Books tagged: nineteenth century

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Sentence of Marriage (Promises to Keep: Book 1)
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Series: Promises To Keep, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 150,690. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
In 19th Century New Zealand, there are few choices for a farm girl like Amy. Her life seems mapped out for her by the time she is twelve. Amy dreams of an exciting life in the world beyond her narrow boundaries. But it is the two people who come to the farm from outside the valley who change her life forever, and Amy learns the high cost of making the wrong choice. Book 1 of "Promises to Keep".
The Significance of Being Frank: The Life and Times of Franklin Benjamin Sanborn
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Price: Free! Words: 96,270. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"The intimate details of Clark's narrative brings Sanborn's Transcendentalist world to life. This remarkable biography produces for the reader a direct sense of the social nerve and intellectual daring of 19th Century New England. Clark has done an outstanding job in the art of biography." -- Danne Polk, The Philosophy Research Base.
Looking For Jamie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,210. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A young boy, found bedraggled and starving, all he knows is his name, Jamie. He is taken in by the household of The Grange who soon come to love him as their own, especially the master David Dalton. Some months later Tillie Raven is released from prison where she had been sent for stealing a loaf. Now she has to find her son, not knowing if he is still alive, but where should she look first?
Southern Kingdom
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 280,190. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011 by Aberdeen Bay. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
One hears over and again that we are living in modern times. Since the day the first man walked the earth through this day, man has always lived in modern times. From the dawn of the ages when Eve was deceived by the serpent and ate the forbidden fruit to be like God, through today when men and women are eager to strike a deal with the devil to gain power and wealth, human nature has not changed
A Convenient Marriage
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Eliza Swann, a butter merchant's daughter, wants to be a fine lady like the ones she reads about in novels. When landed gentleman Edward Dean proposes, she is only too eager to say yes. But marriage to Edward turns out very different to what she expected. Historical romance short story.
An Unsuitable Girl
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Parlourmaid Annis Jones falls in love with handsome cornet William Dean, though she knows a young officer with a career to make can't marry a penniless servant. But when his colonel rapes her and leaves her pregnant and disgraced, the young couple must find a way to build a life together - somehow. Historical romance short story set in York during the Napoleonic War.
Savannah Bound
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 97,870. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Lancashire cotton, Queen Victoria and Buffalo Bill. In 1896 cotton bestrode the world. Suzannah from Savannah and Ben from The Peak District are drawn into Manchester. Can they escape the malevolent entwines of Mr. John and the smart young men of business? Can Suzannah escape her small cotton town roots. Will she succeed?
The Last Heavenly King
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 21,390. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In this first part of Triptych of Times Hong Kuiyuan tells his personal story of the collapse, in 1864, of the Christian theocracy established by his uncle, the first Heavenly King, during 'the Taiping Rebellion' in China. His relatives, including the new King, are killed by the imperial Qing, but the sixteen-year-old Kuiyuan manages to survive. Later in life he will write this historical novella.
Truth, Love and Lies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,200. Language: British English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Florence Swan escapes before she is forced to work in a cotton mill. Naïve and ambitious, she ventures out into the world alone. Major Luke Stainbridge has been a prisoner of Napoleon. He returns to his beloved estate in England only to discover he has been replaced by an imposter. Two lives in chaos. Two destinies combine. Will the love of truth be enough to destroy a sinister network of lies?
A House For Eliza: The Real Story of the Cajuns
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,830. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Cypress Cove Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
What is the real story of the Cajuns? This goes beyond the stereotypes given the Cajuns by today’s media, & tells the true story of a Cajun family in Lafayette, LA, at the turn of the 19th century. Through the eyes of Eliza Landry, you will see what it was like to live on a fine plantation in the late 1800s, & raise a family of seventeen children during two World Wars.