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Fiction » Historical » USA
The Sky Fell on Alabama by Bill Russo
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
A graphic photo of an injured woman compelled me to research the picture and discover the back-story of the most unique person in the entire history of he world. Read on to get 'the rest of the story'.
Whirligig by Richard Buxton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,950. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
The first novel from multi-award winning short-story writer Richard Buxton, Whirligig is at once an outsider’s odyssey through the battle for Tennessee, a touching story of impossible love, and a portrait of America at war with itself. Self-interest and conflict, betrayal and passion, all fuse into a fateful climax.
It's Perfectly Safe . . . The Rulison Matter by Marilyn Ludwig
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,560. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The year is 1969, and newly graduated Meg Shaw, arrives in Grand Valley, Colorado, eager to begin her first teaching job. But all too quickly, what seems to be a lucky opportunity takes on sinister undertones. What about The Project, a nuclear bomb test scheduled to take place in the neighboring town of Rulison? Meg and her friends try to unravel the twisted chain of lies and half-truths.
Something Scary by Steven A. Gentry
Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
In this brief flash fiction drama that takes place in the Old South shortly before the American civil war, two young men decide to meet upon the proverbial “field of honor” to settle their differences regarding the love of a woman.
Back Side of a Blue Moon by Caleb Pirtle, III
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,580. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2017 by Y&R Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Ashland in the 1930s is dying on the vine. Hard times have made it a virtual ghost town. But Doc Bannister comes into town with a homemade doodlebug machine and says he can find oil and make them all rich. Is he a con artist? Or is he a miracle man? When he drills on the farm of Eudora Durant, does he find oil, or does he find love? And what will happen to Ashland if his promises are all lies?
A Perilous Journey Of Destiny by James F. Hunt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 195,330. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Joe Carr, born in poverty to an abusive alcoholic father, he is left to raise his new born brother when his mother dies in childbirth because his father refuses to come home. Joe finishes high school and leaves home after his younger brother dies. While digging his brother's grave, Joe is attacked by his father. Certain he has killed his father he runs from the law and joins the Marines.
Live by Chance, Love by Choice, Kill by Profession by Roy Mark
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,950. Language: American English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
Live by Chance, Love by Choice, Kill by Profession is about the journey of young boys to the war in Vietnam and beyond. They were destined to be helicopter pilots—it was in their DNA. Roy Mark has done an outstanding job of describing many of the formative events—some serious, some frivolous and some hazardous—in the lives of these men and their families.
Salt of Patriots by Donna Vitucci
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,290. Language: American English. Published: April 22, 2017 by Rebel ePublishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Salt of Patriots is the story of family, of expectations and disappointments, pledges and pain, love and dreams and desire, remembering a place, an industry, and most of all an innocent trust in superiors, and in the world, which no longer exists.
The Twain Shall Meet by B.C. Burks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: American English. Published: April 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In 1913, during a time of segregation and dissension, identical twins Anne and Arlene Arbor are living separate lives. When they unexpectedly run into each other at an important event in Washington, D.C., Arlene who is an advocate for the rights of black women, is blindsided by Anne who reveals that she is passing for white.
Crooked Foot by Evans Bissonette
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,750. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
While hunting, Crooked Foot—a boy less than two-hands old—and his grandfather encounter Tawasiki, the-bear-who-roams-along-the-Great-Ice. Crooked Foot remembers nights sitting near the campfire and listened to old men—hunters from long ago—who loudly told many stories, but spoke only in hushed voices of this creature lest the animal overheard their words and came for them.
Tyler Buckspan by Jere' M Fishback
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,670. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2017 by NineStar Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » USA
In a time when love between men was forbidden, even criminalized, can Tyler find the love he needs from another boy?
The All Nations Team by Michael Jasper
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,980. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The All Nations Team tells the story of the first fully integrated, "post-racial" baseball team, very loosely based on an actual team that played in the years before World War I. Haunted by the ghost of their white, former head coach, George must hold the All Nations together, or he'll miss his chance to reunite with his estranged family. If he doesn't score this final run, he loses everything.
The Satin Sash by Sheldon Friedman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,360. Language: American English. Published: April 6, 2017 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
After the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor in 1941, American lives change dramatically. The Satin Sash continues the breathtaking lives of Travis Kane, Lindsay Wayne and Jean-Paul Renault with all the inherent dangers of the French Resistance, President Roosevelt’s live or die missions, and death defying action when German spies secretly enter the US through it’s ports.
Thirteen Months by K. W. Gorsky, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
A novel based on the real-life experiences of the author. Ski, the protagonist, who arrived in country (South Vietnam) at the tail end of the Tet offensive 1968, chronicles the everyday occurrences and emotions endured during his thirteen-month tour of duty in that controversial war.
Cordova by Cordova
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
An early story from the enigmatic Cordova, who's identity has remained a mystery for over 70 years. Previously thought lost, The Currator is likely one of the author's early mature works as it contains many of the themes present throughout his(hers?) body of work, though the nested narratives and labyrinthine structure, which would come to define the author's major works, are only in their nascent
Finding Michante by Joe B. Slater
Price: Free! Words: 45,490. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After fighting first alongside the Redlegs and then the Missouri Bushwackers in the Civil War, James Quinn rides into Nebraska Territory to escape the war. He loses his wife and child and spends the next two with the Cheyenne Dog Soldiers.
Quinn's War by Joe B. Slater
Price: Free! Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Jamie Quinn is shot and left for dead by three men hunting an escaped slave. He crosses the state of Missouri and finds himself riding first with Jennison’s Jayhawkers and then with Bolin’s bushwackers. He saves one of the men he has been chasing from being sold downriver and, brings down a corrupt plantation owner.
Chrome Domes by K. W. Gorsky, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,240. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
A provocative, no-holds-barred, prequel and fact-based novel chronicling the rigors of Marine Corps boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina, during the Vietnam War, experienced and shared by a “still wet behind the ears” protagonist.