Books tagged: 1800s

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Death for a Starter
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 72,970. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The year is eighteen fifty and Ireland is in the grips of a famine as its basic food the potato is blighted by disease and the plants are rotting in the ground, after an event which puts them in mortal danger Reuben O'Dowd escape the clutches of the law and his family seek their fortune by emigrating to England.
Gertrude's Grace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Gertrude struggles in the bright light of Society, trying to keep her poise and not embarrass her adoring mother. But when she falls for the most eligible bachelor the Season has to offer, she literally falls. ‚Äč ….on him. Lord Chatterton survives Lady Gertrude’s onslaught with dignity. While Society mocks her from the sidelines, Chatterton isn’t laughing. He’s falling, too. For Gertrude.
“...and the Mille Lacs who have no reservation...” — A History of the Chippewa Indians in Mille Lacs County, Minnesota up to 1934
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,720. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » North America
This book, well documented with archival records, chronologically explains the bungling of the federal government as it attempted to be fair to the Indians while at the same time moving them out of the way of settlement. And it delves into the interaction in the 1800’s between the Sioux and the Chippewa and how that interaction affected Mille Lacs County, MN and still does in 2016.
Face Value: The Assassination of Portrait Painting by Photography, 1850–1870
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
“Face Value” takes a revolutionary new approach to art history, exposing complex networks of colonial artists and revealing important lost paintings of Richard Noble. This long-overdue research will rewrite gallery and museum catalogues in Australia and Britain, and finally deliver some justice to our lost artists.
A Sign of the Times
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,540. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Teacher Leanna Pallas is committed to bringing education to a rural Pennsylvania town in 1885. Not everyone there values education. The Collier family have been blacksmiths for generations. Now they must decide if they should send their teenage son Joshua to school, or train him to work in the family business.
Peter
Price: $5.80 USD. Words: 82,920. Language: British English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
How chance encounters may impact upon our lives. Whether with romance, love and fulfilment or with fear, sorrow and loss. All are encountered in this tale.
A Winter's Knight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,600. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
A young lady’s fascination with a murdering earl and his dark castle lands her in the heart of an ancient and terrible secret. It will take more than a Christmas kiss underneath the mistletoe to break the curse and find a happily ever after.
The Traveller's Cage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,870. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In 1865, William Penderton escapes from London’s Millbank Prison. But can he escape from the prison inside him? His past, his family, his character – these are the challenges on his path to self-discovery. A steamship journey across the Atlantic lets him leave his secrets behind, but will a new life in Canada actually deliver the freedom he seeks?
The Suspect's Daughter
Series: Rogue Hearts. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,300. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Determined to help her father with his political career, Jocelyn sets aside dreams of love until she meets a mysterious gentleman with dangerous secrets. Working undercover, Grant’s only suspect for a murder conspiracy is the father of a lady who is getting increasingly hard to ignore. They must work together to find the assassins. England’s future hangs in the balance...and so does their love.
Biting the Bullet: The Effect of Equipment in the Sepoy Rebellion its Changes in Post-Mutiny India
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A history student's essay detailing the military changes enacted after the 1857 Indian Mutiny.