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Fiction » Historical » USA
Rearing Young Langston In Lawrence by Napoleon Crews
Price: Free! Words: 33,850. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Langston Hughes was one of the most important poets of the twentieth century and known as the poet laureate of black life and culture. Abject loneliness, poverty, and unhappiness filled young Langston's childhood years lived in Lawrence, Kansas. This novel puts you at young Langston's side as he navigates the hardships and prejudices and of an African American youth growing up in the Free State.
The Broken Rose by Ken Lord
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,950. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Rose Silberg, a madam, and Gus Priesner, a miner, are thrown together by an influenza quarantine in Alaska in 1918. He needs her money for an expensive shipment. She needs her money to “go home” to Long Island. The lifting of the quarantine brings the situation to a head. Gus runs to Russia. This story tells what happened to McCarthy Rose.
Time For Me to Fly by Roger Campbell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Fiction » Historical » USA
"Time For Me to Fly" is a dramatization of actual events that occurred leading up to the 17th and final mission of the B-17 Bomber “The Rusty Nail” and its crew on July 29th 1944. The story is presented and told as to how it may have looked through the eyes of SSgt Charles Curtis Campbell. It includes dates,locations and events which actually happened during WWII.
Clickety Clack, Clickety Clack: Abe Lincoln’s Train Done Jumped the Track by Lee Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,460. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Plays » American / African American
Clickety Clack, Clickety Clack: Abe Lincoln’s Train Done Jumped the Track posits the Lincoln assassination and American Civil War as counter history. The novel’s troupe of modern-day actors visits Surratt Boardinghouse, Appomattox, the Garrett Farm (where assassin Booth were killed), and Ford’s Theatre. They reenact iconic scenes, hyping the theatrical aspects of each. situations.
Kings of the Comic Books by Martin O'Hearn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,240. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1938, Steve and Curly look for work writing and drawing the early comic books. From disaster to triumph to fresh disaster, they struggle for a foothold in careers behind the scenes of the four-color adventures.
Trayvon Martin Killing Kings Dream by Asa Foley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
George Zimmerman murdered Trayvon Martin in Stanford Florida, in a case that shocked and divided America . The facts and truth became illusive as race, the NRA and Political interests all gathered to make Trayvon the criminal and George Zimmerman the victim. Trayvon was denied justice when he was murdered, then in the media and then in court. This book hopes to point out some of the truth.
Trouble Comes to Sorrow (Sorrow #2) by Jack Bates
Series: The Sheriff of Sorrow, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012 by MindWingsAudio. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Western
The jury in Sorrow has found Junior Collins guilty of murder. Aggie St. Pierre says he’s not the killer. When Cal Haskell, the sheriff of Sorrow, asks for proof, she responds with ‘a gut feeling.’ Cal agrees to take a closer look. He was warned about some of the men in town, hungry for a hanging and possibly taking the law into their own hands. Did the jury get it wrong?
The Sheriff of Sorrow Series Collection by Jack Bates
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,740. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by MindWingsAudio. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Near the end of the nineteenth century during early industrialization in the fictional town of Sorrow, Michigan, Jack Bates unfolds the strife and complexities that its citizens face. His talent for telling a great story yields gritty and compelling episodes. Includes previously published titles: The Sheriff of Sorrow, Trouble Comes to Sorrow, Justice Comes to Sorrow and The Long Road to Sorrow.
Freedom's Comet - Signs by Matt Rayamaki
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,630. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Freedom’s Comet is a coming-of-age trilogy of historical fiction set during the Civil War. Although its spine is based on the daily dairies written by LeRoy Wiley Gresham of Macon, Georgia, the story is told through the eyes of LeRoy’s personal slave and valet, Bill Gresham.
Soldiers in the Sun: Sgt. Smith in the Campaign for Sicily by Michael Winston
Series: Sgt. Smith World War II, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,490. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
In this second volume of the Sgt. Smith World War II trilogy, we find First Squad on the hot and rocky island of Sicily as the Allies plan to take and hold the island in order to better control shipping in the Mediterranean and as a jumping off point for the invasion of Italy. Based on fact and stories my father told me.
Two Psychics in a Typhus Epidemic by Kenny Jackson
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
“It was the year of our Lord 1837; the city was Philadelphia. I was a schoolmaster by trade, a psychic by hobby, and in bed by typhus.”
Sea Snow: the gentle haunting of a 19th century lighthouse by Kathryn Wood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,710. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » USA
In Sea Snow, we open Rose Martin's journal and read the words of a southern woman transported by love and distance to a rocky island lighthouse, one mile off the Massachusetts coast. There, we discover the details of daily life at the turn of the 20th century: the challenges, the joys, and, in Rose's case, the love and supernatural forces that part the veil between the living and the dead.
Vietnam: A Distant Memory by Paco Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,160. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
This is my story. It is written as historical fiction. More than forty years later, Vietnam is a distant memory. For those of us who served there, it is lived every day. We left Vietnam but Vietnam did not leave us. Historical Fiction view of a combat veteran telling some of the story. There is much more to tell, I just can't bring myself to write it. Ride along and feel the tension. It was life.
Broad River Dash by Patrick G. Whalen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Civil War Short Stories, Volume I, is a collection of 10 Christian Historical Fiction stories set upon the backdrop of the United States Civil War.
Proof Through the Night by Mary Jane Mayo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,450. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
It is July 1812 and Lady Sarah Anne, a high-minded aristocrat traveling on a British ship, is captured by the American privateer, Captain Patrick Morgan. The young United States has declared war against powerful Great Britain. Within the backdrop of the terror of the British siege of the Chesapeake Bay, Lady Sarah Anne and Patrick learn how two opposing hearts and minds can become one.
The General's Christmas by C. Fennessy
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 21,170. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
General George Washington's new Continental Army has suffered a series of defeats against the British. The enlistments of many troops are due to expire at the end of the month. Without tents, enough food, warm clothing, or pay, Washington fears that men will abandon his army as winter closes in. On Christmas Eve of 1776, Washington decides to make a bold move against the enemy across the Delaware.
Bulwick School “A Yankee Lad in London” by Robert A. Lytle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,040. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » USA
Michael Hanlon loses his parents in the 9/11 attacks. Orphaned, he moves to London with his uncle, an Irish criminal. Through him, Michael learns of his father’s violent past in the IRA and his struggles to start a new life in America. His new prep school mates help Michael overcome his family’s tragic history and find peace while running from an IRA splinter group still tied to his family.
Well-Chosen Words by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Legend has it that Abraham Lincoln scrawled the Gettysburg Address on the back of an envelope as he traveled to the battlefield to dedicate a cemetery. But the legend belies Lincoln’s struggle to carefully choose the right words. Words that must chart the course for the nation’s future. Because his speech in Gettysburg will change history, but not necessarily in the way he hopes.
The Incident: Lost in the Woods by E. Robb Martin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,680. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The story of three brothers and how one brother's tragic mistake affected the other two. One was on the run from the law. The other two wanted to protect him, however, they had to take care of their families first. It was a journey from the swamplands of Louisiana to the "better life" in California.