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Fiction » Historical » USA
Night Flight From Saigon by Robert Yeoman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
The thrilling story of a daring attempt to rescue endangered Vietnamese refugees on the eve of the fall of Saigon. This perilous mission is being conducted by the crew of a civilian aircraft. For the operation to succeed, it must be executed with military precision and boldness. Join the intrepid aircraft crew as they attempt to overcome the challenges which inevitably arise.
Lamb of God: a novel of the love and sacrifice of two brothers by Paul Dueweke
Price: Free! Words: 94,070. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
Second Place at 2002 Writers Digest Awards in a field of 370 entries. In WW II Detroit, Michael copes with the guilt of being too weak to save his 11-year-old twin from murder. His life turns around on a Michigan farm with earthy and loving people. This historical novel integrates Michael's struggle with the energy and racial tensions of a city reaching its finest hour as The Arsenal of Democracy.
A Nation of Mystics? Book Three: Journeys by Pamela Johnson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,770. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In this final book of Pamela Johnson’s epic trilogy on the 1960s, Book 3: Journeys, ties together the important threads of America’s counterculture beliefs into a single knot, the ideas and actions of a generation poised on the threshold of a new decade, ready to stand the test of time.
A Nation of Mystics/ Book Two: The Tribe by Pamela Johnson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,980. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In Book Two of A Nation of Mystics, author Pamela Johnson resumes her skillful exploration of the late-1960s and the counterculture through the eyes of a communal family, following the strengthening relationships of the tribe as they search for enlightenment through mind-expanding hallucinogens and work for political change.
A Nation of Mystics/ Book One: Intentions by Pamela Johnson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,380. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In this epic story of intimacy, metaphysical exploration, and coming of age, author Pamela Johnson deftly explores the youth subculture in San Francisco and Berkeley in the mid-1960s, with all its initial goodwill and naiveté--its dedication to free speech, promise to end war, commitment to racial equality, art and music, and the exploration of spirituality based on mind-expanding hallucinogens.
Twisting Topeka by Lissa Staley
Price: Free! Words: 58,750. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
We each experience and envision our own version of Topeka. In these stories, 18 writers twist the past and future to explore alternate possibilities for our community. These stories will make you question what you know about the past and frighten you about what the future could hold. What if....? Read this collection from the 2016 Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Community Novel Project.
The Value of Men by Robert T. Hunting
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,040. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
With nowhere to go and no way to support himself during the Great Depression, Justyn Morrow joins a community of hobos riding the rails from coast to coast in search of a better tomorrow.
Savannah by Laura Lee McKellips
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,840. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Phillip and Rachel have both experienced extreme loss, but life has a way of healing even the deepest hurt and anger. Two broken souls meeting in the dusty streets of Savannah.
Death in the Black Patch by Bruce Wilson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,400. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016 by Artemesia Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
In 1906 Kentucky, Wes Wilson’s tobacco crop is his life’s blood. Wes is determined that nothing—not the devious tobacco buyer; the ever-present Night Riders; or the cousin hiding a deadly secret—will stand in his way. The secrets and lies smother Wes the longer he takes to decide what to do with his crop. The conflict erupts and soon rages out of control with a result both surprising and tragic.
A Boy, His Mule and Dog by Sean Patrick O'Mordha
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 99,550. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In this historically-based fiction, an orphan boy travels from post-Civil War Missouri to New Mexico Territory in search of his only remaining brother, contending with friendly and unfriendly Native Americans, and people from all walks of life, but his encounter with the Mescalero Apache changes his life forever.
Dogfight! by Michael Danese
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this short story, Jack is a World War II fighter pilot and Mr. West is a cancer patient. Both are in the fight of their lives as this story jumps from the consciousness of both men as they face their demons.
The Man with No Name by Liz Granholm
You set the price! Words: 50,010. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
I am trying to raise a total of $3000 for hearing aids, and all proceeds of this book will go towards that. You can read more at my gofundme page! https://www.gofundme.com/2mgnej2c The story begins when a boy is 15 years old and his father is killed. It starts early on in the Great Depression in 1932. He is telling about his life from his own point of view.
Sitting Bull Rising From the Grave by Dennis Herrick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Sioux Indian woman living homeless in Albuquerque is inspired to change her life when she believes she sees the chief from the 1800s, Sitting Bull, and that he gives her advice. She starts her new life by writing a play about Sitting Bull.
Lady From Hoback by Keith Keltner
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 146,790. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A professor inspires students with a unique view of American government. Surprisingly, these admirers tear him away from the comfort of the classroom and thrust him into the world of politics. Undaunted, he tackles the task willingly. However, when he believes his term is ending, he gets sucked back in due to an obscure provision in the Constitution. Seizing the chance, he charts a unique path.
The Bishop's Ring by L.W. Hewitt
Series: The Juno Letters. You set the price! Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
It was Monique’s voice - desperate, terrified, pleading for help. The man who kidnapped her - he claimes to be Kennedy. But Alexander Kennedy disappeared fifty years ago. How could he be the killer? Yet here he was - in Belgium. He demands the return of the Bishop’s Ring or Monique will be the first to die. The hunt for the Dao Chu Imperial Jade has exploded into a race to stop a psychopath.
The Hawk: Part Nine by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
The death of President Kennedy casts a pall over those concerned about Eric. Meanwhile in Texas, Luke Richardson wonders about the identity of John Doe. Uncertain about his future with Stanford, Laurie assures Lynne that Eric will return, while Marek and Klaudia make plans for a 1964 reunion.
Between Black and White by Linda Maye Adams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Returning home from Desert Storm, Mary doesn’t recognize the place she grew up. Or her father. But it’s her that’s changed, too much. Can she find herself in the past, or is who she was gone forever?
Bridget's Story by Keith R. Baker
Price: Free! Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
A married Irish immigrant couple looks into the upcoming Civil War with trepidation. He wants a stable country for his family to grow up in; she wants her family together, alive... Wars tear families apart, Civil Wars being the worst. Rob and Bridget look into their own hearts as US Civil War begins to engulf them.
The Man Who Dealt in Blood by George Wolk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,120. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » USA
It is 1947. The Jews in Palestine face extinction. In desperation, they send an envoy to Blume, the czar of organized crime in the U.S.A.—the one man in the world who can get them arms! How does a kid from the Lower East Side become so powerful a crime figure that he holds a nation’s fate in his hands? This wide-ranging novel tells the whole story of Marcus Blume.
Scapegoat: The Hounded by Rae Richen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » USA
Alexander Lloyd and his friend, Haroon Qubadi, fight for Haroon's father who is unjustly accused of supporting terrorism. The Hounded creates a timely exploration of prejudice, media power, fear politics and religion. A tale of friendship and family that proves love and justice can prevail. A terrific choice for a book club, family and classroom.