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The Road to Terminus
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,170. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by Mountainview Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The paths of three strangers collide on a desperate road trip along Route 66. One is running away, one is racing the clock, and the child who binds them merely hopes to survive.
Casey's Wild Goose Chase
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,120. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In the hard times of the 1930s, Fin Barker sends Casey Carpenter to find his son who has run away to avoid prosecution for murder.
A Passage Back
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,700. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » General
When a freak accident renders middle-aged Chase Watson unconscious, he awakens to his deceased mother standing over him along with his Little League teammates. And he's wearing his uniform. He's found his way back to his childhood. He'll spend as much time as he has wrestling with decisions that could affect the future...and possibly saving the life of his best friend.
A Master Passion: The story of Alexander and Elizabeth Hamilton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 151,570. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Historical » USA
A Master Passion is the story of our brilliant first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, and his wife, Betsy Schuyler. It begins with their Revolutionary War courtship. Although born poor and illegitimate, as an Aide de Camp to General George Washington, Hamilton dares to reach, boldly pursuing Betsy, daughter of a wealthy and prominent New York family.
Enoch's Folly
Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 112,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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“You know what the old timers say about Comely? They say the Devil is afraid of him.” Aldous Comely; entrepreneur, philanthropist, bon vivant, crime lord. He has his finger on every conceivable pulse, but his grip is starting to slip. Chance encounters and unexpected friendships force him to remember what it's like to be a human being - at the worst possible time: An old enemy is back in town.
The Hawk: Part Three
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 62,500. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this third part of the series, set in 1962, the culmination of the Snyders’ dreams becomes reality, yet the truth about Laurie and Stanford makes Sam wary. Pastor Marek Jagucki is introduced, providing peace to Eric, but slight worry for Lynne. However it’s Renee to fret most, when Sam’s sister Frannie makes a dramatic announcement.
Skettleton's War
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 46,300. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » USA
Joshua Skettleton, a narcoleptic Confederate soldier, is bat-shit crazy. The hope that he'll see his son Josh again and the friendship of another soldier, Jeb Charles, help him to cling to some semblance of humanity while the rank butchery, race, religious hatred and greed of the rich tear his soul apart and nearly destroy him. He makes it home, but can't help flash back to the horrors of war.
On Black Rock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,020. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Industry. After nightmarish years fighting Rebs during the Civil War, and a few more spent wandering the country, industry and coal are the buzz words Buck Elsworth brings back home to family and friends in West Virginia. For a while, those buzz words sizzle, but are hopes and holes in the earth enough for country-bred troublemakers and dreamers like Buck?
The Brother Voice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,340. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Twin brothers and best friends, Holland and Selden Danner, share what feels like an unbreakable bond, amplified by their ability to communicate telepathically. When slavery, the Civil War, and forbidden love threaten that bond, they two choose different sides of the conflict and everything changes.
Girl in the River
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,880. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015 by Bygone Era Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Mae Rose lives in the underbelly of society. Dr. Ruth Barnett runs a lucrative abortion service. Both are in the crosshairs of Dottie “Do-Good” Lee, anti-vice crusader and aspiring politician. Her pet attack dog is an obsessed DA with his own dirty little secrets. Their lives intertwine in a tale of how life really was during the Age of Americana, not as Hollywood portrayed it.
She Flew Bombers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,190. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
“She Flew Bombers is a funny, sad and heroic story about the strength of one woman, Violet Willey, and her WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) colleagues. Flying a dizzying variety of airplanes was a constant challenge of WASP pilots, as well as the terrifying problem of sabotage. The reader will easily understand the origin of the term, “Flying by the seat of their pants!”
Desired Haven
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 273,050. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015 by Llumina Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
“Seems like trouble’s your middle name, McGrath.” You could understand why Matron said that. Nursing Officer Colleen McGrath had seen plenty of trouble. Her commanding officer in Italy charged her with “intolerable” behavior towards the Chaplaincy.
The Kittridge Manuscript
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,140. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015 by Two Peas Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Recent widower Jeff Morgan never expected the treasure he would find after receiving a call from an attorney informing him that a fellow soldier from his Vietnam days has died. His old combat buddy willed Morgan a project--a manuscript containing details about a Civil War event. It was the soldier’s dying wish that Morgan complete the manuscript.
Bold New World: The Coffee House Notebooks
Price: $4.19 USD. Words: 36,290. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals, Fiction » Historical » USA
Imagine, for a moment, the instant in which a schizophrenic realizes that he is not, in fact, a schizophrenic, that it is human society itself afflicted. Contained in these pages are the living and the loving, the poems and the paintings, of that schizophrenic-in-remission, imagining a society sane.
Beneath Gray Skies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,190. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
David Slater, a conscript in the 1920s Army of the Confederacy, faces a dilemma. When he and his regiment were shipped to Germany to help stage a coup there, his Limey fellow-soldier Brian was acting strangely. David now has the choice of reporting his best friend to his commanding officers, or keeping quiet and just doing his job.
Haunting at Ocean House: A James Murray Mystery
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 91,800. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Los Angeles. 1939. Writer James Murray and his wife, a famed newspaper reporter, set out to investigate a famous mystic who holds seances for the rich and powerful of Hollywood in this, the fifth and concluding James Murray Mystery. Someone is trying to convince others that the dead niece of a famous actress is out for revenge. Can James and his wife team up to solve the mystery?
An Insignificant Fort
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,670. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
A novella that explores how Fort McHenry repels the British Navy during the 1814 Battle of Baltimore, as seen through the eyes of an 18 year old militiaman. Benny Stuart's father, imprisoned on a British Navy ship 7 years ago, is on one of the invading ships, and Benny sets out to rescue him. But first they must survive the naval bombardment of Fort McHenry.
Hand Me Down Bride
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,510. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
To help her impoverished family, Sophie agrees to marry a wealthy older in far off America. Less than twenty-four hours after she arrives in German’s Mill, Pennsylvania, events have taken a far stranger turn than anything she could have imagined. Set in Post-Civil-War Pennsylvania, this tale of an arranged marriage is as much family saga as romance.
Chane
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,380. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Chane — a giant of a man, born a slave but so powerful he drove fear like a stake into the heart of the men who opposed him. Chane — filled with a lust and passion that drove women mad. A novel of the old South, of plantations and sex, violence, and darkness from Norman Gant — in the tradition of THE PLANTATION by George McNeill.
Patriots and Rebels
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,920. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
PATRIOTS AND REBELS shines light on aspects of the Civil War largely neglected in historical fiction. It is told through the voices and experiences of Tom Files, a Union soldier from Alabama, and his fourteen year old daughter, Fannie, who survived the war at home with her mother and young sisters.