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Haunting at Ocean House: A James Murray Mystery
Price: $5.87 USD. Words: 91,800. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
Los Angeles. 1939. Writer James Murray and his wife, a famed newspaper reporter, set out to investigate a famous mystic who holds seances for the rich and powerful of Hollywood in this, the fifth and concluding James Murray Mystery. Someone is trying to convince others that the dead niece of a famous actress is out for revenge. Can James and his wife team up to solve the mystery?
An Insignificant Fort
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
A novella that explores how Fort McHenry repels the British Navy during the 1814 Battle of Baltimore, as seen through the eyes of an 18 year old militiaman. Benny Stuart's father, imprisoned on a British Navy ship 7 years ago, is on one of the invading ships, and Benny sets out to rescue him. But first they must survive the naval bombardment of Fort McHenry.
Chane
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,380. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Chane — a giant of a man, born a slave but so powerful he drove fear like a stake into the heart of the men who opposed him. Chane — filled with a lust and passion that drove women mad. A novel of the old South, of plantations and sex, violence, and darkness from Norman Gant — in the tradition of THE PLANTATION by George McNeill.
Encampment: A Novel of Race and Reconciliation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,620. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In July 1913, Civil War veterans came to Gettysburg for a now-forgotten, week-long reunion that ended in a gesture of reconciliation between North and South. Encampment asks what if black veterans had been in attendance? What if not just blue and gray but also black and white had battled through their hatred and regrets, laid down their hurts and found a way to heal history?
Patriots and Rebels
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,640. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
PATRIOTS AND REBELS shines light on aspects of the Civil War largely neglected in historical fiction. It is told through the voices and experiences of Tom Files, a Union soldier from Alabama, and his fourteen year old daughter, Fannie, who survived the war at home with her mother and young sisters.
The First Christmas After the War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
Christmas, 1945. The terrible years of war are finally over and millions of American solders, sailors, and airmen will be reunited with their families in time for this glorious holiday season. Join the Coleman family as the years of non-stop worrying and being apart from one another finally come to an end, and each one prepares for what lies ahead following: The First Christmas After the War
Gettysburg 1913: The Complete Novel of the Great Reunion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,970. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
A USA Today bestseller June 29-July 4, 1913: To commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Battle of Gettysburg, more than 50,000 aging Civil War Veterans converge on the scene of that titanic battle half a century earlier in an occasion of healing that was known as The Great Reunion.
Unfinished Business
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,760. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
Roseanne DeMarco’s brief wartime affair with Frank Donaldson back in 1942 faded away as quickly as it began. But what will happen in the summer of 1951 when her husband goes away to fight in the Korean War, just as Frank Donaldson reappears on the scene?
Thanksgiving, 1942
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,290. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
Take a trip back in time to spend the first Thanksgiving of WWII with the Coleman family and the return home the two older sons--Jonathan and Joseph--for a brief holiday furlough in the middle of their Army Air Forces training... and what they know will be their last Thanksgiving at home for a long while. Join the Coleman family during the days leading up to the first Thanksgiving of the war.
History of Murders Committed in Fairbury, Illinois
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,780. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Every town has its fair share of murders. In Fairbury's almost 160 years of existence, there have been eight recorded murders. This short story reviews the associated history behind each of these murder cases. If you are interested in early Fairbury area history, this short story will help you understand the history
Found Note
Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A 1300-word short story about a man who discovers an old note intentionally hidden in an old Charlotte apartment. He then follows the mysterious note's directions.
SNAFU: Everyone Has Their Demons
Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 11 reviews)
The South Pacific - 1942 When most of Matt Turner's fighter squadron is destroyed by Japanese Zeroes with demonic protection, he expects his after-action report to land him in the loony bin. Instead, he finds himself recruited by a shadowy government agency to test a supernatural countermeasure before the Japanese strike a deathblow against the U.S. Navy and win the war in the Pacific theater.
Little Boxes
Series: A Jack Hunter Mystery, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,100. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Questionable deaths of children buried in the Key West Cemetery have gone unanswered for years. Rumors point to a pair of doctors from an old and prominent Key West family as being responsible. Hearsay? Or something more substantial? Jack Hunter determines to find the truth. And soon realizes that he has taken on more than he can handle....
The Ones They Left Behind
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 57,740. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Ones They Left Behind is a sweeping, riveting, historically accurate account of post-Civil War America told through the journey of Harriman Hickenlooper, a Union veteran who sets off on a one-man peace march to heal the wounds of a bitter and divided country by retracing his steps on Sherman's March to the Sea.
Saratoga
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,970. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1777 Captain Jamie Skoyles is part of a British army intent on destroying the American rebels and ending their resistance once and for all. Under the command of General Burgoyne, a huge force sets out from Canada but it is soon handicapped by hot weather, debilitating disease and a series of costly military blunders. This is a stirring novel about a nation’s struggle for independence.
Valley Forge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,230. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A sequel to SARATOGA. Imprisoned in Boston with the defeated army, Captain Jamie Skoyles escapes with Elizabeth Rainham, the woman he loves, and, after a series of adventures, reaches Philadelphia where the British army has camped for the winter. Washington’s men, by contrast, have to endure the freezing cold of Valley Forge and are dogged by a lack of food and other resources.
Ready Reference Treatise: My Brother Sam Is Dead
Series: Ready Reference Treatises ยท Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
The author had particularly written this novel to recreate a particular moment in the Civil War. The story has been presented from a child’s viewpoint. However, the book is sometimes offensive.
Tunnel 6
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. 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
Price: $1.99 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
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.