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Fiction » Historical » USA
The All Nations Team by Michael Jasper
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,980. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The All Nations Team tells the story of the first fully integrated, "post-racial" baseball team, very loosely based on an actual team that played in the years before World War I. Haunted by the ghost of their white, former head coach, George must hold the All Nations together, or he'll miss his chance to reunite with his estranged family. If he doesn't score this final run, he loses everything.
The Smokey Dalton Starter Bundle by Kris Nelscott
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 303,660. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Called “an outstanding series” by Booklist and “triumphant” by the Chicago Tribune, Kris Nelscott’s Smokey Dalton mysteries boast numerous awards, including finalists for the Edgar and Shamus awards. This bargain-priced starter bundle includes the first three books in the series: A Dangerous Road, Smoke-Filled Rooms, and Thin Walls.
A Friend of Mr. Nijinsky by Caro Soles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the great Nijinsky arrives in New York to a tumultuous welcome in April, 1916, young Morgan Vanheusen braves his father’s wrath by helping the dancer steal away from his family’s estate during a charity event. An unlikely alliance blossoms and Morgan becomes known as 'a friend of Mr. Nijinsky'. Doors open and he grabs the opportunity to get back to racing the motorcars he loves.
Dig or Die by Judith Redline Coopey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,900. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
1918: Private Emmet (Judy) Redding and his American comrades-in-arms are transformed by bloody battles, from Cantigny to the Meuse-Argonne, into seasoned fighters. But along the way, Judy meets and falls in love with a mysterious young French woman of high social and political status, and everything about the war changes for both of them. This is their story--or, but for the war, might have been.
Engagement: A Novel by Denise Gelberg
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,880. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
A powerful love story of an idealistic second lieutenant and his new wife unfolding against the tapestry of the America's long and complex war in Iraq.
Steering to Freedom by Patrick Gabridge
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 103,980. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
In May 1862, Robert Smalls, a slave and ship’s pilot in Charleston, South Carolina, crafts a daring plan to steal the steamship Planter and deliver it, along with, the crew and their families to the Union blockade, After risking his life to escape slavery, Robert faces an even more difficult challenge: convincing Abraham Lincoln to enlist black troops.
The River Throne by Gregory Ashe
Series: Witte & Co. Investigations. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 117,650. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Cian Shea and Irene Lovell have battled sorcerers, snakes, lizard-men, and lost gods. Until now, they have managed to avert disaster for St. Louis and for the rest of the world. When they come face to face with prophecy, though, they face a threat beyond anything they have seen before. Especially this prophecy, for it speaks of a child: the unborn child that Irene carries.
The Brittened Crown by Gregory Ashe
Series: Witte & Co. Investigations. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,970. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
When Harry Witte returns to warn his friends of an ancient threat, Irene Lovell and Cian Shea are skeptical. Harry Witte, after all, has already betrayed them once. But Irene and Cian quickly learn that a new force--a dangerous force--is working in St. Louis. At stake is an ancient artifact known only as the Brittened Crown.
Joshua: A Brooklyn Tale by Andrew Kane
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 146,780. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017 by berwickcourt. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Culminating with the 1991 Crown Heights riots, this story traces the tensions between two communities close in proximity, but worlds apart. Joshua, a kid from Bed-Stuy, fights to escape his past; Rachel, a Hassidic rabbi’s daughter, rebels against her faith; Paul, the son of a wealthy family, yearns to find his path. Through them we see a vision of hope, tempered by the realities of human frailty.
Windmill Point by Jim Stempel
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 120,970. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Windmill Point is gripping historical fiction that vividly brings to life two desperate weeks during the spring of 1864, when the resolution of the American Civil War was balanced on a razor’s edge.
Shades of Gray (Annotated Edition, The Lost Chapters) by Jessica James
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 204,650. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Honor & conviction clash with loyalty & love in this epic Civil War love story that pits brother against brother. Chronicles the clash of a Confederate officer with a Union spy as they defend their beliefs, their country, & their honor. Called “a riveting piece of historical fiction” by the Midwest Book Review & often compared to Gone w/the Wind, this novel has become a cherished classic.
Mulberry Bend, Aisling's Story by Karen Dean Benson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,820. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
On the eve of the Battle of Gettysburg, as Northern and Southern military troops are gathering, Aisling O’Quinn musters the courage to escape the dreadful farm where she lives. Can Aisling overcome the influence of her disastrous past? Is she strong enough to take control of the drastic changes and unfortunate circumstances she is about to face? Will her unresolved memories cripple her?
War and Cold War by Jack R. Williams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,270. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
The book is about a military family during WWII through the Cold War. Their background and history touches the highlights of WWII, then winnows its history down to that of the Cold War and an over-flight. One recognizes and develops a metaphor with the Rime of the Ancient Mariner, a lyrical ballad or poem that captures both the exaltation and the misery of their lives.
Nazi Saboteurs on the Bayou by Steven Burgauer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,490. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
A dead German in a whorehouse bed. A pair of bloated corpses floating in a Mississippi bayou. A mysterious notebook filled with unknown codes and hand drawn maps. A Mafia Don helping the Allies seek revenge on the Fascists. A series of anagrams challenging the code-breaking talents of the brilliant minds at Bletchley Park. A Nazi plot to sabotage the production of Higgins landing craft.
The Garden of Allah Novels Trilogy #2 ("Searchlights and Shadows" - "Reds in the Beds" - "Twisted Boulevard") by Martin Turnbull
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 312,150. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
1940s Hollywood was a perilous time. Over the music of the Hollywood Canteen hung the fear that some of these brave boys won’t make it back. Then came the paranoia that Commies lurked behind every movie, bringing with it the Red Scare. And once HUAC was finished rattling its publicity-seeking saber, a new threat flourished. This time from that plywood book with the tiny screen.
Twisted Boulevard: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood by Martin Turnbull
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,390. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
When screenwriter Marcus Adler plans to start over with a disgraced star, a Hollywood censor reminds him that the past isn’t forgotten. Columnist Kathryn Massey must deal with a rival when she glimpses a sight on the set of “Sunset Boulevard.” Gwendolyn Brick thought her new store would be a hit, but when LA’s most notorious madam threatens it, she’ll need a Hollywood miracle to keep her it alive.
The Lagoon by C Davis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,920. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Growing up in 'forties and 'fifties America in the town of White Oak lying in the ‘gut country' around Chesapeake on the Eastern Seaboard, Freddie Gardiner's life will be honed by the evils of the region that surrounds him and the fates that dog us all - and his approach to life will be fashioned after the wisdom and stoicism of his mother Alice. Family Saga
Jungle Eyes Trilogy by Lindsay Marie Miller
Series: Jungle Eyes Trilogy. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 160,300. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA
Welcome to the jungle. Will you survive? The Complete Jungle Eyes Trilogy. Now Available in a Single Volume. This box set includes the following novels: Jungle Eyes, Island Smile, Coastal Spirit
The Complete Owen Family Saga by Marsha Ward
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 404,300. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Western
The Complete Owen Family Saga is a Chronological Box Set of the five novels within: Gone for a Soldier, The Man from Shenandoah, Spinster's Folly, Ride to Raton, and Trail of Storms. Join Rod and Julia Owen, their sons, daughters, and neighbors in Colorado Territory and beyond for action, adventure and romance in 19th Century America.