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Fiction » Historical » USA
Dogfight! by Michael Danese
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this short story, Jack is a World War II fighter pilot and Mr. West is a cancer patient. Both are in the fight of their lives as this story jumps from the consciousness of both men as they face their demons.
Sitting Bull Rising From the Grave by Dennis Herrick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Sioux Indian woman living homeless in Albuquerque is inspired to change her life when she believes she sees the chief from the 1800s, Sitting Bull, and that he gives her advice. She starts her new life by writing a play about Sitting Bull.
Between Black and White by Linda Maye Adams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Returning home from Desert Storm, Mary doesn’t recognize the place she grew up. Or her father. But it’s her that’s changed, too much. Can she find herself in the past, or is who she was gone forever?
Bridget's Story by Keith R. Baker
Price: Free! Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
Bridget's Story is a novelette prequel to the Longshot Series of novels set in the 1860s Civil War United States. This book provides information and insight to the meeting and relationship of the series' main character, Rob Finn and his wife Bridget Murphy Riley.
Mr. Meek For President by Mario V. Farina
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Mr. Meek, age 83, was so disappointed with the calibre of the choices for President that he posted in this Facebook page that he could do better. Someone suggest he run. And he did! This book tells what happened when he attempted to win the Presidency. You also learn whether he became president.
Halloween at Glosser's by Robert Jeschonek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Historical » USA
It's Halloween 1970, and Erin Lewis can't draw anything scary enough to win the window painting contest at Glosser Bros. Department Store in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Will a séance at Glosser’s bring back the ghost of her brother, who died in Vietnam, and enable her to win the contest? All secrets will be revealed at Glosser’s annual Halloween parade up Main Street.
Easter at Glosser's by Robert Jeschonek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Historical » USA
Step back in time to Easter, 1935 at Glosser Bros. Department Store in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Every child gets a free baby chick for the holiday, and a rabbit comes with the purchase of each boys’ suit. When eight-year-old Owen Talisman gets his free Easter pets, life with his special new bunny takes a surprising twist that changes everything.
26 Miles by Emmanuel Obi, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The day after the Boston Marathon Bombing in 2013 I felt compelled to write a short story, but I never released it. Now I am. There is no political agenda, it is not based on a true story, it is just a story.
John Brown and the Last Train by Gary Jenkins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is the story of John Brown's last raid on Missouri slave farms and the transport of captured slaves to freedom in Canada. Told in the words of the slaves, this historic fiction is richly illustrated and contains several historic sidebars.
The Well by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1588, the Roanoke Colony (later known as the Lost Colony, as not a single colonist was found when revisited in 1590), an English settlement in present-day North Carolina, USA, is overrun by a Native American tribe. A male settler flees the onslaught. He avoids capture, yet gets trapped. A slow, agonizing death awaits, but then a sign of hope appears. Approx. 1600 words. Historical fiction.
In God We Trust by Angela Lilly Tressel
Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious(5.00 from 1 review)
How does a Civil War mother and her son keep their hope? How do they have faith while waiting for the man of the house to return? It is by placing their trust, just as the entire nation does, in God.
Dirkanje na konju by Sandra Pavlic
Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: Slovenian. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Whitney se z razliko od svoje sestre dvojčice odpravi v Francijo za eno leto, kasneje pa se preseli v Ameriko preučevat Indijance skupaj s svojim stricem. Tam se zaljubi v zgodovinarja. Vanjo pa se zaljubi tudi Indijanec Rdeče Pero.
The Marriage Swindler: A Lucien Caye short story by O'Neil De Noux
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two women calling themselves ‘wives-in-law’ hire Private Eye Lucien Caye to find their missing husband. They unknowingly married the same man and want him found. It doesn’t take long for Lucien to discover this marriage swindler married seven women in New Orleans and is about to marry number eight. When you mix seven jilted wives with a lothario – you have a recipe for murder with Lucien Caye in t
Common Dogs by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Historical » USA
Agents 32 and 33 go out on a Thursday evening in late May, searching for a short story in east Charlotte (USA). With two strikes on them, they stumble upon a home run in a Plaza-Midwood bar. Approximately 1600 words. No violence, sex or drug usage. And no Mr. Malloy in this one. Apolitical and nonreligious. This tale is low on the strangeness scale, but high on the real-life accuracy scale.
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.
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
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.
Sisters in Suffrage by Debbie Mumford
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016 by WDM Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Nineteen-year-old Emily Tuttle defies her father and travels to Washington, D.C. to join her idol, Alice Paul, in the fight for women’s suffrage. With high hopes, she joins Ms. Paul’s “Silent Sentinels” only to discover that her expectations of easy victory have been naïve. Will Emily and her sisters in suffrage gain the right for women to vote?
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