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Bip, the Boy Irish Pup
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,450. Language: American English. Published: August 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Bip is an orphaned indentured servant living at a Pennsylvania coal mining operation in 1870. He seeks his own standing in a company that has no place for him. At age eighteen in the nineteenth century, he is still a boy. The other boys derogatorily refer to him as the "Boy Irish Pup." When the company hires a new doctor, Bip and the doctor form an alliance that may just set the company on edge.
Dancing On Rocks
Price: Free! Words: 5,120. Language: American English. Published: August 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
A short story following a young woman, sandwiched between the end of the Great Depression and the beginning of the Second World War, as she takes the first steps towards independence after the promise of college was swept away.
Coming Back to America
Price: Free! Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
If George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin and others of the founding fathers could see America today, what would they say? Would they recognize the country they created, or be appalled by what they find? Come along on the journey as you read wise words from quotes by our founding fathers.
The Oregon Trail — Ollie's Great Adventure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
Kids love that this wild, adventurous tale - full of wonderful pictures and fascinating facts - is narrated by the arrogant but lovable ox pulling the covered wagon from Missouri to Oregon. It is estimated that of the 500,000 people who traveled the Oregon Trail in the 19th century, 40,000 were children. (Endorsed by Oregon-California Trails Assoc. and the End of the Trail Interpretive Center.)
Future Fix
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Alternative history
Things are not as they should be. The world is now dominated and controlled by the United States of America. History is not as it should be. It happened because the past has been altered by somebody from the future. A group of seers have been holding private meetings. They’re the gifted ones.
Sisters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: American English. Published: May 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
When tragedy strikes in the lives of two sisters, the past is buried, and resentment takes hold. One settles for a traditional life with her husband and kids while the other cultivates a career set in the early days of feminism. But after reality strips away their youth, tainted wounds still mark their hearts. Are family ties enough to overcome life's arduous trials?
Book Bites: Snippets in Time
Price: Free! Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018 by UviP. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Drift back in time with award winning S. R. Mallery, as she presents some excerpts––or “snippets”–– pulled out of her books. They range from an American family saga to full, historical adventures involving sewing; from a U.S. Civil War Romeo and Juliet couple defying all odds to a 1926 Old Hollywood murder mystery; from both a colorful Western romance and a Nazi spy thriller to short stories
Stomach-gut
Price: Free! Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » USA
A boy's need for intestinal fortitude compels a grandfather to share his tale of courage and commitment. What begins as a simple mission to fortify a child's mettle becomes a binding legacy that transcends families and friends and serves to teach us all what the term "guts" truly means.
How Many Angels
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Theodore Smith likes people to call him Dore. A strong but simple man, with simple pleasures. Snoopy comics. Bits of licorice dipped in chocolate. But the simplest man can foil the cleverest crime. And all because of Dore’s favorite candy. “How Many Angels” – a fascinating historical mystery. Set in San Francisco during 1962, this short story also touches on a crime that no longer exists.
Abagail The White Indian Maiden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: American English. Published: January 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the United States was in formation, it is known that at times the Native Americans would kidnap children. This is the true story of little Abagail, a three-year-old, the youngest of ten children. The author added missing parts, although matched to history, putting this as fiction.
Typewriter vs. Word Processor
Price: Free! Words: 410. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
An old skool mechanical typewriter and a modern day word processor debate with each other over whether or not the typewriter still serves a purpose in the 21st century.
New Beginnings
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
New Beginnings by Brianna Holbrook is a collection of three flash fictions about the challenges that come along with life. These dramatic tales explore how a tormented soul can adapt to a new world, and how mistakes sometimes cost more than you think.
The Apple Pie Prize: An Owen Family Story
Series: The Owen Family. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
No one in Shenandoah County would say Rod Owen lacked vigor. The evidence is clear, with six young’uns running around the farm and his wife Julia about to call in the midwife. But a pie crust and a small boy with a sack of dead squirrels can be vexing impediments when such a man wants a little kissin' in the kitchen. A short story packed with insights into early times at the Owen Family farm.
Aaliyah - Magical Singer
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Aaliyah Dana Haughton was an American singer, actress, and model. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Detroit, Michigan. It's hard to say what I want my legacy to be when I'm long gone
Johnny Rebel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2017 by Martin. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a troop of Union Army Cavalry ride into the small Confederate town of Red Sands, towards the end of the American Civil War, they discover they have just missed the notorious Confederate renegade, William Quantrill. In his determination to get information about Quantrill, Lieutenant Farrell takes the law into his own hands. This is a side story to the Bounty Hunter series by Martyn C Marais.
Hauntin' Taunton - The State Asylum
Price: Free! Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Taunton State Hospital: an eerie New England campus of forty ornate 19th century buildings that have housed some of America’s most bizarre and dangerous criminals – murderous monsters who avoided the hangman’s rope only because they were judged to be lunatics. Sometimes punishment comes from a different source, as Poison Ivy (the Hug and Drug Killer) and "Cannabelle" are about to find out.
Time Invested
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Why won’t Meagan Murphy’s father allow her to date anyone in uniform? He must have reasons he hasn’t shared, but contrary to Daddy’s rules, Meg meets Ryan Cullen while volunteering at the USO and throws caution to the wind. Ryan only has a short time before his unit ships out, and Meagan intends to make the most of the time they have left together.
The Home For Wayward Children
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Religious
(2.00 from 1 review)
After their mother abandons them, two sisters in the early 1900's struggle to get along with each other and with the world at large. Cover art by Gabriellyn Gidman.
Bloodied Leather: A Shenandoah Neighbors Story
Series: Shenandoah Neighbors. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » USA
Isabelle Gilbert chafes against the restrictions that Victorian life puts on a young lady. An unwanted betrothal, inattentive parents, and long-hidden family secrets her mother reveals add to her unsettled state of mind. This Shenandoah Neighbors story ties in to Marsha Ward's popular Owen Family Saga series of novels.
Dragon's Fire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,260. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
When Rose decided to correct an arrogant woman about her wrongheaded belief that dragons were not intelligent, it resulted in an unexpected complication: now that woman wants a dragon egg of her own. Hearing the news that two new eggs have awakened, Rose rushes with her dragon son to the museum in hopes of preventing such a catastrophe. A 14,000 word G-rated new adult fantasy.

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