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Short Story: Over The Line
Price: Free! Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
Special-ops veteran Keith R Parker takes us on his final recon operation into Vietnam's deadly Ashau Valley. His vivid prose fuses brutal combat, the Brotherhood and fatigue-induced delirium into a taut narrative about the deep-rooted emotions of human conflict and in the end, finding inner strength.
Ella Wood (Ella Wood, 1)
Price: Free! Words: 95,000. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Candle Star Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Historical » USA
As North and South sweep toward war, Emily must battle her father's traditional expectations in a personal bid for freedom. Her assumptions about slavery have been shattered, and her dream of attending university has blossomed into fierce ambition. Meanwhile, the real fight may lie within her heart, which stubbornly refuses to accept that a choice for indendence must be a choice against love.
Jesusita
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,600. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Jesusita is the story of immigrants—legal and illegal—trying to survive in California in the years after World War II. The interrelated lives of these people provide a complex, sometimes violent, and often tragic image of American poverty within the nation’s postwar boom.
Two Psychics in a Typhus Epidemic
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
“It was the year of our Lord 1837; the city was Philadelphia. I was a schoolmaster by trade, a psychic by hobby, and in bed by typhus.”
The Outlaw, Billy Starbuck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
When Will Simpson decides to turn outlaw, he does it up right! Robbing trains will bring him the fame and wealth he craves—and will also ensure he’ll end up with the girl he loves. But his first train robbery goes awry and he makes a lifelong enemy of payroll guard Kyle Lassiter, who loses his arm in the heist. THE OUTLAW, BILLY STARBUCK, as Will calls himself now, is born.
1812
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A suspenseful historical fiction about the war of 1812 where a frontiersman changes his mind about the war after seeing the aftermath of a massacre.
Aunt Ketty's Voice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » USA
We join a story in progress after our unknown journal author finds a treasure trove of hand-made books that had belonged to a much-loved aunt. This short story is a charming tale about lost love, families, discovery, and carrying the past forward into the future.
Eureka Valley - Grandfathers' Grandfathers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 94,320. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Who won America’s Civil War? Lycurgus Bell and the 100,000 Southern soldiers who fought for Abraham Lincoln thought they knew. They were wrong. Eureka Valley – Grandfathers' Grandfathers tells their story. Dozens of informative hyperlinks enrich this eBook. Readers who love Jane Smiley, E.L. Doctorow or Geraldine Brooks will feel right at home with this magical telling of American history.
Enlisting Redemption
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 82,700. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Sutherland Saga Part 3. When twenty-one year old college student Trevor Sutherland enlists Rebecca Carey to perform in a birthday party performance, it leads to a heinous crime. Her subsequent disappearance will ultimately send Trevor on a decade long quest for redemption, one fraught with intrigue, deception, and ultimately murder.
Forever
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,580. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Uninvited and unwanted changes can shatter a young person's life. In Forever, 13 year-old Ben Stuart faces coming of age under these challenges. Humor, nostalgia and hope mingle with sadness in this novella set in the early 1970s.
Literature Help: Yonnondio: From the Thirties
Series: A Quick Guide ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
The novel revolves around the struggles faced by the Holbrook family during the 1920s. The story is basically about the life of the working-class family. It also deals with the themes such as socioeconomic order, motherhood, and the pre-depression era.
Floating the Balloon Bombs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sheriff Conrad looks upon the deflated oddity discovered behind a compound of mobile homes and fears the bombs connected to that fallen and decayed balloon will force his community to reappear on the road map. He convenes his neighbors, and the villagers decide the best plan in coping with the bombs' dangers is restoring that balloon so their village might simply return the oddity to the wind.
My Father the God
Price: Free! Words: 81,320. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Having completed his first year at Hanford University in Boston, Scotsman Sloan Stewart begins the summer of 1941 working at The Orchard Inn with his friends James, Isolde and Sabrina. But entanglements inevitably lead to a shocking event that will transform each of them irrevocably. Suffering through deception, war, and personal loss, can Sloan ever surmount the errors of his youth?
Jackie O: On The Couch
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Jackie O: On the Couch is the story of Jackie Kennedy Onassis as she might have written it. This is not just another biography. For the first time, Jackie O: On the Couch highlights Jackie’s life from her own perspective, as imagined by author Dr. Alma Bond, a psychoanalyst and long-time student of Jackie lore.
Songbird
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 99,960. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Can those left behind endure? When the travesties and social changes of World War II confront a small southern town, faith, family, and love sustain the lives of one young woman and her family.
The Hawk: Part One
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 67,590. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Painter Eric Snyder harbors a secret known only to his wife, Lynne. When Eric’s latest disappearance raises the suspicions of best friends Sam and Renee Ahern, Lynne can no longer keep the truth under wraps. While the Aherns ponder this phenomenon, Eric embarks upon a search for his father, once again taking him far from the woman he loves.
The Mystery at Sag Bridge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,790. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Cora Tozzi is a retired businesswoman who, after nursing her mother through her final illness, wishes only for a peaceful orderly world in her suburban Chicago home. When an angry spirit begins to leave cryptic messages on her computer and threatens those around her, Cora is forced to dig into the town’s notorious past to uncover secrets that will free the bonds that tie her and the spirit.
The Park Place Rangers - A Series of Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,700. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » General
A book of short-stories about policing in Houston, Texas' rough and tumble East End during the 1960's and 70's.
Episode 5 - Calum's Fort
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
Clan: Season 2, Episode 5. Calum’s Fort A Bitesize 1-hour Read. Calum’s first meeting with the Shawnee nation was a disaster. But his new friendship with the shaman Catahecassa gives hope that they might not be slaughtered by the enraged Indians. They might yet reach Fort Massachusetts before the French battalion.
Blossom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,160. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Irresistibly drawn to each other, fortune-cookie maker Blossom Sun and silver-fortune heir Brock St. Clair find love at first sight. They also find that every secret has a price. The problem: He’s about to be married and she’s engaged. The bigger problem: It’s April 18, 1906, and a catastrophic earthquake and inferno are about to bring San Francisco to its knees.