Books tagged: history 1600s

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I, John Culpepper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,030. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
John Culpepper was born into a privileged childhood, expected to follow family tradition—attend law school and serve in Parliament. John, however, had different desires. He longed to captain a ship, to hear the snap of the sails, and taste the salt on his lips. He would have to risk being disinherited. He would ultimately be forced to choose between the woman he loved and his mistress—the sea.
JAYES~ 1627 ~ The Mackey Chronicles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,590. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Jayes Mackey was an Irish girl wrongly convicted in the Irish Courts by an English judge in 1627. Before she could absorb the injustice of her situation, she was quickly crowded onto a ship bound for the Jamestown settlement of Virginia. Sold as a slave and sent to labor in the hot tobacco fields of Virginia. Based on actual events, this is the true story of the white slaves that built America.
A Pirate's Legacy: Return of the Brethren
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,160. Language: American English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
In book six of A Pirate's Legacy, the Dolphin rejoins Hogshead Shaver to free the old pirate's family kidnapped by Lord Chudleigh. To complicate matters, the Dolphin's son sneaks aboard ship to prove he is no longer a child. Adventure, death, and secrets are aboard the Raven as they sail through the Caribbean as the Dolphin must find a way to free the hostages and keep his son alive.
The Hard Price of Freedom
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
The son of Juan Hernań Valdez de Araya and a Caribbean slave, Eduardo, learn that freedom always comes with a price, and that price must be paid by those most deprived of it, the most desirous to have it. Some will sacrifice their all for the sweet embrace of it and for that of those dear to them. Only those that have known true deprivation can appreciate its loving reward.
Mary Dyer, Friend of Freedom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Social Activists
Mary Dyer was the first woman in America executed for her religious beliefs, but her death started a revolution no one could stop. Learn how this humble Quaker woman brought religious freedom to the colonies and became an international civil rights hero.
Early American Criminals: An American Newgate Calendar, Chronicling the Lives of the Most Notorious Criminal Offenders from Colonial America and the New Republic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In “Early American Criminals,” crime historian, Anthony Vaver, examines early America’s most notorious criminals: burglars, murderers, pirates, counterfeiters, and other offenders who would be recognized as criminals even by today’s standards. Yet in telling the stories of these criminals, Vaver shows how early Americans both thought about and punished criminals differently than we do today.
Vienna's Last Jihad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,190. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Brash and brilliant, twenty year old Mathis Zieglar, Professor of Languages, faces an agonizing choice: should he fight the Turks who take his family hostage and move to destroy Vienna? Or should he betray his army to save his kin? Vienna’s Last Jihad is an historical novel set against the 1683 siege of Vienna.
The Fifth Sun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,160. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In Alternative Europe, Queen Elizabeth I dreams of the end of the world. Dreams she shares with four people scattered across Europe: a psychic lost in the present, an undead Crusader, an Aztec priestess and a teenage vampire. Elizabeth struggles to understand how she can save a world that's shaking itself apart. The question for these strangers is that world worth saving.
Wars, Reformations and Illegitimate Heirs: How the Tudor Dynasty Changed England
Series: The Tudor Dynasty, Book 1. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
The Tudor Dynasty covers 118 years. During those years, there were a number of changes, including religious reformations and the creation of the Act of Succession. Find out more about the monarchs and those who shaped England during 1485 and 1603 in this short eBook. This eBook also offers the author's thoughts and speculations throughout and is a great starting place for Tudor history.