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"This is a gripping, action-packed story, Joy, and what a heroine... a jump-suited, stiletto heeled Ninja. I found the dark, disturbing central t..." Read More

Chapter 6

Book / Historical Fiction

February 23, 2021

Reads: 100

Shelves: 3

When twins are born their souls are braided together. When tragedy strikes, when one is lost, their souls are split. ~ How can one convince people the other isn’t dead? How can the other survive in a harsh world? ~ This is a story about family, friends, pirates, a cat… Read More

Chapter 4

Book / Historical Fiction

February 23, 2021

Reads: 147

Desiree de Vere's life has never been normal especially due to the fact that she is the daughter of a duke. How to survive society through the eyes of Desiree de Vere Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

February 22, 2021

Reads: 385

Comments: 4

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"Fate, is a hunter. My conscience mocked me, aggravating me like a pettish child." While surveying the site of an ancient Scottish Highland ruin, two young archaeologist siblings in training, Montserrat and Alex, wander away from their family and find themselves trapped in an old cave and taken to another… Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

January 20, 2021

Reads: 112

(Test story, temp title and cover.) Heletti, Emma, and Anna are three performers in a late 19th-century circus. Each have their own problems. Emma is a mother who is trapped in a horrid marriage with one of the ringmasters, Anna tries to send money back home to her Polish mother… Read More

Chapter 1

Book / Historical Fiction

January 15, 2021

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Again, Heidi and I are into some discussions about the body and what it really can do. Read More
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Chapter 1

Book / Historical Fiction

January 06, 2021

Reads: 81

When the fae came down from the moon in the 1930's, they claimed to have been on earth long before humans. They had simply decided to move to other worlds, such as the cold face of the moon, to make room for the humans to have a chance at life.… Read More

Chapter 12

Book / Historical Fiction

December 01, 2020

Reads: 153

As the war for America's freedom stretches on, Emmeline Reed is sure that she knows exactly what she stands for. Her brothers fight in the British Royal Army. Her father is a British Major. In every way, she is the ideal example of what a Loyalist young lady ought to… Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

November 06, 2020

Reads: 99

A story about the Secret Candy Stash. Does not actually exist, but could exist. Many things based on real places, characters, objects, etc. Hope you enjoy! Read More

Chapter 56

Book / Historical Fiction

October 23, 2020

Reads: 5906

Comments: 51

Shelves: 2

Casper (formerly known as "John Doe" or simply "the boy") didn't ask to come to Glenholm. Nobody asked him if he wanted to be here either. For better or for worse, he's stuck living under the same roof as Glenholm's own notorious witch man. Balor's not a bad guy actually.… Read More

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Four Emperors. Two Friends. One Destiny. As twilight descends on the 3rd century AD, the Roman Empire is but a shadow of its former self. Decades of usurping emperors, splinter kingdoms and savage wars have left the people beleaguered, the armies weary and the future uncertain. And into this chaos… Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

October 13, 2020

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Choose : to forget, to dismiss who you are. Or To remember, and take revenge. A boy arrives at Balsa town, accompanied with a forgotton past, and a heavily weighed trauma. Another soul who has lost its home, looking for its other part, its asylum. A man haunted by his… Read More

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Comments: 1

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The greatest circus ever in the 20th century, managed by Sebastian Smith, faced a lot of difficulties: Smith became with cancer, and they need a surgery to rescue him. In the same time, the crew will lose its beloved train because Sebastian didn't pay it all. And all of that… Read More
It will be the cruellest war ever waged, and the Gods will gather to watch… 1275 BC: Tensions between the Hittite and Egyptian Empires erupt and the two great superpowers mobilise for all-out war. Horns blare across the Hittite northlands and the dunes of Egypt rumble with the din of… Read More
Lui

Chapter 1

Book / Historical Fiction

September 09, 2020

Reads: 103

" -you're just like the ocean, Lui." These words lingered within her mind, digested and sunken in, might also be a proper way of putting it. Having itself make it's own way to be specifically 'special' even if it was out of random and the most common context there'd ever… Read More
The story is about how the byzantine empire plagued with chaos gets saved by a boy who gets isoted from our world into the past. He soon teams up with the rightful emperor, overthrow the tyrant, and lead the empire to glory and greatness. This is the Chronicle of the… Read More
This book puts in black-and-white, for the first-time ever, the huge, and virtually singular, role Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and his Indian National Army played in the British deciding to leave India. Read More

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Daniel Strait has been searching archives for years. His goal, right a book about his family history. His problem, he finds dead ends and potential leads but never anyhting solid. A trip to the historical society in Stratford, Ct changes everything. The Desecendants Society is still a draft with a… Read More

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Comments: 2

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Former astronaut Jewel Mills refused to disclose the details of her last space voyage to anyone. Not a coworker. Not a friend. Not even after retirement. When the press blamed her for impeding the advancement of science, she retained her stubborn silence and lived in contentment. Gia has followed in… Read More

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Arabella has resigned herself to the position of mother and wife, considering herself lucky to be in a much easier life than she had previously known. But there are clouds of war gathering from the North-West as King Ernulf, Prince Louis's half brother, begins to suspect him of eyeing the… Read More

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Eli’s 3 oldest sons were fighting in the the civil war when his wife died from complications of childbirth. He was taken by enemy forces and his 11 yr old daughter was left to protect her younger siblings. Read this fascinating truth based story, in A Twist of Tobacco.A secret… Read More

Chapter 2

Book / Historical Fiction

August 18, 2020

Reads: 100

Harriet Parker receives a letter out of the blue from her dead mother. The letter hints at a family secret that has lain buried for decades. Compelled to delve into her family history, Harriet finds herself sucked into a tale of treachery and lies in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. As she puts… Read More

Chapter 6

Book / Historical Fiction

August 14, 2020

Reads: 94

This Story is about Valor and Heroism of a Canadian Woman who served in the US Army Nursing Corps during WW2 and afterward.. Although a fictional account it does bring to the reader an account of the sacrifice of a young woman in the face of a very viscious enemy.… Read More

Chapter 7

Book / Historical Fiction

August 14, 2020

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This is an idea I picked up from the book ''Heidi'' when the space people taught us how to trvel without a ship. Read More

Chapter 2

Book / Historical Fiction

August 07, 2020

Reads: 119

Shelves: 1

Who knew that an orchestrated marriage to an unpredictable woman would lead to an enduring love? By royal dictate, Lady Jacqueline, tempestuous Duchess of Wolvarden and tall, dark and dashingly handsome Prince Leopold of Mercia, are to be married, whether they want to or not. Although their first meeting is… Read More

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Jay G is sent to the Netherlands to work on a case. Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

June 26, 2020

Reads: 198

The baker's daughter had her way, and her way was to get me in her clutches. Read More

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Kobe, a girl who transmigrated in to a different world. Every human here speaks Chinese and wears ancient Chinese clothing. There are royalty, beast, cultivation, and many dangers. Read and see how Kobe saves the world from the unthinkable. ----- Enjoy my readers~ ???? Read More

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Donald decided to open this new Private school. (I will see where this story takes me). Read More

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Comments: 16

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Fed up with his dreary life in Japan, David is contemplating going back to the States when his friend John makes an absolutely crazy suggestion. [AUTHOR'S NOTE: I am absolutely amazed at the number of "reads" this book has gotten when it is clearly stated that it is "in progress".… Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

May 21, 2020

Reads: 4118

Comments: 10

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Abraham Lincoln owes his stepmother, Sara Bush Lincoln, a favor or two: so — when he receives a letter from her asking that he act in the defense of a young man accused of murder in Kentucky — he undertakes the journey, only to find a trial much more complex,… Read More

Chapter 18

Book / Historical Fiction

May 17, 2020

Reads: 717

Comments: 1

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(Title and cover temporary.) Katherine is a spunky colonial girl who was orphaned. She was taken under the wing of Mrs. Marshall, the wife of a plantation owner. However, Mrs. Marshall's motives are anything but altruistic. As Katherine must dance between the intersecting webs of responsibility and happiness, where will… Read More

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LOUISA is fifteen and living a happy, contented life in Bermondsey, South London. The year is 1937 there is unrest in Europe and World War Two is looming. Join LOUISA, her lovable family and quirky friends for a decade in their lives as they encounter Strength, Love, Happiness, Sorrow, Deceit… Read More
A tale of far-flung desert adventure set in the distant Bronze Age Two great empires on the brink of war, one last hope for peace… 1294 BC: The fragile accord between the Hittite and Egyptian empires is crumbling. The ancient world braces itself for war on an unprecedented scale. Prince… Read More
[Historical Fiction] Back in 1969, a local teenage male of Norfolk, Virginia free-wrote on his experiences in life while he was currently serving his time in the Unites States Army as an infantryman in Vietnam, during the civil war between the North and South of the divided Vietnamese country. Read More

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Escaped narrowly after the fall of Jerusalem . . . Pursued relentlessly by the Sanhedrin . . . Entrusted covertly with a mission more significant than he had imagined . . . From the prison colony on Patmos, the Apostle John entrusts Nicodemus with manuscripts for the Christian fellowships increasing… Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

March 23, 2020

Reads: 154

It didn't take much for Hope Krauss to fall in love with the local carpenter, but she wasn't expecting the life that she was accepting when she said 'I do'. Born in the upper class, it was bad enough that she had settled for someone below her class, but to… Read More

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A second lieutenant, only days from training back in the states is ordered, under fire, to assume command of a company of cast-off Marines, all out in the brutal bloody jungle because of the either the worst of luck or the most minor of offenses or infringement Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

February 20, 2020

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What would you do to win the heart of the one you love? Evangeline Langlois is a 31 year old vineyard manager, too beautiful to be a spinster, but too independent to be tamed. Set in the burgeoning California grape fields of 1893, this book was born from a photograph.… Read More

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London, England, 1821 When Lord Abraham Carnavan, and his wife, Lady Elizabeth Carnavan, leave their Mansion, their fifteen year old daughter, Francine, is a young Lady who tries to make herself known to the World. But there's one problem. She's a vampire. As a consequence, she struggles to find the… Read More