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The Curse of Blue Dragon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
For centuries, the people of Harane stood proudly and magnificently as a 'pure city' that had not welcomed any foreigners to enter their land. When the new King Alistaire came to throne with his new vision, the city of Harane undergo major changes in their society. The once pure city became a melting pot of different cultures. Alistaire's vision to transform his city opened doors for new laws that
​When the Yankees Come: Former South Carolina Slaves Remember Sherman's Invasion.
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016 by Shotwell Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Many Americans believe that the coming of the blue soldiers of the North, emissaries of emancipation, was a joyful event for African Americans. Nothing could be further from the truth. How do we know this? Because we have their recorded accounts. This is a collection of personal accounts, extracted from the SC Slave Narratives, that relates their encounters with Sherman's invading army.
Black Scarab
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,320. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Objuga was a Black Prince among men and women. In the jungles of Africa where he was born he fought and conquered mighty men and loved beautiful, sensual women. On his chest he wore the mysterious talisman of the Black Scarab whose power he did not understand until he fell into the hands of the slave trades and was taken to North Africa.
Kingdom by the Sea
Series: A Royal Romance. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,800. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
A secret passageway conceals more than spider webs. The common belief in two kingdoms is that the Princess of Delmar, wants slaves. Even her fiancé loses his love for her, in commiseration with the slaves. When she discovers his betrayal with a slave girl it could be the end for all the slaves in Delmar. What will a princess, now the queen,do about the spies and political intrigue found in Delmar?
Gorgesque
Price: Free! Words: 24,720. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Soon Andraetra will be a privileged Gorgesque: half her face exchanged with that of a hideous person, to share the burden and ensure she recognises the truth that she can never be wholly good. But her ‘intended’ Courundia abducts Andraetra, hoping to reveal the lies surrounding her fiancé’s return to life after dying in the revolution. All that’s revealed, however, is that no one knows the truth.
Workers
Price: Free! Words: 51,460. Language: Australian English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » General
We called them Workers. Found as eggs on an abandoned starship, they are hatched, chemically altered, and trained to be the perfect servants of humanity. They do not question. They do not think. They exist only to follow orders, and perform the tasks we set them. After nearly ten years of servitude, something in the biology of the Workers has awoken. And it doesn’t plan on being a slave.
Yona and the Beast
Series: Dirt: Season One. Price: Free! Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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A beautiful and heart-rending short story about the slave called Yona and a huge Calliston, set on the world of Dirt. Yona is cold, as are the others, but with the help of a stranger, they escape from confinement and flee across the continent of Bind on a huge beast. This fantasy tale is set during the same period as the events in Dirt, series one, but can be read on its own.
Children of Cain
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,470. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Bronwen Llyr's heading for the Union lines when she discovers that thousands of Rebel troops are advancing. Robert E. Lee plans a surprise attack to cut off the Union army's supply line. McClellan might not know until disaster strikes. Bronwen must track down the General and warn him of impending doom. But every attempt she makes to find him is thwarted.
Blackwater Spirits
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,970. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Jacques Sundown, the half-Iroquois deputy, is accused of murder, and his trial points up the fear and prejudice felt for Native Americans in the mid-nineteenth century.
Must The Maiden Die
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,740. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
As the Civil War begins in 1861, Glynis Tryon, Seneca Falls, New York, librarian and amateur sleuth, meets a woman seeking her lost daughter. Glynis' cousin Emma fears losing her independence in marriage, and a rich Seneca Falls merchant is brutally murdered. When the lost girl becomes the prime suspect in the merchant's murder, Glynis joins forces with her niece, treasury agent Bronwen