Books tagged: colonies

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Captain Striver
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,260. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2008 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Family in disgrace, a penurious young sea captain dreams of creating a British colony to replace lost America. Against him stand Admiralty, Government and the influential British East India Trading Company. Nevertheless, if only he can marry into wealth . . . Based on true events, this fictional autobiography is Book Two of ‘Strive’, dreamers of The Great Southland, published hardback in 2000
The Spirit of Waterloo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A terror from Britain's glory days arrives to haunt the garrison school. The Colonel fumes, the Padre swoons, and Wee Charlie is a last forlorn hope.
Pirates of Savannah: The Complete Trilogy (Adult Version) - Historical Fiction Action Adventure
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 128,930. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Join the adventure as a group of colonists try to find the path to freedom under the thumb of an overreaching government. They face trial after trial as they find their way together, learning who to trust and who not to trust. Go from the dungeons of London to the new town of Savannah, across the coastal plains of Georgia and the Carolinas and down to the Florida Keys, in this fight for liberty!
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.
Nathaniel's Bloodline
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Series: The Asker Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,050. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A novel about Australian First Fleet convicts and their families. Nathaniel's Bloodline is based on historical events in the earliest days of convict settlement in New South Wales. It is also about fair-dinkum Aussie battlers chasing their dreams, and running from gangsters and corrupt law men. Fast moving, gripping action with lots of twists and turns.
The States of Union How They Got That Way
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,720. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This book provides both historical and geographical insights as to how the shape of the nation and states were created. It describes how the states evolved from colonies, territories and independent republics, such as Texas and California.
Flies from the Amber
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Forty light years from earth, the colonists Unua have managed to keep struggling on, despite daily earthquakes and lagging technology. When a mining expedition discovers an alien mineral, Earth scientists arrive to investigate--and find a phenomenon eclipsing this discovery: An alien artifact on the verge of a nearby black hole that can't possibly exist!
A Private Mutiny
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Colonists and crew crammed into a freight ship destined for a distant planet must find a way to survive when it turns into a plague ship... and the plague isn't the only kind of sickness they must overcome. Get A Private Mutiny now to learn the fate of those aboard the Hector!
Redemption of Truganini
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,800. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Max, a teenage adventurer, mysteriously finds himself in mid-nineteenth century Australia: Trained to survive in the bush by a 40,000 year old culture; Caught in the clutches of the British penal system; Assists Master Robinson in rescue of the few remaining Tasmanian Aborigine; All in preparation for his destiny, the Redemption of Truganini.
Arguments of Passion
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
This is a discussion of 3 essays or speeches that were written around the time of the American Revolution.These articles show the opinions on both sides of the war. They were written by reverend Samuel Seabury, Patrick Henry, and John Adams.