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A Shade of Difference
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 306,300. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Historical » USA
The sequel to the Pulitzer Prize winning bestseller Advise and Consent. From Allen Drury, the 20th Century grand master of political fiction, a novel of the United Nations and the racial friction that could spark a worldwide powderkeg. International tensions rise as ambassadors and politicians scheme, using the independence of a small African nation as the focal point for hidden agendas.
Side Door to Heaven for Hemingway
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 173,380. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Even though suicide kept him out of the main gate, Ernest wrangled a way into Heaven's side door. He also gives us a beautifully captivating flashback to his most idyllic summer up in Michigan, 1917.
Damned Yankee
Series: The Grenville Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,690. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
America’s Civil War was more than a political disaster. It was a human tragedy, and everyone – North and South, young and old, black and white, rich and poor – everyone was caught up in that broken world. Yet somehow the victims held on to the hope that love for one another could mend the tears in the fabric of their lives. These are their stories.
Somewhat Close To Normal
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,020. Language: American English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » General
A novel about the fragility of the human connection. A cast of multicultural characters learn to live life after loss in a post-9/11 New York City.
Look Away
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 255,000. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
The 14-year-old Confederate private and the young slave laborer knew each other before the war but would not have called each other friends. The soldier is struggling to stay alive day by bloody day but finds himself dragged into the slave's determined effort pry his young family out of bondage.
Searching for Lady Luck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014 by esKape ePress, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Every time a pretty lady named Rose Sheffield appears, good things happen for Charlie Brannigan.
20-20: A Retrospective View Of The Near Future
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,820. Language: American English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The United States is no more. The North American continent, devastated by dictatorship, internal sabotage, civil wars, massive pillage and ruinous invasion and occupation, is reduced to a backwater region of the World Government. Yet resistance remains, and when Jonathan Elliot Hale returns from overseas duty, he takes command, and the term resistance takes on a new meaning.
Orphans and Inmates
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
Orphans and Inmates is the first novel in a series about the Sloane sisters and their experiences at the Erie County Almshouse and the Orphan Asylum In Buffalo, New York. The story explores the largely ignored origins of the social welfare system in the United States through the experiences of those who were most profoundly affected by poverty, namely women and children.
Spirit Elk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
The Speaker of Legends gathers the tribe’s children around the campfire to tell them a story from the old times –about their people’s greatest hunter, and about the origin of the great Spirit Elk that haunts the forests still…
Through The Storm
Series: The Wades of Crawford County, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Historical » USA
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The Wade family saga continues in Through The Storm, a work of historical fiction set in post-Civil War Missouri. Love reigns in the home of Leann and Ralph Wade, although tested many times during the course of their marriage. Leann and Ralph struggle to overcome the storms of life through faith, courage, and commitment to each other.
Soldiers in the Sun: Sgt. Smith in the Campaign for Sicily
Series: Sgt. Smith World War II, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,490. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
In this second volume of the Sgt. Smith World War II trilogy, we find First Squad on the hot and rocky island of Sicily as the Allies plan to take and hold the island in order to better control shipping in the Mediterranean and as a jumping off point for the invasion of Italy. Based on fact and stories my father told me.
Baptism of Fire: Sgt. Smith in the North African Campaign
Series: Sgt. Smith World War II, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,520. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
This first volume in the Sgt. Smith WWII trilogy follows a squad of First Infantry Division soldiers to the Tunisian desert of North Africa in their first experience of war. As members of the "Big Red One," the most famous division in the American army, they do battle with Rommel's Africa Corps, as well as the 10th and 21st Panzer Divisions. Based on fact and stories my father told me.
Blessings From A Tree
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,500. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
As Jenny Macrae returns to the farmhouse from a secret rendezvous she suddenly realizes the kerchief with her name embroidered upon it is missing. If the lost article is found by the slave catcher it will certainly expose her secret, revealing her crime. It will also bring to light her family’s differing beliefs in slavery, further dividing the close-knit family as the calls for war grow louder.
Boats Against the Current
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,740. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Set in the riotous 60s, published by Little Brown in '87, a novel of a people's governor and a Southern reporter still resonates with the moral choices strong people face. "... A powerful, intriguing tale of the South in its recent time of troubles. Master storyteller that he is, Mr. Logue weaves a narrative of newspapering, politics, and violence that crackles with suspense...." --Willie Morris
Sunken Dreams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,970. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
They thought they survived the impossible but now came the hardest part, living.
Screaming Jenny
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
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This short novel is one of 13 that belong to a larger work titled HAUNTED WOMEN OF THE APPALACHIANS. Vanessa and Nick are on train en route to the nation's capital is stalled in the historic town located within Harpers Ferry National Park. Will a poignant message from the past help put the newlyweds' future on less shaky ground, or are they doomed for disaster?
Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode Six
Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Augustus finds a very present reminder of his youth, which leads him to some startling conclusions.
The Liberty Flower
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,100. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014 by Newcastlewest Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Sarah Mahon has found success as a spy for the partisan militia, until Jack Ashford comes ashore. She leans that the enemy cannot be judged by the color of his coat because a man can change his colors, a notion her father denies. A sabotaged courtship ends with a rash act of rebellion and a face-saving marriage, but the war is not over and Jack is determined to win Sarah at any cost.
Journal of a Cavalry Bugler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,060. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
When Fort Sumter falls, nineteen-year-old Charlie Dickey convinces his father to let him join the Union army. The story traces Charlie’s Civil War service in the 4th Illinois Cavalry as General Sherman’s bugler, member of General Grant’s escort and fighting alongside African American troops.
Thy Eternal Summer: The U.S. - Dakota Conflict of 1862
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,330. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Thy Eternal Summer is a dramatic retelling of the events of the U.S. – Dakota Conflict of 1862 which took place in Mankato, Minnesota. The story is told through the eyes of Alfred Riggs, a young missionary who finds himself intertwined between the various and opposing sides of the conflict. The events and people are real and the story is largely historically accurate.