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Fiction » Historical » USA
The Kaiser's Butterfly Part One: West of War by John Hartigan Waldo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,570. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Sisters Mary & Ruth, take summer jobs working for the Steamship, the C.W. Morse, in New York City. While there, they are caught up in the excitement and danger of espionage surrounding World War One! Read about some of the most infamous characters of the age - the REAL (original) Wolf of Wall Street, David Lamar, the Wickedest Man in the World (Aleister Crowley), and Bioterrorist Anton Dilger.
Red Year by Jan Shapin
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2017 by Write Words Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Can a Red-Haired Woman From Chicago Single-Handedly Force Joseph Stalin to Back Down? China, 1927. Thirty-three-year-old Rayna Prohme, becomes the political confidant and lover of Mikhail Borodin and a friend to Mme. Sun widow of the former Chinese leader. “Go home,” Rayna is told. When, the Chinese widow is in danger, Rayna must make a choice — Borodin and Russia, or Mme. Sun and China.
Blind Tribute by Mari Anne Christie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,330. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017 by Whaley Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
Every newspaper editor owes tribute to the devil... Harry Wentworth's bill just came due.
Dragon's Fire by Emily Martha Sorensen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,550. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
When Rose decided to correct an arrogant woman about her wrongheaded belief that dragons were not intelligent, it resulted in an unexpected complication: now that woman wants a dragon egg of her own. Hearing the news that two new eggs have awakened, Rose rushes with her dragon son to the museum in hopes of preventing such a catastrophe. A 14,000 word G-rated new adult fantasy.
Home Front by Warren Emens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
A WWII bride tries to find her missing husband after the war is over. Her search becomes a journey of thousands of miles to a distant country and a new home.
Other Times, Other Places by Linda Swift
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,470. Language: American English. Published: July 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
Leigh Anne Scott is born to a middle class Kentucky family in the midst of the Great Depression. Caught in the middle of constant battles between two different lifestyles and values, Leigh Anne must cope with the normal fears and fantasies of growing up against the background of a global war that scarcely touches her reality. View 1929 to 1945 through the eyes of a growing child.
Forty Acres and a Mule by Darrel Bird
Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Josh Barnes has had most of his land stolen, and he marries a black girl just after the civil war. John Bertram is dead set on having the girl back on his farm. He takes her by force.
龍與鷹的搏鬥 by Chang C. Chen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 660. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
華人最大的缺點 不在於長相平凡，而在於不會搞政治! 五千年來中國只有幾十個朝代，大家都以為當皇帝的就應該永遠當皇帝，做奴隸的就應該永遠做奴隸。 碰上乾隆這種庸才 老百姓就倒了大霉!乾隆對英國喬治三世說:"中國什麼都有，不需要與英國做貿易。"他這話讓英國決定賣鴉片給中國，於是，他的子孫就在其後二百年內，為他的傲慢付出了昂貴的代價。 相較之下，猶太人真懂政治! 他們當年差點被德國滅種，今天美國的猶太人，不到全美國2%的人口，但六百萬人幾乎全住在紐約州，暫當地人口的30%，在選舉中就舉足輕重了，卡特總統就曾表示:"我寧願政治上自殺，也不願傷害以色列的猶太人。" 這本書也是對廣東人、福建人的禮讚! 廣東人曾協助孫中山建立起亞洲第一個民主國家，也為全美華人立下不朽的法律傳奇，血跡斑斑。"奇士不可殺，殺之成天神"，僅以本書向所有用肉身寫法律的美國華人及其家屬，致上最高的敬意。
Buffalo Bill and the Magic Amulet by Timothy Ayers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Children’s books » Biographical / United States
Twelve-year-old Josh Brand finds an amulet while visiting the Buffalo Bill Museum. He begins an exciting adventure as a time traveler into the life of the most famous cowboy of our time--Buffalo Bill. Buffalo Bill Cody was born in LeClaire, Iowa where Josh Brand lives and where the real Buffalo Bill Museum exists. On his visits to the Museum Josh enters the Archive Room of the museum and steps int
Living the Blues by Timothy Paterson
Price: Free! Words: 46,810. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mike Howard's greatest desire was to experience the thrill of performing in a Jazz band. He was very interested in the history of jazz, especially the jazz era of the 1930's. He never dreamed that he would get the chance to fulfill his f=dream. His life would never be the same.
Choices by Laura Ware
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017 by JJ Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Preacher Joe Winters sees trouble ahead when Hank, a young man in his congregation, asks Winters to marry him and his pregnant girlfriend. Winters grows alarmed when he learns that Hank's girlfriend is a Negro. In Florida in 1961, interracial marriage isn't simply frowned upon - it is illegal. How can Winters find a way to please both man and God? And if he can't, who will he choose?
Ransom by Gilbert M. Stack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,420. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Historical » USA
Lynne Winters is a not-too-successful real estate attorney caught in the middle of the kidnapping of the century in the mid-sized American city of Slate. Entangled in the problem against her will, she finds herself hindered more than helped by the efforts of the police and the victim's self-centered family. Can no one but Lynn remember that a young boy's life is at stake.
That Tender Light: An Owen Family Novella by Marsha Ward
Price: Free! Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this short novella, acclaimed author Marsha Ward tells the story of the Owen Family origins, describing in her delicate language the tender feelings of two people who need to find each other in a very small window of time.
Birds of Passage by Joe Giordano
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,000. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017 by HSE. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
An Italian Immigrant Coming of Age Story What turns the gentle mean, and the mean brutal? The thirst for wealth? The demand for respect? Vying for a woman? Birds of Passage recalls the Italian immigration experience at the turn of the twentieth-century when New York’s streets were paved with violence and disappointment.
A Prisoner's Dilemma by Matthew Karabache
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Desperate not to end up just like his father, a felon struggles with what may turn out to be the worst decision of his life. This story was my second round entry in NYC Midnight‘s 2017 Short Story Challenge. The writing prompts in my brief were: Historical Fiction | A Tunnel | A New Father.
The Poker Club by Zander Buckingham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
The old poker club wasn't what it used to be. The seen players each lost out on their comfortable old age plans. Each differently, but still they all lost. Then at their regular game on Thursday, June 12, 1974 they decided to get even with the system that they felt had failed them. This story deals with the results for each man.
The Wing Walker by Ian Wilson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
As his grandfather lies gravely ill in hospital, a man recalls the amazing story of how his grandfather and grandmother met. Set in the whirlwind post- WW2 era.
The Leap Year Boy by Marc Simon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
What makes Alex so remarkable is that even though he’s full-term at birth, he weighs just two pounds one ounce, and is nine inches long. Despite his size, Alex is perfectly healthy. However, his body grows at one-fourth the rate of a normal child—so that after one year, he’s the size of a three-month-old—but his mind grows much quicker.
Women at War: Stories & Poems by Linda Maye Adams
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Desert Storm war veteran Linda Maye Adams shows the diversity of what war is like for the women who deploy in this collection of short stories and poetry. The stories run from "First Night," and "Between Black and White," because war seldom ends when the war does. The poems include "A Woman Goes to War" and "The Lonely Sounds of War."
Mud Puddlers by Shaun Bailey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,370. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
William Black isn’t content pouring Hoover Dam's concrete. He’s more concerned with running an underground lottery complete with runners, middle men—the works. The only thing standing in his way is the boomtown's mayor. He'd love nothing more than to send Black to the very back of the bread line, or worse. He could cement Black's legacy as a warning to every gangster intent on creating Sin City.