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Fiction » Historical » USA
Railroad to the Moon by Jean M. Flahive
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Runaway slave Elijah has been living with the Laird family on a small farm in Maine. The family grieves their soldier son, Billy, who had exacted a promise from Elijah to take his place, to be a big brother to ten-year-old Jamie. Now, Jamie’s ability to heal hinges on his attachment to Elijah. Weaving historical realities into a work of fiction, this is a tale of friendship, loyalty, and love.
Party Favors by Mercedes King
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
You're invited to attend the dinner party where Jacqueline Bouvier and Senator John F. Kennedy were first introduced by mutual friends. Experience the quiet exhiliration, the instant chemistry, and the nagging doubts that Miss Bouvier experienced, and find out what stubmling blocks almost kept them from becoming America's most iconic couple.
The Sight of You by Teresa Funke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A short story selection from Dancing in Combat Boots. A World War II mother steels herself for a reunion with the prisoner-of-war husband she hasn't seen in four years.
"Dangerous Rhythm" by Joyce Hinrichs and Jean Sweeney by Jean Sweeney
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 91,360. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Historical » USA
Hope and Dottie, time-traveling teachers from Sedona, Arizona, indulge their passion for classic movie musicals when they travel to 1934 Hollywood and the set of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers’ latest song-and-dance collaboration. Amid RKO Studio’s bevy of celebrities and the art deco-inspired Big White Set, they team up with eager sleuth Ginger Rogers, to solve The Case of the Bumped-off Dancer.
Her Majesty's Yankee by Thom Nicholson
Series: The Civil War by Col. Thom Nicholson, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,010. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Wolfpack Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA
The youngest son of the Duke of Bransworth finds himself drummed out of the Army in disgrace and, still a fighting man, travels to the United States where a Civil War is raging. Not only does he soon find himself in the gunsmoke and cannon fire, but attracts the attention of President Lincoln and General Grant. And an epic battle is on the horizon...Gettysburg.
In The Shadow Of Glory by Julie Duffy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: American English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
He was fighting to keep the young United States from tearing itself apart. For the first time in his life, he had found his place. So why had Robert had to find Annie, at exactly the same moment? Torn between his love and his duty, will Robert find the courage to follow his heart?
Savages in the Mind in Pioneer Sheboygan by Greg Minster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,050. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
“INJUNS! INJUNS! INJUNS!” The man screamed at the top of his lungs. “Injuns attacking!" It was September 3, 1862, in the bustling pioneer town of Sheboygan, Wisconsin. By nightfall the town would be an armed fortress filled with terrified defenders. And the area's last remaining Indian family would be planning to move away. All because of a rumor.
Fancy Vol 5: Thomas P. Greene by David N. Walker
Series: Fancy, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,620. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Widower Thomas P. Greene has to leave his daughters, fourteen year-old Fancy and four year-old Danni when he is called into the service of the Confederacy at the beginning of the war. When the Yankees finally release him, he has to make his way back home on foot, only to find his daughters gone and his farm taken by a neighbor.
Last Stop Freedom by Ann Nolder-Heinz
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 186,040. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013 by Write Words Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Two women, one white, the other black, find themselves trapped in bondage on a First Place Winner Dragonfly e-Book Awards Competition, Historical Fiction Category A desperate flight from brutal oppression—and everything to lose if it fails...
Black Wolf's Return by Dan Strawn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,860. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Black Wolf, has a dying vision: The wolves will leave the prairie, and so will the Nez Perce Indians. The vision promises his descendants will return when the wolves do. In the 20th century, his descendant, Tom, finds trials and tribulations of his own. When Tom and his daughter, Sara, search for the black wolf in Hell's Canyon, their journey leads to the fruition of Black Wolf's prophecy.
Journey to Glory: A Story of a Civil War Soldier and His Dog (Young Adult Action Adventure Historical Fiction) by Haley Whitehall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Ethan Mire is excited when war is declared and is eager to enlist in the Confederate Army. This is the defining moment of his generation and he wants his chance to achieve glory. His loyal dog Sam won't be parted from him. Though he thinks human warfare is madness, he becomes the mascot for the Georgia regiment. Will Sam follow Ethan only to find the grave? Who will achieve glory in this tale?
The Lady and the Gandydancer by Rob Robinson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Sean O’Sullivan, once a roaring twenties playboy, has been forced by his railroad president father to work as a Gandy Dancer, unskilled workers who use shovel and pick to keep the rail lines straight. One night he finds himself rescuing Anne Miller, a spoiled coed abandoned on a mean street in Baltimore by her feckless date. He lets her believe he is a common laborer, and she is charmed by him.
Abraham Lincoln's Ascension Into Heaven and The Bow of The Assassin by Greg Minster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,860. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Mortally wounded and in a deep coma, Abraham Lincoln relives important moments of his life, and questions, in ways never done before, his decisions and actions as the 16th President of the United States. Just days later, the President’s assassin, John Wilkes Booth, also suffers from a mortal wound, and in turn questions his deed and its impact on history.
Ford At Valverde by Anita Melillo
Price: Free! Words: 51,230. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
One man’s attempt at dodging the war while on a treasure seeking mission for gold, leads him on a quest that he never imagined possible. From the timber mills of Wisconsin, into the deep South and the rugged West, nothing will keep Daniel Stone from going after what he wants. He would rather die trying to get where he wants to go, than to die with the regrets of a life unlived.
Sins of Omission by L.J. Breedlove
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,230. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Somewhere, Bob Anderson -- local banker, city council member, and now murder victim -- had the goods on a bunch of people in Plains City, Texas. Everybody wanted the files; no one could find them. Katy Williams was trying to adjust to being a newspaper editor, to dating a Texan, and to Texas in general. Now everyone thought she had the files. And someone wanted them bad enough to kill.
Stampede at Rattlesnake Pass by Clay More
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,280. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » USA
With her father murdered and her brother crippled by bushwhackers, half her herd stolen and her crew massacred by vicious rustlers, beautiful blond Elly Horrocks is going to have her hands full keeping the family ranch going. Veteran author Clay More spins a fast-paced Western adventure in STAMPEDE AT RATTLESNAKE PASS, another gun-swift novel from the Western Fictioneers Library.
To the Shores of Tripoli by Jonathan Brazee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » Military(3.00 from 1 review)
This is an historical fiction about the US Marines and Navy during the First Barbary War. While the three protagonists are fictional characters representing all Marines who served, most of the others are actual historical figures.
G$$$$O$$$$L$$$$F Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden by A. J. SANCHEZ
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 90,660. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Historical » USA
A love story with various twists and turns with a surprise ending. A player in the game of golf set in 1963. A strong social commentary on the business of golf and the glass ceiling that has yet to be broken. A fragile human story of love and passion in the worldwide tour of golf.
West of the Big River: The Artist by Jackson Lowry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » USA
Before he was a world-famous Western artist, Charles M. "Charlie" Russell was a horse wrangler on a ranch in Montana during the worst winter in that state's history. THE ARTIST is the latest volume in the popular West of the Big River series from the Western Fictioneers. Acclaimed author Jackson Lowry spins as entertaining a tale as any of those from Charlie Russell himself.