Free: Lost Child

Lost Child
A baby girl abandoned at birth and raised in an orphanage is sent to the mid-west on an orphan train. Unwanted and unloved, she goes against all the odds to fight for survival. A story of female triumph and perseverance. How did she survive? Free on Kindle.

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Free: Beyond the Dragonhead

Beyond the Dragonhead
After the destruction of their village by a tyrannical king, Thyra and her father flee their homeland with a small band of survivors including severely wounded kinsman Bjorn. While pursued by the king’s best warriors, Thyra’s feelings for Bjorn deepen, and she realizes his injuries are too deadly for her herbal skills to cure.

In a race for refuge and healing, they encounter Magyar fighters, medieval royalty, a Sami tribe, and even a pod of friendly dolphins. When Thyra’s father becomes ensnared by their enemies, Thyra must do the unthinkable in a desperate attempt to save him and her people.
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Free: Beyond the Dragonhead by Kelly Nichols and Alyn Rockwood

After the destruction of their village by a tyrannical king, Thyra and her father flee their homeland with a small band of survivors including severely wounded kinsman, Bjorn. Pursued by the king’s best warriors, time is running out as Thyra’s feelings for Bjorn deepen, and she realizes the broken arrowhead in his torso is more serious than her healing skills can handle.

In a race to find refuge, the villagers seek help from a Sami tribe, Magyar fighters, and even a pod of dolphins. Deep in the Russian wilderness, Thyra’s father becomes ensnared by their enemies, and Thyra must do the unthinkable in a desperate attempt to save him and her people. Free on Kindle.

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Pathfinding Women (Waxwood Series: Book 3)

Pathfinding Women (Waxwood Series: Book 3)
There are paths in life we have no choice but to follow.

At the close of the nineteenth century, Vivian Alderdice is twenty-six, unmarried, and has no prospective suitors. Now the heiress of the Alderdice fortune, she has yet to fulfill her duty to her family and to society: to marry well and produce heirs.

Her brother’s tragic plight the year before left her and her mother on shaky ground with the San Francisco blue bloods of Nob Hill, and the only way they can re-establish their social position is to win the heart of Monte Leblanc, a wealthy Canadian in search of a wife and looking to become a member of the exclusive Washington Street society.

But a young man on the train tells Vivian things about her grandmother that shake her to the core. Even as she is pursued by the debonair Monte Leblanc, Vivian can’t avoid ghosts from the past who send her on a journey she is reluctant to take.
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What Did You Do In The War, Sister?

What Did You Do In The War, Sister?
Throughout the occupied territories, Catholic Sisters were active members of The Nazi Resistance. From running contraband to hiding Jews, from spying for the allies to small acts of sabotage, these courageous women risked their lives to help defeat the Reich. This is a story that needs to be told. $0.99 on Kindle.

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Spite Fences

Spite Fences
Georgia, 1961.
The heat is sweltering. The crops are ripening. And everything is about to burn. 13-year-old Maggie Pugh has just witnessed a horrible tragedy that changes her entire worldview. Who can she tell? Who would care?
Black lives don’t matter in Georgia, 1961. $0.99 on Kindle

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Free: Lost Child

Lost Child
A spellbinding tale of abandonment, rejection, and survival. A baby girl abandoned at birth and raised in a Catholic orphanage in New York City was never adopted. At the age of 13, she was sent to the Midwest on an orphan train and placed out as a housekeeper and farm laborer. Unwanted and unloved, she fought to survive in a lonely, abusive environment and an uncertain future. A story of female triumph and perseverance. How did she survive? Free on Kindle.

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The Munich Girl

The Munich Girl
Anna Dahlberg grew up eating dinner under her father’s war-trophy portrait of Eva Braun. Fifty years after the war, she discovers what he never did—that her mother and Hitler’s wife were friends. Plunged into the treacherous years of Nazi Germany, she uncovers a web of long-buried family secrets. “Hard to put down. … Harder to forget.” Ink Drop Reviews. $0.99 on Kindle.

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Free: The Time Arrow

The Time Arrow
How far would you go to change events in your life? That is the question Peter Danville has to ask himself in The Time Arrow, a new novel from first-time author Samuel Ruggiero.

Peter, a successful trauma surgeon and a Civil War reenactor, is a well-known figure in the Atlanta area. However, it’s his grandfather, Dr. David Danville, who is the true star. He has been making medical discoveries for over four decades. Now, he has made one that will change the course of humanity. But before he can make his research public, his life is tragically taken during a mugging in the parking ramp as he was making his way to give his presentation. Devastated, Peter doesn’t know what to do. He seeks comfort from his wife, Mollie, though the loss of Grandpop, as he is affectionately called by Peter, has caused some dormant conflicts between them to bubble to the surface. Peter then turns to Max Gottlieb, a Physicist and friend of Grandpop, who may have a way to get Grandpop back. So Peter is confronted with that question: How far is he willing to go to change the events of his life? Free on Kindle.

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Free: Written: A Story of Love, Secrets, Betrayal and Honour

Written: A Story of Love, Secrets, Betrayal and Honour
What if your entire existence was based on someone else’s story, someone else’s dreams, someone else’s expectations ….someone else’s lies?

Written is the heart-wrenching story of a young girl’s struggle for freedom, and the uncovering of an intricate plan laced around forty years of secrets, betrayal and lies, in a family desperate to preserve their culture and honour. Free on Kindle.

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Slavery and Beyond: The Complete Series Collection

Slavery and Beyond: The Complete Series Collection
Experience the NYC Draft Riots of 1863, the building of the Brooklyn Bridge (1883), the General Slocum Steamship Disaster (1904), and the Tulsa Race Riots of 1921 through the eyes of passionate heroes.

Failed Moments, Volume #1
Patrick Walsh relives his Failed Moments in two past lives in order to salvage his modern-day existence. He travels back to the French Caribbean in 1790 (before the slave revolution that created Haiti) and NYC in 1863 during the Draft Riots. Will he succeed the second time around?

A Wave From Mama, Volume #2
1863 Weeksville, Brooklyn: A former slave gets his dream job working on the Bridge project, but becomes a pawn in a battle involving the gangs of Irishtown and the corrupt Metropolitan Police. Will his special physical abilities help him survive or will his awkward social deficits prove to be too much to overcome?

Minetta Lane, Volume #3
New York City, 1904- Bodee Rivers, who has always run from major challenges, moves to crime-ridden MINETTA LANE, which is governed by an unusual race-based code. When confronted with an unimaginable challenge aboard the General Slocum Steamship, he isn’t sure he’s up to the task. Will he stand and fight or cut and run?

Living in the Middle, Volume #4
New York/Tulsa Early 1900s: Wealthy, White, and privileged Jimmy Montgomery discovers he’s been living a lie and travels to Tulsa to uncover his roots. When an angry White mob invades the Black community of Greenwood during the Tulsa Race Riots of 1921, Jimmy realizes he can no longer Live in the Middle. $4.99 on Kindle.

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How Fires End

How Fires End
A dark secret born out of World War II lies at the heart of a Sicilian American family in this emotional and sweeping saga of guilt, revenge, and redemption.

A ”beautiful, mesmerizing” novel (Alexander Chee), that is ”a moving depiction of multigenerational loss and love, grief and gratitude, heartbreak and hope.” (Kirkus Reviews). $1.99 on Kindle.

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Lady Charlotte’s Dilemma

Lady Charlotte's Dilemma
Plain, sensible Lady Charlotte Chalmers is still unwed after two London Seasons. It looks as if she’s destined to dwindle into an unwanted old maid – until the night she encounters Elizabethan vampyre Bess at Vauxhall Gardens and contracts a mysterious illness.
All too soon it becomes apparent to Charlotte that she, too, is now a vampyre. What can she do? To surrender to her urge to feast on human blood would be almost certain social suicide, but on the other hand, a girl needs to eat. And that’s Lady Charlotte’s dilemma.
When the Duke of Dunroth takes an interest in her predicament, things go from bad to worse. Charlotte’s very life is in danger. Only one man – the mysterious yet strangely attractive Count Saxe-Coburg-Dragenhoff – may be able to save her. $2.99 on Kindle.

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Bridge to Freedom


Days that shaped a lifetime. Step back into a Black working-class neighborhood. Rich family traditions and vibrant community culture. Follow Violet and Everett Banks through the twists and turns of life from early childhood to their 50th wedding anniversary. Root for them as they secure the often much sought after, yet demanding and often demeaning, jobs, Violet, as a domestic day worker and Everett, a Pullman porter.

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Sirma

Sirma
Sirma has spent the first 18 years of her life as a happy and hardworking Slavic girl in her quiet mountain village. Until she loses her two best friends to a gang of outlaws. The village elders don’t do anything, because they fear the wrath of Amza Bei – the head outlaw in the area.

Fed up with hiding and keeping silent, Sirma dresses up like a man and takes the lead of her own Haiduk gang dedicated to protecting the weak. She will stand face to face with Amza Bei and end his tyranny once and for all. But the road she has chosen is long and full of hurdles. Will she survive living and fighting in the mountain? Will she keep her gang from becoming outlaws themselves? And will her comrades accept her once they find out she is a woman?

This is a historical fiction novel about a real historical figure. $1.08 on Kindle.

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Free: The Body Under the Sands

THE BODY UNDER THE SANDS
Two soldiers recently returned from the Great War are accused of murdering a woman near a small seaside town. They protest their innocence but are convicted on circumstantial evidence and given the death penalty. One of the soldiers begins to suspect the other as guilty. But can he betray his brother in arms who saved his life during the war? Free on Kindle.

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Whirligig

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“Whirligig is a magnificent novel, epic in scale!”– Gill Thompson, Author of ‘The Child on Platform One.’

How far will one man go to keep a promise?
Lose everything he has?
Fight someone else’s war?

Shire knows a secret – a secret that could endanger the future of his childhood love. Bound by a promise he made as a boy, he sails to America to protect her, but falls into the throes of the raging Civil War.

War is a dangerous game, but for Shire there is a far greater peril. His enemies will stop at nothing to ensure that their secrets die with him.

Clara doesn’t want the future set before her in England. Drawn by the thought of a new world and a new life, she accepts a marriage proposal that brings her all the way to Tennessee.

Yet as she sits in the mansion of Comrie, she discovers its lonely rooms hold secrets of tragedy and bloodshed, secrets being slowly exhumed by a war that creeps ever closer.

Can Shire reach Clara in time? Or will he have sacrificed everything in vain?

What is love but a constant promise?

“Whirligig” is the debut novel from multi-award-winning short-story writer Richard Buxton. Read this heartbreaking and sweeping portrait of an impossible love set in a brutal war. $0.99 on Kindle

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Not in America

Not in America
“Jews drink the blood of Christian babies. They use it for their rituals. They are evil and they consort with the devil.” These words rang out in 1928 in a small town in upstate New York when little four-year-old Evelyn Wilson went missing. A horrible witch hunt ensued that was based on a terrible folk tale known as the blood libel.

Follow the Schatzman’s as their son is accused of the most horrific crime imaginable. This accusation destroys their family and sends their mother and sister on a journey home to Berlin just as the Nazi’s are about to come to power.

Not in America is based on true events. However, the author has taken license in her work, creating a what if tale that could easily have been true. $5.99 on Kindle.
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