|By John M. Taylor, Jr. - 2,420 Words|
|When the roadbed was surveyed in the mid-twentieth century for the I-75 bypass around Tampa, Florida, at a site called Harney Flats, more than a thousand artifacts were recovered and cataloged. Most were estimated to be about 10,000-8,000 years old, shaped from native flint. Two rocks, however, of a type not indigenous to the area and shaped as axe heads, were found cached together. No pyrite was listed in the find. Perhaps this is how the two strange rocks came to Florida.|
|Joie De Vivre|
|By Trace Edward Zaber - 1,314 Words|
|The name of the plantation bore an ironic twist—Joie De Vivre; Joy Of Loving.|
|A Winters Tale|
|By Yvette Viets Flaten - 6,625 Words|
|A Chantfable—a old-worldly blend of story-telling and verse.|
|Wisteria Bozomheave Meets The Love Of Her Life|
|By K. G. McAbee - 3,965 Words|
|The Cobbler Cotillion was in full swing. Unhand her at once, shouted the colonel, or by the Almighty Ill show you how we handle Yankees in South Carolina.
A gasp of shock and surprise went about the room at the dreaded word. Old ladies fainted and young girls flew into hysterics, while from the veranda, just to Wisterias left through the tall windows, there could be heard the sounds of birds dropping from the sky and horses in the distant stables neighing in fright.
|By Deb Crockett|
|Part 1 - 6,279 Words
Part 2 - 2,940 Words
Part 3 - 5,496 Words
|Now Available From Domhan Books.
For ordering information : http://pdq.to/natchez.
Step into the bygone world of Natchez, Mississippi, in the year 1853.
Riverboats, saloons, gamblers, scoundrels, and rakes abound in this story of a young woman who, by a strange twist of fate, finds herself alone and penniless and left to her own resourcefulness to survive. Murder, mystery, adventure, excitement, and romance await in the pages of this first novel from Deb Crockett.
|Instrument Of Darkness|
|By Rusty Harding|
Part 1 - 3,184 Words
Part 2 - 2,508 Words
Part 3 - 3,292 Words
|Now Available From Fiction Works
History records that John Wilkes Booth, the slayer of Abraham Lincoln, was shot to death in a burning tobacco shed in April of 1865. But what if history were wrong? What if Booth survived that blazing barn, part of an assassination plot hatched by Lincolns own cabinet?
Granbury, Texas, 1876: A flamboyant bartender named John St. Helen lies deathly ill. He summons his best friend to his bedside and begins to weave an incredible tale of murder, mystery, and historical deceit. And before his story is finished, John St. Helen will reveal the truth: that he is John Wilkes Booth, the Instrument of Darkness.
|A Woman Of Valor|
|By Janelle Benham|
|Part 1 - 1,000 Words|
|When Sam Pinkman, the ultimate material girl, is shipped off against her will to spend the summer in Israel on an archeological dig, she immediately runs into conflict with the dig manager, Josh Ben-Sion. And when Sam unearths a chalice dating from the Roman occupation of Judea, and accidently sends the twosome back in time, can they solve the riddle of the chalice and return home?|
|By Robert J. Conley
(Pocket Books, Simon & Schuster, New York City, 1995)
Reviewed by Pat H. Fredeman
|Paint The Wind|
|By Cathy Cash Spellman
(Dell, New York City, 1991)
Reviewed by Trace Edward Zaber
|Philip of Spain|
|By Henry Kamen
(Yale University Press, Box 209040, New Haven, CT., 06520)
Reviewed by K. G McAbee
|Wings Of The Storm|
|By Susan Sizemore
(Harper Monogram, 1992)
Reviewed by Cy Korte
|English Towns - An Authors Guide To Historical Accuracy|
|By Victoria Prescott|
|Nothing in English history is ever simple. Here are some hints for writers of historical fiction who are planning to set all or part of their novels in an English town.|
|The How And Where Of Author Pages|
|By Jamie Engle|
|Are you an author planning a webpage? If so, Jamie Engle can give you the lowdown regarding their vital content, their availability, and their overall importance.|
|Wheres The Paper?|
|By Robin Bayne|
|Author Robin Bayne expounds on the continual growth of E-Publishing and its impact on the publishing industry.|