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.

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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What Did You Do In The War, Sister?

Dennis J. Turner

“A powerful story of seldom-sung heroines in humanity’s darkest days and a vivid reminder of the power of conscience.” — Edgardo David Holzman, author of Malena Throughout the occupied territories, Catholic Sisters were active members of The Nazi Resistance. Based on letters and documents written by Catholic Sisters during the Nazi occupation of Belgium, this ... Read more

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How Fires End

Marco Rafala

A dark secret born out of World War II lies at the heart of a Sicilian American family in this emotional and sweeping saga of guilt, revenge, and redemption. A ”beautiful, mesmerizing” novel (Alexander Chee), that is ”a moving depiction of multigenerational loss and love, grief and gratitude, heartbreak and hope.” (Kirkus Reviews). $0.99 on ... Read more

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Picasso’s Motorcycle

Marc Sercomb

France, 1940. An unexpected gift of an old motorcycle with a tragically romantic past hurls a young orphan into the thick of things as war breaks out and his life changes forever. Half-French/half-German Daniel must find a way to survive in a world that mercy seems to have abandoned. This book transports the reader to ... Read more

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Longsword’s Lady

J.P. Reedman

Spirited away to France after the death of her father, the Earl of Salisbury, young Ela is soon found by a wandering minstrel and taken to the court of Richard Lionheart. Aged nine, she is betrothed to the King’s illegitimate half-brother, William Longsword, before being sent for education in the household of Eleanor of Aquitaine. ... Read more

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Free: Whispers Among The Prairie

Michelle Roberts

Conflict, adventure and a bit of romance flourishes upon the prairie lands of the American West. Black Kettle of the Southern Cheyenne’s tries desperately to save his people and his way of life from destruction. His adopted daughter Morning Dove becomes a bridge to a world she was born into and one that is foreign ... Read more

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The Frenchman’s Daughter

PAUL SINKINSON

A fast-paced, action-packed, thrilling series of daring exploits. The three young French girls and their group follow a ruthless and dangerous path involving theft, sabotage and assassination as they fight against the German occupation during WW2. They become involved in merciless combat operations that assist the Allied advances in Normandy as they seek further revenge ... Read more

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The Presiden’s Legionnaire

PAUL SINKINSON

This is fast-paced thriller set in 1964 is full of emotion and passion. A young soldier whose father has been killed in a failed attempt to assassinate the French political leader becomes involved in retribution against the perpetrators. President De Gaulle’s outspoken views on the CIA in Europe and the involvement of the USA in ... Read more

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Canawlers

Jim Rada Jr.

Hugh Fitzgerald is a proud canawler. For ten months a year, he and his family live on their canal boat, working hard to earn enough to get them through the lean winter months when the canal is drained. The year 1862 is a hard year to live on the canal, though. To this point, the ... Read more

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Only Our Destiny

A.G. Russo

The Mezzogiorno (Southern Italy). Up to 85 percent of Italian Americans have their roots in this region. The story of the Coriello family begins after World War I in the fictional fishing village of Punto Roccioso along the Amalfi Coast. Alta Italia (Northern Italy) looks down on their southern countrymen as uneducated peasants. With limited ... Read more

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The Amber Treasure

Richard Denning

597 A.D. Treachery in Dark Ages Northumbria. Cerdic is the nephew of a great warrior who died a hero of the Anglo-Saxon country of Deira. Growing up in a quiet village, he dreams of the glories of battle and of one day writing his name into the sagas. He experiences the true horrors of war, ... Read more

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Acts of War

JAMES YOUNG

Adolf Hitler is dead. London is in flames. A Usurper sits on England’s throne. As World War II unfolds on a different path, the Allies must make a desperate stand against Facism. $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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Free: Lost Child

Jean Dunstan

A baby girl abandoned at birth and raised in an orphanage is sent to the mid-west on an orphan train. Unwanted and unloved, she goes against all the odds to fight for survival. A story of female triumph and perseverance. How did she survive? Free on Kindle.... Read more

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Angels & Patriots

Salina B Baker

Recipient of 10 awards in Fantasy, Historical, and Military Fiction; Angels and Patriots is the violent struggle for freedom, played out on the battlefield and the firmament as the angels fend off the demons in a quest to serve both humans and God. $2.99 to $4.99 on Kindle. Learn More... Read more

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Lessons From My Mother’s Life

Tam May

Was the happy housewife of the 1950s really all that happy? Women in post-war America should have been contented to live a Leave it to Beaver life. They had it all: generous husbands with great jobs, comfortable suburban homes with nice yards and a two-car garage, and plenty of house-cleaning and PTA meetings to fill ... Read more

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The Burden of Sweetberry

Carol Summerville

Sweetberry searches for redemption after her lover brutally murders her fiance on the churchyard. Ghosts and demons threaten her sanity as she struggles to cope with the tragedy. Can the blood of Jesus cleanse her or will the ghost of Luther drive her insane? $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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