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Fiction » Historical » USA
The Other Santa by Anna del C. Dye
Price: Free! Words: 44,160. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Angie has traveled with her father/tutor to many towns affected by the recession. James, the reporter, has caught up with them and that isn't good. Lies and secrets are bound to be exposed by him, with a merry Ho, Ho or without one.
The Point of the Sword by Debra Milligan
You set the price! Words: 35,770. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Point of the Sword is a powerful love story of a man of experience, and of the enraptured coming of age of a girl of independence. Set in 1925 in Ship Bottom, New Jersey, this novel presents Andrew Derwent, formerly of the Royal Navy, who has moved to America to start a new life; and Sabine Mercier, a painter. They meet, by chance, on the pure white sands. Their lives will never be the same.
Hauntin' Taunton - The State Asylum by Bill Russo
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.
The Home For Wayward Children by R. S. Oswald
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.
Forty Acres and a Mule by Darrel Bird
Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Josh Barnes has had most of his land stolen, and he marries a black girl just after the civil war. John Bertram is dead set on having the girl back on his farm. He takes her by force.
Living the Blues by Timothy Paterson
Price: Free! Words: 46,810. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mike Howard's greatest desire was to experience the thrill of performing in a Jazz band. He was very interested in the history of jazz, especially the jazz era of the 1930's. He never dreamed that he would get the chance to fulfill his f=dream. His life would never be the same.
A Prisoner's Dilemma by Matthew Karabache
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Desperate not to end up just like his father, a felon struggles with what may turn out to be the worst decision of his life. This story was my second round entry in NYC Midnight‘s 2017 Short Story Challenge. The writing prompts in my brief were: Historical Fiction | A Tunnel | A New Father.
Getting Rid of Swilling's Mills by Bill Russo
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
Swilling’s Mills was one of hundreds of tiny communities sprouting up in the scorched soil of the American West in the late 1800s. Most of those rowdy, untamed towns died off quickly. “Jumpin’ Jehoshaphat, the name of this village should be tarred, feathered, and run out of town on the back of a mule,” said Grover Jeffries, the owner of the mercantile store.
The Hawk: Part Eleven by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
As Marek and Klaudia are reunited, John Doe begins his journey home. A stranger facilitates the return of John’s memories, but for Marek, Klaudia’s presence stirs mixed emotions that erupt in passion shared, then recriminations suffered by both. Lynne celebrates a loved one’s homecoming as Marek wonders if Klaudia is lost to him forever.
The Visit by Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
An unexpected visit doesn't mean it was appreciated. This is a story based on a real milk jug which was given as a wedding present in 1909. The names have been changed to protect the innocent, Irene.
The Life and Death of Blinstrubs by Bill Russo
Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
The life and times of one of America's most successful nightclubs - Blinstrub's Village. Follow the story of the venue and its glittering stars from the beginning right through to the tragic and needless end. Bill Russo draws the tale from his memories as a student in Boston's Kenmore Square in the 1960s as well as from a personal relationship to one of the key players in the club's orchestra.
The Sky Fell on Alabama by Bill Russo
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
A graphic photo of an injured woman compelled me to research the picture and discover the back-story of the most unique person in the entire history of he world. Read on to get 'the rest of the story'.
Something Scary by Steven A. Gentry
Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In this brief flash fiction drama that takes place in the Old South shortly before the American civil war, two young men decide to meet upon the proverbial “field of honor” to settle their differences regarding the love of a woman.
Finding Michante by Joe B. Slater
Price: Free! Words: 45,490. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After fighting first alongside the Redlegs and then the Missouri Bushwackers in the Civil War, James Quinn rides into Nebraska Territory to escape the war. He loses his wife and child and spends the next two with the Cheyenne Dog Soldiers.
Quinn's War by Joe B. Slater
Price: Free! Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Jamie Quinn is shot and left for dead by three men hunting an escaped slave. He crosses the state of Missouri and finds himself riding first with Jennison’s Jayhawkers and then with Bolin’s bushwackers. He saves one of the men he has been chasing from being sold downriver and, brings down a corrupt plantation owner.
Withering Away at the Homestead by David Jensen
Price: Free! Words: 14,680. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
How do you keep yourself occupied when even in old age, you’re spry and healthy? Adrian finds out the hard way when the family decides to move, without him! Now living in a retirement home, he finds ways to busy himself, and discovers that his help is not wanted.
Anthony Knight's Houses Part 2 by Richard Lighthouse
Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Alternative history
In the same manner that reviews of products and books are presented on amazon and other web sites, everyone in our country may express an opinion. In this short ebook, Anthony Knight expresses his further opinions on Houston houses that he likes: 922 Knox, 6116 Tyne, 6118 Tyne, 6122 Tyne, 928 Knox, 6301 thru 6306 Prague, 6408-A Taggart, 6125 Tyne.
Life is a Cabernet: A Companion Wine Novella to The Winemakers by Jan Moran
Price: Free! Words: 32,690. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
From Jan Moran, the author of The Winemakers from St. Martin’s Press, comes a novella that’s as rich and irresistible as a fine cabernet wine. Henri Laurent is everything Napa wine publicist Juliana Cardona desires—intelligent, handsome, wealthy, and widowed—but is the mysterious vintner really who he says he is, and can her heart risk the chance of love once more?
The Hawk: Part Ten by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 57,680. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Lynne prepares for changes while in Texas John Doe still possesses no memory of his family. Aware of Laurie’s plans to move west, Stanford travels for a baby’s birth, but finds no trace of Eric. Jane remembers Stanford, but will Laurie let that man back into his heart?
Like Knights of Old by Eileen Gonzalez
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
Like Knights of Old is the inspiring tale of Alice Jung, a Chinese-American teenager who learns to take life's obstacles by the throat and squeeze until it gives her at least some of what she wants. Oh, and a sea monster. Can't have an uplifting story about overcoming obstacles without a sea monster, after all.
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