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The Dark Wind Howls Over Mary - Stringbean Hooper Western
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Series: Stringbean Hooper Westerns, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,500. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Sheriff Stringbean Hooper's description for sheriff is relaxing while he watches the town out his office window with his feet on his desk. All that changes when Doc Strummer's wife disappears. Hooper finds himself in the middle of a crime and a family feud between cattle baron, Mac Sullivan, and Dr. Strummer. Hooper's only backups are a nervous pig farmer and a woman rancher set on marrying him.
Small Feet's Many Moon Journey - Stringbean Hooper Western
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Series: Stringbean Hooper Westerns, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,350. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Stringbean Hooper and his wife, Theo, think a journey across country will be their honeymoon. They have no idea what they are getting themselves into. Stringbean gets them lost in Indian territory and upsets the Indians. The couple escape a flood, a mad bear, spend the night in a run down cabin with a woman crazy with prairie fever and more.
Dancing on Deansgate
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Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 128,300. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
They called it the Christmas Blitz, but there are no festivities for Jess, locked in the cellar by her feckless, tarty mother. And when Lizzie is imprisoned for shoplifting, Jess is sent to live with her uncle, a bullying black marketeer, who treats her like a slave. Can Jess’s natural musical talent offer an escape route - and the chance for love?
Rufus
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,410. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
An historical novel based upon the life of William 11, commonly known as Rufus. It charts the period of English history from his accession to the throne of England in 1087 to his untimely death in 1100.
Sorcerer: A Novel of Queen Elizabeth's Alchemist
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,690. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013 by Grand Mal Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The year is 1584. The alchemist John Dee has turned to forbidden magic. In partnership with a visionary rogue, an ex-nun and a court beauty, he's fled across Europe, dogged by the Inquisition and a relentless assassin.
Labor of Love
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Series: Renaissance Hearts, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,690. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Christian » Romance
Since the event Sorcha Breslin has remained silent. Then Samuel Cameron enters her life. The Scottish minister opens her eyes and her heart to a love that transcends one’s past. But Samuel’s growing feelings for Sorcha create a storm from which help is needed. Will help arrive on time or will someone have to die?
Carrhae
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Series: The Parthian Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 221,880. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
‘Carrhae’ is the fourth and final instalment in the Parthian Chronicles, the adventures of King Pacorus of Dura, and follows on from ‘Parthian Vengeance’.
Blue Moon Bench
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,150. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Staged in the rugged beauty of the southwest, this story unravels as illustrator Jessica needs to solve the murder of her new husbands first wife to save their marriage, or possibly her own life. Is she married to a murderer? Filled with adventure in the form of Navajo ghosts, drugs and artifact smuggling, this novels unforgettable story makes it a must read!
The Man from Conant Gardens
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You set the price! Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
“First of all, there are fifty-eight slaves on this plantation who are lighter than some of the whites in this room. These so-called ‘passers’ will be hated for being too ‘white’, or ridiculed by their own by not accepting their black partition. They can mingle among us or be stoned by us as well. When slavery ends, what do we do with these passers?” said Benjamin Godly in 1848 before the war.
Death; Juxtaposed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,750. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Long before the disaster of Katrina an estimated category 5 hurricane struck Galveston, Texas in 1900. Its thirty-foot wave surge and 100mph winds leveled the city and killed over eight thousand people. That is only part of the story.