Books tagged: 18th century

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The Dark Rose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,150. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00)
When,in 1730,Isaac Forrester set out on his first and only sea voyage, he had no idea that it would have such far reaching effects on his future life. Twenty years later his daughter is missing, old friends are dying in suspicious circumstances, and the only link is that journey. The Dark Rose is a story of adventure, slavery, compassion, romance, jealousy, prejudice, revenge and highway robbery.
Barnaby Bell's Hot Air Balloon
Series: Full Colour Picture Books, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 600. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Dodo Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Picture story about an adventurous 18th century inventor with full colour illustrations.
Born of Tyranny: Port of Errors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,900. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(4.00)
Set in the late seventeenth century Eastern Atlantic, this epic adventure of brotherly love and betrayal shadows two orphans, Davy and Joseph, who come to bond tighter than blood. But they are soon ripped apart by a tragic event that will set into motion the birth of tyrannous revenge on behalf of their loss and place them each on a daring journey to find one another.
Humble Launching, A Story of a Little Boy Growing Up at Sea (Book 1 of 9 in the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,230. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This is the story of an orphaned young English boy growing up at sea in the 18th century and facing many challenges from the four terrible ship’s boys to a vindictive leftenant. We experience the Napoleonic Wars through his eyes and those of his friend, Thomas Murphy. It is pumped with action and still shows the challenges that will make Benji a fine captain under often near impossible odds.
She-Devil of the Spanish Main
Series: Saito Izumi Vampire Tales, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
An early swashbuckling tale featuring the vampire Saito Izumi. From the author of STONE OF DESTINY - Book One in the Irish Cycle Series.
The Good Harvest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,870. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00)
It's 1814 in London, and Harold Hammonds has come a long way in his 24 years. He's second officer aboard the merchant vessel "The Good Harvest", bound for Sydney with a cargo of settlers goods, topped off with a parcel of transported convicts. It's a hell voyage, ending with a storm that wrecks them on an island off the west coast of New Zealand. Should he stay? Will he claim this grand place?
The Smuggling Life of Gabriel Tomkins
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Gabriel Tomkins was a smuggler … and a customs officer! This is his extraordinary story spanning the first half of the 18th century in which he rode with the notorious Hawkhurst gang, led the Mayfield smugglers, was shot, arrested, jailed, transported and finally hanged in Bedford in 1750.
The Child of Egypt: A True Story of Magic, Revenge, Revolution and the Last European Sorcerer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 112,470. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on the life of Alessandro di Cagliostro, the Child of Egypt follows a young boy called Acharat on a life long journey of self discovery as he takes on the guises of Joseph Balsamo and Cagliostro and sparks a bloody revolution that will tear down the Bourbon monarchy in France before setting his sights on the heart of the Christian world, the Pope in Rome.
Cold Lady
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,250. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00)
In a cold winter in the late 18th Century, five men are marooned in the northern reaches of the Hudson Bay. Alone, they must struggle across country to safety. Only they are not truly alone. Something is there in the wilderness. Something inimical, ancient, and cold.
The Sable Provenance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,760. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This 200-year saga (1790 – 1990) is a close-to-true novel that began with a criminal family in England, another in Scotland, and a family of nobles in Ireland. It is the story of how they came to be in Australia and how the progress of convicts and aristocrats resulted in the SABLE siblings of Western Australia.