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Fiction » Historical » USA
The Woman on Pier 29 by David DeLee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2016 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In 1845 New York City, a dead woman’s body is discovered in the waters of the East River. Sgt. Daniel Kilmurray’s investigation take him from the briny piers of the lower East Side to the spectacular opulence of the Park Hotel, from seedy tenement basement bars to unsavory boarding houses where the most despicable of crimes are committed, during a time when modern policing is in its infancy.
A Kind of Homecoming by Joseph Y. Roberts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Life after a senseless tragedy can be strange. For a close Minnesota family, devastated by such a loss, things become even stranger.
The History of Slavery in America by Matt Green
Series: History Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Historical » USA
Slavery is a system of forced labor that had existed throughout the world for thousands of years. In America, slavery began in the 17th century, when people in Africa were overpowered and forced to leave their native land, their culture, and their families behind. In this Ebook you will learn all historical facts about the slavery in America. Grab your history book now!
Night Flight From Saigon by Robert Yeoman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
The thrilling story of a daring attempt to rescue endangered Vietnamese refugees on the eve of the fall of Saigon. This perilous mission is being conducted by the crew of a civilian aircraft. For the operation to succeed, it must be executed with military precision and boldness. Join the intrepid aircraft crew as they attempt to overcome the challenges which inevitably arise.
Lamb of God: a novel of the love and sacrifice of two brothers by Paul Dueweke
Price: Free! Words: 94,070. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
Second Place at 2002 Writers Digest Awards in a field of 370 entries. In WW II Detroit, Michael copes with the guilt of being too weak to save his 11-year-old twin from murder. His life turns around on a Michigan farm with earthy and loving people. This historical novel integrates Michael's struggle with the energy and racial tensions of a city reaching its finest hour as The Arsenal of Democracy.
Twisting Topeka by Lissa Staley
Price: Free! Words: 58,750. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
We each experience and envision our own version of Topeka. In these stories, 18 writers twist the past and future to explore alternate possibilities for our community. These stories will make you question what you know about the past and frighten you about what the future could hold. What if....? Read this collection from the 2016 Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Community Novel Project.
Savannah by Laura Lee McKellips
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,840. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Phillip and Rachel have both experienced extreme loss, but life has a way of healing even the deepest hurt and anger. Two broken souls meeting in the dusty streets of Savannah.
A Boy, His Mule and Dog by Sean Patrick O'Mordha
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 99,550. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In this historically-based fiction, an orphan boy travels from post-Civil War Missouri to New Mexico Territory in search of his only remaining brother, contending with friendly and unfriendly Native Americans, and people from all walks of life, but his encounter with the Mescalero Apache changes his life forever.
Dogfight! by Michael Danese
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this short story, Jack is a World War II fighter pilot and Mr. West is a cancer patient. Both are in the fight of their lives as this story jumps from the consciousness of both men as they face their demons.
The Man with No Name by Liz Granholm
You set the price! Words: 50,010. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
I am trying to raise a total of $3000 for hearing aids, and all proceeds of this book will go towards that. You can read more at my gofundme page! https://www.gofundme.com/2mgnej2c The story begins when a boy is 15 years old and his father is killed. It starts early on in the Great Depression in 1932. He is telling about his life from his own point of view.
Sitting Bull Rising From the Grave by Dennis Herrick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Sioux Indian woman living homeless in Albuquerque is inspired to change her life when she believes she sees the chief from the 1800s, Sitting Bull, and that he gives her advice. She starts her new life by writing a play about Sitting Bull.
The Bishop's Ring by L.W. Hewitt
Series: The Juno Letters, Book 8. You set the price! Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
It was Monique’s voice - desperate, terrified, pleading for help. The man who kidnapped her - he claimes to be Kennedy. But Alexander Kennedy disappeared fifty years ago. How could he be the killer? Yet here he was - in Belgium. He demands the return of the Bishop’s Ring or Monique will be the first to die. The hunt for the Dao Chu Imperial Jade has exploded into a race to stop a psychopath.
The Hawk: Part Nine by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
The death of President Kennedy casts a pall over those concerned about Eric. Meanwhile in Texas, Luke Richardson wonders about the identity of John Doe. Uncertain about his future with Stanford, Laurie assures Lynne that Eric will return, while Marek and Klaudia make plans for a 1964 reunion.
Between Black and White by Linda Maye Adams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Returning home from Desert Storm, Mary doesn’t recognize the place she grew up. Or her father. But it’s her that’s changed, too much. Can she find herself in the past, or is who she was gone forever?
Bridget's Story by Keith R. Baker
Price: Free! Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
A married Irish immigrant couple looks into the upcoming Civil War with trepidation. He wants a stable country for his family to grow up in; she wants her family together, alive... Wars tear families apart, Civil Wars being the worst. Rob and Bridget look into their own hearts as US Civil War begins to engulf them.
Mr. Meek For President by Mario V. Farina
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Mr. Meek, age 83, was so disappointed with the calibre of the choices for President that he posted in this Facebook page that he could do better. Someone suggest he run. And he did! This book tells what happened when he attempted to win the Presidency. You also learn whether he became president.
The Clay Endures: Book 2 in The Clay Series by Sharon Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,460. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
When her husband brings her to a lonely ridge north of the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson, Arizona, to start a cattle ranch in 1865, Esperanza Ramirez struggles to help him achieve his dream. Can she survive the desolation, the tragic loss of a child, her husband's indifference to her struggle, and an attack by outlaws? Will she know what to do when the Apache makes his move?
Halloween at Glosser's by Robert Jeschonek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Historical » USA
It's Halloween 1970, and Erin Lewis can't draw anything scary enough to win the window painting contest at Glosser Bros. Department Store in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Will a séance at Glosser’s bring back the ghost of her brother, who died in Vietnam, and enable her to win the contest? All secrets will be revealed at Glosser’s annual Halloween parade up Main Street.
Driven to Rage by Carol Anita Sheldon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,780. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this mystery of a family divided we see brother set against brother, and wife against husband. It's Michigan's Copper Country, in the early 1900s. Why does one of the brothers disappear for so long, and where does he go? There's a deliberate explosion in the mine. Will Sheriff Foster discover who caused it? We meet two strong women from different worlds who foment the 1913 strike.