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Fiction » Historical » USA
Acropolis by Howard Winn
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,810. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2018 by Propertius Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age
A small group of soldiers enters Vassar College, courtesy of the GI Bill, and each attempts to settle into civilian life. A clash of cultures combined with readjustment battles amid the creative intellectual world of academics during the beginnings of the McCarthy era makes for an engaging story, as these good men are forced to examine long-held beliefs of freedom, patriotism, and service.
Aus dem Gleichgewicht. Ein historischer Liebesroman by Jae
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,620. Language: German. Published: February 11, 2018 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Historical » USA
Als einzige Tochter eines reichen Reeders soll Kate einen wohlhabenden Mann heiraten. Doch ihre Leidenschaft gilt der Fotografie – und den Frauen. Zum Missfallen ihrer Eltern freundet sie sich mit dem sizilianischen Dienstmädchen Giuliana an. Dann erschüttert ein Erdbeben San Francisco. Werden die beiden den Mut haben, für ihr Überleben und ihre Liebe zu kämpfen?
Jack Book 2 - Murder on the High Seas by Gary Dorion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,270. Language: American English. Published: February 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Book 2 is a high seas adventure set in the Caribbean Sea. Jack and Jeremy become romantically involved with two young Jamaican women. Book 1 ends with Schoolmaster Jerome Whittemore - an abusive, racist teacher - quitting his brief education career after a devastating classroom humiliation at the hands of Jack. But the two boys follow him to sea not knowing they have signed to a slave ship.
Stars In Our Windows by F. Mark Granato
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,140. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age
The “Greatest Generation” survived the Depression only to face the horrors of global war. This is the story of one small-town family among millions in America, the Hughes’ of Wethersfield CT who fought two wars from 1942-1945: one on the battlefields, the other on the home front. For four years they hung Blue Stars in their window and prayed for the safe return of their seven loved ones.
Steps Into Darkness by Ben Woodard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,950. Language: American English. Published: January 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Historical » USA
Sabotage on a dam construction site and attempts on their lives drive two teens to solve a perplexing mystery.
Gift of the Winds (A Tale of Hendricks Head Lighthouse) by Tecla Emerson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,790. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
It was a lonely lighthouse, tucked far out on a Peninsula. Its function was to protect the ships at sea from the treacherous shoals of coastal Maine. Jacob and Sarah had done their job well all these years: keeping the lamp lit and sounding the warning horn whenever necessary. And now, unable to help, they watched as the violence of a late winter storm took out its fury on a helpless schooner.
28 Months of Heaven and Hell by J. D. Karns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,030. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2018 by Janet Beasley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » War
5 star review says "I think it is so educational and I love stories that really bring history to life..." Based on the journal kept by WWII navy veteran, Carl Lee Young while sailing the Pacific on the Melvin R. Nawman DE-416, the book not only focuses on the real war events, but also touches the hearts of those who wonder what life was like back home. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll shout oh my!
Abagail The White Indian Maiden by firstname.lastname@example.org
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: American English. Published: January 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the United States was in formation, it is known that at times the Native Americans would kidnap children. This is the true story of little Abagail, a three-year-old, the youngest of ten children. The author added missing parts, although matched to history, putting this as fiction.
The Six Gun and the Sword by Alan VanMeter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,060. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Western
What can a young teen living during the time of the Civil War possibly hope for a brighter future? A fighting spirit, a great amount of deadly skill, and plenty of luck is all that will allow him to perchance survive in order to find out.
Uninvited Visitors - A Dust Bowl Story by Fay Risner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
During the Great Depression, Rachel felt lucky to teach school in Oklahoma. She worried about the migrants camping near her house, the good-looking sheriff offering his help without her asking and lastly the visitor who threatened to show up one night.
Typewriter vs. Word Processor by Allister Remm
Price: Free! Words: 410. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
An old skool mechanical typewriter and a modern day word processor debate with each other over whether or not the typewriter still serves a purpose in the 21st century.
Home to Hidden Springs by Nilah Rodgers Turner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,680. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Follow Elizabeth’s twenty-five years of trials and tribulations in the raw Republic of Texas near Jefferson and Caddo Lake from 1840 through the American Civil War. Reared as a sensible, but genteel, Mississippi debutante, she is forced to assume an ahead-of-her-times role. Despite hardships, she builds a successful cotton plantation, yet ends up devastated, penniless, and back where she started.
Chocolate For Lilly by Caroline Clemens
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,310. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Robert and Emmaline were childhood friends, the pair meet up again in the 1920's and set off on an adventure via train to find the sister she never knew existed, and he to showcase his treasures, or inventions, to none other than Edison himself.
Shadow of Doubt by Peter Tanner
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 123,420. Language: American English. Published: December 31, 2017 by Tanner Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The new President has ordered the elimination of the Soviet missile threat, as if no one has been trying since the start of the Cold War. Mike Taylor is called in to help and this is the story of how the U.S. government conned the USSR into bankruptcy and collapse.
Her Time by Hallett German
Series: Historical Fiction · My Personal Favorites · Historical Look at Real People. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,640. Language: American English. Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
So you REALLY know Ben Franklin? Wife Debby thinks otherwise! Mrs. Franklin was more than capable founding mother -- businesswoman, postmistress, mother of three, civic-minded citizen, and wife. With the help of a debt-ridden medium and the least of her descendants, she gets to tell her story. An honest, funny, and warm historical retelling from a colonial woman not afraid to speak her mind.
An Inconceivable Deception (Defiant Hearts Book 4) by Sydney Jane Baily
Series: Defiant Hearts, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,630. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
She has loved and lost, or has she? With her marital status a mystery, Rose Malloy slips into quiet solitude. William Woodsom is determined to coax back the lighthearted beauty who had dazzled Boston’s elite. He captures her fragile heart until the past resurfaces, bringing intrigue and murder. Can Rose prevent further heartache – or will her future be destroyed by an Inconceivable Deception?
Maggie Quinn by Susan K Droney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2017 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 1840's Ireland, with most of her family wiped out from disease and the fields ravaged by the potato famine, Maggie Quinn, along with her younger brother Patrick, realizes she has no choice but to leave her beloved Ireland. Leaving Ireland isn't as easy as she thinks and she's forced to make a daring escape for the better life she's been told awaits her in America.
Thirty Days Has September: Second Ten Days by James Strauss
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 207,650. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The second ten days of a thirty-day tour in Vietnam in the late 1960's by a very young second lieutenant. Just out of training he is dropped off in the middle of the A Shau Valley in command of a company at constant war with vicious units of the North Vietnamese Army while at the same time tearing itself apart every night in deadly encounters between its racially mixed elements.
New Beginnings by Brianna Holbrook
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
New Beginnings by Brianna Holbrook is a collection of three flash fictions about the challenges that come along with life. These dramatic tales explore how a tormented soul can adapt to a new world, and how mistakes sometimes cost more than you think.
The Apple Pie Prize: An Owen Family Story by Marsha Ward
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
No one in Shenandoah County would say Rod Owen lacked vigor. The evidence is clear, with six young’uns running around the farm and his wife Julia about to call in the midwife. But a pie crust and a small boy with a sack of dead squirrels can be vexing impediments when such a man wants a little kissin' in the kitchen. A short story packed with insights into early times at the Owen Family farm.