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Fiction » Historical » USA
Forced Journey: The Saga of Werner Berlinger by Rosemary Zibart
Series: Far and Away. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,110. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Artemesia Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Escaping Nazi Germany, 12-year-old Werner hopes to create a new home in New York. Werner faces bullies and anti-Semitism, overcoming these struggles with assistance from new friends. All the while keeping alive the burning ember of hope that his father and little sister will join him in his new home.
Mean Grey Old Morning by William R. Burkett, Jr.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,480. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Historical » USA
“Immolation of someone else’s diary was not how I had planned to start my day – it was a mean grey old morning, but I didn’t know then that was what to call it …” From surveillance of a yellow convertible in South Carolina to conversation with a streetwalker on Sunset Boulevard to a visit to Hemingway’s grave in Idaho, the writer builds a mural of life in the last half of the twentieth century.
The Red Scarf (The Kate Brady Series Book 2) by Babette Hughes
Series: The Kate Brady Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » USA
The dramatic historical crime drama of Kate Brady continues as she joins the FBI, falls in love with an agent and goes undercover to bring down a major crime family.
A Gettysburg Address by C Belding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Visiting the Gettysburg battle site, a young man discovers a pair of grave markers. Shockingly, he realizes one belongs to him, and the other to a young woman. It is the beginning of a journey that takes him back in time to the infamous battle and to the woman he was to marry. A love stolen by the wage of war, but not forsaken, as the past returns to the present and their love is reborn .
Flashman and Madison's War by Robert Brightwell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,290. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
It is an extraordinary tale of an almost forgotten war, with inspiring leaders, incompetent commanders, a future American president, terrifying warriors (and their equally intimidating women), brave sailors, trigger-happy madams and a girl in a wet dress who could have brought a city to a standstill.
Episode 6 - Calum's Duel by Leigh Barker
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Clan: Season 2, Episode 6. Calum’s Duel A Bitesize 1-hour Read. The shaman’s son, Catahecassa, has joined Calum and John as they race to catch up with the French battalion that has ransacked the fort and dragged away the men, women and children who called it home. This time they’re facing Colonel Dutronc and his ruthlessness borders on insanity. M’be Calum’s luck has finally run out.
Kismet~Nesselorette The Beginning A Novella Book 2 by Clem Maddox
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,440. Language: American English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Kismet grew to be the most powerful and nefarious swamp voodoo witchcraft woman of the black arts known around the Louisiana bayou swamps. Her legacy was born from a hatred of losing the once in a lifetime opportunity to rise from poverty into royalty. Her madness spanned more than one hundred years in search of the hidden wealth stolen from the de Broglie royalty family.
Nesselorette The Book A Novella Trilogy Book 1 by Clem Maddox
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,290. Language: American English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
A female child is left in a basket with a book outside of the Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital in New York City one dreary winter night in 1965. Nesslorette escaped the Foster Care System at the age of seventeen in possession of the book written in an unknown language, unaware the book contained information of her royal heritage.
Easter at Glosser's by Robert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA
Step back in time to Easter, 1935 at Glosser Bros. Department Store in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Every child gets a free baby chick for the holiday, and a rabbit comes with the purchase of each boys’ suit. When eight-year-old Owen Talisman gets his free Easter pets, life with his special new bunny takes a surprising twist that changes everything.
The Iconic Series by Steve Akley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
Bigfoot. Paul Bunyan. Abraham Lincoln. The legendary and mysterious Cliff Cave in suburban St. Louis County. The Iconic Series features three of Steve Akley’s short stories involving iconic lexicons from popular culture, folklore and American history. These tales come from Steve Akley’s Commuter Series – the perfect length for one or two rides to work. Each has a unique approach and different
Ain't We Got Fun by Emily Ann Putzke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,890. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
It was never much of an issue for Bess: living contentedly on her family's farm, despite the Depression. But when her sister Georgiana takes off to NYC to help Papa out, feelings of wanderlust strike Bess at home. Through their lively letter correspondence, the sisters recount to one another their adventures, surprises, and heartaches, leaving little room for depression.
The Runaway by Terry Kay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,070. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tom and Son Jesus, two 12-year-old boys--one black and one white born the same hour of the same day--are best friends who spend their days dreaming, fishing, and trying to escape work. But their fun comes to an abrupt halt when they discover a human bone. This work is set in the 1940s and uses the relationships of two boys as a springboard for the beginning of desegregation in the South.
Over The Line by Keith R Parker
Price: Free! Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military(4.83 from 6 reviews)
A story of duty, chaos theory and brotherly love. On his final recon operation into Vietnam's Valley of Death, Ken Swallow learns more than he bargained for.
Ella Wood (Ella Wood, 1) by Michelle Isenhoff
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,600. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Candle Star Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Historical » USA
As North and South sweep toward war, Emily must battle her father's traditional expectations in a personal bid for freedom. Her assumptions about slavery have been shattered, and her dream of attending university has blossomed into fierce ambition. Meanwhile, the real fight may lie within her heart, which stubbornly refuses to accept that a choice for indendence must be a choice against love.
Jesusita by Ronald L. Ruiz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,600. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Jesusita is the story of immigrants—legal and illegal—trying to survive in California in the years after World War II. The interrelated lives of these people provide a complex, sometimes violent, and often tragic image of American poverty within the nation’s postwar boom.
Two Psychics in a Typhus Epidemic by Kenny Jackson
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
“It was the year of our Lord 1837; the city was Philadelphia. I was a schoolmaster by trade, a psychic by hobby, and in bed by typhus.”
The Outlaw, Billy Starbuck by Kit Prate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
When Will Simpson decides to turn outlaw, he does it up right! Robbing trains will bring him the fame and wealth he craves—and will also ensure he’ll end up with the girl he loves. But his first train robbery goes awry and he makes a lifelong enemy of payroll guard Kyle Lassiter, who loses his arm in the heist. THE OUTLAW, BILLY STARBUCK, as Will calls himself now, is born.
The Metronome by D. R. Bell
Price: Free! Words: 87,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
When investigating his father's death, a man uncovers a web of money, murder, revenge and evidence of a plot involving the world's superpowers.