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Voodoo Dreams: A Novel of Marie Laveau
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,760. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
New Orleans in the mid-nineteenth century: a city pulsing with an undercurrent of secret power. The source of this power is the voodoo religion, and its queen is Marie Laveau, the notorious voodooienne, worshipped and feared by blacks and whites alike. A mesmerizing combination of history, oral tradition, and storytelling, Voodoo Dreams reimagines the woman behind an enduring American legend.
Literature Help: The Watsons Go to Birmingham 1963
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The story revolves around a very loving African-American family. The family lives in the town of Flint, Michigan. The year is 1963.
Send Judah First
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,220. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2020 by Hidden Shelf Publishing House. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
A heart-wrenching story illuminating the otherwise erased life of Judah, Belle Grove Plantation's head cook from 1816-1836.
Men of Valor, Books 1 - 3 Boxset
Series: Men of Valor. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,020. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In a time when tradition dictated the lives of all, three courageous women will defy conventions and three men of honour will love them regardless.
Dark Genesis (The Darkling Trilogy, Book 1)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,330. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
Life for a female slave is one of sorrow, something Luna knows only too well. On her way back from a visit to see the African woman, a witch who has the herbs Luna needs to abort her master’s child, she attracts the attention of a deadly being that lusts for blood. Forcibly removed from everything she knows by this tormented otherworldly creature, she is sure she will be dead by sunrise.
Freedom Calling: A Civil War Slave Escapes By Sea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,440. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Compelling adventure, romance, vivid imagery and characters, Civil War history, a perilous sea voyage, the strange Dismal Swamp - a fight for life and test of love. Runaway slaves Daisy and daughter, Celia, escape their Virginia plantation and stow away on a ship - seeking freedom. Soon separated, everything changes. Help and danger come from unexpected places. Will they find freedom? Each other?
Invisible Chains
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,050. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2019 by Haverhill House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Jacqueline is a young Creole slave in antebellum New Orleans. An unusual stranger who has haunted her dreams since childhood comes to stay as a guest in her master’s house. Soon after his arrival, members of the household die mysteriously, and Jacqueline is suspected of murder. Despite her fear of the stranger, Jacqueline befriends him and he helps her escape. While running from the slave catche
Snake Walkers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,890. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Snake Walkers tells of the first black reporter at a southern newspaper, who traumatized as a child after witnessing a tragic event in the 1950s, attempts to solve the mysterious abandonment of a small town and the disappearance of fourteen townspeople while seeking his own salvation.
Incidents in the Life of a Girl: The Unattainable Mulatto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,140. Language: American English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
One might assume that Shades of Grey has submitted to 12 Years a Slave in this novel about faith, family, and the incidents of a young lesbian mulatto finding herself while seeking freedom. Filled with captivating characters and text, this book is not the tale your mother read. Revised from Harriet Jacobs' original 1861 autobiography, 'Incidents In The Life of A Slave Girl.'
Midnight Caller
Series: Moonlight Romance. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,550. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Life without love is painful, but in the Reconstruction Era South forbidden fruit can be deadly. A fiery romance between a widow and an African-American man has more consequences than either of them imagined.
Midnight Heat
Series: Moonlight Romance. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Abe ended slavery, but Allison wasn’t set free. To escape her master, she welcomes a fiery death. When a free man rescues her from the flames, Allison is stunned by his attentive concern. George knows he must make the skittish woman his bride. But while he’s busy soothing her fears the ghosts of her past turn all too real, forcing him into a final confrontation that may cost him his life.
May We All
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,210. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
May We All… laugh, cry, sing and celebrate with the Culhanes as the 60s unfold. Set against the dramatic backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement, book three of the Culhane family saga finds Hep and Lorette facing America’s injustices on their own terms as their children, TC, Mel and Jaz, come of age.
Masquerade
Price: $4.20 USD. Words: 84,180. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2020 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
In 1923, 20-year-old George Hodges rejects his mixed-race family in Tiger Bay bound for New York. Shocked by American racism, he denies his racial background & courts danger by passing as white. Years later, his love of jazz, coupled with personal tragedy makes him reflect on his identity and his past, while back in Cardiff his family are facing their own grief and hardship.
Whispers in Williamsburg
Series: Sarah's Journey, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,090. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Sarah knows something is going on in Williamsburg besides the war. Her uncle, who is against slavery,just bought three slaves. There are ghostly lights in the empty house on Waller Street. And she keeps hearing the code, "John 3:19," whispered in the streets. She has made a new committment to God, but her old head-strong curiosity leads her into life-threatening danger. Is God still with her?
His Crown Jewel
Series: The Jeweled Ladies. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,160. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
They fell in love before the Civil War, but the conflict tore them apart. Now, twenty years later, their paths have crossed again. Can Emily and Cyrus's love bloom a second time around, or will they people they've become since then keep them apart?
Rock & Roll Lullaby: Based On A True Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2020 by Cassandraparkerbooks. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
1960's America was filled with riots from racial, civil rights, women, voter registration, and anti-war. This is a story of one mixed race family amidst the Watts uprising of 1965.
Nowhere To Run
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,690. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Exum,a free Black man who owns a town in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, longed for a Black woman and sends Solomon Hawk, the only man he can trust with his money and the mission. "..I'll go," Cassie Lee volunteers, and snatches the promise of freedom for the stranger's hand. Not knowing where she is going or what she'll find..., but her freedom. And the adventure begins!
Living Half Free
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,470. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
When Zachariah, a naïve mulatto slave, is sold to a Kentucky slave trader, and separated from his ma and sister, he realizes the true meaning of not having rights. Seeking escape, he falls in love with a Cherokee woman, under whose direction he learns to pass as white. But, he must find his voice, and the courage to stand up for his beliefs or else lose everyone he loves forever.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Joys of Motherhood
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,900. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
This tragic story revolves around Ngu-Ego, the daughter of Nwokocha Agbadi and Ona. Ngu-Ego’s mother, Ona, also had a bad fate with childbearing.
Ain't No Sunshine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,510. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(4.62 from 13 reviews)
Whites Only. Those words adorned every building in Livingston, Virginia during the summer of 1963 confusing and angering five-year-old Stephen Phillips. Those words told him that what he felt for his colored neighbor Ruthie was wrong. As a teenager, Ruthie becomes the only ray of sunshine in his abusive life and he is not willing to let her go without a fight, a fight that could lead to murder.