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Pirates of Savannah: The Complete Trilogy (Adult Version) - Historical Fiction Action Adventure
By Tarrin P. Lupo
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 128,930. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
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!
Forever Leftenant Rundel (book 5 of 9 of the Rundel Series)
By N. Beetham Stark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,880. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
Benjamin Rundel is first leftenant aboard the Gadfly, which is under the command of the son of an M.P. who has bought his son’s commission. But the young captain is a frustrated actor who is addicted to opium and has no idea of the duties of captain. Ben must face charges of mutiny in order to safeguard the ship as he assumes the captain's duties. This is book 5 of 9 in Stark's Rundel series.
Bound with an Iron Chain: The Untold Story of How the British Transported 50,000 Convicts to Colonial America
By Anthony Vaver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
In 1723, James Bell stole a book from a London bookstall. As punishment, he was loaded on a ship and sent to colonial America, where he was sold as an indentured servant. In telling the epic story of how thousands of British convicts like Bell were separated from families and transported to America in the 18th century, Anthony Vaver challenges the way we think about immigration to early America.
The Graves of the Golden Bear: Ancient Fortresses and Monuments of the Ohio Valley
By Rick Osmon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,030. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Nonfiction
From the earliest maps of the Gulf of Mexico by the Spanish explorers to the beginning of the 20th century, claims were made that a Welsh prince named Madoc brought thousands of colonists to North America centuries before Columbus. Find out how a 18th Century map and an inscription on an ancient fortress wall will make you doubt what you learned in history class.
Cog Stone Dreams
By Diane Schochet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,140. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011 by Red Phoenix Books. Category: Fiction
Cog Stone Dreams is a whimsical look at 9,000 years of history of the a wetlands area of Southern California, its original inhabitants, Spanish explorers, the gun club that almost ruined it, and contemporary issues. Set in fictional Westbruk, Dessa, an advice columnist of 'Dessa Dreams' really does dream -- magically real, historical and predictive forecasts about the Westbruk wetlands.
Ouabache
By David A. Lottes
Series: , Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,620. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Fiction
Ouabache is the old French spelling of Wabash, the Algonquin word waapaahšiiki, the name the Miami Indians gave to the river that runs through Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. This is a novel about life in the valley during the French Colonial period.
The Minorcan Yoke
By Nancy Pellicer Dyer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,960. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction
Just south of America’s oldest permanent city, St. Augustine, Florida, lie the ruins of the largest colony the English attempted to establish in the New World. New Smyrna was established in 1768 by 1,400 indentured servants. Their nine turbulent year odyssey under English domination and servitude was a struggle to survive against tremendous odds.
1775 (chapter 1) (first half only)
By Derek Beck
Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
"1775" is a forthcoming history (nonfiction) book by Derek W. Beck. "1775" is unique to other American Revolution books in that it is the first book to tell the complete story in one volume. Written in narrative form and intended for a general audience, "1775" follows the forgotten heroes through the beginning of the Revolution. This is the first half of chapter 1 only.
Shipwrecked!
By Alexandra Pratt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
It's 1740, and a British warship is wrecked on a remote island in Patagonia. But that is only the first of Midshipman Isaac Morris's problems. When mutiny among the crew leads to murder, Isaac must survive starvation, slavery and imprisonment if he wants to see his home again.... Reading age: 8. Interest level: up to age 14. Written and edited for reluctant or struggling readers.
Obama Will Win, but Romney Will Be President
By Everett E. Murdock PhD
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This book analyzes every presidential election in U.S. history, focusing on how political parties emerged and learned how to target Electoral College votes. Dr. Murdock analyzes the upcoming 2012 presidential campaign between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney and predicts the results state by state. His conclusion is that Obama will win the popular vote, but lose in the Electoral College