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Pete Elliott's 1956 Nebraska Cornhuskers
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Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
In 1956 the University of Nebraska hired Pete Elliott to coach its football team. The new coach was a 29-year-old former All-American football player at the University of Michigan. He won 12 letters at UM. The Big 7 conference, of which NU was a member, was dominated by Bud Wilkinson's Oklahoma Sooners. Elliott coached backs at OU before coming to Nebraska. He brought with him the Split-T offense.
Small Cowboys and Reflections of the Heart
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
This is the story of one of the author's special days, a day that sparked the memory of another special day in her youth when she did something on the spur of the moment that was so adventurous and so against her calm and practical nature that she was astonished to find she'd actually survived the experience unscathed.
Wishes and Regrets
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Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Born with a gift that no human should possess, Darrel has lived a life of wonder. Now terminally ill, he has one last desire. While Darrel’s gift has allowed him to fulfill so many of his wishes, it also caused an unspeakable tragedy that left him forever filled with regret and cost him his true love. Is it too late to find closure, or has fate conspired to do Darrel one last favor?
Terwilliger's Tombstone Terror A Novella
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Kevin Terwilliger lives in relative peace in Cambridge, Oregon in 1958. He feels a little bit worse for the wear after being moved hither and yon due to his father's military background. He isn't safe at his new school, either. There's a proverbial bully there named Ronald Eugene Pfefferman who doesn't seem to him to want to back down with his snide remarks. Read on, and see how Kevin fares.
Magnetism of Glenhead
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Set in a Scottish glen a young couple got married just before the onset of war.All eligible men in the glen were called to service leaving the women to cope
The Sundowner Diaries
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Series: Steve's Essays. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,020. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
The collected articles in The Sundowner Diaries Series. A series of essays on topics that demand my attention. Enjoy!
Rose Of Skibbereen Book Two
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Series: Rose Of Skibbereen, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,050. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The second installment in the family saga of Rose Sullivan, who immigrates to America in 1880 and falls in love with a mercurial Irishman named Sean, who killed a man in Ireland. It's a story of love lost, bootleg liquor, the birth of the movie industry, a standup man, a secret in a locked steamer trunk, and the tumult of the 1920s in America.
Frozen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,190. Language: British English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
When his childhood friend Verity is found at the foot of Beachy Head, Harry can't accept that the happy go lucky girl he grew up with would try to kill herself. Haunted by memories of their childhood, and by the knowledge that what they shared is lost, Harry tries to uncover what went so horribly wrong in her life... and discovers secrets that should have lain undisturbed for ever.
The House of Trees
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Set within the wild and visionary landscapes of the Isle of Skye, this extended poem explores the nature of our relationship to place - particularly our desire for freedom, independence and a sense of belonging. It weaves together elements of the mythic past with the present, the power of imagination with the power of belief, yearning with bitterness, and sorrow with joy.
The Miller Masks: A Novel in Stories
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 63,960. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Jesse Miller is a freelance writer, a bicoastal academic, a husband, an ex-husband, a father, a son, a lover, a teller of tales, a college kid, a college teacher, a tennis player, a man on the make, a man on the come, a man on the job, a man on the ropes, and on the mend. Jesse can't wear all those masks at once: the interconnected stories that make this a novel span five decades of his life.