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Selma: A Novel of the Civil War
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 161,480. Language: American English. Published: April 16, 2018 by Yoknapatawpha Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Selma: A Novel of the Civil War is a sweeping epic of the War Between the States as it affected one town: aristocratic Selma, queen of Alabama’s Black Belt region. Burt, a slave, is accused of killing his master. At Burt’s trial, attorney Sam McLester defends Burt with an innovative legal strategy linking Selma’s tragic past to a future of hope.
This Man Who Called Me Brother
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The third largest sugar cane plantation in 19th century Brazil. Yerodin runs the kitchen for the Almeida family. A respected man, for a slave. A comfortable life, for an old man. Now a young man stands before Yerodin. Strong. His machete dripping blood. Hand extended. Offering freedom. But freedom at what price?
Sue Monk Kidd - Series Reading Order - with Checklist & Summaries - Complied by Albie Berk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: American English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
SUE MONK KIDD READING LIST WITH SUMMARIES FOR ALL BOOKS = NOVELS AND NON-FICTION CHECKLIST INCLUDES SHORT SUMMARIES ALL SUE MONK KIDD’S WORKS SUE MONK KIDD Fan? Get the most pleasure out of your reading. Don’t miss a single SUE MONK KIDD book and read them all in the best order. Don’t waste your money on a book list that’s out of date or one that doesn’t include story summaries.
The Maximilian Emancipation
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Three African slave ships slip through space and time & arrive on the shores of modern NY and NJ. Is it a scientific miracle, an act of God, a hoax, or something else?
Tyson, A Sister's Love Be Limitless
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,120. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Tyson, a sister’s love be limitless is a fictional whodunit written in the voice of a 27-year-old, southern “colored” woman, Leonia Gillette. She and her big brother, Tyson, come north to escape a drunken father who tried to rape her. In 1932, somebody murders Tyson in a Harlem alleyway. Along the way to uncovering Tyson’s killer, Leonia introduces us to a cast of characters of the Harlem '30s.
Tatiana's Poems
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.
Grünes Gold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,560. Language: German. Published: December 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Eine abenteuerliche Suche nach Smaragden in Kolumbien...
Shadow of Death
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 76,900. Language: American English. Published: September 18, 2017 by Tanner Publishing. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
North Korea’s leader is getting frisky, with the assassination of the South Korean president, and mysterious things happening in the North. Major Holly West and her Pentagon Counter Terror Center comes up with a plan to send teams of special operators across the DMZ to figure out what is really going on. The problems begin when a traitor tips their hand and the teams are in a fight to escape.
Sakira
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,550. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Sakira is a story that talks about the times of slavery and how this girl summons courage and refuse to be a prisoner to slavery. With help from Dave an English young man, they both work together to fight against challenges, understanding what Love really is and bringing together different cultures and traditions to show the unity in mankind.
Human Cattle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2017 by Mamba Books & Publishing. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Human Cattle is a powerful saga of three generations of slave women. Set in 1857 by Liberty Dendron, Human Cattle digs deep to bring the story of slavery in the South full circle—from concealment to recovery.
Summarized & Analyzed: "Homegoing"
Series: Study Guides: English Literature ยท A Quick Guide. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,930. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The author very skillfully describes how the descendants of an Asante woman named Maame lived their lives. Each chapter describes a different descendant of Maame.
The All Nations Team
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,980. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The All Nations Team tells the story of the first fully integrated, "post-racial" baseball team, very loosely based on an actual team that played in the years before World War I. Haunted by the ghost of their white, former head coach, George must hold the All Nations together, or he'll miss his chance to reunite with his estranged family. If he doesn't score this final run, he loses everything.
The Great Enclosure
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Hundreds of ancient civilizations erected imposing buildings, great forts and magnificent towns but no ancient city has held so much mystery and sparked so much controversy as the Great Zimbabwe stone enclosures of Zimbabwe in Southern Africa. The Great Enclosure takes you on a journey back to the 15th century at the height of this medieval city and unfolds a story of grand architectural mastery
Hammer Come Down
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,070. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Western
The 1836 Creek Indian war changes the lives of two young men when an Alabama plantation is destroyed. Devastated by the loss of family and friends, the slave, Jason heads West with his master, Tolin Cobb. During the trek, Jason contemplates his atypical life as Tolin’s manservant. He has grown up knowing well the restraints demanded of a black man, yet always dreams of Freedom.
Insider Threat: The Mogadishu Diaries 1992-1993
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.
Jesus Tree
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,220. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A dynamic, engaging saga of crime, race hatred and bigotry in the South.
Eulalie and Washerwoman
Series: Florida Folk Magic Stories. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,930. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017 by Thomas-Jacob Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Torreya, a small 1950s Florida Panhandle town, is losing its men. They disappear on nights with no moon and no witnesses.
Bad Crop
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.
The Other Two-Fifths
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,570. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » African American fiction » General
The Other Two-Fifths, a historic novel detailing the fight for racial equality and its human toll on black Americans, follows the turbulent lives of the Carter, Amos, Oliver, Sturgis, and LeBlanc families through two centuries in their struggle for civil rights.
Freeman
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.