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Fiction » Historical » USA
Cockeyed Frank Loving and Coal Oil Jimmy by Robert F. (Bob) Turpin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Western
Colorful Old West gunfighters come to life in this e-book containing two short stories. The first is about a little-known gunfighter called Cockeyed Frank Loving, a western legend himself; the second is about James Buckley (alias Coal Oil Jimmy) who was one of the best in the business of stagecoach robberies.
Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode Two by Kate Gray
Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,250. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Augustus Purce knows that nothing is ever what it seems. He's a pretty fair of example of that old saw, but now he has to take the village constable into his confidence. They have a rather nasty crime to unravel, and though it means Augustus will be dodging in and out of character, he's happy for the mental stimulation. Meanwhile, the rest of the villagers have their own secrets to tend to.
Kilroy Was Here by Bob Fields
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » American
Kilroy became the US super-GI who always got there first — wherever GI's went. It became a challenge to place the logo in the most unlikely places. It was said to be atop Mt. Everest, the Statue of Liberty, the underside of the Arch de Triumph, and scrawled in the dust on the moon. It’s even on the World War Two memorial in Washington, DC; and said to be on Grants Tomb, the Lincoln Memorial, and o
Native American Herbal Remedies by Bob Fields
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(4.00 from 1 review)
Native American herbal remedies is the story of a young Maliseet Indian girl named Mary, living on a small reservation in Houlton, Maine, learned about natural cures. Before the white man came, her ancestors, used natural cures found in trees, herbs, and wild plants such as onion and milkweed to ease the pain or symptoms of their most common ailments.
Fighting Bob by Bob Stockton
Price: $3.03 USD. Words: 40,500. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Many things may be said about Bob Stockton, but one of them can never be that he doesn't have a copious imagination...Throughout the pages of Fighting Bob, Stockton takes the reader on a nonstop, action-packed literary thrill ride rife with danger, suspense, and the all-too-familiar machinations of political intrigue.
Hellbottom by Jerrold Mundis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,030. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
A savagely real novel of degradation, violence and slaves without chains.They were the hunted, the outcasts. There was no place for them in the white world. They were free black men and women driven to a womb of hell by incredible brutality - and their only salvation lay in the merciless justice of the swamp itself. They were black, ruthless, deadly and waiting . . . and one day the hunters came.
Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode One by Kate Gray
Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
There are the invisible members of society; they exist all around us. Most of the time, we walk by them, seeing but not seeing. Augustus Purce learned long ago that the best means of avoiding unwanted attention was to become one of the invisible.
The Garden of Allah Novels Trilogy ("The Garden on Sunset" - "The Trouble with Scarlett" - "Citizen Hollywood") by Martin Turnbull
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 296,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Garden of Allah Hotel on Sunset Boulevard — Hollywood’s most infamous hotel during Hollywood’s most famous era. Book One: “The Garden on Sunset” — Book Two: “The Trouble with Scarlett” — Book Three: “Citizen Hollywood”
Dorothy Before the Twister by Pat Sewell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A coming-of-age story about a girl who is growing up in the predominant company of adults during the Dust Bowl period.
Trayvon Martin Killing Kings Dream by Asa Foley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
George Zimmerman murdered Trayvon Martin in Stanford Florida, in a case that shocked and divided America . The facts and truth became illusive as race, the NRA and Political interests all gathered to make Trayvon the criminal and George Zimmerman the victim. Trayvon was denied justice when he was murdered, then in the media and then in court. This book hopes to point out some of the truth.
Time Walkers Bundle by E.B. Brown
Series: Time Walkers, Books 2 & 3. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 126,230. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014 by Blue Dog Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Historical » USA
Maggie is a modern day woman with all her flaws, thrust back into a time when men were carving out the history of America. She has just enough knowledge of the past to know trouble is coming, yet soon she is kicking herself for not paying better attention in history class. She meets her match in a warrior named Winn, and together they fight to write their own tale for the history books.
Three Brothers in Arms by Georgiann Baldino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
In the American Civil War soldiers joined regiments with family and friends. Men went into battle surrounded by fellows they knew, trusted and loved. But in battles like Shiloh, which is depicted in this story, some units lost a third of their men. This story gives a personal account of what it was like for these "Brothers in Arms."
The Last of the Blacksmiths by Claire Gebben
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 133,440. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
Following his dreams of freedom and prosperity, a 19th century blacksmith from the Bavarian Rhineland travels to Cleveland, Ohio, to pursue an artisan way of life that will ultimately vanish.
Behind Benghazi by R.G. Belie, PhD
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
On September 11th, 2012, the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya was attacked by terrorists resulting in the deaths of the US Ambassador and three other Americans. The self described “most transparent” administration has failed to come clean for more than a year, but now you can look under the cover up to understand the gross incompetence and manipulation that is the real story “Behind Benghazi”!
Citizen Hollywood: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood by Martin Turnbull
Series: The Garden of Allah, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,920. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Hollywood, 1939: When Tinseltown begins to woo wunderkind Orson Welles, he stashes himself at the Chateau Marmont until he’s ready to make his splashy entrance. But when William Randolph Hearst realizes "Citizen Kane" is based on him, he won’t be happy—and when Hearst isn’t happy, nobody’s safe. Marcus Adler, Kathryn Massey, and Gwendolyn Bricky need to go for broke, and the clock is ticking.
Button Box by Eva McCall
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,180. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Who would think one stolen roll could cause so much commotion and land Abigail Sloan in the grips of a complete stranger; a stranger who will save her from a life on the streets of New Orleans. But there is a price for everything, and Abigail will pay in ways that will haunt her in years to come.
Backswipe by Richard Nabstedt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 176,370. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Backswipe chronicles the challenges facing archaeologist Doctor J. Burke, her rookie partner Nathan and team of 25th century specialists as they attempt to teleport a glamorous lost airliner back from 1951 San Francisco to their home museum. This science fiction history mystery weaves rapidly through Cold War California and Hawaii while offering intriguing glimpses into humanity's possible future.
Them That Live Below. by R. Allen jervis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 100,560. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
There are three interlocked tales in this book: One about growing up in the Lost World of 70's West Virginia; one where a young man returns home to find that not only have things changed in his home town but that it was always so much more than he suspected. And one an unavoidable family secret that shields everyone from an ancient strife between humans and Them that Live Below.