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Fiction » Historical » USA
City of the Saints by Matt Isch
You set the price! Words: 100,720. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1860, New Orleans is consumed in talk of secession and war as explorer and author Richard Burton visits the city to investigate a former British subject intent on pushing the South toward war. He meets Marie Laveau and Doctor John, who are at the height of their powers, and an eccentric trio of young men who call themselves the Saints and help him to learn more about their city and himself.
The First Christmas of the War by Alan Simon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,860. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Great Depression years finally behind them, the entire Coleman family of Pittsburgh has been looking forward to this Christmas for almost the entire year. But December 7, 1941 changed everything. The Coleman family members are determined to make Christmas, 1941, the first Christmas of the war, a memorable one before their sons head off to war.
Just the Story of “Two Wings” A Lakota Plains Indian by Valerie A. Lancaster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Inspirational
I am Two Wings, a N.A. Lakota Indian living on the edge of the Great Plains where the prairie joins with grasslands, wide valleys and dense woodlands. I am a part of nature and honour the Great Spirit and Mother Earth, treating all life with respect, for all things are connected. This is my story.
The Cross on Cotton Creek by DL Havlin
Price: $21.95 USD. Words: 69,430. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
The Cross on Cotton Creek. Set in the aftermath of Sherman’s March to the Sea, two wounded Confederates take refuge in a rural church. When one of them makes a solemn oath to perpetually maintain the cross on the Church’s steeple, the power derived from that man and his descendents keeping his word…extends far beyond the promise’s original intent.
Blue Water Red Blood by DL Havlin
Price: $21.95 USD. Words: 64,860. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » USA
Blue Water, Red Blood, a book that has strong Military ties. The historical novel set in the years leading to World War II chronicles the lives of two men who were instrumental in providing the tactics and the crucial amphibious landing craft that made the US victorious in its Pacific island campaign.
Amerikan Eagle: The Special Edition by Brendan DuBois
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,090. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
It's 1943, ten years after the assassination of President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt. Germany is at war with Russia and rules all of Europe --- including Great Britain --- and Japan is conquering China and East Asia. The United States is an isolationist nation, still struggling with the Great Depression, and is being governed by President Huey P. Long, former Louisiana governor and senator.
Sally's Beloved Boy by Anne Hendricks
You set the price! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Behind every great man, there is a mother who loved and believed in him....Even when she knows his fate.
The Man From Royal Street by Philip Fraterrigo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,510. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Twists and turns abound in this historically inspired novel as William Sutcliffe, a vampire, flees to avoid arrest after his wife, Rachel, is murdered by a former associate. Swearing to avenge her murder, he begins a journey that spans 230 years and eventually culminates in a showdown between the forces of good and the forces of evil.
A Pound of Light by I.A. Quinn
Series: ...those conniving Gods. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Did we find answers to thwart greed, see good, understand love, war, death? Did we try? We all die with a smile or not, but death didn’t end the trial or reveal the reason for the magic of joy or a plan to the pain. Not then. Not now. Here it is, my story for you to weigh. It is our journey, our places, our moments, and above all, this is what we did…
Sunday's Child by Tom Lewis
Price: $2.51 USD. Words: 80,730. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015 by McBryde Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Sunday Everette grows up in the Jim Crow South at the Pea Island Life-Saving Station. With the sole influence of the station's heroic all-black crew, she becomes a strong and beautiful young woman with a spirit to match. Her calm days end when dark skies bring with them an unlikely mix of forbidden love, murder and a Nazi submarine carrying millions of dollars in gold stolen from the Third Reich.
A Shattered Man by Russ Crossley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
It's 1971. A bloody war rages in Vietnam. Young American men die in putrid, rotting jungles far from home.Today Johnny is holed up in a room over a darkened street with a sniper rifle prepared to die if necessary so the pain of war ends. A shattered man cries for the dead.
Wheezer and the Golden Serpent by Kitty Sutton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,770. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1843 in Indian Territory, an historic, never-before-done peace council is held at the capital of the Cherokee Nation, Tahlequah. Chief John Ross invites all Indian tribes within running distance, even their long-time enemies, as well as the plains Indians. Intrigue mounts while the young Cherokee, Sasa, is presented in Boston for her first Social “Season”. Who is following her and Wheezer?
A Warriors Long Journey to China by Vernon B. Bushway, Jr
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 68,770. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The time is early 1941 and Edward Karl (Ed) is a Gunnery Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps and is transferred to San Diego California from the China Marines. Ed is assigned to a new elite group being formed called “Carlson’s Raiders” named after the Commander of the group Lieuteant Colonel Carlson. World War Ii breaks out with the bombing of Pearl Harbor; off to the South Pacific
The Hawk: Part Two by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 61,040. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this second part of the series, set in 1961, as the Snyders adjust to change, Sam Ahern relives some of his Korean War experiences. Meanwhile Lynne Snyder undergoes a transformation and Stanford hosts an exhibit of Eric’s work that catapults the artist into sudden fame.
Take a Rifle From a Dead Man by Larry Matthews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,190. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A mesmerizing work of fiction based on the true life story of one of America's Unsung Heroes...spy, secret agent, soldier, hero...the father of the author.
THE BALLAD OF DRED SCOTT Story of slave whose personal struggle for freedom helps Abraham Lincoln become president. Historical fiction. by Randy Hoyle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,240. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Historical Fiction: Story of slave whoses personal struggle for freedom helps Abraham lincoln become president. Heroic Dred Scott, takes on the mission of a warrior to bring an end to slavery in the U.S.A. before the Civil War. Teaches that "Sometimes, even when you lose, you can still win if you don't give up your dream."
Presidential Whispers by Michael Cantwell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,410. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Have you ever wanted help surviving freshman year in high school? Alex Schuler relies on the past Presidents of the United States. Alex's grandfather removed a magical book from the White House written by the men who founded the USA. When Alex reads from it, Abe Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and others from the past, come alive offering guidance.