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Born with a Beard
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A "Bedtime Story for Big Kids," this tells the funny story of a baby who, yes, was born with a beard. This is the tale of his family, told by the bearded one, from the unusual moment of his birth, up to the time he speaks his first, momentous words. Dad battles a blizzard. Mom gets her hair done. Sister has designs on France. Gambling, fitness, romance––this family has it all!
The Red Scarf: A Tale of Christmas Magic
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A touching Christmas tale about a Minnesota widower who has a magical encounter with an enchanted snow man -- and gets a last glimpse of the love of his life. Originally appeared in Cicada Magazine.
A Bark On The Beach-Great Lakes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
If you have ever wanted to let your dog loose in the waves you know the frustration that can come with trying to take the dog to the beach. Too often dog owners stopping at a sandy stretch of beach are met with signs that make hearts - human and canine alike - droop: NO DOGS ON BEACH. Included are regulations for dogs on Great Lakes beaches so you can find a tail-friendly beach.
At Witt's End
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,770. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Echelon Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Things are really bustling at the Witt's End resort in Northern Minnesota. Clients are vying for one of the few remaining rentals, except Cabin 14 thing is no--one gets out of Cabin 14 alive. Sadie isn't your typical sixty-four year old. She has things she wants to do and shouldn't be expected to solve a murder while trying to prevent an unscrupulous sheriff's deputy from shutting down her resort.
The Jam of all Jams
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The largest logjam in the world occured in 1886 on the St. Croix River at Taylors Falls, Minnesota. Reporters and sightseers arrived from all over the world. This event spawned the current tourist industry in the St. Croix Valley and also fueled the drive for the current two Interstate Parks there today. Pictures of this event are available at both the Minnesota and Wisconsin Historical Societies.
Moonlight Madness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Mary has to spend a whole year with her Aunt and family in a small Minnesota town because her father left to work in Brazil. Life here is nothing like it was in Milwaukee! Her cousin Jane is condescending and Mary misses her friends. Then she finds a boyfriend - the wrong kind! Life is too complicated!
The Road to Goodbye
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Price: Free! Words: 16,820. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
If Diego Hidalgo closes his eyes and thinks he can remember his life before it all changed. Diego is 18 years old and about to leave the old neighborhood. But before he does, he needs to find a way out. The Road to Goodbye is the story of Diego's plan and the obstacles that conspire to keep him in the barrio forever.
The Woodsman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Multi-colored splashes of sugar maple leaves carpet the ground, disturbed only by squirrels scrounging for acorns and the woodsman's autumnal pilgrimage to cut firewood. Many happy days of the old man's life were spent in these hardwood hills, and he journeys here each fall with his memories. Spend a day with him and share his life in a day.
Northern Colors
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 32,410. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Isaiah Weldon, a 16 year old farm boy, yearns to join in the fighting of the Civil War in its second summer. He enlists as a replacement in the 2nd Minnesota Infantry and his adventures begin. Join Isaiah and his friend, Will Grayson, as travel through the South with Sherman's army, making friends as well as enemies.
Dearest Laura: The Civil War Letters Of Captain John Reed Beatty, 1861-1865
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,260. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
For the Sesquicentennial of the US Civil War I have digitally transcribed the nearly 150 wartime letters my great-grandfather wrote from the field to his love and future wife Laura. There are many picture samples of his beautiful penmanship. A few letters from Laura that survived are also included. These letters will immerse you in one soldier's wartime life. This is time travel like no other.