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Fiction » Historical » USA
Shades of Gray (Annotated Edition, The Lost Chapters) by Jessica James
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 204,650. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Honor & conviction clash with loyalty & love in this epic Civil War love story that pits brother against brother. Chronicles the clash of a Confederate officer with a Union spy as they defend their beliefs, their country, & their honor. Called “a riveting piece of historical fiction” by the Midwest Book Review & often compared to Gone w/the Wind, this novel has become a cherished classic.
A Burnished Rose - Book I by Christine Keleny
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » General
Book II of the Rose Series: Today women have a glass ceiling. In the 1930s that ceiling was made of wood, so following your dream only took you so far—especially if you went against societal norms and what your friends and family told you you should or should not do. This is the story told in A Burnished Rose, the much-anticipated sequel to the award-winning Rosebloom.
What Child Is This? by Gilbert M. Stack
Price: Free! Words: 11,350. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
In the Depression Era Midwest, a lost boy, a grieving mother, and a small town deputy sheriff try to bring about a Christmas miracle.
Stick Figures by Carol Kehlmeier
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,420. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016 by WoolysWagon ePublishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
You've seen them. Stick Figures. Walking through life but, differently. Mattie deals with them every day. A young girl, she can't understand why her life is different from other children she meets. Loving fathers and mothers are curiosities. Why were hers so different? Who am I? Not lovable. Not pretty. She must be the reason for her mother’s 'purple' times, she is certain. She is not.
Once Upon A Tee: A Golf Story by William Willis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,640. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Historical » USA
This stirring tale of survival and hope chronicles the journey of two friends from the horrors of World War II to a quest for athletic mastery. Boudreaux and Johnny try to overcome their post-war bitterness with the help of new friends and an antique golf club. Did golf save them, or did they save golf?
The American Dream by Russell Baker
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In this striking adventure for readers of all ages, Kaitlyn O’Connor, along with her friend Sam and their history teacher Robert Bacon set out to travel back in time on a rescue mission and fight a ruthless enemy in another century, to defeat those determined to destroy their beloved America.
The Last Red-Line Brig by Peter Carini
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,870. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Meet Joe Carini: youthful renegade, independent thinker, compassionate husband and corpsman of the US Navy as the Vietnam War begins to surface. Joe was never the ambitious type. He liked to keep his head down and do an honest day's work whilst dreaming of seeing Europe. He wasn't interested in war, or in learning discipline in the US Navy
Mayday by Christopher Carr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,430. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
A series of gruesome murders take place in the Midwest, all seemingly connected to the shootings of nine Kent State students by the Ohio National Guard in 1970. Mayday features a feisty FBI agent on the case who fears that her absent father is involved in the murders, flashbacks to that fateful day at Kent State, and a final nail-biting chase scene where the past comes full circle.
Like Knights of Old by Eileen Gonzalez
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
Like Knights of Old is the inspiring tale of Alice Jung, a Chinese-American teenager who learns to take life's obstacles by the throat and squeeze until it gives her at least some of what she wants. Oh, and a sea monster. Can't have an uplifting story about overcoming obstacles without a sea monster, after all.
Legend of Shane McLean ~ Quest for Vengeance by Ian McLean
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,800. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Western
At fifteen, Frank “Shane” McLean covets a commission in the Texas Rangers. With the shadow of civil war on the country’s doorstep, he uncovers a dark family secret. His God-fearing father Kirby is an Illuminati henchman and hired assassin for the secret society. When his father is killed in front of him, Shane begins a violent quest for revenge...
Over the Course of a Lifetime by J. G. Woodward
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,660. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
The historical fiction novel was written before same sex union became federally recognized in the USA, giving a riveting account of what life was like before the LGBTQ community had the same civil rights as other citizens - with a twist - in this story, only 10% of the population is heterosexual.
Mulberry Bend, Aisling's Story by Karen Dean Benson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,820. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
On the eve of the Battle of Gettysburg, as Northern and Southern military troops are gathering, Aisling O’Quinn musters the courage to escape the dreadful farm where she lives. Can Aisling overcome the influence of her disastrous past? Is she strong enough to take control of the drastic changes and unfortunate circumstances she is about to face? Will her unresolved memories cripple her?
Real Treasures by Carol Kehlmeier
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,690. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2016 by WoolysWagon ePublishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Barbara promised her father to keep Brewster Family Dry Cleaner open. She says it is her ‘calling’, but it has become her obsession–and not the only one. Written from the viewpoint of Maggie, nine years old and big sister to Sophie, seven, life in a decaying Ohio downtown springs to life in all its wonder and harsh reality. Will Barbara realize the treasure right in front of her?
Return to High Grade by D Lincoln Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,190. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
The year is 1872, and there’s talk of building the railroad across the mountains of Colorado. Life has settled into a routine for Sheriff Ben Jones, but soon crime, terror, and political ambitions disrupt the sleepy town of High Grade. Friendships and loyalties are tested when the sheriff seeks help from the community. Will Ben and Molly endure their life’s many new challenges?
Charlotte and the Twelve: A Steele Secrets Story by Andi Cumbo-Floyd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,010. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
A teen with a secret. A decades-old murder. Their past could change her future. If you like richly researched history, inspiring characters, and sensitive explorations of our cultural past, then you’ll love the second book of the Steele Secrets series from Andi Cumbo-Floyd.
War and Cold War by Jack R. Williams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,270. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
The book is about a military family during WWII through the Cold War. Their background and history touches the highlights of WWII, then winnows its history down to that of the Cold War and an over-flight. One recognizes and develops a metaphor with the Rime of the Ancient Mariner, a lyrical ballad or poem that captures both the exaltation and the misery of their lives.
Raptor Civil War Voyage of a Clipper Ship by Thomas G. Baker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,480. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
It is October 10th 1860 two young men find themselves on a Louisiana levee in the middle of the night cold, destitute, and the sole survivors of a steamboat explosion. It is just the first in a series of events that will forever change their lives and propel them on a voyage of adventure, romance, mutiny, and treasure.
Nazi Saboteurs on the Bayou by Steven Burgauer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,490. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
A dead German in a whorehouse bed. A pair of bloated corpses floating in a Mississippi bayou. A mysterious notebook filled with unknown codes and hand drawn maps. A Mafia Don helping the Allies seek revenge on the Fascists. A series of anagrams challenging the code-breaking talents of the brilliant minds at Bletchley Park. A Nazi plot to sabotage the production of Higgins landing craft.
A Taste Of My Thoughts Our Flag by Steve Lake
Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Historical » USA
A poetic thought on Veterans day for all those that have sacrificed. Serving our country is more than self. The flag stands for more than just freedom and should be respected not being tossed around and burned by those that aren't willing to do and to give beyond self. Please enjoy and happy Veterans day!
Alibi Interrupted by J.L. Pattison
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
TIME TRAVEL ALWAYS HAS ITS CONSEQUENCES When Stewart Hudson travels back in time to stop Lee Harvey Oswald from killing President Kennedy, things don't go as planned. Not only does Stewart unwittingly become Oswald's alibi, he also finds himself stuck in 1963 with no way home. When Stewart's future progeny attempts to intervene, everyone involved learns that time travel always has consequences.