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Blue Jasmine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,090. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
In 1968, JJ Parker, a young art student, makes friends with Daniel, one of two black students attending his college. When JJ meets Daniel’s sister, Jasmine, he instantly falls in love. But in the American South, that presents a big problem. When Daniel is murdered JJ begins looking for the killer. The killer's identity shakes JJ's world to its core. A coming of age/ murder mystery/ love story.
Painting Mercy
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 69,800. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2018 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » New adult
In Painting Mercy, the sequel to prize-winning Orla’s Canvas, Orla, now twenty-four, has been studying and painting in New York City. It is 1975. Saigon has fallen to the Communists, and Vietnamese refugees have been invited to settle in New Orleans by Archbishop Hannan, a former paratrooper and military chaplain in WW II.
The Magic Wagon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,830. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2018 by BookVoice Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Already renowned for his work in horror and “splatterpunk,” Joe R. Lansdale (the Hap and Leonard series, Cold in July, Bubba Ho-Tep) helped cement the Weird Western genre as we know it with THE MAGIC WAGON and several other titles beginning in the 1980s and continuing more than 30 years later to this day. THE MAGIC WAGON tells the tall tales of narrator Buster Fogg and the group that takes him in.
The Girl in Grey
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 121,570. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In the final years of the American Civil War, a young farm girl finds her world torn apart when a vicious attack leaves her homeless and orphaned. Donning the uniform of a Confederate soldier, she joins the army, posing as a man, in hopes of locating the raiders who killed her parents. Now living as "Andy," she must protect her secret from her own comrades and risk discovery as experiences life on
Down In New Orleans: True Stories of a Fabled City
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 32,280. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The history of New Orleans told through narratives of the people, places and events that created the city on the Mississippi River with its character and soul. Over 300 hundred years of French adventurers, Spanish colonists and later hordes of Americans, this book reveals their personalities, motivations, agendas, emotions, temperaments and experiences . Surprise and intrigue populate the pages.
Jitterbug: A Bonaventura Cozy Mystery #1
Series: Bonaventura Cozy Mystery Series. Price: Free! Words: 98,360. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016 by Cozy Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Soft, non-graphic, historical suspense novel of the Fifties. Vincente Bonaventura is a dashing, fancy-dressing tailor/farmer from the dark cypress bayous of n. Louisiana. He sells Fuller Brush & Electrolux vacuum cleaners door-to-door around the south while gently & skillfully raising his infant daughter Julietta & rescued bulldog, Romeo. He is tagged as an unwilling cocaine mule. A real thriller.
Nathan Bedford Forrest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Nathan Bedford Forrest had power over men, charisma it is called today. He also had that vital skill with which all great commanders are gifted – the facility to read the enemy’s mind. He made a fortune as a slave trader, was accused of racist war crimes and was Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. This book recounts the exploits of this legendary, most controversial, hero of the South.
Hunter's Moon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
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Fresh from the trenches of World War I, Paul Monroe returns home to a life he hardly recognizes. His body is broken, his prospects faded, and his sweetheart married to someone else. Another man might surrender under such blows, but his stint in France has made Paul a soldier. He knows that some things are worth fighting for--and some enemies must be killed to be conquered.
The Western Way
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,840. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In 1989 Kate McConnaughy, a young psychologist begins a job at the South's largest mental hospital. Although she is burdened by her own set of losses and disappointments, she becomes fascinated with the forgotten patient cemetery and the story behind the headstone inscribed with "1957-Death Could Not Part Us." Kate eventually unravels the mystery of the young lovers and finds her own redemption.
Curing Time
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,230. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
“Curing time” is tobacco’s season of harvest, a time of transformation, when the leaf is made golden by subjection to fire and heat. Tobacco farmer Hume Rankin endures his own curing time in the summer of 1959.