- African American fiction
- Children’s books
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- 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
- 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
General | Western & American frontier | USA | Medieval | United Kingdom | Ancient | Regency | Victorian | Paranormal | Classical Greece & Rome | Colonial America | Australia & New Zealand | All sub-categories >>Ancient | Australia & New Zealand | Canada | Classical Greece & Rome | Colonial America | General | Medieval | Paranormal | Regency | Renaissance | United Kingdom | USA | Victorian | Western & American frontier | << Top sub-categories
Old Balmain House Book Series by Graham Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 180,870. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Two courageous Sydney families sit at the centre of this story. Linking them is a small girl Sophie who vanished 100 years ago. It is a story of people's ordinary lives, how they are touched and shaped by tragedy and yet rise above adversity. Mostly set around the beautiful inner city suburb of Balmain and an old house there, parts of the story traverse the remote Australian outback
Greens and Greys by Rosalie Sugrue
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,300. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by Philip Garside. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Journey with Molly Sinclair through her 1950s childhood on the West Coast, her move to Christchurch for teacher training, drama-filled OE in the UK and Europe, and as she returns to New Zealand in the mid-1960s. This engaging coming-of-age tale sweeps us along as she meets unexpected joys and overcomes life’s setbacks.
Chevauchée by Ian Cooper
Price: Free! Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A chevauchée is nothing more than a raid, designed as much for punishment as for plunder. Sir Thomas has seen it all, and lived to tell the tale. The withered old man was a vigorous knight and a pillar of the community, with his wife and sons gone before him. Sir Thomas Jolly is on his deathbed. A short story of The Hundred Years War.
Sons of Slaves by E.L. Gamble
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,250. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by Black Rose Writing email@example.com. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Jeremiah Lee never imagined a black man could work on the other side of the law before he was arrested by Marshal Fredrick Williamson. Left in the desert to die by the gang that once saved his life, Jeremiah Lee prepares himself for death. He is both saved and taken hostage by US Marshal Williamson, the marshal determined to bring the gang to justice.
Wheezer and the Golden Serpent by Kitty Sutton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,770. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1843 in Indian Territory, an historic, never-before-done peace council is held at the capital of the Cherokee Nation, Tahlequah. Chief John Ross invites all Indian tribes within running distance, even their long-time enemies, as well as the plains Indians. Intrigue mounts while the young Cherokee, Sasa, is presented in Boston for her first Social “Season”. Who is following her and Wheezer?
Mail Order Bride: Westward Wild (Montana Mail Order Brides: Book 21) by Linda Bridey
Series: Montana Mail Order Brides. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,570. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by Gold Crown Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A historical western cowboy romance novel about a mail order bride. When refined, handsome, Tom Sebastian, and wild child, Ivy Danvers meet, their attraction is immediate. They don’t care about social class, but others do. Can they battle outside influences or will lack of faith doom their love?
Regency Immortal by Gene Doucette
Series: The Immortal Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,090. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Historical » General
Adam has accidentally stumbled upon an important period in history: Vienna in 1814. Mostly, he'd just like to continue to enjoy the local pubs, but that becomes impossible when he meets Anna, an intriguing woman with an unreasonable number of secrets and sharp objects.
The Secret of Brerreton Gully by Jessi Hammond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: Australian English. Published: June 1, 2015 by Solitary Cat Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In the 1950s in rural Australia, Tom and his brother and their friends find what they think is an abandoned caravan on the Brerretons’ land. Except it’s not abandoned. And the man who owns it is not happy that he’s been seen doing what he’s doing. He’s so unhappy, in fact, that Tom is terrified that he and Fred and Bill will be shot before Tilly can get back with help…
A Warriors Long Journey to China by Vernon B. Bushway, Jr
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 68,750. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The time is early 1941 and Edward Karl (Ed) is a Gunnery Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps and is transferred to San Diego California from the China Marines. Ed is assigned to a new elite group being formed called “Carlson’s Raiders” named after the Commander of the group Lieuteant Colonel Carlson. World War Ii breaks out with the bombing of Pearl Harbor; off to the South Pacific
The Leopard Rider: An Epic Adventure by James Duprie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,940. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
When his father suddenly reappears, Marco Polo is swept on an errand for the Great Kublai Khan. One that will take him away from all he has ever known, and force him through strange and exotic lands while being pursued by every major kingdom of the known world.
The Hawk: Part Two by Anna Scott Graham
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.
Telegram by L. Douglas Hoffmann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,410. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
It’s 1944. Sauli Berglund watches from the edge of his property as ninety-six German POWs arrive at a work camp on Big Bear Lake. These young German soldiers, so full of life, so healthy, so very safe. And they would remain so. He watched them dodge no bullets. He watched them wipe no blood from their hands. He watched the tears they wouldn’t shed for the friends who wouldn’t die in their arms.
With Blood and Scars by B.E. Andre
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 126,900. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Two secrets haunt Ania: her father’s suspect activities during WW2 in Poland and her part in a child’s disappearance in 1966 England. Now her father is dying and she needs to unravel his truth. Meanwhile, the police have found the child’s remains. Will she confess? Through the eyes of feisty young Ania, B. E. Andre uses dark humour and honesty to tell a poignant and gripping coming-of-age story.
The Outlander King by Hilary Rhodes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,580. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The story of The Lion and the Rose continues with the tale of two remarkable women: Aislinn, a seventeen-year-old English girl caught up in the army of the “outlander king,” the man who will become known as William the Conqueror, and Selma Murray, an American graduate student at Oxford University, researching her mysterious chronicle almost nine hundred years later.
The Gisburn Witch by Sarah L King
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,510. Language: British English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Scandalised as a young woman after being accused of seducing Tom Lister, a gentleman’s son, Jennet Preston’s life is filled with shame and hardship. When fate intervenes to reunite her with Tom, Jennet risks everything for love and happiness, but when tragedy strikes Jennet finds that she is vulnerable to accusations for which she could pay the ultimate price.
Suitcase Charlie by John Guzlowski
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,350. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015 by RavenswoodPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In 1950s Chicago suitcases start appearing on dark street corners and in quiet city parks. Their contents? Dead children.
And the Wind Whispered by Dan Jorgensen
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 106,300. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015 by Bygone Era Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The book is set in 1894 in the Hot Springs, Wind Cave, Buffalo Gap area of the Black Hills and unites Nellie Bly, the greatest investigative reporter of her time, with some of the Old West’s leading figures in a confrontation with the McCarty outlaw gang, and in dealing with a mysterious death in wind cave.
Silk and Scars by Cassandra Dean
Series: The Silk Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,820. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Edward, Duke of Sowrith, has longed to meet Gwen. After arranging her passage to his estate, he's tongue-tied when confronted with her quiet beauty. All too aware of the twisted ruin of his face, he allows fear to hold him silent, until her safety is threatened. Finally together, they grow closer until it seems they can never again be apart. But can a commoner and a duke find a happily ever after?
Reluctant Accomplice by Judy Woods
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Anne Turner, struggling with the gambling debts of her dead husband, is desperate to support her children. She can expect no help, much less a proposal of marriage from her aristocratic lover. Little does she suspect that becoming the companion of Frances Howard, daughter of the Earl of Suffolk, will make her the scapegoat in a poison conspiracy that racks the court of James I of England.
Wapasha and The Rabbi by Howard S. Selden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,160. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This contemporary story, Wapasha and the Rabbi, mirrors the lives of a small group, while reflecting on the universal power of the past to influence human lives. This is poignantly revealed not only in the stories told by the two protagonists, but also in the stories told by some of the young people, who share their lives with Rabbi Itsak Cohen on an isolated farm in the back country of Texas.