- African American fiction
- Alternative history
- Children’s books
- Coming of age
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Fairy tales
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Transgressional fiction
- Visionary & metaphysical
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- Literary criticism
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Fiction » Historical » USA
Southern Secrets by Renee Benzaim
Series: Detective Annie Avants, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,270. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Deep in the Ouachita forests of Arkansas, Zachary Avants finds 3 journals written by his great grandfather that gives sensitive information on a secret society active during the Civil War - the Knights of the Golden Circle. Unfortunately for Zack, and his cousin Det.Annie Avants in California, the KGC & FBI would do anything to recover these journals. Even murder and kidnapping.
A Kiss and a Dream by Linda Andrews
Series: Love's Great War (Historical Romance). Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,430. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
She escapes with a dead woman's name and finds sanctuary with a widower reeling from his wife's betrayal. Can a love built on lies survive the truth?
Look Away by Billy Roper, Jr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,760. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
An alternate history of the American Civil War. What if World War I came fifty years early, and the South had won?
The Founding of Josiah Turn by ShyJot Publications LLC
Series: The Xyon Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. 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.
The Glove. by Mark Abel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
A collection of short stories. The gloves tells the real story of the Moon landing conspiracies. Ice explains why sometimes a little less water is a good thing. Read Fortune Cookie before you risk ignoring a premonition. Peeper, do you really know who's watching you? Four stories to amuse and entertain.
Murder Between the Pages by Josh Lanyon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,710. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Historical » USA
Rival mystery authors compete to solve the "impossible" murder of a notorious author of roman à clef. If only the murderer was equally amused.
The Darkness: Tales From a Revolution - Maine by Lars D. H. Hedbor
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,530. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Brief Candle Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
George is a simple farmboy, more interested in sneaking a break than in the intrigues of the Revolution. Even after the British come to town in a blaze of cannonfire, he stays out of it... until Louise crosses his path, and draws him into her mysterious world. When that world falls into shadow, the results will make history—and turn George’s life completely upside-down.
Presidential Whispers by Michael Cantwell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,410. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Have you ever wanted help surviving freshman year in high school? Alex Schuler relies on the past Presidents of the United States. Alex's grandfather removed a magical book from the White House written by the men who founded the USA. When Alex reads from it, Abe Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and others from the past, come alive offering guidance.
Saturday Night Dance Club by Karen Truesdell Riehl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » 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.
Tent City: A Mississippi Story by Michael Kelley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,400. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
Set during the voting rights campaign in Mississippi, Tent City tells the story of planter William Flair, who follows his conscience when tenant farmers who have been evicted from their homes ask to set up camp on the Flair plantation. When a protest leader is murdered and three protesters are wrongly accused, it is up to William and a sympathetic deputy sheriff to set the record straight.
1906 - A Novel by James Dalessandro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Set during the great San Francisco earthquake and fire, this page-turning historical novel reveals recently uncovered facts that forever change our understanding of what really happened. Narrated by a feisty young reporter, Annalisa Passarelli, the novel paints a vivid picture of the Post-Victorian city.
New Beginnings: A New Home by Mark Edward Jones
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,660. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A new life in seventeenth-century Virginia awaits John Cleburne, as do years as an indentured servant. John is presented with no real choice but to follow his master on a long journey to a new world. Here they attempt to establish a new home in a frontier while learning the backbreaking work of tobacco farming, and here with their fellow colonists become consumed by a populist rebellion.
Sunday Wild Child by Ethel Cook-Wilson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,740. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Summer Wild Child captures the point of view of the mother as well as that of the daughter in this homespun tale of small town Florida life of the 40s and early 50s. It depicts a powerful, but disturbing picture of poverty, racism and juvenile cruelty. On the other hand, it showcases the strength of will to overcome those conditions through perseverance.
A Kind of Homecoming by Joseph Y. Roberts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Life after a senseless tragedy can be strange. For a close Minnesota family, devastated by such a loss, things become even stranger.
Nazi Saboteurs on the Bayou by Steven Burgauer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,490. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
A dead German in a whorehouse bed. A pair of bloated corpses floating in a Mississippi bayou. A mysterious notebook filled with unknown codes and hand drawn maps. A Mafia Don helping the Allies seek revenge on the Fascists. A series of anagrams challenging the code-breaking talents of the brilliant minds at Bletchley Park. A Nazi plot to sabotage the production of Higgins landing craft.
The Race by James Rada, Jr
Series: Canawlers, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Follow the lives of the Fitzgerald family on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal as Tony and Thomas Fitzgerald race their canal barge against a train. If you enjoyed "Canawlers" and "Between Rail and River" by James Rada, you'll want to follow this adventure set a few years after the Civil War during the canal's heyday. Originally published as a limited-edition chapbook for CanalFest 2003.
Death in the Black Patch by Bruce Wilson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,400. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016 by Artemesia Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
In 1906 Kentucky, Wes Wilson’s tobacco crop is his life’s blood. Wes is determined that nothing—not the devious tobacco buyer; the ever-present Night Riders; or the cousin hiding a deadly secret—will stand in his way. The secrets and lies smother Wes the longer he takes to decide what to do with his crop. The conflict erupts and soon rages out of control with a result both surprising and tragic.
Soldier Boys: Tales of the Civil War by Jack Matthews
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 57,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016 by Personville Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Philosophical author Jack Matthews takes snapshots of Civil War soldiers as they cheat death and mess around between battles. Without dwelling on the war's tragic dimension, these old-fashioned (and historically accurate) yarns are infused with irony and a youthful sense of adventure. They also ask you to ponder the human condition as people of that time might have done.
Time's Best Friend by Jennette Marie Powell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,130. Language: American English. Published: September 19, 2015 by Mythical Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1939, Appalachian farm girl Florie fell in love with a frontiersman who traveled 200 years into the future. Four years later, she gets her chance to jump back to the 18th century and find him. But she travels too far into the past, only to find her frontiersman a stranger, Nazi soldiers camped out in her historic home, and her only friend a mysterious dog who just might be their spy.
The Faithful Steward by Dmitri Dobrovolski
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,670. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy, Fiction » Historical » USA
This book is based on the confessions of a man to whom God has entrusted rather an unusual ministry: financial support for people who do God's work on Earth and who find themselves in difficulties. The book describes in vivid and memorable detail the lives of ministers of religion and people of faith-people who have not lost their trust in the Lord, even in moments of crisis.
- Fiction > Romance > Historical
- Fiction > Mystery & detective > Historical
- Fiction > Literature > Literary
- Fiction > Adventure > Action
- Fiction > Women's fiction > General
- Fiction > Historical > Western & American frontier
- Fiction > Adventure > War & military adventure
- Fiction > Adventure > General
- Fiction > Biographical
- Fiction > Historical > General