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 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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A Winding Trail to Justice (Reluctant Redemption Book 2)

Reg Quist

Zac Trimbell has found himself in Las Vegas, New Mexico where a troubled lady, Claire Maddison, arrives at his ranch seeking help. Claire’s sister and brother-in-law are missing, and all their cattle has been stolen. The sheriff advised Claire that if Zac can’t help, no one can. Trig Mason pushes his way into the search ... Read more

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Living in the Middle

A. Robert Allen

Wealthy, White, and privileged Jimmy Montgomery discovers he’s been living a lie and travels to Tulsa to uncover his roots. When trouble pits Whites against the Black community of Greenwood, Jimmy realizes he can no longer Live in the Middle. This novel is a stand-alone story of historical fiction. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Jane Digby’s Diary

Cynthia Hess

Escape to another time and place with delightful Jane Digby. All three volumes of Jane Digby’s Diary are now available on Kindle Unlimited. $2.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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False Fathers (Waxwood Series: Book 2)

Tam May

Sometimes no father is better than a false father. In 1898 California, Jake Alderdice comes of age as a shy and contemplative youth who is passionate about art. On vacation in Waxwood, now a fashionable resort town, he meets Harland Stevens, who takes an interest in the young man’s artistic ambitions. Stevens seizes upon the ... Read more

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Mistress of the Maze

J.P. Reedman

Rosamund Clifford, one of the most famous royal mistresses of all time—concubine to Henry II, the first Plantagenet King. A young maiden ruled by a grasping father who will stop at nothing to promote his own cause with the King…even using his daughter’s beautiful face and enticing body to gain high favour. A fearful girl ... Read more

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The Upside of Hunger

Roxi Harms

At 15, fleeing from a domineering father yet again, Adam found escape at the military recruitment station in Vienna. From a frozen foxhole on the Eastern Front, where a Russian bullet found its mark, Adam was catapulted into a series of terrifying captures and daring escapes as he crossed war-torn Europe on foot to find ... Read more

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The Lieutenant’s Nurse

Sara Ackerman

“An emotional and heartfelt tale of love and courage.” —Chanel Cleeton, bestselling author of the Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick Next Year in Havana November, 1941. She’s never even seen the ocean before, but Eva Cassidy has her reasons for making the crossing to Hawaii, and they run a lot deeper than escaping a harsh ... Read more

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The Munich Girl

Phyllis Edgerly Ring

The past may not be done with us. Fifty years after the end of 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 challenged. “Historical fiction that reads like memoir.” Philadelphia Inquirer $2.99 ... Read more

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What Did You Do In The War, Sister?

Dennis J. Turner

Based on letters and documents written by Catholic Sisters during the Nazi occupation of Belgium, this book tells the remarkable story of these brave and faithful women, and how they served to resist the German forces. From running contraband to hiding Jews, from spying for the allies to small acts of sabotage, these courageous women ... Read more

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One Night With Finnbar

Leo D'Lance

Martin Atwater has big plans and high ideals, but he is no judge of character – least of all, his own. He is bored, restless, and on the verge of making a mistake that will cost him everything. Martin was born into a life of wealth and privilege. While on a visit to his uncle’s ... Read more

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Gunslinger: Killer’s Brand

A.W. Hart

Shortly after finding a murdered man with a strange brand on his forehead, Connor and Abby Mack, along with their mentor, River Hicks, come to the aid of a black settler being menaced by a band of gunmen. Upon arrival in town to report the murder and the incident, they’re confronted by a powerful rancher ... 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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My Fair Lady

J.P. Reedman

A beautiful young girl who always desired to be a Queen….and became one. Wed to a weak King, she still honored him as a loving husband who cherished his family. This was Eleanor’s tumultuous world in the 13th century. With Henry’s power slipping and the powerful Baron, Simon de Montfort, rising against his rule, Eleanor ... Read more

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Free: Maid of Baikal

Preston Fleming

What if a Siberian Joan of Arc had rescued the White Armies at a critical point of the Russian Civil War? MAID OF BAIKAL offers an alternative outcome to that war through the intervention of Zhanna Dorokhina, a young woman from the shores of Siberia’s Lake Baikal. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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Lessons From My Mother’s Life

Tam May

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. Women’s magazines told them so. Advertisers told them so. Doctors ... 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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The White Rose Rent

J.P. Reedman

The Tudor Era has dawned. Richard III lies in a shallow grave at Greyfriars in Leicester and Henry Tudor sits upon an uneasy throne. Richard’s illegitimate daughter, Katherine Plantagenet, wife of one year to William Herbert, Earl of Huntingdon, struggles to find her path in the strange new world of Tudor England. Only fifteen years ... 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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Witch of the Wild Beasts

Catherine Stine

Like prison romances? Try this new historical fantasy, which won a second prize in RWA’s Sheila contest. Will Evalina Stowe’s supernatural bond with animals be a curse or salvation? When a cruel doctor kills her brother, her “wild beasts” come to her aid and she’s imprisoned for witchcraft in Philadelphia’s infamous Eastern State Penitentiary. Set ... 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 an orphanage was sent to the Midwest on an Orphan Train, and placed out as a farm laborer and housekeeper. Unloved and unwanted, she fought to survival in a lonely, abusive environment and an uncertain future. A story ... Read more

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My Father, My King

Pamela Taylor

It was inevitable that the new king would be very different from his father. What no one could foresee was where his penchant for action would lead. It was equally inevitable that Alfred’s brother, John, would do something outrageous. What no one would have predicted is just how far he would exceed the bounds of ... Read more

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Settling the Wind

Kari August

The harsh and rugged Colorado frontier of 1875 is not the type of place most would consider suitable for a recent widow to establish a home of her own. Yet that is exactly what Henrietta Schodde determines she will do as she impetuously buys a cabin in the newly forming settlement of Estes Park. Despite ... Read more

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