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The Cook's House: A Seeming Tale to a Southron by A. Vernon Richmond
Price: Free! Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the 1950s rural Mississippi Delta, young Albert Sidney McClanahan stands on the cusp of manhood. Yearning for answers to life’s eternal mysteries, he turns to Lucy, his family’s colored cook, for comfort and wisdom. Despite the gulf between them, imposed by race and culture, Albert and Lucy form a bond of love and affection that can never be spoken, only remembered in the fullness of time.
Weathered Bird: A Jazz Age Novelette (House of Black Flowers Short) by Danielle Yvette
Price: Free! Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Born to a family of Southern sharecroppers, Birdy Whitaker has resiliency in her blood and as a child learns quickly to adapt to the fast paced streets of 1920s Philadelphia. A young single mother of the prohibition-era, Birdy has plans to be made into an honest woman -- that is if she could manage to get handsome, charming and professional bootlegger Sidney Allen to cooperate.
Snake Walkers by Everett Prewitt
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.
Chronicles of a Nappi Head by Michael Paul Fuller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,450. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Chronicles of a Nappi Head is a collection of tales that will excite the spirit, it may reveal times and places that you have never experienced, or it may simply bring back memories of past occurrences that have been in the back of your mind.
Cherry Blossoms and The Delta Cotton - written by Jimi Massey and Marty Denton by marty denton
Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
this poem is about the Japanese American internment camp in Rhower, Arkansas during WWII. It is about the innocense of youth that helps the healing bridge of differing opinion.
Simple Justice by Barbara Powell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,470. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Lester Garret and his son, Roger, are rapists. Their victims, the women of 1930s Reed's Crossing. Their money, and a Sheriff bought with that money, prevent any justice for these women. Lester and Roger stalk their victims one after the other until with the latest, young Lydia, the women of the town confront Roger and seek justice on their own.
Past The Shadows by Shana Holzendorf
Series: The Decision, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
In the previous story, Path To Distant Dreams, Lily was faced with a tough decision sure to change her life, as well as that of her friend, Margot. In Past The Shadows, discover whether Lily made the choice to help herself, help a friend, or even if she had the chance to make a choice at all.
Arkaz by Barakat Akinsiku
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,380. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Princess Kaella of Yatz's serene world comes to a grinding halt when her tiny village is invaded by forces of the Great Sol, an arch rival of Arkaz, under whose rule her village falls. Fleeing for her life and from a forced betrothal, she teams up with unlikely allies, searches for her kidnapped sister and hopes to bring back help for her village...
Across the River - an 1800s Black / Native American Novella by Lisa Shea
Price: Free! Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Part black. Part Irish. Part Lumbee Indian. Wholly determined to protect her family. Naomi Jackson made a mistake. Born in the tumultuous years following the American Revolution, she embraced change, excitement, and adventure. So when the Devil Bill Williams swaggered into town, she launched into his arms, determined that her love for him could overcome all obstacles. It couldn't.
Ain't No Sunshine by Leslie DuBois
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.
Who Tells the Moon to Sleep? by Haley Whitehall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical(4.50 from 8 reviews)
Picture book for ages 8 and up. Having learned from Mama that the world is filled with things that do what they please like the moon and the cat, Tess wonders why she and Mama are constantly told what to do. They are told when to play, when to eat, and even when to sleep. Mama explains that they are slaves -- owned by the couple in the big house. But Tess realizes her heart is free.
Beyond Southern Africa, A Story of the Fight for Freedom by Malik Stan Reaves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,890. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Two young men—one Southern African, the other African American—go from humble beginnings to the center of Africa’s fight against colonialism, but one of them is being tracked by a killer.
Living Half Free by Haley Whitehall
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.
How He Comes Out of the Sun (A Digital Short Story) by Carlyle Clark
Price: Free! Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical(4.25 from 4 reviews)
This is one good war story, and I recommend it highly." - David Keith of November First Publications