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Fiction » Historical » USA
Axis by Carlos Luria
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Hatched in Afghanistan, the 9/11 attack was carried out by al Qaeda’s Hamburg Cell, code-named Axis. CIA’s Hamburg station officers got wind of it and were almost able to foil it. Almost - but not quite. This short story, fictionalized for security and readability, relates the events.
Second Helping by Arch Gallen
Price: Free! Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Essex Dorner vowed he'd never help another person without pay until he heard her defiant voice refusing to quit lands left her by her murdered husband and father. Mean and bitter, Essex heard a spirit he could not refuse to help and so found a path from condemnation to redemption. Second Helping is a Western Settler Saga short story featuring Marshall Adam Pike.
Black and White With a Hint of Grey: A Time Paradox? by Anne Hendricks
Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 3 reviews)
An 1865 mystery encourages a child's imagination: what if a civil rights era leader could time travel?
Remembering PT-927 by Paul Telegdi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,070. 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.
"What A Dream!" by William R. Hicks
Series: Adventures with Joe, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 3 reviews)
"What A Dream!" is a short story about a very vivid and lucid dream in which the dreamer finds himself on a beach at Coney Island, New York, with his older brother, Joe, and they spend the day together at the amusement park. It takes place in a simpler time during the park's heyday circa 1896. The story is filled with fun facts of the day and a realism, which transports the reader to NY, 1896.
That Tender Light: An Owen Family Novella by Marsha Ward
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this short novella, acclaimed author Marsha Ward tells the story of the Owen Family origins, describing in her delicate language the tender feelings of two people who need to find each other in a very small window of time.
The Lady Bug by Paul Telegdi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 154,540. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
: The book relates the experiences of a tank crew, driving a Sherman tank christened the Lady Bug, from the landing in Africa through campaigns in northern Italy. Sgt. Hawkins is in command, Jake is the gunner and Hicks is the loader. They survive combat, POW camp, horrendous losses along the way; the question is can they survive the peace, especially as Hawkins comes home badly wounded.
The Kennedy Coup by Stephen Austen
Price: $1.24 USD. 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.
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.
The Legend of Charlie Bagley by Peggy Johnson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Buying the old building meant learning its history. Seems murder was part of it and Charlie Bagley. But could it be true? No one was sure. I found out the truth with a little digging.
Finding Michante by Joe B. Slater
Price: Free! Words: 45,490. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After fighting first alongside the Redlegs and then the Missouri Bushwackers in the Civil War, James Quinn rides into Nebraska Territory to escape the war. He loses his wife and child and spends the next two with the Cheyenne Dog Soldiers.
Kent Ashton's Backstory (Prequel to Catching Kent) by Ruth Ann Nordin
Price: Free! Words: 32,030. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In Falling In Love With Her Husband, Kent Ashton was the villain… Or was he? Everyone has their story, and this is Kent's version of events. See what really happened behind the scandal with Rebecca and why he went to find Ann Statesman in North Dakota. This is a novella. It is not a romance. It is the prequel to Catching Kent. Catching Kent is Kent Ashton's romance.
Havana's Secret by Guntis Goncarovs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,290. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sam Carter, the son of a Confederate submariner who never returned from the sea, thought he understood the rules working for the fledgling Secret Service branch of the U.S. Treasury. When he was assigned to Havana as a foreign agent, Havana's Consul General Fitzhugh Lee coached him that in the spy business, there was only one rule — don’t get caught.
Pave Bolo: Target Iran by Stephen Austen
Series: The Paladin Papers, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Iran is reeling. The Stuxnet computer virus is infecting its nuclear program. Iranian leaders are hungry for revenge. They stubbornly resist calls to halt their nuclear programs and plan a crushing cyber-strike against the United States. It’s time for PALADIN and his Onyx Ops team to derail Iran’s nuclear ambitions. They unleash one unique weapon with a Cold War legacy another from tommorrow.
The Race by James Rada, Jr
Series: Canawlers, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Follow the lives of the Fitzgerald family on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal as Tony and Thomas Fitzgerald race their canal barge against a train. If you enjoyed "Canawlers" and "Between Rail and River" by James Rada, you'll want to follow this adventure set a few years after the Civil War during the canal's heyday. Originally published as a limited-edition chapbook for CanalFest 2003.
Charles Boeckman Presents: Johnny Nickle by Pro Se Press
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,310. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
From The Imagination of a Classic Pulp Author come New Stories Featuring His Characters! Prolific Pulp Author Charles Boeckman gave the world unforgettable tales in the days of the Pulps and through the age of digests and into the modern era as well! And now characters created by Boeckman from the golden age of Pulps live again in new tales written by today's best authors!
Rubbertown by Randall Laird
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,080. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
It's 1984. Candidates are talking politics and religion, evangelists are preaching family values - and, the most popular and sensationally advertised condom in America is made in a conservative western New York village. When a local minister stages a protest at the plant, Glory, NY becomes the site of a national 'faith vs secularism' showdown, dividing residents and inviting tragedy.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Fishing the Great Two Hearted River by David Wyant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
Riding the rails to Seney, Michigan, teenage Ernest Hemingway and his friend experience Michigan's Upper Penninsula and the Great Two Hearted River. Haunted by a recent disaster in Seney that destroys the lumbering town, the boys discover that though the town may be gone, the fishing is just as good as ever. A fish story for the boy who dreams of a great catch!
1906 - A Novel by James Dalessandro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Set during the great San Francisco earthquake and fire, this page-turning historical novel reveals recently uncovered facts that forever change our understanding of what really happened. Narrated by a feisty young reporter, Annalisa Passarelli, the novel paints a vivid picture of the Post-Victorian city.
The States - An Informative and Humorous Guide to the United States of America by John Smith
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by El Chupacabra Independent. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
A companion travel book. Very few books manage to capture reality and fantastically absurd humor like this one. You'll use it again and again. Perfect for road trips.
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