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Fiction » Historical » USA
Escape From Purgatory by Scarlet Darkwood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,430. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The unthinkable can happen. Claire Wright learns this nightmarish truth when life comes tumbling down around her. In her world, men still rule, and that includes what they do with their wives.
Steering to Freedom by Patrick Gabridge
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 103,980. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
In May 1862, Robert Smalls, a slave and ship’s pilot in Charleston, South Carolina, crafts a daring plan to steal the steamship Planter and deliver it, along with, the crew and their families to the Union blockade, After risking his life to escape slavery, Robert faces an even more difficult challenge: convincing Abraham Lincoln to enlist black troops.
A Lifetime Again by Rosanne Higgins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,360. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Orphans and Inmates series chronicles three sisters who are orphaned on the journey from Ireland to Buffalo, New York. The history of Buffalo unfolds as the girls become women, each making their mark on the burgeoning city. A Lifetime Again, book four, focuses on Buffalo's earliest insane asylum and the relationship between the gift of clairvoyance and insanity.
The River Throne by Gregory Ashe
Series: Witte & Co. Investigations. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 117,650. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Cian Shea and Irene Lovell have battled sorcerers, snakes, lizard-men, and lost gods. Until now, they have managed to avert disaster for St. Louis and for the rest of the world. When they come face to face with prophecy, though, they face a threat beyond anything they have seen before. Especially this prophecy, for it speaks of a child: the unborn child that Irene carries.
The Brittened Crown by Gregory Ashe
Series: Witte & Co. Investigations. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,970. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
When Harry Witte returns to warn his friends of an ancient threat, Irene Lovell and Cian Shea are skeptical. Harry Witte, after all, has already betrayed them once. But Irene and Cian quickly learn that a new force--a dangerous force--is working in St. Louis. At stake is an ancient artifact known only as the Brittened Crown.
Joshua: A Brooklyn Tale by Andrew Kane
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 146,780. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017 by berwickcourt. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Culminating with the 1991 Crown Heights riots, this story traces the tensions between two communities close in proximity, but worlds apart. Joshua, a kid from Bed-Stuy, fights to escape his past; Rachel, a Hassidic rabbi’s daughter, rebels against her faith; Paul, the son of a wealthy family, yearns to find his path. Through them we see a vision of hope, tempered by the realities of human frailty.
Windmill Point by Jim Stempel
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 120,970. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Windmill Point is gripping historical fiction that vividly brings to life two desperate weeks during the spring of 1864, when the resolution of the American Civil War was balanced on a razor’s edge.
The Hawk: Part Ten by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 57,680. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Lynne prepares for changes while in Texas John Doe still possesses no memory of his family. Aware of Laurie’s plans to move west, Stanford travels for a baby’s birth, but finds no trace of Eric. Jane remembers Stanford, but will Laurie let that man back into his heart?
Gardens of Hope: A Novel by Michael Holloway Perronne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,410. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016 by Chances Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Can two men from the same city but segregated worlds maintain a connection during a time in US history that not only brands one of them as the enemy but denies that a love such as theirs exists?
Shades of Gray (Annotated Edition, The Lost Chapters) by Jessica James
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 204,650. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Honor & conviction clash with loyalty & love in this epic Civil War love story that pits brother against brother. Chronicles the clash of a Confederate officer with a Union spy as they defend their beliefs, their country, & their honor. Called “a riveting piece of historical fiction” by the Midwest Book Review & often compared to Gone w/the Wind, this novel has become a cherished classic.
A Burnished Rose - Book I by Christine Keleny
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » General
Book II of the Rose Series: Today women have a glass ceiling. In the 1930s that ceiling was made of wood, so following your dream only took you so far—especially if you went against societal norms and what your friends and family told you you should or should not do. This is the story told in A Burnished Rose, the much-anticipated sequel to the award-winning Rosebloom.
Stick Figures by Carol Kehlmeier
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,420. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016 by WoolysWagon ePublishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
You've seen them. Stick Figures. Walking through life but, differently. Mattie deals with them every day. A young girl, she can't understand why her life is different from other children she meets. Loving fathers and mothers are curiosities. Why were hers so different? Who am I? Not lovable. Not pretty. She must be the reason for her mother’s 'purple' times, she is certain. She is not.
Two Lovers by Beverly Adam
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,580. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Two Lovers is the love story between legendary Hollywood actress Carole Lombard, and the famous singer known as "The Valentino of The Radio," Russ Columbo. Recently divorced from her first husband, William Powell (The Thin Man), Carole attends a performance to hear popular radio star, Russ Columbo, sing at The Cocoanut Grove, beginning an unforgettable romance. "A must read": Russ Columbo Society.
Once Upon A Tee: A Golf Story by William Willis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,640. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Historical » USA
This stirring tale of survival and hope chronicles the journey of two friends from the horrors of World War II to a quest for athletic mastery. Boudreaux and Johnny try to overcome their post-war bitterness with the help of new friends and an antique golf club. Did golf save them, or did they save golf?
The American Dream by Russell Baker
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In this striking adventure for readers of all ages, Kaitlyn O’Connor, along with her friend Sam and their history teacher Robert Bacon set out to travel back in time on a rescue mission and fight a ruthless enemy in another century, to defeat those determined to destroy their beloved America.
The Last Red-Line Brig by Peter Carini
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,870. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Meet Joe Carini: youthful renegade, independent thinker, compassionate husband and corpsman of the US Navy as the Vietnam War begins to surface. Joe was never the ambitious type. He liked to keep his head down and do an honest day's work whilst dreaming of seeing Europe. He wasn't interested in war, or in learning discipline in the US Navy
Mayday by Christopher Carr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,430. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
A series of gruesome murders take place in the Midwest, all seemingly connected to the shootings of nine Kent State students by the Ohio National Guard in 1970. Mayday features a feisty FBI agent on the case who fears that her absent father is involved in the murders, flashbacks to that fateful day at Kent State, and a final nail-biting chase scene where the past comes full circle.
Legend of Shane McLean ~ Quest for Vengeance by Ian McLean
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,800. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Western
At fifteen, Frank “Shane” McLean covets a commission in the Texas Rangers. With the shadow of civil war on the country’s doorstep, he uncovers a dark family secret. His God-fearing father Kirby is an Illuminati henchman and hired assassin for the secret society. When his father is killed in front of him, Shane begins a violent quest for revenge...
Mulberry Bend, Aisling's Story by Karen Dean Benson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,820. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
On the eve of the Battle of Gettysburg, as Northern and Southern military troops are gathering, Aisling O’Quinn musters the courage to escape the dreadful farm where she lives. Can Aisling overcome the influence of her disastrous past? Is she strong enough to take control of the drastic changes and unfortunate circumstances she is about to face? Will her unresolved memories cripple her?
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