- African American fiction
- Children’s books
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Fiction » Historical » General
Sons of Slaves by E.L. Gamble
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,250. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by Black Rose Writing email@example.com. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Jeremiah Lee never imagined a black man could work on the other side of the law before he was arrested by Marshal Fredrick Williamson. Left in the desert to die by the gang that once saved his life, Jeremiah Lee prepares himself for death. He is both saved and taken hostage by US Marshal Williamson, the marshal determined to bring the gang to justice.
Telegram by L. Douglas Hoffmann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,420. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
It’s 1944. Sauli Berglund watches from the edge of his property as ninety-six German POWs arrive at a work camp on Big Bear Lake. These young German soldiers, so full of life, so healthy, so very safe. And they would remain so. He watched them dodge no bullets. He watched them wipe no blood from their hands. He watched the tears they wouldn’t shed for the friends who wouldn’t die in their arms.
With Blood and Scars by B.E. Andre
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 126,900. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Two secrets haunt Ania: her father’s suspect activities during WW2 in Poland and her part in a child’s disappearance in 1966 England. Now her father is dying and she needs to unravel his truth. Meanwhile, the police have found the child’s remains. Will she confess? Through the eyes of feisty young Ania, B. E. Andre uses dark humour and honesty to tell a poignant and gripping coming-of-age story.
Suitcase Charlie by John Guzlowski
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,350. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015 by RavenswoodPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In 1950s Chicago suitcases start appearing on dark street corners and in quiet city parks. Their contents? Dead children.
The Shaman and The Jew by Howard S. Selden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,990. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
The enduring struggle for ethnic, cultural, national, and individual survival characterizes human history.These are powerful forces that drive events, underline deep psychological motivations, and when challenged, are uncompromising.
The Time Jigsaw Deliverance by David Munro
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,290. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Away from their native Scotland for seventeen years, James and Elizabeth Carsell-Brown have enjoyed their time living in New York, James working in a Wall Street firm and Elizabeth putting her artwork up for sale in a local retailer, including a very special painting of her previous coachman in Scotland who had in fact saved her life many years ago.
Gone and Forgotten by F. Dean Pulley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,740. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Written in a unique voice, Gone and Forgotten is a richly descriptive narrative that interweaves historical fiction with a modern day story. The questions raised by the book will linger in the mind, long after the final page has been turned.
Halloween Fires by Val McMurray
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,800. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The time: 1340 The place: Swan village, the estate of Sir Hubert Longhurst, on the banks of the River Severn, and the city of Bristol in the south west of England. The plot: A satanic mass is held in the forest across the river Severn. A girl is sacrificed and a young boatman dies. A suspicious priest, Father Simon, the Sheriff of Bristol and three Dominican Monks attack the “Satanists”
The Ditcher by Dennis Carey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,570. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A nostalgic 1950s tale of father and son joining the Irish peat industry in its most difficult challenge yet: the boglands of County Mayo.
Leah's Children by Gloria Goldreich
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,290. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Historical » General
Spanning decades and the globe, the remarkable odysseys of Aaron, Michael, and Rebecca were as compelling as the journey of their renowned mother, Leah. From the courageous struggle of the Hungarian revolution, to the dramatic strife of the civil rights movement in Mississippi…from Israel’s heroic fight for freedom, to the eve of the Six-Day War…
Leah's Journey by Gloria Goldreich
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 165,480. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Historical » General
Winner of the National Jewish Book Award of 1979, this classic novel of love and war is now available in ebook format for the first time! Violence shattered her golden world, and Leah's journey began... It swept her from the burning villages of old Russia to the tenements of New York, from the glittering showrooms of Paris to the settlements of war-torn Israel.
The Cavalier of the Apocalypse by Susanne Alleyn
Series: Aristide Ravel Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 86,160. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
In seething 1786 Paris, penniless writer Aristide Ravel, already suspected of subversion, must clear his name of murder. But his search for answers—with the aid of friends who may not be all that they seem—leads him into a tangle of conspiracy, secret societies, royal scandal, and imminent revolution, which grows only more complex when the corpse disappears. "Superb." (Publishers Weekly)
Democracy On Trial - The Verdict by Chris Deggs
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 58,330. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This book is about how to view Democracy and bring the practice of it into our daily lives for the betterment of all. It will show you how the democratic system has developed as witnesses such as Plato and Aristotle are brought forward to explain their roles in developing Democracy in ancient Greece.
Fursan, magie de la Charnie by Robert Christian Schmitte
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,130. Language: French. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
Fursan, un jeune Gaulois, est arraché à sa famille, obligé d'apprendre le latin, de vivre avec les esclaves... Il ne sait pas pourquoi les Druides ont ordonné cela. Un jour, il deviendra un homme important, il influencera les croyances de la Gaule, il découvrira le Graal.
A Memorable Man by Gill Gascoigne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,000. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Thurston Hey is the man around whom this charming rustic tale develops against an unfolding backdrop of civil war in the 1600s in rural England.
Hitler’s Last Gasp by Manfred Krutein
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 55,310. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by Amador Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » General
America faces grave danger: Hitler has devised a weapon that could kill millions. A German U-boat is making its way toward the US, carrying missiles that will release a deadly virus on the country. U-boat skipper Brinker, refusing to allow the Nazi hijackers to commit such atrocities, stages an uprising. But Nazi Commander Krantz has survived and will stop at nothing to see the weapon unleashed.
Becoming Lisette by Rebecca Glenn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,640. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015 by Zinerva Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Lisette is a brilliant young painter with a singular disadvantage – being a woman. Undeterred, she finds support in Amante, a dashing Army officer. After her father dies, her mother marries a jeweler, who wants to control Lisette, leading to severe consequences for her budding career, Amante’s affections and her safety. Lisette must find her own way – before it is too late.
Suzanne's Peace by Verity Blethyn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: British English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
It's June 1918 and 15 year old Suzanne is waiting in exile for the war to finish and to return home to battle-scarred Ypres in Belgium. Join her in her journey through grief and dread towards discovery and hope, finding unexpected opportunities and characters amongst the chaos and destruction.
Pachuco by Weldon R. Shaw
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,240. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Black Rose Writing firstname.lastname@example.org. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
It begins in the 1820s, during political battles over territorial rights between the United States and Mexico. The people of Alta California wanted more for themselves, more than the Mexican government was willing to give them. Emilio Cerna, once an Alpine Street gang member born in East Los, is an 80-year-old man on a mission, telling the tales of Chihuahua, Mexico.
Zaven's Destiny by Elizabeth Marks
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 113,380. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The story of the Armenian genocide as seen through the eyes of a survivor. More than just history, Zaven’s Destiny reveals the Armenian heart and mind. It reflects the nobility of a people persecuted as the world largely ignored their plight— a fascinating recounting of a momentous event too often overlooked. Bedros Margosian’s words transport us into the adventure that was his life.