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Fiction » Historical » USA
Marriage of Convenience by Sue Lyndon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,190. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
When Betty is sent to her college advisor on a disciplinary matter, she doesn't expect Dr. David Bauer to scold her, make her stand in the corner, and propose marriage all within the hour. Yet that's exactly what happens, and out of desperation to escape her family's influence, the young coed finds herself saying yes to the handsome widower.
My Friend Marilyn: The Great American Destination Series by Christopher Lentz
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,180. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
After being named Marilyn Monroe's assistant, a sassy small-town spinster is surrounded by show-biz temptations and hidden dangers. Together, the blonde bombshell and the big-and-bold bombshell-dropper discover how hearts can sometimes see what eyes cannot.
Decision at Antietam by Andrew J. Heller
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 48,140. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2018 by Fiction4All. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Could the South have won the Civil War? This question which has been asked and answered affirmatively dozens of times. Now Andrew J. Heller (Gray Tide in the East) explores this fascinating issue, using counterfactual analysis instead of uninformed opinion to look for an answer, in Decision at Antietam.
The Oregon Trail — Ollie's Great Adventure by Melanie Richardson Dundy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
Kids love that this wild, adventurous tale - full of wonderful pictures and fascinating facts - is narrated by the arrogant but lovable ox pulling the covered wagon from Missouri to Oregon. It is estimated that of the 500,000 people who traveled the Oregon Trail in the 19th century, 40,000 were children. (Endorsed by Oregon-California Trails Assoc. and the End of the Trail Interpretive Center.)
Free to Be by Gracie L. Chandler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,710. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
When the Union army invades the South Carolina Sea Islands during the Civil War, the masters flee, abandoning their bumper crop and 8,000 slaves. The US Treasury hires them to work the cotton and life changes dramatically for Crecie, a denigrated slave. Baffled by the sudden changes, she longs for the old paternalistic order, unable to adapt until tragedy forces her to confront her fears.
The Gyre of God by Edward Minges
Series: Riversitting. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 147,340. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Fifteen teenagers travel to San Francisco in 1967 to join in the Summer of Love. After three days in the maelstrom of Haight Street, they go their separate ways. Six will embark on an epic odyssey east, over the mountains and across the desert. Unwittingly, they have stepped into the unfolding of a love story and the resolution of a mystery that began a century before, and may outlive them all.
Future Fix by Merlin Waltz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Alternative history
Things are not as they should be. The world is now dominated and controlled by the United States of America. History is not as it should be. It happened because the past has been altered by somebody from the future. A group of seers have been holding private meetings. They’re the gifted ones.
The Swan Keeper by Milana Marsenich
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,490. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2018 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
From USA Today featured novelist and Western Writers of America Spur award finalist Milana Marsenich, The Swan Keeper is an historical, coming-of-age novel set in 1920s Montana.
We Will Remember Paul by Jennae Noelle & Janneke Linae
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,800. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2018 by Purple and Green Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
As the Civil War dawns, two cousins - one in the North, one in the South, struggle to maintain their correspondence as the nation is torn apart.
Memorabilia by Kyle R. Fisher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,670. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
Missing photographs from D-Day. A cache of stolen jewels. A battered war journal. Ex-police officer Sean Barrick must decide whom to trust: the beautiful memorabilia collector or the two Secret Service agents searching for her.
The Kaiser's Butterfly: West to Joy by John Hartigan Waldo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,630. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Mary continues on - alone this time - taking a cross-country trip from New York all the way to California. Along the way she meets notables of the time, including Rose Wilder Lane, Maud Allen, and Silent Film Actor William (Billy) Haines. The story is fast-paced with an explosive ending you won't want to miss!
Havana Blues by David Pereda
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,100. Language: American English. Published: May 10, 2018 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The year is 1952. Ramon Rodriguez’s life as a youth in fun-loving Havana is filled with typical and mostly pleasurable activities, concerning girls, sex, education, religion, baseball, parties, and hanging out with friends. The country is enjoying a period of prosperity and happiness under President Carlos Prio Socarras – until General Fulgencio Batista stages a coup that topples the government.
Sisters by Rachelle M. N. Shaw
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: American English. Published: May 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
When tragedy strikes in the lives of two sisters, the past is buried, and resentment takes hold. One settles for a traditional life with her husband and kids while the other cultivates a career set in the early days of feminism. But after reality strips away their youth, tainted wounds still mark their hearts. Are family ties enough to overcome life's arduous trials?
Blood and Oak by Garrett Bettencourt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,300. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » USA
1803. Enslaved at sea, escaped to Philadelphia, burning for revenge. The Barbary Pirates demand bribes for peace. John Sullivan will bring war. Clashing swords. Thundering cannons. Blood and Oak.
Call to Arms - Book Three: Field of Honor by Frederick Nolan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 147,840. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2018 by Piccadilly. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
It began with an illicit love affair and became a feud that threatened a family's ruin. These were the decades which shaped a nation. Decades of bloodshed and ambition that turned America from a backward land of farmers into one of the most greatest powers on Earth. And this is the story of two families whose greed and dreams, loves and passions, loyalties and betrayals helped shape those decades.
The 13: Ashi-niswi by Lorin R. Robinson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,170. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2018 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
As the Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) slowly migrated into the Lake Superior region centuries ago, they were met by a potent adversary—the Dakota (Sioux) who fiercely resisted their spread into its territory. Gradually the Anishinaabe pushed them out of the northern woodlands and into the plains to the south. This long-running and bloody conflict lies at the heart of the story of Ashi-niswi, The 13.
His Name Was Ezra by Craig Moody
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,620. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Set between the infamous Emmett Till murder of 1955 and the Civil Rights Act of 1964, His Name Was Ezra tells the riveting tale of one young woman’s incredible journey of love, personal sacrifice, family loyalty, and forgiveness, and a region and nation’s deep-rooted struggle with race and gender discrimination.
The Swan of Tuonela: A Life in the California Desert by Cal Stevens
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 80,330. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This book is essentially an autobiography of a man of Finnish descent who was born and lived most of this life in the desert of eastern California. The old Finnish folk tale concerning a swan and the musical rendition of that tale by Jean Sibelius play important roles in this work. Here I have rendered as accurately and as plausibly as possible the most memorable adventures of this fictional man.
Avia's Secret by Shady Grace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,090. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2018 by Luminosity Publishing LLP. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Follow her heart, or make her family proud . . . ? Avia Rockwell—heiress to Melina’s Vineyard—must find a suitable husband. But one forbidden kiss from Cade Kildare, a childhood friend and rakehell foreman, makes all of her promises fall to pieces. When her father insists on a match with a respectable gentleman caller, Avia is forced to follow duty over her heart. She is far beyond. . .