Books tagged: historical 1930s

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The Iron Butterfly
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,050. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Iron Butterfly is about a young mother left penniless with nine young children to support after her husband died suddenly. Facing a bleak future, she has to tackle a male chauvinistic society where men still rule the business world. With the Great Depression affecting everyone, she has to find a new way to survive. Her problems become insignificant after Pearl Harbor when war is now imminent.
The Sundowners Episode 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
While investigating a sinkhole downtown, Bat Magee, a resourceful Geotech engineer finds himself in Prohibition Era Albany. The world as he has known it is gone. As he dodges the crosshairs of a millennia-old battle, he discovers the terrible truth. Time and dimension are irrelevant. Only Bat can unlock the secret the Sundowners’ brotherhood struggle to protect and the Grey Ones try to possess.
The Velvet Slipper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,620. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00)
After a personal loss, Penelope Waters discovers a local mystery in the south of Western Australia: the death of both Jocelyn Bradshaw and her husband, Edward, on the same dark night, many years before. Together with Charles Bradshaw, a young local farmer, she must dig through the layers of time to uncover the truth behind the tragedy while also finding the courage to face her own demons.
A Promise to Break
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,090. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Sibyl, a young banker’s daughter, falls in love with a down-on-his-luck penniless hunk. Can she break from her father’s beliefs and find godly love? This tale is woven into the tapestry of life in Shawnee, Oklahoma, and transports the reader back to the historical 1930’s.
A Touch of Christmas
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,540. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Milly has grown up in the depression era times of the nineteen thirties in Oklahoma. Her only wish was to have a Christmas surrounded by a warm fire, presents, and a genial sense of well-being. Instead she lives without and it has led to a bitterness inside her that forces her to make the ultimate decision of putting herself first; to find the Christmas she so longs for.
The Curse of Kereves Dere
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,850. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Kerry and Bosco, survivors of the Great War, are struggling to move on as they make a life in London but the inhuman horrors they witnessed at the Battle of Krithia heralded a more terrible fate for the world. Their allies, Williams, Fauve, and the ferocious Doctor Cavendish, are powerful but their opponents are terrifying. Time is against them because, all too soon, the stars will be right...
Clara's Heart
Series: The Morgan Family Saga. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Reece Morgan plans to return home to the family ranch after college, but after a difference of opinion with his dad, he accepts a job in town as sheriff deputy. He's settling in well when the troubled granddaughter of the Bluecreek Ranch's foreman comes to visit. Suddenly, Reece's heart is drawn back to his family, and the young woman who has caught his eye. Set during the years 1938-39.
Azaleas Beyond the Prison Walls
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,670. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016 by Smart Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
It’s 1930 and Carson Jones is a prison guard at the notorious Eastern States Penitentiary in Philadelphia where some of America’s most violent inmates are serving time. Amidst the desperation of the Depression and a crowd of hostile convicts, Carson finds solace in an azalea garden behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art and in helping an inmate he believes has been wrongfully sentenced to death.
Yes, I Robbed a Bank, a novella
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,540. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The year is 1936. Crops are ruined. There isn't a well-fed cow in three hundred miles. Most are a pile of bones under mountainous dust drifts. Home pantries from years past are bare. Thurman Jenkins is a good man, loves his family, but desperate men do desperate things. After twenty years, Thurman thinks he is home free, but the gun shows up again.
Unverletzt
Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(4.00)
Irmgard and Horst escaped the chaos of post-WWI Germany to settle in the safety of a town on the other side of the world. In this award winning short story, they react to the news that Adolf Hitler has come to power in their beloved home country.