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Fiction » Historical » USA
Summary of Orphan Train by Summary Station
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Summary of Orphan Train From Christina Baker Cline Summary Station In the 1850’s it was estimated that over 30,000 children were homeless, and roaming the busy streets of New York City. Charles Brace, saw a need for the children to have homes of their own. He founded the Children’s Aid Society. Brace theorized that he children would have a better chance...
Storm Coming - A Novel of the Civil War in Western Virginia by Jack W Lewis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 116,850. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Based on a true story, this first of a trilogy of Civil War novels chronicles the fateful events of 1861 in western Virginia, as a young man learns to cope with his world turned upside down by war.
Into Enemy Arms by Rex Burns
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Young, but newly widowed, Lydia Sensabaugh struggles to make a living on her farm. Her husband had attempted to revitalize the worn-out soil with new chemicals. But he died of swamp fever before his experiment could be proven. Now, in 1861, the farm’s quiet isolation is invaded—first by mysterious lights and nighttime trespassers then by rumors of secession and war.
Tie Dye: A Bonaventura Cozy Mystery - Book 2 by Zara Brooks-Watson
Series: Bonaventura Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,050. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017 by Cozy Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Alternative history
"Good Morning, America, How Are You?..." Tie Dye is the Sixties sequel to the Fifties historical novel, Jitterbug. In 1966, a young teenager faces anti-hippie prejudice when her father gives her a converted garage/barn in rural, central Illinois as a gift for her birthday. To top it all off, two runaway teenaged lovers complicate things by showing up in the area in the midst of these problems.
Katrina's Gift by Fay Risner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,130. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Katrina inherited the gift of second sight from her grandmother, Libby, but Katrina thinks this is a gift she can do without. Can she ignore the vision dreams and live a normal life or will Libby let her?
A Convenient Risk by Sara R. Turnquist
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,880. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Forced into a marriage of convenience after her husband dies, Amanda Haynes is determined she will never love again. Not that it bothers Brandon Miller. He needs her husband’s cattle. Her wellbeing is threatened as their lives become entangled with Billy the Kid and his gang. What has she gotten herself into? What kind of man has she married? Is there any way out?
Off to War by Sara R. Turnquist
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,340. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The impulsive Elizabeth is passionate about many things. Above all, her long time beau, John. When he enlists in the Union army as a surgeon. Determined to follow him through thick and thin, she joins the Sanitary Commission. When Elizabeth learns that John has gone to the front to save some wounded soldiers, she knows the decision she must make to ensure John makes it back alive.
I'll Be Seeing You by Eileen Charbonneau
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,480. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Luke Kayenta and his childhood friend Nantai Riggs are young shepherds of the Navajo reservation in Arizona. They volunteer for an experiment: to come up with an uncrackable code based on their language to be used by the US as it enters World War II.
Tinseltown Confidential: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood by Martin Turnbull
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,900. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
As America embraces the 1950s, television is poaching Hollywood’s turf and Joseph McCarthy forces exiled screenwriter Marcus Adler fights to finally clear his name. Hollywood Reporter Kathryn Massey knows a secret that might take down a charismatic figure out to intimidate the film industry. When “Confidential” magazine arrives, Gwendolyn Brick figures she’s got nothing to hide - until she does.
The Hawk: Part Eleven by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
As Marek and Klaudia are reunited, John Doe begins his journey home. A stranger facilitates the return of John’s memories, but for Marek, Klaudia’s presence stirs mixed emotions that erupt in passion shared, then recriminations suffered by both. Lynne celebrates a loved one’s homecoming as Marek wonders if Klaudia is lost to him forever.
The Visit by Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
An unexpected visit doesn't mean it was appreciated. This is a story based on a real milk jug which was given as a wedding present in 1909. The names have been changed to protect the innocent, Irene.
Rock Hands by Gene Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,360. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
“Rock Hands” is a powerfully moving piece of a man’s journey set in the late depression era American, where Gerald Williams competes in the rough and tumble world of illegally staged bare-knuckle fighting. Success in the ring has bought Gerald wealth, pain, and two sisters fighting for his love. All set against the backdrop of a small town forced into hosting the bare-knuckle Fight of the Century.
All Up: Odyssey of the Rocketmen by J. W. Rinzler
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 231,010. Language: American English. Published: May 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(4.00 from 1 review)
The perfect epic gift for Father’s Day! ALL UP is the thrilling behind-the-scenes saga of the first Space Age, which dramatizes the lives of its three Godfathers: Faustian engineer Wernher von Braun, occultist/explosive specialist Jack Parsons, and secret titan/principal designer Sergei Pavlovich Korolev—as told by the author who brought you the amazing stories behind STAR WARS and INDIANA JONES.
The Life and Death of Blinstrubs by Bill Russo
Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
The life and times of one of America's most successful nightclubs - Blinstrub's Village. Follow the story of the venue and its glittering stars from the beginning right through to the tragic and needless end. Bill Russo draws the tale from his memories as a student in Boston's Kenmore Square in the 1960s as well as from a personal relationship to one of the key players in the club's orchestra.
Gray Gold by Shawn D. Mahaney
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It was 1943 in San Diego. Rationing was still new. Smuggling is something much older. Millions of people sought their fortunes in the wartime American west. Nicolas Guyon is among them. When a routine security job goes haywire, Nick must build a team from scratch to take on a powerful industrial giant. Luckily for him, there are scoundrels to spare on all sides of the booming black market world.
The Secret of Their Midnight Tears by Austin Gisriel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,610. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Their innocence swept away by the events at Pearl Harbor, five friends must find a way to maintain laughter and love even as they are asked to save the world. What was it like to be young in that fateful summer of 1941? Order now to return in time and take this moving journey. This e-book contains links to historic references as well as a study guide.
For the Duration by Sarah Spence
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,140. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
An historical patriotic novel set during World War II, a love story and action adventure with a foray into Acadian Culture. Young love is tested during the horrific chaos of war.
The Train Now Leaving by Vivienne Barker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,740. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Four women, journey through life between 1905 and 1945—a mentally, physically, and financially draining period, leaving behind the Boer and Crimean wars of the late 1800s, thrust too soon into WW1, the Crash of 1929, and then just ten years later, WW2. Women had to be strong, raising their voices to be heard, coping with loss, deprivation, and fear...