Books tagged: historical 1900s

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Light Afflictions
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
LIGHT AFFLICTIONS is a character driven, 43,000 word novella that examines a generation of people who descended from a fascinating group of relatives dating back to 1793 and supports the suggestion that the past is always present. It is a work of fiction that is loosely based on the many letters that have been preserved by her family for generations.
Letter from a Desperate Father
Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00)
An innocent man has been imprisoned. Hoping to see his son one last time, he composes a letter explaining the devastating event for which he's been blamed. LETTER FROM A DESPERATE FATHER is a chilling tale of grief and betrayal with supernatural elements.
Turnstone
Series: The Greatest Cape. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,900. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
This fourth volume of The Greatest Cape continues the history of the strange little town by the sea. Pert and Rosella may have grown up and become respectable while Fenestra is enjoying a rather sad retirement among the jungle cannibals, but June and Bertronella are carrying on the family tradition of being thoroughly annoying and interfering in things that don't concern them.
Write Sorrow on the Bosom of the Earth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,930. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
It is 1972 in southeastern Kentucky's coal country. Clay Dautry, a Los Angeles attorney, and Kentucky attorney Ellen Reames set out to solve two mysteries: how Ellen's client came to shoot a local restaurant owner, and why Clay's father shot a competing mine operator in 1929. Someone is killing to protect secrets hidden for forty years, and Clay and Ellen become targets of a deadly conspiracy.
A Bird Named Enza
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,030. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a story based on the Influenza of 1918. It is written from the perspective of one man and his inability to save his family and town from this deadly disease. To this day, the influenza of 1918 remains a mystery. It spread with alarming speed across the country and, after it ran its deadly course, the pandemic had taken more than 600,000 lives in America, 40 million worldwide.
Shorts
Price: Free! Words: 20,640. Language: British English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of short stories, poems and 'other scribblings' by Sian Turner. Read 'Hot Under the Collar,' a tale of jealousy and its consequences, 'Poor Law,' the story of young Will Thompson's life in a 1903 Cottage Home (or workhouse for children) and what happens when he is unjustly accused of theft, plus other stories, poems and what the author describes as 'other scribblings.'
Beware of the Dragon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,310. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » General
When Laura Ansell arrives in Peking as a young bride in 1899 tension is already building at the British Legation with rumours of unrest among the local Chinese population. As the months pass and summer temperatures rise, the Boxer rebels lay siege to the Legation with bitter fighting. But inside the barricades Laura is also under siege from dashing Russian Prince Sergei.
Tea Cups & Tiger Claws
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,350. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00)
In 1916, the birth of identical triplets excites a small town. Soon the sisters are split up — two are sent to live in a mansion, and the third is abandoned in a work camp. Over the next 50 years, their lives will intersect in surprising ways. A fascinating novel about love, ambition, and the dark impulses of human nature. Kirkus Reviews calls it "An engagingly twisted family saga."
From the Ashes (Ravenwood Mysteries #1)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,160. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00)
San Francisco, 1900. Atticus Riot returns home with death on his heels and grief in his heart. After twenty years of roaming the Barbary Coast, the gambler-turned detective is about to toss the game for good. But man plans and God laughs: the case of a missing heiress draws him in its wake.
Derby Girl - The Story of the Saratoga Sweetheart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,760. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Roller derby skater Genna McNeil, living in impoverished circumstances in Troy, NY, travels back in time to Saratoga Springs, NY in 1913, where she uses her modern-day skill set to change history and perhaps alter her own fate.