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Prequel by Kirsten Osbourne
Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Romance » Historical
This 1500 word prequel is what ties together the ground-breaking American Mail Order Bride books. The project includes fifty mail order bride books, one for each state, which will be released one per day from November 19th, 2015-January 7th, 2016.
Adelé van Soothsbay by JH Terry
Price: Free! Words: 31,530. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
In the 1650s Adelé van Soothsbay lives in New Amsterdam, New Netherlands, neglected by her parents in favor of her older sister, Higgles. After being sent away by her parents after attacking her sister Adelé returns when Higgles runs away. To her parents horror Adelé is a tomboy and must begin to realize a world she left too young to understand.
Sterling by Joshua (J.E.) Dyer
Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Gabriel and Emily's relationship hangs on his ability to talk her older brother down. John seeks vengeance for her dishonor and a shame he cannot allow to stand.
Beside Turning Water by Dory Codington
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,770. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Massachusetts, July 1775 Searing pain! A musket ball piercing skin and muscle was a bad way to begin a war. Saving the pretty blonde from that rolling barrel, was a pleasant reward for that battle wound. Alex Peele had no intention of disrupting the regulated life of his pretty blonde, proprietress and brewmaster at the Wheel and Hammer. He might be tempted to abandon the army, and nurse his damn
Devil's Triangle by L.M. Batstone
Series: The Pirate's Apprentice, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 41,960. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Well on his way to becoming a pirate, John King finds a place among the buccaneers, at the captain's side, as cabin boy. John embraces his new duties with enthusiasm, but his new adventurous life is fraught with unforeseen danger, and it seems everything from nature to the unexplained is out-to-get-him. As John fights to stay alive, he soon realizes being a pirate isn't all about adventure.
Kiss of the Shaman's Daughter by Peter Bernhardt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,480. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
When a Washington trial lawyer and a budding opera diva are pressed into searching for a missing archaeologist in the Santa Fe hills, they not only encounter ruthless antiquities traffickers, but find their fates intertwined with that of a shaman’s daughter, who centuries earlier played a crucial role in the Pueblo Indian Revolt that drove the Spanish from New Mexico.
Abducting Arnold by Becky Akers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 176,250. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Benedict Arnold is the archetypal traitor—or was he? Becky Akers' novel, Abducting Arnold, richly dramatizes the American Revolution’s most brilliant officer while turning little-known history into an edge-of-your-seat thriller. A tale of espionage, heartbreakingly close calls, and profound betrayal, Abducting Arnold will entrance readers from its opening pages to its surprising denouement!
The Court-Martial of Benedict Arnold by Richard McMahon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,150. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Benedict Arnold was the most notorious traitor in American history. Entrusted with the defense of West Point by George Washington during the Revolutionary War, he attempted to surrender it to the British. The conspiracy, had it succeeded, would probably have been the death knell for the American cause. What if Arnold HAD been captured by the Americans and tried by court-martial for treason?
Episode 9 - Calum's Justice by Leigh Barker
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,410. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Clan: Season 2, Episode 9. Calum’s Justice A Bitesize 1-hour Read. The storekeeper has murdered Magdalene’s little brother, Robbie, out of spite and Calum sets out to bring him to justice – frontier style. He knows there are men waiting for him at the trading post. He has never run from a fight and won’t run now. Before the night is over, either the murderer or Calum will be dead.
Literature Help: Young Goodman Brown by Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
“Young Goodman Brown” is a symbolic story. The titular character, Goodman Brown” goes through a journey into self scrutiny that results in his loss of belief and virtue. It has been presented in a symbolic fashion.
Pirates of Misfortune by L Frank Turovich
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: American English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Captain Bartolo de Soto commands the Troubadour, a cursed and unlucky pirate ship. If de Soto's fortune doesn't change soon the crew led by first officer Pieterzoon will mutiny. Only the beautiful singer Maritza has the answer, if he can survive long enough to hear it.
Shell Shocked by Victoria Chatham
Series: The Buxton Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,780. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
It is the closing months of World War 1 and Lady Serena Buxton is on her own. Her home, Buxton Hall, is now a hospital. With her husband Randolph fighting at the front, the quartermaster, doctor and matron become her allies. Her household staff rally round her, all except the housekeeper who seems more and more detached. What is her problem?
Chains by Tom Lewis
Price: $2.51 USD. Words: 111,000. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015 by McBryde Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
The slaves of Dunwoodie Plantation have little hope: Louise expects a miserable life after her father sells her, and she witnesses her mother’s murder. David, the young groom, worships her. His half-brother, Samson, though, is the overseer for his master. Abraham, the blacksmith, searches for freedom after avenging his wife’s murder. But then a young minister and his wife arrive.
Pillow of Thorns by Karen Cecil Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,810. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Karen Cecil Smith has written a fictionalized story based on the first woman to be tried for murder in North Carolina. The year is 1850. It is a time of slavery, superstition, and social snobbery. Exotic and shapely beauty Maria Stafford stands accused of killing her prosperous, older husband.
The End of Their World by Jason Wallace
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
*This is a paper I wrote early in my undergraduate work, and I cannot promise that it is very good, but it does give a fair overview of what the Aztecs faced in their final days, at the hands of Cortes and his men. The Aztecs stood up against immeasurable odds, fighting whom they believed, at first, were their gods, finally returned to Earth. When they realized their error, it was too late.
A Love Like No Other: Abigail and John Adams, A Modern Love Story by Nancy Taylor Robson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,820. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Passion, heartbreak, tragedy, and triumph. Abigail Adams, a woman of uncommon courage and determination, refused to settle for a common marriage. She wanted equal partnership and got it, along with all the struggles it brought. She survived war, the death of several of her children, and years-long separation from her beloved John, but lived to become the second First Lady in our nation.
Millicent, Southern Hearts Series, Book One by Felicia Rogers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,890. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
What a difference a few letters can make. Millicent Jane Beaumont is turning eighteen. All she wants is for her best friend and pen pal to attend. Stephen Green has secretly been corresponding with a young lady in Louisiana. All he wants is to attend her birthday party and ask for her hand, but along the way he meets another. Will he make it to meet Millicent or will the new lady draw him away?
The Sin of Witchcraft by Arlene Nassey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,920. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
This is a story based on a true account of what happens in a community when the leaders of the time decide that they will mediate the outcomes of situations that they cannot comprehend. To know that a God fearing community is concerned for the betterment of their surroundings and can actually do such a thing is unthinkable. The Sin of witchcraft brings you one innocent young girl's story.
The Hard Price of Freedom by Jason Wallace
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
The son of Juan Hernań Valdez de Araya and a Caribbean slave, Eduardo, learn that freedom always comes with a price, and that price must be paid by those most deprived of it, the most desirous to have it. Some will sacrifice their all for the sweet embrace of it and for that of those dear to them. Only those that have known true deprivation can appreciate its loving reward.
Partners in Time by Jane Quantrill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,530. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A young woman uses a time machine to take her back to 1861; the start of the American Civil War. There, she falls in love with a Confederate guerrilla leader. Their adventures take her from ecstasy to heartbreak. Everything changes; when, through fate, she falls for a Union colonel. When the War ends, she uses the time machine to change history; unaware of what this fateful decision will lead to.