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25 Most Recent Historical Fiction Short Stories

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Dreaming of Tesla by John Coppolella
My fantasy of meeting the great Nikola Tesla, that I was born 19 years too late to meet!..
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Emily's Diaries by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
In a time when a white women marrying a black man could lead to torture and murder, they fell in love, despite the fact that Emily was the daughter of a plantation owner, with hundres of slaves.....
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Ephraim by Randall Barfield
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Eternal Tears- Introduction by Robin Adams
Dimetre is faced with the reality of death and fears his lonliness will never end. This is a possible introduction to my next book. It is actually a reflection back to the previous novel, Too Many Tears. ..
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Excerpt for Billy the Kid and the Lincoln County War by Gayle Martin
"Billy the Kid and the Lincoln County War a Luke and Jenny Adventure" by Gayle Martin. ..
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Excerpt from A Destiny Foretold by Neo Cantu
Scene: The protagonist descends from the mountain after he is captured by a rotund rebel...
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Excerpt from Backside of the Country by Sarah Williams
This excerpt gives the reader insight into the thoughts of some people during the struggle for civil rights...
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Excerpt from Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Luke and Jenny Visit Tombstone by Gayle Martin
It began as a normal family vacation to historic Tombstone, Arizona. Suddenly that all changed when Luke and Jenny found themselves with the people who were present at the famous gunfight near the O.K. Corral...
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Excerpt from Just a Season by John Wills
This is an excerpt to the novel Just a Season..
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Excerpts - Living on a Wing and a Prayer by Virginia Tolles
Living on a Wing and a Prayer by Virginia Tolles Copyright 1994 by Virginia Tolles. All Rights Reserved. ~ The C-141 Starlifter made its maiden flight on December 17, 1963, between Lockheed-Georgia in Marietta and Warner-Robbins (now Robbins) AFB Georgia. The last C-141 StarLif..
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Exerpt from Majestic Lunacy by D. Kelly
The morning after...
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Father Christmas and the Provost by Celia Hayes
How to hide a wanted man, on Christmas Eve..
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Fighting Bob by Bob Stockton
The author shares a portion of Chapter One from his newly published novel...
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First Chapter - Black Rock: A Time For Love by Elizabeth Parsons
My new time travel romance.....
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Fishing With Birds by Edward Patterson
A story from Edward C. Patterson's novel The Academician . . . ..
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Flesh of the Heart by Joe McCarthy
Open-Letter..
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Flying on Golden Wings by Helen Downey
Post war adventures unraveled into romance and mystery for Greg. An excerpt from my novel Flying on Golden WIngs..
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Follow the Star Chapter One Part One by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
...they must treat wild dogs better than us.....
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Follow the Stars Chapter One Part Six by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I already feel alone in this world, because I know something is going to happen to Mamma soon, if she doesnt kill herself the men will come and get her and march her to the death camps, and I worry for her either way. ..
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Follow the Stars Chapter One Part Two by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Esther struggles through the Holocaust in war time Germany, and deals with the abuse that comes with being a Jewish Girl all because of Adolf Hitler who tries to exterminate all the Jewish P..
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From Day One: T Capote Spies T Williams by Randall Barfield
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Read excerpt from From Ikerrin From Ikerrin by Steven Poyzer
From Ikerrin By Steven G. Poyzer It is in the late afternoon winter sunlight as it streams through my window, lighting up the dust particles as they dance in the stale air that I find myself sitting by the dying glow of my fireplace in my tenement apartment in New York City. The ci..
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From Little Acorns Grow by Ronald Hull
A Pirate's Story ..
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God Was My Armor Chapter One Complete: by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
We were treated worse than pigs in the barn.....
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Gone To Texas by Celia Hayes
A short snippet and fore-taste of my next book, set in early Texas; a place of which it has been said produced almost more history than could be comfortably consumed locally...
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Good Intentions by Phillip Hardy
This is an excerpt from Kingdom Of The Hollow, The Story Of The Hatfields And McCoys. This chapter tells the story of the bloodiest night of the most famous feud in American history. ..
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Good Karma by Ronald Hull
Photo by Jack FitzSimmons, Oakland Sometimes it takes a while for good karma to enter our lives. One of fifteen stories in my book of short stories, It's in the Water and Other Stories, a POD paperback...
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Gossamer Square Chpt 1 by Dawn Mullan
Everyone's got a history. Society, love, and horror marks one woman's Victorian life. First Chapter to my free online novel. ..
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Read excerpt from Haida Gwaii Haida Gwaii by J. Quantaman
Life in a village that doesn't have the latest high-tech gadgets...
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Hand-me-Down Bride by Juliet Waldron
The first chapter of Hand-me-Down Bride, which will be published some time this year. ..
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Hand-Me-Down Bride - 4 by Juliet Waldron
Karl and his soldiering during the Great Civil War. Legal shenanigans in the Wildbach family...
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Hard Way Home by Velda Brotherton
Based on a true memory from the Civil War, a man gives his wife a horse and the choice of one of their children when he returns from the war to find her married to another man..
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Hear of a Rebel Moon by Misty Graves Thomason
When Trent Roman's wife is killed in a bank robbery. His friends come together to help him track down the killers. Each path they take brings them closer together and finding out who they really are inside...
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Heart of Dust by Meg Leigh
Alone in the red and blue landscape of Outback Australia, Alice waits...
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Hit-and-Run by Ronald Hull
Based on a true story... One of fifteen stories in my book of short stories, It's in the Water and Other Stories, a POD paperback...
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Home Coming by Murielle Petitpas
Remus is an exhile of Rome. Forced into serving in the great Emperor Julius Cesaer's army will he ever see his home land again?..
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Horror Ship! by Michael Kersting
A trip across the "Middle Passage"..
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I Was There #2: Columbine (Colorado) School Shootings (As Witnessed By Rashad Amir Morgan) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
The Columbine school shootings as viewed by a young disabled boy...
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I Was There: Plains Tornado Outbreak, May 3, 1999 (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) ~Part One~(By Tommy Wayne Tucker, aged 17) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A survivor of the Plains Tornado Outbreak of May 1999 shares his memories about the event. He lost his family, but he managed to survive by hiding in the storm celler. The family didn't get to the storm shelter in time, and they were killed by the flying debris and ferocious tornadic winds...
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I welcome your comments on the first two chapters of this novel. by Miller Caldwell
As yet an un-named Historical World War 1 Novel - based on the life of one who fell in 1915. Can you suggest a title?..
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Ignacio rode by Jerry Engler
Who was Ignacio? That is for you to decide for yourself...
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Read excerpt from Incident at Yreka Flats Incident at Yreka Flats by Paxton Riddle
Big Hand and Slow Eyes, young Shasta teens, learn to late the horrible truth about the white miners...
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Indigestible Potato? by Mark Lichterman
Even to this day, upon seeing a chimney sweep, some people will come to touch him, hoping that a bit of luck might rub off on them. ..
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Intermezzo - Porfirio and Johann by Celia Hayes
Rememberances of the Alamo..
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ISABELLA THE VROLOK by Nolene Dougan
Isabella is a vampire, she is sometimes compassionate but she is always a killer. This is a story that takes place during the Spanish Civil War. ..
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It Happened One Day in Laur by Lilia Lopez-Rahman
This story is a little girl's reminiscence of a Japanese massacre in the small town of Laur, Nueva Ecija, Philippines...
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View Photo of It's A Small world After All! Read excerpt from It's A Small world After All! It's A Small world After All! by Bradley Fralick
P>This be yet another adventure, long ago, of Walker Joe, & Frick!/P>..
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It's Obama's Fault by Edward Phillips
A conversation of John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives...
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Jerusalem's Welcome by Paul Mc Cann
This story is a behind the scene look at the arrival of Jesus in Jerusalem . ..
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Jewish Mother by Randall Barfield
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