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Time For Me to Fly
By Roger Campbell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
"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.
Benjamin Street
By Rick Barrett
Price: $3.88 USD. Words: 94,680. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Why would a wealthy 74 year-old man want to renovate a dilapidated apartment building in a poor section of a crime- ridden city? Jack Bartlett is driven by memories both wonderful and horrendous during his tenure there in 1943. Inner demons now make the resurrection of the tired building his one and only priority.
The Last of the Blacksmiths
By Claire Gebben
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 133,440. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Following his dreams of freedom and prosperity, a 19th century blacksmith from the Bavarian Rhineland travels to Cleveland, Ohio, to pursue an artisan way of life that will ultimately vanish.
Wild Sweeps the Wind
By Caroline Grimm
Series: Voices of Pondicherry, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,010. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1857, Phebe Beach, a young woman from Bridgton, Maine was coming of age, beset by the constraints of society that expected her to marry and become in her words "a stocking darner and a baby manufacturer." She shared her frustrations in a diary she began writing that year. Her lively, lighthearted descriptions of her life soon gave way to tragedy as the nation hurtled into Civil War.
Jordan's War - 1862
By B.K. Birch
Series: Jordan's War - A Civil War Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Book 2 of Jordan's War - A Civil War Trilogy finds the Sinclair family isolated after Jordan's older brother joins the Federal Army and his pa makes a deal with the devil, aka black marketers, all in the name of survival. The family fights to maintain their dignity and faith while being a scapegoat for the suffering of their neighbors and an easy target for the Home Guard. The battles rage on.
The Sight of You
By Teresa Funke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A short story selection from Dancing in Combat Boots. A World War II mother steels herself for a reunion with the prisoner-of-war husband she hasn't seen in four years.
The Dewey Boy
By Earline Marsh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
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The Dewey Boy is historical fiction about the eight-year old George Perrin Dewey’s summer on the Perrin Farm in Berlin, Vermont, USA, owned by his Aunt Lucy and Uncle Porter Perrin. Some of his many adventures predict his future as the famous Admiral George Dewey. The book is suitable for classroom use, with discussion questions and explanations of idioms used in that time period.
Crematorium IV
By Robert Marion
You set the price! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A fire rages in the Auschwitz concentration camp. Prisoners have set the crematorium ablaze. They flee into the surrounding woods, yearning for freedom. They run, pursued by the hated soldiers and their wretched dogs. Desperate to escape the German boot that has lorded over them for years. But not all will escape. For those, this is their story.
The Winds of Skagway
By Jack R. Stanley
Series: Tales of the Alaskan Gold Rush, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The howling winds of winter are no where worce than in the Alaskan town of Skagway, the threshold to the gold fields of the Klondike of the 1890’s. When the savage North wind gusts and shrieks up to seventy miles per hour from weeks to months, no one can move out doors. It’s a time for stories and retelling of Skagway’s hero and it’s criminal mastermind.
The Fall of the Shogun
By Dov Silverman
Series: The John Mung Saga, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,670. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
London Times bestseller list: Out of the mysterious world of isolated, 19th century Japan comes a young boy who will change the course of history. John Mung leads his adopted brother, John Whittefield, into this exotic society and together they are instrumental in causing THE FALL OF THE SHOGUN, which returns the Meiji Emperor to power. A sweeping novel in the James Michener/Clavell genre.
Emma's Day (A Novella)
By Jill Metcalf
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,140. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A grandmother protects her young grandson from a stranger. But can Emma Parker protect her heart from this man who would come to have a huge impact on, not only Emma, but her entire family?
Myra's Garden
By Gloria Fifield
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The story of Daniel and Myra Phieffer, a romance that lasted half a century. Through the hard times of the Great Depression and a global war, they were thrust into a different world that neither of them fully understood. Born into a simpler time, they never expected what fate had in store. Through it all, they loved, cried, laughed, and raised a large family.
Pershing - The Soldiers' General
By John Chadwell
Price: $8.98 USD. Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a historical novel, based on the true life adventures of General John J. Pershing, who reached the highest Army rank in history, General of the Armies of the United States. The story follows him from boyhood during the Civil War up to World War II. Pershing was a true hero who turned down the Medal of Honor, stating he did nothing more than any soldier would do.
Vietnam: A Distant Memory
By Paco Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,060. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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.
Sand Hills Sioux
By Arch Gallen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,320. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Dispatched by his family to find land with ample graze and water, Adam Pike faces a frontier unlike any world he knew. Razor sharp and built like a bull, he meets kindly ranchers, brutal cowhands, savage Indians and a seductive widow who show what was needful knowing to tame the frontier.
Heaven-high and Hell-deep
By Peggy Poe Stern
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 111,390. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A mountain girl in the early 1900’s copes with a marriage arranged by her dad. Her story is titled from an old saying “I own my land, heaven-high and hell-deep.” “Your pa gave his consent for us to marry,” he said the words as though it was a simple matter. It wasn’t a romantic proposal of love and devotion. It wasn’t a proposal at all. I opened my mouth but nothing came out. I tried again.
Fervent Charity
By Paulette Callen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,790. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by Ylva Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Fervent Charity continues the story of the friendship of five women who have nothing in common but the hardship of post-frontier prairie life. They find themselves bound by a secret none of them could have predicted.
Hot Coffee on the Mississippi
By Mike West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,510. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
“Hot Coffee on the Mississippi” takes place during the great depression of the 1930’s near a town named Hot Coffee. The father, Jim York, loses his job and is forced to make their small farm support his family, and they all work together to survive. The York family has hard times and good times during those depression years.
Love Abideth Still: A Novel of the Civil War
By Scott R. Rezer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,130. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Can a Union soldier's letters renew his widow's love for him after his death?
Give Me Liberty, Give Them Death
By B Y Rogers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A short story of the impending American Spring thrust upon the United States government.