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Fiction » Historical » USA
Thrust From the Hand of God by Jason S. Litz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 207,920. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
One selfless act, one naïve decision, so innocent in the making, so condemning in effect, how foolish John had been not to expect trouble to follow. Murder or self-defense, what did it matter? One man was dead and another wanted revenge.
Lost in Tanganyika by Thomas Thorpe
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1862, William and Elizabeth Darmon escape from Zanzibar, crossing hostile territory to Lake Victoria. Pursued by ruthless slavers, they flee to Niam Niam country in Darkest Africa. There, William is forced on a desperate mission to save his wife from cannibals. Upon his return, he discovers evidence that she has been sold as a slave to the Arab Rashid family in Hayil across the Red Sea.
Episode 3 - Calum's New World by Leigh Barker
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Clan: Season 2, Episode 3. Calum’s New World A Bitesize 1 hour Read. Our hero, Calum Maclean, has almost made it to the New World. All he has to do is stop the French hanging the ship’s crew. And stop the man-o’-war blowing them out of the water. And if he does manage to achieve the impossible, the assassin, Jacob Metzger, is waiting for him in New York.
Woods Runner, Massacre at Schenectady by Rejean Giguere
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,720. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Huron Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » USA
A fast paced, vivid fictionalized depiction of a little-known historical event that tied together the sometimes violent history of Canada and the United States.
Ghost of the Airwaves by Shannon Muir
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
Ghost of the Airwaves is the suspenseful tale of radio actress Abigail Hanson, whose husband died under mysterious circumstances. Everyone believes the culprit is caught until a mysterious typed letter from "Ghost of the Airwaves" comes through her mail slot. Abigail becomes determined to find out who killed her husband and uses her own observant eye to help coax the police along.
Templados por el sol, mecidos por el viento by Marta Currás
Price: $1.12 USD. Words: 73,040. Language: Spanish. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Historical » USA
Clara acepta un trabajo temporal que la llevará desde su Galicia natal hasta los cañones de Arizona junto al enigmático anciano Duncan Sutter. En un viejo cuaderno, Liz describe su periplo al atravesar el Atlántico y los Estados Unidos mientras la guerra asola la vieja Europa. Tribus indias, magia, lingotes de oro, hipnosis y naufragios en una novela de viajes que rinde homenaje a Edward Curtis
Before the Fire by Maya Garcia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,120. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Before the Fire is a radically different spin on the historic fiction novel. It is a true story, written in a narrative style, from the recollections of the protagonist, Southern belle and debutante, Miss Vivienne Marchand. Inspiration is taken from dreams, visions and other “near-miss”, déjà vu moments, experienced by the author, Maya Garcia.
A Bird Named Enza by Dawn Meier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,030. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a story based on the Influenza of 1918. It is written from the perspective of one man and his inability to save his family and town from this deadly disease. To this day, the influenza of 1918 remains a mystery. It spread with alarming speed across the country and, after it ran its deadly course, the pandemic had taken more than 600,000 lives in America, 40 million worldwide.
The Gethering by Will Welton
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,230. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
During my younger years I was fortune to meet some of the old time law men from the late 1890’s. One of them happened to live not far up the way from me and was an acquaintance of my step-father. He dearly loved to talk for he had no kinfolks that I ever heard about and he told me a lot of stories of the old days in the Territory before Oklahoma became a state.
Shadow of the Hawk by K.S. Jones
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,790. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Astraea Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Sacrifice is commonplace in 1932, so with mounting debt and both friends and family fleeing, sixteen-year-old Sooze promises her heart to a man she doesn’t love to save her family. Is true love just another loss along the way?
Julia de Burgos: Child of Water by Carmen Rivera
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015 by Red Sugarcane Press. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Fiction » Historical » USA
In JULIA DE BURGOS: CHILD OF WATER is a two-act play written by Carmen Rivera about Julia de Burgos, the pioneering Latin American poet, feminist and activist. The playwright explores Julia de Burgos' struggles with colonialism, racism and sexism as well as the consequences to her personal life by stepping outside of the traditional roles reserved for Latinas.
River of Dreams by Harrison Neese
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,210. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1841 Alabama, Ethan Hayes worked long days hammering red-hot iron. He was good at it, and he knew he was good, but his heart wasn’t in it. With the passing of each day, part of him died; it was only a matter of time before he walked away from the forge and left it all behind. The death of his mentor sets in motion events that propel him toward his dream . . .
Refiner's Fire: Sisters in Freedom Series, Vol. 2 by Ann Nolder-Heinz
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 117,590. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015 by Write Words Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Lizzie Hamilton’s life as a pampered belle in the antebellum South is over. Danger and misfortune stalk her as she travels from Charleston, South Carolina to the gambling dens of New Orleans, up the Mississippi River, and across the broad prairies to the gold fields of California.
The Revenant Detective, Volume 1: Deadly Role by P.J. Lozito
Price: Free! Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
An assassin with a longbow is picking off men. Veterans. Men who served their country side by side. And now, one of them, a successful actor, finds himself in the crosshairs of the killer. Trying to stay alive becomes something more when his wife is taken. Now, a man used to playing roles for millions must take on a madman one-on-one, posing as any character necessary.
1780: A Time to Live Free or Die by Harrison Neese
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,910. Language: American English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
It was their darkest hour . . . when the British captured Charleston, South Carolina and with it, the entire southern American Army. Patriots everywhere gave up, ready to accept defeat and the cold winds of tyranny blew hard against the flickering flame of Liberty. Yet, there remained small bands of patriots—men and women—who would not quit . . .
In the Shadow of the Pyramid by H.W. Moss
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,470. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Historical Fiction -- The whaling vessel Niantic picked passengers with Gold Fever off the beaches of Panama in 1849 and took them to San Francisco. The crew jumped ship. Niantic was hauled ashore and planted at the corner of Sansome and Clay as a hotel. Present day, Don Worthy discovers its hulk and claims the right of salvage. The story takes place in the past and present in San Francisco.
The Saturday Night Massacre: What Really Happened on October 20, 1973 by James Kirkpatrick Davis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,640. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Fiction » Historical » USA
The nation watched in astonishment as the Watergate scandal dominated media headlines for 26 months, leading ultimately to the only resignation of an American chief executive since the founding of the United States, the world’s oldest Constitutional republic. The culminating climactic events of October 20, 1973 shattered the Nixon administration beyond repair.
A Shilling on Good Friday by Adrian John Hoare
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 350,300. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A novel based on the life of Englishman William Reynolds. Sailor, soldier, prisoner, coalminer…Reynolds’ story switches from Victorian Portsmouth to Nova Scotia, to Civil War torn America. Come April 1865 and in the aftermath of the events at Ford’s Theatre – the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln – fate decrees that Reynolds is set to lead a gruelling manhunt across rural Pennsylvania…
Runner - The Legend of D.B. Cooper by James Olszewski
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 210,430. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The secret identity of D.B. Cooper has been revealed and he’s on the run as an international fugitive. D.B. Cooper, believed to be the only man who could never be caught, hijacked a plane, escaped using a parachute, eluded the FBI and hid for decades. As the pack of authorities closes in, Cooper must be cunning and full of tricks in order to escape yet again and in a way that no one can follow.
Buster, a story of a slave by Burr Cook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,800. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
"Buster, a story of a slave" is a novel in which a young man from an Upstate New York community, inherits a South Carolina plantation and becomes a slave owner which is the last thing he wants to be. He gradually becomes strongly opposed to the institution of slavery when he meets Buster, a slave.