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Fiction » Historical » USA
Thanksgiving, 1942 by Alan Simon
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 by Dale Maley
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 by Mike Bozart
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 by Nick Carcano
Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.85 from 13 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 by Robert Coburn
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....
Whispering Wind by Rita Karnopp
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,610. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Pregnant and alone, Tsopo, Wind, leaves her Blackfoot people to save her lifelong friend, Kom-zit-api, An Honest Man, from untrue accusations. Kom-zit-api finds Wind and asks her to be his sits-beside-him wife. Before she can give him an answer, he dies saving her from Crow warriors. Trapper, Jake McKinney hears her cries and finds her down on a ledge, birthing a child that has arrived too soon.
The Ones They Left Behind by Antonio Elmaleh
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.
Valley Forge by David Garland
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.
Saratoga by David Garland
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.
Ready Reference Treatise: My Brother Sam Is Dead by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · 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 by Steve Bartholomew
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 by Jeanne Charters
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 by Augusta Trobaugh
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.
Young Love in Old Chicago by April Marcom
Price: Free! Words: 99,170. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Historical » USA
The holidays are drawing near in 1932 Chicago. The streets are lined with glittering lights. And Alexandra is falling desperately in love. But the young man who’s captured her heart has a dark secret that threatens to tear them apart. However, with a little help from Alexandra’s mob-obsessed sister, lots of secret letters, and a love deeper than the bottomless oceans, they just might make it.
Basis Points by Guy Herman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,740. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » Law » Banking
Basis Points: Searing New Novel Fictionalizes U.S. Govt-Sanctioned “LIBOR Scandal” – History’s Biggest, Little-Known Fraud. Meticulously researched and masterfully crafted by Guy Herman, ‘BASIS POINTS' fuses fact with fiction to recount history’s biggest “robbery”; a twenty-year ongoing fraud and collusion between major banks that was not only known to the U.S. Government, but fully supported.
Ready Reference Treatise: Kindred by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
There are few science fiction works about slavery, and that is what makes “Kindred” a unique book. The first person narrative also makes it unique among the science fiction books on the subject of slavery.
Promise & Honor by Kim Murphy
Price: Free! Words: 88,350. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
During the Civil War, Amanda Graham smuggles supplies for Confederacy. Although a rogue, William Jackson is fiercely loyal to Amanda. Samuel Prescott, a comrade before the war, fights for the Union. Sam clashes with Wil on more than the battlefield, when both fall in love with Amanda. Amanda struggles with the reality that her way of life has been altered forever by the growing storm.
A Time for Everything by Mysti Parker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 107,550. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015 by esKape ePress, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
When widow Portia McAllister sees an ad for a live-in tutor, she leaves everything behind in hopes of making a fresh start. But as a Confederate widow in a Union household, she is met with resentment from her new charge and her employer, war veteran Beau Stanford. Will Beau and Portia find their way into each other’s arms, or will they be swept away by raging forces beyond their control?
Ready Reference Treatise: The Killer Angels by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
The story describes the four days of the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War. On 30th of June, 1863, both the Union and the Confederacy troops move into battle near the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Courier by Terry Irving
Series: Freelancer. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » USA
Rick Putnam is racing for his life. A Vietnam veteran riding a motorcycle for a national news network, he's picked up something too hot to handle. So hot that a reporter and a camera crew has already been killed and a rogue CIA kill squad is on his tail. Stick with this charismatic character as he fights his way all the way to 1600 Pennsylvania in his battle for the truth.