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Lost Lambs of Hallows Eve
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Bo Peep and the Counting sheep wait anxiously in line to enter Hell's Gate. Inside images of the premier haunted attraction flash across an outdoor screen.They watch as terror unfolds,then enter happily inside.Enter with them, lambs in the midst of wolves.The face of death is rarely the serenity of old age.
Seeking Sarah
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,900. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
When Kirsty finds an old diary hidden in the chimney of the heritage-listed house she shares with her mother, it leads her on a journey of discovery about another girl who lived in the same house more than a hundred years ago. But there is more to Sarah's story than is told in her diary. As she attempts to uncover the truth, Kirsy finds herself being drawn uncomfortably close to the past.
Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism - including full original text by Lenin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Lenin's Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism" was published in the summer of 1917. Although one of Lenin's shorter works, it is widely recognised as being one of his most immediately influential. The introduction by historian Rupert Matthews sets the book in its historic setting and explains why it was such a profoundly influential work when it first came out.
After the Dance
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00)
Eliza is a well behaved eighteen year old girl, living in the 1900’s. Her home is a fire station where her father is the fire chief. Eliza loves going to the dance every Saturday night, and she always arrives home by midnight to her waiting father. But tonight she is late and she thinks about the punishment. Eliza has worked herself up into a panic. What her father does next is unexpected.
Pirates of Savannah Trilogy: Book One, Sold in Savannah - Young Adult Action Adventure Historical Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 38,560. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Pirates of Savannah Trilogy: Book One Sold in Savannah Follow a group of English prisoners as they are sold at auction to the highest bidder. The odd collection of fellows battle inhumane living conditions, sail the salty seas, and fight deadly pirates to try their hand at a new life in General Oglethorpe's colony of Savannah, GA.
A More Obedient Wife, a Novel of the Early Supreme Court
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 175,620. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
"A More Obedient Wife" is an award-winning novel that blends fact and fiction to tell the story of two women—married to two early Supreme Court Justices—who find themselves swept up in the events of the federal government’s turbulent first decade. Described by the Midwest Book Review as “deftly written” and “a riveting read,” A More Obedient Wife is a historical novel like no other.
The White House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00)
Two women reach for happiness amid the dangers of an eighteenth century colony. Annie Simpson is captured by Blackbeard and taken to an inn called The White House. There she meets Lizzie Poole, the innkeeper's daughter who longs for happiness of her own. Based on the legend of the Hammock House in Beaufort, North Carolina.
Cold Lady
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,250. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00)
In a cold winter in the late 18th Century, five men are marooned in the northern reaches of the Hudson Bay. Alone, they must struggle across country to safety. Only they are not truly alone. Something is there in the wilderness. Something inimical, ancient, and cold.
B.G. Bhagee: Memories of a Colonial Childhood
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,040. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Melvin Perry. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
B.G. is British Guiana; Bhagee is a fiery local stew. Philippa was the second daughter in a family of six children growing up in mid-20th century in colonial Guyana. She recounts her Sisyphean trials growing up a Carrington in Lot 10, First Street, Georgetown -- from the women's battles to the neighbours that never wore clothes to the relatives who walked with their shoes in their hands.
The Behemoth - A Colonial Steampunk Tale
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(4.33)
Mehta, tired of being mistreated by the British occupiers sees an opportunity to destroy their latest steam powered monstrosity, though it may cost him his life.