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Postcards in a Closet: A Creative Non-Fiction Memoir
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » General
Katharina Wolf was born in a small town in Hungary in 1901. In 1914, the Great War broke out. In 1919, her hometown became part of Romania. In 1921, she became pregnant with her first child. What did she worry about? What did she want for her child? Through historical research and her own experiences as a mother, writer Lori Straus attempts to answer these questions.
Gerard Rawes
Series: A Family Series, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,600. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A true tale of man’s rags to riches life—not in the traditionally inferred ‘Cinderella’ sense, yet maybe not too far from it. Gerard discovers how life can pluck a man from one situation and dropped into another—as if sucked up by a tsunami and tossed on to the beach of a new world. In England’s mid-eighteenth century, the emerging industrial revolution catapults a man out of a world of serfdom...
Letters From A Student In Communist Poland
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Letters, Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
The mid-1980s was shortly before freedom arrived in the USSR and its European satellites. In 1984/85 I corresponded with a Polish student from Nysa, who studied in Katowice. My friend, Miroslawa, struggled with a lack of freedoms. She could not travel to the U.K., as she desired. Before Polish independence, "Mirka" filled her life with music and various items that she bought on the black market.
Druids, Celts, and Romans
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 143,410. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Before the dawn of written history, horsemen from the steppes of Russia swept across the European continent In addition to bringing horses and iron to the continent, the Celts invented steel, chain mail, a yoke for the horse, the spoke wheel with its iron tire, and the iron plow, which enabled European nomads to settle in communities. In 387B, the Celts invaded Rome, this is their first encounter.
Urchin King
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,490. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011 by Independent Bookworm. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
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Street-urchin Paul learns that his miserable existence keeps him safe from an ancient law that decrees the killing of all second born twins. He agrees to stand in for his twin brother, the mentally challenged Crown Prince, but finds that his skill of going unnoticed is now a liability. Can he defeat a vengeful sorcerer and a soul-devouring ghost without getting his friends and family killed?