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Fiction » Historical » USA
Flashman and Madison's War by Robert Brightwell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,290. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
It is an extraordinary tale of an almost forgotten war, with inspiring leaders, incompetent commanders, a future American president, terrifying warriors (and their equally intimidating women), brave sailors, trigger-happy madams and a girl in a wet dress who could have brought a city to a standstill.
Episode 6 - Calum's Duel by Leigh Barker
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,830. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Clan: Season 2, Episode 6. Calum’s Duel A Bitesize 1-hour Read. The shaman’s son, Catahecassa, has joined Calum and John as they race to catch up with the French battalion that has ransacked the fort and dragged away the men, women and children who called it home. This time they’re facing Colonel Dutronc and his ruthlessness borders on insanity. M’be Calum’s luck has finally run out.
Kismet~Nesselorette The Beginning A Novella Book 2 by Clem Maddox
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,440. Language: American English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Kismet grew to be the most powerful and nefarious swamp voodoo witchcraft woman of the black arts known around the Louisiana bayou swamps. Her legacy was born from a hatred of losing the once in a lifetime opportunity to rise from poverty into royalty. Her madness spanned more than one hundred years in search of the hidden wealth stolen from the de Broglie royalty family.
Nesselorette The Book A Novella Trilogy Book 1 by Clem Maddox
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,290. Language: American English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
A female child is left in a basket with a book outside of the Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital in New York City one dreary winter night in 1965. Nesslorette escaped the Foster Care System at the age of seventeen in possession of the book written in an unknown language, unaware the book contained information of her royal heritage.
Easter at Glosser's by Robert Jeschonek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA
Step back in time to Easter, 1935 at Glosser Bros. Department Store in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Every child gets a free baby chick for the holiday, and a rabbit comes with the purchase of each boys’ suit. When eight-year-old Owen Talisman gets his free Easter pets, life with his special new bunny takes a surprising twist that changes everything.
The Iconic Series by Steve Akley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
Bigfoot. Paul Bunyan. Abraham Lincoln. The legendary and mysterious Cliff Cave in suburban St. Louis County. The Iconic Series features three of Steve Akley’s short stories involving iconic lexicons from popular culture, folklore and American history. These tales come from Steve Akley’s Commuter Series – the perfect length for one or two rides to work. Each has a unique approach and different
Catcher's Keeper by JD Spero
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,550. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
What if Holden Caulfield could have met Mark David Chapman, learned of his plan to kill John Lennon, and tried to prevent the assassination? Inspired by The Catcher in the Rye and true events surrounding Lennon's death, Catcher's Keeper offers an alternate history that will keep you guessing until the very end.
The Runaway by Terry Kay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,070. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tom and Son Jesus, two 12-year-old boys--one black and one white born the same hour of the same day--are best friends who spend their days dreaming, fishing, and trying to escape work. But their fun comes to an abrupt halt when they discover a human bone. This work is set in the 1940s and uses the relationships of two boys as a springboard for the beginning of desegregation in the South.
Ella Wood (Ella Wood, 1) by Michelle Isenhoff
Price: Free! Words: 95,130. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Candle Star Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Historical » USA
As North and South sweep toward war, Emily must battle her father's traditional expectations in a personal bid for freedom. Her assumptions about slavery have been shattered, and her dream of attending university has blossomed into fierce ambition. Meanwhile, the real fight may lie within her heart, which stubbornly refuses to accept that a choice for indendence must be a choice against love.
Jesusita by Ronald L. Ruiz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,600. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Jesusita is the story of immigrants—legal and illegal—trying to survive in California in the years after World War II. The interrelated lives of these people provide a complex, sometimes violent, and often tragic image of American poverty within the nation’s postwar boom.
Two Psychics in a Typhus Epidemic by Kenny Jackson
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
“It was the year of our Lord 1837; the city was Philadelphia. I was a schoolmaster by trade, a psychic by hobby, and in bed by typhus.”
Aunt Ketty's Voice by Chris Cherry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » USA
We join a story in progress after our unknown journal author finds a treasure trove of hand-made books that had belonged to a much-loved aunt. This short story is a charming tale about lost love, families, discovery, and carrying the past forward into the future.
Eureka Valley - Grandfathers' Grandfathers by Lisa Doerr
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 94,320. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Who won America’s Civil War? Lycurgus Bell and the 100,000 Southern soldiers who fought for Abraham Lincoln thought they knew. They were wrong. Eureka Valley – Grandfathers' Grandfathers tells their story. Dozens of informative hyperlinks enrich this eBook. Readers who love Jane Smiley, E.L. Doctorow or Geraldine Brooks will feel right at home with this magical telling of American history.
Enlisting Redemption by D. Allen Henry
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 88,150. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Sutherland Saga Part 3. When twenty-one year old college student Trevor Sutherland enlists Rebecca Carey to perform in a birthday party performance, it leads to a heinous crime. Her subsequent disappearance will ultimately send Trevor on a decade long quest for redemption, one fraught with intrigue, deception, and ultimately murder.
Forever by Christopher Williams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,580. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Uninvited and unwanted changes can shatter a young person's life. In Forever, 13 year-old Ben Stuart faces coming of age under these challenges. Humor, nostalgia and hope mingle with sadness in this novella set in the early 1970s.
Literature Help: Yonnondio: From the Thirties by Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
The novel revolves around the struggles faced by the Holbrook family during the 1920s. The story is basically about the life of the working-class family. It also deals with the themes such as socioeconomic order, motherhood, and the pre-depression era.
Floating the Balloon Bombs by Brian S. Wheeler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
Sheriff Conrad looks upon the deflated oddity discovered behind a compound of mobile homes and fears the bombs connected to that fallen and decayed balloon will force his community to reappear on the road map. He convenes his neighbors, and the villagers decide the best plan in coping with the bombs' dangers is restoring that balloon so their village might simply return the oddity to the wind.
My Father the God by D. Allen Henry
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 87,860. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sutherland Saga Part 5. Having completed his first year at Harvard University in Boston, Scotsman Sloan Stewart begins the summer of 1941 working at an inn with his friends James, Isolde and Sabrina. But entanglements lead to a shocking event that will transform each of them irrevocably. Suffering through deception, war, and personal loss, can Sloan ever surmount the errors of his youth?