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A Hostage to Heritage: A Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thriller
By Suzanne Adair
Series: Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thrillers, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,060. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Redcoat investigator Lt. Michael Stoddard expects to round up two miscreants before Lord Cornwallis's army arrives for supplies. But his quarries' trail crosses with that of a criminal who has abducted an English heir. Michael's efforts to track down the boy plunge him into a twilight of terror from radical insurrectionists, whiskey smugglers, and snarled secrets out of his own past in Yorkshire.
Wetherton
By Laurie Griffith Walker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,940. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jillian is the tireless champion for Wetherton's historic preservation. But after 10 years of a life lacking in money and boyfriends, she's just about had enough. Can her new online friendship with Lady Rochester, an aged aristocrat with a family connection to this tiny Connecticut town help Jillian solve a centuries-old mystery and revive her spirit? In Wetherton, it's all in how you look at it.
Riverbreeze: Part 1
By Ellen E. Johnson
Series: Riverbreeze trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,630. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the unstable colony of 1643 Virginia, 2 brothers marry twin sisters and together face life's challenges, family betrayal and the torment of Indian attack and war.
Kings Pinnacle
By Robert Gourley
Price: Free! Words: 104,030. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Alex Mackenzie was born in 1754 in the Scottish lowlands on the border between Scotland and England. Alex, his father, and his two older brothers were members of the last band of Reivers (outlaws) that operated along the border. A few years before the start of the American Revolutionary War, Alex ran afoul of the British authorities. His only alternative was to leave Scotland for America.
Honor the Ashes
By C.D. Kunkel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,900. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A prostitute and a deserter on Ocracoke Island join forces to survive the looming battle between the notorious pirate Blackbeard and the Royal Navy. She seeks redemption. He wants the love of a proper woman. Honor the Ashes explores the timeless values of love, honor, faith, and courage against the backdrop of the 1718 naval battle that marked the beginning of the end of the Age of Piracy.
Love, Revolution Style
By Rhoda D'Ettore
Price: Free! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Can love survive war? Is it possible to recognize the beautiful admist a world of chaos and trauma? Lieutenant Scott James is weary from a battle outside of Philadelphia during the Revolutionary war. While he secures a safe retreat for he and his men, something incredible happens--love. He must figure out how to gain supplies for his troops, care for the wounded, stay alive, and win the girl.
The Color of Freedom
By Michelle Isenhoff
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 49,430. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Candle Star Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Meadow MacKenna understands the rebel desire to throw off the yoke of King George, but is freedom possible? Will liberty apply to Negroes, to Quakers, to Jews--to Irish Catholics like her? Or will majority rule serve the majority? She cannot commit to such a cause. But neither can she prevent the war from claiming the souls of her father and the man she loves.
Brig of War
By Walter Jon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,800. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Favian Markham is a rising young American officer in during the War of 1812. As commander of the small, slow brig Experiment, he must break the British blockade and take his outgunned vessel on a daring raid. On his desperate journey he faces duels, rivalries, ambitious politicians, yardarm-to-yardarm combat, and the deadly beauty of a foreign courtesan.
Arauco: A Novel
By John Caviglia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 302,830. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1540 the Spanish invaded the land now called Chile, meeting indomitable resistance from the Mapuche. For the first time, Arauco tells this war from both points of view. Its pages include the conquistador, Valdivia, his beautiful mistress, Inés de Suárez … and his scribe, Juan. Abducted by Mapuche and taken to live with the albino shaman, Ñamku, Juan comes to love the Mapuche girl, Raytrayen.
The Half-Life Party
By Laurie Griffith Walker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(5.00 from 1 review)
Laurel Sinclair is turning 41, and much to her dismay, her friends are throwing her a half-life party. Riddled with a cast of eccentric New Englanders, including a ghost named George and a painting Laurel owns that no one likes, but everyone wants to buy, The Half-Life Party is a comical, yet thought-provoking, race against the ticking clock of time to find peace in life and hope in the afterlife.
The Sweet Trade
By Debrah Strait
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 120,270. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
(5.00 from 1 review)
A boy of the land becomes a man of the sea in The Sweet Trade: A Pirate’s Tale. In the seventeenth century the clash of European empires engulfs eleven year old Dirk van Cortlandt when Spaniards raid his Caribbean island home and kill his family. He leads a gang of friends in a daring escape in a canoe, and thus begins his journey into the First Golden Age of Piracy.
Pirates of Savannah: The Complete Trilogy (Adult Version) - Historical Fiction Action Adventure
By Tarrin P. Lupo
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 128,930. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
1 star(4.98 from 41 reviews)
Join the adventure as a group of colonists try to find the path to freedom under the thumb of an overreaching government. They face trial after trial as they find their way together, learning who to trust and who not to trust. Go from the dungeons of London to the new town of Savannah, across the coastal plains of Georgia and the Carolinas and down to the Florida Keys, in this fight for liberty!
Paper Woman: A Mystery of the American Revolution
By Suzanne Adair
Series: Mysteries of the American Revolution, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,640. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1 star(4.90 from 10 reviews)
As the American Revolution batters the Carolinas, 33-year-old widow Sophie Barton leaves her home in Georgia to solve her father's murder and plunges into a hornet's nest of spies, terror, and treachery. PAPER WOMAN received the Patrick D. Smith Literature Award from the Florida Historical Society. "A swashbuckling good mystery yarn!" Ben Steelman, The Wilmington Star-News
Riverbreeze: Part 3
By Ellen E. Johnson
Series: Riverbreeze trilogy, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,740. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
0.75 star(4.80 from 5 reviews)
In the unstable colony of 1643 Virginia, two brothers marry twin sisters and together face life's challenges, family betrayal and the torment of Indian attack and war.
Regulated for Murder: A Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thriller
By Suzanne Adair
Series: Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thrillers, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,290. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
0.75 star(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Redcoat detective Michael Stoddard, out of uniform and bearing intelligence for Lord Cornwallis, must solve the murder of his loyalist contact before a brutal sheriff frames innocents and delivers Michael up to his nemesis, a psychopathic British officer. REGULATED FOR MURDER, Suspense Magazine Best of 2011: "A tightly woven storyline that rang true and felt complete." ~ Grace Krispy, MotherLode
Caribbee
By Thomas Hoover
Price: Free! Words: 166,180. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
(Doubleday, 1985) 'Action-crammed, historically factual novel . . . is a rousing read, ably researched by Hoover” Publishers Weekly Barbados and Jamaica 1648. The lush and deadly Caribbean paradise, domain of rebels and slaveholders, of bawds and buccaneers. Colonists fight a wishful war for freedom against England. Idea points: Slavery, slaves, Caribbean, sugar, sugar mill, bu
A Christmas Crossing
By Lynn Hubbard
Price: Free! Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011 by Lemon Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Set in 1776, my short story, A Christmas Crossing describes the night that changed the course of the Revolutionary War. It is not your typical Christmas story, but one that has affected every fabric of our lives.
Riverbreeze: Part 2
By Ellen E. Johnson
Series: Riverbreeze trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 145,790. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In the unstable colony of 1643 Virginia, two brothers marry twin sisters and together face life's challenges, family betrayal and the torment of Indian attack and war
Bewitching Kisses (Bewitching Kisses Series)
By Rainy Kirkland
Price: Free! Words: 99,760. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
0.25 star(4.18 from 11 reviews)
Betrayed by a greedy half-brother who coveted her inheritance, then accused by her superstitious Salem neighbors of practicing witchcraft, Sarah Townsend found herself kidnapped, sold into bondage, and thrown into the hold of a ship bound for Williamsburg Virginia. A Puritan who believes to show one's bare arm is a sin, now finds herself in Williamsburg.
Skullduggery
By Robert Frusolone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,330. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
(4.00 from 1 review)
January, 1717 A solitary figure walks along the windswept beach of a deserted island. His only companions are 12 silent castaways, brutally murdered. As the man fights to come to terms with his situation, he realizes just how dire the circumstances are. So begins the adventure of Grayson Fallon and his quest for the truth.