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Fiction » Historical » USA
Tunnel 6 by Steve Bartholomew
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015 by World Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Tunnel 6 was said by some to be impossible. Certainly nothing like it had ever been done. It was to be a railroad tunnel linking California with Nevada, over 1600 feet long and dug through solid granite using black powder, nitroglycerin, and more than 10,000 Chinese laborers.
Shanty Gold by Jeanne Charters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,870. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015 by Rogue Phoenix Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Heroes are those who step in when others step out…and some are our ancestors. Meet Mary Boland, a survivor of the Irish Famine.
An Uninvited Guest by Augusta Trobaugh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The end of segregation made little difference in the daily lives of old Miss Minnie and her day-helper, Lula. But when a figment of Miss Minnie’s addled imagination threatens Lula's long-held job security, Lula uses the old, entrenched rules of segregation to dispel that figment -- with surprising results. A short story.
Letters From the Heart by Fred A. Brede
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,860. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Destiny Whispers Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA
Nick Carson comes home from the Vietnam War to a world in turmoil. As an intelligence officer, he kept many secrets. Now he is tired of secrets, but the ones hiding within his own past promise surprising answers. A bundle of old love letters sends Nick on a heartfelt and suspenseful journey to unravel the cryptic clues his father left behind as he dares to hope he might find his one true love.
Beyond the Blue Mountains by Celia Yeary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,610. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
At the end of WWI, Guymon Reynolds arrives home in Grove's Point, Texas. He's anxious to see his grandpa at the family farm, but nothing is as he expects. Teresa Logan grieves for her husband, but is determined to care for her two baby girls and her farm near the train depot. Sharing their sorrow, Guy and Teresa dream of a better life, or perhaps a new beginning beyond the Blue Mountains.
Ken Follett’s Edge of Eternity Summary & Review by Ant Hive Media
You set the price! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA
Ken Follett’s Edge of Eternity Summary & Analysis Understand the book in minutes, not hours.
Katy for Short- Dream Traveler by Princella Simonsen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,300. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Children's historical fiction. The main character is a pre-teen girl who develops an ability to travel in her dreams to whatever book she is currently reading.
Young Love in Old Chicago by AprilMarcomAuthor
Price: Free! Words: 96,900. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Historical » USA
The holidays are drawing near in 1932 Chicago. The streets are lined with glittering lights. And Alexandra is falling desperately in love. But the young man who’s captured her heart has a dark secret that threatens to tear them apart. However, with a little help from Alexandra’s mob-obsessed sister, lots of secret letters, and a love deeper than the bottomless oceans, they just might make it.
Basis Points by Guy Herman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,740. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » Law » Banking
Basis Points: Searing New Novel Fictionalizes U.S. Govt-Sanctioned “LIBOR Scandal” – History’s Biggest, Little-Known Fraud. Meticulously researched and masterfully crafted by Guy Herman, ‘BASIS POINTS' fuses fact with fiction to recount history’s biggest “robbery”; a twenty-year ongoing fraud and collusion between major banks that was not only known to the U.S. Government, but fully supported.
Ready Reference Treatise: Kindred by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
There are few science fiction works about slavery, and that is what makes “Kindred” a unique book. The first person narrative also makes it unique among the science fiction books on the subject of slavery.
Promise & Honor by Kim Murphy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,320. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
During the Civil War, Amanda Graham smuggles supplies for Confederacy. Although a rogue, William Jackson is fiercely loyal to Amanda. Samuel Prescott, a comrade before the war, fights for the Union. Sam clashes with Wil on more than the battlefield, when both fall in love with Amanda. Amanda struggles with the reality that her way of life has been altered forever by the growing storm.
A Time for Everything by Mysti Parker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 107,550. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015 by esKape ePress, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
When widow Portia McAllister sees an ad for a live-in tutor, she leaves everything behind in hopes of making a fresh start. But as a Confederate widow in a Union household, she is met with resentment from her new charge and her employer, war veteran Beau Stanford. Will Beau and Portia find their way into each other’s arms, or will they be swept away by raging forces beyond their control?
Ready Reference Treatise: The Killer Angels by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
The story describes the four days of the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War. On 30th of June, 1863, both the Union and the Confederacy troops move into battle near the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Courier by Terry Irving
Series: Freelancer. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » USA
Rick Putnam is racing for his life. A Vietnam veteran riding a motorcycle for a national news network, he's picked up something too hot to handle. So hot that a reporter and a camera crew has already been killed and a rogue CIA kill squad is on his tail. Stick with this charismatic character as he fights his way all the way to 1600 Pennsylvania in his battle for the truth.
Jeremiah Painter by George Wolk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,140. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » USA
The first the town saw of him, Jeremiah was lying unconscious by the railroad tracks. His expensive boots were dusty, his well-cut clothes were torn, his oiled holster was empty, and the coal-black skin of his forehead was dripping read with his own blood. The first thing the sheriff did was throw him in jail. Then he tried to keep him there.
Rendezvous with Destiny by Bob Fields
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,360. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A well paced story about discrimination, love, murder, revenge and redemption and the ultimate understanding between people in small town America. The depth of research that went into the creation of Rendezvous with Destiny was evident in the compelling and authentic telling of the story. Fields is not hemmed in by the facts but rather uses those facts as a means of letting his imagination create
City of the Saints by Matt Isch
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,390. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1860, New Orleans is consumed in talk of secession and war as explorer and author Richard Burton visits the city to investigate a former British subject intent on pushing the South toward war. He meets Marie Laveau and Doctor John, who are at the height of their powers, and an eccentric trio of young men who call themselves the Saints and help him to learn more about their city and himself.
The First Christmas of the War by Alan Simon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,860. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Great Depression years finally behind them, the entire Coleman family of Pittsburgh has been looking forward to this Christmas for almost the entire year. But December 7, 1941 changed everything. The Coleman family members are determined to make Christmas, 1941, the first Christmas of the war, a memorable one before their sons head off to war.
Blood on the Roses by Robert Hays
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,560. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Thomas-Jacob Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In 1955, after the Supreme Court ruling against school segregation, Associated Press reporter Rachel Feigen travels from Baltimore to Tennessee to report on a missing person case. As the investigation deepens, Feigen has problems of her own when local extremists decide to teach a lesson to the “uppity jewgirl” from the North.