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Fiction » Historical » USA
Brethren: A Gripping Tale of Counter Espionage by Leonard Leventon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,420. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » USA(3.00 from 1 review)
"A fun, fast paced read!" - J Price "... a good, quick read ... give this book a look." - J Luttrull "A great page turner! - K Peterson Allan Capstein trafficked the package from New York to Marie Du Berge, a beautiful Cannes film star in exchange for free airfare. What he didn't agree to was being drawn into a counter espionage ring set on assassinating a crazed Middle Eastern despot.
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
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.
Shaken to the Core by Jae
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,260. Language: American English. Published: June 15, 2016 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Historical » USA
Kate Winthrop, daughter of a shipping magnate, is expected to marry a respectable man. But her true passion lies with photography—and with women. Much to the dismay of her parents, she becomes friends with their maid Giuliana. Then an earthquake hits San Francisco. Will the disaster shatter their tentative feelings? Or will they be able to save each other’s lives and hearts?
Jennifer Jordan Madame President by Casey Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,380. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » USA
Jennifer Jordan wants to be President and has a ten point plan that will bring the United States back from the brink of collapse and failure. If there is any entity or business in this world that is too big to fail, it is the United States of America. Included in her plan are taxes, education, immigration, health care, welfare, budget and debt reduction, military, political restructuring and more.
The Legend of Little Eagle by Florian Rochat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,810. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Hélène Marchal discovers that she owes her life to a US aviator, John Philip Garreau. In 1944 in France, he had acted in a heroic way, sacrificing himself to avoid the destruction of a house with his almost uncontrolable plane. Hélène's mother, then a child, was inside. Hélène goes to Montana. She will piece together the life and journey of a young man nicknamed Little Eagle. A story on destiny.
The Light of a Fire Opal by Patricia Iles
Series: Light Gatherers, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,330. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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.
Behind the Tapestry: How Pat&Norm Helped Win WWII by Dennis F. Shaw
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 93,900. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: 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?
Belle City by Penny Mickelbury
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,830. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
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.
Nisei by JJ White
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,610. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Nisei is the story of Hideo “Bobby” Takahashi, a Hawaiian-born Japanese-American who must overcome prejudice, internment, and the policies of his own government to prove his loyalty to his country. Narrated by Bobby Takahashi and read by his son, Robert, forty-six years after Bobby’s death, the story details the young Nisei’s determination to fight honorably return to the young love...
Tale of a Patriot Part Four by Grandpa Casey
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 29,450. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, Fiction » Historical » USA
This is Part Four of the Tale of a Patriot series. Down on his luck and refusing to work the family farm, Joe reenlists in the new United States Navy. While battling the Barbary Coast Pirates, his ship is part of the US Marine landing on the shores of Tripoli. In 1812, with his enlistment up, the United States declares War on England, Once again, Joe reenlists to fight the British.
Slave Empire by Norman Gant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,940. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Civil War had ended and with it the cursed institution of slavery. Yet hidden in remote, arid West Texas was a vast slave empire—the shocking, illegal Seaview—where sweating blacks labored under the lash of the brutal Colonel Morgan, where the most sinewy and bull-like submitted to the cruel lust of his wife Maybelle or paid the penalty for refusal by dangling from sycamores.
Will the Real Carolyn Keene Please Stand Up by Christine Keleny
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
** Midwest Book Award Finalist ** Historical fiction about the creators and creation of Nancy Drew and the controversy that still surrounds the plucky, intelligent, resourceful, and famous girl sleuth we affectionately call Nancy .
Black Drop: A Sage Adair Historical Mystery by S. L. Stoner
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 101,630. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In this riping yarn, President Theodore Roosevelt has left Washington D.C., embarking on his historic train trip through the American West. Little does he know that assassination awaits him in Portland, Oregon. Since life is never simple, Sage Adair also learns of young boys who need rescuing. As the presidential train and the boys’ doom rush ever closer, every crucial answer remains elusive.
Fab by Mark Gillespie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,030. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
'What if John Lennon had lived?' Murphy ‘Jagger’ Salmon - ageing hippy, part-time drunk and Rolling Stones fan, is on his way home from the pub when he accidentally saves John Lennon from the assassin’s bullet.
Madame Presidentess by Nicole Evelina
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,360. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Forty-eight years before women were granted the right to vote, one woman dared to run for President of the United States, yet her name has been virtually written out of the history books. This is the story of Victoria Woodhull, a woman ahead of her time, who dared to speak out and challenge the conventions of post-Civil War America, setting a precedent still followed by female politicians today.
The Adventures of Lazarus Gray: The Omnibus Edition by Barry Reese
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 296,510. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
Barry Reese, noted award winning Genre Fiction Author, has brought many New Pulp Heroes to life! One of his most popular has headlined four volumes of books from Pro Se Productions, a leader in Genre Fiction publishing. And now, those four collections are available as one book! THE ADVENTURES OF LAZARUS GRAY: THE OMNIBUS EDITION is now available as a digital ‘boxed set’ from Reese Unlimited.
Army Brats by Michael G. Cerepanya
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,890. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
In the decade following World War II, the time of the Baby Boomers, life for children was much different than today. There was almost unlimited freedom for kids. They could go out and play without parental supervision. The biggest fear of the day was whether or not the commies would release the A-Bomb. Rock ’n’ Roll was taking over the sound waves and baseball was the national pastime.
If the South Won Gettysburg by Mark Nesbitt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,380. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012 by Second Chance Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(4.00 from 1 review)
Many historical accounts have been written documenting the Battle of Gettysburg and the Civil War. In "If the South Won Gettysburg" author Mark Nesbitt makes a dramatic hypothetical examination of precisely that theory: What if the South won at Gettysburg as a result of a change in the South's battle tactics ? What would have been the fate of this great nation?
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?
Miserere by Caren J. Werlinger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 1968, with her father MIA in Vietnam, Conn's family moves to her mother’s home where Conn is chosen as the one who must unravel the mystery surrounding her ancestor who disappeared soon after the Civil War. Set during two turbulent periods of American history, this book takes the reader on a journey through time as Conn tries to end the curse her family has lived with for a century.
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