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Fiction » Historical » USA
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.
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. 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
Series: Easy English Books. 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: 143,290. 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.
Red Sun Over Panama by H. Paul Doucette
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,020. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Late Fall, 1941 Paul Jarvis uncovers clues suggesting the possibility of a plot to blow up the locks at Pedro Miguel and Miraflores while investigating a series of suspicious murders. With the help of his partner, Sergeant Joe Duggan and the area MPs, he rushes to stop the attacks and capture the people involved.
Conspiracy: A 9/11 novella by M V Neland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,780. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The best of theories can be wrong. The worst of theories always are. The US government’s Official Story was, and still remains, the worst of theories. This is why 9/11 still matters. The best alternative theories to the Official Story of 9/11 are in this riveting political drama, where historical fiction allows the reader to see events from the inside - from planning to planes to who to blame.
The Incident: Lost in the Woods by E. Robb Martin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,680. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The story of three brothers and how one brother's tragic mistake affected the other two. One was on the run from the law. The other two wanted to protect him, however, they had to take care of their families first. It was a journey from the swamplands of Louisiana to the "better life" in California.
My Dark Rose by Cynthia Owens
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,580. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Like the Wild Geese of Old Ireland, five boys grew to manhood despite hunger, war, and the mean streets of New York… Dary Greely is the only one of his brothers and sisters to survive the hunger in Ireland and the coffin ship to America. Róisín Donavan is an Irish girl who lives in a Five Points tenement room. Can Dary make Róisín see her true worth?
The Observer by Natalie Wexler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,430. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
One young woman recklessly defies expectations about a lady's proper place. Another, her maid, is secretly spying on her mistress's indiscretions. Based on real events, The Observer spins a universal tale of forbidden ambition, frustrated love, and ultimately, empathy across boundaries of class and culture.
Blue: A Novel on the Civil War by Joe G Poindexter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,340. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Historical
In 1860, after his girlfriend is enticed to marry a parson, David Lofland leaves Hickory Flats, Tenn., to relocate to Arkansas with his family. They experience disappointment and tragedy as they seek a new life. Depressed over his loss and saddened by other family events, David joins the Confederate Army in 1862. The war brings more grief, bitterness, and sadness. Even God seems against him.
The Declaration: Tales From a Revolution - South-Carolina by Lars D. H. Hedbor
Series: Tales From a Revolution. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,140. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by Brief Candle Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War(3.00 from 1 review)
A hardworking tobacco farmer in the Carolina Uplands, Justin Harris wants only to provide for his family. The outbreak of revolution turns his life upside down, and he cannot anticipate how even his seemingly most inconsequential actions will touch the lives of generations yet to come. Through crushing setbacks and hard-won victories, Justin’s perseverance serves as a gift to his descendants.