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Fiction » Historical » USA
Young Love in Old Chicago by AprilMarcomAuthor
Price: Free! Words: 96,900. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Historical » USA
The holidays are drawing near in 1932 Chicago. The streets are lined with glittering lights. And Alexandra is falling desperately in love. But the young man who’s captured her heart has a dark secret that threatens to tear them apart. However, with a little help from Alexandra’s mob-obsessed sister, lots of secret letters, and a love deeper than the bottomless oceans, they just might make it.
The Hawk: Part Two by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 61,050. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this second part of the series, set in 1961, as the Snyders adjust to change, Sam Ahern relives some of his Korean War experiences. Meanwhile Lynne Snyder undergoes a transformation and Stanford hosts an exhibit of Eric’s work that catapults the artist into sudden fame.
The Metronome by D. R. Bell
Price: Free! Words: 87,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
When investigating his father's death, a man uncovers a web of money, murder, revenge and evidence of a plot involving the world's superpowers.
My Father the God by D. Allen Henry
Price: Free! Words: 81,290. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Having completed his first year at Hanford University in Boston, Scotsman Sloan Stewart begins the summer of 1941 working at The Orchard Inn with his friends James, Isolde and Sabrina. But entanglements inevitably lead to a shocking event that will transform each of them irrevocably. Suffering through deception, war, and personal loss, can Sloan ever surmount the errors of his youth?
The Hawk: Part One by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 67,610. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Painter Eric Snyder harbors a secret known only to his wife, Lynne. When Eric’s latest disappearance raises the suspicions of best friends Sam and Renee Ahern, Lynne can no longer keep the truth under wraps. While the Aherns ponder this phenomenon, Eric embarks upon a search for his father, once again taking him far from the woman he loves.
Julianna's Secret by Lydia Anne Klima
Price: Free! Words: 66,250. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A lovely teenage girl lives in a French Châteauesque mansion with a tyrannical father who ignores her until her mother dies. Meet Julianna DeSantis, a young woman forced to grow up quickly because of her father’s advances. Julianna flees her Midwestern village to escape her tortured past, but returns years later as the beautiful village librarian everyone’s talking about.
The Founding of Josiah Turn by Amanda Salisbury
Series: The Xyon Chronicles. You set the price! Words: 81,610. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
When an unnatural earthquake strikes Mount Xyon in 1888 Appalachia, seventeen-year-old Josiah Turn loses everyone he's ever known and gains supernatural powers. Rebuilding his life after every out-of-control incident, Josiah finds a new place to belong until betrayal sends him home again. He must channel his power to protect the mountain from military insurgence.
Liberty Fair by Mary J. Carter
Price: Free! Words: 62,240. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Set in a young America over the summer of 1825, Liberty Fair is a lighthearted tale of a village turned upside down as it prepares a pageant in honor of the last surviving general of the American revolution, the Marquis de Lafayette. With a lively glimpse into New England's picturesque past, Liberty Fair is a historically based romantic comedy that easily entertains and warms the heart.
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.
Gold Rush Deluge, Book Two of the California Argonauts by Suzanne Lilly
Series: The California Argonauts, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
Sacramento is underwater. A deluge of epic proportions has engulfed the town. Lucinda uses her medical skills working as a physician’s assistant to Dr. Mitchell Kersey. When she uncovers lies and treachery in the doctor’s past, she becomes enmeshed in dangers even more deadly than the flood. Lucinda must fight to save her life, her dreams, and her future with George.
Huckleberry Finn by Dave Mckay
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.
The Boxcar Blues by Jeff Egerton
You set the price! Words: 98,420. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Action
THE BOXCAR BLUES is a hard hitting story about two homeless teenage boys, one white and one black, and their fight for survival during the Great Depression. Luke and Curly fight a phony murder charge, suffer lost love and overcome hatred on their grueling road to success. Their tempered steel toughness and street savvy allow them to rise from vagrants, to become owners of a prosperous airline.
Blue by G Russell Peterman
You set the price! Words: 179,910. 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.
Saturday Night Dance Club by Karen Truesdell Riehl
Price: Free! Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Pearl's young world is shattered when Papa orders her to leave home. She takes with her the secret of catching Papa in the pantry with the maid. Pearl finds a job in the city. On weekends she heads downtown to the Canteen to volunteer as a "suitable young lady" to dance with the boys in uniform. Pearl considers this her patriotic duty --until Will sweeps her into his arms and heart.
Tara's Forgotten Son by Lana Mowdy
Price: Free! Words: 121,680. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Ford At Valverde by Anita Melillo
Price: Free! Words: 51,230. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
One man’s attempt at dodging the war while on a treasure seeking mission for gold, leads him on a quest that he never imagined possible. From the timber mills of Wisconsin, into the deep South and the rugged West, nothing will keep Daniel Stone from going after what he wants. He would rather die trying to get where he wants to go, than to die with the regrets of a life unlived.
The King Of The Irish by Jack O'Malley
Price: Free! Words: 106,670. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Newcastlewest Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
British spies have infiltrated the United Brotherhood, to quash another Irish rebellion. When one of the spies turns up dead in a Chicago sewer, police detective Daniel Coughlin is swept up in a power struggle between warring factions of the Irish nationalists, a fight that could see him hanged for a murder he did not commit. If his political clout does not come through for him, he is a dead man.
Kate by Dwight W. Hunter
Price: Free! Words: 60,640. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Western(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Kate was born, post Civil War, in Western Appalachia. Turning eighteen, tragedy forced her to face the world alone. A Bounty Hunter introduced her to a world populated by trains, hotels, steamships, fashionable clothes, society and tracking dangerous felons. Kate is a strong lady in all aspects of her life, willing to break cultural codes on how women were obliged to deport themselves.
Kill the dove! by Francis Kroncke
Price: Free! Words: 168,490. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
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.
Far Horizons by Kate Hewitt
Series: The Emigrants Trilogy, Book One. Price: Free! Words: 86,280. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Far Horizons is a sweeping saga of that will take you from the Highlands of Scotland to the untamed Canadian wilderness and the bustling streets of Boston. Based on actual love letters, it celebrates the strength of a promise and the enduring power of love. Written by USA Today bestselling author Kate Hewitt, and Book One of The Emigrants Trilogy.