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Fiction » Historical » USA
The Lincoln Stalker by Steve Akley
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » USA
A chance discovery of journals on an Indiana farm from an individual who knew Abraham Lincoln for over 45 years, sheds some light on a few aspects which hadn’t been covered before. Thorton Andrew Davis VIII, the great-great-great-great-great grandson of the man who wrote the journals partnered with noted author Steve Akley to present these stories to the public for the first time.
Palmetto Empire by David Hardy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,750. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014 by James Reasoner. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
A classic historical adventure novel set during the First Seminole War, packed with color, action, violence, and romance. Sweeping the reader into another time and place, it tells a compelling tale filled with realistic, intriguing characters and vividly captures a little-known but vital turning point in the history of the American nation.
Flint Bluff, an American Saga by James Duermeyer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,730. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Flint Bluff, an historical fiction novel, has received high praise as an extraordinary saga which follows three generations in the lives of several families as they settle a frontier community on the Mississippi River in the upper Midwest. The author incorporates events of humor, character-building, pathos, love, war, crime, and spirituality in this exciting, entertaining and informative book.
The New Men by Jon Enfield
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,430. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tony Grams comes to America at the start of the twentieth century, set on becoming a new man. He lands a job at the Ford Motor Company that puts him at the center of a daring social and economic experiment. Ford offers to double the standard wage for men who will be thrifty, sober, and dedicated--and will let Ford investigators into their homes to confirm it...
Under the Almond Trees by Linda Ulleseit
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,600. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Under the Almond Trees is the novelized account of three ordinary women who lived extraordinary lives in early California. One learns independence when she is widowed and must lead men. Another desires a career in a man’s field. The third wants only a traditional family—until her husband refuses to pay for their daughter’s college education. Their legacy resounds beyond family.
Instrument of Justice by R.G. Crossley
Series: Jazz Stiletto, Private Eye. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Historical » USA
Meet John "Jazz" Stiletto. It's 1950 Los Angeles on the eve of the Korean conflict when a would be starlet is found murdered. Military Polceman, Jazz Stiletto, is ordered to assist the LAPD investigation. Jazz soon discovers a dark conspiracy that requires a man of his special talents. This story was originally published by Over My Dead Body on-line Mystery Magazine.
A Whole Other World "Life in the Shadows of Prison" by Chip Valley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,230. Language: American English. Published: May 16, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
Vietnam vet Carter takes a job as a prison guard, immersing himself in the world of hardened inmates, cramped cells and locked doors. He learns the routines, uncovers the deceptions and takes on the challenges of prison life. Inmates lie, cheat, steal, gamble, and commit assault and rape—all daily occurrences faced by the correctional staff. To survive, Carter must earn the inmates’ respect
For Love of Banjo by Sarah J. McNeal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,540. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Deceit stands between Banjo Wilding’s love for Maggie O’Leary and his search for the father he never knew.
Tycoon by Terry Pringle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,780. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Business, Fiction » Historical » USA
Billy Brewster is in line to take over the family business, but he finds a young upstart named Stanley is not only ready to take his place in the family business but with Billy’s girlfriend as well. "Tycoon" follows the three of them through boom and bust in a book that Stanley Marcus of Neiman Marcus fame called “a splendid book about an industry that has long suffered from a lack of understandi
Lily's Ride: Saving her Father from the Ku Klux Klan by Michael W. Perry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,660. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
It's sunset in rural North Carolina just after the Civil War. Lily's parents are away when an anonymous note warns the Klan intends to kill her father that very night. To rescue him, Lily must ride her father's thoroughbred stallion on the same roads over which a hundred Klansmen from three counties are traveling. The San Francisco Chronicle wrote that: "The night ride of young Lily Servosse
The Legend of Little Eagle by Florian Rochat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,810. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
Hélène Marchal discovers that she owes her life to a US aviator, John Philip Garreau. In 1944 in France, he had acted in a heroic way, sacrificing himself to avoid the destruction of a house with his almost uncontrolable plane. Hélène's mother, then a child, was inside. Hélène goes to Montana. She will piece together the life and journey of a young man nicknamed Little Eagle. A story on destiny.
The Crowns Vengeance by Andrew Clawson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,410. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
For 300 years, America has been under assault, the enemy silent, unseen. In the august halls of the Ivy League, a scholar uncovers shocking evidence of an unimaginable betrayal. Written by America's first spy, Paul Revere, Dr. Erika Carr soon finds herself racing to stay alive while unraveling a conspiracy that stretches from the halls of Wall Street to oil-soaked sands of the Middle East.
Apron Strings by Mary Morony
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,100. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A seven-year old well-to-do white girl and her family’s black maid overcome the deep-seated hatred and the segregation embedded in their 1950’s era southern culture proving that love sees no color. Where you taught to hate people of another color when you were young? We don’t come hating we learn it!
A Shade of Difference by Allen Drury
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 by David Wyant
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 by Carolyn P. Schriber
Series: The Grenville Sagas, 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 by Ebonye Octavia Gussine
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 by John A. Peak
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.