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Friend Beyond Death
By David de Haviland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 183,040. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Fiction
Friend Beyond Death is a story of identity (lost and found) set against the extraordinary land-scape of northwest Australia’s Kimberley. It is a saga of a seeming irreconcilable conflict of cultures, where a young man may hold the key. Its fascinating exploration of Gadgeri society provides a vivid example of peoples whose culture has enabled them to endure for thousands of years.
The Journals of Jack Robertson-1866 Book Two
By Gary Reed
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,200. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Fiction
Jack Robertson, his family and friends leave Michigan and travel to Council Bluffs in the Iowa Territory where they spend the winter and join a wagon train West in the Spring. Jack's adventures never stop as he battles wits with highwaymen, train robbers, a con artist, and an enraged bull. Join Jack as two new young women come into his life and claim him as their own. Never fear, Jack has a plan.
I've been thinking about this some...A collection of Thoughts from the Journals of Jack Robertson
By Gary Reed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Fiction
I've been thinking about this some...is how Jack Robertson concludes each chapter in his four journals. He shares his impressions of how he feels about what has happened in each chapter and what he has learned from the experience. The moral that Jack shares will be something that you will want to quote over and over.
19 Years 10 Months 24 Days
By AJ Pearson-VanderBroek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction
A novel of time-travel and the Underground Railroad. Museum tour guide Sophie Irving is one day caught in a rainstorm that begins a chain of encounters with people from the past. As instances of time travel become stronger, Sophie and two of her friends land themselves in a posse of vigilante abolitionists and a dangerous plot to rescue a group of slaves from an 1857 auction.
Rocket Boy - Eyewitness to the Early Railways
By James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This is the eyewitness account of Edward Entwistle, who drove the famous steam locomotive 'Rocket' during the opening of the world's first passenger railway, and his long life in England and the United States. It is one of the most inportant documents concerning the early years of transport ever produced.
The Christmas Demons
By Tom Henighan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,390. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction
Tim Daly, fourteen, is gifted—and cursed--with “the second sight,” the power to see distant or future events. With his sister Kate he is chosen to save Tir-Nan-Og, the magic land of Irish legend, which the devilish Mr. Bender and his demonic legions are trying to destroy. Everything comes to a climax at Christmas when the power of a carved angel is discovered just in time for the final battle.
Mystical Mountain Magic - Deceiver (book 1)
By Guy Brooke
Price: Free! Words: 61,500. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Fiction
As explorers create mayhem on this new continent, an infant girl – Mariah – is rescued and raised by the eagles and is commissioned by the mountain to restore Hope to a world without hope and save mankind from its disastrous effects before the Deceiver can assassinate her.
Finding Her Way
By Leah Banicki
Series: Wildflowers, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,260. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
In 1848, women can expect a few bumps along the Oregon Trail. Corinne Temple, age seventeen, has a few ridiculous challenges to face outside the river crossings, snakes, Indians, accidental gunshots and finding enough privacy to be clean along the grimy trail. * *Previously released as Seeing the Elephant - appropriate for ages 10 and above**
Threshold: A Memoir
By Faith A. Colburn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,450. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
A series of eighteen stories about one American family’s struggle to thrive across race and through time and space. From five-year-old Joseph Swope kidnapped and adopted by a war chief to Cecil Colburn, blasting up U.S. 41 with a turtle as co-pilot, trying to save a marriage, this memoir reveals what happens when communities fail and how they thrive.
Shadows Of The Comanche
By Pat Mehaffey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,750. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction
The McGregor family, homesteading land on the Texas frontier, faced perils from man, animals and the weather. Through it all, Jane must deal with her strange gift of “second sight” inherited from her grandmother, which causes her to “see” and communicate with shadows or spirits of long-dead Comanche who possessed the land many years ago.