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Fiction » Historical » USA
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
Face the Winter Naked by Bonnie Turner
Series: Historical Collection. Price: $0.99 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.
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.
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 1 - Birth of a Nation by William Wresch
Series: The Canadian Civil War, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 99,990. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1755 France controlled most of the North American continent. What if they still did? This novel explores the French period from two perspectives – an historically accurate description of Jolliet’s discovery of the Mississippi, coupled with a hypothetical contemporary view of “Canada.” Based in Green Bay, this Canada struggles between the Catholic north and Huguenot Louisiana.
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?
The King Of The Irish by Jack O'Malley
Price: $1.99 USD. 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.
Go Softly All My Years by Virginia Benson
Series: The Braddock Family, Book 1. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 82,410. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Historical » USA
Plunged into the middle of WWII, Averill Lowe, assistant to Reife Braddock--president of an armaments factory in Chattanooga--must travel to Egypt to save his life and recover vital plans of a secret weapon. While battling her own hopeless feeling of love for a man who does not share her faith, she manages to to stay true to her ideals, and, among three disparate suitors, finds true love.
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.
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.
The Truth About Jack and Ray by Gabriella West
Price: Free! Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay(5.00 from 1 review)
English professor Jack, an embittered older man in 1990s San Francisco, has a vivid flashback to his turbulent, secret love affair in North Beach in the early 1950s with tormented young artist Ray, who cares only about ambition and his art. An intense, gripping story about a doomed relationship that changes the course of a man's entire life.
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
The Wind Sculpture by Saurav Dutt
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
It is the hottest day in the summer of 1965 in Jackson, Mississippi. The March on Washington and the words of Martin Luther King JR ring loud and clear in the town, yet crowds have congregated around the town square with only hatred on their minds. One boy remains rooted by the town centre determined to honour the memory of his father, undeterred by the swelling crowd determined to silence him.
Mudsills & Mooncussers, A Novel of Civil War Key West by Iris Chacon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,810. Language: American English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In Civil War Key West, a Yankee spy must find and stop a Southern agent whom he fears may, in fact, be the woman he loves.
Living Half Free by Haley Whitehall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,470. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical(4.43 from 7 reviews)
When Zachariah, a naïve mulatto slave, is sold to a Kentucky slave trader, and separated from his ma and sister, he realizes the true meaning of not having rights. Seeking escape, he falls in love with a Cherokee woman, under whose direction he learns to pass as white. But, he must find his voice, and the courage to stand up for his beliefs or else lose everyone he loves forever.
The Lunas by Keith R. Rees
Price: Free! Words: 75,840. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
The Lunas is a modern tale of the most precious gift in life. On the majestic tropical slopes of the West Maui Mountains, two boarder students at Lahainaluna High School find that no matter what may happen in the chaotic world around them, nothing stops the bonds of true love.
Every Story is a Love Story by John Moncure Wetterau
Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
A beautifully written story of first love and discovery. Patrick, an army brat, and Willow, a musician from an academic family, drift separately into Woodstock, N.Y. in the early sixties. The characters include Bob Dylan and Joe Burke, of "Joe Burke's Last Stand," Wetterau's first novel. The author says, "It was an exiting time in an exciting place. I'm not Joe Burke, but I was there."
Discarded Christmas Spell by Ann Hite
Price: Free! Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Author of Ghost On Black Mountain and The Storycatcher has a new Christmas story. Talley May lives a hardscrabble life on Black Mountain, doing the work of a boy. Then a ghost appears and her whole life is changed. Set in Appalachia on Ann Hite's beloved Black Mountain, this new set of characters will thrill Ann's loyal readers and draw in more.
Rosebloom by Christine Keleny
Series: Rose Books. Price: Free! Words: 139,370. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Rosebloom - An Award Winning historical fiction novel and coming of age novel set in the late 1930s. Step into Rose's world, where a young Wisconsin farm girl who runs away from home. Rose is looking for adventure, what she finds is much more. Midwest Book Review calls Rosebloom: "... an excellent blend and deftly written look at 1930s America..." Library Journal Review gave it a "Recommended"
Blizzard from Hell by Robert C. Waggoner
Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(3.75 from 4 reviews)
A short story of fiction based upon fact. History has created some unique people, but these three brothers will amaze you for what they did to help save some lives.
The Kennedy Coup by Stephen Austen
Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(5.00 from 2 reviews)
With a new, never-published photo. The 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy sees key facts fading from memory. In a world enthralled by instant communication and immediate conclusions, the simplest solutions are embraced. Questions of “Why” the assassination happened are forgotten. This recalls that the proof of any conspiracy lies in what happens after the coup.