Books tagged: bleeding kansas

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Give Me Your Name
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 86,350. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
After Julia Hamilton's placid life is changed by a horrifying encounter with a runaway slave, she becomes a covert to the abolitionist cause. Her parents send her away from Boston to a girl's school in Charleston but they can't get her to change her mind about slavery. Friends in Bleeding Kansas and a young man convince her to go west for the cause.
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.
Freedom's Southern Line
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 153,960. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
After their elopement, Julia Hamilton and Peter Anderson head west to join the fight for freedom in Kansas. The troubles start as soon as they arrive. Lawrence is burned and sacked and John Brown exacts retribution for it. After the summer of 1856 when slave power is finally broken in Kansas, Peter starts a business and becomes a wealthy man. But tragedy follows and the worst is yet to come b
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.
Warning Shots
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Aella is a sixteen year old girl who has witnessed the worst things a girl her age can witness, the onslaught of the American Civil War. In this compelling monodrama from acclaimed playwright Everett Robert, Aella recounts her experiences witnessing the two attacks on Lawrence, KS and the lessons she has learned from them. This piece is perfect for the young, female actor.
South of Rising Sun
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 157,640. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
U.S. Marshal Alistair Taggart has spent almost seven years protecting the citizens of Bleeding Kansas from the lawlessness surrounding its push to achieve statehood. Now, Kansas has entered the Union as a free state, but the violence threatens to continue when the Civil War erupts only three months later. Sometimes, justice only comes with a price…
The Man Who Tamed Lawrence
Price: Free! Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Man Who Tamed Lawrence is an historical fiction tale about a remarkable, Negro police detective who rose to prominence a Lawrence, Kansas in spite of a climate of widespread discrimination and segregation.
Eldridge House Disappearances
Price: Free! Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Owned by Shalor Eldridge, lives were lost when Missouri Border Ruffians destroyed the hotel with a canon on May 21, 1856. More citizens died when Quantrill burned the hotel to the ground in 1863. It is no secret that forlorn ghosts of the dearly departed haunt the rooms of the famous Lawrence hotel. This tale brings to light the origin of the most famous ghost story surrounding the Eldridge Hotel.
Secret of The KU Catacombs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
It is said that the miles of steam tunnels winding their way under the Kansas University Campus were home to escaped convicts, the homeless, and misfits. The mysteries of the labyrinth are a constant source of intrigue for students and faculty alike. After a startling discovery, university officials now keep the tunnel entrances a secret, and this tale exposes the reason why.
The Kaw Valley Scandal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A negro maid is killed by the husband of a prominent, white family. Evidence reveals that the dead woman was actually from the husband's past. A secret jury was revived and empaneled to ensure the prominent white man's acquittal. Lawrence's mayor, sensing upheaval in the negro community, hires John Mercer Langston, negro lawyer, and Sam Jeans, negro policeman, to deliver justice.