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The Scarlet Letter - Regendered
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,730. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Nathaniel Hawthorne’s classic novel of morality, sin, and social stigma, completely rewritten with all the characters regendered. Now read about Heston Prynne as he deals with the consequences of his infidelity and being excluded from his puritanical society. Heston Prynne is forced to wear a scarlet ‘A’ prominently on his chest, a sign to everyone of the adultery he’s committed. While he raises
Bloodied Leather: A Shenandoah Neighbors Story
Series: Shenandoah Neighbors. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » USA
Isabelle Gilbert chafes against the restrictions that Victorian life puts on a young lady. An unwanted betrothal, inattentive parents, and long-hidden family secrets her mother reveals add to her unsettled state of mind. This Shenandoah Neighbors story ties in to Marsha Ward's popular Owen Family Saga series of novels.
Blossom on the Road of Dreams: A Blossom Trilogy Novella
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,320. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Fleeing the ashes and their past lives in San Francisco in 1906, lovers take the ultimate road trip on a path of no return. Their journey in a covered wagon is anything but easy. Second chances rarely are. This installment in The Blossom Trilogy can be read as a standalone.
Battle Scars
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,140. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Inspirational
Battle Scars is a thought provoking drama with compelling characters that illustrates the resiliency and strength of the human spirit, the power of love and friendship, and the ability to overcome even our darkest moments. Gritty realism and original storytelling breathe life into Battle Scars as it inspires us with a surprising tale of heroism and the sacrifice made by our modern war fighters.
The Kaiser's Butterfly Part One: West of War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,570. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
A Comic Suspense Historical Serial Novel, in which fiendish plots, foolish spies, incompetent detectives, millionaires, and vaudeville characters trip over each other in 1915 New York City. Sisters Mary & Ruth, take summer jobs working for the Steamship, the C.W. Morse, in New York City. While there, they are caught up in the excitement and danger of espionage surrounding World War One!
Dragon's Fire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,260. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
When Rose decided to correct an arrogant woman about her wrongheaded belief that dragons were not intelligent, it resulted in an unexpected complication: now that woman wants a dragon egg of her own. Hearing the news that two new eggs have awakened, Rose rushes with her dragon son to the museum in hopes of preventing such a catastrophe. A 14,000 word G-rated new adult fantasy.
Home Front
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
A WWII bride tries to find her missing husband after the war is over. Her search becomes a journey of thousands of miles to a distant country and a new home.
Forty Acres and a Mule
Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Josh Barnes has had most of his land stolen, and he marries a black girl just after the civil war. John Bertram is dead set on having the girl back on his farm. He takes her by force.
Living the Blues
Price: Free! Words: 46,810. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mike Howard's greatest desire was to experience the thrill of performing in a Jazz band. He was very interested in the history of jazz, especially the jazz era of the 1930's. He never dreamed that he would get the chance to fulfill his f=dream. His life would never be the same.
Choices
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017 by JJ Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Preacher Joe Winters sees trouble ahead when Hank, a young man in his congregation, asks Winters to marry him and his pregnant girlfriend. Winters grows alarmed when he learns that Hank's girlfriend is a Negro. In Florida in 1961, interracial marriage isn't simply frowned upon - it is illegal. How can Winters find a way to please both man and God? And if he can't, who will he choose?
They Kill Us For Their Sport
Price: Free! Words: 183,840. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Civil War on the streets in America,1968. Chicago is on fire with revolution, racial tension and the recent murders of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy. Unassuming patriot, Detective Costas George doesn't understand what's happening to his country as he mourns the loss of his son Winston who has just died in Vietnam. And now he is responsible for catching a killer running loose in the city.
Ransom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,530. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Historical » USA
Lynne Winters is a not-too-successful real estate attorney caught in the middle of the kidnapping of the century in the mid-sized American city of Slate. Entangled in the problem against her will, she finds herself hindered more than helped by the efforts of the police and the victim's self-centered family. Can no one but Lynn remember that a young boy's life is at stake.
That Tender Light: An Owen Family Novella
Series: The Owen Family Saga. 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 Enduring Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,830. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
While Dan is attending his father's funeral in 1997 he remembers his freshman year at college 30 years earlier where he met two remarkable women, one who would become his wife and another who would be an inspiring friend. With a backdrop of the early anti Vietnam War movement. It was a year of contrasts where he loses his virginity yet gets a spanking from his Dad.
A Prisoner's Dilemma
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Desperate not to end up just like his father, a felon struggles with what may turn out to be the worst decision of his life. This story was my second round entry in NYC Midnight‘s 2017 Short Story Challenge. The writing prompts in my brief were: Historical Fiction | A Tunnel | A New Father.
The Wing Walker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
As his grandfather lies gravely ill in hospital, a man recalls the amazing story of how his grandfather and grandmother met. Set in the whirlwind post- WW2 era.
Women at War: Stories & Poems
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Desert Storm war veteran Linda Maye Adams shows the diversity of what war is like for the women who deploy in this collection of short stories and poetry. The stories run from "First Night," and "Between Black and White," because war seldom ends when the war does. The poems include "A Woman Goes to War" and "The Lonely Sounds of War."
A Killer Among Us
You set the price! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Tim, a drug representative and real estate guru whom was leading an ordinary life never let on that he was also leading the life of a murderer, kidnapper, and rapest. It wasn't until the authorities descended upon Tim's 400-acre property to find one of his captors still alive barely. She was chained to the wall of a storage container that Tim had set up. The events are based upon a true story.
Rivalry & Romance (In Mammoth Spring, AR book 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,080. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Inspirational
Sparks fly between rivals Olivia Tolivar and Frederick Sterling. Yet when a shared passion to educate the less fortunate draws them together, Frederick’s competitive nature vanishes as he begins to appreciate Olivia’s strong mind and vulnerable heart. Will the results of his early scheme to draw Olivia away from the hotel keep Frederick from winning her hand?
Getting Rid of Swilling's Mills
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.