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Jack Book 2 - Murder on the High Seas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,270. Language: American English. Published: February 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Book 2 is a high seas adventure set in the Caribbean Sea. Jack and Jeremy become romantically involved with two young Jamaican women. Book 1 ends with Schoolmaster Jerome Whittemore - an abusive, racist teacher - quitting his brief education career after a devastating classroom humiliation at the hands of Jack. But the two boys follow him to sea not knowing they have signed to a slave ship.
Stars In Our Windows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,140. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age
The “Greatest Generation” survived the Depression only to face the horrors of global war. This is the story of one small-town family among millions in America, the Hughes’ of Wethersfield CT who fought two wars from 1942-1945: one on the battlefields, the other on the home front. For four years they hung Blue Stars in their window and prayed for the safe return of their seven loved ones.
Steps Into Darkness
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,950. Language: American English. Published: January 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Historical » USA
Sabotage on a dam construction site and attempts on their lives drive two teens to solve a perplexing mystery.
28 Months of Heaven and Hell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,030. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2018 by Janet Beasley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » War
5 star review says "I think it is so educational and I love stories that really bring history to life..." Based on the journal kept by WWII navy veteran, Carl Lee Young while sailing the Pacific on the Melvin R. Nawman DE-416, the book not only focuses on the real war events, but also touches the hearts of those who wonder what life was like back home. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll shout oh my!
Abagail The White Indian Maiden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: American English. Published: January 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the United States was in formation, it is known that at times the Native Americans would kidnap children. This is the true story of little Abagail, a three-year-old, the youngest of ten children. The author added missing parts, although matched to history, putting this as fiction.
Typewriter vs. Word Processor
Price: Free! Words: 410. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
An old skool mechanical typewriter and a modern day word processor debate with each other over whether or not the typewriter still serves a purpose in the 21st century.
New Beginnings
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
New Beginnings by Brianna Holbrook is a collection of three flash fictions about the challenges that come along with life. These dramatic tales explore how a tormented soul can adapt to a new world, and how mistakes sometimes cost more than you think.
The Apple Pie Prize: An Owen Family Story
Series: The Owen Family. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
No one in Shenandoah County would say Rod Owen lacked vigor. The evidence is clear, with six young’uns running around the farm and his wife Julia about to call in the midwife. But a pie crust and a small boy with a sack of dead squirrels can be vexing impediments when such a man wants a little kissin' in the kitchen. A short story packed with insights into early times at the Owen Family farm.
An Impassioned Redemption (Defiant Hearts Novella)
Series: Defiant Hearts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,850. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Take one sinfully handsome riverboat gambler, add a smart and stunning madam, and stir them up with murderous foul play and sizzling romance. Jameson plays to win, and he intends to win the heart of Josephine, in An Impassioned Redemption.
The Hawk: Part Twelve
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 70,370. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Eric’s reunion with the New Yorkers is marred by Stanford’s reticence, but Klaudia’s surprise return offers Marek a second chance. As Lynne contemplates adding to their family, Eric’s guilt over what happened in Texas threatens the couple’s marriage; will Eric ever accept the truth about Pop Bellevue’s death?
Body on the Tracks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,990. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
It’s 1943 onboard a zephyr express train between Chicago and Denver. Zephyrette Brita discovers a murder in the Chicago railyard. Brita uncovers a plot to poison the national food supply as she chases an escaped Nazi hitman before another murder happens.
Shadows in the Fog - A Block Island Tale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,070. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Molly lived on an island far away from the mainland. She was an orphan and there was no one to care for her. Sent to live in a house filled with boys she was pressed into the role of cook and caretaker. Her life became that of a servant.
Secrets of the Stream
Series: The Copper Creek Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,670. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1880s Missouri, Jane Randolph must untangle a jumble of secrets to save her town, her family, and her chance at happiness from ruin at the hands of a greedy outsider bent on revenge.
The Other Santa
Price: Free! Words: 44,160. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Angie has traveled with her father/tutor to many towns affected by the recession. James, the reporter, has caught up with them and that isn't good. Lies and secrets are bound to be exposed by him, with a merry Ho, Ho or without one.
The Burning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,780. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2017 by Annorlunda Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
George Ferris has worked hard to make a good life for himself and his family without going into the coal mines that shortened his father’s life. Now, a slow-moving catastrophe is threatening to take it all away. How far will he go to protect everything he has worked for? And will he realize what really matters before it is too late?
Johnny Rebel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2017 by Martin. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a troop of Union Army Cavalry ride into the small Confederate town of Red Sands, towards the end of the American Civil War, they discover they have just missed the notorious Confederate renegade, William Quantrill. In his determination to get information about Quantrill, Lieutenant Farrell takes the law into his own hands. This is a side story to the Bounty Hunter series by Martyn C Marais.
Family Myths
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,820. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
The dramatic final chapter of the Augustus Family Trilogy. Once again an Augustus is protecting themselves and the family name with lies. In 1960, rich, pampered, Elizabeth Augustus leaves college and disappears into the developing, San Francisco, California, hippy scene. Beneath the shield of her lies, Elizabeth's deceptions become her truth and the truth of all who know her.
A Tale the River Turns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,920. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The Reed family saga begins and ends in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Their legacy grows with each generation, especially ship’s captain Roderick and intrepid aviatrix Cynthia. This family and their friends struggle with each other just as powerfully with building a business from scratch, with economic disaster, with enemies in both World Wars, and with spies and gangsters.
The Point of the Sword
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,770. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Point of the Sword is a powerful love story of a man of experience, and of the enraptured coming of age of a girl of independence. Set in 1925 in Ship Bottom, New Jersey, this novel presents Andrew Derwent, formerly of the Royal Navy, who has moved to America to start a new life; and Sabine Mercier, a painter. They meet, by chance, on the pure white sands. Their lives will never be the same.
Acquaintance
Series: Medicine for the Blues. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,380. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1920s Portland, Oregon, a homosexual surgeon—a veteran of WWI—meets an ambitious young jazz musician, who is questioning his own sexuality, and they struggle with social conventions and the Ku Klux Klan. This is Book 1 of the trilogy Medicine for the Blues, a work of LGBT historical fiction which explores the complexities of gender and sexuality through the lens of the early 20th century.