Books tagged: 1700s

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Out of Character
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by Anaiah Press. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Christian » Romance
After the loss of her brother, actress Harmony Jones struggles with daily life. Landing the lead role on the hit faith based living history show, 1700s Life, might be the perfect way to reconnect with her faith and be her big acting break.
Priscilla's Homecoming Across The Sea
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Africa
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Real life experience about a child kidnapped from her village in Sierra Leone, Africa in 1756. She survived the middle passage thousands of miles across the ocean. She was sold to a South Carolina plantation owner who kept strict records which gives us a glimpse into her life. Young people will be inspired by the courage of a little girl who symbolically made her way back home.
Blackbeard: The Devil's Downfall (screenplay)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,910. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Screenplays » Action Adventure
A young girl sets out on an escapade to avenge the murder of her parents, and discovers a link between her eccentric tattoo and the notorious English pirate Blackbeard, forcing into question more than her identity.
Dair Devil: Il Signore Degli Inganni
Series: Della Saga Della Famiglia Roxton, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 146,470. Language: Italian. Published: August 1, 2014 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Ambientata a Londra e nello Hampshire, nel 1777, questa è la storia di Alisdair, ‘Dair’ Fitzstuart—aristocratico, ex-soldato e attraente canaglia, e di Aurora ‘Rory’ Talbot—‘zitella’ con la passione per la coltivazione degli ananas e nipote di Lord Shrewsbury, il Capo dello Spionaggio inglese, e di come si innamorano. Quarto libro dell’acclamatissima Saga della famiglia Roxton
Dair Devil: A Georgian Historical Romance
Series: Roxton, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,650. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Opposites attract. Appearances can deceive. A dashing and rugged façade hides the vulnerable man within. She will risk everything for love. The attraction is immediate, the consequences profound… London and Hampshire, 1777: The story of Alisdair ‘Dair’ Fitzstuart; nobleman, ex-soldier, rogue, and Aurora ‘Rory’ Talbot; spinster, pineapple fancier, granddaughter of England’s Spymaster General.
The First 100 Published Poems of Ephraim Moses Kuh
Price: Free! Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » European poetry, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / History
Ephraim Moses Kuh (1731-1790) was the first modern Jewish poet to be published in a Western language. The first 100 poems from a 1792 compilation have been translated into English and annotated for the first time.
The Adventures of Leftenant Rundel (book 4 of 9 of the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,250. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Ben and his friend Tom learn to sail a bomb boat and end up spending some stressful time in Italy. They fight at Killala Bay and Quiberon Bay and later deal with some traitors. Ben succeeds when the Admiralty sends him to Panama in search of a treasure ship. He learns about fire ships and the language of the native drums in the Caribbean. Adventure follows him like his shadow.
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.