Books tagged: 1700s

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Midshipman Rundel (book 2 of 9 in the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,760. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Ben is transferred at the age of 15 to a most unhappy ship. He is forced into the position of ‘acting surgeon’ because he is the only one with medical training. When he is freed from that duty, he is shanghaied aboard a slaver and later he and ten of his men are captured by pirates and forced to serve. His clever escape leaves he and his crew with three ships to sail.
Mediterranean Madness (book 3 of 9 of the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 165,550. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The English fleet sails through the French fleet in a dense fog. Ben fights at the Battle of St. Vincent and later Tenerife. He is sent to rescue an unwilling Italian lady from the French. At Camperdown, he is forced to take over control of the ship when his captain panics. That leads to his assignment to a mutinous ship. After much suffering he returns to Barbados and later fights at Aboukir Bay.
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Herman Webster Mudgett (1861-1896) was from Gilmanton, New Hampshire. His roots are in rural New England. Aside from Mudgett, his relatives had the surnames Page and Price. My e-book looks Herman Mudgett's ancestry from the family's origins in Exeter and Norfolk in England. I have included ancestral information about the mass murderer's wives, his son and daughter, and one of his accomplices.
Goddess-Born (A Tale of Two Worlds)
Series: A Tale of Two Worlds, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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The Kingdom of Grandlock heaves with revolution. The nobility have oppressed the people for generations, but new advances in technology are enabling them to drive more and more people into unemployed misery, at the same time as radical ideas spread among the populace: ideas like democracy and popular rule. Liberty is only a revolt away – but magic threatens to subvert it.
Legacy (Book One of the Ærndis Trilogy)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
A norn contravenes the will of The Fates and engineers the unsanctioned triumph of Swedish King Eric the Victorious at the Battle of Fýrisvellir. Cursed for her treachery, Ærndis is consigned to a series of mortal incarnations until her wrong can be righted. Ærndis’ legacy shapes the course of Scandinavia and Western Europe down through history – the history she must return in time to change.
A Widow in Waiting
Series: The Chronicles of Glenscar, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,360. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.67)
Who killed Alfred de Maine, Lord Farnton? His pretty widow Eleanor knows the truth, but she also knows the value of a secret. Will patience, love, and Eleanor's magic of moving win her the man of her dreams? Or is she doomed to live and die a Widow in Waiting?
Five Scalps: The Story of Edward Rose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Edward Rose, part Cherokee, Negro and white, grew up on the wharves of Louisville, Kentucky in the late 1700s. After a brutal bar fight where he received several scarring cuts to his face, Rose fled down river to New Orleans where he lived before heading for the Rocky Mountains. Rose was a hunter, fur trapper, and interpreter; he lived many years with the River Crow, who called him Five Scalps.
Humble Launching, A Story of a Little Boy Growing Up at Sea (Book 1 of 9 in the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,230. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This is the story of an orphaned young English boy growing up at sea in the 18th century and facing many challenges from the four terrible ship’s boys to a vindictive leftenant. We experience the Napoleonic Wars through his eyes and those of his friend, Thomas Murphy. It is pumped with action and still shows the challenges that will make Benji a fine captain under often near impossible odds.
Pirates of Savannah: The Complete Trilogy (Adult Version) - Historical Fiction Action Adventure
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 128,930. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
(4.98)
Join the adventure as a group of colonists try to find the path to freedom under the thumb of an overreaching government. They face trial after trial as they find their way together, learning who to trust and who not to trust. Go from the dungeons of London to the new town of Savannah, across the coastal plains of Georgia and the Carolinas and down to the Florida Keys, in this fight for liberty!
Midnight Marriage: A Georgian Historical Romance
Series: Roxton, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 106,930. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
(4.56)
1760s England and France. Julian and Deb are hurriedly married-off as teenagers. Julian is then banished to the continent, Deb returned to the nursery and told her midnight marriage was just a bad dream from the effects of laudanum. Nine years later, Julian returns incognito to claim his bride. Can their marriage survive such a calculated deception? Stand-alone book 2 in the Roxton Family Saga