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Crazy Bett
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 137,480. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Her neighbors in Richmond, Virginia, called her Crazy Bett. Her name was Elizabeth Van Lew, and during the Civil War Elizabeth ran a Union spy ring in the capital of the Confederacy—pulling it off by posing as a madwoman. Crazy Bett is based on historical events and takes a sometimes light-hearted look at the world of Civil War espionage
Living History
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Price: Free! Words: 33,650. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(A story about clones, dinosaurs and the Concept of Benjamin Franklin). The Salmon Corporation owns the future, and they're in the habit of issuing impossible demands. Jacob White is told to bring certain historical figures back to life; success is expected. Which is a shame, because White can't do it. So begins the most elabourate bluff in history... and White's rewards will be blood and death.
The Shut Mouth Society
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,710. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When a collector acquires an Abraham Lincoln document, he asks detective Greg Evarts and UCLA professor Patricia Baldwin to authenticate it. They discover a Civil War secret that could upset the balance of power in North America. Now they must unravel a 150-year-old mystery before it's too late.
Abraham Lincoln for the Defense
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,370. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Young Abraham Lincoln had to defend against a unique murder charge. The Trailor brothers and a friend arrived in Springfield, IL. The next day the brothers left alone. With Lincoln away rumors spread, the brothers fell out and a lynch mob raged. Lincoln returned to find people set on a double hanging. Standing between the brothers and the hangman’s noose was Abraham Lincoln for the defense.
The Untold Story of John Wilkes Booth
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,580. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Written by Booth's great-grandson thrice removed, this book retells in dramatic form another version of the Booth saga, one carried down through the family's oral history. Based on award-winning research, this work will tantalize the reader with insights and details known only to the immediate family and a few scholars, offering a new perspective on this crucial moment in American history. The a
The Theft of America's Heritage
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010 by UCS PRESS. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Who is behind the erosion of America's true Biblical heritage, and how and why is it happening? Learn this and more in this must read for every American Citizen concerned about our vanishing freedoms. This book dramatically documents how our country was founded by predominately Christian men on predominately Christian principles. Learn how you can help stem the tide of these vanishing freedoms.
Revolution in the Air
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,030. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Short essays about freedom and hope under our Constitution. Begins with a review of JFK and the Unspeakable by James Douglass. Articles investigate taxes and labor market freedom, health care, financial fraud, secrecy, torture, and citizens' right of revolution. Explores our obligation to replace illegitimate government, and how to advance revolutionary aims via secession and civil disobedience.
Look Up, Gettysburg! A Walking Tour of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Grant Me Timely Grace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,860. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Union Major Russell Johns wonders why he wasn’t courts-martialed. He's being played by Confederate spy and confidant of Lincoln’s cabinet Gerard Chantier. Gerard’s plans will end with Washington’s capture by JEB Stuart, Lincoln’s kidnapping and win the war for the South. Can Russell use Chantier’s daughter to get to Gerard? He must face a daunting moral challenge he's ill-prepared for.
Following Lincoln as He Followed Douglas
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1858 Abraham Lincoln was a country lawyer, and few people knew who he was. Yet he entered the Illinois Senate race to oppose Stephen A. Douglas over the expansion of slavery. The repercussions of their debates shook political foundations all the way to Washington. Lincoln's platform helped redefine American Democracy. Criss-cross Illinois with this book and retrace the dramatic campaign