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Fiction » Historical » USA
In all the breaths I’ve taken from you by Alessio Biagi
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,980. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
“In All the Breaths I’ve Taken From You” is the story of William O'Neill, a poor boy of low class origin, born in Louisiana, the deep south of America. This book, far from being just a war novel, is a profound reflection on the meaning of life, love and friendship, but especially about the strange succession of events brought together by fate.
My Love, My Enemy by Joe B. Hewitt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,030. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Fairfax and Cassandra are happily married and deeply in love, however they take different sides in the Civil War. Although Cassandra is from an aristocratic Virginia family of slaveholders, she hates slavery. When the war breaks out, Fairfax goes to the front as a Confederate army officer. Cassandra is recruited as a Union spy.
V for Victor by Mark Childress
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,170. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Alabama, 1942. The war is everywhere, but Victor - a 16-year-old boy sent by his father to care for his dying grandmother on a lonely island in Mobile Bay - can only dream of it. Then he wakes one amazing night to a thunderous roar from the Bay...and sees the ominous shadow of an enemy submarine surfacing at night. "Fantastic, extravagant...thoroughly charming." -Boston Globe.
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.
Patsy by Dave Hinrichs
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 56,720. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
This is the story that has been waiting to be told for 50 years. What happened on that fateful day in Dallas when Kennedy was shot and the chilling events leading up to the assassination. Lee Harvey Oswald is cast in the title role… but he sheds that role and becomes the leading man in this drama that shocked the nation – and the world – and gives him what he had been searching for his whole life.
Grant and Lee: The Checkers Game at Appomattox Court House by Greg Minster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
U. S. Civil War generals Ulysses S. Grant of the Union, and Robert E. Lee of the Confederacy, meet in a mysterious checkers match to reenact and simulate their famous battles in the final year of the conflict.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: My Greatest Temptation: Me and My Pesky Hormones (They Come With No Instructions) by David Wyant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,650. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
As seventeen year old Ernest Hemingway came to his last idyllic summer in Northern Michigan, he begins to see life in a different life. Soon after he arrives in Horton's Bay, he runs into an old playmate, Grace Quinlan, who has blossomed during the year. Thus begins young Ernie's great struggle with guilt and his conscience.
Japan Plotted 911 by Dong Lin
Series: Japan, 1. Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 33,010. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Author create a new literary form: a novel written as a dialogue between a scholar and God, take the atomic bomb as a clue, and with erudition and skill describes how Japan plotted six schemes for revenge, including blowing up the World Trade Center. Illustrated 100 figures; the text constitutes a smorgasbord of political, military, and literary knowledge.
The Sugar House by Jean Scheffler
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,640. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A gripping historical fiction that will transport you back in time to the Detroit of the 1920's- a world of Speakeasies, Gangsters, Auto Barons, Flappers, Lawlessness and Innovation. The Sugar House exemplifies one's inner desire to remain true to faith and family while navigating the rocky waters that surround adulthood's needs, wants, pressures and aspirations.
The Abortionist's Daughter by Elisa DeCarlo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,890. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1916, Melanie, the prettiest girl in Muller's Corners, had her life destroyed when her doctor father went to prison. But she falls in love with a handsome stranger, James. They elope to New York City. But secrets, lies, twists and turns take her to the glamorous world of Broadway. Filled with the vivid background of the time, Melanie's journey is told in a sweeping, vivid page-turner
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?
One More Time by Anthony Skur, Jr
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,570. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » USA
The Air Force doesn’t want him but the CIA does...to ferry Corsair fighters to the French for their battle against the Viet Minh. The wing man he chooses has a skiing accident. The logical alternative is his friend’s beautiful wife Tina. The routine ferry missions become combat missions. Their friendship becomes a never ending challenge for Bartholomew, the guardian angel.
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.
Out of the Past by Glenda Poulter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,870. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Historical » USA
Emma and her business partner, Sharon, meet quite a cast of characters while in Charleston. During their visit, Emma is haunted by visions of a past that isn’t hers. Emma's new friends can interpret bits and pieces of the visions for her, but one in particular offers more answers than the others.
The Night the Old Man Kicked the Bucket by Henri Bauhaus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Howard Johnson, a widower, and Honus McDaniels, a bachelor, both live alone in their own respective cabins near a place called Flintlock Mountain. Their daily lives are still filled with awe, as the summer heat rolls into the Pemigewasset. Nearby dwells yet another old man, who seems to be in serious decline.
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.
When Vaudeville Came to Joplin by Cynthia Gillard
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 69,300. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Authored by Cynthia S Gillard When Vaudeville Came to Joplin is the first in a series of historical fiction novels based upon a 100 year old scrapbook that chronicles the lives of Vaudeville performers in America during the turn of the 20th century.
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.
Lock Ready: A Canawlers Novel by James Rada, Jr
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 87,760. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Even as the Civil War winds down, there is still danger on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal for those who work upon the waterway. The Fitzgerald family faces their greatest threat as a group of Confederate saboteurs plots to destroy the canal. In the past, the Fitzgerald family could have faced the dangers, but they are separated and dealing with their personal problems.
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.