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Tatiana's Poems by A.R. Squire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
A beautiful, tall, immortal runway model uses an unlikely secondary disguise for her super-hero persona and, while striving to save humanity from itself, unexpectedly learns that she will only be successful if white-haired, middle-aged Tatiana, who, decades ago wrote three critically acclaimed, world famous poems, finds the courage to overcome her self-doubts and finally pen a fourth.
Insider Threat: The Mogadishu Diaries 1992-1993 by E. Clay
Price: Free! Words: 40,740. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
This story is a fictional account of the mission and execution of the neutralization of a sensitive intelligence collaborator that potentially endangered the lives and welfare of the men and women who supported Operation Restore Hope, a UN Humanitarian mission that erupted into violence in 1993. The US Marine Corps sent the 6th Counterintelligence Team to disrupt the threat.
Bad Crop by Nicholas Paschall
Price: Free! Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Horror » General
An inquisition is held where one brother is given his just desserts for his wicked ways, while the other is forced to watch his loved one burn for his sins before joining her in the pit.
Freeman by A. Vernon Richmond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,740. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
In the small Mississippi Delta town of Double Shovel, whites and blacks have long managed to live together in something near to harmony. But in 1925, one black man, Freeman, dares to step outside Double Shovel’s carefully maintained culture and crosses the wrong man, at a time and place where Freeman is destined to be the loser. That event shakes the foundations of Double Shovel society.
A Taste Of My Thoughts Black Lives Matter by Steve Lake
Price: Free! Words: 410. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry(4.00 from 1 review)
Black lives matter! A poem inspired by today's event. Our days are becoming more volatile with each passing day and biases of yesteryear that should be buried are live and well in 2016. The opportunity to forever change our country is about to slip away and that in itself is a crime.
Cornelius' Revenge by Tanya R. Taylor
Price: Free! Words: 28,320. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
"My God! This can't be happening!" Andrea exclaimed, worrying less about Theo's odd behavior and more about the child's sudden disappearance. "We have to find her!" Six-year-old Rosie sees a tall, "friendly" man, but doesn't realize that she's in the pathway of an angry ghost with revenge on his mind.
Isis: Death of a Theta by Shawn James
Price: Free! Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Requiem. In this flashback story set in 1973, Isis is called to the Theta House by her sorority sisters who want her to step down from her leadership role the Senior Grand Mother. With her mortal alias Andrea Robinson being 98-years-old,and Isis being immortal, they fear that if she continues on with the organization her secret may be revealed, and their mission compromised in the Black community.
Steele Secrets by Andi Cumbo-Floyd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,260. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
When Mary Steele mysteriously finds herself in an old cemetery down the road from her house in a tiny mountain town, she's not concerned. But when her inquiries into the history of the cemetery and the people buried there begin to draw out the worst in the members of her community,Mary begins to be afraid. Will she be able to recover history while keeping the people she loves safe?
Jupiter's Corner by Anita Ballard-Jones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,090. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Ninety eight year old, Mrs. Anna Mae Lang decided to reveal to her great great granddaughter the details of what happened to the Negro community of Jupiter’s Corner, in Savannah, Georgia and how it related to the tragic death of her husband, Hugh. With this revelation she made the decision that would change the lives of her immediate family forever.
Black and White With a Hint of Grey: A Time Paradox? by Anne Hendricks
Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 3 reviews)
An 1865 mystery encourages a child's imagination: what if a civil rights era leader could time travel?
Bombaž by Sandra Pavlic
Price: Free! Words: 10,100. Language: Slovenian. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Zgodba govori o Afriški deklici ki so jo prodali v Ameriko, da bi bila sužnja na kmetiji kjer pridelujejo bombaž. Sprva se zdijo stvari čisto v redu, potem pa deklica doživlja veliko slabega ker je njen gospodar Jake ne mara. Ali bo deklica kljub temu našla prave prijatelje in uspela pobegniti z Jakovih rok?
An Uninvited Guest by Augusta Trobaugh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The end of segregation made little difference in the daily lives of old Miss Minnie and her day-helper, Lula. But when a figment of Miss Minnie’s addled imagination threatens Lula's long-held job security, Lula uses the old, entrenched rules of segregation to dispel that figment -- with surprising results. A short story.
The Best and the Brightest by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
In a 1960s Chicago where Bobby Kennedy serves as president, Mayor Daley rules the city and Martin Luther King, Jr. finds himself victim to a failed assassination attempt, the African-American community hoped Willis would change the world. But when his chance comes in the form of a story implicating Kennedy and Daley in the hit on King, Willis must make a choice: fame or self-preservation.
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.
The Wind Sculpture by Saurav Dutt
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
It is the hottest day in the summer of 1965 in Jackson, Mississippi. The March on Washington and the words of Martin Luther King JR ring loud and clear in the town, yet crowds have congregated around the town square with only hatred on their minds. One boy remains rooted by the town centre determined to honour the memory of his father, undeterred by the swelling crowd determined to silence him.
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 5 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.
OBAMA OR OSAMA Ocube by Ngong Margretson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
An obvious choice, yet hard to make. Between the old and the young. The terror and the hero. The sword and the pen. The black and the white. A noble Nobel peace prize and a downing of the WTC. A birth and a death certificate. It's Obama or Osama on the ballot in your heart.
Liza Jane No-Name by Alyce White
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013 by House of Lit. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Placed in the time of the Civil War, this literary short story carries us through darkness into light, as a young black girl finds her power and liberation in an unexpected place.