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Fiction » Historical » USA
Beneath Gray Skies : A Novel of a Past That Never Happened by Hugh Ashton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,430. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2018 by j-views Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » USA
An alternate history, in which the American Civil War was never fought. In the 1920s, President Jefferson Davis III talks to a young German politician, and promises military aid to help the NSDAP (National Socialist German Workers' Party) to stage a coup in Germany. Brian Finch-Malloy, "a 1920s James Bond", is tasked with stopping a political axis between the Nazis and the Confederacy.
Jack Book 3 - Friends Forever by Gary Dorion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,520. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Book 3 opens with Jack and his friends in control of the slave ship, having tricked the pirates and slave traders chasing them after they stole the ship and kidnapped the captain. Despite his friend's reluctance to go along with him, Jack invites the captain to help them and the 135 freed slaves to sail back to Africa to return them home. The captain agrees but will this slaver keep his word?
Fighting Marines: Hardy's Commission by Perry Comer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,830. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA
Thomas Hardy seeks and gains a commission in the United States Marine Corps in 1810. He is tasked with eliminating a band of Spanish cutthroats in Florida.
City of Myths: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood by Martin Turnbull
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,800. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
Losing herself one headline at a time has dumped Kathryn Massey at the bargaining table with the man she trusts the least. Now that Gwendolyn Brick is a costumer at 20th Century-Fox, she finds that her friendship with Marilyn Monroe puts her into the crosshairs of Darryl Zanuck. Exiled in Rome but under the spell of romance, Marcus Adler must learn to say goodbye in order to give love a chance.
How Many Angels by Stefon Mears
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Theodore Smith likes people to call him Dore. A strong but simple man, with simple pleasures. Snoopy comics. Bits of licorice dipped in chocolate. But the simplest man can foil the cleverest crime. And all because of Dore’s favorite candy. “How Many Angels” – a fascinating historical mystery. Set in San Francisco during 1962, this short story also touches on a crime that no longer exists.
Andersonville: The Long Journey Home by Tecla Emerson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,020. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Hock snuck off in the dark of night to join the Union Army. He was too young to be part of the fighting force but now, taller than most, he easily joined their ranks. Wounded in the battle at Petersburg he was captured and sent to a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp – a camp so horrid, it is still written of today.
Acropolis by Howard Winn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,810. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2018 by Propertius Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age
A small group of soldiers enters Vassar College, courtesy of the GI Bill, and each attempts to settle into civilian life. A clash of cultures combined with readjustment battles amid the creative intellectual world of academics during the beginnings of the McCarthy era makes for an engaging story, as these good men are forced to examine long-held beliefs of freedom, patriotism, and service.
Jack Book 2 - Murder on the High Seas by Gary Dorion
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 by F. Mark Granato
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 by Ben Woodard
Price: $0.99 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.
Davenport House Prequel: Debutante by Marie Silk
Price: Free! Words: 18,380. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Mary Davenport endures the drama leading up to her debutante ball in the family's mansion. In a shantytown hours away, a young girl named Abigail is suspended from school while her family faces hunger and homelessness. A special connection is shared between the two girls who have never met.
Gift of the Winds (A Tale of Hendricks Head Lighthouse) by Tecla Emerson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,790. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
It was a lonely lighthouse, tucked far out on a Peninsula. Its function was to protect the ships at sea from the treacherous shoals of coastal Maine. Jacob and Sarah had done their job well all these years: keeping the lamp lit and sounding the warning horn whenever necessary. And now, unable to help, they watched as the violence of a late winter storm took out its fury on a helpless schooner.
28 Months of Heaven and Hell by J. D. Karns
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 by firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
The Six Gun and the Sword by Alan VanMeter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,060. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Western
What can a young teen living during the time of the Civil War possibly hope for a brighter future? A fighting spirit, a great amount of deadly skill, and plenty of luck is all that will allow him to perchance survive in order to find out.
Uninvited Visitors - A Dust Bowl Story by Fay Risner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
During the Great Depression, Rachel felt lucky to teach school in Oklahoma. She worried about the migrants camping near her house, the good-looking sheriff offering his help without her asking and lastly the visitor who threatened to show up one night.
Typewriter vs. Word Processor by Allister Remm
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.
Home to Hidden Springs by Nilah Rodgers Turner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,680. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Follow Elizabeth’s twenty-five years of trials and tribulations in the raw Republic of Texas near Jefferson and Caddo Lake from 1840 through the American Civil War. Reared as a sensible, but genteel, Mississippi debutante, she is forced to assume an ahead-of-her-times role. Despite hardships, she builds a successful cotton plantation, yet ends up devastated, penniless, and back where she started.
Chocolate For Lilly by Caroline Clemens
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,310. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Robert and Emmaline were childhood friends, the pair meet up again in the 1920's and set off on an adventure via train to find the sister she never knew existed, and he to showcase his treasures, or inventions, to none other than Edison himself.
Shadow of Doubt by Peter Tanner
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 123,420. Language: American English. Published: December 31, 2017 by Tanner Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The new President has ordered the elimination of the Soviet missile threat, as if no one has been trying since the start of the Cold War. Mike Taylor is called in to help and this is the story of how the U.S. government conned the USSR into bankruptcy and collapse.