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Mysteries of the South: Alabama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Social history
-Noccalula’s Ghost -The Cahawba Ghost -The Alligator Monster -And More
Washington's KKK: The Union League During Southern Reconstruction
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2016 by Shotwell Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
The Union League was a Northern organisation with the mission of maintaining the illegal and undemocratic control of the Republican Party in the South ... Their coercion was directed not only at whites, but towards the freedmen who refused to support the Republican regime ... This book tells this long forgotten chapter in American history—the story of THE UNION LEAGUE, WASHINGTON’S KKK.
Our Southern Home: Scottsboro to Montgomery to Birmingham - The Transformation of the South in the Twentieth Century
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 170,970. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Our Southern Home, a history of 20th-century Alabama, is told through the lives of 18-year-old Clarence Norris, black, one of the Scottsboro Boys; Waights Taylor Sr., white, a student at the University of Alabama; Rosa McCauley Parks, black, a resident of Pine Level, Alabama. The three are involved in the Scottsboro events in different ways with profound implications to the region and their lives.
Twist of Fate
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,700. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel
Falling through a rip in time, Erika Becquerel is torn from her life in the twenty-first century to 1837 where she is mistaken for Charles Becquerel’s distant cousin. Erika is desperate to return to her own time in order to save her grandfather’s life, yet she finds herself falling in love with Charles, heir to a sprawling cotton plantation.
Louisiana Lady
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,650. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The proudest of all riverboats, a symbol of Southern beauty and grace. Now, in the midst of a tempestuous race to the Delta, her crew of lovers and heroes play out their own raging drama of love and destiny… Driven by desire, they sail the magnificent Louisiana Lady on a golden race to the sun…
River Witch
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,360. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » General
Raised to be the finest pilot on the Hudson, Amanda Franklin had lost her heart to a high-born beau who left her and her well-loved father to his cutthroat enemies. Now this raven-haired beauty would fight back — and even the honey-tongued gambler who loved her could not stop her headlong passion for revenge.
A Secondhand Lie: A Gripping Short Story Thriller
Series: The Killer Thriller Series. Price: Free! Words: 22,690. Language: American English. Published: December 3, 2015 by Tabella House. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
I found her in our living room, bleeding and close to death, but alive. Barely. Until morning stole her last breath. The media called her killer the “Triangle Terror” … and then forgot about her. But I never forgot—my murdered sister, and an investigation that led to my own resurrection from the dead.
Jennie Wade: A Girl from Gettysburg
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,350. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
It had been foolish to stay but now there was no choice. It was anyone’s guess what the outcome would be. Nothing was as it should be. Oddly, the Confederate troops were pouring in from the north and Union troops were marching in from the south. They arrived in droves. The town was not prepared for what happened during the early days of the summer, 1863.
About Mrs. Featherberry
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Why is the waitress in this small town opening up to this newcomer? What do rotten sardines have to do with homemade pie?
Finding Lizzie
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Notified by a young detective assigned to the cold case of his missing sister, Lizzie Owens, Ira returns to the South to aide in uncovering the mystery behind Lizzie’s disappearance. Through many dreams, talks with his uncle, and the discovery of his deceased father's personal items, memories of Ira’s past are revealed, and he discovers more about himself than he ever imagined.