Books tagged: quaker

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Faith and Courage in a Time of Trouble
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,570. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book tells the story of a nominally Jewish Belgian family who spent more than four years during the Second World War as refugees in the south of France. The narrator was five years old when the family left Brussels and ten when they returned. At first, the family lived openly in a rented farm, supporting themselves as farmers. But they eventually had to go into hiding and were sheltered...
Beloved
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,700. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
A cottage by the sea: it's a dream come true for Jane Drew. Too bad it comes with a ghost -- and a soulfully seductive neighbor who'd just as soon boot Jane off the island. A warm-hearted romance for readers who enjoy books by Nora Roberts, Susan Wiggs, Debbie Macomber, Anne Stuart, P. J. Alderman and Barbara Freethy.
Much Love To All
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 416,810. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The diaries and letters of Esther Alsop Balderston, Quaker missionary to Japan – 1914-1924 by Catharine Balderston Jones Gaskill (Cathy Gaskill) author of RUTH’S GIFT The beginning of her development of the leading to become a missionary, to bring the love of God to the people of Japan, through the Quaker Christian method of religion being caught, not taught.
The Return
Price: Free! Words: 71,610. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In The Return, two orphaned sisters return to their childhood home, thirty years after their parents murder hoping to find out what really happened. The perpetrator is dead, but will those who were with them talk? Lydia, a yoga teacher, feels her mother's spirit asking "Why?" Margie, a recent divorcee, abhors such notions, but as they both get involved in the community, surprising things happen.
The Secret of Fair Hill
Series: A Refuge in Fair Hill, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,400. Language: American English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Inspirational
When fifteen-year old Barbara Scott loses her parents to scarlet fever, she is bereft and alone. Honoring her father's wish, she leaves her home in Wisconsin and goes to Vermont to her father's brother. She wants a family to be a part of and longs for the safety and security she knew at home. She finds so much more! Be with Barbara as she discovers a refuge in fair hill.
The Landlord's Friend by Mary Leadbeater
Price: Free! Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The Landlord's Friend is a pamphlet published in 1813 by Irish Quaker Mary Leadbeater for the instruction and education of the brutal Anglo-Irish landlords. It is a fascinating glimpse into the Ireland of the years between the 1798 Rising and the Great Hunger.
The Gunner's Daughter - A historical satire
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
A Reverend, sent to a small New England town in 1771 to settle the estate of a rich man, is duped by greedy land speculators into applying archaic medieval laws of torture to do away with the town's population.
The Persecution of William Penn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,090. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Christian » Historical
The story of William Penn is one of great personal tragedy as well as courage in the face of religious persecution. In England in the seventeenth century, Penn was jailed six times for his beliefs as a Quaker, yet through his connections at court and his deep understanding, good will and intelligence, he managed to establish Pennsylvania as a free, democratic colony.
The Light: Tales From a Revolution - New-Jersey
Series: Tales From a Revolution. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,320. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Brief Candle Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Historical » USA
As a Quaker blacksmith, Robert is used to the challenges of fire and iron. When the American Revolution splinters his own family and threatens his community, he will wrestle with questions of belief and philosophy. He must rely on his inner light to keep his family safe, and lead them to freedom.
The Little Sister Connection
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 158,020. Language: American English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Educational, Essay » Political
As John Hunter climbs to the top of the heap, he develops understandings distinct from what is taught in schools, and uses them to further his progress. After learning enough, the power he gains helps him help others to develop, and he begins reforming the world. But something important remains missing; what would it take for him to realize what that is?