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: 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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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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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.” $2.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Jane Digby’s Diary

C.R. Hurst

How many of us live the life of our choosing? Meet one woman who did. $2.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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The Mimosa Tales

Linda Thackeray

Having left his gunslinger past behind him to uphold the law, Marshal Kris Jensen is now the leader of an eclectic group of lawmen who patrol the town of Mimosa in 1870’s New Mexico Territory. Together with a lady’s man, a former bounty hunter, a gambler, a seasoned scholar, and an eager-to-learn young greenhorn, Kris ... 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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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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Free: Beyond the Dragonhead

Kelly/Alyn Nichols/Rockwood

After the destruction of their village by a tyrannical king, Thyra and her father flee their homeland with a small band of survivors including severely wounded kinsman Bjorn. While pursued by the king’s best warriors, Thyra’s feelings for Bjorn deepen, and she realizes his injuries are too deadly for her herbal skills to cure. In ... Read more

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Pathfinding Women (Waxwood Series: Book 3)

Tam May

There are paths in life we have no choice but to follow. At the close of the nineteenth century, Vivian Alderdice is twenty-six, unmarried, and has no prospective suitors. Now the heiress of the Alderdice fortune, she has yet to fulfill her duty to her family and to society: to marry well and produce heirs. ... Read more

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What Did You Do In The War, Sister?

Dennis J. Turner

Throughout the occupied territories, Catholic Sisters were active members of The Nazi Resistance. From running contraband to hiding Jews, from spying for the allies to small acts of sabotage, these courageous women risked their lives to help defeat the Reich. This is a story that needs to be told. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Spite Fences

Trudy Krisher

Georgia, 1961. The heat is sweltering. The crops are ripening. And everything is about to burn. 13-year-old Maggie Pugh has just witnessed a horrible tragedy that changes her entire worldview. Who can she tell? Who would care? Black lives don’t matter in Georgia, 1961. $0.99 on Kindle... 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 and raised in a Catholic orphanage in New York City was never adopted. At the age of 13, she was sent to the Midwest on an orphan train and placed out as a housekeeper and farm laborer. Unwanted and unloved, she ... 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 years of Nazi Germany, she uncovers a web of long-buried family secrets. “Hard to put down. … Harder to ... Read more

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