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The Inverted Bearded Boy of Chicago
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Series: Contagious Magic. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A story about magic, the true cause of the Chicago fire, and a bunch of adventurers gathered together to tell their tales, while a shadowy stranger lurks outside. The story is part of a Chain Story called The Wanderers’ Club. Each story in this anthology is connected, though you can read the stories in any order. This story is also part of the Contagious Magic novel series (available as ebooks).
Beneath The Shining Mountains
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,060. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
1830s Northern Plains, among the Apsaroke/Crow people. Moon Hawk yearns for Winter Man, but why would a man with so many lovers want to take a wife? Her wry challenge to his virility captures Winter Man's attention and starts a game of tease and spar that leads to devastating consequences. A story of honour among rival warrior societies, and one woman's determination to wed the man of her dreams.
The Best Gift
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Grievously wounded in the last months of the Civil War, Giles returns home to New England and is anticipating a marriage he proposed to provide his daughter with a healthy parent. Worried that his old friend Laura will be repelled when she sees the extent of his wounds, he finds the best gift of all--her love and acceptance despite his imperfections.
More Than Mortal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The hero Thelios returns to Bubastis with a new bride, whose beauty is said to rival Isis. Dendera doesn't believe the rumors and must see for herself. But a chance encounter with a stray feline leaves Dendera with a vision - she senses there is more to Sanura than meets the eye. She's sure the woman has been tricked into the marriage, and she must call on the gods of Egypt to set Sanura free.
From the Night, the Prince Rises (An Ashen Twilight Prequel Short)
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Price: Free! Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
For centuries, a group of immortals consisting of Nightwalkers, Lycans and Shifter Elves have lived under mortal eyes. Banning together for safety and survival, they created the group of houses lead by a select group of Patriarchs and Regents. Outside of the mortal realm, the Aziza fairies dwell in peace. A benevolent race of immortals whose main job is to assist human hunters on their quests.
Goliath
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 99,290. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
His mother is reviled as a whore, his half-brothers detest him and his employer wants to mess with him. Thus begins the story of David and Goliath as it might have been before the religious scribes got their hands on it. A tale of betrayal, love and impossible odds, not least when young David is pitched into an arena to fight a terrifying bull-headed colossus.
Read Into History: A Roman Tale of 123 B. C. E.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2010 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Moving to the city is terrible mistake Paulus knows but what can he do when Father comes back from war and wants to take the whole family to Rome? They have to plan their future (which for us is the ancient past). In Roman Tales you can see what life must have been like.
Lakeland Lily
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Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 137,440. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Lily Thorpe is a spirited, ambitious fisherman’s daughter, desperate to escape the poverty of her Lakeland home. When the rich Clermont-Read family spoils her plans, Lily embarks on a personal quest for revenge and marries their only son, Bertie, a handsome indolent charmer. A twist of fate brings her the freedom she craves, but the price Lily must pay is high.
The Bobbin Girls
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Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 123,770. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Alena Townsen wants to spend the rest of her life with her childhood sweetheart, Rob, but James Hollinthwaite, a wealthy landowner, has other ideas for his son and forces the two to part. To win him back she must resolve a tragic secret. Dolly Sutton has more intimate problems, while shy Sandra Myers finds herself an unlikely campaigner against Hollinthwaite’s destructive plans for the village.
Luckpenny Land
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Series: Luckpenny Land, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,380. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Meg Turner lives on a lonely farm in the bleak but beautiful mountains of the English Lake District with a bully of a father. She loves Jack, with his dark good looks but loyalties are threatened as World War Two approaches and Meg realises that the only thing she can count on is her passion for the land she loves. Until a stranger arrives in the dale and her world changes for ever.