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Fiction » Historical » USA
So Long, Vietnam by Brian King
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,460. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
What if a group of infantry soldiers on the verge of invading Cambodia refused to fight? With luck, humor, and determination three young Americans, one black and two white, lead their fellow GIs towards a peace that had eluded America in Vietnam.
Little Lies, Big Consequences by vins hilton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,750. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » USA
This story centers on lies which are about substantial events and have significant consequences. Very broad sweep, spanning a period of several years, these characters wrestle with honor and duty at the time of Napoleon. The author renders a fast paced story about how lies (and everything else) have many unintended consequences, many of which cannot be undone.
Hometown News by Jnana Hodson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Historical » USA
Although the local newspaper has been central to the identity and life of American cities large and small, few readers know what goes on inside its newsroom. Hometown News takes you behind the scenes as a new generation takes command and brings vision to a mid-American industrial city. But more and more, this colorful team discovers the bottom line battles the deadline. Who wins in the end?
The Bent Reed by Jennifer Bohnhoff
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Fiction » Historical » USA
Despite a stern mother and a life-threateningly crooked spine, Sarah McCoombs is determined to live the life of which she’s dreamed. When her family’s farm is overrun in the Battle of Gettysburg, she must put those dreams aside and find the strength to nurse both Union and Confederate wounded soldiers.
Saving Eddie by Hallett German
Series: One Of Books · Historical Fiction. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,540. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This is a fictionalized paranormal retelling of celebrated author Edgar Allan Poe's life using imaginary journals/diaries of his real-life brother, Henry Poe and a female admirer that follows his activities mostly from afar. Can Edgar's ghostly brother use his one chance to save his brother's life? Or will the author's otherworldly gifts to see heaven, hell, and the world of Ideals be his undoing?
Alabama Days by James Eckardt
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 139,650. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Alabama Days by James Eckardt, cover design by Colin Cotterill A few weeks after the 1965 Selma March, four teenage Catholic seminarians from Long Island arrive in Birmingham, Alabama, to work for Father Edmund Fraser in a door-to-door voter registration campaign. Nights, they return to the same black neighborhoods to play guitars and lead crowds in singing freedom songs.
Swept Away by Paul Andrews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,120. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In 1889, Johnstown, PA is a grimy steel town with no escape. For Samuel Wulff, the only beacon is Abigail, the socialite he meets to steal kisses and more. But a threat worse than their secret lurks in the valley - an aging dam upriver, holding back the swollen waters of Lake Conemaugh. When torrential rains pour down, it is only a matter of time before the dam fails and they are all Swept Away
Firebrands by Paul Andrews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,860. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Shannon’s one and only dream was to live in Chicago. Now she finally has her chance, tutoring the young brother of the wealthy and striking Nathanial Collins. But a terrible fate will intercede in a burgeoning romance with her new employer. For it would be a hot time in the old town tonight. It is 1871, and the Great Chicago Fire will burn, the winds will blow, and only the Firebrands survive.
Smokey Bear: The Cub Who Left His Pawprints on History by Karen Signell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 156,820. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
This is the first novel written about the real bear cub who survived a forest fire high in the New Mexican mountains to become the living representative of his namesake, the icon Smokey Bear, famous for preserving wildlife and wilderness.
Spake As a Dragon by Larry Hunt
Price: Free! Words: 148,350. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Follow the adventures of the Scarburgs through the Civil War as they struggle to save their beloved plantation ‘Scarlett,’ overcome the fears of battle and withstand the hardships of prison life at the hands of the Yankees while constantly trying to decipher the code from the past. Does the code tell of treasury or is it a message of dire warning.
A Secret Life by Lee Carver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,280. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014 by Prism Book Group. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Historical
The German Army of World War II rips Karl Von Steuben from his family and privileged life, forcing him to conceal his American sympathies and Jewish heritage.
Invasion from the Sun by Steven Linde
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,110. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In the summer of 1942, just a few months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the Japanese invade northern Baja California with their sights set on San Diego and Los Angeles. This is the story of the heroic efforts of the I Armor Corps, 9th Marines and the 10th Cavalry (Buffalo Soldiers) to stop and hold the Japanese until help arrives.
Gold Rush Deluge, Book Two of the California Argonauts by Suzanne Lilly
Series: The California Argonauts, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
Sacramento is underwater. A deluge of epic proportions has engulfed the town. Lucinda uses her medical skills working as a physician’s assistant to Dr. Mitchell Kersey. When she uncovers lies and treachery in the doctor’s past, she becomes enmeshed in dangers even more deadly than the flood. Lucinda must fight to save her life, her dreams, and her future with George.
Hiram's Hope: The Return of Isaiah by Max Terman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Inspirational
Following in the footsteps of Hiram’s Honor, one of Online College’s Best Books for Studying the Civil War, Hiram's Hope: The Return of Isaiah tells how Isaiah, left for dead at Andersonville, survives only to board the ill-fated, over-loaded steamer Sultana. Max Terman weaves a riveting story about this tragedy, the Lincoln Funeral Train, a woman left at Andersonville, and a veteran’s struggle.
The Resurrection of Jim Crow by friedfish
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 46,840. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Historical » USA
This book called the resurrection of jim crow is a shocking and thrilling story and essay about the fascinating life and times during the Civil War era. It tell about the life and struggles that both Black and White America experienced, and it is one that you will never forget. This book will cause you to wonder and question whether jim crow is really dead, or whether he is still alive.
Shadows Wake by Robyn LaRue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Gold Hill is a peaceful place with a dark secret and forgotten calling. In ancient times, a native tribe trapped evil inside the mountain. That prison is now weakened, and the tribal blood line responsible for its maintenance is dangerously diluted. Lillian, a social outcast with secrets of her own, learns about love, friendship, and loyalty, but can she save Gold Hill and all she holds dear?
Gone for a Soldier by Marsha Ward
Series: The Owen Family Saga. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,920. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
When Virginia secedes from the Union, Rulon Owen enlists and goes to war. It will take vigilance and luck to survive and make it home to his wife, Mary, and the son he's never seen. At home, Mary faces her own soul-draining battles. Separated by war and circumstance, Rulon and Mary discover that not all enemies wear the Union blue. 2014 Whitney Award Finalist-Historical Fiction
Capable of Honor by Allen Drury
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 225,990. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » USA
Capable of Honor, the third novel in the grand, bestselling Advise and Consent saga, is a compelling blockbuster that shines a harsh and revealing spotlight on how the media shapes the news, guides public opinion, creates policy—and tries to shape history itself.