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Texrep Thomas Tregonney has served the railway well and faithfully. When the railway is closed, what else should he do?
Tags: Romance, Drama, Politics, Historical
Age Rating: Anybody
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1083 KB 23336 756 9.36

Depression Soup
TC Allen The Great Depression devastated the country. The drought, hurricanes and dust storms caused havoc across the land. This is the story of a farm boy and his family and how they coped during those terrible years.
Tags: Historical, Young Adult, Vignettes
Age Rating: Anybody
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524 KB 8500 325 9.15

Silver Wings
Joe J The story of a young man from high school to Vietnam.
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Humor, Historical, Military
Age Rating: Older than 13
248 KB 7624 687 9.08

One Gold Eagle
Argon Max Wagner, former carpenter, lives on the streets of San Francisco. His only goal is the next mug of moonshine. Fate intervenes in the persons of a famous singer and a friendly young widow, but then Max has to prove himself in the face of a catastrophe.
Tags: Romance, Drama, Historical
Age Rating: Older than 7
35 KB 2117 312 8.64

Hard Times Oklahoma
TC Allen Harley and Ida Duran were share croppers and nice people in a time and place where nice people weren't appreciated. Share croppers were considered less valuable than dirt. However, there are those who can be nice and still persevere, no matter who their enemies may be. Harley teaches his enemies that it's okay to turn the other cheek... After that you make sure they can't smite you on the other cheek.
Tags: Romance, Violence, Historical, True, Dystopian, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 13
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502 KB 4814 195 8.59

Enter the Darkness
Celtic Bard A Dark Wars Tale
A woman is gruesomely murdered in Cold War Germany and the only witness is her 5 year old daughter who can't remember what happened. Memories, though inaccessible to investigators, linger and change a once adorable little girl. And murder of a loved one will place that girl on the path of destiny. Odd occurrences, inexplicable enemies, and Cold War intrigue with an odd flavor alter this girl's life, shifting her from the front lines of the Cold War to the middle of the Dark Wars.
Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, Drama, Violence, Spiritual, Religion, Historical, Military, Assassins, Spies, Secret Agents, Travel, Christmas, Alternate Universe, Shapeshifters, Supernatural, Vampires, Werewolves, Angels, Demons, Monsters, Fantasy, Magic, Sports
Age Rating: Older than 13
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534 KB 11566 343 8.57

His Lucky Charm
Argon After losing his beloved fiancé to a dishonourable rival and being wounded in the Crimean War, Captain James Tremayne leaves England as a bitter man. He heads for the Western Territories of the United States and eventually becomes a digger during the Pike's Peak Gold Rush. 'Baltimore Rose' Donegal is a saloon girl and convict who crosses his path in Fort Laramie. Read how she of all women becomes His Lucky Charm and much more.
Tags: Romance, Historical, Western, Military
Age Rating: Older than 17
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782 KB 10762 383 8.55

Kingkey Clay Thomas is a pissed off deputy sheriff heading home to his family ranch in South Dakota. As he is almost there, his truck is hit by lightning, and runs off the road into a gorge. After waking up, he hikes the rest of the way to the family ranch. Reaching it, he finds that the year is 1876. Genre: Time Travel
Tags: Historical, Western, Time Travel
Age Rating: Older than 13
Posted: in progress Updated: / (Review)
555 KB 23374 772 8.43

Around the World in 80 Days
Jules Verne It's the year 1872. Phileas Fogg makes a bet that he can travel around the world in 80 days
Tags: Historical, Travel, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 7
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350 KB 581 - -

Advice on Choosing a Mistress
Benjamin Franklin One of the USA's Founding Fathers offers sage advice just as appropriate now as when it was first penned more than 250 years ago.
Tags: Historical, True
Age Rating: Anybody
3 KB 882 46 8.31