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Little Lies, Big Consequences
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,750. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » USA
This story centers on lies which are about substantial events and have significant consequences. Very broad sweep, spanning a period of several years, these characters wrestle with honor and duty at the time of Napoleon. The author renders a fast paced story about how lies (and everything else) have many unintended consequences, many of which cannot be undone.
Alabama Days
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 139,650. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Alabama Days by James Eckardt, cover design by Colin Cotterill A few weeks after the 1965 Selma March, four teenage Catholic seminarians from Long Island arrive in Birmingham, Alabama, to work for Father Edmund Fraser in a door-to-door voter registration campaign. Nights, they return to the same black neighborhoods to play guitars and lead crowds in singing freedom songs.
Smokey Bear: The Cub Who Left His Pawprints on History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 156,820. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
This is the first novel written about the real bear cub who survived a forest fire high in the New Mexican mountains to become the living representative of his namesake, the icon Smokey Bear, famous for preserving wildlife and wilderness.
Spake As a Dragon
Price: Free! Words: 148,350. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Follow the adventures of the Scarburgs through the Civil War as they struggle to save their beloved plantation ‘Scarlett,’ overcome the fears of battle and withstand the hardships of prison life at the hands of the Yankees while constantly trying to decipher the code from the past. Does the code tell of treasury or is it a message of dire warning.
Gone for a Soldier
Series: The Owen Family Saga. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,920. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
When Virginia secedes from the Union, Rulon Owen enlists and goes to war. It will take vigilance and luck to survive and make it home to his wife, Mary, and the son he's never seen. At home, Mary faces her own soul-draining battles. Separated by war and circumstance, Rulon and Mary discover that not all enemies wear the Union blue. 2014 Whitney Award Finalist-Historical Fiction
Capable of Honor
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 225,990. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » USA
Capable of Honor, the third novel in the grand, bestselling Advise and Consent saga, is a compelling blockbuster that shines a harsh and revealing spotlight on how the media shapes the news, guides public opinion, creates policy—and tries to shape history itself.
Belle City
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,830. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
This saga of love, land and loss is told from the disparate perspectives of Ruth Thatcher, who is Black, and Jonas Thatcher, who is White, and spans nearly a century. During the course of their lifetimes, Ruth and Jonas-- and their respective families have prospered-- but it is left for their descendants to come to grips with the long-unacknowledged truth that the two families are actually one.
Huckleberry Finn
Price: Free! Words: 110,640. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 13 reviews)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first printed in 1884, eight years after Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It starts up where the other story finished, and the two books together are believed to be the best that Mark Twain ever wrote. Huck travels down the Mississippi on a raft, facing many dangers on the way, and learning about life and what it means to be a friend.
Royalties
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,060. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by The Hartwood Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
Ambition and drive have transformed Eve Solomon and Alex Getz into Hollywood royalty. But as their careers and lives intersect across the years, there is a price to pay—a price for true love that can never be measured.
The Observer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,430. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
One young woman recklessly defies expectations about a lady's proper place. Another, her maid, is secretly spying on her mistress's indiscretions. Based on real events, The Observer spins a universal tale of forbidden ambition, frustrated love, and ultimately, empathy across boundaries of class and culture.
River Of Dreams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,140. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1841 Alabama, a young man decides to follow his dreams of becoming a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River. Follow him as he evades a maniacal killer across three states onto the Mississippi River with an Indian Medicine Man. He is drawn to two women and cannot seem to turn away either. Be with him as he pushes through all obstacles to fulfill his dreams.
Stir It Up: The CIA Targets Jamaica, Bob Marley and the Progressive Manley Government
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,720. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A violent outburst brings Scott to a psychologist. What happened in Jamaica four years earlier? Had Bob Marley and the Manley government been under attack by the CIA? Was his father CIA? Had he come at him with a machete? Doc M pushes Scott to relive the fateful year 1976 leading to the historic Smile Jamaica concert and uncover the truth that will either set them both free or be their undoing.
A Song for Ana
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 181,800. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
In 1913 Jade Alexander escapes the arms of a controlling father to join a vaudeville act. There, she meets a handsome young musician from Romania, whose quiet demeanor and secret past draw her to him. But could he ever love someone as damaged as her? And can he save her from a journey of self-hatred before it is too late?
Hawk Banks
Price: Free! Words: 126,840. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Revised Edition. Pairing up with Texas frontiersman Hank MacElrae, the inimitable Bostonian Hawk Banks sets off in quest of adventure on the Plains of Texas. A distinctly incompatible pair, the two manage to make their unlikely friendship work and, enduring all manner of unlikely events, they succeed in finding their way into the heart of Texas, becoming founding fathers of a new nation.
Market Time Conspiracy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,980. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
In his third novel, James Duermeyer tells a rare story - a glimpse into the life of a young man facing his worst nightmare. It is a wonderful, heart-felt story that gives the reader a look into the disability of PTSD. But the story is much more than that. It is a story woven from a boy's growth into manhood, war, friendship, humor, perseverance, genius, and most importantly, love.
MacArthur's Luck
Series: The Fortunes of War, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 163,330. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Historical » USA
January 1945: Gen. George Marshall dies unexpectedly, replaced by Douglas MacArthur. American armies race the Soviets for Berlin, and history's bloodiest war threatens to spiral into an even greater conflict. From Jackie Robinson at the Rhine to Robert Heinlein at Okinawa and Barry Goldwater above Tokyo, this alternate history will forever change the way you look at the end of World War Two.
Flint Bluff, an American Saga
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,730. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Flint Bluff, an historical fiction novel, has received high praise as an extraordinary saga which follows three generations in the lives of several families as they settle a frontier community on the Mississippi River in the upper Midwest. The author incorporates events of humor, character-building, pathos, love, war, crime, and spirituality in this exciting, entertaining and informative book.
Tycoon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,780. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Business, Fiction » Historical » USA
Billy Brewster is in line to take over the family business, but he finds a young upstart named Stanley is not only ready to take his place in the family business but with Billy’s girlfriend as well. "Tycoon" follows the three of them through boom and bust in a book that Stanley Marcus of Neiman Marcus fame called “a splendid book about an industry that has long suffered from a lack of understandi
A Shade of Difference
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 306,300. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Historical » USA
The sequel to the Pulitzer Prize winning bestseller Advise and Consent. From Allen Drury, the 20th Century grand master of political fiction, a novel of the United Nations and the racial friction that could spark a worldwide powderkeg. International tensions rise as ambassadors and politicians scheme, using the independence of a small African nation as the focal point for hidden agendas.
Side Door to Heaven for Hemingway
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 173,380. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Even though suicide kept him out of the main gate, Ernest wrangled a way into Heaven's side door. He also gives us a beautifully captivating flashback to his most idyllic summer up in Michigan, 1917.