Books tagged: war between the states

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The Wrong Choice (le choix errone)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,300. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2008 by zanybooks. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Hoping to rally the Confederacy to the French-Canadien cause, eighteen-year old Jean-Pierre Mercier, agrees to spy for them. He travels to Bull Run by train and balloon. Appalled by the carnage, he follows a Confederate deserter into the hills of Kentucky and his future wife. Ultimately, Baton Rouge, Mill Run, Shiloh, Chancellorsville, draft riots, and prison convince him war is not the answer
Iron Maiden: An Alternate History Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,990. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Jared Diamond's COLLAPSE inspired this alternate history that takes place during the American Civil War, and tells the story of eight people who come together after the battle between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia. They trick the government into buying more Monitor-class ships.
A Childs War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2009 by M-y Books. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
In the 1940 London blitz, George Ryland, a skilled engineer, and his wife Edna lose the style of life it took them years of struggle to obtain when they are bombed out of the house they own in a pleasant suburb. The nostalgic story of their small son Alex is set in the apparent calm of Oxford. Alex reacts with a mixture of hope and anxiety coloured by a selfpreserving humour ....
The Man from Shenandoah
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Series: The Owen Family Saga, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,260. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Book 1: The Owen Family Saga. Returning from the Civil War, Carl Owen finds the farm ruined and his father set to leave Virginia. Then Carl falls in love, and he battles a band of outlaws, a prairie fire, blizzards, a trackless waterless desert, and his own brother—all for the hand of feisty Ellen Bates.
The Kepi
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,810. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A new look at the Civil War. Exciting battles and shocking atrocities, also political assassination and intrigue from the royal halls of Tsarist Russia.Meet Dr. Leonidas Wheeler CSA, widely known battlefield surgeon; His mother, Irina Miskaya, world-famous actress, once mistress of Tsar Nicholas I; Boy, "The Anointed One" of Cherokee legend; and John Wilkes Booth, onstage, in bed, and in collusion
Unanimous Verdict
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,320. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A young black man is hanged in Washington, D.C. in 1954 shortly before the Supreme Court rules on the school desegregation cases. His mother hires a young, callow white detective to solve the case. He quickly hooks up with two much different black men. They solve the case, change history and change their own attitudes about race in this entertaining novel that may challenge your notions, too.
Fort Warren: New England's Most Historic Civil War Site
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,850. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Fort Warren was started in 1833 on Georges Island to protect the City of Boston. It was first occupied at the start of the Civil War. The government soon utilized the fort as a prison for Confederate military and political prisoners. The book includes stories about the Trent Affair, the writing of the John Brown song, escapes, executions and the famous Legend of the Ghost of the Lady in Black.
Beyond All Price
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Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,840. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Nellie Chase joined the 100th Pennsylvania Regiment, known as "The Roundheads,” to escape an abusive husband. Too young and inexperienced to qualify as a nurse, she remained a Union volunteer. In 1861 she traveled with the regiment to the coast of South Carolina, where she managed the regimental headquarters in Beaufort and its staff of slaves who had been abandoned by their owners.
Abraham Lincoln’s Life and Times: True Tales of a Great Man, Uncommon People, and Major Events
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 284,100. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011 by Janet Spencer - Trivia Queen. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Looking for Lincoln? Historian Hal Malehorn has captured the essence a remarkable man. This book tells of America’s beloved leader, his legend, and his era. Chapters describing Abe’s practice and politics, hard times and good, explain the background and the results of a terrible war. Here 272 1000-word stories describe his life and his legacy. Both inspired his age, and they do so yet.
The Jenkins of Baltimore
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,230. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Baltimore's early history played out as an American saga! One of the few literary glimpses into life in early Baltimore. The Jenkins family, their business ambitions and political perspectives come to life in this well-researched debut novel. Losses, loves, and loyalties play on the reader’s imagination as readers are taken from development of the B&O Railroad through the Civil War.