Books tagged: civil war

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The Wrong Choice (le choix errone)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,300. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2008 by zanybooks. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Hoping to rally the Confederacy to the French-Canadien cause, eighteen-year old Jean-Pierre Mercier, agrees to spy for them. He travels to Bull Run by train and balloon. Appalled by the carnage, he follows a Confederate deserter into the hills of Kentucky and his future wife. Ultimately, Baton Rouge, Mill Run, Shiloh, Chancellorsville, draft riots, and prison convince him war is not the answer
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
The Earl of Hampton
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,140. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on French folklore, The Earl of Hampton tells the story of a deaf boy found abandoned on the shores of Bridgeport, CT in 1856. Sent to live at an asylum, fate intervenes and the mystery surrounding the boy's true identity leads to the estate of the late Earl of Hampton. The boy's sister questions his identity, leaving him to explore life on his own and discover how capable he truly is.
Undaunted Heart: the true story of a Southern belle & a Yankee general
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Price: $7.45 USD. Words: 51,830. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2009 by Eno Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
At the end of the Civil War, spirited Ella Swain—daughter of the University of North Carolina president—shocked citizens across the state when she fell in love with and married the Union general whose troops occupied Chapel Hill. Suzy Barile separates fact from lore, drawing on Ella’s never-before-published letters that reveal a love that transcended outrage and scandal.
Iron Maiden: An Alternate History Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,990. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Jared Diamond's COLLAPSE inspired this alternate history that takes place during the American Civil War, and tells the story of eight people who come together after the battle between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia. They trick the government into buying more Monitor-class ships.
The E Chronicles: "Project Tag"
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 213,140. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2009. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Follow the government's attempt to find the elusive and mysterious E and the progression of unbridled terrorism during explosive economic times in history and folow two prominent TV news anchors on their trail of suspense, murder,and deception on their quest to capture him and see just what lengths citizens will go to in their attempts to stave off the worst economic disaster in American history.
Little Wolf Ranch
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Series: T'on Ma, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,320. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Little Wolf Ranch is home to two families trying to find their way in a new, confusing world. Both have lost their footing, one to the Indian Wars and one to the Civil War. Together, they must confront their past before they can claim their future, their loves and their dreams.
The Essential Lincoln
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Essential Lincoln: The Finest Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln collects the seminal speeches, letters, proclamations, debate performances, and miscellaneous other writings, spanning over thirty years of Lincoln's life. The entire text of each document or speech is included, rather than a short excerpt, to put into context the most commonly quoted Lincoln passages.
The Man from Shenandoah
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Series: The Owen Family Saga, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,260. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Book 1: The Owen Family Saga. Returning from the Civil War, Carl Owen finds the farm ruined and his father set to leave Virginia. Then Carl falls in love, and he battles a band of outlaws, a prairie fire, blizzards, a trackless waterless desert, and his own brother—all for the hand of feisty Ellen Bates.
A Ransomed Yankee: Epic Voyage of the Whleship Milo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,290. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
One week after Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address, on a calm morning, the Whaleship Milo sailed out of New Bedford harbor on a voyage that would impact many lives and make Civil war history. This is her story.