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Chicago Typewriter (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A newspaper journalist, a mobster’s wife and a hailstorm of bullets; an exclusive story just might be in the making, assuming they can both make it out alive first. Please note that while many of Scott’s stories have a speculative element (science fiction, supernatural, etc.), this one does not and is instead historical fiction.
Daniel Boone: Westward Trail
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,950. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The wilderness. It was a brutal force, a powerful magnet drawing Boone away from the woman he loved and the children he fathered … into the savage unknown. Rebecca Boone watched him go and waited for his return … her heart aching and filled with passion … the dream of a promised land turned into a nightmare of personal torment as the lone frontiersman blazed his way along the WESTWARD TRAIL.
The Coffin With A Window
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 25,260. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
1895 was the year life as a grownup began for Lilly Baker Elliot when she took notice of Tom Elliot, a handsome bachelor farmer. He began to spend time in her parents general store, not knowing what he wanted to buy. It became very clear to Lilly that he just wanted to spend time with her. They married. Life was great until tragedy struck.
It Takes a Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
When Derrick McCain returns to Indian Territory, he seeks answers only his real father can give him. But when he meets a desperate young woman, Leah Martin, he realizes he must do whatever it takes to keep her out of harm’s way—along with the baby she carries. Derrick must make a decision that will change his life forever when Leah’s father shows up, determined to see her wed to an abusive suitor.
The Lunas
Price: Free! Words: 75,840. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
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The Lunas is a modern tale of the most precious gift in life. On the majestic tropical slopes of the West Maui Mountains, two boarder students at Lahainaluna High School find that no matter what may happen in chaotic world around them, nothing stops the bond of true love.
Night of the Dancing Champions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Gertie lived by her dancing. The contests earned her a living in those dark days of the Great Depression and acclaim in the days leading up to World War II. But the competitions took their toll—in haunting ways. Now, decades later, Gertie finds herself facing those ghosts—whether she wants to or not.
Fever, or, The Last Days of Tippecanoe
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mashups
The Absolutely True And Completely Accurate Story Of The Death Of President William Henry Harrison --Or-- An Exercise in Fictional-Non-Fiction of Three Incidences in the Early Days of the Life of a Dead President
Heaven Above, Earth Below
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,470. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » USA
An inspirational coming-of-age story dealing with family, faith, sacrifice and honor, Heaven Above, Earth Below weaves the lives of three men is a modern-day metamorphosis that will warm the patriotic heart with hope and inspiration.
The Hawk: Part Eight
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 66,860. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Laurie heads west to confirm Seth’s assertions, but doesn’t plan on sharing this strange truth with Stanford. While Sam and Renee add to their family, Lynne and Jane find themselves no longer living alone, yet Eric remains east as Seth wraps up his stay in Florida.
Off Stage at the Starlight Diner
Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set in New York in 1977, this is the story of how waitress Mona Montgomery first came to work at the Starlight Diner, and the dreams she left behind when she did.
Qualcuno che ti protegga
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 57,480. Language: Italian. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Essay
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Parigi, 5 giugno 1947. René Étranger è fortunosamente scampato alle persecuzioni contro gli Ebrei grazie all'impegno di sua madre Ester, maestra di danza. Riesce a trovare impiego in una rivista d'avanguardia, Liberté!, ma non è affatto soddisfatto di sé e della vita che conduce. Ma quando il caporedattore gli affida un reportage sul sanguinoso sbarco degli Alleati...
Hannah's Mail Order Husband (Montana Prairie Brides, Book 3)
Series: Montana Prairie Brides. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,370. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by Gold Crown. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Western
Hannah isn't happy with her mail-order husband. She just buried her first husband after a battle with influenza, and she got a new husband to help her keep her ranch going. But her new husband, Peter, isn't cut out for the job at all. He's weak, and he's sick. Can he ever be more than a millstone around Hannah's neck?
Short Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,340. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
In this book you will have opportunity to read 15 great short stories by famous American authors who have been published in various magazines in the second half of the last century.
We Once Had Wings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,280. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Multigenerational family chronicle where mother, daughter and grandmother struggle to find happiness.
The Hunt For Gettysburg Gold
Price: $3.14 USD. Words: 78,540. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » General
When Robert E Lee moves his army into Pennsylvania, history wants us to believe that he became a less than average military leader. Failing on occasion after occasion to position his army in the proper location, and making an attack on the third day that was futile at best. However, what if Lee was not at Gettysburg to win the war but for some other reason. A reason like GOLD, lots of GOLD!
Down Every Dark Valley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,040. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Down Ever Dark Valley When The Civil War comes to Blue Mountain Everyone is drawn into the conflict. Rachel and Grant, whose love is threatened by an act of unforgivable violence. Lucky Lacern, haunted by a nightmare of his own making. Barley, an escape slave who sacrifices everything to fight for freedom. Buck Toland, still only a boy, but filled with a rabid hatred for anyone named Lacern.
Maggie Jean
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,240. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Based on a true story of a rural Midwestern girl, of USA, growing up in the 1950.s and 1960’s. Maggie Jean was never allowed to play team sports. Read with curiosity, imaging this time period in history, and think how it compares to what you are experiencing in our own life.
Sultana Awaits
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,160. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Lee had surrendered and Lincoln was dead. Jacob & Jeremiah Winslow, parolees of the worst Confederate prison camps are finally heading home. Their last step, a journey north on the Mississippi, on a crowded Riverboat named SULTANA. But that journey will be the end for one, and a transformation for the other. For in the dead of night, just past Memphis, the Sultana's boiler's will explode.
The Darkness: Tales From a Revolution - Maine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,530. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Brief Candle Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
George is a simple farmboy, more interested in sneaking a break than in the intrigues of the Revolution. Even after the British come to town in a blaze of cannonfire, he stays out of it... until Louise crosses his path, and draws him into her mysterious world. When that world falls into shadow, the results will make history—and turn George’s life completely upside-down.
The Rovers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
During the Roaring Twenties anything was possible for those who dreamed big and were willing to risk it all. This is the story of two men who traveled different paths, yet whose fates were inextricably entwined. Theirs is a tale of love and lust, truth and deception, history and fantasy, damnation and redemption—and Baseball.

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