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The Life Story of a House
Price: $4.99 USD. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The house tells you its story, how it was built, all the good times it has seen and the changes of the way of life and people. From the day it is built, till the day it is to be demolished, this is the story as only the house can te
Time Invested
Price: $1.99 $0.99 USD. (50% off!) Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Why won’t Meagan Murphy’s father allow her to date anyone in uniform? He must have reasons he hasn’t shared, but contrary to Daddy’s rules, Meg meets Ryan Cullen while volunteering at the USO and throws caution to the wind. Ryan only has a short time before his unit ships out, and Meagan intends to make the most of the time they have left together.
The Home For Wayward Children
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Religious
(2.00 from 1 review)
After their mother abandons them, two sisters in the early 1900's struggle to get along with each other and with the world at large. Cover art by Gabriellyn Gidman.
Bloodied Leather: A Shenandoah Neighbors Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » USA
Isabelle Gilbert chafes against the restrictions that Victorian life puts on a young lady. An unwanted betrothal, inattentive parents, and long-hidden family secrets her mother reveals add to her unsettled state of mind. This Shenandoah Neighbors story ties in to Marsha Ward's popular Owen Family Saga series of novels.
Dragon's Fire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,200. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
When Rose decided to correct an arrogant woman about her wrongheaded belief that dragons were not intelligent, it resulted in an unexpected complication: now that woman wants a dragon egg of her own. Hearing the news that two new eggs have awakened, Rose rushes with her dragon son to the museum in hopes of preventing such a catastrophe. A 14,000 word G-rated new adult fantasy.
Home Front
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
A WWII bride tries to find her missing husband after the war is over. Her search becomes a journey of thousands of miles to a distant country and a new home.
Forty Acres and a Mule
Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Josh Barnes has had most of his land stolen, and he marries a black girl just after the civil war. John Bertram is dead set on having the girl back on his farm. He takes her by force.
Choices
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017 by JJ Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Preacher Joe Winters sees trouble ahead when Hank, a young man in his congregation, asks Winters to marry him and his pregnant girlfriend. Winters grows alarmed when he learns that Hank's girlfriend is a Negro. In Florida in 1961, interracial marriage isn't simply frowned upon - it is illegal. How can Winters find a way to please both man and God? And if he can't, who will he choose?
That Tender Light: An Owen Family Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this short novella, acclaimed author Marsha Ward tells the story of the Owen Family origins, describing in her delicate language the tender feelings of two people who need to find each other in a very small window of time.
A Prisoner's Dilemma
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Desperate not to end up just like his father, a felon struggles with what may turn out to be the worst decision of his life. This story was my second round entry in NYC Midnight‘s 2017 Short Story Challenge. The writing prompts in my brief were: Historical Fiction | A Tunnel | A New Father.
The Poker Club
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
The old poker club wasn't what it used to be. The seen players each lost out on their comfortable old age plans. Each differently, but still they all lost. Then at their regular game on Thursday, June 12, 1974 they decided to get even with the system that they felt had failed them. This story deals with the results for each man.
The Wing Walker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
As his grandfather lies gravely ill in hospital, a man recalls the amazing story of how his grandfather and grandmother met. Set in the whirlwind post- WW2 era.
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."
Getting Rid of Swilling's Mills
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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...
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.
The Life and Death of Blinstrubs
Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
The life and times of one of America's most successful nightclubs - Blinstrub's Village. Follow the story of the venue and its glittering stars from the beginning right through to the tragic and needless end. Bill Russo draws the tale from his memories as a student in Boston's Kenmore Square in the 1960s as well as from a personal relationship to one of the key players in the club's orchestra.
The Sky Fell on Alabama
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
A graphic photo of an injured woman compelled me to research the picture and discover the back-story of the most unique person in the entire history of he world. Read on to get 'the rest of the story'.
Something Scary
Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In this brief flash fiction drama that takes place in the Old South shortly before the American civil war, two young men decide to meet upon the proverbial “field of honor” to settle their differences regarding the love of a woman.

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