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Lily's Ride: Saving her Father from the Ku Klux Klan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,660. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
It's sunset in rural North Carolina just after the Civil War. Lily's parents are away when an anonymous note warns the Klan intends to kill her father that very night. To rescue him, Lily must ride her father's thoroughbred stallion on the same roads over which a hundred Klansmen from three counties are traveling. The San Francisco Chronicle wrote that: "The night ride of young Lily Servosse
Boats Against the Current
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,740. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Set in the riotous 60s, published by Little Brown in '87, a novel of a people's governor and a Southern reporter still resonates with the moral choices strong people face. "... A powerful, intriguing tale of the South in its recent time of troubles. Master storyteller that he is, Mr. Logue weaves a narrative of newspapering, politics, and violence that crackles with suspense...." --Willie Morris
Yale Law Journal: Volume 121, Number 4 - January 2012
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 123,700. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil Procedure
Yale Law Journal, Vol. 121, No. 4 - January 2012: Principal contributors include Louis Kaplow (on burdens of proof and their justifications), Richard Schragger (on democracy and debt), and Anna Gelpern (on quasi-sovereign bankruptcy). The issue also features student contributions on guilty plea colloquys for immigrants, and on voting rights' historical lessons from the school re-segregation cases.
A Boy From Down East
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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Growing up in eastern North Carolina in a small rural community during the 1950’s and 1960’s was the best possible childhood you could wish for. Family, church, friends, school, and working on the farm was the center of my world. This is a collection of stories of my childhood. I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I have enjoyed remembering them.
Morning After Midnight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,390. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Unsettled times and dysfunctional families force young lovers to rethink their values and find love between the States.
Untouchable Friends
Price: Free! Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Essay » Sociology
In the 1970s Baya and other children in the Rajasthan desert region worked as sweepers at houses, where they were treated as untouchables. Although outsiders kept away from them, they enjoyed each others company, being good friends. Feudal attitudes influenced the life of all the sweeper families. The book also deals with death rites, Ganga water rites, Chandals and the meaning of outcasting.
The Cook's House: A Seeming Tale to a Southron
Price: Free! Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
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In the 1950s rural Mississippi Delta, young Albert Sidney McClanahan stands on the cusp of manhood. Yearning for answers to life’s eternal mysteries, he turns to Lucy, his family’s colored cook, for comfort and wisdom. Despite the gulf between them, imposed by race and culture, Albert and Lucy form a bond of love and affection that can never be spoken, only remembered in the fullness of time.
Melting Point 2040
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,420. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A riveting, thought-provoking tale, Melting Point 2040 explores the human costs of an America facing divide. The book follows intertwined lives of a young Mexican immigrant, a disjointed survival gaming fanatic, a University professor and many others fighting over the nation's greatest split since the Civil War. America’s future may depend on a reluctant hero.
May the Odds Be With Us Legal Segregation in America
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,180. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Americans are legally segregated. MAY THE ODDS BE WITH US shows how and why corporate sports monopolies and their political representatives were able to enact the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. That legislation created legal segregation. The principles of liberty and justice apply to all Americans. Everyone should be free to make wagers on sports.
In the Werewolf's Den: The Return of Magic Plague
Series: The Return of Magic Plague, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,480. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
When vampires and werewolves threatened to overrun human society, the 'normals' reacted as best they could--mandating separation and creating the elite Warders to protect the normals. Warder Danielle Goodman is assigned to 'herd' the werewolf scientist who claims he may be able t 'cure' the return of magic plague. She doesn't count on falling for his tricks.