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Fiction » Historical » USA
When Timbers Start by Lancelot Schaubert
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Originally published in THE NEW HAVEN REVIEW, this story features a young married couple who struggle through the rough landscape of Southern Illinois in the late 1950's. They argue over the purchase of a five-dollar-a-month Sears and Roebuck kitchen table, but it ends up saving lives.
The Dead Possum Gang by Dan Strawn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,000. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Rick Edwards’ young life is turned upside down when his dad returns from the war and the family move to Southern California and Rick discovers a cadre of friends. Confronted with new threats—nuclear holocaust, polio, a war in Korea—the boys unite as The Dead Possum Gang. When Diane moves in next door, she brings her flute, friendship, and danger in the form of her step-brother, Larry.
A Murder on Pearl Street by David DeLee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
That summer day in 1845, Cassidy Porter, the owner of gambling den, brothels, and illegal drinking establishments, whistled gaily, a man on top of the world. Until two bullets from a six barrel, pepper box revolver put a bloody end to him.
Justice for Cassie by Fred L. Funk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,190. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
JUSTICE FOR CASSIE is a chilling tale inspired by actual events and real people. The story begins as young Cassie Bienville spends her teenaged years growing up in a palatial mansion on a large plantation in southern Louisiana. In her golden years her mental health breaks down and she goes to a supposed 'high 'end' elder care home. where abuse and neglect are the order of the day.
Promises to Keep by JR Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,110. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
John Steele finds himself alone, his life's plan destroyed and his heart broken.. He struggles to find inner peace and new purpose in life. This leads him to life on a barrier island where new challenges and adventure wait him. The time period of this action packed story is the late 19th century. Come sail with us as we enjoy the simple, yet exciting, life of island living
Detour, A Big Rig Thriller by Devorah Fox
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,220. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » USA
What could go wrong during the preparations for the birth of Marvin and Miriam Stenowitz’s first grandson? Well, nearly everything. Crooks, two U.S. Presidents, a Jewish circumcision ceremony, Valentine’s Day, and a snow storm complicate hero-trucker Archie Harlanson attempts to show Debbie Stenowitz’s family that he’s the right guy for their daughter
Engagement: A Novel by Denise Gelberg
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,880. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
A powerful love story of an idealistic second lieutenant and his new wife unfolding against the tapestry of the America's long and complex war in Iraq.
If the North Had Won the Civil War by Andrew Heller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,220. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017 by Commander James Bondage. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » USA
An alternate history set in a nightmarish Confederacy, where anyone with a drop of Black blood is confined to "Preserve", half of the book is the story of a young history professor who decides to challenge the system by writing a book that will challenge the status quo, and maybe land him in jail. His book, an historically detailed alternate history of the war, constitutes the other half.
Family Matters by TeresaTaylor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,380. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Based on the true story of a naïve young woman who falls victim to the charms of a smart, handsome and sexy college boy who becomes her abusive (but addictive) husband, this is a romance gone bad. Only through the unwanted efforts of her overly protective family and their questionable connections does she find freedom, independence and eventually love.
Murder Between the Pages by Josh Lanyon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,710. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Historical » USA
Rival mystery authors compete to solve the "impossible" murder of a notorious author of roman à clef. If only the murderer was equally amused.
The Triangle Fire by Robert Brabson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Triangle Fire killed 146 workers, mostly daughters and mothers. Most jumped to their death rather than burn in a blaze so hot that six bodies were never recovered. The official story omitted the reason why the six were never found. Incinerated was easier to explain than the truth. But one of the six left behind a daughter who would return on the 10th anniversary and and learn why.
One Sailor's War by Art Marquis
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 34,800. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Coast Guard officer sees evidence of the forthcoming conflict in 1941. He is involved in anti-submarine warfare on the Atlantic coast and later sees action on a destroyer in the South Pacific. Every effort was made to maintain the integrity of the record of WW II while including this character in as much of the action as possible.
Escape From Purgatory by Scarlet Darkwood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,430. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The unthinkable can happen. Claire Wright learns this nightmarish truth when life comes tumbling down around her. In her world, men still rule, and that includes what they do with their wives.
Life is a Cabernet: A Companion Wine Novella to The Winemakers by Jan Moran
Price: Free! Words: 32,690. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
From Jan Moran, the author of The Winemakers from St. Martin’s Press, comes a novella that’s as rich and irresistible as a fine cabernet wine. Henri Laurent is everything Napa wine publicist Juliana Cardona desires—intelligent, handsome, wealthy, and widowed—but is the mysterious vintner really who he says he is, and can her heart risk the chance of love once more?
Steering to Freedom by Patrick Gabridge
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 103,980. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
In May 1862, Robert Smalls, a slave and ship’s pilot in Charleston, South Carolina, crafts a daring plan to steal the steamship Planter and deliver it, along with, the crew and their families to the Union blockade, After risking his life to escape slavery, Robert faces an even more difficult challenge: convincing Abraham Lincoln to enlist black troops.
A Lifetime Again by Rosanne Higgins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,360. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Orphans and Inmates series chronicles three sisters who are orphaned on the journey from Ireland to Buffalo, New York. The history of Buffalo unfolds as the girls become women, each making their mark on the burgeoning city. A Lifetime Again, book four, focuses on Buffalo's earliest insane asylum and the relationship between the gift of clairvoyance and insanity.
Windmill Point by Jim Stempel
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 120,970. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Windmill Point is gripping historical fiction that vividly brings to life two desperate weeks during the spring of 1864, when the resolution of the American Civil War was balanced on a razor’s edge.
Lure of the Outlands by Keith Keltner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,230. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Surviving multiple yellow fever epidemics in Memphis, a young man goes on to become a war hero of the Spanish-American war. However, is he a war hero or has his murderous past caught up with him? Battling malaria confuses his story, as he suffers fever-induced delusions. Follow along as an Army doctor travels to Memphis to try to discover the truth.
Cowboy & Injin Dictionary: The Official Companion to the Cha'a Many Horses Series by Barbara Neville
Series: Cha'a Many Horses. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
A companion volume to Barbara Neville's Cha'a Many Horses series. Some unconventional spelling is used in the Cha’a Many Horses and Spirit Animal books to impart an authentic cowboy feel to the narrative. Here is a guide to the more unusual vernacular terms, along with the Spanish, Apache, Hawaiian Pidgin and assorted other words used in the books.