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Homeward by Maggie Wynne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,230. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A novel for young adults, Homeward acts as a time capsule to zip the reader back over two hundred years into a world difficult to envision-no cars, Internet, telephone, or air travel. Here we meet Esther Boyle in 1887, as a girl of twelve, when she arrives at her maternal grandmother's home in war-ravaged rural Virginia.
Savadio's Secrets by Domenica Guerrera Johns
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,260. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
In this young adult, historical fiction tale, fourteen-year old Fredo Ponterutto tries hard to be accepted by family and friends. Conflicts regarding money, his papa’s expectations, and neighborhood thug Donato have left him feeling insecure. Fredo vows to uncover Savadio’s secrets. He begins a journey full of peril and unexpected discoveries changes his life forever.
Jump by Shannon LC Cate
Price: Free! Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Lizzie's mama has to make a decision that will change their lives forever. Will Lizzie have the courage to make an equally important decision for herself? "Jump" is a short prequel to the young adult novel, "Jack."
Why the Victorians Saw Ghosts – An Illustrated Guide to 19th Century Spiritualism by Michael Gallagher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,030. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical(4.00 from 1 review)
Originally conceived as a blog to accompany Gallagher's Victorian novels, and freely available to read online, this guide provides a great introduction to the fascinating phenomenon of 19th Century spiritualism. If you can't tell your materializations from your Mumlers, or never realized just how physical ghost-grabbing could get, then this may well be the perfect book for you.
The Smoke: Tales From a Revolution - New-York by Lars D. H. Hedbor
Series: Tales From a Revolution. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,920. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013 by Brief Candle Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Faced with an impossible choice between siding with their old allies among the British, backing the upstart American colonists, or trying to stay neutral, the tribes of the Iroquois Confederation were split asunder. In The Smoke, their forgotten history comes to life in a stunning novel of the American Revolution from an almost entirely unexplored viewpoint.
Seasoning the Blade by Dianna Henning
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 52,830. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Set in harshly beautiful 1830's Nova Scotia, Seasoning the Blade is the coming of age story of a young Scottish girl named Ella who is caught between tradition and the modern yearnings of her heart. Full of adventure, danger, and Ella's forbidden desire for the Micmac warrior Stands Like a Tree, this is a novel both thrilling and lovely.
A Rebel Comes of Age by Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall
Series: Battle for Tomorrow, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,380. Language: American English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical(4.00 from 1 review)
Inspired by Occupy Wall Street, seventeen-year-old Angela Jones and four other homeless teenagers occupy an empty commercial building owned by Bank of America. As they slowly transform it into a teen homeless shelter Ange goes into crisis mode when the other residents decide to use firearms to prevent the police from evicting them. Winner of 2014 Pinnacle Achievement Award.
Harry's War by Sean Q Lee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(5.00 from 1 review)
The idyllic life of an Australian country boy is turned upside down when his country decides to fight alongside Great Britain in World War One. From promising school boy to Gallipoli veteran, this is the heart wrenching story of Harry's war.
The Charleston Chase (Phantom Knights Book 2) by Amalie Vantana
Series: Phantom Knights, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,920. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
With her life now covered in scandal, nineteen year old Bess Martin sets out on a journey for justice that leads her straight into the arms of a man she hoped never to meet again. Can she trust his promise of help when every promise made a sacrifice must be given? Her life will never be the same and the chase may prove that when you live a life of secrets, you trust no one and question everything.
Forgotten Egypt II - Nefertiti by Ruowen Huang
Series: Forgotten Egypt Saga. Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 111,290. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
After experiencing enslavement, abuse, humiliation, confusion and betrayal, Nefertiti never would have thought that her destiny would continue to bring her back to the Palace and force her to confront her own fear. How she became the Queen of Egypt and then later disappeared completely from history? Let “Forgotten Egypt II – Nefertiti” slowly unveil the mysterious life of Queen Nefertiti.
Phantoms In Philadelphia (Phantom Knights Book 1) by Amalie Vantana
Series: Phantom Knights, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 111,190. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
After spending three years spying in the war of 1812, nineteen-year-old Bess Martin returns home to Philadelphia with her brother Jack, ready to live a life of ease, but what is waiting for them is a task more difficult than any battle they have fought. As their journey draws them deep into secrets of the past, Bess and Jack may come to find that a normal life is not possible when you are a spy.
Pirates Alley by Robert Bresloff
Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 89,650. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
An adventure story for children and adults. Ben finds an ancient knife on a beach after days of searching. Somehow, he knew it was there. But the buried knife has a history of pirates, magicians and Chinese treasure ships, and of a boy just Ben’s age who lived centuries earlier. Soon, Ben and his friends are caught up in a modern-day adventure of buried treasure, pirates and ghosts.
The Best in Blountmere Street by Barbara Arnold
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,390. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Paula Dibble is the most privileged and best-dressed girl in Post-War slum Blountmere Street. She is also alienated and lonely. It makes Paula the least likely person to develop the strength of character she later needs to survive her journey into womanhood.
Het meisje van het Grote Hert by Jan J.B. Kuipers
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: Dutch. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
"Nauwelijks enkele passen voor me verschijnt iemand. Opnieuw een angstaanjagende jonge krijger, met een strakgespannen boog deze keer. Ach, het is mijn broer Reigeroog! Hij kijkt me koud aan, zijn dodelijke pijl is op mijn hart gericht." - Een spannend avontuur voor lezers vanaf ongeveer tien jaar. Ga mee naar het kustgebied van de Nederlanden in de Bronstijd, meer dan drieduizend jaar geleden.
Hyperion Keats by Molly Zenk
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Can you keep a secret? The teens aren't the only ones after the answers found in the pages from the past, though. The LBT Brotherhood - a secret society dedicated to preserving the Romantic Poets three creeds of love, beauty, and truth - want the secrets contained in the diary to remain lost to time and will stop at nothing to silence them.
The Scarab Heart by Michael Gallagher
Series: The Involuntary Medium, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,430. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Mashups(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Egypt, 1885. Theft and murder are afoot at an archaeological dig in the Valley of the Kings. Lizzie Blaylock, a young materializing medium of some renown, and her mentor, Miss Otis, thought they were there to vacation, especially as Lizzie has decided she wants nothing more to do with her powers. Her powers, however, have other things in mind.
The Inferior by Marta Coffer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
What if World War II had a different outcome? What would the world look like through the eyes of an outcast? This is the story of Allison, a girl of mixed racial heritage who is forced to work for the government. It's a story of oppression and lies, but also of hope breaking into a hopeless world.
Rapier for Revenge by Mildred Allen Butler
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,970. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Ad Stellae Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Like all sons of the nobility in 17th-century France, Armand has been trained to defend himself with a rapier. But beyond that, he believes it is his duty to avenge the murder of his father. His quest takes him to Paris as an actor in a prominent group of players, friendship with the famous Cyrano de Bergerac, imprisonment in a castle tower, and ultimately a duel with his father’s killer.
Zombie Showdown by Sean Sweeney
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,230. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
For a group of sophomores at Gardner High School, it turned out to be a class trip gone awry. For 15-year-old twins Christian and Rachel Sanderski, it was the opportunity to tell the truth. A zombie attack while the kids are on a ghost tour forces Christian to save a group of his friends. The events of the next day, though, lead to Chris and Rachel’s startling admission!