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Fiction » Historical » USA
26 Miles by Emmanuel Obi, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The day after the Boston Marathon Bombing in 2013 I felt compelled to write a short story, but I never released it. Now I am. There is no political agenda, it is not based on a true story, it is just a story.
John Brown and the Last Train by Gary Jenkins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is the story of John Brown's last raid on Missouri slave farms and the transport of captured slaves to freedom in Canada. Told in the words of the slaves, this historic fiction is richly illustrated and contains several historic sidebars.
Nisei by JJ White
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,610. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Nisei is the story of Hideo “Bobby” Takahashi, a Hawaiian-born Japanese-American who must overcome prejudice, internment, and the policies of his own government to prove his loyalty to his country. Narrated by Bobby Takahashi and read by his son, Robert, forty-six years after Bobby’s death, the story details the young Nisei’s determination to fight honorably return to the young love...
The Well by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1588, the Roanoke Colony (later known as the Lost Colony, as not a single colonist was found when revisited in 1590), an English settlement in present-day North Carolina, USA, is overrun by a Native American tribe. A male settler flees the onslaught. He avoids capture, yet gets trapped. A slow, agonizing death awaits, but then a sign of hope appears. Approx. 1600 words. Historical fiction.
American Tumbleweeds by Marta Elva
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,930. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016 by Circling Rivers. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Historical » USA
When her father gets arrested smuggling marijuana into the US, Inez seeks refuge in the old ways cherished by her beloved Mexican grandmother. But life in El Paso is far more exciting, as the explosion of rock music and new personal freedom shatter traditions on both sides of the border. "A story of bravery, family, and humanity, one that everyone should know." — Latin é
A Kiss To Build A Dream On by Marianne Stillings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,310. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
In WWII, Women’s Auxiliary Service Pilot Rachel Prentiss finds herself in increasing danger: to her life by what killed her friend, Lt. Gracie Abbott, and to her heart, by her superior officer, Captain Jack Lassiter.
The Money Plane by JD Martin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,120. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
The Money Plane is about the theft, just before New Years Eve in 1990, of $15,000,000 from an airliner waiting for takeoff in the fog at San Francisco International Airport.
The Hanging Tree by Michael Infinito
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,810. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
When South Carolina plantation owner Samuel Worthington liberates his slaves, he offers them some land in exchange for their continued service. His best worker, Jeffrey, accepts and begins building a life for his freed family. But upon Samuel’s death, everything changes. His son, Jake, alters the agreement, setting in motion a destructive pendulum that swings relentlessly for generations.
Jennifer Jordan Madame President by Casey Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,380. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » USA
Jennifer Jordan wants to be President and has a ten point plan that will bring the United States back from the brink of collapse and failure. If there is any entity or business in this world that is too big to fail, it is the United States of America. Included in her plan are taxes, education, immigration, health care, welfare, budget and debt reduction, military, political restructuring and more.
Army Brats by Michael G. Cerepanya
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,890. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
In the decade following World War II, the time of the Baby Boomers, life for children was much different than today. There was almost unlimited freedom for kids. They could go out and play without parental supervision. The biggest fear of the day was whether or not the commies would release the A-Bomb. Rock ’n’ Roll was taking over the sound waves and baseball was the national pastime.
In God We Trust by Angela Lilly Tressel
Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious(5.00 from 1 review)
How does a Civil War mother and her son keep their hope? How do they have faith while waiting for the man of the house to return? It is by placing their trust, just as the entire nation does, in God.
Ella by Ryan Scott
Price: Free! Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Stella is about a young woman’s struggle to survive during the Great Depression, confronted with abuse, poverty and the consequences of her own passionate choices.
Shaken to the Core by Jae
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,260. Language: American English. Published: June 15, 2016 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Historical » USA
Kate Winthrop, daughter of a shipping magnate, is expected to marry a respectable man. But her true passion lies with photography—and with women. Much to the dismay of her parents, she becomes friends with their maid Giuliana. Then an earthquake hits San Francisco. Will the disaster shatter their tentative feelings? Or will they be able to save each other’s lives and hearts?
Nostalgia Road - A Coming of Age Novel by Cynthia Breeding
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,420. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
A Romantic Times Top Pick! - A beautiful coming of age story! So breathtaking, you won't be able to put the book down. Summer, 1963: Elvis reigned, the Beach Boys sang of fun-in-the-California-sun, carhops roller-skated to automobiles to take orders, and drive-in movies ruled. Summer, 1965: Times have changed. A president has been assassinated, and the Viet Nam war has escalated.
Dirkanje na konju by Sandra Pavlic
Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: Slovenian. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Whitney se z razliko od svoje sestre dvojčice odpravi v Francijo za eno leto, kasneje pa se preseli v Ameriko preučevat Indijance skupaj s svojim stricem. Tam se zaljubi v zgodovinarja. Vanjo pa se zaljubi tudi Indijanec Rdeče Pero.
Duet for Three Hands by Tess Thompson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 107,010. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016 by Evatopia Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A searing family saga combined with an epic love story, “Duet for Three Hands” is set against the backdrop of the American South between 1928 and 1934. The Bellmonts are the epitome of Atlanta society’s rich and elite. Yet, behind their picture perfect façade are hidden secrets of violence and betrayal. Theirs is a tale of prejudice, fear, and ultimately…love.
The Jersey Jupiters by Don Maker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,060. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
In the 1950s, Rufus Ruggio and the Poker Pack - buddies who drink, swap sports stories and play poker badly - agree to start their own NFL team. After 24 years in the sports news business, Rufus knows it’s all about entertainment. He embraces all shady deals, crazy promotions and low-budget tactics. Can the motley group of former players and future wannabes survive and maybe even win a few games?
The Grindstone by Don Maker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,170. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
Growing up can be hard. Add emotional and learning disabilities in an unsympathetic, small Arizona town in the 1950s, and it’s a real grind. Tommy Lerner’s family is very supportive, but they have their own challenges of poverty and a mixed marriage. Then there is Frank Lerner’s deep, dark secret …. Success against the odds requires courage, determination and faith. And love – lots of love.
The Marriage Swindler: A Lucien Caye short story by O'Neil De Noux
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two women calling themselves ‘wives-in-law’ hire Private Eye Lucien Caye to find their missing husband. They unknowingly married the same man and want him found. It doesn’t take long for Lucien to discover this marriage swindler married seven women in New Orleans and is about to marry number eight. When you mix seven jilted wives with a lothario – you have a recipe for murder with Lucien Caye in t