Free and Discounted Historical Fiction on Kindle

Historical fiction books are novels that are set in specific points in history, typically featuring characters of the author’s own imagination. These compelling stories weave together true historical facts with unique insights from the perspective of the fictional characters, making you see past events in an entirely different light.

Free: Bombay Blood 1

Loyal Carvalho

An age-old 14th Century plague resurfaces to haunt the present-day city of Bombay. With increasing loss of lives at the tick of each passing minute, the authorities are under enormous pressure to unearth the root cause. While in the process of tracing the roots to this, they discover intersected historical pasts linked to an anonymous ... Read more

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The Druid

Steven A. McKay

Northern Britain, AD430 A land in turmoil. A village ablaze. A king’s daughter abducted. In the aftermath of a surprise attack Dun Buic lies in smoking ruins and many innocent villagers are dead. As the survivors try to make sense of the night’s events the giant warrior-druid, Bellicus, is tasked with hunting down the raiders ... Read more

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The Munich Girl

Phyllis Edgerly Ring

Anna Dahlberg grew up eating dinner under her father’s war-trophy portrait of Eva Braun. Fifty years after the war, she discovers what he never did—that her mother and Hitler’s wife were friends. Plunged into the treacherous world of the Munich girl who was her mother’s confidante—and a tyrant’s lover—Anna finds her every belief about right ... Read more

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Jane Digby’s Diary: To Begin, Begin

C.R. Hurst

How many of us live the life of our choosing? Meet one woman who did. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Diamond Champion: Paradise Island Trilogy (Book 1)

Ernoir Neuvostarr

WARNING: Treasure seekers are not welcomed! On a sun-drenched, tropical, volcanic island, a group of villagers enjoy their peaceful lives in paradise. Some take it for granted whilst other cherish the beauty. Everything was perfect. Until one day a ship of explorers from a faraway land, in search of gleaming treasures, arrived on their pristine ... Read more

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Free: In Arthur’s Nature

J.T. Frederick

In 1831, philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer pushed his neighbour down the stairs of their Frankfurt residence. Inspired by this true event, the novel reimagines the life of the fractured thinker as a gripping metaphysical pursuit. Can the philosopher escape the fate he has written for himself, or will he forever suffer In Arthur’s Nature? Free on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: OF SHIPS AND SHAHS

NINA EMME

A short read, this novella will take you on a voyage to the past. A turbulent period of India’s history comes alive through the eyes of a Portuguese priest. Be whisked away to exotic landscapes, see palaces and meet royal princesses in this enchanting story! Free on Kindle.... Read more

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One Must Tell The Bees

J Lawrence Matthews

When those harrowing words ring out during a children’s entertainment in Washington on the evening of April 14, 1865, a quick-thinking young chemist from England named Johnnie Holmes grabs the 12-year-old son of the dying President, races the boy to safety, and soon finds himself enlisted in the most infamous manhunt in history. $0.99 on ... Read more

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The Last Roman: Exile

B.K. Greenwood

Marcus realizes he cannot be killed—but that won’t stop him from dying time and again over the next 2,000 years. Seasoned imperial officer Marcus Sempronius Gracchus leads the 9th Roman Legion into a bloody battle against a fierce barbarian rival. It’s a battle he won’t survive. When he awakens three days later, clawing his way ... Read more

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Free: It Happened in Silence

Karla Jay

Set in a world where women of the KKK betray their neighbors, where horrors of unscrupulous foundling homes come to light, and buried mysteries are not all that hidden. It’s Georgia 1921. Mute since birth, fifteen-year-old Willow Stewart has one task to complete—to leave her Appalachian homestead and find a traveling preacher and her brother, ... Read more

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The Cabin at Jackson Hole

Kari August

With the passing of her beloved father, Ava Butterfall is suddenly plunged into financial despair and must work for the first time in her life. Being adventurous and smart as a whip, Ava boldly accepts a position in the rough frontier of Wyoming—but finds herself unprepared for the disaster that awaits her. Soon hopelessly lost ... Read more

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The French Baker’s War

Michael Whatling

“Absence isn’t a hole. It’s a presence living inside you, eating its way out.” Occupied France, 1943. Returning home from the daily hunt for the rationed ingredients necessary to keep his family pâtisserie open, André Albert finds his four-year-old son in the street, his wife gone, and a Jewish escapee cowering behind the display case. ... Read more

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A Savage Kultur

Monique Roy

Set in the early days of Adolf Hitler’s rise to power and present-day England, A Savage Kultur follows Ava, an art student at Oxford University, who inherits her beloved grandfather’s London art gallery after his death. He leaves her a letter with one last wish—that she recover a treasured Vincent van Gogh painting deemed degenerate ... Read more

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The Munich Girl

Phyllis Edgerly Ring

The past may not be done with us. What family secrets is a portrait of Eva Braun hiding? Fifty years after WWII, Anna is plunged into the treacherous world of the Munich girl who was her mother’s confidante — and Hitler’s lover — and finds her every belief about right and wrong shattered. “Historical fiction ... Read more

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Free: The Apprentice’s Path

Stacey Keystone

Dana Bedwen never wanted to be a dark mage. It’s her destiny. But what is that, compared to a young woman’s desire to be an Alchemist? So she is looking for a job as an Alchemist, despite the suspicion and discrimination she faces as a dark arall. She wants to build steam trains and make ... Read more

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Catching Currents

Kari August

“Historical fiction at its very best…lots of laughs to go along with it.” Amazon Reviewer Unexpected attractions develop when Sally and her brother Will from sophisticated Boston encounter adventurous Caroline and her brother Teddie from the rugged Colorado frontier. But their courtships are soon ended as they find themselves pulled apart by vastly different ambitions. ... Read more

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Three Thrilling Adventures in Love, Mystery, and Magic

Karina McRoberts

Three complete time-travel adventure novels featuring Mike Harker, a rookie cop who is thrown into the past where he is taken in by the charming impresario of a magnificent Victorian music hall. Don’t miss this box set of nearly 800 pages of gorgeous escapism, adventure, and romance! $1.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: Charlotte Holmes Mystery Series

ASIF SARDAR

A re-imagining of the Great Detective and his partner as Charlotte Holmes, a traumatized woman, and her companion Dr Watan, an Indian doctor, as they investigate nefarious activities in the British Raj at the dawn of the 20th century. Charlotte’s mercurial nature and post-natal depression, following a miscarriage, make it difficult for people to accept ... Read more

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The Munich Girl

Phyllis Edgerly Ring

The past may not be done with us. Fifty years after WWII, Anna is plunged into the treacherous world of the “ordinary” Munich girl who was her mother’s confidante — and Hitler’s lover — and finds her every belief about right and wrong shattered. “Historical fiction that reads like memoir.” $2.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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The Dayton Flood of 1913, A Novel

Beth Livingston

INTERSECTING LIVES BATTLE THE FLOOD OF ALL FLOODS. Sweeping through Dayton, Ohio, in March of 1913, a flood the strength of Niagara Falls rose twenty feet and trapped thousands in businesses, houses, and treetops. Based on real-life, fictionalized experiences, this is a clean, Christian novel, the first in the Disasters! series. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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The Nam Legacy

Carole Brungar

You know Jack. He’s the boy next door. Until he goes to Vietnam. She’s the country’s golden girl and she’s been in love with Jack forever. But now he’s a soldier. Will she let his choices destroy her? $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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The Makings of Violet Frogg

Patsy Trench

The story of Violet Frogg: unhappy daughter, unhappier wife, suffragist, working woman, housekeeper and potential theatre producer. Each new life means a new name and a new identity. What is Violet escaping from? Or is she just a young woman trying to find a role that fits in turn-of-the-20th-century Britain? $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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The Munich Girl

Phyllis Edgerly Ring

What family secrets is a portrait of Eva Braun hiding? Fifty years after WW2, Anna is plunged into the treacherous world of the Munich girl who was her mother’s confidante – and Hitler’s lover – and finds her every belief about right and wrong shattered. “Historical fiction that reads like memoir.” $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Heroic Measures

Jo-Ann Power

For Gwen Spencer, fighting battles is nothing new. An orphan sent to live with a vengeful aunt, Gwen picked coal and scrubbed floors to earn her keep. But when she decides to become a nurse, she steps outside the boundaries of her aunt’s demands…and into a world of her own making. But that world has ... Read more

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Callie’s Revolution: The Audacious Adventures of a Woman on the Run

Tony Chiodo

Callie Masterson straddles two different worlds in 1916: her past is Victorian morality, her future, Twentieth Century emancipation. She leaps into her destiny on the fastest horse in Mexico and never looks back. Rumors of an imminent invasion sends twenty-four year old reporter Callie Masterson to a tiny border town in New Mexico. She seizes ... Read more

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The Winter Posy

Michelle Vernal

A must read historical, timeslip story to transport you from the days of big hair in the eighties to even bigger hair and the Beatles in the sixties, by award winning author, Michelle Vernal Tucked away on Liverpool’s Bold Street is a bridal shop where there’s a lot more going on than meets the eye…$0.99 ... Read more

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Sirma

Reni Stankova

Sirma has spent the first 18 years of her life as a happy and hardworking Slavic girl in her quiet mountain village. Until she loses her two best friends to a gang of outlaws. The village elders don’t do anything, because they fear the wrath of Hamza Bei – the head outlaw in the area. ... Read more

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The Book of Uriel: A Novel of WWII

Elyse Hoffman

Ten-year-old Uriel has always loved magical stories of angels and monsters. But when the fires of World War II consume his village, he learns that the old folktales are terrifyingly real. Uriel embarks on a perilous journey through Nazi-occupied Poland, determined to save the Archangel Michael and all of the Jewish people from the clutches ... Read more

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Free: Lost Child

Jean Dunstan

A spellbinding tale of female strength and perseverance! On October 27, 2015, a newborn baby was abandoned in a New York Orphanage. Never adopted, she was sent on an Orphan train to the Midwest. Follow her adventures as she struggles to survive in a frightening new world and build her life. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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An Unlikely Phoenix

Frank Zafiro

It is 2028. The President has just finished his third term and is about to be elected to a fourth. America has become increasingly isolationist and xenophobic. Emboldened by the President’s support, the New American Party has gained power and become a controlling minority. Cloaking its policies in the increasing need for national security, the ... Read more

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Our Wild and Precious Lives

A.G. Russo

During the Cold War two Army brat siblings, Tom and Melly, find themselves stationed with family on an Army base in Germany. Their abusive father, who suffers PTSD, is a World War II hero. Their mother is an Italian war bride. Relying on their inner strength and resilience, they navigate the boundaries of military dependents—American ... Read more

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Marissa

Carmi Cason

Determined to step beyond her small-town, Southern roots, Marissa Erinson leaves South Carolina to work at a university bookstore in prohibition-era St. Louis. A woman in a man’s world and someone who sees past the surface appearance of her friends, Marissa’s bravery and acts of kindness create a battle she had no intention of starting. ... Read more

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Free: The Mystery of Healing

A P McGrath

Solon of Pergamon, a doctor to the gladiators in one of the Roman Empire’s most glittering cities, turns detective when his cherished old professor is murdered. Suspicion falls on a mysterious student who holds a secret that threatens the feared ruling class. Classic storytelling in an unforgettable setting. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: Barrack Five: A Holocaust Story (Book 1 of the Barracks Series)

Elyse Hoffman

When Vilém Rehor takes a security job at a former concentration camp, he assumes it will be dreary, but uneventful. But when someone starts carving their name onto the walls of Barrack Five, his supposedly boring job becomes more than he bargained for. As he delves deeper into the mystery of the vandal, he realizes ... Read more

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Then Like The Blind Man: ORBIE’S STORY

Freddie Owens

While fiction about the 1950s Civil Rights era is far from rare, few capture the period and struggles from the perspective of a white child. At nine, Orbie seems to live his life along a precipice. He is burdened with an overabundance of difficult choices which would be beyond the capacities of most boys his ... Read more

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The Munich Girl

Phyllis Edgerly Ring

Anna Dahlberg grew up eating dinner under her father’s war-trophy portrait of Eva Braun. Fifty years after the war, she discovers what he never did—that her mother and Hitler’s mistress were friends. Plunged into the treacherous world of Nazi Germany, she uncovers long-buried family secrets, and the legacies of love that always outlast war. “Hard ... Read more

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Barons

J .E. Dyer

Five families with an American dream. One railroad to span a nation. Friendships will be tested. Relationships will crumble. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Only Our Destiny

A.G. Russo

Raffaela, the mother of ten children, is desperately poor. How will she feed her children? Southern Italy struggles with poverty and hunger after World War I. The answer for those bold enough to take it is to go to America to find a better life. Millions of Italian immigrants travel there leaving family behind only ... Read more

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Free: Lost Child

Jean Dunstan

A spellbinding tale of abandonment, rejection, and survival. A baby girl abandoned at birth was raised in an orphanage and sent to the mid-west on an orphan train where she was placed out as a farm laborer. Unwanted and unloved, she fought for survival in a lonely, abusive environment. How did she survive? Free on ... Read more

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A Poor Man’s Supper

Jim Gulledge

In the North Carolina mountains following the Civil War, two people, destined to love each other, are doomed to be apart. Vancie Keller is trying to survive on her mother’s failing farm when her life is forever altered by the arrival of two men, Josiah Buckland and Jagger Hill. One, she will love, the other she ... Read more

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