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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."
Mud Puddlers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,370. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
William Black isn’t content pouring Hoover Dam's concrete. He’s more concerned with running an underground lottery complete with runners, middle men—the works. The only thing standing in his way is the boomtown's mayor. He'd love nothing more than to send Black to the very back of the bread line, or worse. He could cement Black's legacy as a warning to every gangster intent on creating Sin City.
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
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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.
First Night
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 780. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
Fear is something Private Carolyn Mendez can't admit to. Yet, as she arrives in Saudi Arabia, for Desert Storm, deploying to war, it's all she can think about. All she has is herself, and even that is scary.
This Is It, Boys: Damn You, Jackson!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,070. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
Witness the harrowing adventures of a young man of 17 as he stumbles his way through World War II. Beginning his military life in North Africa, March, 1943, his journey takes him across the deserts of Algeria, into France, and into the worst winter battle American troops had ever experienced; the Battle of the Bulge....
Summary of Orphan Train
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Summary of Orphan Train From Christina Baker Cline Summary Station In the 1850’s it was estimated that over 30,000 children were homeless, and roaming the busy streets of New York City. Charles Brace, saw a need for the children to have homes of their own. He founded the Children’s Aid Society. Brace theorized that he children would have a better chance...
Blood Moon: A Captive’s Tale
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 150,950. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017 by Amika Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
Southern Minnesota, August 1862. Smoke fills the horizon and blood soaks the prairie as the Sioux fight to drive white settlers from their ancestral homeland. Sarah Wakefield and her young son and baby daughter are fleeing for their lives when two warriors capture them. One is Hapa, who intends to murder them. The other is Chaska, an old acquaintance who promises to protect the family.
Into Enemy Arms
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Young, but newly widowed, Lydia Sensabaugh struggles to make a living on her farm. Her husband had attempted to revitalize the worn-out soil with new chemicals. But he died of swamp fever before his experiment could be proven. Now, in 1861, the farm’s quiet isolation is invaded—first by mysterious lights and nighttime trespassers then by rumors of secession and war.
Tie Dye: A Bonaventura Cozy Mystery - Book 2
Series: Bonaventura Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,050. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017 by Cozy Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Alternative history
"Good Morning, America, How Are You?..." Tie Dye is the Sixties sequel to the Fifties historical novel, Jitterbug. In 1966, a young teenager faces anti-hippie prejudice when her father gives her a converted garage/barn in rural, central Illinois as a gift for her birthday. To top it all off, two runaway teenaged lovers complicate things by showing up in the area in the midst of these problems.
Katrina's Gift
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,130. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Katrina inherited the gift of second sight from her grandmother, Libby, but Katrina thinks this is a gift she can do without. Can she ignore the vision dreams and live a normal life or will Libby let her?
A Convenient Risk
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,880. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Forced into a marriage of convenience after her husband dies, Amanda Haynes is determined she will never love again. Not that it bothers Brandon Miller. He needs her husband’s cattle. Her wellbeing is threatened as their lives become entangled with Billy the Kid and his gang. What has she gotten herself into? What kind of man has she married? Is there any way out?
Off to War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,340. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The impulsive Elizabeth is passionate about many things. Above all, her long time beau, John. When he enlists in the Union army as a surgeon. Determined to follow him through thick and thin, she joins the Sanitary Commission. When Elizabeth learns that John has gone to the front to save some wounded soldiers, she knows the decision she must make to ensure John makes it back alive.
Fear Among Us
Price: $5.59 USD. Words: 56,420. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Historical fiction (1950) and science fiction (2050) with political overtones.
I'll Be Seeing You
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,480. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Luke Kayenta and his childhood friend Nantai Riggs are young shepherds of the Navajo reservation in Arizona. They volunteer for an experiment: to come up with an uncrackable code based on their language to be used by the US as it enters World War II.
Tinseltown Confidential: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,900. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
As America embraces the 1950s, television is poaching Hollywood’s turf and Joseph McCarthy forces exiled screenwriter Marcus Adler fights to finally clear his name. Hollywood Reporter Kathryn Massey knows a secret that might take down a charismatic figure out to intimidate the film industry. When “Confidential” magazine arrives, Gwendolyn Brick figures she’s got nothing to hide - until she does.
The Hawk: Part Eleven
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
As Marek and Klaudia are reunited, John Doe begins his journey home. A stranger facilitates the return of John’s memories, but for Marek, Klaudia’s presence stirs mixed emotions that erupt in passion shared, then recriminations suffered by both. Lynne celebrates a loved one’s homecoming as Marek wonders if Klaudia is lost to him forever.
The Visit
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
An unexpected visit doesn't mean it was appreciated. This is a story based on a real milk jug which was given as a wedding present in 1909. The names have been changed to protect the innocent, Irene.
Rock Hands
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,360. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
“Rock Hands” is a powerfully moving piece of a man’s journey set in the late depression era American, where Gerald Williams competes in the rough and tumble world of illegally staged bare-knuckle fighting. Success in the ring has bought Gerald wealth, pain, and two sisters fighting for his love. All set against the backdrop of a small town forced into hosting the bare-knuckle Fight of the Century.
The Reach
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 266,200. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Four young people share love, the anguish of lost love, the horrors of war, and a search for lasting peace.