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Fiction » Historical » USA
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.
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
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"
Loving the Lawman by Kianna Alexander
Series: Roses of Ridgeway, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 38,040. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A Budding Love... A Town in Jeopardy Just as Noah begins to woo Valerie, a rash of crime invades the usually peaceful environment of Ridgeway. When the safety of the innocent citizens of town becomes more threatened than ever before, Noah must find a way to protect them, and the woman he loves.
The Hawk: Part One by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 67,590. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Painter Eric Snyder harbors a secret known only to his wife, Lynne. When Eric’s latest disappearance raises the suspicions of best friends Sam and Renee Ahern, Lynne can no longer keep the truth under wraps. While the Aherns ponder this phenomenon, Eric embarks upon a search for his father, once again taking him far from the woman he loves.
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."
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.
Enlisting Redemption by D. Allen Henry
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 88,150. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Sutherland Saga Part 3. When twenty-one year old college student Trevor Sutherland enlists Rebecca Carey to perform in a birthday party performance, it leads to a heinous crime. Her subsequent disappearance will ultimately send Trevor on a decade long quest for redemption, one fraught with intrigue, deception, and ultimately murder.
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.
Young Love in Old Chicago by April Marcom
Price: Free! Words: 99,170. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Historical » USA
The holidays are drawing near in 1932 Chicago. The streets are lined with glittering lights. And Alexandra is falling desperately in love. But the young man who’s captured her heart has a dark secret that threatens to tear them apart. However, with a little help from Alexandra’s mob-obsessed sister, lots of secret letters, and a love deeper than the bottomless oceans, they just might make it.
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.
My Father the God by D. Allen Henry
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 87,860. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sutherland Saga Part 5. Having completed his first year at Harvard University in Boston, Scotsman Sloan Stewart begins the summer of 1941 working at an inn with his friends James, Isolde and Sabrina. But entanglements lead to a shocking event that will transform each of them irrevocably. Suffering through deception, war, and personal loss, can Sloan ever surmount the errors of his youth?
The Hawk: Part Two by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 61,040. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this second part of the series, set in 1961, as the Snyders adjust to change, Sam Ahern relives some of his Korean War experiences. Meanwhile Lynne Snyder undergoes a transformation and Stanford hosts an exhibit of Eric’s work that catapults the artist into sudden fame.
All The World In Wax by Ray Daley
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Small town life is made that much more interesting by the annual carnival but is the greatest attraction more than it initially seems?
Occupy Savannah Sequel to Coffee Bluff by Willard White
Price: Free! Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
In late December 1864, Sherman's troops occupy Savannah which is full of Confederate spies. Luke, Chester and Julia collide once again. Luke is a Union spy with a mission: He must spread the dis-information that Sherman intends to move next on Augusta and Charleston, when actually Sherman's next target is Columbia, the capitol of South Carolina.
Old Gatestown Chronicles by Eva Conrad
Price: Free! Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A novelette comprised of short stories, this sensually-rich collection explores the lives of characters living in a fictional Kentucky town during the 1800s.
The Real Jesse James by Bradly Dalton
Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 153,250. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
Jesse James eluded Union soldiers, railroad agents, Pinkerton detectives, federal marshals, local sheriffs and bounty hunters. In so doing, he became one of America's most accomplished and controversial bandits. For over a century Jesse James has been both praised and vilified in print and legend as a common criminal and a Confederate "Robin Hood. In real life, he was all these things and more.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 2, The East by Kevin B Parsons
Price: Free! Words: 29,660. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
America teems with history and culture. Volume II of the five book series follows the same theme of ten short stories, taking place in the eastern seaboard. The tales, both historic and current, reflect the American way of life.