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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.
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.
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?
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.
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
SteampunX - Episode Three: The Railroad Underground by Benjamin Jacobson
Price: Free! Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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.
The Barefoot Sergeant by Claude Lambert
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: 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.