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Fiction » Historical » USA
Madame Presidentess by Nicole Evelina
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,360. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Forty-eight years before women were granted the right to vote, one woman dared to run for President of the United States, yet her name has been virtually written out of the history books. This is the story of Victoria Woodhull, a woman ahead of her time, who dared to speak out and challenge the conventions of post-Civil War America, setting a precedent still followed by female politicians today.
DRIVEN TO RAGE by Carol Anita Sheldon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,370. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this mystery of a family divided we see brother set against brother, and wife against husband. It's Michigan's Copper Country, in the early 1900s. Why does one of the brothers disappear for so long, and where does he go? There's a deliberate explosion in the mine. Will Sheriff Foster discover who caused it? We meet two strong women from different worlds who foment the 1913 strike.
The Likes of Me by Randall Platt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,650. Language: American English. Published: July 19, 2016 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Cordelia Lu Hankins is half Caucasian, half Chinese - and all albino. Then in the summer of 1918, when she is fourteen, she meets the dashing Squirl and Cordy falls desperately in love with him. But her father forbids her to go near Squirl. Cordy runs away with him and begins an adventure that takes her to the sideshows of Seattle’s Luna Park, where her unusual looks bring her fame.
Beulah's House of Prayer by Cynthia A. Graham
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016 by Brick Mantel Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Some storms bring destruction. Others bring salvation. On Black Sunday, the worst dust storm in history brings with it a choice: Sugar must decide whether or not to return home, leaving the hospitality—and love—of Barmy’s inhabitants. A stunning Depression-era literary novel with a touch of magical realism, Beulah's House of Prayer captivates until the very end.
Mists of the Blue Ridge by Tecla Emerson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,560. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Olivia lived a quiet and protected life tucked away on a farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains. It was far from the great war that had been raging between North and South. She had little interest in the who and the why, and wasn’t even sure where her sympathies lay. Then, without warning, the conflict surrounded her. At 16, she was ill prepared for the responsibilities that were thrust on her.
Last Train by Perry Kincaid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,870. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016 by Shadow Max Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Going back is never easy. As he takes his final trip home, Samuel Wrightman thinks about the life he left behind in Bloomsdale, Georgia. Home. The memories, a mix of happiness and pain, are all he has left of the quiet little town. Follow Samuel on a journey through his life of happiness, romance and pain in rural America.
Nisei by JJ White
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,610. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Nisei is the story of Hideo “Bobby” Takahashi, a Hawaiian-born Japanese-American who must overcome prejudice, internment, and the policies of his own government to prove his loyalty to his country. Narrated by Bobby Takahashi and read by his son, Robert, forty-six years after Bobby’s death, the story details the young Nisei’s determination to fight honorably return to the young love...
A Kiss To Build A Dream On by Marianne Stillings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,310. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
In WWII, Women’s Auxiliary Service Pilot Rachel Prentiss finds herself in increasing danger: to her life by what killed her friend, Lt. Gracie Abbott, and to her heart, by her superior officer, Captain Jack Lassiter.
The Money Plane by JD Martin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,120. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
The Money Plane is about the theft, just before New Years Eve in 1990, of $15,000,000 from an airliner waiting for takeoff in the fog at San Francisco International Airport.
The Hanging Tree by Michael Infinito
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,810. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
When South Carolina plantation owner Samuel Worthington liberates his slaves, he offers them some land in exchange for their continued service. His best worker, Jeffrey, accepts and begins building a life for his freed family. But upon Samuel’s death, everything changes. His son, Jake, alters the agreement, setting in motion a destructive pendulum that swings relentlessly for generations.
Jennifer Jordan Madame President by Casey Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,380. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » USA
Jennifer Jordan wants to be President and has a ten point plan that will bring the United States back from the brink of collapse and failure. If there is any entity or business in this world that is too big to fail, it is the United States of America. Included in her plan are taxes, education, immigration, health care, welfare, budget and debt reduction, military, political restructuring and more.
A Heart Broken by Sara Barnard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,420. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » USA
The war is over, Sanderson is home and life is good. Until the Army comes knocking. Sanderson's Yankee captors have charged him with murder. With the help of Jerry Thomas, who still loves Charlotte, can Sanderson convince the hostile jury of his innocence? Can newly pregnant Charlotte really trust Minerva, even when she finds her in Sanderson's arms during the hydrophobia outbreak?
Army Brats by Michael G. Cerepanya
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,890. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
In the decade following World War II, the time of the Baby Boomers, life for children was much different than today. There was almost unlimited freedom for kids. They could go out and play without parental supervision. The biggest fear of the day was whether or not the commies would release the A-Bomb. Rock ’n’ Roll was taking over the sound waves and baseball was the national pastime.
Ella by Ryan Scott
Price: Free! Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Stella is about a young woman’s struggle to survive during the Great Depression, confronted with abuse, poverty and the consequences of her own passionate choices.
Shaken to the Core by Jae
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,260. Language: American English. Published: June 15, 2016 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Historical » USA
Kate Winthrop, daughter of a shipping magnate, is expected to marry a respectable man. But her true passion lies with photography—and with women. Much to the dismay of her parents, she becomes friends with their maid Giuliana. Then an earthquake hits San Francisco. Will the disaster shatter their tentative feelings? Or will they be able to save each other’s lives and hearts?
Nostalgia Road - A Coming of Age Novel by Cynthia Breeding
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,420. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
A Romantic Times Top Pick! - A beautiful coming of age story! So breathtaking, you won't be able to put the book down. Summer, 1963: Elvis reigned, the Beach Boys sang of fun-in-the-California-sun, carhops roller-skated to automobiles to take orders, and drive-in movies ruled. Summer, 1965: Times have changed. A president has been assassinated, and the Viet Nam war has escalated.
Duet for Three Hands by Tess Thompson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 107,010. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016 by Evatopia Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A searing family saga combined with an epic love story, “Duet for Three Hands” is set against the backdrop of the American South between 1928 and 1934. The Bellmonts are the epitome of Atlanta society’s rich and elite. Yet, behind their picture perfect façade are hidden secrets of violence and betrayal. Theirs is a tale of prejudice, fear, and ultimately…love.
The Jersey Jupiters by Don Maker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,060. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
In the 1950s, Rufus Ruggio and the Poker Pack - buddies who drink, swap sports stories and play poker badly - agree to start their own NFL team. After 24 years in the sports news business, Rufus knows it’s all about entertainment. He embraces all shady deals, crazy promotions and low-budget tactics. Can the motley group of former players and future wannabes survive and maybe even win a few games?
The Grindstone by Don Maker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,170. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
Growing up can be hard. Add emotional and learning disabilities in an unsympathetic, small Arizona town in the 1950s, and it’s a real grind. Tommy Lerner’s family is very supportive, but they have their own challenges of poverty and a mixed marriage. Then there is Frank Lerner’s deep, dark secret …. Success against the odds requires courage, determination and faith. And love – lots of love.
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