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Fiction » Historical » USA
Swing by Lindsey Backen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
Orphaned and the only caretaker for his crippled brother, Trey Cunningham works at the local soda shop after school. Though he’s the best dancer in town, the missing growth spurts and local bullies team together to obliterate his chances to find a girlfriend. When another orphan arrives in town, she seems the perfect partner’if she was allowed to dance. But the girl of his dreams hides secrets far
Sawbones by Ed Kurtz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 165,750. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1865, a man calling himself Septimus Whitehall slashed, shot, and burned his way from New York to California in a frenzy of violence. This is his own story, told in his own words. Seven names were on the doctor’s list. Seven men and women scattered all over the United States and its western territories. Seven souls judged guilty by a mysterious man with no past.
Freedom Calling: A Civil War Slave Escapes By Sea by Dana Vacca
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,440. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Compelling adventure, romance, vivid imagery and characters, Civil War history, a perilous sea voyage, the strange Dismal Swamp - a fight for life and test of love. Runaway slaves Daisy and daughter, Celia, escape their Virginia plantation and stow away on a ship - seeking freedom. Soon separated, everything changes. Help and danger come from unexpected places. Will they find freedom? Each other?
The Swastika Tattoo by Geraldine Birch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,960. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
Rudolf Meier is a young German POW whose love for Nazi Germany is as visible as the swastika tattoo on his forearm. Captured by the Americans, he is sent to a camp near Phoenix, Arizona where he comes face-to-face with the prejudice and bigotry he learned as a Hitler Youth.
A Necessary Woman by Peggy Webb
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,120. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
In the last summer of Camelot, President Kennedy urged a nation toward unity. In November, he was struck down by a bullet. Against that backdrop of enormous hope and great heartbreak, Jolene, a teenaged biracial girl whose only family is a stray dog named Catfish, and Margo, a desperate mother whose only living child seems broken beyond repair, discover the true meaning of family and of grace.
Coming Back to America by Robert Michael Lehmann
Price: Free! Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
If George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin and others of the founding fathers could see America today, what would they say? Would they recognize the country they created, or be appalled by what they find? Come along on the journey as you read wise words from quotes by our founding fathers.
Defiant Hearts Boxed Set I: Prequel, Book 1, and Book 2 by Sydney Jane Baily
Price: $5.99 $3.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 222,000. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Defiant Hearts Boxed Set I includes An Intriguing Proposition (Prequel, novella), An Improper Situation (Book 1), & An Irresistible Temptation (Book 2). Experience Victorian-era America, passionate romance, and perilous intrigue in this collection that stretches from the high society of old world Boston to the wilder San Francisco and the Barbary Coast. Ballrooms, barrooms, and bedrooms abound!
A Village In The Fields, A Novel by Patty Enrado
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 137,530. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2018 by Eastwind Books of Berkeley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Village in the Fields highlights a compelling but buried piece of American history: the Filipino-American contribution to the farm labor movement. This intricately detailed story of love, loss, and human dignity spans more than eight decades and sweeps from the Philippines to the United States. This is the first novel by Patty Enrado, the daughter of a Filipino immigrant farmworker.
The Oath Keeper Trilogy - Book Three - The Assumption by R.D. Sexton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 156,880. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
As Commandant of the Order of the Knights of the Way, Aedan O’Neall has immense power and responsibility. His job is to protect the Constitution of the United States for a nation who will never know of his existence. While George Washington created the Order, he could not conceive how his nation would change or the Order would e challenged.
Paint It Black by Rebecca Marks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,870. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2018 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Urban
It is 1967. Bostonian John Griffin has been discharged from the US Navy, and he’s ready to start a job as a policeman in Washington, DC. His father died when John was very young, and his mother has never been openly supportive of him, which makes him an angry man. His anger spills over in many different ways...
No Safe Haven by Angela Moody
Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 114,070. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Nothing ever happens in Gettysburg. At least, that's what spunky, fifteen-year-old Tillie Pierce believes in late June 1863. But as the Confederate soldiers begin to arrive, dread for her long silent brothers, James and William, eats at her confidence in God's mercy. Where are the Union boys who are supposed to protect them? Will they come to their rescue or will the town succumb to the enemy?
Red Clay, Yellow Grass: A Novel of the 1960s by Richard Barager
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,070. Language: American English. Published: June 4, 2018 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
A startlingly vivid portrayal of the 1960s, as seen through the eyes of two ill-fated college lovers. The story of their generation spills across some of the era’s most iconic settings: the legendary battleground of Khe Sanh; a Midwestern campus riven by dissent; and Altamont Speedway, scene of the notorious rock festival that ended the Sixties.
The Hawk: Part Thirteen by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 67,840. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In the conclusion, Seth and Adrienne make a lasting commitment as Eric attempts to do the same. Stanford and Klaudia are shaken from their usual reticence by a truth that alters all within the Snyders’ realm. Eric receives an unexpected gift when a hawk returns while Lynne realizes a cherished dream as Laurie and Marek do likewise.
Spaced-Out: Baby's Final LSD Trip by Don Canaan
Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 24,130. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA
We first meet Baby, a 10-year old Jewish boy, abused by his mother, when he learns that his GI father has been killed in Europe during a World War 2 battle. This shocking news, as well as the Nazi extermination of six million Jews, transforms Baby’s quest to one involving alcohol, LSD and murder.
My Friend Marilyn: The Great American Destination Series by Christopher Lentz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,140. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
After being named Marilyn Monroe's assistant, a sassy small-town spinster is surrounded by show-biz temptations and hidden dangers. Together, the blonde bombshell and the big-and-bold bombshell-dropper discover how hearts can sometimes see what eyes cannot.
Decision at Antietam by Andrew J. Heller
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 48,140. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2018 by Fiction4All. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Could the South have won the Civil War? This question which has been asked and answered affirmatively dozens of times. Now Andrew J. Heller (Gray Tide in the East) explores this fascinating issue, using counterfactual analysis instead of uninformed opinion to look for an answer, in Decision at Antietam.
The Oregon Trail — Ollie's Great Adventure by Melanie Richardson Dundy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
Kids love that this wild, adventurous tale - full of wonderful pictures and fascinating facts - is narrated by the arrogant but lovable ox pulling the covered wagon from Missouri to Oregon. It is estimated that of the 500,000 people who traveled the Oregon Trail in the 19th century, 40,000 were children. (Endorsed by Oregon-California Trails Assoc. and the End of the Trail Interpretive Center.)
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