Free historical fiction Kindle books for 06 May 17

ROMANCE: Mail Order Bride: Miss. Watts (Clean Sweet Romance) (Mail Order Bride Romances Book 1)

by Sandee Keegan

Matilda Watts has found herself alone in the world. She worked hard to build a business with her father, but after his death, she is in danger of losing the shop to the bank, and the business along with it.

In an act of desperation, Matilda decides to answer an ad for a man who is looking to marry a woman who can also handle some bookkeeping. Feeling that fate has stepped in to help her, she is eager to begin her new life in the West.

But, she soon learns that another woman is after the man she wants to marry, and she will stop at nothing until she gets her way. When she resorts to blackmailing Matilda, Matilda fears her happiness will soon be stolen.

Is there a way for her to stop the blackmail? Will she have the courage to face what she has done? Will she ever find true love?

ROMANCE: Mail Order Bride: Nola’s Western Romance (Clean Sweet Romance) (Mail Order Bride Romances Book 1)

by Sandee Keegan

Nola Milton is a feisty southern woman who dreams of romance and love. But when she leaves her southern home in Georgia and travels west to marry a man she had been writing to, she soon finds out that love and romance are not what she had hoped they would be.

Even worse, the man she was supposed to marry turned out to be a worthless outlaw that was shot dead in a gunfight. And even more worse, if matters could get worse, she is stuck in a deserted town with no hope in sight. That is until a handsome stranger appears on a horse and offers to ride Nola into the neighboring town.

Nola accepts the offer with caution; suspicious that the strange man might be an outlaw himself. But when the stranger abruptly stops his horse on the trail and forces her to hide as he takes on three deadly outlaws, Nola learns that the stranger is noble and honest.

But the following day in town while leaving the Sheriffs Office with the stranger, Nola encounters and very angry man reveals a horrible secret. The stranger refuses to fight the angry man and walks away. Uncertain and scared for the stranger, Nola knows she has to help him. But before she can act she is kidnapped and brought to an abandoned shack as a powerful storm settles in over the land.

She knows her kidnapper is going to use her as bait to lure the stranger to the shack and then kill him. But what can she do? What can she do to save the life of a man she was falling in love with? Nola prays for a miracle. Will a miracle take place or will hate prevail?

ROMANCE: Mail Order Bride: Natalie’s Thanksgiving Surprise (Sweet Clean Romance) (Mail Order Bride Romances Book 1)

by Mercy Levy

After finding out that her father’s old enemy was intent on destroying the fortune left to her, Natalie McClure formulates a plan.

Agreeing to marry Richard Crandall, a tough ranch owner in Nevada, she flees Boston before Thanksgiving with a careful plan tucked away in her mind. Upon arrival in Nevada, Natalie quickly learns that the man she has agreed to marry is a ruthless killer who is attempting to steal the land of small ranch owners through force, intimidation, threats, and murder.

Meeting Duncan Andrews, a small ranch owner who is standing toe to toe against Richard Crandall and his hired guns, Natalie quickly falls in love against her own will. After the death of her mother at the age of ten, she stopped having faith in God and in life itself, depending on money for her happiness.

But when she sees a poor ranch owner willing to sacrifice his own life to save the life of innocent people, Natalie learns that the money she was attempting to protect isn’t as valuable as the man she has fallen in love with.

Willing to sacrifice her own life, Natalie walks in a deadly battle and learns that faith and love overcome all things.

ROMANCE: Mail Order Bride: The Lawyer’s Mail Order Bride (Sweet Clean Romance) (Contemporary Novelette Romances Book 1)

by Mercy Levy

Craig Ferguson is a sheriff in the Cowtown of Abilene. His charge, to head off the civil unrest between railroad and cattle drivers. He sends for Candace as a mail order bride, offering to care for her brothers, once he hears of her struggles in Boston.

Orphan Candice Shepherd and her younger brothers, Sil and Darren, are struggling to make ends meet in the city of Boston. When Candace is assaulted by her employer, she has to find a safer place to raise her siblings and start a new life.

Through the letters he sends, Candace comes to know and respect the small town sheriff. It is when she sees his honorable nature in action, that she realizes she truly desires the man behind the words she’s fallen in love with.

The sheriff looks to mend the rift between the cattle drivers and the railway men. When one of those men tries to stand between Craig and Candice, the sheriff realizes that the things in life that are worth the most, are worth a fight.

Faith In A Cowboy: Mail Order Bride

by Cassandra Michaels

** This is a clean romance with no explicit scenes. Contains a Happily Ever After Ending with NO Cliffhanger! Note: Some Bonus Stories May Contain Explicit Scenes!**

Tessa was happy working in the tavern. She was happy being the miller’s daughter and everybody’s friend. She was happy with the way her life was going, but then she met George and everything changed forever.

George was the man that every girl dreamt about, but he wasn’t what Tessa wanted, even if he did have money and power.

Unable to refuse his proposal she finds herself stuck in a life she did not want with a man she cannot love. She tries her hardest to live up to her vows, but she knows that she will never love him with her heart.

Then one night two strangers knock on her door. They come with news that will change her life forever and give the power back to her, but what will she do with it and is it too late to change the path she had been taking?

Abused Woman Find’s Love’s Embrace

by Molly Taylor


Barren Springs, Texas

Sheriff Scott Chambers has had the love of a lifetime. His first wife battled cholera and left him much too soon, and as a result he is a shell of the man he used to be. His sister, Kittie, takes matters into her own hands to find Scott a new bride. She decides the best way to set thing in motion and get him the woman he needs it to write an ad for him in the Matrimonial News, which is exactly what she does.
Many miles away, Minnie has been overworked as a farmhand ever since her brothers left for the war. The fact that they have never returned makes life even harder as he father seems to almost take their passing out on her with his constant cruelty. Unable to take it anymore, she decides to answer the ad. When she runs away from the only home she has ever known wearing her brother’s hand me down clothes, she runs the highest risks – but she can’t stay any longer. Penniless, alone and on the road, she appears to be easy prey for an outlaw who happily comes across her. Will this encounter spell her end at his filthy hands? Or will she be able to somehow overcome and make it to her destination? And even if she gets there, what will she think of Scott, and what will he think of her? Read on and find outâ?¦


This story will best be enjoyed by those interested in Clean Western Historical Sweet Christian Inspirational Short Story Romance

The Duke And The Beggar

by Cassandra Michaels

CAUTION: Thrilling and Passion-Filled Historical Regency Romance with No Cliffhanger & Happily Ever After Ending. Contains A Surprise Bonus!

Duke Cedric takes one last walk through the village before he forced to marry a woman he does not love.

Emma has fallen down on her luck, finding herself begging on the streets of her village to simply located a meal.

When Cedric hides Emma in the tunnels beneath the palace, he expects only to feed her and nurse her back to health. Yet he found so much more than what he bargained for.

Will he defy his own father’s kingdom and its rules, so that he may love Emma as he wishes to do?

The Edge of Light (At Home in Beldon Grove Book #1)

by Ann Shorey

It is the summer of 1838 in St. Lawrenceville, Missouri, and Molly McGarvie’s life is about to change forever. When her beloved Samuel succumbs to cholera, Molly is heartbroken but determined to take care of herself and her children. But when Samuel’s unscrupulous brother takes over the family business and leaves Molly to fend for herself, she knows she must head out on her own. It is a dangerous journey and Molly has to leave her old life behind. Somehow she must find a way to make a living, keep her family together, and fend off some over-eager suitors.

Book one in the At Home in Beldon Grove series, The Edge of Light will captivate readers with the true-to-life emotions of one woman’s struggle to survive.

Holiday of Love

by Angela Matthews

Roz Ortega has been a nanny to a beautiful little boy and a vibrant, loving couple for two years. Because of their warmth and acceptance, Ben and Olivia have become like a second set of parents to Roz, who was orphaned early in life and sent to live with a distant aunt and her moody sister. After staying with them through a rough patch, Roz is invited to nanny for the couple for another two years. To celebratetheir bond, they take Roz and their son a resort, where the toughest choices Roz will have to make will be what time to take a dip in the pool.

Artie Hartman throws her plan into disarray— the time she was going to use to decide whether or not to take the job offer is suddenly being taken up by the terribly charming and passionate young activities director, and Roz is tumbling head over heels before she knows it. Roz finds herself with a lot of choices to make—about her life and her future— and not much time to make them. What will become of their bond when vacation ends?


Song O’ The South

by Margaret Todd

From the pen of Margaret Todd comes this epic Civil War Adventure Romance of love and sacrifice during some the darkest years in American history.

This epic story begins when Federal contract surgeon, Doctor Clinton Fitzroy, from Boston, is shot and left for dead by Rebel soldiers in an ambush, at a bayou outside Vicksburg, Southern USA during the height of the American Civil War. His life is ultimately saved by a Confederate country doctor, Pierre Decoux, and his fiery patriotic daughter, Charity, a dedicated Southern nurse.

This seemingly impossible romance will lead you through one trilling adventure after the other while Clint and Charity fight against their slowly developing romantic attraction. You will ask the question: “Will these two polar opposites from the North and the South be able to overcome their vastly different walks of life and prove that those you hate and fight against the most, can wind up being the ones you love and care for the most?”

A Long and Winding Road (Rendezvous Series Book 5)

by Win Blevins

“Loaded with action, drama, and colorful historical characters, this is a whopper of a yarn.” – Publisher’s Weekly. ~ A LONG AND WINDING ROAD, the fifth book in The Rendezvous Series, begins as Sam and his trapper friends are whooping it up at a Mexican double wedding in Santa Fe. Sam has made a name for himself as a mountain man and become friends with such historical notables as Kit Carson, Jim Bridger, and Tom Fitzpatrick.

Shortly after the ceremony, the two brides are kidnapped by Navajo raiders. Sam is enragedâ??the women are his adopted daughters. Accompanied by his hot-headed son, Tomás, and trapper Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau, the hunt begins.

Although Sam sets out in hot pursuit, his heart is heavy. His vibrant lover is dying of cancer. She insists that she travel alone to the shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe, and he must accept her decision.

The rescue mission is hampered, threatened, and deceived by a corrupt Mexican governor, manipulative Indian chiefs, devious white men and murderous raiders. The search for the captive girls takes him deep into Navajo, Ute, and Blackfeet Indian territory, to Bent’s Fort in Colorado, and near death at the hands of a companion.

By the time Sam catches up with the two captive girls, he is faced with a surprise involving the missing girls and a trapper called Pegleg Smith.

“Blevins is a master of mountain man lore, and he certainly knows the beaver and buffalo hide business, as well as the politics of the region and era. Loaded with action, drama, vivid descriptions and colorful historical characters, this is a whopper of a western yarn.” – Publisher’s Weekly

“Blevins has re-created that long-ago world where the improbable was commonplace, and where courage and audacity made anything possible.” – Lucia St. Clair Robson, author of Ghost Warrior.

“The glory years of frontier life, fresh and rich.” -Kirkus Reviews

“Win Blevins has long since won his place among the West’s very best.”â??Tony Hillerman

“Blevins possesses a rare skill in masterfully telling a story-to-paper. He is a true storyteller in the tradition of Native people.”â??Lee Francis, Associate Professor of Native American Studies, University of New Mexico

“One of the finest novels to come out of the American West in a long time…an amazing book, grandly conceived, beautifully written.”â??Dallas Morning News on STONE SONG

The Scottish Rebel

by Alexa Blair

In England, a war brewing as tyrannical King Stefan wages a battle for sole possession of the entire Scottish territory to satisfy his own lust for power and greed.

Even his daughter Katherine’s love for a highlander named Killian will not stop his quest for power.

She’s a noble of royal blood.

He’s a rogue with a gallery of tricks up his sleeve and an axe-wielding brute for a right-hand man.

Is their love powerful enough to unite their people and stop the mad king’s brutal reign?

Contains scenes suited for mature audiences

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