novel of ancient Italy that will be published later this year.
The Long Way Home
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,660. Language: Australian English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
A broken marriage sends a father and son on two different paths in life, only for both to realise an Angel is working to reunite them. Phillip Overton's writing has been compared to Nicholas Sparks, and some readers hold The Long Way Home in the same elite company as New York Times Bestseller, The Shack.
The Amarnan Kings Book 4: Scarab - Ay
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Series: The Amarnan Kings, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 167,380. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Tutankhamen is dead and his grieving widow tries to rule alone, but her grandfather Ay has not destroyed the former kings just so he can be pushed aside. Presenting the Queen and General Horemheb with a fait accompli, the old Vizier assumes the throne of Egypt and rules with a hand of hardened bronze.
Low Angles
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Series: Stoney Winston Hollywood Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 51,250. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Against his better judgment, Hollywood foot soldier Stoney Winston arrives at a flea-bitten desert Hamlet to help Diane LaMotta direct her first feature, a no-budget indie action potboiler titled Cycles from Hell. He finds the production being killed by sabotage that turns into stabbing, near-drowning, and violent death.
Passenger
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,490. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
A fictionalized story of how a man gets to the point in his life where he sells his car willingly, and chooses to give up driving altogether, in his upper middle age.
Poverty Flat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,360. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Shalako Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Chris came to California to forget about the war. What he found was a pregnant woman and her nine year old son abandoned on a place called Poverty Flat. He offered to find her missing husband and people started shooting at him. Mary Ellen Shafer was more trouble than he had barganed for, but he couldn't just ride off and leave her. Worst of all, she was a Yankee.
Crematorium IV
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You set the price! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A fire rages in the Auschwitz concentration camp. Prisoners have set the crematorium ablaze. They flee into the surrounding woods, yearning for freedom. They run, pursued by the hated soldiers and their wretched dogs. Desperate to escape the German boot that has lorded over them for years. But not all will escape. For those, this is their story.
Edward - Interactive
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Price: Free! Words: 115,990. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
(5.00 from 10 reviews)
A novel need not be fiction, but it must compel and it must tell a cracking yarn. Here is the truth of a noble prince in Tudor times, made accessible by modern investigation. It is a love story, and an adventure story; it is also about the fate of England. The writer knows of few tales so harrowing to unfold, and that is a story in itself.