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The Well
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1588, the Roanoke Colony (later known as the Lost Colony, as not a single colonist was found when revisited in 1590), an English settlement in present-day North Carolina, USA, is overrun by a Native American tribe. A male settler flees the onslaught. He avoids capture, yet gets trapped. A slow, agonizing death awaits, but then a sign of hope appears. Approx. 1600 words. Historical fiction.
The Money Plane
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,120. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
The Money Plane is about the theft, just before New Years Eve in 1990, of $15,000,000 from an airliner waiting for takeoff in the fog at San Francisco International Airport.
Jennifer Jordan Madame President
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,380. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » USA
Jennifer Jordan wants to be President and has a ten point plan that will bring the United States back from the brink of collapse and failure. If there is any entity or business in this world that is too big to fail, it is the United States of America. Included in her plan are taxes, education, immigration, health care, welfare, budget and debt reduction, military, political restructuring and more.
In God We Trust
Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
(5.00 from 1 review)
How does a Civil War mother and her son keep their hope? How do they have faith while waiting for the man of the house to return? It is by placing their trust, just as the entire nation does, in God.
Dirkanje na konju
Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: Slovenian. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Whitney se z razliko od svoje sestre dvojčice odpravi v Francijo za eno leto, kasneje pa se preseli v Ameriko preučevat Indijance skupaj s svojim stricem. Tam se zaljubi v zgodovinarja. Vanjo pa se zaljubi tudi Indijanec Rdeče Pero.
The Jersey Jupiters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,060. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
In the 1950s, Rufus Ruggio and the Poker Pack - buddies who drink, swap sports stories and play poker badly - agree to start their own NFL team. After 24 years in the sports news business, Rufus knows it’s all about entertainment. He embraces all shady deals, crazy promotions and low-budget tactics. Can the motley group of former players and future wannabes survive and maybe even win a few games?
The Grindstone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,170. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
Growing up can be hard. Add emotional and learning disabilities in an unsympathetic, small Arizona town in the 1950s, and it’s a real grind. Tommy Lerner’s family is very supportive, but they have their own challenges of poverty and a mixed marriage. Then there is Frank Lerner’s deep, dark secret …. Success against the odds requires courage, determination and faith. And love – lots of love.
The Marriage Swindler: A Lucien Caye short story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two women calling themselves ‘wives-in-law’ hire Private Eye Lucien Caye to find their missing husband. They unknowingly married the same man and want him found. It doesn’t take long for Lucien to discover this marriage swindler married seven women in New Orleans and is about to marry number eight. When you mix seven jilted wives with a lothario – you have a recipe for murder with Lucien Caye in t
Common Dogs
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Historical » USA
Agents 32 and 33 go out on a Thursday evening in late May, searching for a short story in east Charlotte (USA). With two strikes on them, they stumble upon a home run in a Plaza-Midwood bar. Approximately 1600 words. No violence, sex or drug usage. And no Mr. Malloy in this one. Apolitical and nonreligious. This tale is low on the strangeness scale, but high on the real-life accuracy scale.
Mystery of Desolation Point
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,870. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Historical » USA
Instead of providing a beacon of hope, the lighthouse at Desolation Point reminded all who passed of the dark and tumultuous deeds which transpired there. In this isolated setting, Mary Kruger must face her fears of water and the lighthouse ghosts to unravel past mysteries and solve present problems or her own family could become another tragic entry in the lighthouse log of Desolation Point.
Knight of the Dixie Wilds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,590. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
No period in the history of the United States of America forms a field so rich with chivalry, romance and drama as the years between 1865 and 1870, the so-called days of the reconstruction of the South, during which period the Nation was born again and started on its climb to the top rung of power among the nations of the world.
Chicago Typewriter (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A newspaper journalist, a mobster’s wife and a hailstorm of bullets; an exclusive story just might be in the making, assuming they can both make it out alive first. Please note that while many of Scott’s stories have a speculative element (science fiction, supernatural, etc.), this one does not and is instead historical fiction.
The Lunas
Price: Free! Words: 75,840. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Lunas is a modern tale of the most precious gift in life. On the majestic tropical slopes of the West Maui Mountains, two boarder students at Lahainaluna High School find that no matter what may happen in the chaotic world around them, nothing stops the bonds of true love.
Night of the Dancing Champions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Gertie lived by her dancing. The contests earned her a living in those dark days of the Great Depression and acclaim in the days leading up to World War II. But the competitions took their toll—in haunting ways. Now, decades later, Gertie finds herself facing those ghosts—whether she wants to or not.
Fever, or, The Last Days of Tippecanoe
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mashups
The Absolutely True And Completely Accurate Story Of The Death Of President William Henry Harrison --Or-- An Exercise in Fictional-Non-Fiction of Three Incidences in the Early Days of the Life of a Dead President
The Hawk: Part Eight
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 66,860. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Laurie heads west to confirm Seth’s assertions, but doesn’t plan on sharing this strange truth with Stanford. While Sam and Renee add to their family, Lynne and Jane find themselves no longer living alone, yet Eric remains east as Seth wraps up his stay in Florida.
Hannah's Mail Order Husband (Montana Prairie Brides, Book 3)
Series: Montana Prairie Brides. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,370. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by Gold Crown. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Western
Hannah isn't happy with her mail-order husband. She just buried her first husband after a battle with influenza, and she got a new husband to help her keep her ranch going. But her new husband, Peter, isn't cut out for the job at all. He's weak, and he's sick. Can he ever be more than a millstone around Hannah's neck?
We Once Had Wings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,280. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Multigenerational family chronicle where mother, daughter and grandmother struggle to find happiness.
The Hunt For Gettysburg Gold
You set the price! Words: 78,540. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » General
When Robert E Lee moves his army into Pennsylvania, history wants us to believe that he became a less than average military leader. Failing on occasion after occasion to position his army in the proper location, and making an attack on the third day that was futile at best. However, what if Lee was not at Gettysburg to win the war but for some other reason. A reason like GOLD, lots of GOLD!
Down Every Dark Valley
You set the price! Words: 83,570. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Blue Mountain series traces the fortunes of two rival families, the Lacerns and Tolands, as they struggle against each other, the harsh environment and their own reckless passions.