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Fiction » Historical » USA
Eighth Wonder: The Thomas Bethune Story by A.M. Cal
You set the price! Words: 120,610. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
It's 1852. A slave born blind, feeble, and left for dead, begins playing Mozart at the age of three. Known throughout the world as Blind Tom, the odd, musical slave and the master who saved him, are caught between forces determined to tear them apart.
Enoch's Folly by Giovanni Torre
Price: Free! Words: 112,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime(4.50 from 2 reviews)
“You know what the old timers say about Comely? They say the Devil is afraid of him.” Aldous Comely; entrepreneur, philanthropist, bon vivant, crime lord. He has his finger on every conceivable pulse, but his grip is starting to slip. Chance encounters and unexpected friendships force him to remember what it's like to be a human being - at the worst possible time: An old enemy is back in town.
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.
Just Another Sunday: A Novel by Elizabeth Good
Price: Free! Words: 119,370. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA(2.00 from 1 review)
Just Another Sunday Is Anything but Ordinary - Set against the backdrop of the turbulent late 1960s and early 1970s, Just Another Sunday is inspired by actual events and follows Lia Benedict, a teenager growing up in the suburbs of New Jersey.
Spake As a Dragon by Larry Hunt
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.
Huckleberry Finn by Dave Mckay
Series: Easy English Books. Price: Free! Words: 110,640. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 14 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.
Hawk Banks - Founding Texas by D. Allen Henry
Price: Free! Words: 119,020. 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.
Blue by G Russell Peterman
You set the price! Words: 178,420. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
"Blue" is a crime, romance, chase, story set in southeast Missouri near the end of its swamp era during the summer of 1899. The Boss plans a swindle and wants Blue. She has lost her ability to speak after seeing her father killed. April is taken with Mark. Attempts at killing Mark and kidnapping Blue fail. They flee through Mississippi, Scott, Cape Girardeau, and Bollinger Counties.
Amelia's Story by C.P. Murphy
Price: Free! Words: 105,610. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Set during the War of 1812, Amelia Samuels is being forced into a loveless marriage by her father. When she has nobody left to turn to, she befriends the village stranger, Patrick Buchahan. Together the two discover the reason behind her unwanted engagement, but perhaps a little too late.
Tara's Forgotten Son by Lana Mowdy
Price: Free! Words: 121,680. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Wade Hampton Hamilton is the unsung hero in a classic American novel. A child conceived at the onset of civil distress, he struggles to overcome the trauma of soldiers, abandonment, and near starvation.
Kill the dove! by Francis Kroncke
Price: Free! Words: 168,490. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
A tale of the revolutionary 1960’s. No novel has covered these religious, political, imprisoned and sexual experiences. Follow the love and betrayals of three radical anti-war and feminist activists: Jared, Aaren, and Char. Share Jared’s experiences in federal prison as the impact of the Vietnam war, sexism and the failure of traditional moral and spiritual value systems play out in their lives.
Angelina's Oak by Jesse Reiss
Price: Free! Words: 109,310. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Angelina’s Oak is a richly detailed mix of historical fiction and fantasy with some romance, adventure and suspense. Five short stories woven within involve the colorful characters whose lives ended in the tree, each of which portrays a significant period in Los Angeles’ history.
Tuesday's Caddie by Jack Waddell
Price: Free! Words: 102,150. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It’s 1930 when immigrant caddie Conor O’Reilly falls in love with Hollywood screenwriter Annie Burke. Saddled with a hateful husband, she finds in Conor her one true love. He suddenly finds a way to be worthy of her. Fate frees her and then tears them apart. Fortunes reverse and decades later they meet again, a secret binding them. When they do, one must decide if their love should live once more.
CHILDREN OF DOLHINOV: A SMALL TOWN IN THE MIDST AND MIST OF HISTORY by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 145,130. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » USA(3.00 from 1 review)
The story is told that long after he left Dolhinov and became a distinguished rabbi in America, Yakov Kaminetsky was one day sitting in a doctor’s waiting room when he spotted a Jewish boy who was obviously not religious. He grabbed a ball and began to play with the young boy. His assistant was amazed and later asked the rabbi why he had done that.
The Tunnel and the Cave by John Schou
Price: Free! Words: 112,430. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
A number of mostly humorous short -stories but also some reflecting events of the beginning of the Third Millennium
Invasion USA I - The End of Modern Civilization by T I Wade
Series: INVASION USA. Price: Free! Words: 129,100. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
Volume I of IV. At exactly midnight on December 31, 2012, every electronic device made in China for the last 30 years stops working. The shutdown of the United States of America, and 97% of the entire world, is accomplished by 12:30 am U.S. Eastern time on the first day of the New Year in 2013. It takes only 30 minutes to completely dismantle the whole of modern Western civilization as we know it
Rosebloom by Christine Keleny
Series: Rose Books. Price: Free! Words: 139,370. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Rosebloom - An Award Winning historical fiction novel and coming of age novel set in the late 1930s. Step into Rose's world, where a young Wisconsin farm girl who runs away from home. Rose is looking for adventure, what she finds is much more. Midwest Book Review calls Rosebloom: "... an excellent blend and deftly written look at 1930s America..." Library Journal Review gave it a "Recommended"
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