Books tagged: abolitionists

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Joshua Freeman
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 48,960. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2011 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
Joshua, a runaway slave, outwits his hunters and becomes a free man. He joins a wagon train heading west. He needs to earn enough money to buy his siblings' freedom and avenge his mother's death. His life is changed because of the people he meets, the experiences he has, and the life lessons he learns during the journey as he grows from a brave boy into a mature, courageous young man.
A Grandfather's Legacy
Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A story about a families sacrifice during the civil war and the funny conclusion that makes their abolitionists sacrifices moot.
The Night the Stars Fell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,440. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Someone is murdering the men she loves. Throughout it all, the one thing Catharine "Cat" Taylor can depend on is the friendship of her lifelong companion Lizzie, a plantation slave. Then Lizzie is sold. Now Cat must decide - do nothing, or risk everything to save her friend and to bring a murderer to justice. Either way, the decision may cost Cat her life.
19 Years 10 Months 24 Days
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
A novel of time-travel and the Underground Railroad. Museum tour guide Sophie Irving is one day caught in a rainstorm that begins a chain of encounters with people from the past. As instances of time travel become stronger, Sophie and two of her friends land themselves in a posse of vigilante abolitionists and a dangerous plot to rescue a group of slaves from an 1857 auction.
The Road to Frogmore: Turning Slaves into Citizens
Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,220. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » USA
Laura Towne was a medical student, a Unitarian, and an abolitionist. In 1862 she traveled to South Carolina to work with a group of missionaries known as Gideonites. She and her friend Ellen Murray struggled to provide education for the slaves who had been abandoned by their owners on St. Helena Island. The school they founded is now the Penn Center, preserving the heritage of the Gullah people.
Third War: Irregular Warfare on the Western Border 1861-1865 - Civil War, Confederate Guerrillas, Abolitionists, Bushwhackers, Cherokee, Jayhawkers, Highwaymen, Indian Territory-Arkansas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 126,530. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The border war would eventually degrade to such a level that death was not enough punishment for supporting the wrong side. Both sides would turn to dismemberment and mutilation as expressions of the total loss of control in border society.
Before the Fire
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,120. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Before the Fire is a radically different spin on the historic fiction novel. It is a true story, written in a narrative style, from the recollections of the protagonist, Southern belle and debutante, Miss Vivienne Marchand. Inspiration is taken from dreams, visions and other “near-miss”, déjà vu moments, experienced by the author, Maya Garcia.
John Brown Sparked The Civil War In Kansas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,110. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
American history portrays abolitionist John Brown as a madman, insane killer, and vicious fanatic. Brown’s legendary status was birthed during the Bleeding Kansas Civil War. Historians' rigid narratives fail to capture the passions of John Brown the man, father, husband, and the friend. This novel puts the reader by John Brown's side as he and his sons navigate his tortuous Kansas years.
Price: $2.51 USD. Words: 111,000. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015 by McBryde Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
The slaves of Dunwoodie Plantation have little hope: Louise expects a miserable life after her father sells her, and she witnesses her mother’s murder. David, the young groom, worships her. His half-brother, Samson, though, is the overseer for his master. Abraham, the blacksmith, searches for freedom after avenging his wife’s murder. But then a young minister and his wife arrive.