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Writings of Thomas Paine: A Collection of Pamphlets from America's Most Radical Founding Father
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,170. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
An anthology of writings from Thomas Paine. Paine's radical views on the emancipation of women, the redistribution of wealth and social equality, and religion, made him an outcast even among his fellow American Revolutionaries. Even today, he remains the only major figure of the American Revolution who has no monument anywhere in Washington DC.
Independence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 184,880. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
An orphaned girl in revolutionary America tries to hide her damning past and save the rebel officer she secretly loves.
Calling Crow (Book One of the Southeast Series)
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Series: The Southeast, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,090. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Calling Crow is haunted by his dream of the Destroyer who will one day lay waste to his village. Then, Calling Crow is bound into slavery on the island of Hispaniola. Life in the gold pits is brutal and humiliating. Aided by a kindly priest, Calling Crow vows to learn the language and ways of a powerful enemy in order to eventually save his own people. But first he must regain his own freedom.
Flight of the Crow (Book Two of the Southeast Series)
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Series: The Southeast, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,600. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Calling Crow searches for his wife, Juana, taken by the Spanish. Captured and adopted by the Coosa, he grows to love Green Bird Woman. French colonists settle to the north. Spanish colonists settle near Calling Crow’s village and Juana is among them. The European groups plan war on each other. Calling Crow must protect his adopted people and the two women he loves, one of which he must choose.
Lucky In Cyprus: A True Story ABout A Boy, A Teacher, An Earthquake, Some Terrorists And The CIA
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,010. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Lucky In Cyprus is a coming-of-age story set in the Middle East during the height of the Cold War. An American teenager – son of a CIA operative – is inspired by grand events and a Greek Cypriot teacher. He witnesses earthquakes and riots and terrorist attacks, but in the end it is his teacher’s gentle lessons that keep him whole.
The Behemoth - A Colonial Steampunk Tale
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Mehta, tired of being mistreated by the British occupiers sees an opportunity to destroy their latest steam powered monstrosity, though it may cost him his life.
Laramie and the Land of Liberty
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Echelon Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Laramie Wyoming is in trouble again, but this time trouble has followed him to Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. Laramie didn't think things could get worse than the world's worst bully, Prentiss Williams being along for the ride, until the men who robbed the bank in Laramie's hometown showed up.
B.G. Bhagee: Memories of a Colonial Childhood
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,040. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Melvin Perry. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
B.G. is British Guiana; Bhagee is a fiery local stew. Philippa was the second daughter in a family of six children growing up in mid-20th century in colonial Guyana. She recounts her Sisyphean trials growing up a Carrington in Lot 10, First Street, Georgetown -- from the women's battles to the neighbours that never wore clothes to the relatives who walked with their shoes in their hands.
Cold Lady
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,250. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
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 White House
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Price: Free! Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Two women reach for happiness amid the dangers of an eighteenth century colony. Annie Simpson is captured by Blackbeard and taken to an inn called The White House. There she meets Lizzie Poole, the innkeeper's daughter who longs for happiness of her own. Based on the legend of the Hammock House in Beaufort, North Carolina.