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Fiction » Historical » USA
Mudsills & Mooncussers by Iris Chacon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,810. Language: American English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Civil War breaks out, and Yankee soldiers sneak into the only fortress on tiny Key West - much to the chagrin of America’s “southernmost” citizens. Aaron Mathews, a Union spy, is sent to eliminate a Rebel saboteur operating on the island. Amidst exotic locales and unforeseen dangers, Aaron learns to his horror that the enemy spy may be the woman with whom he has fallen in love.
The Loess Hills by William B. Weldon
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014 by Cyberwizard Productions. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Set against the back drop of the Great Depression, the Loess Hills tells the story of a single drifter who finds the last thing he was looking for - love and a family.
Centaur of the Savannahs by Charles Patton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,240. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Centaur of the Savannahs, formerly titled Crousilleau, is based on the true saga of Dr. Jean Formy-Duval and his family who had to flee the terrors of both the French Revolution in 1789 and ten years later the Haitian Slave Revolt with a dramatic escape to coastal NC. The legend of this family has been handed down to their descendants from one generation to the next ever since.
A Political Dance by Michael Don Fess
Series: A Political Dance. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 86,130. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Book One of a Trilogy, "A Political Dance" is a fictional account of a young man struggling against established political corruption. This novel tries to expose some methods used to accomplish those deeds. The characters are fiction, but were inspired by real people in Louisiana history. The series of events depicted are pure fiction, all leading up to the political Bar-B-Que.
Fremantle Volume two by Roger Hughes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 80,880. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
FREMANTLE is a historical novel set in 1863 at the height of the American Civil War. Due to the above average length it is in two volumes. The main character, Arthur Fremantle, was a real British Coldstream Guards officer who came to America to observe the war. The book is full of historical information, especially concerning the British involvement, but this is tempered by a heady romance.
Playing Black by Lynn Packer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 154,480. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In the early ‘60’s, a white, Manhattan, Kansas, high school student becomes a guinea pig for a university project to develop the perfect jump shot. But soon he’s experiencing, firsthand, the impact basketball and music were having on the civil rights movement.
Love Finds Its Way by Wilhelmina Stolen
Series: Way of the Hearts Saga. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,240. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014 by 5 Prince Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Love’s journey can be a long one, fraught with dangerous twists and turns. But if it’s meant to be, love will always find its way……..
Bloody Season by Loren D. Estleman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,660. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Western
From the three-time Golden Spur Award winner--the classic novel about Tombstone, Arizona... * The gunfight at O.K. Corral is the ultimate Western adventure--and Estleman's novel is the definitive account "Pistol-hot...rawhide tough."--Kirkus Reviews "Gritty and unwashed realism...a brutal showdown."--Elmer Kelton "High drama...so real you can smell the horses."--Elmore Leonard
Eight Days by Kevin and Vicki Flynn
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 108,050. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Running Quail Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
Reflections of an unforgettable summer. This is the Deep South and the setting for eight remarkable days one hot summer in the early '50's. An itinerant preacher comes to a small town and brings with him hope and love that affect one family in particular. John's words from the Scripture bring about changed lives and changed minds, as these townspeople come face to face with prejudice and racism.
The Idler by Rusty Watson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,850. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Casa de Snapdragon. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Jeremiah Watts, in a drunken stupor, signs a seaman certificate and suddenly finds himself aboard the Ann Alexander, a rickety whaling ship. While aboard this ship, he begins a transformation as he gains maturity and begins to resolve his authority figure issues. This story is drawn from his journal and love letters covering the years he spent aboard the Ann Alexander.
The Stranglers by Loren D. Estleman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,110. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » USA
Between your last prayer and the snap of the rope there's no time for mercy… The first victim was cut down from a limb outside Fort Benton. The second, bound and strung up in Bear's Paw. Now, Deputy Page Murdock has discovered two more men swinging from a hanging tree among the aspens along the Missouri River. They aren't drifters. They aren't bandits. They're the law.
The Night the Old Man Kicked the Bucket by Henri Bauhaus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Howard Johnson, a widower, and Honus McDaniels, a bachelor, both live alone in their own respective cabins near a place called Flintlock Mountain. Their daily lives are still filled with awe, as the summer heat rolls into the Pemigewasset. Nearby dwells yet another old man, who seems to be in serious decline.
Where Honor Began by Lyn Cote
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Historical
How can unexpected visitors turn one’s world upside down? Honor Penworthy, a young Maryland lady, tries to keep faith with a friend amidst family turmoil. But the stakes rise higher when the war that seemed so faraway comes dangerously close to her and those she loves. What a difference three days can make in one life--leaving a legacy of conflict but with honor.
Fire and Dust by Christopher Datta
Series: The Fire Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,260. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
If you thought you knew the Civil War, think again. In Fire and Dust, Christopher Datta takes you beyond the clatter and gore of the battlefield to reveal the very hearts and minds of the Confederacy. His characters will haunt you like a rebel yell, sounding down through the years to touch you with their sacrifices, their struggles, and—most of all—their humanity. -Karen Lyon, Hill Rag Magazine
Scammed by Jacques Evans
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,110. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
When the miscreant behind the greatest Ponzi scheme in history was exposed, Bernie Madoff's name was plastered on the front page of every newspaper in the country and heard on television ad nauseam. But nary a sound was heard about the current occupant of the White House—there was a total media blackout of the president's forged birth certificate.
Just Another Sunday: A Novel by Elizabeth Good
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,370. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA(2.00 from 1 review)
Just Another Sunday Is Anything but Ordinary - Set against the backdrop of the turbulent late 1960s and early 1970s, Just Another Sunday is inspired by actual events and follows Lia Benedict, a teenager growing up in the suburbs of New Jersey.
Nixon and Dovey: The Legend Returns by Jay W Curry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,780. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Historical » USA
Set in Antebellum NC early 1800s, Nixon Curry, son of poor Scot-Irish immigrants, falls in love with Dovey, the spoiled daughter of the state’s wealthiest and most influential senator. When Senator Caldwell betroths her to Nixon’s nemesis, Ben Wilson, drastic measures become necessary. How far will Nixon go to have his love? What price is he willing to pay and what will be the consequences?
The Founding of Josiah Turn by Amanda Salisbury
Series: The Xyon Chronicles. You set the price! Words: 81,610. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
When an unnatural earthquake strikes Mount Xyon in 1888 Appalachia, seventeen-year-old Josiah Turn loses everyone he's ever known and gains supernatural powers. Rebuilding his life after every out-of-control incident, Josiah finds a new place to belong until betrayal sends him home again. He must channel his power to protect the mountain from military insurgence.
A Whisper of Bones by Rosanne Higgins
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,100. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Whisper of Bones is book two in the Orphans and Inmates series. The past and present intertwine as modern day anthropologist, Maude Travers, pieces together evidence from an exhumed poorhouse skeleton and the journal of the Keeper of the Buffalo Orphan Asylum, Ciara Sloane Nolan. Paranormal visions lead Maude to a horrifying secret that threatened Ciara's own life.
American B&B by Dorene J. Stamper
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Mike and Amanda, owners of The American B&B, specialized in bringing about unusual vacations. Through reenactors, they were able to bring about any request their guests may have. That is until Mr. and Mrs. Evans booked ‘The Valentine’s Day Massacre’ as their choice of events. However, when the day arrived, what took place was not at all what they were expecting.