Books tagged: minorca

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Turnbull's Slaves: A Minorcan Story
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,410. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The Minorcans of Florida is a story of white slavery, based on the Minorcan slaves at the British colony established at New Smyrna, Florida from 1763 to 1783. The story centers around 15 year old Miguel Ortegas, who is orphaned when his father dies on board ship during the trip from Minorca to Florida. He and the girl he loves endure many hardships and dangers.
A Question of Love
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,660. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Pippa takes a job in Minorca, to prove to her protective family and persistent boyfriend Frank that she can stand on her own feet. The man she is working for is a former film star who is planning to write his memoirs, much to the fury of his last wife and his nephew Juan. Previously published under the pseudonym Bridget Thorn.
The Minorcan Yoke
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Series: Minorcan, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,960. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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.
Cornwallis: The Violent Birth of Halifax
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,710. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
From the Battle of Culloden, to the Pacification of the Highlands, to the founding of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Edward Cornwallis's life criss-crossed European and North American history. This first biography of the 18th century British military leader provides a panoramic look at his legacy and the price paid by those he deemed his enemies.