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Fiction » Historical » USA
The Secret Life of Bees | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In The Secret Life of Bees, the narrator’s voice is quite convincing as a 14-year-old girl. Sue Monk Kidd uses a straightforward style, adding small remnants of magical realism to incorporate the bees, as well as the strange string of events that brings Lily and Rosaleen to the Boatwright house. Using historical markers—like the Civil Rights Act
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.
Da Manapua Man: A Mini Macabre by Paul G Bens, Jr
You set the price! Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Historical » USA
Eight year-old Yohei Sakakura, living in Hell's Half Acre, T.H., finds his days haunted by Da Manapua Man. Local legend says Da Manapua Man is as old as time and steals away young children only to grind them up into the delicious sweet meats he sells to tourists. But is Da Manapua Man the true embodiment of evil Yohei's friends say he is? Or is there something more to his story?
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.
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.
Sitting Bull Rising From the Grave by Dennis Herrick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,670. 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.
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.
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.
Easter at Glosser's by Robert Jeschonek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Historical » USA
Step back in time to Easter, 1935 at Glosser Bros. Department Store in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Every child gets a free baby chick for the holiday, and a rabbit comes with the purchase of each boys’ suit. When eight-year-old Owen Talisman gets his free Easter pets, life with his special new bunny takes a surprising twist that changes everything.
26 Miles by Emmanuel Obi, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The day after the Boston Marathon Bombing in 2013 I felt compelled to write a short story, but I never released it. Now I am. There is no political agenda, it is not based on a true story, it is just a story.
John Brown and the Last Train by Gary Jenkins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is the story of John Brown's last raid on Missouri slave farms and the transport of captured slaves to freedom in Canada. Told in the words of the slaves, this historic fiction is richly illustrated and contains several historic sidebars.
The Well by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1588, the Roanoke Colony (later known as the Lost Colony, as not a single colonist was found when revisited in 1590), an English settlement in present-day North Carolina, USA, is overrun by a Native American tribe. A male settler flees the onslaught. He avoids capture, yet gets trapped. A slow, agonizing death awaits, but then a sign of hope appears. Approx. 1600 words. Historical fiction.
In God We Trust by Angela Lilly Tressel
Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious(5.00 from 1 review)
How does a Civil War mother and her son keep their hope? How do they have faith while waiting for the man of the house to return? It is by placing their trust, just as the entire nation does, in God.
Dirkanje na konju by Sandra Pavlic
Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: Slovenian. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Whitney se z razliko od svoje sestre dvojčice odpravi v Francijo za eno leto, kasneje pa se preseli v Ameriko preučevat Indijance skupaj s svojim stricem. Tam se zaljubi v zgodovinarja. Vanjo pa se zaljubi tudi Indijanec Rdeče Pero.
The Marriage Swindler: A Lucien Caye short story by O'Neil De Noux
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two women calling themselves ‘wives-in-law’ hire Private Eye Lucien Caye to find their missing husband. They unknowingly married the same man and want him found. It doesn’t take long for Lucien to discover this marriage swindler married seven women in New Orleans and is about to marry number eight. When you mix seven jilted wives with a lothario – you have a recipe for murder with Lucien Caye in t
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