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Fiction » Historical » USA
Tara's Forgotten Son by Lana Mowdy
Price: Free! Words: 121,680. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
Wade Hampton Hamilton is the unsung hero in a classic American novel. A child conceived at the onset of civil distress, he struggles to overcome the trauma of soldiers, abandonment, and near starvation.
Ford At Valverde by Anita Melillo
Price: Free! Words: 51,230. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
One man’s attempt at dodging the war while on a treasure seeking mission for gold, leads him on a quest that he never imagined possible. From the timber mills of Wisconsin, into the deep South and the rugged West, nothing will keep Daniel Stone from going after what he wants. He would rather die trying to get where he wants to go, than to die with the regrets of a life unlived.
Tug River Murder by James Knox
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,340. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a fictional murder mystery set in 1897 at the site of the Hatfield & McCoy feud. Deputy Sheriff Richard James, a Canadian, finds himself having to juggle cultural differences, grief over the recent loss of his wife and son, and a murder investigation, after a McCoy is found dead from a snakebite. The death threatens to reignite the Hatfield/McCoy feud as Richard struggles to solve it.
Remembering PT-927 by Paul Telegdi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,840. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 3 reviews)
During WW II, a farm boy from Oklahoma is assigned to the Torpedo Boats in the Pacific. Circumstances confront him to face the enemy on a more personal level than he could have ever imagined. Can enemies learn to help each other to survive? Jordan faces the great puzzle of his time, the path an individual decides on when his country is locked in a deadly struggle with another nation.
Into the Woods by David Wood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,520. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2009 by Gryphonwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Into the Woods is the story of pioneer and patriot Jonathan Wood. Straining against the bonds of Tidewater society, and tempted by an ancient legend, his sense of adventure leads him “Over the Mountains” of southwest Virginia. "A gem of a story laced with action, villainy, revenge and reconciliation." Terry W. Ervin II, author of Flank Hawk *Includes previously-unreleased bonus chapters.
Saturday Night Dance Club by Karen Truesdell Riehl
Price: Free! Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Pearl's young world is shattered when Papa orders her to leave home. She takes with her the secret of catching Papa in the pantry with the maid. Pearl finds a job in the city. On weekends she heads downtown to the Canteen to volunteer as a "suitable young lady" to dance with the boys in uniform. Pearl considers this her patriotic duty --until Will sweeps her into his arms and heart.
The Prize: Tales From a Revolution - Vermont by Lars D. H. Hedbor
Series: Tales From a Revolution. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,850. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Brief Candle Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Historical » USA
While his father fights with the Colonial forces against the British up and down the length of Lake Champlain, young Caleb Clark finds himself thrust into an unlikely friendship that will change his life - and alter the course of history.
Face the Winter Naked by Bonnie Turner
Series: Historical Collection. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,920. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Daniel Tomelin, a battle-worn veteran haunted by the carnage of the First World War, deserts his family in the Great Depression and goes on the road seeking work and relief from his PTSD. Set in a tragic era when hope was sometimes all they had, this story parallels today's economic turmoil and unemployment.
Heart Of A Soldier by Josh Isaacs
Price: Free! Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War(5.00 from 1 review)
A young Confederate soldier, Lucas Burkette, lies on the battlefield. Struck by a Union soldier's musket round before firing a single shot, he is left paralyzed. It's here that he tries to cope with his impending death.
OLYMPIAD V The Fantastically True Story of the 1912 United States Olympic Team by Timothy Burraston
Price: Free! Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Screenplays » History
New York, 1912. Two months to the day after the sinking of the Titanic, a young boy and his dog stowaway on the SS Finland, chartered transport for the 1912 United States Olympic team to Stockholm, Sweden. Elected mascot of the team by the athletes, 16 year old Harry Naughton narrates the competition, conflicts and friendships that manifest during the Atlantic crossing and the games of OLYMPIAD V
Kent Ashton's Backstory (Prequel to Catching Kent) by Ruth Ann Nordin
Price: Free! Words: 32,030. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
In Falling In Love With Her Husband, Kent Ashton was the villain… Or was he? Everyone has their story, and this is Kent's version of events. See what really happened behind the scandal with Rebecca and why he went to find Ann Statesman in North Dakota. This is a novella. It is not a romance. It is the prequel to Catching Kent. Catching Kent is Kent Ashton's romance.
Mudsills & Mooncussers by Iris Chacon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,810. Language: American English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Civil War breaks out, and Yankee soldiers sneak into the only fortress on tiny Key West - much to the chagrin of America’s “southernmost” citizens. Aaron Mathews, a Union spy, is sent to eliminate a Rebel saboteur operating on the island. Amidst exotic locales and unforeseen dangers, Aaron learns to his horror that the enemy spy may be the woman with whom he has fallen in love.
Laura's Lost Love by Fran Shaff
Series: Heart Junction, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,100. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Shortly after Laura happily meets the orphan she intends to take into her home, she learns she may have a difficult time keeping the child. Gavin hates shattering lovely Laura’s dreams of motherhood, but he's duty bound to see to it orphans are placed with married couples only. Undaunted by the handsome man's threats, Laura pushes on with her plans. Golden Rose Award, Recommended Read Award
Coffee Bluff by Willard White
Price: Free! Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In 1861, Luke visited Savannah and fell in love with Julia. Chester was a bitter rival for Julia's attention. Then the war started and Luke returned home to New York. In Dec. 1864 Sherman's army is camped outside Savannah and Luke, a Yankee spy, is back. Chester lost his leg assaulting the Water Witch and is just a bartender in a blockaded backwater cotton port named Coffee Bluff. Or is he?
Kill the dove! by Francis Kroncke
Price: Free! Words: 168,490. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
A tale of the revolutionary 1960’s. No novel has covered these religious, political, imprisoned and sexual experiences. Follow the love and betrayals of three radical anti-war and feminist activists: Jared, Aaren, and Char. Share Jared’s experiences in federal prison as the impact of the Vietnam war, sexism and the failure of traditional moral and spiritual value systems play out in their lives.
How to Electrocute an Elephant by David Edgerley Gates
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Topsy killed George Fennady today. She maneuvered him into the corner of her pen and crushed him against the walls. It may have been an accident, of course, but I doubt it. This is the third death she’s caused in three years.
The King Of The Irish by Jack O'Malley
Price: Free! Words: 106,670. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Newcastlewest Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
British spies have infiltrated the United Brotherhood, to quash another Irish rebellion. When one of the spies turns up dead in a Chicago sewer, police detective Daniel Coughlin is swept up in a power struggle between warring factions of the Irish nationalists, a fight that could see him hanged for a murder he did not commit. If his political clout does not come through for him, he is a dead man.
Yesteryear by CJ Puccia
Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » USA(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A young woman wonders if it is only a dream when she suddenly finds herself in 1942, and literally walks in her Great Grandmother's shoes.
Coniston Fowler and the Typhoon Force (book three) by Lloyd R Martin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,450. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
In an attempt to find an ultimate solution to the Vietnam Conflict the American secret services had acquired and developed the British supersonic bomber TSR-2 for one specific purpose - to drop atom bombs on China in a bid to end the support for North Vietnam. We have detailed information on the attack, and the rescue of Coniston. Then we have the repercussions, meetings at the Pentagon.
1871: A Novel of the Great Chicago Fire by Peter J. Spalding
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,680. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Simon Caldwell has always wanted adventure in his life. He is bursting with restlessness and ambition, and he has come to Chicago to make a name for himself. But he is so caught up in his own life that he doesn't realize he's in imminent danger. Then, on a hot and windy night, fire breaks out in the barn of Catherine O'Leary. And for Simon, nothing will ever be the same.