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Fiction » Historical » USA
Boats Against the Current by John Logue
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
Screaming Jenny by Becky Muth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
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 by Kate Gray
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 by Katie Hanrahan
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 by Georgiann Baldino
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 by Colin Mustful
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.
Rose Of Skibbereen Book Four: Rosie by John McDonnell
Series: Rose Of Skibbereen, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,120. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The fourth book in the Rose Of Skibbereen saga, this one follows the family through the 1960s. The main character, Rosie Morley, ends up in Swinging London in time for the birth of British rock 'n’ roll. At the same time, her son Pete is getting shot at in Vietnam. And Mercy, the stepsister Rosie has never met, comes back to Philadelphia. Each person faces a different crisis in this installment.
One More Time by Anthony Skur, Jr
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,570. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » USA
The Air Force doesn’t want him but the CIA does...to ferry Corsair fighters to the French for their battle against the Viet Minh. The wing man he chooses has a skiing accident. The logical alternative is his friend’s beautiful wife Tina. The routine ferry missions become combat missions. Their friendship becomes a never ending challenge for Bartholomew, the guardian angel.
For Love’s Sake by O'Neil De Noux
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
For over a hundred years, New Orleanians have settled affairs of honor at Dueling Oaks in the City Park (formerly the Allard Plantation). In the early years, none dare refuse a challenge. It was the Code Duello. This changed after the city became American.
Pearl River by John Jackson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,090. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Virginia-born physician returns from a surgical apprenticeship in Paris, vowing to avenge his father's death at the defense of Washington in the War of 1812. Returning by way of the Gulf of Mexico, he travels along the Pearl River searching for General Andrew Jackson's army. Befriended by Choctaw Indians, he is guided to the army and joins to participate in the Battle of New Orleans.
Sinner-Saints by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Brash, outspoken, Lillian Hellman follows her own truth. Even when that truth costs her love. When the dark days of Communist blacklisting threaten everything Hellman has built, she must decide whether her truth will carry her, or if she will, as Hammett once warned, sell out her friends to save herself.
Herald Square by Jefferson Flanders
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,330. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In Herald Square, New York City newspaperman Dennis Collins finds himself caught up in the twilight struggle between American and Soviet intelligence agencies in the early Cold War. The Huffington Post described the novel as “Jimmy Breslin meets John le Carré” and the Washington Times called it “well-written, action packed and engrossing.”
A Divided State: A Civil War Novel by Joe G Poindexter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,290. Language: Simple English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Romance
With the start of the Civil War, Willis and three of his boyhood friends agree; if Arkansas, a slave state, secedes as other Southern states have, and if it’s invaded by Union troops, they will defend the state, their homes and farms. While they don’t believe in slavery, they won’t stand by and see a Northern army destroy their beloved state. They eventually participate in the Battle of Pea Ridge.
Occupy Savannah Sequel to Coffee Bluff by Willard White
Price: Free! Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
In late December 1864, Sherman's troops occupy Savannah which is full of Confederate spies. Luke, Chester and Julia collide once again. Luke is a Union spy with a mission: He must spread the dis-information that Sherman intends to move next on Augusta and Charleston, when actually Sherman's next target is Columbia, the capitol of South Carolina.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 2, The East by Kevin B Parsons
Price: Free! Words: 29,660. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
America teems with history and culture. Volume II of the five book series follows the same theme of ten short stories, taking place in the eastern seaboard. The tales, both historic and current, reflect the American way of life.
The Sugar House by Jean Scheffler
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,640. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A gripping historical fiction that will transport you back in time to the Detroit of the 1920's- a world of Speakeasies, Gangsters, Auto Barons, Flappers, Lawlessness and Innovation. The Sugar House exemplifies one's inner desire to remain true to faith and family while navigating the rocky waters that surround adulthood's needs, wants, pressures and aspirations.
The Woman Behind the Letters by Laura Lee McKellips
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
You read her letters in Cursed Soldier; now find out what happened to Kathryn between Benjamin's letters and the war.
Let's Scare Mom by Rob Wood
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,810. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Let’s Scare Mom looks back through my eyes at the 1950s and lays open some of my more memorable adventures growing up on a ranch with two brothers and my best friend, confidant and canine companion…Snorkie. Laced throughout the chapters is an unmistakable message addressing family dynamics that will surely conjure up events of your own childhood.
Loving the Lawman by Kianna Alexander
Series: Roses of Ridgeway, Book 3. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 38,040. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A Budding Love... A Town in Jeopardy Just as Noah begins to woo Valerie, a rash of crime invades the usually peaceful environment of Ridgeway. When the safety of the innocent citizens of town becomes more threatened than ever before, Noah must find a way to protect them, and the woman he loves.