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.

How Fires End

Marco Rafalà

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). $1.99 on ... Read more

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Bridge to Freedom

Tina Jones Williams

Days that shaped a lifetime. Step back into a Black working-class neighborhood. Rich family traditions and vibrant community culture. Follow Violet and Everett Banks through the twists and turns of life from early childhood to their 50th wedding anniversary. Root for them as they secure the often much sought after, yet demanding and often demeaning, ... Read more

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Jane Digby’s Diary

C.R. Hurst

Escape to another time and place with delightful Jane Digby. Three volumes of Jane Digby’s Diary are now available at Amazon. $0.99 on Kindle.... 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 Amza Bei – the head outlaw in the area. ... Read more

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Free: The Body Under the Sands

James Andrew

Two soldiers recently returned from the Great War are accused of murdering a woman near a small seaside town. They protest their innocence but are convicted on circumstantial evidence and given the death penalty. One of the soldiers begins to suspect the other as guilty. But can he betray his brother in arms who saved ... Read more

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Whirligig

Richard Buxton

“Whirligig is a magnificent novel, epic in scale!”– Gill Thompson, Author of ‘The Child on Platform One.’ How far will one man go to keep a promise? Lose everything he has? Fight someone else’s war? Shire knows a secret – a secret that could endanger the future of his childhood love. Bound by a promise he ... Read more

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Not in America

Roberta Kagan

“Jews drink the blood of Christian babies. They use it for their rituals. They are evil and they consort with the devil.” These words rang out in 1928 in a small town in upstate New York when little four-year-old Evelyn Wilson went missing. A horrible witch hunt ensued that was based on a terrible folk ... Read more

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Lessons From My Mother’s Life

Tam May

Debuted at #1 in the Historical Fiction Short Stories category! It was the 1950s. The war was over and women could go back to being happy housewives. But did they really want to? Women should have been contented to live a Leave it to Beaver life in the mid-20th century. They should have been fulfilled. ... Read more

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The Munich Girl

Phyllis Edgerly Ring

Anna Dahlberg is about to discover the family secrets hidden in a portrait of Hitler’s wife. They’ll challenge her every belief about right and wrong, as they reveal the enduring legacies of love that always outlast war. “Hard to put down . . . harder to forget.” – Ink Drop Reviews $0.99 on Kindle    ... Read more

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McCabe’s Luck

Patrick Lindsay

Jake McCabe is no stranger to trouble. Between serving in the army during the Civil War and being involved in a long-running feud in his home state of Kentucky, Jake has known some hard times. Luckily, Jake knows how to fight for what is his. $2.99 on Kindle... Read more

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One Night With Finnbar

Leo D'Lance

Imagine you go to a party with someone you think you know, but really don’t. You have a good time; maybe drink a little too much. At the end of the evening, your friend takes you back to your place where that night the unthinkable happens to you. The next morning the police are at ... Read more

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Free: Lost Child

Jean Dunstan

Lost Child: 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. A story of female ... Read more

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The Mystery of Julia Episcopa

 John I. Rigoli

In ancient Rome, a woman flees for her life. Her enemies are those she once called ‘brother’. Hidden beneath her blue cloak are secrets men will kill for – forgeries that prove the newly self-appointed bishops are not followers of the way, but pretenders who have seized power and will stop at nothing to shape ... Read more

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Hamilton’s Choice

Jack Casey

Treachery, political intrigue, and gut-wrenching drama…you know his name but do you know his story? Set against the tumultuous backdrop of the founding of a nation, Hamilton’s Choice chronicles the tragic untold final years of Alexander Hamilton’s life. And with politics, It was then as it is now: turbulent, violent, and often deadly. And when ... Read more

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Free: Persimmon Apricot, Gunfighter

Jason S. Litz

After losing everything he held dear to the wickedness of man and the weakness of the law, Persimmon Apricot is a lost soul who places no value on the lives of callous men and little value on his own. Resistant to the label of Gunfighter, he vehemently rejects offers to be a gun for hire, ... Read more

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One Night With Finnbar

Leo D'Lance

Suppose for a moment that you go to a party with someone you think you know, but really don’t. You have a good time; drink too much; maybe do some drugs…. At the end of the evening, your friend takes you back to your place where during the night something unthinkable happens to you. The ... Read more

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The Munich Girl

Phyllis Edgerly Ring

The past may not be done with us. Fifty years after the war, 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 challenged. “Historical fiction that reads like memoir.” $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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The Cause of Darkness – A Story of the Civil War

John Bebout

The Cause of Darkness’ is the story of a 16-year-old boy named Teddy Miller set during the last full-year of the American Civil War. Teddy lives with his father and brother in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. They lead more-or-less normal lives even while the War rages around them. But everything changes when their farm ... Read more

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Lady in Ermine

Donna DiGiuseppe

Romance, hardship, bankruptcy, and a legacy of hundreds of paintings that still influence today’s artists. Her name was Sofonisba Anguissola. This is the authentic and untold story of what it was like to be a woman of ambition in the Renaissance. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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The Burden of Sweetberry

Carol Summerville

Candida “Sweetberry” Armstrong, a beautiful and vain woman, pits good against evil in her adulterous relationship with Deacon Josiah Hess. For twenty years, she’s been the mistress of the married man. Out of respect for him, the community has turned a blind eye. But a new man comes to town and Sweetberry is smitten. Luther ... Read more

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Jane Digby’s Diary

C.R. Hurst

Escape to another time and place with delightful Jane Digby. Three volumes of JANE DIGBY’S DIARY are now available for your reading pleasure. $2.99 on Kindle... Read more

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Avenging Angels: Guns of Legion

A.W, Hart

SADDLE UP FOR THE NINTH BOOK OF THE HEART-POUNDING, BULLET-BURNING, BIBLE-THUMPING WESTERN SERIES! There’s a monster in Lone Jack, Wyoming, and when Reno Bass and his twin sister, Sara, arrive to collect the bounty on the beast’s head, all hell breaks loose. When the smoke from the twins’ ’58 Remington cap and ball revolvers clear, ... Read more

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Free: The Secret Heir

Janice Broyles

Years before, David was anointed future king of Israel. Now if the sitting king learns of his secret, it will mean death for David and everyone in his family. His secret destiny becomes more complicated when he falls in love with King Saul’s daughter, Michal. He will do whatever it takes to secure her heart, ... Read more

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Rancho Diablo Western Series Omnibus

Mel Odom

SUDDEN DEATH, HELLFIRE AND GUNSMOKE… West Texas Army Scout Sam Blaylock rode into the small town of Shooter’s Cross looking for deserters, not trouble. Now Sam is putting down roots with his wife and daughter, and no amount of evil can stand in the way. Secure in their out-of-the-way stronghold, the proprietors of the criminal ... Read more

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Trouble at Every Turn (A Slim Calhoun, Bull Morrison Western Book 3)

Johnny Gunn

United States Marshal Bull Morrison and his deputy, Slim Calhoun, are sent to investigate and stop a threat to the new United States Mint in Carson City, Nevada. The alleged threat includes blowing up the mint and both men believe the real threat is an attempt to steal the first delivery of gold and silver ... Read more

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American Brush-Off

Max Willi Fischer

Labeled a “dangerous enemy alien” in his hometown, Lud Mueller learns how government agents are out to tear apart his senior year in high school. It’s 1942, and the clouds of fear have gathered into the storms of bigotry throughout the United States. Innuendo has replaced due process. Returning from a summer camp job, Lud ... Read more

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Free: Phoenix: By The Sword

Jackie Anders

18-year-old Germanic princess, Cassius, witnessed the destruction of her village by the Romans. Now, she is being made to serve a Roman Senator as his slave. During the Battle of Teutoburg Forest in nine A.D., Cassius is forcefully abducted again but this time by an unknown soldier, named Sgt. Banks. Banks tells her that she ... Read more

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Out of the Rabbit Hutch

Nanette L. Avery

This is a story of freedom, risk, and unspoken truths; a time before and after the American Civil War and the eradication of the Aboriginal people in Van Diemen’s Land (today’s Tasmania). Populated by socialites, opium users, slave hunters, and war heroes, the novel chronicles the remarkable tale of a Civil War veteran, unable to ... Read more

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Free: Whispers Among The Prairie

Michelle Roberts

Journey across the prairie lands of The American West where you will find adventure, conflict, loyalty, family and romance. Don’t delay. You won’t regret it. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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Dearest Mother and Dad

Christina Thompson

Corpsman Orrin Connor’s faithful letters with a touching twist shield his parents from the horrors of war. His buddy Rawley Armstrong’s poignant letters give his sister the harrowing truths. $1.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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The Crocketts: Western Saga One

Robert Vaughan

SADDLE UP FOR A NON-STOP RIDE IN VOLUME ONE OF A NEW WESTERN SAGA – FROM THE MAN WHO BROUGHT YOU THE CHANEY BROTHERS WESTERN SERIES. The Crocketts: Western Saga 1 includes: Trail of Vengeance, Slaughter in Texas, Law of the Rope and The Town That Wouldn’t Die. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Grizzly Killer: Spirit Talkers

Lane R. Warenski

NAMED BEST MOUNTAIN MAN SERIES BY TRUE WEST MAGAZINE, AUTHOR LANE R WARENSKI DELIVERS THE TENTH BOOK OF THE BEST-SELLING SERIES. Journey through the land of the ancient ones, where spirits still protect the mysterious canyons where they once dwelled, and strange drawings on the rock walls have stood for a thousand years. Zach Connors, ... Read more

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Pauper King

E Stuart Marlowe

  X. Snow White is dead. IX. Someone has put a pickaxe through her head. VIII. Her father, the disgraced King Johannes Wynpenny, vows to hunt down her murderer. VII. But then others die—more beloved fairy tale characters—and now it’s clear that a deranged killer is on the loose. VI. Someone who leaves behind taunting ... Read more

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Lily Fairchild

Don Gutteridge

This historical fiction novel follows the life and travails of Lily Fairchild, a pioneer woman in 19-century Ontario, Canada. Lily’s life intersects and is influenced by historical events and personages. She is witness to the arrival of the railways, the discovery of oil, the founding of a nation, the Riel Rebellions, the Great War and ... Read more

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Bridge to Freedom Series

Tina Jones Williams

A lot can happen in ten days. Beginning in the 1930s, The Bridge to Freedom Series takes a peek, for ten days, into the rich lives of Everett, a Pullman porter and his wife Violet, a domestic day worker. Both jobs, iconic in the Black community for decades, were legacy jobs passed down from parent ... Read more

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