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Fiction » Historical » USA
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: $0.99 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.
The Blackguards by Richard Murphy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,300. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
"The Blackguards” is a story of politics and big business as Nick races to uncover the truth before he gets killed. Targeted for the general reader, it will also appeal to those interested in conspiracies, mysteries, and suspense. The characters are tough Americans up against near-impossible odds, making “The Blackguards” a relevant, good-versus-evil thriller with just enough facts & reality.
The Postmaster and the Spider by John Draper
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » USA
Spring 1865--Thinking his war is over, Sevier Russell returns to his home in East Tennessee to find Hawkins County in shambles. A guerrilla leader runs the town, night riders threaten his family, and a string of brutal murders points to someone who is using the chaos for their own ends. It seems that when the armies stopped marching, the killing got personal.
Rose in Dreamland by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Coney Island in 1907, known for its freaks and spectacles. But for Rose, Coney Island becomes a place of wonder, a place that makes memories. A place that saves lives...
Audition for a Legend (Hellhole Saga, book two) by S.L. Kotar & J.E. Gessler
Series: Hellhole Saga, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,090. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
To survive past the one-year life expectancy the Federal men in Topeka had given him, Kiley will need all the help of trusted friends to survive the threat of drifters, gunfighters, and outlaws, all eager to try their hand at bringing the new "Badge" down. If he lives, he will become a legend; if they gun him down, he will fill a grave on Boot Hill – next to those who had come before and failed.
Belle City by Penny Mickelbury
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,830. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
This saga of love, land and loss is told from the disparate perspectives of Ruth Thatcher, who is Black, and Jonas Thatcher, who is White, and spans nearly a century. During the course of their lifetimes, Ruth and Jonas-- and their respective families have prospered-- but it is left for their descendants to come to grips with the long-unacknowledged truth that the two families are actually one.
Sarah's Key - Behind the Story (Backstage Pass to Novels) by Jillian Warman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014 by Behind the Story. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
If you're a fan of Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay and have a stomach that yearns for more, "Behind the Story" will be a most delightful surprise. Enjoy this basket full of treats made for readers like you! In this series, you will gain insight into the journey that Sarah's Key has been on for an unforgettable experience of the book you love.
BIG WAR, Little Wars by Arlene Eisenbise
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,730. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
While World War II--the Big War--rages overseas, Thirteen-year-old Milla and war-weary civilians on the home front endure sacrifices as they experience their own conflicts, the Little Wars. As Milla enters high school, she clings to hope for her loved ones serving their country, especially her favorite cousin, Raymie.
I am just Jes — One Man’s Journey from Slave to Freedman by Arthur H. Barnes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,660. Language: American English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Slavers took him from his African home when he was just four years old. He and a group of adults were loaded onto a ship and herded into the hold. They would be sold as slaves once they reached their destination. Now, 14 years later, he is just Jes.
Huckleberry Finn by Dave Mckay
Price: Free! Words: 110,640. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 13 reviews)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first printed in 1884, eight years after Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It starts up where the other story finished, and the two books together are believed to be the best that Mark Twain ever wrote. Huck travels down the Mississippi on a raft, facing many dangers on the way, and learning about life and what it means to be a friend.
Season for War by P. F. Kluge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,260. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
From 1885 to the turn of the century, Captain Henry Lawson, his wife Lucy, journalist Edwin Carter Morrison and Lawson's command, the all-black 25th Cavalry, travel from the heartland of America, to the vicious Apache campaigns of the Southwest to the jungle warfare of the Spanish-American War in the Philippines. A remarkable historical itinerary; no less remarkable are the people who are in it.
Royalties by Andy Marx
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,060. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by The Hartwood Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
Ambition and drive have transformed Eve Solomon and Alex Getz into Hollywood royalty. But as their careers and lives intersect across the years, there is a price to pay—a price for true love that can never be measured.
Back For Tomorrow by Marona Posey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,070. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Set against the backdrop of the late-twentieth century, Back for Tomorrow juxtaposes many of the events of The Thirsty Hills against the life of Skye's grandchildren.
The Thirsty Hills by Marona Posey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,510. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
The second book of the “Look Away” series follows the family of Skye Campbell as her family merges with the Mayer family. These two families share a mystery that must be solved, a dark secret that affects their lives and they are visited by tragedy during post World War II America.
Look Away, Dixieland by Marona Posey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,990. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
This is the first novel in the "Look Away" series that carries you from Pearl Harbor to the bombing of the World Trade Center. The sequel will be released in October 2013.
Grants Chapel Alley by Ray Kania
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 21,720. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Fiction » Historical » USA
Grants Chapel Alley is based on true events. Good days were when life was merely unpleasant. The tiny houses that were behind Grants Chapel Alley were modeled after slave cabins. This was life in Macon, Georgia in 1950.
Cerise Amour by Gem Sivad
Series: Unlikely Gentlemen, Book 2.5. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 32,230. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
After a hasty Civil War marriage to Confederate soldier, Jeb Carter, Cherry Fitzwilliam finds herself abandoned among strangers; over the next twenty-five years she carefully constructs a life based on lies.