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Fiction » Historical » USA
Valley Forge by David Garland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,230. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A sequel to SARATOGA. Imprisoned in Boston with the defeated army, Captain Jamie Skoyles escapes with Elizabeth Rainham, the woman he loves, and, after a series of adventures, reaches Philadelphia where the British army has camped for the winter. Washington’s men, by contrast, have to endure the freezing cold of Valley Forge and are dogged by a lack of food and other resources.
A Time for Everything by Mysti Parker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 107,550. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015 by esKape ePress, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
When widow Portia McAllister sees an ad for a live-in tutor, she leaves everything behind in hopes of making a fresh start. But as a Confederate widow in a Union household, she is met with resentment from her new charge and her employer, war veteran Beau Stanford. Will Beau and Portia find their way into each other’s arms, or will they be swept away by raging forces beyond their control?
City of the Saints by Matt Isch
You set the price! Words: 100,720. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1860, New Orleans is consumed in talk of secession and war as explorer and author Richard Burton visits the city to investigate a former British subject intent on pushing the South toward war. He meets Marie Laveau and Doctor John, who are at the height of their powers, and an eccentric trio of young men who call themselves the Saints and help him to learn more about their city and himself.
Amerikan Eagle: The Special Edition by Brendan DuBois
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,090. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
It's 1943, ten years after the assassination of President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt. Germany is at war with Russia and rules all of Europe --- including Great Britain --- and Japan is conquering China and East Asia. The United States is an isolationist nation, still struggling with the Great Depression, and is being governed by President Huey P. Long, former Louisiana governor and senator.
Wheezer and the Golden Serpent by Kitty Sutton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,770. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1843 in Indian Territory, an historic, never-before-done peace council is held at the capital of the Cherokee Nation, Tahlequah. Chief John Ross invites all Indian tribes within running distance, even their long-time enemies, as well as the plains Indians. Intrigue mounts while the young Cherokee, Sasa, is presented in Boston for her first Social “Season”. Who is following her and Wheezer?
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.
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.
The Mystery at Sag Bridge by Pat Camalliere
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,790. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Cora Tozzi is a retired businesswoman who, after nursing her mother through her final illness, wishes only for a peaceful orderly world in her suburban Chicago home. When an angry spirit begins to leave cryptic messages on her computer and threatens those around her, Cora is forced to dig into the town’s notorious past to uncover secrets that will free the bonds that tie her and the spirit.
The Cadet by Doug Beason
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 137,140. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Wild Blue U: Book 1 - The Cadet is an historical saga chronicling the founding years of the United States Air Force Academy. It unveils the arduous training of America’s future leaders, showcasing empathetic, larger-than-life characters set against a fascinating tapestry of historical fact — and places them in vivid, history-changing events that affect the course of the nation.
The Emancipation Of Nate Bynum by Napoleon Crews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,210. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Emancipation of Nate Bynum probes the trauma, confusion and havoc of seventeen-year-old Nate Bynum after the death of his master, Jacob Bodine. The War is at its end, but the journey for this young slave is only beginning. To save his sisters and take them to freedom, Nate will tempt fate in an uncertain world.
Finders Seekers by David Yocum
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,300. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Surviving both the Missouri/Kansas Border War and the Civil War, a Union soldier didn’t survive his homeward journey. Decades later James and his twin brother found a toy soldier by the creek on the Boyer farm. twin brother. Little did the youngsters know that the items they uncovered would lead to a summer of surprise and mystery. The greatest surprise, however, would be found in an attic trunk.
Thrust From the Hand of God by Jason S. Litz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 207,920. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
One selfless act, one naïve decision, so innocent in the making, so condemning in effect, how foolish John had been not to expect trouble to follow. Murder or self-defense, what did it matter? One man was dead and another wanted revenge.
Shadow of the Hawk by K.S. Jones
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,790. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Sacrifice is commonplace in 1932, so with mounting debt and both friends and family fleeing, sixteen-year-old Sooze promises her heart to a man she doesn’t love to save her family. Is true love just another loss along the way?
River of Dreams by Harrison Neese
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,210. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1841 Alabama, Ethan Hayes worked long days hammering red-hot iron. He was good at it, and he knew he was good, but his heart wasn’t in it. With the passing of each day, part of him died; it was only a matter of time before he walked away from the forge and left it all behind. The death of his mentor sets in motion events that propel him toward his dream . . .
1780: A Time to Live Free or Die by Harrison Neese
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,910. Language: American English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
It was their darkest hour . . . when the British captured Charleston, South Carolina and with it, the entire southern American Army. Patriots everywhere gave up, ready to accept defeat and the cold winds of tyranny blew hard against the flickering flame of Liberty. Yet, there remained small bands of patriots—men and women—who would not quit . . .
A Shilling on Good Friday by Adrian John Hoare
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 350,300. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A novel based on the life of Englishman William Reynolds. Sailor, soldier, prisoner, coalminer…Reynolds’ story switches from Victorian Portsmouth to Nova Scotia, to Civil War torn America. Come April 1865 and in the aftermath of the events at Ford’s Theatre – the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln – fate decrees that Reynolds is set to lead a gruelling manhunt across rural Pennsylvania…
Runner - The Legend of D.B. Cooper by James Olszewski
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 210,430. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The secret identity of D.B. Cooper has been revealed and he’s on the run as an international fugitive. D.B. Cooper, believed to be the only man who could never be caught, hijacked a plane, escaped using a parachute, eluded the FBI and hid for decades. As the pack of authorities closes in, Cooper must be cunning and full of tricks in order to escape yet again and in a way that no one can follow.
The Vicar of Christ by Walter F. Murphy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 300,780. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
The New York Times Bestseller is now available in modern digital formats, featuring a new Foreword by Justice Samuel Alito. This book has been considered an unusual, fascinating, and well-written observation of the life of a man who was first a war hero and Medal of Honor winner from the Korean War, then Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, later a monk, and finally elected Pope: Pope Francis I.
White Gold by W. B. Garvey
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 158,590. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by Jonkro Books. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The electrifying saga of the machinists, masons, powder-gangs, cooks and mechanics who flocked to Panama to build the Canal and how in their quest to reshape the world they risked it all for an enticing dream and the sake of love. A profoundly human story, White Gold will appeal to those with a taste for romance and adventure as well as anyone who has dared to pursue the dream of a better life
Echoes of the Old Ways by Harold Brannan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,400. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
At the end of the Red River War, tribes of native people on the Southern Plains were now restricted to government-controlled reservations in Oklahoma Territory. Frontier settlers began to move into and claim the land as their own. Old customs die hard, however, and echoes of the old ways reverberated across the land.