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Fiction » Historical » USA
Huckleberry Finn by Dave Mckay
Price: Free! Words: 110,640. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 13 reviews)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first printed in 1884, eight years after Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It starts up where the other story finished, and the two books together are believed to be the best that Mark Twain ever wrote. Huck travels down the Mississippi on a raft, facing many dangers on the way, and learning about life and what it means to be a friend.
CHILDREN OF DOLHINOV: A SMALL TOWN IN THE MIDST AND MIST OF HISTORY by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 145,130. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » USA(3.00 from 1 review)
The story is told that long after he left Dolhinov and became a distinguished rabbi in America, Yakov Kaminetsky was one day sitting in a doctor’s waiting room when he spotted a Jewish boy who was obviously not religious. He grabbed a ball and began to play with the young boy. His assistant was amazed and later asked the rabbi why he had done that.
Tuesday's Caddie by Jack Waddell
Price: Free! Words: 102,150. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It’s 1930 when immigrant caddie Conor O’Reilly falls in love with Hollywood screenwriter Annie Burke. Saddled with a hateful husband, she finds in Conor her one true love. He suddenly finds a way to be worthy of her. Fate frees her and then tears them apart. Fortunes reverse and decades later they meet again, a secret binding them. When they do, one must decide if their love should live once more.
Invasion USA I - The End of Modern Civilization by T I Wade
Price: Free! Words: 128,800. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
Volume I of IV. At exactly midnight on December 31, 2012, every electronic device made in China for the last 30 years stops working. The shutdown of the United States of America, and 97% of the entire world, is accomplished by 12:30 am U.S. Eastern time on the first day of the New Year in 2013. It takes only 30 minutes to completely dismantle the whole of modern Western civilization as we know it
Huntsville: A Story of Post Civil War Texas by Glynn Rogers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,590. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Huntsville, Texas, 1874: Jacob Magruder, a former Texas Ranger, receives a pardon from his prison sentence. Soon he meets a beautiful widow whose husband has just been robbed and killed by highwaymen. Magruder vows to catch the killers and recover the lady's money. And this adventure leads to romance.
Angelina's Oak by Jesse Reiss
Price: Free! Words: 109,310. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Angelina’s Oak is a richly detailed mix of historical fiction and fantasy with some romance, adventure and suspense. Five short stories woven within involve the colorful characters whose lives ended in the tree, each of which portrays a significant period in Los Angeles’ history.
Tara's Forgotten Son by Lana Mowdy
Price: Free! Words: 121,680. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
Wade Hampton Hamilton is the unsung hero in a classic American novel. A child conceived at the onset of civil distress, he struggles to overcome the trauma of soldiers, abandonment, and near starvation.
Hawk Banks by D. Allen Henry
Price: Free! Words: 126,840. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Action(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Revised Edition. Pairing up with Texas frontiersman Hank MacElrae, the inimitable Bostonian Hawk Banks sets off in quest of adventure on the Plains of Texas. A distinctly incompatible pair, the two manage to make their unlikely friendship work and, enduring all manner of unlikely events, they succeed in finding their way into the heart of Texas, becoming founding fathers of a new nation.
Remembering PT-927 by Paul Telegdi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,840. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 3 reviews)
During WW II, a farm boy from Oklahoma is assigned to the Torpedo Boats in the Pacific. Circumstances confront him to face the enemy on a more personal level than he could have ever imagined. Can enemies learn to help each other to survive? Jordan faces the great puzzle of his time, the path an individual decides on when his country is locked in a deadly struggle with another nation.
Face the Winter Naked by Bonnie Turner
Series: Historical Collection. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,920. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Daniel Tomelin, a battle-worn veteran haunted by the carnage of the First World War, deserts his family in the Great Depression and goes on the road seeking work and relief from his PTSD. Set in a tragic era when hope was sometimes all they had, this story parallels today's economic turmoil and unemployment.
Kill the dove! by Francis Kroncke
Price: Free! Words: 168,490. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
A tale of the revolutionary 1960’s. No novel has covered these religious, political, imprisoned and sexual experiences. Follow the love and betrayals of three radical anti-war and feminist activists: Jared, Aaren, and Char. Share Jared’s experiences in federal prison as the impact of the Vietnam war, sexism and the failure of traditional moral and spiritual value systems play out in their lives.
The King Of The Irish by Jack O'Malley
Price: Free! Words: 106,670. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Newcastlewest Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
British spies have infiltrated the United Brotherhood, to quash another Irish rebellion. When one of the spies turns up dead in a Chicago sewer, police detective Daniel Coughlin is swept up in a power struggle between warring factions of the Irish nationalists, a fight that could see him hanged for a murder he did not commit. If his political clout does not come through for him, he is a dead man.
1871: A Novel of the Great Chicago Fire by Peter J. Spalding
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,680. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Simon Caldwell has always wanted adventure in his life. He is bursting with restlessness and ambition, and he has come to Chicago to make a name for himself. But he is so caught up in his own life that he doesn't realize he's in imminent danger. Then, on a hot and windy night, fire breaks out in the barn of Catherine O'Leary. And for Simon, nothing will ever be the same.
Living Half Free by Haley Whitehall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,300. 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.
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.
Brig of War by Walter Jon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,790. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures(5.00 from 1 review)
Favian Markham is a rising young American officer in during the War of 1812. As commander of the small, slow brig Experiment, he must break the British blockade and take his outgunned vessel on a daring raid. On his desperate journey he faces duels, rivalries, ambitious politicians, yardarm-to-yardarm combat, and the deadly beauty of a foreign courtesan.
Backswipe by Richard Nabstedt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 176,370. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Backswipe chronicles the challenges facing archaeologist Doctor J. Burke, her rookie partner Nathan and team of 25th century specialists as they attempt to teleport a glamorous lost airliner back from 1951 San Francisco to their home museum. This science fiction history mystery weaves rapidly through Cold War California and Hawaii while offering intriguing glimpses into humanity's possible future.
Forward to Camelot: 50th Anniversary Edition by Susan Sloate
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 144,840. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013 by Drake Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(3.00 from 1 review)
Cady Cuyler returns to 1963 for the Bible used to swear in Lyndon Johnson after President Kennedy’s assassination—while also discovering why her father disappeared in the same city on the same tragic day. Finding frightening links between them will lead Cady to a far more perilous mission: to somehow prevent the President’s murder, with one unlikely ally: an ex-Marine named Lee Harvey Oswald.
The Tunnel and the Cave by John Schou
Price: Free! Words: 112,430. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
A number of mostly humorous short -stories but also some reflecting events of the beginning of the Third Millennium
Spake As a Dragon by Larry Hunt
Price: Free! Words: 148,350. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Follow the adventures of the Scarburgs through the Civil War as they struggle to save their beloved plantation ‘Scarlett,’ overcome the fears of battle and withstand the hardships of prison life at the hands of the Yankees while constantly trying to decipher the code from the past. Does the code tell of treasury or is it a message of dire warning.