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Fiction » Historical » USA
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
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(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
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.
Lady From Hoback by Keith Keltner
Price: $5.99 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 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.
Lincoln Raw: A Biographical Novel by DL Fowler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,570. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » USA
A melancholic poet weathers tragedy, abuse, and self-doubt to keep a sacred promise. Included in the Lincoln Collection of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library.
A Blazing Gilded Age by Rich DiSilvio
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,440. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » General
A searing family saga about a poor coal-mining family's struggles amid an era burning with ambition, yet bleeding with injustice. Features iconic figures like Teddy Roosevelt, J.P. Morgan, Mark Twain, Nikola Tesla, four presidents and more, painting a vivid canvas of the strengths and weaknesses of 19th century America.
Madame Presidentess by Nicole Evelina
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,410. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Forty-eight years before women were granted the right to vote, one woman dared to run for President of the United States, yet her name has been virtually written out of the history books. This is the story of Victoria Woodhull, a woman ahead of her time, who dared to speak out and challenge the conventions of post-Civil War America, setting a precedent still followed by female politicians today.