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Fiction » Historical » USA
Buffalo Bill and the Magic Amulet by Timothy Ayers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Children’s books » Biographical / United States
Twelve-year-old Josh Brand finds an amulet while visiting the Buffalo Bill Museum. He begins an exciting adventure as a time traveler into the life of the most famous cowboy of our time--Buffalo Bill. Buffalo Bill Cody was born in LeClaire, Iowa where Josh Brand lives and where the real Buffalo Bill Museum exists. On his visits to the Museum Josh enters the Archive Room of the museum and steps int
Living the Blues by Timothy Paterson
Price: Free! Words: 46,810. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mike Howard's greatest desire was to experience the thrill of performing in a Jazz band. He was very interested in the history of jazz, especially the jazz era of the 1930's. He never dreamed that he would get the chance to fulfill his f=dream. His life would never be the same.
Choices by Laura Ware
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017 by JJ Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Preacher Joe Winters sees trouble ahead when Hank, a young man in his congregation, asks Winters to marry him and his pregnant girlfriend. Winters grows alarmed when he learns that Hank's girlfriend is a Negro. In Florida in 1961, interracial marriage isn't simply frowned upon - it is illegal. How can Winters find a way to please both man and God? And if he can't, who will he choose?
Ransom by Gilbert M. Stack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,420. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Historical » USA
Lynne Winters is a not-too-successful real estate attorney caught in the middle of the kidnapping of the century in the mid-sized American city of Slate. Entangled in the problem against her will, she finds herself hindered more than helped by the efforts of the police and the victim's self-centered family. Can no one but Lynn remember that a young boy's life is at stake.
That Tender Light: An Owen Family Novella by Marsha Ward
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this short novella, acclaimed author Marsha Ward tells the story of the Owen Family origins, describing in her delicate language the tender feelings of two people who need to find each other in a very small window of time.
Birds of Passage by Joe Giordano
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,000. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017 by HSE. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
An Italian Immigrant Coming of Age Story What turns the gentle mean, and the mean brutal? The thirst for wealth? The demand for respect? Vying for a woman? Birds of Passage recalls the Italian immigration experience at the turn of the twentieth-century when New York’s streets were paved with violence and disappointment.
A Prisoner's Dilemma by Matthew Karabache
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Desperate not to end up just like his father, a felon struggles with what may turn out to be the worst decision of his life. This story was my second round entry in NYC Midnight‘s 2017 Short Story Challenge. The writing prompts in my brief were: Historical Fiction | A Tunnel | A New Father.
The Poker Club by Zander Buckingham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
The old poker club wasn't what it used to be. The seen players each lost out on their comfortable old age plans. Each differently, but still they all lost. Then at their regular game on Thursday, June 12, 1974 they decided to get even with the system that they felt had failed them. This story deals with the results for each man.
The Wing Walker by Ian Wilson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
As his grandfather lies gravely ill in hospital, a man recalls the amazing story of how his grandfather and grandmother met. Set in the whirlwind post- WW2 era.
The Leap Year Boy by Marc Simon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
What makes Alex so remarkable is that even though he’s full-term at birth, he weighs just two pounds one ounce, and is nine inches long. Despite his size, Alex is perfectly healthy. However, his body grows at one-fourth the rate of a normal child—so that after one year, he’s the size of a three-month-old—but his mind grows much quicker.
Women at War: Stories & Poems by Linda Maye Adams
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Desert Storm war veteran Linda Maye Adams shows the diversity of what war is like for the women who deploy in this collection of short stories and poetry. The stories run from "First Night," and "Between Black and White," because war seldom ends when the war does. The poems include "A Woman Goes to War" and "The Lonely Sounds of War."
Mud Puddlers by Shaun Bailey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,370. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
William Black isn’t content pouring Hoover Dam's concrete. He’s more concerned with running an underground lottery complete with runners, middle men—the works. The only thing standing in his way is the boomtown's mayor. He'd love nothing more than to send Black to the very back of the bread line, or worse. He could cement Black's legacy as a warning to every gangster intent on creating Sin City.
Rivalry & Romance (In Mammoth Spring, AR book 1) by Regina Tittel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,080. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Inspirational
Sparks fly between rivals Olivia Tolivar and Frederick Sterling. Yet when a shared passion to educate the less fortunate draws them together, Frederick’s competitive nature vanishes as he begins to appreciate Olivia’s strong mind and vulnerable heart. Will the results of his early scheme to draw Olivia away from the hotel keep Frederick from winning her hand?
Getting Rid of Swilling's Mills by Bill Russo
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
Swilling’s Mills was one of hundreds of tiny communities sprouting up in the scorched soil of the American West in the late 1800s. Most of those rowdy, untamed towns died off quickly. “Jumpin’ Jehoshaphat, the name of this village should be tarred, feathered, and run out of town on the back of a mule,” said Grover Jeffries, the owner of the mercantile store.
First Night by Linda Maye Adams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 780. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
Fear is something Private Carolyn Mendez can't admit to. Yet, as she arrives in Saudi Arabia, for Desert Storm, deploying to war, it's all she can think about. All she has is herself, and even that is scary.
This Is It, Boys: Damn You, Jackson! by J. Allen Clary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,070. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
Witness the harrowing adventures of a young man of 17 as he stumbles his way through World War II. Beginning his military life in North Africa, March, 1943, his journey takes him across the deserts of Algeria, into France, and into the worst winter battle American troops had ever experienced; the Battle of the Bulge....
Summary of Orphan Train by Summary Station
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Summary of Orphan Train From Christina Baker Cline Summary Station In the 1850’s it was estimated that over 30,000 children were homeless, and roaming the busy streets of New York City. Charles Brace, saw a need for the children to have homes of their own. He founded the Children’s Aid Society. Brace theorized that he children would have a better chance...
Storm Coming - A Novel of the Civil War in Western Virginia by Jack W Lewis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 116,850. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Based on a true story, this first of a trilogy of Civil War novels chronicles the fateful events of 1861 in western Virginia, as a young man learns to cope with his world turned upside down by war.
Into Enemy Arms by Rex Burns
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Young, but newly widowed, Lydia Sensabaugh struggles to make a living on her farm. Her husband had attempted to revitalize the worn-out soil with new chemicals. But he died of swamp fever before his experiment could be proven. Now, in 1861, the farm’s quiet isolation is invaded—first by mysterious lights and nighttime trespassers then by rumors of secession and war.
Katrina's Gift by Fay Risner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,130. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Katrina inherited the gift of second sight from her grandmother, Libby, but Katrina thinks this is a gift she can do without. Can she ignore the vision dreams and live a normal life or will Libby let her?