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Girty: The Legend
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,820. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Recognizing that the past is nothing more than the stories we tell about it, "Girty: The Legend" examines the myth of Simon Girty, the legendary “white savage” who terrorized the American western frontier. Stories are still written about Daniel Boone and his fellow heroes; but now that the Indians have been exterminated or removed, the Girty myth is no longer useful. His story is fascinating.
A Walking Tour of Ligonier, Pennsylvania
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2011. 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 Ligonier, Pennsylvania 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.
Living on the Borders of Eternity - The Story of Samuel Davies and the Struggle for Religious Toleration in Colonial Virginia
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 178,740. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
"Living on the borders of eternity" were the words Samuel Davies used to describe his feelings of being a physically sick man who didn't have long to live. Davies was advised by his physician to give up hope of continuing his ministry in Virginia. He refused to give up at 23, and for eleven years made a remarkable impression on multitudes, leaving a legacy unmatched in his time, and by few since.
Carrier-of-Bones
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 117,630. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Jean and his friend, Louis, both 15, leave Louisiana in 1761 with Jean's father to return the remains of his mother and younger brother to the family graveyard in Acadie. When the father dies before reaching Acadie, they must finish the dangerous journey alone. Beset by dangers along the way, they must face the wrath of a Seneca warrior who vows to kill them when they return.
Moonlit Desire
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,290. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In 1759 Catherine Bradshaw travels from London to New York to marry Jeremy Flint. Immediately after the ceremony, she is kidnapped by Rive St. Clair, a French Army captain who has sworn vengeance against Flint. During the difficult journey to Quebec City, Catherine’s fear of Rive will turn to passion, and finally to love. Will Rive’s enemies rob Catherine of her brief and hard-won happiness?
Historic Fort Loudoun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The colony of South Carolina built Fort Loudoun in 1756 at the height of the French and Indian War. Built to foster relations with the Cherokee, the fort helped to secure the Overhill towns from French involvement. In 1760 the Cherokee besieged and captured the fort when the relationship soured, making Fort Loudoun the opening act in the Anglo Cherokee War of 1760-1762.
Feep's Commentaries
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Josiah Feep, a French and Indian War soldier, meets a lovely shopgirl, Ophelia, but then is sent off on a dangerous campaign to capture Fort Ticonderoga.
Burr, Clinton and the Falls of General Benjamin Hovey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,950. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This history highlights the triumphs and falls of Vice Presidents Aaron Burr, George Clinton and a minuteman, Benjamin Hovey, as well as chronicling the land boom and canal mania that followed the Revolutionary War.
Washington's Providence
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 81,180. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Former history professor John Curry has been recruited by a time-travel company to scout the best vantage point for clients to witness the inauguration of the first President of the United States. There's just one problem: When he arrives in 1789, there is no inauguration—and no United States.
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 5 - Carbines and Calumets
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Series: The Canadian Civil War. Price: Free! Words: 78,710. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In this final book of the series, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Colorado secede from Canada and fighting begins. Shawn travels to New Orleans to learn more about the rebellion and is nearly killed as he investigates involvement by an American company seeking to profit from the war. Final efforts at peace are made as people choose between carbines and calumets.