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Fiction » Historical » USA
Bold New World: The Coffee House Notebooks by Alex Freeman
Price: $4.19 USD. Words: 36,290. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals, Fiction » Historical » USA
Imagine, for a moment, the instant in which a schizophrenic realizes that he is not, in fact, a schizophrenic, that it is human society itself afflicted. Contained in these pages are the living and the loving, the poems and the paintings, of that schizophrenic-in-remission, imagining a society sane.
Enoch's Folly by Giovanni Torre
Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 112,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime(5.00 from 1 review)
“You know what the old timers say about Comely? They say the Devil is afraid of him.” Aldous Comely; entrepreneur, philanthropist, bon vivant, crime lord. He has his finger on every conceivable pulse, but his grip is starting to slip. Chance encounters and unexpected friendships force him to remember what it's like to be a human being - at the worst possible time: An old enemy is back in town.
City of the Saints by Matt Isch
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,390. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1860, New Orleans is consumed in talk of secession and war as explorer and author Richard Burton visits the city to investigate a former British subject intent on pushing the South toward war. He meets Marie Laveau and Doctor John, who are at the height of their powers, and an eccentric trio of young men who call themselves the Saints and help him to learn more about their city and himself.
The Vicar of Christ by Walter F. Murphy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 300,780. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
The New York Times Bestseller is now available in modern digital formats, featuring a new Foreword by Justice Samuel Alito. This book has been considered an unusual, fascinating, and well-written observation of the life of a man who was first a war hero and Medal of Honor winner from the Korean War, then Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, later a monk, and finally elected Pope: Pope Francis I.
Beneath Gray Skies by Hugh Ashton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,190. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
David Slater, a conscript in the 1920s Army of the Confederacy, faces a dilemma. When he and his regiment were shipped to Germany to help stage a coup there, his Limey fellow-soldier Brian was acting strangely. David now has the choice of reporting his best friend to his commanding officers, or keeping quiet and just doing his job.
Patriots and Rebels by John C. Bush
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,920. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
PATRIOTS AND REBELS shines light on aspects of the Civil War largely neglected in historical fiction. It is told through the voices and experiences of Tom Files, a Union soldier from Alabama, and his fourteen year old daughter, Fannie, who survived the war at home with her mother and young sisters.
Hellbottom by Jerrold Mundis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,030. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
A savagely real novel of degradation, violence and slaves without chains.They were the hunted, the outcasts. There was no place for them in the white world. They were free black men and women driven to a womb of hell by incredible brutality - and their only salvation lay in the merciless justice of the swamp itself. They were black, ruthless, deadly and waiting . . . and one day the hunters came.
Shadows Stir at Seven Sisters by M.L. Bullock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,900. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Seven Sisters, an antebellum restoration in downtown Mobile, has come to life recently...and not in ways historian Carrie Jo Jardine had expected. After battling and surviving a dangerous encounter with a visitor from the past, Carrie Jo and Seven Sisters’ handsome owner Ashland Stuart have one last mystery to uncover. Where is Calpurnia Cottonwood?
Moonlight Falls on Seven Sisters by M.L. Bullock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,440. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
When a wealthy heiress disappears from Seven Sisters in 1850, rumors swirl. But no trace of the girl had ever been found--until now. Historian Carrie Jo Jardine and her handsome employer find clues to the heiress' whereabouts and more mysteries are revealed. With Carrie Jo's ability to dream about the past, she watches a sinister plot unfold. Can she survive threats from present and past?
The Kittridge Manuscript by Don Meyer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,140. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015 by Two Peas Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Recent widower Jeff Morgan never expected the treasure he would find after receiving a call from an attorney informing him that a fellow soldier from his Vietnam days has died. His old combat buddy willed Morgan a project--a manuscript containing details about a Civil War event. It was the soldier’s dying wish that Morgan complete the manuscript.
The Brother Voice by William Delamar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,340. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Twin brothers and best friends, Holland and Selden Danner, share what feels like an unbreakable bond, amplified by their ability to communicate telepathically. When slavery, the Civil War, and forbidden love threaten that bond, they two choose different sides of the conflict and everything changes.
The Long Tattoo - (Book 3 in The Shame & Glory Saga) by Jerrold Mundis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,550. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
A brutal saga of the Civil War—and a regiment of fugitive slaves that thirsted for revenge. Scarred, branded, unchained, they were the First Southern Volunteers, a Union regiment of fugitive slaves suddenly armed and free to avenge a lifetime of pain and degradation: some with a savagery that knew no bounds and offered no mercy. OVER 4 MILLION JERROLD MUNDIS PRINT-BOOKS SOLD!
She Flew Bombers by Jeane Slone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,190. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
“She Flew Bombers is a funny, sad and heroic story about the strength of one woman, Violet Willey, and her WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) colleagues. Flying a dizzying variety of airplanes was a constant challenge of WASP pilots, as well as the terrifying problem of sabotage. The reader will easily understand the origin of the term, “Flying by the seat of their pants!”
Gone for a Soldier by Marsha Ward
Series: The Owen Family Saga. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,920. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
When Virginia secedes from the Union, Rulon Owen enlists and goes to war. It will take vigilance and luck to survive and make it home to his wife, Mary, and the son he's never seen. At home, Mary faces her own soul-draining battles. Separated by war and circumstance, Rulon and Mary discover that not all enemies wear the Union blue. 2014 Whitney Award Finalist-Historical Fiction
Bloody Season by Loren D. Estleman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,660. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Western
From the three-time Golden Spur Award winner--the classic novel about Tombstone, Arizona... * The gunfight at O.K. Corral is the ultimate Western adventure--and Estleman's novel is the definitive account "Pistol-hot...rawhide tough."--Kirkus Reviews "Gritty and unwashed realism...a brutal showdown."--Elmer Kelton "High drama...so real you can smell the horses."--Elmore Leonard
Audition for a Legend (Hellhole Saga, book two) by S.L. Kotar & J.E. Gessler
Series: Hellhole Saga, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,090. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
To survive past the one-year life expectancy the Federal men in Topeka had given him, Kiley will need all the help of trusted friends to survive the threat of drifters, gunfighters, and outlaws, all eager to try their hand at bringing the new "Badge" down. If he lives, he will become a legend; if they gun him down, he will fill a grave on Boot Hill – next to those who had come before and failed.
The Stranglers by Loren D. Estleman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,110. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » USA
Between your last prayer and the snap of the rope there's no time for mercy… The first victim was cut down from a limb outside Fort Benton. The second, bound and strung up in Bear's Paw. Now, Deputy Page Murdock has discovered two more men swinging from a hanging tree among the aspens along the Missouri River. They aren't drifters. They aren't bandits. They're the law.
Jeremiah Painter by George Wolk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,140. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » USA
The first the town saw of him, Jeremiah was lying unconscious by the railroad tracks. His expensive boots were dusty, his well-cut clothes were torn, his oiled holster was empty, and the coal-black skin of his forehead was dripping read with his own blood. The first thing the sheriff did was throw him in jail. Then he tried to keep him there.
History of Murders Committed in Fairbury, Illinois by Dale Maley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,780. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Every town has its fair share of murders. In Fairbury's almost 160 years of existence, there have been eight recorded murders. This short story reviews the associated history behind each of these murder cases. If you are interested in early Fairbury area history, this short story will help you understand the history
Through The Storm by Brenda Taylor
Series: The Wades of Crawford County, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
The Wade family saga continues in Through The Storm, a work of historical fiction set in post-Civil War Missouri. Love reigns in the home of Leann and Ralph Wade, although tested many times during the course of their marriage. Leann and Ralph struggle to overcome the storms of life through faith, courage, and commitment to each other.