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Fiction » Historical » USA
Mudsills & Mooncussers, A Novel of Civil War Key West by Iris Chacon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,810. Language: American English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In Civil War Key West, a Yankee spy must find and stop a Southern agent whom he fears may, in fact, be the woman he loves.
Ransom by Gilbert M. Stack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,420. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Historical » USA
Lynne Winters is a not-too-successful real estate attorney caught in the middle of the kidnapping of the century in the mid-sized American city of Slate. Entangled in the problem against her will, she finds herself hindered more than helped by the efforts of the police and the victim's self-centered family. Can no one but Lynn remember that a young boy's life is at stake.
That Tender Light: An Owen Family Novella by Marsha Ward
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this short novella, acclaimed author Marsha Ward tells the story of the Owen Family origins, describing in her delicate language the tender feelings of two people who need to find each other in a very small window of time.
What Child Is This? by Gilbert M. Stack
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,350. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
In the Depression Era Midwest, a lost boy, a grieving mother, and a small town deputy sheriff try to bring about a Christmas miracle.
Johnny Rebel by Martyn C. Marais
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.
Catcher's Keeper by JD Spero
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,550. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
What if Holden Caulfield could have met Mark David Chapman, learned of his plan to kill John Lennon, and tried to prevent the assassination? Inspired by The Catcher in the Rye and true events surrounding Lennon's death, Catcher's Keeper offers an alternate history that will keep you guessing until the very end.
Jack Book 2 - Murder on the High Seas by Gary Dorion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,270. Language: American English. Published: February 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Book 2 is a high seas adventure set in the Caribbean Sea. Jack and Jeremy become romantically involved with two young Jamaican women. Book 1 ends with Schoolmaster Jerome Whittemore - an abusive, racist teacher - quitting his brief education career after a devastating classroom humiliation at the hands of Jack. But the two boys follow him to sea not knowing they have signed to a slave ship.
The Broken Rose by Ken Lord
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,950. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Rose Silberg, a madam, and Gus Priesner, a miner, are thrown together by an influenza quarantine in Alaska in 1918. He needs her money for an expensive shipment. She needs her money to “go home” to Long Island. The lifting of the quarantine brings the situation to a head. Gus runs to Russia. This story tells what happened to McCarthy Rose.
Love and Sleep by Venla Mäkelä
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,200. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Finnish bestseller novelist, on the brink of divorce, “escapes” to Hollywood when a book of his is made into a movie. His actress wife soon follows him though, hoping to reconcile – and maybe advance her career.
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.
Unrefined by Sharon Balts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by Aneko Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Laugh and cry with the Unrefined Connor family—slaves to the farm and mechanic work that is their means of survival, chained by guilt and fear, trapped by despair and worry. Unrefined is the tale of a three-generation family pummeled by tragedy beyond the common hardships of the Great Depression. Some will come to see their difficulties as a refining process. None will survive unscathed—if they su
The Bishop's Ring by L.W. Hewitt
Series: The Juno Letters, Book 8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
It was Monique’s voice - desperate, terrified, pleading for help. The man who kidnapped her - he claimes to be Kennedy. But Alexander Kennedy disappeared fifty years ago. How could he be the killer? Yet here he was - in Belgium. He demands the return of the Bishop’s Ring or Monique will be the first to die. The hunt for the Dao Chu Imperial Jade has exploded into a race to stop a psychopath.
Steps Into Darkness by Ben Woodard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,950. Language: American English. Published: January 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Historical » USA
Sabotage on a dam construction site and attempts on their lives drive two teens to solve a perplexing mystery.
A Whole Other World "Life in the Shadows of Prison" by Chip Valley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,230. Language: American English. Published: May 16, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
Vietnam vet Carter takes a job as a prison guard, immersing himself in the world of hardened inmates, cramped cells and locked doors. He learns the routines, uncovers the deceptions and takes on the challenges of prison life. Inmates lie, cheat, steal, gamble, and commit assault and rape—all daily occurrences faced by the correctional staff. To survive, Carter must earn the inmates’ respect
Sitting Bull Rising From the Grave by Dennis Herrick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Sioux Indian woman living homeless in Albuquerque is inspired to change her life when she believes she sees the chief from the 1800s, Sitting Bull, and that he gives her advice. She starts her new life by writing a play about Sitting Bull.
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.
Beneath Gray Skies : A Novel of a Past That Never Happened by Hugh Ashton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,430. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2018 by j-views Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » USA
An alternate history, in which the American Civil War was never fought. In the 1920s, President Jefferson Davis III talks to a young German politician, and promises military aid to help the NSDAP (National Socialist German Workers' Party) to stage a coup in Germany. Brian Finch-Malloy, "a 1920s James Bond", is tasked with stopping a political axis between the Nazis and the Confederacy.
Rosebloom by Christine Keleny
Series: Rose Books. Price: $0.99 USD. 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"
Candidate Lincoln, a novel by Georgiann Baldino
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,880. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
What brought Abraham Lincoln to the forefront of American politics? It wasn't his appearance or experience or financial backing. Lincoln was an unlikely politician, and yet his candidacy for the U.S. Senate changed the direction America was headed. Candidate Lincoln puts readers into the crowds during his 1858 campaign and allows them to hear the heated clash of opinions and negative campaigning.
The Hanging of Hard Barnes by Ryan King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Raised in the dark shadow of his twin brother Hardin, Lloyd Barnes is on a mission to save Hard from the hangman's noose. In the corrupt L.A. scene of the late 1920's, though, Lloyd's task looks hopeless as the California penal system makes ready for its last legal public execution. The Hanging of Hard Barnes is a 75-page short novel.