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Fiction » Historical » USA
Getting Rid of Swillng's Mills by Bill Russo
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » American
Swilling’s Mills was one of hundreds of tiny communities sprouting up in the scorched soil of the American West in the late 1800s. Most of those rowdy, untamed towns died off quickly. “Jumpin’ Jehoshaphat, the name of this village should be tarred, feathered, and run out of town on the back of a mule,” said Grover Jeffries, the owner of the mercantile store.
First Night by Linda Maye Adams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 780. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
Fear is something Private Carolyn Mendez can't admit to. Yet, as she arrives in Saudi Arabia, for Desert Storm, deploying to war, it's all she can think about. All she has is herself, and even that is scary.
The Sharecropper's Son by Janna Hill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,390. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The stock market crash, a rich man’s greed and the Navarro County drought force Jamie to leave the dying farm and follow a path that leads to murder and mystery.
Tie Dye: A Bonaventura Cozy Mystery - Book 2 by Zara Brooks-Watson
Series: Bonaventura Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,050. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017 by Cozy Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Alternative history
"Good Morning, America, How Are You?..." Tie Dye is the Sixties sequel to the Fifties historical novel, Jitterbug. In 1966, a young teenager faces anti-hippie prejudice when her father gives her a converted garage/barn in rural, central Illinois as a gift for her birthday. To top it all off, two runaway teenagers complicate things by showing up in the area in the midst of these problems.
Tinseltown Confidential: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood by Martin Turnbull
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,900. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
As America embraces the 1950s, television is poaching Hollywood’s turf and Joseph McCarthy forces exiled screenwriter Marcus Adler fights to finally clear his name. Hollywood Reporter Kathryn Massey knows a secret that might take down a charismatic figure out to intimidate the film industry. When “Confidential” magazine arrives, Gwendolyn Brick figures she’s got nothing to hide - until she does.
The Hawk: Part Eleven by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
As Marek and Klaudia are reunited, John Doe begins his journey home. A stranger facilitates the return of John’s memories, but for Marek, Klaudia’s presence stirs mixed emotions that erupt in passion shared, then recriminations suffered by both. Lynne celebrates a loved one’s homecoming as Marek wonders if Klaudia is lost to him forever.
The Visit by Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
An unexpected visit doesn't mean it was appreciated. This is a story based on a real milk jug which was given as a wedding present in 1909. The names have been changed to protect the innocent, Irene.
Rock Hands by Gene Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,360. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
“Rock Hands” is a powerfully moving piece of a man’s journey set in the late depression era American, where Gerald Williams competes in the rough and tumble world of illegally staged bare-knuckle fighting. Success in the ring has bought Gerald wealth, pain, and two sisters fighting for his love. All set against the backdrop of a small town forced into hosting the bare-knuckle Fight of the Century.
The Life and Death of Blinstrubs by Bill Russo
Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
The life and times of one of America's most successful nightclubs - Blinstrub's Village. Follow the story of the venue and its glittering stars from the beginning right through to the tragic and needless end. Bill Russo draws the tale from his memories as a student in Boston's Kenmore Square in the 1960s as well as from a personal relationship to one of the key players in the club's orchestra.
Gray Gold by Shawn D. Mahaney
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It was 1943 in San Diego. Rationing was still new. Smuggling is something much older. Millions of people sought their fortunes in the wartime American west. Nicolas Guyon is among them. When a routine security job goes haywire, Nick must build a team from scratch to take on a powerful industrial giant. Luckily for him, there are scoundrels to spare on all sides of the booming black market world.
The Secret of Their Midnight Tears by Austin Gisriel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,610. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age
The lives and loves of five small-town teenagers are dramatically altered on December 7, 1941. This e-book contains links to historic references as well as a study guide.
Other Times, Other Places by Linda Swift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,590. Language: American English. Published: May 17, 2017 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
Born in Kentucky during the Great Depression, Leigh Anne Scott is caught in the middle of two different lifestyles and values. Her father's family focuses on education, books, and travel, when they can afford it. Her mother's relatives are landowners and enjoy a successful farming income. Follow Leigh Anne as she struggles through the gamut of emotions and life-lessons of 1929 - 1945.
The Train Now Leaving by Vivienne Barker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,740. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Four women, journey through life between 1905 and 1945—a mentally, physically, and financially draining period, leaving behind the Boer and Crimean wars of the late 1800s, thrust too soon into WW1, the Crash of 1929, and then just ten years later, WW2. Women had to be strong, raising their voices to be heard, coping with loss, deprivation, and fear...
The Sky Fell on Alabama by Bill Russo
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
A graphic photo of an injured woman compelled me to research the picture and discover the back-story of the most unique person in the entire history of he world. Read on to get 'the rest of the story'.
It's Perfectly Safe . . . The Rulison Matter by Marilyn Ludwig
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,560. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The year is 1969, and newly graduated Meg Shaw, arrives in Grand Valley, Colorado, eager to begin her first teaching job. But all too quickly, what seems to be a lucky opportunity takes on sinister undertones. What about The Project, a nuclear bomb test scheduled to take place in the neighboring town of Rulison? Meg and her friends try to unravel the twisted chain of lies and half-truths.
Something Scary by Steven A. Gentry
Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
In this brief flash fiction drama that takes place in the Old South shortly before the American civil war, two young men decide to meet upon the proverbial “field of honor” to settle their differences regarding the love of a woman.
A Perilous Journey Of Destiny by James F. Hunt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 195,330. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Joe Carr, born in poverty to an abusive alcoholic father, he is left to raise his new born brother when his mother dies in childbirth because his father refuses to come home. Joe finishes high school and leaves home after his younger brother dies. While digging his brother's grave, Joe is attacked by his father. Certain he has killed his father he runs from the law and joins the Marines.
Salt of Patriots by Donna Vitucci
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,290. Language: American English. Published: April 22, 2017 by Rebel ePublishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Salt of Patriots is the story of family, of expectations and disappointments, pledges and pain, love and dreams and desire, remembering a place, an industry, and most of all an innocent trust in superiors, and in the world, which no longer exists.
The Twain Shall Meet by B.C. Burks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: American English. Published: April 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In 1913, during a time of segregation and dissension, identical twins Anne and Arlene Arbor are living separate lives. When they unexpectedly run into each other at an important event in Washington, D.C., Arlene who is an advocate for the rights of black women, is blindsided by Anne who reveals that she is passing for white.
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