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Magic In Moon Time
By Dara Harper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,790. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The year is 1929. The locals all take notice when Justine Phillips arrives in town, a beautiful woman with a shameful secret. She finds love but her marriage is soured by infertility. After nine years of trying to conceive, she pays a visit to a witch doctor who her mother-in-law swears is the devil's disciple. Now, she must make a life changing decision.
Reunion in Kentucky
By Wanda Luttrell
Series: Sarah's Journey, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,770. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Sarah’s best friend in Williamsburg, the freed slave Marcus, long ago lost his wife and son to slave traders. He believes they are in Kentucky. Returning to Kentucky to care for her ailing mother,Sarah vows she’ll find Marcus's family. What she doesn’t plan on finding are non-stop Indian raids, extremely harsh living conditions,and a new understanding of what it means to be a child of God.
The Battle for Bougainville part 2
By David Rogers
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
This is an illustrated movie-style comic book. It is a world war 2 fictional account about American minority Army battalions getting sent to the Solomon Islands in the Southwest Pacific to help out in the struggle to defeat The Imperial Japanese Army.
The Battle for Bougainville part 1
By David Rogers
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
This is an illustrated movie-style comic book. It is a world war 2 fictional account about American minority Army battalions getting sent to the Solomon Islands in the Southwest Pacific to help out in the struggle to defeat The Imperial Japanese Army.
A Fateful Discovery
By Vance Hawthorne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
When a reluctant Justice Department lawyer blows the whistle on a clandestine plan authored by America's ruling elite, a tsunami of events unfolds. The bombshell uncovers a psychological warfare waged against a perceived enemy that ultimately backfires.
A Fateful Discovery
By Vance Hawthorne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
When a reluctant Justice Department lawyer blows the whistle on a clandestine plan authored by America's ruling elite, a tsunami of events unfolds. The bombshell uncovers a psychological warfare waged against a perceived enemy that ultimately backfires.
Living Half Free
By Haley Whitehall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,300. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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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.
The Collected Stories, Volume 1
By Worth Tuttle Hedden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
These are all stories of race. Written between 1917 and 1947, they are the author's attempts to describe the racial situation in the South in the early part of the 20th Century. Like her award-winning novel, "The Other Room," the stories are sensitive, original, and important.
SteampunX - Episode Three: The Railroad Underground
By Benjamin Jacobson
Price: Free! Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
On the run from a dark legacy, the man called Thunder and a group of fugitive slaves escape through the backwoods of New France. Freedom waits in the city-state of Liberia, if they can put aside their differences and evade capture. Meanwhile the organization known as the Factory has transformed slaves into bio-mechanical zombies and set them like dogs on the path of the fleeing mob.
Running and Dancing
By Carol Fenner
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,610. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011 by Red Phoenix Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Two African American girls grow into teenagers at the turn of the 20th century. The older girl's sister fled the U.S. to find fame and fortune in another country. She left behind a daughter, and the two girls each experience different coming of age adventures, according to their temperaments. Bertine, eldest of the pair, is a runner, like her sister. But Alma enjoys the dance of life where she is.
The Barefoot Sergeant
By Claude Lambert
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Short historical fiction. What happens to the "primitive" or "primal" art from Africa? The prices of African art are fueled by strange prejudices. In this story about Benin, a hero from the 1930s escapes oblivion and finds a home.
Sold into Slavery: The Story of Adaku, A Black Slave Woman Part I
By Mary Devey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
The Story of Adaku discusses African slavery during the colonial times and highlights one young Igbo woman's plight as she journeys towards a world that means nothing to her.
Blackbird Rising: A Novel of the American Spirit
By Gary Earl Ross
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,520. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011 by Full Court Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
At the dawn of the 20th Century, the first city lit by electricity-Buffalo, New York-hosts a dazzling World's Fair. Unknown to organizers, the bold grandsons of a runaway slave plan to conquer the sky during a fateful presidential visit. They intend to show the world that nothing is more powerful than mankind's oldest dreams-flight and freedom.
Butterfly Season
By DJ Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,660. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
BUTTERFLY SEASON takes Lila Dean to the edge of madness and back as she learns to deal with tremendous loss and overwhelming fear in order to protect her daughter Olivia, whose extraordinary gift not only seals her destiny, but changes the lives of the people of Freedom, Texas forever.
The Night the Stars Fell
By Cheryl Morris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,440. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Someone is murdering the men she loves. Throughout it all, the one thing Catharine "Cat" Taylor can depend on is the friendship of her lifelong companion Lizzie, a plantation slave. Then Lizzie is sold. Now Cat must decide - do nothing, or risk everything to save her friend and to bring a murderer to justice. Either way, the decision may cost Cat her life.
Paris in April
By Allan Dare Pearce
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 44,790. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011 by John McClure. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Canada's greatest military disaster gave rise to Canada's greatest love affair. A biracial romance during the second world war, centered around Canadian participation in the Battle of Dieppe , the largest military disaster in Canadian history, an Essex County white boy, Aiken Day, and one great looking black gal, Paris Chase.
The Redtailed Devils
By Paul Cozens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,640. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » General
Historical fiction WWII, Tuskeegee Airmen Hauptman Otto Kruger, a German Ace, is assigned to a special fighter group tasked w/destroying U.S. bombers. He resorts to tethered bombs, and 8in. mortars. He is shot down by a young Lt. Vernon Ghest, from the 302nd fs in the 332nd fg. Vernon is captured by the Germans and manages to escape to fight again.
Freedom Rides to Sweet Magnolia: Eyes on the Prize - Why I Got on The Bus
By UrbaneBooksPublishing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
"Freedom Rides to Sweet Magnolia: Eyes on the Prize - Why I Got on The Bus" is a book of poetry that pays tribute to the men and women -black as well as white, young as well as old-who organized bus rides to the South and boarded those buses despite the mob violence that awaited them to protest and put an end to discriminatory practices in the U.S.A.
A Brownstone In Brooklyn
By J. E. Thompson
Series: J. E. Thompson Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,660. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
A Brownstone In Brooklyn chronicles the life-altering events that shape the future of Andy Michael Pilgrim, a young man growing up in the turbulent sixties.
El Circo
By Elizabeth Vivero
Price: $5.60 USD. Words: 50,980. Language: Spanish. Published: March 9, 2011 by Emooby. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Siete generaciones de mujeres, siete momentos distintos que se entrelazan en este recorrido que inicia en el siglo XVIII en África hasta llegar al siglo XXI en Guadalajara, México. Sus historias, testigos mudos de acontecimientos varios, desembocan finalmente en la pérdida del legado ancestral de la familia de comunicarse con el más allá.