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The Sugar House
By Jean Scheffler
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,640. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A gripping historical fiction that will transport you back in time to the Detroit of the 1920's- a world of Speakeasies, Gangsters, Auto Barons, Flappers, Lawlessness and Innovation. The Sugar House exemplifies one's inner desire to remain true to faith and family while navigating the rocky waters that surround adulthood's needs, wants, pressures and aspirations.
The Woman Behind the Letters
By Laura Lee McKellips
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
You read her letters in Cursed Soldier; now find out what happened to Kathryn between Benjamin's letters and the war.
Let's Scare Mom
By Rob Wood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,810. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Let’s Scare Mom looks back through my eyes at the 1950s and lays open some of my more memorable adventures growing up on a ranch with two brothers and my best friend, confidant and canine companion…Snorkie. Laced throughout the chapters is an unmistakable message addressing family dynamics that will surely conjure up events of your own childhood.
Loving the Lawman
By Kianna Alexander
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,040. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Budding Love... A Town in Jeopardy Just as Noah begins to woo Valerie, a rash of crime invades the usually peaceful environment of Ridgeway. When the safety of the innocent citizens of town becomes more threatened than ever before, Noah must find a way to protect them, and the woman he loves.
Love Me More
By laila ouhssaine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,730. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is the story of two friends who go on holiday to find themselves. All two are hoping to meet the love of their life. Unfortunately, Duncan and Jalen will fall in love with the same woman: "Charlene". But, Duncan knows Charlene since his teens.
September Fury: The Day Terrorists Tried to Kill the American Dream
By Debby Richardson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,140. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
September Fury: The Day Terrorists Tried to Kill The American Dream is a well written a very informative and emotional book on the terrorist’s attack of 9/11/01.
Honor Never Fades
By Rhoda D'Ettore
Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
1966 - The Vietnam War seems to be landing in the living rooms of America. Christopher comes home from school to tell his family of his decision--to enlist in the U.S. Army. This story tells of how one family had to adjust to the decision, and deal with the consequences of war. Story included in a larger book entitled The Creek: Where Stories of the Past Come Alive
Only The Strong Survive
By Rhoda D'Ettore
Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
The US is in the midst of World War I and the Spanish Influenza Pandemic is gripping the world by the throat. Patricia Owens and her family fled the city of Philadelphia to their summer cottage along a creek in the New Jersey countryside. Hoping to evade the pandemic, she and her children entertain themselves while her husband remained to work in the city. Can this family escape harm?
Love Abideth Still: A Novel of the Civil War
By Scott R. Rezer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,130. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Can a Union soldier's letters renew his widow's love for him after his death?
Harry Danced Divinely
By Marian D. Schwartz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,650. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In the collected Giffort Street stories, you'll enter seven gracious homes on an elm-lined street. You'll meet a couple whose bedroom furniture nearly destroys their marriage, a decent young man uncomfortable being treated like a hero, and in the title story, how the lack of a tea bag makes an elderly Jewish woman decide to teach her spoiled adult son a a shocking public lesson.
Diamondback
By Carla Brownlee
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,750. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
On a desolate plain in New Mexico, the Madison family struggles to survive. Bad luck and poverty have plagued their homestead cattle ranch for years, but even the financial disaster of the Depression and catastrophic droughts pale in comparison to the effect mental illness has on the Madisons. Wise beyond her ten years, Lily Anne Madison tells her story of grit and grace.
Coffee Bluff
By Willard White
Price: Free! Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In 1861, Luke visited Savannah and fell in love with Julia. Chester was a bitter rival for Julia's attention. Then the war started and Luke returned home to New York. In Dec. 1864 Sherman's army is camped outside Savannah and Luke, a Yankee spy, is back. Chester lost his leg assaulting the Water Witch and is just a bartender in a blockaded backwater cotton port named Coffee Bluff. Or is he?
The Whiskey Creek Water Company
By Jan Walker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: American English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
November 1932 on Puget Sound-Roosevelt's elected to end the Depression, Prohibition's still the law, married women can't teach school kids, and a local moonshiner needs a distributor. Enter the dark-cloaked stranger in a sand-colored coupe, with his battered wife and waif-like child. Soon the community divides over supporting the wife and child, and sending the entire family packing.
Farewell My Country
By A.J. Harris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,740. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Based on the true story of a patriot/hero wrongly accused of being a communist. This man born of immigrant working-class parents achieved high scholarly stature and was an associate professor at the University of Chicago before World War II. Despite his loyalty and sacrifice, he was labeled a traitor and deprived of everything including his country.
Look Behind You
By Elisabeth G. Wolfe
Series: The Order of the Silver Star. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,490. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In the spring of 1941, with the SS wielding dark magic and the courts of Faërie loath to intervene in mortal wars, the Round Table’s true heirs must act to defend Europe’s freedom in ways the Allied forces cannot. And the Nazis have good reason to fear, for as Merlin foresaw, the Order of the Silver Star is coming to make Hitler’s worst nightmare come true.
Blue
By G Russell Peterman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,750. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
"Blue" is a crime, romance, chase, story set in southeast Missouri near the end of its swamp era during the summer of 1899. The Boss plans a swindle and wants Blue. She has lost her ability to speak after seeing her father killed. April is taken with Mark. Attempts at killing Mark and kidnapping Blue fail. They flee through Mississippi, Scott, Cape Girardeau, and Bollinger Counties.
The Conquistador's Captive (Book 1 in the Ancient City Series)
By A.J. Cabrera
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,120. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Catherine Hughes, a strong, independent archaeologist is racing against time to discover a piece of history that may rewrite Florida's history until she stumbles upon an up close and personal history lesson that is going to teach her more than she bargained for about the past and about love.
Forgotten Ghost Tales and Legends of the Old West
By Robert F. (Bob) Turpin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,390. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This book contains a haunting collection of stories - old-fashioned ghosts, vengeful spirits, ugly apparitions, and things that go bump in the night.
Boriken 1493 D.C.
By Alex Báez Portalatín
Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Puerto Rico, principios de la colonización. Un joven taíno y su hermano Dagüao estaban teniendo un día de cacería ordinario. Pero según trascurría el tiempo, lo que se podía llamar común para ellos, había dejado de serlo.
Albert the Horse Swiper
By Bob Fields
Price: Free! Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Albert Puller taught Woodrow Wilson’s daughter to ride a horse, rode a seventeen hand gelding over a 1920 sedan to inaugurate the horse coliseum at the NY State Fair grounds, worked the harness tracks in Saratoga Springs and Rutland Vermont,and worked with the horse who challenged the great John Braden in a match race