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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.
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.
Mudsills & Mooncussers 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)
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.
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.
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.
Dangerous Camp On the Kenai by Jack R. Stanley
Series: Tales of the Alaskan Gold Rush, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA(3.00 from 1 review)
“Bitterroot” Lodlow Rothrock didn’t come to Alaska for the gold in the year 1899. He had a government job and was happy just to be a part of the last frontier. Doing a little surveying on the Kenia Peninsula a good hundred miles southwest of Anchorage, he sets up camp for the night in the hunting grounds of a killer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Mari's Miracle by Fran Shaff
Series: Heart Junction, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,550. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Heart Junction, South Dakota, 1914. Mari's father has forced her to leave her palatial home in Minneapolis to teach in dusty Heart Junction, and he's hired Girt to be her driver. Temperaments clash from the moment Grit and Mari meet. The more they are together, the more often they collide--until they run into each others' arms, which is exactly where they don't belong.
The Liberty Flower by Katie Hanrahan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 97,100. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014 by Newcastlewest Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Sarah Mahon has found success as a spy for the partisan militia, until Jack Ashford comes ashore. She leans that the enemy cannot be judged by the color of his coat because a man can change his colors, a notion her father denies. A sabotaged courtship ends with a rash act of rebellion and a face-saving marriage, but the war is not over and Jack is determined to win Sarah at any cost.
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.
Time and Again by Deborah Heal
Price: Free! Words: 59,240. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Abby thinks tutoring a “disadvantaged adolescent” as her college service project will be a snap.But the girl has been closed down ever since her parents’ divorce, especially since she was forced to move to a dilapidated old house. But then their crazy computer program invites them to “Take a Virtual Tour"…a tour of the past when the house was new and a girl named Charlotte Miles lived there.