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Fort Fisher: The Battle for the Gibraltar of the South
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 62,490. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
While two armies inflict mutual carnage in a series of virtual draws, the Union Navy slowly encircles the South, closing its harbors one by one. Wilmington, NC remains the last port through which flow the imported military supplies necessary to keep the Army of Northern Virginia in the field. And Wilmington is protected by Fort Fisher, the impregnable "Gibraltar of the South."
Yellow Rose of Texas, Freedom Fighter, 1836-1865
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,860. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Yellow Rose of Texas, Freedom Fighter, 1836-1865, is the historical fiction account of Rose, a quadroon slave born in 1814 on a Louisiana cotton plantation, sold to a representative of the Republic of Texas, trained as a spy, and placed into Santa Anna’s headquarters. She is recognized as a hero of the Texas Republic and continues to serve into the Civil War.
Grants Chapel Alley
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 21,720. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Fiction » Historical » USA
Grants Chapel Alley is based on true events. Good days were when life was merely unpleasant. The tiny houses that were behind Grants Chapel Alley were modeled after slave cabins. This was life in Macon, Georgia in 1950.
Hacia el Ruido y la Lluvia
Price: Free! Words: 15,430. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Urban
(5.00)
Historias cortas que, partiendo desde lo cotidiano, permiten encontrarse con elementos como la amistad, la esperanza, o los deseos ocultos, enlazados desde mundos y personajes distintos, cada uno con alegrías, esperanzas y frustraciones propias. Compuesto por los relatos: «El Espejero», «Aristóbulo Jiménez, 29 Años», «Los Bichos», «Un día de Julio», «Cenizas de una Fábula» y «Motores y Corbatas».
How He Comes Out of the Sun (A Digital Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(4.25)
This is one good war story, and I recommend it highly." - David Keith of November First Publications
Dreamers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,560. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
It’s the 1960s at the height of the Civil Rights showdown in racist America. Black street-savvy Thomas, desperate for stardom, meets White music student, Annie, desperate for love.
The Collected Stories, Volume 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,770. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
These are all stories of race. Written between 1917 and 1947, they are the author's attempts to describe the racial situation in the South in the early part of the 20th Century. Like her award-winning novel, "The Other Room," the stories are sensitive, original, and important.
Just A Nigger
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 126,690. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00)
In 1865, Ole Bill Smithson returns to his plantation because it's his home. Mave, a former slave, ends up there because she has nowhere else to go. What follows can't happen in 1865.
Xs and Os
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This Pushcart nominated story takes place in Arkansas during World War II. When Jubie Lee Franklin meets Sachiko Kimura, they find though their skin color is different, they have something in common.
The All Nations Team
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,970. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00)
The All Nations Team tells the story of the first fully integrated, "post-racial" baseball team, very loosely based on an actual team that played in the years before World War I. Haunted by the ghost of their white, former head coach, George must hold the All Nations together, or he'll miss his chance to reunite with his estranged family. If he doesn't score this final run, he loses everything.