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Humans on the Menu: The Tragic Story of the Donner Party
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,900. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The history of the west contains many tragic events and one of the most famous of these is the cannibalism that took place in the High Sierras. More terrible than fiction, this is the true story of the tragic sufferings endured by the Donner Party. The scenes of horror and despair which took place in the snowy Sierra in the winter of 1846-7, needs no exaggeration, or embellishment.
Uncanny Tales of Crush and Pound 18
Series: Uncanny Tales of Crush and Pound. Price: Free! Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
All of the heroes of the DAM have been captured by STUN and are being held captive in a cave in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. There seems to be no escape, and then Lord Felino comes on the scene and all hell breaks loose!
Sand Dollar Wishes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 520. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Every day, Diana Ralston makes her daily visit to Morro Rock, and to the beach there, hoping to find the past for her future. But time is running out, and all that she finds makes her feel like her world is going to stay broken.
Washing Ashore (Spark of Life Book 3)
Series: Spark of Life. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,260. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
To escape the rule of a merman king determined to imprison her in the ocean, Ava Adair seeks refuge on an island haven for humans who discover the mermaid secret. With the threat of discovery looming, Ava must harness her power to face the king and stop him before he destroys the land she loves and steals the life and ability the ocean has given her.
Strands of Blackmail
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sometimes returning home brings back good memories, or bad ones. For Shari Kendell, it's finding answers to the questions her grandmother's death left. Actors always live in their own world, but Shari is surprised and what she didn't know. Who was blackmailing her grandmother, and why?
Cannibalism in the High Sierras
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,500. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The history of California contains many tragic events and one of the most famous of these is the cannibalism that took place in the High Sierras. More terrible than fiction, this is the true story of the tragic sufferings endured by the Donner Party. The scenes of horror and despair which took place in the snowy Sierra in the winter of 1846-7, needs no exaggeration, or embellishment.
Blossom on the Road of Dreams: A Blossom Trilogy Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,320. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Fleeing the ashes and their past lives in San Francisco in 1906, lovers take the ultimate road trip on a path of no return. Their journey in a covered wagon is anything but easy. Second chances rarely are. This installment in The Blossom Trilogy can be read as a standalone.
West From the Cradle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,740. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Travis Cooper never meant to be a prospector. But when shopkeeper Raymond Hillerman shows him a copy of the California Star in the fall of 1848, one shining word jumps off the page: GOLD! That one word changes everything. Along with adventure comes danger, and Travis discovers that staying alive is more difficult than he imagined. Keeping his partner from getting killed may be downright impossible
The Waste Basket
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Imagine T. S. Eliot being alive in this century and writing Wasteland and The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock in today's Northern California. My reinventions of those poems seek to both stylistically imitate and also ideologically diverge from Eliot's work. Making no claim to equal the great author, I self-depreciatingly named this send-up "The Waste Basket."
Anodibe Whatkins
Price: Free! Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Coming of age
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Barely surviving birth in a devastating wildfire, Anodibe seems to seek revenge by striking out at everyone and everything that touches her.