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Standing on the Promises, Book Three: The Last Mile of the Way (Revised & Expanded)
By Margaret Blair Young & Darius Aidan Gray
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,750. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Book three of the Standing on the Promises trilogy about black LDS pioneers.
Standing on the Promises, Book Two: Bound for Canaan (Revised & Expanded)
By Margaret Blair Young & Darius Aidan Gray
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,490. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Book two of the Standing on the Promises trilogy about black LDS pioneers.
Standing on the Promises, Book One: One More River to Cross (Revised & Expanded)
By Margaret Blair Young & Darius Aidan Gray
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,500. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Book one of the Standing on the Promises trilogy about black LDS pioneers.
Weathered Bird: A Jazz Age Novelette (House of Black Flowers Short)
By Danielle Yvette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
In 1926, single mother Birdy Whitaker thought her life revolved around her bootlegging boyfriend, Sidney Allen. Sidney, a "high yellow" gangster with a penchant for passing as white, leaves Birdy alone too often as he builds a career in the moonshine business. Lonely and heartbroken, Birdy must decide what she wants more in life; being Sidney's wife or seeking her own happiness.
Arriva
By Jacob Val King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Dream for western life
Crime i never knew about
By Jacob Val King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Criminal mind
god of thunder
By Jacob Val King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The gods and the God
The Justice Women: A Novel Of Life In Detroit's Black Bottom
By Dara Harper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Lucille is alone in the slums of Detroit’s Black Bottom in the 1941. Her official title is “midwife,” but mothers come to her for abortions because no woman has lost her life in Lucille's hands. She meets a Polish immigrant who works in the world’s oldest profession and a drifter who challenges racial and gender norms. During the 1943 race riots, a remarkable event brings Lucille closer to love.
Honor Never Fades
By Rhoda D'Ettore
Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
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1966 - The Vietnam War seems to be landing in the living rooms of America. Christopher comes home from school to tell his family of his decision--to enlist in the U.S. Army. This story tells of how one family had to adjust to the decision, and deal with the consequences of war. Story included in a larger book entitled The Creek: Where Stories of the Past Come Alive
Past The Shadows
By Shana Holzendorf
Series: The Decision, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
In the previous story, Path To Distant Dreams, Lily was faced with a tough decision sure to change her life, as well as that of her friend, Margot. In Past The Shadows, discover whether Lily made the choice to help herself, help a friend, or even if she had the chance to make a choice at all.
The Wind Sculpture
By Saurav Dutt
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
It is the hottest day in the summer of 1965 in Jackson, Mississippi. The March on Washington and the words of Martin Luther King JR ring loud and clear in the town, yet crowds have congregated around the town square with only hatred on their minds. One boy remains rooted by the town centre determined to honour the memory of his father, undeterred by the swelling crowd determined to silence him.
Isolation (Life Prison)
By Dusk Peterson
Series: Life Prison. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A prisoner's life takes an unexpected turn when he learns he may be able to play a role in changing the harsh conditions at Mercy Life Prison. To do so will mean risking what remains of his life, as well as turning away from the only life he has known. What reward can he hope to receive in exchange for such a sacrifice?
Left by the Side of the Road: Characters without a Novel
By Carolyn P. Schriber
Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,670. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Left by the Side of the Road is a collection of short historical fiction. The characters are real people whose stories provide interesting sidelights on the main narratives of my other books. All take place in 1862, primarily in the coastal islands of South Carolina. They feature Union and Confederate soldiers, plantation slaves, missionaries and teachers, cotton agents, spies, and profiteers.
Quick Guide: Black Like Me
By College Guide World
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 9 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 13. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The protagonist and the narrator of the book, John Howard Griffin, is a middle aged white man. He lives in Mansfield, Texas in 1959.
Standing in the Shadows of War
By Cedric Orange, Sr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
After having relocated to California in the early 1970’s and living there for over forty years, the memories created from family and events made writing "Standing in the Shadows of War" a pleasure for Cedric. Most of the people in the book are family members, friends, and Soldiers that he served with during 20+ years in the Army, including the ’90–‘91 Gulf War.
Cherry Blossoms and The Delta Cotton - written by Jimi Massey and Marty Denton
By marty denton
Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00 from 1 review)
this poem is about the Japanese American internment camp in Rhower, Arkansas during WWII. It is about the innocense of youth that helps the healing bridge of differing opinion.
The Woman with the Diamond Heart
By Judy Powell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,950. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Discover the side of Jamaica you've never seen before... The son of a white plantation owner befriends a slave girl, an ex-slave struggles with the challenges of emancipation, a poor girl from the country has to fight off the sexual advances of her employer, ... This is the fascinating story of the woman with the diamond heart - Jamaica, land of love.
A True Mulatto Face
By Kenya Youngblood
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
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Trouble brews when it's discovered the King of England's betrothed is of black African descent.
The Man from Conant Gardens
By DC Brownlow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
“First of all, there are fifty-eight slaves on this plantation who are lighter than some of the whites in this room. These so-called ‘passers’ will be hated for being too ‘white’, or ridiculed by their own by not accepting their black partition. They can mingle among us or be stoned by us as well. When slavery ends, what do we do with these passers?” said Benjamin Godly in 1848 before the war.
Ready Reference Treatise: Beloved
By Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 70 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 91. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Beloved” by the Nobel Prize winning American writer Toni Morrison was first published in 1987. The story is set during and after the Civil War in America, between 1861 and 1865. An African-American slave, Margaret Garner, is the source of inspiration for the story.