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Fiction » Historical » USA
On Black Rock by Keith Barnes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,020. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Industry. After nightmarish years fighting Rebs during the Civil War, and a few more spent wandering the country, industry and coal are the buzz words Buck Elsworth brings back home to family and friends in West Virginia. For a while, those buzz words sizzle, but are hopes and holes in the earth enough for country-bred troublemakers and dreamers like Buck?
The Brother Voice by William Delamar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,340. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Twin brothers and best friends, Holland and Selden Danner, share what feels like an unbreakable bond, amplified by their ability to communicate telepathically. When slavery, the Civil War, and forbidden love threaten that bond, they two choose different sides of the conflict and everything changes.
NoDa Soda by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
The 1990s - especially the early years - in the North Davidson arts and entertainment district (NoDa) of Charlotte (NC, USA) are recounted in this 2200-word short story. Three of the early major NoDa figures who are now deceased (Terry Carano, Joe Behm, Bruce Gillenwater) are included in this recorded conversation between agents 32 and 33 on an April day in 2013. Another one in the pseries.
She Flew Bombers by Jeane Slone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,190. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
“She Flew Bombers is a funny, sad and heroic story about the strength of one woman, Violet Willey, and her WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) colleagues. Flying a dizzying variety of airplanes was a constant challenge of WASP pilots, as well as the terrifying problem of sabotage. The reader will easily understand the origin of the term, “Flying by the seat of their pants!”
Desired Haven by Alan J. O'Reilly
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 273,050. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015 by Llumina Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
“Seems like trouble’s your middle name, McGrath.” You could understand why Matron said that. Nursing Officer Colleen McGrath had seen plenty of trouble. Her commanding officer in Italy charged her with “intolerable” behavior towards the Chaplaincy.
The Kittridge Manuscript by Don Meyer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,140. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015 by Two Peas Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Recent widower Jeff Morgan never expected the treasure he would find after receiving a call from an attorney informing him that a fellow soldier from his Vietnam days has died. His old combat buddy willed Morgan a project--a manuscript containing details about a Civil War event. It was the soldier’s dying wish that Morgan complete the manuscript.
Plasma & Wigwood by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
The now-trendy Plaza-Midwood area of east Charlotte (NC, USA) is known as Plasma-Wigwood in hip circles. But, exactly how did this term come about? This 1600-word short story posits a possible source: a pair of young dudes, a Caucasian and an African American, in the mid-'70s. A truly electrifying theory. An Asian female puts the icing on the cake. Another one in the psecret psociety pseries.
Bold New World: The Coffee House Notebooks by Alex Freeman
Price: $4.19 USD. Words: 36,290. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals, Fiction » Historical » USA
Imagine, for a moment, the instant in which a schizophrenic realizes that he is not, in fact, a schizophrenic, that it is human society itself afflicted. Contained in these pages are the living and the loving, the poems and the paintings, of that schizophrenic-in-remission, imagining a society sane.
Beneath Gray Skies by Hugh Ashton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,190. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
David Slater, a conscript in the 1920s Army of the Confederacy, faces a dilemma. When he and his regiment were shipped to Germany to help stage a coup there, his Limey fellow-soldier Brian was acting strangely. David now has the choice of reporting his best friend to his commanding officers, or keeping quiet and just doing his job.
Haunting at Ocean House: A James Murray Mystery by Christopher Geoffrey McPherson
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 91,800. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Los Angeles. 1939. Writer James Murray and his wife, a famed newspaper reporter, set out to investigate a famous mystic who holds seances for the rich and powerful of Hollywood in this, the fifth and concluding James Murray Mystery. Someone is trying to convince others that the dead niece of a famous actress is out for revenge. Can James and his wife team up to solve the mystery?
An Insignificant Fort by Gordon Mack
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,670. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
A novella that explores how Fort McHenry repels the British Navy during the 1814 Battle of Baltimore, as seen through the eyes of an 18 year old militiaman. Benny Stuart's father, imprisoned on a British Navy ship 7 years ago, is on one of the invading ships, and Benny sets out to rescue him. But first they must survive the naval bombardment of Fort McHenry.
Hand Me Down Bride by Juliet Waldron
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,510. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
To help her impoverished family, Sophie agrees to marry a wealthy older in far off America. Less than twenty-four hours after she arrives in German’s Mill, Pennsylvania, events have taken a far stranger turn than anything she could have imagined. Set in Post-Civil-War Pennsylvania, this tale of an arranged marriage is as much family saga as romance.
Chane by Norman Gant
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,380. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Chane — a giant of a man, born a slave but so powerful he drove fear like a stake into the heart of the men who opposed him. Chane — filled with a lust and passion that drove women mad. A novel of the old South, of plantations and sex, violence, and darkness from Norman Gant — in the tradition of THE PLANTATION by George McNeill.
Encampment: A Novel of Race and Reconciliation by Carl Eeman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,620. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In July 1913, Civil War veterans came to Gettysburg for a now-forgotten, week-long reunion that ended in a gesture of reconciliation between North and South. Encampment asks what if black veterans had been in attendance? What if not just blue and gray but also black and white had battled through their hatred and regrets, laid down their hurts and found a way to heal history?
Patriots and Rebels by John C. Bush
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,920. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
PATRIOTS AND REBELS shines light on aspects of the Civil War largely neglected in historical fiction. It is told through the voices and experiences of Tom Files, a Union soldier from Alabama, and his fourteen year old daughter, Fannie, who survived the war at home with her mother and young sisters.
Unexpected Blessings by Sarah J. McNeal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » USA
When Juliet Wilding’s dreams are crushed, she cancels her wedding plans to Harry O’Connor. But Harry is not about to give up on the only woman he has ever loved. What neither of them expects is the event that will forever change both their lives. **Sweet
The First Christmas After the War by Alan Simon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
Christmas, 1945. The terrible years of war are finally over and millions of American solders, sailors, and airmen will be reunited with their families in time for this glorious holiday season. Join the Coleman family as the years of non-stop worrying and being apart from one another finally come to an end, and each one prepares for what lies ahead following: The First Christmas After the War
Gettysburg 1913: The Complete Novel of the Great Reunion by Alan Simon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,970. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
July 1-3, 1863: The famed Battle of Gettysburg turns the tide of the Civil War, but not before 50,000 soldiers from both sides become casualties during those three terrible days. June 29-July 4, 1913: To commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Battle of Gettysburg, more than 50,000 aging Civil War Veterans converge on Gettysburg in an occasion of healing known as: The Great Reunion.
Unfinished Business by Alan Simon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,760. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
Roseanne DeMarco’s brief wartime affair with Frank Donaldson back in 1942 faded away as quickly as it began. But what will happen in the summer of 1951 when her husband goes away to fight in the Korean War, just as Frank Donaldson reappears on the scene?