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About Edward C. Norton
Edward C. Norton, author of more than 10 novels, was an award-winning reporter/editor in New Jersey and New York. He was named a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.
Norton left daily journalism to write about public affairs and business issues for Mobil Corporation in op-ed ads in Time, The New York Times and Reader’s Digest. He retired as communications manager from Hoechst Celanese Corporation.
As a free lance, Norton has had articles published in various magazines, including New York. and the first daily internet newspaper on Cape Cod. His novel, Station Breaks , was published by Dell  and The House: 1916,  was also published by RavensYard. His novels have been published in hard cover under pen names, such as Adrian Manning, Lane Carlson, West Straits and Ted Neachtain and now all are available on Amazon Kindle as Edward Norton.
Norton lives on Cape Cod. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Hell in a Cold Place by Edward Norton
The Korean War in 1950 surprised Americans, none more so than the WWII U.S. Marine reservists recalled to duty. One finds himself in combat at a Marine camp called Hagaru by the Chosin Reservoir. His escape with a woman correspondent from a cold death and the confusion in high authority help explain why this war has never ended.
Old Gold by Edward Norton
Price: $1.99 USD. 19630 words.
A fire at a shore resort provides the spark for this arson investigation by a former FBI agent. The burned property also turns up old bones and corporate pressure to settle a multi-million policy in a hurry. Unearthed with the arson is a family tragedy.
Yellow Fever by Edward Norton
Price: $1.99 USD. 73470 words.
War! In the 1890 streets between publishers. War!Between Spain and the U.S. after the USS Maine blew up. War! Between a young reporter and a music-hall beauty. Yellow journalism was coined as the century turned. The reporter falls on a Cuban hillside. The beauty, chased by magnates, falls victim to her own lethal drives. It's 1898-a time like our own-dangerous.
The Man Who Saved the American Revolution by Edward Norton
Price: $2.99 USD. 23800 words.
A little known American Revolutionary War general saved the rebel cause not once, but three times. General John Glover and his Marblehead mariners predate the U.S. Marines, and these soldier-sailors saved General Washington from certain defeat on Long Island, Pell's Point and Trenton. Glover sacrificed family and fortune to the Revolution.
Kingdom Come by Edward Norton
Price: $1.99 USD. 60930 words.
The movie had been on TV for years. No one cared until it became a "classic," and now it's the rage, with restaurants named for it. It was made in black/white and resulted in a murder, Living participants meet in LA and relive the movie no one paid attention to at the time.
Flickers by Edward Norton
Price: $2.99 USD. 44470 words.
When movies were first shown in boxes and on sheets, they were known as "flickers." For 30 years the movies were silent. A newsreel camerman made the first sound-on-film movie, one of the anonymous cameramen who brought reality to the movie palaces. Sound brought a revolution to Hollywood, and changed the way we see and hear in today's communications revolutions.
Bluewater Bride--The Voyage of the Halcyon by Edward Norton
Price: $5.99 USD. 109860 words.
For some decades of the 19th Century New Bedford, Massachusetts, was among the wealthiest places in the United States. Prosperity was based on whaling--oil for the nation's lamps, and exotic products as perfume base,and stays for Victorian-Age corsets. It was an industry that pitted strong men against huge mammals of the sea. Some women went awhaling, as the "best mate," such as this saga.
Lost in the Fogg by Edward Norton
Price: $1.99 USD. 48380 words.
Lost In The Fogg begins with the theft of the Irish crown jewels at Dublin Castle early in the last century, and moves to a seemingly inexplicable theft of a religious statue from the 80,000-piece art collection in the Fogg Museum at Harvard. The caper involves a kidnaping and moves from 1907 to the present, with implications for the highest levels of the UK government.
Cape Light by Edward Norton
Price: $1.99 USD. 25600 words.
It's 1933. The nation is in Depression. Prohibition is skidding to an end. A New York City lawyer, takes a "collection" assignment on Cape Cod. He's either to find a missing shipment of scotch, or to collect its worth from the locals who for years have paid bills with nighttime work. The lawyer finds a lost love and a couple of young summer actors, and a new President.
The House: 1916 by Edward Norton
Price: $1.99 USD. 78520 words.
Americans change houses regularly without really knowing the sellers or the buyers. The House: 1916 tells the tale of one house and its inhabitants over the 20th Century. The house is in New Jersey, but it could be in any town in the U.S. Under this one roof are many stories.
April Adventure by Edward Norton
Price: $1.99 USD. 24850 words.
The time is April 1865 and the place is North Carolina at the end of the Civil War. The heroines are two 12-year old girls: one a white farm girl; and the other a former slave, both on a journey to find the white girl's father, a Confederate soldier with Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. The two girls set off on their journey when the white girl's mother falls ill.
At any one battle, failure would have meant the surrender of the American army and the collapse of the Revolution. General Glover is remembered today in his home town and with a statue in Boston, but little acknowledged elsewhere in the nation as the savior of the American cause.