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Fiction » Historical » USA
My Father the God by D. Allen Henry
Price: Free! Words: 72,570. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
Having completed his first year at Hanford University, 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, one that will transform each of them irrevocably through war, peace, and ultimately, the remainder of their lives. Can they ever surmount the errors of their youth?
The Hawk: Part One by Anna Scott Graham
Price: Free! Words: 67,610. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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.
Rearing Young Langston In Lawrence by Napoleon Crews
Price: Free! Words: 33,850. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Langston Hughes was one of the most important poets of the twentieth century and known as the poet laureate of black life and culture. Abject loneliness, poverty, and unhappiness filled young Langston's childhood years lived in Lawrence, Kansas. This novel puts you at young Langston's side as he navigates the hardships and prejudices and of an African American youth growing up in the Free State.
Julianna's Secret by Lydia Anne Klima
Price: Free! Words: 66,250. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A lovely teenage girl lives in a French Châteauesque mansion with a tyrannical father who ignores her until her mother dies. Meet Julianna DeSantis, a young woman forced to grow up quickly because of her father’s advances. Julianna flees her Midwestern village to escape her tortured past, but returns years later as the beautiful village librarian everyone’s talking about.
The Founding of Josiah Turn by Amanda Salisbury
Series: The Xyon Chronicles. You set the price! Words: 81,610. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
When an unnatural earthquake strikes Mount Xyon in 1888 Appalachia, seventeen-year-old Josiah Turn loses everyone he's ever known and gains supernatural powers. Rebuilding his life after every out-of-control incident, Josiah finds a new place to belong until betrayal sends him home again. He must channel his power to protect the mountain from military insurgence.
Liberty Fair by Mary J. Carter
Price: Free! Words: 62,240. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Set in a young America over the summer of 1825, Liberty Fair is a lighthearted tale of a village turned upside down as it prepares a pageant in honor of the last surviving general of the American revolution, the Marquis de Lafayette. With a lively glimpse into New England's picturesque past, Liberty Fair is a historically based romantic comedy that easily entertains and warms the heart.
Remembering PT-927 by Paul Telegdi
Price: Free! Words: 132,840. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 3 reviews)
During WW II, a farm boy from Oklahoma is assigned to the Torpedo Boats in the Pacific. Circumstances confront him to face the enemy on a more personal level than he could have ever imagined. Can enemies learn to help each other to survive? Jordan faces the great puzzle of his time, the path an individual decides on when his country is locked in a deadly struggle with another nation.
Spake As a Dragon by Larry Hunt
Price: Free! Words: 148,350. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Follow the adventures of the Scarburgs through the Civil War as they struggle to save their beloved plantation ‘Scarlett,’ overcome the fears of battle and withstand the hardships of prison life at the hands of the Yankees while constantly trying to decipher the code from the past. Does the code tell of treasury or is it a message of dire warning.
Gold Rush Deluge, Book Two of the California Argonauts by Suzanne Lilly
Series: The California Argonauts, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Sacramento is underwater. A deluge of epic proportions has engulfed the town. Lucinda uses her medical skills working as a physician’s assistant to Dr. Mitchell Kersey. When she uncovers lies and treachery in the doctor’s past, she becomes enmeshed in dangers even more deadly than the flood. Lucinda must fight to save her life, her dreams, and her future with George.
Huckleberry Finn by Dave Mckay
Price: Free! Words: 110,640. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Classics(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.
Hawk Banks by D. Allen Henry
Price: Free! Words: 114,430. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Pairing up with Texas frontiersman Hank MacElrae, the inimitable Bostonian Hawk Banks sets off in quest of adventure on the Plains of Texas. A distinctly incompatible pair, the two nonetheless manage to make their unlikely friendship work and, enduring all manner of unlikely events, they succeed in finding their way into the heart of Texas, thereby becoming founding fathers of a new nation.
The Boxcar Blues by Jeff Egerton
You set the price! Words: 98,420. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
THE BOXCAR BLUES is a hard hitting story about two homeless teenage boys, one white and one black, and their fight for survival during the Great Depression. Luke and Curly fight a phony murder charge, suffer lost love and overcome hatred on their grueling road to success. Their tempered steel toughness and street savvy allow them to rise from vagrants, to become owners of a prosperous airline.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 2, The East by Kevin B Parsons
Price: Free! Words: 29,660. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
America teems with history and culture. Volume II of the five book series follows the same theme of ten short stories, taking place in the eastern seaboard. The tales, both historic and current, reflect the American way of life.
Blue by G Russell Peterman
You set the price! Words: 179,910. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
"Blue" is a crime, romance, chase, story set in southeast Missouri near the end of its swamp era during the summer of 1899. The Boss plans a swindle and wants Blue. She has lost her ability to speak after seeing her father killed. April is taken with Mark. Attempts at killing Mark and kidnapping Blue fail. They flee through Mississippi, Scott, Cape Girardeau, and Bollinger Counties.
Saturday Night Dance Club by Karen Truesdell Riehl
Price: Free! Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
Pearl's young world is shattered when Papa orders her to leave home. She takes with her the secret of catching Papa in the pantry with the maid. Pearl finds a job in the city. On weekends she heads downtown to the Canteen to volunteer as a "suitable young lady" to dance with the boys in uniform. Pearl considers this her patriotic duty --until Will sweeps her into his arms and heart.
Kent Ashton's Backstory (Prequel to Catching Kent) by Ruth Ann Nordin
Price: Free! Words: 32,030. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
In Falling In Love With Her Husband, Kent Ashton was the villain… Or was he? Everyone has their story, and this is Kent's version of events. See what really happened behind the scandal with Rebecca and why he went to find Ann Statesman in North Dakota. This is a novella. It is not a romance. It is the prequel to Catching Kent. Catching Kent is Kent Ashton's romance.
Tara's Forgotten Son by Lana Mowdy
Price: Free! Words: 121,680. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
Wade Hampton Hamilton is the unsung hero in a classic American novel. A child conceived at the onset of civil distress, he struggles to overcome the trauma of soldiers, abandonment, and near starvation.
Ford At Valverde by Anita Melillo
Price: Free! Words: 51,230. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
One man’s attempt at dodging the war while on a treasure seeking mission for gold, leads him on a quest that he never imagined possible. From the timber mills of Wisconsin, into the deep South and the rugged West, nothing will keep Daniel Stone from going after what he wants. He would rather die trying to get where he wants to go, than to die with the regrets of a life unlived.
Rose: Book One in Suitors of Seattle by Kirsten Osbourne
Series: Suitors of Seattle, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 45,340. Language: American English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
Pampered socialite Rose is used to men falling at her feet. But her match with handsome Dr. Shawn Henry leaves her feeling less than adored. Has Rose fallen in love with a man who can’t love her back?