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Fiction » Historical » USA
Riversitting 03: Piss Pot Island by E. Minges
Series: Riversitting: Topics in the Theory & Practice of Time Travel. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,190. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Washington, 1971: David Michael Robert Scott stands astride the city, or believes he does. Marcus, also known as Dennis, comes to see, and is colpito dal fulmine. Elizabeth Ann sends one out of the park, and love begins. It sends down roots, blossoms, sends runners up the garage wall, and takes over the place. Marcus hears her secrets, and begins to tell her his, and then all falls down.
Riversitting 02: Little Lithodendron Wash by E. Minges
Series: Riversitting: Topics in the Theory & Practice of Time Travel. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,550. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A 1965 Bedford CA Dormobile Romany Six, in red and cream, with six up, heads east from the Lair of the White Witch across the Great American Desert. Thugs, Death Valley Dead Place, and that pendejo Bergen notwithstanding, the Red Bedford makes it as far as Loretto Corner. On board, six originales and a couple of nice Mennonites out hitchhiking pass on by; one returns to his Oma.
Riversitting 01: The North Pacific Gyre by E. Minges
Series: Riversitting: Topics in the Theory & Practice of Time Travel. Price: Free! Words: 81,320. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Zina disappears in 1874. In 1921, Hellen Hell-Fire and the Amazon Army, 6,000 angry women, invade the Kansas coal mines. In 1967, fifteen young people join the ingathering of the tribes in San Francisco. The girls seek adventure, escape, and freedom; most of the boys seek free concerts, unbound breasts, and no high school football. Marcus seeks to not die. The game's afoot! Follow your spirit...
Redemption Trail by Clay More
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,460. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » USA
A tragic accident sets Sam Gibson on a mission to find redemption for what he’s done, with consequences he couldn’t have imagined. Wrongly accused of robbing a bank, he’s quickly tried and sentenced to hang at daybreak. But an honest newspaperman helps Sam escape and flee the powerful men who have set him up. Will he keep on riding, or will he turn and fight?
Mystery of Desolation Point by Linda Baten Johnson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,870. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Historical » USA
Instead of providing a beacon of hope, the lighthouse at Desolation Point reminded all who passed of the dark and tumultuous deeds which transpired there. In this isolated setting, Mary Kruger must face her fears of water and the lighthouse ghosts to unravel past mysteries and solve present problems or her own family could become another tragic entry in the lighthouse log of Desolation Point.
Knight of the Dixie Wilds by K. Meador
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,590. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
No period in the history of the United States of America forms a field so rich with chivalry, romance and drama as the years between 1865 and 1870, the so-called days of the reconstruction of the South, during which period the Nation was born again and started on its climb to the top rung of power among the nations of the world.
Chicago Typewriter (A Short Story) by Scott Allen Fallbeck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A newspaper journalist, a mobster’s wife and a hailstorm of bullets; an exclusive story just might be in the making, assuming they can both make it out alive first. Please note that while many of Scott’s stories have a speculative element (science fiction, supernatural, etc.), this one does not and is instead historical fiction.
Daniel Boone: Westward Trail by Neal Barrett Jr.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,950. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The wilderness. It was a brutal force, a powerful magnet drawing Boone away from the woman he loved and the children he fathered … into the savage unknown. Rebecca Boone watched him go and waited for his return … her heart aching and filled with passion … the dream of a promised land turned into a nightmare of personal torment as the lone frontiersman blazed his way along the WESTWARD TRAIL.
The Coffin With A Window by Fay Risner
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 25,260. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
1895 was the year life as a grownup began for Lilly Baker Elliot when she took notice of Tom Elliot, a handsome bachelor farmer. He began to spend time in her parents general store, not knowing what he wanted to buy. It became very clear to Lilly that he just wanted to spend time with her. They married. Life was great until tragedy struck.
It Takes a Man by Cheryl Pierson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
When Derrick McCain returns to Indian Territory, he seeks answers only his real father can give him. But when he meets a desperate young woman, Leah Martin, he realizes he must do whatever it takes to keep her out of harm’s way—along with the baby she carries. Derrick must make a decision that will change his life forever when Leah’s father shows up, determined to see her wed to an abusive suitor.
The Lunas by Keith R. Rees
Price: Free! Words: 75,840. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
The Lunas is a modern tale of the most precious gift in life. On the majestic tropical slopes of the West Maui Mountains, two boarder students at Lahainaluna High School find that no matter what may happen in the chaotic world around them, nothing stops the bonds of true love.
Night of the Dancing Champions by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Gertie lived by her dancing. The contests earned her a living in those dark days of the Great Depression and acclaim in the days leading up to World War II. But the competitions took their toll—in haunting ways. Now, decades later, Gertie finds herself facing those ghosts—whether she wants to or not.
Fever, or, The Last Days of Tippecanoe by J.L. Hohler III
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mashups
The Absolutely True And Completely Accurate Story Of The Death Of President William Henry Harrison --Or-- An Exercise in Fictional-Non-Fiction of Three Incidences in the Early Days of the Life of a Dead President
Heaven Above, Earth Below by Mark Perretta
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,470. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » USA
An inspirational coming-of-age story dealing with family, faith, sacrifice and honor, Heaven Above, Earth Below weaves the lives of three men is a modern-day metamorphosis that will warm the patriotic heart with hope and inspiration.
The Hawk: Part Eight by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 66,860. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Laurie heads west to confirm Seth’s assertions, but doesn’t plan on sharing this strange truth with Stanford. While Sam and Renee add to their family, Lynne and Jane find themselves no longer living alone, yet Eric remains east as Seth wraps up his stay in Florida.
Off Stage at the Starlight Diner by Helen Cox
Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
Set in New York in 1977, this is the story of how waitress Mona Montgomery first came to work at the Starlight Diner, and the dreams she left behind when she did.
Qualcuno che ti protegga by Francesco Zampa
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 57,450. Language: Italian. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Essay(5.00 from 1 review)
Parigi, 5 giugno 1947. René Étranger è fortunosamente scampato alle persecuzioni contro gli Ebrei grazie all'impegno di sua madre Ester, maestra di danza. Riesce a trovare impiego in una rivista d'avanguardia, Liberté!, ma non è affatto soddisfatto di sé e della vita che conduce. Ma quando il caporedattore gli affida un reportage sul sanguinoso sbarco degli Alleati...
Hannah's Mail Order Husband (Montana Prairie Brides, Book 3) by Kate Whitsby
Series: Montana Prairie Brides. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,370. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by Gold Crown. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Western
Hannah isn't happy with her mail-order husband. She just buried her first husband after a battle with influenza, and she got a new husband to help her keep her ranch going. But her new husband, Peter, isn't cut out for the job at all. He's weak, and he's sick. Can he ever be more than a millstone around Hannah's neck?
Short Stories by Goce Nikokolovski
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,340. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
In this book you will have opportunity to read 15 great short stories by famous American authors who have been published in various magazines in the second half of the last century.