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Fiction » Historical » USA
Change of Heart by Fran Shaff
Price: Free! Words: 33,990. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.87 from 15 reviews)
1850s Nebraska: Marietta Randolf travels from Chicago to Nebraska to collect her orphaned nephew Zack. When a snow storm delays her return trip, she finds herself stranded in an unappealing land with a very appealing rancher, Jase Kent--A favorite sweet romance among adults and teens. 5 Stars from Simegen, 5 Hearts from the Romance Studio, 5 Stars from CataRomance, 5 Cups from Coffee Time Romance
Huckleberry Finn by Dave Mckay
Series: Easy English Books. Price: Free! Words: 110,640. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 14 reviews)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first printed in 1884, eight years after Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It starts up where the other story finished, and the two books together are believed to be the best that Mark Twain ever wrote. Huck travels down the Mississippi on a raft, facing many dangers on the way, and learning about life and what it means to be a friend.
Rose: Book One in Suitors of Seattle by Kirsten Osbourne
Series: Suitors of Seattle, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 45,340. Language: American English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Pampered socialite Rose is used to men falling at her feet. But her match with handsome Dr. Shawn Henry leaves her feeling less than adored. Has Rose fallen in love with a man who can’t love her back?
The End of Texas by Juan Batista
Price: Free! Words: 38,630. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Historical » USA(2.50 from 2 reviews)
A bumbling Texas governor flirts with secession. Far right militias flock to his call and prepare for violence to bring about independence. A backlash from Indigenous Mexicans in Texas calls for the Aztlan Now movement, Mexicans wanting to secede FROM Texas and stay loyal to the US. Militias, Brown Power people, prison gangs, police, and FBI clash. From this comes new Mexican-majority US states.
A Gathering of Light by Patricia Iles
Series: Light Gatherers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,970. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Union soldier Lieutenant Hixson Morris is dying on the battlefield, gut shot. But instead of dying he finds himself in the care of beautiful, mysterious Sarah Westbay who has a miraculous gift. Sarah's tragic and troubled history is turned toward a new hope and a new beginning. In saving Hixson she saves herself. Hixson learns that he can offer Sarah something that no one else can.
Second Helping by Arch Gallen
Price: Free! Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Essex Dorner vowed he'd never help another person without pay until he heard her defiant voice refusing to quit lands left her by her murdered husband and father. Mean and bitter, Essex heard a spirit he could not refuse to help and so found a path from condemnation to redemption. Second Helping is a Western Settler Saga short story featuring Marshall Adam Pike.
Tuesday's Caddie by Jack Waddell
Price: Free! Words: 102,150. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It’s 1930 when immigrant caddie Conor O’Reilly falls in love with Hollywood screenwriter Annie Burke. Saddled with a hateful husband, she finds in Conor her one true love. He suddenly finds a way to be worthy of her. Fate frees her and then tears them apart. Fortunes reverse and decades later they meet again, a secret binding them. When they do, one must decide if their love should live once more.
Low Angles by Jim Stinson
Series: Stoney Winston Hollywood Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 51,250. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
Against his better judgment, Hollywood foot soldier Stoney Winston arrives at a flea-bitten desert Hamlet to help Diane LaMotta direct her first feature, a no-budget indie action potboiler titled Cycles from Hell. He finds the production being killed by sabotage that turns into stabbing, near-drowning, and violent death.
CHILDREN OF DOLHINOV: A SMALL TOWN IN THE MIDST AND MIST OF HISTORY by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 145,130. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » USA(3.00 from 1 review)
The story is told that long after he left Dolhinov and became a distinguished rabbi in America, Yakov Kaminetsky was one day sitting in a doctor’s waiting room when he spotted a Jewish boy who was obviously not religious. He grabbed a ball and began to play with the young boy. His assistant was amazed and later asked the rabbi why he had done that.
Far Horizons by Kate Hewitt
Series: The Emigrants Trilogy, Book One. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,280. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Far Horizons is a sweeping saga of that will take you from the Highlands of Scotland to the untamed Canadian wilderness and the bustling streets of Boston. Based on actual love letters, it celebrates the strength of a promise and the enduring power of love. Written by USA Today bestselling author Kate Hewitt, and Book One of The Emigrants Trilogy.
Voices Beckon, Pt. 1: The Voyage by Linda Lee Graham
Price: Free! Words: 37,760. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
When worlds collide, sparks ignite. A voyage across the Atlantic does far more than deliver genteel Elisabeth Hale to 1783 Philadelphia—it lands her squarely in the path of steerage passengers David Graham and Liam Brock, the very rabble her father abhors. Disparate characters all, the three form an unbreakable bond on an unforgettable journey.
Rose Of Skibbereen, The Beginning by John McDonnell
Price: Free! Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The first book in a family saga about Rose Sullivan, an Irish girl who comes to Philadelphia in 1880 and finds love, heartache, loss, and unexpected joy during the tumultuous years around the turn of the century. She marries an Irish mystery man named Sean McCarthy, who has a violent past and a secret life, and he takes her to new heights and depths of passion.
Invasion USA I - The End of Modern Civilization by T I Wade
Series: INVASION USA. Price: Free! Words: 129,100. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
Volume I of IV. At exactly midnight on December 31, 2012, every electronic device made in China for the last 30 years stops working. The shutdown of the United States of America, and 97% of the entire world, is accomplished by 12:30 am U.S. Eastern time on the first day of the New Year in 2013. It takes only 30 minutes to completely dismantle the whole of modern Western civilization as we know it
Kate by Dwight W. Hunter
Price: Free! Words: 60,640. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Western(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Kate was born, post Civil War, in Western Appalachia. Turning eighteen, tragedy forced her to face the world alone. A Bounty Hunter introduced her to a world populated by trains, hotels, steamships, fashionable clothes, society and tracking dangerous felons. Kate is a strong lady in all aspects of her life, willing to break cultural codes on how women were obliged to deport themselves.
A Promise of Eternity by Stephanie Campbell
Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The year is 1914. When Alison tells her father, Owen, that she is in love with an African American and wishes to marry him, he is angry and refuses to give her permission. After Alison begs and begs, he says that he'll give his blessing only if Alison's fiancé fights in World War I—something that he isn't likely to survive.
Day Nine by Clayton Spann
Price: Free! Words: 70,320. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A disgraced former president and her Sercet Service lover steal through the corridors of time to try to destroy the United States. A brutal rogue agent and the woman who loves him are sent in pursuit. During the fateful spring and summer of 1863 the four wage their own desperate campaign to determine the outcome of the American Civil War.
Hawk Banks - Founding Texas by D. Allen Henry
Price: Free! Words: 119,020. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Action(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Revised Edition. Pairing up with Texas frontiersman Hank MacElrae, the inimitable Bostonian Hawk Banks sets off in quest of adventure on the Plains of Texas. A distinctly incompatible pair, the two manage to make their unlikely friendship work and, enduring all manner of unlikely events, they succeed in finding their way into the heart of Texas, becoming founding fathers of a new nation.
Angelina's Oak by Jesse Reiss
Price: Free! Words: 109,310. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Angelina’s Oak is a richly detailed mix of historical fiction and fantasy with some romance, adventure and suspense. Five short stories woven within involve the colorful characters whose lives ended in the tree, each of which portrays a significant period in Los Angeles’ history.
Huntsville: A Story of Post Civil War Texas by Glynn Rogers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,590. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Huntsville, Texas, 1874: Jacob Magruder, a former Texas Ranger, receives a pardon from his prison sentence. Soon he meets a beautiful widow whose husband has just been robbed and killed by highwaymen. Magruder vows to catch the killers and recover the lady's money. And this adventure leads to romance.
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