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I Followed the Wolf, Buck's Story, the prequel/sequel to Where the Mockingbird Sang
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,640. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
I am Nathanial James Buchannan, Buck, and been so since I was born. I lived most of my life on the frontier, from a cabin in the wilderness, to a Cherokee village, to the cities in the east, to the mountains in the west, and back again. Mine’s a good story. I don’t like the writing, I do like the telling, and I hope y’all enjoy the reading. I've sure enjoyed the living.
Abraham
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 2. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Young raw-recruit Abraham is exposed to the terror of war during the Battle for New Orleans. A frontiersman provides the wisdom to help him survive and become a man.
Freedom
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Series: Valencio's Story, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,320. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
They’d all been sex slaves. They’d all suffered rape, and they’d all been at the mercy of wizards. They’d lived for years with the knowledge that they were expendable. They had survived, but not a one of them was without scars. It would take time to recover. This is Book 3 of Valencio's Story.
Flint House
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 220,090. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
In Flint House, author Nancetta Liles offers a beautifully wrought and spellbinding testimony to the cruelty of slavery. Told with a good measure of redemption, a caretaker is unable to distinguish between fact and fiction, and the living and the dead. A modern world of voodoo and ghostly encounters opens up to her in this eerie tale set at an estate with an evil past in rural North Carolina.
SteampunX - Episode Two: SteamDisco Destruction
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Price: Free! Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
The shadow of slavery hangs over New France. The man called Thunder arrives to avert a war he fears may erupt. Little does he know the war began long ago in the hearts of the noirs that work the land. Trapped between the justice of the oppressed and the whims of a dangerous ally, Thunder and his teenage companions struggle to do what's right for themselves and for the Nations.
Chase The Wild Pigeons: A novel of the Civil War
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,770. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Twelve-year-old Joe Taylor saw his mother and sister killed because of the war. His father may still be alive somewhere in Virginia fighting in General Lee's army. Joe will have to trek 600 miles from Arkansas to the Shenandoah Valley through the bloody and desperate Confederate South. He has no choice: He will go. But not alone; he has his friend Peter, a free black, who will always stand by Joe.
The Old Woman and Other Lesbian Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,820. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
The first story in this compilation of nine short stories is "The Old Woman." Jessica is a pretty good best friend, but she goes too far when she dares Rachel to ask an old woman on a date. Rachel has no choice; otherwise Jessica will do the asking, and Rachel has no intention of humiliating the old woman. Turns out maybe Jessica's idea was not so bad. There is a lot more to Ada than her age.
Sold into Slavery: The Story of Adaku, A Black Slave Woman Part I
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
The Story of Adaku discusses African slavery during the colonial times and highlights one young Igbo woman's plight as she journeys towards a world that means nothing to her.
Runaway Slave
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Tobacco plantation owner Alvin Tolle is confronted with a split-second decision that will affect the rest of his life. All of my books are drawn from the American frontier in the 1800s. This story is about one man at the forefront of dealing with racism and slavery in North Carolina. Runaway is a snippet from my hard copy novel "The Carolinian," available at Amazon.
Lives of the Saints
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 46,040. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
I think the time has come to embalm these stories and commit them to the museum of the written word. I beg you, though, to bear in mind that these stories are meant not at all to be read silently. Try reading them aloud, especially before a good campfire, and see if the mummies do not escape their wrappings and walk about in the firelight, as strange and beautiful as when first they came to me.