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Belle City
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,830. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Whitepoint Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This saga of love, land and loss is told from the disparate perspectives of Ruth Thatcher, who is Black, and Jonas Thatcher, who is White, and spans nearly a century. During the course of their lifetimes, Ruth and Jonas-- and their respective families have prospered-- but it is left for their descendants to come to grips with the long-unacknowledged truth that the two families are actually one.
1906 - A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(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.
Chronicles of War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,440. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Chronicles of War is a work of historical fiction following Iowa farmer and father of four Job Trites and his family’s experience of the Civil War. It's a fast moving narrative, scenes shifting between the Trites’ farm in Iowa to encampments along the Mississippi River, from letters and recollections to the battle of Arkansas Post. Careful research and creative storytelling, powerfully combined.
The Light of a Fire Opal
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Series: Light Gatherers, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,330. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The orphaned child of a runaway slave demonstrates a mysterious gift of healing. Her adoptive family must hide her wondrous power from the plantation masters. When The Civil War brings a harvest of wounded to their door, the secret is out. Join her as she grows and builds a life of love and freedom. Romantic, clean, historical fiction with a paranormal twist.
Through The Storm
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Series: The Wades of Crawford County, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Romance
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Wade family saga continues in Through The Storm, a work of historical fiction set in post-Civil War Missouri. Love reigns in the home of Leann and Ralph Wade, although tested many times during the course of their marriage. Leann and Ralph struggle to overcome the storms of life through faith, courage, and commitment to each other.
The Poisoned Crop
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,230. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Can the love of a white Jewish boy and an African American girl survive in a small town in the 1950's, north of the Mason-Dixon line, where the Klan lurks in the hearts and minds of the local residents, already assaulted by rock 'n' roll and post-War America?
Goldeneyes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,160. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015 by vinspirepublishing. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
A man’s eyes are the windows to his soul … if he has one. Deep in the darkness of a Depression-era night, a man addicted to alcohol commits an unspeakable crime to obtain it. His vile action impacts the lives of two entire families, and decades will pass before the horrible wrong begins to be made right again.
Brig of War
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,800. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Favian Markham is a rising young American officer in during the War of 1812. As commander of the small, slow brig Experiment, he must break the British blockade and take his outgunned vessel on a daring raid. On his desperate journey he faces duels, rivalries, ambitious politicians, yardarm-to-yardarm combat, and the deadly beauty of a foreign courtesan.
Indebt Us Not!
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 153,180. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Fate delivered to the doorstep of Professor Augustus Wright, an orphaned and illiterate young boy who had the hereditary blood coursing through his veins to thwart a 200 year old plan to create a sovereign financial empire within the borders of the United States of America similar to that which was created in England three centuries ago…and still exists there today as the Bank of England.
The Gethering
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,230. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
During my younger years I was fortune to meet some of the old time law men from the late 1890’s. One of them happened to live not far up the way from me and was an acquaintance of my step-father. He dearly loved to talk for he had no kinfolks that I ever heard about and he told me a lot of stories of the old days in the Territory before Oklahoma became a state.
How To Steal A Billion
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1835, Pelham Humphries received a 4,428 acre Mexican land grant in Texas. On January 10, 1901 the world famous Spindletop Oil Field blew in on Pelham's land. President William McKinley sent out a federal summons identifying Pelham's heirs but was assassinated soon after. One-hundred and twelve years later, the heirs are still trying to receive their billions!(Book sold for $334 in 2012)
Laura's Lost Love
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Series: Heart Junction, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,100. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Shortly after Laura happily meets the orphan she intends to take into her home, she learns she may have a difficult time keeping the child. Gavin hates shattering lovely Laura’s dreams of motherhood, but he's duty bound to see to it orphans are placed with married couples only. Undaunted by the handsome man's threats, Laura pushes on with her plans. Golden Rose Award, Recommended Read Award
Enza
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,040. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
I had a little bird, and its name was Enza. I opened the window, and in-flew-Enza. It is a time of innocence. The Women’s Suffrage Movement gains more attention every day. Patriotism is at its peak as the war to end all wars rages an ocean away. On the homefront, life is being lived like a Mark Twain novel - until an unseen enemy, deadlier than any human foe, threatens Mankind’s very existence.
Flappers, Flasks and Foul Play (A Jazz Age Mystery #1)
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Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Rival gangs fight over booze and bars during Prohibition in 1920s Galveston: the "Sin City of the Southwest." Jazz Cross, a young society reporter, suspects foul play when a bank VP collapses at her half-brother Sammy's speakeasy. Was it an accident or a mob hit? As turf wars escalate, Sammy is accused of murder and Jazz must risk her life and career to find the killer. Inspired by actual events.
Shadows Stir at Seven Sisters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,900. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Seven Sisters, an antebellum restoration in downtown Mobile, has come to life recently...and not in ways historian Carrie Jo Jardine had expected. After battling and surviving a dangerous encounter with a visitor from the past, Carrie Jo and Seven Sisters’ handsome owner Ashland Stuart have one last mystery to uncover. Where is Calpurnia Cottonwood?
Rebel Gray, Mountain Green
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,300. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
Rebel Gray, Mountain Green is an historically accurate tale of the Confederate guerrilla raid on the quiet town of St Albans, Vermont in 1864, and the citizens' resistance. Illustrated with period images.
A Pirate to Treasure (Descendants of Sea Grove Series, Book One)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,590. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
Jerica Jordan Fontaine is a woman scorned. Who does she turn to when she feels the need for revenge? Why, her half sister, of course. Lavinia is very adept at laying curses and making things happen. Or, as Sean Devereux will be tormented to discover..not happen.The Descendants of Sea Grove Series has all the excitement, intrigue, and romance that you have come to expect from all Kitty Margo books.
The Catbird Seat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,940. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A con gets conned in the 1923 heavyweight bout between Jack Dempsey & Tommy Gibbons. The match fleeced a one mule oil town. Only a mastermind could have perpetrated such a scheme. His name is "Knox Golden" Armstrong. Seeking revenge for his father's murder, Knox offers up the next title fight to the guilty roundtable of shady business leaders as a way to promote their town and generate $1,000,000.
Behind the Tapestry: How Pat&Norm Helped Win WWII
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 93,900. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1939, a sailor marries a Brooklyn girl before he ships out on a new destroyer. She follows him to San Diego; he sails to the North Atlantic. For the next 6 years, he then fights the enemy in the Pacific while she fights war profiteers at home in California. Long separations and infrequent letters frustrate them. How will they overcome these challenges and develop a marriage?
In the Shadow of the Pyramid
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,480. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Historical Fiction -- The whaling vessel Niantic picked passengers with Gold Fever off the beaches of Panama in 1849 and took them to San Francisco. The crew jumped ship. Niantic was hauled ashore and planted at the corner of Sansome and Clay as a hotel. Present day, Don Worthy discovers its hulk and claims the right of salvage. The story takes place in the past and present in San Francisco.